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Description of Position
Diablo Valley College Library seeks two creative, dynamic, collaborative, and service-oriented librarians for full-time, tenure track librarian positions. One position is an Emerging Technologies Librarian, who will focus on support and continuous improvement of all library technologies, and the other is a Public Services Librarian, who will focus on reference services and student support. Both positions support the delivery of library instruction, reference, collection development, faculty services, technology, and other resources to students at Diablo Valley College.

The ideal candidates will share DVC's commitment to educating its racially and socioeconomically diverse student population. We currently enroll over 29,000 students. 24% of DVC students are Latinx, 6% are African-American, 5% are Filipino, 14% are Asian, 37% are White, and 8% are multiracial. DVC expects to become an officially designated Hispanic-Serving Institution in the near future.

The successful candidates will join a college that is dedicated to achieving the goals of its Educational Master Plan. The college is host to active student-led affinity groups, robust learning community programs (e.g. Puente, Umoja, MESA.), and an offering of culturally responsive events, including the ongoing Education, Equity and Inclusivity Speaker series.

The DVC Library is committed to recruiting a diverse workforce and advancing the college's commitment to inclusive excellence. Qualified early career librarians and candidates from diverse backgrounds and life experiences are encouraged to apply.

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Diablo Valley College

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Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience
€¢ Master€™s in library science, library and information science
the equivalent.
If you do not possess the EXACT minimum qualifications (i.e. you do not possess the exact degree listed) and believe that you meet the minimum qualifications because of equivalent educational or professional background), please fill out the equivalency petition form found at

Desirable Qualifications
The screening committee will select for interview candidates from among those applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum requirements, give evidence of any or all of the following:
1. Demonstrated commitment to student learning and to the success of all students in the open-access learning environment of a community college;
2. Demonstrated ability to reduce equity gaps and ability to motivate and teach community college students of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds, sexual orientations, genders, cultures, and learning styles, as well as students with disabilities or varied levels of academic preparation;
3. Experience in using and/or providing support of research resources and learning technologies such as databases, integrated library systems, discovery layers, learning management systems, etc.;
4. Experience and/or coursework in academic library instruction, and familiarity with the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy;
5. Experience and/or coursework in providing in-person and virtual reference assistance;
6. Ability to assume leadership roles, develop programs, and plan and implement library projects;
7. Apply diverse life and teaching experiences to student learning and success;
8. Commitment to improving the success of students of all backgrounds and abilities, in particular, reducing achievement gaps of under-prepared and under-served students;
9. Commitment to student-centered library services;
10. Knowledge of open educational resources (OER) and other textbook affordability strategies and initiatives.
11. Ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively as part of a team;
12. Excellent written and oral communication skills

Special Instructions to Applicants
Please respond to the required Supplemental Questions addressing the minimum and desirable qualifications. Also, please respect the word limits for each question. These supplemental questions are a required part of the application. They are designed to give you the opportunity to provide information about how you meet the desirable qualifications for the position. ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS even if you repeat information provided elsewhere in the application. The information provided in these questions will be used to determine which individuals will be invited for an interview and teaching demonstration. Note: The disciplines listed in the minimum qualifications are determined by the statewide Academic Senate for California Community Colleges. A Ph.D. is considered to encompass a Master€™s degree. Other than that, if the title(s) of your degree major(s) listed on your unofficial transcripts or other documents from the degree-granting institutions are not an EXACT MATCH to the degrees listed below, please submit an equivalency form. Without it, your application will not be considered. You can copy and paste the following in your browser, , to obtain the equivalency form. The completed form can be uploaded in the attachment section of the application. Please see information about interview process in Selection Process section. Also, candidates who have not finished their degree must fill out an equivalency form.

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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: 11/7/2018
Application Due: 1/4/2019
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