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SOCIAL 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 of July 1, 2021. The Social Sciences Librarian will provide research assistance and information literacy instruction initiatives as part of the Research, Instruction, and Outreach team in the areas of Social Work, Criminal Justice, Psychology, and social justice related disciplines. The successful candidate will also focus on developing library collections and services for social science disciplines with a diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) component and commitment to social justice. 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 supports, promotes, and extends the distinctive teaching, learning, scholarship, and community engagement initiatives of the university, especially as those are highlighted in the university strategic plan, “We Rise, We Defy: Transcending Borders, Transforming Lives.” Committed to service and student-centered innovation in librarianship, recent library initiatives include the establishment of the Digital Humanities Center, buildIT makerspace, and partnerships around student success, including the establishment of the Latinx Resource Center. SDSU is the first campus in the California State University system to require race relations coursework for Criminal Justice majors, and candidates for this position should demonstrate expertise in cross-cultural communication, collaboration with campus and community partners, and commitment to integrating an understanding of historically underrepresented populations and communities into teaching, learning and research. More information about the university’s initiative in refocusing Criminal Justice education “to improve equity and justice in all public institutions and services” is available at https://newscenter.sdsu.edu/sdsu_newscenter/news_story.aspx?sid=78044

SDSU is a large, public, diverse, urban university and Hispanic-Serving Institution located on Kumeyaay land with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. The university honors its residence on Kumeyaay land in its land acknowledgement and commitment to building a relationship with indigenous peoples. The university has recently embarked on an ambitious initiative to hire a new cohort of faculty committed to supporting the African-American community. The SDSU Library has adopted a Diversity Plan to guide our efforts to realize an institutional commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and social justice. To meet the goals of this plan, we seek applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups. In addition to your application letter, please provide a 300-word Diversity Statement describing how you meet two or more of the following Building on Inclusive Excellence (BIE) criteria. A successful candidate will demonstrate how they:

  • Are engaged in service with underrepresented populations in higher education 

  • Demonstrate knowledge of barriers for underrepresented students and faculty in higher education 

  • Have experience or demonstrated commitment to teaching and mentoring underrepresented students

  • Integrate understanding of underrepresented populations and communities into research

  • Extend knowledge of opportunities and challenges in achieving artistic/scholarly success to members of an underrepresented group

  • Are committed to research that engages underrepresented communities

  • Show expertise in cross-cultural communication and collaboration

  • Have research interests that contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education

The SDSU Library Diversity Statement is available at https://library.sdsu.edu/about-us/sdsu-library-diversity-statement

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

The Social Sciences Librarian will:

  • Provide liaison, outreach, and support to assigned academic departments to ensure collections and services meet faculty and student needs

  • Initiate and conduct course-related and general information literacy instruction and develop content, including course guides, subject guides, and other instructional and outreach materials in the assigned areas

  • Provide the entire range of in-person and online reference services including research consultations for assigned departments at the undergraduate and graduate level, and participate in the shared reference desk (may include evening hours) Build, assess, and promote collections that meet the social justice and DEI research and curricular needs of students and faculty in the social sciences. Engage and participate in ongoing assessment of student learning, library collections and services

  • Commit to fostering an equitable and inclusive workplace, and an ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student population is essential

  • Engage in professional service and scholarly contributions; participate in committees and faculty governance in the Library and on campus

Required Qualifications

  • Graduate degree from an ALA-accredited program or foreign equivalent

  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in a related area, or equivalent experience

  • Knowledge of information sources and research methodologies related to social work, psychology, criminal justice, or the social sciences

  • Commitment to excellent public services and improving the library user experience.

  • Initiative, flexibility, and ability to work creatively and effectively both independently and as a team member

  • Excellent written and oral communication, interpersonal communication and public presentation skills

  • Potential for meeting the requirements for tenure and promotion based on library service effectiveness, professional growth and research, and service to the University and community 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with information and data literacy instruction

  • Experience providing research assistance to a diverse population and users of all levels

  • Experience as a liaison to an academic department, a program, or a community organization

  • Evidence of professional engagement at local, state, or national level

This is a full-time, twelve-month, tenure track faculty position. Tenure is dependent upon continuing library service effectiveness, professional growth and development, and service to the University and community. Anticipated salary range: $69,000 - $78,000. Excellent benefits, including medical, dental, and vision plans, retirement package, as well as 24 vacation days per year. For more information, see 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  March 22, 2021.  Applicants must apply via https://apply.interfolio.com/84546

Anticipated start date is July 2021.

