Learning and Engagement Librarian – Dartmouth Libraries (Hanover, NH)

It is an exciting time to join the Dartmouth Libraries as the Learning & Engagement Librarian. As an integral member of the Teaching & Learning program, you’ll collaborate with colleagues across the organization to champion student success. Enthusiasm, creativity, and a commitment to learner-centered teaching are essential to ensuring undergraduate students acquire the skills they need. Reporting to the Head of Teaching & Learning, the Learning & Engagement Librarian:

  • equips students with foundational skills in their pre-major years,
  • develops curricular and extra-curricular learning opportunities,
  • liaises with Dartmouth’s first-year Writing Program and peer-tutor Writing Center,
  • creates opportunities for Library staff to refine their teaching skills.

Bring your unique skills, grow them through professional development and engagement, and help us empower students by unlocking their individual potential.

As a potential staff member at Dartmouth Libraries, you will be joining our organization at a pivotal moment. After consulting and collaborating with our academic community, campus partners, and library colleagues, Dartmouth Libraries have a new strategic direction – Research Engine, Powering Knowledge. Grounded in our Purpose and Vision, this strategic framework supports us in achieving our goals and aspirations. Those aspirations are to:

  • Empower students by unlocking individual potential
  • Accelerate advanced research
  • Elevate scholarship with powerful research tools and methods and
  • Amplify Dartmouth’s impact across the scholarly ecosystem

Interested?

You can learn more about the position and apply at:  https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/71504/

Hiring range: $60,800.00 – $76,00.00

Do you have questions?

Contact Laura Barrett, Head of Teaching & Learning, laura.barrett@dartmouth.edu

Review of applications will begin January 2, 2024, and will continue until the position is filled.

– Updated 12/18/23

Head of Feldberg Library – Dartmouth College Libraries (Hanover, NH)

Head of Feldberg Library
Business, Computer Science, Economics, and Engineering

It is an exciting time to join the Dartmouth Libraries as the Head of Feldberg Library where you will lead a highly collaborative team supporting the Thayer School of Engineering, Tuck School of Business, departments of computer science and economics, and the interdisciplinary programs of Dartmouth’s West End district.

As a potential staff member at Dartmouth Libraries, you will be joining our organization at a pivotal moment. After consulting and collaborating with our academic community, campus partners, and library colleagues, Dartmouth Libraries have a new strategic direction – Research Engine, Powering Knowledge. Grounded in our Purpose and Vision, this strategic framework supports us in achieving our goals and aspirations. Those aspirations are to:

  • Empower students by unlocking individual potential
  • Accelerate advanced research
  • Elevate scholarship with powerful research tools and methods and
  • Amplify Dartmouth’s impact across the scholarly ecosystem

Interested?

You can learn more about the position and apply at:  https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/71368

Hiring range: $85,000 – $99,000

Do you have questions?

Contact Jennifer Taxman, Associate Dean of Libraries for Research & Learning, jennifer.r.taxman@dartmouth.edu

Review of applications will begin December 11th, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled.

Dartmouth Libraries value diversity in all forms and believes that each employee brings a set of diverse experiences and identities to the workplace that makes us stronger, encourages innovation, and enhances our collective contributions. We encourage candidates to evaluate and explore our department as they move through our interview process. We continue to develop our hiring process to ensure our candidates are empowered to bring their whole selves to the interview process and encouraged to learn about our workplace.

We do this by:

  • Making all efforts to avoid scheduling interviews on religious or cultural days of observation.
  • Requiring all search committee members to be trained in understanding and reducing implicit bias. 
  • Providing employees opportunities to learn, grow, and be challenged.
  • Fostering an inclusive and respectful work environment.

ABOUT DARTMOUTH Founded in 1769, Dartmouth is a member of the Ivy League and consistently ranks among the world’s greatest academic institutions. The Dartmouth Library is dedicated to supporting teaching, learning, and research and works in partnership with the students and faculty of the School of Arts & Sciences, the Thayer School of Engineering, the Tuck School of Business, the Geisel School of Medicine, and the Guarini School of Graduate and Advanced Studies. Dartmouth Libraries are supported by a highly committed staff of about 145. The Dartmouth Libraries is a member of the Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation, the Association of Research Libraries, CRL, NERL, HathiTrust, CLIR/DLF, and the Library Publishing Coalition.

