Monday, February 2, 2015

San Joaquin Delta Community College - Librarian - Full Time


Opening Date/Time:       Mon. 01/12/15 12:00 AM Pacific Time

Closing Date/Time:         Fri. 02/20/15 5:00 PM Pacific Time

Salary:   $4,120.00 - $8,443.33 Monthly $49,440.00 - $101,320.00 Annually

Location:           SJDC, 5151 Pacific Avenue, Stockton, California

Department:      Languages, Library and Learning Resources


Under the general supervision and direction of the Division Dean for Languages, Library, and Learning Resources, the primary responsibility of this position is to perform a wide variety of professional library services, to supervise clerical and student staff, and to instruct in the use of the library and its resources and services.

  • Master's degree in Library Science OR the equivalent, earned doctorate desirable. (Transcripts are required).
  • Demonstrated successful experience as a librarian in reference work, course work, and experience in a wide range of professional services.
  • Sensitivity to and demonstrated success working in a diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural, disability, and ethnic environment such as a community college.
  • Demonstrated experience as a librarian, at the postsecondary level, preferably at the Community College.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated wide variety of interests and activities in college, professional and community groups.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of teaching-learning processes including special familiarity with individualizing instruction; online and database searching and other computerized library applications.
  • Demonstrated skills in understanding, using and teaching online integrated library systems.
  • Demonstrated experience in technical services areas, including cataloging and classification using OCLC.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt strategies and techniques to different levels of students' ability and learning styles.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt strategies and techniques to students from different cultures and ethnic groups.
  • Demonstrated ability to use innovative and creative techniques and equipment.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability and desire to stay current in the field.
  • Demonstrated leadership and ability to work with community groups and the schools in order to coordinate the educational program with the needs of the community.
  • Demonstrated ability to be organized and efficient.
  • Demonstrated management skills including coaching and conflict resolution.
  • Desire and willingness to make the educational programs successful.
  • Ability to teach in a large lecture format.
  • Expertise in the use of computers for teaching and management of online course information.
  • Familiarity and ability to teach in a distance learning environment.
  • Ability to teach in a technologically rich environment.

Examples of Duties:
  • Provide reference and information services to students, staff and other library users.
  • Teach library courses, give lectures on library use and orientation tours to students, and provide library related workshops.
  • Recommend books, periodicals, audiovisual software, computer software, and other library materials for purchase.
  • Prepare bibliographies and advise library users of appropriate materials.
  • Prepare other types of library resource guides for faculty and student use.
  • Ensure adequate staffing for the Library; develop and revise schedules and arrange for substitutes, as needed
  • Supervise the organization and management of various library service areas.
  • Participate in the evaluation of library service areas and functions make recommendations for improved policies, procedures, and services.
  • Oversee and train library staff including clerical staff, student workers and adjunct faculty
  • Resolve issues and complaints related to Library services.
  • Plan, coordinate, promote and oversee Library events and functions.
  • Participate in the evaluation of course offerings, including the preparation of new and revised courses and course outlines.
  • Keep current with new developments and knowledge in appropriate fields of competency, including the Internet, Web page development, and online and database searching and management.
  • Attend faculty, Division, or other on-campus meetings as required.
  • Maintain control  of and order equipment, materials, and supplies as assigned
  • Report to the Division Dean any condition which might jeopardize the health or safety of students or the public.
  • Schedule a minimum of 35 hours per week for full time assignment on campus as defined in the Master Contract.
  • Be familiar with and act in accordance with the Education Code and Board of Trustees' Policies and Procedures.
  • Contribute to the community involvement of the College by participating in one or more of the following types of activities:

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