Saturday, December 12, 2015

Santa Rosa Junior College - Electronic Service Librarian - Full Time


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

OPENING DATE: 12/07/15

CLOSING DATE: 02/24/16 05:00 PM

FILING DEADLINE: Wednesday, February 24, 2016

  • 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 library position in the Learning Resources Department at Santa Rosa Junior College beginning Fall Semester, August 2016. Appointments are contingent upon funding and Board approval.

  • Provides leadership, vision, and quality control for management of library database and discovery resources, URL resolvers, and other evolving tools. Manages library web platforms (such as LibGuides CMS) used for development of online instructional tools and services, gathers, interprets and curates library analytics,  serves as liaison with library resource and service vendors, manages authentication systems, and assists with the development of interactive online instructional resources. Directs the work of support staff.
  • This position also participates in a full range of professional duties such as: providing instruction through a variety of modalities including face-to-face, online, reference, course integrated instructional sessions, stand-alone workshops, and credit courses; developing instructional materials using traditional and emerging media; serving as a collection development liaison with instructional departments in assigned subject areas; participate in the management of digital resources and services; working collaboratively with a diverse range of individuals; and performing additional duties as assigned,  including possible night and weekend service.
  • SRJC offers courses at two campuses, located in Santa Rosa and Petaluma, as well as multiple satellite locations within the district, including on-line. While this assignment is for the Santa Rosa campus, please note the district reserves the right of assignment to any location, and that assignments could involve any combination of day or evening classes with weekly office hours being mandatory. Instructors assume responsibility for maintaining currency in the field, for updating existing courses and developing new curricula (including courses that serve community needs, such as short, non-credit, or online courses), assisting in the assessment of student learning outcomes, participating in department activities and other college service such as committee work, managing laboratories, and participating in community outreach on behalf of the college.


  • 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.

  • Detailed understanding of current models, practices and tools used by academic libraries for online information discovery such as discovery layers, online databases, link resolvers, and search services. Proven ability to initiate, plan and implement projects, with experience configuring, managing and troubleshooting online resources and tools
  • Familiarity with EZ Proxy or other library authentication systems Familiarity with library CMS platforms, such as LibGuides
  • Familiarity with current e-resource standards and protocols such as COUNTER
  • Experience developing online learning tools, such as tutorials, apps, and videos for information literacy instruction
  • Understanding of web development and graphic design desired but not essential.
  • Recent experience supervising paraprofessional staff including the establishment of goals, workflows, priorities, policies, procedures, and support ensuring that processes are efficient and projects are completed in a timely manner.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to analyze and to solve problems creatively and flexibly in a complex and dynamic environment. Proven ability to initiate, plan and implement projects and services.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and leadership experience. Experience in providing service at an academic library Reference Desk.
  • Experience in providing instruction via workshops or courses in Information Literacy.
  • If offered, experience and/or willingness to teach on-line.
  • 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 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
  • 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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