Tarrant County College District Public Services Librarian in Fort Worth, Texas

Job Summary

Assists in planning, directing and delivering public services in the Library.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists in the planning, coordinating and evaluating of library services

  • Participates in collection development and implementing a variety of library-based information technology applications

  • Assists in the development of Library policies and procedures

  • Trains and supervises support staff and student workers as directed

  • Assists customers with basic library needs, including conducting research, online database searching, selecting material, and developing research strategy

  • Prepares periodic reports pertaining to library services as directed

  • Provides orientations to the library through class presentations, tours, and individual instruction

  • Assists in the selection of new employees

  • In the absence of the Director and Assistant Director, assumes responsibility for library operations

  • Assists in developing, maintaining, and evaluating the collection to support instructional programs

  • Collaborates with faculty to develop library instruction and learning objectives to meet the needs of students and the college community

  • Participates in campus and District committees

  • Provides direct informational, reference, and reader’s advisory services to the public

  • Helps to promote library awareness and use

  • Attends the workplace regularly, reports to work punctually and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite

  • Completes all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through Tarrant County College (TCC)

  • Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity and service to the College

The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Required Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures

  • Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA (American Library Association) accredited library program

  • Two (2) years of experience in library public service areas

  • Knowledge of automated library systems, web applications and software programming, and current Mac and Windows operating systems

  • Experience working with computerized systems including online databases, and assisting students with research projects

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems

  • Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software

  • Excellent customer service, organizational and interpersonal skills

Desired Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures

  • Two (2) years of professional library experience in a community college setting

  • Demonstrated success in teaching

Special Instructions Summary

There are two full-time positions available. One day shift Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm and One evening shift, with the following option: Monday – Thursday 11:30am – 10pm OR Monday – Thursday 1pm – 10 pm and Friday 9am – 6pm

Job Title:Public Services Librarian

Posting Number:F002450

Position Status:Full Time

Grant Funded:No

Category:APT

Class Code:15

Pay Rate:Commensurate with education and experience

Location:Northwest

Department:NW Library Services

Posting Date:09/15/2017

Contact:Alex Potemkin

*:alex.potemkin@tccd.edu