Lone Star College System
Commitment to Mission:
This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Lone Star College (LSC) in carrying out the duties of the position. A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential.
The Chronicle of Higher Education's Great Colleges to Work For is designed to recognize colleges that have been successful in creating great workplaces and to further research and understanding of the factors, dynamics and influences that have the most impact on organizational culture at higher education institutions.
Lone Star College was recognized in five areas: Confidence in Senior Leadership; Diversity; Facilities, Workspace & Security; Job Satisfaction; and Work/Life Balance.
Campus Marketing Statement:
Lone Star College-Creekside Center
Lone Star College, located in the north metropolitan Houston area, is one of the largest and fastest growing community colleges in the country featuring six comprehensive colleges and 10 centers with over 95,000 credit and non-credit students each semester, an annual budget exceeding $500,000,000, and 7,300 employees spread over a 2100 square mile area.
LSC adds $3.1 billion to the local and regional economy by providing educational opportunities across the north Houston region.
LSC-Creekside Center is a state-of-the-art, full-service satellite center designed to serve the western portion of the Woodlands, as well as Tomball and the surrounding communities. Its location in an area of rapid growth provides an ideal opportunity for both working and non-traditional students. The facility offers a selection of day, evening and weekend credit courses, including university-transfer courses and certificates.
Campus address is 8747 West New Harmony Trail. The Woodlands, Texas 77375
Promotes and supports student learning. Responsible for providing and disseminating information
services in support of the college's mission to provide quality educational programs to a diverse student
population. Position's role encompasses the general areas of learning facilitation, personal and
professional development, and institutional and community service. Reference services may include
developing or acquiring instructional materials and providing assistance to the college community in the
use of research technology and materials. Position contributes to the educational environment of the
college by teaching information literacy and providing support for classroom learning.
Instructs students, faculty, and other library users in accessing and using print, audiovisual, and electronic information resources
Plans and develops a variety of instructional materials using appropriate technologies that will assist students in meeting their research needs
Promotes the use of general and subject-oriented print and electronic research guides and other instructional materials
Plans, organizes, and delivers research instruction and other programming
Maintains a study atmosphere conducive to student learning
Evaluates, acquires, and provides access to information resources in a variety of formats to support student learning
Maintains professional working relationships with students, colleagues, and other library users
Assists students and faculty by supporting specific programs or course research needs
Provides reference assistance during the day, evenings, and weekends to meet student, faculty, and community research needs
Interprets policies and procedures for library users
Responsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Knowledge and skills in library technology
Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with colleagues and community
Minimal physical effort is required
Work Schedule & Conditions:
Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipment
Internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the position
Work is performed in a climate-controlled office with minimal exposure to safety hazards; work schedule is weekends and evenings only
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Master's degree in Library Science
Minimum 3 years' library experience in higher education, preferably at a community college
Thorough knowledge of library automation systems, including circulation and acquisitions functions
Benefits Marketing Statement:
By joining our top notch institution, you will enjoy being a part of an organization recognized for the 3rd year in a row as a Great College To Work For. We offer a supportive, collegial work environment, excellent work/life balance, tuition reimbursement, participation in the TIAA-CREF retirement plan and more.
How to Apply:
ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY!
Application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivery will not be accepted.
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Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are subject to a criminal background check
Lone Star College System
Website : http://www.lonestar.edu/
Lone Star College System, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area, is nationally recognized, globally connected and locally focused. Known for its innovative and visionary thinking, Lone Star College System is the fastest-growing community college in the nation and a major contributor to the local and regional economy. LSCS offers associate degrees and certification in many areas of study at a fraction of the cost of a four-year university like UT. Through its progressive partnerships with many four-year universities, LSCS also offers seamless opportunities to obtain bachelor's and master's degrees at one of its two University Centers.