Midland College
September 18, 2023
Offerd Salary:$12.00
Working address:N/A
Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Part time
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PT REFERENCE LIBRARIAN (Pool) Mission Statement

Midland College serves West Texas through exemplary teaching and dedicated public service. We prepare and inspire diverse students to start, strive and succeed. We strengthen community through educational leadership and collaboration. Midland College provides quality programs and courses, relevant workforce development and continuing education, valuable personal enrichment and cultural experiences, and community and student-centered services.

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Position Information


Position Status Part Time Classification Title Part-Time Hourly-Up to 19 hpw Work Location Job Summary

The Part-time Reference Librarian works in the Reference and Circulation departments of the Library, otherwise known as Access Services, to assist students, faculty, and the public with the use of information resources for instructional research. This position requires Sunday evenings, one weeknight per week, and being on call as needed.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum of one year working in a library or related setting
  • Experience with personal computers, photocopiers/scanners, library information systems, overhead projectors, and audio/visual equipment
  • Customer-service oriented
  • Self-directed
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Public School Library Certification
  • Master of Library Science or Master of Library Information Science
  • Essential Functions

  • Provides reference assistance to library patrons in using books, journals, and other printed resources in the collection
  • Assist patrons with accessing databases, e-books, and e-magazines
  • Assists with online public access catalog (OPAC) for book holdings information
  • Circulation desk assistance
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Physical Demands

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time
  • The person in this position needs to move to other locations on campus occasionally
  • The person in this position needs to move throughout the library to assist students
  • Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation
  • Use of manual dexterity
  • The person in this position frequently communicates with others; must be able to exchange accurate information
  • Frequently moves books or paperwork weighing up to 25 pounds
  • Quiet environment
  • Security Sensitivity

    All Midland College positions are security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information. An employment offer is contingent on completion of a satisfactory criminal background investigation.

    Min Salary $12.00 per hour Max Salary $16.00 per hour Pay Statement

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number P01140S2016

    Open Date 08/18/2023 Position Available Immediately Special Instructions to Applicants

    All documents must be electronically submitted through the Midland College Online Employment Services website to be considered. Incomplete or improperly submitted applications may be excluded from consideration. Documents that must be submitted online: Completed online application, resume, and transcripts. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted with the application. NOTE: Official transcripts sent directly from the institution(s) attended to Midland College Human Resources may be required within 30 days of hire. Please note: You are applying for an applicant pool position. Application status may be obtained from the hiring supervisor. Please call (432) 685-4532 for additional details.

    EEO Statement

    In its efforts to promote nondiscrimination and as required by law, Midland College does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, age, disability, military status, genetic information, or on any other basis prohibited by law. Additionally, the College does not discriminate against an employee or applicant who acts to oppose such discrimination or participates in the investigation of a complaint related to a discriminatory employment practice. Employment decisions will be made on the basis of each applicant's job qualifications, experience, and abilities.

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you have a bachelor's degree?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Please describe your experience with electronic library resources, Please be specific.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Why do you want to work for Midland College?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • From the list below, please indicate how you first learned about this employment opportunity?
  • The Chronicle of Higher Education
  • Craigslist
  • MC Employee
  • MC Human Resources Office
  • MC Website
  • Newspaper
  • Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)
  • Television
  • Texas Workforce Commission (TWC)
  • Other
  • Documents Needed To Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Transcripts
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Letter of Recommendation 1
  • Letter of Recommendation 2
  • Letter of Recommendation 3
  • License or Certification
  • From this employer

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