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Adj Libr ILP Inst and Ref Fall 2013

Adjunct Assistant Librarian (2 positions)
Information Literacy Program
Instruction and Reference


The California State University San Marcos Library seeks applicants for two part time Library faculty positions within the Information Literacy Program (ILP) for the 2013/14 academic school year.  Rank and salary is at the Assistant Librarian level.  This position is eligible for benefits.

The assignment will be in the Information Literacy Program to provide instruction to general education courses, provide reference/research help at the library's Research Help Desk (both in person and virtually) and attend regular ILP meetings.  Instruction responsibilities are expected to require 15-20 hours a week, reference/research help/office hours for 10-15 hours, and other responsibilities for the remainder of the work week.  Some instruction and on-call research help hours will be scheduled for evenings and weekends.  Other duties may be assigned as needed.

Minimum qualifications for the position include:  An MLS from an ALA-accredited institution or equivalent before start date.  Recent experience providing reference and instruction in an academic library.  Evidence of competency or experience with instructional-related technologies.  High level of self-motivation, enthusiasm and flexibility.  Ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with colleagues, students, faculty, and staff.

Preferred Requirements:  Preference will be given to individuals with experience working with first-year college students.

Please submit a completed Faculty Application, a curriculum vita including three current references and a letter of interest to

Timeline A review of applications will begin on July 14, 2013, however, the position will remain open until filled.

The university is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.

CSUSM has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and was recently named one of the top 32 Colleges most friendly to junior faculty by the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education. Visit for more information.

California State University San Marcos, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, strongly committed to equity and diversity and seeks a broad spectrum of candidates in terms of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability and veteran's status. 

Successful hires must have degree information verified through official transcripts or degree-verification services.

An offer of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of background checks.  Should the results of the background checks not be successful, any offer will be withdrawn and/or employment terminated.  Falsification of information may also be cause for termination of employment, corrective action, or withdraw of offer of employment.  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 the CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.  An offer of employment is contingent upon execution of an Acknowledgement of Mandated Reporter Status and Legal Duty to Report Child Abuse and Neglect form.  Signing the form is a prerequisite to employment and failure to sign will result in any offer of employment being withdrawn.