Librarian Full-Time Tenure Track
Librarian Full-Time Tenure Track

Cuesta College

Salary: Depends on Qualifications

Job Type: Full Time - 11 Months/ 100% FTE

Job Number: FY1920-00130

Location: Cuesta College - Paso Robles North County Campus, CA

Department: Academic Affiars

Closing: 4/15/2020 11:59 PM Pacific

Job Description Summary
Cuesta College is accepting applications for an enthusiastic team member to contribute to a vibrant learning environment in our North County Learning Resource Center. This librarian will provide research instruction and library services in person and online which focus on critical thinking and analysis of student papers, projects, and general information needs. As the primary North County Campus librarian, they will work to establish strategic partnerships with other departments, programs and groups serving students.

Cuesta College's North County Campus Center is located in rural Paso Robles and includes a library, makerspace and computer lab and works closely with the adjacent tutorial, academic success and DSPS departments.

This Full-Time, Tenure Track Librarian will provide services at the North County Campus Center as the primary assignment location; occasional shifts at other campuses or centers may be required; occasional evening and/or weekends may also be required.

Cuesta College is located in the heart of scenic San Luis Obispo County since 1963, offering many degree programs, certificates, and community programs. We are committed to being an inclusive institution that inspires a diverse student population to achieve their educational goals. The U.S. Department of Education has designated us to be a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and we are committed to racial and socioeconomic diversity as it is a reflection of our student population; we strive to hire candidates that share this commitment to diversity and inclusion. When you join our team at Cuesta College, you can expect to be part of a collaborative community among faculty, classified staff, administration, students, and our community partners.

Additional information about the college can be found at
The college planning documents can be found at
Our Student Equity Action Plan can be found at
We offer comprehensive benefit options. Information about benefits can be found at

Essential Functions & Qualifications

-Master's in library science, or library and learning science;
-The equivalent. (Candidates making application on the basis of equivalency must submit all materials requested for an equivalency judgment. For directions on what is an acceptable equivalency argument please review the requirements listed on the following link:
-A valid Community College credential in the discipline (If received prior to 1990, as the credential is no longer being issued).

Also Required:
-Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

-Teaching experience in the discipline, community college level;
-Experience in managing library software, applications, social media, and related library technology;
-Experience developing programs for Spanish speaking and first generation students.

Additional Information
Candidates will be required to submit a cover letter, resume, three current letters of recommendation, a statement of philosophy of academic librarianship, unofficial transcripts, and diversity statement when applying for this position. When uploading documents, PDF uploads are preferred.

Diversity Statement Instructions: Cuesta College is committed to building and maintaining a workforce that reflects and honors the diversity of our students. It is important to us that our faculty, staff, and administrators demonstrate an understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socioeconomic, ethnic, and religious backgrounds as well as sexual orientation and abilities of all constituents in the Cuesta College community.

In 500 words or less, with consideration to our Mission Statement and our values expressed above, please explain how you will demonstrate your commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in this position.

Statement of Philosophy of Academic Librarianship Instructions: In 250 words or less, please describe your philosophy of academic librarianship.

Equivalency: If you do not meet the minimum qualifications for the position please include an equivalency argument. For directions on what is an acceptable equivalency argument please review the requirements listed on the following link:

Completed online applications and all supporting documents must be submitted by the closing date for this position. LATE, INCOMPLETE, FAXED, MAILED, OR EMAILED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Salary is determined by education and experience. More information regarding our current salary schedules can be found on the following link:

Cuesta College will not sponsor any visa applications.

San Luis Obispo County Community College District ("Cuesta College") is an equal opportunity employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), age, disability (physical and mental), genetic information, military and veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal and state law in admission and access to, or treatment in employment, educational programs or activities at any of its campuses. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Cuesta College also prohibits harassment on any of these bases, including sexual harassment, as well as sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.

In compliance with California law, all prospective staff and students are entitled to read the Annual Security Report, published each October by the Cuesta College Department of Public Safety. This report contains information about our emergency and crime reporting procedures, as well as crime statistics for the past 3 years. You may request a copy of this report at one of our two Public Safety Offices: on SLO campus at Building 6600A or on North County Campus at building N1021, during campus business hours. You may also access the complete text of this report at the following website address:

Interview Process Information
Selected applicants will be required to attend an interview and teaching demonstration on Thursday, May 7, 2020.

Second interviews will be held on Friday, May 8, 2020.

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:

The San Luis Obispo County Community College District promotes inclusiveness, prohibits discrimination, and encourages all qualified persons to apply. As an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, Cuesta College actively seeks candidates with diverse backgrounds to assist students, staff, and faculty. For ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) assistance with the application and/or interview process, please contact the Human Resources Office: (805) 546-3129.

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Contact Information
Human Resources
Cuesta College
P.O. Box 8106
San Luis Obispo, 93403