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Instruction/Liaison Librarian

Employer
Lee College
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Aug 9, 2023

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Instruction/Liaison Librarian


Salary:
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Number: FY2300289
Location: Main Campus - Baytown, TX
Division: Provost/Academic & Student Affairs

Position Overview

The Instruction/Liaison Librarian oversees and implements the library's information literacy activities, liaises with teaching faculty in assigned subject areas to assess their needs and provide solutions, provides reference service, conducts marketing and outreach activities to students and faculty, and selects and maintains library materials in assigned subject areas.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Library Instruction:
  • Serve as the primary instruction librarian for face-to-face on-campus and distance learning courses. This includes planning the library's overall instruction strategy as well as promoting, implementing and assessing library instruction activities.
  • Collaborate with faculty to integrate information literacy across the curriculum.
  • Provide one-on-one instruction to dual-enrolled faculty at area high schools in the Lee College District.
  • Maintain current awareness of trends in information literacy instruction, assessment and instructional technology.
  • Create and maintain effective library guides (LibGuides), tutorials, videos, and other learning objects.

  • Liaison / Outreach Activities:
  • Regularly analyzes faculty information needs and use patterns with the aim of optimizing faculty and students' library experiences.
  • Actively promotes library services and collections to college faculty & students.
  • Creates and executes library programming for college students and faculty.
  • Collaborates with other college departments to promote information literacy and a culture of reading on campus and to increase student engagement.

  • Other Essential Duties:
  • Provides reference services to students, faculty and the general public.
  • Selects and maintains library materials in assigned subject areas.
  • Maintains current awareness of library and publishing trends, technologies, and scholarship, including Open Educational Resources (OER).
  • Seeks out and engages in professional development opportunities which may include conference attendance, job-related coursework or training, participation in professional organizations, and professional reading.


  • Additional Duties & Responsibilities

  • Participates in college and campus wide committees, working groups, and task forces.
  • Participates in the collection, maintenance and creation of Lee College history and local history materials.
  • Analyzes and recommends library products and services as necessary.


  • Minimum Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Master's degree in Library Science or equivalent field from an American Library Association accredited graduate program
  • At least 2 years librarian experience.
  • Knowledge of current trends in reference and instruction
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, time management and oral & written communication skills.
  • Excellent public speaking and presentation skills.
  • Knowledge of current library research practices and tools.
  • Knowledge of office productivity, desktop publishing, and social media applications.
  • Familiarity with library ILS systems.

  • Special Requirements:
  • Flexibility to work at least 2 Saturdays a semester and evenings during the week
  • Ability to travel within the Lee College service area.




  • To apply, please visit https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/lee/jobs/4155584/instruction-liaison-librarian




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