Access Services and Outreach Librarian Full-Time Tenure Track Fall 2018


invites applications for the position of:

Access Services & Outreach Librarian Full-Time Tenure Track Fall 2018

SALARY: $54,118.00 – $73,386.00 Annually

OPENING DATE: 12/20/17

CLOSING DATE: 02/20/18 11:59 PM


Position Definition:

Monterey Peninsula College (MPC) seeks a full-time tenure track Library Instructor. Under the direction of the Administrator assigned to the Library, and in coordination with the other faculty librarians, this position is responsible for the planning and development of library access and public services at the main campus, satellite centers, and for online programs. Assignments may include day, evening and weekends at the Monterey campus, Marina Education Center, other sites in the community, as well as online services.

Full time faculty have responsibilities outside the classroom through contributions to the department, division and the college which include curriculum development and evaluation, and participation in student achievement and success. Faculty are expected to engage in campus life and become involved in college committees.


As a full-time faculty member in the Library Department, the successful candidate will also:

• Provide leadership and coordination of access and public services staff, functions, and policies, including reference, circulation, interlibrary loan, and reserves.

• Oversee reference services, including hiring, training, and scheduling reference faculty.

• Support and coordinate library communications and outreach, including social media, library events, workshops, and displays; coordinate with campus marketing resources; act as liaison with local libraries and the local community.

• Foster a student-centered, service-oriented learning environment.

• Develop and provide reference services at the main campus, satellite centers, and for online programs.

• Provide library instruction in a variety of modalities, including face-to-face and online, to a diverse population of patrons.

• Assess need and use data to make informed and student-centered decisions regarding library services.

• Promote and maintain an effective learning environment; participate in library redesign and repurposing of space, furniture, and technology.

• Provide outreach to academic divisions to ensure library collections are current and meet instructional needs. Manage the acquisitions process for academic materials and access to archives and special collections.

• Participate in library planning and budgeting, focusing on appropriate recommendations for public services functions, including reference, circulation, interlibrary loan, and reserves.

• Evaluate student work using clear, objective criteria based on SLO’s and learning objectives.

• Maintain and submit accurate records according to published deadlines (e.g., grades, syllabi, census reports).

• Develop and assess student learning outcomes of courses and programs; develops service area outcomes for library services; participate in program review processes.

• Engage in activities that enhance the department’s rapport with area high schools, colleges, businesses.

• Participate in faculty recruitment.

• Hold required office hours and attend division meetings.

• Carry out collegial responsibilities including, but not limited to, institutional committee assignments, student recruitment and retention, and participation in participatory governance committees and campus life activities.

• Communicate and work cooperatively with colleagues, both within discipline and college- wide, on matters regarding course offerings, programs, and activities that enhance the development of the department and college.

• Seek and continue professional development, maintaining currency in the field through course work, conferences, workshops, and other appropriate means.

• Perform duties described in Board policies, the Faculty Handbook, the Monterey Peninsula College Teachers Association (MPCTA) Contract, and as assigned at the Monterey campus, the Education Center at Marina, and other designated locations. Assignments may include online, day, evening, and weekend assignments at all locations where courses are offered by Monterey Peninsula Community College District.


• Masters in library science, or library and information science;

• OR the equivalent. (Equivalency Documents)

• A sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students

Note: Graduate students currently working on a Master’s degree are encouraged to apply, with the understanding that the degree must be completed and confirmed by July 1, 2018.


• Knowledge of and commitment to community college teaching.

• Demonstrated service-oriented attitude.

• Effective communication skills and ability to resolve conflict.

• Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills

• Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment.

• Ability to work effectively with students who have a wide range of skills, motivation, and academic or vocational goals.

• Knowledge of current and emerging technologies in reference, instruction, and for promoting library services.

• Three years of professional experience in an academic library or relevant, comparable environment.

• Experience using and/or managing circulation, interlibrary loan, and/or reserves modules of an Integrated Library System.

• Demonstrated ability to coordinate public outreach, marketing, and library events, workshops, and displays

• Demonstrated ability to teach information literacy skills, in person and online.

• Demonstrated ability to assess need and recommend services based on results.

• Member of professional library or related technology groups or organizations.

• American Library Association accredited Master’s degree


Anticipated Starting Compensation

Initial salary placement is based on the current full-time salary schedule and on verification of education and experience. Starting salary is $54,118 ­ $73,386 annually. In addition to the base salary, the successful candidate can also earn an annual Doctoral stipend of $2,968 or an annual multiple Masters’ stipend of $2,104.


