Librarian, Antelope Valley College, Lancaster, CA

Library Science – Librarian

Description:

This position reports to the Dean of Institutional Effectiveness, Research, and Planning / Library Services. The position may be involved in any AVC Library area, working in conjunction and cooperation with other Library Science faculty. This is a full-time, 35 hour/week tenure track faculty position.

Representative Duties:

  • Teach for-credit Library Science courses both in-class and online.
  • Deliver reference services to students, faculty, staff, and community members.
  • Participate in the planning, development, implementation and assessment of information literacy
  • instruction and resources, both general and discipline specific, at all District locations and online.
  • Conduct Research Methods Workshops.
  • Collaborate with other librarians in the development and maintenance of print and online library
  • learning materials/tutorials.
  • Participate in the collection development of print and electronic resources.
  • Coordinate assessment activities with other librarians including, but not limited to, reference
  • statistics, constituent surveys, and learning outcomes.
  • Make recommendations in the selection of instructional equipment, materials, technology, and
  • online products.
  • Participate in curriculum development of the Library Science courses.
  • Assist in the management and maintenance of the AVC Library web page.
  • Contribute to the development of library policies and procedures.
  • Participate in faculty / division meetings and college governance committees.
  • Train other librarians and staff in library instruction and use of technologies as needed.
  • Keep abreast of developments in the Library Science discipline by participating in District, state
  • and national professional development activities.
  • Ongoing professional development through the Faculty Professional Development Program or
  • other sources is expected,
  • Travel between District locations when necessary.
  • Perform other professional duties as assigned.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Ability to work productively and independently but also cooperatively and collegially.
  • Experience or specialized training in teaching, curriculum development, the development of print
  • and/or online instructional materials or the integration of technology in reference and
  • instruction.
  • Creative, committed, and knowledgeable about new trends and future directions in library
  • information technologies, reference, distance learning, and virtual services.
  • Knowledge and experience with standard reference tools and databases.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

Position closes: 3/17/2020

For additional information and application: https://www.avc.edu/administration/hr/faculty

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