Established in 1897, San Diego State University is part of the California State University, one of the largest and most diverse public higher education systems in the United States. With more than 36,000 students and 5,000 staff and faculty, SDSU is designated as a Doctoral / Research-Intensive University by the Carnegie Foundation. SDSU offers bachelor’s degrees in 96 areas, masters in 86, and doctorates in 24. Our campus community is diverse in many ways and we strive to build and sustain a welcoming environment for all. For more information, see https://www.sdsu.edu/

Candidates should submit an application, cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement demonstrating commitment to diversity in library, museum, community, or cultural center service, and names and contact information of three (3) references.

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 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.

SDSU 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.

 

COMMUNITIES AND CULTURES ARCHIVIST

The San Diego State University 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 an anticipated start date of July 1, 2021. The Communities and Cultures Archivist will provide expertise and leadership as part of the Special Collections and University Archives 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 histories, cultures, and experiences. 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. More information about the SDSU Library is available at https://library.sdsu.edu/

The SDSU Library supports, promotes, and extends the distinctive teaching, learning, scholarship, and community engagement initiatives of the university, especially as those are highlighted in the university strategic plan, “We Rise, We Defy: Transcending Borders, Transforming Lives.” Committed to service and student-centered innovation in librarianship, recent library initiatives include the establishment of the Digital Humanities Center, buildIT makerspace, and partnerships around student success, including the establishment of the Latinx Resource Center. Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) holds more than 600 archival collections and 80,000 books, many of which document diverse local and regional communities. More information about SCUA is available at https://library.sdsu.edu/scua

SDSU is a large, public, diverse, urban university and Hispanic-Serving Institution located on Kumeyaay land with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. The university honors its residence on Kumeyaay land in its land acknowledgement and commitment to building a relationship with Indigenous peoples. The university has recently embarked on an ambitious initiative to hire a new cohort of faculty committed to supporting the African American community. The SDSU Library has adopted a Diversity Plan to guide our efforts to realize an institutional commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and social justice. To meet the goals of this plan, we seek applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups. In addition to your application letter, please provide a 300-word Diversity Statement describing how you meet two or more of the following Building on Inclusive Excellence (BIE) criteria. A successful candidate will demonstrate how he/she/they:

  • Is engaged in service with underrepresented populations in higher education 

  • Demonstrates knowledge of barriers for underrepresented students and faculty in higher education 

  • Has experience or demonstrated commitment to teaching and mentoring underrepresented students

  • Integrates understanding of underrepresented populations and communities into research

  • Extends knowledge of opportunities and challenges in achieving artistic/scholarly success to members of an underrepresented group

  • Is committed to research that engages underrepresented communities

  • Shows expertise in cross-cultural communication and collaboration

  • Has research interests that contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education

The SDSU Library Diversity Statement is available at https://library.sdsu.edu/about-us/sdsu-library-diversity-statement

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

The Communities and Cultures Archivist will:

  • Manage the acquisition, arrangement, processing and description of Black, Indigenous, People of Color-centered archival collections and cultural heritage materials

  • Evaluate metadata and access points for accurate and culturally sensitive description of all materials

  • Evaluate existing collections for appropriate and accurate stewardship

  • Take responsibility for collection development in relevant areas, as assigned

  • Provide specialized community-centered research assistance, primary source, and archival literacy instruction

  • Curate exhibits and develop curriculum-integrated programming and outreach around

BIPOC collections and issues

  • Collaborate with the University Tribal Liaison, the Chicana and Chicano Studies

Archives Advisory Committee, and relevant academic departments and centers on campus

  • Foster partnerships with Black, Latinx, Indigenous and immigrant communities and cultural institutions in San Diego to develop community-centered projects

 

Required Qualifications

  • Graduate degree from an ALA-accredited program or foreign equivalent

  • Two years experience working in an archival setting

  • Knowledge of archival theory and best practices

  • Knowledge of copyright, privacy laws, and archival ethics

  • Demonstrated sensitivity towards matters of confidentiality and privacy

  • Demonstrated experience teaching with primary sources

  • Demonstrated experience with community outreach/relations

  • Familiarity with ArchivesSpace or other archival content management systems

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of the Protocols of Native American Archival Materials

  • Knowledge of anti-racist archival theory and description

  • Experience working with San Diego communities

  • Experience with multimedia archives

  • Grant-writing experience

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 (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, with preference given to applications received by March 10, 2021. Applicants must apply via https://apply.interfolio.com/84094. Anticipated start date is July 2021.

