JOB: Collection Development Librarian, Sonoma State University Library, Rohnert Park

The University Library at the Jean and Charles Schulz Information Center invites you to join our team in an exciting time of renewal and transformation. Sonoma State University welcomes a new President and a new Provost, and the Library, under the leadership of a new Dean, is focusing on developing and growing a new faculty. The University Library is a student-focused library that thrives on innovation and creativity. In a time of tremendous change we are looking ahead, and we are seeking dedicated and future-oriented professionals who are passionate about student learning to help us build a strong, collaborative team.

The Collection Development Librarian will provide leadership for developing and assessing the library’s collections in a collaborative team environment. This successful candidate will bring a forward-thinking and strategic perspective, keep an eye on new and emerging trends in collection development, and craft an innovative approach to the library’s collections that is both student-centered and responsive to University curriculum. This person will also serve as a liaison to designated departments on campus, and will participate in building a progressive information literacy curriculum.

This position requires an ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS/MIS degree, at least three years experience in an academic library, and experience with collection development and management, acquisitions, and/or electronic resource management. This position has the potential to be hired at the Associate level.

Complete job description, application information, and more information about the University Library available online.

Review of applications starts November 7, 2016.

Anticipated start date: January 2017.

Sonoma State is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.