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Librarian/Archivist, Roxbury Community College

General Statement of Duties:

Provide professional library services to Roxbury Community College students, faculty, and staff. Responsible for providing all aspects of library services such as reference, instruction, circulation, cataloging, collection development and archive management.

Examples of Duties:

* Provide a wide range of reference services to students, faculty, administration, and the public.
* Serve as subject liaison to assigned academic departments and engage with faculty in person, by email, and through library programming.
* Responsible for collection development, including de-accessioning, in assigned subject areas.
* Teach beginning, intermediate, and advanced library instruction courses to students, in coordination with full and adjunct faculty.
* Develop and teach drop-in workshops on a range of topics.
* Use LibGuides to create class and subject-specific research guides for the library website. 
* Responsible for all aspects of the College Archives and Special Collections, including appraisal, arrangement and description, reference, outreach, donor relations, and digitization.
* Catalog all library materials.
* Provide circulation assistance to library users.
* Supervise/Oversee library work-study students.
* Track selected statistics and prepare detailed monthly and annual reports.
* Serve on college committees as assigned.
* Comply with the duties as stipulated in the Massachusetts Community College Council Collective Bargaining Agreement.
* Performs other duties as assigned.


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

* ALA accredited Master's Degree in Library or Information Science.
* 3 years professional experience in the areas of library public service, reference, instruction, cataloging, and archives and special collections
* Knowledge of MARC records and OCLC as a source of cataloging records.
* Strong customer service, interpersonal, and communication skills.
* A demonstrated ability to work with an adult, multicultural, and multilingual student population is required. Experience in a community college is desirable.
* Knowledge and practice of archival concepts, techniques, and the historical contexts governing archival operations.
* Professional experience in processing archival collections, creating finding aids, digitizing records, and performing outreach to archival researchers.
* Working knowledge of basic computer business applications
* Strong writing skills.

Additional Desired Qualifications:

* Working experience in a community college setting.
* Archive track education.

Full/Part Time

Full Time




56,330.00 - 60,000.00

Closing Date


How to Apply

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: Spring Semester, 2018

Application Deadline: December 22, 2018



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