CSUS University Library Engineering & Computer Science Librarian (Tenure Track -12 Month)

July 14, 2016
Job Description
Job Title:
Engineering & Computer Science Librarian (Tenure Track -12 Month)
Job ID:
101710
Full/Part Time:
Full-Time
Regular/Temporary:
Regular
Job Code:
2920
Librarian 12 Mo
Job Grade:
Assistant
Department:
Library

Campus Information

California State University, Sacramento is located in the heart of Northern California, one of the most beautiful, diverse and rapidly growing areas in the country. The 300-acre campus, just five miles from the State Capitol, is situated along the American River parkway that offers miles of trails and recreational access to the city’s two rivers, Folsom Lake and the historic Sacramento riverfront. Growth in the region has provided significant opportunities for faculty research and engagement with civic and business organizations as well as extensive research and internship opportunities for the University’s approximately 27,500 students. The University, where quality teaching is a top priority, offers instruction leading toward the bachelor’s degree in 58 disciplines, the master’s degree in 41 disciplines, two independent doctoral degrees and one joint doctoral degree, and houses numerous research and community service centers.

Sacramento is a high-growth metropolitan area with a very diverse population of approximately 2 million. As California’s capital, Sacramento is an advantageous setting for premier academic programs. As a major metropolitan university, California State University, Sacramento is committed to providing leadership in addressing significant regional needs and to enriching its liberal arts tradition. The proximity of California State University, Sacramento to the California legislature and other agencies of state and federal government provides unparalleled opportunities for faculty and students to participate in public service through policy research internships, and employment.

Hiring Dept. Information

As the center of campus intellectual discovery, the Sacramento State University Library promotes teaching, learning, research, and scholarly communication at the University by integrating the Library with campus student success programs and instruction. One of twenty-three libraries in the California State University System, the Library holds over 1.4 million volumes, comprised of print and electronic monographs and serials, and is a Federal Document Depository. The Library’s mission is to inspire excellence in teaching, learning, and scholarly activities.

The University Library is undergoing rapid transformation with new leadership, a forward-thinking vision, and a deep commitment to improving the campus learning environment. We welcome individuals with diverse backgrounds to join our growing organization of over 20 Library faculty, 25 staff and approximately 20 FTE student assistants.

A successful California State University, Sacramento faculty member promotes the values celebrated by a public, regional, comprehensive, metropolitan university. At Sacramento State, the quality of the education we provide is our top priority. In addition to contributing positively to teaching and learning, faculty members are expected to engage in scholarship and to provide service to the University and to the greater community. Our campus community represents the broad diversity of our state, and we believe that all are enriched and unified by this diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people with the commitment and ability to work with a diverse student population.

Duties/Responsibilities

Under the general direction of the Head of Reference and Instruction Department, the Engineering/Computer Science Librarian is the primary contact for the College of Engineering and Computer Science. The Engineering/Computer Science Librarian will be responsible for providing high-quality services to a diverse constituency of students and faculty including course related library instruction, development of library collections, and liaison responsibilities for the departments of Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Construction Management, Computer Science and Computer Engineering.

Scholarly or creative achievement, contributions to the Library and the University, professional development, and contributions to the community are all responsibilities of Library Faculty.

Qualifications

REQUIRED:

– American Library Association accredited Master’s degree or equivalent.
– Two-years of professional library experience or equivalent.
– Practical knowledge of engineering information resources and/or academic coursework in
engineering/computer science.
– Experience in embedding information literacy into curriculum and planning for programmatic
library instruction.
– Demonstrated understanding of the learning and research process in higher education.
– Ability to incorporate technology into library reference and instruction services.
– Demonstrated teaching ability and strong commitment to student learning.
– Demonstrated service orientation, interpersonal skills, and organizational skills.
– Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse populations that are reflective of a wide
range of backgrounds and cultural heritage and social identities.

PREFERRED:

– Bachelor or Master’s degree in engineering, computer science, physical science or related
field.
– Experience in collaborating with campus partners to include information literacy instruction
into the engineering or general education program in the undergraduate curriculum.
– Knowledge of instructional design theory, principles and practices.
– Experience with outreach, marketing, and promotion of library services to the campus and
community.
– Experience with assessment of library services to the students and teaching faculty.
– Collection Development experience in engineering.
– Knowledge of open access, affordable learning solutions, intellectual property rights, and
open publishing options.
– Knowledge of data management and/or library repositories.

Appointment

This is a full-time (12 month) tenure track position at the Assistant/Senior Assistant Librarian rank with an expected start date in fall 2016.

Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

Application Review

Review of applications will begin on August 24, 2016; position is open until filled.

Application Procedures

Applications are only accepted through the Sacramento State jobs website located at http://www.csus.edu/about/employment. Instructions on how to apply can also be found at this link. External applicants can apply by clicking on the Faculty, Staff, and Management Opportunities link. Internal applicants can apply by logging on My Sac State.

