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Part-Time Assistant Librarian (2 Positions) Danvers Campus, North Shore Community College (Danvers)

About North Shore Community College:

NSCC is one of 15 Massachusetts community colleges. The college serves 26 cities and towns along the coastal region from north metropolitan Boston to Cape Ann. Since its founding in 1965, NSCC has grown from a single building to three campuses, and from five to nearly 90 academic programs of study. The college has an urban campus in downtown Lynn, a suburban campus in Danvers and a cosmetology and culinary center in Middleton. Nearly 35,000 students have graduated from NSCC. The college is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE). 

Job Description:

PT Assistant Librarian (2 Positions) Danvers Campus

Non-benefited, MCCC unit position

These are 20 hour per week positions during the academic semester that include two evenings per week (4-8 pm) and two Saturday mornings per semester (9am-12pm) with the remainder of hours fulfilled when the library is open, negotiated upon hire. Requests for reemployment are considered for renewal each semester for the academic year and for summer sessions.

North Shore Community College Library seeks two enthusiastic and student-focused librarians reporting to the Coordinator of Public Services to provide reference and instructional services on the Danvers Campus Library during assigned hours when classes are in session.

These positions are members of the Library's Reference & Instructional Services Team and will also participate in one of the Library's strategic priorities teams in the areas of Assessment & Data or Diversity, Inclusion & Social Justice. This is a great opportunity for candidates interested and willing to learn about assessment and data applications or diversity, equity, and inclusion strategies in academic libraries and higher education.

The successful candidates must enjoy working with our diverse community of users and share a commitment to support student learning.


Staffs the reference and research services desk and accommodates student, faculty or staff preferences for connecting with assistance through drop in services, chat, email, SMS messaging, or appointment bookings
Contributes to information literacy initiatives and participates in the design and provision of library instruction that promotes the information literacy competencies of our students
Works within one of the Library's strategic priorities teams: Assessment & Data or Diversity, Inclusion & Social Justice to organize the library's activities and support staff members in their contributions and work within these areas
Undertakes outreach activities to faculty in assigned liaison areas
Participates in collection development activities in assigned liaison areas and other areas as requested by the Coordinator of Public Services
Participates in collection maintenance and collection assessment activities
Follows and contributes to HELM network developments
Participates in Reference & Instructional Team meetings, Library All Staff meetings and Strategic Priority Team Meetings
Assists in the development and presentation of new library programs and services at College events, programs and institutes
Exhibits professional growth through participation in trainings, workshops and professional conferences
Provides backup circulation services as needed
Performs other duties as required by the Coordinator of Public Services or the Director of Library & Learning Resource Services

Additional Information:

Salary:  $28.29 per hour, non-benefited, MCCC Unit position.

Starting date: September 2019

North Shore 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 and/or Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.

Application Instructions:

Submit resume and cover letter indicating how your experience matches the qualifications of the position.


MLS degree from an ALA-accredited program (MLS Candidate may be considered with appropriate coursework)
Reference and instruction experience
Knowledge of online databases and Internet resources
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Reliability and dependability are extremely important
Successful experience interacting with culturally diverse populations.

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$28.29 per hour, non-benefited, MCCC Unit position.

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