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FW: Liaison Librarian and Outreach Coordinator, ArtCenter College of Design Library - Pasadena, CA

  • 1.  FW: Liaison Librarian and Outreach Coordinator, ArtCenter College of Design Library - Pasadena, CA

    Posted 10-03-2019 14:51

    Liaison Librarian and Outreach Coordinator, ArtCenter College of Design Library - Pasadena, CA

    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.

    Download ArtCenter Application

    For more information: http://www.artcenter.edu/about/employment/liaison-librarian-and-outreach-coordinator.html