Applicants must include the following attachments with the application:

1. Cover letter.
2. Current curriculum vitae/resume.
3. The names and contact information of at least three professional references.
4. Unofficial transcripts attesting to the highest degree earned (official transcripts required if
invited for interview/upon hire).
5. Required Diversity Statement (Please limit your response to 500 words).
As an equal opportunity employer with a diverse staff and student population, Sacramento
State is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching and working environment
for all. What contributions are you most proud of that exemplify your awareness and
sensitivity towards promoting an inclusionary environment? What have you learned working
with diverse populations?

Equal Employment Opportunity

California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit http://www.csus.edu/hr/departments/equal-opportunity/index.html

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit http://www.csus.edu/hr/departments/equal-opportunity/Information%20for%20Job%20Applicants.html

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification. For additional information, visit http://www.csus.edu/aba/police/

Background Check

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

Child Abuse and Neglect Report

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in the California State University Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

For questions regarding application requirements for Job #101710, please send an email to facultyemployment@csus.edu. Please include the Job ID # in the subject line of the email.

For technical difficulties, please contact our IRT help desk at (916) 278-7337.


CSUS University Library Undergraduate Experience Librarian (Tenure Track – 12 Month)

July 14, 2016
Job Description
Job Title:
Undergraduate Experience Librarian (Tenure Track – 12 Month)
Job ID:
101709
Full/Part Time:
Full-Time
Regular/Temporary:
Regular
Job Code:
2920
Librarian 12 Mo
Job Grade:
Assistant
Department:
Library

Campus Information

California State University, Sacramento is located in the heart of Northern California, one of the most beautiful, diverse and rapidly growing areas in the country. The 300-acre campus, just five miles from the State Capitol, is situated along the American River parkway that offers miles of trails and recreational access to the city’s two rivers, Folsom Lake and the historic Sacramento riverfront. Growth in the region has provided significant opportunities for faculty research and engagement with civic and business organizations as well as extensive research and internship opportunities for the University’s approximately 27,500 students. The University, where quality teaching is a top priority, offers instruction leading toward the bachelor’s degree in 58 disciplines, the master’s degree in 41 disciplines, two independent doctoral degrees and one joint doctoral degree, and houses numerous research and community service centers.

Sacramento is a high-growth metropolitan area with a very diverse population of approximately 2 million. As California’s capital, Sacramento is an advantageous setting for premier academic programs. As a major metropolitan university, California State University, Sacramento is committed to providing leadership in addressing significant regional needs and to enriching its liberal arts tradition. The proximity of California State University, Sacramento to the California legislature and other agencies of state and federal government provides unparalleled opportunities for faculty and students to participate in public service through policy research internships, and employment.

Hiring Dept. Information

As the center of campus intellectual discovery, the Sacramento State University Library promotes teaching, learning, research, and scholarly communication at the University by integrating the Library with campus student success programs and instruction. One of twenty-three libraries in the California State University System, the Library holds over 1.4 million volumes, comprised of print and electronic monographs and serials, and is a Federal Document Depository. The Library’s mission is to inspire excellence in teaching, learning, and scholarly activities.

The University Library is undergoing rapid transformation with new leadership, a forward-thinking vision, and a deep commitment to improving the campus learning environment. We welcome individuals with diverse backgrounds to join our growing organization of over 20 Library faculty, 25 staff and approximately 20 FTE student assistants.

A successful California State University, Sacramento faculty member promotes the values celebrated by a public, regional, comprehensive, metropolitan university. At Sacramento State, the quality of the education we provide is our top priority. In addition to contributing positively to teaching and learning, faculty members are expected to engage in scholarship and to provide service to the University and to the greater community. Our campus community represents the broad diversity of our state, and we believe that all are enriched and unified by this diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people with the commitment and ability to work with a diverse student population.

Duties/Responsibilities

Sacramento State University seeks a creative, energetic, and dynamic Undergraduate Experience Librarian. The successful candidate will report to the Head of the Reference and Library Instruction Department and is responsible for designing, developing and implementing library programs in collaboration with the University First Year Experience and other student service programs for freshmen and newly transferred students. Working with these key campus partners, this position will develop targeted pathways that enhance student’s first interactions with the University Library.

– Develops and coordinates scalable library programs to reach first-year and transfer students
across colleges, departments, and other campus partners in conjunction with campus
outreach initiatives.
– Responsible for programming for new students including first year and transfer students.
– Provides effective and scalable online instruction modules, research guides and other
learning objects for first year/transfer students.
– Designs, develops, creates, implements, and evaluates digital learning objects in support of
information literacy and library instruction.
– Assesses the impact of first year and transfer library programs on student learning outcomes
and retention/graduation rates.
– Builds relationships and communicates regularly with University units and programs that
support the undergraduate experience.
– Acts as the point-person for Library welcoming events.
– Provides reference and research consultation for students in-person or using alternative
technologies.
– Schedule includes some evening and weekend assignments.
– Other duties as assigned.

