Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Victor Valley College - Librarian (Systems) - Full TIMe


Opening Date/Time:          Wed. 03/23/16 12:00 AM Pacific Time

Closing Date/Time:            Fri. 05/20/16 11:59 PM Pacific Time

Salary:   $51,711.00 - $108,490.00 Annually

Job Type:             Full-time

Department:       Instruction - Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences

**Application Deadline: May 20, 2016 at 5:00 PM **
10-Month Tenure Track Position

  • Managing all aspects of the operation, integration, and enhancement of an integrated library system (ILS). VVC Library's ILS is SirsiDynix Symphony.
  • Coordinating with Technical Services and Public Services staff to maximize the ILS functions in cataloging, circulation, and serials control.
  • Providing vision, direction and leadership in the development and delivery of emerging library technologies and managing the library's electronic resources.
  • Maintaining and contributing to the development of the library's website
  • Participating in the evaluation and selection of print, media and electronic information resources.
  • Providing reference services, and instruction in the use of information resources and information competency skills.
  • Complying with district policies and procedures in the performance of all duties.
  • Participating in staff development activities.
  • Serving on area and college-wide committees as necessary to support and enrich the library program.
  • Demonstrating sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of students and colleagues.
  • Promoting the success of a diverse student population through careful selection of library materials.
  • Working effectively and collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Participating in assessment, evaluation, and planning of Student Learning Outcomes and Program Learning Outcomes.

  • Master's degree in library science, library and information science, OR possession of a California Community College Credential in Library Science OR the equivalent.

  • Experience in administration, support and enhancement of an integrated library system.
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to work effectively with new and emerging library technologies.
  • Experience with web site design and content management systems.
  • Experience in providing reference services and information competency instruction in an academic library.
  • Must have sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
  • Submit your request for equivalency ONLY IF your education and/or experience are different, but equivalent, to the minimum qualifications stated in the job announcement. If you have additional questions please contact Human Resources directly at (760) 245-4271 Ext. 2486.

  • Office, classroom, lab and/or on-line environment. Position requires ability to communicate and exchange information. The assignment may include day, weekend, and/or evening classes on campus and/or at off campus locations.

  • To be considered a candidate for this position, all materials required should be received at the Victor Valley College Office of Human Resources by the First Review Date of May 20, 2016.  Application materials will be accepted after this date, however, if a file is not complete by the First Review Date, the application may not be considered by the Screening Committee.
  • This recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies.
  • You may check your status at any time by logging into Victor Valley College Online Application Site at with your username and password.
  • It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that all requested materials are received. All materials included in the application packet become District property, will not be returned, and will not be copied.
  • All information qualifying an applicant for the position must be included on the Victor Valley College Application. To assist the District in determining whether an applicant meets the minimum requirements, descriptions of an applicant's present and past job duties should include details pertinent to the position for which he/she is applying.
  • Applicants may be notified by email during any phase of this recruitment regarding status.
  • If it is unclear whether an applicant meets the minimum qualifications for the position from the application, that applicant will be disqualified.
  • It is not unusual for the District to receive hundreds of applications for a position. For this reason, it is advantageous to make the application as easy to review as possible.
  • Candidates wishing to apply for more than one position must apply for each position separately.

A complete file consists of all of the following:
1. A completed Victor Valley College application electronic form
2. A letter expressing interest in the position
3. A current resume
4. Copies of transcripts showing college degrees and coursework. NOTE: Degrees must be from an accredited institution. It is the responsibility of the candidate to include U.S. evaluations of non-U.S. transcripts with their application
5. Three or more current letters of recommendation from persons having firsthand knowledge of the applicant's professional qualifications, character, etc.

6. Supplemental Application for Equivalent Qualifications (if applicable)

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