Library Technical Assistant III, University of Redlands

August 17, 2019

Position: Library Technical Assistant III

Position Code: 4249

Department: Armacost Library

Months/Hours: 12 Month/40 Hour

Schedule: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm during fall and spring semesters. Hours vary during May Term and summer months. Hours are subject to change depending on needs of the department.

Starting Salary Range: $16.32 per hour

Grade: “5”

Introductory Period: Six (6) months

Available: Immediately

Posting Date: August 16, 2019

Application Deadline: September 6, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.

Description: The Armacost Library seeks a collegial and service-oriented person to join our small and robust technical services team. Staff members in technical services are responsible for supporting patron-centered service as it pertains to acquisitions, receiving, cataloging, and processing physical and electronic materials, electronic resource and library systems management, and collections maintenance and repair. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to: copy cataloging; managing book funds; claiming missing materials; supporting government documents and periodicals’ processing and maintenance; and managing electronic resource usage statistics and other data provided by vendors. All members of the technical services team participate in training student staff; contribute to the development of documentation and training materials; and identify opportunities for service and technical improvements. In addition to their regular duties, the person in this position may participate in library-wide committees/teams/groups or projects and will perform other duties as assigned.

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Librarian/Curator for European Studies, UCLA

August 17, 2019

Department: International Studies
Rank and Salary: Assistant Librarian – Librarian ($66,294 – $112,952)
Position Availability: Immediately
Application deadline for first consideration: September 10, 2019

The UCLA Library seeks a highly collaborative, knowledgeable and user-driven librarian/curator to work with students and faculty to advance research, scholarship, and teaching in European studies, specifically Northern and Western Europe.

Position Duties

Reporting to the Head of International Studies, the Librarian/Curator for European Studies is responsible for collection development and management, reference, and instruction in assigned areas in order to support and advance research-level scholarship by UCLA students and faculty. The Librarian/Curator for European Studies and Classics collaborates on the creation of research tools and develops plans to digitize content and collections in order to increase access to resources; delivers specialized orientations, instruction sessions, and consultations; and serves as a resource on issues related to digital scholarship, scholarly communication, and emerging research methods. The incumbent collaborates with campus and UC colleagues on a range of issues related to collections and digital projects; participates in professional forums such as the European Studies Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), Center for Research Libraries’ Collaborative Initiative for French Language Collections (CIFNAL), and German-North-American Resources Partnership (GNARP); actively engages in outreach and community engagement activities in support of the UCLA Library’s strategic priorities; and serves as a member of library teams related to preservation and/or digitization, such as the UCLA Library’s International Digital Ephemera Project. The incumbent has supervisory responsibilities for .5 FTE staff member and student assistants.

UCLA librarians and academic staff are expected to participate in library-wide planning and governance and work effectively in a shared decision-making environment.

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Special Collections Librarian/Archivist, California Judicial Center Library, San Francisco

August 15, 2019

Job Title: Special Collections Librarian/Archivist
Location: San Francisco, CA
Job Opening: 5025

The California Judicial Center Library (CJCL) is accepting applications for the position of Special Collections Librarian/Archivist. The CJCL is the consolidated library for the Supreme Court of California and the Court of Appeal, First Appellate District. Its mission is to anticipate and respond effectively to the legal information needs of the justices and staff of both courts, as well as the staff of the Judicial Council of California. The CJCL’s collection of more than 300,000 volumes and archival materials is housed in San Francisco, Sacramento, and Los Angeles, and the library also provides access to a wide range of online research and reference services and materials.

Under the direct supervision of the Judicial Center Law Librarian, the Special Collections Librarian/Archivist will perform a full range of professional duties required to collect, organize, process, preserve, digitize and facilitate access to materials and records donated by justices and their families, court-related organizations, and interested individuals.

