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Full-Time Research, Instruction, and Collection Development Librarian, Northern Essex Community College (Haverhill)

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 

The Classification Specification is available at: - HB 1114.doc 



•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;
•Bilingual (Spanish/English)
•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.

Full/Part Time

Full Time



Salary Range

$59,244.00 - $64,111.00  / year

Salary Notes

Actual salary calculated in compliance with MCCC/MTA classification system.

Closing Date

Open until filled

How to Apply


2023-05-23 |  Quick link to this job