Date Posted: 9/15/17
Position and Rank: Senior
Assistant Librarian (Part-time, Temporary)
ALA accredited Masters
degree or its equivalent.
of and experience using print and electronic
library resources and services in a library
Excellent oral and written
communication skills and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work
collaboratively with other librarians, support
staff, teaching faculty and students in an
evolving organization and rapidly changing
One year experience working
in a library setting.
Undergraduate or graduate
degree in art, art history or design or
equivalent work experience.
Familiarity with disciplinary
electronic databases and major reference works.
Description of Duties:While specific
duties of the position may vary, expected duties
in this position include the following:
Provide quality reference
consultation the Unified Service Point, via
appointment, and/or through online tools during
days, evenings, and/or weekends.
Teach sessions for classes
and groups. Liaise with faculty in required
management activities such as selection and
Develop online resources and
colleagues to develop innovative services in
areas such as outreach, marketing, and digital
Applicants should have awareness of
and sensitivity to the educational goals of a
multicultural population, as gained through
cross-cultural study, training, teaching and/or
other comparable experiences.
Salary: Commensurate with rank and
experience. Salary information is available at: http://www.sjsu.edu/facultyaffairs/.
Eligibility: Employment is
contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in
the United States.
Application Procedures:Please mail
the following items to the address listed below:
Cover letter expressing
qualifications and relevant experience,
A resume/CV of academic
preparation, experience and qualifications,
The names, addresses and
telephone numbers of 3 professional references
SJSU, University Library
Attention: Evelia Sánchez
One Washington Square
San José, CA 95192-0028
Interview finalists will be asked to
provide original transcripts and three letters of
Deadline and procedures for
Positions will remain open until
filled. Applicants who are not selected will be
notified via email.
Please contact the SJSU Library
Human Resources Office at 408-808-2080 if you
San José State University and San
José Public Library jointly operate the Dr.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Library which serves SJSU
students and the residents of San Jose. San José
State University is Californias oldest
institution of public higher learning. The campus
is located on the southern end of San Francisco
Bay in downtown San José (Pop. 1,000,000), hub
of the world-famous Silicon Valley
high-technology research and development center.
Many of Californias most popular national,
recreational, and cultural attractions are
nearby. A member of the 23-campus California
State University (CSU) system, San José State
University enrolls approximately 30,000 students,
a significant percentage of whom are members of
ethno-cultural minority groups. The Library
and the University of which it is a part -
is committed to increasing the diversity of its
faculty so our community can benefit from
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Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We
consider qualified applicants for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, national
origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression,
sexual orientation, genetic information, medical
condition, marital status, veteran status, or
disability. This policy applies to all San José
State University students, faculty, and staff as
well as University programs and activities.
Reasonable accommodations are made for applicants
with disabilities who self-disclose. Note that
all San José State University employees are
considered mandated reporters under the
California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act
and are required to comply with the requirements
set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a
condition of employment.
A background check (including a
criminal records check) must be completed
satisfactorily before any candidate can be
offered a position with the CSU. Failure to
satisfactorily complete the background check may
affect the application status of applicants or
continued employment of current CSU employees who
apply for the position.
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