Librarian, Hudson County Community College, Jersey City

Hudson County Community College invites applications for a Full Time Librarian. Reporting to the Director of Library Instruction, the Librarian provides research and instruction to faculty and students both individually and in group settings in multiple formats at multiple locations. The successful candidate will be customer service-oriented, self-directed and motivated to work in a diverse academic environment. A collaborative, entrepreneurial mind-set, team orientation and flexible schedule is essential. Specific hours to be determined according to Library service needs and in consultation with the successful candidate.

Qualifications/Requirements: 
  • Master's degree in Library Science, Library and Information Science from an A.L.A. accredited college or university or equivalent. 
  • Minimum of two (2) years recent professional experience in an academic library, with an emphasis in instruction; OR 
  • For recent library school graduates, a specialization in library instruction and/or academic librarianship. 
  • Must be available to work evenings at either the Union City or Jersey City campus.
  • Demonstrated experience utilizing current library technologies, such as integrated library systems, library services platforms, discovery services, online catalogs, online databases, and internet resources. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of information literacy best practices in strategies, methodologies, trends and practice within academic libraries. 
  • Excellent technical, oral and written communication skills. 
  • Strong service orientation, good people skills and commitment to public service excellence. 
  • Candidate must have sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
MLS or Library School Required: 
Yes
NJ County (If Applicable): 
Hudson
Job Focus: 
Academic
Compensation: 
NJLA minimum
How To Apply:: 

Email cover letter, résumé, and names/contact information of three professional references in a single PDF to jpu@hccc.edu, subject line FT Librarian application.