Responsibilities:

  • Develops, implements, administers, and monitors all operational procedures, policies and programs associated with Special Collections & Archives.
  • Accessions, acquires, arranges and indexes unpublished archival and manuscript collection materials; ensures access to those by creating databases, guides and aids.
  • Plans, organizes, and performs the full range of work involved in establishing, operating and maintaining a modern special collections and archives system.
  • Researches and responds to reference requests related to exhibits and Special Collections & Archives holdings from justices, attorneys, other staff members and approved external researchers; compiles and delivers research results and work products related to complex Special Collections & Archives reference requests.
  • Develops educational exhibits and other educational and outreach materials to increase awareness of the cultural and legal history of California and the California courts.
  • Performs legal and non-legal research in support of exhibit development and the production of educational exhibits and outreach publications; evaluates the copyright status of images selected for use.
  • Conducts tours of Special Collections & Archives.
  • Actively participates in the evaluation, procurement, operation and maintenance of equipment and software used to scan, photograph, edit, print, digitize, and manage Special Collections & Archives collection and exhibit materials.
  • Trains part-time and temporary Special Collections & Archives staff members and interns in the use of Special Collections & Archives equipment, software and procedures.
  • Maintains and operates equipment designed to control and monitor Special Collections & Archives records’ temperature and humidity levels and the electronic security system.
  • Monitors developments in the archival field; attends and reports on professional educational programs on topics related to archival standards, preservation, digitization, website development, copyright law, exhibit and public outreach programs and security of archival collections.
  • May assist other librarians with Research & Reference Desk, as needed.
  • Prepares newsletter or other materials for distribution to justices and attorneys.
  • Represents the library and court in professional committees and organizations.

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Spatial Data Science Librarian, UCLA

August 15, 2019

Department: Data Science Center
Rank and Salary: Assistant Librarian – Librarian ($61,201 – $98,865)
Position Availability: Immediately
Application deadline for first consideration: August 29, 2019

The UCLA Library seeks a Spatial Data Science Librarian (SDSL) to develop and extend the Library’s role in providing services centered around facilitating geospatial research, enabling its use through research support and instruction, and building community by collaborating with colleagues within and beyond the Library. This role provides leadership for the Library in geospatial data collection, including collaborating with UCLA, UC, and statewide university stakeholders on collecting, storing and preserving spatial research, purchased and open data. Reporting to the Director of the Library Data Science Center, the SDSL will play a leading role in defining the vision of geospatial services needed to support research and education at UCLA.

Position Duties

Reporting to the Director of the Data Science Center, the incumbent is responsible for the following duties:

Specific duties and responsibilities include:

  • Develop services that support and enable geospatial research at UCLA.
  • Teach researchers and students mapping and geospatial analysis skills using GIS tools.
  • Provide individual consultations involving the use, processing, and analysis of geospatial data to UCLA students, faculty, and staff, as well as off-campus users.
  • Develop the Library’s geospatial collections; identify and pursue new collecting opportunities.
  • Serve as the Library expert on geospatial technologies, including GIS software, geospatial repositories and databases, geospatial data discovery interfaces, geospatial data acquisition and methods.
  • Engage with researchers to make digital and scholarly data openly discoverable, accessible, and reusable.
  • Coordinate the Library’s GIS services with other campus GIS initiatives and cooperate with UC-wide GIS initiatives.
  • Works closely with Library Development to identify and steward donors, collections, and endowed gift funds.

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Digital Project & Systematic Search Librarian, UC Davis

August 8, 2019

At UC Davis’s Sacramento Health Sciences Campus. See the full posting here:
https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF03037


Evening & Weekend Circulation Supervisor/Art History and Classics Library Supervisor, UC Berkeley

August 8, 2019

Arts & Humanities Division
Doe Memorial Library

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world’s most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley’s culture of openness, freedom and acceptance—academic and artistic, political and cultural—make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html.

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Librarian – Manager of Reference Services, California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, CA

August 8, 2019

Basic Function

Under the coordination of the Assistant Director of Library Operations, Manager of Reference Services leads reference services (including print reference collection, virtual reference tools, and online reference resources) for the Pearson Library and manages the Research & Information Desk. The incumbent maintains and evaluates reference statistics using analytics tool and coordinates the librarians and student assistants’ reference duties.

