Wednesday, January 9, 2008

Two Tenure Track Library Faculty Positions (12 month contract)

(12 month contract)
California State University, East Bay (CSUEB)

The University Libraries of California State University, East Bay, are seeking two energetic, innovative, and service-oriented librarians to join the faculty. The Libraries are engaged in the teaching life of the University and an ambitious program to enhance online teaching & learning. Librarians at CSUEB enjoy faculty rank and privileges and are expected to participate in the full range of Library faculty responsibilities and activities expected of a member of the tenure-track, including rotational duties at the Concord Campus. The positions are advertised as a 12-month appointment.

A representative from CSUEB University Libraries will be available for informational interviews at ALA Midwinter in Philadelphia on January 11th, 12th & 13th. Please contact for information or to schedule an interview.

(Job Opening #: 2436)
Responsibilities: Teaching credit courses and other instructional sessions in the libraries’ information literacy program; providing instructionally focused reference services in person and online; serving as a subject specialist and liaison to disciplinary departments; and participating in faculty governance.

Desired Qualifications: Interest or experience in one or more of the following areas: online teaching and learning including the development of digital curricula, assessments, and tutorials; instructional and library applications of emerging technologies (Web 2.0 etc); web design and usability assessment; collection development and liaison responsibilities in the Sciences or Health Sciences.

(Job Opening # 2515)
Responsibilities: Coordinating the planning, evaluation, and implementation of the Library’s information technology systems, including the integrated library system and the Library’s web presence. S/he will collaborate with library staff in investigating emerging Internet and information technologies, as well as take a leading role in long-range strategic planning for the Library’s future information technology needs.

Desired Qualifications: We are especially interested in candidates with experience or demonstrated knowledge in one or more of the following areas: a) Integrated library systems and/or specifically Innovative Interfaces; b) Digital information and content-linking technologies; c) Interactive web design, including development applications and scripting languages; d) Web usability assessment; e) Instructional and library applications of emerging technologies (Web 2.0 etc); f) Online teaching and learning including the development of digital curricular, assessments, and tutorials.

Required Qualifications for both positions: ALA-accredited MLS or equivalent; ability to work collaboratively; effective oral and written communication skills; strong commitment to public service; and demonstrated commitment to engage in research and/or continued professional development.

Full descriptions for each position is available at:

RANK AND SALARY: Senior Assistant or Associate Librarian. Salary is dependent upon educational preparation and experience.
DATE OF APPOINTMENT: July 1, 2008, open until filled.
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Review of applications will begin on January 21, 2008 and continue until the positions are filled. Please submit a letter summarizing you’re ability to meet the requirements of the position, a complete and current vita, graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation (including telephone numbers and email addresses) to: Tenure-Track Librarian Search Committee, California State University-East Bay, 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd., Hayward, CA 94542. Phone: (510) 885-3664, Fax: (510) 885-2049, Email address: CSUEB is AA/EOE

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