Library Specialist I (part-time PT082)
HIRING RANGE: $12.00 - $18.00 Hourly
CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled
GENERAL INFORMATION: Tyler Community College is a two-year, public institution of higher education and the fifth largest of the 23 community colleges in Virginia. Brightpoint Community College adds value to the greater Richmond community by offering freshman- and sophomore-level classes that easily transfer to top-notch colleges and universities, more than 60 in-demand career and technical programs, personal enrichment and professional development classes for lifetime learning, professors committed to excellence in teaching, and high-quality, easily accessible, and affordable education for our entire community.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Brightpoint Community College is seeking to fill a Library Assistant position. Library Assistants, under the supervision of the Library Director, work directly with students, faculty and staff to provide information services. Assistants perform a combination of these duties: staff the in-person and virtual Information Desk and respond to patron queries that include use of library and other information resources, navigating common software platforms, and troubleshooting computers and equipment; instruct classes; process interlibrary loans; assist with student orientation and engagement activities for the library; and assist with library promotional activities. Library Assistants may be assigned to the Chester Campus or Midlothian Campus; 20-29 hours per week; schedule may include day, evening and/or Saturday hours.
QUALIFICATIONS: REQUIRED: High school diploma (or equivalent) required. Demonstrated ability to provide excellent customer service. Excellent presentation, interpersonal, and written communication skills. Ability to work collaboratively and efficiently in a highly technological and team-oriented environment. Flexibility and ability to adapt to ongoing change. Successful completion and passing of a criminal background check.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience. Reference experience in a library, either in-person or remotely. Instructional and/or tutoring experience, instructional preferred. Experience using online resources such as e-books, blogs, databases, social media and streaming video. Familiarity with remote work software such as Slack and Zoom.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Acceptable application packages are those submitted through the state job website located at https://jobs.vccs.edu/postings/40046
Brightpoint Community College embraces a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion that empowers anyone from anywhere to be successful in their academic and professional pursuits. We strive to provide an environment that is enriching to all by understanding and appreciating our dimensions of diversity, becoming global citizens, and welcoming new ways of engaging the unique contributions of all people.