Librarian — Southwestern College – Chula Vista

Posting Number: 0600397
Open Date: 01/17/2014
Position Title: Librarian
Working Title:
Department: Library
Position Type: Contract Faculty
Months of Service: 11 months
FTE: 1.0
Responsibilities: This position may include a combination of day, evening, weekend and extension site assignments.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the direction of the Dean of Instructional Support Services and in collaboration with the Library Department Chair, and in collaboration with one another, the librarians are responsible for providing services such as reference, instruction, collection development, technical services, and outreach.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO):

  • Provide information literacy instruction in person and online through credit courses, workshops, and other modes of instruction
  • Provide reference service in person and online using various print and electronic resources
  • Design and produce curricular materials, research guides, tutorials, and other instructional resources in a variety of formats
  • Participate in the collection development program and serve as faculty liaison in assigned subject areas
  • Collaborate with discipline faculty on assignments, collection needs, and integration of information literacy into the college curriculum
  • Collaborate with the others to prepare reports, assessments, and data in support of program reviews, Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs), and accreditation self-studies
  • Serve on college committees and participate in faculty activities
Knowledge & Abilities:
Education & Experience:
Minimum Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Library Science or Library and Information Science OR the equivalent OR a valid California Community College Instructor Credential in Library Science.
Desired Qualifications:
  • A Master’s degree from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited school.
  • Experience in general areas of librarianship such as reference and public services, instruction, and collection development
  • Experience working with an integrated library system and academic library databases
  • Appreciation of, a sensitivity to, and respect for a rich and diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological and ethnic backgrounds, and those with disabilities
  • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to establish positive relationships with students and faculty
  • Ability to work collaboratively with all librarians and staff
  • Knowledge of current teaching pedagogies and experience designing and implementing active learning activities
  • Awareness of emerging technologies in library services
  • Bilingual English/Spanish
  • Familiarity with course management systems such as Blackboard
Licenses and Other Requirements: Candidates must exhibit an appreciation of, a sensitivity to, and respect for a rich and diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological and ethnic backgrounds, and those with disabilities. Experience working in a community with a similar diversity pattern as is found in the service area for Southwestern College is desirable.

Short writing and teaching demonstrations will be required of finalists.

Working Conditions:
Salary:
Salary Schedule: Academic Contract (11-month)
Work Schedule: Successful candidate may be assigned to any of the campus sites (Chula Vista, National City, Otay Mesa, and/or San Ysidro).
Start Date: July 1, 2014
Screening Deadline:
Open Until Filled Yes
Required Applicant Docs Cont’d Southwestern College Online Application
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