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Cal Poly Pomona, University Library (Pomona, CA)


Provide reference assistance at the Research Help Desk using a wide variety of print and electronic resources. Assist in the Library’s Instructional and Information Literacy programs. Contribute to special projects in support of library and campus initiatives as assigned. This is a part-time, temporary, non-tenure-track position. 10 hours per week beginning winter quarter, January 2014.


  • Master of Library or Information Science from an ALA -accredited institution or equivalent.
  • Recent reference desk experience in an academic or public library.
  • Demonstrated communication skills with ability to provide effective research assistance.
  • Demonstrated commitment to client-centered service and ability to work effectively in a multicultural environment.
  • Demonstrated skills in searching electronic resources.


  • Library instruction experience.
  • Experience using LibGuides.


$24.50 to $29.50 per hour, depending upon qualifications.


As the central intellectual and cultural resource of the campus community, the purpose of the Cal Poly Pomona University Library is to provide all students, faculty, staff, and administrators with effective and equitable access to the recorded information necessary to support the University’s instruction, research, and public service mission. The University Library has a strong commitment to the use of emerging information technologies. Hands-on bibliographic instruction sessions are regularly conducted in our state-of-the-art electronic classrooms. We also provide access to a variety of online tutorials and research guides. Our print and electronic resources are represented in our online catalog.

We strive to respond to the need of all members of the University community to be library and information literate, and to provide a rich independent learning environment where information can be explored and assimilated to knowledge.

In addition, the centrally-located University Library serves as a de facto “commons area,” a “people place” where all members of the diverse campus community can and do come together to further their intellectual pursuits. To learn more, visit:


Cal Poly Pomona, one of two polytechnic universities in California, is a member of the 23-campus California State University system. Our ethnically diverse student population of approximately 21,000 enrolls in 60 baccalaureate, 26 master’s degree programs and a doctorate in Educational Leadership, presented by 1,000 faculty. We recruit students increasingly from throughout California and beyond. The students are success and career focused and extremely diverse. We are proud of our status as a Hispanic Serving Institution. We have a strong commitment to supporting scholarship, research, and student achievement. Our scenic and historic 1,400-acre campus, once the winter ranch of cereal magnate W. K. Kellogg, is located about 30 miles east of downtown Los Angeles in one of the most dynamic economic and cultural, regions in the country, and within an hour’s drive of beaches, mountains, and desert. The university is committed to diversifying its faculty and staff and has made educational equity one of its highest priorities. The mission of the university is to advance learning and knowledge by linking theory and practice in all disciplines, and to prepare students for lifelong learning, leadership, and careers in a changing, multicultural world.

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. The University seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning. Cal Poly Pomona subscribes to all state and federal regulations and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, medical condition, and covered veteran status. Cal Poly Pomona hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. As required by the Clery Disclosure Act, the university’s annual security report is available at


A completed application form is required of all persons who wish to be considered for this position. Application is available at

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Send completed application, resume, and name, address, and telephone number of three (3) work-related references to:

  • Cal Poly Pomona
  • University Library – Bldg. 15
  • 3801 W. Temple Avenue
  • Pomona, CA 91768
  • ATTN: Library Office


Review of applications begins January 20, 2014. Open until filled.

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