Librarian (PT Evening, Lee Campus)
Salary $15.39 – $22.60 Hourly
Location Sanford, NC
Job Type PT Permanent less than 30 hours weekly
Division Student Services
Job Number 01139
Closing 8/1/2017 11:59 PM Eastern
This is a Re-Advertisement. Previous applicants need not apply.
This position is 20 hours/week. 3pm -8pm. M – Th. Summer hours: 2pm – 7pm M – Th
Plans, develops, teaches, and assesses library instruction sessions and orientations for evening classes that incorporate active learning techniques, information literacy skills, and digital literacy skills. Assists with online instruction for distance education classes as needed. Works as an embedded librarian in online and seated classes as needed.
– Works with faculty to integrate information literacy skills and library resources into the college curriculum.
– Works with other librarians on instructional design, teaching methods, and assessment of library instruction.
– Creates instructional materials which support student and curricular needs.
– Develops and maintains assigned online research guides using LibGuides 2.0.
– Provides high-quality reference services to in-house library users and to online students. Staffs virtual chat reference during assigned hours. Assists students, faculty, staff, and other patrons with the use of the library catalog, print resources, electronic databases, and the Internet through individual instruction and/or research consultations. Assists students in the use of library equipment, computers, software, and other resources.
– Works at the circulation desk when scheduled or needed. Creates student photo IDs. Assists in managing study room reservations in the LibCal system.
– Assists Public Services Librarian with arrangement of college archival materials.
Marketing & Outreach
– Promotes library resources and services to students, faculty, and staff through traditional and electronic methods.
– Works with Director of Library Services on library programming and displays.
– Works with Director and other departments to plan and design in-house marketing materials including promotional flyers, brochures, and library signage as needed.
– Creates, edits, and publishes the library newsletter once per semester.
– Compiles and maintains library instruction data for monthly statistical reports.
– Works with the Director of Library Services in selecting and deselecting library materials. Assists with collection development in assigned areas.
– Assists with inventory of the library collections.
– Assists with closing the library each evening. Oversees the general library study environment.
– Provides assistance and support for library staff at other campuses as needed.
– Performs other library duties as assigned by the Director of Library Services.
– May be assigned to work other hours and/or at other campus locations as needed.
Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution.
Minimum of 1 year library experience in an academic or community college library setting.
Thorough knowledge of online research databases and print resources. Familiarity with distance education library services. Strong computer/technology skills. Current knowledge of library technologies, integrated library systems, desktop publishing software, and Microsoft Office Suite. Excellent customer service and organizational skills. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills. Physical ability to do moderate lifting and to push full book carts. Occasional travel between campuses may be required.
This is an entry level position.
An understanding of and an appreciation for the concept of the “open door admission policy” and/or community college library experience. Understanding of principles and best practices in information literacy instruction. Teaching experience, preferably at the college level with traditional and non-traditional students. Strong commitment to help students learn and succeed. Familiarity with chat reference services, LibGuides 2.0, and with online course management systems (i.e. Blackboard). Experience creating library newsletters, brochures, flyers, and signage. Familiarity with basic archival standards and practices. Experience in collection development and evaluating information resources. Ability to collaborate and work congenially with faculty and staff. Flexibility to adapt and respond to change in an ever-changing environment. Ability to balance multiple priorities and projects. Ability to work well with individuals of diverse backgrounds. Dependability, creativity, and a strong work ethic.