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Instructional Libn. @ Saddleback College

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Librarian (Instructional)
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Posting Details

Classification Title Library
Link to job brochure:
Job Category: Full-Time Faculty
Job Close Date: 01/21/2014
Open Until Filled No
Initial Screening Date
Position ID: 1558
Job Opening ID: 4262
Position Title: Librarian (Instructional)
Department Library Services (SC-059-087)
Term: 10 Months/Year
Salary Schedule Link: Faculty Salary Schedule
Pay Basis: Monthly
% of Range: 100
Hours per week: 36
Receives benefits: Yes
Location: 20-Saddleback College
Classification Benefits: The District offers a comprehensive package of insurance benefits to eligible employees, which includes medical and dental insurance, a vision-care plan, life insurance and dependent life coverage, accidental death and dismemberment coverage, and a long-term disability income-protection plan. All premiums are fully paid by the District.

Position-Specific Benefits:
Minimum Qualifications: The successful candidate must meet one of the following criteria:
1. Master’s degree in library science, library and information science OR the equivalent from an accredited college or university; OR
2. Valid California Community College instructor credential appropriate to the subject per Education Code 87355 (issued prior to July 1, 1990), OR
3. A combination of education and experience that is at least the equivalent of item 1 above. (Applicants making application on the basis of equivalency must submit the Supplemental Application for Equivalency Determination form in addition to all other required materials).

Experience Required: • Minimum of two (2) years recent professional experience in an academic library (preferably in community college), with an emphasis on library instruction; OR
• For recent library school graduates, a specialization in library instruction and/or academic librarianship.
• Evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

Desired Qualifications: Preference will be given to those candidates demonstrating a high level of professional expertise on the basis of:
• Degree from an A.L.A.-accredited college or university.
• Knowledge of current teaching pedagogies and experience designing and implementing active learning activities.
• Knowledge of information competency instruction, traditional and online.
• Knowledge of print and electronic information resources and services.
• Familiarity with contemporary issues and trends pertaining to libraries and technology.
• Ability to work collaboratively with library staff, faculty, and administrators.
• Evidence of excellent oral and written communication skills.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities: • Coordinate and teach a dynamic library instruction program of workshops, instructional sessions, credit courses, both traditional and online.
• Develop, expand and assess the library and college’s information competency program.
• Collaborate with faculty on assignments and integration of information competency into the college curriculum.
• Participate actively in the curriculum development process.
• Design and produce curricular materials, research guides, tutorials, and other instructional resources in a variety of format.
• Provide reference instruction and information service to students, faculty, staff, and college community.
• Participate in collection development for print and electronic resources.
• Serve on college committees and participate in college-wide activities.
• Maintain current knowledge in the subject-matter area and in effective teaching/learning strategies.
• Assignment may include evening and/or weekend hours.

Additional Position Information: To be considered a candidate for this position, the following materials must be electronically uploaded at https: //

• A completed South Orange County Community College District online application including education, experience and references.
• A current résumé and/or Curriculum Vitae.
• At least one current letter of recommendation from individuals familiar with the applicant’s academic abilities.
• Academic transcripts of all college level work showing date degree awarded from an accredited institution {For consideration, degrees must be awarded at time of application, or applicant must complete Supplemental Application for Equivalency with online application. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at this time. Successful candidate must provide official transcripts upon hire. Non-U.S. transcripts must include a certified U.S. evaluation with translation, (i.e. NACES agency: at the time of application.}

Federal law requires every new employee to present documentation showing eligibility to work in the U.S. SOCCCD does not sponsor employment Visas.

Incomplete application packages will not be considered.

A screening committee will review application materials which are complete and received by the filing deadline. A limited number of applicants will be invited to the District for an initial interview at their own expense. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure an interview.

All submitted materials become the property of the South Orange County Community College District, and will not be returned or copied, and will be considered for this position only.

Applicant bears the sole responsibility for ensuring that the application package is complete when submitted. All travel arrangements will be at applicant’s expense. Application materials must be received by 5:00 P.M. on the day the position closes. Application materials (i.e. letters of recommendation) received after the closing deadline will not be accepted.

Additional Classification Information:
Contractual Duties and Responsibilities: Each faculty member shall:
1 – Comply with their individual workload assignments.
2 – Take responsibility for curriculum and program development, updates, and technical/program reviews.
3 – Read, respond to, evaluate all student work, and report final grades to Admissions, Records, and Enrollment Services by an announced deadline each semester.
4 – Respond to student academic concerns.
5 – Report all personal absences to the Dean.
6 – Participate in program review and college accreditation processes as appropriate.
7 – Complete his or her Flex obligation, calculated at 4.2 hours per Flex day as designated in the Academic Calendar.

Assignment Type: Full Time, Tenure Track

Supplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

1.* I meet at least one of the following criteria. Select only one: NOTE: If degree is NOT CONFERRED, then select the last item.
•I have a Master’s degree in library science, library and information science from an accredited university or college;
•I have a Valid California Community College instructor credential appropriate to the subject per Education Code 87355 (issued prior to July 1, 1990).
•I do not meet any of the above Minimum Qualifications. I am REQUIRED to complete the following seven (7) EQUIVALENCY questions showing a combination of education and experience that is at least equivalent of the first item above.
2.Equivalency Question #1: List all academic preparation that should be considered to determine equivalency. Please be specific regarding the institution, course titles, unit value, and level of course work (graduate, upper division, etc.) and to which degree(s) it is equivalent. Transcripts and copies of course descriptions should be attached.
(Open Ended Question)

3.Equivalency Question #2: List all relevant professional/work experience (teaching and non-teaching) that should be considered to determine equivalency. Please give a detailed description of the duties performed.
(Open Ended Question)

4.Equivalency Question #3: List any other relevant accomplishments that should be considered to determine equivalency. (This could include, but would not be limited to research, publications, seminars, professional performance/exhibitions, honors/awards, etc.)
(Open Ended Question)

5.Equivalency Question #4: List specialized skills, knowledge and abilities that should be considered to determine equivalency.
(Open Ended Question)

6.Equivalency Question #5: List relevant memberships and/or organizational activities that should be considered to determine equivalency.
(Open Ended Question)

7.Equivalency Question #6: List the name, address and phone number of three (3) references who could attest to your education, experience and knowledge being equivalent to the minimum qualifications.
(Open Ended Question)

8.Equivalency Question #7: Please write a narrative synopsis (not to exceed one page) of your education and experience that illustrates possession of qualifications that are at least equivalent to the stated minimum qualifications.
(Open Ended Question)

9.* I understand that all degrees must be from a U.S. accredited College or University. Additionally, I understand that any Non-U.S. transcripts must include a certified evaluation with translation (i.e. NACES agency: by the recruitment closing date; if not submitted, application will be considered incomplete.
•Yes, I understand.
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
2.Cover Letter
3.Transcript 1
4.Letter of Recommendation 1
Optional Documents
1.Transcript 2
2.Transcript 3
3.Transcript 4
4.Transcript 5
5.Letter of Recommendation 2
6.Letter of Recommendation 3
7.Other Doc
8.Foreign Transcript Evaluation 1
If you have questions, please email the Human Resources department at
or call (949) 582-4850 during normal business hours.

NOTICE TO ALL CANDIDATES FOR EMPLOYMENT: The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Public Law 99-603,
requires that employers obtain documentation from every
new employee which authorizes that individual to accept employment in this country.

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