Research Librarian for Digital Humanities & History

July 27, 2017

The UCI Libraries seeks a knowledgeable, innovative, and collaborative professional for the position of Research Librarian for Digital Humanities & History to lead the development and growth of the Libraries’ Digital Humanities Program.  As a member of the Digital Scholarship Services Department, the Librarian will work collaboratively within the department and across the Libraries to develop and foster best practices for curating research data across Humanities disciplines, produce library collections developed for computational use, and shape repository policies and features to encourage computational use of collections.  The Librarian will proactively seek to build collaborative relationships with campus researchers and scholars involved with digital humanities and humanities data.   As liaison to the History Department, the Librarian will work closely with history researchers on digital humanities and data curation efforts, will be responsible for history collection strategies and specialized research consultations, and will facilitate subject-based instructional services to the History Department.

Qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds and life experiences are encouraged to apply.  The UCI Libraries is committed to recruiting a diverse workforce and advancing UCI’s Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.

The UCI Libraries, comprising the Langson Library, the Ayala Science Library, the Library Gateway Study Center, and the Grunigen Medical Library, are committed to innovation and excellence.  The University of California, Irvine, is nestled in over 1,500 acres of coastal foothills, five miles from the Pacific Ocean, between San Diego and Los Angeles.  Founded in 1965, UCI has more than 31,500 undergraduate and graduate students and about 1,600 faculty and staff.  Consistently ranked among the nation’s best universities, UCI is noted for its top-rated research and graduate programs, extensive commitment to undergraduate education, and growing number of professional schools and programs of academic and social significance.

The full position description is listed on the UCI Libraries website at http://www.lib.uci.edu/job-openings-uc-irvine-libraries with links to additional websites featuring campus and community information.

Apply via UCI AP Recruit at:  https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF04204.

Appointment is anticipated to be at the Assistant Librarian or Associate Librarian rank with a salary of $49,165 – $75,453.

Applications received by September 11, 2017 will receive first consideration, but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.


Librarian, Research and Instruction, University of La Verne

July 27, 2017

Librarian, Research and Instruction

University of La Verne

The University of La Verne Wilson Library is seeking a motivated and dedicated Assistant Professor/Research and Instruction Librarian. This is a full-time, 12 month, non-tenure track faculty position with the rank of Assistant Professor and reports to the University Librarian. The selected candidate will contribute to the profession through professional service and scholarly activities, and will participate in faculty governance activities within the Library and University.

Library faculty at Wilson Library are expected to cultivate partnerships and actively establish networks and relationships with faculty, staff and students as well as partner with faculty to integrate the library into the curricula. Library faculty at Wilson Library support research and instruction across disciplines as needed. Additionally, library faculty are expected to maintain a current knowledge of the literature and trends in the field as they relate to research, instruction and resource services.

Responsibilities and duties of the position include providing virtual and in person research assistance, library instruction, performing resource development and serving as liaison to the College of Arts and Sciences with primary responsibilities to sociology, anthropology, psychology, history, political science, speech communication and legal studies programs; develop electronic resource guides and tutorials to support teaching and research in assigned subject areas. This position will also provide reference, consultation, collection management, and instructional services to support social sciences data discovery, analysis, visualization, and management. This position will provide guidance on the use of data and datasets as well as expertise in support of published data repositories such as ICPSR, and supports users requiring assistance with statistical and qualitative analysis software. This position might require traveling to regional campus sites to deliver research assistance and instruction and will include occasional evening and weekend hours. As a faculty member, this position requires serving on university and library committees, participating in professional development activities and service to the community. Additionally, this position requires providing research and instruction services to a diverse university community including traditional aged and adult students, in undergraduate and graduate programs, online, on campus and at regional campuses.

Minimum Qualifications: American Library Association accredited Masters in Library and Information Science. Preferred Qualifications: Undergraduate or second graduate degree in any social or behavioral sciences or related fields or experience supporting social or behavioral sciences or related fields in an academic library; basic familiarity with one or more statistical and/or qualitative analysis software packages, for example, SAS, SPSS, Stata, R, ArcGIS, Atlas.ti, NVivo; Knowledge of public and proprietary resources for national and international data sets, data management practices, data policies, sharing and reuse, and data citation.

To apply for this position, please go to: https://laverne.peopleadmin.com/postings/3507


Academic Specialist (Recent U.S. History), The Bancroft Library

July 26, 2017

Academic Specialist (Recent U.S. History)
Oral History Center
The Bancroft Library
Hiring range: Associate Specialist, Step I – Associate Specialist, Step II
$54,744-$58,548 per annum, based upon qualifications
This is a full time term appointment with option to renew.
The anticipated start date is September 1, 2017.

