Cuesta College Classes Spring 2018

Hello All:

The holidays are here, but don’t forget it is also time to register for Cuesta’s Library/Information Technology 2018 courses:

Cuesta’s Library/Information Science courses start on January 16, enrollment is available now. All coursed are fully online; for more information on Cuesta’s Library/Information Technology program:http://www.cuesta.edu/academics/hum/libinfotech/index

Getting Started
For students already admitted to Cuesta, enrollment starts here: http://www.cuesta.edu/admissionsaid/apply/register/index.html
To apply for admission to Cuesta, start here: http://www.cuesta.edu/admissionsaid/apply/
For more information on courses, please see the ClassFinder: https://ssb.cuesta.edu/prod/syk_class_finder.p_basic_search

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DIST 101 – Introduction To Online (.5 unit, meets 1/16-2/02)
Introduces students to the different types of technologies utilized in a distance education course.

LIBT 205 – Lib/Information Center Collections (3 units, 1/19-5/18)
Provides an overview of how to select, purchase, and organize print, electronic, and other materials to stock library/information center collections.

LIBT 207 – Web Page Development (3 units, 1/19-5/18)
Designed to prepare students to understand XHTML and the steps necessary to the effective design and development of a web site.

LIBT 212 – Research Skills (1 unit; 2 sections available: one meets 1/19-3/16, the other meets 3/19 – 5/18)
An information literacy course for students wishing to improve their research skills.

LIBT 213 – Advanced Internet Searching (1 unit, meets 3/19-5/18)
Focuses on advanced search techniques, strategies, and concepts to locate a variety of information resources for personal and academic needs.

LIBT 215 – Technology In The Workplace (3 units, 1/19-5/18)
This course offers a practical look at proper approaches and techniques used to understand, utilize and troubleshoot workplace technology.

LIBT 217 – Ethics in the Information Age (1 unit, meets 3/19-5/18)
Focuses on ethical and legal issues of information access and publishing as applicable to the Internet.

LIBT 218 – Adolescent Literature (3 units, 1/19-5/18)
Explores the literature and electronic resources essential for library technicians to work effectively with adolescents in the information age.

For questions contact:
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Carina Love
Chair, Library, Learning Resouces
& Instructional Technology
Cuesta College
Hwy One.
San Luis Obispo, CA 93403
805-546-3159
clove@cuesta.edu

or

– Mallory Cronan
– Division/Department Assistant
– Cuesta College
– Library, Learning Resources, and Instructional Technology
– (805) 546-3190
– mallory_cronan@cuesta.edu

JOB: Librarian, Cogswell College, San Jose

Part-time, (May be Full-time if combined with teaching duties), Exempt

Ensures library functions and services are appropriately planned, implemented, and managed. The Librarian assists the Cogswell College community in use of the library materials and resources through reference and research support as well as Information Literacy instruction programs.

Full job description and application instructions available online.

JOB: Senior Library Technician (Circulation Supervisor), Alliant International University, San Francisco

POSITION TITLE: Senior Library Technician (Circulation Supervisor)
REPORTS TO: Director of Library, San Francisco
DEPARTMENT: Library
HOURS: 37.5 hours/week (some evening schedule required. Tuesday – Saturday)
EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Full-Time, non-exempt
GRADE LEVEL: Library Grade 2

POSITION SUMMARY

The Senior Library Technician (Circulation Supervisor), under the general direction of the Director of Library, San Francisco, is responsible for managing the day-to-day activities of Circulation for the San Francisco Library. The incumbent assists students, faculty, and staff with their library services needs and possesses a thorough knowledge of established library procedures and technical systems, trains and supervises student assistants. S/he works collaboratively with Interlibrary Loan, Collection Management Services, Research Services and Systems staff located on the Alliant San Francisco campus.
Alliant International University’s mission is to provide students with the highest quality of education through innovation in scholarship, applied training and research, and community service, particularly to underserved populations. The University’s goal is to equip students with the competencies they need to improve the quality of human life by addressing major contemporary social issues. Core competencies of the University’s training programs include cultural diversity, which is infused in courses and field placements and is manifest in the diversity of its students and faculty.

TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Provide a variety of circulation and resource sharing services, including being the Library staff point of contact evenings and weekends.
2. Interlibrary Loans/Materials Delivery: In cooperation with other institutions, use the OCLC and Articlereach systems to receive and process all Interlibrary loan requests for books, dissertations and journal articles from students and other libraries. Search and select potential loan sources. Receive and send requests via online systems, telephone, mail and FAX. Oversee LINK+ system, including lending and borrowing functions and courier service. Maintain complete and accurate files and statistics.
3. Stacks Maintenance: Oversee shelving of library materials, general shelf maintenance including shelf reading, searches for lost items, space planning, and shifting of the collection as needed.
4. Audiovisual Services: Schedule faculty and student requests for AV equipment use. Coordinate pick-up/delivery and return of equipment. Instruct patrons and the Interviewing and Observation classes in use of equipment, as necessary.
5. Communicate with a variety of library users, including Alliant International University faculty, students, and staff, and community patrons and with staff at other resource-sharing partner libraries as needed to answer questions, resolve delivery and/or access issues, and clarify Library procedures and Policy.
6. Hire, train, evaluate, and supervise student employees in all their circulation and resource sharing tasks.
7. Schedule student employees, monitor student work-study budget/earnings, and advise Library Director regarding budget and scheduling needs/issues
8. Ensure smooth functioning of the library, including working with Facilities Manager and University Information Services regarding any building or technology issues affecting the day-to-day running
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of the library.
9. Ensure appropriate use of the library by all users, including Faculty, Staff and Student patrons. Keeps Library Director and Campus Public Safety informed of any potential situations at the library.
10. Other duties as assigned

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Education:
Bachelor of Arts preferred.

Experience:
One-two years of progressively responsible library supervisory experience in an academic library preferred.

Certificates and Licenses:
NA

Essential Job Functions:

The Circulation Supervisor manages the day-to-day activities of Circulation for the San Francisco Library. S/he works to update processes and procedures to keep pace with the changing library environment and patron needs. Interact orally and in writing with students, faculty, staff and the public clearly and courteously
Management Skills:
Possesses critical thinking skills.
Some decision-making on day-to-day tasks, as well as willingness to ask questions and seek assistance.

Technology Skills:

Computer and technology competence is essential as well as excellent interpersonal and strong customer service skills.
Supervisor Responsibilities:
This position supervises (with Director of Library) 8+ student employees, including hiring, training and evaluation.
Other Requirements:
• Fluency in reading, writing, and speaking English
• Knowledge of the organization of academic libraries and the Library of Congress call numbers
• Sensitivity to cultural diversity and ability to communicate and interact effectively with people of all ages and diverse background
• Proven ability to work effectively as a team player
• Highly motivated, focused and results oriented
• Ability to exercise discretion and tact in all interpersonal contacts, and to maintain confidentiality at all times
• Ability to manage multiple tasks according to required deadlines
• Maintain composure under high stress conditions
• Ability to be optimistic, positive and supportive in all interactions with others
• High level of accuracy and attention to detail

Background Check Requirements:
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

To apply for Job – apply at https://www.alliant.edu/advanced-search/jobs/

JOB: Inclusion and Outreach Librarian, Sonoma State University Library, Rohnert Park

Sonoma State University Library seeks a knowledgeable, collaborative, creative, and student-centered Inclusion and Outreach Librarian to lead efforts in support of student learning for underserved communities at Sonoma State University. The Inclusion and Outreach Librarian will work collaboratively across campus on initiatives related to SSU’s designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, as well as those aimed at creating a diverse and inclusive community that is welcoming to all. The successful candidate will have knowledge of the challenges faced by underserved populations in higher education and a track record of successful collaboration to support student success.

Sonoma State University’s educational experience fosters intellectual, cognitive, social, and personal growth. Under leadership of a new President and executive cabinet, the faculty and staff form collaborative relationships with students for an education that fosters ethical exploration, civic engagement, social responsibility, and global awareness. The Library is looking for a candidate who is flexible, responsive, and creative, and who will bring strong collaborative skills to the library.

The University Library is a student-focused library that thrives on innovation and creativity. The successful candidate will bring a student-focused approach to instruction and outreach, will work across the campus to build relationships and promote library services, and will work closely with colleagues to integrate the library into the fabric of student life.

This position requires an ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS/MIS degree, at least three years’ experience in an academic library, and familiarity with instruction in a primarily undergraduate environment.

For a complete job description, application information, and more information about the University Library, please visit library.sonoma.edu/about/jobs.

Review of applications starts January 8, 2018. Anticipated start date: TBD.

Sonoma State is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

JOB: Branch Manager – Windsor Regional Library, Sonoma County Library, Santa Rosa

Under general direction of the Division Manager, Branches and Patron Services, directs the day-to-day operations and activities of the Library branch. Provides professional library services including reference, reader’s advisory, collection development, and performs related work as assigned. This position is responsible for all personnel and operations within the branch and for branch relationships with the community it services.

