Written by on April 11, 2011

Engineering Librarian (tenure track)

Kennedy Library at California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly) in beautiful San Luis Obispo, California, is seeking an innovative engineering librarian who enjoys working closely with faculty to foster 21st century information skills in a multidisciplinary “learn by doing” university environment.

As a member of the Cal Poly faculty and working in a team of seven College Librarians, the Engineering Librarian will play a key role in supporting the learning and research needs of over 5000 engineering students and faculty at the College of Engineering (CENG) in a selective, multidisciplinary polytechnic environment. Additional responsibilities include:

  • providing instruction and developing instructional resources to support College and campus learning outcomes;
  • developing and managing library information resources in engineering;
  • participating in new and ongoing projects involving digital resources, web-based services, and other library initiatives.

The successful candidate will bring a strong background in information resources used in engineering disciplines and professions, enjoy working closely with faculty and students, and will have demonstrated skills in instruction as well as the use of technology to meet student and faculty information needs. This position requires an MLS or equivalent degree from an accredited institution.

This full time tenure-track position is available at the Senior Assistant or Associate Librarian level, with an anticipated hiring range of $57,000-$70,000 plus a generous benefits package. Appointment rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Review of applications will begin April 11, 2011.

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