Provides one-on-one research instruction from the reference desk, and by phone, email, and the "Ask-a-Librarian" chat service.
Provides research instruction for classes.
Teaches Library Skills courses, as needed.
Develops the Library's Collection in all subject areas and formats.
Produces research-based instructional materials and guides in all subject areas and formats. Develops instructional applications of technology.
Develops, coordinates, and implements instructional opportunities for the College.
Works with faculty to integrate research-based competencies into the College curriculum.
Assists the Head Librarian in the supervision of Library staff.
Assists the Head Librarian in planning and implementing Library policies, procedures, and operations.
Serves on campus and College-wide committees and task forces as required.
Participates in professional organizations and regional and statewide committees as appropriate.
Performs other related professional duties as assigned, which are related specifically to the above responsibilities.
These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed; employees will be required to perform other job related duties as required. An employee with a disability is encouraged to contact the Human Resources Office to evaluate the job in greater detail in order to determine if she/he can safely perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodation.
Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education in library and/or information sciences.
Demonstrated instructional skills and academic background Strong technical and problem solving skills.
Demonstrated public service orientation.
Ability to work a rotational schedule to include nights and weekends.
Knowledge of a wide range of electronic and print resources.
Demonstrated experience using a personal computer, office software such as MS Office and electronic mail.
Educational philosophy compatible with the goals, objectives, and mission of the College. Demonstrated ability to:
- Think critically and creatively, have a high standard of integrity, and be motivated to incorporate best practices into the organizational culture.
- Exhibit a thorough knowledge of policies, procedures, and outside regulations pertaining to the position.
- Possess a working knowledge of operational and fiscal analysis techniques.
- Take initiative and independently plan, organize, coordinate and perform work in various situations where numerous and diverse demands are involved.
- Anticipate, investigate, and analyze problems and address them proactively.
- Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff, students and the public.
- Work in a fast-paced, demanding environment.
- Work independently and follow through on assignments.
- Exhibit solid organizational skills and be detail oriented.
- Work with a variety of constituencies and be willing to contribute to a team effort.
- Exercise discretion and good judgment at all times and in all contexts and maintain confidentiality.
- Work effectively with all constituencies of the College.
- Collect, organize, analyze and present information in a meaningful manner.
- Collaborate and be effective working with diverse populations.
All employees are expected to:
* Promote a common purpose consistent with stated College goals and demonstrate a commitment to students and the learning environment.
* Possess the knowledge of general written standards and procedures utilized, and have the ability to read, interpret, and follow procedural and policy manual related to the job tasks.
* Demonstrate the ability to respond to supervision, guidance and direction in a positive, receptive manner and in accordance with stated policies.
* Provide quality customer service by creating a welcoming and supportive environment.
* Present a professional image in word, action and attire.
* Demonstrate professionalism in dealing with a diverse population while understanding and respecting each other's view of the world, personalities and working styles.
* Conduct oneself in a manner consistent with the College's standards of ethical conduct.
* Apply effective techniques to create working relationships with others to achieve common goals; successfully communicates and collaborates with others to achieve goals.
* Demonstrate skills necessary to look at situations and processes critically to make recommendations for improvement. Work Conditions/Physical Demands/Special Conditions
Physical: Routinely requires the ability to see, hear, and speak. Routinely requires sitting, bending, stooping, walking. On occasion, incumbents may be required to lift 20 or more pounds.
Environmental: Normal general office.
Mental: Routinely requires the ability to interpret, analyze and perform critical thinking skills.