Librarian, Northern Durham Center

Librarian, Northern Durham Center

Employer

Durham Technical Community College
1637 Lawson Street
Durham, NC 27703
Phone: 919-536-7200

Job Location

Durham, North Carolina

Salary/Grade

$39,000-$42,000 9 month contract

Benefits

Full-Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Friday, November 1, 2019
Closes: Friday, December 20, 2019

Target Start Date

Friday, November 1, 2019

Expected Work Hours

A forty (40) hour work week (for 9 months), including evening and Saturday hours as needed.

Employment Type

Full-Time Position

Minimum Qualifications

A master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program in library science

Work Experience

A minimum of one year of experience in a library setting, preferably as a professional.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working with Human and Public Safety resources and programs.

Preferred Qualifications

 

A master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program in library science

Work Experience

A minimum of one year of experience in a library setting, preferably as a professional.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working with Human and Public Safety resources and programs.

Position Description

Librarian, Northern Durham CenterDepartmentStudent Development and SupportFLSAExemptDirect Reports

Minimum Qualifications: A master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program in library science

Work Experience:

A minimum of one year of experience in a library setting, preferably as a professional.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working with Human and Public Safety resources and programs.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

1. Experience with integrated library systems.
2. Proficient in searching library databases.
3. Experience teaching library instruction.
4. Proficient in providing reference services and research assistance.
5. Proficient in Microsoft Office software and workplace technologies.
6. Ability to work independently.
7. Strong communication skills.

Essential Functions

In general, the work of the Librarian, Northern Durham Center includes performing reference, instruction, circulation, and technical functions for the branch library as a solo librarian. The Librarian, Northern Durham Center, is responsible for all library services at the Northern Durham Center library, which offers Human and Public Safety programs including Basic Law Enforcement Training, Criminal Justice Technology, Emergency Management, Fire Protection Technology, Biotechnology, and more. The work schedule will include three days per week at Northern Durham Center and two days per week at the Main Campus Library or off-campus sites. The Librarian will serve as the primary liaison to off-campus sites, including the American Tobacco Campus, Duke Street North, and The Chesterfield.

Job Duties

1. Answer reference questions and provide research assistance for students, faculty, staff, and public patrons in person, online, and by telephone.
2. Instruct students, faculty, and staff on library usage, including library orientations for classes.
3. Assist students in using computers, printers, copier, and scanner.
4. Assist students in using college website and campus technologies, including but not limited to Sakai, Self-Service, and Connectmail.
5. Assist with site specific and library-wide collection development and regular assessment and weeding of the collection.
6. Assist program directors and faculty with selecting materials to support their classes, programs, and subject areas.
7. Catalog and process materials for the collection.
8. Create research guides, handouts, and blog posts.
9. Process interlibrary loan requests.
10. Charge and discharge materials.
11. Create displays to showcase library materials and campus events.
12. Support distance education library services.
13. Maintain security in the library by being present or providing coverage during open hours and locking area at closing.
14. Serve on college councils and committees as assigned.
15. Administer placement tests at Northern Durham Center as needed.
16. Assume other duties as assigned by the Library Director, the appropriate Division Head, and/or the President.

Physical Demands

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. The physical and mental demands described as follows are representative of those that must be met by an employee in performing the essential functions of this job.
• Ability to sit and/or stand for long periods of time.
• Ability to lift up to 15 pounds at times.
• Ability to push a cart of books.
• Ability to reach up to five feet and down to floor level.
• Ability to travel to all campuses and off-campus sites.
• Good eye/hand dexterity.
• Ability to hear is required in order to perceive information at normal spoken word levels.
• Visual acuity is required for preparing and analyzing written or computer data, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities.

How to Apply

 

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