Full-Time Research, Instruction, and Collection Development Librarian
Northern Essex Community College
Location: Haverhill, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 4192498
Full-Time Research, Instruction, and Collection Development Librarian
POSITION: Full-Time Research, Instruction, and Collection Development Librarian; Reference Librarian; Library Services; Haverhill Campus; 37.5 hours/week, Monday-Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, and Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM; MCCC/MTA Unit Professional Position; Pay Grade 5
SUMMARY: Northern Essex Community College is hiring a professional librarian to become an integral member of the Haverhill Campus Library team. The ideal candidate will have academic library experience and be open to learning and developing new skills as an information professional. The selected candidate will become part of a strong team of professional librarians, and contribute to our student-focused information literacy instruction and research assistance programs. The candidate will contribute to the development of NECC Library services by participating on campus committees and attending meetings with library networks and consortia. As an area of special emphasis, this position will provide leadership in collection development and management for all NECC library collections.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Specific duties for this position include:
Research, Instruction and Reference Services (75%)
Provide in-person, online, virtual, phone and email reference services and assistance to students and faculty
Actively participate in the design, delivery, and assessment of library instruction, consistent with the information literacy framework laid out by the ALA/ACRL
Collaborate with faculty on developing information literacy-based student assignments, and targeting library instruction toward a shared goal
Use the Springshare platform of products to develop and promote resources for information literacy and library services
Provide circulation services to students and faculty in a positive, customer service focused manner
Participate in shelving of materials
Assist with providing information services at an academic technology desk, including the use of printers, copiers, scanners, course management systems, and other information sharing devices and programs
Assist in the development and management of the library's online presence through social media and other outreach efforts
Be forward thinking, and readily participate in professional development opportunities
Collection development and Management (25%)
Development and assessment of collections to ensure they support the research, teaching and learning needs of the entire NECC community
Serve as a point of contact to new groups or programs that may have library resource needs
Run reports using Koha ILS on a regularly scheduled basis to assist with collection maintenance and development decisions
Develop collection development and management strategies in consultation with the other research librarians
Make collection development suggestions based on observed need and professional knowledge
MLS, MLIS, or the equivalent advanced library degree;
A minimum of 3 years of experience providing library services;
Interest in delivering classroom-based instruction
3 years' experience in a college or university library setting, preferably in reference, instruction, and/or student services;
Experience providing classroom-based instruction;
Collection development and maintenance experience;
Fluency in major library databases;
Experience working with and supporting a culturally diverse population
BACKGROUND CHECK: Candidates will be required to pass a CORI and SORI check as a condition of employment.
GRADE AND SALARY: Anticipated salary range is $59,244 to $64,111 annually with complete fringe benefit package. Complete fringe benefit package including competitive health insurance, free dental insurance, basic life insurance, long-term disability insurance, paid sick, vacation and personal leave, educational benefits for employee/spouse/dependents, and excellent retirement benefits. Actual salary calculated in compliance with MCCC/MTA classification system. Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire.
ANTICIPATED START DATE: ASAP
TO APPLY: To be considered for this position click on the 'Apply Now' button, you will be prompted to setup a new account or login to an existing account. You will be able to upload the following required documents for consideration:
Cover Letter, describing your qualifications and experience
Review of applications will begin 5 business days from the posting date and will continue until the position is filled.
**Please note that finalist candidates will be asked to provide contact information for three (3) professional references.
Northern Essex Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statues and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action Officer/Title IX Coordinator, Elizabete Trelegan (Assistant Director of Human Resources, B-219,978-556-3928/ email@example.com), the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights. Northern Essex Community College will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
Prospective employees are encouraged to review the College's Annual Security Report (ASR), in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, which can be found on the disclosure page of the College's website at: http://www.necc.mass.edu/clery
NECC is a public, two-year college that offers comprehensive academic programs of study leading to the Associate in Arts degree, the Associate in Science degree and Certificates of program completion.Our dedicated teaching faculty accept with enthusiasm the challenge of responding properly to the differing backgrounds of their students and, at the same time, directing and leading them toward broader understandings. Our faculty are deeply involved in the planning of each class and in the achievement of each student, and are equally dedicated to personal achievement. As well as the specialized academic opportunities and tutoring that the college provides for our students, our faculty have the time and the commitment to advise as well as instruct students, and to provide support and encouragement.