Reporting to the Director of Learning Resources, the person in this position
would work on both campuses - Kentfield and Indian Valley
The primary responsibilities of this position include:
The development, maintenance, and organization of electronic information
sources throughout the Library, regardless of location
Maintaining the library's interface with online courses
Assisting faculty, staff and students with training
Ensuring the library's compliance with federal, Title 5 and College of Marin
requirements for access to information.
This position will also work with print materials and will provide reference
assistance to students, faculty, and staff.
Facilitate electronic access of library resources and services to students, fa
Act as the primary liaison to the Management Information Service Department in
order to coordinate the maintenance, troubleshooting and upgrades for the
Innovative Interfaces/Millennium integrated library system, and other library
computers and peripherals.
Instruct library staff, faculty, and students as needed, in the use and
operation of a variety of library resources such as databases and the
integrated library system.
Maintain and update the library's website
Assess and utilize appropriate technologies for delivering library services to
on-campus, remote and online students.
Maintain the library's online resources, which may include eBooks, and
Ensure that access to library resources and services are ADA compliant.
Develop a system of ongoing training to support librarians' online presence in
all web-based courses.
Act as liaison with other libraries and consortia for the purpose of enhancing
resources available to COM students, faculty and staff.
Provide instruction in the use of information resources and the development of
information competency skills:
Prepare and present general and subject-specific class library orientations,
including the use of the online catalog, databases, and web resources.
Teach library/information competency skills workshops or courses
Assess and utilize appropriate technologies for delivering instruction to on-
campus, remote and online students.
Teach library skills/research and information competency courses
Collaborate with other college faculty in developing information competency
components within their disciplines.
Assist in the selection, acquisition, and de-selection of all library
materials in order to maintain and enhance the library collection;
Actively promote the use of library resources and services by assisting
faculty in identifying, locating, acquiring, offering, and using library
resources and services to support classroom instruction;
Be an effective liaison to faculty in assigned departments/programs.
Provide research/reference assistance to students, faculty and staff.
Serve on regularly scheduled reference hours, including evenings and possibly
Advise, assist and evaluate student performance and learning outcomes;
Contribute to development of program policies and procedures;
Participate in professional evaluations, departmental and college professional
committees and activities;
Maintain currency and knowledge in assigned area of responsibility;
Maintain appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics;
Perform other duties as assigned.
Requirements & Desirables:
1.) A Master's degree in Library Science, or Library and
Information Science; or
2.) The equivalent; and
3.) Demonstrated sensitivity to and an understanding of the
diverse academic, socioeconomic, culturual, disability, and ethnic backgrounds
of community college students and the campus community.
At least three years' professional library experience, preferably in a college
or university library.
Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with a variety of instructional
methods for teaching college students information competency skills.
A sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic,
cultural, ethnic backgrounds, disabilities, and learning styles of community
college students and staff.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES (Desirable Attributes & Skills)
Demonstrated successful reference/public service experience in an urban
community college/academic or public library environment, serving patrons of
diverse backgrounds and needs.
Demonstrated experience in applying technology and telecommunications
solutions to the delivery of information in library environments including
electronic access equipment for library computers/peripherals.
Demonstrated familiarity with creating and delivering information over a
variety of computer platforms, client/server protocols and integrated library
Demonstrated experience maintaining and updating library web sites.
programming languages and tools.
Demonstrated experience with learning management systems.
Knowledge and demonstrated effective experience with current and emerging
digital library technologies, and print resources required to meet the
informational and educational needs of a very diverse clientele.
Demonstrated ability to create online library materials using resources such
as Wikis, web software, html, CGI, course management software and other web
Demonstrated experience working with MARINet or other library consortia.
Knowledge, training and experience with online pedagogy and technology.
Ability to assist students, faculty, and staff in the use of computer,
audiovisual, and multimedia software, mobile devices and equipment for
Experience or training in planning and implementing outreach and distance
Demonstrated ability to use an integrated library system (such as Millennium)
to extract bibliographies, produce statistics, or generate reports.
Ability to respond creatively and innovatively in an environment of rapid
Ability to teach research skills, using print and electronic resources,
including the Internet.
Ability to establish effective and collaborative working relationships with
colleagues, students, faculty and staff.
Demonstrated experience or training in supervision, administration, or other
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
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