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

– Posted 11/12/23

Reference & Teaching Resources Librarian – Community College of Vermont (Flexible location)

The Community College of Vermont seeks an innovative, flexible, and collaborative professional for the position of Reference and Teaching Resources Librarian. As a member of VSCS Library team, this position serves the reference and instruction needs of CCV students and faculty, and partners with the librarians and library staff from Vermont State University as well as the Chancellor’s office in providing comprehensive library services to both college communities.

The Reference & Teaching Resources Librarian plays a key role in supporting the college’s efforts to promote alternatives to high-cost instructional materials and use of innovative teaching resources, including Open Educational Resources, eReserves, and library-licensed databases and streaming media.

In providing online services and remote access to library resources, CCV librarians work outside of a traditional library setting. The location is flexible within CCV centers. The salary for this position is $51,000.

Follow this link for a full description and to apply online.

– Posted 7/25/23

Research & Learning Librarian: Business and Economics – Dartmouth College Library (Hanover, NH)

Are you a business librarian who loves challenge, engagement, and teamwork? Consider joining our outstanding, collegial team in the Feldberg Business & Engineering Library, part of the Dartmouth Library system. Feldberg librarians provide essential, in-demand, and highly valued services to students, faculty, and academic staff in support of the research and teaching missions of the Tuck School of Business, the Thayer School of Engineering, as well as Dartmouth’s College of Arts & Sciences.

In this position, you will be part of a business librarian team that works primarily with MBA students, staff, and faculty of the Tuck School of Business, a top-ranked business school. Collaboratively, you will contribute to a wide range of services and responsibilities:

  •  Provide specialized research consultation, reference, and data services
  • Offer targeted educational services such as workshops, orientations, and one-on-one instruction in a variety of settings
  • As a liaison, develop and maintain strong relationships and effectively communicate the Library’s services and resources
  • Develop and manage the Library’s online and print collections in business subject areas
  •  Work to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion goals through collections, programs, and services
  • Collaborate with colleagues system-wide in support of joint degree programs (such as the Masters in Health Care Delivery Science or Masters in Engineering Management), and researchers in Dartmouth’s interdisciplinary centers and initiatives, including the Magnuson Center for Entrepreneurship and career services

APPLICATION: Review of applications will begin August 7, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. To see the complete position description and to apply online please go tohttps://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/69822

ABOUT THE REGION: The Upper Valley surrounding Hanover, New Hampshire, where Dartmouth is located, consists of several towns and villages nestled along the Connecticut River – each with its own unique character. Just a car or train ride away from world-renowned cities like Boston, New York, and Montreal, this region attracts people from around the world for its scenic beauty, unlimited  outdoor activities, and the cultural offerings of a thriving university community.

ABOUT DARTMOUTH: Founded in 1769, Dartmouth is a member of the Ivy League and consistently ranks among the world’s greatest academic institutions. At the Dartmouth Library, we are dedicated to supporting teaching, learning, and research and working in partnership with the students and faculty of the School of Arts & Sciences, the Thayer School of Engineering, the Tuck School of Business, the Geisel School of Medicine, and the Guarini School of Graduate and Advanced Studies.  You will join highly committed and collegial staff of about 147. The Dartmouth College Library is a member of the Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation, the Association of Research Libraries, CRL, NERL, HathiTrust, CLIR/DLF, and the Library Publishing Coalition.

ABOUT DIVERSITY, EQUITY, INCLUSION, & ACCESSIBILITY in the DARTMOUTH LIBRARY:

We value diversity in all forms and believe that each employee brings a set of diverse experiences and identities to the workplace that makes us stronger, encourages innovation, and enhances our collective contributions. We encourage candidates to evaluate and explore the Library as they move through our interview process. We continue to improve our hiring process to ensure our candidates feel empowered to bring their whole selves to the interview process.

We do this by:

  • Avoiding scheduled interviews on religious or cultural days of observation.
  • Requiring all hiring committee members to be trained on Unconscious Bias.
  • Providing employees opportunities to learn, grow, and be challenged.
  • Fostering an inclusive and respectful work environment.

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

– Posted 7/25/23

Technical Services & E-resources Librarian – Schauffler Library (Gill, MA)

Northfield Mount Hermon, an independent co-educational boarding school in western Massachusetts, seeks a dynamic individual to fill the role of Technical Services & E-resources Librarian beginning with the 2023-2024 academic year.

The Schauffler Library is at the heart of campus and occupies an important physical and virtual space at Northfield Mount Hermon. The Technical Services & E-resources Librarian position plays a key role in the Library team and has the opportunity to work internally with the library team, as well as externally, with the faculty, staff, and students engaged in scholarly activities.

