The position of Librarian 1 is a full time, professional staff position reporting to the Dean of Library Services. This position coordinates all aspects of the Augusta R. Kolwyck Library and Information Common’s (KLIC) Information Literacy initiatives and serves as the Library’s assessment team leader. This coordinator will lead the Reference and Instruction team in training, planning, implementing, and assessing the library’s information literacy curriculum to meet the changing needs of a dynamic and ever changing community college. The Coordinator of Library Instruction & Assessment will serve as the liaison to the English and Speech Departments and will provide library instruction (online and face-to-face). Preference will be given to those candidates with three or more years of experience in coordinating a formalized library instruction program, proficiency in library assessment best practices, and ability to envision and create reusable learning objects and tutorials.
•Coordinate and manage all aspects of the Augusta R. Kolwyck Library and Information Common’s (KLIC) Information Literacy initiatives.
•Plan and assess a strong curriculum integrated information literacy program aligned with information literacy standards (such as, the ACRL Information Literacy Framework & AACU Information Literacy Rubric), with the institution’s goals and objectives, and/or accreditation standards outlined.
•Train librarians in instructional pedagogy, technology, and assessment.
•Conduct outreach with departmental and college level stakeholders in promoting the Library’s instructional program and services.
•Provide information literacy instruction for both online and face-to-face classes at the main campus and remote sites.
•Collaborate with faculty on integration of information literacy skills in their courses.
•Create guides, videos, tutorials, and other materials to support course information literacy outcomes.
•Coordinate assessment of library goals, services, facilities, and resources as library assessment team lead and make library assessment information accessible and meaningful to all stakeholders.
•Evaluate and select materials in liaison area to facilitate access to current and credible information in the library’s print and electronic collections. Continually evaluate collection to maintain its relevance to the college’s curriculum and goals.
•Provide reference and research help to a diverse population of students, faculty, staff, and community members via individual consultation in person, on the phone, chat, or email.
•Serve on public services desks on a regular basis, which may include nights and weekends in a rotation.
•Demonstrate commitment to ongoing professional development, particularly in areas of information literacy, pedagogy/teaching and learning, and educational technology.
•Follow current trends in Librarianship, education, information literacy and instruction efforts.
•Promote, support, and participate in student recruitment and retention efforts.
•Perform other job-related duties as assigned.