Posted: June 28, 2021
Level: Educational Assistant
Hours: Part-time up to 17 hours per week
Closing Date: Continuous Recruitment-Filled on an as-needed
Asnuntuck Community College
Naugatuck Valley Community College
Northwestern Community College
Tunxis Community College
Anticipated Start Date:
Continuous open recruitment
The Reference Librarian interacts extensively with students,
faculty and members of the public as well as the other staff
members of the library. These relationships emphasize the public
service nature of the library and, therefore, demand of the
Reference Librarian a high degree of courtesy, cooperation and
genuine interest in assisting others in the pursuit of learning and
information literacy. The incumbent is expected to collaborate with
academic and student services departments to contribute to
attracting and retaining students.
Incumbents must possess proven ability to effectively work with a
culturally, linguistically, and ethnically diverse faculty, staff,
and student. They are expected to have excellent oral and written
communication skills along with strong Information technology
literacy skills such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook,
Master’s degree in in Library Science with one (1) or more years of
relevant experience working in a Library.
Successful Candidate must have or must possess:
- Knowledge of library services
- Ability to work independently with a minimum of
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.
Example of Job Duties:
- Experience in a higher education setting.
- Familiarity with current trends in librarianship.
- Experience with arranging archival materials.
Under the direction of the Director of Library Services, the
Reference Librarian performs a broad range of professional
responsibilities of librarianship in the library of a Community
College providing library services to students, faculty, staff and
citizens of the communities served by the College. The Reference
Librarian’s main function encompasses a broad-spectrum including
reference services via in-person, phone, and online chat;
collection development; assisting in interlibrary loan; circulation
management; troubleshooting basic IT questions; and individualized
instruction with library resources.
This posting includes qualifications, experience and skills but is
not limited to the full specifications stated in the job
To apply you must submit a cover letter and resume.
Incomplete applications or those submitted after the closing date
will not be considered and links to other sources to view resumes
are not acceptable.
All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship
or employability under the requirement of the Immigration and
Control Act (IRCA) and the successful passing of a background
check. CSCU is committed to providing a safe campus community.
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
CSCU 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 mental
disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran
status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record.
The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries
regarding the non-discrimination policies: Nicholas D'Agostino
Director of Equal Employment Opportunity
CSCU IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, M/F
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AT ASNUNTUCK CONNECTICUT COMMUNITY
We value our employees and are often looking to add new talent to
our team. We offer many opportunities for our employees to
contribute and stand out as part of our continued success story! We
are looking for individuals who demonstrate a true passion for what
they do and reflect the culture and vision of the CSCU
Interested in working at one of our Community
Review our latest job postings below for the North-West Region!
This region includes Asnuntuck Community College, Naugatuck Valley
Community College, Northwestern Community College, and Tunxis
When applying for a part-time position, please specify in your
cover letter what campus or campuses you would be interested