Monday, September 16, 2013

Librarian - Northwestern Connecticut Community College, Winsted

Librarian - Northwestern Connecticut Community College, Winsted. 35 hours per week (Full-Time) / 12-Month Tenure Track Position. Anticipated Starting Date: December 27, 2013. Northwestern Connecticut Community College is seeking an innovative and student-oriented librarian to join a team-oriented, academic library. This position requires the ability to work some evenings and Saturdays, as assigned. Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited institution and a strong commitment to public services, including one to four years of related experience in an academic library, and a demonstrated passion for teaching information literacy skills to individuals and classes. Candidates must also have: experience with developing and administrating learning assessment tools; effective interpersonal, oral, written, and online communication skills; experience leading or supervising others; ability to work independently, 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. Other duties may be assigned. Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates who have a demonstrated ability to create digital resources. 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 Director of Library Services, the candidate performs a broad range of public services in the library, including information literacy instruction; reference and circulation services; technical services and collection development. Minimum Salary: $59,471 approximate annual, plus excellent medical insurance, retirement and related fringe benefits.To apply, please submit the following electronically: (Only complete application packages will be accepted for consideration); Letter of Intent; Resume; Typed Employment Application, available here; Unofficial Transcripts from each Degree-Granting Institution; Three letters of recommendation relevant to this particular position. You may email your application package to Application Deadline: October 12, 2013. Northwestern Connecticut Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, m/f. Protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply.