Northfield Mount Hermon, an independent co-educational boarding school in western Massachusetts, seeks a Public Services Librarian to join the staff of Schauffler Library for the 2021-2022 school year. Working closely with a small team of colleagues, the Public Services Librarian supports the mission of Northfield Mount Hermon by helping members of the campus community find, access, use, and create information in support of their academic and personal interests and growth.
This position includes primary responsibility for the library’s circulation, reserve, and interlibrary loan functions, including hiring, training, and supervising 10-15 part-time student aides; serving as a liaison to one or more academic departments, teaching library instruction sessions, creating instructional materials, and participating in collection development and outreach; coordinating and maintaining the library’s production equipment, including 2D and 3D printers; and communicating with Campus Safety and Plant & Properties regarding library hours and building issues. This job also includes evening and weekend library duty.
The ideal applicant will have a master’s degree in library science (M.L.S or M.L.I.S.) from an ALA-accredited institution and at least one year’s professional experience with circulation, public services, and/or reference, preferably in an academic or school library. We will consider outstanding candidates who are close to finishing their degree programs.
Additional qualifications include excellent interpersonal and communication skills, a demonstrated capacity to work effectively with colleagues and other members of the community, and an ability to work evenings and occasional weekends.
Candidates should possess a demonstrated interest in making a positive impact on the lives and learning of adolescents, experience in diversity work, and an eagerness to work with a diverse student body in a boarding school environment.
Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and two (2) letters of reference to:
Northfield Mount Hermon
One Lamplighter Way
Phone: (413) 498-3229; Fax: (413) 498-3240
**Screening will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.**
For more information visit our website at http:/www.nmhschool.org
Northfield Mount Hermon is an Equal Opportunity Employer
– Posted 5/9/21