Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Folsom Lake College - Public Service Librarian - Full Time (Tenure Track)

Public Service Librarian Full-time - Tenure-track Position

Posting Date:     02-11-2015 
Closing Date:     04-02-2015

Salary:   $43,976 to $72,907 annually 

Beginning and/or Ending Dates: Beginning on or about August 20, 2015. 

Department:      Library/Innovation Center 

Location:              FLC (Folsom Lake College)

General Responsibilities:
The Public Services Librarian shall be responsible for the following: helping students fulfill their maximum potential in mastering course content;
  • Maintaining thorough and up-to-date knowledge in his/her regular teaching field;
  • Maintaining standards of professional conduct and ethics appropriate to the professional position; assisting with curriculum and articulation studies;
  • Serving on college committees and participating in faculty governance and student co-curricular activities;
  • Assuming other responsibilities as assigned by the area dean;
  • Fulfilling other duties and responsibilities as outlined in the college faculty handbook. 

Additional Position Summary:   

Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Dean of Instruction and Technology, and in collaboration with the other librarians, the Public Services: Technology and Electronic Resources Librarian shall be responsible for:
  • Plan, develop, and coordinate online library resources, including the website, social media, mobile technology, and other web-based services and resources.
  • Participate in the administration, optimization, and integration of the Library's discovery service, web access management, research guides, subscription databases, and other systems for the discovery and access of collections.
  • Provide reference and information services to students and staff.
  • Teach library instructions in a variety of settings and formats that may include credit courses.
  • Maintain up-to-date library instructional materials, in print and online.
  • Select materials in subject areas for print and electronic collections.
  • Collaborate in other library service areas.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned. 

Additional Responsibilities: The department maintains a focus on:
Using existing and emerging technologies to enhance library services and instruction 

Minimum Qualifications:              
  • Have a master's degree from an accredited institution, completed by August 20, 2015, 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 the equivalent of the degrees listed above. 

Application Instructions: To receive full consideration applicants applying to this Los Rios Community College District faculty position are required to complete fully and submit:
  1. Los Rios Community College District 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 or Curriculum Vitae
  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. 
Other/Desired Skills:     

Additional Salary Information:    Entering annual salary within a given range varies, depending upon units and degrees completed at accredited colleges/universities and on verified experience. Additional earnings may be available for summer, overloads, and stipends.

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