Librarian at Clackamas Community College – Oregon City, OR

 

At Clackamas Community College (CCC), we are here to serve our students and our community. Our mission is to serve the people of the college district with high-quality education and training opportunities that are accessible to all students, adaptable to changing needs and accountable to the community we serve. CCC fosters personal growth and academic excellence, recognizes the inherent goodness of all people, models personal and academic integrity, respects diversity, and shows concern for the needs and feelings of others.

CCC Library supports the mission of Clackamas Community College by providing user-friendly research tools, relevant resources, customized library instruction, and welcoming, inclusive spaces for the CCC community. CCC Library seeks to fill one full time faculty position to help us creatively and sustainably further our mission and continuously improve our services. This position will co-lead CCC Library’s instruction program and perform duties related to website maintenance, assessment, collection development, outreach, and public services.

The library department resides in the Institutional Effectiveness and Planning Division. CCC Library works with Writing Center/Tutoring, Counseling, Skills Development, ESL, Writing/English, Instructional Support and Professional Development, and many other departments to provide learners with essential skills for daily life, the workplace, their community, and further education. CCC Library serves the three campuses of Clackamas Community College. CCC Library is a member of the Orbis Cascade Alliance Library Consortium.

The position may work evenings, weekends, and throughout the academic year as needed by the institution.

Responsibilities and duties:
Specific duties shall include, but are not limited to:

  • Co-leading library instruction and services that target and improve first-year student retention and student success.
  • Collaborating with faculty to integrate library instruction into the curriculum.
  • Providing reference assistance to the college community.
  • Participating with other librarians and faculty in the development, implementation, and assessment of the library’s information literacy curriculum.
  • Coordinating and maintaining the CCC Library website and LibGuides.
  • Making recommendations for and assisting in formulation of library policies, and contributing to the development of library services responsive to the needs of the campus curriculum and users.
  • Recommending materials in a variety of formats for purchase based on user interests and curricular requirements.
  • Collaborating with librarian team to build a comprehensive collection management strategy.
  • Participating in college-wide, divisional, and departmental meetings as scheduled.
  • Establishing a professional development plan to remain current with advances in the field of library science and information delivery systems.
  • Compiling data for reports as required by the College.
  • May provide assistance to other department personnel as workload and staffing levels dictate.

Qualifications

The education and/or work experience sections of your online application form must demonstrate that you meet all of the following Minimum Qualifications. The information on the cover letter/resume will not substitute for the completed application.

MINIMUM/MANDATORY EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Graduate degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association or an equivalent graduate library science/information studies degree.
  • Experience in public services or academic settings.
  • Evidence of teaching experience and competency.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and an understanding of the contributions a diverse workforce brings to the workplace.
  • Experience serving diverse and underrepresented student populations.
  • Must be results-oriented, flexible, self-motivated, and have an enthusiasm for teaching and technology.
  • Creative approach to the development of new services; commitment to responsive and innovative service is essential.
  • Experience with current instructional technology (LMS, library chat software, etc.).
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a collaborative environment; excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to manage workload, priorities and deadlines and achieve timeline goals.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS/LICENSES:
Valid driver’s license acceptable in the State of Oregon.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience with joint-use libraries and/or library consortiums.
  • Evidence of organizational, systems thinking, and project coordination skills.
  • Experience using LibGuides.
  • Experience with program assessment.
  • Familiarity with UDL and accessibility.
  • Familiarity with OER, open pedagogy, copyright, and intellectual property.
  • Experience in a community-centric library.

Other Job Elements

The physical demands listed below represent those that must be met by an incumbent to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF POSITION:
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, bend, kneel, stoop, communicate, reach, and manipulate objects. The position requires mobility, including the use of step stools in order to retrieve archived materials. Duties may involve moving materials weighing up to 25 pounds on a regular basis such as papers, files, boxes, equipment, computers, etc., and rarely requires moving materials weighing over 25 pounds. Manual dexterity and coordination are required over 50% of the work period while operating equipment such as computer keyboard, monitor, projector, calculator, printer, and standard office equipment.

The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Work environment includes classroom, lab, or other setting as appropriate.
May be exposed to minimal chemical exposure.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Supervision of other personnel is not a typical function assigned to this position. May provide training and orientation to newly assigned personnel and may assign work to student workers.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:
Works under the general direction of the Dean Institutional Effectiveness & Planning.

Additional Information

Clackamas Community College is a diverse community that provides equal opportunity in employment, activities, and its programs. It is the policy of the Clackamas Community College and its Board that there will be no discrimination or harassment in any educations programs, activities or employment on the grounds of race, color, religion, ethnicity, use of native language, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, age, genetic information or any other status protected under applicable federal, state or local laws.  

The College also prohibits retaliation against an individual for engaging in activity protected under this policy, and interfering with rights or privileges granted under anti-discrimination laws.

Persons having questions about equal opportunity and nondiscrimination should contact the dean of Human Resources for Clackamas Community College in Barlow Hall at the Oregon City campus, 503-594-3300. Please note the following areas of responsibility, should you need relevant resources or information: Section 504 Coordinator, Disability Coordinator, Oregon City campus, 503-594-3181; Title II Coordinator, Associate Dean, Oregon City campus, 503-594-3392; Title IX Coordinator, Dean, Human Resources, Oregon City campus, 503-594-3300.

 

For more information and to apply, please visit the job posting

 

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