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Job ID: 104485

College of the Canyons

Date Posted Mar. 9, 2018
University College of the Canyons
Department Human Resources
Application Deadline Apr. 9, 2018
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Santa Clarita, CA
    United States
  • Professional Staff
  • Library

Innovative. Collaborative. Entrepreneurial. These characteristics define not only College of the Canyons, but the faculty, staff, and administrators who make this college one of the most unique among California’s 113 community colleges.

College of the Canyons is among the fastest growing community colleges in the nation. It is widely recognized as a model community college for enhancing student access, success, and equity. In fact, its completion rates rank among the highest in the state. The college has also established a well-deserved reputation for bolstering economic development, and offering innovative career technical education responsive to industry needs.

The college has served the dynamic, growing Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding regions within a 367-square-mile area of northern Los Angeles County since 1969. Visionary leadership combined with a steady infusion of new residents and businesses create a spirit of possibilities that inspires the college to be flexible, creative, and attuned to the evolving needs of the community.

announces an employment opportunity for
Full-Time Tenure Track Faculty Position


Position # ACA17-285
Review Date: April 9, 2018

Position Description:

College of the Canyons is seeking a faculty leader in the area of Library Science.  This is an eleven-month professional, full-time tenure track position beginning fall 2018.  This position is responsible for library outreach and implementation of tools and programs related to equity initiatives on campus. All Librarians perform multiple roles including public service, user instruction and coordination of the operational area, as well as other professional responsibilities. The position may include a combination of teaching, department, college, and community leadership functions.  Assignment may include day, evening, and weekend duties at all District sites.

Duties of the Position:
Under the direction of the area Dean and in coordination with the Head Librarian;

  • Develops and customizes specialized programs, services, and tools for providing library support districtwide.
  • Acts as liaison between the library and faculty and staff in instructional divisions and administrative units on matters related to equity.
  • Acts as liaison between the library and faculty and staff in instructional divisions and administrative units on matters related to equity.
  • Collaborates in the development and maintenance of the web presence of the Library (social media, web page).
  • Collaborates in the selection for purchase of materials related to equity and outreach.
  • Provides reference desk assistance.
  • Participates in the Library’s information literacy program as needed.
  • Interacts with vendors on behalf of the library in relation to library materials concerning outreach and equity issues.
  • Works collegially with other faculty, staff, and administrators on campus committees, represent College of the Canyons to local and regional organizations, and investigate mutually beneficial community partnerships with local businesses, libraries and schools.
  • Maintains office hours and participates in department, division, and college committees and governance.
  • Participates in and implements departmental and college program reviews.
  • Participates in additional faculty responsibilities, including college decision-making activities related to professional and academic matters. The activities will occur both within the department as well as in the larger College setting.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Possession of an unexpired California Community College Instructor Credential in Library Science
  • Master’s degree in library science, or library and information science

*No equivalencies are accepted for this discipline

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Application Process: Application materials must be submitted by the end of the day in the Human Resources Offices on April 9, 2018. Applicants are encouraged to complete their application online. Please visit our website at

If you require assistance, please call the Human Resources Office at (661)362-3427 or our TTY Line at (661)362-5178. Applicants may check the status of their application online and may expect to be notified within approximately 4 weeks following the review date as to the status of their application.

The Santa Clarita Community College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected basis under the law.

Applicants who have disabilities who need accommodation in order to complete the selection process should contact the Human Resources office directly at (661) 362-3427.

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Contact Information

  • Human Resources
    Human Resources
    College of the Canyons
    26455 Rockwell Canyon Road
    Santa Clarita, CA 91355


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