Academic Librarian

Tallahassee Community College, a dynamic and growing comprehensive community college located in beautiful Tallahassee, Florida, invites applications for a public services librarian with a passion for learner-centered and innovative library services who would embrace an opportunity to build a transformational information literacy program with a team of talented and committed library faculty.   The TCC Library embraces its role in the teaching and learning process and is reorganizing it services and personnel to become a true teaching library that support student success.   The position is a full-time 12-month faculty position eligible for continuing contract and reports to the Chair of Information Literacy and Research Services.

Since 1966, Tallahassee Community College has offered high-quality post-secondary education for citizens throughout the state, nation, and abroad. With excellent academic support and classroom facilities and Web-based classes, TCC offers a variety of instructional methods to ensure student success. Tallahassee Community College’s 2012 fall enrollment of more than 14,000 students includes nearly 45% minority students. The College enjoys a strong reputation for teaching excellence and for producing successful Associate in Arts and Science graduates. Tallahassee is also home to two state universities, Florida State University and Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. TCC partners with both universities and with a number of private higher education institutions to afford greater opportunities for all students, faculty, and surrounding communities.  TCC also partners with area businesses and organizations to meet local workforce needs.

Master’s degree in Library and Information Studies or equivalent; knowledge of issues and trends in academic libraries; effective oral and written skills; ability and interest in instruction and information literacy; experience or recent coursework in reference and collection development; experience with distance education; mastery of Microsoft Office applications; experience with integrated library systems; strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with culturally diverse library users and adult learners; creativity, flexibility, and initiative; ability to work independently and a part of a team; strong organizational and time management skills.  Evidence of strong technology skills as related to libraries and higher education.

Experience in an academic library; experience in provision of library services to distance students within course management systems; experience in teaching library research classes; exemplary collaborative work with discipline faculty and related student support units; potential for growth as an instructor and substantive service contributions; experience with Ex Libris Aleph LMS; commitment to continuous learning and professional development.

In addition to the minimum qualifications listed above, prospective faculty are expected to demonstrate the following:

  • Commitment to student retention and success
  • Commitment to development and assessment of student learning
  • Use of technology and innovative approaches to enhance teaching and learning, including distance learning and alternative delivery systems
  • Willingness to support a diverse population of learners inside and beyond the classroom
  • Ability to work in a participatory and collegial setting

Faculty responsibilities include instruction, professional growth, curriculum development, academic advising, support of college policies and procedures, and participation in department and college activities and committees.

To receive full consideration, applications must be submitted by February 18, 2013.  Salary starts at $45,000 and is commensurate with education and experience.


  • Visit the college’s web site at for position criteria and application.
  • Complete the electronic TCC faculty application for positions(s) of interest.
  • Electronically submit the following documents when completing the online application:
  • Letter of interest addressing the five (5) faculty characteristics and responsibilities listed above.
  • Unofficial transcript(s) of all college coursework
  • Arrange for three (3) letters of reference be sent to the address below.


Human Resources Department
Tallahassee Community College
444 Appleyard Drive
Tallahassee, FL 32304-2895
P: 850.201.8225