Librarian Part-Time Pool

Employer
Ventura County Community College District
Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Mar 18, 2021
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Part Time


Librarian Part-Time Pool

Ventura County Community College District


Salary:

Job Type: Part Time

Job Number: 2021-01977

Location: Districtwide (Ventura County CA), CA

Department: Districtwide

Closing: Continuous

Description
We are accepting applications on an on-going basis for future consideration for part-time librarian positions at any of our three colleges (Oxnard, Moorpark, and Ventura). While there is no current vacancy in this discipline, applications submitted to this pool will be kept on file for the current academic year (Summer 2021, Fall 2021, and/or Spring 2022 semesters) and may be considered if a vacancy opens within the academic year. If you have applied to previous pools in this discipline, you will need to apply to this pool to continue to be considered.

WHAT YOU'LL DO
Under the general direction of a dean, an Associate Librarian (Non-Contract/Temporary) is responsible for providing reference, instruction, collection development, access services, technical services, and outreach to students, faculty, and staff. In accordance with the provisions of Education Code sections 87482.5, Instructors (Non-Contract/Temporary) may be employed up to 67% of a full-time assignment.

WHO WE ARE
Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our culture and the work that we do within the Ventura County Community College District (VCCCD). The VCCCD is a public community college district serving residents throughout Ventura County. The VCCCD's three colleges - Moorpark College, Oxnard College, and Ventura College - offer programs for transfer to four-year colleges and universities; career technical training; basic skills instruction; as well as community service, economic development, and continuing education for cultural growth, life enrichment, and skills improvement. The Ventura County Community College District recognizes that a diverse community of faculty, staff, and administrators promote academic excellence. This creates an inclusive educational and work environment for its students, employees, and the community it serves. With the understanding that a diverse community fosters multi-cultural awareness, promotes mutual understanding and respect, and provides role models for all students, the VCCCD is committed to recruiting and employing a diverse and committed group of faculty, staff, and administrators who are dedicated to the success of all college students.

We encourage candidates who are equity-minded to submit an application for employment. We are designated Hispanic-Serving Institutions committed to racial and socio-economic diversity as it reflects our communities and student populations. We actively seek to attract candidates who share this commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

The Ventura County Community College District ensures that all employees and applicants for positions will have equal opportunity for employment regardless of ethnic group identification, race, color, language, accent, immigration status, ancestry, national origin, political beliefs, age, gender, religion, transgender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, and/or physical or mental disability.

Representative Duties
Provide reference assistance to students, faculty, and staff. E

Teach research methods, information literacy, bibliographic and library instruction sessions to students and other patrons in one-on-one, classroom, and distance mediated instructional settings. E

Collaborate with faculty with regard to student assignments, collection needs, and integration of information literacy into the college curriculum. E

Perform original cataloging of library materials in all formats; integrate online journals and e-books into the library catalog; assist lower-level staff with copy cataloging on an as needed basis. E

Design and produce research guides, information literacy tutorials, program reports, and other resources in print, web-based and multimedia formats. E

Plan and coordinate collection development activities, including analysis, acquisition, selection, deselection, vendor interaction, and budget allocation to ensure the subject collection meets curriculum needs. E

Coordinate the purchase of print and non-print library materials and resources in collaboration with faculty within each discipline. E

Assist in grant proposal writing and post-award documentation. E

Research, promote and implement interactive multimedia such as technology mediated instruction, interactive video conferencing, and other emerging instructional technologies. E

Participate in the development and implementation of library policies and procedures; participate in the program review process for the library. E

Evaluate the collection and coordinate activities related to removing books from the collection with input from faculty; evaluate the usefulness of donated materials. E

Promote library resources and services to faculty, students, and campus groups; plan and present library tours. E

Plan and implement library-oriented programming, such as displays, library events, etc. E

Attend and participate in department, division, campus, and district meetings and committees; may participate in articulation and matriculation related activities. E

Collaborate with other library faculty on a regular basis to develop, assess, and revise, as appropriate, measurable student learning outcomes. E

Provide work direction to student workers.

Perform related duties as assigned.

E = Essential Duties

Minimum Qualifications
Candidates must possess the minimum qualifications for the discipline as approved by the California Community Colleges Board of Governors and defined in the Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators in California Community Colleges handbook.

Master's in library science, library and information science,
OR
the equivalent*,
OR possession of an appropriate California Community College Credential.

All coursework must be from a recognized accredited college or university. If you have competed your education at an institution outside of the United States, please see the section below titled “Foreign Transcripts” for additional information.

*EQUIVALENCY
The Ventura County Community College District, in its desire to select outstanding faculty members from the largest possible pool of qualified applicants, recognizes the fact that candidates may attain expertise in a discipline through a variety of means. Certain combinations of education, experience and other accomplishments in the field may be judged by the District as equal to the stated minimum qualifications for this position. Candidates whose transcripts do not list the title of their degree exactly as listed above, but feel they possess such equivalent qualifications are encouraged to complete and submit the Supplemental Questionnaire for Equivalency (Download PDF reader) (Download PDF reader) with their application for review by the Districtwide Equivalency Committee.

Example:
Minimum Qualifications state: “Master's degree in agriculture”.
Candidate's transcripts state: “Master's degree in agricultural science”.

Since the degree on the candidate's transcripts in the example do not EXACTLY MATCH the degree listed in the minimum qualifications section, this candidate MUST complete the Supplemental Questionnaire for Equivalency (Download PDF reader) in order to be considered (Download PDF reader). When completing the form, be sure to explain in detail how your qualifications are equivalent to the required minimum qualifications. Do not assume that you do not need to submit a Supplemental Questionnaire for Equivalency because your degree is similar to a degree stated in the minimum qualifications. Degree titles that are not an exact match will not be considered outside of the equivalency process.

The equivalency review is an independent process for district wide disciplines that is separate from the recruitment process to fill a vacancy. A subcommittee of discipline experts that is coordinated by an Academic Senate President will review the equivalency materials and make a recommendation as to whether or not the applicant demonstrated they have qualifications that are equivalent to those shown in the minimum qualifications section of the job posting. For disciplines that are unique to a specific campus the equivalency may be done by the hiring committee along with an Academic Senate President. Please be aware that the hiring committee may not be able to wait for the results from the equivalency review due to various time constraints and may need to move forward with the recruitment process.

For further details regarding equivalency and the criteria by which equivalency may be granted, please review VCCCD Board Policy 7211 and VCCCD Administrative Policy 7211.


Supplemental Information
SELECTION PROCESS
If a vacancy in this discipline becomes available at one of the campuses, the applications in this pool will be reviewed by the hiring department. Only complete application packets that include the required documents and that meet the minimum qualifications (or that have been determined to possess equivalent qualifications) will be reviewed. The candidates deemed most qualified for the position will be invited to an interview. When completing the application and the supplemental questions, it is important to outline in detail your education, training (classes, seminars, workshops), and experience. You will be evaluated based upon the information provided.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE
If you need assistance using the online application system please contact the GovernmentJobs.com applicant support line at (855) 524-5627 between the hours of 6 AM to 5 PM, Pacific Time, Monday through Friday.

All applicants, including previous and current VCCCD employees, must submit the following documents with their application in order to be considered. Please be aware that the hiring committee will NOT have access to materials kept in District personnel files, such as transcripts, and such materials will not be considered unless they are included in your application packet. All required documents must be submitted by the applicant. You may submit a new application once every 24 hours, but it must have all of the attachments as listed below. Failure to submit these materials may result in disqualification. Please note that only the most recent application submitted will be considered.

1. A completed Ventura County Community College District/GovernmentJobs.com Employment Application
  • All sections of the application must be filled out. Resumes are not a substitute for completing the “Work Experience” section of the employment application.
2. Cover Letter
  • The cover letter of must include the following: A) the date, your name, and the position and locations for which you are applying, B) address your sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, social, economic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, and C) provide the screening committee with an understanding of how you will contribute as a fully participating member of the VCCCD community.
3. Resume

4. Letters of recommendation (recommended, not required)
  • If you choose to submit letters of recommendation, they should be uploaded with your application materials. We will not accept confidential letters of recommendation.
5. Supplemental Questionnaire for Equivalency (if applicable)
  • See the section titled “Equivalency” under the minimum qualifications above.
6. Complete official or unofficial college/university transcripts
  • Transcripts must show the degree title and the date the degree was conferred, or the degree will not be considered for the purpose of determining if you meet minimum qualifications. Copies of diplomas will not be accepted in lieu of transcripts. If the qualifying degree has yet to be conferred and you expect to have the degree before you begin employment, you must submit transcripts that state the title of the degree you are working toward obtaining and indicate the anticipated completion date in your response to the associated supplemental question provided during the application process. An official copy of your transcripts will be required upon being hired. Instructors will not be allowed to start working until official transcripts have been received.
FOREIGN TRANSCRIPTS
If you have completed coursework at a foreign institution that is not recognized as accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or the U.S. Department of Education, you must include a full evaluation of the foreign transcript with your application materials if you wish for us to consider the coursework. Visit the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or the U.S. Department of Education to search for institutions that are recognized as accredited. If you need your transcripts evaluated, please review the list of agencies approved for foreign transcript evaluation (Download PDF reader). If applicable, an official copy of your foreign transcript evaluation will also be required upon hire.

PAY PHILOSOPHY
Starting salaries for PT Faculty are based on educational achievement and relevant experience. Initial placement is within the starting salary range. Further advancements are based on longevity and educational growth. Please review the Explanation of Salary Placement for Part-Time Faculty (Download PDF reader) for more information.

STARTING SALARY
Part-time faculty with non-classroom assignments are paid between $2,291 and $3,319 per semester per 10% load.

Part-time faculty salaries are governed by the collective bargaining agreement between the Ventura County Federation of College Teachers, AFT, Local 1828, AFL-CIO and the Ventura County Community College District. More information can be found in the AFT contract.

Please be aware that we will require verification of all part-time teaching experience for which you wish to receive credit toward placement on the salary schedule. You will have 30 days to provide verification upon receipt of the offer of employment. Verification must come from the human resources department and state the percentage of full-time-equivalent assignment you worked during the specified time period.

ACCOMMODATIONS
Individuals who are invited to participate in the interview process who require a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, must notify the Ventura County Community College District Human Resources Department in writing at least two business days prior to the interview. Those applicants needing such accommodations should document this request in an email to HRMail@vcccd.edu and include an explanation as to the type and extent of accommodation needed to participate in the selection process.

For more information about the recruitment process at VCCCD, including responses to Frequently Asked Questions, please visit our Academic Careers page.



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