Apply for Full-Time Faculty, Special Term Contract - Collection Management Librarian
This full-time (37.5 hours per week) temporary position (Fall and Spring Semesters 2021-2022) advises and appropriately assists all members of the college and community in the location of information and resources, demonstrates the use of catalogs, indexes and reference sources and instructs in the methodology of research techniques, and provides instructional assistance through information literacy sessions including collaborating with faculty to promote information literacy across the campuses. In addition, this position takes primary responsibility for the evaluation, selection, weeding, and management of the library’s collections; plans collection development of physical and electronic resources; maintains relationships with booksellers, subscription agents, and publishers; collaborates with liaison area librarians regarding acquisitions; maintains library materials budgets in collaboration with the Director, Libraries; coordinates with technical services in the ordering, processing, cataloging, and tracking of library materials and interlibrary loans; remains aware of current trends in acquisitions, collections, and resource management.
Position will remain open until filled.
Minimum Requirements Include:
- Master’s degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution
- Experience in providing reference and information literacy services
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills
- (Preferred Qualification) Ability to work effectively in a team environment
- (Preferred Qualification) Two years professional higher education library experience, preferably in a community college setting
- (Preferred Qualification) Demonstrated proficiency in cataloging
Before clicking on the "Start Application" button below, be sure to have the following available:
- Education history
- Employment history
- Ability to upload attachments (resume, cover letter) to submit with your application
- A minimum of 15 minutes per position - you cannot save and return to your application
Incomplete information will prevent your application from being submitted. A separate application must be submitted for each position for which you wish to apply.
The College reviews all complete applications received through the online application system and will contact those individuals whose qualifications best meet the needs and requirements of the position. Due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to respond to inquiries regarding application status.
Please note: Applications for positions at Bucks County Community College will be accepted through our online application system only. We do not process applications sent via email, fax or US Mail.
If you require assistance using the online application system, you may call: (215) 968-8491 or stop in at the Office of Human Resources, Bucks County Community College, 275 Swamp Road, Tyler Hall, Room 130, Newtown, PA 18940, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday.
Applications for current openings only are accepted - unsolicited resumes are not retained.
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