Web Services and eResources Librarian, Santa Barbara City College Library

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Position Title Librarian (Web Services and eResources)

Posting Date 04/12/2018

Application Deadline 05/03/2018

Essential Functions of Position Commencing Fall 2018, a full-time, tenure-track Librarian position will be available in the Santa Barbara City College Luria Library. We are seeking applicants who can participate in a team environment dedicated to excellent customer service, culturally responsive librarianship that understands the racial, gender, socioeconomic, academic, and cultural diversity within our community college student population; and those who have a commitment to our overall student success. Our emphasis on creativity, collaboration, and using technology makes this a dynamic workplace.

Web Services and eResources Librarian will work collaboratively to support current and emerging technologies for the library. The Librarian will have primary responsibility for managing and coordinating the library’s online presence, library website, and web services. The Librarian will manage library electronic resources, including collaborating on selection, establishing and maintaining access, and promoting and evaluating usage.

Other major responsibilities include providing reference services, both face-to-face and online, instructing students and faculty in the use of library resources, and teaching information competency workshops based on the ACRL Framework. In our teaching, we seek to use culturally-responsive pedagogical techniques and effective practices for engaging Black, Latinx, and other students who are historically underrepresented and underserved in many academic libraries. Responsibilities also include full participation in departmental responsibilities and college service (such as committee assignments, co-curricular activities).

Additional responsibilities for this position available at: http://www.sbcc.edu/boardoftrustees/files/policies/chapter_7_ap/AP%207210%20Academic%20Employees.pdf

Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must possess the minimum qualifications for the discipline as approved by the California Community Colleges Board of Governors and defined in the Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators in California Community Colleges handbook.

  1. Master’s in library science, library and information science. OR
  2. Combination of education and other accomplishments that is equivalent to the above. (If claiming equivalency, attach a separate statement that presents the basis for this claim and submit supporting evidence, e.g., transcripts, publications, and other work products.); OR
  3. Possession of a lifetime California Community College Librarian Credential.
  4. Evidence of a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, culture, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff.

If the title of your degree as stated on your transcripts does not exactly match one of the degree titles listed in the minimum qualifications, you must complete an equivalency statement and attach it in the “Equivalency field” under the documents needed to apply. Degree titles that are not an exact match will not be considered outside of the equivalency process.

Required Licenses or Certifications N/A

Desirable Qualifications In your cover letter, please address each of the desirable qualifications.

  • Knowledge of emerging library technologies and web services.
  • Demonstrated skill in using a variety of devices, including mobile platforms, and Window and Mac platforms for multiple applications.
  • Experience using web development tools; ability to design and manage websites, conduct usability studies, adhere to web accessibility standards, and create web pages which use responsive design principles.
  • Experience creating and maintaining blogs, videos, screencasts, and audio podcasts, and/or other web technologies.
  • Experience managing library electronic resources, including: arranging product trials and making selection recommendations; working with vendors, link resolvers, proxy servers, and service configurations to set up and maintain access; and compiling usage statistics.
  • Professional library experience, preferably an academic library.
  • Experience in working with students or patrons from diverse cultural, ethnic, socioeconomic, academic, and disability backgrounds, with a wide variance of information-seeking skills and technological competence.
  • Willingness to engage in reflective practice and improvement of one’s instructional, relational, and library practices to more effectively engage and support racially minoritized students.
  • Experience teaching library research and information literacy in face-to-face and/or online environments, and familiarity with the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to adapt to rapidly changing environment and collaborate with multiple and varying departmental units across the community college campus.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the implications of the Hispanic-Serving designation for institutional, departmental, and instructional practices.

Salary & Benefits The current salary schedule range for an entering tenure-track faculty member is $56,874-$89,164, plus an earned doctoral bonus of $2,843.70. Depending on the entry step, the faculty member advances one step each year and has the potential to reach the current maximum step of $113,508, depending on the educational level attained. Starting salary is commensurate with academic preparation and full-time related, paid experience. In addition to salary, each full-time employee participates in a “cafeteria style” health and welfare benefits program.

For a detailed description and link to the online application, please visit our HR website at https://jobs.sbcc.edu/postings/2079

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