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Tenure Track Librarian Positions

Social Sciences and Data Librarian

San Diego State University Library & Information Access seeks applications and nominations of dynamic, innovative, and service-oriented candidates for the position of Social Sciences and Data Librarian. The Social Sciences and Data Librarian will provide outreach, research consultation, and library instruction in social science disciplines. The incumbent will support research data services across the disciplines, growing and promoting Library services related to the discovery, evaluation, and manipulation of data and the use of statistical or other analytical tools for quantitative and qualitative data. This position carries formal subject liaison responsibilities, including collection development, in one or several social science departments.

This position is appointed at the Senior Assistant Librarian rank. 

Salary commensurate with experience.

This position will remain open until filled. Review will begin immediately. Preference will be given to applications received by February 23, 2018

Anticipated start date is July 1, 2018.

To view a complete job description and instructions for the application procedures, visit: 

https://apply.interfolio.com/48512

SDSU is an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.

Head of Technical Services

San Diego State University Library & Information Access seeks applications and nominations of candidates for the position of Head of Technical Services. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic, collegial, user-focused librarian who will provide dynamic leadership for our newly reorganized technical services departments and our new consortial and local library management system. The Head of Technical Services will provide direction and strategic management for the full spectrum of the technical services provided by the library including: acquisitions cataloging, classification, physical processing, database and electronic resource maintenance, and processing of government publications. The successful candidate will lead Library Technical Services in new and interesting directions as information organization, discovery, and access tools change and evolve.  This position is appointed at the the Associate Librarian rank.  Salary commensurate with experience.

This position will remain open until filled. Review will begin immediately. Preference will be given to applications received by February 12, 2018.

Anticipated start date is July 2018.

To view a complete job description and instructions for the application procedures, visit:

https://apply.interfolio.com/48296

SDSU is an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.

Online Learning Librarian

This full-time, 12-month tenure-track faculty position will provide leadership on the investigation into, design of, experimentation with and delivery of accessible online learning objects, materials and tools that enhance information literacy skills in support of student success. As a faculty member, the Online Learning Librarian will be expected to engage in professional growth activities and participate in the shared governance of San Diego State University by serving on library, campus-wide, and California State University committees as needed. The SDSU Library is in an exciting period of growth and this is a newly-created position.

Salary commensurate with experience and based on CSU Salary Schedule.

This position will remain open until filled. Review will begin immediately. Preference will be given to applications received by February 3, 2018.

Anticipated start date is July 1, 2018

To view a complete job description and instructions for the application procedures, visit: http://apply.interfolio.com/48167.

SDSU is an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.

Business Librarian

San Diego State University Library & Information Access seeks innovative candidates for the position of Business Librarian to proactively develop business research services for the Fowler College of Business and other University centers, institutes and programs with the field of business such as the Wells Fargo Financial Markets Lab and the Lavin Entrepreneurship Center. This position presents an exciting opportunity for a self-starter with excellent communication skills, strong initiative, and a high degree of interest in business librarianship. The Business Librarian will utilize their thorough knowledge of business information resources to develop outreach and support programs for this dynamic college. These services and programs will include research consultations, course-specific instruction and educational workshops, collection development of business-specific information material, and other forward-looking library services.

To view a complete job description and instructions for the application procedures, visit: https://apply.interfolio.com/45047

 

Life Sciences & Bioinformatics Librarian

San Diego State University Library & Information Access seeks applications and nominations of dynamic, innovative, and service-oriented candidates for the position of Life Sciences and Bioinformatics Librarian. The Life Sciences and Bioinformatics Librarian will provide outreach, research consultation, collection development, and library instruction to the departments and programs of Biology, Molecular Biology, Natural Sciences, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, the Neuroscience Area of Excellence, and Computational Science.  Additionally, the incumbent will support the research data service needs across the natural and life sciences.  This position is appointed at the Senior Assistant Librarian rank.

Salary commensurate with experience and based on CSU Salary Schedule.

This position will remain open until filled. Review will begin immediately. Preference will be given to applications received by March 23, 2018.

Anticipated start date after July 1, 2018.

To view a complete job description and instructions for the application procedures, visit: https://apply.interfolio.com/49140

SDSU is an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.

