Tallahassee Community College announces an opening for the following continuing contract Librarian position for 2019-2020. Tallahassee Community College is a dynamic and growing comprehensive community college located in Tallahassee, Florida. The College’s 2017 fall enrollment of more than 12,400 students includes nearly 47 percent minority students. The College enjoys a strong reputation for teaching excellence and for producing graduates with Associate in Arts degrees, Associate in Science degrees, and college credit certificates. Tallahassee is also home to two state universities, Florida State University and Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. TCC partners with both universities and with a number of private higher education institutions to afford greater opportunities for all students, faculty, and surrounding communities. TCC also partners with area businesses and organizations to meet local workforce needs.
Starting salaries for Librarian positions are competitive.
Minimum Qualifications: Librarian. Minimum of a Master’s degree in Library and Information Studies or a closely related discipline. Preference will be given to candidates with experience or coursework in educational pedagogy, library instruction, or information literacy. Librarians may teach Information Literacy as part of their regular duties
The successful candidate will show:
Experience in an academic library; knowledge of issues and trends in academic libraries; effective oral and written skills; ability and interest in teaching and information literacy; ability to work effectively with culturally diverse library users and adult learners; strong interpersonal skills; experience in provision of library services to distance students within course management system; experience or recent course work in reference and collection development; experience in teaching library research classes; exemplary collaborative work with discipline faculty and related student support units; potential for growth as an instructor; experience with integrated library systems; creativity, flexibility, and initiative; ability to work independently and a part of a team; strong organizational and time management skills. Evidence of strong technology skills as related to libraries and higher education
Physical address where the job position is located.
1. Scroll to the bottom of the vacancy announcement to start the application process.
2. Complete the online TCC application for the position(s) of interest.
3. The following documents are required when completing the online application:
2. Letter of interest addressing the following faculty attributes and responsibilities
- Commitment to student retention, success and completion.
- Commitment to the continuous improvement of student learning
- Ability to use of technology and innovative approaches to enhance teaching and learning, including online learning and alternative delivery systems.
- Willingness to support a diverse population of learners inside and beyond the classroom.
- Commitment to the mission and values of the comprehensive Community College
- Ability to work in a collaborative, student-centered environment.
3. Unofficial transcript(s) of all relevant college coursework.
4. Teaching Philosophy
Applicants currently enrolled as graduate students who anticipate completing their course of study May 31, 2019 are encouraged to apply, but must submit from the dean of their school their current standing and anticipated program completion date in addition to the required documents listed above.
The application review process will begin January 15, 2019 and will continue until all vacancies have been filled. Please note that applications received after January 15, 2019 may not be given consideration.
***TCC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/E-Verify Employer***
The selected candidate identified for this position will be required to successfully complete a criminal background check, which may include fingerprinting.
The College uses E-Verify as part of the I-9 process to verify the work eligibility of all new hires. Tallahassee Community College does not discriminate against any person on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status in its programs and activities. Inquiries regarding the College’s non-discrimination policies may be directed to: Renae Tolson, Equity Officer, Room 239 Administration Building, 444 Appleyard Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32304, (850) 201-6074, firstname.lastname@example.org.