Monday, February 29, 2016

Peralta Community College District - Laney College - Librarian - Tenure Track

Laney College Library

Open Date          02/11/2016
Deadline             March 11, 2016

Compensation  Salary Range: $54,976 - $74,251/yr. Initial salary placement is commensurate with experience and educational background.

Position Type     Academic

Department       Instructional-VP (551)     

Duties & Responsibilities             
  • Assist in the design, development, implementation, and coordination of library public services, resources and activities including circulation and reserves.
  • Provide reference assistance in-person and on-line to students, faculty, and staff using print, computer-based, and web-based library materials and resources.
  • Collaborate with classroom faculty to integrate information literacy components into course content.
  • Design and deliver web-based tutorials and library instructional support services for campus and distance users.
  • Design and deliver library orientations.
  • Provide instruction in library research, the use of information resources and information competency skills on a one-to-one basis as part of reference services, in library orientations, and in formal classes, as needed.
  • Develop, implement and coordinate procedures and activities of the Library’s various programs and services, including Distance Ed, on-line instructional Services and listening and viewing center.
  • Administer the process of selecting, acquiring, licensing, evaluating, and providing access for all electronic resources.
  • Provide information, content and documents and resources to aid in the development and maintenance of web-based reference services, websites and social media sites to serve the faculty, students, and staff.
  • Coordinate library circulation procedures and processes, including course reserves
  • Carry a full load in the discipline.
  • Share responsibility in administering and servicing the library’s operations.
  • Review, develop, and enforce library policies and procedures.
  • Organize training programs for librarians and faculty in the use of new online resources.
  • Provide assistance with the development and implementation of assessment activities for library services and library instructional programs.
  • Train and coordinate library staff in all aspects of library material circulation, including circulation of library books, reserve books, e-books, non-print materials, equipment, etc. in the Millennium integrated library system (online library catalog).
  • Perform professional responsibilities required of faculty members.
  • Assist in development and maintenance of the library’s print and electronic collections.
  • Participate and serve on academic, district, departmental, divisional, and campus committees.
  • Schedule may include evening or weekend hours as part of contract assignment.
  • The Librarian is expected to use and keep abreast of advanced library methods, including the use of current and future technologies to support student learning and career objectives.
  • Maintain necessary attendance, scholastic and personnel records, and submits them according to published deadlines.
  • Post and maintain required office hours in accordance with the prevailing policy.
  • Participate on departmental, divisional, and campus committees. Develop and revise courses in the discipline.

The Librarian is also responsible for providing a full professional service week that may include, but is not limited to:
  • Participation in professional activities such as departmental and campus committee work, faculty peer evaluations, staff meetings and participation in the governance structure of the College and District;
  • Pursuing professional growth activities to remain current in the library field;
  • Performing other related duties as assigned by the College.

Minimum Qualifications               
Possession of a Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Library Science or Library and Information Science;


May submit a fully satisfied lifetime California Community College Instructor Credential authorizing service authorizing service as a Librarian.
(California credentials were no longer issued after July 1, 1990).


The equivalent qualifications.
(Candidates who claim equivalency must provide conclusive evidence, as clear and reliable on the college transcripts as required on the District Equivalency Application Form. Refer to the Equivalency Procedures below. This is not a process to waive the minimum qualifications.) Note: Foreign Degree(s) must be evaluated by an official foreign credentials/transcripts evaluation and translation service.

Understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

Desirable Qualifications
  • Experience providing information competencies based instruction in an electronic classroom environment.
  • Strong service orientation and ability to work effectively in a collaborative, team environment.
  • Experience directing the work of others.
  • Community College Library experience.
  • Ability to work effectively with students who are digital natives as well as those who are new to technology.
  • Proficiency in eLearning authoring tools (e.g. Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, etc.)
  •  Ability to integrate interactive pedagogy into online and face-to-face instruction.

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