The Librarian supports Rowan College of South Jersey's mission statement and strategic directions and is accountable and responsible to assist the Head Librarian in overseeing Library operations, services, and resources to provide service and assistance to students, faculty, and the College community.
Examples of Duties:
Provides information literacy instruction and library use to support instructional programs
Acts as Library supervisor in the absence of the Head Librarian.
Provides professional library services in all areas of the Library.
Provides individual and group guidance and instruction to students in methods of research, including use of the online catalog, databases and print resources.
Oversees and supervises student personnel including orienting, training, and assigning work.
Performs assessment to support the College and Library Strategic Outcomes.
Performs circulation duties such as checking materials in and out, shelving material, reading shelves, sending overdue notices, and maintaining records as required.
Assists with collection development, serve as Cataloging Librarian and provide acquisition, reference and circulation services.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Master's Degree in Library/Information Science (MSLS/MLIS) from an ALA accredited institution.
Minimum of three (3) years progressive responsibility in an academic library preferred.
Administrative experience within a Community College setting preferred.
Ability to work in a pleasant and effective manner with students, faculty, co-workers, and on and off campus communities and agencies.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as operating and maintenance instructions for software, library management systems (LMS), library equipment, and procedure manuals.
Ability to write routine reports, instructional material, resource guides, and process and procedure documentation.
Ability to speak effectively before groups of students, patrons or employees.
Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Suite, Springshare and other information services applications.
Excellent time management and organizational skills with the ability to effectively plan and prioritize projects and work according to established deadlines.
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Knowledge of library terminology, process, procedures
Ability to work as a team member and independently with a high degree of accuracy
Commitment to the community college mission including addressing the needs of a diverse student population
About Rowan College of South Jersey
Rowan College of South Jersey (RCSJ) is a publicly supported two-year institution, fully accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Formed July 1, 2019, Rowan College of South Jersey is a new regional college, academically designed to transform higher education in New Jersey.
For more than five decades, Rowan College at Gloucester County and Cumberland County College have provided students with affordable and accessible options to prepare them for careers within their chosen field. On July 1, 2019, these two colleges merged to mark an important milestone in the history of community colleges — the creation of a regional college in southern New Jersey. Together these two campuses offer more than 120 unique degrees and certificates, combining 100 years of experience to provide a variety of degree selections, cost-saving initiatives, and scholarship and internship opportunities, at one of the lowest tuition rates in the state.