Digital Repository Services Manager, CSU Chancellor’s Office, Long Beach, CA

January 22, 2020

The Digital Repository Services Manager is primarily responsible for leading the design, development, implementation, maintenance, and expansion of systemwide institutional repository, digital archives, and scholarly publishing services in support of campus-led digital library initiatives.

The CSU Chancellor’s Office, located on the waterfront adjacent to the Aquarium of the Pacific in downtown Long Beach, offers a premium benefit package that includes outstanding vacation, health, and dental plans; a fee waiver education program; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (PERS); and 14 paid holidays a year.


This position requires:

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and a minimum three years’ directly related experience working with institutional repositories or digital archives systems.

The position works closely with librarians, administrators, and staff across the CSU to identify institutional repository, digital archives, and scholarly publishing needs, and therefore requires:

  • An acumen for leadership.
  • Strong creative, conceptual, and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

This position involves the research, design, development, and maintenance of open source digital library systems. The incumbent will also manage the work of consultants and campus staff in the implementation and support of systemwide digital library projects, and therefore requires significant previous experience developing and deploying complex web applications, including:

  • Demonstrated proficiency in object-oriented programming using modern web development frameworks. Preference given to experience with Ruby on Rails.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in developing web applications using relational databases and indexing technologies. Preference given to experience developing and deploying applications using the Samvera framework and related technology stack, including Solr and Fedora.
  • Experience in structured software testing and version control.
  • Experience generating and maintaining documentation.
  • Intellectual curiosity and a desire to constantly expand technical knowledge.

More information about the job available here:

Two job openings at CDL: Associate Director, Systemwide ILS Service Manager

January 22, 2020

Position: Associate Director of Discovery and Delivery 

About you

You are an experienced leader in the library field. You have experience with product management, team development and management and library technology implementations and operations. You thrive in a high-paced, complex, collaborative, and supportive environment. You effectively collaborate with diverse stakeholders. You love working with both technologies and people.

You want to work on:

  • Relationship building and collaboration with UC campus libraries
  • Expanding and improving discovery and delivery services for UC libraries
  • Responding to new opportunities in statewide, national, and global landscapes
  • Managing a team of library and technology experts

About us

We are the California Digital Library’s Discovery & Delivery Team, based in Oakland, California. We are continuously planning and building the next generation of library services for the University of California and beyond. We need you to help us make it happen. Read more about what we do.

Get details and apply here:

Position: Systemwide ILS Service Manager

About you

You are an experienced product and project manager familiar with discovery and delivery library services. You thrive in a high-paced, complex, collaborative, and supportive environment. You effectively collaborate with diverse stakeholders. You love working with both technologies and people.

You want to work on:

  • Implementation and operation of a systemwide ILS for all 10 UC campuses
  • Discovery layers, link resolvers, and resource sharing
  • Relationship building and collaboration with UC campus libraries
  • Relationship building and collaboration with library vendors
  • Transforming library business processes and workflows

About us

We are the California Digital Library’s Discovery & Delivery Team, based in Oakland, California. We are continuously planning and building the next generation of library services for the University of California and beyond. We need you to help us make it happen. Read more about what we do and learn about the systemwide ILS (SILS) project.

Get details and apply here:

Library Assistant Position, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles

January 22, 2020

This position manages all the interlibrary loan for a 4-campus system and supervises the student assistants, so it’s a good learning opportunity for those new to the field.

Information and platform to apply at:

Full-Time Tenure Track General Librarian Position, Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut, CA

January 22, 2020

Please consider joining us at Mt. San Antonio College (Mt. SAC), a large community college serving a diverse student population.

Our open position is for a full-time, tenure-track, 12-month General Librarian.

It is a wonderful place to work! For details about the job and how to apply, please see the job posting on the Mt. SAC Human Resources website.

Part-Time Librarian Pool, Saratoga and/or Santa Clara, CA

January 22, 2020

This is a part-time position as an Associate Librarian. The duties of associate librarians consist of library-related assignments and other responsibilities which are necessary for the effective and efficient operation of the Library. Duties may include various assignments such as teaching information competency courses, library orientations, and library workshops, as well as conducting reference services, and co-developing web-based learning tools. Assignments may require day, evening, weekend and/or online work assignments. The workload for associate librarians shall not exceed a total hour assignment of sixty percent (60%) of a full-time assignment in any week. The assignments are as needed, during Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter semesters. This position is represented by the West Valley-Mission Federation of Teachers (WVMFT / AFT Local 6554).

