September 22, 2021
Community College Professional level 18, 12-month,
special appointment (Temporary)
Full-time 35 hours per week
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:
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.)
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.
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 teaching online information literacy instruction
- Experience with video and tutorial creation tools and
- Experience in an academic setting providing direct service to
students and faculty
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
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
This posting includes qualifications, experience, and skills but is
not limited to the full specifications stated in the job
$67,587 approximate annual plus excellent State of CT medical
insurance, retirement, and related fringe benefits.
Submit a cover letter, resume, and a copy of your Official College
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