Grayson College

  • Librarian

    Job Locations US-TX-Denison
    Type Regular Full-Time
    Category
    Library
  • Overview

    A professional librarian position, which assumes major responsibility for public service operations. Responsibilities include maintaining current technologies for ILS, CMS, and various contents, and providing information literacy instruction in various settings and technological formats of delivery.

    Responsibilities

    Essential Functions & Responsibilities:
    30% Contributes to the development of the Library's online presence as part of the library team. Develops, maintains, and troubleshoots information access tools such as web pages, social media, electronic pathways, software programs, databases, online tutorials, and LibGuides. Implements innovate technologies and learning services in a student-centered, collaborative environment.
    20% Provides professional library instruction to include actively engaging with library patrons to identify needs and interests, analyzing patrons' requests and assist with furnishing, or locating appropriate resources. Embedded library instruction includes in-person classroom instruction as well as distance education instruction, through our LMS. Design and implement effective library instruction in a variety of formats and access capabilities.
    20% Develop special programs, engagement activities, and instructional workshops that support library and college activities.
    15% Instructs users on performing searches and use of the most effective resource and search technique for their research needs an interest level.
    10% Responsible for daily interactions of service to include knowledge of federal, state, and accreditation policies for library services.
    5% Performs other reasonably duties as needed or requested.

     

    Performance Measurements:
    1. Demonstrates the Viking Values of balance, clarity, gratitude, service, teamwork, and trust.
    2. Promotes a positive student experience in overall administration of educational success.
    3. Maintains open and clear lines of communication with all community and consortium partners.
    4. Maintains current knowledge of technologies for education and library services.
    5. Works as an effective member of the library team.
    6. Prepares and presents quality presentations/instruction to students and community members.

    7. Complies with all federal and state laws and regulations relating to higher education.

    8. Maintains the confidentiality of patron and student information as required by law and professional standards.

    Qualifications

    Knowledge and Skills:
    Experience: Minimum of 1 year library experience. Academic library experience preferred.
    Education: A Master's degree in Library Science or Information Science from an American Library Association Accredited Institution.
    Interpersonal Skills: Courtesy, tact, and diplomacy are essential elements of the job. Work involves much personal contact with others inside and/or outside the college for purposes of giving or
    obtaining information, building relationships, or soliciting cooperation.
    Other Skills: Knowledge and experience with emerging digital and instructional technologies along with innovative library trends and technologies to include web analytics, CMS, LMS, OCLC, RFID, and MARC.
    Experience with Canvas or other LMS systems.
    Physical Requirements: The work requires minor physical exertion such as short periods of standing or walking, recurring bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities alternating
    with lighter activities.
    Work Environment: Regular exposure to favorable conditions such as those found in a typical library.

     

    This position requires three professional references. This position is considered a security sensitive position and will require a criminal background check.

     

    GRAYSON COLLEGE IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY INSTITUTION PROVIDING EDUCATIONAL AND EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES ON THE BASIS OF MERIT AND WITHOUT DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, RELIGION, GENDER, AGE, DISABILITY, OR ANY OTHER BASIS PROHIBITED BY LAW.

     

    The employer actively supports the Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations. For more information, please contact the human resources office at 903-463-8770 or gcjobs@grayson.edu.

     

     

    This Job Description is not a complete statement of all duties and responsibilities comprising the position.

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