Librarian @ The San Diego State University (SDSU) Library

The San Diego State University (SDSU) Library invites applications and nominations for a 12-month, tenure-track position to be appointed at the Senior Assistant or Associate Librarian level (depending on experience), with a start date on or before July 1, 2022. We seek a creative, collaborative, and forward-looking colleague who can complement, strengthen, and expand partnerships across library departments and with colleagues across Academic Affairs, Student Affairs and Campus Diversity, and the Division of Information Technology.

The Communities and Cultures Archivist will provide expertise and leadership as part of the Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) team to promote the acquisition, preservation, and use of archival materials. The successful candidate will partner with Black, Latinx, Indigenous, and immigrant communities in San Diego and the Imperial Valley region to identify, preserve, and provide access to archival collections documenting their history, culture, and experience. The SDSU Library is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the experiences of diverse students, faculty, and staff, and who can meet at least two of the university’s Building on Inclusive Excellence (BIE) criteria ( as part of the Library Diversity Plan (

The position is appointed at the Senior Assistant or Associate Librarian rank. This position also offers a generous startup package.


This position will remain open until filled. Review will begin immediately. Preference will be given to applications received by January 7, 2022.


Anticipated start date is on or before July 2022.