Librarian – Emerging Technologies/Instruction – Germanna Community College – Fredericksburg, VA

About Germanna Community College:Germanna Community College is a public, open access institution of higher education in the Virginia Community College System with a Fredericksburg Area Campus in Spotsylvania, a Locust Grove Campus, and several off-campus centers. As a comprehensive community college, the College provides quality, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities for the residents of the City of Fredericksburg and the counties of Caroline, Culpeper, King George, Madison, Orange, Spotsylvania, and Stafford. The College is a dynamic learning organization that serves as a regional leader and preferred partner where quality learning experiences enable students to participate effectively in the social, economic, political, intellectual, and cultural life of their communities.

Job Description:

Germanna Community College is seeking an innovative and collaborative individual to join the library faculty.  Under the guidance and direction of the Library Coordinator, the responsibilities of this position include: maintaining uninterrupted access to the library’s electronic resources, compiling and maintaining current database usage statistics, developing digital and print instructional materials, collaboratively designing, teaching, and assessing course related information literacy instruction sessions, incorporating effective pedagogical approaches into library instruction sessions, delivering professional reference services, selecting materials for the library collection to support the college curriculum, and maintaining effective communication with faculty, staff, students and the community.

This is a 12 month professional faculty position. Appointment date: Immediately. Open until filled.

Salary: Based on experience and credentials, plus State benefits.

Requirements:

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • ALA-accredited Master’s in Library Science degree
  • Experience collaboratively designing, teaching, and assessing course-related information literacy instruction sessions at the college level
  • Experience employing a variety of pedagogical approaches in teaching information literacy at the college level
  • Experience providing professional reference services
  • Experience using word processing and spreadsheet applications to create and maintain documents and spreadsheets
  • Experience using Learning Management Systems, such as Blackboard
  • Experience designing digital instructional materials using screen recording software, such as Jing or Camtasia
  • Experience designing digital instructional materials using content management systems, such as LibGuides
  • Availability to work evenings and weekends as needed
  • Availability to work at all Germanna campuses and centers as needed.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Experience using Integrated Library Systems, such as ALEPH, to produce reports or lists
  • Experience compiling and maintaining current database usage statistics
  • Ability to analyze and report on trends in database usage statistics
  • Experience troubleshooting electronic resource access issues
  • Experience promoting library resources and services through outreach efforts
  • Knowledge of current and emerging learning technologies and their application to library instruction

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Any offer of employment will be contingent upon an acceptable background investigation and reference check.

E-Verify Notice: After accepting employment, new hires are required to complete an I-9 form and present documentation of their identity and eligibility to work in the United States. Effective June 1, 2011, agencies in the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Executive Branch will use the E-Verify system to confirm identity and work authorization.


Additional Information:

Germanna Community College is committed to the principle of equal opportunity. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, political affiliation, veteran status, or otherwise qualified persons with disabilities. Inquiries concerning EEO issues or the Affirmative Action Policy should be addressed to the college’s Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Officer.


Application Instructions:

The search will remain open until the position is filled. To be considered, apply online at www.germanna.edu/careers. Please note that only online applications are accepted and must be attached to the online system. Questions regarding the submission process should be directed to (540) 423-9056.

Please include a cover letter addressing the position and your qualifications, a CV/resume, Commonwealth of Virginia employment application, and copies of transcripts verifying academic credentials


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