Scholarly or creative achievement, contributions to the Library and the University, professional development, and contributions to the community are all responsibilities of Library Faculty.

Qualifications

REQUIRED:

– American Library Association accredited Master’s degree, or equivalent credentials in
information science or from foreign universities.
– Experience in embedding information literacy into the undergraduate curriculum.
– Demonstrated understanding of the learning and research process, especially as it relates to
first-year students.
– Demonstrated teaching ability and a commitment to undergraduate student learning.
– Demonstrated service orientation, interpersonal skills, and organizational skills.
– Demonstrated written and oral communication skills.
– Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse populations that are reflective of a wide
range of backgrounds and cultural heritage and social identities.

PREFERRED:

– Two-year professional librarian or teaching experience or equivalent.
– Experience in collaborating with campus partners to include information literacy instruction
into the general education program in the undergraduate curriculum.
– Experience in instructional programmatic planning.
– Experience incorporating technology into reference and instruction services.
– Knowledge of instructional design theory, principles and practices.
– Experience with outreach, marketing, and promotion of library services and resources to the
campus and regional community.
– Experience with program assessment related to student success.

Appointment

This is a full-time (12-month) tenure track position at the Assistant/Senior Assistant Librarian rank with an expected start date in Fall 2016.

Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

Application Review

Review of applications will begin on August 24, 2016; position is open until filled.

Application Procedures

Applications are only accepted through the Sacramento State jobs website located at http://www.csus.edu/about/employment. Instructions on how to apply can also be found at this link. External applicants can apply by clicking on the Faculty, Staff, and Management Opportunities link. Internal applicants can apply by logging on My Sac State.

Applicants must include the following attachments with the application:

1. Cover letter.
2. Current curriculum vitae/resume.
3. The names and contact information of at least three professional references.
4. Unofficial transcripts attesting to the highest degree earned (official transcripts required if
invited for interview/upon hire).
5. Required Diversity Statement (Please limit to 500 words)
As an equal opportunity employer with a diverse staff and student population, Sacramento
State is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching and working
environment for all. What contributions are you most proud of that exemplify your
awareness and sensitivity towards promoting an inclusionary environment? What have you
learned working with diverse populations?

Equal Employment Opportunity

California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit http://www.csus.edu/hr/departments/equal-opportunity/index.html

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit http://www.csus.edu/hr/departments/equal-opportunity/Information%20for%20Job%20Applicants.html

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification. For additional information, visit http://www.csus.edu/aba/police/

Background Check

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

Child Abuse and Neglect Report

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in the California State University Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

For questions regarding application requirements for Job #101709, please send an email to facultyemployment@csus.edu. Please include the Job ID # in the subject line of the email.

For technical difficulties, please contact our IRT help desk at (916) 278-7337.


CSUS University Library Health Science Librarian (Tenure Track – 12 Month)

July 14, 2016
Job Description
Job Title:
Health Science Librarian (Tenure Track – 12 Month)
Job ID:
101708
Full/Part Time:
Full-Time
Regular/Temporary:
Regular
Job Code:
2920
Librarian 12 Mo
Job Grade:
Assistant
Department:
Library

Campus Information

California State University, Sacramento is located in the heart of Northern California, one of the most beautiful, diverse and rapidly growing areas in the country. The 300-acre campus, just five miles from the State Capitol, is situated along the American River parkway that offers miles of trails and recreational access to the city’s two rivers, Folsom Lake and the historic Sacramento riverfront. Growth in the region has provided significant opportunities for faculty research and engagement with civic and business organizations as well as extensive research and internship opportunities for the University’s approximately 27,500 students. The University, where quality teaching is a top priority, offers instruction leading toward the bachelor’s degree in 58 disciplines, the master’s degree in 41 disciplines, two independent doctoral degrees and one joint doctoral degree, and houses numerous research and community service centers.

Sacramento is a high-growth metropolitan area with a very diverse population of approximately 2 million. As California’s capital, Sacramento is an advantageous setting for premier academic programs. As a major metropolitan university, California State University, Sacramento is committed to providing leadership in addressing significant regional needs and to enriching its liberal arts tradition. The proximity of California State University, Sacramento to the California legislature and other agencies of state and federal government provides unparalleled opportunities for faculty and students to participate in public service through policy research internships, and employment.

Hiring Dept. Information

As the center of campus intellectual discovery, the Sacramento State University Library promotes teaching, learning, research, and scholarly communication at the University by integrating the Library with campus student success programs and instruction. One of twenty-three libraries in the California State University System, the Library holds over 1.4 million volumes, comprised of print and electronic monographs and serials, and is a Federal Document Depository. The Library’s mission is to inspire excellence in teaching, learning, and scholarly activities.

The University Library is undergoing rapid transformation with new leadership, a forward-thinking vision, and a deep commitment to improving the campus learning environment. We welcome individuals with diverse backgrounds to join our growing organization of over 20 Library faculty, 25 staff and approximately 20 FTE student assistants.

