Librarian for Science Fiction, UC Riverside

December 3, 2019

The University Library
University of California, Riverside

Position Title:
Jay Kay Klein and Doris Klein Librarian for Science Fiction

Rank and Salary Scale
Assistant Librarian/Associate Librarian/Librarian – Potential Career $61,201 – $82, 045

The Jay Kay Klein and Doris Klein Librarian for Science Fiction is responsible for the development, stewardship, and promotion of the Eaton Collection of Science Fiction and Fantasy and associated collections of science fiction, fantasy, horror, and other forms of speculative fiction housed in the University of California, Riverside Library’s Special Collections & University Archives Department.
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Publishing Systems Developer, California Digital Library

December 3, 2019

Reporting to the Senior Product Manager, Publishing, this position will work collaboratively with senior developers as well as product and service managers to build and maintain innovative open access (and mostly open source) scholarly publishing infrastructure. Key among these platforms are eScholarship (UC’s open access publishing and institutional repository platform) and integrated submission management systems used by researchers and editors to produce and publish original academic journals and to make previously published works available to the world.

You will:

  • develop new features
  • respond to bug reports
  • manage regular maintenance
  • work collaboratively on new iterations of existing platforms
  • evaluate and implement new open source solutions
  • build connections between platforms
  • participate in both intra- and cross-team pair programming projects

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Academic Librarian, Southwestern College, Chula Vista, CA

December 3, 2019

Southwestern College has an opportunity for a full-time, academic librarian faculty position:

Head, Collection Services Division, UC Berkeley

December 3, 2019

Recruitment Period

Open date: May 10th, 2019
Next review date: Monday, Jan 27, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Friday, Feb 28, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


Hiring range: Librarian $98,865- $107,092 per annum, based upon qualifications
This is a full time appointment available starting July 2019.

The University of California, Berkeley Library seeks a creative and forward-thinking professional to develop a unified approach to library technical collection support service operations across library units in order to address the rapidly evolving and changing services in support of library collections. This position represents a key opportunity to steward an integrated collection services philosophy across the library and to lead, shape and collaborate with the staff and librarians engaged in selecting, acquiring, preserving, making accessible and discoverable scholarly resources for the University of California, Berkeley Library community.

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Makerspace IST II, Sacramento State University

November 25, 2019

Sacramento State University Library is hiring for an Instructional Support Technician II position to help plan and manage our developing makerspace.  This position will be responsible for monitoring use of the library’s makerspace.  Duties will include technical support of equipment, management of materials and inventory, training, coordination with instructional faculty, outreach activities, and supervision of student workers.  We are still in the development phases of our makerspace initiative, so this position will have a unique opportunity to help with planning and implementation of new library services.

Visit for a complete position description and to apply.  We are accepting applications until December 11th, 2019.

Faculty Librarian, Diablo Valley College, San Ramon, CA

November 21, 2019

Diablo Valley College Library seeks a creative and entrepreneurial-minded librarian for a full-time, tenure track librarian position at the San Ramon Campus. The successful candidate will work with students, faculty, and staff to support initiatives promoting effective learning and information discovery both in-person and online. The primary responsibility of this position is to provide shared leadership in the development, delivery, and assessment of library instruction.

For information regarding the Diablo Valley College Library, please visit:

For a complete position description, qualifications, and to apply online, go to

Posting closes 1/09/20.

Assistant Rare Map Librarian, Stanford University

November 14, 2019

The David Rumsey Map Center (The Center) and Stanford Libraries is seeking a three-fourth time Assistant Rare Map Librarian to provide outreach and manage projects related to the Center. The Center’s collections include the David Rumsey Map Collection, Maps of Africa, Glen McLaughlin’s collection of Maps of California as an Island, and other historic maps and atlases. The Center is a world class facility that collocates physical items and their digital surrogates allowing researchers to display and interrogate them in multiple ways adding unique value to the scholarship of cartographic material. The Center boasts large high resolution video walls, a touch screen and Oculus rifts as well and a flexible space to support its programs and has one of the highest number of maps available online in high resolution in the world. In addition to being a teaching and event space, the Center has large areas to display maps and atlases in which two map related exhibitions are mounted a year. The Center is deeply engaged in collecting, cataloging, scanning, and providing access to the rare physical items and its digital collections in interesting and innovative ways.

Full information here:

E-Resources and Serials Ordering Specialist , UC Berkeley

November 13, 2019

About Berkeley

At the University of California, Berkeley, we are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome and included. Our culture of openness, freedom and belonging make it a special place for students, faculty and staff.

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world’s leading institutions of higher education, distinguished by its combination of internationally recognized academic and research excellence; the transformative opportunity it provides to a large and diverse student body; its public mission and commitment to equity and social justice; and its roots in the California experience, animated by such values as innovation, questioning the status quo, and respect for the environment and nature. Since its founding in 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world.

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Overnight & Weekend Library Assistants, Malibu, CA

November 13, 2019

LAC Group is seeking Overnight & Weekend Library Assistants to cover the information desk at a prestigious University located in Malibu, CA. These roles are short-term, temporary roles to provide overnight coverage during the school’s fall semester finals. Coverage will need to be provided from December 1st – December 12th, with varying hours with all shifts being overnight or on the weekend. We need people who will be reliable, on time for the various shifts and have dependable transportation. Paid training is also provided prior to the start of finals.

We are looking for candidates who have had previous library experience. Students currently enrolled in an MLS program or those who have received a Library Technician certificate are urged to apply. This position is great for those who are interested in work experience or looking for additional income.

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Applications Programmer (Developer), UC Berkeley Library

November 13, 2019

Job Title: Applications Programmer (Developer), UC Berkeley Library.
To Apply, please visit the following URL. Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

Application Review Date: The First Review Date for this job is: November 26, 2019

UC Berkeley Library is seeking an Applications Programmer (Developer) to help expand access to information through library technology to connect scholars with information and tools. The Developer will report to the Head of Projects in the Library IT department at UC Berkeley Library. The UC Berkeley Library provides scholarly information to faculty and students in support of the University’s research and instruction mission. The Library aims to inspire, empower and support current and future UC Berkeley students and faculty to enrich scholarship and better the world. The Library actively initiates and adapts to emerging ideas on research and learning by forging partnerships with students, faculty and campus units to help the next generation of leaders solve their knowledge quests and contribute to the public and social good. Read the rest of this entry »