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CNM: Library Specialist – Reference (Apply by 5pm 11/25/2013)

cnmResponsibilities: The Library Reference Specialist provides advanced reference instruction and assistance to patrons in the use of both traditional and electronic information services.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Provides assistance to patrons by staffing the circulation and reference desks. Conducts orientation, tours and bibliographic instruction for scheduled classes. Assists with collection development and preparation of library materials. Performs various clerical tasks using standard word processing, presentation, spreadsheet and database applications. Supervises work-study students, as assigned. Performs troubleshooting and assistance with the use of library hardware and software. Organizes and prioritizes multiple tasks; reads and understands general periodicals,business and professional journals; follows technical procedures, college and library policies, and government regulations; writes reports, business correspondence, and procedures manuals; instructs others in the use of library equipment and resources.

Performs other related duties as required.

To ensure compliance with federal and college requirements, some mandatory training must be completed for this position.

Salary: $15.28 an hour

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in a related field from an accredited institution and three (3) years full-time related experience required, of which one (1) year must be full-time related library experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience handling non-routine inquiries or complaints. Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) Microsoft Outlook, Internet Explorer, Firefox, and basic office skills including filing, word processing and reception.

Deadline for application: 11/25/2013 by 5pm

Full information available here.

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