Assistant Librarian Application Pool

The Library at California State University San Marcos accepts applications on an on-going basis for our pool of Assistant Librarians.  Rank and Salary is at the Assistant Librarian level.  Positions may be eligible for benefits.

Minimum qualifications for the position include:  A Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution or equivalent.  

Preferred qualifications for the position include:  Academic library experience.  Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated commitment to diversity and/or intercultural competence with diverse groups in relation to teaching.

To apply, please submit the following to:

  • A completed faculty application
  • Current vita (resume)
  • Letter of interest
  • Names and telephone numbers of three professional references

All applications will receive consideration as positions open.  If there is an opening that matches your background, you will be contacted for an interview.

Please be aware that all applications two years or older will be purged each year on the first business day in March.  You will need to reapply after that date if you want to be considered for the following academic year.

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.  We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

This position is subject to employment verification, education verification, reference checks and criminal record checks.  A background check (including the 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 an applicant 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 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 or employment being withdrawn.