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Job Type: Full-Time Faculty: Tenure-Track
Job Number: 2016-00360
Location: Ventura College, CA
Department: VC - Academic Affairs
Closing: 4/2/2017 11:59 PM Pacific
Under the general direction of a dean, an Associate Librarian is responsible for providing reference, instruction, collection development, access services, technical services, and outreach to students, faculty, and staff.
There is currently one tenure-track position with the initial assignment being located at Ventura College, pending board approval. All academic employees are subject to assignment in any college of the District depending upon staffing needs as defined within the terms of the VCCCD/AFT Agreement. Nontraditional assignments such as evening, weekend, or off-site assignments may be made with consent of faculty member, management or when special conditions exist on a campus as defined within the terms of the VCCCD/AFT agreement.
SALARY AND BENEFITS:
Salary is commensurate with academic preparation and experience in placement on the salary schedule. Contract is based on a 10 month year to begin with the Fall 2017 semester. Fringe benefits include family medical, dental and vision insurance plans. Maximum credit for prior experience is 7 years.
Provide reference assistance to students, faculty, and staff. E
Teach research methods, information literacy, bibliographic and library instruction sessions to students and other patrons in one-on-one, classroom, and distance mediated instructional settings. E
Collaborate with faculty with regard to student assignments, collection needs, and integration of information literacy into the college curriculum. E
Perform original cataloging of library materials in all formats; integrate online journals and e-books into the library catalog; assist lower-level staff with copy cataloging on an as needed basis. E
Design and produce research guides, information literacy tutorials, program reports, and other resources in print, web-based and multimedia formats. E
Plan and coordinate collection development activities, including analysis, acquisition, selection, deselection, vendor interaction, and budget allocation to ensure the subject collection meets curriculum needs. E
Coordinate the purchase of print and non-print library materials and resources in collaboration with faculty within each discipline. E
Assist in grant proposal writing and post-award documentation. E
Research, promote and implement interactive multimedia such as technology mediated instruction, interactive video conferencing, and other emerging instructional technologies. E
Participate in the development and implementation of library policies and procedures; participate in the program review process for the library. E
Evaluate the collection and coordinate activities related to removing books from the collection with input from faculty; evaluate the usefulness of donated materials. E
Promote library resources and services to faculty, students, and campus groups; plan and present library tours. E
Plan and implement library-oriented programming, such as displays, library events, etc. E
Attend and participate in department, division, campus, and district meetings and committees; may participate in articulation and matriculation related activities. E
Collaborate with other library faculty on a regular basis to develop, assess, and revise, as appropriate, measurable student learning outcomes. E
Provide work direction to student workers.
Perform related duties as assigned.
E = Essential functions.
Candidates must possess the minimum qualifications for the discipline as approved by the California Community Colleges Board of Governors and defined in the Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators in California Community Colleges handbook.
Master's in library science, library and information science; OR the equivalent*; OR possession of an appropriate California Community College Credential.
All coursework must be from a recognized accredited college or university.
*Applicants who do not meet the above-stated minimum qualifications must complete the Supplemental Questionnaire for Equivalency in order to be considered on the basis of possessing equivalent qualifications (equivalency). The Supplemental Questionnaire for Equivalency is available on our website at http://www.vcccd.edu/sites/default/files/files/departments/human-resources/supplemental_questionnaire_for_equivalency_03.05.15 (Download PDF reader). When completing the form, be sure to explain in detail how your qualifications are equivalent to the required minimum qualifications.
If the title of your degree as stated on your transcripts does not exactly match one of the degree titles listed in the minimum qualifications, you must complete the Supplemental Questionnaire for Equivalency. Do not assume that you do not need to submit a Supplemental Questionnaire for Equivalency because your degree is similar to a degree stated in the minimum qualifications. Degree titles that are not an exact match will not be considered outside of the equivalency process.
For further details regarding equivalency and the criteria by which equivalency may be granted, please click on the following link: http://www.boarddocs.com/ca/vcccd/Board.nsf/goto?open&id=83LDBP0DD9E5.
- Education, training, or experience with emerging digital technologies/trends and standards in cataloging and metadata, with experience in original cataloging and strategic collection maintenance.
- Education, training, or experience with strategic planning and oversight of library digital technologies that enhance, integrate, and automate library resources and processes.
- Education, training or experience with the development of online research guides and online tutorials for students to use, regardless of location or mode of delivery.
$48,751 - $102,372
$48,751 - $85,311
All applicants, including previous and current VCCCD employees, must submit the following materials in order for their application to be considered. Failure to submit these materials will result in disqualification.
* Letter of Application: The letter of application must include date, your name, position and location for which you are applying. Your sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, social, economic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students must also be included. The letter should give the screening committee a better understanding of how you will contribute as a fully participating member of the VCCCD
* Completed Application for Academic Employment
* Letters of recommendation (recommended, not required)
* Supplemental Questionnaire for Equivalency, if applicable (see minimum qualifications above)
* Complete official or unofficial college/university transcripts demonstrating attainment of minimum qualifications. Transcripts must show the degree title and the date the degree was conferred or the degree will not be considered for the purpose of determining if you meet minimum qualifications. If the qualifying degree has yet to be conferred and you expect to have the degree before you begin employment, you must submit transcripts that state the title of the degree you are working toward obtaining and indicate the anticipated completion date in your response to the associated supplemental question provided during the application process. Diplomas will not be accepted in lieu of transcripts. An official copy of your transcripts will be required upon being hired. Instructors will not be allowed to start working until official transcripts have been received.
NOTE: If you have completed coursework at a foreign institution that is not recognized as accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or the U.S. Department of Education, you must include a full evaluation of the foreign transcript with your application materials if you wish for us to consider the coursework. To search for institutions that are recognized as accredited by CHEA or the U.S. Department of Education, visit http://www.chea.org/4dcgi/chea/search/index.html?MenuKey=main or http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/search.aspx. For a list of VCCCD-recognized organizations providing transcript evaluation services, visit http://www.naces.org/members.htm.
A screening committee will review and screen all applications and associated materials. Those candidates deemed by the committee to be most qualified for the position will be invited to an interview. When completing the application and the supplemental questions, it is important to outline in detail your education, training (classes, seminars, workshops), and experience. You will be evaluated based upon the information provided.
Individuals with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation in the selection process must inform the Ventura County Community College District Human Resources Department in writing no later than the filing date stated on the announcement. Those applicants needing such accommodations should document this request including an explanation as to the type and extent of accommodation needed to participate in the selection process.
To apply, please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/vcccd/jobs/1675034/associate-librarian