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Librarian/Information Competency Instructor, Part-time Adjunct Pool

Company: Kern Comunity College District
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Job Title: Librarian/Information Competency Instructor, Part-time Adjunct Pool Position Number: 00654 Posting Date 08/08/2018 Closing Date Initial Screening Date Open Until Filled Yes Position Type: Part-Time Academic Rate:

$60.00/hour; Rate may vary based on type of assignment and 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-Main Campus, Ridgecrest Basic Function

This is for an adjunct pool that will be used to staff part-time adjunct positions for the 2018-19 and/or 2019-20 academic year.

The successful applicant will 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.

Other duties include: performing academic reference, instruction in the use of the library's online resources, developing and presenting library research and writing workshops, promotion of library resources to faculty, and other general library activities such as collection development, developing subject guides and promotion and outreach. 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 from an ALA accredited institution;

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 this position. Candidates who feel they possess such equivalent qualifications must 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

Keywords: Kern Comunity College District, Bakersfield , Librarian/Information Competency Instructor, Part-time Adjunct Pool, Other , Bakersfield, California

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