Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Digital Services/Systems Librarian, CCP 18 - Middlesex Community College, Middletown

Digital Services/Systems Librarian, CCP 18 - Middlesex Community College, Middletown. 12 month, tenure track. Anticipated Starting Date: December, 2014 or January, 2015. Minimum Qualifications: ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library/Information Science or closely related discipline and at least one year of professional library experience. Demonstrated strong computer and information technology skills; knowledge of and experience with library information systems application modules and system configuration; knowledge of and experience with digital/electronic collection management; knowledge of and experience with website development and maintenance; excellent interpersonal, written communication skills; effective presentation skills. Preferred Qualifications: Experience in an academic library proficiency in using relational database management tools (especially ODBC, MS Access and SQL); knowledge of and experience with emerging technologies (e.g., mobile applications); knowledge and experience in next generation library information systems and discovery layer service; experience using text-based protocols (e.g., SFTP and SSH); working knowledge of HTML and XML. Responsibilities: Working in a team environment to serve a diverse study body under the direction of the Director of Library Services, the successful candidate will: (1) coordinate and lead digital/e-resource activities including systems management, policy development and statistical reporting; (2) provide technical support for the Library information system; (3) configure system and OPAC modules; (4) develop and maintain the Library’s web presence and other web applications; (5) perform other duties in a small academic library as assigned. In addition, the individual will be expected to attend and participate in convocation and commencement ceremonies, serve on committees and task forces, and engage in professional development activities. This position may require work evening and occasional weekend work. Equivalencies: Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience prepare them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references. Minimum Salary: $61,255 approximate annual. Application Procedure: Send letter of intent, Board of Regents application (available at resume, copies of transcripts, and the names of three references to: Noreen Wilson, Human Resources, Middlesex Community College, 100 Training Hill Road, Middletown, CT 06457. Or email to or fax (860) 343-5870. Application Deadline: October 10, 2014. Middlesex Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Dr. Adrienne Maslin, Title IX and Section 504/ADA Coordinator for students (Phone: 860-343-5759), Email:, and Mary Lou Phillips, ADA Coordinator/Title IX and Section 504 Assistant Coordinator for faculty and staff (Phone: 860-343-5751, Email:, Middlesex Connecticut Community College, 100 Training Hill Road, Middletown, CT 06457. Middlesex Connecticut Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans.