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Temporary Benefited Assistant Librarian – Instruction & Research Services, Fitchburg State University, (Fitchburg, MA)

Job Description:

The Amelia V. Gallucci-Cirio Library at Fitchburg State University’s invites applications for a full time benefited position at the rank of Assistant Librarian. This is a temporary, one-year (non-tenure track) appointment effective Fall 2023. This appointment concludes automatically on May 31, 2024. 

General Statement of Duties and Responsibilities:

The Full-Time Temporary Instruction & Research Services Librarian will work with the tenure-track librarians to provide library instruction and reference services to the University community, and participate in related projects, during the academic year. 

Detailed Statement of Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Assist the Instruction Team in providing synchronous and asynchronous instruction services.
  • Participate in the instruction schedule providing formal and informal instruction sessions as well as scheduling research appointments with students, faculty and staff.
  • Participate in the development and management of course materials and curriculum content (print and digital) supporting the instruction programs.


  • Participate in reference desk rotation. 
  • Answer both ready reference and in-depth reference questions by IM, chat, email, phone and in-person.

Shared Responsibilities:

  • Provide librarian liaison and collection development duties in selected subject areas.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Supervision Received : works under the guidance of the MSCA librarians, and is under the administrative supervision of the Library Dean.

How to Apply

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