Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Diablo Valley College - Library Technology Adjunct Instructor

Library Technology Adjunct Instructor

Inquiries                 Andy Kivel, 925-969-2586.or akivel@dvc.edu

Location                  Diablo Valley College

Posting Number     F00168

# of Openings         Pool

Open Until Filled   Yes

Yearly Salary Range / Hourly Range    $59.70 - $84.36/hr.

Position Status   Temporary

EEO Job Category   Faculty & Other Instructional Staff      
Department              D1080-Library

Discipline                  Library Technology      

Description of Position   
  • Diablo Valley College Library Department is seeking instructors to teach one or more courses in our library technology program on a part-time, hourly basis. The course subjects include: technical and access services, acquisitions, reference, school libraries and media centers, storytelling (using print and electronic materials), introduction to library technology, and cataloging.
Duties and Responsibilities           
  • Adjunct Faculty duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • providing instruction in accordance with established curriculum, course outlines and class schedules;
  • creating and maintaining an environment which emphasizes learning, encourages free discussion of ideas and critical thinking;
  • evaluating progress of students concerning educational matters and grades student work;
  • meeting with students outside of class;
  • maintaining appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics;
  • maintaining current knowledge in the subject matter areas;
  • fulfilling professional responsibilities of a part-time/temporary faculty member;
  • maintaining accurate academic records;
  • performing other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience      
  • The applicant must possess one of the following qualifications (earned degrees must be from an accredited college/university):
  • Any bachelor’s degree and two years of related professional experience; OR
  • Any associate’s degree and six years of related professional experience; OR
  • A valid California Community College Instructor Credential authorizing full-time instruction in library technology; OR
  • The equivalent. (If you believe that you meet the minimum qualifications via equivalency, please fill out the equivalency form.)
Desirable Qualifications 
  • Teaching experience or other comparable work with adults.
  • Recent experience in a library setting.
  • Coursework, including continuing education, in library science or library technology.
  • Experience with current library technology.
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively with students and colleagues.
  • Experience working with or teaching people from diverse cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds who may have wide ranges of abilities and preparation, including the disabled.     

How to Apply     
Interested applicants must submit all of the application materials online to be considered for this position. We do not accept hand-delivered, e-mailed, faxed or postal mailed application packets.
It is your responsibility to ensure that all application materials are received.
  • You should submit an unofficial transcript for screening purposes. If you do not have electronic version of the transcript required for the position, you can have it scanned by a Staples, Office Max or Office Depot, etc. All applicants will have an opportunity to upload transcripts when completing our online application process. You should be prepared to provide an official transcripts prior to employment start date should the position be offered.
  • If you do not possess the required educational degrees and are applying under the equivalency process, you bear the responsibility of submitting the District’s Equivalency Application. Equivalency applications with supporting documentation should be submitted when 1) degrees are not in exact discipline required; 2) degree is in progress; 3) degrees were earned at a college or university outside of the United States. All applicants will have an opportunity to upload an equivalency form for evaluation by a college equivalency committee when completing our online application process.
  • Applicants with foreign degrees must provide official certification of equivalency to United States degrees. An approved National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) agency must evaluate your course work. All applicants will have an opportunity to upload a foreign degree evaluation for review of by a college equivalency committee when completing our online application process. Please read more details in the Foreign Degree and Credit Statement section of the job announcement.
  • Documents uploaded online must be the actual documents to be considered for review. Do not upload a “placeholder” document. Applications with placeholder documents are considered incomplete and will be rejected. Only upload the required documents, other materials can be presented if you are selected for an interview.
  • All application materials become the property of the district and will not be returned or duplicated.

Selection Process            
  • Applications will be screened to ensure the applicant meets the minimum qualifications as stated in the job announcement.
  • The applications, cover letters, resumes, unofficial college transcripts, and other supporting materials submitted by all qualified applicants will be reviewed by a screening committee. Those who are deemed to possess the highest degree of desirable qualifications will be invited to the college at their own expense.
  • During the campus visit, each applicant will be interviewed and may be asked to conduct a demonstration appropriate to the discipline. Responses to the interview questions and demonstration will be rated by the interview committee.
  • Upon hire, the successful candidate must meet the conditions of employment. Finalists must provide verification of transcripts. TB test, physical examination, fingerprinting/conviction clearance and proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States.

Foreign Degree and Credit Statement      
  • In accordance with the United Faculty Contract, Article, all foreign degrees and credits used to meet the minimum qualifications must be evaluated by an approved National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) agency www.naces.org prior to the implementation of the equivalency process. Please upload your evaluation with your application when you apply for this position. We cannot accept foreign degree evaluations after the closing date

ADA Accommodations   
  • Request For Reasonable Accommodation

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