Shawnee Community College
Under the supervision of the Director of Student Success, the Librarian will, by performing personally or through staff, oversee the library’s daily functions; train staff members in the library automation system and other processes; supervise maintenance of periodical, monograph, and audiovisual collections; provide library instruction and reference services and promote library resources online and in person.
- Bachelor’s degree in library science or related field with 3 years of experience as a librarian.
- Master’s Degree in library science or related field.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
- Create and sustain a supportive College culture that engages employees, recognizes diversity, ensures equity, promotes inclusion, and creates a sense of belonging by fostering an environment of teamwork, accountability, communication and vision.
- Establish WEAVE goals.
- Maintain a positive working relationship with staff and patrons.
- Represent the college in local and state organizations and meetings, and maintain contacts with outside agencies as appropriate.
- Supervise all cataloging and processing of print and nonprint materials.
- Supervise maintenance of the periodicals collection.
- Organize the collection in a manner that is consistent with LRC procedures.
- Maintain and periodically make reports of usage, interlibrary loans, orientation activities, materials cataloged, yearly acquisitions, and withdrawals.
- Provide service for faculty to place materials on reserve for instructional use.
- Periodically review library website and ensure accuracy, currency and usefulness.
- Train and supervise library clerk, part-time evening clerk, student workers, and student volunteers.
- Work directly with instructors on a consultant basis to improve instruction by effective use of resources.
- Prepare bibliographies as needed by faculty.
- Provide reference services to students and faculty in person, by telephone and online.
- Provide LRC orientation for all new students and faculty.
- Conduct workshops and offer instruction on the use of the LRC and its resources.
- Conduct periodic inventory of library materials and services.
- Withdraw outdated or damaged materials.
- Ensure that all initiatives align with the College’s strategic plan, goals, objectives, KPIs, and the requirements of accrediting bodies.
- Ensure that library assessment aligns with the College’s Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) process and assessment cycle.
- Prepare and submit required mandated reports for IPEDs and other accrediting bodies.
- Select and acquire print, non-print, and electronic resources as appropriate for the overall collection to meet learning needs and collection development goals, and monitor subject area collections by working with faculty.
- Submit budget requests, monitor budget, and purchase library materials.
- Perform other related duties which may be required by the Director of Student Success (i.e. duties that may not be specifically listed in the class specification or position description, but are generally within the occupational series and responsibility level associated with the employee’s class of work).
- General work hours are Monday through Friday, 7:45 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. Evening or weekend hours may be required to participate in other college activities outside of regular working hours.
SKILLS & ABILITIES include the following:
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
- Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
- Ability to adapt to the needs of the organization and employees.
- Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
- Ability to effectively communicate in spoken and written standard English
- Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
Library clerk, part-time evening clerk, and student workers and volunteers.
CUSTOMER SERVICE STATEMENT
Consistently performs duties with concern, courtesy, and respect for all persons in a prompt and timely manner. Must work cooperatively with students, employees, government agencies, and community members and be sensitive to issues of student and employee diversity. Consistently exhibits responsiveness to others in the organization at all levels and responds to requests for assistance from students, staff, and community members in a helpful and timely manner.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position. Lifting items up to 20 pounds in weight.
Sitting for prolonged periods of time.
Work is primarily in an office/school environment. Noise levels usually are moderate.
SALARY RANGE: $41,500 – $43,500
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: Cover Letter, Resume, Official Transcript(s)