Librarian

DEPARTMENT: Academic Affairs

FUNCTION: To create an environment where students are excited to be creative, innovative and open as they conduct research and work to solve problems.

REPORTS TO: Academic Dean

MAJOR DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Managing all affairs/functions of the library, maintaining the library budget, acquiring/tracking books, periodicals and electronic resources while engaging faculty and students in the use of instructional technology

REQUIRED EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE:

  • A master’s degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association and/or three years of library management experience
  • Must hold appropriate state certification as a school librarian and have completed a teacher preparation program and/or education degree
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with students
  • Ability to work as a team member and supervise others
  • A minimum of three year experience in higher education

GOALS/ROLE OF POSITION:

  • To ensure that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information
  • To empower students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, and ethical users of information
  • To instill a love of learning in all students and ensure equitable access to information
  • To collaborate with faculty to design and implement lessons curriculum, and assess student learning and instructional effectiveness
  • To provide the leadership and expertise necessary to ensure that the college’s library program is aligned with the mission, goals, and objectives of the college and is an integral component of the learning/instructional program
  • To take an active role in college improvement and accreditation activities
  • To share expertise by presenting at faculty meetings and staff meetings
  • To create an environment that is conducive to active and participatory learning, resource-based instructional practices, and collaboration with faculty
  • To share with the learning community collaboratively developed policies and best practices concerning such issues as materials selection, circulation, reconsideration of materials, copyright, privacy, and acceptable use
  • To encourage the use of instructional technology to engage students and to improve learning, providing 24/7 access to digital information resources for the entire learning community
  • To collect and analyzing data to improve instruction and to demonstrate correlations between the library and student achievement
  • To maintain active memberships in professional associations
  • To remain current in professional practices and developments, information technologies, and educational research applicable to school library programs
  • To cooperate and network with other libraries, librarians, and agencies to provide access to resources outside the school
  • To participate in the recruiting, hiring and training of other library professionals, library assistants, students and volunteer staff
  • To prepare, justify and administer the school library program budget to support the library program
  • To conduct ongoing research and data analysis that can be used to inform continuous program improvements


To apply please send your resume to Archinya Ingram at aingram@clintoncollege.edu

 

CONTACT

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Rock Hill, SC 29730
Phone: (803) 327-7402
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