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Job ID: 120166

Librarian (Reg FT 12 month, with benefits)
Community College of Allegheny County

Date Posted Feb. 22, 2019
Title Librarian (Reg FT 12 month, with benefits)
University Community College of Allegheny County
Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Department Libraries
Application Deadline March 5, 2019
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Library
Per Contract

Job Category: Faculty/Counselor/Librarian/Ed Tech/Academic Advisor

Employment Type: Regular Full-Time

Job Slot: 2498

Job Open Date: 1/28/2019

Job Close Date:

Transcripts: Applicants must electronically attach scanable unofficial transcripts when applying to this posting.

General Summary: The primary responsibilities of the faculty are to teach and to develop the curriculum. To meet these responsibilities, faculty must remain knowledgeable about advances in their disciplines, in learning theory, and in pedagogy. Faculty portfolios will include contributions and program development and show evidence of ongoing professional development.

Master's degree in the field of library science and minimum three years of professional library experience including knowledge of information, public, and circulation procedures; knowledge in the use of computers in contemporary library services; supervisory experience is desirable.

Applicants are expected to utilize best practices and innovation, maintain high standards of competence in the discipline and teaching methodologies, the ability to retain students and work with a diverse student population and have strong communication skills. Degrees must be from an accredited institution.

Duties: 1. Provide reference and research assistance to individuals 2. Participate in the library instruction program.3. Participate and liaise with faculty in collection development activities.4. Participate in the publicity efforts of the library and the college.5. Participate in updates in the Faculty Handbook, Student Handbook, library website, etc.6. Promote the utilization of the library resources with faculty.7. Establish and maintain cooperative and collegial working relationships with faculty, staff and coworkers.8. Communicate with the technical services staff concerning cataloging and processing of library materials.9. Recommend assignments and their priorities for clerical staff in the library area to the supervisors.10. Assist in the collection of data and preparation of reports pertinent to the library area.11. Serve on appropriate committees.12. Perform other related duties as required or assigned.

Clearances: Current criminal record/child abuse clearances will be required if offered the position and in order to be employed at the College. The three clearances are Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Records Check, and Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Criminal Background Check. The College has provided instructions on how to obtain these clearances and are available here or by going to, selecting "HR Forms and Documents" from the left menu and locating the link named "CCAC Instructions on Clearances.

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