Thursday, February 7, 2008

Technical Services Librarian- Fall 2008 (Tenure-track)

Improving people’s lives through learning since 1949, Elgin Community College is a comprehensive, fully accredited community college offering career and technical education, university transfer programs, corporate and continuing education, and academic development. ECC is located in Elgin, IL, one of the most rapidly growing cities in Illinois.

ECC seeks outstanding individuals who share a commitment to diversity and value learning, integrity, excellence, fairness, caring, freedom of inquiry and accountability. In return, we offer one of the most competitive compensation and benefits packages in the Illinois Community College System, which is ranked as one of the best in the nation. Salary commensurate with education and experience.

Job Summary: Full-time technical services librarian faculty manage the automated library services, select materials and manage the library collection to provide students with access to library resources needed to attain their educational objectives.

Minimum Requirements: A master's degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution.

Preferred Requirements: Master’s Degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA accredited program. Experience with library acquisitions, collection development, and technical services procedures. Training in and experience with cataloging standards and practices including AACR2, LCSH, OCLC, and Dewey. Knowledge of bibliographic record structure and metadata standards. Experience with integrated library systems. Experience with website technology including proxy servers. Effective interpersonal, oral, written, and online communication skills. Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively across academic disciplines. Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of students.

Preferred Experiences: Experience working in an academic library, preferably a community college library. Knowledge of the information marketplace. Experience with Innovative Interfaces Millennium system.
To receive full consideration, send a complete application packet (indicating a specific position) which should include:
A fully and accurately completed Elgin Community College application for employment (;
Resume or Curriculum Vitae;
Copies of all college-level transcripts (original transcripts mailed directly from the institution(s) required as a condition of employment);
Contact information for three (3) professional references to:

Elgin Community College
Human Resources Dept.
1700 Spartan Drive
Elgin, IL 60123
Fax: 847-214-7403

For detailed job posting and to download the ECC employment application, please visit our web site at:

Elgin Community College is an Equal Employment, Equal Access Employer committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce.

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