Job no: 492833
Work status: Regular/Continuing
Location: LCC Downtown Campus
Categories: Faculty
Work type: Part Time
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Title: PT Academic Professional – Reference & Instruction Librarian

Posting Closes at 11:55 PM on: 10/7/2022

Hours Per Week: Up to 28 Hours

Compensation Type: PT Librarian Salary Schedule

New Hire Starting Pay: Rate of pay is based on the required qualifications of this position.

Employee Classification: PT Faculty Lab/ILF- ACC

Level: PT Librarians / Counselors-MD

Division: Academic Affairs Division – 40000

Department: Library Instruction / Reference – 20530

Campus Location: LCC Downtown Campus

Position Type: Regular/Continuing

Bargaining Unit: MAHE

To view the applicable labor contract, visit the Labor Relations web site.

Job Summary:
Develops web content, tutorials and library research guides. Serves on library teams and appropriate campus committees. Librarians assist students and employees with their academic research and general information needs in support of LCC courses and academic programs. They accomplish this by:

  • Delivering in person and virtual reference assistance
  • Teaching academic research (information literacy skills) in 1:1 sessions and customized for individual classes utilizing a variety of instructional delivery modes and technologies
  • Providing convenient access to credible and reliable academic information resources in a variety of formats
  • Serving as library liaison to departments and teaching faculty
  • Developing content for the library website, online tutorials and research guides
  • Supporting collection development projects
  • Supporting library goals and initiatives

This position includes evening, weekends, and summer hours.

IMPORTANT: If an educational degree is required for this position, unofficial copies of transcripts from each institution of higher learning where either a degree has been conferred or coursework completed are required documents that must be submitted as part of the online application process.

Applicants with foreign education credentials (i.e. earned degree and related to this position) must contact a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) credential evaluation services (www.naces.org) and request an academic transcript evaluation. Three of NACES member credential evaluation services are: Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc. (email: eval@ece.org) ; World Education Services, Inc.(email: info@wes.org) ; International Education Research Foundation, Inc. (email: infor@ierf.org). The credential evaluation must be submitted with the application materials.

Coursework information, if applicable, must be added as an attachment under Additional Attachments.

REMEMBER: If an educational degree is required for this position, applications lacking these required documents will not be considered.

Required Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in Library Information Science (MLS) from an ALA accredited program or within 6 months of completion.

Experience providing reference service / research help as assigned job duties

Library instruction or teaching experience

Strong knowledge of print and electronic information resources

Preferred Qualifications:

Academic library experience

Familiarity with web content development, mobile and web technologies

Excellent communication, problem solving and teamwork skills

Ability to work both independently and collaboratively

Demonstrated initiative, flexibility and self-direction

Lansing Community College is an equal opportunity, educational institution/employer.

Advertised: 19 Sep 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 07 Oct 2022 Eastern Daylight Time