Thursday, January 18, 2018

Torrance, El Camino College - Full-Time, Tenure-Track, Outreach Librarian

https://elcamino.igreentree.com/CSS_Academic/CSSPage_JobDetail.ASP?T=20180118151937&

Closing Date: Monday, January 29, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.

Salary: The starting salary ranges from $66,598 - $91,474 depending on education and experience.

Job Description: El Camino College is seeking a full-time, tenure-track faculty member to join its team. The El Camino College library is looking for a committed, innovative librarian with strong communication and collaborative skills to lead, coordinate, and market outreach efforts to students, faculty, and the wider El Camino College community. The successful candidate will plan, implement, and assess library outreach programs across diverse college and community groups to facilitate student information literacy and address the academic support needs of non-traditional, underrepresented and transfer students. This new position will develop relationships with the library’s various user communities both in-person, online, and via social media.

Duties will include: Identifying outreach opportunities and strategic partnerships with college departments and programs emphasizing the educational and academic support role of the library in college student success initiatives; coordinating the library’s representation at college and community events; leading the library’s social media initiatives; Coordinating the use of the library’s exhibit spaces; Developing liaison relationships with the wider college outreach programs like Dual Enrollment and Honors Transfer programs; Initiating, planning, and conducting a variety of programs and activities to encourage the use of the library and resources; Preparing surveys regarding future outreach needs and patron satisfaction; producing publicity releases, newsletters, and flyers; Coordinating the creation of library marketing videos; Further integrating library services into the Distance Education arena; Leading library outreach to diverse student groups in support of ECC’s commitment to equity.

We are hoping for a team player to provide vision and leadership in the outreach area that reflects current needs and anticipates future trends in the evolving library and information environment.

All librarians participate in Reference Desk duties, in conducting library orientations/workshops to a diverse student population, and collection development for a designated Division area. Other duties as assigned.

The position requires participation in a variety of campus and divisional activities which may include faculty meetings, student activities, office hours, and curriculum/instructional development. Selected candidates will be invited for an interview, which will include a teaching demonstration on an assigned topic.

Faculty job responsibilities include the development/review of curriculum and assessment of learning/service outcomes to improve teaching and learning in achieving El Camino College’s mission of institutional effectiveness, quality educational programs, and vibrant student support services.

Required Qualifications:

Master's degree in library science; library and information science; OR

The equivalent - Candidates not possessing the required as stated above must complete the supplemental page of the district application and explain in detail how their qualifications are equivalent to those above; OR

Valid California community college credential in appropriate subject (per California Education Code 87355 issued prior to July 1, 1990); AND

Evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the racial, socio-economic, academic, and cultural diversity within student populations, including students with disabilities, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practices. 

Desired Qualifications:

An American Library Association accredited Master's degree preferred.

Two years of recent professional experience as a librarian, in a college or university learning resources setting.

Experience in developing academic library/information literacy outreach initiatives.

Experience promoting libraries through social media, integrating library resources in learning management platforms, and creating media to facilitate library access/use.

Demonstrated skill with a variety of online tools, effective marketing strategies, creativity and flexibility

Strong problem-solving and collaborative skills; evidence of excellent written and oral communications skills.

Experience examining and remediating one’s instruction, interactions, and/or practices to more effectively engage and support diverse students.

Demonstrated skill with addressing issues of equity.

Demonstrated expertise in culturally responsive methodologies, particularly as it relates to students’ lives, interests, and communities.

Supplemental Questions: Please limit each response to 300 words.

What strategies do you use to market the library and library resources to diverse students? How do you assess whether these strategies are effective?

What current trends related to library outreach may have a future impact on student success?

Conditions of Employment: Contract shall be for full-time, tenure-track teaching assignment for the 2018 – 2019 academic year, beginning August 23, 2018. A teaching demonstration will be required during the interview process. Offer and acceptance of employment is subject to verification of all information provided on the employment application, credential(s), and transcripts. Candidates selected for employment must agree to be fingerprinted, submit Certificate of Completion of the Tuberculosis Risk Assessment and/or Examination, provide proof of eligibility for employment in the United States, and present a valid Social Security card upon hire.

To Apply:

An applicant must submit the following by the closing date:

1) Online application: https://elcamino.igreentree.com/css_academic

2) Cover letter describing how applicant meets the qualifications.

3) Resume including educational background, professional experience, and related personal development and accomplishments.

4) Pertinent transcripts as stated in the required qualifications. (Unofficial computer-generated academic records/transcripts must include the name of the institution and degrees awarded to be acceptable.)

Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States of America require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. For information on transcript evaluation services, please visit: http://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/leaflets/cl635.pdf

5) Evidence of a valid community college credential, if applicant holds one.

If you need assistance you may call 310-660-3593 Ext. 5809 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Due to the large volume of calls received on closing dates, we highly recommend that you do not wait until the last day to apply so that we may assist you with questions or technical matters that may arise. Give yourself sufficient time to complete the profile, which may take 45 minutes or more. Positions close promptly at 3:00 p.m.

Torrance - El Camino College - Full-Time, Tenure-Track Systems Librarian

https://elcamino.igreentree.com/CSS_Academic/CSSPage_JobDetail.ASP?T=20180118154506&

Closing Date: Monday, January 29, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.

Salary: Starting salary ranges from $66,598 - $91,474 depending on education and experience.

Job Description: El Camino College is seeking a full-time, tenure-track faculty member to join its team. The El Camino College library is looking for an enthusiastic librarian to administer the information technology systems in the library; maintain and customize the integrated library system including all modules utilized in the ECC Library (Acquisitions, Cataloging, Circulation, Serials, OPAC, and Course Reserves), as well as patron upload processes, library proxy services for remote access authentication; oversee the cataloging and processing of materials in the technical services department including the development of policies and procedures related to these functions, and direct work of classified support staff. Update the Library websites; spearhead digital initiatives; work collaboratively with library and information technology staff on issues related to computing needs; gather, generate, & maintain library statistical reports; and collaborate in developing online resources. We are seeking a team player to provide vision and leadership in the systems technology area that reflects current needs and anticipates future technology trends in the evolving library and information environment. All librarians participate in Reference Desk duties, in conducting library orientations/workshops to a diverse student population, and collection development for a designated Division area. Other duties as assigned.

The position requires participation in a variety of campus and divisional activities which may include faculty meetings, student activities, office hours, and curriculum/instructional development. Selected candidates will be invited for an interview, which will include a teaching demonstration on an assigned topic.

Faculty job responsibilities include the development/review of curriculum and assessment of learning/service outcomes to improve teaching and learning in achieving El Camino College’s mission of institutional effectiveness, quality educational programs, and vibrant student support services.

Required Qualifications:

Master's degree in library science; library and information science; OR

The equivalent - Candidates not possessing the required as stated above must complete the supplemental page of the district application and explain in detail how their qualifications are equivalent to those above; OR

Valid California community college credential in appropriate subject (per California Education Code 87355 issued prior to July 1, 1990); AND

Evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the racial, socio-economic, academic, and cultural diversity within student populations, including students with disabilities, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practices. 

Desired Qualifications:

An American Library Association accredited Master's degree preferred.

Two years of recent professional experience as a librarian, with an emphasis on maintenance and development of systems and emerging technologies in a college or university learning resources setting; or a specialization in information systems or library integrated systems in a Master's degree library science or library and information science program.

Proficiency in web programming and scripting languages/authoring tools including HTML, open source, web site design and management.

Familiarity with current trends and issues related to libraries, technology, and cataloging (MARC, RDA, etc.).

Strong problem-solving and collaborative skills; evidence of excellent written and oral communications skills.

Experience examining and remediating one’s instruction, interactions, and/or practices to more effectively engage and support diverse students.

Demonstrated skill with addressing issues of equity.

Demonstrated expertise in culturally responsive methodologies, particularly as it relates to students’ lives, interests, and communities.

Supplemental Questions: Please limit each response to 300 words.

What current trends related to Systems Development/Cataloging may have a future impact on community college libraries and student success?

Describe strategies you have used to collegially and collaboratively work within a Systems Development/Cataloging team? Please describe a recent example of successful application of these strategies.

Conditions of Employment: Contract shall be for full-time, tenure-track teaching assignment for the 2018 – 2019 academic year, beginning August 23, 2018. A teaching demonstration will be required during the interview process. Offer and acceptance of employment is subject to verification of all information provided on the employment application, credential(s), and transcripts. Candidates selected for employment must agree to be fingerprinted, submit Certificate of Completion of the Tuberculosis Risk Assessment and/or Examination, provide proof of eligibility for employment in the United States, and present a valid Social Security card upon hire.
To Apply:

 An applicant must submit the following by the closing date:

1) Online application: https://elcamino.igreentree.com/css_academic

2) Cover letter describing how applicant meets the qualifications.

3) Resume including educational background, professional experience, and related personal development and accomplishments.

4) Pertinent transcripts as stated in the required qualifications. (Unofficial computer-generated academic records/transcripts must include the name of the institution and degrees awarded to be acceptable.)

