FT Tenure-Track Faculty - Librarian (DEIA)

El Camino Community College
Torrance, California

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El Camino College


FT Tenure-Track Faculty - Librarian (DEIA)

Req: A2223-047

Division: Library and Learning Resources

Close Date: Monday, March 6, 2023 at 3:00 p.m


Complete job description and application available online at: https://elcamino.igreentree.com/css_academic



El Camino College (ECC) is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Librarian specializing in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility (DEIA) efforts to join its team. This position will encourage positive race-consciousness and embrace human difference within the library and its services; support culturally responsive practices within the library; and strategically build buy-in and participation among colleagues for equity-related initiatives within the department. We are seeking applicants who have a commitment to student success and can participate in a team environment dedicated to excellent service and culturally responsive librarianship that addresses the racial, gender, socioeconomic, academic, and cultural diversity within our community college student population. Our emphasis on creativity, collaboration, and intentional use of technology makes the Schauerman Library a dynamic workplace. Some assignments may include evening and/or weekend hours.


DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: The DEIA Librarian will perform outreach ties with programs across campus and ECC Affinity Centers, such as the Social Justice Center, Black Student Success Center, and others. Responsibilities include engaging underserved students using a variety of approaches that improve first-year student retention and student success. Primary duties include integrating instructional support and co-curricular activities as well as collaborating with the Outreach Librarian to support the library's efforts in outreach and marketing of library services. The successful candidate will have responsibility for helping students remain on their paths in a manner that is integrated and intrusive by providing equity-minded leadership in the development, assessment, and continuous improvement of the library services.


The successful candidate will provide vision and leadership that reflects current needs and anticipates future work related to diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility in the evolving library and information environment. They will participate in Reference Desk duties, as well as face-to-face and online library instruction. Other duties as assigned. May also develop and teach Pathway to Academic Success courses.


The position requires participation in a variety of campus and divisional activities such as department meetings, committee meetings, student activities, and individualized support for students. Faculty are also expected to foster collaborations with employers, industry/trade groups, universities, and high school partners and form partnerships with related instructional disciplines to support Guided Pathway initiatives and to improve student outcomes.


Extensive knowledge in the field applicable to current industry standards is required as well as participation on advisory boards.


Applicants should demonstrate experience examining and remediating their instruction, interactions, and/or library practices to more effectively engage and support diverse students.


The position requires development/review of services and curriculum, and assessment of area and learning outcomes to improve services, teaching, and learning in achieving El Camino College's mission of institutional effectiveness, quality educational programs, and vibrant student support services.



Master's degree in library science; library and information science; OR


The equivalent - Candidates not possessing the required qualification(s) as stated on this announcement must complete the Request For Equivalency Form as part of the application process to explain in detail how their qualifications are equivalent to those above; OR


Valid California community college instructor credential in appropriate subject issued prior to July 1, 1990 (per California Education Code 87355); AND


Evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the racial, socio-economic, academic, and cultural diversity within student populations, including students with disabilities, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practices.



• An American Library Association accredited Master's degree preferred.

• Demonstrated participation in diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility initiatives.

• Strong problem-solving and collaborative skills.

• Commitment to continued learning and professional development.

• Ability to design and implement innovative outreach programming to connect underserved and disproportionately impacted populations with Library services.

• Demonstrated effectiveness and/or commitment to engaging and supporting diverse students.

• Demonstrated expertise in culturally responsive methodologies, particularly as it relates to students' lives, interests, and communities.

• Proven track record of self-motivation and proactive initiative in the development of new programs and services.

• Understanding of the physical and digital presence of libraries and how each impacts the students' experience and supports their success.

• Skill in developing and accessing library program learning outcomes.

• Flexibility and receptiveness to new ideas.



Please limit each response to 300 words.

How do you support student success, particularly for students from historically underrepresented and/or marginalized communities?

How have you demonstrated culturally responsive practices in library services?


CLOSING DATE: Monday, March 6, 2023 at 3:00 p.m


SALARY: The starting salary ranges from $73,328 - $100,718 depending on education and experience.



