Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Public Services Librarian (Reference) Library Job Posting #EA16-11 Part-time Educational Assistant Position

Manchester Community College. Application must be postmarked by this date. October 18, 2016 Anticipated Starting Date: November 2016. Minimum Qualifications: ALA-accredited Master’s degree in library science required. Demonstrated teaching experience and enthusiasm for teaching. Familiarity with current Information literacy frameworks and assessment practices. Knowledge of reference tools and the complex and dynamic procedures involved in the organization, retrieval and assessment of information. Knowledge of technological advances affecting library operations, and familiarity with electronic reference resources. A strong commitment to providing enthusiastic, student-centered reference services. Sensitivity to the needs of under-prepared students and an understanding of the mission of the community college. Knowledge of the role of a library within a community college and the ability to respond to the wide range of informational needs of the student body, faculty and staff. Ability to work well with students, faculty and staff in a collaborative team environment. Excellent communication skills. Knowledge of current affairs at the local, state and national level, and possession of a high degree of cultural literacy. Responsibilities: Provide comprehensive reference service to students, faculty, staff and the general public. Assist with the development and maintenance of subject guides and tutorials. Provide research instruction to students, faculty and staff when needed. Minimum Salary/Compensation: $34.59 /hour; 12 hours per week. Candidate must be available to work two evenings and occasional weekend days. Application Procedure: Please reference job posting number (#EA16-11) on application material. Incomplete application materials will not be accepted. Send letter of intent, resume, transcripts from all attended schools (unofficial acceptable), the names of three professional references, and completed BOR (MCC version) Employment Application to: Job Posting #EA16-11, Human Resources Department, Manchester Community College, Great Path, MS #2, P. O. Box 1046, Manchester, CT 06045-1046 OR email to: Note: Employment application must be completed in its entirety; references to resume or CV are not acceptable.  Application materials with the incorrect application will not be accepted. Application Deadline: October 18, 2016 Background Checks: Manchester Community College is committed to providing a safe campus community. MCC conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check and, when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check. Continuing Notice of Nondiscrimination Manchester 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 intellectual disability, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Affirmative Action, Diversity and Inclusion, Manchester Community College, Great Path, P.O. Box 1046, Manchester, CT 06045-1046, 860-512–310. Manchester Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans.