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Position Information

Job Title

Librarian

Posting Number

P003510

Position Type

Part-Time

Position Status

Part Time

Grant Funded

No

Grant Funding Source

N/A

Category

APT

Class Code

15

Starting Pay

$29.55

Department

SO Library Services

Job Summary

The Librarian is responsible for assisting library users directly with library services and information resources in both library and online spaces, including conducting research, selecting needed material, and developing research strategies that contribute to student success and the mission and vision of the library to advance the Learning Commons.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Performance Requirements*
  • Uses existing and emerging technologies to enhance library services and instruction
  • Assists in reviewing and revising appropriate guidelines and procedures to ensure the efficient and effective operation of the libraries
  • Trains and supervises support staff and student workers as directed
  • Gathers and compiles data, creates reports, and analyzes library statistics; assists in making data-based recommendations for continuous improvement
  • Collaborates with faculty to develop instruction opportunities and learning objectives to meet the needs of students and the college community; provides orientations, tours, class presentations, and online learning objects that support successful development of information literacy and research skills
  • Serves on search advisory committees to select new employees as needed
  • Assumes responsibility for library operations as directed in the absence of the Director and Assistant Director
  • Assists in developing, maintaining, and evaluating the collection to support instructional programs, community needs, and lifelong learning pursuits
  • Participates in campus and College committees as appropriate
  • Helps to promote library awareness and use, markets library resources and programs to students, faculty and staff
  • Stays informed on changing professional practices and advancements in the fields of libraries, student learning, and academic technology
  • Works with other members of the library, learning commons, campus, and College to meet the goals and mission of the library and the college
  • Travels throughout Tarrant County as needed
  • Promotes and maintains an effective learning environment in the Learning Commons
  • Actively participates in college-wide conversation on student engagement and success
  • Assists in building and maintaining community relations with a broad and diverse audience including faculty, staff, students, administrators, and the community to promote the library and the college; presents a positive image of the College’s academic support services
  • Performs other related responsibilities as necessary to advance and ensure the success of the Learning Commons
  • Identifies, cultivates, and develops effective and innovative outreach and engagement activities, making direct connections to students, faculty, staff, and the community at large to actively promote the role of the library as a partner and supports collaborations and activities that enhance student, faculty, and staff success at all levels
Service Excellence
  • Attends the workplace regularly, reports to work punctually, and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite
  • Completes all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through Tarrant County College ( TCC )
  • Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation, creativity, and service to the College
  • Supports the mission, values, goals, and principles of the College
Supervision
Works under the general supervision of department leadership

*Performs Other Related Tasks as Required
The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Required Minimum Qualifications
  • Master’s degree from an American Library Association ( ALA ) accredited program
  • Two (2) years’ working experience related to the Essential Performance Requirements
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working in a community college library setting
  • Experience assisting students with research projects
  • Experience working closely with student services or programs, providing direct support to students
  • Participation in local, regional, state, or national professional library and learning organizations
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of effective instructional methods and diverse learning styles
  • Knowledge of library instruction and learning objectives development
  • Knowledge of automated library systems and web applications, utilizing online databases
  • Skilled in excellent customer service and interpersonal relationships with diverse populations, including strong listening, verbal, and written communication
  • Skilled using computer applications and enterprise systems, including the Microsoft Office suite
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment and a setting that is diverse and urban
  • Ability to think critically to effectively solve and communicate a wide range of problems in a fast-paced environment where the demands for work are varied, and unpredictable in scope and volume
  • Ability to analyze data and provide sound recommendations based on policy, procedure, practice, and existing regulations while exhibiting strong attention to detail, organization, and accuracy
  • Ability to delegate work appropriately to faculty and staff to meet College and campus deliverables
Physical Demands and Work Environment

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and climb or balance. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representatives of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

Accommodations

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Special Instructions Summary

Posted

08/29/2023

Posting Contact Summary

Should you have questions specific to this position please contact the following individual

Contact

Teri Rogers

*

theresa.rogers@tccd.edu
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  2. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Certification / License
  3. Military/Foster Care Preference Documentation

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