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Librarian – Visiting Lecturer

Community College of Rhode Island

Job Description

The Community College of Rhode Island is New Englands largest community college, and a nationally-recognized leader in catalyzing student success and achievement for recent high school graduates and returning adults alike.
We provide affordable, open access to higher education, and we deliver on our mission to offer all students the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for intellectual, professional and personal growth.

Diversity is our strength. We champion equity, and we celebrate, support and thrive on the diverse experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives that are represented across our four campuses.
We strive to hire and retain culturally competent faculty and staff whose demographics are reflective of our diverse student body. To learn more about our employees values and what it means to work here, learn about our Guiding Principles here.

Posting Details > Special Instructions to Applicants
To apply for this position:
  • Complete CCRIs online application, and attach a cover letter and resume by the closing date.
  • If attaching a resume complete with education history and/or employment history, please
disregard these sections within the online application.
  • Please include the contact information for three (3) references within the application.
  • Finalists will be required to provide official college transcripts.
  • Please note that all RI Council of Postsecondary Education employees (i.e., full- and part-time
faculty and non-classified employees) must be fully vaccinated and boosted when eligible. Learn
more about CCRIs vaccination policy here.
Please contact Human Resources at 401-825-2311 (TTY: 401-825-2313) if you require assistance with the online application process.
EEO Statement
CCRI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
CCRI prohibits discrimination, including harassment and retaliation, on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, or status as a protected veteran. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination shall be referred to CCRIs Title IX Coordinator at TitleIXCoordinator@ccri.edu
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Job Summary
As a full partner in the educational experience, the CCRI Library provides materials, resources, and services which support the curriculum, enhance teaching and learning, and encourage independent and lifelong learning. The library fosters information literacy and critical thinking skills, collaborative learning, and intellectual development. The Library offers a welcoming environment and a commitment to supporting the diverse cultural and intellectual interests of both the college and the local communities. The Librarian at the Newport campus is responsible for the development, management, and oversight of the campus library including reference, instruction, collection development, and circulation functions.


Duties and Responsibilities
  • Assist patrons in-person, online, and via the telephone by providing reference services.
  • Instruct library patrons in the use of the online catalog, periodical databases, other library resources, and the Internet.
  • Answer phone/online chat reference questions.
  • Provide research assistance by appointment..
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of the reference collection and online resources.
  • Plan and conduct library instruction sessions.
  • Prepare and update library guides and materials. Review and evaluate materials for inclusion in the collection


Minimum Requirements
  • MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited program required
  • Academic library reference experience required.
  • Experience with web-based resources and electronic databases required.


Competencies and Desired Qualifications
  • Experience in library instruction preferred.
  • Experience with OCLC WMS preferred.

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