Location: Lakewood, NJ Category: Faculty Posted On: Wed Feb 12 2020 Job Description:
This is a part-time, 12 month position supporting the Sister Mary Joseph Cunningham Library's reference services and information literacy instruction program. The incumbent will work as part of our team of librarians to provide outstanding reference services and engaging library instruction to our students, faculty, and staff, while maintaining effective library operations. In addition to these responsibilities, the incumbent will be responsible for collection development and being the library liaison to academic programs as assigned. Reports to the Director of Library Services.
Provide reference service assistance to library users in finding and evaluating library materials and relevant resources on a regular daytime schedule (taking place between 9 - 5, Monday through Friday), including occasional evening and weekend hours.
Provide specialized research assistance to faculty and students in designated areas.
Participate in the development of policy and procedures as a member of the library reference team.
Information Literacy Instruction
Participate in the library's information literacy instruction program, providing engaging library instruction, both online and face-to-face, to first year students as well as students in designated program areas as assigned.
Assist in the planning and development of the library's information literacy program.
Collaborate with faculty to integrate information literacy skills into their courses.
Develop research guides and tutorial materials using Camtasia and Springshare's LibGuides product.
Collection Development and Liaison Responsibilities
Collaborate with the university's team of librarians on innovative ways to promote library resources and services.
Act as a liaison librarian for designated academic program areas to acquire materials in all formats.
Work with our collection development team to build the library's physical and digital collections.
General and Administrative
Participate in University committee service and Faculty Assembly.
Engage in professional development and other professional activities as appropriate.
Participate in library-wide planning, budgeting, reporting, and evaluation activities.
Serve on administrative teams and campus committees.
Participate in strategic planning.
Engage in professional development, research, and scholarly activity.
Integrate the core values of respect, integrity, compassion, justice and service into all aspects of interaction.
Perform other duties as needed to maintain effective library operations and support student success.
An MLS, or other master's degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association or from a program accredited in a country with a formal accreditation process as identified by ALA's Human Resource Development and Recruitment Office.
Experience with library information literacy instruction and reference services.
Ability to work well independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
Thorough knowledge of library resources and services.
Proficiency in Windows applications and Microsoft Office.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written.
Familiarity with LibGuides, Camtasia, and course management systems preferred.
Experience in an academic library preferred.
Internal Number: 120777
About Georgian Court University
Georgian Court University: History, Culture and Academic ExcellenceGeorgian Court University offers more than 30 undergraduate degrees, 10 graduate Founded and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy of New Jersey, Georgian Court University is located in residential Lakewood, New Jersey, on a magnificent 156-acre estate formerly belonging to financier George Jay Gould. The campus is conveniently situated 60 miles from New York and Philadelphia and only 10 miles from the beautiful Jersey Shore. Bordering Lake Carasaljo, the site is a National Historic Landmark with magnificent statuary, beautiful architecture and lush gardens, making it a truly breathtaking and inspiring place to learn, study, and live. After a long history as a women's college with coeducational graduate programs and undergraduate evening programs, Georgian Court has become fully coeducational as of Fall 2013. All degree and certificate programs during the day and evening are now open to both women and men. Open to students of all faiths, Georgian Court University provides comprehensive liberal arts education in the Roman Catholic tradition with a special concern for women. The university offers a curriculum that is broa...d enough to be truly liberal, yet specialized enough to provide in-depth preparation for careers or further study.The unique Georgian Court University atmosphere is one of a small college ambiance in a technologically advanced, highly esteemed university setting. Centered around the core values of the Sisters of Mercy, the university offers an extremely safe and nurturing campus environment with individualized attention and guidance.The Georgian Court faculty is committed to teaching and individual mentoring, with an outstanding 92% holding doctorates or terminal degrees in their field. They are dedicated and caring educators and experts in their respective industries, while demonstrating public service and a personal affinity to our core values—respect, integrity, justice, compassion, and service.degrees, and a variety of certificates in a wide range of areas through our three schools: The School of Arts & Sciences, The School of Business, and The School of Education.Benefits of a Georgian Court University education include: small classes, with a student-to-faculty ratio of 15:1; personalized education—faculty members readily available for mentoring ; all classes taught by faculty members, not graduate assistants, and inclusive core values of respect, integrity, justice, compassion, and service.