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Part-Time Reference Librarian - Creekside Center

Company name
Lone Star College System

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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.

Cultural Beliefs:

Students Matter

Inspire Excellence

Act Intentionally

Better Together

No Fear!


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

Position Summary:

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.

Job Functions:

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

Physical Abilities:

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:


Application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivery will not be accepted.

Postings for part-time and adjunct positions are active for the academic year. By selecting the option to receive notifications on your profile, you will begin receiving electronic communication regarding new opportunities with Lone Star College (LSC).

If selected for an interview, a recruiter will contact you by phone, or email to schedule an interview.

Lone Star College participates in the E-Verify program, under which Lone Star College provides the federal government with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm that the employee is authorized to work in the United States.

More information on the E-Verify program is available at (please use the apply button below)

Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are subject to a criminal background check

Company info

Lone Star College System
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Company Profile
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.

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