Business Librarian, Full-time Temporary, UC San Diego

Job Number: 1283

Position Status: Faculty, Full-time temporary, Fall Semester
Location: San Diego
Position Type: Copley Library, Faculty

Brief Description:
The University of San Diego’s Copley Library seeks an energetic and enthusiastic individual for a temporary full-time Business Librarian position. This librarian serves as liaison to the School of Business. The School consists of 16 programs and 6 Centers and Institutes: Accountancy Institute, John M. Ahlers Center for International Business, Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate, Entrepreneurship, Center for Peace and Commerce, and The Supply Chain Management Institute. The School offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, and has 69 full-time faculty and 58 part-time faculty members.

Detailed Description:
The University of San Diego’s Copley Library seeks a creative, energetic, and enthusiastic librarian to serve the School of Business. Reporting to the Dean of the University Library, this librarian serves as liaison to the School of Business and as a member of the Reference Team. The School consists of 16 programs and 6 Centers and Institutes: Accountancy Institute, John M. Ahlers Center for International Business, Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate, Entrepreneurship, Center for Peace and Commerce, and The Supply Chain Management Institute. For more information about the School of Business see https://www.sandiego.edu/business/about/. This librarian will be deeply engaged in School of Business and responsible for cultivating a strong collaborative and consultative relationship with faculty and students through one-on-one research consultations, collection development, instruction for undergraduate and graduate programs, course-integrated instruction sessions, and distance education courses. In addition, the Business Librarian serves as liaison to International Relations and Political Sciences.

Job Requirements:
Required Qualifications: ALA accredited MLS is required. Relevant undergraduate or graduate degree in business or significant experience providing business reference services. Demonstrated experience providing research assistance and library instruction. Demonstrated subject knowledge and familiarity with business resources and research methodologies. Demonstrated knowledge of general academic reference resources. Ability to work some evening hours.

Preferred Qualifications: An advanced degree in a field related to this position’s responsibilities is preferred. Demonstrated experience teaching or providing classroom instruction or public presentation experience.

Additional Details:
The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Candidates from underrepresented and underserved groups are encouraged to apply.

The University of San Diego is a smoking and tobacco-free campus. For more information, visit www.sandiego.edu/smokefree.

Salary: Commensurate with Experience; Excellent Benefits.

The University of San Diego offers a very competitive benefits package, to include medical, dental, vision, a 12% retirement contribution given to you by the University (with three year vesting period), and access to on-campus Fitness Centers. Please visit the benefits section of our website to view all of the perks and benefits that USD has to offer USD: Human Resources: Benefits.

Deadline: Formal review of application will begin July 1, 2019 and continues until the position is filled. The selected candidate will work from August 5, 2019-December 20, 2019.

Background check: Successful completion of a pre-employment background check, to include social security verification and federal/county criminal check. Persons offered employment must provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes. Serious candidates are encouraged to request official transcripts to help expedite the hiring process.

How to Apply:

To apply, go to https://careers.pageuppeople.com/867/cw/en-us/job/493734/business-librarian-fulltime-temporary-fall-semester and click Apply Now to complete the online application. In addition, please upload the following documents (please do not send any additional materials):

  1. a) Letter of application
  2. b) Resume
  3. c) Names, addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references (colleagues, liaison faculty, and previous supervisors)

Questions can be directed to Dr. Theresa S. Byrd, Dean of the University Library (619) 260-2370, tsbyrd@sandiego.edu.

If you have any technical questions or difficulties please contact the Employment Services Team at 619-260-6806, or email us at jobs@sandiego.edu

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