[Asis-l] Position available: Humanities and Social Sciences Librarian, Cal Poly (San Luis Obispo)

Anna Gold agold01 at calpoly.edu
Tue Nov 18 16:25:29 EST 2008

Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo invites applications for a newly posted
tenure track librarian position:


Humanities and Social Sciences Librarian
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly)

The Robert E. Kennedy Library at Cal Poly seeks an enterprising library
professional ready to play a key role in teaching 21st century
information skills to students in a selective, multidisciplinary
polytechnic environment. Cal Poly enjoys a national reputation as the
best largely-undergraduate public university in the West, with highly
selective programs and outstanding students.

Serving as the Library's primary liaison to Cal Poly's College of
Liberal Arts, the Humanities and Social Sciences Librarian will help
foster synergies across the humanities, arts, and social sciences
through his/her active work with faculty and students, and their use of
web-based and instructional technologies. S/he will provide customized
library instruction and reference services, and help shape the
collections that support the work of the College.

The successful candidate will bring a strong background in information
resources in the humanities and/or social sciences, enjoy working
closely with faculty and students, and have demonstrated skills in
instruction as well as in the use of technology to meet student and
faculty information needs.

This full time tenure-track position is available at the Assistant or
Senior Assistant Librarian level, with an anticipated hiring range of
$52,000-$60,000 plus a generous benefits package.  Appointment rank and
salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Pending
degree candidates are encouraged to apply. Cal Poly is an equal
opportunity employer.

For a complete job description, application instructions, and more
information about the Kennedy Library, please see:
http://lib.calpoly.edu/about/jobs/ or go to:

Position open until filled; review of applications will begin January 5,

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