Digitization Coordinator, University of California, Merced

February 11, 2018

The University of California, Merced seeks a Digitization Coordinator who is responsible for managing digitization workflows for scanning and conversion of archival information resources and loading of digital objects and metadata in the library’s digital asset management system. The Digitization Coordinator hires, trains, and supervises student employees to perform digitization duties and works with vendors to digitize special formats as needed.

Note: This position is expected to last at least 3 years and is contingent upon funding.

Required Qualifications:

  • Two or more years of college level course work or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experienced in the use of digitization technologies, including digital cameras; flatbed, film and feed scanners; OCR, and image editing software; file formats and standards.
  • Familiarity with audio and video digitization and conversion.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to communicate with technical and non-technical individuals.
  • Exemplifies excellent customer service skills, attention to detail, and effective interaction with the public in a library setting.
  • Maintains complete discretion, confidentiality, sensitivity and professional judgment.
  • Works effectively in a fast-paced work environment and demonstrates excellent organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize work and complete assignments independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Proficient in use of cross-platform computer programs; demonstrates knowledge in the innovative use of information technologies in support of primary duties.
  • Demonstrates skill in hiring, training, and supervising student employees in a diverse and inclusive environment.
  • Knowledgeable in the use of complex library systems and procedures.
  • Available to work night and weekend shifts.


  • Background in photography, graphic arts, media production, or information management.
  • Experience handling different formats of archives and special collections materials, including documents, photographs, maps, negatives, slides, film, audio/video tapes.
  • Experience with LIMB, Capture One Pro, Adobe Photoshop, Light room.
  • Experience with digital assets management systems and collections management systems.
  • Supervisory and/or management experience overseeing complex processes.

Review of applications will begin on February 22, 2018. Apply here: https://jobs.ucmerced.edu/n/staff/position.jsf?positionId=7959

Reference and Instruction Librarian, University of San Diego

February 8, 2018

Job Title
Reference and Instruction Librarian

San Diego, CA, US

Organization Name
Copley Library

Department Description

The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Candidates from underrepresented and underserved groups are encouraged to apply.

Brief Description

Part Time Temporary Reference and Instruction Librarian:

Copley Library seeks a librarian to provide reference and instruction services to USD students, faculty, and staff. This position will also assume liaison duties to one or more schools/departments. The position reports directly to the Head of Reference.

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College of Engineering Librarian, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly)

February 8, 2018

The Robert E. Kennedy Library at California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly) seeks a creative, collaborative, and proactive librarian for the tenure-track position of College Librarian for Engineering. College Librarians play a key role in Cal Poly’s educational mission by having a strong presence in their assigned colleges. They build and maintain close relationships with students and faculty in order to meet their teaching, learning, research, and publication needs by connecting them to the library’s services, content, and tools.

Under the direction of the Associate Dean for Academic Services, the Engineering Librarian develops and leads the services and programs, as well as selects relevant information resources, to support the unique curricular and research needs of the college’s students, faculty, and staff. Responsibilities include instruction and research assistance, outreach and liaison services, collection development, and programmatic support activities. The CENG Librarian works collaboratively in these roles with the other librarians and library staff.

Librarians at Cal Poly hold faculty status and are expected to demonstrate outstanding professional performance; engage in professional development, research, scholarship, and creative activities; participate in service to the library, the university, the California State University system, and/or the community; and contribute to a collegial and productive work environment.

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Environmental Collections Project Archivist, University of California, Berkeley

February 8, 2018

Environmental Collections Project Archivist – Library
The Bancroft Library
Assistant Librarian
$49,165‐$53,257 per annum

This is a 19-month, temporary full time appointment available starting April 1, 2018 .

The University of California, Berkeley is seeking an Environmental Collections Project Archivist for The Bancroft Library to process eight environmentally‐focused collections as part of a National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) grant funded project. This is a temporary, 19‐month appointment. The successful candidate will have demonstrated skills in arrangement and description of manuscript materials, have demonstrated written and oral communication skills, and have demonstrated proficiency at meeting goals and deadlines.

The Environment

The UC Berkeley Library is an internationally renowned research and teaching facility at the nation’s premier public university. A highly diverse and intellectually rich environment, Berkeley serves a campus community of 30,574 undergraduate students, 11,336 graduate students, and 1,522 faculty. The Library comprises 20 campus libraries, including the Doe/Moffitt Libraries, The Bancroft Library, the C. V. Starr East Asian Library, and numerous subject specialty libraries. With a collection of more than 11 million volumes and a collections budget of over $15 million, the Library offers extensive collections in all formats and robust services to connect users with the collections and build their research skills. Discover more about the Library through our website at http://www.lib.berkeley.edu.

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Clinical Librarian at UC San Diego

February 8, 2018

The University of California San Diego Library seeks applications from highly motivated, innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented professionals to join the Library as our Clinical Librarian (Associate or Full Librarian). This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to restart the Library’s clinical information services after a multi-year hiatus. The successful candidate for this position will reestablish and grow Library services in support of the University’s Health enterprise.

For more information and to apply, please visit: https://apol-recruit. ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01677

Please apply by March 2, 2018 for full consideration by the committee.

