Full Time, Tenure Track Librarian

Sierra College is accepting applications for: Full Time, Tenure Track Librarian (Rocklin Campus)

Under administrative direction of an educational administrator, to provide support for the Learning Resources Center (LRC) program in the areas of reference, collection development and user services (e.g., circulation, reserves, interlibrary loans, etc.) and to do related work as required. This position to commence Fall 2017.

The following generally describes the knowledge and ability required to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned duties.

Knowledge of: Essential: Library/Information science, particularly library reference systems, including databases and software systems; integrated library systems (ILS); library functions and processes; word processing, spreadsheet software, database management, and specialized library software packages/applications; teaching practices, methods, and techniques. Current trends and emerging technologies in academic libraries.

Ability to: Essential: Analyze and solve problems; research and prepare reports and studies; assist in planning new LRC facilities and service delivery systems; work on resolution of many problems simultaneously; explain library/LRC processes and research methods in a logical and understandable fashion; demonstrate strong presentation/teaching skills, and prepare independently for orientations/workshops, etc.; provide LRC users with a “hands on” learning experience; develop and assess student learning and service area outcomes; form and maintain effective working relationships with peers, staff, and students; work independently to solve problems and/or participate in collaborative problem resolution activities. Recognize variation in LRC user backgrounds, abilities, and learning styles; be patient with LRC service users; maintain integrity, honesty, reliability, and cooperation.

Education and Experience Guidelines: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:


Essential: A Master’s degree in Library Science OR the equivalent.

Salary & Benefits: Placement on the District’s Faculty Salary Schedule is dependent upon years of experience and level of education. Entry level is from $53,205.67 to $71,300.68 at time of employment. Highest salary level attainable after employment is $95,5459.73. The District offers a very competitive benefits package, which includes health & welfare as well as income protection. Employees also will be members of the State Teachers Retirement System. Sick leave, sabbatical and other leaves are available according to the provisions of the collective bargaining agreement.

Deadline: Applications must be received no later than Tuesday, March 28, 2017. Complete job announcement and online application are available at:


Sierra College
Human Resources Department
U Building
5000 Rocklin Road
Rocklin, CA 95677

(916) 660-7106


*Sierra Community College District currently operates campuses in Rocklin, Roseville, Truckee and Grass Valley. In its management of a multi-campus environment, the District reserves right of assignment including the right to change assignment locations and shift assignments based on District need. Although this position may currently reside at the Rocklin campus, the assignment location may be subject to change as needed. Additionally, the district reserves the right to cancel, revise or re-announce these positions as well as any and all positions at any time

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