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Evening and Weekend Librarian, Roxbury Community College Library (Boston)

Evening and Weekend Librarian

Company Description

Roxbury Community College is an urban, public, 2-year College serving a diverse community, including peoples of color, recent immigrants and non-traditional populations. The College's mission is to facilitate student success in achieving educational goals through the delivery of high-quality transfer and career programs. RCC strives to honor traditional commitments, and to be responsive to new challenges and insights through workforce training, ESOL, and community education. The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. Roxbury Community College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its staff. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Job Description

General Statement of Duties: Coordinates and supervises all aspects of evening and Saturday

library services. Supervises evening and Saturday circulation services. Provides reference,

training and information literacy services. Initiates faculty outreach. Participates in collection

development. Edits website.

Examples of Duties:

• Organizes and supervises all aspects of evening and Saturday library activities and


• Provides reference support for students and faculty including one-on-one tutorials on the

use of library resources.

• Provides group-training/instruction sessions for students in effective use of print, database

and free Internet resources for student research papers.

• Prepares and presents library tours, orientation programs, and tailored bibliographic and

information literacy instruction.

• Serves as a member of the Academic Liaison Program providing outreach, support and

instruction / research assistance for assigned programs.

• Through the liaison program, initiates outreach to faculty on the ways that library services

and resources can assist them in classroom and distance learning instruction.

• Participates in collection development responsibilities including assessment, weeding and

selection of new print and online materials.

• Collects library use statistics. Participates in interpreting statistics and recommends plans

of action.

• Performs inter-library loan functions using OCLC and online utilities.

• Manages electronic resources.

• Oversees procedures associated with serials check-in and shelving.

• Performs other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

All candidates must have legal rights to work in the United States

• ALA accredited Master's Degree in Library Science with coursework in reference, the use

of non-print materials and automated/online/Internet based services and bibliographic/

information literacy instruction.

• Prior professional level and progressively responsible library experience in the area of

circulation/public service, bibliographic instruction, library automation including automated

acquisitions and online database and Internet searching. Experience in a community

college library preferred.

• Working knowledge of Library Science techniques.

• Working knowledge of basic computer business applications.

• Working knowledge of automated library systems. Knowledge of Koha is a plus.

• Ability to relate library collections to college curricula and course programming.

• Demonstrated managerial ability, leadership skills and analytic skills are essential as well

as excellent written and oral communication skills.

• Strong customer service and outreach orientation.

• Strong interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to work with adult, multicultural and

multilingual student population required.

• Knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript preferred.

• Knowledge of Camtasia and Captivate preferred.

Additional Desired Qualifications:

• Working experience in a community college setting.

• Knowledge of library assessment techniques and tools.

Additional Information

Roxbury Community College offers competitive salaries and full benefits according to the guidelines and procedures of the MCCC Collective Bargaining Agreement. The range of the salary for this position is $56,330 to $60,000, commensurate with the qualifications and years of related experiences, with broad range of benefits.

Effective date: Fall Semester, 2019

Application Deadline: August 15, 2019

Full/Part Time

Full Time




Closing Date

How to Apply

Additional Information

Please note that this is a Full Time position.
The person in this position will work approximately 37.5 hours per week, with more expected during weeks of RCC events.

Application Instructions: 

To be considered for this position, applicants should submit a resume and a cover letter.

Appointment is subject to SORI (Sexual Offense Registry Information) background check, and a publicly accessible Massachusetts CORI (Criminal Offense Registry Information) background check.

Roxbury 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 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 statutes 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, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.

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