Librarian III (El Centro)

Dallas, Dallas County
Jun 19, 2014
Location: El Centro
Division: Library - El Centro
Position Number: 051404030
Position Type: Professional Support Staff
Exempt or Non-Exempt: Exempt
Appointment Type: Full Time
Is Grant Funded?:
Salary: $4,166.67/Monthly, Range LR3
Work Days/Hours: 40 hours per week (Work schedule varies to meet workflow needs)
Posting Number: 02881
Job Description Summary/Essential Duties:

Responsible for providing expert knowledge and assistance in one or more of the following areas: 1) providing bibliographic instruction and reference service to library users, 2) acquiring print/online materials and managing the collection management system, and/or 3) overseeing computer labs within the library. Demonstrates and explains to students, faculty and staff the use of library materials and related resources for locating and evaluating information. Collaborates with faculty and others regarding ways to incorporate library collections, services, and instruction effectively. Direct all activities related to the development and delivery of information literacy instruction, including development and evaluation of the information literacy program and the development of instructional materials for all classes. Responsible for utilization of the automated library system and online academic system including entering data, searching databases, editing records, verifying information, and blocking user records for delinquent materials. Responsible for collection development and acquisitions of materials. Researches, determines, selects, evaluates and recommends materials and resources in all formats to increase, enhance, and replace inventory through consultation with faculty and staff, review of trade publications and samples and analysis of existing collection; evaluates and accept gifts; track usage statistics in order to make determinations of future acquisitions and routine elimination process of materials and resources. Direct all circulation activities including planning, coordinating, and managing the circulation, reserves and periodical areas of the library. Assist in maintaining archival collections, working closely with District Records Management. Acts as liaison with faculty regarding materials acquisition and users needs to enhance and support campus curriculum. Works closely on various committees as they relate to the functions and services of the library. Participates in the quality enhancement initiative of the college. Assists users in the use of general software packages and peripheral technologies. Maintains materials budget as designated by the Library Director. Prepares statistical and budgetary reports as needed. Seeks and applies knowledge of library trends in electronic resources and issues involved in providing bibliographic access. Responsible for the monitoring of library computers, ensuring they are working properly and troubleshooting electronic equipment. Edit and maintain library web pages and resources guides. Develop, deploy and analyze assessment strategies for library services. Supervision: Responsible for selection, training, coaching, evaluation and development of assigned staff. Leads in special projects as assigned by the Library Director. 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 sit/stand for extended periods of time.

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. Team leader for reference services in the college. Acts as a liason with faculty to enhance and support campus curriculum and participate in team teaching of information literacy. Participates in deploying, 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.

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Close Date:
Open Until Filled: YesMinimum Qualifications:

Master's degree or higher in Library/Information Science from an ALA accredited program plus two years related library or higher education experience. Must have two years of supervisory experience. Demonstrated understanding of computer hardware, software, and telecommunications issues related to library resources. Ability to utilize computer technology to access data, maintains records, generate reports and communicate with others. Strong 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.*