5) Evidence of a valid community college credential, if applicant holds one.

If you need assistance you may call 310-660-3593 Ext. 5809 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Due to the large volume of calls received on closing dates, we highly recommend that you do not wait until the last day to apply so that we may assist you with questions or technical matters that may arise. Give yourself sufficient time to complete the profile, which may take 45 minutes or more. Positions close promptly at 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Sacramento Public Library - Library Supervisor II (Eligibility List)



Apply by 5pm, Thursday, February 8, 2018

Sacramento Public Library is seeking candidates for our Library Supervisor II position. If you are committed to public service, comfortable with providing programming for all ages, and yearn for the opportunity to grow in a supervisory career path, this is an excellent opportunity for you. We are creating a new eligibility list that will be used to staff Library Supervisor II openings that occur in the next 6-12 months.

If you or anyone you know is interested in the Library Supervisor II (Eligibility List) position, the eligibility List is now open via Calopps.org.

For consideration please complete the following by the 5pm on Thursday, February 8, 2018 deadline:
  • Complete the application https://www.calopps.org/sacramento-public-library/job-17665691 including the supplemental questions.
  • Attach: a) Cover letter b.) Contact information for three (3) current professional references including your current supervisor.  c.) Resume if you did not paste it into the application.  Complete details are on CalOPPS.org.

Note: Incomplete applications or applications received after 5pm deadline will not be accepted.  If you have questions, please contact humanresources@saclibrary.org or 916-264-2758.


Thursday, December 14, 2017

*** We Are Now On Winter Break ***


HAVE A WONDERFUL WINTER SEASON !
See you all in mid-January 2018 !!!


Wednesday, December 13, 2017

University of San Francisco – Library Assistant V – Interlibrary Loan Coordinator (1.0 FTE)


https://www.usfjobs.com/postings/13407
Job Location:  Main Campus - Hilltop
Minimum Hire-In Rate (for OPE positions only):  $24.90 per hr
Job Open Date:  12/06/2017
Job Close Date:  Posted until filled

Job Summary    
The Interlibrary Loan Coordinator is the primary contact person for all ILL activities (Link+, document delivery and ILL) for students, faculty and staff — this includes public service, technical processing circulation for borrowing and lending activities and administrative reporting. Works independently with minimum supervision, exercises independent judgment, consults and makes decisions or recommendations regarding the daily functioning of the Link+/ILL operation. This includes policies or operational procedures. Reports to the Head of Access Services.

Job Responsibilities        

  • Processes interlibrary lending requests in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Supports and trains Access Services staff who participate in ILL activities.
  • Responds to Link+/ILL related questions from patrons (students, faculty USF and library staff) as well as institutions (lending and borrowing libraries, vendors, library departments etc.) in a timely, effective and proactive manner.
  • In consultation with the department head, designs and implements programs to increase use and awareness of Link+ and ILL.
  • Serves at the Access Services Desk, as required, and participates in cross training to ensure all departmental responsibilities are performed in case of temporary absence of personnel.
  • Supervises, trains, and evaluates student assistants, as needed, in consultation with the department head and colleagues in Access Services.
  • Documents and updates USF lending/borrowing policies and procedures in the Link+/ILL procedures manual.
  • Performs periodic evaluation of ILL workflows and coordinates realignment of workflows, as needed.
  • Reviews all notices generated from the Innovative Interfaces Circulation subsystem and evaluates them against appropriate databases for further processing.
  • Prepares statistics using online resources (OCLC & ILL module, etc.) for importing data and compiling records for departmental reports.
  • Participates in ILL/Link+ workshops and actively networks with members of other institutions.
  • Participates in staff development activities and stays current with changes in ILL best practices, functionality within OCLC & Sierra software, and other developments in the field. Recommends changes in collaboration with library colleagues and the department head.
  • Contributes to library outreach events, as time permits.
  • Serves on Library and USF committees, as requested.
  • Special projects and other duties, as assigned.
  • Communicates and coordinates with other library departments to achieve ILL and Access Services goals of service and resource utilization.
Minimum Requirements             
Equivalent of 5 years performing work relevant to the position in a college, university library (preferred) or public library, including knowledge of basic access services/circulation routines in an automated ILS environment (e.g. Innovative Interfaces Sierra). Four years of higher education (120 units) or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Excellent computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Word/Excel. Must possess excellent organizational skills including ability to maintain records with great attention to detail. Should be self-motivated, flexible and capable of working independently with a minimum of supervision. Should have the ability to analyze, evaluate, assess and solve problems and improve services, policies and procedures.

