Richmond Community College
1042 West Hamlet Avenue
Hamlet, NC 28345
Phone: 910-410-1700

Job Location

Richmond Community College Service Area


$37,271 - $46,589


Full Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Friday, January 7, 2022
Closes: Sunday, February 20, 2022

Target Start Date

Sunday, May 1, 2022

Expected Work Hours

This position is for 40 hours a week over five days. Some evenings will be required. No weekends.

Reports to

Vice President for Instruction/Chief Academic Officer

Employment Type

Full-Time Permanent

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience: Master's Degree in Library Science/Information Science from an ALA accredited institution required (completion of degree by May 2022). Library experience in an academic or community college setting preferred. Current knowledge of library technologies and ILS systems required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:  Understanding and commitment to the unique nature and role of the community college and learning resources center concept. Effective teaching and presentation skills. Ability to work with students, faculty, and staff from diverse educational levels and capabilities. Documented organizational and leadership skills from previous positions. Demonstrated familiarity with operations of web-based resources used for research and information literacy. Knowledge of NCLive resources preferred. Demonstrated good written and oral communication skills. Commitment to flexibility in scheduling and assignments.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of and/or experience with Workflows, Blue Cloud or other SIRSI-based systems preferred. Current knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Office 365, and Springshare products preferred.

Position Description

General Description of the Position:
The Librarian, under the supervision of the Vice President of Instruction /CAO is responsible for operation of the library; management of electronic library resources, services, and tools; and supervision of student workers and volunteers.

Responsibilities and Duties of the Position:

  1. Provides individual assistance to students, faculty, and staff on locating information using library resources. Assistance may be provided in person or via phone, email, chat, or learning management system.
  2. Teaches library instruction in traditional, hybrid, and online class settings. Cooperates with other librarian on instructional design, teaching methods, and assessment measures.
  3. Serves as liaison to assigned departments, providing information literacy, research and collection development assistance as requested.
  4. Designs, implements, and maintains library web-based platforms, including the library website, Springshare products, and Gimlet.
  5. Manages the local configuration and functionality for the integrated library system (ILS), subscription databases, hosted proxy, web-scale discovery service, and other electronic tools.
  6. Coordinates the acquisition, licensing, configuration, and renewal of electronic library resources. Assists in selecting and deselecting physical materials in assigned areas.
  7. Investigates, evaluates, and recommends emerging technologies improving and/or expanding discoverability, access, and services to library resources.
  8. Staffs the circulation desk, completes inventories, shelves materials, and shelf-reads when needed.
  9. Writes reports and compiles library-related statistical data as needed.
  10. May supervise student workers and volunteers.
  11. Maintain high level of professional skills and abilities through participation in professional organizations, workshops, and continuing education opportunities.
  12. Represents the library on college, regional, and state committees.
  13. Others duties as assigned by the Vice President of Instruction.

How to Apply


Job Post Contact

Human Resources Director

Richmond Community College

P O Box 1189

Hamlet NC 28379

P (910) 410-1804

F (910) 582-7028