Cape Cod Community College is a place of personal discovery, enrichment, and professional development for those just beginning the quest and for those at many points along the path of higher education throughout life. It is a caring, comprehensive institution that belongs to the people it serves and responds to their individual and community needs. Students attending Cape Cod Community College are striving for personal excellence, and are finding it, day after day. Graduates of the College can be found in all levels of private business, the professions, and public service, and they excel at what they do.
For students seeking to lay a foundation for further study, there is no better place to begin than at Cape Cod Community College. In today's highly competitive market place, the well prepared transfer student is the most aggressively recruited person in higher education. For many Cape Cod Community College graduates, that Associate Degree opens the door to institutions that were just not an option after high school. And, when you consider the savings in the overall cost of a four-year degree at either a public or a private university, starting at Cape Cod Community College becomes an incredible bargain that blends quality with unmatched value.
The students' education is the first priority at Cape Cod Community College. As a learning-centered community, we value the contributions of a diverse population, welcome open inquiry, and promote mutual respect. The College offers a strong educational foundation of critical and creative thinking, communication competency, and a global, multicultural perspective that prepares students for life and work in the 21st century. Our liberal arts, sciences, and career programs provide educational pathways that serve the varied social, economic, and demographic characteristics of our community with a distinctive focus on sustainability. We honor our past, celebrate our present and imagine our future.
The Technical Services Librarian coordinates the operational procedures for all technical services departments: acquisitions, cataloging and catalog maintenance, and serials. The Technical Services Librarian also participates in the provision of general reference assistance in a busy library that includes a computer lab, and participates in information literacy instruction and collection development. The position requires day and evening hours. The ideal applicant will combine technical skills with flexibility, a user-centered outlook, enthusiasm for assessing and implementing new technologies, and the ability to effectively work in a collaborative environment as well as individually.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
- Directs and participates in the operational procedures for all technical services departments: acquisitions, cataloging and serials. Includes supervision and evaluation of support staff. Directs the cataloging librarian’s workflow.
- Supervises acquisitions and maintains budget records and statistics.
- Represents the library’s interests with vendors, publishers and other information providers; communicates and negotiates with information providers regarding licenses and subscriptions.
- Evaluates, recommends and implements appropriate new library technologies as they are introduced.
- Participates in information literacy program; provides instruction in information literacy skills; consults with faculty on information literacy curricula.
- Provides general reference assistance and instruction to students, faculty and staff as well as community patrons using print, multimedia and digital resources.
- Provides assistance to users on basic computer skills.
- Provides information and referral to additional resources on the CCCC campus.
- Participates in collection development in assigned subject areas, consulting with faculty as needed.
- Participates in the development and maintenance of Library web pages.
- Keeps current in library and information literacy trends, participates in professional development activities, and works with consortia.
- Serves on College and consortia committees.