Established in 1897, San Diego State University is part of the California State University, one of the largest and most diverse public higher education systems in the United States. With more than 36,000 students and 5,000 staff and faculty, SDSU is designated as a Doctoral / Research-Intensive University by the Carnegie Foundation. SDSU offers bachelor’s degrees in 96 areas, masters in 86, and doctorates in 24. Our campus community is diverse in many ways and we strive to build and sustain a welcoming environment for all. For more information, see https://www.sdsu.edu/

Candidates should submit an application, cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement demonstrating commitment to diversity in library, museum, community, or cultural center service, and names and contact information of three (3) references.

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 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.

SDSU 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.

 

 

CATALOGING AND METADATA STRATEGIES LIBRARIAN

The San Diego State University 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 of July 1, 2021. The Cataloging and Metadata Strategies Librarian will provide expertise and leadership as part of the Content Organization and Management (COM) team to ensure timely, comprehensive, and effective discovery of all library collections, including digital objects, through the Library Service Platform (Alma) and other discovery services. 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 the Division of Information Technology. More information about the SDSU Library is available at https://library.sdsu.edu/ 

The SDSU Library supports, promotes, and extends the distinctive teaching, learning, scholarship, and community engagement initiatives of the university, especially as those are highlighted in the university strategic plan, “We Rise, We Defy: Transcending Borders, Transforming Lives.” Committed to service and student-centered innovation in librarianship, recent library initiatives include the establishment of the Digital Humanities Center, buildIT makerspace, and partnerships around student success, including the establishment of the Latinx Resource Center. COM promotes discovery, access, and use of library collections, including more than 2.5 million volumes, 100,000 journal titles, and 450 databases, as well as a growing array of digital content.

SDSU is a large, public, diverse, urban university and Hispanic-Serving Institution located on Kumeyaay land with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. The university honors its residence on Kumeyaay land in its land acknowledgement and commitment to building a relationship with indigenous peoples. The university has recently embarked on an ambitious initiative to hire a new cohort of faculty committed to supporting the African American community. The SDSU Library has adopted a Diversity Plan to guide our efforts to realize an institutional commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and social justice. To meet the goals of this plan, we seek applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups. In addition to your application letter, please provide a 300-word Diversity Statement describing how you meet two or more of the following Building on Inclusive Excellence (BIE) criteria. A successful candidate will demonstrate how they:

  • Are engaged in service with underrepresented populations in higher education 

  • Demonstrate knowledge of barriers for underrepresented students and faculty in higher education 

  • Have experience or demonstrated commitment to teaching and mentoring underrepresented students

  • Integrate understanding of underrepresented populations and communities into research

  • Extend knowledge of opportunities and challenges in achieving artistic/scholarly success to members of an underrepresented group

  • Are committed to research that engages underrepresented communities

  • Shows expertise in cross-cultural communication and collaboration

  • Have  research interests that contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education

The SDSU Library Diversity Statement is available at https://library.sdsu.edu/about-us/sdsu-library-diversity-statement

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

The Cataloging and Metadata Strategies Librarian will:

  • Coordinate review, manipulation, and batch loading of metadata for ebooks, streaming media, and other digital objects into the Library Service Platform (Alma) and other discovery services

  • Provide original and complex copy cataloging for various materials across multiple languages, formats, and time periods in a contemporary MARC-based environment according to local, consortial, and national standards

  • Maintain high quality of local cataloging and contributions to consortial and national databases by staying current with national and international cataloging standards, metadata strategies, emergent developments, and trends in librarianship

  • Integrate an understanding of diverse populations and communities into cataloging and metadata policies and practices

