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Outreach Librarian

In support of its service and information literacy mission, the University Library at California State University, Northridge seeks a service-oriented and enthusiastic individual to provide research assistance, library instruction, and to coordinate outreach services in a comprehensive university environment. The selected candidate provides general and/or discipline-specific library and information literacy instructional services. Develops discipline-specific online research guides and/or digital learning objects (DLOs) in support of student research needs. Provides in-person and online/virtual reference and research assistance. Participates in collection development activities.

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. The successful candidate will be held to the standards and requirements of the college and department in which they are housed for recommending tenure and promotion.

Screening of applications will begin March 1, 2022. Priority will be given to applicants who meet the screening deadline; however, the position will remain open until filled.

Please see the CSUN Careers page for the complete job description and to apply. You can email me directly at susanna.eng@csun.edu if you have any questions about the position!
Position: Outreach Librarian
Organization: California State University, Northridge
Location: Northridge,  CA 
United States
Salary: Minimum salary of $69,348 for Senior Assistant Librarian or $79,560 for Associate Librarian, and an excellent benefits package. Salary and rank are dependent on qualifications and experience.
Posting Start Date: 12/10/2021
Date Posted: 12/10/2021
Requirements Required Qualifications:   

As a Hispanic-serving Institution (HSI), inclusiveness and diversity are integral to CSUN’s commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and engagement. As of Fall 2020, CSUN enrolls ~40,000 students, where 56% are Latinx, 20.8% are White, 9.3% are Asian American, 4.8% are Black/African American, 0.1% are Native American, and 0.1% are Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander.  The successful candidate will help the Department achieve equitable outcomes for all students through teaching, student mentorship, scholarship, and service.
  • Master's degree in information and/or library science from an ALA-accredited school, or equivalent degree if earned from outside the U.S. or Canada;
  • Experience providing reference/research assistance in an academic library;
  • Experience providing information literacy instruction;
  • Familiarity with inclusive pedagogies and instruction practices in order to engage students who are historically underrepresented and underserved in traditional academic libraries;
  • Demonstrated experience and commitment to effectively work with students from diverse backgrounds and to working in a diverse campus community;
  • Demonstrated commitment to racial and social justice;
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and written communication skills;
  • Commitment to engage in research and continued professional development worthy of promotion and tenure in the California State University system.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in outreach and marketing to students and faculty with a focus on equity and inclusion;
  • Experience designing intentional programming and creating collaborative partnerships with different units across campus and community organizations to support student learning, success, and equity;
  • Experience working with K12 students
  • Experience in developing digital learning objects;
  • Collection development experience;
  • Proficiency or fluency in a second language (eg American Sign Language (ASL), Spanish, etc)
Status: This listing expires on: 3/10/2022
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California State University, Northridge

Northridge,  CA 91330
United States
Susanna Eng-Ziskin