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Middlesex Community College is a Great Place to Work!

For the past four years, MxCC has been named a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education.  This select designation (based in large part on employee surveys) is given to colleges that are “leaders in creating environments where smart people enjoy their work.”

Want to Work at MxCC?

 Application Procedure (for all positions) is to send (e-mail preferred):

If you’d like to join our Middletown or Meriden campus faculty or staff, please email the following application materials to MX-HR-Recruitment@mxcc.edu:

  • A letter of intent indicating the position for which you are applying
  • A current resume or CV
  • Copies of college transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable with applications; official copies of transcripts must be on file before final offers of employment can be made)
  • A completed Board of Regents employment application form (download here), including the names and contact information for three references
  • Recommendation letters (if required in the job description)

If you do not have access to email, please fax materials to (860) 343-5870, or mail to:

Human Resources
Middlesex Community College
100 Training Hill Road
Middletown, CT 06457

Current Positions for Hire:

Posted 7/21/16 – Download PDF version here

Job Title:  Digital Services/Systems Librarian, CCP 18

12 month, tenure track

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library/Information Science or closely related discipline and at least one year of academic library experience.

Must be able to program ODBC, MS Access, SQL, HTML, XML, SFTP, SSH at a high level of competence, as well as ability to use ILS (Integrated Library System) Voyager, ERM (Electronic Resources Management System), SFX and PRIMO at the consortium level, and also do web development and electronic resources

Proficiency library information systems and relational database management tools (especially ODBC and SQL); knowledge of and knowledge of emerging technologies (e.g., mobile applications); knowledge and discovery layer service (PRIMO); knowledge and proficiency in electronic resources management system (SFX); integrated library system (VOYAGER); proficiency using text-based protocols (e.g., SFTP and SSH); and content management system; working knowledge of HTML and XML.

Proficiency with library information systems; proficiency in using relational database management tools (especially ODBC and SQL); knowledge of emerging technologies (e.g., mobile applications); knowledge and proficiency in next generation library information systems and discovery layer service; knowledge and proficiency in managing database systems; text-based protocols (e.g., SFTP and SSH); content management systems, such as WordPress and  subject and class guide tools (LibGuides); working knowledge of HTML and XML.

Demonstrated abilities to work effectively independently and in teams; strong computer and information technology skills; excellent interpersonal, written communication skills; effective presentation skills; demonstrated positive customer service experience; demonstrated commitment to multiculturalism and to working with a diverse student body.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Working in a team environment under the direction of the Director of Library Services, the successful candidate will: (1) coordinate and lead digital/e-resource activities including systems management, policy development and statistical reporting; (2) provide technical support for the Library information system; (3) configure system and OPAC modules; (4) develop and maintain the Library’s web presence and other web applications; (5) oversee Library operation at the Meriden Center; (6) develop successful partnerships with Distance Learning and faculty to integrate digital/e-resources and mobile technologies with campus teaching and learning initiatives; (7) liaise with faculty and contribute to the Library’s collection development and maintenance, and the Open Educational Resources; (8) supervise circulation operations and manage course reserves; (9) participate in reference and research assistance; (10) provide copy cataloging services as needed; (11) provide assistance and technical support to library staff for the creation of teaching aids such as class and subject guides; (12) liaise with the college’s IT Department; (13) perform other related duties as assigned.

Examples of Essential Duties and Accountabilities

The following examples of duties and accountabilities illustrate the general range of tasks assigned to the position but are not intended to define the limits of required duties. Other essential duties may be assigned consistent with the general scope of the position.

  1. Effective computer systems support to the College’s library: The Systems Librarian is accountable for performing information systems design, installation, operation and maintenance services to contribute to the library’s learning purposes.  This accountability includes such essential tasks as:
    • Operating and maintaining the integrated library system software, including automated circulation, cataloging and on-line public access catalog services;
    • Installing and implementing upgrades of the integrated library system and training other staff in its use as needed;
    • Researching and evaluating hardware, software and networking systems and making recommendations on those best suited to the needs of the library;
    • Performing or participating in the installation, operation and maintenance of equipment and software for the College’s library;
    • Operating and maintaining the library’s networking system including its links with external library consortia and the necessary interfaces with the College’s local and wide area networks;
    • Investigating, diagnosing and resolving computer system operating problems involving the library’s automated, on-line and networked services;
    • Maintaining license agreements for all library databases and serving as the library’s liaison with hardware and software vendors.
  2. Development of the library’s web site and services to distance learning students: The Systems Librarian is accountable for providing the technical and consultative services needed to support the library’s web site to contribute to effective communication with the College’s various communities and of the library’s services to distance learning students.  This accountability includes such essential tasks as:
    • Designing or participating in the design of web pages and developing and recommending web page guidelines best suited to conveying desired information;
    • Designing and developing interactive databases and library services for location on appropriate College web sites;
    • Advising staff and faculty on web page content for interaction with library information resources;
    • Preparing and maintaining the library’s web site;
    • Administering library services to distance learning students, including electronic reserves.
  3. Direct assistance to library patrons: The Systems Librarian is accountable for providing useful and helpful assistance to library patrons to contribute to the achievement of the library’s learning purposes.  This accountability includes such essential tasks as:
    • Providing instruction to library staff and patrons in the operation of the library’s computer equipment;
    • Performing on-line searches and reference assistance for library patrons.
    • Designing and developing training programs and workshops for students, faculty and staff in effective use of the library’s computer-based systems.

