Library Technician

DEPARTMENT/DIVISION:   Learning Resources, Library, Media and Instructional Technology

RESPONSIBILITIES:  Under the general supervision of a Librarian, the Library Technician will perform technical and administrative duties in the College’s Library. This includes interrelated functions such as materials acquisitions, cataloguing, circulation, inter-library loans, periodicals and instructional technology.  S/he will provide administrative support to Librarians, faculty and staff, as well as technical support on various matters related to the Library and college community.  The Library Technician will regularly maintain contact with publishers, vendors, Librarians and administration. Work is performed in a complex automated systems environment.    Leadership, guidance and instruction may be provided to Student Assistants. 

QUALIFICATIONS:  A High School Diploma or equivalent and six years of clerical experience, three years of which must have been performing clerical functions to assist Librarians or higher level staff in a library are required. A Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Library Science may be substituted for the required experience.  The successful candidate must possess proficiency in computer applications specific to information and instructional technology. Follow-through with all phases of the acquisitions process is required. Technical facility is also required with Internet searches and the use of vendor websites.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications is required. Knowledge of Aleph and PeopleSoft is preferred.  *This is a Civil Service position.  The final candidate will be required to take and pass the Civil Service Exam.* 

POSITION EFFECTIVE:   The position will remain open until filled. 

SALARY & BENEFITS:   The starting salary is $41,315 plus competitive benefits.

TO APPLY:   Please send a resume and cover letter to: humanresources@sunywcc.eduPlease indicate “Library Technician” in the subject line of the email or mail to: 

Director, Human Resources
Westchester Community College
HR Department, Administration Building – Suite 111
75 Grasslands Road
Valhalla, NY  10595
Fax: (914) 606-7838              

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence, workforce development, economic development and lifelong learning. Westchester Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.