Monday, November 04, 2013

Librarian - Housatonic Community College, Bridgeport

Librarian - Housatonic Community College, Bridgeport. Full-Time, 12-month, Tenure-Track. Anticipated Start Date: January 2014 Appointment contingent upon funding approval. Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited institution and a strong commitment to public services. Candidate must be able to demonstrate a wide range of ability/experience in the library areas of reference, circulation, and bibliographic instruction/informational literacy. Must be able to demonstrate excellent organizational skills; ability to work independently and ability to work in a team; strong commitment to student/public services; computer literacy and skill with job related technology; knowledge and use of electronic resources; effective oral, written, and online communications. Candidate must be self-motivated, well organized, able to handle multiple demands, and be flexible and creative. Candidate must be able to work with a diverse population of students, faculty, staff, and community members. Preferred Qualifications: 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. Experience with developing and administering learning assessment tools, experience in an academic library and NEASC accreditation. Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and ability to conduct data analysis. Responsibilities: Working under the direction of the Director of Library Services, the candidate performs a wide range of professional responsibilities in the library, which may include information literacy instruction; reference and circulation services (including supervision of student workers); technical services; acquisitions; collection development and developing strategies for expanding utilization of the collections. Other duties may be assigned. This position requires working some evenings as assigned. Annual Salary: $59,471 approximate annual salary with full benefits package. To Apply: Submit a letter of interest, current resume and completed (typed) Connecticut Community College Employment Application** to: Human Resources Department, Institutional Advancement Associate Search, Housatonic Community College, 900 Lafayette Boulevard, Bridgeport, CT 06604, or E-mail: (8 pages or less, no faxes please, incomplete application materials will not be accepted). *Available online at (Application must be completed in its entirety; references to resume or CV are not acceptable.)