Supervisory and Other Relationships

The Systems Librarian typically reports to the Director of Library Services or other administrator.

The position may supervise or oversee the work of technicians, other library staff or student workers as needed.

The position is expected to have substantial relationships with college staff, faculty, students and the general public. The position serves as the library’s liaison with the College’s Information Technology Department. These relationships emphasize the helping and service nature of the position’s role and, therefore, demand of the Library Systems Manager a high degree of courtesy, cooperation and genuine interest in assisting others. The incumbent is expected to have collaborative relationships with academic and student services departments to contribute to retention of students. 

EQUIVALENCIES: Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience prepare them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references.

MINIMUM SALARY: $63,093 – $67,327 approximate annual

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send letter of intent, Board of Regents application (available at http://mxcc.edu/jobs/) resume, copies of transcripts, and the names of three references to:

Noreen Wilson

Human Resources

Middlesex Community College

100 Training Hill Road

Middletown, CT  06457

Or email to MX-HR-Recruitment@mxcc.edu; or fax (860) 343-5870.

Application Deadline:  No later than August 18, 2016

 

Professional Participation and Development

In addition to the accountabilities listed above, the Systems Librarian is required to carry out the essential duties of:  attendance and participation at convocation and commencement ceremonies; service on assigned committees and task forces; attendance and participation at committee, staff, informational and professional meetings; all of which may involve attendance at evening or weekend events.  The incumbent is required to maintain currency in the position’s required fields of professional expertise and competencies including computer expertise and other bodies of knowledge required for job proficiency.  In addition, the incumbent is required to maintain complete confidentiality of student records and other materials or information of a confidential or sensitive nature. Occasional evening and weekend work required.

Work Environment

Position incumbents perform their work in a variety of settings including offices, computer rooms and libraries and involve installation, movement and adaptation of such equipment as computers, servers, printers, routers and hubs which require incumbents to lift, push and move such equipment.  These duties require incumbents to exert substantial physical effort during those periods involving installation and movement of equipment. Reasonable accommodation will be made for candidates with physical limitations.

Posted 7/8/6 – Download PDF version here

POSITION: Certified Nurse Aide Program Lecturer

ANTICIPATED STARTING DATE: 9/7/2016

MINIMUM Current RN License in CT Teaching experience preferred.

QUALIFICATIONS: Clinical experience in long term care, rehab, or home care preferred.

RESPONSIBILITIES Prepare and present lectures according to college curriculum for the Certified Nurse Aide Program. Instructors are expected to present material using a dynamic teaching style that addresses all types of learners. Instructors should make themselves available to students before or after class for office hours. Must submit grades and attendance reports to the Allied Health Coordinator. Attendance at CNA ceremonies is encouraged, but not required.

MINIMUM SALARY: Commensurate with experience

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send letter of intent, resume, copy of RN license, transcripts, and the names of three references to:

Diane Bordonaro MSN RN

Allied Health Coordinator

Middlesex Community College

100 Training Hill Road

Middletown, CT 06457

Or email at dbordonaro@mxcc.edu

or fax (860) 343-5819

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until filled

Posted 7/8/6 – Download PDF version here

ANTICIPATED STARTING DATE: August 29, 2016

MINIMUM Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or other Allied Health

QUALIFICATIONS: Field. Master’s level preferred. Teaching experience and experience with Blackboard Learn preferred. Experience with billing and coding preferred.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Prepare and present lectures for 45 hour Medical Terminology and Anatomy course for students in Medical Billing and Coding program. Must use Blackboard Learn and online resources to support instruction. Instructors are expected to present material using a dynamic teaching style that addresses all types of learners. Instructors should make themselves available to students before or after class for office hours. Must submit grades and attendance reports to the Allied Health Coordinator.

MINIMUM SALARY: Commensurate with experience

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send letter of intent, resume, transcripts, and the names of three references to:

Diane Bordonaro MSN RN

Allied Health Coordinator

Middlesex Community College

100 Training Hill Road

Middletown, CT 06457

Or email at dbordonaro@mxcc.edu

or fax (860) 343-5819

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until filled

Art – The area of Art being sought is for Part-Time Instructors for courses on sculpture, three-dimensional design, art appreciation and metal and jewelry. Interested candidates should indicate their past teaching experience in relation to specific courses taught, semesters taught, and specify which college/university taught.

