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|Reference Librarian (12 month position beginning 7/1/2016) - Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold Maryland
Detailed Job Description
Bring your expertise, spirit for innovation and passion for teaching to Anne Arundel Community College.
With learning as its central mission, Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) has responded to the needs of a diverse community for more than 50 years by offering high quality, affordable and accessible learning opportunities. Established in 1961, AACC is a fully-accredited, public two-year institution that offers national and regional studies that can lead to a degree or certificate, industry credential, transfer to a four-year institution, or career enhancement, personal enrichment and lifelong learning. The college's nationally recognized and award-winning programs have helped about 50,000 students annually achieve their academic, professional and personal goals.
Located in Anne Arundel County in Maryland near historic Annapolis, home to the U.S. Naval Academy, AACC is conveniently located just minutes from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and downtown Baltimore and is only 40 minutes from Washington, D.C. Also bordering the beautiful Chesapeake Bay, the county has 437 miles of waterfront.
AACC is committed to supporting and sustaining a diverse and inclusive educational and work environment. Diversity is not merely a goal but a value that is embedded throughout the institution in multiple areas including (but not limited to): learning, teaching, student success, workplace effectiveness, and engagement in partnerships with the local and global community.
Faculty members are expected to teach a minimum of 30 load hours per academic year, serve on department and college committees, advise students, engage in professional development activities and participate in community and business partnerships, research and grants. They should be prepared to use technology and learning outcomes assessment to enhance classroom teaching and show commitment to innovation, teaching excellence, and a teaching/learning focus. College teaching experience is preferred.
We invite faculty applications now for renewable, term-contract faculty appointments beginning July 1, 2016, potentially leading to tenure-track positions. A willingness to teach at all AACC locations is required.
The Reference Librarian is responsible for providing reference and research services to library patrons and for supervising and coordinating the work of reference department staff. The full-time faculty Reference Librarian supports the College's information literacy efforts by teaching instructional sessions to college students, staff and faculty and participates in collection development activities to support the College curriculum. As a faculty member, the Reference Librarian serves on college committees and participates in shared governance.
-Master's degree in Library Science
-Minimum of three years of relevant library experience
-A minimum of one year of teaching or training experience
-Strong supervisory skills gained through at least 2 years of supervisory experience
-Expertise with current library technology and resources
-Excellent research and teaching skills
-Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication and customer service skills
-Ability to work collegially in a changing environment
-Proven commitment to library service and to the philosophy and mission of a community college
-Ability to be innovative and flexible
-Ability to work flexible hours, including one evening and occasional weekends
-Ability to deal tactfully and effectively with a diverse patron base, including students, faculty, staff, and the public
-Experience with Microsoft Office, Springshare, LibGuides, QuestionPoint and Canvas CMS preferred.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Resume and cover letter are required
For more information or to apply, please visit https://careers.aacc.edu
Anne Arundel Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
As a condition of employment and in connection with your employment application process, Anne Arundel Community College shall conduct a background check on all candidates selected for employment. The information contained in such background reports shall be used for job relevant employment purposes. All offers of employment are contingent upon the favorable results of a background check screening.
While we appreciate your interest in employment with Anne Arundel Community College, we regret that we are unable to sponsor employment Visas for job applicants at this time.