Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Sacramento - Los Rios Communtiy College District - Librarian (Technical Services) - Adjunct Faculty

Job Posting Number:   0001686 

Position Type:             Adjunct Faculty 

Posting Date:              11-21-2014 

Closing Date:              Open Continuously

Job Posting Title:        Librarian (Technical Services) Adjunct Pool 

Position Summary:      

The Los Rios Community College District is seeking a pool of qualified applicants for possible temporary part-time librarian (technical services) assignments. These positions are filled on an as needed basis and are on-going recruitments. Assignments may include day, evening and weekend courses.
(For complete information on the adjunct faculty recruitment process, select "Home" on the navigation bar to the left, then see "Adjunct Faculty Recruitment Overview" in the "Applying for Positions at LRCCD" section.) 


As coordinated by the System Librarian, the Librarian (Technical Services) will be responsible for the original cataloging, including description, authority verification, subject headings, and call number assignment of print and non-print materials and web resources not located in the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) database. The librarian may also evaluate and edit copy cataloging located in the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) database. Other duties may include authority file maintenance, database cleanup projects, and collection evaluation. Occasional work at the reference desk may also be required on an as needed basis. Knowledge of, or experience with, RDA, MARC format, Library of Congress Subject Headings, Library of Congress Classification System, and Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) preferred. 
Minimum Qualifications:       
  • Have a master's degree from an accredited institution in library science, library and information science; OR, hold a California Community College Instructor's Credential in Library Science; OR, the equivalent.
  • Have sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles.

* Note: Applicants applying under the "equivalent" provision must attach details and explain how their academic preparation is equivalent of the degrees listed above. 

Application Instructions:        

To receive full consideration, applicants applying to this Los Rios Community College District Faculty posting are required to submit: 
  1. A completed Faculty Application
  2. Unofficial transcripts of college/university work ** ("graduate advising documents and grade reports" will not be accepted as unofficial transcripts). NOTE: Los Rios employees are also required to submit unofficial copies of transcripts.
  3. Resume
  4. Two Letters of Recommendation
  5. Letter of Interest

**Note: Applications submitted without transcripts will be disqualified. Also individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees and other relevant documents. A foreign transcript evaluation is required any time foreign course work is used to meet minimum qualifications and/or salary placement even if the foreign transcript has been accepted by a college or university in the United States.

Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.              

How and where to apply:
Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions for complete information on how to apply online with our District. Application services are available between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, at the Los Rios Community College District Human Resources Office located at 1919 Spanos Court, Sacramento, CA 95825-3981. If you need assistance with any phase of the application process, please call (916) 568-3112 or come in during our business hours. Submission of applications are by midnight of the posting closing date. 

All Positions: Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful clearance from a criminal background check, freedom from tuberculosis, and proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States prior to the first day of work. The District may select additional qualified candidates should unexpected vacancies or needs occur during this recruitment/selection process. When education is a requirement for the position, official academic transcripts from the accredited college/university must be submitted within 60 days of hire.

Administrative/Executive/Faculty Positions: Contingent on funding and eligibility, successful candidates selected for an interview may be eligible to apply for partial reimbursement of travel expenses.          

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