Library Technical Assistant III, University of Redlands

February 8, 2018

Position: Library Technical Assistant III
Position Code: 3972
Department: Armacost Library
Months/Hours: 12 Month/40 Hour
Schedule: Sunday – Thursday : Sunday , 12:00-9pm ; Monday -Tuesday, 3pm-midnight ; Wednesday- Thursday , 10am-7pm during fall and spring semesters. Hours vary during May Term and summer months. Hours are subject to change depending on needs of the department.
Starting Salary Range: $16.32 per hour
Grade: “5”
Introductory Period: Six months
Available: Immediately
Posting Date: February 2, 2018
Application Deadline: February 16, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.

Description: The Armacost Library seeks a reliable and service-oriented person to join our access services team. Staff members in access services are responsible for supporting patron-centered service as it pertains to circulation, resource sharing, course reserves, stacks maintenance, and building access and use. Primary responsibilities include processing course reserves, including communicating with faculty, TAs and administrative assistants; training and directing the work of student staff; billing; and documentation and statistical reporting. All members of the access services team participate in training student staff; contribute to the development of documentation and training materials; and identify opportunities for service improvements. In addition to their regular duties, the person in this position may participate in library-wide committees/teams/groups or projects and will perform other duties as assigned.

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California Digital Library: Collection Assessment Analyst & Licensing Analyst

February 8, 2018

At the California Digital Library (CDL), we believe passionately that the library, in all its forms, is critically important to the vital work of students, scholars and the public. As a University of California (UC) systemwide library, CDL provides services to and on behalf of the UC system as a partner and collaborator to the UC campus libraries. As a globally-connected digital library, CDL occupies a unique position between the local UC campuses and the global digital library infrastructure. The user base for CDL services and programs includes UC faculty, students and library staff; the patrons of the consortia in which the UC Libraries participate; and the many people worldwide who benefit from UC’s open access offerings.

Collection Assessment Analyst

As a member of the Licensed Content Group within the CDL’s Collection Development and Management Program, the Collection Assessment Analyst develops and implements assessment methodologies for systemwide online content expenditures totaling nearly $50M annually, to inform systemwide library collection development and ensure that UC’s shared library collections remain responsive to the University’s programmatic and budgetary needs. Working with a wide variety of data sources, the Assessment Analyst performs complex data analyses to support evidence-based decision-making, including collecting, analyzing, maintaining, interpreting, and reporting on collection usage and acquisitions data for CDL-licensed resources. The Collection Assessment Analyst actively participates in and/or leads UC library collaborative activities focused on collection analysis and keeps abreast of current developments in the field.

Apply here: https://jobs.ucop.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=60892

Licensing Analyst

As a member of the Licensed Content Group within the CDL’s Collection Development and Management Program, the Licensing Analyst provides services in the area of license management, including drafting, editing and redacting complex licensing contracts to secure advantageous terms that meet UC Libraries service goals and ensure compliance with University policies, collaborating with colleagues and legal staff on license development and interpretation, interpreting license provisions in the electronic resource management system (ERMS) for use by UC Libraries staff, communicating about license information with vendors and campuses, and maintaining the department’s central license archive including obtaining signatures and digitally storing and posting licenses. The Licensing Analyst also assists with related functions and works on special projects as assigned, such as collecting and analyzing usage data, producing reports or announcements for the UC library community, and participating in the life-cycle management of electronic resources.

Apply here: https://jobs.ucop.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=60893

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.

Access Services and Outreach Librarian Full-Time Tenure Track Fall 2018

February 8, 2018


invites applications for the position of:

Access Services & Outreach Librarian Full-Time Tenure Track Fall 2018

SALARY: $54,118.00 – $73,386.00 Annually

OPENING DATE: 12/20/17

CLOSING DATE: 02/20/18 11:59 PM


Position Definition:

Monterey Peninsula College (MPC) seeks a full-time tenure track Library Instructor. Under the direction of the Administrator assigned to the Library, and in coordination with the other faculty librarians, this position is responsible for the planning and development of library access and public services at the main campus, satellite centers, and for online programs. Assignments may include day, evening and weekends at the Monterey campus, Marina Education Center, other sites in the community, as well as online services.

Full time faculty have responsibilities outside the classroom through contributions to the department, division and the college which include curriculum development and evaluation, and participation in student achievement and success. Faculty are expected to engage in campus life and become involved in college committees.

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California State University, Los Angeles, two positions

January 30, 2018

California State University, Los Angeles, has recently posted two tenure-track position announcements:

If interested in applying, you must also submit an Application for Employment:

Social Sciences and Data Librarian, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

January 30, 2018

San Diego State University Library & Information Access seeks applications and nominations of dynamic, innovative, and service-oriented candidates for the position of Social Sciences and Data Librarian. The Social Sciences and Data Librarian will provide outreach, research consultation, and library instruction in social science disciplines. The incumbent will support research data services across the disciplines, growing and promoting Library services related to the discovery, evaluation, and manipulation of data and the use of statistical or other analytical tools for quantitative and qualitative data. This position carries formal subject liaison responsibilities, including collection development, in one or several social science departments.

This position is appointed at the Senior Assistant Librarian rank.

Salary commensurate with experience.

This position will remain open until filled. Review will begin immediately. Preference will be given to applications received by February 23, 2018

Anticipated start date is July 1, 2018.

To view a complete job description and instructions for the application procedures, visit:

SDSU is an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.