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Grossmont/Cuyamaca Community College District
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jun 1, 2023

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Equity & Oer Librarian, Tenure Track - Extended

San Diego County - Grossmont College

Transforming lives through learning isn't just the vision of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District. It happens every day with our 30,000 students who take the first step in their higher education, become trained for a new career, or learn knowledge that transforms their world perspective.

The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District honors a diverse academic community and fosters equity mindedness across our institutions. As such, the District is committed to eliminating achievement gaps among different student groups by promoting a culture of appreciation for diversity, equity, inclusivity, and social justice, and continuously examining our processes and practices through an equity lens.

The District provides an excellent health and welfare benefits package to its employees. We take care of our employees and have continued to offer medical, dental and vision coverage to eligible employees and their dependents at no charge for any of the plans we offer.

Become a part of this dedicated team in beautiful San Diego County!

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Job Summary
Application Deadline: Wednesday, June 28, 2023 at 11:59 p.m.

NOTE: Application materials that are submitted on the last day of application and are timed out will not be accepted.

Department: Learning and Technology Resources

Months worked out of the year: 11 months

FTE: 1.00

Starting Salary Range:
$66,036 (Class I, Step 6) - $100,286 (VII, Step 10) Annually
Based on education and experience

Anticipated Start Date: Fall 2023

Job Description

Grossmont College is seeking an Equity and OER (open educational resources) Librarian. This position is responsible for the coordination of campus OER and leading our library team's equity initiatives.

Grossmont College is an Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI), and we are looking for individuals who have experience collaborating with equity efforts or programs such as: Puente program, Umoja, First Year Experience, other interdisciplinary-linked courses, and continued development of Area F requirement (Ethnic Studies General Education). Responsibilities include engaging underserved students using a variety of approaches that improve retention and success. Duties include integrating instructional support and co-curricular activities as well as developing and leading the library's efforts in outreach and marketing of library services to underserved students. The successful candidate will have responsibility for providing equity-minded leadership in the development, assessment and continuous improvement of the library's reference services, face-to-face and online information literacy instruction program.

Additionally, this position will facilitate OER development, adoption, and adaptation at the college. This will include active collaboration with faculty, staff, administrators, and students in promoting OER. The successful candidate will expand our growing commitment to OER and further establish zero-textbook cost degree pathways.

Librarians also serve as liaisons to academic departments, with corresponding collection development. Librarians are expected to perform reference and instruction as assigned. Participation as a key member of the library team is required in developing, coordinating, implementing, and evaluating the library's programs and services. Committee work outside the library is expected.

This position will work Monday through Friday but may be assigned to work weekends. Hours may vary.


Master's in library science, library and information science; OR The equivalent.

If you are applying based on “the equivalent”, you will need to complete an Equivalency Determination Form. This form MUST be submitted as part of the application procedures.


  • Experience in providing service at a library reference desk while employing online search strategies
  • Experience in providing instruction via workshops or courses in Information Literacy in a variety of modalities
  • Participate effectively in a collaborative environment with a commitment to service excellence
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with students and colleagues from a broad spectrum of cultural, socioeconomic, ethnic, ability level, and language backgrounds
  • Commitment to maintaining current knowledge of instructional methods and emerging technologies and applying those technologies to a community college library
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism initiatives and Open Educational Resources

  • Ability to participate in the development of library policies and procedures
  • Experience communicating to and collaborating with faculty to find, develop, license, adopt, and/or adapt OER
  • Experience developing, marketing, and driving innovative programs to connect underserved and disproportionally impacted students with library services and resources
  • Experience with shared governance and participation in staff, faculty, committee, and professional meetings
  • Experience or ability to experiment with multimedia and digital instructional materials to advance how users interact with the library
  • Experience developing web pages

Additional Information


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1. A current and complete resume.

2. A 1 to 2-page cover letter which addresses the following:
  • Describe how your understanding of diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism inform your work as a librarian.
  • Discuss your knowledge of and commitment to Open Educational Resources.
  • Describe your experience with emerging library technologies.
  • List other experience you feel is relevant to this position (Include professional development experience if applicable).

3. Copies of all college/university transcripts (official or unofficial) verifying degree(s) and/or course work.

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GCCCD is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Title IX employer.

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The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District, a two-college district in eastern San Diego County, has been providing a high-quality education to the region since Grossmont College opened its doors in 1961 and Cuyamaca College began operating in 1978. The district is tied closely to the suburban and rural communities that it serves, providing a $1 billion economic impact to the region through its payroll, purchasing, and spending by students and alumni.

The district has a strong commitment to diversity and equity with a student population representing a broad variety of backgrounds, ethnicities, socioeconomic levels, cultures and abilities. The district strives to provide an educational environment that fosters cultural awareness, mutual understanding, and respect that ultimately also benefits the global community.

The colleges offer more than 150 degrees and certificates in a wide range of programs. Both colleges have signature programs that have become well-renowned. Grossmont College is recognized for its top-notch Administration of Justice, Culinary Arts, Nursing and Allied Health and Theatre Arts programs, while Cuyamaca is known for its Automotive Technology, Ornamental Horticulture, Environmental Health and Safety and Water/Wastewater Technology programs.


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