Assistant Director of MacPhaidin Library for Public Services - Stonehill College
Location: USA - MA - Boston
Founded by the Congregation of Holy Cross in 1948, Stonehill is a private Catholic college located just 22 miles from downtown Boston on a beautiful 384-acre campus in Easton, Massachusetts. With a student-to-faculty ratio of 13:1, the College engages its 2,400+ students in 80+ rigorous academic programs in the liberal arts, sciences, and pre-professional fields.
Faithful to the Holy Cross tradition in education, Stonehill College is committed to developing the moral, spiritual, intellectual, physical, and social competencies of its students and seeks to build and sustain a campus community that embraces diversity and inclusion in its teaching, learning, living, and working. Stonehill values the diversity of persons, opinions, and cultural and religious perspectives. In fulfillment of its motto, Lux et Spes (“Light and Hope”), the College cultivates in its students the competence to think, act, and lead with courage towards creating a more just and compassionate world.
Equal Employment Opportunity shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, and or ancestry. Stonehill College will adhere to the Federal Requirements of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Act of 1991, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and its amendments, the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the Massachusetts Fair Employment Practice Law, and all other applicable State and Federal laws. The College is committed to providing a work environment that is free of discrimination. All employees and applicants will be treated fairly, equitably, and with courtesy. Stonehill College encourages diversity and welcomes individuals who will enrich the cultural and diverse experiences of the campus. In accordance with Massachusetts law, employees of Stonehill College are considered employees-at-will.
The Assistant Director of MacPhaidin Library for Public Services and Research is part of the MacPhaidin Library management team. In this role, the Assistant Director will work with the Access Services Librarian to oversee a merged service desk and will develop the library’s research, teaching, and reference vision for the college through our multifaceted information skills curriculum. This position works closely and collaboratively with faculty from across campus and all librarians to support students’ mastery of the specific departmental and library information skills curriculum learning outcomes. This position will develop ways to integrate the technology of the Digital Innovation Lab into the library. The position is part of the Director’s management team and must work collaboratively with the Director and the management team to ensure the development and delivery of library resources and services and promote their incorporation into the fabric of academic life at the College.
Education & Experience
- A Master’s degree in library science (M.L.S.) or equivalent is required.
- A secondary Master’s degree in a field related to the Stonehill curriculum is preferred.
- Five years of library Research, Teaching, and Reference experience in an academic library setting, including at least 3-5 years of supervisory responsibility.
- Experience planning and delivering information skills instruction in an academic library setting, including experience collaborating with faculty partners.
Interested applicants are asked to submit a resume, cover letter, and a diversity statement via the URL link:
The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please email inquiries to Jennifer Macaulay, Director of the MacPhaidin Library at [email protected].
Applicants who will enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply. Stonehill College is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity.