Napa Valley College

Napa, Ca

Application Deadline

Apply By Feb 9th, 2021


Not Specified


Napa, CA


Not Specified



Minimum Education

Master's Degree

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience

Not Specified

Type of Library


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Job Description

Napa Valley College



Salary: See Position Description

Job Number: 2020-00017

Closing Date: 2/9/2021 11:59 PM Pacific


Complete job description and application available online at:



Napa Valley College is seeking an individual with demonstrated instructional skills to join an outstanding team of faculty and instructional administrators to provide high quality programs and services to our district, our community, and most importantly, our students. This position offers the opportunity to participate in developing and implementing the philosophy and curriculum of the Library and Learning Resource Center at Napa Valley College.


This full-time, tenure-track faculty position works a 175-day faculty work year, in accordance with the district/faculty agreement, beginning August 2021 (fall semester).  Appointments are contingent upon Board approval.  Initial salary placement is $59,494-$69,168 annually, with future steps to $97,780.  Placement on the salary range is commensurate with education and experience.  The college offers a fringe benefit package, including medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, employee assistance program, and CalSTRS membership.



Under direction of the Assistant Superintendent/Vice President of Academic Affairs, the Senior Dean of Language Arts, Library, Social Sciences, and Distance Education and the Director of Library Services:

• Provide in-person and/or digital reference service to students, faculty, staff, and the community;

• Design and deliver general and subject-specific library orientations and workshops, including digital resources, use of the online catalog, and the Internet;

• Collaborate with faculty to integrate information literacy components into course content for all courses;

• Develop web-based instructional materials for campus and distance users for credit and non-credit offerings;

• Perform collection development in an automated library setting utilizing an integrated system;

• Work with faculty to ensure that the library has adequate resources to support current and proposed courses or programs;

• Work cooperatively with the supervising administrator, the Director of Library Services and other library staff, to develop and maintain quality instruction;

• Represent the college library in regional and professional organizations;

• Participate in the curriculum committee meetings;

• Verify difficult bibliographic information for interlibrary loans;

• Assist the senior dean and director in program development and evaluation, and other departmental tasks;

• Participate in the development and revision of curriculum and assessment of student learning outcomes;

• Participate in professional development activities;

• Maintain current knowledge in the subject-matter area and effective teaching/learning strategies;

• Perform related duties in the Library and Learning Resources Center, as assigned.


Assignment may include a combination of day, evening, weekend, off-campus classes, and online or other technology-supported instruction.  All contract and regular faculty are required to adhere to contractual obligations, meet assigned classes, maintain regular office hours, assist and advise students, participate in division activities and appropriate college committees, including regular faculty meetings of the department and division.  Napa Valley College believes in ongoing professional development that assists faculty in improving their teaching skills, providing support to students, and encouraging responsibility within the college community.



Minimum Qualifications


Earned Master’s degree in library science, library and information science;



The equivalent.  If you do not possess the stated minimum educational qualifications as stated above and are seeking consideration on the basis of equivalency, a Request for Equivalency Review (Download PDF reader) form must be submitted at the time of application.


All degrees must be from an accredited college or university.



• Demonstrated experience as a librarian.

• Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic background of community college students.


Desirable Professional Competencies

• One year of full-time or two years of part-time library experience at a college or university, preferably at a community college level.

• Demonstrated experience in:

• Developing and maintaining a variety of collections in an integrated and automated library setting;

• Developing and revising college-level curriculum;

• Assessing student learning outcomes;

• Providing reference service with a working knowledge of print and digital information resources;

• Addressing information competency issues and standards in a college environment;

• Incorporating and expanding the use of technology in the delivery of library programs and services.


Ability to:

Work collaboratively with others;

• Promote library services and resources to both the college community and community at large;

• Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.



A.  Applicants must complete the online application through  All elements of the application, including supplemental questions, must be submitted in order for the application to be considered complete.


Internal applicants are still required to submit a complete application for this position.  This includes submission of transcripts and all other required application materials.


The District will not accept materials by e-mail, fax, or mail.


SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS: If you are in need of special services or facilities due to a disability in order to apply or interview for this opening, please contact Human Resources.


Napa Valley College, an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, maintains a drug-free workplace and requires that employees abide by that policy.


For more information, contact the Office of Human Resources:

(707) 256-7100

2277 Napa-Vallejo Highway

Napa, CA 94558


For technical support, contact NEOGOV at (855) 524-5627.


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