Academic Engagement and Outreach Librarian (Faculty)

  • Iḷisaġvik College
  • Barrow, Utqiagvik, AK, USA
  • Sep 04, 2019
Full time Customer Service Education Information Technology Management Strategy-Planning

Job Description

POSITION: Academic Engagement and Outreach Librarian (Faculty) 

LOCATION: Barrow, Alaska

REPORTS TO: Director of Tuzzy Library

WORK SCHEDULE: Monday through Friday. 8:30a.m. to 5:00p.m.

COMPENSATION: $ DOE  +  Benefits, Exempt Position



  • Plan, implement, and assess library outreach programs and library instruction across college and community groups to facilitate student information literacy and address the academic and lifelong learning support needs of students, faculty, and community members of all ages;
  • Instructional responsibilities include participation in discipline/department decision making process and work regarding curriculum, program development,
  • Improvement of Instruction, and other professional matters; Develop liaison relationships with the North Slope Borough School District schools and deliver in-service workshops for teachers;
  • Coordinate the library's representation at college and community events and coordinate use of library's exhibit spaces; Oversee Youth and children’s programming, and deliver children’s’ programming in the absence of the Youth Services Library Assistant;
  • Develop subject/discipline LibGuides, promotional materials and social media initiatives that effectively communicate the library’s resources, goals, services, and news to a variety of audiences;
  • Develop, implement, deliver and assess information literacy instructional activities, services, and materials in a variety of learning modalities for LS101, and for both group and one-on-one consultation settings;
  • Serve as liaison to Friends of the Tuzzy Library, as well as on library, college and professional committees;
  • Keep abreast of trends, techniques and standards in the delivery of library instruction, and adult, youth and lifelong learning programming to assist in long term planning in the corresponding areas of responsibility;
  • Participate in librarian duties including working regular day, evening, and some weekend shifts at the public service desk, collection development, cataloging, library orientations, as well as support duties such as preparation of statistical reports, evaluation of library programs, completing grant applications related to library programs, general research and special projects;
  • Complies with College policies, procedures and administrative directives, as well as state, federal and local laws, regulations and ordinances; Performs other duties as assigned.



  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Library Science from a program accredited by the American Library Association;
  • Demonstrated service commitment;
  • Demonstrated professional experience developing and implementing library programs and outreach initiatives;
  • Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills;
  • Ability to interact effectively in a multi-cultural environment;
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen;
  • Valid driver’s license;
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of computer applications;
  • Good oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively in a multicultural environment, including working with various cultural organizations;
  • Demonstrated stable employment history; Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality; and valid driver’s license.


  • Second subject area Master’s degree;
  • Demonstrated bilingual ability in Iñupiaq and English;
  • Valid driver’s license;
  • Demonstrated knowledge in one or more of the following areas: post-secondary educational work experience; North Slope Borough [NSB] institutions and organizations; Iñupiat culture, language, values, and traditions; ability to interpret and represent NSB community values, customs, and beliefs for the College; and ability to interpret and represent College actions and Western institutions to the NSB community.  

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job;  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions; While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, controls, and reach with hands and arms;  The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk and hear; The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, and may occasionally drive a vehicle; The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 40 pounds; and Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

 ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: The environmental conditions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job; Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions; and the employee is regularly required to work indoors with a usually moderate noise level in the work environment.



IḶISAĠVIK COLLEGE    P.O. BOX 749    Barrow, Alaska  99723   

ATTN: Human Resources   Fax: [907] 852-3936

[Application may be downloaded via or contact ]

-Ilisagvik College is a Drug Free Work Place and Equal Opportunity Employer-