Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Librarian - Tenure Track Fall Quarter 2013

Holman Library at Green River Community College is seeking an experienced instruction and reference librarian with a strong commitment to information literacy and to serving the information and research needs of a diverse student population. Holman Library’s rapidly growing information literacy program is bolstered by faculty support, robust collections with secure funding sources, and institutional support for expansion. The successful candidate will collaborate with classroom faculty to develop information literacy instruction with meaningful assesments and to integrate information literacy into campus wide learning outcomes.  Holman Library encourages the growth and professional development of its librarians by supporting attendance at workshops, conferences, and institutes.

The faculty librarian reports to the Director of Library and Media Services and is a member of the Humanities Division. This assignment is on the main campus in Auburn, WA.


•Instruction, reference, collection development, and other duties required of all faculty librarians.
•Design, deliver, and assess information literacy instruction across disciplines in one-on-one, classroom, and online settings.
•Provide reference and research assistance at a busy desk in the library's information commons.
•Work collaboratively with faculty and staff to further the mission and goals of the college and the library.
•Promote information literacy while working with students, faculty and staff.
•Participate in collection development by working with faculty in assigned subject areas.
•Perform outreach on behalf of the library. 
•Perform duties expected of all Humanities Division faculty including writing evaluations of teaching performance and attending division meetings.
•Serve on campus committees.
•Other duties as outlined in the faculty negotiated agreement.

•ALA-accredited master’s degree in library and/or information science
•Experience creating and delivering information literacy instruction
•Academic reference experience
•Excellent communication skills in oral and written English•Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively

•Demonstrated experience working with people of diverse backgrounds, including those with disabilities
•Demonstrated commitment to serve students
•Understanding and support of the community college mission

•One year of academic or library instruction experience, including assessment
•One year of reference experience in an academic library 
•Work experience in a community college library
•A record of involvement in the campus community, innovative projects, or professional organizations
•Web design and development experience
•Experience working with course management systems

This is a full-time tenure track position beginning at the start of the Fall Quarter, September  2013. All candidates are subject to a background check as a condition of employment.

This is a full-time, 9 month, tenure track position . The salary will be determined according to applicant’s educational background, teaching experience, and applicable work experience.    GRCC is an agency shop.

To learn more about salary placement, benefits and how to apply, please visit our job opportunities website http://www.greenriver.edu/jobs

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