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Library Specialist II (full-time) – 00128

Library Specialist II (full-time) – 00128 - closes on 01/24/19

Hiring Range: $33,598-$50,000 (commensurate w/qualifications & experience)

General Information: John Tyler Community College is a two-year public institution of higher education and one of the largest of the 23 community colleges in Virginia. With campuses in Chester and Midlothian in the metropolitan Richmond area and at off-campus classrooms throughout the area, John Tyler Community College provides quality educational opportunities that inspire student success and community vitality. The College’s vision is a success story for every student.

Responsibilities: The College seeks to hire a Library Specialist II for the Midlothian Campus of John Tyler Community College (JTCC). The successful candidate Provides library reference and information services to the college community. Oversees the day-to-day operations of the Midlothian Library. Instructs classes, works extensively one-on-one with students, and provides library support to faculty, both in person and online. Provides general support with circulation, answering basic computer and technology questions. Recruits, trains and coordinates student assistants. Works with library director and librarians to plan and implement library programs, engagement activities, assessment, marketing, and public relations. Coordinates interlibrary loan for the Midlothian library. Supports general college activities, as requested. Position is located at the Midlothian campus. Schedule will generally be from 7:30 a.m. until 4 p.m., Monday-Friday; some evenings or nights until 9 pm, or, Saturdays, may be required.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience. High school diploma (or equivalent) required. Reference experience in a library. Experience working with the general public in a library. Strong commitment to excellent customer service. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to work collaboratively, efficiently and independently in a highly technological and team-oriented environment, with minimal supervision. Basic Microsoft Office skills. Ability to welcome change. Successful completion and passing of a criminal background check. PREFERRED: Instructional experience in an academic setting. Experience locating and using online resources, which may include e-books, blogs, databases, social media and streaming video. Familiarity with integrated library systems and OCLC ILL module.

Application Instructions: Acceptable application packages are those submitted through the Commonwealth of Virginia career website located at

REQUIRED: A fully completed state application. Applications which are not complete or state “see resume” will not be accepted. Applications submitted through other websites are not considered as applying to the position. Should you need assistance or have questions, please contact Cherie Watts at (804) 594-1417.

John Tyler Community College embraces a culture of diversity 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.

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