The at San José State University (San José , CA) seeks a service-oriented, innovative, and collaborative individual for the full-time, tenure-track position of Scholarly Communications & Digital Scholarship Librarian.
This position is one of three that will be hired in 2021 STEM Librarian, iSchool Librarian, and Scholarly Communications & Digital Scholarship Librarian providing a supportive cohort to the successful candidate.
The Library is striving to increase the diversity of its faculty and encourages all members of underrepresented groups to apply.
Collaborating with other members of the Collections & Scholarly Communications unit and under the general guidance of the Faculty Director for Collections & Scholarly Communications, the Scholarly Communications & Digital Scholarship Librarian will promote the campus institutional repository, SJSU ScholarWorks, as well as develop and support initiatives involving authors’ rights, copyright and Creative Commons licensing, open access publishing, and the creation and preservation of digital scholarship.
The successful candidate will serve as a liaison to assigned departments. As a faculty member, the librarian engages in library and university governance and scholarship, which includes research, scholarship, and creative activities required for tenure and promotion.
Individuals with coursework or experience in scholarly communications and digital scholarship are encouraged to apply. The position will be hired at the rank of Senior Assistant Librarian.
The SJSU Library brings people, ideas, and information together through its spaces, resources, and expertise to facilitate community building, innovation, and knowledge creation.
We invest in employee professional growth and development. The Library strives to provide student-centered learning experiences and is committed to bringing anti-racism practices into its services.
This position is an excellent opportunity for librarians interested in launching a career at an institution that is a national leader in serving underrepresented minority students.
SJSU has been ranked #1 in increasing student upward mobility, particularly among underrepresented, first-generation, and Pell-qualified students.
As a librarian at SJSU, participation in the Research, Tenure, and Promotion (RTP) process is required. This position is represented by the California Faculty Association (CFA) and covered by .
Compensation - is commensurate with qualifications and experience. View additional faculty .
Starting Date : Summer / Fall 2021
Eligibility - Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
For priority consideration, submit the following documents by April 25, 2021 :
Click Apply Now to complete the SJSU Online Employment Application. For further inquiries, please visit the page or directly contact the Search Committee Chair, Anamika Megwalu
Please note : Original transcripts of terminal degree will be required of applicants invited to the virtual interview. Three (3) letters of recommendation will be required for appointment.
This position will remain open until filled.
enrolls over 35,700 students, a significant percentage of whom are members of minority groups. As such, this position is for scholars interested in a career as a national leader in graduating URM students.
40% of our students are first-generation, and 38% are Pell-qualified. The university is currently ranked third nationally in increasing student upward mobility.
The University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty so our disciplines, students, and the community can benefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.
San José State University is California’s oldest institution of public higher learning. Located in downtown San José (Pop.
1,000,000) in the heart of Silicon Valley, SJSU is part of one of the most innovative regions in the world. As Silicon Valley’s public university, SJSU combines dynamic teaching, research, and university-industry experiences to prepare students to address the biggest problems facing society.
SJSU is a member of the 23-campus California State University (CSU) system.
Equal Employment Statement
San José State University is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity / expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability.
This policy applies to all San José State University students, faculty, and staff as well as University programs and activities.
Reasonable accommodations are made for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Note that all San José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU.
Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.