Open Educational Resources/Reference Librarian (part-time, less than 20 hours/wk.)
Position DetailsPosition Information Job TitleOpen Educational Resources/Reference Librarian (part-time, less than 20 hours/wk.)Reports To and Evaluated byAssociate Dean – Learning Resource CenterRequired Qualifications
Currently enrolled in ALA-accredited Master’s in Library science program. Good oral/written communication skills. High energy, positive, service-oriented. Knowledge of computers including Microsoft Suite, Innovative Interfaces online catalog and periodical databases such as Firstsearch, Ebsco, Proquest.and OCLC.
Must be able to demonstrate the Morton College core values of compassion, fairness, respect, responsibility, tolerance and truth.Preferred Qualifications
ALA accredited Master’s of Library Science. Familiar with the growing number of OER repositories. Library instruction experience a plus.Job Summary
Assists faculty in finding OER resources that match their subject area. Provide Reference assistance at the Reference Desk assisting patrons with online databases and web resources. Provide Library instruction to patrons.Specific Job Duties
•Becomes familiar with the growing number of OER repositories, the breadth and depth of the subjects covered.
•Creates handouts and digital reference materials for faculty on OER and their use.
•Develops a collection of reference resources covering all aspects of OER and their use.
•Communicates and conducts presentations about textbook affordability issues.
•Serve patrons at Reference Desk.
•Help patrons in use of online periodical databases.
•Provide library instruction to Morton College classes.
•May require evenings and weekends.
•Other duties as assigned
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- * How did you learn about this employment opportunity?
- Morton "careers" website
- Internal posting
- Inside Higher Ed
- Higher Ed jobs
- newspaper/trade journal
- * What is the highest degree completed?
- H.S. Diploma
- Cover Letter
- Letters of Recommendation
- Curriculum Vitae
- Specialized Certifications