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Tech Services Librarian, Full Time Instructor
Tech Services Librarian, Full Time Instructor
Hartnell Community College
Salary: $73,904.00 - $156,115.00 Annually
Job Type: Full-Time Faculty
Job Number: 202300146
Location: Main Campus 411 Central Avenue, Salinas
Department: Languages, Learning Support & Resources
Closing: 7/3/2024 11:59 PM Pacific
The Library
The Hartnell College Library serves the information needs of the college community at all sites. The main campus library building houses traditional college library resources and services, including Circulation Services, Computer and Media Services, Reference Services, Technical Services, and an information competency classroom. The library's online services include a chat reference service, ebooks and article databases, information competency classes, and research guides.
The Position
Under the general direction of the area dean or appropriate administrator, the selected candidate will perform a variety of professional librarian duties as the Technical Services Librarian and fulfill the responsibilities of a full-time faculty member. This position is expected to work primarily in person at Hartnell College's main campus in Salinas, with occasional travel to other district locations.
Examples of Duties
Representative Duties
• Performing original and copy cataloging and resolving complex cataloging problems in a consortial environment;
• Establishing equity-based procedures regarding controlled vocabularies;
• Providing direction and guidance in the operation of the technical services department (acquisitions and budget, cataloging, processing, and serials functions);
• Developing and monitoring collection development budget;
• Coordinating collection development of print and electronic materials across the entire collection in accordance with DEIA principles;
• Oversees Special Collections and working to increase access to archival materials through digitization or other means;
• Assisting in regularly scheduled reference, instruction, and information services, including some evening and weekend hours;
• Instructing and guiding patrons in the use of library materials in-person and remotely; participating in planning and management of the library, including budgetary and personnel decisions and assessing library services and instruction;
• Preparing written reports and statistics;
• Participates in the planning and management of the library in collaboration with other librarians, including assessment of library services
• Teaching library/information competency courses;
• Participating in department, division, and college planning and shared governance through committee and/or other institutional service;
• Working outside of the academic year to prepare library services
• The assignment also may include public services, grant writing, and other related duties
Typical Qualifications
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a depth of knowledge in the field of library science. In addition, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:
• Two years of recent professional technical services experience, preferably in an academic setting.
• Experience with the Alma library management system, including cataloging and acquisitions.
• Knowledge and experience in cataloging a wide variety of formats using national bibliographic standards and formats.
• Experience in collection development, procurement, budget, and fiscal control.
• Knowledge of the latest trends and developments in library technical services, digital library initiatives, digital preservation, and community college libraries, including projects to support DEIA initiatives.
• Experience with a library's role in higher education to promote equity, achieve information literacy, and support career development.
• Experience with resource sharing with other libraries: public, academic, and private.
• Demonstrated commitment to excellence in service.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective and collegial working relationships with colleagues, students, faculty, and staff.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
• Experience teaching information competency courses and orientations and providing reference services to a diverse population.
• Experience and knowledge in the selection and maintenance of library materials and in developing an equity-focused collection.
Supplemental Information
Education and Experience:
Master's degree in library science, or library and information science OR the equivalent.
NOTE: Please review the current equivalency process if you do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated.
(Applicants applying for equivalency consideration must submit a Hartnell College equivalency form and all supporting documents for equivalency committee review).
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT;Full-time, tenure track Librarian faculty position.The starting faculty salary range is $73,904.00 to $156,115.00 annually based on 185 days per academic year. The successful candidate's starting salary will be based on verified education and teaching experience.The district provides health benefits, which currently consist of full coverage for medical, dental, and vision insurance for employees and a high percentage of coverage for eligible dependents. The employee assistance program provides basic life insurance for employees only. STRS (state teacher retirement system).
Application Procedure
The following documents MUSTbe uploaded as attachments to your online application:
• Resume
• Cover letter
• Unofficial College/university transcripts
• Hartnell College Equivalency Request Form (If requesting equivalency)All coursework must be from a regionally accredited college or university. Note: Transcripts for degrees earned outside the U.S. must be accompanied by an evaluation from an approved NACES service verifying that the degree is equivalent to the U.S. degree.
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility Criteria:
In order to be considered for a faculty position at Hartnell College, applicants must satisfy the following criteria. Include specific examples that support each of your responses. Incomplete entries will not be forwarded into the application pool.
Faculty Applicant Criteria:
In order to be considered, candidates must be able to satisfy the following five criteria:
• Demonstrate experience working with Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC), and other historically underrepresented and underserved populations, leading to student success and excellence in higher education.
• Demonstrate an understanding of systemic barriers faced by BIPOC and other historically underrepresented and underserved populations and experience with implementing strategies that can be used to close equity gaps for students.
• Demonstrate a commitment to empowering students in their development of self-efficacy and a sense of belonging with the goal of helping students thrive and reach their fullest potential.
• Demonstrate a commitment to fostering cultural humility within the classroom by incorporating the cultural strengths of BIPOC students in your teaching pedagogy.
• Demonstrate your experience using an equity-minded framework through service activities on campus and/or in the local community.
EEO Statement
Hartnell Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of ethnic group identification, race, color, language, accent, immigration status, ancestry, national origin, age, gender, gender identity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, and physical or mental disability consistent with applicable federal and state laws.
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Position: Tech Services Librarian, Full Time Instructor
Organization: Hartnell Community College
Location: Salinas,  CA 
United States
Posting Start Date:
Date Posted: 5/30/2024
Status: This listing expires on: 7/29/2024
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Hartnell Community College

Salinas,  CA 93901
United States
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