Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Modesto – Modesto Junior College - Librarian/Coordinator of Library Systems

Salary: $55,384 to $103,694 per year
Open Date: 01/31/2017
Close Date: 03/01/2017
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
• Serve as systems administrator of ILS including troubleshooting, upgrading, and manipulating the system to optimize functionality.
• Provide technical expertise to diagnose, analyze, and design solutions for problems with WMS.
• Serve as primary contact with OCLC for software and customer account issues.
• Serve as coordinator of CONTENTdm collections.
• Work with consortia and electronic resource vendors to coordinate trials, purchases, consistent access to, and licensing of all electronic resources.
• Prepare and disseminate clear, up-to-date policies and procedures that govern library systems.
• In cooperation with other librarians, coordinate library functions for the Library & Learning Centers focusing on progressive, user-centered library services.
• In collaboration with L & LC manager, ensure that library procedures and policies are followed consistently.
• Provide reference services, both face-to-face and virtual.
• Instruct students and faculty in use of Library resources.
• Develop and teach classes and workshops in information literacy/research skills.
• Develop web-based instructional materials.
• Perform professional duties such as collection development and cataloging as needed.
• Work collegially with College faculty to promote use of Library & Learning Center across the curriculum.
• Actively contribute to assessment activities.
• Serve as liaison to one or more academic departments.
• Collaborate with L & LC faculty, staff, and administration to plan for current and future needs and design solutions for problems and improvement of services.
• Serve on L & LC and College committees contributing to shared governance.
• Provide statistical and evaluative reports to L & LC administration as scheduled or requested.
• Provide instruction and assistance to L & LC staff as appropriate.
• Work collegially with faculty and staff in the L & LC, throughout the District, in other libraries, and in cooperatives and associations.
• Develop a personal program of professional development related to the responsibilities of the position and institutional initiatives.
• Work nights and weekends as needed.
• Travel between campuses as needed.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s degree in Library Science or Library and Information Science OR a California Community College Instructor credential appropriate to the subject OR the equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications             
• MLS or MLIS from an ALA-accredited program
• Experience managing an ILS (preferably WorldShare) and digital collections.
• Experience with Copyright and Digital Rights Management.
• Experience working successfully with vendors.
• Experience working in an integrated library & learning center environment.
• Demonstrated experience teaching research skills and information literacy, including using instructional technology.
• Experience planning, implementing, and reporting assessment activities.
• Experience working with and sensitivity to students with a wide variance of information-seeking skills and technological competence.
• Proficiency in use of emerging information technologies.
• Ability to use available technologies as teaching and/or student service tools.
• Professional experience in an academic library, preferably a community college.
• Ability to teach library courses for academic credit.
• Experience managing a library branch or department.
• Demonstrated commitment to community involvement.

Desirable Characteristics            
• Knowledge of API and programming languages (especially Perl and Java).
• Practical knowledge of cataloging according to AACR2 and RDA standards.
• Ability to work constructively, both independently and in cooperation with colleagues and users, in a service-oriented environment.
• Willingness to participate in professional growth and remain current in subject area.
• Ability to develop curriculum or services that stress innovation and multiculturalism.
• Willingness to experiment with teaching methods to accommodate various student learning styles.
• Enthusiasm for the learning process.
• Excellent organizational, problem-solving, and interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.
• Strong service orientation.
• Commitment to supportive relationships with students and staff.
• Vision and energy to plan and organize programs to enhance student success and equity.
• Ability to operate effectively in an environment of change and ambiguity.
• Ability to face difficult situations with good humor.

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