California State University, Stanislaus is seeking a hands-on, knowledgeable, innovative and forward-thinking librarian who is passionate about archives and special collections development to join the library faculty as the Special Collections and University Archives Librarian. This is a full-time, 12-month tenure-track position. The University Library supports university’s mission to create an inclusive learning environment for all members of the campus community and is committed to providing access to information resources and services that facilitate teaching, learning and research.
The CSU Stanislaus Library Special Collections include resources of interest to the campus, the community, and the Central Valley region that are relevant for teaching, learning, and research. Noteworthy collections include local history/rare books; the Diaz collection from a Luso-American photo-journalist; regional historic newspapers; an Assyrian rare book collection; and the Modern Assyrian Heritage Collection. The Library special collections offer substantial potential for grant proposals and digitization projects. The University Archives serves as a repository for documenting University history, and includes retrospective campus publications such as newsletters, catalogs, press releases, photographs, The Signal student newspaper, campus yearbooks, as well as materials representing other campus entities. The Library is an active participant in CSU-system-wide digital repository projects, such as Scholar Works, the CSU Institutional Repository for students and faculty scholarship.
The University Library will return to the newly renovated library building in the summer of 2021. The re-designed Special Collections and University Archives will include a closed-stack area, a digitization room, a restoration room, a reading/research room, and a reception area. The new facility will offer ample space for new projects and program development.
Library faculty work under the direction of the Dean of Library Services and must demonstrate proficiency in the areas of librarianship; research, scholarship and/or creative activities; and participation in University affairs in order to earn tenure and promotion. The library faculty work collaboratively in the spirit of shared governance to formulate library practices and policies and value consultation, flexibility and enthusiasm for an evolving environment. The University Statement on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Social Justice and the supporting University Library Action Plan for Social Justice are new actionable commitments supported by the library dean and faculty and provide new opportunities for further excellence in librarianship in Special Collections & University Archives.
Position open until filled. For full information, including application procedures, visit the CSU Stanislaus Career Opportunities website: https://careers.csustan.edu/st/en-us/job/499100/special-collections-university-archives-librarian