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 student success programs and instruction. One of twenty-three libraries in the California State University System, the Sacramento State University Library holds over 1.4 million volumes, comprised of print and electronic monographs and serials, and is a U.S. Government Depository. The Library's mission is to inspire excellence in teaching, learning, and scholarly activities. The University Library is undergoing rapid transformation with a forward-thinking vision and a deep commitment to improving the campus learning environment. Sacramento State is designated by the U.S. Department of Education as an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving (AANAPI) and a Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI). Therefore we welcome and encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds to join our growing organization of 28 Library faculty, 33 staff and approximately 40 FTE student assistants. We take pride in the collaborative nature in which our students, staff, and faculty work together in a professional and supportive environment to ensure one another's success.
We seek an energetic, innovative, and collaborative librarian to provide research assistance, instruction, collection development, and outreach services for Chemistry, Biochemistry, Geology, Mathematics and Statistics. This position shares liaison responsibilities with other Science librarians for Public Health. Under the general direction of the Head of the Research & Instruction Department and working closely with teaching faculty in assigned areas, the Physical Sciences Librarian develops and delivers strategically and pedagogically appropriate library instruction to students and works with teaching faculty to implement information literacy initiatives.
1.American Library Association accredited Master's degree or ALA-approved foreign equivalent. 2.Demonstrated oral, written, organizational, and interpersonal skills. 3.Commitment and ability to advocate for and cultivate an environment that support diversity, respect, and inclusion. 4.Ability to adjust priorities, take initiative, set goals, and manage time and projects. 5.Demonstrated understanding of the role of the academic library in the learning and research process. 6.Familiarity with current trends, technologies, and best practices in library and information science, particularly as they relate to the sciences or mathematics. 7.Demonstrated interest and/or engagement in information literacy and instructional design. 8.Knowledge of or experience with reference and/or research consultations.
1.Demonstrated knowledge of or working experience in Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics and Statistics, or Public Health disciplines. 2.Two years or more of professional experience as a librarian. 3.Experience providing informational literacy instruction in the sciences. 4.Knowledge or experience with the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education. 5.Experience with outreach, marketing, and promotion of library services. 6.Experience with assessment of library services. 7.Collection development course work or experience in the Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics and Statistics, or Public Health disciplines. 8.Knowledge of scholarly communications, research data management or data visualization. 9.Advanced degree in a subject area relevant to the position.
This is a full-time tenure-track position at the Senior Assistant or Associate Librarian rank with an anticipated start date in Fall 2019. Salary is dependent upon qualifications and professional experience. The schedule includes some evening and weekend assignments. Librarians in the CSU system enjoy full faculty status and as such are eligible for campus service opportunities, sabbatical and other leaves, and additional benefits. Librarians are represented under Unit 3 of the California Faculty Association (CFA). Excellent benefits, including medical, dental, and vision plans; generous paid leave (24 vacation days and one personal holiday per year and one day of sick leave per month); and membership in CALPERS, the largest retirement system in the country. Library faculty must demonstrate professional competence, scholarly and/or creative achievement, and service to the University and community in order to meet university requirements for tenure and promotion.
Initial Application Review: 08/02/2019
Posting Number: F0127P
Internal Number: 4218
About California State University, Sacramento
Sacramento is one of the most diverse and integrated major cities in the country and Sacramento State is committed to providing a quality education for all of our region's students. Our campus community represents the broad diversity of our state, and we believe that all are enriched and unified by this diversity. Sacramento State is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their teaching, research, and service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.Sacramento State is in the heart of Northern California and just five miles from the State Capitol. With more than 30,000 students and 1,600 full- and part-time faculty, Sacramento State is California's capital university. Quality teaching is a top priority at Sacramento State, which offers a wide range of degrees, programs, and career opportunities - and its lush, 300-acre campus is situation along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas.