STEM Librarian (Engineering and Mathematics), San Diego State University Library.

Seeking dynamic candidates for the position of STEM librarian – Engineering and Math Concentration (12-month, tenure-track, faculty position). This position is open to both entry-level and senior-level candidates, hiring at the Senior Assistant Librarian level.

Duties and Responsibilities.  Proactively seek partnerships with faculty and students in the College of Engineering and the Department of Mathematics & Statistics, their centers and programs. Take part in science and applied science outreach programs on campus and in local communities. Take a leadership role in developing collections and services in support of the research and educational missions of the relevant academic departments. Initiate and conduct course-related and resource-specific instruction in engineering, math and science as well as provide general undergraduate information-literacy education. Maintain existing online research guides and work with programming support staff to develop innovative online research tools for engineering, math and related disciplines. Take part in the shared governance of SDSU by serving on campus library and California State University system-wide committees as needed. Participate as a general reference librarian and provide subject-specific support for engineering, math and related disciplines.

Required Qualifications:  An ALA-accredited master’s degree or equivalent foreign degree. Undergraduate or graduate degree in engineering, math, or related discipline, or at least two years’ experience in an equivalent research library. An understanding of the current research, information sources and scholarly trends in the fields of engineering and math. Knowledge of emerging issues and technologies in science librarianship; strong communication, interpersonal and presentation skills. Ability to work effectively in collegial environments. Potential for meeting the requirements for tenure and promotion based on library service, professional growth and service to the University and community. A commitment to fostering diversity.

Desired Qualifications:  Active involvement in professional development with a record of scholarly contributions and achievements in the profession. Experience working with faculty, researchers, staff and students. Experience with collection development of online tutorials or web guides. Experience working with multicultural and international student groups. Experience with learning management systems, such as Blackboard.

Salary and Benefits:  Rank of Senior Assistant with a yearly salary range of $57, 084-$65,000, commensurate with rank, experience and qualifications.  Excellent benefits including medical, dental and vision plans as well as 24 vacation days per year.

Application Information:

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