Library Job Opportunities

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    WELCOME! We are pleased that you are interested in working in the John F. Kennedy Memorial Library at California State University, Los Angeles. Our Library is committed to quality service to a diverse group of dedicated students in an exciting team environment. We invite you to take a look at our job openings. If you find any of our open positions interesting, and you meet the qualifications, we urge you to apply, or contact us for further information. If you wish to apply, please follow the specific application procedures given at the end of each position announcement. For an overview of our Library and University, please see the brief University and Library statements, below. If you wish to learn more about us, we recommend a look at our Library mission, values and vision statements, and our Library organization pages on the Library Web.

    The University: California State University, Los Angeles, a comprehensive urban university and one of 23 campuses that comprise The California State University system, offers programs in more than 50 academic and professional fields. The campus is located at the eastern edge of Los Angeles, adjacent to the western San Gabriel Valley, with more than 19,000 full and part-time students reflecting the rich, ethnic diversity of the area. The University is committed to student-centered learning, free scholarly inquiry and academic excellence, hires on the basis of merit, and encourages qualified minorities, women and persons with disabilities to apply.

    The Library: The Library's mission is to support the academic programs of Cal State L. A. through instruction, collections, technology and services that enable students and faculty to access recorded knowledge and information resources. This support empowers our constituencies to develop the information and technological competencies necessary to achieve their educational, research and professional goals; succeed in the workforce; apply lifelong learning skills; and participate in a diverse society.

    The Library has 18 full-time faculty, additional part-time faculty and a staff of 35. Librarians have full faculty status and the University has a collective bargaining agreement with the Faculty. The Library is organized in four units: User Services, Collection Services, Information Technology and Administrative Support. All library faculty have a base in either User Services or Collection Services.

    The Library has a comprehensive web site that provides network access to over 100 online databases, the Library's INNOPAC catalog and the Pharos system. Off-campus access is provided via a proxy server. The physical collection includes more than one million volumes with current 2,000 print subscriptions and licensed access to approximately 8,000 electronic journals. The Library is a partial federal government depository.

    The POSITIONS: The application deadlines, if any, are noted in the individual listings. For further information on all open faculty, staff and administrative positions, call (323) 343-3955. For further information on student assistant positions, call (323) 343-3955.

    An Equal Opportunity / Title IX Employer: Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause an undue hardship. "In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal State LA is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to economic status, ethnic background, political views, sexual orientation, or other personal characteristics or beliefs."

    Library Faculty -- Tenure Track  

    No openings at this time

    Staff Positions

    Assistant to the University Librarian
    Administrative Analyst Specialist I 
    Job ID:  80123

    You can view and apply for this job:  HERE

     

    Library Faculty Temporary, Part-time (Not Tenure Track)

    POSITION
    :  Librarians (Temporary, Part-Time Reference and Instruction Applicant Pool                                                                                      

    STARTING DATE:  AS NEEDED

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  MLS degree from an ALA Accredited institution.  Demonstrated recent reference experience using print and electronic resources.  Demonstrated effective teaching experience in a classroom setting.  Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing in English.  Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a team setting and independently.  Demonstrated commitment to user-centered service and ability to work effectively in a multicultural environment. Ability to work nights and weekends. 

    DESIRED/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:   Demonstrated recent reference and instruction experience in an academic library setting.  Possess proficiency in Spanish or an Asian language.

    DUTIES:  Provide general information and subject specific reference service at the reference and information desk.  Assist, as needed, in teaching in the LibraryÂ’s instructional programs. 

    RANK AND SALARY:  Appointments are made at the rank of Senior Assistant Librarian.  Initial salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

    REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION:  For full consideration, applicants are requested to submit the following materials:  1) a letter of application, 2) a curriculum vita, 3) official transcripts, 4) three letters of recommendation and, 5) the completed Cal State L.A. employment application form: /sites/default/files/univ/hrm/docs/forms/Empl_applic_academic.pdf 

    Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
       

    APPLICATION DEADLINE:  To ensure prompt consideration, please send application materials to:
     

    Alice Kawakami, University Librarian

    University Library

    California State University, Los Angeles

    5151 State University Drive

    Los Angeles, CA 90032-8110

    In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal State LA is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, marital status, pregnancy, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender identification, age, disability, disabled veteran, or Vietnam era veteran status. 

    AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / TITLE IX EMPLOYER

    Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause undue hardship.