JOB SUMMARY: This individual provides reference and information literacy services to students, faculty, staff, and the general public. Provides individual and group instruction on use and analysis of information sources and library services. Manages and troubleshoots the content, design, and use of the library’s digital resources. Collaborates with library staff, faculty members, and instructional technologists to identify, implement and promote innovative online tools and services for both on-campus and distance learners. Develops and manages general and course related web resources, including LibGuides and other online tools. Creates online tutorials and other digital learning objects for information literacy instruction for on-campus and distance learners. Collaborates in the design, development, and maintenance of the library’s web presence; develops informational, instructional, and promotional materials. Participates in library collection development and maintenance. Supervises the implementation of interlibrary loan services. Acts as bibliographer in targeted subject areas as needed. Assists users in the use of library equipment and software. Facilitates assessment and use of analytic tools to gather, report, and evaluate reference and instruction data. Assists in the day-to-day operation of the Library. Collaborates with faculty and other colleagues to actively support the teaching and learning process; serve on campus committees, task forces and teams as needed. Develops and maintains connections to local, state, regional, and national library agencies and organizations. Maintains current awareness of professional practice and demonstrates commitment to personal career development activities. Serves as the Director of Library Services in her/his absence.
QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in library and/or information science. Working knowledge of current library processes, practices, and systems. Ability to work effectively with diverse constituents. Preferences include Master’s degree from an American Library Association accredited program, professional library experience, experience in teaching information literacy skills to individuals and groups, experience working in a community college library.
EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Full time position with a comprehensive benefits program including health, dental, life, and LTD insurance; a Section 125 plan for medical and dependent care expense; holiday, personal, sick, and vacation leave; and a choice of retirement programs--IPERS (defined benefit) or TIAA-CREF (defined contribution).
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Application materials are required and must be received by the deadline in the Human Resource Services Office. To complete an online application, go to www.hawkeyecollege.edu/employment. To request application and information materials, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call our Job Line at (319) 296-2329 extension 5000. Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If you are in need of any special accommodation in completing the application process, please notify a member of Human Resource Services.
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