Laramie County Community College

Librarian

Job Location US-WY-Cheyenne
Posted Date 6 days ago(1/11/2022 4:36 PM)
ID
2022-2840
# of Openings
1

Overview

The mission of Laramie County Community College is to transform our students' lives through the power of inspired learning. Our over-arching goal is that our accomplishments as a community college will distinguish LCCC from others in the nation, in turn benefiting our communities and bringing pride to the Great State of Wyoming.  Our core values include Passion, Authenticity, and the Desire to Make a Difference. 

 

A copy of official/unofficial transcripts are required in order to be considered for this position.  You can upload these documents when you create your applicant profile.

 

This is a 10 Month Faculty B Position.

 

Job Summary:

Core responsibilities of this position include:

The Librarian position is a full-time benefited position responsible for instruction and development of curriculum in the Ludden Library. This position will work closely with the other faculty to build a robust curriculum for our students. 

 

Laramie County Community College is dedicated to student success and aspires to develop world-class community college faculty.  The College’s faculty positions have the primary responsibilities of employing student-centered teaching practices, developing competency-based curriculum, fostering an equitable learning environment, and positively contributing to the campus environment. In addition, all faculty work in alignment with the College’s mission, vision, and values to continuously improve as professional educators and experts in their field. Faculty further serve the College in collaborative and collegial relationships across the institution. Full-time faculty are offered provisional status upon employment. All LCCC faculty are supported by the Faculty Academy within the Center for Excellence in Teaching.

 

LCCC in its strategic plan has identified important Core Values and Aspirational Values, which are inherent in the cultural fabric of the College.  The person fulfilling this role is expected to bear these qualities and advocate for them.   

http://lccc.wy.edu/StrategicPlan/index.aspx#goal1

 

Additional tasks and projects will be distributed based on current strategic initiatives and institutional need.

 

Salary and Benefits: For full listing of benefits and faculty salary schedule, visit http://lccc.wy.edu/about/humanResources/benefits.aspx

 

Starting Date:  March 1, 2022.

 

Priority Screening Date: For full consideration, apply by February 11, 2022.

 

Compensation: This is a Faculty 2, Faculty B position. Salary: $64,147.

 

*For information about Cheyenne, visit http://www.lccc.cc.wy.us/about/welcome

 

Essential Functions

Essential Functions: (to perform successfully in this position, an individual must be able to perform essential duties satisfactorily as well as possess education/experience, employ the knowledge, skills, and abilities as listed in representative fashion; reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions – this position is Exempt, i.e., is not eligible for compensatory or overtime pay provisions of the FLSA.  This listing of essential duties is not all-inclusive, but representative; other duties may be assigned).

Teaching and Learning

In fulfilling the teaching responsibilities of this position, employ student-centered teaching practices coupled with the development and use of appropriate and current educational materials to maximize student engagement and success, as well as supporting different perspectives and engaging the diversity of students toward educational and democratic ends.

  • Provide student-centered instruction to maximize student engagement and success
  • Implement effective technologies and technology innovation in instructional practice
  • Employ methods that develop student understanding of the values, practice, and procedures within a discipline
  • Evaluate student engagement and success through formative and summative assessment to improve teaching and learning
  • Utilize high-impact teaching practices
  • Engage students in interdisciplinary practices to develop 21st century learners
  • Foster student engagement through inspired learning
  • Provide a learning environment that promotes respect and rapport, and values difference
  • Support diverse learners
  • Demonstrate social competence

Competency-Based Design

Apply competency-based design to the development of curriculum, specifically STRT 1000 courses and the Pathway Degree Program. Engage with colleagues at the course, program, and institutional level with the aim of continuous improvement.

  • Engage with peers and internal and external stakeholders to improve student learning
  • Maintain and adapt curriculum that is current, effective, and relevant to establish learning competencies
  • Gather data on student learning to assess student achievement of learning competencies
  • Articulate measurable, student-centered learning competencies
  • Use competency-based design strategy to develop courses
  • Analyze data for continuous improvement
  • Assist in design, implementation, and review of programs aligned with current or emerging community, state, or national needs

Professionalism and Service
Serve the institution by collaborating and actively reflecting on responsibilities to positively contribute to one’s discipline, the College, and the greater community.

