Director of Collection Strategies, UC Riverside

October 17, 2019

The University of California, Riverside (UCR) seeks a collaborative, user-oriented, and assessment and evaluation driven Director of Collection Strategies. The successful candidate will lead a department devoted to collaborative, stakeholder focused evidence-based collection development and management.

UC, Riverside Library is located on a rapidly expanding campus east of  Los Angeles and west of Palm Springs in beautiful southern California.

To apply please see the full job description and application at:

https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01190

EEO/AA/ADA/Vets Employer

For more information or to discuss the position please contact:
Tiffany Moxham
Assistant University Librarian for Content and Discovery
Phone 951.827.6440 |
tiffany.moxham@ucr.edu | library.ucr.edu


Instruction Strategy Librarian, San Jose State

October 17, 2019

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library seeks an energetic, innovative, and collaborative librarian to provide leadership in the area of instruction strategy. Under the general guidance of the Faculty Director for Instruction and User Services, the Instruction Strategy Librarian will develop, deliver, and evaluate library instruction modules and programs in support of the university’s teaching and research activities. This position ensures that the library’s instructional practices support the university’s educational mission. The position requires a working knowledge of pedagogical theories and the capacity to apply that knowledge in collaboration with librarians, library staff, and disciplinary faculty throughout the SJSU colleges and units. The Instruction Strategy Librarian should possess demonstrated teaching ability, knowledge of, and a strong commitment to the ACRL Information Literacy Competency Standards and Framework for Information Literacy as well as knowledge of current instructional and educational technologies. As a faculty member, the incumbent engages in library and university governance and scholarship, which includes research, scholarly, and creative activities required for tenure and promotion. The Instruction Strategy Librarian will serve as a liaison to subject area(s), as assigned.

Specialization: Instruction Strategy Librarian
Job Opening ID (JOID): 25186
Rank:  Senior Assistant Librarian, Tenure-track
Full job description and application submission: https://apply.interfolio.com/69602
Application deadline: November 11, 2019

SJSU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to the core values of inclusion, civility, and respect for each
individual. A background check (including a criminal records check)must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU.


STEM Librarian, San Jose State University

October 17, 2019

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library seeks an energetic, innovative, and student-centered individual to provide leadership in the area of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) librarianship. Under the general guidance of the Faculty Director for Instruction and User Services, the STEM Librarian will develop, deliver, and assess library instruction to students; collaborate with teaching faculty to determine collection needs and to implement information literacy initiatives; and enhance the library’s capacity to support the curricular and research needs of the university’s STEM departments, programs, faculty, staff, and students. As a faculty member, the incumbent engages in library and university governance and scholarship, which includes research, scholarly, and creative activities required for tenure and promotion.

Specialization: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Librarian
Job Opening ID (JOID): 25185
Rank:  Senior Assistant Librarian, Tenure-track
Full job description and application submission: https://apply.interfolio.com/69604
Application deadline: November 11, 2019

SJSU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to the core values of inclusion, civility, and respect for each
individual. A background check (including a criminal records check)must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU.


User Engagement Librarian, Woodbury University, Burbank, CA

October 15, 2019

Woodbury University invites applications for the position of User Engagement Librarian.  Working collaboratively, the User Engagement Librarian will be responsible for the development and implementation of programming, activities, and projects designed to improve the overall user experience of the Libraries.  Shared responsibilities also include reference, collection development, and instruction in credit-bearing Information Literacy courses. This is a fulltime faculty position reporting to the University Librarian. The successful candidate is expected to pursue an active and ongoing program of scholarship, service, and professional development.

Anticipated start date:  January 2020.

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Research Data Management Service Lead, UC Berkeley

October 14, 2019

UC Berkeley is seeking a collaborative and inclusive Research Data Management (RDM) Service Lead whose principal role will be to oversee the RDM Program, which has university-wide scope to provide tools, consulting, and education to researchers across campus who are working with data. The RDM Program is a partnership between the University Library and Research, Teaching and Learning (RTL).

Working collaboratively with a diverse team of experts from multiple campus departments, the RDM Lead ensures the effective design, coordination, and delivery of the Program’s services, initiatives and projects. They are a campus resource on local, national and international RDM developments and activities and their impact on scholarly inquiry and instruction.

The RDM Program Service Lead works at the intersection of high priority initiatives that have campus-wide impact on research and scholarship. UC Berkeley’s mature yet innovative RDM Program is founded on a strong partnership between the Library and Research IT, and our programmatic approach to consultation has built trust with our research community. Because of our holistic approach to service assessment, development and measurement, we have helped the campus enhance existing services and develop new capabilities needed by our diverse research community. We are especially engaged in developing new services for researchers working with sensitive and restricted data.

For more information, including responsibilities, qualifications, and application instructions, please see our job posting for more information.

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Endowed Education Librarian position, CSU Northridge

October 11, 2019

In support of its service and information literacy mission, the Oviatt Library at California State University, Northridge, seeks an innovative and self-motivated librarian to provide outreach and promotion of the Teacher Curriculum Center (TCC), and information literacy instruction and research consultation services to the students and faculty in the Michael D. Eisner College of Education. The selected candidate will participate in collection development for the disciplines of Education and Deaf Studies, K-12 curricular materials, the Sharon Fogarty Young Readers Collection, and the Dr. Karin J. Duran TCC Collection.

The selected candidate provides general and/or discipline-specific library and information literacy instructional services. Develops discipline-specific online research guides and/or digital learning objects (DLOs) in support of student research needs. Provides on-call and online/digital reference and research assistance, and may contribute to outreach activities. Also provides outreach to local K-12 schools and teachers to promote the TCC, and to determine which textbooks are currently in use in their classrooms. The Dr. Karin J. Duran and Richard Nupoll Education Librarian also will be known as the TCC Librarian.

