Librarian – Full Time, Tenure Track – Rio Hondo College

Rio Hondo College has an opening for a full-time librarian.
Full-Time, 10 month. Tenure Track Position
Position Number: 14-35
Closing Date: June 6, 2014
Starting Date: August 22, 2014

Rio Hondo College seeks an enthusiastic, flexible, collegial, knowledgeable, creative, and innovative librarian to join our library team. Responsibilities are varied and will include several areas from the following: instruction, reference, online and print resources, systems, technical services, acquisitions, cataloging, outreach to faculty, emerging technologies, participation in College and Library committees, special projects and reports, as well as other duties, as assigned.

Dependent upon academic background and educational experience. Please visit our website at to see the faculty salary schedule.
Master’s degree in library science, or library and information science
A valid California Community College Librarian Credential
Demonstrated knowledge of specific discipline, knowledge of instructional needs of community college students
Ability to relate well with peers and other co-workers; to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, and to be flexible in a changing environment.
Demonstrate a sensitivity to, and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
Any degree from a country other than the United States, including Canada and Great Britain, must be evaluated by an Evaluation Service prior to the closing date.

Professional librarian experience in a community college library.

Under the general direction and supervision of the area dean, conduct a full range of library services. All tenure track faculty participate in: reference, collection development, library instruction, curriculum development, and special projects. In addition, each tenure track faculty member has responsibility for one or more of the following areas: reference coordination; instruction coordination; collection development; periodicals; technical services; and the professional activities normally expected of community college faculty as described by Board Policy and California Educational Code, and additional duties as assigned. This position may require a combination of day and evening assignments. The successful candidate should have: a knowledge of and concern for the instructional needs of community college students; the ability to work with faculty, staff, and administration in a collegial environment; commitment to innovation and excellence; demonstrated communication skills; flexibility and initiative in a changing environment; the ability to work well in team situations.

●The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires the District obtain documentation from every individual who is employed which verifies identity and authorizes his/her right to work in the United States.

●Successful candidate is responsible for verifying all prior work experience and providing all academic transcripts for purposes of salary placement.

●As a condition of employment, the selected applicant must provide a set of fingerprints (at the applicant’s expense) taken by an official Livescan agency.

Applicants who are protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act and require accommodations for completing the application process, testing (if required for the position), or the interview, due to a disability, please notify the Office of Human Resources.

A copy of this announcement will be provided in Braille to visually impaired applicants upon request.

A complete application will consist of:
1. District Application Form
2. Resume
3. Answers to Supplemental Questionnaire
4. Unofficial copies of Transcripts

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