TYPICAL TASKS 

Typical tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Manages the day-to-day operations of a branch library including staff, materials, and facilities
  • Schedules, trains, supervises and evaluates professional and support staff
  • Oversees or participates in the recruitment, training and scheduling of volunteers
  • Directs and coordinates activities of a branch library in conjunction with system policies and regulations
  • Makes budget recommendations and monitors the branch library budget
  • Participates in promotional and public relations tasks, such as creating interest in library services, and creating and implementing strategies for improving awareness of library services


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience: Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS), Master of Library Science (MLS), or Master of Science in Library Science (MSLS) degree from an accredited college or university and five (5) years of experience as a professional librarian, including two (2) years at a lead, supervisory, or managerial level.

Licenses and Certifications:
Must possess and maintain a valid California Class C Driver License.

Full job description and application instructions available online.

JOB: Division Manager – Branches & Patron Services, Sonoma County Library, Santa Rosa

We are seeking a customer service driven management professional for our full-time Division Manager position, which will focus on Branch and Patron Services for the entire Sonoma County Library system.
* Office will be relocating to Rohnert Park, in the heart of Wine Country with the Redwoods and Pacific Ocean only minutes away, in early 2018

THE POSITION
Please click here for full details about this position.

Under general direction, provides customer service, plans, organize, manages, and provides direction and oversight for the Branches & Patron Services Division; holds responsibility for library branch management; acts as an integral member of Library Management Team; actively leads in the budgetary management of the division; and performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Any combination of training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities, is qualifying. A typical way to obtain this knowledge and abilities would be:

Education and Experience: Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS), Master of Library Science (MLS), or Master of Science in Library Science (MSLS) degree from an accredited college or university and six (6) years of experience as a professional librarian providing a full range of public library services, three (3) years of which included management or supervisory experience.

Licenses and Certifications: Must possess and maintain a valid California Class C Driver License.

SALARY RANGES: $102,689.60 to $128,273.60 annually
CLOSING DATE: 5:00pm, Thursday, November 30, 2017

HOW TO APPLY

Please go to https://www.calopps.org/sonoma-county-library to apply. Applications must be submitted by the final filing date.

The eligibility list established from this recruitment may be used to fill future positions as they occur during the active status of the list.

The Sonoma County Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Full job description and application instructions available online.

JOB: Division Manager – Marketing Events & Community Services, Sonoma County Library, Santa Rosa

We are seeking a customer service driven management professional for our full-time Division Manager position, which will focus on Marketing, Events, and Community Services for the entire Sonoma County Library system.
* Office will be relocating to Rohnert Park, in the heart of Wine Country with the Redwoods and Pacific Ocean only minutes away, in early 2018

THE POSITION
Please click here for full details about this position.

Under general direction, provides customer service, plans, organizes, manages, and provides direction and oversight for the Marketing, Events & Community Services Division; holds responsibility for public programming coordination, community grants, system-wide events, and outreach activities; acts as an integral member of Library Management Team; actively leads in the budgetary management of the division; and performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Any combination of training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities, is qualifying. A typical way to obtain this knowledge and abilities would be:

Education and Experience: Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS), Master of Library Science (MLS), or Master of Science in Library Science (MSLS) degree from an accredited college or university and six (6) years of experience as a professional librarian providing a full range of public library services, three (3) years of which included management or supervisory experience. Experience developing outreach and community events highly desirable.

Licenses and Certifications: Must possess and maintain a valid California Class C Driver License.

Full job description and application instructions available online.

JOB: Industry Documents Library (IDL) Archivist, UCSF Library, San Francisco

The University of California, San Francisco Library seeks an enthusiastic, innovative, and results-driven professional for the position of the Industry Documents Library (IDL) Archivist. This is a full-time position at the Associate Librarian/Librarian level. The IDL Archivist will report to the Head of Archives & Special Collections and work in close collaboration with other library departments: Marketing and Communications and Academic Information Systems, as well as several university units: The Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (CTCRE), Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment (PRHE), Occupational Health Services, Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health and others.

The mission of IDL is to advance health worldwide by providing permanent public access to corporate documents that shed light on industries whose practices harm public health. The IDL Archivist will lead a team that designs, builds, and maintains a web-based digital archive providing public access to nearly 15 million internal documents from the tobacco, pharmaceutical, chemical, and food industries. These documents, acquired largely through litigation, serve as the foundation for collections that foster research that advances public health. This position seeks an engaged and energetic leader to expand existing collections and facilitate their use in teaching and research.

Full job description and application instructions available online.

