Life Sciences Librarian

August 31, 2016

Life Sciences Librarian

University Library of the University of California, Davis

 

The University Library of the University of California, Davis, seeks an energetic, innovative, collaborative, and user-focused Life Sciences Librarian to work closely with faculty, students, staff, and institutional stakeholders in a highly interdisciplinary academic community. The successful candidate is responsible for providing outreach, education and resources in support of student learning, academic programs, and faculty teaching and research. S/he must be able to work effectively with faculty, students, researchers, and staff to develop a shared vision for library services and collections aligned with the University Library’s mission and vision.

Salary: Assistant Librarian to Associate Librarian ($47,722 – $67,509)

For additional details and information on how to submit an online application, please visit http://lib.ucdavis.edu/ul/about/jobs/

Candidates applying by October 17, 2016, will receive first consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

UC Davis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

UC Davis is a smoke- and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014.


Cataloging and Metadata Librarian

May 25, 2016

The University of California, Irvine Libraries invites applications for the position of Cataloging and Metadata Librarian. This position will provide expertise in cataloging and metadata creation in all formats and languages. We are seeking a knowledgeable, energetic, and enthusiastic librarian eager to join the Libraries as we continue to provide excellent cataloging and increase our participation in metadata creation for digital collections.

Qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds and life experiences are encouraged to apply.  The UCI Libraries is committed to recruiting a diverse workforce and advancing UCI’s Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.

The UCI Libraries, comprising the Langson Library, the Ayala Science Library, the Library Gateway Study Center, and the Grunigen Medical Library, are committed to innovation and excellence.  The University of California, Irvine, is nestled in over 1,500 acres of coastal foothills, five miles from the Pacific Ocean, between San Diego and Los Angeles.  Founded in 1965, UCI has more than 28,000 undergraduate and graduate students, 1,100 faculty, and 9,400 staff.  Consistently ranked among the nation’s best universities, UCI is noted for its top-rated research and graduate programs, extensive commitment to undergraduate education, and growing number of professional schools and programs of academic and social significance.

The full position description with instructions on how to apply is listed on the UCI Libraries’ website at http://www.lib.uci.edu/job-openings-uc-irvine-libraries with links to additional websites featuring campus and community information.  Apply via UCI AP Recruit at: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF03412.

 Applications received by July 5, 2016 will receive first consideration.

Upon application, candidates should be in possession of proof of their legal right to employment in the U.S.  In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, verification of legal right to work will be required between the time of final selection and hiring, and is absolutely essential in ultimately being hired.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.


Scholarly Communications Officer and Program Lead

May 2, 2016

Scholarly Communications Officer and Program Lead

University of California, Davis, University Library

 

The University of California, Davis, University Library is looking for an innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented Scholarly Communication Officer to serve as an institutional expert on all aspects of scholarly communications and modern scholarly outputs (books and journals but also software, data, websites, social media, etc.), particularly intellectual property, Open Access, and long-term access to digital research outputs. The position will provide expertise and advice to faculty, students, and staff of the university, teach, and conduct research on scholarly communications. The Scholarly Communications Program oversees the Library’s activities in scholarly communication such as the university’s Open Access policies, and copyright review of archival collections for digitization. The position also represents the university’s interests in various national and international scholarly communication developments and activities.

 

Salary: $71,544-$109,968 (Appointment rank and salary based on qualifications and experience).

 

For additional details and information on how to submit an online application, please visit http://lib.ucdavis.edu/ul/about/jobs/

 

Candidates applying by May 5, 2016, will receive first consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

 

UC Davis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

UC Davis is a smoke- and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014.


Special Collections Instruction and Outreach Librarian

December 2, 2015

The University of California, Davis, University Library invites applications for the position of Special Collections Instruction and Outreach Librarian who will be responsible for the design and implementation of innovative library services and education programs that enhance access to and understanding of a broad range of rare book, manuscript, archival, and digital materials. The successful candidate will promote access and use of unique and primary source material in support of teaching and research by the UC Davis and broader communities; plan and implement outreach opportunities in collaboration with other library units and programs; provide direction in the design, delivery, and assessment of innovative methods of teaching with special collections; develop online and physical exhibits; facilitate donor relations; and act as the Special Collection Department’s lead on social media and related communications.

 

Salary: Assistant Librarian to Associate Librarian ($47,722 – $67,509)

 

For additional details and information on how to submit an online application, please visit http://lib.ucdavis.edu/ul/about/jobs/

 

Candidates applying by January 6, 2016, will receive first consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

 

UC Davis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

UC Davis is a smoke- and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014.