The Oral History Center (OHC) of UC Berkeley’s Bancroft Library seeks to hire a scholar to fill the position of academic specialist in recent U.S. history, with preferred expertise in at least one of the following fields: the history of arts, arts administration, and philanthropy; business; education (particularly higher education); and/or science, medicine, and technology (particularly the history of engineering). The academic specialist develops oral history projects, writes proposals and seeks funding, conducts interviews, participates in and coordinates educational initiatives, and engages in public outreach activities. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to serious research and believe in the value of publicly-engaged scholarship. We seek an individual who possesses an expertise in one or more of the above mentioned fields, yet also is versatile enough to interview in areas outside his/her immediate area of knowledge. The position requires occasional travel.
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Digital Scholarship and Publishing Specialist (Library Services Specialist III)

July 24, 2017

#104525 – Digital Scholarship and Publishing Specialist

(Library Services Specialist III)
Library – Academic Services
$3,371-$5,836/mo
(Anticipated hiring range- $3,371 – $3,708 per month)
Open Until Filled

Position description

Robert E. Kennedy Library seeks a service oriented Digital Scholarship and Publishing Specialist as part of Academic Services. Under general supervision of the College of Science and Mathematics and School of Education Librarian, this position supports the functions of the library’s expanding digital repository, supports students and faculty in using digital platforms for publishing and sharing their work and research output, and contributes to the overall services and programs of Academic Services and the Kennedy Library. The Digital Scholarship Specialist will join that unit to provide client service, technical expertise, training, and support for tools and practices that are used by students, faculty and staff researchers engaged with digital scholarship and publishing.

Responsibilities

Primary activities related to soliciting and managing deposits to the institutional repository include but not limited to: direct and ongoing contact with faculty, students, and staff; ongoing assistance with copyright questions; facilitate the use and acquisition of Cal Poly research collections; assistance with emerging electronic media and publishing practices, and bibliographic searching; guide the selection, enhancement or creation of new tools and workflows to support scholarly research; requesting copyright permissions from publishers and authors; ongoing assistance with copyright questions; tracking and processing submissions from contributors; creating and uploading digital files and related metadata in approved formats; assisting students and faculty in using digital publishing platforms; and supervising student assistants working on repository tasks.

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Cataloging & Reference Librarian

July 24, 2017

Company Description:

California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) is an internationally-recognized leader in integral education. CIIS has an enrollment of more than 1,600 students pursuing degrees in a variety of academic programs in its schools of Consciousness and Transformation, Professional Psychology and Health, Undergraduate Studies, and American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. In addition, CIIS hosts a vibrant art exhibition program through The Arts at CIIS, and offers a dynamic array of events through its Public Programs & Performances division, including workshops, concerts, and conferences. The University provides low-cost mental health and acupuncture services to the San Francisco Bay Area through its 10 award-winning counseling and acupuncture clinics. CIIS is accredited by the Western Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) and Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM).

 

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY

The CIIS Laurance S. Rockefeller Library, along with branch library, the Shuji Goto Library at our ACTCM campus location, offers an extensive collection and provides reference and instructional services to both residential and distance-learning students. Its catalog and circulation system are available through KOHA, an open-source Integrated Library System.

Calling upon a significant level of technical and bibliographic and research expertise, the Cataloging and Reference Librarian assumes primary responsibility for overall completeness, accuracy, and currency of collection records and for the congruence between online records and the library’s collection. Working closely with the Systems Librarian and with the Electronic Resources and Serials Manager, this person shares responsibility for currency, accuracy, and completeness of collection data in our integrated library system (Koha) and of electronic serials holdings records (Serials Solutions). The Cataloging and Reference Librarian also manages technical processing and repair of materials for Library collections and has primary responsibility for weeding and de-accessioning projects. They will also assist with processing of course reserves and will be an active member of the Reference Team, providing individual and group research assistance to library users.

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Data and Information Specialist for the Social Sciences, Occidental College

July 21, 2017

Occidental College
Los Angeles, CA
Data and Information Specialist for the Social Sciences
Center for Digital Liberal Arts (CDLA)

Position Summary

Occidental College is a small rigorous liberal arts institution at the edge of Los Angeles with a curricular emphasis on social justice, community-based learning, and global citizenship. The Center for Digital Liberal Arts (CDLA) http://cdla.oxycreates.org/ at Occidental helps to prepare Oxy’s diverse and talented students for a rapidly changing world through a variety of programs and offerings, including research support for students and faculty, digital media production tools and software, and professional development for faculty in digital pedagogy and scholarly communication.

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Reference and Instruction Librarian, Cal Poly Pomona University Library

July 20, 2017

Reference and Instruction Librarian Position
Full time, Temporary, Non-Tenure Track

Position Description

Provide reference assistance at the Reference Desk and with our Chat Service along with participation in the Library’s instructional programs. In addition, this person will be responsible for: liaison responsibilities with faculty members and students in assigned college or department; collection management duties for assigned area(s); library and university committees’ service. Will also contribute to special projects in support of library wide and campus initiatives as assigned. This is a full time, temporary, non-tenure track position. Position timeframe is 12-month.