This is a 12-month, full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the Senior Assistant Librarian or Associate Librarian level, with attendant expectations for professional competence, service, and scholarship. Some evening and weekend work is required. The successful candidate will be held to the standards and requirements of the college and department in which he/she is housed for recommending tenure and promotion.

Screening of applications will begin February 3, 2020. Priority will be given to applicants who meet the screening deadline; however, the position will remain open until filled.

Further details can be found here:
https://library.csun.edu/sites/default/files/users/main/documents/20-17_rios_endowed_librarian.pdf


Director of Collection Strategies, UC Riverside

October 11, 2019

Rank and Salary Scale
Associate Librarian – Librarian – Potential Career
$61,201 – $98,865

Organizational Unit
Content and Discovery

Position Overview

The University of California, Riverside (UCR) seeks a collaborative, user-oriented, and assessment and evaluation driven Director of Collection Strategies. The successful candidate will lead a department devoted to collaborative, stakeholder-focused, evidence-based collection development and management.

Located an hour’s drive to the east of Los Angeles, an hour west of Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley, an hour east of ocean beaches, ninety minutes north of San Diego, and an hour south of mountain ski resorts, UCR is located in an area of dramatic landscapes and rich cultural traditions. The University is a dynamic, aggressively-developing land grant research institution dedicated to preparing its diverse student body to be successful competitors in the world marketplace of ideas. UCR boasts the first new School of Medicine to open on the West Coast in over 40 years and a new School of Public Policy.

The UCR Library is a critical partner in preparing UCR’s students to be globally competitive while simultaneously preparing them for careers in the Inland Empire and beyond. The mission of the UCR Library is no less than to bring the world’s information resources to the UCR community and to ensure that UCR students, faculty, and staff have the skills to fully exploit those resources to change the world for the better.

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Reference and Instruction Librarian for Theology, Loyola Marymount University

October 11, 2019

The William H. Hannon Library at Loyola Marymount University seeks an energetic, user-oriented public services librarian to serve as Reference and Instruction Librarian for Theology. This individual will provide high-quality reference, instruction, collection development, and outreach services to the LMU Community, with a particular emphasis on LMU’s Theological Studies and related programs. The successful candidate must have a degree, background, or interest in Theology or a related field and be willing to continue upgrading their knowledge, skills, and abilities. This librarian serves as the lead provider of information literacy instruction and web-based research material in support of undergraduate and graduate students in Theological Studies and related programs. Additionally, this librarian works on the Information Desk, participates in virtual reference, and assists with Reference Department projects, assessment, and decision-making. The Reference and Instruction Librarian for Theology reports to the Head of Reference and Instructional Services.

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Four librarian positions, San Jose State University

October 11, 2019

San Jose State University Library has four full-time librarian positions available! Please consider joining our enthusiastic and dedicated team of library professionals. We are welcoming applications for the following librarian positions:

  1. Outreach & User Engagement Librarian – tenure-track faculty position that closes Sunday, October 13
  2. Institutional Repository Librarian – full-time, temporary faculty position with rolling applications
  3. Instructional Strategy Librarian – tenure-track faculty position that closes Monday, November 11
  4. STEM Librarian – tenure-track faculty position that closes Monday, November 11

Should you have any questions, please contact Emily Chan <emily.chan@sjsu.edu>.


Resource-Sharing Specialist, Occidental College, Los Angeles

October 4, 2019

Occidental College Library has a position opening for the followingPreference given to applications submitted by October 18th, 2019.

Resource-Sharing Specialist
Library

Summary of Duties, Responsibilities and Goals

Reporting to the Director of Collections Services, the incumbent will be responsible for managing all operations associated with the Library’s resource-sharing programs. The Resource-Sharing Specialist (RSS) searches for and borrows a wide variety of materials requested by faculty members, students, and staff. The specialist uses ILLiad ™, Innovative Interfaces Sierra, and other specialized search platforms to locate items in a variety of languages and scripts and then request them for very quick receipt at minimal cost. The RSS recruits, trains, and supervises student assistants to page and lend materials to other institutions, ensuring accuracy and high-quality scanning. As a team member in a cross-trained environment, the RSS participates in other Library activities as needed including collections and public services.

This position is represented for purposes of collective bargaining by SEIU.

Essential Functions

The RSS performs the following high-level tasks related to the Library’s resource-sharing programs:

  • Locating requested materials for borrowing; identifying appropriate, cost-effective lending sources; receiving materials using Illiad ™ and Sierra; and ensuring timely returns
  • Managing the reciprocal lending program
  • Communicating closely with external resource-sharing partners – domestic and international – including academic, public, and special libraries; archives; museums; and state and federal repositories
  • Assisting the Head of Collections Services and the College Librarian in establishing and maintaining reciprocal lending and borrowing agreements
  • Serving as the primary contact for consortial borrowing systems, such as ArticleReach and Rapid-ILL
  • Performing complex bibliographic searching; interpreting bibliographic citations; communicating with vendors; verifying invoices and ensuring payments; monitoring copyright compliance needs; maintaining, gathering, and submitting statistics to the Copyright Clearance Center; and compiling and reporting resource-sharing statistics for assessment and evaluation
  • Interacting closely with faculty, students, and staff by providing resources and services and resolving problems
  • Exercising judgment in applying and interpreting library policies
  • Hiring, scheduling, training, and supervising student assistants
  • Engaging in other closely associated activities when needed

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