Northfield Mount Hermon seeks an energetic self-starter to coordinate activities in the Technical Services department and manage a growing portfolio of electronic resources. Key responsibilities encompass all of the Library’s technical services functions, including acquisitions, cataloging, and processing of items in the Library’s collections, as well as maintaining the Library’s collection of electronic resources, ensuring optimal and accurate access to subscription resources, including databases, electronic journals, and e-books. Additionally, this position administers and maintains the Library’s open source ILS and OPAC (Koha), provides technical support and public service support, and coordinates all aspects of collection maintenance, such as inventory of materials, deaccessioning of materials, daily stack maintenance and shelving. In conjunction with the Library Director, this position manages the Library’s budget and handles communication with relevant NMH departments as well as external vendors.

This position also participates in access services work, covering regular shifts at the circulation desk; coordinates the work of student assistants during assigned shifts; provides an adult presence and help to oversee study hall one night a week; and other projects as assigned.

The successful applicant will have a Master’s degree in library science or equivalent experience and 2-3 years experience. Candidates must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and a demonstrated capacity to work effectively with colleagues and other members of the community.

Candidates should be familiar with boarding school life and work. They also should demonstrate experience in equity and inclusion work that promotes a diverse community environment as well as clear understanding of anti-racist education. They should also have a demonstrated interest in making a positive impact on the lives of adolescents.

This position begins in mid-August 2023. Salary range for this position is: $45,000-$47,000 academic year

Applicants should send a cover letter, cv/resume, and two references via email to:

hr@nmhschool.org
Northfield Mount Hermon
One Lamplighter Way, Mt. Hermon, MA 01354
Phone: (413) 498-3229; Fax: (413) 498-3240
**Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.**
Northfield Mount Hermon School is an Equal Opportunity Employer

– Posted 7/14/23

Associate Director for Systems and Web Development / Research and Instruction Librarian – Saint Michael’s College Library (Colchester, VT)

Saint Michael’s College Library invites applications for the position of Associate Director for Systems and Web Development. Reporting to the Library Director, this individual supports and oversees library systems and the digital infrastructure that forms the foundation for all library services, including the library management system, discovery system, and website. The Associate Director for Systems and Web Development ensures optimal performance of the library’s integrated, cloud-based management platform, works closely with other members of the library staff on a range of technical and systems related tasks, and manages and supports the Library’s Discovery layer, link resolver, and single-sign-on authentication system. Within a team environment, shared responsibilities include Research & Instruction services, teaching, and serving as on-duty substitute for the Circulation Supervisor, opening and closing the library as needed.
Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Manages and supports library management systems, platforms, and software. Serves as lead administrator for library management system (FOLIO), ensuring that all internal systems and software including acquisitions, cataloging, and circulation are functioning optimally
  • Provides technical expertise, day-to-day administration, and broad support for traditional and emerging library software solutions and standards
  • Serves as the library’s principal liaison to the SMC Information Technology Dept, systems and metadata providers, and vendors
  • Collaborates with library staff to design, develop, and maintain the library website
Our lived experience impacts how we self-assess our skills, experience, and qualifications. In particular, data and statistics have shown that candidates who are BIPOC, LGBTQ+, women, people from working-class backgrounds, people with disabilities, and others with minoritized and marginalized identities may not apply to jobs when they do not believe they meet 100% of the requirements and expected responsibilities listed in the job descriptions. Some responsibilities and skills are teachable and can be learned on the job. If you can imagine yourself in this position, bringing value to our students and community and meeting most of what we are looking for, please apply.
For the full job description, click here.
Benefits include health, dental, vision, employer-paid life and disability insurance, voluntary life, critical illness and accident insurance options, parental leave, flexible spending accounts (healthcare and dependent care), 401(k), generous paid time off, paid holidays, employee and dependent tuition benefits, employee and family assistance program, well-being programs and opportunities, discounted gym membership, paid volunteer time, use of the athletic facilities and the library, and countless opportunities to attend presentations, lectures, and other campus activities.
Requirements:
Applicants must have the following:
  • Master’s degree in library and information science (or currently enrolled) from an ALA-accredited program
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and Adobe products
  • Proficient with Internet and Database research
  • Proficient (or ability to become proficient) with: FOLIO library services platform, EZproxy, data visualization software, LibGuides, Zoho, and generating usage reports
An offer of employment will be contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.
Application Instructions:
Please be prepared to attach the following documents after clicking on Apply Now button:
  • Resume
  • Cover letter including a statement articulating your understanding and experiences in serving and working with diverse populations to create an inclusive and equitable library experience for students, faculty, and staff. Saint Michael’s College is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and every member of the Library team has an important role in ensuring equity of access and inclusive library practices.
  • Please provide contact information for three (3) references
Position remains open until filled.
For a complete job description, benefits information, and to apply online, please visit: https://egqw.fa.us2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_13/job/1193/?utm_medium=jobshare
– Posted 5/10/23

