Reference Librarian/Instructor -Des Moines, WA

Highline College (located in Des Moines, Washington) is recruiting a full-time, 9‑month tenure‑track Reference Librarian position (linkstarting fall quarter, September 17, 2019.  The reference librarian will provide research assistance and individualized instruction to students, faculty, staff, and the public. The reference librarian will collaborate with discipline faculty to teach information literacy to students in variety of classes across the curriculum including BAS (Bachelors of Applied Science) classes. As a member of the reference department, the librarian will share responsibility for collection development.  The reference librarian will provide support to improve equity and student achievement, specifically to cohorts of underserved students. The reference department is instrumental in leading open educational resources (OER) use and expansion. The reference librarian is service oriented, requiring excellent social, communication, and collaboration skills.  

Highline College is situated in a diverse community just 20 minutes south of Seattle where we serve a student population of over 70% students of color, representing over 35 nations and more than 100 languages. It ranks fifthin the nation in racial and ethnic diversity for public colleges. The college embraces equity, inclusion, and social justice, with the core goals of Student Attainment, Diversity, Community Engagement, and Sustainability.

For a more detailed description of the position and qualifications, please view online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/highline/jobs/2298624/reference-librarian-instructor-tenure-track

To ensure full consideration, please follow instructions carefully and fill out the online form completely including the supplemental tab for the diversity statement.  

Deadline to apply is February 8, 2019 at 4pm.