Information Services Librarian

Information Services Librarian


South Piedmont Community College
680 US 74
Polkton, NC 28135
Phone: 704-272-5300

Job Location

Old Charlotte Highway Campus in Monroe, NC and LL Polk Campus in Polkton, NC


Commensurate with education and experience


Full-Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Friday, October 18, 2019
Closes: Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Target Start Date

Thursday, January 2, 2020

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Director of Library Services

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

• MLS/MLIS from an ALA accredited program

Preferred Qualifications


• Professional experience in an academic library
• Demonstrated experience providing reference and Information Literacy instruction in an academic library setting
• Strong service orientation with excellent organizational, communication, and presentation skills
• Demonstrated experience using various communication/instruction/design tools (social networking, Camtasia, LibGuides, Adobe Photoshop, etc.) to design tutorials, guides and promotional materials for students, faculty and staff
• Demonstrated knowledge of technology trends, standards, and issues in academic libraries and higher education
• Experience with regional accreditation

Position Description

Job Description

The Information Services Librarian is a full-time 12-month position. Under the direction of the Director of Library Services, the Information Services Librarian is responsible for providing reference services in-person and online; for the identification, evaluation, integration, and instruction of print and electronic information resources and new technologies; for participation in the Library Liaison program; for the oversight of the SPCC Library Website, and to help develop the Library’s presence in the online course management system. Must be self-directed, well-organized, and be able to meet deadlines and multiple demands. Flexibility, creativity, energy and the ability to work in a changing environment with colleagues in a goal-oriented library program is necessary. The position will require some evening and weekend hours, and travel between multiple campuses.

Job Duties

• Provide thorough reference and research services to students, faculty and staff utilizing physical and electronic resources
• Provide Information Literacy instruction and technology literacy instruction to both seated and distance learning students
• Collaborate with faculty to develop and present library programming
• Participate in collection development and collection weeding
• Recommend equipment, hardware, and software purchases
• Positively promote library services internally and externally
• Actively participate in team meetings, campus activities and positively and professionally represent the library in the college and the community
• Participate in maintaining the Library’s existing online content, and assist in developing new content
• Compile statistical reports
• Maintain professional expertise through SPCC’s professional development program, which requires a minimum of 20 hours per fiscal year
• Understand the SACS requirements and assist in ensuring compliance
• Exhibit an uncompromising commitment to student learning
• Perform other duties as assigned

How to Apply

Apply online at Position is open until filled.

Job Post Contact

South Piedmont Community College

Human Resources

PO Box 126

Polkton, NC 28135