Lane Community College PT Reference & Instruction Librarian in Eugene, Oregon

AA/EEO Statement

AA/EEO Statement

Lane Community College is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity / Veteran / Disabled Employer embracing diversity. We encourage a safe and hospitable environment for women, minority, veteran and disabled candidates.

  • Lane actively recruits Veterans and those with Disabilities for all positions. For accommodations and questions call 541-463-5586.
  • Veterans, please fax, email, mail or deliver your documentation (DD214/DD215/letter of disability) to Human Resources at Lane Community College. chowdhuryl@lanecc.edu, 541-463-5111. Fax 541-463-3970.

Position Information:

Applicant Notification
Position Information

The Lane Community College Library invites applications for a part-time reference and instruction librarian beginning Fall 2017. Anticipated hours are will be approximately 15-20 worked per week. This is term by term employment.

  • Candidates will be able to implement and ensure an “equity lens” is used to assess, implement systems and structures that are inclusive and respectful.

Initial review of applications will begin August 7, 2017 and will continue until position is filled. Applications will also be reviewed as work needs arise.

How to monitor your application.

  1. Enter the e-mail address recruitment@lanecc.edu into your safe sending list. Notifications will be sent toward the end of search process.
  2. Visit your Employment Opportunities account, under “Your Applications.”.

Applicants must complete the Lane online application in full. See applicant instructions for how to apply. Postings close at 9:30 pm.

Salary/Compensation Statement

Part-time Faculty positions will be paid based on relevant experience and education in concurrence with Lane’s part-time faculty salary schedule. Range: Step 1 – Step 10 (Part-time faculty starting wage range, which is $22.82/hr to 31.82/hr)

All employees are compensated through electronic direct deposit.

Lane provides a generous benefit package for faculty who meet the requirements. For information please visit www.lanecc.edu/hr/benefits.

Working Schedule

Reference work is assigned by Division Dean based on need, enrollment, and availability of contracted and/or more senior PT faculty.

Required QUALIFICATIONS

Required Education

Required Education

  • MLS/MLIS from ALA-accredited institution, or equivalent, is required
    Required Experience

Required Experience

  • Recent experience providing reference services

Preferred QUALIFICATIONS

Preferred Experience

Preferred Experience *Recent work experience in a community college library. *Recent teaching experience providing information literacy instruction.

Bilingual/Multicultural Statement

Multicultural experience and bilingual proficiency in World languages is preferred.

A demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance the concepts of social justice and culturally competent behaviors is expected.

Position Purpose

Position Purpose To collaboratively develop and implement a program of library instruction, instructional support services, and collections which further the missions of the Library and the College.

Essential Functions

Essential Functions

  • Develop and deliver reference services to students, faculty and staff, both in person and at remote locations.
  • Communicate effectively and respectfully, and work collaboratively, with students and staff from diverse cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
  • Collaborate with other faculty librarians to develop and provide information literacy instruction designed to support self-directed, self-sufficient learning in a variety of settings and in a variety of instructional modalities, including the online environment.
  • Provide faculty with an understanding of information literacy and how it relates to Lane’s core mission; assist instructional faculty with the integration of information literacy into their courses.
  • Promote library collections and services; prepare research guides.
  • Participate in the development and management of the library collection of print, non-print, and online resources.
  • Serve as library liaison to one or more academic departments.

Respecting Equity

  • Actively demonstrate and advocate for Lane’s core value of Diversity by modeling and ensuring diversity and cultural competency (respect, inclusiveness, reflecting, valuing and welcoming of cultural differences) regardless of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, social class, marital status, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, nationality, age, origin, first language, geographic location, communication style or work style or status.
  • Actively assist with ADA compliance in conjunction with Human Resources and Disability Resource departments; support appropriate access for persons with disabilities in order to provide for the success of students and staff; mentor and role model cultural respect for persons with disabilities.

Support student learning through activities that include:

  • exhibit compliance with College policies and procedures, accountability for leave time, time sheet completion
  • sustain currency in discipline and innovation in teaching
  • maintain and post teaching schedule, and office hours
  • maintain physical campus presence for instruction and daily needs of students, departments, college and community, as specified in the College Operations Policies and Procedures: http://lanecc.edu/copps/documents/instructor-hours-campus
  • ensure a safe and hospitable library environment
  • provide high quality classroom instruction
  • incorporate college values into curriculum and promote a respectful learning environment including facilitating awareness of multicultural and diversity issues in curricula
  • assessment of courses and curriucla

Other duties as assigned.

Supervision Statement

Supervision Faculty report to a Department or Division Dean, and perform instruction-related duties and responsibilities in a timely manner and in accordance with the mission, policies and procedures of the college: http://www.lanecc.edu/insidelane.html.

Work may be overseen by a lead faculty member.

