Librarian for Research and Instruction (Math & Science)

June 21, 2017

Librarian for Research and Instruction (Math & Science)

Holy Names University

Job Description:

The HNU Cushing Library ( is seeking an experienced academic librarian to undertake a variety of responsibilities including instruction, reference, outreach, and technology services as a full-time member of our team.

The Librarian for Research and Instruction will serve as a liaison to the Math & Sciences Division, as well as the graduate Nursing Department, cultivating strong collaborative relationships with teaching faculty; maintaining an understanding of the university’s research and teaching programs; promoting library activities within the HNU community; and collaborating on campus-centered and university-wide cooperative initiatives to deliver timely and effective services.

The right candidate will be energetic and enthusiastic, passionate about student learning, and ready to be an integral part of our diverse and unique academic community.

About HNU:

HNU is a progressive, inclusive, and rigorous academic community offering a liberal arts and professional education in Oakland, California, with one of the most diverse student bodies in the United States.

We prepare students to think critically and imaginatively, to understand and employ various modes of knowledge, to communicate clearly and persuasively, and to promote the common good. Paul J. Cushing Library serves an essential role on campus, providing information literacy instruction and research resources to students, faculty, and staff.


Holy Names University is interested in candidates with at least two years of academic library experience, particularly in reference and instruction. Instruction experience should include designing, implementing, and assessing information literacy instruction at the college level.

Candidates are required to have a master’s degree in Library and Information Sciences (MLIS) or equivalent. An undergraduate or higher degree in the life sciences OR two years working experience as a life sciences librarian in an academic or research library is preferred.


For more information about this position and to submit an application, please visit the HNU website:

Library Assistant III – Electronic Resources, Loyola Marymount University

June 16, 2017

Loyola Marymount University has an opening for an Electronic Resources Assistant in the William H. Hannon Library. This staff position will report to the Head of Acquisitions and Collection Development providing accurate and timely access to records for all formats of electronic resources in the library’s electronic resource management system (ERMS) and library catalog.

Responsibilities include: maintaining records in library and vendor systems to reflect library’s ownership and access by continuously adding, loading, modifying, and deleting records in an accurate and timely manner; designing and developing systems-based approaches to the management of electronic resources data; performing ongoing quality control processes for incumbent’s own work and the work of others in the department related to electronic resources; and, creating accurate procedural documentation of all these processes. The incumbent acts as first point of contact for electronic resource access issues and will troubleshoot problems with electronic resources, working individually or with others to solve problems in-house when possible and with library vendors when necessary.  The Electronic Resources assistant will also act as a resource for staff questions about electronic resource records and workflows and manage electronic resource statistics, including collaborating to develop and maintain systems to make statistics readily accessible to library staff. Finally, the position will serve as backup to other department staff in most other functions, including book and continuation ordering and receiving, record processing, and paying and managing invoices.

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Chinese Cataloging Librarian – Three Year Appointment

June 16, 2017

Chinese Cataloging Librarian –Three Year Appointment

C. V. Starr East Asian Library

Hiring Range: Associate Librarian–Librarian

$53,913–$76,344 per annum, based on qualifications

This is a three year full time temporary appointment available starting August 2017 with option to renew dependent upon funding.

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Education Librarian – Saint Mary’s College of California

June 16, 2017

Saint Mary’s College of California Library is seeking an experienced, energetic, and innovative librarian to serve the Kalmanovitz School of Education. This twelve-month, non-tenure track appointment is planned at the Associate Librarian level.


The Kalmanovitz School of Education offers primarily graduate-level instruction in 16 programs in counseling, education, and leadership. Degrees include a BA in Leadership, numerous masters and credential programs, and the EdD in Educational Leadership. We are looking for someone with a strong grounding in the teaching profession and/or education curriculum (credential process, pedagogical methods, etc.) and who enjoys teaching information literacy. The Education Librarian teaches embedded information literacy/research skills sessions nights and weekends since many of the programs serve working adult learners. The position also oversees the Library’s children’s literature collection and the test collection used by the counseling and school psychology programs.


The Education Librarian will serve on the General Reference Desk, participate in the Library’s team structure, serve on campus committees, and be professionally active.

Applicants may apply here:

Original Cataloging and Metadata Team Leader

June 10, 2017

The Claremont Colleges Library (CCL) is vitalizing its programs and services for collecting, preserving, and making discoverable digital content. The Claremont Colleges Digital Library (CCDL) and Scholarship@Claremont, our digital publishing platform and institutional repository, contain rich collections including faculty and student publications and primary resources. We are seeking skilled individuals with enthusiasm and passion to work with faculty, students, and librarians to create collaborations in the creation and use of digital resources in research, teaching, and learning. The CCL’s digital asset collections, including original content and open educational resources, will grow as our partnerships with intercollegiate programs, such as Digital Humanities, Envirolab Asia, and the Center for Teaching and Learning, mature. We are looking to create a robust technical and staffing infrastructure to support these activities, and the Original Cataloging and Metadata Team Leader (OCMTL) will play a role in leading the way.