Representative Duties

  • ​Provides expert research assistance to students, faculty, and staff with a focus on access, evaluation of resources, and information literacy using library tools including online catalog, web tools, databases, virtual reference tools, etc. E
  • ​Assesses patrons’ information literacy skills as part of the reference interview and provides instruction as appropriate to ensure patron success in research. E
  • ​Manages virtual reference tools including LibAnswers and LibChat, update and maintain library website using OU Campus, manage and edit reference resources online using LibGuides. E
  • ​Maintains and evaluates reference statistics using Springshare analytics tools; presents relevant statistics as necessary. E
  • ​Directs the development and maintenance for the print and online reference collection. Coordinates and directs reference weeding and necessary updating of the Reference Collection within all subject areas. E
  • ​Coordinates librarians’ reference duties. E
  • ​Coordinates with Public Services team to train and manage student assistants using a combination of live workshops, special training days, online training on Blackboard, paper handouts. E
  • ​Conducts student assistant’s performance/feedback surveys at the end of each term in collaboration with the Public Services Coordinator. E
  • ​Serves as subject specialist in assigned subject areas to support research needs of University faculty and staff. Provides collection development for these subjects; delivers information literacy sessions and outreach; assists with program reviews for respective departments. E
  • ​Participates in the planning, development and implementation of library programs and events. E
  • ​Provides backup for other librarians and support staff as needed to ensure library services run efficiently. E
  • ​Maintains cross training in circulation, interlibrary loan, information literacy, and collection development practices. E
  • ​Responsible for ongoing professional development in best practices for reference services and information technology to ensure understanding of essential tools and library services. E

E= Essential Duties

The full job announcement as well as instructions for applying can be found at The full job announcement as well as instructions for applying can be found at https://careers.callutheran.edu/postings/5596


Director of Library Special Collections, UCLA

August 8, 2019

Requisition Number: 30809
Salary: $7,334 – $14,500 monthly

Position Description:

Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Distinctive Collections and Chief Policy Strategist, the Director of Library Special Collections (DLSC) provides leadership, oversight, and strategic vision to shape the future of special collections and archives at UCLA. A member of the Library’s management team, the incumbent heads an enterprise-wide organization marshalling the Library’s special collections resources, services, and operations around its mission to create a distinctive learning environment for the UCLA community and society at large. The DLSC leads Library Special Collections (LSC) to inspire discovery, cultivate knowledge, advance research, preserve cultural heritage and actively develop and lead initiatives that advance diversity as integral to academic excellence and inclusion as integral to modern library special collections. The DLSC plans, organizes, and manages all aspects of Library Special Collections (LSC) operations and budget. Fostering a flexible, work environment, and a strong team spirit, the incumbent establishes and actively supports creative initiatives and facilitates new partnerships and interdisciplinary projects. The DLSC collaborates with all departments and units throughout the Library and across the campus. The DLSC works across the UCLA Libraries to develop fundraising strategies, stewards and cultivates donors, and writes grant proposals to support the goals and activities of the department and Library alongside the following stakeholders and units: Associate University Librarian for Distinctive Collections and Chief Policy Strategist, senior management team, the Executive director of Library Development, and the Distinctive Collection Portfolio Teams.

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Library Technician II, Glendale Community College

August 8, 2019

Salary
$3,916.12 – $4,317.50 Monthly

Location
Glendale, CA

Job Type
Full-time Classified

Department
Library and Learning Support Services

Job Number
110171

Closing
8/30/2019 5:00 PM Pacific

Description
Performs a variety of specialized technical duties in the circulation, organization and management of library resources and materials. Position may require working evening and/or weekend shifts.
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Archival Library Assistant, West Los Angeles, CA

August 2, 2019

LAC Group is seeking an Archival Library Assistant to work at a prestigious university library in West Los Angeles. The selected individual will support archives processing and assist with collections, reference and other areas as needed. This is a full-time position that will continue through the end of the year. This is an excellent opportunity for a recent MLIS graduate looking to gain experience in an academic library or archives setting.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the processing of collections by rehousing, arranging and describing materials in accordance with DACS standards; editing and creating records in Archives Space; encoding and uploading finding aids; accessioning new collections according to departmental procedures.
  • Assist in the staffing of the front desk and provide reference services and monitoring of researchers in the reading room as needed.
  • Assist in the shipping and receiving of special collections materials sent off-campus for digitization, etc., including data entry, condition reporting and photography, packing and shipping.
  • Participate in a departmental culture of preservation, assisting in the identification and recording of preservation issues encountered in the performance of routine duties.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or requested.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 1 year related library or archives experience. Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
  • Familiarity with the proper care and handling of special collections
  • Demonstrated ability to perform detailed work with a high degree of accuracy and to work independently within a framework of assigned responsibilities.
  • Exemplary communication and organizational skills
  • Basic computer knowledge and fluency in Microsoft Office Suite

To apply, please visit: https://lac.gp/2Yk8tVW