Public Services Librarian – Collections and Assessment

The Sacramento City College Library is hiring for a tenure-track position, Public Services Librarian – Collections and Assessment.

The position begins on or around August 17, 2017.

From the posting:

Under the supervision of the Dean of Learning Resources, and in collaboration with the other librarians, the Public Services Librarian’s duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing reference and information services to students and staff.
  • Providing library instruction in a variety of settings.
  • Maintaining up-to-date instruction materials for library resources, including print and online publications and services.
  • Utilizing current and emerging technology in reference and instruction duties.
  • Selecting materials across all subject areas and formats.
  • Developing quantitative and qualitative methods for determining the effectiveness and value of collection development activities across all formats in terms of how well they meet students’ needs.
  • Supporting effective decision-making concerning acquisition, renewal, retention, and location of collections by analyzing collections data, presenting findings, and making recommendations.
  • Applying strong analytical skills in support of library-wide collection management efforts.
  • Assisting in the negotiation and licensing of online resources and in collaborative collection building.
  • Working collaboratively with others throughout the Library and District to support collections­-related activities.
  • Monitoring trends in resource sharing, electronic resources, collection assessment, and collection management, and collaborating in the application of best practices to library processes.

Closes March 23.

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