Social Sciences Librarian, San Diego State University

The San Diego State University (SDSU) Library invites applications and nominations for a 12-month, tenure-track position to be appointed at the Senior Assistant Librarian level, with a start date of July 1, 2021. We seek a creative, collaborative, and forward-looking colleague who can complement, strengthen, and expand partnerships across library departments and with colleagues across the university and San Diego community.

The Social Sciences Librarian will provide research assistance and information literacy instruction initiatives as part of the Research, Instruction, and Outreach team in the areas of Social Work, Criminal Justice, Psychology, and social justice related disciplines. The successful candidate will also focus on developing library collections and services for social science disciplines with a diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) component and commitment to social justice. The SDSU Library is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the experiences of diverse students, faculty, and staff, and who can meet at least two of the university’s Building on Inclusive Excellence (BIE) criteria (

The position is appointed at the Senior Assistant Librarian rank. Anticipated salary range: $69,000 – $78,000. This position also offers a generous startup package.

This position will remain open until filled. Review will begin immediately. Preference will be given to applications received by March 22, 2021.

Anticipated start date is July 2021.

To view a complete job description and instructions for the application procedures, visit:

SDSU is an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.

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