 


Temporary Librarian Positions

Temporary Librarian Pool

San Diego State University is a major public research institution offering bachelor's degrees in 91 areas, master's degrees in 78 areas, and doctorates in 22 areas. The university provides transformative experiences, both inside and outside of the classroom, for its 34,000 students. Students participate in research, international experiences, sustainability and entrepreneurship initiatives, and a broad range of student life and leadership opportunities. The university’s rich campus life features opportunities for students to participate in, and engage with, the creative and performing arts, a Division I athletics program, and the vibrant cultural life of the San Diego region. For more information, visit www.sdsu.edu

SDSU is a large, diverse, urban university and Hispanic-Serving Institution with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence. Our campus community is diverse in many ways, including race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, pregnancy, medical condition, and covered veteran status. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming environment for all. SDSU is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups.

The SDSU Library and Information Access maintains an open "pool" of applications. This applicant pool is reviewed, on an as-needed basis, for candidates whose qualifications most closely meet the needed requirements. Temporary appointments may be either full or part-time.

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Provide multidisciplinary research assistance, both online and in-person at the Research Services Desk
  • Cataloging
  • Collection development
  • Library instruction
  • Subject Liaison
Required Qualifications:
  • ALA-accredited master’s degree or equivalent foreign degree: degree must be awarded at the time of application.
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering diversity.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Academic Library experience
Desired Qualifications:
  • Reference Experience
  • Familiarity with reference tools in sciences, social sciences, or humanities
  • Ability to apply technology to reference and instructional services
  • Cataloging experience with particular language or subject expertise

Librarians wishing to be included in the "pool" are invited to send a letter of application; curriculum vitae; names, postal and e-mail addresses of three professional references; and a brief statement about your commitment to fostering diversity to:

Patrick McCarthy, Associate Dean
Library and Information Access
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-8050

Applications may be submitted by email. Send to pmccarthy@mail.sdsu.edu.

Applications will be kept active for six months. Candidates who wish to remain in the active temporary pool may submit updated documents at the end of the six-month period.

Rank and Salary: Appointments are normally made at the Assistant Librarian rank; current full-time salary range is $52,716 - $70,872 per year.

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 CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

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

San Diego State University is a Title IX, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.


Staff Positions

Help Desk Evening Coordinator (Information Technology Consultant - Foundation), Library and Information Access - Job #6635

This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, permanent (probationary) position. This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime compensation. The San Diego State University Library is seeking a service-oriented help desk assistant with strong interpersonal skills to cover our evening help desk hours. The individual will be expected to cover an 8.5-hour shift (30-minute evening break) with hours between 3pm-1am Sundays thru Thursdays. Vacation opportunities may be limited during fall and spring semesters.

Please visit the Center for Human Resources to view the complete position description and to view the additional open positions with the University.

 

Web Designer (Analyst/Programmer-Career), Library & Information Access - Job #6608

This is a full-time (1.0time-base), benefits eligible, permanent (probationary)position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs. The San Diego State University Library is seeking a motivated, creative, and service-oriented Web Designer with the skills required to design, develop, and maintain responsive, consistent, intuitive, and easy to use websites. The incumbent should have three or more years of full time professional work experience designing websites. This position supports several websites and is responsible for ensuring sites comply with accessibility standards.  Interested candidates must include links to their portfolios within their resumes. 

Please visit the Center for Human Resources to view the complete position description and to view the additional open positions with the University. 


Student Positions

Applications for student assistant positions in the library for Fall 2018 will be accepted from April 25, 2018 through June 30, 2018. If you are available during the summer please make a note on the application and a supervisor will reach out to you if necessary.

 

To apply, download and fill out the application and name it in the following format:

Last Name, First Name_FA 2018

e.g. Smith, John_FA 2018

 

Email your application to libadmin@sdsu.edu. If you chose to submit a resume and cover letter please save the file in a similar format as the application. We do not accept hard copy applications.

The majority of student assistants are hired at the beginning of the semester; however, student positions are filled as vacancies arise. It is important, therefore, that your application contain current information, particularly your telephone number and e-mail address. If you have a change of address, phone number, or class schedule, please revise your application and email it to libadmin@sdsu.edu indicating that you have revised your application. Applications are kept on file for one semester only.