Instructional Media Librarian

Job description

Job Title:

Instructional Media Librarian

FLSA Status:

Exempt

Posted Salary Range:

Commensurate with Experience

Employment Status:

Full Time

Department:

University Libraries

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in the field of Library Science from an ALA accredited institution. Experience with automation preferred.

Purpose of Job:

The principal purpose of this job is to provide assistance to patrons in the selection of Instructional Media Resources; evaluate materials for selection and use in all subject areas for Instructional Media Collection.

Scope of Responsibilities:

The Instructional Media Librarian will provide assistance and guidance to patrons using the IMC; supervise and train staff and student assistants; evaluate materials for selection and use for a diversified media collection; prepare monthly, semi-annual and annual statistical and narrative reports for the IMC; and, stay abreast of the latest issues, trends and technologies in Instructional Media.

Essential Job Functions :

•Supervise all operations and services in the Instructional Media Center.
•Organize, maintain and develop the audiovisual and multimedia collection in the Instructional Media Center.
•Select, order, maintain and develop the audiovisual and multimedia equipment for the IMC.
•Provide reference assistance in the use of the collections of the IMC for patrons.
•Provide guidance in the use of the equipment and facilities of the IMC for patrons.
•Serve as a resource person and consultant to faculty and staff in the acquisition of materials for the audiovisual collection.
•Supervise and train personnel in the IMC.
•Teach a component of bibliographic instruction.
•Provide services at the reference desk as scheduled.
•Serve as a liaison for the academic departments.
•Create and revise, as needed, an IMC Procedures Manual, and make recommendations and decisions in matters relative to the Media Center’s Operation Policy.
•Submit to the Library Dean of University Libraries monthly, semi-annual, and annual statistical and narrative reports that covers the activities of the IMC.
•Serve on committees of the University and the Library.
•Serve as a Web Content Manager to maintain the library website in collaboration with CITS.
•Keep abreast and aware of developments in the field of Librarianship and seek opportunities for professional growth and development.
•Cooperate as a team member performing any duty essential to the achievement of efficient library operations.
• Promote and support the use of scholarly digital content and networked information resources.
• Collaborate with faculty and students concerning scholarly research initiatives.
• Employ digital preservation and metadata creation needs for digital repository.
• Create viable images of library programs and services via motionless and video collections.

Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in the field of Library Science from an ALA accredited institution. Experience with automation preferred.

Licensing and Certifications :

N/A

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

•Communicate effectively to patrons and co-workers both orally and written.
•Knowledge of computer hardware and peripherals preferred.
•Ability to work in a team-based office structure required.
•Prepare written and oral reports, including conclusions and recommendations.
•Experience with Microsoft Office.
•Knowledge of emerging trends and best practices in academic librarianship, instructional design, and outcomes-based assessment practices.

EEO / ADA Statement:

Alcorn State University is committed to the principles of equal opportunity, affirmative action, and diversity: It is the policy of Alcorn State University to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status, physical and/or mental disability, and/or political affiliation. This policy applies to all employees -regardless of position, consultants, and applicants for employment.

Work in noisy (above 85 decibels) areas:

No

Sedentary Work - Exerting 10 pounds:

Daily

Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds:

Daily

Medium Work - Exerting 20-50 pounds:

Occasionally

Heavy Work - Exerting 50-100 pounds:

Not Required

Very Heavy Work - Exerting in excess of 100 pounds:

Not Required

Travel:

Occasionally

Extended Work Hours:

Frequently

Number of Vacancies:

1

Location:

Lorman

Open Date:

09/18/2020

Open Until Filled:

Yes

EEO Statement:

EEO Statement:
Alcorn State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or other factors prohibited by law in any of its educational programs, activities, services, admissions, or employment practices. The following offices are designated to handle inquires and/or complaints regarding non-discriminatory policies and procedures of Alcorn State University:
Complaints, inquiries, or specific requests in regard to Title IX and Section 504 directives should be made to: Title IX Office, Walter Washington Administration Bldg., Room 519A, Lorman, MS, 39096, (601) 877-6700.
Complaints, inquiries, or requests in regard to non-discrimination in employment practices should be made to: Human Resources Department, Walter Washington Administration Bldg., Room 107, Lorman, MS, 39096, (601) 877-6188
Questions, complaints, or requests in regard to ADA/ADAAA compliance in employment practices should also be made to the department of human resources.

 

 

 

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Job No:
Posted: 9/22/2020
Application Due: 12/21/2020
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