Librarian

Delaware Technical Community College - Georgetown, DE (30+ days ago)4.3


Assists students, staff and faculty with reference and research questions
Participates in collection development in assigned areas
May conduct individual information literacy instruction sessions as guest lecturer in disciplinary classes
8-15 hours per week

Salary $35.00 p/h 8-15 hours per week
Classification Information
Classification Title Librarian
Job Code 3015 (FT), 3515 (PT)
FLSA Exempt
Position Pay Grade Salary Plan A
Position Type Part-Time
Summary Statement
An incumbent is responsible for providing services to the students, faculty and staff of the College. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: acquisitions, assessment, circulation, cataloging, collection development, electronic resources management, information literacy instruction, marketing/outreach and reference.

Nature and Scope
An incumbent performs duties under the direction of the head librarian. Librarians must function with knowledge of current academic library practice, technological innovations, and information ethics.

Principal Accountabilities
An incumbent may perform any combination of the below listed accountabilities:

1. Serves as library liaison to faculty in assigned subject areas. Develops collection by selecting, updating and/or de-acquisitioning print, non-print, and electronic resources, with a heavy emphasis on support materials for individual campus programs as well as items supporting the general curriculum.

2. Provides information literacy instruction to students, faculty, and staff, which may include the following: library-related tours, lectures, and demonstrations; information literacy presentations in classes across the curriculum; credit-bearing information literacy courses, both in-person and online; web-mounted tutorials, videos, and electronic research guides; and interactive workshops for faculty and staff.

3. Collaborates with faculty to integrate information literacy instruction into the curriculum.

4. Establishes procedures for the acquisition, cataloging, and processing of library materials through use of the international cataloging utility. Communicates with regional library network LYRASIS, the national bibliographic utility OCLC, and other organizations to maintain the Technical Services function of the library. Maintains the accuracy of DTCC records in the Delaware Library Catalog and OCLC. Performs original cataloging when necessary. Develops and maintains local and consortial methods of access to library materials. Provides inventory control and maintains statistics on library holdings. Maintains library archives.

5. Implements mandates established by the federal government for U.S. Government Depository Libraries.

6. Makes recommendations for purchase and maintenance of equipment and software used for acquisitions, assessment, circulation, cataloging, collection development, electronic resources management, information literacy instruction, marketing/outreach and reference.

7. Evaluates and selects electronic library resources such as web sites, databases, etc. Investigates and oversees online reference services and collaborates with other librarians regarding the implementation and maintenance of these services. Recommends appropriate products for purchase, promoting these resources and incorporating them into library instruction aids. Interacts with college web personnel to provide library resource information.

8. Markets the library collection and its services to faculty, staff, and students through College publications, displays, presentations, workshops, electronic newsletters and digital signage.

9. Monitors advances in the library profession through reading professional literature and attending conferences, workshops, and meetings.

10. Participates in setting and evaluating goals and objectives as part of the annual Educational Support Outcomes Assessment (ESOA) for the library. Represents the library in Student Learning Outcomes Assessment (SLOA) related to information literacy. Participates in library planning, internal library research, and library services assessment.

11. Performs other related duties as required.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of standard library reference tools/sources and interlibrary loan practices.
Knowledge of structure and organization of electronic databases and methods of access.
Knowledge of standard cataloging practices and use of international cataloging utility.
Knowledge of AACR2, LCSH,RDA and MARC formats.
Knowledge of appropriate instructional methods to meet the needs of students.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
Ability to effectively communicate, both orally and in writing.
Ability to effectively communicate and to relate to a diverse population in a multicultural environment.

Minimum Qualifications
Master’s degree in Library Science or Library and Information Science.
Four (4) years of relevant experience.

Posting Details
Posting Details
Posting Number REG1737PO
Number of Vacancies
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Open Date 10/10/2018
Close Date 10/24/2018
Open Until Filled No
Special Applicant Instructions