College Librarian, Occidental College

September 21, 2018

About Occidental

Founded in 1887, Occidental is a small, highly selective and diverse liberal arts college in Eagle Rock, a creative and vibrant neighborhood in northeast Los Angeles. The distinctive interdisciplinary and multicultural focus of the College’s academic program seeks to foster both the fulfillment of individual aspirations and a deeply rooted commitment to the public good. The College is distinguished by excellence in teaching and research, undergraduate research, institutional partnerships, and community engagement both locally and globally. Deep collaborative partnerships with local institutions such as Caltech and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, the Huntington Library, the Autry Museum of the American West, and Art Center College of Design provide faculty and students with incomparable research opportunities. The small size of the campus, yet wide access to the resources of Los Angeles and the world, make Occidental College intimate in scale but infinite in scope.
The Mary Norton Clapp Library at Occidental College opened on Founder’s Day in April 1924. The building was expanded in 1955 and again in 1971, bringing the total square footage to 107,000. An ever-evolving space, the building serves as the campus’ Academic Commons, bringing together students, faculty and staff with access to extensive technology, innovative programming and services, flexible learning and teaching spaces, peer tutoring and research support, in addition to digital, material and human resources.

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Library Access Services Manager, Notre Dame de Namur University, Belmont, CA

September 21, 2018

The Gellert Library at Notre Dame de Namur University seeks a forward-thinking, dynamic and service-oriented Library Access Services Manager who will provide strategic leadership for Access Services, Technical Services, and budgeting of the Library. This position serves an advisory role to the Director of Library Services regarding future enhancements of Library services. NDNU’s student populations include traditional day undergraduates, evening degree completion students, graduate students, online students, and students taking courses at other locations (including Santa Clara, Redwood City, and Tracy).

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Business Librarian, University of Southern California

September 21, 2018

USC Libraries seeks an innovative and collaborative Business Librarian to join the Gaughan & Tiberti and Accounting Libraries. An MLS from an ALA-accredited program or non-U.S. equivalent is typically required for a library appointment at USC.  Experience in working with specialized information resources within an academic or research library is desired with the ability to manage priorities and meet deadlines. A bachelors or graduate degree in business or accounting or experience as a business library is highly desired.

Knowledge of current professional trends, especially those related to delivering reference, instructional services and collections. A strong commitment to public service and inclusion is required for supporting our diverse body of students, faculty and staff across our campus.

For more information, please see the full job posting at https://usccareers.usc.edu/job/los-angeles/business-librarian/1209/9283037 or contact Helga Haraldsson, Chair of the Search Committee, at haraldss@usc.edu.

Closing date for applications is open until filled.

USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed, and background. The university particularly encourages members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Further information is available by contacting uschr@usc.edu.


Reference Librarian, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Beverly Hills

September 21, 2018

Job Summary:

The Reference Librarian supports the services and activities of the Reference and Public Services department, including advising library patrons and staff in the selection and use of materials related to film and the performing arts, and providing reference and in-depth research assistance to virtual and onsite library users. This is a full-time position reporting to the Head of Reference and Public Services.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides reference and research assistance to library patrons, scholars and staff.
  • Assists in the training and supervision of reference staff and public services support staff.
  • Participates in abstracting and indexing and selection of published materials for the core collections. Participates in tours and workshops, etc.
  • Maintains and shares expert knowledge of reference-related activities and trends.
  • Provides bibliographic instruction and outreach to Academy staff as needed.
  • Participates in wider Academy projects as needed.
  • Collaborates with the department head to implement policies and procedures for reference services as well as applying creative solutions to developing and improving practices and procedures using current and emerging technologies.

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Part time librarian pool, Sierra College, Rocklin

September 21, 2018

Sierra College is accepting applications for part time librarians. Librarians provide in-person and online reference and instruction services. Hours may include some Sundays and evenings. Rocklin is located 20 miles from Sacramento, California.

Come work in our newly renovated library and  learning commons!

Minimum Qualifications:

  • MLS, MLIS or equivalent

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Experience providing reference services in an academic library
  • Experience providing instruction in an academic library
  • Experience with LibGuides or other online research guides
  • Experience providing virtual reference services
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Willingness to work in a team environment

Please submit an online application at:

https://sierracollege.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=143&job=adjunct-faculty-pool-library-science

Note: Librarians are paid at the lab salary rate.