Associate Director for Systems and Web Development / Research and Instruction Librarian – Saint Michael’s College (Colchester, VT)

Saint Michael’s College Library in Colchester, VT invites applications for the position of Associate Director for Systems and Web Development. Reporting to the Library Director, this individual supports and oversees library systems and the digital infrastructure that forms the foundation for all library services, including the library management system, discovery system, and website. The Associate Director for Systems and Web Development ensures optimal performance of the library’s integrated, cloud-based management platform, works closely with other members of the library staff on a range of technical and systems related tasks, and manages and supports the Library’s Discovery layer, link resolver, and single-sign-on authentication system. Within a team environment, shared responsibilities include Research & Instruction services, teaching, and serving as on-duty substitute for the Circulation Supervisor, opening and closing the library as needed. 

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Manages and supports library management systems, platforms, and software. Serves as lead administrator for library management system (FOLIO), ensuring that all internal systems and software including acquisitions, cataloging, and circulation are functioning optimally 
  • Provides technical expertise, day-to-day administration, and broad support for traditional and emerging library software solutions and standards 
  • Serves as the library’s principal liaison to the SMC Information Technology Dept, systems and metadata providers, and vendors 
  • Collaborates with library staff to design, develop, and maintain the library website  

 Our lived experience impacts how we self-assess our skills, experience, and qualifications. In particular, data and statistics have shown that candidates who are BIPOC, LGBTQ+, women, people from working-class backgrounds, people with disabilities, and others with minoritized and marginalized identities may not apply to jobs when they do not believe they meet 100% of the requirements and expected responsibilities listed in the job descriptions. Some responsibilities and skills are teachable and can be learned on the job. If you can imagine yourself in this position, bringing value to our students and community and meeting most of what we are looking for, please apply.

For the full job description, click here. 

The salary range for this position is $50,000-$58,000. 

Benefits include health, dental, vision, employer-paid life and disability insurance, voluntary life, critical illness and accident insurance options, parental leave, flexible spending accounts (healthcare and dependent care), 401(k), generous paid time off, paid holidays, employee and dependent tuition benefits, employee and family assistance program, well-being programs and opportunities, discounted gym membership, paid volunteer time, use of the athletic facilities and the library, and countless opportunities to attend presentations, lectures, and other campus activities.  

Requirements: 

Applicants must have the following: 

  • Master’s degree in library and information science (or currently enrolled) from an ALA-accredited program
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and Adobe products 
  • Proficient with Internet and Database research 
  • Proficient (or ability to become proficient) with: FOLIO library services platform, EZproxy, data visualization software, LibGuides, Zoho, and generating usage reports

An offer of employment will be contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. 

Application Instructions: 

Please be prepared to attach the following documents after clicking on Apply Now button: 

  • Resume 
  • Cover letter including a statement articulating your understanding and experiences in serving and working with diverse populations to create an inclusive and equitable library experience for students, faculty, and staff. Saint Michael’s College is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and every member of the Library team has an important role in ensuring equity of access and inclusive library practices. 
  • Please provide contact information for three (3) references 

For full consideration, please submit all materials by April 24, 2023. Position remains open until filled.  

For a complete job description, benefits information, and to apply online, please visit: https://egqw.fa.us2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_13/job/1193/?utm_medium=jobshare 

– Posted 4/3/23

Access Services Librarian – University of New England (Biddeford, ME)

The University of New England (UNE) Library Services is seeking an Access Services Librarian to join our collaborative team, coordinating and managing all aspects of our Biddeford Campus Library Information Desk. This is a full-time, in-person role to begin on or after April 3, 2023. The position is based at the Jack S. Ketchum Library on our Biddeford Campus, working with undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff and the greater community. The successful candidate will have experience successfully managing customer service-oriented personnel and communicating and collaborating with colleagues on multiple, ongoing projects and responsibilities. Library experience and/or an MLIS are preferred, though a comparable combination of education and experience and a demonstrated willingness and ability to learn quickly will be considered.
This role is part of a team of professionals who work collaboratively within a team-based organizational structure reporting to the Dean of Library Services. The person in this position is an active member of the Library team and UNE community, and works with other units and programs dedicated to student success. UNE offers a competitive salary and generous benefits package including health, dental, and vision insurance, pet insurance, short and long-term disability insurance, 160 hours of paid vacation, 12 paid holidays plus 2 floating holidays, paid sick leave, personal leave, tuition benefits, employee assistance program, 8% retirement match, and more.

The University of New England prepares students to thrive in a rapidly changing world and, in so doing, empowers them to improve the health of people, communities, and the planet. With roots dating back to 1831, UNE is the largest private university in Maine and is one of the fastest growing private universities in the Northeast with strengths in the health sciences grounded in the liberal arts. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values, crucial to fulfilling our mission of promoting healthy people, healthy communities, and a healthy planet. We are dedicated to fostering a community in which all members feel a true sense of belonging and where their identities are affirmed and honored.

View and apply: https://une.peopleadmin.com/postings/14208

– Posted 3/16/23

Program Coordinator – Dartmouth Library’s Special Collections & Archives (Hanover, NH)

Are you passionate about the intersection of diversity, inclusion, and history? Would you like to mentor college students as they uncover little-known and often overlooked moments from their institution’s past that highlight the experiences of marginalized groups or peoples? Dartmouth Library’s Special Collections & Archives seeks a compassionate, service-focused, and intellectually curious Coordinator for its Historical Accountability Student Research Program (HASRP) who can be an inspiring and effective collaborator and an advocate for diversity issues while overseeing the program’s day-to-day operation.

In this role, you will:

  • Manage and provide outreach for the Historical Accountability Student Research Program.
  • Supervise and advise the work of program fellows and interns.
  • Maintain the program website and collaborate with the Digital by Dartmouth Library Program to incorporate student research into Library digital collections and online exhibits.
  • Provide research support in the reading room and for specialized projects related to Dartmouth history.
  • Explore opportunities for collaboration with peer institutions that have similar programs and goals.

Ideally, you will have:

  • library experience
  • supervisory experience
  • experience coordinating programmatic efforts related to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • an advanced degree in a humanities field
  • familiarity with the history of Dartmouth College
  • experience working with rare or fragile materials

This position is a full-time (37.5 hrs/wk) position with benefits and requires a bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience. You’ll need a strong dedication to helping researchers and a proven ability to work effectively in a public services environment, excellent oral and written communication skills, the ability to work discreetly with sensitive or confidential materials, the ability to work independently and collaboratively, and a dedication to diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse community. To read the full job description, including wage range, follow this link or visit searchjobs.dartmouth.edu and search for position #1125924.

Contact: Morgan Swan (morgan.r.swan@dartmouth.edu)

Dartmouth Library values diversity in all forms and believes that each employee brings a set of diverse experiences and identities to the workplace that makes us stronger, encourages innovation, and enhances our collective contributions. We encourage candidates to evaluate and explore our department as they move through our interview process. We continue to develop our hiring process to ensure our candidates are empowered to bring their whole selves to the interview process, and encouraged to learn about our workplace.

We do this by:

  • Making all efforts to avoid scheduling interviews on religious or cultural days of observation.
  • Requiring all search committee members to be trained on understanding and reducing implicit bias.
  • Providing employees opportunities to learn, grow, and be challenged.
  • Fostering an inclusive and respectful work environment.

ABOUT DARTMOUTH
Founded in 1769, Dartmouth is a member of the Ivy League and consistently ranks among the world’s greatest academic institutions. The Dartmouth Library is dedicated to supporting teaching, learning, and research and works in partnership with the students and faculty of the School of Arts & Sciences, the Thayer School of Engineering, the Tuck School of Business, the Geisel School of Medicine, and the Guarini School of Graduate and Advanced Studies. Dartmouth Library is supported by a highly committed staff of about 147. The Dartmouth College Library is a member of the Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation, the Association of Research Libraries, CRL, NERL, HathiTrust, CLIR/DLF, and the Library Publishing Coalition.

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

– Posted 1/23/23

Reference & Teaching Resources Librarian – Community College of Vermont (CCV Center Location Flexible)

The Community College of Vermont seeks an innovative, flexible, and collaborative professional for the position of Reference and Teaching Resources Librarian. As a member of VSCS Library team, this position serves the reference and instruction needs of CCV students and faculty, and partners with the librarians and library staff from Vermont State University as well as the Chancellor’s office in providing comprehensive library services to both college communities.

