Information Literacy Librarian, San Diego City College

Position Overview:

Position Title: Information Literacy Librarian
Salary Range: ($6,933.44 – $8,849.03) per month based on the current AFT – College Faculty Tenured-Tenure Track Monthly Salary Schedule.
Position Duration: Full-Time Tenure-Track
Location: San Diego City College, 1313 Park Blvd San Diego, CA 92101

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The Position:

San Diego City College is a Hispanic-serving institution and one of four colleges in the San Diego Community College District. Under the direction of the Dean of Information and Learning Technology, the Information Literacy Librarian will assist in the planning, organization, coordination, and implementation of various library services and programs as assigned. This 12-month San Diego City College faculty position begins at the Assistant Professor level. All San Diego City College Librarians adhere to the ALA Code of Ethics and share responsibility for departmental and faculty functions including reference services; collection management; instruction; development and assessment of student learning outcomes; development and writing of institutional reports such as accreditation reports; liaison relationships with the faculty regarding instruction, collections, and open educational resources (OER); outreach and library promotion; committee work; program review; planning; accreditation; as well as all other duties as assigned.

Major Responsibilities:

The Information Literacy Librarian will take a fresh look at the Information Literacy Program and take the lead in the reimagining, developing, assessing, expanding, and teaching of information literacy in a variety of modalities. With the aspiration of reaching every student on campus, the Information Literacy Librarian is responsible for developing and implementing an information literacy program that is scalable and fits into the diverse needs of San Diego City College students, while continually assessing and improving the program based on the collection of data and data-based decision making. Primary duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Striving to improve student success and retention by raising awareness of and teaching the use of library services and resources
  • Working with campus faculty to integrate information literacy into the normal flow of their classes
  • Developing and teaching a consistent and robust schedule of workshops
  • Developing online content addressing the information literacy needs of asynchronous students
  • Teaching the one-unit transferable LIBS course, developing potential future LIBS course offerings, and managing the curriculum
  • Assessing different learning modalities for information literacy instruction based on the needs of students, such as online, partially online, face to face, hybrid, and self-paced
  • Developing student learning outcomes in collaboration with librarian colleagues
  • Assessing and implementing new technologies in information literacy instruction
  • Working with librarian colleagues both on campus and across the district to develop new and update existing curriculum for the credit course.


Note: All degrees and units used to satisfy minimum qualifications shall be from accredited institutions, unless otherwise specified.

Master’s in Library Science, Master’s in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution
the equivalent.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in developing and implementing information literacy content in a variety of modalities (e.g. face-to-face, online, hybrid, self-paced, etc.)
  • Experience in promoting information literacy skills with individuals and groups
  • Experience in promoting all aspects of the information literacy program
  • Evidence of involvement in developing and implementing a scalable information literacy program to reach as many students as possible
  • Experience in proactively engaging faculty to integrate information literacy concepts and learning objects into the curriculum
  • Demonstrated ability to create, support, and guide the design and assessment of information literacy programs
  • Experience in coordinating library’s online learning initiatives and co-developing learning materials to fit the online instructional needs of students including tutorials and other e-learning materials
  • Experience in teaching a for-credit transferable information literacy course and creating workshops customized to individual classes
  • Experience with using the tools and technology needed to create, modify, and distribute online information literacy content, such as Canvas, video editing, and applicable open access platforms
  • Experience with assessing and implementing changes using data-based decision making
  • Demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively in the development and communication of the policies and processes of the information literacy instruction program (such as scheduling and requesting of workshops) to the campus community
  • Familiarity with building an information literacy curriculum
  • Knowledge of current trends in higher education, information literacy, and scholarly communication
  • Experience in assessing and implementing new classroom technologies
  • Experience in the organizing and scheduling of various library activities such as a reference desk schedule, tours, workshops, and other scheduled library events in collaboration with librarian colleagues
  • Evidence of cooperation among colleagues through open and honest communications and consideration of others’ ideas, thoughts, and opinions.
  • Flexibility and receptiveness to new ideas, methods, duties, or organizational changes
  • Experience in collection management and reference services in a variety of modalities.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in both individual and group capacities.

Application Requirements

To ensure full consideration, qualified candidates must submit a complete online application that includes the items listed (extraneous material will not be reviewed). References to résumés or other uploaded documents within the online application will be considered an “incomplete” application; please enter “N/A” if any section does not apply.

Required Documents

  1. Complete online application;
  2. Cover Letter;
  3. Curriculum Vitae or Résumé;
  4. Three (3) references within the online application;
  5. Unofficial Transcript (Graduate);
  6. Unofficial Transcript (Undergraduate); AND,
  7. Responses to Supplemental Questions.
  8. Foreign degree evaluation (required, if applicable).
  9. Equivalency Request (required, if applicable).

Important: To ensure consistency and fairness to all candidates, please do not submit materials other than those requested (i.e., personal photo, articles you’ve written, etc). Please only upload requested documents using respective document name labels. Uploading extraneous materials, unless specifically requested within this posting, may result in your application not being reviewed. Only complete application packets will be forwarded to the committee.

  • Application materials sent via mail, fax, or e-mail will not be accepted.
  • Note that correspondence, including interview invitations, will be sent to you via e-mail.
  • All inquiries, nominations and applications will be held in the strictest confidence.