Physical Demands/Working Environment

Work safely, work on a computer for up to 8 hours; may stand or sit for extended periods.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of: The principles and practices of library and information science, particularly in an academic setting; the principles and techniques of reference service and information literacy instruction in an academic library environment; principles of collection development and curriculum support; community college curricular and instructional programs; principles of instructional design; characteristics of adult learners; learning styles and multiple teaching strategies; concepts of library outcomes, assessment, and continuous improvement; current issues and emerging information and web technologies in academic librarianship; the role of academic libraries in supporting teaching and learning.

Ability to: Communicate concisely, clearly and effectively in both written and oral formats; work with students, staff and others who are members of diverse communities; work independently, and as part of a team, in a rapidly changing environment; exercise tact, patience and courtesy.

Demonstrated commitment to: Service, and to the instructional mission of the community college library; student success and the promotion of lifelong learning. Demonstrated ability and willingness to work with and assist students, staff, and public having a wide range of skills, motivation, learning styles, and academic or vocational goals.

Applicant Instructions

Applicant Instructions

  • All fields in the application must be completed, including employment dates, work hours, part-time or full-time and detailed job duties.
  • Resume may not take the place of any section of the application. Applications without complete information will not be considered.

Required Documents To be considered a candidate for this position, all of the following must be included in the application package:

  1. Online Application – complete in entirety.
  2. In the appropriate section of the application, provide a minimum of three (3) work related references.

  3. Curriculum Vitae – Comprehensive of education, experience and work related activities

  4. include a list of courses taught within the last five years, if applicable.

  5. Transcripts – Unofficial or official transcripts are required at the time of application.

  6. Attach any under “TRANSCRIPTS” or
  7. fax, deliver or mail per instructions below.

  8. DD214 – Veterans, please fax, email, mail or deliver your documentation to Human Resources at Lane Community College. chowdhuryl@lanecc.edu, 541-463-5111

Questions?

  • For assistance with the online application call 541-463-5586
  • For position questions contact Lori Wamsley, wamsleyl@lanecc.edu, 541-463-5824

Do not provide additional documents other than those requested, Letters of Reference are not accepted, we will contact your references via telephone if you are a finalist.

Transcript Instructions

Transcripts are required In order to be considered for the position unofficial or official transcripts must be provided. Attach under “Transcripts”, fax, deliver or mail to:

Lane Community College Library – Center Building Attn: Lori Wamsley 4000 E 30th Ave Eugene OR 97405

541-463-5824 Fax: 541-463-4150

College and Division Information

College Information The goal of Lane Community College is to help students achieve their dreams and transform lives through learning. The faculty and staff are dedicated to helping students succeed. Lane partners with businesses in the community to help shape the current and future workforce.

Lane is a learning-centered community college that provides affordable, quality, lifelong educational opportunities that include:

  • Professional technical and college transfer programs
  • Employee skill upgrading, business development and career enhancement
  • Foundational academic, language and life skills development
  • Lifelong personal development and enrichment, cultural and community service

Programs

Lane Community College is a comprehensive community college. The college offers a wide variety of instructional programs including transfer credit programs, career and technical degree and certificate programs, continuing education noncredit courses, programs in English as a Second Language and International ESL, GED programs, and customized training for local businesses. Classes are offered at several locations, and online classes and telecourses are also available.

Lane offers a range of culinary and hospitality, health, automotive, industrial, and flight programs.

See our complete list of Career and Technical Programs.

History

Lane was founded in 1964 by a vote of local citizens, and the main campus opened in 1968. The college was a successor to the Eugene Technical-Vocational School that was founded in 1938. Lane has received many awards and accolades for its innovative programs and high quality instruction. The college is a member of the League for Innovation in the Community College.

One of the advantages of working at Lane is living in the area. Lane’s main campus is in Eugene, a city known for its quality of life and for being the home of the University of Oregon. Eugene is home to more than 160,000 people and neighboring Springfield has more than 60,000 residents comprise the second largest population center in the state. Eugene and Springfield are nestled in the Willamette Valley between the Pacific Ocean and the Cascade Mountains. Some peaks in the Cascade Range can be seen from main campus. The area’s scenic mountains, forests, rivers, lakes, and coastline offer many opportunities for outdoor adventures. See what’s new at www.eugenecascadescoast.org/ (link is external).

Posting Number: 170099

Job Title: PT Reference & Instruction Librarian

Department /Division: Library

Location: Main Campus

Classification: Faculty

Position Type: Contracted Part-Time Faculty

Anticipated Start Date: Upon Hire

Salary/Wage: Hourly

Grant Statement: Continuation of position is contingent upon grant-funding.

Working Schedule: Reference work is assigned by Division Dean based on need, enrollment, and availability of contracted and/or more senior PT faculty.

FLSA: Exempt

Position Status: Temporary

Full/Part: Part-Time

Annual Schedule: Other

Quicklink for Posting: http://jobs.lanecc.edu/postings/8517

Posting Date: 07/20/2017

Applicant Pool: Other

Open Until Filled: No

Union Association: LCC Education Association (Faculty)