Architecture Librarian (tenure track)
SUBJECT: Job opening: Architecture Librarian, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo (California)
The Robert E. Kennedy Library at Cal Poly seeks an enterprising library professional ready to play a key role in teaching 21st century information skills to students in a selective, multidisciplinary polytechnic environment. Cal Poly enjoys a national reputation as the best largely undergraduate public university in the West, with highly selective programs and outstanding students.
Serving as the Library's primary liaison to Cal Poly's College of Architecture and Environmental Design (CAED), the Architecture Librarian will work closely with CAED faculty to develop strategies and learning resources that will help CAED students acquire the information, media, and digital literacy skills critical to their lifelong professional success. The Architecture Librarian will develop assignments for hands-on in-class work, and web-based instruction resources, including web-based research guides; provide expert consultative reference services; and help shape the Library's collections to support teaching and research in the College.
The Architecture Librarian will join a collaborative team of library faculty at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo on California's beautiful central coast. The successful candidate will bring a strong background in information resources in architecture, enjoy working closely with faculty and students, and will have demonstrated skills in instruction as well as the use of technology to meet student and faculty information needs. Knowledge and experience with using GIS or with visual resources librarianship is preferred.
This full time tenure-track position is available at the Senior Assistant or Associate Librarian level, with an anticipated hiring range of $57,000 - $70,000 plus a generous benefits package. Appointment rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Recent degree candidates are encouraged to apply. Cal Poly is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.
Review of applications will begin October 5, 2009.
For a complete job description, see: http://lib.calpoly.edu/about/jobs/caed_librarian.html
Apply now on the Cal Poly Jobs web site: http://www.calpolyjobs.org/applicants/Central?quickFind=161553