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities           
Experience using Library of Congress Subject Headings, Library of Congress Classification Schedules, OCLC Connexion and library discovery platforms. Demonstrated troubleshooting and problem solving skills. Self-motivated with initiative and flexibility in order to respond to changing needs and priorities. Capable of working with minimum supervision; able to make decisions independently, within the framework of departmental and library policies and goals. Experience marketing Link+ and ILL services to campus stakeholders. Experience instructing users in requesting materials, utilizing different library request interfaces.

University of San Francisco – Library Assistant IV – Evening/Weekend Coordinator (1.0 FTE)


https://www.usfjobs.com/postings/13406
Job Location:  Main Campus - Hilltop
Minimum Hire-In Rate (for OPE positions only):  $23.54 per hr
Job Open Date:  12/06/2017
Job Close Date:  Posted until filled

Job Summary    
The Access Services Evening/Weekend Coordinator provides public service, technical processing for circulation functions, such as borrowing and lending activities, administrative reporting, and other LA IV duties that require an understanding of the library, its collection, classification scheme, catalog, and computer systems. Works independently with minimum supervision, exercises independent judgment, consults and makes decisions or recommendations regarding the daily functioning of the Link+/ILL operation. This includes policies or operational procedures. Reports to the Head of Access Services.

Work Hours:
  • Working hours: 37.5 hours/week
  • Required hours: Nights & weekends – Includes shifts until 12 midnight
  • Library and shift hours are subject to change
Job Responsibilities        
  • Performs general Access Services (Circulation/Reserves) tasks, i.e., charging and discharging material, processing access/borrowing applications, collecting and recording fines, answering inquires (online and in person), interpreting and applying library policies, etc.
  • Provides a high level of service to members of the University of San Francisco community and campus guests.
  • Supervises scheduling of library classrooms, coordinates department staff schedules, and maintains library building hours as primary point person for library scheduling activities.
  • Coordinates scheduling communications within the library and with USF partners across campus.
  • Supervises Access Services student assistants, assigning and supervising student work relevant to maintaining good stacks condition, efficient circulation procedures, library security, etc.
  • Opens and closes the library at appointed hours.
  • Performs duties appropriate to the LA IV classification including mending/bindery preparation, processing materials for Course Reserves, processing holds, recalls, and other departmental notices, etc.
  • Provides Interlibrary lending, document delivery and Link+ processing/support.
  • Creates and maintains departmental documentation of workflows, procedures, and policies.
  • Participates in cross training to ensure all departmental responsibilities are performed in case of temporary absence of personnel.
  • Participates in staff development activities and stays current with Access Services/circulation best practices.
  • Contributes to library outreach events and displays, as schedule permits.
  • Serves on Library and USF committees, as requested.
  • Special projects and other duties, as assigned.
Minimum Requirements             
Equivalent of 3 years performing work relevant to the position in a college or university library preferred, including knowledge of basic Access Services functions in an automated ILS environment (e.g., Innovative Interfaces Sierra). Four years of higher education (120 units) or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Excellent computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Word/Excel. Must possess excellent organizational skills including ability to maintain records with great attention to detail. Should be self-motivated, flexible and capable of working independently with a minimum of supervision. Should have the ability to analyze, evaluate, assess and solve problems and improve services, policies and procedures.

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities           
Experience building and maintaining staff and library resource schedules. Experience using scheduling software, e.g., Google Calendar and/or other online calendar systems. Demonstrated troubleshooting and problem solving skills. Self-motivated with initiative and flexibility in order to respond to changing needs and priorities. Team player that works harmoniously with colleagues. Capable of working with minimum supervision; able to make decisions independently, within the framework of departmental and library policies and goals.

Pleasant Hill – Diablo Valley College Library – Librarian


https://www.4cdcareers.net/postings/4876
Job Open Date:  12/13/2017
Job Close Date:  02/05/2018
Employment Begins:  August 2018
Yearly Salary Range / Hourly Range:  $58,452 - $87,960

Description of Position
Diablo Valley College Library seeks a creative, dynamic, collaborative, and service-oriented librarian for a full-time, tenure track librarian position. The successful candidate will work with students, faculty, and staff to support initiatives promoting effective learning and information discovery both in-person and online. The primary responsibility of this position is to provide vision, direction, and shared leadership in the development, delivery, and assessment of library instruction.

