Vacancy announcement - Access Librarian - Maryland

Steinhoff, Cindy (
Mon, 6 Nov 2000 10:58:38 -0800 (PST)

Cross posted to several lists. Sorry for the duplication.

Student success comes first at ANNE ARUNDEL COMMUNITY COLLEGE, where our
progressive faculty, staff, student support services and modern facilities
provide the academic tools for unparalleled success. AACC, a premier
learning community, is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse
workforce. We offer competitive salaries with generous benefits in a
friendly and welcoming atmosphere. We are currently seeking an
innovative/collaborative individual for the position of:


(Twelve Month Faculty)


The Access Librarian is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of
the circulation, reserves, and audiovisual units of the library. The
position also maintains the library web page and is the liaison with
Information Technologies. The Access Librarian instructs library classes
and works at the reference desk.


General: Vice President for Learner Support Services
Daily: Director of the Library


Supervise, train, and evaluate staff assigned to circulation, shelving and
stacks maintenance, reserves, and audiovisual operations.

Initiate new access services as needed.

Teach library instruction sessions for students.

Staff the reference desk for minimum of 3 hours per week, including one
evening. Provide traditional and electronic reference services, including
research consultation.

Plan for, implement, and oversee all CD-ROM and Internet databases, staff
and public access computers, audiovisual equipment, and networking projects
in coordination with librarians, library staff and Information Technologies

Develop and maintain the library web page, including the web-based catalog

Serve as backup to the Systems Librarian.

Train library staff and others in using audiovisual resources, electronic
information resources, the Internet, and computers.

Develop and maintain the library's web page, including the web-based catalog

Plan and provide appropriate library services for clientele as outlined in
the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Create instructional aids, publications, bibliographies, documentation, help
sheets, and other materials for library clientele and staff.

Participate in the collection development process by researching and
recommending print, audiovisual and electronic resources.

Represent the library on appropriate faculty and campus-wide committees and
in professional library associations and community organizations.

Participate actively in a program of professional development to maintain
currency of job knowledge and to increase job skills.

Other duties as assigned by the Director.


Master's degree in library science from an ALA-accredited institution

Minimum of one year of library experience, including some circulation,
reference, and instruction experience.

Technical expertise with integrated library systems, personal computer
hardware and software, Internet, CD-ROMs, DOS, Windows, HTML, and Microsoft

Demonstrated supervisory skills and experience preferred.

Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

Demonstrated ability to work collegially as a team member in a changing

Proven commitment to public service and the philosophy of a community

Demonstrated ability to be innovative and flexible, including the ability
and willingness to work flexible shifts to accommodate the needs of the

For more information on this position, contact Vicki Cone, 410-541-2216 or <> . To apply,
send a resume, cover letter, and Anne Arundel Community College application
form to:

Office of Human Resources
Anne Arundel Community College
101 College Parkway
Arnold, MD 21012

The application form can be found at the Office of Human Resources web site
<> .