Instructor/Assistant Professor-12 Months, Librarian

Arnold, MD
Apr 12, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Position Summary:

With learning as its central mission, Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) has responded to the needs of a diverse community for more than 50 years by offering high quality, affordable and accessible learning opportunities. Established in 1961, AACC is a fully-accredited, public, two-year institution that offers national and regional studies that lead to a degree or certificate, industry credential, transfer to a four-year institution, or career enhancement, personal enrichment and lifelong learning. The college's nationally recognized and award-winning programs help about 49,000 students annually achieve their academic, professional and personal goals.

Anne Arundel Community College has a student body of over 49,000 credit, non-credit, certificate and professional students, including 33 percent of students of color and 1,560 international students from 77 countries.

Located in Anne Arundel County, Maryland near historic Annapolis, home to the U.S. Naval Academy, AACC is conveniently located just minutes from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and downtown Baltimore and is not far from Washington, D.C. Bordering the beautiful Chesapeake Bay, the county has 437 miles of waterfront.

AACC is committed to supporting and sustaining a diverse and inclusive educational and work environment. Diversity is not merely a goal but a value that is embedded throughout the institution in multiple areas including, but not limited to: teaching, learning, student success, workplace effectiveness, and engagement in partnerships with local and global communities.

Faculty members are expected to serve on department, school and college committees; advise students; engage in professional development activities; and participate in community and business partnerships, research and grant opportunities. Faculty will use technology and learning outcomes assessment to enhance classroom teaching and demonstrate commitment to innovation and teaching excellence. College teaching experience is preferred.

In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the College seeks exceptional teaching faculty who represent a diversity of thought and experience

The Access Services Librarian is responsible for managing daily operations of the circulation, reserves, and stacks maintenance areas of the library. The position provides library instruction and reference services, manages the library's archive, and provides copyright information and assistance to the college community.

Title: Instructor/Assistant Professor-12 Months, Librarian

Posted Date: 04/11/2017

Job Category: Faculty

Department: Library - HLIB

Position Status: Full-Time Faculty

Required Qualifications:

Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution required.

Minimum of three years of library experience, including experience with circulation, reference, and library instruction.

Minimum of one year of supervisory experience required.

Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills required that will lead to forming collaborative and supportive relationships in support of student success, student engagement, and equity initiatives.

Demonstrated ability to work collegially as a team member in a diverse and changing environment required, including experience in working with a diverse student body and/or library patrons who may be underprepared for academic work, returning to college as adults, or first generation college students.

Demonstrated ability to be innovative and flexible required.

Demonstrated commitment to customer service and the philosophy of a community college required.

Ability and willingness to work flexible shifts to meet the needs of the library required. One evening per week required.

Ability to work tactfully and effectively with a diverse patron base, including students, staff, faculty, and community patrons.

Experience with Microsoft office and current library technology required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Basic knowledge of copyright and intellectual property preferred.

Basic knowledge of archives preferred.

Hours per Week: 40

Work Schedule: M-F, generally 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM, one evening required.

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae


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