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Digital Services Librarian and Events Coordinator
Odessa College in Odessa, Texas
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Date Posted 04/16/2018
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled
Posting Details
Posting Number: 0601243  
Classification Title: PR/PR/Exempt/No  
Working Title: Digital Services Librarian and Events Coordinator  
Position Status: Full-Time  
Position Type: No Response  
Department: Learning Resource Center  
General Summary: The Digital Services Librarian and Events Coordinator of the Learning Resources Center will support digital learning services, aid in student success initiatives and provide outreach events to meet the needs of the community. 

The nation's most prestigious recognition of Community College Excellence, the Aspen Institute's Aspen Prize, awarded Odessa College its Rising Star Award in 2017, which ranked Odessa College among the top five in the nation for improving and advancing student achievement out of 1100 eligible institutions.  
Minimum Qualifications: 1. Master of Library Science, Master of Library and Information Science, or related field required; 
2. Engaging for audiences through events, workshops, and instructional sessions; 
3. Strong interpersonal communication and writing skills; 
4. Able to produce effectively under tight deadlines on multiple projects; 
5. An enthusiasm for learning and ability to engage others in utilizing the educational resources available through the Learning Resources Center.  
Preferred Qualifications:  
Specific Position Duties: Coordinate with and provide outreach to other OC departments and community organizations/individuals; 

Develop, advertise, execute, and monitor events, workshops, displays, and instructional sessions; 

Create strategies for the preservation and dissemination of digital archival materials, evaluate the feasibility of implementing new versions of digital platforms, and provide recommendations for the use and distribution of open-access textbooks and open educational resources; 

Provide backup for circulation and SIRSI management and coordinate with OC faculty on collection development inclusive of Open Education Resources (OER) and "Textbook-less" materials; 

Introduce new technologies to the SLR department and OC community that facilitate learning; 

Support in the hiring and training of tutors, part time workers, and student workers; 

Identify, apply for, and oversee departmental grants; 

Oversee day-to-day management of circulation through the supervision of circulation clerks and library student workers; 

Provide backup for the circulation desk; 

Respond to reference questions from the Odessa College community;

Assist with and lead projects in support of the Student Learning Resources (SLR) department strategic plan; 

Coordinate with Executive Director in annual budget creation, justification, purchasing, and reconciliation; 

Perform other duties as required;  
Work Hours: Evening and weekend work will be required.  
Special Instructions to Applicants:  
Required Applicant Documents: Resume
Cover Letter
Unofficial Transcript 1  
Optional Applicant Documents: Unofficial Transcript 2
Unofficial Transcript 3  
Quicklink for Posting: jobs.odessa.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=51692 
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