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Senior Assistant Librarian for Justice, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (JDEI), 12-Month

California State University, Long Beach
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Jul 24, 2023

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Senior Assistant Librarian for Justice, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (JDEI), 12-Month

Job No: 525903
Work Type: Instructional Faculty - Tenured/Tenure-Track
Location: Long Beach
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time, Faculty - Education/Library Science

Position: Senior Assistant Librarian for Justice, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (JDEI), 12-Month
Effective Date: On or about August 17, 2023
Salary Range: 74,280.00 - 165,564.00 (Commensurate with qualifications and experience)
Application Deadline: Review of applications to begin April 25, 2023. Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled).

University Library

Required Qualifications:
  • MLIS from an American Library Association-accredited program. Degree at time of application or official notification of completion of the degree by June 1, 2023.
  • Demonstrated experience or potential to apply inclusive teaching practices in delivering information literacy instruction and references services that support student learning and success
  • Demonstrated experience or potential formulating and implementing innovative ideas for advancing equity and social justice in an academic library setting
  • Demonstrated potential to meet the requirements for tenure and promotion under the library's criteria for professional performance, research, scholarship, and service. For specific requirements, please see the For specific requirements, please see the University Library's Reappointment, Tenure, and Promotion (RTP) Policy.
  • Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience or interest in collaborating with administration, faculty, staff, and students on library initiatives that promote inclusion and belonging
  • Familiarity with the practice of critical library pedagogy
  • Coursework or a degree in the interdisciplinary study of race, ethnicity, indigeneity, and gender or related disciplines
  • Ability to effectively engage diverse community the complexities of identity, including race, socioeconomic status, gender, sexual orientation, and disability that inform cultural identity
  • Experience of successfully working with populations demographically and socioeconomically similar to the CSULB student body (demographics).

The position's assigned liaison areas: American Indian Studies Program, Department of Chicano and Latino Studies, Department of Africana Studies, Department of Asian and Asian-American Studies, Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

  • Provide library instruction and consultations for students and faculty in assigned liaison areas (as indicated above) as appropriate and necessary. [Mode of instruction may include in-person, hybrid, online, and/or any combination thereof.]
  • Work with library administration, faculty, and staff to create and promote equitable and inclusive practices and policies within the library
  • Provide in-person and online research consultations at a service-oriented reference desk, including some evening and weekend hours
  • Meet with departmental representatives in assigned liaison areas (as indicated above) to perform outreach and promote library services
  • Responsible for collection development of assigned departments which includes evaluating, selecting, developing, and reviewing information resources in relation to curricular and collection needs
  • Engage in library and university governance including library and campus committees
  • Engage in research, publication, and presentation activities to meet the requirements for tenure and promotion
  • Work closely with library faculty and staff on activities and projects as appropriate
  • Participate in service to the department, university, and community

CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University's strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions. CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

About the University Library

The University Library supports the instructional and research needs of the campus community through its breadth and depth of collections, exceptional library faculty and staff-led services, and innovative use of library spaces. Currently, there are 15 full-time equivalent faculty members. Library faculty serve as subject-specialists and liaisons to CSULB's many academic departments and programs. We work independently and collaboratively to strengthen student information literacy skills through one-on-one consultations, one-shot instruction, embedded course instruction, and modular and scalable eLearning experiences. We ensure that library collections align with curricular needs and reflect emerging discipline-specific knowledge.

Information on excellent benefits package available to CSULB faculty is located here:

How to Apply - Required Documentation:
  • An Equity and Diversity Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (maximum two pages, single-spaced). For further information and guidelines, please visit:
  • Letter of application addressing the required and preferred qualifications
  • CV
  • Names and contact information for three references (to be contacted for verbal reference should you reach the finalist stage [no letters accepted])
  • Finalists should be prepared to submit an official transcript (e-transcript preferred, if available)

How to Apply: Click Apply Now icon to complete the CSULB online application

Requests for information and process should be addressed to:

California State University, Long Beach
University Library
Attn: Cheryl Rice
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840-1901

(562) 985-7839 or E-Mail:

Requests for information about the position should be addressed to:

California State University, Long Beach
University Library
Attn: Cheryl Rice
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840-1901

(562) 985-7839 or E-Mail:


A background check (including a criminal records check and telephone reference check with most recent employer) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

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 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

CSU Vaccination Policy
CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to

CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race or ethnicity (including color or ancestry), nationality, religion or religious creed, gender (or sex), gender identity (including transgender), gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, genetic information, age, veteran or military status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Closes: Open until filled

To apply, visit jeid-1be59c57bd6b8845854a2215d0bf619b

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