Public Services Librarian - Technology and Electronic Resources

Sacramento, CA
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Created: February 22, 2015


Folsom Lake College (FLC) was established in 2004 as the fourth college in the Los Rios Community College District and serves over 8,000 students each semester. The college and its centers, El Dorado and Rancho Cordova, primarily serve students from the rapidly growing areas of eastern Sacramento and western El Dorado counties, forming a dynamic learning community committed to academic excellence and innovation. [...]

General Responsibilities:
The Public Services Librarian shall be responsible for the following: helping students fulfill their maximum potential in mastering course content; maintaining thorough and up-to-date knowledge in his/her regular teaching field; maintaining standards of professional conduct and ethics appropriate to the professional position; assisting with curriculum and articulation studies; serving on college committees and participating in faculty governance and student co-curricular activities; assuming other responsibilities as assigned by the area dean; fulfilling other duties and responsibilities as outlined in the college faculty handbook.

Under the supervision of the Dean of Instruction and Technology, and in collaboration with the other librarians, the Public Services: Technology and Electronic Resources Librarian shall be responsible for:

  • Plan, develop, and coordinate online library resources, including the website, social media, mobile technology, and other web-based services and resources.
  • Participate in the administration, optimization, and integration of the Library's discovery service, web access management, research guides, subscription databases, and other systems for the discovery and access of collections.
  • Provide reference and information services to students and staff.
  • Teach library instructions in a variety of settings and formats that may include credit courses.
  • Maintain up-to-date library instructional materials, in print and online.
  • Select materials in subject areas for print and electronic collections.
  • Collaborate in other library service areas.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

The department maintains a focus on:

The department maintains a focus on:
● Using existing and emerging technologies to enhance library services and instruction

Minimum Qualifications:
1. Have a master's degree from an accredited institution, completed by August 20, 2015, in Library Science, Library and Information Science ; OR, hold a California Community College Instructor's Credential in Library Science; OR, the equivalent.*

2. Have sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles.

*Note: Applicants applying under the "equivalent" provision must attach details and explain how their academic preparation is the equivalent of the degrees listed above.

$43,976 to $72,907 annually

Closing date: April 2, 2015

Position begins on or about August 20, 2015.

-- Jeff Karlsen Librarian & Library Department Chair Sacramento City College 916-558-2583<>


Published: Sunday, February 22, 2015 02:54 UTC

Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:42 UTC