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Adjunct Librarian

Company: Elgin Community College
Location: Elgin
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

About ECC:

Elgin Community College serves over 9,000 students at every stage of their educational journeys, including university transfer programs, career and technical education, continuing education classes, and adult basic education. As a community, we pride ourselves on nurturing a welcoming campus where every person-students, staff members, faculty members, and campus visitors-feels valued. The work of each ECC employee is central to the college's mission, and as an employer, the college fosters a positive environment through professional challenges, excellent benefits, and opportunities for recognition and camaraderie.

Work Schedule:

Tuesday - Friday 11:45am - 5:00pm
Hours vary and may include day, evening and weekend responsibilities.

Rate of Pay:

2022: Less than Master's = $41.76 Master's or above = $43.35

FLSA Status:


Grant Funded:


Job Summary:

Adjunct librarians provide reference service to library patrons, bibliographic instruction to individuals and classes, help maintain the library databases including the catalog, support interlibrary loan, circulation and periodical services with assistance as needed to help ensure student's academic success as well as provide them with lifelong information-finding skills.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Masters of Library Science Degree

Desired Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

2 yrs experience - teaching & reference service

Essential Duties:

Reference Service to Library Patrons

  • Conduct reference interview to determine patron's information needs
  • Assist patron in research with appropriate tools and materials

    Provide Library Information Literacy Instruction to Classes

  • Coordinate and plan library information literacy instruction with faculty
  • Provide library information literacy instruction to students

    Assist Circulation Staff

  • Provide back-up services for circulation staff
  • Help establish work procedures for circulation staff

    Develop Library Publicity

  • Develop information materials
  • Create library exhibits
  • Create bibliographies of library methods

    Assist with Collection Maintenance

  • Assist in the development and revision of library policies and procedures
  • Assist in the development and revision of library mission statement and goals
  • Help compile date for internal and external reports
  • Participate in hiring of library staff
  • Help coordinate library services with other College areas

    Participate in Professional Development

  • Keep current on research and technologies in assigned specialties
  • Participate in professional growth activities
  • Participate in professional organizations

    Other Duties:

    Other duties as assigned that pertain to the job description

    Physical Demands:

    Sedentary (up to 10 lbs occasionally, sitting most of the time)

    Visual Acuity:

    Close visual acuity (e.g. computer, assembly)

    Work Environment:

    Moderate noise

    Environmental Conditions:

    Typical office or administrative

    Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

    Elgin Community College does not discriminate, or tolerate discrimination, against any member of its community on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender/gender identity, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law in matters of admissions, employment, or in any aspect of the educational programs or activities it offers.
    In addition, Elgin Community College provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to ensure equal access and equal opportunities with regard to employment practices, educational opportunities, and programs and services. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the College's EEO/AA Officer. Determinations on request for a reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Keywords: Elgin Community College, Elgin , Adjunct Librarian, Other , Elgin, Illinois

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