Liaison Librarian and Outreach Coordinator - ArtCenter College of Design Library

Classified Ad Title:
Liaison Librarian and Outreach Coordinator - ArtCenter College of Design Library

Post Date
10/8/2019

Expiration Date
11/6/2020

Details:
The Liaison Librarian serves as the primary liaison to selected academic and non-academic departments. The Liaison Librarian works in a team environment within the Educational, Research, and Access department to provide collaborative leadership in the areas of: access to information, collection development, library instruction and information literacy, research support, and outreach services.

Reports to: College Librarian and Managing Director
FLSA status: Exempt
Salary grade: 7

Qualifications

· MS/MLS/MLIS from an American Library Association accredited program

· BA/BFA/BS in art, art history, or design

· Knowledge of art and design library and information resources

· Knowledge of teaching and learning practices

· Ability to independently plan and deliver instructional sessions

· Ability to develop innovative outreach programs and services

· Excellent oral and written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills

· Demonstrated ability to work both independently and in a collaborative team environment to develop and complete projects

· Demonstrated ability to adapt to changing environments and priorities

· Strong commitment to service and willingness to develop new competencies through professional development

· A commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity through collections, instruction, and outreach

Preferred Qualifications

· Knowledge of contemporary fine art and illustration

· Familiarity with art and design special collections, including zines

· Experience planning and coordinating programs, workshops, pop-up libraries, and displays

· Experience embedding information literacy into curriculum

· Experience with library assessment, including developing student-learning outcomes

· Familiarity with instructional design software, such as Camtasia

· Knowledge of Dewey Decimal and LC subject headings

· Ability to work in a fast-paced library environment

· Proficiency in a second language (other than English)

Essential Functions
Collection Development — 25%

· Assess, develop, and manage print and electronic collections in a team environment

· Collaborate with assigned academic departments, Collections Management, College Archives, and Library Systems and Digital Collections to assess, develop, and preserve all print, media, and digital collections

· Monitor book and media budgets for assigned academic departments in order to select necessary books and media

· Work with assigned academic departments and keep abreast of forthcoming curricular changes in order to curate the Library’s collections

Research Services — 25%

· Provide individualized reference/research assistance to students, faculty, and staff by responding to in-person, telephone, and electronic inquiries (may include some nights and weekends)

· Assess and develop research guides in support of teaching and research for selected academic and non-academic departments

Instruction, Information Literacy, and Student Learning Assessment — 25%

· Provide course-related library instruction to teach information literacy skills (may include some nights and weekends)

· Develop instruction workshops, orientations, and/or tours for targeted audiences (may include some nights and weekends)

· In consultation with faculty, develop library assignments to teach information literacy

Outreach Services — 20%

· Cultivate relationships with assigned departments (may include some nights and weekends)

· As the Outreach Coordinator, responsible for leading departmental conversations related to outreach

· Coordinate the Library’s role in student orientations with CSE

Non-Essential Job Functions — 5%

· Participate in Library and College committees

· Maintain memberships and active involvement in applicable professional organizations

· Other duties as assigned

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send resume with cover letter and employment application to HR@artcenter.edu and reference “Liaison Librarian” in the subject line.

Applicants responding to posted job openings are asked to include a completed employment application with the application materials listed in the job posting.

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