Librarian - Part-Time Temporary Pool

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Created: December 3, 2012


College of Marin

Librarian - Part-time Temporary Pool

Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Salary: See Position Description
Job Type: Part-time Temporary Pool
Location: Kentfield, Indian Valley (Novato) &/or Online, California

Reporting to the Director of Learning Resources, librarians could work on both the Kentfield and Indian Valley (Novato) campuses as part of the regular assignment.

The primary responsibilities of this position include:

Assisting and instructing students, faculty and staff in information literacy skills, using print and electronic resources
Developing, maintaining and organizing electronic information sources throughout the library, regardless of location
Maintaining the library's interface with online courses
Participating in collection development
Ensuring the library's compliance with federal, Title 5 and College of Marin requirements for access to information
To ensure your application's successful submission, please follow the steps in our Online Employment Application Guide and be sure to attach all of the documents listed in the Required Application Documents section below. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Note: College of Marin's faculty pools are open to applications on a continuous basis. Although there may not be any current openings, applications will remain on file until the hiring department has an immediate need to add candidates to their pool. Screening and interviews can be conducted at any point in time as the hiring department desires. Applications received after that time will remain on file for the next screening period. Once a screening has occurred, applicants will be notified of their status.

Next Screening Date: January 11, 2013

Essential Functions:
Provide instruction in the use of information resources and the development of information competency skills:

Teach library research and information literacy skills at the Reference Desk
Prepare and present general and subject-specific class library orientations, including the use of the online catalog, databases, and web resources
Teach library/information literacy skills workshops or courses
Collaborate with other college faculty in developing information competency components within their disciplines
Assess and utilize appropriate technologies for delivering instruction to on-campus, remote, and online students
Collection Development:
Assist in the selection, acquisition, and de-selection of all library materials in order to maintain and enhance the library collection
Actively promote the use of library resources and services by assisting faculty in identifying, locating, acquiring, offering, and using library resources and services to support classroom instruction
Act as an effective liaison to faculty in assigned departments/programs
Provide research/reference assistance to students, faculty, and staff
Serve on regularly scheduled reference hours, including evenings and possibly weekends
Other Duties:
Advise, assist, and evaluate student performance and learning outcomes
Contribute to development of programs, policies, and procedures
Participate as needed in college professional committees and activities
Maintain currency and knowledge in assigned area of responsibility
Maintain appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics
Perform other duties as assigned
Requirements & Desirables:
1.) A Master's degree in Library Science or Library and Information Science; or
2.) The equivalent; and
3.) Demonstrated sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and the campus community.

A.) Demonstrated experience teaching information literacy skills
B.) At least three years' professional library experience, preferably in a college or university library
C.) Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with a variety of instructional methods for teaching college students information literacy skills

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES (Desirable Attributes and Skills)

Ability to teach research skills, using print and electronic resources, including the Internet
Ability to establish effective and collaborative working relationships with colleagues, students, faculty and staff
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Demonstrated successful reference/public service experience in an urban community college/academic or public library environment, serving patrons of diverse backgrounds and needs
Demonstrated experience in applying technology and telecommunications solutions to the delivery of information in library environments including electronic access equipment for library computers/peripherals
Demonstrated familiarity with creating and delivering information over a variety of computer platforms, client/server protocols and integrated library systems
Demonstrated experience maintaining and updating library web sites
Demonstrated experience using HTML, CSS, PHP, JavaScript and other web programming languages and tools
Experience with learning management systems
Knowledge of and demonstrated effective experience with current and emerging digital library technologies and print resources required to meet the informational and educational needs of a very diverse clientele
Demonstrated ability to create online library materials using resources such as Wikis, web software, HTML, CGI, course management software and other web development tools
Ability to assist students, faculty, and staff in the use of computer, audiovisual, and multimedia software, mobile devices and equipment for research purposes
Experience or training in planning and implementing outreach and distance learning programs
Demonstrated ability to use an integrated library system (such as Millennium) to extract bibliographies, produce statistics, or generate reports
Ability to respond creatively and innovatively in an environment of rapid change
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A. Cover Letter
B. Resume
C. Copy of college transcript conferring Bachelor's degree
D. Copy of college transcript conferring Master's degree
(If you hold additional degrees beyond the Bachelor's and Master's level, please attach a copy of your transcript conferring these degrees as well.)

NOTE: Attaching an unofficial copy of your transcript is acceptable for application purposes, as long as it confers the degree. An official transcript would be required upon hire.

FOREIGN DEGREE HOLDERS: All foreign degree credentials must be evaluated by a third party to determine the equivalent U.S. degree and major, and the Foreign Credential Evaluation must be attached to your application before your application will be considered. Not attaching your Foreign Credential Evaluation will render your application incomplete. Evaluations should include a course-by-course evaluation and provide the name of the institution attended, a description of your credentials, the major field of study, and the U.S. equivalent for each credential. For a list of evaluating agencies, visit the State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. Note: Even if you obtained your graduate degree(s) in the U.S., you must attach a Foreign Credential Evaluation for your undergraduate degree if it was obtained outside the U.S.

Supplemental & Salary Information:

FLSA Status: Exempt
Bargaining Unit: Librarians are represented by the United Professors of Marin (UPM) bargaining agreement and are considered faculty members. Please refer to our Human Resources web site for the United Professors of Marin salary schedule.

Salaries for Part-time Temporary Pool members are based on the number of units (hours) assigned and are paid at 95% of the Full-time Faculty Salary Schedule. New part-time librarians will be placed between Step I, Column I and Step 7, Column 5 of the salary schedule, depending on background and experience.

Temporary Part-time Librarian Payment Formula:
First, determine the number of units: Hours per semester ÷ 599 (round to 4 decimal places) x 15 units = # of Units. Then:

Annual salary (from salary schedule) x # of Units ÷ 30 units x 95% = semester payment; divide by five (5) = monthly salary.

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