Connecticut State Colleges and Universities
Connecticut, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 23, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Other Education, Professional Fields, Library & Information Sciences, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Librarians & Library Administration
Employment Type
Full Time

Posted: September 22, 2021
Level: Community College Professional level 18, 12-month, special appointment (Temporary)
Hours: Full-time 35 hours per week
Job Posting: CCC 21-09
PC#: 00049501
Closing Date: Applications must be submitted by 5:00 pm (EST) on Friday, October 22, 2021


Capital Community College
950 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103

Anticipated Start Date:

November 2021

Position Summary:

The Librarian performs a broad range of professional responsibilities of librarianship in the library or learning resource center of a Community College providing library services to students, faculty, and citizens of the communities served by the College including teaching students and faculty in the use of such library resources as on-line access to information, bibliographic search, access to print materials and methods of research for academic course materials. In addition, the library relies to an increasing extent on computer-based information technology. Therefore, the Librarian may be assigned to provide professional information technology services.

Incumbents must possess the 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, Teams, etc.)

Minimum Qualifications:

An ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library Science or appropriately related discipline with one (1) year of related experience; or a combination of education, training, and experience which would lead to the competencies required for successful performance of the position’s essential duties.

Successful Candidate must have or must possess:

  • Experience instructing, and advising patrons on, bibliographic and reference research.
  • Experience providing computer-based technical support.
  • Experience providing instruction in the effective use of library resources in higher education.
  • Experience leading and training support staff.

Substitutions Allowed:

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.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience teaching online information literacy instruction sessions
  • Experience with video and tutorial creation tools and software
  • Experience in an academic setting providing direct service to students and faculty
Example of Job Duties:

Under the Director of Library Services, the Librarian is responsible for providing useful and helpful support to the learning mission of the College through effective performance in these essential areas: Providing useful and effective assistance to patrons (students, faculty, public) to contribute to the learning mission of the College; applying professional knowledge in organizing, selecting and acquiring library materials to ensure their ready accessibility and appropriateness to patrons; providing computer-based technical support for the library; instructing and training students and faculty in how to make effective use of library resources; efficient lending and responsible recovery of library materials and for the efficient exchange of materials through interlibrary loans by performing and overseeing circulation and lending services; and contributing to the effective management of the library by assisting the Library Director in the Library’s management.

In addition to the accountabilities listed above, the incumbent is required to carry out the essential duties of Attendance and participation at convocation and commencement ceremonies; Service on assigned committees and task forces; Attendance and participation at committee, staff, informational and professional meetings. These may involve attendance at evening or weekend events.

This posting includes qualifications, experience, and skills but is not limited to the full specifications stated in the job description.

Starting Salary:

$67,587 approximate annual plus excellent State of CT medical insurance, retirement, and related fringe benefits.

Application Instructions:

Submit a cover letter, resume, and a copy of your Official College Transcripts.

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


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