Monday, February 2, 2009

Librarian (Information Literacy)

Scottsdale Community College
Librarian (Information Literacy) –Job Posting Number: 90164-1

THIS POSITION WILL BEGIN AUGUST 2009. Provides leadership in expanding and promoting the Library's information literacy program. Works collegially with library faculty to design innovative, effective multimedia instruction to a diverse population. Promotes information literacy initiatives and works with faculty to infuse information literacy across the campus; directly provides information literacy instruction; assesses and evaluates information literacy program effectiveness; shares reference and collection development responsibilities.

- Expands and coordinates the information literacy program; develops, implements, teaches and assesses course-integrated and course-related information literacy instruction; emphasis on web-based tutorials and content modules for delivery through learning management systems
- Participates fully in a team environment to provide reference services and outreach to the college community
- Performs special projects; participates in the general planning and decision-making process of the library and in campus/district committees; responsible for currency in professional practices and trends

- Master's degree in Library or Information Science (or its equivalent) from a graduate professional program accredited by the American Library Association.
- EDU 250 - Teaching and Learning in the Community Colleges or equivalent must be completed within two years of date of hire.

- Recent professional academic reference experience which should include: information literacy instruction and experience with electronic library resources
- Experience with instructional design
- Knowledge of information literacy theory and practice
- Experience with formal assessment of learning outcomes
- Experience with course management systems
- Experience in library outreach
- Experience working with people from a diverse background and a demonstrated commitment to facilitate the success of underrepresented groups

May require flexible work schedule. May be required to lift objects weighing up to 30 lbs.

Please apply at:

This position closes February 27, 2009

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