Thursday, February 7, 2008

Assistant Professor - Librarian

Santa Fe Community College is committed to an environment that embraces diversity, respects the rights of all individuals, is open and accessible, and is free of harassment and discrimination based on, but not limited to, race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, veteran status and/or sexual orientation.

Assistant Professor, Librarian

Application Deadline: February 14, 2008
Salary & Benefits: Starting salary is subject to the Salary Schedule ( Compensation package is comprised of many college paid benefits including health and life insurance, retirement, leave time, and fee waivers.
Classification: Faculty, 12-Month Tenure Track
Location: Northwest Campus, Lawrence W. Tyree Library

OVERVIEW: The Lawrence W. Tyree Library is seeking a full-time Librarian to provide reference services and teach library courses and workshops.
Responsibilities and duties may include:
  • Provide library reference service.
  • Provide library instruction on-site, on-line, via interactive video and at other college sites.
  • Develop library curriculum and instructional materials.
  • Integrate technology in library instructional activities.
  • Serve as library subject area specialist to academic department(s).
  • Facilitate meaningful library collection selection and deletion, in collaboration with academic departments.
  • Participate in department and college meetings and activities
  • Perform other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS: An ALA accredited MLS is required. Teaching experience and on-site and online reference services experience are required. Evidence of excellent communication and interpersonal skills and excellent collaboration skills are required. Must have the ability to be a team player and be actively involved in professional library organizations. Cutting-edge library technology skills and the ability to incorporate new technologies into existing systems while also realizing the vision of the 21st Century practices are required. Knowledge of issues related to library instruction and services and a strong public service orientation are required. Web development and online course design experience are preferred. At least three years academic library experience is preferred. Must be able to work evening weekend schedules, travel to other college sites, and be committed to working with students and faculty in an academic library. A criminal background check will be conducted.

APPLICATION PROCESS: All applicants must submit a SFCC application, letter of intent, updated resume, three current letters of recommendation, college transcripts, and a written statement describing his/her concept of a learning centered institution. Unofficial transcripts will only be accepted for review purposes. Candidates should be aware that official transcripts will be required prior to any offer of employment being made. All information must be submitted to the Human Resources office, Santa Fe Community College, by the application deadline.

The College reserves the right to extend deadlines and/or not to offer advertised positions.

No comments: