Part-time Librarian Positions, California State University Northridge

Anticipated Part-Time Faculty Openings

California State University Northridge

Department: Oviatt Library/Research, Instruction & Outreach Services (Web Address:

Effective Date of Appointment: August 2014

All part-time faculty appointments are temporary and do not confer academic rank.

Anticipated needs: Full-time and part-time temporary librarian positions (Assistant Librarian Rank) /Research, Instruction & Outreach Services. Appointments by semester.

Current Salary Range: Dependent upon experience and qualifications


Minimum: Graduate degree in library/information science from an ALA-accredited school, or equivalent

degree if granted from outside the United States or Canada.

Required: Demonstrated reference desk service proficiency, preferably in a busy academic library, and enthusiasm for library instruction. Ability and commitment to working with a diverse campus community.

Desirable: Library instruction or teaching experience; experience with electronic resources and applications such as online indexing systems, internet, an integrated library system, and web page development; strong service commitment; excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills; knowledge of current trends and issues in librarianship; willingness to serve as needed in a range of library duties, which may include assignments to provide reference and instructional service to a specific subject discipline or program area of specialization such as Education, Business, Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences or Physical or Life Sciences and/or lower division composition. Assigned duties may also include the development of access or finding tools and/or processing of specialized or digitized materials; includes evening and weekend hours. Experience in creating learning objects to be embedded within Learning Management Systems such as Moodle is also desirable.

Application Process: Applicants should forward a current resume and a cover letter which designates specific courses or areas they are interested in teaching and, whenever possible, times available for teaching assignments. The resume should include educational background, prior teaching experience, evidence of scholarship, and/or related professional experience.

Inquiries and applications should be addressed to:

Lynn Lampert/Chair, Research, Instruction & Outreach Services Department Application for Temporary Librarian Faculty Position Oviatt LibraryNorthridge, CA 91330-8327

Application Deadline: For Academic Year: April 18, 2014 /For Spring 2015 Semester Only: September 12, 2014


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