California State University, East Bay: Two Tenure Track Library Faculty Positions

California State University, East Bay

Position: Public Services Librarian & Systems Librarian

Deadline: Applications requested by January 21, 2008.

The University Libraries of California State University, East Bay, are seeking two energetic, innovative, and service-oriented librarians to join the faculty. The Libraries are engaged in the teaching life of the University and an ambitious program to enhance online teaching & learning. Librarians at CSUEB enjoy faculty rank and privileges and are expected to participate in the full range of Library faculty responsibilities and activities expected of a member of the tenure-track, including rotational duties at the Concord Campus. The positions are advertised as a 12-month appointment.

A representative from CSUEB University Libraries will be available for informational interviews at ALA Midwinter in Philadelphia on January 11th, 12th & 13th. Please contact for information or to schedule an interview.

Responsibilities: As chief administrative officer, the Cooperative Director reports to a nine-member Board composed of representatives from member libraries and has overall responsibility for fulfilling and advancing LLC's mission through an effective and dynamic program of cooperative services. Overall responsibilities include: organizing and administering the system's resources to carry out its strategic goals; providing effective leadership in implementation of long-range planning; developing and maintaining an effective communication program; strengthening current funding sources, seeking additional revenue sources and overseeing sound financial practices; developing and maintaining effective training, consulting and continuing education programs; and representing LLC's interests by participating in library activities at regional, state and national levels. A detailed job description is located at

Responsibilities: Teaching credit courses and other instructional sessions in the libraries' information literacy program; providing instructionally focused reference services in person and online; serving as a subject specialist and liaison to disciplinary departments; and participating in faculty governance.

Desired Qualifications: Interest or experience in one or more of the following areas: online teaching and learning including the development of digital curricula, assessments, and tutorials; instructional and library applications of emerging technologies (Web 2.0 etc); web design and usability assessment; collection development and liaison responsibilities in the Sciences or Health Sciences.

SYSTEMS LIBRARIAN: OAA Position #: 08-09 LIBR-SYSTEMS-TT (Job Opening # 2515)
Responsibilities: Coordinating the planning, evaluation, and implementation of the Library's information technology systems, including the integrated library system and the Library's web presence. S/he will collaborate with library staff in investigating emerging Internet and information technologies, as well as take a leading role in long-range strategic planning for the Library's future information technology needs.

Desired Qualifications: We are especially interested in candidates with experience or demonstrated knowledge in one or more of the following areas: a) Integrated library systems and/or specifically Innovative Interfaces; b) Digital information and content-linking technologies; c) Interactive web design, including development applications and scripting languages; d) Web usability assessment; e) Instructional and library applications of emerging technologies (Web 2.0 etc); f) Online teaching and learning including the development of digital curricular, assessments, and tutorials.

Required Qualifications for both positions: ALA-accredited MLS or equivalent; ability to work collaboratively; effective oral and written communication skills; strong commitment to public service; and demonstrated commitment to engage in research and/or continued professional development.

Full descriptions for each position is available at:

RANK AND SALARY: Senior Assistant or Associate Librarian. Salary is dependent upon educational preparation and experience.

DATE OF APPOINTMENT: July 1, 2008, open until filled.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Review of applications will begin on January 21, 2008 and continue until the positions are filled. Please submit a letter summarizing you're ability to meet the requirements of the position, a complete and current vita, graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation (including telephone numbers and email addresses) to: Tenure-Track Librarian Search Committee, California State University-East Bay, 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd., Hayward, CA 94542. Phone: (510) 885-3664, Fax: (510) 885-2049, Email address: CSUEB is AA/EOE