Business Librarian, Cal State Long Beach

By August 20, 2019

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Recruitment Number: 2581
Position: Full-Time Temporary Business Librarian (i.e. Accountancy, Finance, Information Systems, International Business, Legal Studies in Business, Management and Human Resources Management, and Marketing) – 1 Year Contract
Effective Date: On or about October 1, 2019
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Required Qualifications

Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science (or equivalent) from an American Library Association accredited program (by date of appointment).
Working experience as an academic librarian or library internship in an academic institution.
Demonstrated effectiveness at teaching information literacy skills and concepts in an academic library setting.
Demonstrated effectiveness at providing research assistance.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with university faculty, staff, and students.
Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population

Preferred Qualifications

A degree in one (or more) of the following disciplines:  Business, Economics, Finance, Management, or Marketing.
Experience as an academic librarian in one or more of the following disciplines:  Business, Economics, Finance, Management, or Marketing.
Demonstrated ability to evaluate, select, and review information resources in relation to curricular and collection needs.


Provide in-person and online reference services at a service-oriented and all-purpose reference desk for approximately 6 hours per week, including some evenings and weekends.
Provide library instruction and consultation services to the students and faculty of the College of Business (i.e. Accountancy, Finance, Information Systems, International Business, Legal Studies in Business, Management & Human Resources Management, and Marketing), and the department of Economics.
Serve as the Library’s subject specialist for the specified departments, which includes evaluating, selecting, and reviewing information resources in relation to curricular and collection needs.
Work closely with subject librarians and other members of the University community as appropriate.

CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions.  CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

How to Apply – Required Documentation

​​An Equity and Diversity Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (maximum two pages, single-spaced). For further information and guidelines, please visit:
Letter of application addressing the Required and Preferred Qualifications
Curriculum Vitae (including current email address)
Names and contact information for three references
A copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree
Finalists will also be required to submit the following:
A signed SC-1 form,
Three current letters of recommendation independently provided by references, and
An official transcript(s) (e-transcript preferred, if available)

Application Deadline

Review of applications to begin September 3, 2019

Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)

Employment Requirements

A background check (including a criminal records check and telephone reference check with most recent employer) 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.

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

Electronic submissions are highly encouraged.  All application materials should be sent as a single PDF document to:

Applications, required documentation, and/or requests for information should be addressed to:

Temporary Business Librarian Search Committee
University Library
California State University, Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840-1901

562-985-4047 and/or

CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identification, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, political affiliation, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran’s status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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