Head of Access & Delivery Services, Santa Clara University

September 21, 2018

Join the Library leadership team at Santa Clara University (SCU), an award-winning comprehensive Jesuit university located in California’s vibrant Silicon Valley. We recently earned U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 top ranked regional university in the western United States and our University Library was awarded ACRL’s 2017 Excellence in Academic Libraries Award for our innovative climate of program and service delivery. SCU’s teaching-focused faculty, librarians, and staff support more than 9,000 students in rigorous undergraduate curricula in the arts and sciences, business, and engineering; master’s degrees in business, education, counseling psychology, pastoral ministry, and theology; and law degrees and engineering doctoral degrees. Self-motivated, enthusiastic, and collaborative individuals are invited to contribute to our trajectory of growth by applying for the critical position of Head of Access & Delivery Services on our Library team. This individual leads the Access and Delivery services team in developing and delivering innovative and user-centric pathways to library resources and services, including ILL, Link+, and circulation. They also serve on our Library Management Council to provide input and direction into the strategic growth of the Library. Learn more about this position, our institution, and how to apply here https://jobs.scu.edu/postings/7659. Applications received by October 5, 2018 will receive first consideration.


Spatial Data Science Librarian

September 13, 2018

Department: Data Science Center

Rank and Salary: Associate Librarian – Librarian ($59,276 – $90,921)

Position Availability: Immediately

Application deadline for first consideration: October 10, 2018

The UCLA Library seeks a Spatial Data Science Librarian (SDSL) to develop and extend the Library’s role in providing services centered around the acquisition, development, and utilization of research collections of geospatial digital assets. The Spatial Data Science Librarian is tasked with facilitating geospatial research, and enabling its use through research support, exhibitions and programming, and community building, facilitated by collaboration with colleagues within and beyond the Library. Reporting to the Director of the Library Data Science Center, the SDSL will play a leading role defining a vision of geospatial discovery and representation services needed to support research and use.

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Cataloger of Rare Books: Copy Enhanced, Stanford Libraries Special Collections

September 12, 2018

Stanford’s Department of Special Collections seeks to fill a part-time (50% FTE) Library Specialist 4 position in our Collection Services Division, located in Redwood City, CA. This position performs enhanced copy and derived original cataloging for material in our rare books collections in all western European languages, with imprint dates ranging from the 15th to the 21st century, and materials covering all subject areas.

Further information about this position and instructions on how to apply can be found on the Stanford Careers website: https://careersearch.stanford.edu/jobs/cataloger-of-rare-books-copy-enhanced-3876


Librarian (Full-time Tenure-Track Faculty Position), San Mateo County Community College District

September 12, 2018

Librarian (Full-time Tenure-Track Faculty Position)

San Mateo County Community College District

Posting Number: 2014189F

Department: Academic Support & LT SKY (DEPT)

Location: Skyline College

Position Number: 2F0086

Percentage of Full Time: The work year is 175 days (10 month of service).

FLSA: Exempt (does not accrue overtime)

Months per Year: 10

If other, please specify:

Salary Range:

Note: The District will make every attempt to at least match the salary at your current employer.

Min Salary:

Max Salary:

Position Type: Faculty Positions

Who We Are:

The San Mateo County Community District is committed to achieving educational equity for all students. As outlined in the District’s Strategic Plan, “success, equity, and social justice for our students are longstanding goals.” The District’s https://www.smccd.edu/strategicplanning/SMCCCD%20Strategic%20Plan%20Brochure.pdf is focused on “Student Success, Equity and Social Justice.” We provide students with a rich and dynamic learning experience that embraces differences — emphasizing collaboration and engaging students in and out of the classroom, encouraging them to realize their goals, and to become global citizens and socially responsible leaders. When you join our team at San Mateo County Community College District, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, classified staff, administration, students and community partners.

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Library Services Specialist IV, Sacramento State

September 11, 2018

Library Services Specialist IV
University Library

Sacramento State seeks to fill a Library Services Specialist IV in the Department of Special Collections and University Archives. This position is focused on special collections accessioning, processing, and cataloging of historical collections and institutional archives in analog and digital formats. This position directly contributes to student and faculty success by making special collections and archives materials available for research and instruction.

As the center of campus intellectual discovery, the University Library promotes teaching, learning, research, and scholarly communication at the University by integrating the Library with campus student success programs and instruction. One of twenty-three libraries in the California State University System, the Library holds over 1.4 million volumes, comprised of print and electronic monographs and serials, and is a Federal Document Depository. The Library’s mission is to inspire excellence in teaching, learning, and scholarly activities. The University Library is undergoing rapid transformation with new leadership, a forward-thinking vision, and a deep commitment to improving the campus learning environment.

Applications for this positions are to be submitted through the Sacramento State jobs website: https://csus.peopleadmin.com/postings/3376.  Instructions on how to apply can be found at this link.