Dallas County Community College District
Job no: 495540
Work type: Full-time
Location: Mountain View
Work Schedule: Various Shifts (Including some nights and weekends)
Job Title Code
Salary Range (Full-Time)
$4,083.33 mo. - $4,695.83 mo. (dependent on experience and other considerations)
Responsible for acquiring, organizing, managing and distributing library resources and ensuring that library provisions meet the needs of all users. Position is a user-focused role that manages learning resources that support research, teaching and student success.
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Must be familiar with the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) information literacy framework and Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) guidelines. Knowledgeable about both print and electronic information sources and databases. Maintains knowledge of current trends and best practices in all aspects of academic librarianship, including collection management, acquisitions and information literacy instruction. Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives; exercises independent judgment and discretion based on an understanding of organizational policies and procedures. Ability to enhance the student learning process by providing in-person and/or on-line instruction in the use of electronic search tools, preparing instructional materials, and collaborating with faculty and instructors to develop assignments and activities that promote information skills. Has excellent attention to details, strong problem solving skills and effectively handles multiple tasks/projects simultaneously. May set up or work with databases and information systems to catalogue and access information. Must be able to collaborate effectively with diverse, multicultural students, faculty and staff to support learning across the curriculum. Ability to collaborate across divisional lines and act as liaison with constituents within and outside the DCCCD network in order to locate materials to assist individuals with research needs. Advises faculty and staff on designing assignments that students can complete successfully. Assist students in the use of library resources including instruction in forms of academic documentation such as the Modern Language Association (MLA) and American Psychological Association (APA) style manuals; advise staff and faculty on issues of copyright and “fair use.” Must have strong interpersonal and customer service skills and the ability to communicate tactfully, verbally and in writing, with stakeholders within and outside the DCCCD network. Instructs individuals on basic computer skills/comprehension of new technology, library policies, and use of library resources. Must be able to perform in-depth, strategic research, and synthesize, analyze, edit, and filter information
Normal physical job functions performed within a standard office environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with physical challenges to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.
Minimum Knowledge and Experience
Bachelor’s degree or higher with twelve (12) undergraduate/graduate semester hours in Library Information Science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited program plus one (1) year of experience in related field. Official transcripts required. *** Will be subject to a criminal background check. Some positions may be subject to a fingerprint check. ***
Preferred Skills/Additional Requirements:
An ALA accredited Master's degree in Library Science is preferred. The successful candidate will have at least one year's experience providing library instruction. The position requires strong communications skills with a background of successfully marketing library goals and programs. Knowledge of web design, maintenance, and the best practices concerning user experience is desirable.
To Apply Visit:http://opportunities.dcccd.edu/cw/en-us/listing/
The seven independently accredited colleges of the Dallas County Community College District are part of an equal opportunity system that provides education and employment opportunities without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
Dallas County Community College District complies with the Americans with Disabilities and Veterans Act. If you require special accommodations in order to apply for a position, please contact Cynthia Brown, District Human Resources Office, at 214-378-1501.
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