The librarian will work collaboratively with library faculty to design, teach, and assess innovative, dynamic information literacy instruction for a diverse population in face-to face and online environments, and share reference (in person and online) and collection development responsibilities. The successful candidate will have experience providing excellent customer service, demonstrate a commitment to integrity and diversity in the workplace, and have the ability to use various digital tools and systems necessary in meeting the responsibilities of this position. Scottsdale Community College (SCC) values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all students, faculty, and staff.
- Designs and teaches information literacy instruction for credit and non-credit courses aligned to the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) framework. Incorporates assessment strategies tied to SCC’s General Education outcomes to improve instruction and student learning. Demonstrates innovation in teaching and in the use of student-centered learning strategies.
- Provides reference assistance to students, faculty, staff and community members both face-to-face and online.
- Collaborates with faculty to develop customized course materials, including open education resources. Develops library collection (print, media and electronic) to meet curricular and research needs for academic division liaison areas. Cultivates relationships to develop and promote student success. Participates in retention efforts such as Fields of Interest teams and integrated student support models.
- Oversees a specialty area such as Virtual Services (interfacing the college community to all electronic resources and services), Library Instruction (information literacy), Collection Development, or other related area.
- Remains current with new trends and developments in the field through attendance at conferences, courses, seminars, and workshops. Participates in college and district/division meetings, committees, and projects. Supports the mission of the college by engaging with the broader campus community. Other duties as assigned
- A master's degree in Library or Information Science OR a master’s degree with 18 graduate semester hours from a graduate professional program accredited by the American Library Association.
- EDU250-Teaching and Learning in the Community Colleges-or equivalent must be completed within two years of date of hire.
- Three (3) or more years of demonstrated experience working collaboratively in a diverse environment to innovate and problem solve
- Two (2) or more years of experience providing in-person and/or virtual reference and information services, preferably in an academic library
- Demonstrated ability to create, deliver and assess student-centered instruction using information literacy best practices
- Experience with instructional technologies, such as learning management systems, LibGuides, Google Suites, and/or other interactive classroom technology tools
- Effective written communication composing standard office communications as demonstrated in cover letter and resume
Special Working Conditions
Travel to campus during interview/selection process will be at candidate’s own expense
Will be required to travel or be assigned to all MCCCD locations
May require prolonged periods of viewing a computer screen
May be required to lift or carry up to 25 lbs
This is a short-term position with an expected end date of 5/14/2021