A successful California State University, Sacramento faculty member promotes the values celebrated by a public, regional, comprehensive, metropolitan university. At Sacramento State, the quality of the education we provide is our top priority. In addition to contributing positively to teaching and learning, faculty members are expected to engage in scholarship and to provide service to the University and to the greater community. Our campus community represents the broad diversity of our state, and we believe that all are enriched and unified by this diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people with the commitment and ability to work with a diverse student population.

Duties/Responsibilities

Under the general direction of the Head of Reference and Instruction Department, the Health Sciences Librarian shares responsibilities with other Science Librarians for disciplines within the College of Health and Human Services. Responsibility includes providing high-quality services to a diverse constituency of students and faculty including course related library instruction, development of library collections, and liaison responsibilities with the departments of Nursing, Kinesiology, and Health Science, Physical Therapy, and Speech Pathology and Audiology.

Scholarly or creative achievement, contributions to the Library and the University, professional development, and contributions to the community are all responsibilities of Library Faculty.

Qualifications

REQUIRED:

– American Library Association accredited Master’s degree or equivalent.
– Two-years of professional library experience or equivalent.
– Practical knowledge of health science information resources and/or academic coursework in
the health sciences.
– Experience in embedding information literacy into curriculum and planning for programmatic
library instruction.
– Demonstrated understanding of the learning and research process in higher education.
– Ability to incorporate technology into reference and instruction services,
– Demonstrated teaching ability and strong commitment to student learning.
– Demonstrated service orientation, interpersonal skills, and organizational skills.
– Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse populations that are reflective of a wide
range of backgrounds and cultural heritage and social identities.

PREFERRED:

– Bachelor or Master’s degree in a health science related area or a RN/LVN.
– Experience in collaborating with campus partners to include information literacy instruction
into the health science or general education program in the undergraduate curriculum.
– Knowledge of instructional design theory, principles and practices.
– Experience with outreach, marketing, and promotion of library services to the campus and
community.
– Experience with assessment of library services to the students and teaching faculty.
– Collection Development experience in the Health Sciences.
– Knowledge of open access, affordable learning solutions, intellectual property rights, and
open publishing options.
– Knowledge of data management and/or library repositories.

Appointment

This is a full-time (12-month) tenure track position at the Assistant/Senior Assistant Librarian rank with an expected start date in Fall 2016.

Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

Application Review

Review of applications will begin on August 24, 2016; position is open until filled.

Application Procedures

Applications are only accepted through the Sacramento State jobs website located at http://www.csus.edu/about/employment. Instructions on how to apply can also be found at this link. External applicants can apply by clicking on the Faculty, Staff, and Management Opportunities link. Internal applicants can apply by logging on My Sac State.

Applicants must include the following attachments with the application:

1. Cover letter.
2. Current curriculum vitae/resume.
3. The names and contact information of at least three professional references.
4. Unofficial transcripts attesting to the highest degree earned (official transcripts required if
invited for interview/upon hire).
5. Required Diversity Statement (Please limit your response to 500 words)
As an equal opportunity employer with a diverse staff and student population, Sacramento
State is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching and working
environment for all. What contributions are you most proud of that exemplify your
awareness and sensitivity towards promoting an inclusionary environment? What have you
learned working with diverse populations?

Equal Employment Opportunity

California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit http://www.csus.edu/hr/departments/equal-opportunity/index.html

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit http://www.csus.edu/hr/departments/equal-opportunity/Information%20for%20Job%20Applicants.html

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification. For additional information, visit http://www.csus.edu/aba/police/

Background Check

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

Child Abuse and Neglect Report

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in the California State University Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

For questions regarding application requirements for Job #101708, please send an email to facultyemployment@csus.edu. Please include the Job ID # in the subject line of the email.

For technical difficulties, please contact our IRT help desk at (916) 278-7337.


CSUS University Library Social Science Librarian (Tenure Track -12 Month) , Sacramento, CA

July 14, 2016
Job Description
Job Title:
Social Science Librarian (Tenure Track -12 Month)
Job ID:
101711
Full/Part Time:
Full-Time
Regular/Temporary:
Regular
Job Code:
2920
Librarian 12 Mo
Job Grade:
Assistant
Department:
Library
Campus Information

California State University, Sacramento is located in the heart of Northern California, one of the most beautiful, diverse and rapidly growing areas in the country. The 300-acre campus, just five miles from the State Capitol, is situated along the American River parkway that offers miles of trails and recreational access to the city’s two rivers, Folsom Lake and the historic Sacramento riverfront. Growth in the region has provided significant opportunities for faculty research and engagement with civic and business organizations as well as extensive research and internship opportunities for the University’s approximately 27,500 students. The University, where quality teaching is a top priority, offers instruction leading toward the bachelor’s degree in 58 disciplines, the master’s degree in 41 disciplines, two independent doctoral degrees and one joint doctoral degree, and houses numerous research and community service centers.

