Long Term Temporary Librarian, Cosumnes River College, Sacramento, CA

Job Posting Title

Public Services Librarian (Long Term Temporary)


Cosumnes River College (Los Rios Community College District)

Sacramento, CA

The Institution


Cosumnes River College (CRC) values diversity, focuses on creativity and personal enrichment, and empowers students to reach their full potential as informed and productive members of the community. CRC is a leader in innovative ideas and sustainable values. One of the four colleges of the Los Rios Community College District, Cosumnes River College seeks candidates who are knowledgeable about the impact of implicit bias in teaching and learning, and who implement culturally responsive teaching techniques and effective practices for engaging students.

Serving south Sacramento County and Elk Grove since 1970, CRC’s main campus and its Elk Grove center provide a dynamic learning environment for more than 14,000ethnically and racially diverse students. One of the top ten most diverse two-year public colleges in the nation (noted in the Almanac of Higher Education, Fall 2015), CRC is a student-centered, open-access community college dedicated to preparing students for an ever-changing future.

Our Vision

CRC strives to be an exemplary and innovative community college that empowers students and employees to strengthen the cultural, social, economic, and environmental well-being of their communities.

Position Summary

The faculty member shall be responsible for the following: providing reference services to students, coordination of library services and/or teaching assigned classes, if assigned, under the supervision of the area dean; helping students fulfill their maximum potential in mastering course content; assessing student learning outcomes; maintaining a thorough and up-to-date knowledge in their regular teaching field; continuing professional development; utilizing current technology in the performance of job duties; maintaining standards of professional conduct and ethics appropriate to the professional position; assisting with articulation and curriculum development and review; serving on college committees and participating in faculty governance including accreditation and student co-curricular activities; assuming other responsibilities as assigned by the area dean; fulfilling other duties and responsibilities of a full-time faculty as outlined in the faculty contract.

Position Salary Information:

Initial maximum salary placement is based on academic degree, upper/graduate level units earned, and/or related professional occupational experience per the Los Rios College Federation of Teachers Contract (the initial maximum placement is Class V, Step 8). For more information on the step placement process, please click here.


As a Los Rios employee, you have access to a comprehensive, competitive benefits package that offers you the flexibility and security to thrive both inside and outside of work. Check out the benefits guide for complete information.

Additional Information

The department maintains a focus on:

  • Information literacy instruction in a variety of formats.
  • Outreach and marketing of library services and collections.
  • Providing research help to support student research needs.
  • Providing access to materials and content to support student success and equity.
  • Assessing library programs and services to ensure their effectiveness in meeting student needs.


$54,108 to $95,796 per year. Additional earnings may be available for summer, overload, and stipends. LRCCD Salary Schedules

Additional Salary Information

Initial annual salary within a given range varies, depending upon units/degrees completed at accredited institutions and experience. Candidates not holding the minimum degree requirement may start at a salary lower than posted above.

Assignment Responsibilities

In collaboration with the other librarians, this assignment may include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing research help to students and staff in a variety of modalities (in-person, chat, Zoom).
  • Providing library instruction in a variety of settings and formats.
  • Maintaining up-to-date instructional materials for print and online library resources.
  • Selecting materials in subject areas for print, media, and digital collections.
  • Marketing of library services and materials including creating library displays and managing the library’s social media presence.
  • Assessment of library programs and services
  • Services to the Outreach Centers and Distance Education
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

Work Year

164 days

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Have a master’s degree in library science, library and information science; or the equivalent.* All degrees must be from an accredited institution completed by August 14, 2024.
  2. Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.


  • If your degree title differs from the minimum qualifications listed above, you are requested to apply under the “equivalent” provision.
  • Applicants applying under the “equivalent” provision must attach a letter detailing and explaining how their academic preparation and/or professional experience is the equivalent of the degrees/minimum qualifications listed above. Please visit our website for a sample letter and information on the equivalency determination process.
  • If you have already been granted equivalency for this discipline, you must attach a copy of your determination form or letter.