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Engineering Librarian (Part-Time), Northeastern University, Boston, MA

Northeastern University Library seeks candidates to fill a part time, two-month term position providing support for Northeastern's College of Engineering (COE), with the possibility of renewal upon review.

Reporting to the Interim Head of STEM and Entrepreneurship, responsibilities include:

  • Outreach to faculty to provide information on library collaboration opportunities and collections
  • Working directly with students and faculty in COE via appointment-based consultations
  • Collection development for Engineering disciplines, physics, and nanotechnology
  • Maintaining/updating research subject guides for Engineering disciplines (LibGuides).


The successful candidate leads discipline-specific and/or open workshops to support teaching and learning as appropriate and participates in providing general research help in the library. This is an excellent opportunity to gain liaison experience at an exciting R1 institution. 


Term: Two months

Hours: 30 hours/week



Required: BA or BS degree; experience working in an academic library providing research assistance and/or teaching; basic knowledge of engineering disciplines and related information resources; commitment to high quality, user-centered service working with a culturally and ethnically diverse community.

Preferred: MA in library science or degree in-progress; knowledge of and experience with Springshare platforms including LibGuides and LibInsight; teaching experience and/or collection development experience specific to Engineering disciplines.


Full/Part Time: Part Time

Education: BA/BS

Salary: $30/hour


How to Apply

Please submit resume and 2-4 references to Lindley Homol, Interim Head of STEM and Entrepreneurship and Manger of Global Campus Engagement and Online Learning:

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.


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