Library Instruction Assistant - LIS Graduate Students Only

Red Rocks Community College / Lakewood & Arvada Campuses

Job deadline Apply by August 29th, 2017   Job salary $16.00 per hour   Job type of library Academic   This job is located in Colorado Colorado

Job Description

The Library Instruction Assistants provide research help and staff coverage, teach library instruction sessions, and work on special projects at RRCC’s Lakewood and Arvada campuses. This position requires a flexible schedule, including some weekday evenings (until 9:00 pm, Mondays-Thursdays) and occasional (approximately once/month) Saturdays (8:00 am – 4:00 pm). The Library Instruction Assistants report to the Instruction Librarian.

Duties of the position:

  • Teach library instruction to English and Communication courses on an ongoing basis;
  • Provide research help to RRCC students, faculty, and staff via in-person reference, telephone reference, email, and IM reference (AskAcademic);
  • Collaborate with the Instruction Librarian to create curriculum materials, including research guides, assessment tools, and tutorials;
  • Assist with other duties and special projects as assigned.

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Notes on Variable Hour Employment: Variable-Hour employees are ‘At-Will’ and their employment is not contractually ensured. Variable-Hour employees are required to establish and contribute to a Colorado Public Employees Retirement Account and they will not contribute to Social Security under this classification. Variable-hour employees are permitted to work only 28 hours per week at schedules defined by their supervisors.  


Red Rocks Community College, Lakewood, Colorado


$16.00/ hour, up to 28 hours per week

Description of Community

Red Rocks Community College exemplifies extraordinary. We are dedicated to our Vision and Mission, which promote student achievement, staff empowerment, and community engagement. We live our values: Integrity, Collaboration, Learning, Inclusiveness, and Communication.
With an unrivaled reputation grounded in our Values, we stand out as a cutting edge model in higher education. We are one of the first community colleges in the country to offer both Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs. Our continued pursuit of excellence is instilled in our employees and has inspired a dynamic and passionate culture.

Required Education

  • Bachelor's Degree

Other Education Credentials

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be currently enrolled or accepted as a graduate student in a library science program;
  • Experience or interest in information literacy;
  • Knowledge of major Microsoft Office software programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.);
  • Knowledge of web-based applications (social media, cloud-based media storage, videoconferencing programs, and learning management systems);
  • Completed coursework in reference and/or relevant experience.

Language Skills

  • Spanish is Not Required

Other Required/Preferred Skills & Experience

  • Coursework in library instruction, including knowledge of library instruction assessment methods;
  • Interest in working in an academic and/or health sciences library.
  • Interest in data collection, reporting and data visualization.

Application Requirements

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Masters Degree in a Program of Library and Information Science

Not specified

Salary Wage Calculator $16.00 per hour

Hours per week

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No Benefits

Date Posted

August 9th, 2017

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