Instruction/Reference Librarian

August 31, 2015

Full-Time Assistant Librarian

Non Tenure-Track

The Pollak Library has a robust library instruction program that emphasizes student centered learning and utilizes state-of-the-art information technology in classroom settings.

 

Position

Participate in the Library’s extensive instruction program, including planning, teaching, and assessing library sessions for CSUF classes and workshops in basic and specialized electronic resources. Provide reference assistance to CSUF students, faculty, staff, and community. Serve as subject consultant to academic departments. Create and maintain content for library website. Work on specified projects as needed in other units of the library.

 

Qualifications

Required:

 

  • Master’s degree in library and/or information science from an ALA- accredited institution or equivalent institution by the time of appointment.
  • Experience and/or potential in developing effective Library instructions sessions.
  • Current reference experience, including the use of academic electronic resources.
  • Effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively with cross-organizational teams.
  • Ability to interact effectively in a multi-cultural environment within and outside the Library.
  • Availability to work some weeknights and weekends.
  • A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Preference will be given to candidates with a strong user-service orientation.
  • Experience or interest in creating and maintaining content for library websites.
  • Bachelors or librarian specialty experience in one of the following subject areas: Sciences, Arts, Humanities, Nursing or Engineering.

 

Rank & Salary

The position will be at the rank of Assistant Librarian. Salary range will be from $49,224 to $66,168, commensurate with experience and qualifications. Excellent comprehensive benefits are available and include health/vision/dental plans, optional 10/12 month work year; defined-benefit retirement through the state system, along with optional tax-sheltering opportunities; spouse/domestic partner/dependent fee-waiver as well as access to campus child-care. For a detailed description of benefits, go to http://hr.fullerton.edu/payroll_benefits/HealthCarePlans.aspx

Appointment Date

September 22, 2015

 

Application Procedure

A complete online application must be submitted in order to receive consideration.

To apply, please go to: https://apps.fullerton.edu/facultyrecruitment to view all job listings and select 8207BR to begin the application process and provide the following materials:

 

  1. Letter of interest (relating your experience to the required qualifications)
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Three letters of reference (see instruction below)

 

On the References page of the online application, enter information and email addresses for three referents who will provide a confidential letter of reference for your application. They will immediately receive a request via email along with information on uploading the letter. You will be able to verify that each letter has been received by CSUF by logging back in to the recruitment system.

 

For questions about the position, please call: (657) 278-8254 or email trishcampbell@fullerton.edu

 

Application Deadline For full consideration, all application materials should be received by September 8, 2015. Position will remain open until filled. The University

California State University, Fullerton is the largest of the 23 campuses that comprise the California State University system. The campus is located in northern Orange County, convenient to numerous cultural and recreational sites throughout Southern California. As a comprehensive university, CSUF offers baccalaureate degrees in 55 fields of knowledge, graduate (master’s level) work in 54 programs, credential programs for teachers, and doctoral degrees in education (Ed.D.) and nursing practice (DNP).

 

The Pollak Library serves a total of more than 38,000 students as well as approximately 4,000 faculty and staff. The University is committed to the support of learning through instructional technology as well as extensive training and development programs. The University Wed site is located at http://www.fullerton.edu

 

The Library

The Library’s Web site (http://www.library.fullerton.edu) serves as a gateway to library resources, including the Library’s vital and extensive instruction program. The Library contains 1.3 million books, government documents, and audiovisual materials; over 50,000 periodicals available electronically or in print; and 200 electronic databases. The staff includes 20 FTE librarians and 35 FTE paraprofessionals.
The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University’s strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. EEO employer. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose


Scholarly Communication Librarian

July 27, 2015

Department:  Scholarly Communication and Licensing (SCL)

Rank and Salary:  Associate Librarian – Librarian ($62,323 – $93,083)

Position Availability: Immediately

Application deadline for first consideration:  August 10, 2015.

 

Description of Institution and Library

 

One of ten University of California campuses, the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is located in Westwood Village, approximately five miles from the Pacific Ocean near Santa Monica. Comprised of the College of Letters and Science and 11 professional schools, the 419-acre campus features 163 buildings. UCLA has more than 4,000 faculty and academic staff and approximately 26,000 employees overall. Founded in 1919, UCLA offers 337 undergraduate and graduate degree programs and has more than 28,000 undergraduates and 12,000 graduate students. Academic excellence, faculty distinction, and a comprehensive curriculum are hallmarks of UCLA, which is a member of the Association of American Universities. Among the faculty are fourteen Nobel Laureates, twelve Rhodes Scholars, ten National Medal of Science winners, a Fields Medal Winner, eleven MacArthur Grant winners, and seventy-eight Guggenheim Fellows. UCLA is California’s largest university and is a model for public institutions of higher education. As the seventh largest employer in the region, UCLA generates almost $14 in economic activity for every $1 state taxpayers invest in UCLA and generates an annual $11.9 billion economic impact for the state of California.

