There are currently two professional library positions open at Sonoma State University. Located just 50 miles north of San Francisco in beautiful Sonoma County, the University Library in the Jean and Charles Schulz Information Center is student-focused library that thrives on innovation and creativity. We are seeking a motivated, collaborative, and future-oriented professionals to join our team.
- Collection Development Librarian
The Collection Development Librarian will provide leadership for assessing and developing the library’s collections in a collaborative team environment. This successful candidate will bring a forward-thinking and strategic perspective, keep an eye on new and emerging trends in collection development, and craft an innovative approach to the library’s collections that is both student-centered and responsive to changing University curriculum. This person will also serve as a liaison to designated departments on campus, and will work collaboratively with a team of library faculty to create a cohesive and progressive information literacy curriculum, and to integrate information literacy into disciplinary curricula.
This position requires an ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS/MIS degree, at least three years experience in an academic library, experience in collection development, acquisitions, and/or electronic resources, and experience providing instruction to students in an academic environment.
- Scholarly Communications and Science Librarian
The Scholarly Communications and Science Librarian will provide leadership in the development of a scholarly communications program at Sonoma State University. This new position offers an opportunity to shape the University’s approach to scholarly communications and open access, to build our institutional repository, and to help us showcase student and faculty research in new and exciting ways. As Science Librarian, you will also be the liaison to the School of Science & Technology, which includes natural sciences, health sciences, and computer science and engineering. You will work collaboratively with a team of library faculty to create a cohesive and progressive information literacy curriculum, and with science faculty to integrate information literacy into their curricula.
This position requires an ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS/MIS degree (or equivalent, awarded by July 1, 2016), and an academic background in the sciences and/or experience as a science librarian.
For a complete job descriptions, application information, and more information about the University Library, please visit library.sonoma.edu/about/jobs.
Review of applications starts March 22, 2016. Anticipated start date: July 1, 2016.