Rank: Senior Assistant or Associate Librarian

Salary: Minimum salary of $57,084 for Senior Assistant or $65,628 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.

Qualifications: Master's degree in information and/or library science from an
ALA-accredited school or its equivalent degree if earned from outside the U.S.
or Canada; Strong commitment to enhancing service through teamwork and
responsiveness to faculty, students, and colleagues; Excellent organizational,
interpersonal, communication and project management skills; Commitment to
providing high-quality public service within a flexible and continually
evolving academic library environment; 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 in the
California State University system.

Preferred Qualifications: Degree in business or statistics or experience in a
business/corporate library; Experience using social science data sources and
government document publications; Commitment to the instructional mission of
the academic library; Previous teaching experience in library research methods
or other relevant subject areas; Experience in providing reference service,
library and information literacy instruction, and training in an academic
library setting; Knowledge of various forms of technology, including software
such as SPSS; Experience in developing digital learning objects to further
embedded librarian instructional efforts as well as the marketing and outreach
of library services and collections; familiarity with Learning Management
Systems (such as Moodle); familiarity with Data Management Planning and
related tools (i.e. UC3's DMPTool); a basic knowledge of DSpace, Digital
Commons or any other online digital institutional repository and their impact
upon scholarly communication.

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
to graduate.

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.

Responsibilities: The Oviatt Library at California State
University, Northridge seeks a service-oriented, enthusiastic and energetic
individual to provide research assistance, library instruction, scholarly
communications and outreach in a comprehensive university
environment. This librarian will primarily serve as liaison
to the AACSB-accredited and highly ranked College of Business and
Economics. Major responsibilities will include: General and
subject-specific research assistance in the social sciences with particular
emphasis in business, economics, and statistical data sources; Liaison
responsibilities for providing outreach to students and faculty in the College
of Business and Economics; Participation in and development of specialized
information literacy instruction for the College of Business and Economics;
Participation in the library's general instruction program for undergraduates
and graduate students; Engagement in collection development and information
resources management for business, economics, and statistical data sources;
Participation (in collaboration with other faculty) in digital and scholarly
communication projects; Management of data sets including: Providing research
support in retrieving statistical data and quantitative/qualitative data sets;
Serving as library liaison for advising on the acquisition of data sets for
campus use and working in tandem with the Digital Services Librarian to
support campus-wide digital library initiatives for statistical data
repository development and Data Management Planning.

This is a 12-month, full-time tenure-track faculty position at the Senior
Assistant Librarian or Associate Librarian level with attendant expectations
for professional competence, service and scholarship. Some
evening and weekend work is required.

Application Deadline: Applicants should submit a letter of
application, vitae and three current letters of
recommendation. Position is open until filled, but priority consideration will
be given to applications received by February 25, 2013.

Inquiries and nominations should be addressed to:

Ms. Lynn Lampert, Chair/Reference & Instructional Services Department

Oviatt Library

California State University, Northridge

18111 Nordhoff Street

Northridge, CA 91330-8327

General Information:

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-cultural population of over one million people. The University enrolls
approximately 36,911 students (29,670 FTEs) from diverse 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 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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