[Libs-Or] Job Opening-- Clark College

Carey, Joan JCarey at clark.edu
Tue Jul 7 07:55:26 PDT 2009

Reference and Instruction Librarian
Clark College
Closing date: 7/14/09
Clark College is currently accepting applications for a Reference and
Instruction Librarian to provide services that support student success.
This position is a one-year temporary, 173-day faculty contracted
position from September 9, 2009 to June 18, 2010. Attendance is expected
on all faculty work days (unless negotiated). This position may be
located at Columbia Tech Center (CTC) or at Cannell Library, or both,
and may vary during the academic year.
Position Responsibilities:
*	Collaborate with classroom faculty to provide resource-based
library instruction 
*	Promote and teach information literacy to the college community 
*	Provide reference service to students, faculty and staff on-line
and in-person 
*	Participate in continuing development of the library web site 
*	Perform collection development for print and electronic
*	Collaborate with circulation staff and fill-in as necessary at
the Check-out Desk at CTC 
Minimum Requirements:
*	ALA accredited Master's Degree in Library Science (MLS, MSLS,
*	Working knowledge of  basic reference sources and electronic
*	Computer literacy skills 
*	Excellent oral and written communication skills 
*	Desire/ability to work  in a high energy, team-oriented library
*	Understanding of and commitment to the educational role of the
community college 
*	Ability to work with non-traditional students. 
Desirable Qualifications:
*	Related college-level teaching experience 
*	Experience with classroom and program assessment pedagogy 
*	Interest in designing and delivering educational programs and
*	Ability to flex schedule as needed to accommodate class and
library needs 
*	Familiarity with electronic reference delivery systems (i.e.,
Elluminate, Chat, QuestionPoint) 
	*         Knowledge in use of HTML
	*         Knowledge of emerging information technologies
Salary Statement:
*         Starting salary is $43,932. Salary is for a 173-day contract;
additional compensation is available for summer and moonlight teaching,
and doctoral and vocational stipends. Start date is September 9, 2009.
Application Process:
For optimal consideration, please submit required materials by 5 p.m.,
July 14, 2009 to:
		Clark College Human Resources
		Baird Administration Building
		1933 Fort Vancouver Way
		Vancouver, WA  98663
		Phone:  (360) 992-2105; TTY for hearing impaired: (360)
		FAX: (360) 992-2873; Website: www.clark.edu/jobs
Required application materials:
*         Clark College Application for Faculty Positions
*         Letter of application describing background and experience
related to qualifications and responsibilities of the position
*         Current resume, including names of three references
*         Unofficial copy of transcript of required degree
The College will consider its diversity needs when recruiting for all
Clark College is an equal opportunity employer. Protected group members
are strongly encouraged to apply. Clark College does not discriminate on
the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age,
religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, creed,
disabled veteran status, marital status or Vietnam-era veteran status in
its programs and activities. Upon request, accommodations are available
to persons with disabilities for the application process. Questions
regarding the College's Affirmative Action Policy may be directed to the
Associate Director of Human Resources, Baird Administrative Building,
(360) 992-2619.
The security of all the members of the campus community is of vital
concern to Clark College. Information regarding crime prevention advice,
the authority of the Security/Safety Department, policies concerning
reporting of any crimes which may occur on the campus, and crime
statistics for the most recent 4-year period may be requested from the
Clark College Security/Safety Department, (360) 992-2133. Some positions
may require a background check be conducted on applicants prior to

Issued July 6, 2009
Clark College Human Resources

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