Reference Librarian (Part-time)

Collin County Community College - McKinney, TX4.3

Part-time$25 an hour
EducationSkills
Location:
2200 University Drive, Central Park Campus
McKinney, Texas, 75071
United States

We are searching for an experienced Reference Librarian (Part-time)

Job Purpose:
Provide library reference services and instruction to Collin College students, faculty, staff and the general public. Explain and assist students, faculty and staff in the use of the library databases, streaming audio and video, library catalog, electronic books and other features located on the library homepage. Develop, evaluate and maintain the library collection and serve as library liaison in assigned discipline department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Explain and assist in the use of reference sources, books, periodical indexes, Internet and online databases to locate information. Demonstrate the procedures for searching library catalog. Assist students, faculty & staff in finding scholarly sources for research.
Schedule and provide library instruction and orientation through class presentations, workshops and web-based instruction.
Serve as liaison between the library and teaching faculty on matters of curriculum support through collection development and bibliographic instruction. Assist teaching faculty in the design of library assignments.
Select and develop collection of reference and circulating materials, including books, periodicals, DVDs, software, CDs, eBooks and other electronic materials in support of curriculum. Develop online library collections.
Assemble and arrange displays of books and other library materials.
Assist in the development of operations guidelines and policies and procedures for library services.
Supervise functional areas of assignment, as needed. Supervise operations and personnel when Library Director is unavailable.
Develop and deliver a range of traditional and innovative library services. Develop web-based resources.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Perform all duties and maintain all standards in accordance with college policies, procedures and Core Values.
  • Hours for this position will include evenings and weekends*
Required Qualifications:
Master's degree in library science, or library and information science from a regionally accredited American Library Association institution.
Three (3) years of related work experience in an academic, public, or private or special library.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of reference in emerging technologies
Knowledge of trends in library services
Knowledge of online databases and integrated library systems
Knowledge of liaison faculty's subject area
Knowledge of library collection
Knowledge of College policies and procedures
Knowledge of ALA standards for reference services
Computer and applicable software skills
Customer service skills
Instructional skills
Interpersonal skills
Troubleshooting skills
Problem solving skills
Critical thinking skills
Public speaking skills
Ability to integrate technology into instruction
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with students and faculty
Ability to develop lists of library materials
Ability to conduct reference interviews
Ability to evaluate new library database products

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly having to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for the Sedentary Work category and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated Light Work. Positions in this class typically include talking, hearing, seeing, grasping, standing, walking and repetitive motions, plus stooping, kneeling, crouching, and reaching. Relatively free from unpleasant environmental conditions or hazards. Office environment. Little physical effort required.

***This is a Security Sensitive position. Therefore candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.***

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of the positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. The employer actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.

Employment Type: Part-time Staff
Compensation Type: Hourly
Compensation Range: $25.04 - 25.04

For any employment questions, please contact HR at (972) 985-3783 or email employment@collin.edu.

Collin College provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.