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Access Services Librarian, Annenberg Library at Pine Manor College (Brookline)

Department: Annenberg Library 
Reports to: Director of Library 
FLSA: Full time, Non-Exempt, Benefit-Eligible 
Start Date: July 1st, 2019

Position Summary
This position is responsible for growing the graduation rate and student retention through exemplary service to students and support to professional staff. We are a small, creative team looking for an applicant who shares our user-oriented and mission driven philosophy. Under the direction of the Director of Library Services, the Access Services Librarian is responsible for stewardship of the library during evening hours throughout the school year. We are searching for an individual passionate about diverse patron service in an evolving academic setting. The position supports PMC students’ success throughout their time at the college by aiding in access to materials and providing relevant informational resources to support their studies.

Essential Job Functions:
Provides excellent customer service to all library patrons
In collaboration with the DLS: hires, trains, schedules and supervises work study staff
Responsible for student worker payroll verification and submittal
Library reserves manager. Solicits materials from faculty, processes reserves, answers copyright questions
Manages circulation and reference services in the evening, including:
Shelves and shelf-reads materials
Check library materials in and out
Register new patrons
Processes holds
Provides research assistance
Creates and updates online research guides
Troubleshoot and assist patrons with use of library technology
Contributes to the development of documentation and training materials for Library Assistants and Work Study student workers
Manages and curates the Library’s Special Collection:
Solicits new materials from various campus departments
Answers research requests using Special Collections materials
Maintains and preserves the collection
Promotes use of the collection through outreach to the PMC community and beyond
Assists in training, supervising, and mentoring Library Assistants
Creates work schedule for Library Assistants
Social media coordinator
Collaborates with staff to create and host programming to promote library use

Participates in collection development for one or more academic disciplines
Creates and maintains LibGuides in collection development areas
Incrementally trained to support technical services of the library (i.e. cataloging, acquisitions, & Interlibrary loans)
Open and close the library, as needed
Other duties as assigned by the Director of Library Services


Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree required
Academic or public past library experience
Customer service experience required
Supervisory and training skills desirable
Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience producing social media content
Experience working with archival materials
Experience working with adolescents from diverse backgrounds, many of whom are first in their families to attend college and/or international students.

Full/Part Time

Full Time





Closing Date

May 31st

How to Apply

Please submit cover letter and resume via email only to Mackenzie Davison

Special Requirements

School in Session (Sun-Thu 2 pm-10pm)

August & Winter Break (Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm)

Selected candidate will be subject to a Personal and Criminal background check prior to employment.

Pine Manor College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to being the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay, and do their best work.


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