Instructor/Assistant Professor-12 Months, Librarian

Instructor/Assistant Professor-12 Months, Librarian


Position Summary:

With learning as its central mission, Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) has responded to the needs of a diverse community for more than 50 years by offering high quality, affordable and accessible learning opportunities. Established in 1961, AACC is a fully-accredited, public, two-year institution that offers national and regional studies that lead to a degree or certificate, industry credential, transfer to a four-year institution, or career enhancement, personal enrichment and lifelong learning. The college’s nationally recognized and award-winning programs help about 49,000 students annually achieve their academic, professional and personal goals.


Anne Arundel Community College has a student body of over 49,000 credit, non-credit, certificate and professional students, including 33 percent of students of color and 1,560 international students from 77 countries.


Located in Anne Arundel County, Maryland near historic Annapolis, home to the U.S. Naval Academy, AACC is conveniently located just minutes from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and downtown Baltimore and is not far from Washington, D.C. Bordering the beautiful Chesapeake Bay, the county has 437 miles of waterfront.


AACC is committed to supporting and sustaining a diverse and inclusive  educational and work environment. Diversity is not merely a goal but a value that is embedded throughout the institution in multiple areas including, but not limited to: teaching, learning, student success, workplace effectiveness, and engagement in partnerships with local and global communities.


Faculty members are expected to serve on department, school and  college committees; advise students; engage in professional development activities; and participate in community and business partnerships, research and grant opportunities. Faculty will use technology and learning outcomes assessment to enhance classroom teaching and demonstrate commitment to innovation and teaching excellence. College teaching experience is preferred.


In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the College seeks exceptional teaching faculty who represent a diversity of thought and experience


The Access Services Librarian is responsible for managing daily operations of the circulation, reserves, and stacks maintenance areas of the library. The position provides library instruction and reference services, manages the library’s archive, and provides copyright information and assistance to the college community.


Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage circulation, reserves, stacks maintenance, and shelving functions.
  • Supervise, train, coach, schedule, and evaluate staff assigned to access services, and work at the desk as necessary.
  • Collaborate with the systems librarian to maintain and update circulation and reserves parameters, policies, and reports.
  • Resolve complex patron disputes related to circulation and reserves transactions.
  • Collaborate with the accounts receivables office to place delinquent library accounts into collections and monitor outstanding cases.
  • Provide copyright information to college faculty, staff, and students.
  • Manage the library’s archives
  • Teach library instruction sessions and provide reference services to library patrons. Support online learners within the learning management system environment.
  • Participate in collection development.
  • Collaborate with others in the library and elsewhere at the college to enhance library services.
  • Represent the library on college committees and with library and community organizations.
  • Maintain statistics to facilitate making data driven decisions.
  • Maintain statistics to facilitate making data driven decisions.
  • Participate in a program of professional development to maintain currency of job knowledge and increase job skills.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of the Library.


Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution required.
  • Minimum of three years of library experience, including experience with circulation, reference, and library instruction.
  • Minimum of one year of supervisory experience required.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills required that will lead to forming collaborative and supportive relationships in support of student success, student engagement, and equity initiatives.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collegially as a team member in a diverse and changing environment required, including experience in working with a diverse student body and/or library patrons who may be underprepared for academic work, returning to college as adults, or first generation college students.
  • Demonstrated ability to be innovative and flexible required.
  • Demonstrated commitment to customer service and the philosophy of a community college required.
  • Ability and willingness to work flexible shifts to meet the needs of the library required. One evening per week required.
  • Ability to work tactfully and effectively with a diverse patron base, including students, staff, faculty, and community patrons.
  • Experience with Microsoft office and current library technology required.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Basic knowledge of copyright and intellectual property preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of archives preferred.


For full position descriptions, required qualifications and to apply, please visit our web site at and click on Career Opportunities.


Anne Arundel Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer