Librarian II (El Centro)

Dallas, Dallas County
Apr 04, 2014
Location: El Centro
Division: Library - El Centro
Position Number: 051404029
Position Type: Professional Support Staff
Exempt or Non-Exempt: Exempt
Appointment Type: Full Time
Is Grant Funded?: No
Salary: $4,000.00/Monthly, Range LR2
Work Days/Hours: 40 hours per week (Work schedule varies to meet workflow needs)
Posting Number: 02877
Job Description Summary/Essential Duties:

Provides reference/information services and may be assigned to various areas of the library depending on location necessity. Assists with the evaluation and selection of information resources, including participation in routine de-selection of materials. Demonstrates and explains to students, faculty and staff the use of library and related information resources in locating and evaluating information sources. Works independently, while recognizing situations that require the supervisors attention. Participates in assessment of library services. Assists users in the use of general software packages and peripheral technologies. Supports the quality enhancement initiative of the college. Act as liaison with faculty regarding materials acquisition and users needs to enhance and support campus curriculum. Prepares statistical reports as needed. Troubleshoots and resolves minor software and hardware problems. Edit and maintain library web pages and resource guides. Supervise part time staff. Participates in special projects as needed. May oversee daily operations in the absence of the department supervisor. Performs other duties as assigned.

Physical Demands:

May require the ability to lift and carry moderately heavy materials weighing up to 25 pounds, to reach for books on upper and lower bookshelves and to sit/stand for extended periods.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Provides instruction on library services to groups and individuals including access to electronic resources and related services and information services. Selectes print, non-print, and electronic materials to increase, enhance and replace inventory through consultation with faculty and staff, review of trade publications, and evaluation of samples and analysis of existing collections. Acts as a liason with faculty to enhance and support campus curriculum and participate in team teaching of information literacy. Participates in deloying, assessing learning outcomes. Prepares teaching materials in print and electronic form for classroom and web-based delivery. Utilizes web-based systems and email to assist faculty and students. Work schedule varies to mee workflow demands.

# of Months:
Close Date: 04/17/2014
Open Until Filled: NoMinimum Qualifications:

Master's degree or higher in Library/Information Science from an ALA accredited program plus one year related library experience or Bachelor's degree or higher with 24 graduate semester hours in Library/Information Science from an ALA accredited program plus two years related library experience. A working knowledge of general office and library technology and software. Ability to utilize computer technology to access data, maintain records, generate reports and communicate with others. Oral and written communication skills to deal effectively with DCCCD staff, students, vendors and the general public from diverse backgrounds. Strong knowledge and experience providing effective customer service. Official transcripts will be required. *Will be subject to a criminal background check.*