Faculty, Librarian Joint Use-Teen's Program

Employer
Lone Star College
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 19, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Library & Information Sciences, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Adult & Continuing Education Programs, Distance Education Programs, Instructional Technology & Design (Campus), Librarians & Library Administration
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time


Commitment to Mission

This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Lone Star College (LSC) in carrying out the duties of the position. A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential.

Cultural Beliefs
  • One LSC
  • Student Focused
  • Own It
  • Advance Equity
  • Cultivate Community
  • Choose Learning
The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For” is designed to recognize colleges that have been successful in creating great workplaces and to further research and understanding of the factors, dynamics and influences that have the most impact on organizational culture at higher education institutions.

Lone Star College was recognized in five areas: Confidence in Senior Leadership; Diversity; Facilities, Workspace & Security; Job Satisfaction; and Work/Life Balance .

Qualities of Excellence

As faculty members of Lone Star College, we strive to create a nation of world citizenry in our students. In that pursuit, we model ways of thinking and being that incorporate diversity, equality, and equity. Our culture, then, requires the possession of transcendent qualities that, while immeasurable, are evident in global citizens. We are compassionate with our students, colleagues, and ourselves. We are innovative in the pursuit of learning. Ultimately, we create a culture where learning thrives, people are safe, and we mirror the qualities of world citizenry.

Lone Star College faculty are dedicated to four qualities of excellence:
  • Student Invested
  • Content Expert
  • Pedagogically Excellent
  • Institutionally Dedicated
Campus Marketing Statement

Lone Star College-CyFair

Lone Star College offers high-quality, affordable academic transfer and career training education to 99,000 students each semester. LSC is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area with an annual economic impact of nearly $3 billion.

LSC, which consists of seven colleges, ten centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online, is continuously named Great Colleges to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.

Located in suburban northwest Houston in the heart of the CyFair Community, the college provides a full range of offerings including unique programs in fire science technology, logistics management and sonography. Since opening our award winning campus in 2003, the college has experienced record growth and supports an exciting learning environment that brings together state-of-the-art technology and active, collaborative learning.

Campus address is 9191 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress, TX 77433.

Job Description

PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

The librarian's role is to support learning through the provision of instruction, reference, and collection development services to a diverse constituency of students, faculty, staff, and community members. The librarian collaborates with faculty, staff, and administrators to ensure students have access to the resources needed to support the curriculum across multiple modalities. The librarian will be assisting the public via the library’s mission as a Harris County public library.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Provides general reference services in a variety of in-person and electronic formats to students and the public
  2. Provides individualized and class instruction in the use of library resources to support the development of information literacy skills, as well as technology skills for the public
  3. Develops outreach and cocurricular activities for students, faculty, and community partners, in order to promote library services and support cross-disciplinary learning outside of the classroom, including outreach to the public in the community.
  4. Serves as liaison to multiple academic departments to provide subject-tailored information literacy instruction, develop research guides, and assist with collection development
  5. Assists in maintaining and developing the library’s collection including print, audiovisual and electronic resources
  6. Evaluates, recommends, introduces, and maintains innovative technology to assist with student learning and success
  7. Administers on-going assessments of library services and programs
  8. Meets institutional service and professional development goals as determined in collaboration with dean/director
  9. Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
  • Ability to teach information literacy courses at a variety of times and locations in response to institutional needs
  • Excellent interpersonal, customer service, oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of the importance of information literacy in developing student learning in an academic institution
  • Ability to effectively use technology in the performance of the job and in the classroom, including computers, laptops, eBook readers, tablets, pads, and other mobile devices, as well as online and virtual technologies
PHYSICAL ABILITIES:

The work is sedentary. Typically, the employee sits comfortably to do the work. However, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items, such as papers, books, or small parts; or driving an automobile. No special physical demands are required to perform the work.

WORK SCHEDULE AND CONDITIONS:
  • Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipment
  • Interface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the position
  • Work is performed in a climate-controlled office/library/classroom environment with minimal exposure to safety hazards
  • Schedule includes nights and weekends
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Master’s degree in Library Science / Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution
Salary

Commensurate with education, experience and qualifications.

Your salary offer would fall in that range is determined by your related experience and education. Should you receive an offer of employment from Lone Star College, the resume submitted in the application process will be utilized to calculate your salary offer. The information outlined below will provide the Office of Human Resources everything needed to determine an accurate starting salary.

Your resume should provide a complete picture of your work experience. The resume should include the following information for each position listed:

  1. Length of time (specific months and years) of employment
  2. If the position was full time or part time
  3. If the position was paid or unpaid
  4. Unofficial transcript for highest earned degree


Additionally, any certifications listed as required or preferred in the Lone Star College job description should be included in the resume submitted.

Benefits Marketing Statement

By joining our top-notch institution, you will enjoy being a part of an organization that offers a supportive, collegial work environment and excellent work/life balance. This includes a full comprehensive and competitive benefits package, wellness programs, professional development opportunities, sabbatical opportunities and more.

Special Instructions

Go to the Job Search page, click on ‘My Activities’ at the top of the page. Under My Cover Letters and Attachments you will click on ‘Add Attachment.’ Please be sure to put the Job ID# in the title once you name your file for cover letters only, unless you attached your cover letter with your resume.

If you are applying for an Instructional position (i.e. Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, Instructor), please ensure you include the following to be considered: Resume/CV, Cover Letter, Teaching Philosophy, and unofficial transcripts.

You must limit your file name for any attachment to 40 characters or less.

Please note that this is a Teen Services position and will be responsible for providing teen services and programming in the library, as well as outreach to the local school district.

How to Apply

ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY

We will not accept application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivered.

Postings for part-time and adjunct positions are active for the academic year. By selecting the option to receive notifications on your profile, you will begin receiving electronic communication regarding new opportunities with Lone Star College (LSC).

If selected for an interview, a recruiter will contact you by phone, or email to schedule an interview.

Lone Star College participates in the E-Verify program, under which Lone Star College provides the federal government with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm that the employee is authorized to work in the United States.

More information on the E-Verify program is available at www.dhs.gov/E-Verify .

Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are subject to a criminal background check.

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