Research and Instruction Librarian (tenure-track), California State University Northridge

March 6, 2015

Position: Research and Instruction Librarian (tenure-track)

Department: Research, Instruction and Outreach Services/Oviatt Library

Rank: Senior Assistant or Associate Librarian

Salary: Minimum salary of $58,044 for Senior Assistant or $66,588 for Associate Librarian, and an excellent benefits package. Salary and rank are dependent on qualifications and experience. This is a 12-month tenure- track position.

Effective Date of Appointment: July 2015 (Subject to Budgetary Approval)

In support of its service and information literacy mission, the Oviatt Library at California State University, Northridge, seeks a service-oriented, forward-thinking, and energetic librarian to participate in all aspects of library reference/research consultation services, both in-person and electronic, in a dynamic learning commons environment. Depending on background, the Research and Instruction Librarian will provide general and/or discipline-specific library and information literacy instructional services, both in-person and online. The successful candidate will develop discipline-specific online research guides and/or digital learning objects in support of student research needs. In collaboration with other library faculty and administrators, this position will assess the usage, satisfaction with, and impact on student learning of library services, with the purpose of informing programmatic planning related to research and instructional technology. Additionally, this position will collaborate on information literacy assessment projects to further the understanding of the library’s impact on student learning outcomes. Depending on interest and/or background, this position also will participate in liaison and collection development activities for one or more disciplines within the social sciences, humanities, sciences, or health sciences (to be determined). This is a 12-month, full-time tenure-track faculty position, with attendant expectations for professional competence, service and scholarship. Some evening and weekend work is required.

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, CSUN strives to create a community in which a diverse population can work, teach and learn in an atmosphere of civility and respect for the rights of each individual. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, medical information, marital status, or veteran status. For more information about the University, check our website: http://www.csun.edu/.

At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services to work in the United States.

View full job description and application instructions here: http://library.csun.edu/sites/default/files/users/main/documents/research-instruction-librarian.pdf