Niagara County Community College is seeking a part-time Librarian – Technical Assistant. This position will work in our Henrietta G. Lewis Library on the Sanborn campus and will report to the Library Director. This position will be responsible for performing professional librarian duties, supporting the student, faculty, and staff of Niagara County Community College. These responsibilities include participation in embedded librarianship, online library instruction, reference work, and other responsibilities to help students and faculty perform academic research. Evening and Saturday availability may be required.
Typical Work Activities:
Provide academic reference service in-person, by phone, email, and online chat
Support student research as an embedded librarian in Blackboard courses
Perform library instruction in-person and online
Create and update instructional materials, including LibGuides
Create displays and other promotional materials related to library services
Perform collection development duties as assigned
Assist in composing library reports and other documents as assigned
Utilize Alma library services platform to perform resource management tasks
Other duties as assigned by the Library Director
Must be able to operate computers; must be able to relate and be sensitive to the diverse needs of the community college student population; must have excellent communication skills with the ability to engage with library patrons in-person and online; must be able to learn new skills in a changing environment; must be able to prepare written reports and presentations using technology; must be able to physically perform the functions of the position; must be able to work a flexible schedule.
MLS or MLIS degree from an ALA accredited institution.
Special Instructions Summary:
Niagara County Community College considers only those applications that clearly demonstrate the applicant meets all required qualifications as indicated on the posting, please review the qualifications before applying. Persons meeting the required qualifications as stated above should submit the following:
cover letter that addresses each of the qualifications
names and contact information for three (3) current, work related references
Incomplete packets will be rejected for lack of information.
NCCC does not discriminate and prohibits harassment or discrimination related to any protected category including creed, ethnicity, citizenship, national origin, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, marital status, political or social affiliation, age, race, color, veteran status, military status, religion, sexual orientation, domestic violence status, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression or perceived gender. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: 666
About Niagara County Community College
Established in 1962, NCCC offers a comprehensive and vibrant learning environment with an enrollment of approximately 5,214 students (Fall 2018 semester). The student to faculty ratio is 17:1, providing a high degree of personalized attention for students. The NCCC campus, located in Sanborn, NY, offers easy access to both Buffalo, NY and Niagara Falls State Park, and is minutes from the Canadian border. The campus is centrally located between the county’s three main cities of Lockport, Niagara Falls, and North Tonawanda. NCCC serves the community in two locations within Niagara County, at the Sanborn campus, and at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, located in the heart of downtown Niagara Falls. NCCC continues to actively expand with the recent opening of its Learning Commons Center, a $25 million dollar project on the Sanborn campus. In just a short period of time, it has become the nucleus of the campus; a place for faculty to collaborate and help students develop critical thinking skills while incorporating state-of-the-art technology and innovative student support services. Our college nurtures and empowers its students in ways that recognize and value our common humanity ...as well as the richness of our diversity. NCCC offers high-quality academic programs leading to degrees and certificates which are supported by outstanding student services. NCCC provides a variety of cultural, social, and international experiences, as well as community education and workforce development that supports economic development that positively impacts the quality of life. The College operates through a collegial model of shared governance and is accountable to meet the highest standards of professionalism and integrity. NCCC welcomes applicants who are committed in helping us fulfill our mission and to reach our vision of being a leader in providing a dynamic, high quality, educational environment responsive to current and emerging needs of our students and community. At NCCC we embrace diversity and promote inclusion throughout the institution and seek candidates who share those principles and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply to our positions.