Local History & Genealogy Supervisor, Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield's Public Library (Pittsfield, MA)

We are looking for an experienced captain for our local history and genealogy team.  A visionary, flexible professional will lead our friendly, knowledgeable, supportive staff to build the next level of our Local History, Genealogy, Herman Melville, and Berkshire Authors collections and services.  Our collections of historical documents, photos, manuscripts, artifacts and publications are strong and our colleagues are wise and motivated. We are looking for someone who is ready to go down some new and adventurous roads that will honor this past and imagine a future that engages new and wider audiences.
Does this describe you?

Qualifications

– Masters Degree in Library Science.
– Knowledge of reference, archive, and genealogy services.
– Demonstrated organizational and problem solving skills; dynamic and self motivated.
– Progressively responsible library experience, including management and supervisory experience.
– Comfortable learning about and using new and changing library technology.
– Demonstrated patience and skill in dealing with general public.

Full/Part Time

Full Time

Education

MLS/Masters

Salary

$23.05 to $30.21 per hour in ten steps ($41,951 to $54,982 Annually)

Closing Date

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

How to Apply

Apply online: https://cityofpittsfield.hyrell.com/UI/Views/Applicant/VirtualStepPositionDetails.aspx?TemplateId=311526
– Posted February 21, 2020

Student Success Librarian – Becker College (Worcester, MA)

The Becker College Learning Commons is currently seeking a student-focused, forward-thinking candidate for the position of Student Success Librarian.  Under the supervision of the Director of Library Operations, the Student Success Librarian will work with students, faculty and library staff to provide and maintain library support services at two college campuses.   The ideal candidate will be an innovative, dynamic, skilled librarian capable of managing online, written and face-to-face library services in conjunction with teaching library principles that incorporate the vision and mission of the College.  We are seeking a service-oriented candidate who is committed to empowering students of diverse experiences with engaging information literacy learning experiences.   This position will work collaboratively with all other departments within the Learning Commons, i.e. Teaching, Learning & Technology, Collaborative Learning Center, Information Technology, the Becker community and outside vendors to ensure optimization of the Libraries’ resources.

The Student Success Librarian provides leadership for faculty, staff and administration to ensure that instructional programs, resources and services promote the welfare and best interests of students in a manner consistent with the Learning Commons mission and core values of the college.

Apply online at: www.becker.edu/about/work-at-becker/
– Posted January 27, 2020

Learning Commons Librarian – Becker College (Worcester, MA)

The Becker College Learning Commons is currently seeking a forward-thinking self-starter to fill the opening for Learning Commons Librarian.  This position works with faculty, students and administration to provide and maintain library services at two college campuses.   The ideal applicant will be an innovative, dynamic, skilled librarian capable of managing online, written and face-to-face library services, in conjunction with teaching library principles that incorporate the vision and mission of the College.  In addition, the Learning Commons Librarian will conduct and coordinate all instructions determined by Information Literacy initiatives and support library liaisons that integrate into student-learning assessments.   This position will work collaboratively with library staff and other departments within the Learning Commons (i.e., Teaching, Learning, and Technology, the Collaborative Learning Center and Information Technology) to ensure optimization of the Libraries’ resources.  The Learning Commons Librarian provides leadership for faculty and administration to ensure that instructional programs, resources and services promote the welfare and best interests of students in a manner consistent with our Core values.
For full details and application information, visit: https://www.becker.edu/job/becker-college-18-learning-commons-librarian/
Posted October 16, 2019

Part-time Circulation Assistant – Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (North Adams, MA)

Part-time Evening and Weekend Circulation Assistant, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, North Adams, MA

Freel Library at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts seeks an engaged and service-oriented Evening and Weekend Circulation Assistant who enjoys working with students and collaborating with others on varied projects.  This part-time position provides general library assistance to students, faculty, and staff during evening and weekend hours, including circulation, reserves, and basic information services; creates a welcoming atmosphere for MCLA’s diverse community of learners; offers responsive, high-quality service; helps oversee all evening library operations and secure the library at closing; walks through and staffs library stacks floors; shelves books and retrieves holds; operates library equipment; works on on-going and special projects such as displays, library events, book repair, shelf reading, and shifting in collaboration with staff; helps supervise student library assistants when needed; and provides substitute staffing to cover snow emergency days and staff absences when possible.

The anticipated schedule for this position is Tuesday-Thursday, 5-9 p.m., and Saturday, 11-7. The person in this position works only during the academic year (September-May). Start date will be late August.

For more information and to apply, please visit https://mcla.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=112108

– Posted June 27, 2019