Why does the Ekstrom Library have the residency?
Ekstrom Library is committed to fostering diversity within the field of librarianship. The Research Assistance and Instruction Department also appreciates having a new perspective that can help the department grow.
Is the residency an internship?
No. Although it is for a limited amount of time, the residency is a faculty position with the same responsibilities as tenure track librarians in Ekstrom Library.
What happened to the last person in the job?
The last resident, George Martinez, has moved on to being the Librarian for Student Services at CSU Long Beach. In its current iteration, the resident is meant to stay in the position for a maximum of two years.
What are some of the benefits of being a resident?