Job Number 2108017
Closing Date: 08/20/2021
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As assigned.Note: Reliable transportation may be required for teaching at multiple campus locations
Hourly Instruction Librarians (HILs) may not work more than 19 hours per week, district-wide.
Criminal Background Check
Pre-employment criminal background checks are required for all Staff and Faculty positions. Pre-employment urinalyses drug screens are also required for all top candidates considered for positions in ACC’s College Police department.
General Statement of Job
To provide point-of-use instruction at library reference desks, and research and information services to students, faculty and staff.
Information for This Posting Only
Hourly Instruction Librarian (HIL) position is a Service-Learning Apprentice program. Extensive paid pedagogy training is provided and HILS gain valuable instruction experience.
Hourly Instruction Librarians also provide information literacy and library instruction services to students in a classroom setting online or face-to-face using ACC Library Services content
Hourly Librarian schedules are determined and may vary weekly but may not exceed more than 19 hours/week district-wide.
Description of Duties and TasksEssential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Provides ACC Campus Library Services reference & instructional services to ACC students, faculty and staff, including in person, phone, email and library chat.
Works with other ACC Library Services and primary campus library faculty and staff, maintaining records and statistical data and, as assigned, collection maintenance, subject bibliography, information literacy support, web or wiki page maintenance, special projects, and reports.
Participates in critical recordkeeping practices including using reference desk software designed to gather student learning outcome data.
Additional Job Specific Duties
Delivery of instructive reference services, information literacy instruction and library instruction, and design of information literacy curriculum
The ability to demonstrate inclusive teaching for a diverse student body in an adult learning environment
KnowledgeMust possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Customer service skills.
Library principals and practices in an academic setting.
SkillsMust possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Ability to maintain established work schedule.
Ability to maintain confidentiality of constituent information.
Ability to establish and maintain effective, collegial workplace relationships.
Ability to communicate orally, in writing and electronically, in a concise and effective manner.
Proficiency in using PCs, office productivity software, knowledge of electronic information resources, the Internet and wikis, laptops, iPads, and ereaders.
Expertise with print and electronic information and reference resources in an academic environment.
Proficiency in using office productivity software, internet search tools, wikis, iPads, laptops
Required Work Experience
Preferred Work Experience
Experience with teaching and training, developing related instructional materials
Effective presentation and teaching competencies
Competencies in teaching and learning areas including technology skills appropriate to position
Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA- accredited institution.
Special RequirementsLicenses/Certifications; Other
Reliable transportation may be required for teaching at multiple campus locations. Employees moving among campuses may get reimbursed for travel.
Work is routinely performed in an office environment.
Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing and pulling.
Occasional lifting of objects up to 30 pounds.
Work safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.
ACC Benefits Overview
Full-time Faculty and Staffing Table employees who work in full-time and/or part-time positions at the College are eligible for ACC medical benefits effective the first of the month after their first 60 days of employment. Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, short and long term disability, retirement plans and AD&D.
ACC does not participate in Social Security. ACC participates in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and the Optional Retirement Program (ORP-Faculty Only). Part-time and Hourly employees participate in the ACC Money Purchase Plan (ACCMPP) as a retirement program required by Federal law.
The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC as its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Austin Community College provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
As required by the US Department of Education, employees are required to report violations under the Title IX and, under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), select individuals are required to report crimes. If this position is identified as a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified, trained, and provided resources for reporting.