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DISTRIBUTION: May 29, 2015
POSITION TITLE: Learning Resources Specialist
EMPLOYMENT TYPE:

Part Time (.50 FTE), 12 Month Administrative position.  Position works 20 hours per week.  Schedule includes a minimum of two evenings and potentially weekends.

   
POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Learning Resources Specialist usually serves as the first point of contact for patrons and requires excellent customer service skills. Specific job duties include, but are not limited to: actively assisting patrons in finding information using print, electronic, and online resources; assisting patrons with technology and computers; performing all circulation duties including keeping statistics, processing holds and overdues, and maintaining patron records; operating and maintaining interlibrary loan service; assisting with collection maintenance and cataloging duties; providing patron instruction; and participating in the planning and development of library operations and services as part of the curricular life of the college.  The incumbent must be able to work a flexible schedule including a minimum of two evenings a week and potentially weekends.
   
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Associate degree minimum. Two years of current library experience in circulation, reference, or adult services. Must possess excellent customer service skills and the ability to work well with diverse populations. Proficient in library system software, Windows, MS Office Suite, internet browsers, library databases, and search engines. Detail your experience in your cover letter or application.  Effective oral and written communication skills. Strong organizational and time management skills, including the ability to work independently. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. occasionally. Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends. Occasional long and irregular hours necessitated by special projects and compliance with deadlines.
   
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher
  • Experience with interlibrary loan service
  • Experience using Auto-Graphics integrated library system (ILS)
  • Experience in providing reference assistance and patron instruction
  • Experience with cataloging according to national standards
  • Library experience in an academic (college/university) library setting
   
ANTICIPATED START DATE: August 1, 2015
   
SALARY:

Salary competitive (Based on level of education, skills and experience). No relocation assistance is provided.

   
APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

Applicants must submit a cover letter responding to the position description and required qualifications; resume; MCC Employment Application available at http://www.morgancc.edu/about-mcc/jobs   transcripts (unofficial are acceptable as part of the application process – official copies will be required prior to hire), and names of 3 references to:  Human Resources, Morgan Community College, 920 Barlow Road, Fort Morgan, CO  80701.  Fax to (970) 542-3117, or e-mail:  human.resources@morgancc.edu

   
APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Review of applications is ongoing, for maximum consideration application packet must be received by June 26, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.  Position will remain open until filled. Incomplete application packets may not be considered.

   
SELECTION PROCEDURE:

Candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications as related to the duties & responsibilities of the position.  Final candidates will be invited to travel to the College, at their own expense, to interview with the Screening Committee & college officials.

MORGAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE is one of 13 colleges comprising the Community College of Colorado.  Service area.  Morgan Community College is located on I-76, 80 miles northeast of Denver and approximately 100 miles east of the Rocky Mountains.  Morgan Community College provides quality lower division and occupational education through innovative and non-traditional delivery to an 11,500 square mile service area in eastern Colorado.  The College serves this vast, rural, agricultural area from its main campus in Fort Morgan and through four sites located 75 to 150 miles from the main campus.  Students are enrolled in traditional classes, distance learning including multiple fiber networks and online classes.  The College is seeking dynamic, creative individuals who are committed to the community college philosophy, student success, and public service.  If you are seeking a rural or small community life style, with excellent conditions for families; closeness to a major metropolitan area and year-round recreation and natural beauty; and a dynamic, forward-looking workplace, this position may be for you!

NOTE:  Finalist must submit to and successfully pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check as a condition of hire.  It is Morgan Community College’s procedure to conduct pre-employment background checks on all employment finalists to determine or verify background information, including criminal history, references from previous employment, qualifications, and, when applicable, driving history. Employment offers are contingent upon receiving a satisfactory report.

IMPORTANT NOTE TO APPLICANTS:  FORMER EMPLOYEES OF COLORADO COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM OR ONE OF ITS 13 COLLEGES, WHO WERE DISCIPLINARILY TERMINATED OR RESIGNED IN LIEU OF TERMINATION, MUST DISCLOSE THIS INFORMATION ON YOUR APPLICATION. 

NOTICE TO ALL APPLICANTS: Morgan Community College must comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act/1986.  If you are hired, you will be required to provide documents to show your identity and your authorization to work.  The law applies to all persons hired.

Colorado Fiscal rules require all new hires to be placed on the Direct Deposit Payroll Program.

Morgan Community College publishes its Annual Campus Security Report in its entirety on the MCC website:  www.morgancc.edu.  The categories reported are:  1) Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter, 2) Forcible sex offenses including forcible rape, 3) Non-forcible sex offenses, 4) Robbery, 5) Aggravated assault, 6) Burglary, 7) Motor vehicle theft, 8) Arson, 9) Negligent manslaughter, 10) simple assault (pertaining to Hate Offenses), 11) Liquor law violations, 12) Drug law violations, and 13) Illegal weapons possessions.  Upon request, an individual may receive a paper copy by addressing the request in writing to: Vice President of Student Success, Morgan Community College, 920 Barlow Road, Fort Morgan, CO 80701. 

As a condition of employment, each employee shall agree to abide by MCC’s Drug-Free Workplace Policy Statement. It is the policy of Morgan Community College that the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensation, possession or use of a controlled substance in the workplace by an employee is prohibited.  Any employee who violates this policy will be subject to appropriate disciplinary actions, which may include termination.  The policy in its entirety may be found on the MCC website: www.morgancc.edu

Morgan Community College prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment including those that violate federal and state law, or the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education Board Policies 3-120 or 4-120.  The College does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender, race, color, age, creed, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, pregnancy status, religion, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its employment practices or educational programs and activities.  Morgan Community College will take appropriate steps to ensure that the lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in vocational education programs.

For information regarding civil rights compliance or grievance procedures contact:

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Officer:
Andria Koppels
Director of Human Resources
920 Barlow Road
Fort Morgan, CO 80701
(970) 542-3129

Andria.Koppels@morgancc.edu

 

Title IX Compliance Officer:
Susan Clough
Vice President for Administration and Finance
920 Barlow Road
Fort Morgan, CO 80701
(970) 542-3127

Susan.Clough@morgancc.edu


You may also contact the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Region VIII, Federal Office Building, 1244 North Speer Boulevard, Suite 310, Denver, CO 80204, telephone (303) 844-3417.

Qualified protected class Individuals are encouraged to apply.