Senior Assistant Librarian for Collection Development

University Library
Tenure-Track Position Opening


POSITION: Senior Assistant Librarian for Collection Development
[ Full-Time, 12-Month ]

EFFECTIVE DATE: On or about July 1, 2018

SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

MLIS or equivalent from an American Library Association-accredited program.
Minimum of two years of library experience (preferably in an academic setting).
Demonstrated knowledge of the traditional and electronic scholarly publishing environments.
Demonstrated ability to manage a collections budget and collection related projects.
Demonstrated experience using quantitative and/or qualitative data to inform rational decision-making.
Demonstrated analytical skills and proficiency in Microsoft Excel or equivalent tool(s).
Demonstrated effectiveness at providing research assistance in a library setting.
Demonstrated effectiveness at teaching information literacy skills and concepts in a library setting.
Demonstrated potential to fulfill the research activities and service commitments required for a tenure-track position in the Library.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and patrons, e.g. faculty, staff, and students.
Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population.

Demonstrated experience with electronic resources management, in one or more of the following areas: licensing, negotiating, vendor relations, collection analysis and assessment.
Familiarity with collections-related data standards, protocols, and tools such as COUNTER and SUSHI
Demonstrated knowledge of innovative or emerging technologies and ability to apply these concepts to library efforts.

Review of applications to begin December 4, 2017
Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)


A background check (including a criminal records check and telephone reference check with most recent employer) 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.

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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