Minimum Qualifications:
• MA or MFA in Painting, Sculpture or Printmaking with a regional exhibition record
• OR Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of substantive professional experience and a minimum of 2 years of college teaching experience, ideally in a community college environment

Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications are encouraged to state in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position.  Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.

Computer Programming and Technology – Java programming, Computer Hardware. Master’s degree in Computer Engineering Technology, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology or related field. Alternative qualification for teaching Computer Hardware: Bachelor’s degree in one of the above fields with A+ Certification and a minimum of 5 years of substantive, relevant professional experience and a minimum of 2 years of teaching experience, ideally in a community college environment.

Computer Science 101 (Introduction to Computer Science)-A Master’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field providing successful completion of graduate-level computer science courses in the discipline, teaching experience is required.

Engineering-Engineering Statics and Dynamics, Circuit Analysis, Introduction to Engineering – A Master’s Degree in Engineering (or in a related field providing successful completion of graduate-level Engineering courses) and teaching experience are required.

English-Developmental Reading & Writing (all levels) and College Composition-A Master’s Degree in English or related field providing successful completion of graduate-level English courses, teaching experience is required.

Geography-Introductory study of human geography- Its emphasis is on the relevance of geographic concepts to human behavior, problems, and conditions.  Master’s degree in the discipline or Master’s Degree that includes 18 graduate hours in Geography. For classes beginning in January, 2016.

Manufacturing Machine Technology- Master’s degree in a related field such as Engineering, Industrial Management, and Technology Education is required. Previous teaching experience preferred. Alternate qualification would be considered such as a Bachelor of Science degree in a related field with a minimum of 5 years of professional experience, eligible to teach in the vocational technical system, eligible to teach Technology Education in public schools, or completion of an 8,000 hour apprenticeship in the metalworking trades. The instructor should possess the interpersonal skills and the technical expertise to teach manufacturing courses using a variety of delivery modes. Program courses include machining theory, the operation of tool room machinery (lathes, millers, and grinders), blueprint reading, shop math, computer aided drafting, CNC programming and machining, and quality assurance.

Mathematics-Developmental Math through Calculus -A Master’s Degree in Mathematics (or in a related field providing successful completion of graduate-level Math courses) and  teaching experience are required.

Science-Anatomy and Physiology, Biology, Chemistry, Physics (Course descriptions can be found on-line.)   A Master’s Degree in the discipline or a related field providing successful completion of graduate-level science courses in the discipline and teaching experience are required.

Spanish-Part-time instructor needed for Elementary Spanish I with Conversation and Elementary Spanish II with conversation.  Applicants should possess a master’s degree in Spanish and prior teaching experience, native or near-native command of the language, and a strong grammar background.

Veterinary TechnologyVeterinary Office Management and Communication.  Course description can be found online.  Minimum hiring qualifications are: DVM; or MS in Animal Science, Business Administration, or Management with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in veterinary office management; or CVT with certification as CVPM (Certified Veterinary Practice Manager)

Please read the application procedure for part time lecturers below.

The college has an ongoing interest in applicants for future part time teaching opportunities (day, evening and weekends).  If you would like to be considered for the MxCC adjunct applicant pool, please read and follow the Application Procedure above. For adjunct faculty (part-time lecturer) positions, the letter of intent should include the name(s) of the course or courses that you are interested in teaching.  The list of courses offered at Middlesex can be found here.

Minimum Qualifications:
In addition to the understanding of the community college mission and the ability to work with multiple constituencies mentioned above, the standard minimum qualification for teaching positions is a Master’s degree in the discipline.  A preferred qualification is two years of experience teaching in the discipline at the college level. As of Fall 2016, a detailed catalogue of Minimum Hiring Qualifications for Adjunct Faculty has been adopted. It is organized alphabetically by subject area, and in certain cases provides alternate acceptable qualifications for specific courses. The Minimum Hiring Qualifications for Adjunct Faculty document is available here.

Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated must put in writing precisely how their experience has prepared them for the responsibilities of the position.

Minimum Salary:
$1,546 per contact/credit hour

As needs are identified, qualified applicants with completed application packets will be contacted by Division Chairs or Program Coordinators.

Middlesex Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F. Protected Group Members are Strongly Encouraged to Apply.

Middlesex Community College is a dynamic higher education unit with excellent educational programs and a strong commitment to diversity.  An understanding of the mission of the community college and a demonstrated ability to respond to and work with multiple constituencies are required for ALL positions at the college.