The OCMTL provides leadership, vision, and strategic direction for the description and discoverability of the Claremont Colleges Library’s (CCL) information resources. The OCMTL supervises two cataloging staff assistants in creating metadata for information resources in all formats, including physical and electronic materials in the general collections, special collections, and the library’s growing digital assets. The OCMTL ensures metadata support for current and future modes of scholarly communication. The successful candidate will have a clear vision for the future of metadata and resource discovery and access, and will work to achieve that vision in a technological environment that includes the CCL’s integrated library system – OCLC’s WMS — and other digital platforms. Working closely with colleagues in digital asset management, the OCMTL will manage workflows for metadata creation and quality control for growing collections of content in the Claremont Colleges Digital Library and Scholarship@Claremont, the institutional repository.

For more details of the position and requirements, please see


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Law Librarian at LAC Group

June 6, 2017

LAC Group seeks a Law Librarian to provide legal research for our client, a global law firm with offices in San Francisco CA.  The Librarian will provide research and support attorneys. This position is a full-time employment opportunity.


  • Strong reference capabilities and the ability to perform electronic resources management.
  • Provide support for attorneys and paralegals with research into local, State and Federal law. This requires exploration into all areas of the firm’s fields of practice. Including, but not limited to: Litigation, Tax, Corporate and Securities, Intellectual Property, Employment, and Real Property and Construction Litigation.
  • Develop a knowledge of practice areas and specific projects, and work proactively to provide information and news as it develops.
  • Assist with training Summer Associates in legal research tools and strategies, and help familiarize newly minted attorneys to the practice of law and expectations of a large law firm environment.
  • Assist in the evaluation and selection of business and news information resources.
  • Research and retrieve primary and secondary local, state and federal materials.
  • Research other materials not in legal databases that support attorney strategies and requirements.
  • Identify and provide practice guide materials as appropriate to specific issues and needs.
  • Research both past and ongoing legislative developments in a variety of industries.
  • Assist in the evaluation of information resources that support the firm’s practice areas.
  • Synthesize various types of search results and types of documents into a coherent and concise package.
  • Monitor clients, competitors, industries, economic projections and trends.


  • Master’s degree in Library or Information Science, with a minimum of 2 years of experience working in a law firm or professional services environment that supports attorneys.
  • Proficiency with online legal, business and industry resources such as Lexis, Westlaw, Monitor Suite and Bloomberg is strongly preferred.
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite of applications.

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Reference and Circulation Services Manager, Santa Clara University Library

June 6, 2017

Reference and Circulation Services Manager at Santa Clara University Library

Come and join an award-winning library! Santa Clara University, winner of the 2017 ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award, welcomes applications for the position of Reference and Circulation Services Manager.

This critical position manages and provides leadership for the core public services provided to students, faculty and staff. The Reference and Circulation Services Manager is responsible for directly supervising 2 full-time staff, supervising all student assistants, and overseeing the work of other full-time staff. The Reference and Circulation Services Manager creates, coordinates, implements and evaluates Reference, Circulation, Privileges, and other services that ensure access to information. The position is also responsible for training all student assistants, full-time staff, and librarians who provide services at the single service point. The Manager has primary responsibility for managing the staffing and delivery of the reference appointment service.

Please see the full job announcement, and instructions for applying at

Applications received by June 23, 2017 will receive first consideration.

Santa Clara University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion, and particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability.

Film & Media Services Librarian

June 6, 2017

Film & Media Services Librarian

Instruction Services Division

Associate Librarian

$58,400 – $76,227 per annum, based on qualifications

This is a full-time appointment available starting August 2017.

The University of California, Berkeley seeks a collaborative, service-oriented librarian with subject specialization, technical knowledge, and a strong commitment to the user experience to develop media services that engage and support faculty and students in teaching, learning, and research.

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Interlibrary Loan Assistant III, University of California, Santa Cruz

June 1, 2017

Organization       University of California, Santa Cruz
Position                Interlibrary Loan Assistant III
Initial Review Date June 6, 2017

User Services & Resource Sharing (US&RS) is a public service department comprised of the Circulation, Collection Maintenance, Interlibrary Loan, Media Center, Operations, and Reserves Units. Its primary function is to make UCSC collections and services accessible to patrons and to support the teaching mission of the University and the research needs of the community. This position works Sunday – Thursday and performs duties in the Interlibrary Loan and Circulation units. The main responsibilities of this position are to:

  • Perform and supervise Interlibrary Loan workflow functions.
  • Supervise Interlibrary Loan student staff.
  • Provide public service at service points in the libraries and perform daily circulation workflow functions.
  • Participate in projects and committees formed to further enhance the work of US&RS.

Access Services Manager, Administrator I, Sonoma State University

June 1, 2017

Access Services Manager
Administrator I
Sonoma State University

The Library at Sonoma State University has an opening for an Access Services Manager. This is a great job for someone ready for that next challenge.  Our ideal candidate can provide management and guidance for circulation, reserves, and resource fulfillment (interlibrary loan) services, and supervises regular and student personnel. This person will work closely and consultatively with library and campus faculty, students, and staff to ensure optimal services and well-managed, collegial relationships with key stakeholders. We need someone who will participate collaboratively in the development of innovative approaches to the delivery of excellent public services in an organization committed to the highest quality of virtual and physical service.

We are a great group of people to work with, located in a beautiful area just one hour north of San Francisco and surrounded by vibrant communities as well as areas of great natural beauty. If we’ve caught your attention, please follow this link to apply, and select job ID number 104375. First review of applications will take place on June 5, and the position will remain open until filled.