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Adjunct Faculty - Reference and Instruction Librarian

Harrisburg Area Community College
Multiple campus locations, Gettysburg, PA

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Title: Adjunct Faculty - Reference and Instruction Librarian
Job no: 492743
Categories: Faculty
Hiring Range: $32.83

Job Summary: This position works in cooperation with the library department, department chair, faculty, and staff to provide information literacy instruction, research services, and public service functions for the College. The schedule varies depending on the overall workload within the academic year, and will include some evening and weekend shifts.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s in Library/Information Science from an ALA accredited institution.

Licensing Requirements: Required to be compliant with PA Child Protective Service Laws. For additional information, please visit

The Equipment You'll Need:
It is HACC’s expectation that candidates selected for this role will provide their own technology equipment while working remotely.
• Your own computer (Windows, Linux, or Macintosh desktop or laptop) with current web browser installed (Firefox, Edge, Safari, Chrome)
• Access to broadband internet connection at all times during employment (DSL, 4G/LTE, FIOS, Satellite, or Cable/Xfinity/Comcast
• Equipment/technology which enables you to communicate synchronously during meetings and other events, such as USB Headset, speaker and microphone, captioning services, adaptive technology, assistive devices, etc.
If you are not able to meet the equipment requirements listed above and are selected for the role, you can request a special accommodation. Our ability to grant your request will be based on documented need and inventory availability.

Current adjunct hourly rate: Determined by professional & educational background.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with group instruction or giving presentations.
  • Experience or training in research and reference assistance.
  • Professional or paraprofessional experience working in a library.
  • Experience with instructional technologies and learning management systems.
  • Experience in library instruction in an academic library.

Job Specific Task List:

  • Teaches information literacy in a variety of modalities, which includes assessment, collaborating with faculty, creating lesson plans, and developing instruction materials - (Essential)
  • Provides research assistance in-person and online. - (Essential)
  • Collection development, which includes working with faculty and staff, conducting assessments, and selecting/weeding materials. - (Essential)
  • Works collaboratively as a member of a team. - (Essential)
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. - (Essential)
  • Work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student body. - (Essential)
  • Other duties as assigned. - (Essential)

If part time, hours per week: Varies

About Us:

Our Purpose: Learning for all; learning for life.

Our Diversity Statement: As an institution of higher education, HACC recognizes its responsibility to maintain an environment that affirms the diversity of people and ideas.

HACC embraces, supports, and actively pursues a policy of inclusiveness that reflects and appreciates the diversity of the community it serves and the world in which we live.

The Board of Trustees and the President lead HACC’s commitment to open access to education, diversity, cultural sensitivity, and equal opportunity in employment. This commitment serves to promote a college-wide environment of collegiality, inclusiveness, respect, and cultural competence.

Our Core Values:


  • We set high goals and achieve them.
  • We consistently perform above our own and others’ expectations.
  • We provide exceptional service to all.


  • We challenge the status quo.
  • We continually strive to develop new and creative approaches to the education and training needs of our communities.


  • We promote respect, collegiality, diversity and empathy in all we say and do.
  • We nurture awareness and cultural sensitivity to create a climate of trust.
  • We create a learning environment that appreciates diversity.
  • We respect the shared governance decision-making process.


  • We behave in a manner consistent with our core values.
  • We are honest, open and truthful in our statements and actions.
  • We provide the most accurate information available in all communication.

Advertised: Jun 27, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Jul 17, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time


Become part of a rich tradition of excellence and a community of people who are creating opportunities andb transforming lives to shape the future —TOGETHER!

We recognize that excellence in the performance of the college requires excellence in the performance of its people.

At HACC, you will find:
• Commitment to our students and our community
• Quality accredited programs and services
• Dedicated colleagues
• Exceptional online course off erings
• Beautiful campuses

On February 14, 1964, HACC became the first community college in Pennsylvania. We welcomed our first class of 426 students on September 21 of the same year.

Our mission is to "provide educational and cultural opportunities to the community we serve." HACC has become one of the largest undergraduate colleges in PA. We have nearly 20,000 students enrolling in credit programs and courses each semester.

Today, HACC is proud to offer:

  • Well-equipped laboratories and studios
  • Modern, well-maintained campuses
  • Quality programs and services

HACC's reputation reflects the quality and dedication of our faculty and staff. We are committed to meeting the needs of the communities and students we serve.

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