Monterey Peninsula College provides an excellent fringe benefits package, including premium medical and dental coverage for employees and dependents, and a vision plan, life insurance and long term disability benefits for the employee only. Monterey Peninsula College contributes to the State Teachers’ Retirement System. Participation in tax deferred plans is available.

Assignment & Anticipated Start Date

The assigned work year is 175.5 days per academic year. The assignment will include 15 teaching load units (TLUs) plus five office hours per week. The selected candidate will participate in campus wide events beginning the week of August 13, 2018. Fall semester begins August 20, 2018.

Application Deadline

A completed application and supplemental materials must be submitted online by 11:59 p.m. PST February 20, 2018. Monterey Peninsula College reserves the right to close, continue, cancel, postpone or restart the recruitment at any time.

Application Procedures

To be considered for review, applicants must submit the following application materials online:

1. Completed Application including the Diversity Statement and Supplemental Questions;

2. Cover Letter addressing the Desirable Qualifications;

3. Résumé or Curriculum Vitae;

4. Unofficial Transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate coursework. Official copies will be required at the time of hire. Foreign transcripts must be evaluated by the applicant’s expense. Click on the following link for a list of agencies with evaluation services. List of Agencies Performing Evaluations on Foreign Transcripts

5. Written Essay. Please limit your response to one page (single-spaced, font size 12)

Describe your vision for assessing access and ensuring that library services meet the needs of MPC’s diverse student population. Consider two of the following student populations in your discussions: basic skills, career technical education, transfer, and lifelong learners.

6. Two (2) current Letters of Recommendation directly applicable to the assignment.

Only items listed above will be reviewed by the screening committee. Please upload your materials as PDF files and use file names that clearly reflect the contents of each attachment.

To apply for this position, please go to and click on the link for “Full Time Faculty and Administrator Positions.” Click on the job title for full details about the position. Additionally you will see an “apply” button immediately above the announcement to the right.

You will be required to create a user account. If you already have a user account with another NeoGov employer, you will be able to use your existing account log­in information. Please complete all the required components of the application including uploading of your transcripts and other required documents.

Applicants with disabilities who require assistance with the application and employment process will be accommodated to the extent reasonably possible. Requests should be made to the Office of Human Resources by calling 831-646-4016.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact:

Maddison Burton

Human Resources Department

Monterey Peninsula College


Applicants selected for interviews will be notified by phone approximately 2 to 4 weeks following the application deadline. Initial interviews are held on campus and tentatively scheduled for the week of March 26, 2018. Travel expenses associated with the initial interview are the sole responsibility of the applicant. Selected finalists will be invited to second interviews with the Superintendent/President and Vice President of Academic Affairs. Partial reimbursement for expenses associated with the second interview may be available. Positions are subject to adequate funding and MPC reserves the right to close, continue, cancel, postpone or restart the recruitment at any time.

Conditions of Employment

Employment with Monterey Peninsula College is not complete or official until applicants meet all pre-employment requirements. Prior to employment, the selected candidate will be required to complete the following. All new employees are required to submit official transcripts, Risk Assessment or verification of a negative TB exam, proof of fingerprints taken via Live Scan to the Department of Justice, and proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Offers of employment are contingent upon Governing Board approval.

The District is an equal opportunity employer. The policy of the District is to encourage applications from all persons. No person shall be denied employment because of ethnicity or race, color, sex or gender, gender identity, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, medical conditions, status as a Vietnam-era veteran, ancestry, or political or organizational affiliation.

About the College

Monterey Peninsula College (MPC) is a fully accredited California public community college. With an open admissions policy, the college is known for the excellence of its academic programs and student support services. The college has been recognized as a top military friendly school.

Monterey Peninsula College is located on the beautiful central coast of California, approximately 120 miles south of San Francisco. The cities of Carmel, Del Rey Oaks, Marina, Monterey, Pacific Grove, Sand City, Seaside and the unincorporated areas commonly known as Big Sur, Carmel Valley and Pebble Beach are all served by the district. Monterey Peninsula is known as a world-class destination and the many attractions of the area include an incomparable coastline, numerous state parks, the historical district of Monterey, Monterey Bay Aquarium, and several of the most famous golf courses in the world.

Monterey Peninsula College and the Early Childhood Lab School received recognition as a Family Friendly Employer and a Child Welcoming Business in 2017 from Bright Beginnings Early Childhood Development Initiative and the Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce. More information can be found at:

Monterey Peninsula College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and the U.S. Department of Education.

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