133 James Sprunt Drive Kenansville, NC 28349
Closes: Tuesday, February 20, 2024
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QUALIFICATIONS: Education, Experience, Skills, and Abilities
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The requirements listed below represent the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the essential duties and responsibilities satisfactorily.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of the Library of Congress classification system
Knowledge of NC LIVE databases and other online academic databases
Ability to navigate the Integrated Library System databases and be familiar with cataloging rules and MARC records
Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations
Knowledge of MLA, APA and Chicago Manual of Style citation styles
Understand and follow Federal, State local and institutional policies, laws, and regulations.
Observe shelving and retrieval practices
Possess and model effective communication, teamwork, professionalism and problem-solving skills
Interpret, explain, and enforce departmental policies and procedures
Work independently in the absence of supervision
Understand and follow oral and written instructions
Operate a variety of equipment in a safe and effective manner
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE: Any combination of education and experience demonstrates possession of the requisite knowledge, skill, and abilities.
Required: An associate degree from a regionally accredited institution in Library Science or a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in English or a related field.
Preferred: A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in English or a related field. Bilingual.
Required: Two years prior experience working in a library.
Preferred: Some experience working in a community college. Considerable experience utilizing MS Office. Prior experience teaching or tutoring.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here represent those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to assist individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must regularly lift and move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to focus. May require travel.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here represent those employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to assist individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in indoor conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
This position description covers the essential functions and duties associated with this position. Other duties may be assigned by the President or appropriate supervisor personnel. The College reserves the right to alter duties, responsibilities, conditions, working hours, and job title as necessary.
NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION
James Sprunt Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College prohibits discrimination against any person (including staff, faculty or student body) on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, or age.
If you need assistance or accommodations please contact 910-296-2400.
Salary is Commensurate on experience and education
The Patron Services and Technology Specialist supports the activities and operations of Library and Student Success Center services. Supervises library staff, student workers and volunteers in the Director of Library Services’ absence. Coordinates library programming to promote student engagement and strengthen information literacy skills. Provides reference and JustAskTech Support service. This position reports to the Director of Library Services.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This list is meant to be representative, not exhaustive. Incumbents may not perform all the duties listed, while in other cases, related duties may also be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities the ability to perform the essential functions.
· Provide reference and research services
· Perform circulation duties including checking in/out materials, collecting fines, placing interlibrary loan requests and removing library holds
· Plan and schedule events and library programming to promote student engagement
· Provide information literacy instruction and tours, including evening classes
· Coordinate drop in Writing Center sessions both in person and online and make referrals to Student Support Services
· Close and secure the library
· Train and assist part-time staff in their duties and responsibilities
· Participate in acquisitions and collection development guided by Collection Development procedures
· Catalog library materials
· Assist patrons with library equipment operation including printers, photocopiers and Makerspace tools
· Answer and route telephone calls on the library and JustAskTech Support lines
· Provide direction to all library patrons during emergency situations and drills
· Perform other professional or job-related duties as assigned
· Serve on college committees as directed by the supervisor