Librarian/Information Competency Instructor, Part-time Adjunct Pool

Employment Type

: Part-Time


: Miscellaneous

Job Title: Librarian/Information Competency Instructor, Part-time Adjunct Pool (Tehachapi) Position Number: 01881 Posting Date 08/09/2018 Closing Date Initial Screening Date Open Until Filled Yes Position Type: Part-Time Academic Rate: $60.00/hour; Hourly rate may vary based on type of assignment and the Lecture Hour Equivalent (LHE) formula. Work Week Flexible, as needed Minimum Salary: Maximum Salary: Benefits: Sick Leave only This position is eligible for ACA health benefits. College/Site: Cerro Coso College Location CC-East Kern (Tehachapi/California City) Basic Function This is for an adjunct pool that will be used to staff the 2018-19 and 2019-20 academic year. The successful applicant will be expected to perform academic reference, instruction in the use of the library's online resources, develop and present library research and writing workshops, promotion of library resources to faculty, and other general library activities such as collection department, development of subject guides and promotion and outreach. They will also be expected to provide instruction in Information Competency, both in the classroom and within the library. Information Competency topics include recognizing an information need, information retrieval, evaluation of information, information formats, presenting information effectively, understanding legal and ethical aspects of information. This assignment may include day or evening classes, weekend classes, large classes, distance learning and using multiple teaching methodologies. Additional duties include: maintaining subject matter currency; developing and revising curriculum; using computer and multimedia technology; collegial participation in departmental, college and discipline-specific professional activities. Education and Experience MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master's in Library Science, or Library and Information Science OR The equivalent. Certain combinations of education, experience, and other accomplishments in the field may be judged as equal to the stated minimum qualifications for these positions. Candidates who feel they possess such equivalent qualifications must request and submit an APPLICATION FOR EQUIVALENCE form. Supporting documents must be included with the completed form. AND A demonstrated sensitivity to students with diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and students with disabilities. Note: Degrees and credits must be from accredited institutions (Title V Section 53406). Any degree from a country other than the United States, including Canada and Great Britain, must be evaluated by an evaluation service. Note: The screening of candidates will be conducted by a screening committee. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview. Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge and Abilities: Experience with reference services. Knowledge of the current state of online information technology in libraries. Significant experience with online search strategies. Commitment to student learning. Awareness of the College mission, vision, and values. Sensitivity to students with a wide range of skills, motivations, academic, and vocational goals. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Knowledge of computers and willingness to experiment using multimedia instructional materials. Commitment to working effectively and harmoniously with colleagues in an environment that promotes teaching, learning and service students. Salary Grade Special Instructions to Applicants Completed application packet must include: Completed Online Application for Employment form Current resume Copy of legible transcripts List of six (6) professional references- Listed on application form Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.

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