Northern Essex Community College Library Asst/Info&Digital Svs Librarian in Haverhill, Massachusetts

FULL-TIME ASSISTANT LIBRARY/INFORMATION AND DIGITAL SERVICES LIBRARIAN Haverhill Campus; MCCC/MTA Unit Position; 37.5 hours per week - Anticipated start date: July/August, 2017 NECC has been building an organizational culture that prizes initiative and innovation, and seeks to identify and develop the strengths in students, faculty, staff, and programs in order to grow and improve. We are also committed to the recruitment and retention of a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. Our Lawrence campus was the first college in New England designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution by the U.S. Department of Education. We have significantly increased the diversity of our faculty over the last ten years, and are one of four Massachusetts colleges participating in the national achieving the Dream initiative, which aims to improve success for low-income students and students of color at community colleges. Northern Essex Community College is hiring a professional librarian to become an integral part 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. NECC has embraced and adopted Information Literacy as one of its Core Academic Skills, and is committed to broadening the impact that the library has across the campus. The Bentley Library at NECC is a dynamic organization, embracing new ideas and modalities to maximize the student educational experience. The selected candidate will be an essential participant in helping the library define and fulfill its mission to the students and faculty. Responsibilities include: - Provide in person, online, phone and email reference services and assistance to students and faculty. - Actively participate in the design and delivery of library instruction, consistent with the information literacy framework laid out by the ALA/ACRL. - Collaborate to design and deliver workshops for New Student Orientation and other programming. - Collaborate with faculty on developing information literacy based student assignments, targeting library instruction toward a shared goal. - Assist in library outreach efforts such as events and/or social media, including updates to the library website and overall digital footprint - Assist students with technology related questions in a computer lab setting within the library. - Make collection development suggestions based on observed need and professional knowledge. - Grasp the importance of mobile devices as tools of information delivery. - Use independent judgment and work effectively as part of a team or individually. - Use LibGuides to develop and promote resources for information literacy. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: - Candidate must have an MLS/MLIS, or the equivalent advanced library degree. - A minimum of 1 year experience providing library services in an academic setting. - The ability to deliver engaging classroom based instruction. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: - Experience providing classroom based instruction - Fluency in major library databases - Background or training in a STEM discipline - Experience using Evergreen, or other next-generation library system