College Library Science Teachers
On the Job
College Library Science Teachers teach courses in library science, including accessing and retrieving information, introducing information technologies, or library management. They may also do research.
Typical Work Tasks
People who work in this career often:
- Guide class discussions.
- Teach humanities courses at the college level.
- Teach online courses.
- Attend training sessions or professional meetings to develop or maintain professional knowledge.
- Research topics in area of expertise.
- Stay informed about current developments in field of specialization.
- Develop instructional objectives.
- Plan educational activities.
- Plan experiential learning activities.
- Compile specialized bibliographies or lists of materials.
Typical Working Conditions
- Using e-mail.
- The freedom to determine tasks, priorities, and goals.
- Freedom to make decisions without supervision.
- Working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.
- Working with a group or team.
- Meeting strict deadlines.
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