Hayward, CA
Mar 31, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District is seeking a Librarian for Chabot College in Hayward, California. This position is a Temporary Leave Replacement for Fall Semester, 2017. The position reports to the Division Dean.

Job Title Librarian
Position Type Faculty
Position Code 2FLR02
Pay Rate (or Annual Salary) $62,035 - $88,687/annual
Job Location Chabot College, 25555 Hesperian Blvd., Hayward, CA 94545
Department Library
Representative Duties

1. Teach effective research strategies in print and online resources.

2. Provide reference services in a multimedia environment to student, staff and faculty.

3. Act as a library liaison to at least one instructional division and to help develop the library’s collection to support that academic discipline.

4. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

5. Participate in campus and district professional activities; which may include, but are not limited to, committee membership and staff meetings.

6. Assist in the development and maintenance of online library tutorials and the library’s web pages.

7. Demonstrated sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities.

Minimum Education and Experience

Master’s in library science, library and information science, OR the equivalent.

You will be required to upload your transcripts. You must upload all applicable transcripts, credentials and/or certificates required to meet minimum qualifications for the position for which you are applying. Any degrees earned outside the United States must have an official US evaluation (course by course) of the transcripts and must be submitted with the application. In the case that the file you are uploading is too large or you do not have your transcripts readily available, please upload a document in place of stating you will be sending the documents to the Office of Human Resources, 7600 Dublin Boulevard, 3rd Floor, Dublin, CA 94568, or by fax (925) 485-5254, by 11:59:59 p.m. (PST) on the closing date.

*Degrees in Progress: To be conferred on or before July 1, 2017 will be considered, provided that the applicant also submits (1) an up-to-date transcript, (2) a photocopy of the degree requirement from the school catalog, and (3) proof of current course(s) and enrollment. Please provide your explanation and background material by using the optional document upload called “Other Document”. If you are unable to upload the above, please upload a document in its place and state you will be sending the documents to the Office of Human Resources, 7600 Dublin Boulevard, 3rd Floor, Dublin, CA 94568, by 5:00 p.m. (PST) on the closing date.

Applicants applying under the “Equivalent provision” must provide details that explain at time of application how their academic preparation is the equivalent of the degree listed above. Please provide your explanation by using the optional document upload called “Equivalency Statement”.

Desirable Qualifications

1. Experience providing instruction in an academic library.

2. Familiarity with information competency/literacy concepts and programs.

3. Awareness of various learning styles and teaching strategies.

4. Enthusiastic approach to working collaboratively with students, faculty and staff including those who have not had an opportunity to use new technologies.

5. Willingness to facilitate student’s learning by working to develop varied and innovative learning environments.

6. Experience with HTML, CSS, Social Media technologies and web/mobile apps, multimedia and presentation software, including key web applications like Libguides 2 and online tutorials like Captivate.

7. Experience teaching classes utilizing effective search strategies to access resource.

8. Experience developing and teaching online courses.

9. Excellent interpersonal and team collaboration skills.

10. Interest and experience in promoting library services to a multicultural population.

11. Experience with Blackboard or other web course management software.

12. Demonstrated commitment to equity in education and socially justice practices.

13. Commitment to culturally responsive pedagogy and assessment that engages a diverse student population.

14. Experience collaborating with faculty to incorporate information competency into campus curriculum using an equity lens.

15. Evidence of delivering library instruction, services and resources to diverse populations.

16. Experience collaborating with leaning communities including First Year Experience, Puente, Umoja/Daraja, STEM, and other programs serving diverse student populations.

17. Experience developing information literacy related assignments and activities that address students’ achievement gaps.

Job Work Schedule

This position is full-time, temporary leave replacement, for Fall Semester 2017. Employment will begin on or about August 10, 2017.

Physical Demands and Working Environment


Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F26P
Open Date 03/30/2017
Close Date 04/28/2017
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applications

Applicants who have taught over 67% of a full time load with Chabot-Las Positas Community College District within the last three years shall not be considered for a temporary leave replacement position pursuant to section 87481 of the California Education Code.

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District reserves the right to close or not fill any advertised position.

Notification to Applicants

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District reserves the right to close or not fill any advertised position.

Instructions for Personal Qualifications Statement

The purpose of the personal qualifications statement is for you to provide information on how your education and experience relate to the requirements and duties of the position. There is no form to complete. Applicants are requested to provide their personal qualifications statement by uploading a document, the same way as you do for your cover letter.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. The following essay is intended to seek information regarding your ability to teach Library skills. Please write an essay of 200-250 words that discusses how to implement the concepts of information competency for traditional and non traditional students, both in an online as well as in a campus environment. Please upload your response under the required document labeled "Response to Supplemental Question #1".

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts/Credentials
  4. Personal Qualifications Statement
  5. Response to Supplemental Question 1
Optional Documents
  1. Equivalency Statement



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