Sacramento is a high-growth metropolitan area with a very diverse population of approximately 2 million. As California’s capital, Sacramento is an advantageous setting for premier academic programs. As a major metropolitan university, California State University, Sacramento is committed to providing leadership in addressing significant regional needs and to enriching its liberal arts tradition. The proximity of California State University, Sacramento to the California legislature and other agencies of state and federal government provides unparalleled opportunities for faculty and students to participate in public service through policy research internships, and employment.

Hiring Dept. Information

As the center of campus intellectual discovery, the Sacramento State University Library promotes teaching, learning, research, and scholarly communication at the University by integrating the Library with campus student success programs and instruction. One of twenty-three libraries in the California State University System, the Library holds over 1.4 million volumes, comprised of print and electronic monographs and serials, and is a Federal Document Depository. The Library’s mission is to inspire excellence in teaching, learning, and scholarly activities.

The University Library is undergoing rapid transformation with new leadership, a forward-thinking vision, and a deep commitment to improving the campus learning environment. We welcome individuals with diverse backgrounds to join our growing organization of over 20 Library faculty, 25 staff and approximately 20 FTE student assistants.

A successful California State University, Sacramento faculty member promotes the values celebrated by a public, regional, comprehensive, metropolitan university.  At Sacramento State, the quality of the education we provide is our top priority.  In addition to contributing positively to teaching and learning, faculty members are expected to engage in scholarship and to provide service to the University and to the greater community.  Our campus community represents the broad diversity of our state, and we believe that all are enriched and unified by this diversity.  In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people with the commitment and ability to work with a diverse student population.

Duties/Responsibilities

Under the general direction of the Head of Reference and Instruction Department, the Social Science Librarian shares responsibilities with other Science Librarians for disciplines within the College of Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies.  Responsibilities include providing high-quality services, to a diverse constituency of students and faculty including course related library instruction, development of library collections, and liaison responsibilities with the departments including Psychology and Women Studies.

Scholarly or creative achievement, contributions to the Library and the University, professional development, and contributions to the community are all responsibilities of Library Faculty.

Qualifications

REQUIRED:

– American Library Association accredited Master’s degree or equivalent.
– Two-years of professional library experience or equivalent.
– Practical knowledge of social science information resources and/or academic coursework in
psychology or social science.
– Experience in embedding information literacy into curriculum and planning for programmatic
library instruction.
– Demonstrated understanding of the learning and research process in higher education.
– Ability to incorporate technology into library reference and instruction services.
– Demonstrated teaching ability and a strong commitment to student learning.
– Demonstrated service orientation, interpersonal skills, and organizational skills.
– Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse populations that are reflective of a wide
range of backgrounds and cultural heritage and social identities.

PREFERRED:

– Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in psychology or other social science areas.
– Experience in collaborating with campus partners to include information literacy instruction
into the social science or general education program in the undergraduate curriculum.
– Knowledge of instructional design theory, principles and practices.
– Experience with outreach, marketing, and promotion of library services to the campus and
community.
– Experience with assessment of library services to the students and teaching faculty.
– Collection development experience in psychology or the social sciences.
– Knowledge of open access, affordable learning solutions, intellectual property rights, and
open publishing options.
– Knowledge of data management and/or library repositories.

Appointment

This is a full-time (12-month) tenure track position at the Assistant/Senior Assistant Librarian rank with an expected start date in Fall 2016.

Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

Application Review
Review of applications will begin on August 24, 2016; position is open until filled.
Application Procedures

Applications are only accepted through the Sacramento State jobs website located at http://www.csus.edu/about/employment.  Instructions on how to apply can also be found at this link.  External applicants can apply by clicking on the Faculty, Staff, and Management Opportunities link.  Internal applicants can apply by logging on My Sac State.

Applicants must include the following attachments with the application:

1.  Cover letter.
2.  Current curriculum vitae/resume.
3.  The names and contact information of at least three professional references.
4.  Unofficial transcripts attesting to the highest degree earned (official transcripts required if
invited for interview/upon hire).
5.  Required Diversity Statement (Please limit your response to 500 words.)
As an equal opportunity employer with a diverse staff and student population, Sacramento
State is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching and working environment
for all. What contributions are you most proud of that exemplify your awareness and
sensitivity towards promoting an inclusionary environment? What have you learned working
with diverse populations?

Equal Employment Opportunity

California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas.  We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment.  If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit http://www.csus.edu/hr/departments/equal-opportunity/index.html

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.  For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit http://www.csus.edu/hr/departments/equal-opportunity/Information%20for%20Job%20Applicants.html

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification. For additional information, visit http://www.csus.edu/aba/police/

Background Check
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.
Child Abuse and Neglect Report

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in the California State University Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

For questions regarding application requirements for Job #101711, please send an email to facultyemployment@csus.edu.  Please include the Job ID # in the subject line of the email.

For technical difficulties, please contact our IRT help desk at (916) 278-7337.