Work location: West Valley College, Saratoga, CA and/or Mission College, Santa Clara, CA

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Librarian for the College of Business, CSU Chico

January 17, 2020

Librarian for the College of Business (tenure track, 12 month)

The Meriam Library at California State University, Chico is seeking applicants for a tenure track Business and Economics Librarian (Senior Assistant Librarian rank). Chico State is a residential campus in beautiful Northern California, serving 16,000 undergraduate and graduate students with an increasingly diverse student body. The city of Chico has a population of just under 100,000 residents with many restaurants, outdoor activities, and family events. California State University, Chico is committed to achieving excellence through diversity in the classroom and the workplace by recruiting, developing, and retaining the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. We invite you to apply to our welcoming teacher/scholar environment where you can have a successful career. Review of applications will begin February 19, 2020. Please see the link for position and application details:

Student Services Librarian, UC Davis

January 14, 2020

The Library of the University of California, Davis, seeks a creative, versatile and enthusiastic librarian to work closely with undergraduate and professional students, instructors and staff, and institutional stakeholders in a highly interdisciplinary academic community. Reporting to the Head of Student Services, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing user instruction, research assistance, and outreach with a focus on promoting undergraduate and professional student academic success and life-long learning in STEM disciplines. The successful candidate must be able to collaborate effectively to deliver library services and outreach aligned with the University Library’s mission, vision and strategic priorities.

Rank and salary: Assistant Librarian, Salary Point 1, $55,014 to Associate Librarian, Salary Point 10, $77,787. (Appointment rank and salary based on qualifications and experience.)

For additional details and information on how to submit an online application, please visit

Candidates applying by February 6, 2020 will receive first consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks.

UC Davis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

UC Davis is a smoke- and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014.

Integrated Library Systems Specialist, Mount Saint Mary’s University, Los Angeles

January 14, 2020

About Mount Saint Mary’s University:

Mount Saint Mary’s is the only women’s university in Los Angeles and one of the most diverse in the nation. The University is known nationally for its research on gender equity, its innovative health and science programs, and its commitment to community service. As a leading liberal arts institution, Mount Saint Mary’s provides year-round, flexible and online programs at the undergraduate and graduate level. Weekend, evening and graduate programs are offered to both women and men. Mount alums are engaged, active, global citizens who use their knowledge and skills to better themselves, their communities and the world.

Mount Saint Mary’s University is an equal opportunity employer. The University is thoroughly committed both to providing equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees, and to providing a work environment that is free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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Academic Librarian, Southwestern College, Chula Vista, CA

January 13, 2020

Southwestern College has an opportunity for a full-time, academic librarian faculty position. The position deadline has been extended to Friday, January 31, 2020.

First Year Experience and Student Success Librarian (Temporary), Occidental College, Los Angeles

January 8, 2020

This is a temporary full-time teaching position for the Spring Semester, commencing in January and ending June 30, 2020

The First Year Experience and Student Success Librarian (FYESSL) will report to the Associate Director for Instruction and Research in the Center for Digital Liberal Arts (CDLA) and work closely with the Instruction and Research Specialist for Arts and Humanities. Employing a deep commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusivity, the librarian will focus on information literacy objectives, providing support for first year students, first generation students, international students, and transfer students. Working with colleagues and faculty members to coordinate learning outcomes, the librarian will deliver lower-division instruction sessions that introduce students to library resources and services and information literacy. The FYESSL will provide excellent public service through research consultations, workshops, tours, and orientations. She/he will collaborate closely with colleagues to develop new instructional materials and guides and revise and update existing material. The FYESSL will participate in innovative projects relating to Open Access, Open Educational Resources, and Active Print initiatives. The librarian will also engage in promotion and assessment of the instructional program and other related services.

This position is represented for purposes of collective bargaining by SEIU

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