Thursday, January 15, 2015

Library Associate (Full-Time) - Northwestern Connecticut Community College, Winsted

Library Associate (Full-Time) - Northwestern Connecticut Community College, Winsted. Community College Professional 14. 35 hours per week / 12-Month Tenure Track Position. Anticipated Starting Date: May 1, 2015. Closing Date: February 9, 2015. Minimum Qualifications: Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, with preference for Library Technical Science or a subject area related to library services in the academic field, together with 0-3 years of related experience or a combination of education, training and experience which would lead to the competencies required for successful performance of the position’s essential duties is required. 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. Preferred Qualifications: Preference is given to candidates having five (5) or more years of experience and demonstrated ability to perform one or more functional areas of librarianship; ability to train and guide library support staff; ability to interact favorably with library patrons; and strong information technology literacy skills. Responsibilities: Under the direction of the Director of Library Services or designee, the Library Associate is accountable for providing and overseeing helpful, efficient and courteous service to the library’s patrons to support their use of the library’s resources through effective performance in one or more of these essential functional areas, as assigned: Circulation, Interlibrary Loan, Technical Services, General Public Service, Training and Leading Staff. The incumbent may supervise support staff such as Library Assistants and student workers who perform such work as circulation of materials, shelving and retrieving materials, clerical support for acquisitions processing and processing of reserves. The incumbent may be designated to provide in-charge coverage of the library at established times. The incumbent is expected to have extensive relationships with students, faculty and members of the public as well as the other staff members of the library. The incumbent is expected to collaborate with academic and student services departments to contribute to attracting and retaining students. Minimum Salary: $44,453 approximate annual, plus excellent medical insurance, retirement and related fringe benefits. To apply, please submit the following electronically: Only complete application packages received by the closing date will be accepted for consideration. The final candidate will be required to successfully pass a background check. Letter of Intent, Resume, Typed Employment Application, available here. Unofficial Transcripts from each Degree-Granting Institution. You may email your application package to An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Northwestern Connecticut Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans. Contact Us: