Job is Expired Public Services Librarian

Arapahoe Community College / Littleton - Main Campus

Job deadline Open Until Filled   Job salary $40,000.00 per year   Job type of library Academic   This job is located in Colorado Colorado

Job Description

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
This full-time administrative position exists to coordinate the essential functions of the Circulation Department while supporting the policies, procedures and mission of the Library and Learning Commons. This position will have primary responsibility for managing all circulation operations, supervising student assistants, updating circulation module in ILS, keeping statistics, providing reference help to patrons, purchasing office supplies and promoting library services to the ACC campus and community. This position works closely with the Library Director and librarians; excellent communication skills and ability to work on a team are essential.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. 30% Manage Circulation Operations:
Oversee the circulation of all print books, help process incoming print material, manage overdue and fine systems and maintain the library reserve collection in compliance with U.S. Copyright Law. Create and enforce circulation policies and procedures. Update and maintain the circulation module in our ILS.

2.

30% Supervise Student Workers:
Hire, train, evaluate, schedule and supervise all student workers who work with processing, shelving, and circulation of the library’s print materials.

3. 10% Maintain & Analyze Library Statistics:
Coordinate with the other librarians to gather and analyze all library related statistics, including the usage patterns of materials and trends in patron needs. Prepare written reports monthly and annually. Maintain accurate records for all purchases and repairs.

4. 10% Manage Library Print Collection, Electronic Circulating Materials & Printing Equipment:
Supervise maintenance of library circulating and reserve collections in accordance with Library of Congress call number system, including overseeing annual inventory, shifting of library materials when appropriate and supervising student workers. Maintain library’s collection of laptop computers, e-readers, and other circulating electronic hardware. Work closely with IT to ensure that all equipment is functioning properly. Maintain printers and photocopiers and supervise cash register operations. Serve as project manager for all facility and IT support maintenance and deployment.
5.
5.
10% Perform Reference Help:
Serve as auxiliary reference librarian at reference desk and on AskAcademic as needed, utilizing the library’s electronic databases, ebooks, and print materials.

6. 10% Service to Library Team and College.
Work closely with the rest of the library team to develop the
strategic plan for the library and meet shared departmental goals. Represent the library at college functions and meetings, including giving presentations or performing outreach to faculty, staff, and students. Serve as subject-area liaison to assigned academic departments and contribute towards collection development for those subject areas. Participate on college committees as needed. Purchase office supplies as needed and submit work orders for facilities and IT.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Minimum Qualifications:
• Master’s degree of Library Science or Master’s degree of Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution;
• Knowledge of contemporary best practices in academic libraries;
• Reference or public service experience in an academic library;
• Experience with MS office; and
• Commitment to excellent customer service.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience hiring, training, evaluating and supervising student workers;
• Experience with database management;
• Knowledge of technology trends;
• Strong verbal communication skills
• Ability to communicate well one-on-one and to large audiences;
• Two years of experience working with a diverse student body in a comprehensive community college;
• Working technical knowledge of ILS systems; and
• Experience administering library systems and/or working closely with technical support staff at library vendors.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Work is generally confined to a standard office environment.

HOURS:
Full-time (exempt); mostly days, with occasional evenings and Saturdays.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The following are some of the physical demands commonly associated with this position.
• Occasionally lifts, carries, pulls or pushes up to 20 lbs.
• May need to stoop, reach, handle, have manual dexterity and the ability to talk and hear.
• Mental function demands include communicating, instructing, negotiating, comparing, copying, computing, compiling, analyzing, coordinating, synthesizing, , , and interpersonal skills.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement
Arapahoe Community College provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact Angela Williams, Director of Human Resources, at (303) 797-5715 or angela.williams@arapahoe.edu.

Description of Community

Arapahoe Community College has 11,000 students and is a state community college. There are 100 full time and 300 part-time faculty.

Required Education

  • Master's Degree

Preferred Education

  • Master's Degree

Other Education Credentials

Master’s degree of Library Science or Master’s degree of Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution

Experience (years)

Required Preferred
Supervisor - 2
Professional 2 -
Library 2 -

Language Skills

  • Spanish is Not Required

Other Required/Preferred Skills & Experience

Minimum Qualifications:
• Master’s degree of Library Science or Master’s degree of Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution;
• Knowledge of contemporary best practices in academic libraries;
• Reference or public service experience in an academic library;
• Experience with MS office; and
• Commitment to excellent customer service.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience hiring, training, evaluating and supervising student workers;
• Experience with database management;
• Knowledge of technology trends;
• Strong verbal communication skills
• Ability to communicate well one-on-one and to large audiences;
• Two years of experience working with a diverse student body in a comprehensive community college;
• Working technical knowledge of ILS systems; and
• Experience administering library systems and/or working closely with technical support staff at library vendors.

Application Requirements

Cover Letter
Employment Application
Unofficial Transcripts - MLS
Voluntary Self ID form
Resume

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:
All applicants must submit a detailed letter of interest addressing the job announcement in addition to a résumé, unofficial transcripts, names and contact information for three current professional references, and a College Employment Application and Voluntary Applicant Self-Identification Form. Former employees of the Colorado Community College System or one of its thirteen colleges, who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination, must disclose this information on his/her application. Official transcripts will be required of all finalists. Only those applicants with complete files will be forwarded to the Screening Committee for consideration. For information, a College Application and Voluntary Applicant Self-Identification form, please access http://www.arapahoe.edu/about-acc/job-opportunities.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications as related to the duties and responsibilities of the position. Final candidates will be invited to travel to the College, at their own expense, to interview. A criminal background check is required as part of the selection process and will be considered before an offer of employment is finalized.

WHERE TO APPLY: Office of Human Resources
Arapahoe Community College
5900 South Santa Fe Drive
Littleton, CO 80160-9002
Or
Submit applicant materials to:
recruiter@arapahoe.edu

HR Contact Information

Submit information and questions to recruiter@arapahoe.edu

Links

ACC Career Page: http://arapahoe.edu/sites/default/files/http://www.arapahoe.edu/about-acc/job-opportunities

Masters Degree in a Program of Library and Information Science

Required

Salary

LRS.org Wage Calculator $40,000.00 per year

Hours per week

40.00

Evenings

Some

Weekends

Some

Benefits

Retirement
Medical
Dental
Paid Sick
Vacation/Holiday Leave

Date Posted

October 14th, 2013

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