Senior Assistant or Associate Librarian @ California State University, Northridge

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in information and/or library science from an ALA-accredited school, or equivalent degree if earned from outside the U.S. or Canada;
  • Experience providing in-person reference/research assistance in an academic or school library;
  • Experience providing information literacy instruction;
  • Knowledge of education information resources and/or academic coursework in education or related disciplines;
  • Demonstrated experience and commitment to effectively work with students from diverse backgrounds and to working in a diverse campus community;
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and written communication skills;
  • Commitment to engage in research and continued professional development worthy of promotion and tenure in the California State University system.


In support of its service and information literacy mission, the Oviatt Library at California State University, Northridge, seeks an innovative and self-motivated librarian to provide outreach and promotion of the Teacher Curriculum Center (TCC), and information literacy instruction and research consultation services to the students and faculty in the Michael D. Eisner College of Education. You will participate in collection development for the disciplines of Education and Deaf Studies, K-12 curricular materials, the Sharon Fogarty Young Readers Collection, and the Dr. Karin J. Duran TCC Collection.

You will provide general and/or discipline-specific library and information literacy instructional services. You will develop discipline-specific online research guides and/or digital learning objects (DLOs) in support of student research needs. You will provide on-call and online/digital reference and research assistance, and may contribute to outreach activities. You also will provide outreach to local K-12 schools and teachers to promote the TCC, and to determine which textbooks are currently in use in their classrooms.

The Dr. Karin J. Duran and Richard Nupoll Education Librarian also will be known as the TCC Librarian.

This is a 12-month, full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the Senior Assistant Librarian or Associate Librarian level, with attendant expectations for professional competence, service, and scholarship. Some evening and weekend work is required.  The successful candidate will be held to the standards and requirements of the college and department in which he/she is housed for recommending tenure and promotion.

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