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Job Posting: CA Electronic Resources Librarian Jennifer Laherty 23 Nov 2005 03:43 UTC

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<>California State University, East Bay
Electronic Collections Librarian
<>OAA Position NO.: 06-07 LIBR-ELECTRONIC-TT

DUTIES OF THE POSITION:  The Electronic Collections Librarian will
develop and manage electronic resource collections, including
acquisition, licensing and access; keep current with emerging
technologies and developments in electronic products and services; serve
as a liaison between library public and technical services to facilitate
the effective integration of electronic resources into the teaching and
learning mission of the University; and design effective assessment
strategies for electronic resources and services.

<>The appointee to this position will participate in a full range of
faculty responsibilities including teaching credit courses and other
instructional sessions in the library 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.  S/He is expected
to participate in rotational duties at the Concord Campus.  Librarians
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.  This is advertised as a 12-month
appointment with a possibility of 10-month appointment.

Required: MLS from an ALA-accredited institution or equivalent;
excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills; a
willingness and ability to serve students from diverse educational and
cultural backgrounds; familiarity with the principles of information
literacy; ability to work collegially in a diverse, fast-paced
environment; a strong service commitment; and demonstrated awareness of
industry standards in acquiring and licensing electronic resources.

Desirable:  Demonstrated knowledge or experience needed to plan, manage,
and assess electronic resource collections and the ability to resolve
electronic resource access issues; knowledge of bibliographic and
metadata tools; strong analytic skills; demonstrated ability in planning
and implementation of projects; and academic reference desk experience.

RANK AND SALARY: Senior Assistant Librarian, commensurate with
experience and qualifications.



APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Please submit a letter summarizing your ability
to meet the requirements of the position, a complete and current vita,
graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation (including
phone numbers and email references) to:

Office of the University Librarian
California State University, East Bay
University Library
25800 Carlos Bee Blvd.
Hayward, CA 94542

Office Phone No: (510) 885-3664
Office Fax No: (510) 885-2049
Email address:

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Application review will begin January 25, and
continue until the position is filled.

NOTE: California State University, East Bay hires only individuals
lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All offers of
employment are contingent upon presentation of documents demonstrating
the appointee's identity and eligibility to work, in accordance with the
provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, CSUEB does not discriminate on the
basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color,
disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin,
race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran's status. The University
is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to
creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.

Jennifer Laherty
Collection Development Coordinator
Associate Librarian
California State University, East Bay (Hayward)
University Library
25800 Carlos Bee Blvd.
Hayward, California  94542-3052
Voice: (510) 885-2555     E-mail:
FAX:   (510) 885-2049