JOB: Librarian I or II Children Services Part-time, Sonoma County Library, Santa Rosa

We are seeking a customer service driven library professional with excellent communication skills for our part-time Children Services Librarian position at the Roseland Community Library. The ideal candidate will have strong outreach, technical, and training skills and be willing to work in a sometimes fast paced and often vibrant “all ages” environment. Share your talents and abilities while utilizing your librarian skills for community partnerships, basic to advanced computer training and downloadable Audio and eBook device help for the public.

THE POSITION

Please see here for full details about this position.

Under general supervision, this part-time, benefitted position provides excellent customer service while performing a variety of professional children’s library services, including reference, reader’s advisory, collection development, event planning, outreach, digital literacy training for the public, and performs related work as assigned.

TYPICAL TASKS

Typical tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Provides general reference and reader’s advisory services
  • Explains library policies and procedures to patrons and staff
  • Assists, advises and instructs patrons on the use of library materials and equipment, including automated catalogs, the Internet, various software, eBooks and audio book reading and listening devices and digital literacy in general
  • Conducts reference searches using a variety of database, online, and other search techniques
  • Helps to maintain and select the addition of books, reference materials, CD’s, DVD’s, electronic media, and other library materials
  • Assists at the Circulation Desk when needed.
  • Assists in and/or directs the preparation of exhibits and the organization and presentation of a variety of programs and events, as well as forming community partnerships for co-events
  • Leads book discussion groups
  • Promotes the Library out in the community, at schools, and events, and provides written outreach through community publications as well as press releases and other promotions; may represent the Library in meetings with the community or special interest groups
  • Helps to maintain social media connectivity to the library public.
  • Works collaboratively with staff, the community and special interest groups. 
  • The Librarian II performs all of these tasks but at a more difficult, higher level. May serve as Person-in-Charge when Branch Manager is absent.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience: Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS), Master of Library Science (MLS), or Master of Science in Library Science (MSLS) degree from an accredited college or university. The Librarian II requires two years of appropriate professional experience working as a children’s librarian, preferably in a public library. Must have a valid California driver’s license. Spanish bilingual skills highly preferred.

Desired Skills & Abilities

Requires excellent oral and written communication skills; previous work or volunteer experience performing outreach to the Hispanic community preferred.

SALARY RANGES

Librarian I – $27.96 to $34.91 per hour

Librarian II – $29.37 to $36.66 per hour

CLOSING DATE

5:00 pm, Friday, November 24, 2017

HOW TO APPLY

Please go to https://www.calopps.org/sonoma-county-library to apply. Applications must be submitted by the final filing date.

The eligibility list established from this recruitment may be used to fill future positions as they occur during the active status of the list.

The Sonoma County Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Full job description and application instructions available online.

JOB: Digital Literacy Specialist, Central Library, Santa Rosa

THE POSITION

Please see here for full details about this position.

Under general direction, develops programs to fulfill the technology learning needs of communities served; provides public-access digital literacy services through the Library’s drop in media centers, organized learning opportunities and/or individual coaching; and performs related work as required.

TYPICAL TASKS

Typical tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for all aspects of the design and implementation of digital literacy initiatives and programs to enhance information technology use and proficiency in communities served.
  • Provides a framework for assisting the public in accessing, analyzing, evaluating, and participating in various electronic and media resources.
  • Cultivates and maintains working relationships to build a network of digital inclusion stakeholders who might also assist with implementing unique and engaging programming for Library users and the public.
  • Develops programs to assist in meeting the public’s technology learning needs and to enrich the public’s access to digital information.
  • Provides one-on-one guidance and support to library customers pursuing individualized design and technology projects.
  • May manage drop in media centers and provide hands on training using computer lab/studio resources.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience: Graduation from a college or accredited university with a Bachelor’s degree in Education, Information Technology, or equivalent related education AND at least two (2) years of experience developing and implementing digital literacy curriculum and programs and/or teaching technology skills to adults and/or teens. Experience in providing services in a Library, to multiple service outlets, in a multicultural environment, and working with volunteers is highly desirable.

KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES

Knowledge of:

  • Demonstrated effectiveness in community-based programs, including program design, implementation, and evaluation.
  • Management principles and practices, including goal setting, program development, implementation, evaluation, and project management.
  • Digital literacy programming and best practices.
  • Basic hardware and software operating principles and basic troubleshooting for computer systems to isolate problems.

Ability to:

  • Collaborate effectively with a diverse range of people.
  • Develop programs that prepare us for the future of educating the public in digital literacy and are strategic for replication.
  • Operate modern office equipment, including library computer system and equipment, copiers, printers, and software programs; access, retrieve, enter, and update information using a computer workstation.
  • Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy, procedural, and legal guidelines.

Full job description and application instructions available online.