Thursday, January 28, 2016

Monterey Peninsula College - Access & Public Services Librarian

Closing Date/Time:  Tue. 02/16/16 11:59 PM Pacific Time

Salary: $52,532.00 - $71,235.00 Annually

Under the direction of the Library Division Chair, and in coordination with the other faculty librarians, this position is responsible for the planning and development of access and public services at the main campus, satellite centers, and for online programs.   Assignments may include day, evening and weekends at the Monterey campus, Marina Education Center, other sites in the community, as well as online services.

Full time faculty have responsibilities outside the classroom through contributions to the department, division and the college which include curriculum development and evaluation, and participation in student achievement and success. Faculty are encouraged to engage in campus life and become involved in college committees.

 Example of Duties:
As a full-time faculty librarian, the successful candidate will:
Provide leadership and coordination of access and public services staff, functions, and policies, including reference, circulation, interlibrary loan, and reserves.
Oversee reference services, including hiring, training, and scheduling reference faculty.
Support and coordinate library communications and outreach, including social media; act as liaison with local libraries and the local community.
Foster a student-centered, service-oriented learning environment.
Develop and provide reference services at the main campus, satellite centers, and for online programs.
Provide library instruction in a variety of modalities, including face-to-face and online, to a diverse population of users.
Assist in the coordination of library security, development of disaster plans, and communication with various campus groups regarding the safety and security of the library staff, students, and physical building.
Use data to make informed and student-centered decisions regarding library services.
Promote and maintain an effective learning environment within the library through redesign and repurposing of space, furniture, and technology.
Participate in collection development in collaboration with discipline faculty.
Participate in library planning and budgeting, focusing on appropriate recommendations for public services functions, including reference, circulation, interlibrary loan, and reserves.
Represent the library at campus meetings and participate in assigned committees.
Work collaboratively with library faculty and staff, other programs within the Library Technology Center, and across campus.

 Minimum Qualifications:
Masters in library science, or library and information science; OR the equivalent.*
A sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
*Note:  Graduate students currently working on a Master's degree are encouraged to apply, with the understanding that the degree must be completed and confirmed by July 1, 2016.  Applicants who believe they possess equivalent qualifications may complete an equivalency form and submit it with their application materials for review. The form may be downloaded here:

Knowledge of and commitment to community college teaching.
Demonstrated service-oriented attitude.
Effective communication skills and ability to resolve conflict.
Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment.
Ability to work effectively with students who have a wide range of skills, motivation, and academic or vocational goals.
Knowledge of current and emerging technologies in reference, instruction, and for promoting library services.
3 years of professional experience in an academic library or relevant, comparable environment.
Experience using and/or managing circulation, interlibrary loan, and/or reserves modules of an Integrated Library System.
Demonstrated ability to coordinate public outreach, marketing, and library programming.
Demonstrated ability to teach information literacy skills, in person and online.
Member of professional library or related technology groups or organizations.

 Work Schedule / Supplemental Information:
Anticipated Starting Compensation
Initial salary placement is based on the current full-time salary schedule and on verification of education and experience.  Starting salary is $52,532-­71,235 annually.  In addition to the base salary, the successful candidate can also earn an annual Doctoral stipend of $2,881 or an annual multiple Masters' stipend of $2,043.

Assignment & Anticipated Start Date
The assigned work year is 175.5 days per academic year.  The assignment will include 15 teaching load units (TLUs) plus five office hours per week.  The selected candidate will participate in campus wide events beginning the week of August 17, 2016.

Application Deadline
A completed application and supplemental materials must be submitted online by 11:59 p.m. PST, Tuesday, February 16, 2016. Monterey Peninsula College reserves the right to close, continue, cancel, postpone or restart the recruitment at any time.

Application Procedures
To be considered for review, applicants must submit the following application materials online:
Completed Application including the Diversity Statement and Supplemental Questions;

Cover Letter addressing the Desirable Qualifications;

Résumé or Curriculum Vitae;

Unofficial Transcripts of Bachelor's degree and all advanced degrees and coursework;
Foreign transcripts must be evaluated by the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers ( at the applicant's expense. Degrees must be earned at a college or university accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Council on Post-Secondary Accreditation and/or the U.S. Department of Education;

Written Essay. Please limit your response to a single page:

Describe your vision for providing access and public library services that meet the needs of MPC's diverse student population. Consider two of the following student populations to discuss: basic skills, career technical education, transfer, and lifelong learners.

One (1) current Letter of Recommendation directly applicable to the assignment.
Only items listed above will be reviewed by the screening committee. Please upload your materials as PDF files and use file names that clearly reflect the contents of each attachment.

To apply for this position, please go to and click on the link for "Full Time Faculty and Administrator Positions." Click on the job title for full details about the position. Additionally you will see an "apply" button immediately above the announcement to the right.

You will be required to create a user account. If you already have a user account with another NeoGov employer, you will be able to use your existing account log­in information. Please complete all the required components of the application including uploading of your transcripts and other required documents.

Applicants with disabilities who require assistance with the application and employment process will be accommodated to the extent reasonably possible. Requests should be made to the Office of Human Resources by calling (831) 646-4014.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact:

Andrea Bozant
Human Resources Department
Monterey Peninsula College
(831) 646-­4024

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