Thursday, August 08, 2013

Reference and Instruction Librarian - Quinbaug Valley Community College, Danielson

Reference and Instruction Librarian - Quinbaug Valley Community College, Danielson, seeks an innovative and student-oriented librarian to join a team-oriented, teaching library. The position requires the ability to work one evening per week, teach evening classes as required, and travel to the College’s Willimantic instructional location as scheduled. Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited institution and a strong commitment to public services, including one or more years of related experience in an academic or public library; and a demonstrated passion for teaching information literacy skills to individuals and classes. It is strongly preferred that candidates have a demonstrated ability to create digital resources; experience with developing and administrating learning assessment tools; effective interpersonal, oral, written, and online communication skills; experience leading or supervising others; the ability to work independently and as part of a team and work with a diverse population of students, faculty, staff, and community members; and enthusiasm for tackling all aspects of the job description with creativity and flexibility. Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons. Responsibilities: Working under the direction of the Library Director, the candidate performs a broad range of professional library services, including information literacy instruction; reference services; technical services, and collection development. Minimum Salary: Approximate annual $59,471, plus State of CT benefits. Application Deadline: September 4, 2013. Application Procedure: Submit a completed Community College Employment Application, a current résumé, cover letter and unofficial transcript(s) to: Jennifer Hyatt, Human Resources Assistant, Quinebaug Valley Community College, 742 Upper Maple Street, Danielson, CT 06239 or email to QVCC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F. Protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply.