Adjunct faculty - Reference Instruction Librarian

Position Information

Position Information

Position Identification Number (PIN) 1879
Department Adjunct - Campus Library
Campus Multiple Campuses
Working Job Title Adjunct faculty - Reference Instruction Librarian
Job Category Adjunct faculty
FLSA Exempt
Job Type Temporary
Advertised Hiring Range $28.61 hourly rate

This position, working in cooperation with the campus library director, faculty and staff, is responsible for providing reference services, conducting orientation and instruction sessions for patrons, and assisting in the general operations of the library. The work schedule includes day, evening and weekend coverage and may vary depending on the overall workload within the context of the academic calendar.

Effective 10/19/2015 actively seeking at least one adjunct faculty librarian for each campus.

Classification DescriptionList the broad major functions of the position.

- Prepares and presents library instruction for specific classes and orientation sessions at scheduled times.

- Provides individualized reference assistance.

- Participates in the development of Library and Information Resources Department publications and web pages related to specific subjects.

- Assists in the development and evaluation of periodical, reference, electronic, and circulating materials in conjunction with other LIR faculty.

- Collaborates with members of the department to provide the best service possible in a consistent manner.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s in Library Science from ALA accredited institution

Experience working in a library in a professional or a paraprofessional capacity

Knowledge of college-level reference service provision and resources

Group instruction or presentation experience

Qualifications: Preferred Experience

Experience working in a college or university library environment

Experience in library instruction in an academic library

Additional Knowledge and Skills

- Strong interpersonal skills and the demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student body
- Strong written and oral communications skills

Physical Requirements
Licensing Requirements

PA Act 15 Clearances

As a requirement for this position, you are expected to provide current copies of the following: Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check, and Federal Bureau of Investigation Criminal Background Check prior to your first day of employment. These must have been obtained within the last 60 months and for the purpose of employment (not volunteer). You may submit current copies of your clearances to the Office of Human Resources at the time an offer of employment is made.

Job Open Date
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this opportunity?
    • No Response
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Gettysburg Times
    • Hanover Evening News
    • Lancaster News
    • Lebanon News
    • Patriot News
    • Friend/Family Member
    • Other Publication (please specify name below)
    • Referral (please specify name below)
    • Other (please specify below)
    • Online Site
  2. If you selected Referral or Other above, please specify here.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a Master's degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA-accredited college or University?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Please describe your group instruction and/or presentation experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Graduate Transcript
Optional Documents
  1. Any Other Relevant Document
  2. UndergraduateTranscript
  3. License
  4. Certification
  5. Portfolio

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