FACULTY POSITION OPENING
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, NORTHRIDGE
Northridge, California 91330
Systems and Emerging Technologies Librarian
Department: Technical Services
Effective Date of Appointment: February 1, 2013
(Subject to Budgetary Approval)
Rank: Senior Assistant or Associate Librarian Salary: Minimum salary of
$57,084 for Senior
This is a 12-month tenure-track position. Assistant or $65,628 for Associate
Librarian, and an excellent benefits package. Salary and rank are dependent on
qualifications and experience.
Master's degree from an ALA-accredited Library/Information Science program or
its equivalent degree if earned from outside the U.S. or Canada. Two years of
experience managing an integrated library system. Experience with link
resolvers and e-resources management systems. Experience with OCLC and
document delivery systems (Illiad preferred). Experience with programming
Experience in database design and management. Knowledge of MARC 21 format and
ability to analyze MARC-related display and functionality problems.
Familiarity with authentication systems in libraries. Knowledge of current
trends and issues in library systems and in information technology.
Demonstrated skills in managing systems. Strong leadership abilities, skill in
managing projects, working with teams, providing application training and
liaising with vendors. Effective communication, interpersonal, organizational,
analytical, and problem-solving skills. Ability and commitment to working with
a diverse campus community. Capability and commitment to engage in research
and continued professional development worthy of promotion and tenure as a
faculty member in the California State University system.
Three years of professional experience in an academic library. Experience
managing Innovative Interfaces Inc. Integrated Library System (Millennium).
In-depth knowledge of MARC 21 format and Dublin Core metadata scheme.
Familiarity with cataloging and metadata standards, formats and best
practices. Experience with digital repositories (CONTENTdm, DSpace, etc.).
Experience with implementation of a discovery system and integration of
library technology into Learning Management Systems (such as Moodle).
Experience and skills developing systems. Experience with providing reference
service, library instruction, and training. Work in collaboration with the
Director of Library Information Technology to provide support to the Library
systems and technologies.
CSUN is a Learning Centered University. The successful candidate will be
expected to join faculty and staff in a commitment to active learning, to the
assessment of learning outcomes, and to multiple pathways that enable students
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.
Evidence of degree(s) required at time of hire.
The Oviatt Library is seeking an enthusiastic candidate to join our innovative
Library systems and technology team. In a team environment, the successful
candidate will be responsible for managing and supporting the Library's III
Millennium Integrated Library System (ILS); providing analysis of MARC and
other metadata to facilitate import, export, and interoperability with other
systems; guiding the creative integration of the ILS and future discovery
systems with the Library's website, databases, OpenURL link resolver (SFX),
campus systems and LMS Moodle; collaborating with the Library Systems Group,
campus technology departments, staff, librarians and teaching faculty to
design, promote and improve on-line access and integration of electronic
resources with other library resources; initiating both the implementation and
the awareness of new features that will enhance user success in finding and
using digital content; promoting a broad understanding of current standards,
issues, trends and real-world implementations of electronic resources
management systems; and serving on Library, campus, regional and national
organizations and initiatives
Applicants should submit a letter of application, vitae and three current
references. Position is open until filled.
Inquiries and nominations should be addressed to:
Helen Heinrich, Chair/Technical Services Department
California State University, Northridge
18111 Nordhoff St.
Northridge, CA 91330-8328
California State University, Northridge, one of the largest of the 23 campuses
of The California State University system, is located twenty-five miles
northwest of central Los Angeles in the San Fernando Valley, a suburb with a
multi-ethnic population of over one million people. The University enrolls
approximately 36,911 students (29,670 FTEs) from diverse ethnic backgrounds,
served by 4,000 faculty. Nine Colleges offer baccalaureate degrees in 69
degree programs, master's degrees in 58 graduate degree programs, 2 doctorate
graduate program and 55 teaching credentials in the field of education, and
various opportunities in extended learning and other special programs. For
more information about the University, check our website:
In compliance with the Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report of Campus
Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University,
Northridge has made crime-reporting statistics available on-line at http
://www-admn.csun.edu/police/clery-report.pdf. Print copies are available in
the library and by request from the Department of Police Services and the
Office of Faculty Affairs.
Applicants who wish to request accommodations for a disability may contact the
Office of Equity and Diversity, (818) 677-2077.
The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does
not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin,
gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age,
disability, genetic information, or veteran status.
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