REFERENCE LIBRARIAN – Chaffey College

REFERENCE LIBRARIAN

Application deadline: Thursday, April 17, 2014 4:00 PM

POSITION DESCRIPTION

This is a full-time, tenure-track, librarian position. Under the direction of the Dean of Instructional Support, the primary

assignment will be to provide library services to the college, its students, faculty, and staff, and to participate in any other

professional responsibilities as identified under 18.2.3 of the faculty agreement. Although the assignment is initially at the

Rancho Campus, transfers to Fontana or Chino may be possible per contract and need.

 

SCOPE OF ASSIGNMENT

This assignment includes, but is not limited to, the following:

·         Provide library reference service to the college community, including suggested search strategies and guidance in the
·         use of electronic, Web-based, and print resources;
·         Provide library instruction in an academic environment and library orientation presentations;
·         Assist faculty with the integration of library research and information retrieval skills in their courses;
·         Maintain current knowledge of instructional methods and new technologies pertinent to areas of assignment; learn and
·         apply emerging technologies and advances (e.g., computer software applications) as necessary to perform duties in an
·         efficient, organized and timely manner;
·         Participate in collection development and management responsibilities;
·         Collaborate with others to prepare reports, assessments, and data in support of program reviews, student learning
·         outcomes, and self-studies;
·         Serve on division, college and district committees as necessary to maintain and improve the instructional program;
·         participate in appropriate professional development activities;
·         Participate in staff and college meetings and contribute through appropriate committee assignments and professional
·         activities;
·         Instruct and assist in the growth and success of a diverse population of students through careful preparation of course
·         materials, effective teaching methodologies and informed critical feedback on assignments and discussions;
·         Day and evening assignments at the College or any of the College Campuses may be required as part of the regular
·         contract.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 Master’s degree in library science, library and information science; OR

·         Possession of a valid lifetime California Community College credential authorizing service as a Reference Librarian;

OR
·         The equivalent (District equivalency form must be submitted at the time of application);
·         Clear sensitivity and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds
·         of community college students.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

Preference will be given to those candidates who establish the highest level of professional competency as evidenced by:

·         Experience in providing successful library instruction in a college or university setting to students having a wide range of
·         skills and goals;
·         Experience in the delivery of electronic reference services;
·         Working knowledge of emerging technologies critical to the design and delivery of library services and instruction;
·         Ability to work collaboratively, productively, and collegially with faculty, classified staff, and student employees;
·         Experience with and commitment to working with culturally and ethnically diverse groups;
·         Experience with or commitment to underprepared adult learners;
·         Effective oral and written communication skills;
·         Experience in the development, implementation and assessment of student learning outcomes.

 

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

Based upon the minimum and/or desirable qualifications stated in this position announcement, the initial salary placement

range is $55,458 (minimum qualifications) to $86,568 (doctorate). Placement is based on the regular full-time faculty

salary schedule and is dependent upon verification of relevant experience and coursework from a regional or national

accredited institution of higher learning.

Chaffey College

Office of Human Resources

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5885 Haven Ave., Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91737

909-652-6528 * Fax 909/652-6533

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