Electronic/Audiovisual Services Librarian

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Description of Position
Contra Costa College is seeking an enthusiastic, creative and service-oriented librarian for a full-time position starting in January 2019. The successful applicant will be a flexible, team-oriented person who is able to work both independently and collaboratively in an ever-changing environment. The person filling the position will have primary responsibility for coordinating the electronic and audiovisual services of the Contra Costa College library. The position is also responsible for regularly scheduled hours at the reference desk and for the preparation and presentation of general and specific library.

Serving predominately Latinx students and African American students, Contra Costa College is situated in a socioeconomically diverse, resilient and culturally vibrant community. As a proud Hispanic Serving Institution, we seek candidates who embrace our community, our student population, and our central work: strengthening West County by meeting our students where they are and helping them get to where they want to be. We seek a colleague who operates with a growth mindset, a strength-based approach centered on students, and an unflinching commitment to equity, especially concerning the elimination of barriers to college access, success, and completion. The ideal candidate will be eager to help construct and maintain a culture of continuous improvement in instructional effectiveness, student service, and leadership.

Primary responsibility in coordinating the electronic services of the Library, which includes:
o Coordinate the trails, purchase and implementation of electronic database including eBooks.
o Troubleshoot and maintain electronic databases and Library system at the local level
o Maintain the Library€™s web presence
o Work collaboratively with district- wide libraries on shared proxy server and other related electronic resource and service issues
o Applying digital technologies to support and increase access to Library resources
o Train staff and librarians on new electronic resources as well as new system features and procedures

Position Title
Electronic/Audiovisual Services Librarian

Contra Costa College

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Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience
Master€™s in library science, library and information science,


A valid lifetime California Community College Instructor Credential authorizing full-time librarianship

OR the equivalent. (If you do not possess the listed degrees, you must complete the equivalency form provided in the online application.)

Desirable Qualifications
€¢ A working knowledge and experience with an integrated online library system, preferably Innovative Interfaces
€¢ Familiarities with and use of Internet technologies in the library setting and web programming, including Web 2.0 tools
€¢ Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students
€¢ Demonstrated experience with electronic databases
€¢ Demonstrated ability to create and maintain a website
€¢ Demonstrated ability to create and maintain digital tools for e-learning such as blogs, wikis, vod -casts etc.
€¢ Experience as a reference librarian
€¢ Demonstrated experience teaching library workshops, particularly those that develop information literacy skills
€¢ Ability to work effectively with students, faculty and staff
€¢ Evidence of strong interpersonal and communication skills
€¢ Ability to meet deadlines for assigned reports and activities
€¢ Demonstrated leadership ability and willingness to participate in collegial governance
€¢ Experience working with library technical services

Job Close Date:

Open Until Filled

The Contra Costa Community College District does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, or sexual orientation. This prohibition against unlawful discrimination extends to any person who is perceived to have any of the above characteristics or who is associated with someone who has, or who is perceived to have, any of those characteristics.





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Posted: 11/2/2018
Application Due: 12/1/2018
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