Faculty, Reference Librarian - 2 positions (#20226) CF

Houston, Texas
Apr 07, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Lone Star College-CyFair
Faculty, Reference Librarian - 2 positions (#20226) CF 

Position Summary  
The librarian's role encompasses the general areas of learning facilitation, personal and professional development, and institutional and community service. Reference services include developing or acquiring instructional materials and providing assistance to the community in the use of research and technology. Under the supervision of Library Director, provides appropriate professional reference and research and reader's advisory assistance. Develops and maintains assigned library collections; provides one-on-one and group instruction for library users.

Job Functions  
1. Works with the campus and system librarians to incorporate library-developed instructional tools into the online course management system.
2. Provides reader’s advisory and reference services during the day, evenings, and weekends to meet student, faculty, and community research needs. Uses library catalog, the internet and databases to meet these needs.
3. Maintains the reference desk schedule, including the schedule for Library instructional classes.
4. Establishes annual objectives in consultation with supervisors.
5. Teaches students, faculty, and other library users to access and use print, audio-visual, and electronic information resources. Plans, organizes and delivers research instruction in ways that maximize student learning, information literacy and technology.
6. Promotes the use of general and subject-oriented print and electronic research guides and other instructional materials.
7. Evaluates, acquires, and provides access to information resources in a variety of formats to support student learning, and specific programs or courses.
8. Meets institutional service and professional development goals as determined in collaboration with dean/director.
9. Responsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications  
•Master’s degree in Library Science/Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution.

Commensurate with education, experience and qualifications

How to Apply  


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