Information Literacy and Instruction Librarian(Part-Time) — Housatonic Community College- Bridgeport, CT

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Position Summary:

The Information Literacy and Instruction Librarian supporting the services needed to maintain instructional guides, tutorials, print and database resources in the library.

Incumbents must possess proven ability to effectively work with a culturally, linguistically, and ethnically diverse faculty, staff, and student. They are expected to have excellent oral and written communication skills along with strong Information technology literacy skills such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams etc.)

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree in in Library Science or Library Information Systems from an American Library Association accredited institution at the time employment begins.

Successful Candidate must have or must possess:

Experience in information literacy instruction.
Experience collaborating with faculty.
Experience with reference and circulation services.
Experience using job related technology.

Substitutions Allowed:

Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.

Example of Job Duties:

Under the direction of the Director of Library Services or other Administrator, the incumbent is accountable for supporting the services needed to maintain instructional guides, tutorials, print and database resources in the library through effective performance in these essential duties:

Provide classroom and online information literacy instruction
Staff the reference desk and online reference chat
Create online research guides, instructional videos, tutorials, and/or other digital learning objects and instructional support materials
Assist in aligning library’s collection development to college courses and initiatives
This posting includes qualifications, experience and skills but is not limited to the full specifications stated in the job description. Candidate may perform some or all of the job functions.

$38.50 hourly.

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