Instructor 12 Month/Librarian – Volunteer State Community College (Gallatin)

Title Instructor 12 Month – VSCC
Position Title Instructor 12 Month/Librarian
Department VSCC-Library Services & Learning Resources
Position Summary Coordinates the library instruction program for all campuses. Provides library services and resources for off campus and distance education students and faculty.
Typical Duties and Responsibilities Coordinates the library instruction program for all campuses and distance education, including development and assessment of the program.

Develops and teaches individual and group library instruction sessions and workshops.

Coordinates, creates, and maintains library instructional materials.

Serves as embedded librarian.

Leads in planning and coordinating off-campus and distance education library services for faculty and students, including Regents Online Campus Collaborative (ROCC/RODP).

Provides in-person and virtual reference service, including occasional evening and Saturday hours.

Promotes library instruction, research, and other public services through marketing and outreach endeavors.

Leads in the organization, design, maintenance and evaluation of the Library’s web site.

Evaluates, recommends, and implements emerging technologies and mobile applications as appropriate.

Participates in collection development.

Attend college, department, and faculty meetings.

Serve on college and department committees.

Attend professional development activities.

Participate in community service.

Comply with all of the College’s and TBR’s policies and guidelines.

Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications M.L.S. or equivalent degree from an institution accredited by the American Library Association.

Strong knowledge of current trends and techniques related to information literacy instruction and online learning.

Preferred Qualifications Teaching experience, preferably in a library environment.

One year of academic library experience.

Two years professional experience.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Work Characteristics Demonstrable enthusiasm for teaching and working with students and faculty.

Awareness of emerging technologies and mobile applications for the academic and library environment.

Proficient PC skills using MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

Familiarity with library databases and other resources that support teaching and learning.

Ability to create and maintain Web pages using a content management system.

Ability to create tutorials and other learning objects using a variety of software including screen capture.

Superb customer service skills; strong interpersonal and oral and written communication skills; ability to work well independently and as part of a team.

Strong organizational and time management skills.

Pay Rate $42,447 – $55,193 annual salary depending on education and experience
Posting Date 07/09/2015
Closing Date 08/07/2015
Open until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for the application process. Official transcripts will be required upon hire.

Applicants may be subject to a background check.

Type of Appointment Term Contract
FLSA Status Exempt
Employment Category Faculty
Location Volunteer State Community College (Gallatin)
Location of Position
Posting Number 004073