Two (2) Tenure-Track Librarian Positions – Humboldt State

Two (2) Tenure-Track Librarian Positions Available

Scholarly Communications and Digital Scholarship Librarian (Job #7663)
The Humboldt State University Library seeks a collaborative, innovative, proactive and user-oriented librarian in the area of Scholarly Communications & Digital Scholarship. This new position provides leadership with implementing and managing digital scholarship, publishing, and scholarly communication programs at the Humboldt State University (HSU) Library. The Scholarly Communications & Digital Scholarship Librarian performs outreach and education, as well as develops and provides services to faculty, students, and researchers in collaboration with others in the Library and on campus. This full-time, 12-month, tenure track position reports to the Dean of the University Library.

Special Collections Librarian (Job #7664)
The Humboldt State University Library seeks a collaborative and innovative Special Collections Librarian to develop and manage the Library’s Humboldt Room and Maps collection, and to provide research, instruction and outreach services for the Library’s special collections and archives. The Humboldt Room collections focus on the natural resources history, Native peoples, and primary industries of Northwestern California. The University archival collection includes the history of Humboldt State University. The Special Collections Librarian will also assist in the planning and implementation of the future Humboldt Scholars Lab, a digital scholarship center that will also house data visualization and GIS equipment. This full-time, 12-month, tenure track librarian position reports to the Dean of the University Library.

General Information

University Library
The Humboldt State University Library promotes teaching, learning, research, and scholarship by integrating information resources with innovative programs and services. HSU Library is committed to empowering community, lifelong learning, research and scholarship. We connect people and ideas to inspire learning through curiosity and creativity.

The Special Collections & Scholarly Communications Office is a new unit formed to oversee special collections and University archives, Library Scholar Internships, services for the Humboldt Scholars Lab and the recently launched Humboldt State University Press. Library Scholar Internships combine research and hands-on learning with digital publishing and are designed to share research findings and creative works worldwide. HSU Library is creating the Humboldt Scholars Lab, which will serve as a common space for HSU students and faculty to collaborate in advanced primary source research and studies or digital projects and a place to find conversations about research interests and collaborations on digital humanities or science projects, geospatial information projects, digital scholarship, data visualization and research data services.

Humboldt State University (HSU) is located along Northern California’s stunning Redwood Coast, 275 miles north of San Francisco. HSU is the northernmost of the 23-campuses in the California State University system. HSU serves over 8,500 students and offers 49 Bachelor’s Degree programs, 11 Master’s Degree programs and numerous credentials and certificates of study across four colleges: Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences; Natural Resources & Sciences; Professional Studies; and E-Learning and Extended Education.

HSU’s hometown of Arcata has a population of more than 17,000 and is known for its vibrant and welcoming community. Local elementary and secondary schools are ranked as high performers statewide and nationally.

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Humboldt State University is a Title IX/Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

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