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Reference Services Librarian

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Position Information

Posting Number
S000814

Position Title
Reference Services Librarian

Department
Library

Division
Academic Affairs

Supervisor Title
Head of Outreach and Liaison Services

Status
Part Time <1,000 Hours

Position Summary

This is a part-time (evening/weekend) non-exempt position providing reference services.
Employed August through May, two evenings and one weekend day (640 annual hours)

Description of Key Responsibilities

  1. Provide reference service at the Information Desk
  2. Maintain building security, including responsibility for opening and/or closing the building, when required
  3. Supervise student assistants during evening and weekend hours
  4. Handle requests directed to library staff member on duty
  5. Complete projects assigned by Coordinator of Outreach and Liaison Services
  6. Perform other related duties as appropriately assigned



OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES
  1. Support the College’s mission, vision and values, and contribute to the advancement of the College’s Strategic Plan.
  2. Demonstrate a strong commitment to continuous quality improvement.
  3. Demonstrate civil and inclusive behavior when interacting with staff, faculty, students and visitors to the College. Promote a flexible, collaborative and inclusive work and living environment and engage in educational opportunities to increase awareness and understanding of diversity and inclusion.


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Individuals must possess the knowledge, skills and abilities described below or be able to explain and demonstrate that they can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities. Physical requirements of the job can be found on the last page of this document.

An individual in this position must possess the proficiency, wherewithal and knowledge of principles and processes for providing high-quality service to both internal and external constituents of the College.

  1. Demonstrate civil and inclusive behavior when interacting with staff, faculty, students and visitors to the College.
  2. Promote a flexible, collaborative and inclusive work and living environment and engage in educational opportunities to increase awareness and understanding of diversity and inclusion.
  3. Ability to communicate in the English language, both orally and in writing, in a manner consistent with professional standards.



Distinguishing Characteristics

The individual in this position provides reference service at the Information Desk. The individual in this position must cooperate as a team member with the library staff in performing duties essential to efficient library operations. Because the duties of this position require personal interactions with students, faculty, administration, staff, and vendors, excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential.

Education/Training

Bachelor’s degree, and must have completed at least 18 graduate credit hours in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited institution

Experience

Reference service experience or training is required. Experience and background in an integrated online environment required. Experience and background in electronic information resources is required.

Licenses or Certifications

Is This a Temporary Position?
No

Employment Conditions

An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of the College’s background screening process.

Number of Vacancies
1

Posting Detail Information

EEO Statement

North Central College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce. NCC provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, please notify the Office of Human Resources. Determinations for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Close Date

Open Until Filled
No

Special Instructions to Applicant

Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.

Additional Information

Posting Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
Optional Documents

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