Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Santa Rosa Junior College - Public Service Librarian



SALARY:  $60,243.00 - $85,157.00 Annually

OPENING DATE: 08/26/15

CLOSING DATE:  Continuous

PRIORITY FILING DEADLINE: Wednesday, October 14, 2015 (initial screening date; open until 

  • Santa Rosa Junior College is seeking an individual with demonstrated instructional skills to join an outstanding team of faculty and instructional administrators to provide high quality programs and services to our district, our community, and most importantly, our students. This is a full-time,  regular contract faculty librarian position in the Learning Resources Department at Santa Rosa Junior College beginning Fall Semester, August 2016, with a possible start date in Spring 2016 depending on the selected candidate's availability and the department's needs. Appointments are contingent upon funding and Board approval.


  • This position is responsible for a full range of professional duties such as: providing instruction through a variety of modalities including  face-to-face, online, reference, orientations, stand-alone workshops, Library and Information Resources (LIR) courses, and digital reference services; serving as a collection development liaison with instructional departments in assigned subject areas; using and instructing in the use of information resources; developing instructional materials using traditional and emerging media; participate  in the management of digital resources and services; working collaboratively with a diverse range of individuals; directing classified staff; and performing additional public services as assigned, including possible night and weekend service.


  • Master's Degree in Library Science or Library and Information Science from an ALA (American Library Association) accredited institution; OR the equivalent; OR a fully satisfied (Life) California Community College Credential in Library Science.

  • Experience in providing service at an academic library Reference Desk.
  • Experience in providing instruction via workshops or courses in Information Literacy in a variety of modalities
  • Experience developing instructional materials for diverse learners in a variety of modalities
  • Experience negotiating database and e-resources vendor contracts
  • Familiarity with EZ Proxy authentication system
  • Experience developing web pages using HTML and CSS
  • Experience and/or willingness to teach on-line if classes are offered
  • Requires a sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

In order to be given priority consideration for this recruitment, applicants must submit the following documents by the priority filing deadline:
  • A completed Santa Rosa Junior College Employment Application and responses to Agency-wide Questions. Please note that contact information is required for a minimum of three references.
  • If you do not meet the minimum qualifications exactly as stated, you must complete and attach the Equivalency Application to your Employment Application. If applicable, Equivalency Application is available  at http://www.santarosa.edu/hr/formslinked/Application%20Materials/FacEquivApp.pdf.
  • A cover letter explaining your interest in the position, including how you meet the requirements and are qualified to perform the duties as listed in the “Position Description” section of this announcement.
  • Current Resume.
  • Copies of transcripts of all college level course work.  Unofficial copies (both sides) are acceptable, but official transcripts must be submitted prior to hiring. If transcripts are from an institution outside of the United States, applicants must provide a formal evaluation of their foreign degree(s) at the time of application. Contact the Human Resources Department for more information.
  • If applicable, copy of fully satisfied (Life) California Community College Instructor’s Credential (both sides).

  • Following the priority filing deadline, applications which are complete for screening will be reviewed by a screening committee. Approximately 2-3 weeks later, Human Resources will notify you whether or not you have been selected for interview. Those applicants most suitably qualified for the position/pool will be invited to interview with a Screening Committee. The Screening Committee may include representatives from the Faculty, the Administration, the Classified Staff, the Associated Students, and the Board of Trustees.

If you are in need of special services or facilities due to a disability in order to apply or interview for this opening, please contact the Human Resources Department.

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