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TENURE TRACK LIBRARIAN POSITIONS

Business and Communication Librarian

The San Diego State University (SDSU) Library invites applications and nominations for a 12-month, tenure-track position to be appointed at the Senior Assistant Librarian level, with a start date in the Summer of 2022. The Business and Communication Librarian will provide research assistance, information literacy instruction, and support for library collections initiatives as part of the Research, Instruction, and Outreach team. The successful candidate will act as the liaison to the School of Communication and work collaboratively with the existing Business Librarian to develop business research services for the Fowler College of Business and relevant departments. The successful candidate will develop and sustain additional curricular and co-curricular support services including research consultations, course-specific instruction and educational workshops, collection development, and other forward-looking library services.

We seek a creative, collaborative, and forward-looking colleague who can complement, strengthen, and expand partnerships across library departments and with colleagues across the university and San Diego community. More information about the SDSU Library is available at https://library.sdsu.edu and more information about partnership programs and opportunities is available at https://library.sdsu.edu/about-us/partners.

The SDSU Library has adopted a Diversity Plan to guide our efforts to realize an institutional commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and social justice https://library.sdsu.edu/diversity/library-plan. Candidates must satisfy two or more of the eight Building on Inclusive Excellence (BIE) criteria (https://sacd.sdsu.edu/cie/bie).

This is a full-time, tenure-track faculty position. Tenure is dependent upon continuing library service effectiveness, professional growth and development, and service to the library, University, and community. Anticipated salary range: $69,000 - $78,000. Excellent benefits, including medical, dental, and vision plans, retirement package, and 24 vacation days per year. For more information, see https://bfa.sdsu.edu/hr/jobs/benefits.

To view a complete job description and instructions for the application procedures, visit: https://apply.interfolio.com/103984.

This position will remain open until filled. Review will begin immediately, with preference given to applications received by April 19, 2022. Applicants must apply via https://apply.interfolio.com/103984

Anticipated start date is July 2022.

SDSU is an Equal Opportunity /Title IX Employer.

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Sciences Librarian

The San Diego State University (SDSU) Library invites applications and nominations for a 12-month, tenure-track position to be appointed at the Senior Assistant Librarian level, with a start date in the Summer of 2022. The Sciences Librarian will provide research assistance, information literacy instruction, and support for library collections initiatives as part of the Research, Instruction, and Outreach team in areas including Biology, Chemistry, and Biochemistry, as well as for research institutes and centers in these areas. The successful candidate will help support research data service needs across the sciences in collaboration with a data services team; in particular, the Sciences Librarian will need to be familiar with reference sources for molecular and cellular biological research, popular analytical tools and strategies, and research data management best practices. This position coordinates closely with other Sciences Librarians in the delivery of services across related disciplines. We seek a creative, collaborative, and forward-looking colleague who can complement, strengthen, and expand partnerships across library departments and with colleagues across the university and San Diego community. More information about the SDSU Library is available at https://library.sdsu.edu/ and more information about partnership programs and opportunities is available at https://library.sdsu.edu/about-us/partners.

The SDSU Library has adopted a Diversity Plan to guide our efforts to realize an institutional commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and social justice https://library.sdsu.edu/diversity/library-plan  Candidates must satisfy two or more of the eight Building on Inclusive Excellence (BIE) criteria (https://sacd.sdsu.edu/cie/bie). 

This is a full-time, tenure-track faculty position. Tenure is dependent upon continuing library service effectiveness, professional growth and development, and service to the library, University, and community. Anticipated salary range: $69,000 - $78,000. Excellent benefits, including medical, dental, and vision plans, retirement package, and 24 vacation days per year. For more information, see https://bfa.sdsu.edu/hr/jobs/benefits

To view a complete job description and instructions for the application procedures, visit: http://apply.interfolio.com/100571

This position will remain open until filled. Review will begin immediately, with preference given to applications received by February 25, 2022. Applicants must apply via http://apply.interfolio.com/100571

Anticipated start date is July 2022.

SDSU is an Equal Opportunity /Title IX Employer.

 

Communities and Cultures Archivist

The San Diego State University (SDSU) Library invites applications and nominations for a 12-month, tenure-track position to be appointed at the Senior Assistant or Associate Librarian level (depending on experience), with a start date on or before July 1, 2022. We seek a creative, collaborative, and forward-looking colleague who can complement, strengthen, and expand partnerships across library departments and with colleagues across Academic Affairs, Student Affairs and Campus Diversity, and the Division of Information Technology.

The Communities and Cultures Archivist will provide expertise and leadership as part of the Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) team to promote the acquisition, preservation, and use of archival materials. The successful candidate will partner with Black, Latinx, Indigenous, and immigrant communities in San Diego and the Imperial Valley region to identify, preserve, and provide access to archival collections documenting their history, culture, and experience. The SDSU Library is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the experiences of diverse students, faculty, and staff, and who can meet at least two of the university’s Building on Inclusive Excellence (BIE) criteria (https://sacd.sdsu.edu/cie/bie) as part of the Library Diversity Plan (https://library.sdsu.edu/diversity/library-plan). 

The position is appointed at the Senior Assistant or Associate Librarian rank.  Anticipated salary range: $69,000 - $78,000 (Sr. Assistant) or $79,000 - $84,000 (Associate). Excellent benefits, including medical, dental, and vision plans, retirement package, and 24 vacation days per year. For more information, see https://bfa.sdsu.edu/hr/jobs/benefits

This position will remain open until filled. Review will begin immediately. Preference will be given to applications received by January 7, 2022.

Anticipated start date is July 2022.

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

http://apply.interfolio.com/99809

SDSU is an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.

 

TEMPORARY LIBRARIAN POSITIONS

San Diego State University is a major public research institution offering bachelor's degrees in 84 areas, master's degrees in 76 areas, and doctorates in 21 areas. The university provides transformative experiences, both inside and outside of the classroom, for its 36,000 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 maintains an open "pool" of applications that is reviewed on an as-needed basis for candidates whose qualifications closely meet the needed requirements. Applications will remain in our applicant pool during the academic year you apply, meaning we begin accepting documents to the pool starting July 1st and will purge the files the following June 1st. 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

Application Procedures

Librarians who would like their applications on file are invited to send the following items:

  • A letter of application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three professional references
  • Brief statement about your commitment to fostering diversity

Application materials must be addressed to Patrick McCarthy, Associate Dean.

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.

To apply: http://apply.interfolio.com/67994