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LIBRARIAN - TENURE TRACK

Employer
Grossmont/Cuyamaca Community College District
Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Oct 14, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Library & Information Sciences
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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LIBRARIAN - TENURE TRACK

R-01341
San Diego County - Cuyamaca 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!

Please read the entire job posting before your application is submitted. Important instructions to applicants are at the bottom of the page. Be attentive when applying as many of our positions require multiple attachments.

Please note: each page of the application will save upon clicking ‘next.' Draft applications can be accessed through the candidate home page.

Job Summary
Application Deadline: Tuesday, January 4, 2022, 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 & Technology Resource Center

Months worked out of the year: 11 months

FTE: 1.00

Starting Salary Range:
$61,852 (Class I, Step 6) - $93,933 (VII, Step 10) Annually
Based on education and experience

Anticipated Start Date: July 1, 2022

Job Description

WHO WE'RE LOOKING FOR:

Cuyamaca College seeks talented and dedicated candidates to apply for our faculty positions who share our strategic vision focused on student success, social justice, equity, and anti-racism. We especially seek candidates with a high level of cultural competence and who have successfully taught and mentored students from a variety of backgrounds.

Situated on a tree-studded, 165-acre oasis, Cuyamaca College is among the most picturesque campuses in beautiful San Diego County. Built in 1978, the college is home to a remarkably diverse community and is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution. Cuyamaca College is proud to be recognized for its equity-minded and innovative approaches that facilitate clear educational and career pathways for our students. For more information about Cuyamaca College, please visit: https://www.cuyamaca.edu/

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Cuyamaca College seeks a creative, collaborative, student-centered, equity-minded professional with the passion and ability to advance the library's information literacy priorities through their position as librarian.

We are looking for a librarian with a wide range of experience and/or the ability to perform a variety of roles in support of student success. This includes developing and maintaining cooperative relationships with students, faculty and staff, serving as a collection development liaison with instruction and student services departments, and supporting the library services platform, the library website, LibGuides, and electronic resources.

All librarians are assigned reference desk hours. Reference service usually includes providing individual library instruction. Your work schedule may include evening hours.

All librarians provide some formal group classroom and online library instruction sessions. These sessions are usually given to classes in connection with specific research assignments.

All librarians participate in campus and district professional activities, including committee membership, staff development, and collegial meetings.

Under an assigned supervisor, Cuyamaca College librarians participate in the planning, implementation and evaluation of library instruction and services that will facilitate learning, support the college curriculum, and contribute to the mission of the college and the district. Librarians are expected to perform other duties consistent with their faculty job description as stated in the faculty agreement. EQUIVALENCY INSTRUCTIONS

Applicants must demonstrate sensitivity to, and an understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds including those who are differently abled, and the diverse gender identity/sexual orientations of students.

NECESSARY QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Experience providing reference service, and/or general customer service to a wide variety of users.
  • Experience or ability to work effectively and professionally with faculty, staff, administrators and students.
  • Knowledge of and experience with library information systems and advanced technologies such as: computers, electronic databases, discovery resources, and utilities (on-line catalogs, bibliographic records, etc.).
  • Experience in developing and providing library instruction sessions.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Experience working in an Academic (college or university) Library.
  • Experience with developing resources for online use.
  • Knowledge of Library-related systems such as Alma/Primo, EBSCOhost Discovery System, LibGuides, and EZProxy.
  • Commitment to remain current in library and information science.
  • Experience with collection development for both print and electronic resources.
  • Skills and ability to develop outreach programs and motivate students from a broad spectrum of cultural, socioeconomic and language backgrounds.


Additional Information

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS:

Applicants may find it helpful to refer back to the job posting, specifically the special instructions, while applying. Consider saving the job description or opening a new browser window.

*ATTENTION* MATERIALS WITH PICTURES OR PERSONAL INFORMATION WILL RENDER YOUR APPLICATION INCOMPLETE. PLEASE DO NOT INCLUDE ANY MATERIALS THAT ARE NOT ASKED FOR.

Having the following materials prepared and ready to attach BEFORE beginning the application may make the application experience more seamless.

POSITION SPECIFIC REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: Applicants must submit the following:

1) Please submit a focused resume or curriculum vitae (no more than 3 pages) that addresses your educational background and library work experience as it relates to the necessary qualifications in the job announcement.

2) In a 1-3 page Letter of Application, please address the following:

a. How do you practice equity-mindedness in your work?

b. How do you promote an inclusive culture and build relationships with students and coworkers and how will you do this at Cuyamaca?

c. How do you meet the qualifications in the announcement?

d. What are your strengths as a librarian?

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

*ATTENTION* Please upload .doc, .docx, or PDF files. If you are working on Google Docs or Mac files please be sure to save under .doc or PDF for file to upload correctly.

Under Federal Law, employers are required to verify that all new employees are eligible for employment in the United States. Prior to appointment to a position, you must present acceptable proof of your identity and authorization to work in the United States.

GCCCD is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Title IX employer.

Applicants who are protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act and who require accommodations for completing the application process or interviewing should notify the Human Resources Department by calling (619) 644-7679.

Offers of employment are contingent upon successful fingerprint clearance. A processing fee plus Live Scan fee will be required.


To apply, visit https://gcccd.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/gcccdcareers/job/San-Diego-County---Cuyamaca-College/LIBRARIAN---TENURE-TRACK_R-01341.

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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