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Jobs and Internships

The University Library couldn't function without our team of dedicated, creative, and knowledgeable staff and faculty. We strive to recruit dynamic, engaged, and student-oriented members to our team.


Inclusion and Outreach Librarian

Sonoma State University Library seeks a knowledgeable, collaborative, creative, and student-centered Inclusion and Outreach Librarian to lead efforts in support of student learning for underserved communities at Sonoma State University. The Inclusion and Outreach Librarian will work collaboratively across campus on initiatives related to SSU’s designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, as well as those aimed at creating a diverse and inclusive community that is welcoming to all. The successful candidate will have fluency in Spanish and English and have knowledge of the challenges faced by underserved populations in higher education and a track record of successful collaboration to support student success.

Sonoma State University’s educational experience fosters intellectual, cognitive, social, and personal growth. Under leadership of a new President and executive cabinet, the faculty and staff form collaborative relationships with students for an education that fosters ethical exploration, civic engagement, social responsibility, and global awareness. The Library is looking for a candidate who is flexible, responsive, and creative, and who will bring strong collaborative skills to the library.

The University Library is a student-focused library that thrives on innovation and creativity. The successful candidate will bring a student-focused approach to instruction and outreach, will work across the campus to build relationships and promote library services, and will work closely with colleagues to integrate the library into the fabric of student life.

This position requires an ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS/MIS degree, at least one year experience in an academic library, and familiarity with instruction in a primarily undergraduate environment. Please visit the SSU Jobs site to apply, and select job ID number 104496. Review of applications starts January 8, 2018. Anticipated start date: TBD.


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Student Assistants

The Library is proud to be one of the largest student employers on campus. Student assistants work on an hourly basis to support a wide range of Library services, including public services, book shelving, technology services, Automated Retrieval System (ARS) support, and various administrative duties. The Library aims to cross-train student assistants so they may work in more than one area.

Flexible work shifts are available, including evenings and weekends. Pay is dependent on experience and skill levels; in the few cases where specific and specialized skill sets are sought, such as graphic design, video editing, or foreign language proficiency, or when advanced job responsibilities are assigned, the pay rate may increase. Library student employees can work a maximum of 20 hours per week.

To work in the Library, a student must be currently enrolled at Sonoma State University. All students are encouraged to apply.

Learn more about the Student Assistant program and how to apply.