ASSISTANT LIBRARIAN/ACADEMIC TECHNOLOGY & INSTRUCTION - Northern Essex Community College in Haverhill Massachusetts

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Northern Essex Community College

Haverhill, Massachusetts

United States
(POST #74035)

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FULL-TIME ASSISTANT LIBRARIAN/ACADEMIC TECHNOLOGY AND INSTRUCTION: 37.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM. (MCCC/MTA Unit Position, Grade 3) Anticipated Start Date: January 4, 2016

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 college is currently realigning its student computer labs with library services, and this position will be influential in making that transaction a success. As the emphasis on academic technology has increased, the library is looking for a person with experience using the Blackboard LMS, and is comfortable instructing students within this environment.

  • Assist students with technology-related questions in a lab-based setting within the library.
  • Coordinate the walk in lab program as it relates to the educational experience of students.
  • Provide in-person, online, phone and email reference services and assistance to students and faculty.
  • Actively participate in design and delivery of library instruction, consistent with the information literacy framework laid out in the ALA/ACRL.
  • Collaborate to design and deliver information sessions and workshops around academic technology related topics.
  • Serve as primary library representative for Blackboard and LMS related issues.
  • Collaborate with faculty on developing information literacy based student assignments, targeting library instruction toward a shared goal.
  • 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 literacy.


Candidate must have an MLS/MLIS, or equivalent advanced library degree with a minimum of 1 year experience providing library services in an academic setting. Interest in delivering classroom based instruction required. 


Experience providing classroom based instruction preferred. Fluency in major library databases; Experience using the Blackboard LMS in an academic setting and excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite desired. Understanding and experience with academic technology and tools such as printers, copiers, scanners and other information sharing devices and tools.

Salary: 42,900.00 - $50,000.00 annually with a complete fringe benefit package. Actual salary calculated in compliance with MCCC/MTA classification system, (Pay grade 3).

Deadline Date: November 13, 2015                                                         POST #74035

Northern Essex 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.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Not Specified
Experience: See Job Description
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Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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