  • Work closely with COM team members to develop, assess, and implement cataloging policies and establish priorities for cataloging and metadata projects

  • Assist with training, oversight, and guidance to library staff performing cataloging or metadata activities in the library

  • Serve as an expert resource for cataloging and metadata activities in the library;

  • Commit to fostering an equitable and inclusive workplace and to working effectively with a diverse student, staff, and faculty community

  •  Pursue professional development activities that demonstrate a continuous and meritorious record of contributions and achievements in the profession

  • Participate in the shared governance of San Diego State University by serving on library, campus, and California State University committees; and,

  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Graduate degree from an ALA-accredited program or foreign equivalent

  • Previous experience in library cataloging, metadata, or related technical services activities

  • Demonstrated understanding of current issues and emerging developments within the national cataloging environment, in particular, and in librarianship, in general

  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team to maintain harmonious, cooperative working relationships

  • Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills 

  • Demonstrated potential to meet SDSU requirements for tenure and promotion based on library service, professional growth, and service to the University, community, and field.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated working knowledge of RDA, LCCS, LCSH, and MARC formats and standards

  • Demonstrated effective cataloging experience within a shared consortial system, preferably in an academic or research environment

  • Demonstrated knowledge of database maintenance issues in an academic library resource management system and discovery interface

  • Experience cataloging using the OCLC bibliographic utility

  • Experience using a library resource management system, preferably Ex Libris Alma

  • Experience with metadata transformation, remediation tools and techniques, e.g., Oxygen, MARCEdit, PyMARC, OpenRefine, XSLT, or scripting languages, batch record processing, and metadata crosswalks

  • Familiarity with the principles of the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH) 

  • Familiarity with linked data principles and BIBFRAME

  • Familiarity with policies or national cataloging programs, e.g., NACO, SACO, or CONSER

  • Awareness of critical concerns in the field, including bias in resource description and access practices 

  • Working knowledge of at least one foreign language, preferably Spanish

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 (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, with preference given to applications received by March 1, 2021. Applicants must apply via https://apply.interfolio.com/83778. Anticipated start date is July 2021.

Established in 1897, San Diego State University is part of the California State University, one of the largest and most diverse public higher education systems in the United States. With more than 36,000 students and 5,000 staff and faculty, SDSU is designated as a Doctoral / Research-Intensive University by the Carnegie Foundation. SDSU offers bachelor’s degrees in 96 areas, masters in 86, and doctorates in 24. Our campus community is diverse in many ways and we strive to build and sustain a welcoming environment for all. For more information, see https://www.sdsu.edu/.

Candidates should submit an application, cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement demonstrating commitment to diversity in library, museum, community, or cultural center service, and names and contact information of three (3) references.

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 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.

SDSU 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.

Imperial Valley Senior Assistant Librarian

San Diego State University, Imperial Valley

Senior Assistant Librarian

https://apply.interfolio.com/83288

San Diego State University, Imperial Valley Library embraces innovation and collaboration, encourages diversity and deliberation, and looks for librarians who engage in a forward-looking perspective. SDSU IV Library seeks applications and nominations of a creative and dynamic individual for the position of Imperial Valley Librarian, appointed at the Senior Assistant Librarian rank.  The position is a joint appointment to the San Diego State University, Imperial Valley (www.ivcampus.sdsu.edu) and the Library on the San Diego campus (www.sdsu.edu). The primary appointment is to the Imperial Valley campus in Calexico, California.  The Imperial Valley campus is located seven blocks from the United States-Mexico border at Mexicali, Baja California, and 120 miles east of San Diego, California.

The Imperial Valley librarian serves as liaison and is responsible for collections, instruction, outreach, and research consultations for SDSU Imperial Valley Library. Subjects may include but are not limited to Criminal Justice, Public Administration, Education, Nursing, Social Work, Psychology, English, Mathematics, History, Social Science, and Spanish. The position will also provide virtual reference services and information literacy instruction.

