Librarian

Library

Employer/Library: 
Career Education Corporation
Library Type: 
Other Library
County: 
Cook

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Full Time
Hours: 
40
Salary: 
48,000-50,000

This position is responsible for providing library reference services to students and faculty in a fully online, fast-paced environment.

  • Direct students and faculty to relevant online databases and web resources.
  • Promote and encourage the ethical use of information by students and faculty.
  • Facilitate the development of information literacy skills through reference, instruction, and the creation of library research tools.
  • Evaluate the impact and effectiveness of library resources in supporting the curriculum.
  • Communicate with students and faculty through email, instant messaging, and phone about the curriculum, their research needs, and information resources.
  • Maintain records and statistics related to the online library resources and services.
  • Facilitate library instruction to students, faculty, and staff through online meeting software.
  • Create bibliographies, user guides, video tutorials, and other library research tools.
  • Work a flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends, and holidays, to accommodate student and department needs. This may include working more than 40 hours per week

Required Skills

  • Commitment to public service.
  • Demonstrable organizational and time management skills.
  • Willingness and ability to work the hours necessary to accomplish the assigned duties.
  • Strong communication skills and a desire to ensure student success.
  • Skills to establish and maintain effective relationships with all constituents, internal and external.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in use of MS Word, MS Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Strong technology skills needed to provide innovative web-based library services and resources. Experience with instant messaging reference and screen casting preferred.

Required Experience

  • Master's degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited program.
  • Previous experience in an academic, special or public library.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Contact: 
Lester Araica
Apply To: 
Schaumburg, IL
231 N Martingale Rd
Schaumburg , IL 60173 42° 1' 59.376" N, 88° 1' 57.7812" W
Illinois