Rank: Assistant Librarian (non-tenure track)

Salary: $54,564

Starting Date: September 2017

Required Qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited graduate degree in Library/Information Science or equivalent degree
  • Experience in providing reference services in an academic, public, or corporate library
  • Knowledge of traditional and electronic reference sources
  • Experience in developing effective library instructions sessions
  • Experience in designing online instructional guides and tutorials
  • Interest in learning about providing reference and instruction services for business topics
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a culturally diverse and rapidly evolving environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in providing reference and instruction services for business topics
  • Experience in using LibGuides
  • Collection management experience
  • Experience in teaching a credit-bearing course

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Librarian, Full-Time – Rio Hondo College

July 19, 2017

Rio Hondo College seeks an enthusiastic, flexible, collegial, knowledgeable, creative, and innovative librarian to join our library team. For this tenure-track faculty position, responsibilities are varied and will include several areas from the following: instruction, reference, online and print resources, systems, technical services, acquisitions, cataloging, outreach to faculty, emerging technologies, participation in College and Library committees, special projects and reports, and other duties as assigned.

For further details and/or to apply, please refer to the job posting (https://riohondo.peopleadmin.com/postings/672) on the Rio Hondo College employment website.


Associate University Librarian for Scholarly Resources, University of California, Davis

July 19, 2017

The Library of the University of California, Davis, seeks an energetic, innovative, collaborative, and user-focused leader of the full spectrum of scholarly resources supporting research, education, healthcare, and global service for UC Davis.

One of the library’s primary functions is to identify, acquire, manage, assess, and deliver scholarly information resources that support research, education, healthcare, and global service for UC Davis. Scholarly resources is defined broadly and in contexts of emerging trends in scholarly communication, interdisciplinary academic communities, changing information formats and access models, shared and distributed collections, and new conceptions of research library collections and their management. The definition embraces all information resources the library manages for the university — library, archival, and special collections; shared and distributed physical and digital collections; licensed and curated digital resources; and institutional information, data, and other research and teaching assets. The library’s scholarly resources budget has an outsized effect due to the combined purchasing power of the ten University of California campus libraries and the support of the California Digital Library.

The AUL for Scholarly Resources is the leader most directly responsible for the complete spectrum of activities supporting provision of these scholarly resources to researchers, faculty, and students. The incumbent leads innovative programs in scholarly content development and management in support of the university’s mission, including through direct supervision of four department heads responsible for strategic, evidence-based scholarly resource development and evaluation, acquisition and management, delivery and access, and data and digital scholarship. In particular, the AUL for Scholarly Resources advocates for and advances progressive and innovative conceptions of library scholarly resources, data (including linked data), and digital institutional assets, as well as a reframing of library information management and infrastructure, including metadata creation and data management.

Classification and Salary Range: Manager (Functional Area), MSP 5 ($125,000-$175,000 DOE). This position is not covered by a collective bargaining agreement.

See https://www.library.ucdavis.edu/service/careers/ for full descriptions and application instructions. Please include a letter of interest addressing qualifications and experience related to the position, a curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for at least five references. Candidates applying by August 14, 2017, will receive first consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

UC Davis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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


Associate University Librarian for Research and Learning, University of California, Davis

July 19, 2017

The Library of the University of California, Davis, seeks an energetic, innovative, collaborative, and user-focused leader of integrated information services that advance research, education, healthcare, and global services for UC Davis.

Information services is defined broadly and embraces education, student academic success, information literacy, and skill in information analysis and management; scholarly communication; and activities that help users examine research problems and identify, interpret, and manage relevant information resources. Important contexts include changing theories and practice of education, increased accountability for student academic success and career preparation, and the changing natures of incoming student preparation, needs, and expectations. Other contexts include institutional collaborations to support students, diversifying information channels and media, dramatic growth in (and pressures to secure) funded research, interdisciplinary academic communities, and emerging trends in scholarly communication.

The AUL for Research and Learning is the leader most directly responsible for these information services to enhance research within and across disciplines and promote student learning and academic success in and beyond the classroom. Strategic focuses include advancing students’ academic success and accomplishment and library support of research and scholarship as carried out by faculty, researchers, and graduate students. The AUL for Research and Learning directly supervises four department heads and one program lead responsible in toto for library-oriented undergraduate and professional student learning and academic success; research-support services for faculty, researchers, and graduate students; scholarly communication; the medical library; and special collections. The successful candidate will lead user-focused information services in support of the university’s mission and its evolving academic and research programs, and have a vision for ongoing development of library personnel as educators and research partners.

Classification and Salary Range: Manager (Functional Area), MSP 5 ($125,000-$175,000 DOE). This position is not covered by a collective bargaining agreement.

See https://www.library.ucdavis.edu/service/careers/ for full descriptions and application instructions. Please include a letter of interest addressing qualifications and experience related to the position, a curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for at least five references. Candidates applying by August 14, 2017, will receive first consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

UC Davis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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