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Essential Job Functions
Provide in-person and district-wide virtual reference assistance to patrons utilizing print and online resources. Assist with access and use of online resources.
Oversee the daily operations of the library and provide work lead, training and guidance to library personnel that may include library assistants and student assistants. Address inappropriate patron behavior and activities within the facility and resolve problems as appropriate, apply appropriate policies and procedures, and generate reports. Assist patrons with use of computer hardware and software to access and use information resources.
Plan, organize, and teach remote and in-person information literacy, research concepts, and other library classes to students district-wide. Create online tutorials. Provide embedded librarian services and on-line workshops.
Evaluate, select, and recommend print and electronic library materials and collaborate with faculty on collection development.
Provide outreach services through liaison with faculty and staff to foster cooperation and awareness concerning library resources and services. Market library services and resources to college community through events, meetings, social networking applications, and participation in other college activities.
Create, develop and maintain research topic and resource guides, library handouts, and other instructional documentation in primarily online formats. Contribute content and assist in maintenance of library web pages.
Stay current with trends and technologies in libraries, and participate actively in professional associations. Suggest and implement innovative and productive practices and services as appropriate and under guidance of the library director and in accordance with library mission and policy. Participate in library process and procedure development and implementation.
Provide copy and original cataloging and classification of materials as needed. Answer technical cataloging and classification questions including MARC record revision.
This position may perform other duties commensurate with the functions and level of the position to include participating in committee assignments and the recruitment and retention of students.
EDUCATION: Master's degree in library science
EXPERIENCE: Two (2) years related experience
SPECIAL POSITION CONDITIONS: This position will be located at either the San Tan Campus or Superstition Mountain Campus, but may be required to travel to various campuses and/or locations in Pinal County.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Demonstrated reference experience in both print and electronic formats. Knowledge and skill in researching and gathering information to effectively assist patrons in locating materials relevant to the topic.
Knowledge of current and emerging library technologies including social networking technologies, and their innovative application to library practices including reference and information literacy instruction.
Demonstrated competency in teaching information literacy skills to students.
Knowledge of ACRL information literacy standards.
Knowledge in the principles, concepts, and practices of library science and library classification systems, collection development principals, and automated library information systems such as Polaris.
Thorough understanding of and experience in using a variety of library information resources such as online databases, internet resources, and OPACs.
Flexibility and ability to adjust in an environment of often rapid change and innovation.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team and manage time in a dynamic environment and meet deadlines, prioritizing work in alignment with strategic and service goals of the library.
Knowledge and skill in various word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation, and integrated library systems software such as Polaris, general computer systems and associated hardware, e.g. personal computers.
Effective communication skills, both oral and written
Evidence of strong customer service skills and a user-centered approach to library services. Strong interpersonal and customer skills as applied to interaction with a culturally diverse populations, college administrators, faculty, staff, students, and the public.