Duties and Responsibilities         
Under the direction of the Dean of the Library, and in collaboration with faculty librarians, the Librarian’s duties may include, but are not limited to::
  • provide vision, direction, and shared leadership in the development, delivery, and assessment of library instructional efforts for in-person and distance education;
  • provide reference and information services to students and faculty;
  • serve as subject liaison to one or more instructional departments, collaborating with faculty on assignments, collection needs, and information literacy instruction;
  • contribute to the design, development and maintenance of the library’s web presence;
  • promote library resources and programs to students and faculty;
  • develop, implement and analyze library assessments;
  • utilize existing and emerging technologies to enhance library services and instruction;
  • create and present professional development activities for faculty;
  • participate in department, college committees, and the college’s shared governance process;
  • participate in regional and statewide professional library organizations;
  • maintain appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics.
Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience   
  • Master’s in library science, library and information science,
  • Or the equivalent. If you do not possess the EXACT minimum qualifications (i.e. you do not possess the exact degree listed) and believe that you meet the minimum qualifications because of equivalent educational or professional background), please fill out the equivalency petition form found at http://www.4cd.edu/career/forms/MastersDegreeEquiv.pdf
Desirable Qualifications                
  1. Demonstrated commitment to student learning and to the success of all students in the open-access learning environment of a community college;
  2. Demonstrated sensitivity to issues of diversity, and the ability to motivate and teach community college students of diverse ethnic and racial background, sexual orientations, genders, cultures, and learning styles, as well as students with disabilities or varied levels of academic preparation;
  3. Ability to apply diverse life and teaching experiences to student learning and success;
  4. Commitment to improving the success of students of all backgrounds and abilities, in particular, reducing achievement gaps of under-prepared and under-served students;
  5. Experience and/or coursework in academic library instruction;
  6. Ability to creatively apply emerging trends, concepts, and technologies in library instruction;
  7. Demonstrated ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively as part of a team;
  8. Commitment to user-centered library services;
  9. Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  10. Engagement with the scholarship of teaching and learning, including pedagogical practices and instructional design.
How to Apply    
  1. Interested applicants must submit all of the application materials online to be considered for this position. We do not accept hand-delivered, e-mailed, faxed or postal mailed application packets.
  2. It is your responsibility to ensure that all application materials are received on or before the closing date. Our application deadline time is 11:59pm on the specified closing date.
  3. You should submit an unofficial transcript for screening purposes. If you do not have electronic version of the transcript required for the position, you can have it scanned by a Staples, Office Max or Office Depot, etc. All applicants will have an opportunity to upload transcripts when completing our online application process. You should be prepared to provide an official transcripts prior to employment start date should the position be offered.
  4. If you do not possess the required educational degrees and are applying under the equivalency process, you bear the responsibility of submitting the District’s Equivalency Application. Equivalency applications with supporting documentation should be submitted when 1) degrees are not in exact discipline required; 2) degree is in progress; 3) degrees were earned at a college or university outside of the United States. All applicants will have an opportunity to upload an equivalency form for evaluation by a college equivalency committee when completing our online application process.
  5. Applicants with foreign degrees must provide official certification of equivalency to United States degrees. An approved National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) agency must evaluate your course work. All applicants will have an opportunity to upload a foreign degree evaluation for review of by a college equivalency committee when completing our online application process. Please read more details in the Foreign Degree and Credit Statement section of the job announcement.
  6. Documents uploaded online must be the actual documents to be considered for review. Do not upload a “placeholder” document. Applications with placeholder documents are considered incomplete and will be rejected. Only upload the required documents, other materials can be presented if you are selected for an interview.
  7. All application materials become the property of the district and will not be returned or duplicated.
Selection Process            
Applications will be screened to ensure the applicant meets the minimum qualifications as stated in the job announcement.
  1. The applications, cover letters, answers to required supplemental questions, resumes, unofficial college transcripts, and other supporting materials submitted by all qualified applicants will be reviewed by a screening committee. Those who are deemed to possess the highest degree of desirable qualifications will be invited to the college at their own expense.
  2. During the campus visit, each applicant will be interviewed and may be asked to conduct a demonstration appropriate to the discipline. Selected interviewees may be invited to present an entire lecture in front of a class. Responses to the interview questions and demonstration will be rated by the interview committee.
  3. Based upon the overall rating, a small number of applicants will be invited at their own expense to the campus for an interview with the college president and vice president of instruction.
  4. After consultation with the interview committee, the college president will make the final recommendation for employment to the chancellor and the governing board of the Contra Costa Community College District.
  5. Upon hire, the successful candidate must meet the conditions of employment. Finalists must provide verification of transcripts. TB test, physical examination, fingerprinting/conviction clearance and proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States.