Part Time Librarian – Greenfield Community College (Greenfield, MA)

Under the general direction of the Director of the Library, provides professional library services to community college students, faculty, and staff. Provides reference, circulation and information literacy instruction with a particular focus on distance education and digital services.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

  • Provide recommendations of how to best tailor the library experience for distance learning students and assist with implementing activities.
  • Liaise with faculty, particularly those teaching fully online, to develop imbedded library resources and implement library instruction in the learning management system (Moodle).
  • Teach all levels of information literacy instruction for traditional, hybrid and online environments.
  • Provide support for students using Moodle, including but not limited to   maintaining student Moodle site including FAQ page, coordinate with FITS group on developing online student support materials and increase utilization of Moodle orientation for incoming and returning students.
  • Provide reference and circulation services.
  • Work collaboratively with other librarians and library staff in providing quality library resources and services.
  • Troubleshoot computer, network and other equipment issues and problems.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Requirements:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library and/or Information Science or demonstrated significant progress towards Library Science Master’s degree.
  • Experience providing reference/research service in person and in online environments.
  • Experience with learning management systems, particularly Moodle.Experience with HTML/CSS and web design principles, including web accessibility standards.
  • Working knowledge of software programs, such as Camtasia, Jing, Screencast-O-Matic, etc.
  • Experience in creating, implementing, and assessing online learning objects, such as specialized research guides and multimedia tutorials.
  • Demonstrated teaching experience in a variety of delivery modules and with groups of all sizes.
  • Proven ability to work effectively with a diverse student, faculty and staff population.
  • Working knowledge of trends and emerging technologies in libraries.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work days and evenings.
  • Proficiency in current and emerging technologies.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in a community college setting.
  • Familiarity with assessment methods for library services and information literacy.

.EQUIVALENCY STATEMENT:

Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as stated above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them with the equivalent combination of education, training and experience required for the responsibilities of this position.


Additional Information:

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

The work requirement of this position is 22.5 hours a week, standard workdays are negotiable but a minimum of three days per week on campus will be required for the academic year, (approximately 32 weeks per year).  Occasional weekend work may be required.

SALARY:  $27.60

START DATE: February 2017


Application Instructions:

TO APPLY:

In order to be considered for this position, you must submit your credentials online. Create a Greenfield Community College account by clicking on the APPLY NOW tab below. You will be able to upload the following documents, which are required for consideration:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Contact information for 3 professional references

When preparing your cover letter and resume, please refer to the minimum and preferred qualifications and, if applicable, include an equivalency statement.

Applications accepted up to and including January 3, 2017. 

Applications received after January 3, 2017 MAY be considered until the position is filled.

Official transcripts must be submitted upon appointment and successful completion of a criminal background check may be required.

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*Greenfield Community College is proud to value diversity in our community of faculty, staff and students and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.*

ACCREDITED BY THE NEW ENGLAND ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES

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