Vacancy number: 11875
California State University, Fresno is a learning-centered University. We
believe learning thrives when a strong and active commitment to diversity is
shared by all. This is because learning can only take place in a climate where
differing points of view are welcome, and diversity of all kinds is valued by
Fresno State has been recognized by the Federal government as an Hispanic-
Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American Native American Pacific
Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI).
Fresno State has been recognized in the Community Engagement classification by
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
Faculty members gain a clear path to tenure through the University's
Probationary Plan Process.
Salary placement depends upon academic preparation and professional
experience. Please refer to the Salary Schedule for more information (http://w
This position is part of a University-wide Cohort that collaborates on
research related to water issues in Central California.
The Henry Madden Library at California State University, Fresno seeks an
innovative, versatile, and team-oriented librarian to join us in enhancing the
library's growing digital assets and initiatives and supporting and
collaborating with campus partners. The successful candidate will join a
university-wide cohort of faculty that will develop and support teaching,
research, and outreach initiatives that focus on water quality, technology,
and management, including a new interdisciplinary Master's degree in water
resource management. Working with library faculty, in close collaboration with
the Water Cohort group, the Digital Initiatives Librarian will lead the
design, creation, and maintenance of multiple library digital projects, most
notably the Waterways Archive, a digital geo-portal which will eventually
serve the entire campus and region. This position will include significant
responsibilities collaborating with campus faculty to support scholarship,
teaching and student success through information literacy instruction,
research support, library digital initiatives, collection management,
scholarly publishing and academic data curation. Responsibilities include:
Participating in activities related to acquiring, organizing, and providing
access to the Library's digital resources; Developing and implementing
appropriate metadata strategies to enhance discovery, management, and
presentation of digital collections; Coordinating and leading the continued
development of the Library's institutional repository and other digital
projects; Participating on teams comprised of library faculty and staff that
actively reach out to and engage designated colleges and departments; Engaging
in course-related information literacy instruction and integration of digital
content into the curriculum and the campus learning management system.
One of the following: American Library Association
accredited Master of Information Studies or Science, Master of Information,
Master of Librarianship, Master of Library and Information Studies, or Master
of Art/Master of Science in Library Science or Information Studies.
Teaching Or Other Experience
This position requires experience and knowledge required to perform the duties
of a Digital Initiatives Librarian as described above; demonstrated experience
with one or more web programming languages (e.g. PHP, Perl or Python), web
markup languages (e.g. HTML, CSS, XML and XSLT), and analytics software; and
knowledge of current models, practices, and tools used by academic libraries
for the access and discovery of digital resources. Preference will be given to
candidates with some or all of the following: experience working with content
management systems; experience working with learning management systems;
demonstrated experience with digital technologies, applying digital standards,
employing appropriate metadata schema/markup standards and using controlled
vocabularies; experience with library web applications such as link resolvers
and modern discovery systems; familiarity with developing web interfaces using
recommended best practices from the Americans with Disabilities Act;
experience working with library OPAC systems; demonstrated interest in
information literacy and teaching, especially in an academic library; a
publishing record and record of involvement in professional activities;
expertise or interest in water quality, technology, and management; knowledge
of U.S. water history and policy, especially within the context of California
history and the history of the San Joaquin Valley.
This position may require the satisfactory completion of a background check.
This may include, submitting fingerprints to the LiveScan Print Services, and
evidence of degree(s) and/or certification(s) at or prior to the appointment.
California State University, Fresno publishes an Annual Safety and
Security/Fire Safety Report in October. This report is
provided in compliance with the 1998 Jeanne Clery Disclosure Act, and
California Education Code section 67380. The report
includes three calendar years of select campus crime statistics and it
includes security policies and procedures for the campus.
Applicants, students, and employees can obtain a copy of this report from the
web site: www.fresnostate.edu/police/clery/index.shtml or by contacting the
Campus Police Department.
Equal Employment Opportunity
California State University, Fresno is committed to maintaining and
implementing employment policies and procedures in compliance with applicable
state and federal equal employment opportunity laws and
The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA employer and
does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin,
gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability,
genetic information or veteran status.
Please go to http://jobs.fresnostate.edu/ to complete the online application
and attach the following electronically:
1) Cover letter addressing the position requirements;
2) Curriculum vitae;
3) Contact information for three professional references;
4) Unofficial transcripts.
Please note that finalists will be required to submit three current letters of
reference and official transcripts.
For questions, please contact:
Tammy Lau, Search Committee Chair;
Henry Madden Library, California State University, Fresno;
5200 North Barton Avenue M/S ML34, Fresno, CA 93740-8014;
Phone: (559) 278-2595;
Email address: [log in to unmask]
Open Until Filled
REVISED and EXTENDED: To ensure the full consideration,
applicants should submit all application materials by 1/4/2013. Searches
automatically close on 4/1/2013 if not filled.
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