Muskegon Community College, an associate degree-granting
institution of higher education, is a center for lifelong learning
which provides a person the opportunity to attain their educational
goals by offering programs that respond to individual, community,
and global needs. We are seeking qualified candidates for Adjunct
The Adjunct Instructor Pools are for applicants who are interested
in teaching in the future as an (part-time) adjunct instructor for
one of our departments. The Instructor Pools are always open for
applications. However, this does not mean that we have an
immediate opening in the division.
The Adjunct Instructor Pools
function as a way for department chairs to view applicant materials
in advance of a need, and determine if the applicant will be
approved or not approved to be added to their pool of eligible
applicants. Should a part-time instructional need arise in a given
department, the department chair will look first at the approved
applicants to see if anyone matches our needs, in which case they
may make contact to schedule an interview
An MLIS from an American Library Association accredited school is
The candidate will have a commitment to the community college
philosophy and information literacy; familiarity with research
databases, OCLC and Microsoft products such as Word, Access, and
Excel; pleasant personality to deal with students and the public;
strong commitment to customer service.
The successful candidate will be responsible for reference desk
services, bibliographic instruction, cataloging support and
supervising student workers in the absence of their supervisor.
Variable hours may include weekends
Physical, Mental, and Environment Requirements
- Weekend and evening assignments as scheduled.
- Answer reference questions from students, faculty, staff, and
community members regarding research needs.
- Assist students in the research process: topic selection,
evaluation of sources, and proper documentation of references.
- Have a strong commitment to customer service.
- Have excellent technology skills and expertise in database
searching and the utilization of Microsoft Office and Windows.
- Assist students with research databases..
- Present information literacy instruction to classes.
- Assist with cataloging using OCLC and Sirsi WorkFlows..
- Supervise student workers in the absence of their
- Make recommendations for book purchases.
- Have knowledge of information literacy and promote the concept
on the job.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Detailed Work ☒ Student Contact
☒ Deadline oriented ☒ Problem Situations
☒ Multiple Priorities & Demands ☒ Emergency Situations
☒ Confidentiality ☐ On-call Availability
☒ Continual Interruptions ☒ Working Alone
☒ Faculty Contact ☒ Working with Others
☐ Standing & Walking ☒ Sitting
☐ Lifting up to 10 lbs. ☒ Up to 25 lbs. ☐ Up to 50 lbs. ☐ 80 +
☐ Pushing, Pulling, Twisting, Bending ☐ Climb or Balance
☐ Stoop, Kneel, Crouch, or Crawl ☐ Squatting
☐ Handle or Feel ☐ Reach with Hands and Arms
☒ Talking or hearing ☐ Tasting/Smelling
☐ Working Overhead ☒ Speak in English via Phone or In Person
☒ Close, Distance, Peripheral, and Color Vision along with Depth
☒ Ability to Adjust and Focus
☐ Exposure to wet, humid conditions (non-weather), fumes or
airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme heat/cold;
and moderate to loud noise levels.
☒ Normal Office environment with little, if, any, discomfort due to
heat, dust, noise and the like. Ability to travel to all campus
Michigan, United States