SDSU-Imperial Valley is a diverse, 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.  Candidates must satisfy two or more of the eight Building on Inclusive Excellence (BIE) criteria. Candidates that meet BIE criteria: (a) are committed to engaging in service with underrepresented populations within the discipline, (b) have demonstrated knowledge of barriers for underrepresented students and faculty within the discipline, (c) have experience or have demonstrated commitment to teaching and mentoring underrepresented students, (d) have experience or have demonstrated commitment to integrating understanding of underrepresented populations and communities into research, (e) have experience in or have demonstrated commitment to extending knowledge of opportunities and challenges in achieving artistic/scholarly success to members of an underrepresented group, (f) have experience in or have demonstrated commitment to research that engages underrepresented communities, (g) have expertise or demonstrated commitment to developing expertise in cross-cultural communication and collaboration, and/or (h) have research interests that contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education. Please indicate in your cover letter how you meet at least two of these criteria.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will:

  • Commit to fostering an equitable and inclusive workplace, and an ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student population is essential.
  • Provide liaison, outreach, and support to assigned academic departments to ensure collections and services meet faculty and student needs.
  • Initiate and conduct course-related and general information literacy instruction and develop content, including course guides, subject guides, and other instructional and outreach materials in the assigned areas.
  • Provide in-person and online reference services, including research consultations with all members of the SDSU community and, where practicable, to members of the Imperial Valley community.  Also, participate in the SDSU shared virtual library reference chat service. 
  • Build, assess and promote IV Campus library collections that meet the research and curricular needs of undergraduate and graduate students, and faculty at SDSU Imperial Valley.
  • Provide oversight, and guidance to paraprofessional staff.
  • Collaborates with and supports IV Campus Associate Dean on issues relating to library facilities and events.
  • Leads library orientation for new students.
  • Engage and participate in ongoing assessment of student learning, library collections and services.
  • Engage in professional service and scholarly contributions; participate in committees and faculty governance at SDSU IV and at SDSU main campus. Serves as an integral part of the SDSU IV faculty.
  • Coordinate with the SDSU Campus administration to oversee the operational needs of the library and to request resources as appropriate for the library to fulfill its mission related to providing information technology and library resources for students.

Required Qualifications

  1. ALA-accredited master's degree in Library and Information Science or equivalent foreign degree
  2. Demonstrated public service experience with providing reference services in person or through a virtual mode to members of an academic community.
  3. Demonstrated experience providing library instruction.
  4. Experience selecting books for an academic library collection in relevant subject areas.
  5. Demonstrated experience with conducting library services outreach (e.g. student orientations, faculty workshops)
  6. Demonstrated ability to initiate innovative projects or services with a diverse team.
  7. Working knowledge of Libguides or equivalent system for creating research guides.
  8. Working knowledge of the operational areas of an academic library.
  9. Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills.
  10. Demonstrated organizational and problem-solving skills.
  11. Initiative, flexibility, and ability to work creatively and effectively both independently and as a team member.
  12. Potential for meeting the requirements for tenure and promotion based on library service effectiveness, professional growth, and service to the University and community. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Competence and sensitivity in working at a university in which students, faculty, and staff are broadly diverse with regard to many facets of identity, including but not limited to gender, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion
  2. Experience working in public services in an academic library.
  3. Experience providing training programs for staff and/or student assistants.
  4. Working knowledge of a second language, preferably Spanish.

This is a full-time, twelve-month, tenure track faculty position. Tenure is dependent upon continuing library service effectiveness, professional growth and development, and service to the University and community. Salary range: Excellent benefits, including medical, dental, and vision plans, retirement package, as well as 24 vacation days per year.

This position will remain open until filled. Review will begin immediately.

Applicants should apply via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/83288

Requests for additional information should be directed to Samuel Palma, Teacher Education Search Committee, San Diego State University, Imperial Valley Campus, 720 Heber Avenue, Calexico, CA 92231.  Email: spalma@sdsu.edu, phone: 760 768-5520.

Candidates should submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of three (3) references.

Anticipated start date is August 2021.

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.

SDSU honors its residence on Kumeyaay land. For millennia, the Kumeyaay people have been a part of this land. This land has nourished, healed, protected and embraced them for many generations in a relationship of balance and harmony. As members of the San Diego State community we acknowledge this legacy. We promote this balance and harmony. We find inspiration from this land; the land of the Kumeyaay.

Temporary Librarian Positions

  • No current temporary librarian positions are available.