San José State University – STEM Librarian

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library at San José State University (San Jose, CA) seeks a curious, innovative, and student-centered individual for the full-time, tenure-track position of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) 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 a team of liaison librarians (including other STEM liaison librarians) and under the general guidance of the Faculty Director for Library Instruction and Assessment, the STEM Librarian will develop, deliver, and assess library instruction to STEM students; collaborate with STEM teaching faculty to determine collection needs and to implement information literacy initiatives; and enhance the library’s capacity to support the curricular and research needs of the university’s STEM departments, programs, faculty, staff, and students. 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. This position is open to both entry level and senior level candidates, hiring 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 strive to provide student-centered learning experiences that promote critical thinking skills and lifelong learning. The Library is committed to bringing anti-racism practices into library services.

This position is an excellent opportunity for librarians interested in launching a career at a teaching-centered institution that is a national leader in graduating historically underserved students. SJSU has been ranked #1 in increasing student upward mobility, particularly among underrepresented, first-generation, and Pell-qualified students.

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Equal Employment Statement:

SJSU is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action 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.

It is the policy of SJSU to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities who self disclose.