Librarian-in-Residence – Loyola Marymount University

July 7, 2016

https://jobs.lmu.edu/postings/26476

Loyola Marymount University seeks an energetic, self-directed entry-level librarian for the position of Librarian-in-Residence. This is a full-time, two-year visiting appointment.

Loyola Marymount, founded in 1911, is a comprehensive university in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education. Located on the west side of Los Angeles overlooking the Pacific Ocean, LMU is one of the nation’s 28 Jesuit colleges and universities and five Marymount institutions. It serves 6,000 undergraduates and 2,200 graduate students in the Colleges/Schools of Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, Business Administration, Communication and Fine Arts, Film and Television, Education, and Law. The William H. Hannon Library (http://library.lmu.edu) was opened in 2009 and serves as the intellectual and cultural hub of the university. Loyola Marymount seeks professionally outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity institution actively working to promote an intercultural learning community.

The William H. Hannon Library Librarian-in-Residence Program offers an entry-level librarian an opportunity to begin a career in academic librarianship. The program reflects the library’s and university’s commitment to achieving inclusive excellence and ethnic and racial diversity among our staff, including our librarians. The Resident will receive the full advantage of a librarian appointment, including financial support for professional development, plus mentorship and the opportunity to learn about specialization within the profession.

Responsibilities:

The residency will provide an overview of professional library work through assignments in diverse functional areas, determined mutually by the Resident’s interests and the needs of the library. During the latter half of the second year, the Resident will be expected to complete a specific project involving one or more of the functional areas. The Resident will have the opportunity to engage in professional development and service activities in the library, on campus, and in the wider academic library community.

Qualifications:

Required: Recent graduate (fewer than two years of professional experience) of an ALA-accredited master’s degree program in library and information science; strong interest in academic librarianship and willingness to spend time working in public services, in addition to other specialized goals; commitment to professional development and service; excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication, and presentation skills; ability to be flexible and adaptable to a variety of work environments; commitment to diversity.

Deliberations on the pool of candidates will begin as resumes are received. Applicants should submit the following materials:

  1. Letter of application, with a statement of professional goals;
  2. Curriculum vitae or resume;
  3. List of three professional references (names, titles, addresses, and telephone numbers)

to: https://jobs.lmu.edu

Inquiries should be addressed to:

Jef Gatten

Associate Dean of the Library

Loyola Marymount University

One LMU Drive MS8200

Los Angeles, CA 90045-2659

310/338-3088

jgatten@lmu.edu

 


Circulation Assistant – Law Library

June 20, 2016

The Hugh & Hazel Darling Law Library of the Fowler School of Law at Chapman University is seeking applications for the position of Circulation Assistant.  The Circulation Assistant helps manage and carry out Circulation functions including patron services, interlibrary loan (ILL), reserves, and stacks maintenance, primarily on evenings and weekends.  The position requires a strong commitment to service and problem-solving skills.  The Circulation Assistant helps to ensure consistently high service to library users by participating in hiring, training, scheduling, supervising, and evaluating student employees; working with other Law School and University departments on issues relating to library access, security, and facilities; helping maintain the Circulation module of the Integrated Library System (ILS); and assisting with developing and administering Circulation policies.

The work schedule for this position is Sunday – Thursday, 3:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m., although hours vary during finals periods and between terms.

For more information and to apply, please visit http://webfarm.chapman.edu/hr/joblisting/details.aspx?job=74-16.


Manager, Research & Discovery, Research Subject Librarian

June 2, 2016

The Manager, Research & Discover, Research Subject Librarian provides leadership and management for the GSB Library’s research and discovery services, and the outreach programs. This position also serves as a research subject librarian and assists library patrons (faculty, students, researchers and other library users) with identifying and locating sources of information. Responsible for an expert bibliographic function, managing a library unit or program, or for planning and executing the integration of library programs and personnel.

CORE DUTIES*:
  • Provides leadership for research subject librarians, and manages the library’s research and discovery services and policies.
  • Coordinates budget of the research and discovery services in consultation with Library Director.
  • Provides leadership for library instruction and outreach.
  • Accountable for managing and performing advanced bibliographic functions.
  • Has an advanced knowledge of business and information resources.
  • Carry out analytical work for significant aspects of the library’s operations.
  • Direct and facilitate the selection of hardware and software for the local information systems network and resources. Partner with internal and external developers in appropriate software development projects.
  • Formulate, develop and administer broad library policies or major programs and collections.
  • Teach classes, lead tours and/or give demonstrations of library resources.
  • Serve as liaison to University faculty.
  • Work actively with primary clientele to explore and propose collaborative projects, options for new library services, and options for better integration between Stanford University Libraries and academic units.
  • Supervise staff or student staff.
* – Other duties may also be assigned
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Education & Experience:

