Library Associate – Technology, Hudson County Community College, Jersey City

Reporting to the Director of Library Technology, the Library Associate – Technology position’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • providing customer service and troubleshooting computer hardware, software and related peripherals at the Library;
  • coordinating between the Library and College ITS personnel.
  • performing a wide array of clerical and library paraprofessional duties, including circulation and instructing patrons on how to access information sources;
  • identifying, evaluating, and selecting hardware and software needed to improve library services; 
  • working with the Director of Library Technology and Technical Services Librarian on projects related to the Library’s Integrated Library System;
  • participating in digitization and other special projects to improve library services;
  • providing training on various library and academic hardware and software;
  • staying current with library technologies;
  • performing other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications/Requirements: 

Requirements:

  • Minimum of a High School diploma;
  • Minimum of two (2) years of related technical work experiences.
  • Excellent oral and written communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrable customer service skills and proven success working in a collaborative setting.
  • Must have experience with Windows, Mac OS, iOS, and Android, as well as Microsoft Office and a wide range of software.
  • Flexibility in hours. Specific hours to be determined according to Library service needs and in consultation with the successful candidate.
  • Available to work at either the Union City or Jersey City campus.

Preferred qualifications:

  • An Associate degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field.
  • Experience working with an integrated library system.
  • Experience working with a web content management system and with library software, such as EZproxy and LibGuides.
  • Experiences with JavaScript, HTML, CSS, and Linux are a plus.
  • Bilingual abilities are a plus.
Notices: 
As a New Jersey First Act Employer, new employees must establish a primary residence in New Jersey within one year unless an exemption applies. HCCC IS AN EEO/AA EMPLOYER.
MLS or Library School Required: 
No
NJ County (If Applicable): 
Hudson
Job Focus: 
Technology/IT
How To Apply:: 

Send letter of application, resume and names/contact information of three professional references in a single PDF to libraryjobs@hccc.edu, subject line “FT Library Associate for Technology application”.