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Part-Time Librarian

Employer
City Colleges of Chicago
Location
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 8, 2024

Job Details



LIBRARIAN FACULTY – PART-TIME
HARRY S TRUMAN COLLEGE

The Library of Harry S Truman College, one of the City Colleges of Chicago, seeks an innovative, collaborative, customer service-oriented, technologically astute part-time librarian to provide professional services to students, faculty, and staff. This position is responsible for delivering a full range of services, including reference assistance, library and information literacy instruction, and collection development.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Staffs the reference desk, and assists all library users in identifying and locating electronic and print materials, and solving research problems.
  • Provides information literacy instruction to students, faculty and staff in formats suitable to class, group, operational, or individual needs.
  • Must have familiarity with Internet sources and the ability to search online databases.
  • Collaborates with staff and faculty in order to select new resources for the library collection, working within the approved collection development guidelines.
  • Supports the acquisition, cataloging, and circulation of library materials.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Master’s degree in Library Science is required.
  • Must be self-directed, innovative and able to assess current operations in an effort to develop practical action programs to improve the functioning of the department.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required with the ability to effectively interact with personnel at all levels (both inside and outside of the organization).
  • Must be able to work well within a culturally diverse environment with the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy.
  • Must be flexible, innovative and possess excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
WORK SCHEDULE:

May require a mix of evening and daytime shifts. Schedule is determined every semester.

City Colleges is an affirmative action equal opportunity employer.
Thank you for your interest in employment with CCC.

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