Social Sciences and Government Documents Librarian
The Pollak Library at California State University, Fullerton invites applications for a tenure-track Social Sciences/Government Documents Librarian to join our dedicated community of librarians, staff, and student assistants. The library values and is dedicated to building a diverse community. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate through their work, research and/or service that they can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our community.
We serve a total of more than 40,000 students as well as approximately 4,000 faculty and staff. Our website (http://www.library.fullerton.edu) is a vital component of the Library’s extensive instruction program and serves as a gateway to resources: including 1.3 million books, government documents, and audiovisual materials; over 50,000 periodicals available electronically or in print; and 200 electronic databases. The staff includes 23 FTE librarians, 35 FTE paraprofessionals, and 80 student assistants.
California State University Fullerton (CSUF) Pollak Library is seeking a highly collaborative individual to serve as the Social Sciences and Government Documents Librarian. This position includes responsibilities in the Library’s Instruction and Information Services unit as well as the Collections and Scholarly Communications unit. The successful candidate will provide subject-specific as well as general library services, including instruction, reference, collection development, and outreach. In the area of government documents, the librarian will curate the Pollak Library’s Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) collection. As a designated selective Federal Depository Library, the Pollak Library is required to provide public access to its FDLP collection and support for locating and accessing these materials. Other collections included in Government Documents are the California depository collection, the local city/county/regional collection, and the international collection. This position—newly created in response to Pollak Library’s recent re-organization, self-assessment, and strategic plan—will have the opportunity to be creative and innovative in building a library for the 21st century.
Librarians at CSUF have faculty status and are expected to meet promotion and tenure requirements, including scholarly and professional activities, as well as serving on department, Library, and university committees.