The John Spoor Broome Library at California State University Channel Islands is pleased to invite applications for a tenure-track librarian, Systems Librarian, to assist us in furthering our service-oriented, student-centered, inter-disciplinary library environment. The ideal candidate is innovative, team-oriented, entrepreneurial, willing to take chances, can laugh at their own mistakes, and wants to engage with the campus community. Reporting to the Head of Collections and Technical Services, the Systems Librarian endeavors to design, deliver, and assess information services with a focus on student learning. The Systems Librarian is a collaborative leader possessing technical expertise charged with creating an electronic and computing environment that supports our service-oriented, student-centered, inter-disciplinary learning experience. The Systems Librarian is skilled in setting priorities; directing complex technology projects; fostering teamwork and staff development; working collaboratively in and outside the library and university, and; implementing effective technology services and solutions. The Systems Librarian understands the relationship between infrastructure, platform, and software and selects effective approaches in building integrated, user-focused services in a changing technology landscape. The Systems Librarian possesses proficiency in a variety of web scripting languages, relational database applications, and systems analysis and will be able to communicate about and advise on emerging technologies and information service trends. This position includes Reference Desk responsibilities and some evening and weekend hours.
Placing students at the center of the educational experience, CSU Channel Islands (CI) provides undergraduate and graduate education that facilitates learning within and across disciplines through integrative approaches, emphasizes experiential and service learning, and graduates students with multicultural and international perspectives. The University is a vibrant part of the extended community and is committed to developing programs that address the academic, economic and social needs of Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties and the State of California. CI has twice been named one of the best universities in the nation to work for by The Chronicle of Higher Education, and named to the Chronicle’s 2011 Honor Roll, where only 42 institutions nationwide were recognized in at least five categories
This position is contingent upon enrollment growth and availability of funds. Appointments are for fall 2012 in the disciplines listed below. Application review begins on October 24, 2011. Please see the CSU Channel Islands website for a more detailed position description and to apply for this position: https://www.csucifacultyjobs.com.