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California State University, Fullerton is a large, comprehensive, urban university with more than 4,100 full-and part-time faculty and staff members, and a diverse student body of 40,235 enrolled in Fall 2016. The university offers a broad spectrum of degree programs in liberal arts and sciences as well as applied and professional fields with 57 at the baccalaureate level and 52 graduate programs including a doctorate in education and doctor of nursing practice. Learning is preeminent at Cal State Fullerton. We combine the best qualities of teaching and research universities where actively engaged students, faculty and staff work in close collaborations to expand knowledge. Research and other creative activities are enhanced by the proximity of the campus to nationally recognized business, cultural, and educational institutions. Faculty members were awarded more than $21.4 million in grants and contracts for research and scholarly activities in 2015-16. The university has a longstanding tradition of collegial governance. Cal State Fullerton is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. CSUF is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution (the only one in Orange County) and an Asian American and Pacific Islander Serving Institution. We are ranked 6th in the nation in terms of baccalaureate degrees awarded to minorities. In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal State Fullerton is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, disability or Veteran's status or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

Systems Librarian
Full-Time Librarian

Cal State Fullerton Pollak Library seeks an exceptional candidate for the position of Systems Librarian.  Reporting to the Associate University Librarian, the Systems Librarian provides administration and programming support for the technical infrastructure of systems such as Millennium, the Unified Library Management System (Alma and Primo), the Digital Library, and other applications-based services offered by the CSU Library consortium and the CSUF Pollak Library.  Serves as administrator for the Library’s open source servers and software.  Develops, tests, and installs new software applications and enhances functionality of existing systems through customization and integration with commercial and open source software.  Provides technical advice and hands-on support in integrating, troubleshooting, and resolving various issues with purchased or licensed software, including resolving authentication problems and ensuring smooth and reliable access.  Implements tools and develops code to ensure that data and metadata are successfully migrated from legacy systems to new systems and from vendor systems to local systems; facilitates the transfer of metadata from in-house systems to consortium and/or cloud-based systems such as OCLC WorldCat and Alma.  Coordinates with campus IT for all locally integrated technical solutions and hardware and with the CSU Chancellor’s Office staff for all system-wide library initiatives.


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Preferred Qualifications:

Rank & Salary
This is a contract position and will be at the rank of Assistant or Senior Assistant Librarian.  Salary range will be $49,224-$58,968 and commensurate with rank, experience, and qualifications.  Excellent comprehensive benefits are available and include health/vision/dental plans, defined benefit retirement through the state system, along with optional tax-sheltering opportunities, and access to campus child-care. For a detailed description of benefits, go to

Appointment Date
March 1, 2016

Application Procedure
A complete online application must be submitted in order to receive consideration.To apply, please go to to view all job listings and select 8468BR to begin the applications process and provide the following materials:

  1. Letter of interest (relating your experience to the required qualifications) addressed to Dr. Scott Hewitt, PhD, Interim University Librarian
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Three letters of reference (see instruction below)

On the References page of the online application, enter information and email addresses for three referents who will provide a confidential letter of reference for your application.  They will immediately receive a request via email along with information on uploading the letter. You will be able to verify that each letter has been received by CSUF by logging back into the recruitment system.

For questions about the position, please call: (657) 278-8254 or email:

Application Deadline
For full consideration, all application materials should be received by February 1, 2016. Position will remain open until filled.

The University          
California State University, Fullerton is the largest of the 23 campuses that comprise the California State system. The campus is located in northern Orange County, convenient to numerous cultural and recreational sites throughout Southern California. As a comprehensive university, CSUF offers baccalaureate degrees in 55 fields of knowledge, graduate (master’s level) work in 54 programs, credential programs for teachers, and doctoral degrees in education (Ed.D) and nursing practice (DNP).

The Pollak Library serves a total of more than 38,000 students as well as approximately 4,000 faculty and staff. The University is committed to the support of learning through instructional technology as well as extensive training and development programs. The University web site is located at

The Library’s web site ( serves as a gateway to library resources. The Library contains 1.3 million books, government documents, and audiovisual materials; over 50,000 periodicals available electronically or in print; and 200 electronic databases. The staff includes 22 FTE librarians and 35 FTE paraprofessionals.

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.

California State University Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University’s strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. EEO employer. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

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