Delaware County Community College
Adjunct librarians at Delaware County Community College are responsible for providing reference and research instruction to students, faculty, and staff. This includes staffing library reference according to departmental needs; providing individual, group, and classroom instruction; and developing supporting instructional materials. In addition, adjunct librarians are expected to work on special projects as assigned. Before the start of each semester, adjunct reference librarians are required to attend a department meeting.
Provide reference and research instruction based on the staffing needs of the Learning Commons and Library Services. Instruct students, faculty, and staff in the general use of library material and accessing online information resources. Deliver reference and research instruction in-person in the Learning Commons, by telephone, and virtually through chat, email, and SMS services.
Provide individual, group, and classroom information literacy and research instruction in all modalities, including course-integrated classes, online and in-person workshops, and other formats based on the staffing needs of the Learning Commons and Library Services. Create educational materials to support instructional activities.
Create library-specific educational material including handouts, guides, and tutorials. Project could include: developing and revising existing citation handouts and corresponding LibGuides. Maintaining and updating existing subject and course LibGuides. Developing new LibGuides based on the needs of the College community. Developing new tutorials and revising and/or updating existing tutorials based the needs of the College community. Expanding existing LibAnswers content and managing this content. Collecting and organizing Library Services and Learning Commons statistics. Other projects based on the needs of Library Services and the Learning Commons and professional background.
Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution.
Minimum of two years of experience in an academic library setting providing reference and instruction instructional services.
Experience with Springshare’s LibGuides platform.
Experience with instructional technologies, learning management systems, and the design of digital learning content.
Ability to work with a diverse library staff and community college constituency.
Service-oriented, positive attitude, and good communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team.
Ability to work independently under minimal direct supervision.
Committed to professional development.
Ability to meet set deadlines.
Experience with Springshare’s LibAnswers, LibWizard, and LibInsight platforms.
Experience with Canvas.
Experience developing and maintaining tutorials.
Experience teaching in an online, synchronous environment.
We are looking for adjunct reference librarians for these campuses for Fall 2017:
Exton Center (10 hours per week - either Monday & Tuesday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM or Tuesday & Wednesday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM)
Downingtown Campus (10 hours per week - either Monday & Tuesday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM or Tuesday & Wednesday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM)
Pennocks Bridge Campus (10 hours per week - either Monday & Tuesday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM or Tuesday & Wednesday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM)
Southeast Center (10 hours per week - either Monday & Tuesday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM or Tuesday & Wednesday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM)
For campus location information please see https://www.dccc.edu/about/locations/all-locations
or for a regional map with campus locations please see College Locations at Google maps
. When submitting your application package please note in your cover letter which locations you are available to staff.
Adjunct reference librarians may be offered hours at the College’s Marple campus in addition to our branch campus locations. On occasion, adjunct reference librarians may be asked to split time between campuses.
The College strongly encourages applications from members of traditionally underrepresented groups. Interested candidates should apply online at www.dccc.edu
only (in MS Word or PDF format), a cover letter (indicating which campus locations you are available to staff), complete and current CV, and a list of three references (including current immediate supervisor) to Human Resources, Delaware County Community College, 901 South Media Line Road, Media, PA 19063. Application materials must be submitted only as a completed packet. Incomplete application packages will not be considered. References will not be contacted without the applicant's permission.
Preliminary staffing starts well before the start of the semester. Therefore, it is recommended to have your application package submitted in a timely manner. For Fall the process starts the preceding March/April, for Spring in October, and Summer in February. Application materials are generally retained for one year.
Pennsylvania Act 153 Clearances
Applicants are required to either present to human resources current and valid PA Act 153 clearances or be able to obtain them expediently.
All Campuses - with immediate openings at our Downingtown, Exton, Pennocks Bridge, and Southeast Center campus locations
DCCC is an equal opportunity employer.
Delaware County Community College
Website : http://www.dccc.edu
Delaware County Community College is an accredited, public, two-year college. Since its founding in 1967, Delaware County Community College is the center of educational opportunity in Delaware and Chester Counties. Here, students find affordable open admission to higher education and can earn and Associate of Arts (A.A.), Associate of Fine Arts (A.F.A.), Associate of Science (A.S.) or an Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree. The College’s competitive programs offer dual enrollment and transfer options to four-year colleges and universities. Whether you’re looking to work toward a bachelor’s degree, advance your career by earning an associate degree or professional certificate, or just take a course for personal fulfillment, you can find yourself here.