Contract shall be for a full-time tenure-track teaching assignment for the 2023 - 2024 academic year, beginning in August. Offer and acceptance of employment is subject to verification of all information provided on the employment application, credential(s), and transcripts. Candidates selected for employment must agree to be fingerprinted, submit Certificate of Completion of the Tuberculosis Risk Assessment and/or Examination, provide proof of eligibility for employment in the United States, and present a valid Social Security card upon hire.



Transcripts issued outside the United States of America require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. For information on transcript evaluation services, please visit: http://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/leaflets/cl635.pdf



Documents submitted or uploaded for a previous position cannot be reused for other positions. You must submit the required documents for each position you apply for by the closing date. Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application. Applications with an incomplete status will not receive consideration. You may check the status of your application online.



Applicants with disabilities requiring special accommodations must contact the ADA Compliance Officer at least five (5) working days prior to the final filing date: ADA Job Applicant Accommodation Request (maxient.com)



In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, El Camino College has published Annual Security Reports, and all required statistical data, which can be found on the Police Department webpage at www.elcamino.edu/about/depts/police/cleryact/index.aspx. These publications include Clery crime statistics for the previous three years relevant to El Camino College classes and activities, in addition to institutional policies concerning campus safety and security. The information is also available in printed form in the lobby of the Police Department and in select locations on campus. Upon request, the Campus Police Department can provide or mail out copies of this publication. Contact them at 310-660-3100.



The El Camino Community College District is committed to providing an educational and employment environment in which no person is subjected to discrimination on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, creed, age (over 40), disability (mental or physical), sex, gender (including pregnancy and childbirth), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military and veteran status, or retaliation; or on any other basis as required by state and federal law.


Welcome to El Camino College

You don't have to be an ECC student to enjoy our beautiful campus. Visit us online through our website, or on campus any time -- we are YOUR community college.

Founded in 1947, El Camino College is situated on a beautiful and spacious 126-acre campus near Torrance, California. The college enrolls more than 25,000 students each semester and boasts a curriculum of over 850 highly regarded academic and career programs taught by exceptional faculty.

Where are we located?

El Camino College is easily accessible from the 405 and 91 freeways, at the corner of Manhattan Beach and Crenshaw boulevards near Torrance. A daylong parking permit costs $3 – you may purchase a parking permit from one of the dispensers available in various lots. Please do not park in staff-marked parking stalls. Click here for the Campus Map.

El Camino College – A South Bay Tradition

Since the opening of El Camino College over 70 years ago, we have been dedicated to serve our community's educational and cultural needs. El Camino College is well-known for our academic excellence, our consistently high transfer rate to four-year colleges and universities, and our exceptional career training programs.

El Camino College offers many outstanding features, including:

  • Transfer agreements with many four-year universities
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Ranked among the largest single-campus, two-year colleges in the nation
  • Excellent career training programs
  • Outstanding community education programs
  • Only $46 per unit for California residents


President's Message

Our mission at El Camino College is to make a positive difference in people's lives. We provide excellent comprehensive educational programs and services that promote student learning and success in collaboration with our diverse communities. We are dedicated to achieving our mission and ensuring that everyone who wishes to pursue higher education and earn a degree or certificate is able to accomplish that goal at El Camino College.

The college will implement several innovative programs in the coming year, all designed to increase access to a college education and ensure students are successful once they arrive here. In our pursuit for equity and achievement we are constantly working to ensure that all students have what they need to succeed – in the classroom, in the tutoring lab, in the library, in the concert hall or on the playing field. Students have access to facilities that support teaching and learning, backed by the technology necessary to support their success.

We are also proud to be a strong and trusted partner in the South Bay, working with community leaders to align our programs with the workforce needs of the future. We share a common interest in the economic vitality of the South Bay, and we are a proactive provider of education and training that support this region.

Watch for future innovations such as expanded evening/weekend classes for working adults, new educational technology initiatives and additional college/career pathways with area high schools.

Dena P. Maloney, Ed.D.

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