Reference and Instruction Librarian

Reference and Instruction Librarian


Alamance Community College
1247 Jimmie Kerr Road
Graham, NC 27253
Phone: 336-506-4222

Job Location

Main Campus, Graham, NC


$44,909.00 - $51,494.00 Annually


Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, May 20, 2021
Closes: Friday, June 11, 2021

Target Start Date

Sunday, August 1, 2021

Expected Work Hours


Reports to


Employment Type

Full-Time Non Exempt

Minimum Qualifications


Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program.

  • Creativity, initiative, and interest in innovative approaches to reference/research assistance, library instruction, and liaison work.
  • Demonstrated understanding of issues and trends in reference and information literacy.
  • Strong understanding of pedagogy and best practices in information literacy.
  • Demonstrated excellent communication skills, both oral and written, with the ability to foster positive working relationships and build partnerships.
  • Demonstrated ability to work proactively and effectively with faculty.
  • Strong understanding of diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility initiatives for academic libraries.
  • Effective time, organizational, and project management skills with the ability to work independently and as a member of a collaborative team.
  • Knowledge of the Library of Congress Classification system.
  • Familiarity with citation styles.
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office suite and Springshare Libguides

Preferred Qualifications


Position Description

Alamance Community College is seeking an innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented reference and instruction librarian to serve the Graham, North Carolina campus. This user-focused librarian, with a commitment to student learning, will report to the Director of Learning Resources Center. This position provides a variety of professional library services to library users, coordinates and supports the college’s information literacy efforts by teaching instructional sessions, and assists with collection development and acquisitions. Applicants from underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply. This is a twelve-month position. 


  • Coordinate the Library’s Information Literacy program by scheduling information literacy instruction sessions, along with the planning, delivery, and evaluation of instruction sessions.
  • Partner with faculty and academic staff to plan and deliver course-integrated instruction in information literacy and research practices.
  • Promote library services to college community by providing library instruction sessions and tours to faculty and students.
  • Assist in the development of the students’ critical thinking and information literacy and data literacy skills.
  • Participate in general reference responsibilities in person, on the phone, through email, and via chat.
  • Provide individual student research consultations both in-person and online.
  • Liaise with assigned departments and programs.
  • Conduct ongoing assessments of student learning and contribute to departmental assessment projects.
  • Design and develop subject guides using LibGuides or similar content management systems and library instructional tutorials.
  • Supervise staff and student workers to include: prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; coordinating staff training; and implementing hiring, discipline, and termination procedures.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining print, and eResource collections that meet the research needs of students and faculty.
  • Participate in campus and other college-related meetings, events, workshops and conferences.
  • Work collaboratively with other staff librarians.
  • As appropriate: participate in regional, and/or local associations and professional groups; contribute to the scholarship of the profession; and, share new information and knowledge with academic colleagues.
  • Prepare, maintain, verify, and/or update a variety of reports and other materials and documents.
  • Exhibit courtesy and display professionalism and work collegially in changing environments.
  • Perform other duties of a similar nature or level.

How to Apply

An ACC on-line application MUST be fully completed for consideration, which includes a required letter of interest and transcript attachment. Resume attachments are welcome but will not be accepted in lieu of complete application. 


Job Post Contact

Nicole Rone

HR Specialist

Alamance Community College