Adjunct Instructor- Librarian

Malcolm X College
Apr 09, 2019
Position Type
Institution Type
Community College
Duties and Responsibilities



This position isresponsible for providing professional services to students, faculty and staff.The position will provide a full range of services that include sectionmanagement, customer service, reference assistance, academic advising andeducation to students regarding the use of the college library. 

  • Performs specialized tasks involved in the acquisition, cataloging, referencing andcirculation of library materials. 
  • Assists all library users with electronic and print materials.  
  • Assists staff and patrons in identifying and locating documents and materials.
  • Adapts cataloging of new materials using the Library of Congress Catalog or similarsystems. 
  • Researches and solves complex bibliographic identification problems. 
  • Selects, orders, catalogs and classifies special collections of technical books,periodicals, slides, films strips, motion pictures, video tapes, journal reprints andother materials. 
  • Performs literature searches and annotates or abstracts materials. 
  • Assists patrons in research problems.
  • Must have familiarity with Internet sources and the ability to search on-linedatabases. 

  • Master’s degree in Library Science is required. 
  • Must be self-directed, innovative and able to assess current operations in an effort todevelop practical action programs to improve the functioning of the department. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required with the ability to effectivelyinteract with personnel at all levels (both inside and outside of the organization). 
  • Must be able to work well within a culturally diverse environment with the ability tohandle all situations with tact and diplomacy. 
  • Must be flexible, innovative and possess excellent analytical and problem-solvingskills. 

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.Thank you for your interest in City Colleges of Chicago!

Job: Adjunct
Primary Location: Malcolm X College
Job Posting: Jan 16, 2019, 12:07:55 PM

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