Provide reference service to the MWCC community, conduct library instruction for students, and work with faculty to ensure the library’s collections and services meet departmental needs and interests.
ALA accredited Master’s degree in Library Science, Library & Information Science, or closely related field required; with three (3) years experience and /or training that includes library operations, library information systems, reference services, bibliographic instruction, circulation services, and cataloging; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience (community college experience preferred). Enthusiastic public service orientation and commitment to providing user-centered services is essential. Ability to work and communicate effectively with a diverse population of faculty, staff and students. Group instruction experience required. Strong communication and presentation skills are essential. Knowledge of instruction methodologies and information literacy principles preferred. Working knowledge of electronic databases, Internet resources, integrated library systems and reference tools. Must have basic personal computing skills and a willingness to learn new software programs. Familiarity with collection development principles or experience with faculty liaison programs. Excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills exhibiting a high degree of flexibility and ability to work in a team environment. Ability to use initiative to further departmental or library-wide goals. Attention to detail a must. Willingness to cross-train is essential.
Job requires work at Gardner, Leominster and Devens campuses. Work with other Reference staff to plan and conduct the Library Instruction Program, which reaches day and evening, on and off-campus classes. Work with faculty to ensure the library’s collections and services meet departmental needs and interest. Provide reference coverage in conjunction with other Reference librarians. Maintain currency in print and electronic resources. Help evaluate reference and instructional programs. Create and update bibliographies and library guides, in print and online. Assist with collection development. Assist at the Circulation Desk. Other duties as assigned.
Rate of Pay:
7-14 – Hours vary between 9 am and 7:30 pm
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Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Candidates may be subject to employment screening to include both a Criminal Offender Record Information ( CORI ) request and a Sexual Offender Registry Information ( SORI ).
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