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Company Name:
Glendale Community College
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Glendale, California
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
3-5 Years
Education level:
Bachelor Degree

Systems and Technical Services Librarian

Systems and Technical Services Librarian


$6,186.77 - $8,196.81 Monthly


Glendale, CA

Job Type

Full-time Faculty


Library and Learning Support Services

Job Number



5/30/2018 4:00 PM Pacific


This is a full-time, tenure track faculty position reporting to the Dean, Library and Learning Support Services. Full-time GCC library faculty are expected to participate in a variety of program areas, including information competency instruction, reference service, collection development, and providing web-based services for distance learners. This position will primarily focus on reference and instructional services, and will oversee the systems/platforms in the area of Technical Services. Assignments may be reallocated periodically.

This is a 10-month academic year position. Full-time library faculty work 35 hours per week, and assignments may include evening and weekend hours and/or work at other GCC locations in addition to the main campus. Participation in professional activities, weekly faculty meetings, monthly campus meetings, evaluation activities, and curriculum development is also required.

The GCC Library is a fast-paced, student-centered, teaching library. The successful candidate will be able to work collaboratively in a team environment and have skills in instruction, reference, information technology, electronic resources, collection development and technical services, but above all will be able to lead the library in the area of systems and technical services.

Starting Date: August 27, 2018

Examples of Duties

• Provides leadership in the management, administration, and utilization of the library's integrated library system (ILS);

• Provides leadership in the evaluation and selection of a new Library Services Platform (LSP);

• Provides leadership in the management of technical services areas, including cataloging and Dewey Decimal classification (DDC);

• Serves as liaison to library vendors as related to technical services' functions;

• Develops research guides, video tutorials, bibliographies, and other instructional materials which support student and curricular needs

• Collaborates in the development and implementation of online library instruction for distance education students;

• Works collaboratively in the department and across the campus;

• Plans, develops, and teaches library classes, workshops, and orientations;

• Works with faculty to integrate information competency skills and library resources into the college curriculum;

• Provides online and face-to-face library instruction services;

• Collaborates with faculty in assigned divisions to increase students' knowledge of library resources and services;

• Participates in collection development.

Minimum Qualifications

Master's in library science or library and information science from an ALA-accredited institution OR the equivalent together with course work and/or experience with library information technologies and Internet research.


• Experience upgrading, configuring, troubleshooting and resolving issues with ILSs and LSPs;

• Experience managing ILS/LSP;

• Experience managing discovery platforms;

• Experience managing digital collections platforms;

• Knowledge of current cataloging practices;

• Experience with Machine Readable Cataloging (MARC), Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC), and Library of Congress authority records;

• Knowledge of current and emerging library principles, practices, and technologies;

• Experience teaching and providing reference services in an academic library;

• Knowledge of learning management systems and content management systems;

• Knowledge of electronic information resources and electronic resource management (ERM);

• Experience leading and working in a collaborative work environment.

Additional Information


Starting salary is from $74,241.24 to $98,361.72 per year depending upon education and experience. Step placement within the appropriate column is determined by Article VIII of the Collective Bargaining agreement. Fringe benefits, which are subject to change pursuant to negotiations under Section 3500 of the California Government Code, are presently provided and include family and domestic partner medical and dental, two-party vision plan, and employee life insurance.

Application Process

This position requires the following documents to be attached to your online application in order to be considered:

- Current resume

- Cover letter that addresses minimum and desirable qualifications

- Three recent (within the last two years) signed and dated letters of Recommendation, that can attest to your professional experience are preferred.

- Transcripts showing required degree must be submitted. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted only during the application process. Official transcripts are required upon offer of employment. Foreign transcripts and degrees require official certification of equivalency to U.S. transcripts and degrees by a certified U.S. review service at the time of application.

Please note: All required documentation must be attached to the online application by the applicant by the closing date. Additional documents not requested in the announcement, will not be reviewed. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Your application and any required attachments must be submitted by Wednesday, May 30, 2018 by 4:00 p.m.

Applications with incomplete information (i.e. statements such as "see resume") or missing documents will not be considered. If you have additional questions please call 818-240-1000 ext. 5921.

Selection Process

All completed applications and application materials will be screened to ensure that the minimum requirements stated in the job announcement are met. Those candidates who meet the minimum qualifications and possess the highest degree of desired job-related qualifications will be invited to the college for an interview at their own expense. Each interview will include a teaching demonstration on an assigned topic. The College President will make the final recommendation to the Governing Board of Glendale Community College.

This position is offered contingent upon funding. The district reserves the right to extend, withdraw, and/or reopen this position at any time.

About the College

Glendale Community College (GCC) is nestled in the foothills of the San Rafael Mountains, centrally located at the intersection of three major freeways, just ten miles from downtown Los Angeles. Glendale is affectionately known as Jewel City, one of the fastest growing communities in the Southern California region. A vibrant hub of economic activity and cultural diversity; it is an exciting place to work and live!

GCC is recognized throughout the state as a model of shared governance and collegiality. Known for excellence and rigor, we have one of the highest transfer rates to the UC system and other California four-year colleges. Additionally, the college offers a broad range of vocational programs and takes pride in providing outstanding student services and curriculum to help prepare students for success in the 21st Century.

GCC is committed to maintaining an environment which provides opportunities to individuals with a wide variety of talents, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds. We believe in the importance of diversity amongst our faculty, staff, and student population to better serve the college and surrounding communities.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Glendale Community College District provides all applicants for district employment with equal employment opportunities and provides present employees with training, compensation, promotion, and all other attributes of employment without regard to a person's race, religious creed, color, age, sex, national origin, veterans' status, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, medical condition, gender identity or disability.


Applicants who require a reasonable accommodation for the application, testing or interviewing processes should contact the Human Resources Department at the time of application submission.

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with Glendale Community College.


Dr. Armine G. Hacopian, Dr. Vahe Peroomian, Ann H. Ransford, Anthony P. Tartaglia and Yvette Vartanian Davis


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