Position Type: Professional Location: Rochester Division/Equivalent: Rochester Educational Opportunity Center School/Unit: EOC Library Categories: Professional Non-Faculty
Learning Resource Center Assistant
The College at Brockport - REOC
The Rochester Educational Opportunity Center (REOC), part of The College at Brockport, State University of New York, and located in downtown Rochester, invites applications for a part-time, Learning Resources Center Assistant. This position supports the activities of the Learning Resource Center and assists the Learning Resource Center Coordinator in the maintenance of the library collection, archives and tutoring program. We particularly welcome applications from those who have experience working with diverse adult populations.
Library Resource Management
Assists in surveying faculty and students to identify quality resources Assists with ordering materials by creating itemized order form according to directions of Learning Center Coordinator Catalogs new material Provides guidance and direction to interns and assistants to accomplish library tasks Assists with maintenance and updates of REOC archives by ensuring the archives are in order Acts as back-up to in absence of the Learning Resource Center Coordinator
Training and Workshops
Delivers workshops based on the curriculum and knowledge of materials provided Responds to research help desk inquiries Conducts library orientations Assists with training and workshops for students and potential students (e.g. attendance and collect materials)
Oversees, maintains and utilizes computer labs (ATTAIN, CTE and desktops) including orienting students and potential students on how to use computers Delivers classroom presentations to promote computer labs particularly CTE (Career and Technical Education)/Mac lab Provides training and orientation for specific computer services Refers computer issues to either IT or ATTAIN coordinator
Ensures tutors have access to curriculum and curriculum guides including determining what guides tutors may need, maintaining tutoring files and making copies of needed material Maintains files and data concerning tutored students' including maintaining student intake scores, attendance, inputting and filing information Provides excellent customer service to tutors and tutoring participants
Proctors tests in the absence of the Learning Center Coordinator Administers the Official Readiness Assessment once a week to community members and to recommended REOC students Meets with students to review readiness assessment scores, complete paperwork and plan next steps Monitors the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) for partners and instructors
Required Qualifications Associate's degree by time of appointment from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized college or university; proficient in Microsoft Office; proficient with computers and learning new computer systems; ability to file and organize; demonstrate excellent customer service skills; ability to work independently; and, strong oral and presentation skills.
Preferred Qualifications Bachelor's degree by time of appointment from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized college or university; previous library experience working in a library and familiarity with a cataloging system; and, experience in adult basic education.
Department Description The Learning Resource Center oversees the library, REOC archives, three computer labs and equipment that supports the learning needs of our diverse population of academic and vocational students. In addition, the learning center coordinates tutoring services, trains and supports tutors and offers regular workshops for community members, faculty and students. Testing and testing support services are provided on an as-needed basis.
The Rochester Educational Opportunity Center The REOC delivers comprehensive, community-based academic and workforce development programs and provides support services leading to enhanced employment opportunities, access to further education, personal growth and development. Over 50 years of ongoing service to the Rochester community has earned the REOC the reputation as one of the outstanding Centers in the State (there are 10 such centers in New York State; one in or near almost every major city). Administration, faculty and staff, with the support of The College at Brockport and the SUNY Center for Academic and Workforce Development, have worked to provide students the opportunity to gain skills and knowledge needed to continue to college or start a career.
Salary and Benefits Competitive salary commensurate with experience. We offer an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, retirement and generous paid time off.
Application Instructions Interested candidates should apply online at jobs.brockport.edu and submit a cover letter, resume and the names, addresses and phone number of three professional references. Review of application materials will begin immediately and application materials will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.
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Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Diversity Statement We are part of an academic community committed to fostering integrity, civility, and justice. We affirm that the dignity of our Brockport community is protected when free speech, academic freedom and individual rights are expressed within a climate of civility and mutual respect. Striving to learn from each other, we value human diversity because it enriches our lives and it is fundamental to the College's commitment to teaching, learning, scholarship and service leading to student success.
The College at Brockport, State University of New York is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented.
Founded in 1835, The College at Brockport is a nationally recognized comprehensive public college focused on student success. We are proud of our academic quality and exceptional value. Our 464-acre campus has 67 buildings occupying about one-quarter of the campus, with rolling grassy fields and wooded land. Each year, The College at Brockport awards approximately 25 percent of all bachelor's degrees in the Rochester area, with many alumni staying in Rochester to work or attend graduate school. Our alumni serve in leadership roles in business, government, public safety, health care, the arts, sciences and education.