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Collection Development Librarian - California Baptist University - Riverside, CA


The Annie Gabriel Library at California Baptist University seeks an innovative, collaborative, service-oriented librarian to manage the library’s collections. The successful candidate will be able to provide broad oversight in all areas of academic library collections, including the selection, acquisition, and preservation of print and electronic materials for general and special collections. California Baptist University is a vibrant and thriving university located in beautiful Southern California, committed to helping students live their purpose.


Primary duties include collection evaluation, collaboration with teaching faculty in the selection of library materials, and resources budget management. The position requires coordinating and executing the library’s long-term collection development strategy in support of the library’s overall mission to serve the research and information needs of CBU in a rapidly changing information landscape. As a member of the CBU faculty, teaching is another important job duty of the Collection Development Librarian, who provides information literacy instruction to CBU students in both class settings and individually. In this role the successful candidate will work as part of a team of librarians providing student-centered instruction and research assistance to the CBU community, using current instructional methods and technologies.



  • ALA-accredited MLIS or equivalent degree.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • A strong service orientation.
  • Ability to thrive in a collaborative environment.
  • Experience developing library collections for academic libraries.
  • Experience providing research and information literacy instruction in the library context.


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