Advanced Degree in Library Science or a relevant academic discipline and ten years of experience in a relevant library setting, demonstrating a high level of expertise and active engagement in their area of specialization at a national level or a combination of education and relevant experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Recognition of substantial professional accomplishment both within and beyond Stanford is expected at this rank.
  • Ability to articulate the role of the Library within the University and with other cultural heritage organizations. Ability to act as liaison between the Library and University and external partners.
  • Ability to apply expert knowledge and substantial experience to selecting, acquiring, preserving, and/or providing access to scholarly resources.
  • Display an exceptionally high level of professional development and accomplishment.
  • Exercise a high level of initiative, sound judgment and leadership.
  • Evidence of specialized knowledge or advanced managerial/supervisory skills is expected.
  • Experience with identifying, evaluating, recommending, and implementing new service programs, technology, and complex work flows.
  • Demonstrated success in working across organizational lines to develop initiative proposals of considerable complexity; formulate plans for implementation, working to win support and funding, and moving their ideas to implementation.
  • Demonstrated strong ability to act as a partner in software development. Evidence of ability to engage in needs assessment, system architecture planning, iteration review and user testing. Work jointly with internal and external partners to ensure that software meets the needs of users.
  • Demonstrated expertise in independently performing complex job functions such as collection management reviews, preparation of major exhibits, developing policies for business practices.
  • Evidence of leadership in relevant professional or academic communities and/or national or international recognition of their expertise.
  • Consistent display of excellent verbal and written communication skills, including strong presentation skills.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:
  • Constantly sit, perform desk-based computer tasks.
  • Frequently twist/bend/stoop/squat, grasps lightly/fine manipulation, grasp forcefully, sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
  • Occasionally stand/walk, reach/work above shoulders, writing by hand, kneel/crawl, climb (ladders, scaffolds, or other).
  • Rarely use a telephone, operate hand controls.
  • Must be able to push and maneuver a fully-loaded cart weighing up to 650 pounds that requires an initial push force up to 50 pounds.

* – Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

 
WORKING CONDITIONS:
  • May work in confined spaces and at heights 4-10 feet; be exposed to dust and mold; work extended hours, evenings and weekends.
WORK STANDARDS:
  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University’s Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.

To learn more about this position and to submit an application, please visit:

https://stanford.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=163230&src=JB-10064


Manager, Collection Development & Research Subject Librarian – Stanford Graduate School of Business Library

June 2, 2016

The Manager, Collection Development & Research Librarian plays a leadership role in the Stanford Graduate School of Business Library’s collections policies, assessment, strategies, and maintenance, and works collaboratively with relevant stakeholders in building collections. This position also serves as a research subject librarian and assists library patrons (faculty, students, researchers and other library users) with identifying and locating sources of information. Responsible for an advanced bibliographic function, managing a library unit or program, or for planning and executing the integration of library programs and personnel.

CORE DUTIES*:

  • Negotiates and maintains licenses for electronic databases and data sets.
  • Manages materials budgets in consultation with Library Director.
  • Provides leadership for research subject librarians in developing collections to support teaching and research.
  • Works with relevant stakeholders in building cooperative collections.
  • Has an advanced knowledge of business and information resources.
  • Stays abreast of trends and changes in all aspects of academic publishing. Informs and instructs colleagues about these changes and their implications for libraries. Ensures that collection policies accord well with changes in the production and dissemination of information.
  • Select library materials and information resources in a broad or interdisciplinary area, including responsibility for collection management, preservation decision-making, donor relations and liaison with users.
  • Make recommendations for the upgrade of electronic and manual resource tools. Participate in the evaluation, modification, and development of software, online databases or digital resources.
  • Maintain library information systems documentation for a department.
  • Formulate policies and propose plans for programs or operations of a library unit. Implement and ensure policies and procedures for library units are followed.
  • Collaborate with library faculty and staff to provide services to patrons.
  • Identify potential grant opportunities and develop proposals.
  • Assist patrons and staff with complex reference and research inquiries by searching shelves, files and electronic resources.
  • Teach classes, lead tours and/or give demonstrations of library resources.
  • May supervise staff or student staff.
    * – Other duties may also be assigned

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Education & Experience:
Advanced Degree in Library Science or a relevant academic discipline with demonstrated understanding of academic libraries and five years of experience in a relevant library setting with evidence of capacity to work at a high level of responsibility or a combination of education and relevant experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Deep understanding and engagement with the range of library operations, trends and practices.
  • Evidence of professional contribution and achievement beyond the library may be expected at this rank.
  • Demonstrated success in engaging with colleagues across the University and beyond in a collaborative and construction fashion.
  • Ability to manage projects, develop policies or drive library initiatives across functional lines.
  • Ability to interact with internal or external developers to evaluate and recommend modifications of software, online databases or digital resources. Understanding of software development life cycle and ability to interact effectively with staff engaged in software development.
  • Demonstrated success in independently performing complex job functions such as collection management reviews, preparation of major exhibits, developing policies for business practices.
  • Evidence of engagement in relevant professional or academic communities.
  • Consistent display of excellent verbal and written communication skills, including strong presentation skills.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:

  • Constantly sit, perform desk-based computer tasks.
  • Frequently twist/bend/stoop/squat, grasps lightly/fine manipulation, grasp forcefully, sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
  • Occasionally stand/walk, reach/work above shoulders, writing by hand, kneel/crawl, climb (ladders, scaffolds, or other).
  • Rarely use a telephone, operate hand controls.
  • Must be able to push and maneuver a fully-loaded cart weighing up to 650 pounds that requires an initial push force up to 50 pounds.

* – Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • May work in confined spaces and at heights 4-10 feet; be exposed to dust and mold; work extended hours, evenings and weekends.

WORK STANDARDS:

  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University’s Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.

To learn more about this position and to submit an application, please visit:

https://stanford.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=163250&src=JB-10064


Librarian, Supervising Librarian Open Exams

April 3, 2016

Put your passion for libraries into action–work at the State Library. Whether you are a recent graduate of a library school or an experienced librarian, you’ll find a rewarding career at the California State Library.

Applying for a State job is a bit different than it is for other jobs. First, you’ll need to take an online exam; those who pass are eligible to apply for future job openings. We have online exams for the following positions:

Librarian and Senior Librarian work in collection development, acquisition, cataloging, reference, circulation, and preservation of library materials.

Supervising Librarian and Principal Librarian develop services and collections and direct the activities of dedicated staff in a section of the library. They make recommendations for developing new programs, implementing trends, and utilizing new technologies to lead this historic institution into the future.

These positions come with a great retirement and benefits package.

Take a look at our jobs page for a full description of each position and the application process. Scroll down to Currently Scheduled Examinations/Open: http://www.library.ca.gov/about/jobs/jobs.html

Have questions? Contact Angela Duprey: Angela.Duprey@library.ca.gov or (916) 651-0337.

Founded in 1850, the California State Library is the central reference and research library for the Governor’s office, Legislature, state employees, and the general public. The State Library leads and promotes innovative library services by providing and managing state and federal funding programs to ensure all Californians have access via their libraries to information and educational resources.


Information and Educational Technology Services (IETS) Director, University of the Pacific, Stockton CA

March 14, 2016

Primary Purpose

Under the direction of the University Librarian, the University Library Information and Educational Technology Services Director will be responsible for the collaborative creation, evaluation, evolution, and supervision of learning environments and educational technology across the three campuses. This position will coordinate projects with architects, building operations, facilities, Pacific Technology, Compliance (ADA), Risk Management, and vendors during a three to five year comprehensive facility renovation of the Stockton library to co-locate academic support services and co-design robust digital learning environments. As the library technology strategist, the Director will also work with Pacific Technology and Distributed Learning leaders to recommend campus resources and integrated strategies required to meet the goals of Pacific2020 and the Academic Plan. This position will also collaborate with deans, associate deans, Center for Teaching & Learning (CTL), Pacific Technology, McGeorge Library, faculty, academic administration, facilities, and university internal and external communities on priority teaching and learning initiatives, including establishment of an institutional repository. The Director will also be responsible for developing technology-enabled library initiatives in consultation with University Librarian and development officer.

Qualifications

Education/Work Experience/Certifications: • Master’s Degree in Enterprise Systems, Library Science, Information Science, Computer Science, Educational Technology, or related field. • Five years + experience of progressive supervisory responsibility and program development in higher education technology services. Academic library experience preferred.

Skills/Knowledge and Expertise: • Strategic thinker with an open and collaborative style of leadership that fosters teamwork and sustains a learning environment for staff • Proven ability to identify and convey requirements, enable institutional effectiveness, improve processes and design and operate solutions • Demonstrated knowledge of personnel management and supervision • Service oriented and learning focused • Able to navigate ambiguity and complexity • Able to communicate effectively with individuals at various levels with both excellent oral and written communication skills • Experience with negotiating contracts • Proven ability to manage strategic vendor partnerships • Positive attitude, with proven ability to work successfully in a collaborative and collegial environment • Experience with advancing and influencing constituencies • Change management experience • Proven ability to work successfully with diverse populations and demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance diversity and inclusion.

Other Desired Qualifications: • Significant recent experience guiding technology strategies in a major facility renovation • Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a complex higher education institution • Some experience with donor relations, fund development, and grant writing • Experience managing technology operations within an academic library • Experience managing customer service positions in higher education • Experience with strategic planning and project management in higher education • Conversance with mobile devices, social networking, and other applications and familiarity with their use and potential for delivering library resources and services • In-depth knowledge and understanding of technical staff supervision, and demonstrated ability to promote teamwork and professional development • Ability to manage time and multiple projects in a changing environment with a positive, flexible, and innovative attitude as evidenced by creative problem-solving skills, excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to work cooperatively and foster teamwork • Experience with cloud-based computing solutions and services, content management systems, LDAP and/or remote patron authentication

To view full job description and apply online visit: https://pacific.peopleadmin.com/postings/6779