Part-Time Public Services Librarian  



Program Library Requisition Number 051147 Position Title Part-Time Public Services Librarian University Mission Placing students at the center of the educational experience, California State University Channel Islands 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. Diversity Commitment About the University:

California State University Channel Islands (CSUCI) opened in 2002 as the newest campus in the California State University with 629 transfer students and welcomed its first freshman class in fall 2003. Since that time, the University has grown and developed into one of the premier public universities not only in the Cal State system but also in the nation. Indeed, in its 2021 edition of Best Colleges ranking, U.S. News & World Report listed CSUCI 20th among "Top Public Schools". Moreover, CSUCI was ranked 20th of over 1,449 schools in CollegeNET's Social Mobility Index (2020) and the 15th "Most Transformative College" (2020) in the nation by Money Magazine.

CSUCI is a public comprehensive university that engages students in critical inquiry and is dedicated to educating leaders for a global society. CSUCI is located in Ventura County and home to more than 6,900 undergraduate and 239 graduate students. We are proud to note that our campus is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution with 55% of our undergraduate students as Latina/o, 25% as White, 2% as African American, 5.5% as Asian-American, and 4% are multiracial. CSUCI is committed to diversifying our faculty to address the needs of our students in the 21st Century. We seek applicants who are dedicated to serving CSUCI's growing diverse student body.

CSUCI is taking steps to confront racism and advocate for justice and fairness for all people. We encourage applicants who are motivated to contribute and serve as colleagues to our tenure-track body that consists of 20.73% Latinx faculty, 2.44% African American faculty, 8.54% Asian-American faculty, 0% American Indian faculty, and 62.2% White faculty. CSUCI provides excellent faculty support services for new hires to settle in and join a collaborative and supportive community. With proper support, the successful candidate will contribute to the mission of the college and university.

CSUCI is committed to recruiting individuals who are dedicated to furthering inclusive excellence in our campus community. We seek to enhance our diverse University population, welcoming people from all backgrounds, to sustain an environment in which all can thrive, create, work and learn.

Diversity Statement:

CSUCI is committed to recruiting individuals who are dedicated to furthering inclusive excellence in our campus community. We seek to enhance our diverse University population, welcoming people from all backgrounds, to sustain an environment in which all can thrive, create, work and learn.

About the Program
The John Spoor Broome Library team is comprised of 11 librarians and 11 staff members. A critical part of the CSUCI experience, the Library supports the learning and research communities of our diverse campus through its collections, and robust information literacy program. The Broome Library is prized by faculty and students alike for its careful attention to physical space, collections, special programming, and services such as equipment lending. The Library's commitment to comprehensive reference service, active learning pedagogy, multicultural programming, and range of methods for gathering student input reflect its alignment with and support of the campus's four mission centers. Furthermore, the integration of information literacy standards into the campus General Education learning outcomes creates an effective foundation for its core educational mission. Appointment The position we expect to fill is contingent upon enrollment growth and availability of funds. Position Description / Responsibilities This position will work largely nights and weekends providing reference services to the campus community. The person in this position may also be assigned to work on project-related assignments such as LibGuides, copy cataloging, digital initiatives, developing outreach materials, teaching in the library instruction program, and other work. Minimum Degree Requirements MLS from an ALA-accredited institution or foreign equivalent Required Qualifications Master of Library Science (or equivalent) from an ALA accredited program

Experience providing reference services

Evidence of a strong commitment to service excellence to a diverse community including a focus on first-generation, Latinx, African-American, Native American, and other minoritized groups

Evidence of flexibility, adaptability, and the ability to work successfully in a complex, dynamic, and diverse environment with competing demands

Evidence of effective cross-cultural interpersonal and communication skills (i.e., multicultural competencies)

Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively in a team environment

Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and collaboratively in a diverse community

Applicants should demonstrate the commitment to effectively work with and engage a diverse student population and evidence of successful mentoring minoritized students with special focus on Latinx, African-American, and Native American students.

As a condition of employment, this position will require a background check. The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. Preferred Qualifications Experience with Photoshop, LibGuides, Alma, Canvas, familiarity with bibliographic record formats and metadata systems is helpful. Special Instructions to Applicant Required documents:
1. a letter of application,
2. a curriculum vitae,
3. the names and email addresses of three references
4. a philosophy of librarianship statement describing your philosophy on public service to and interaction with students in your role as a public services librarian, with a special focus on first generation, Black and African American, Latinx, and Native American, and Asian, Asian American, and Pacific Islander students. Salary Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits Eligible Yes Job Open Date 04-13-2021 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Review Begins On 04-23-2021

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