Working Title: Career Resource Librarian
Department: Student Affairs
The job of Career Resource Librarian is done for the purpose/s of providing assistance to the Career Development Center Coordinator. Incumbents in this classification performs duties involved in helping customers locate information and using it proficiently for personal and professional objectives.
Nature of Work:
The Career Resource Librarian plays an important role by maintaining a library in the Career Development Center with career information on the nature of the work, entry level requirements, future job trends, salary ranges, and prospects for advancement in more than 5000 career areas.
Duties & Responsibilities:
- Assists in administering and interpreting career inventory tests such as the Strong Interest Inventory and Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
- Determines the student and patron’s needs and decide what information best fulfills those needs, and then provide assistance in the search for and acquisition of such material.
- Helps maintain electronic job board
- Helps organize annual job fair on campus, attend outside job fairs
- Serves as a liaison with faculty, staff, students, the community, and industry leaders
- Completes any copying and filing as it pertains to the CDC.
- Assists with special projects, committees, and other duties as assigned
Required/Desired Knowledge, Abilities & Skills:
- Knowledge of higher education policies and procedures
- Knowledge of student career support
- Knowledge of technology
- Interpersonal/human relations skills
- Verbal and written communication skills
- Counseling/advising skills
- Ability to relate effectively with students, institutional personnel, and the public
- Ability to maintain confidentiality
- Ability to operate personal computer
- Ability to organize and prioritize work.
- Considerable customer service skills.
Required Education and/or Experience:
Required: Master’s degree, three years experience in a corporate or university Career Services environment. Must possess a dynamic, professional demeanor with exceptional organization, written and oral communication skills, ability to oversee multiple tasks with attention to detail, a motivated/enthusiastic work style, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a broad range of internal and external constituents including students, employers, alumni, faculty and staff.
The Career Resource Librarian reports to the Career Development Center Coordinator.
Contacts: Robbin Burriss
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