As part of the College’s goals to support a strong teaching and learning environment, the Reference & Teaching Resources librarian partners with relevant college departments to enhance online instruction, provide robust information literacy curricular integration, and help faculty promote lifelong learning and 21st century career skills. The Reference & Teaching Resources Librarian plays a key role in supporting the college’s efforts to promote alternatives to high-cost instructional materials and use of innovative teaching resources, including Open Educational Resources, eReserves, and library-licensed databases and streaming media.

In providing online services and remote access to library resources, CCV librarians work outside of a traditional library setting. The location is flexible within CCV centers.

Job Summary:

The Reference & Teaching Resources librarian develops and curates content for the library, partners with relevant college departments to enhance online instruction, provides robust information literacy curricular integration, and help faculty promote lifelong learning and 21st century career skills.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide leadership in the planning, coordination, and delivery of the library’s information literacy education and outreach activities by project or as otherwise assigned.
  • Provide faculty outreach related to instructional materials and manage information literacy and academic research instruction and consultations online including the learning management system.
  • Lead project work with other VSCS librarians to create digital learning objects, including online research guides and video tutorials.
  • Work with VSCS Assistant Library Director to develop policies and procedures for virtual reference and instruction.
  • Provide reference service and research support to remote students and faculty via live chat and email, including one evening chat shift per week.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert in the navigation and maintenance of LibGuides content management system (CMS) for online research guides in addition to other Springshare products.
  • Contribute to the creation of information literacy and library instructional content, across a number of platforms.
  • Serve as a point person for future e-reserves initiatives and faculty outreach related to instructional materials, including maintenance of guides dedicated to Open Educational Resources and Textbook Alternatives.
  • Serve on system-wide library committees. Serve as a liaison to a CCV Curricular Committee and contribute to collection development efforts in assigned subject areas.
  • Support course development initiatives, in collaboration with faculty, curricular committees, and other VSC stakeholders.
  • Manage program development and public outreach services.
  • Promote library information and news via cross-campus communications.
  • Keep abreast of current developments and trends in librarianship and instructional technologies.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibility: None

Supervisory Oversight: This position reports to the Dean of Academic Affairs and will liaison with and may take general direction from the VSCS Director of Libraries.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited Library/Information Science program or equivalent degree plus three or more years of experience providing reference service, information literacy instruction, and research support in a higher education setting, or related college library experience.

Required Qualifications:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated skill with various online environments including a variety of library databases, communication and social networking tools, and a foundational knowledge of instructional design.
  • Comfort with providing friendly customer service in a primarily online environment.
  • Familiarity with current trends, best practices, and innovative technologies in librarianship and higher education.
  • Familiarity with trends in Open Educational Resources and Open Pedagogy.
  • Ability to work independently, manage multiple projects and be flexible in a changing and fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively and to promote teamwork, diversity, equality, and inclusiveness within the College and the VSCS.
  • Working knowledge of standard computer office applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Learning Management Systems, particularly Canvas.
  • Experience using Springshare products and information literacy tools.
  • Experience with information literacy and library instruction in a college setting, either in-person or online.
  • Demonstrated understanding of relevant scholarly communication issues (e.g., intellectual property rights and Fair Use).
  • Experience with, or interest in, library assessment strategies.
  • Experience, or interest in, working with non-traditional students in a diverse educational environment.

Physical Requirements: Duties performed causes light fatigue of eyes, fingers, or other faculties as a result of repetitive motion and/or long periods of standing or sitting. Duties require little physical effort in work with light to moderate (up to 25lbs) easy-to-handle materials.

Working Conditions: Job is performed in general office or comparable working area with many and frequent distractions such as noise and interruptions. Work schedule may vary during high volume periods.

This general outline illustrates the type of work which characterizes the job classification.  It is not an all-encompassing statement of the specific duties, responsibilities and qualifications of individual positions assigned to the classification.

CCV strongly encourages applications from members of ethnic minority groups and other under-represented backgrounds. CCV is an Equal Opportunity Employer, in compliance with ADA requirements, and will make reasonable accommodations for the known disability of an otherwise qualified applicant. Please contact Bo Finnegan for assistance with accommodations at bo.finnegan@ccv.edu.

All new full-time employees and certain part-time employees will be subject to a fingerprint-supported criminal background check. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the satisfactory results of this check.

Application Instructions:

TO APPLY:   In order to be considered, please submit a complete application package which includes a cover letter, resume/CV, employment application and contact information for three professional references at: http://ccv.edu/learn-about-ccv/employment.

– Posted 11/13/22