Thursday, July 09, 2015

Reference/Instruction Librarian, Temporary one year appointment – Norwalk Community College Library

Norwalk, CT - Full Time Anticipated Starting Date: August 7, 2015
Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in Library Science and one (1) year experience as a professional librarian required. Additional experience as a professional librarian and experience in leading or supervising others preferred. Reference experience should include knowledge electronic (databases, e-books, Internet) and print resources; strong reference skills; good communication and interpersonal skills; and the ability to establish professional and respectful relationships with a diverse population of students, faculty, staff, and public. Teaching experience in library instruction and information literacy is preferred. Ability to converse in Spanish is preferred.  Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Director of Library Services, the Reference/Instruction Librarian performs a full range of professional responsibilities including reference services, library instruction, collection development, creating and updating LibGuides, faculty liaison, teaching students and faculty in the use of library resources and research methodology. Other library responsibilities maybe assigned as needed. Evening and Saturday hours may be assigned.  Application Deadline: Review of resumes will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Norwalk Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, sex, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or genetic information in its programs and activities. In addition, the college does not discriminate in employment on the basis status or criminal record. The following person(s) has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Cheryl DeVonish, Title IX Coordinator, 203 857 7016 and Fran Apfel, 504/ADA Coordinator,, 203 857 7192, Norwalk Community College, 188 Richards Avenue Norwalk, CT 06854.  Norwalk Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, M/F. Protected group members are encouraged to apply.  All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship of eligibility under the requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) and a background screening.