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 participate in building a progressive information literacy curriculum.
This position requires an ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS/MIS degree, at least 2 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 Librarian level.
Sonoma State University is embarking on an exciting time of renewal and transformation, under the leadership of a new President and executive cabinet. We are focused on building a strong new library faculty and are looking for a candidate who is flexible, responsive, and creative, and who will bring strong analytical and strategic thinking skills to the Library.
For a complete job description, application information, and more information about the University Library, please visit the website.
Review of applications starts May 22, 2017.
Anticipated start date: September 2017.
Sonoma State is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.