  • Embody the values, ethics, and behavior codes of LCCC and within one’s discipline
  • Engage in expanding institutional connections
  • Engage in professional development
  • Actively contribute to the College and one’s department, or discipline
  • Demonstrate effective communication in professional and academic venues
  • Display commitment to the profession

Nonessential Functions:  

An employee in this position may perform some of these responsibilities on an infrequent basis.

  • Assists in development of annual program budgets; and works closely with the School Dean on the development of annual school budgets when appropriate
  • Advises student clubs or groups as appropriate
  • Attends overnight travel as required for professional trainings and/or meetings
  • Provides Collegial assistance and mentoring for new faculty within discipline area, as needed

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

All LCCC faculty are expected to demonstrate proficiency in the competency areas appropriate to their faculty level as defined in the College’s Administrative Procedure 2.17.1P. In addition, requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position include.

  • Professional Knowledge and ability within the discipline of assigned instruction
  • Ability to work in an environment of collaboration, cooperation, sensitivity and confidentiality in working with the public, students, colleagues and staff in both the classroom and campus settings
  • Ability to teach course content that is consistent with the official course outline of record and use pertinent course materials at an appropriate level
  • Ability to effectively utilize the campus learning management system
  • Advanced working knowledge and ability with personal computing applications – specifically Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint), and Adobe products (e.g., Reader, Professional)
  • Knowledge of basic office equipment including (but not limited to) personal computer and associated peripherals, fax machine, scanners, multi-line telephone, voice recorders, and other electronic devices
  • Ability to effectively and professionally execute the essential functions of this position with proven capabilities in establishing appropriate professional rapport, communicating with courtesy and tact, accurately determining other’s needs, collecting necessary information, and following-through when requested
  • Ability to travel when necessary
  • Ability to read and interpret instructions in oral, written, or diagrammatical form (e.g., a flow chart of a process) and consider possible applications of discipline related literature and publications

Physical/Mental Demands: (The physical demands and work environment characteristics described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of this position and/or may be encountered while performing essential functions.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • To successfully perform the essential functions of this position, an employee must be able to maintain appropriate composure and necessary confidentiality with regard to both past and current employee, student, and donor data; documents; issues; etc., and respect privacy needs of employees, students, donors
  • The ability to comply with highly inflexible deadlines is required to successfully perform the essential functions of this position; there will be multiple occurrences of sudden, urgent task completion required
  • While performing the essential functions of this position a variable work schedule may be required including long workdays, evenings, and weekends as needed
  • There may be occurrences of interacting with employees and/or students, past employees and/or students, members of the general public, and others who express opinions, may exhibit strong emotions, which will require the employee to interact professionally, diplomatically, and appropriately in such situations
  • While performing the essential duties of this position, an employee would frequently be required to move around the assigned work areas as well as within hallways, meeting rooms, and other parts of the campus facilities
  • There may be multiple/daily instances of prolonged sitting, standing, and personal computer use, which would include keyboard and/or mouse usage as well as viewing a computer monitor
  • An employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds to perform essential position functions
  • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.
  • The overall work environment requires the mental ability to shift focal point quickly due to interruptions; an employee must be able to mentally track multiple projects and tasking as well
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate; however, there may be unexpected instances of somewhat loud sounds

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Master’s degree in library and information studies from an ALA accredited institution
  • All LCCC Faculty are required to meet the minimum faculty qualifications as defined within the College’s Administrative Procedure 2.7P.

 Preferred:

  • Experience with web-based learning management systems
  • Two or more years of college-level library experience
  • Two or more years of work experience in a library

 

LCCC DOES NOT SPONSOR H1B VISAS

 

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

 

Laramie County Community College is committed to providing a safe and nondiscriminatory educational and employment environment. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or other status protected by law. Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The college does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational, extracurricular, athletic or other programs or in the context of employment.

 

The College has a designated person to monitor compliance and to answer any questions regarding the college’s non-discrimination policies:  Please contact: Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Room 205B, Pathfinder Building, 1400 E College Drive, Cheyenne, WY  82007, 307-778-1217,TitleIX_ADA.Coordinator@lccc.wy.edu.

 

http://lccc.wy.edu/

http://www.lccc.wy.edu/about/humanresources 

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