Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Sacramento City College - Library - Public Service Librarian - Full Time (Tenure Track)

Public Services Librarian 

Salary:   $43,976 to $72,907 per year

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

Full-time, Tenure-track Position

Location:             SCC (Sacramento City College) 

Work Year:         164 days

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. 

Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Dean, Learning Resources and in collaboration with the other librarians, the Public Services Librarian shall:
  • Provide reference and information services to students and staff.
  • Provide library instruction in a variety of settings.
  • Maintain up-to-date instruction materials for library resources, including print and online publications and services.
  • Select materials in subject areas for print and electronic collections.
  • Utilize current and emerging technology in reference and instruction duties.

The Public Services Librarian may:
  • Instruct students in credit courses; coordinate library reference services; develop training for librarians and library support staff.
  • Develop, coordinate, and assess library instruction and information competency programs for students and faculty.
  • Develop and coordinate programs to market library resources and services to students and faculty.
  • Assignment may include day, evening, and weekend hours.

 These assignments may be reallocated periodically, and assignments may depend on the interests and qualifications of the library faculty. 

Additional Responsibilities: The Sacramento City College Library maintains a focus on:
  • Integrating and coordinating library services with other campus programs, services and constituencies.
  • Active and effective outreach and marketing of library services to a diverse community college population.
  • The collection and analysis of data in the service of improving library services. 

Minimum Qualifications:              
  • Have a master's degree from an accredited institution, completed by August 20, 2015, in Library Science or Library and Information Science ; OR, hold a California Community College Instructor's Credential in discipline area; 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 degree listed above. 

Application Instructions:              
To receive full consideration applicants applying to this Los Rios Community College District faculty posting are required to 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
  6. Complete all supplemental application questions

**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. 

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