Library SpecialistNortheast Iowa Community College, Peosta, IA
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Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) serves the transfer, career and technical education needs of our region’s residents, businesses and industries in a district area that encompasses eight counties and approximately 5,000 sq. miles. More than 28,400 students enroll in Business and Community Solutions courses and academic certificate, diploma and degree programs every year. NICC offers associate’s degrees and general education courses that readily transfer to four-year colleges and universities, and state-of-the-art technology and lab areas that prepare students for high demand careers.
The College has two primary campuses in Peosta and Calmar, and seven service locations in Cresco, Dubuque, Manchester, New Hampton, Oelwein and Waukon, that offer convenient amenities, services, educational resources and computer labs for students.
As one of northeast Iowa’s largest employers, the College employs 680 faculty and staff members, and the average tenure of all part-time and full-time faculty is 12 years.
Oversee Dubuque County Library District-Peosta Branch collection.
Make acquisition recommendations for the collection housed at the Peosta Campus Library to meet the needs of the Peosta and surrounding Dubuque County patrons.
Refresh materials for circulation for the Peosta branch collection monthly from the Dubuque County Library collection, shelve new materials and inform library staff of the exchange of titles.
Process periodicals and newspapers purchased by the Dubuque County Library and inventory at the end of the year.
Assist with duties at circulation desk, including greeting patrons and answering telephone or email requests. Check in and out materials and multimedia equipment for all collections.
Sort returned books, periodicals, publications, and other items according to the classification code and return them to shelves, files, or other designated storage areas.
Assist all library patrons in locating materials in the library and in locating information from various sources.
Assist library patrons on the use of the library computers, databases, and photocopier.
Oversee the Dubuque County Library community bulletin board.
Attend Dubuque County Library and Peosta Campus Library staff meetings.
Assist with inventory and weeding of library collection.
Participate in professional development to advance skills, knowledge and abilities as they relate to the position.
Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Bachelor’s Degree with library experience preferred, or an Associate Degree or equivalent with at least three years of library experience.
Ability to organize tasks, work independently and establish priorities. Detailed and professional in written and oral communications. Ability to related to internal and external constituents in a service-orientated and professional manner. Competent in record keeping and computer skills. Willingness and ability to interact with community and college patrons. Demonstrated respect for and sensitivity to a diverse population required. Ability to be flexible.
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