 

Consistently ranked among the top 10 academic research libraries in North America, the UCLA Library is comprised of 10 major libraries and 11 library wide departments including the Southern Regional Library Facility, the remote storage facility for the southern UC campuses, all of which report to the University Librarian. In addition, there are 12 affiliated library units located on the campus. There are approximately 105 librarians on the campus, and the UCLA Library has a staff of approximately 200, and approximately 400 – 500 student employees. The Library has an organizational structure that includes the use of teams in conjunction with departments and units. The library collection consists of more than 9 million volumes and more than 78,000 current serial titles and an aggressively expanding electronic resources collection. The Library’s annual budget is in excess of $44 million; more than $10 million supports the acquisition of print and digital material, and the library is part of the California Digital Library. The UCLA Library is a member of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI), the Center for Research Libraries (CRL), the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR), International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), and the Scholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC).

 

The Scholarly Communication and Licensing (SCL) unit develops strategic directions for scholarly communication programs and delivers electronic and digital collection services to the UCLA community. Working closely with the Associate University Librarian for Collection Management and Scholarly Communication, SCL oversees the growth of the scholarly communication programs and services at UCLA by providing outreach and instruction to faculty related to intellectual property issues, and to ensure the broadest dissemination and preservation of the scholarly record affecting libraries, archives, and cultural memory institutions. The unit oversees an enterprise-wide infrastructure for electronic resource management, including the selection, acquisition, licensing, access, and ongoing maintenance of electronic library collections. SCL also administers UCLA’s web archiving initiative, facilitates campus-wide participation in eScholarship, manages commercial licensing, supervises mass digitization efforts, and advises on permissions and rights metadata for the UCLA Library.

 

The UCLA Library seeks a dynamic, energetic, innovative leader to join its Scholarly Communication and Licensing (SCL) team as UCLA’s Scholarly Communication Librarian. Reporting to the Head of SCL, the successful candidate will lead efforts to design systematic and sustainable approaches to outreach, and design new services that support the broadest possible dissemination of scholarly output. The Scholarly Communication Librarian will work closely with faculty, researchers, students, staff, and librarians to assist in scholarly communication endeavors initiated by the Library and to that end, will develop educational materials and instructional sessions and programs. The Scholarly Communication Librarian will liaise with campus partners on the development of targeted outreach and programs that promote scholarly communication, open access, and develop open education strategies to further the campus mission of research, teaching, and public service.

 

Position Duties

 

Reporting to the Head of SCL, the incumbent is responsible for the following duties:

  • In coordination with SCL colleagues, develops educational programs for UCLA faculty, researchers, students, and staff on open access, alternative publishing models, open educational resources, data management, and other issues related to scholarly communication.
  • Consults with individuals and groups on campus about the retention of intellectual property rights and the open publishing options available to them.
  • Provides campus-wide advocacy for the UC Faculty Open Access Policy.
  • Advises faculty, researchers and students on copyright, authors’ rights, and publishing agreements.
  • Conducts outreach to faculty and departments in collaboration with liaison librarians.
  • Develops and implements educational programs to increase awareness of various scholarly communication topics and themes.
  • Supports ongoing scholarly communication education and informational sessions.
  • Provides periodic assessments of the campus environment with regard to scholarly communication issues; works to fill in the gaps around these matters, targeting specific groups, research centers, and departments.
  • Serves as a statewide representative to scholarly communication-related groups and ad hoc committees as needed.
  • Engages with the scholarly community both within and outside the university in order to improve awareness and advocate for open access-related efforts and legislation.
  • Participates as an active member of the Library’s Scholarly Communication Steering Committee and contributes to ongoing events and programs, such as the Affordable Course Materials Initiative, Open Access Week, and Fair Use Week.
  • Establishes effective assessment tools to help measure and track success for outreach and educational programs.
  • Stays current with developments in data curation and management, copyright, open access, scholarly publishing, open educational resource initiatives, etc.
  • Monitors scholarly communication trends and developments and serves as one of the campus liaisons to national efforts in this area, such as SPARC and HathiTrust.
  • Manages and coordinates SCL’s social media accounts to publicize activities and current events to colleagues.
  • Supports other unit responsibilities as needed.

 

Required Qualifications

 

  • ALA-accredited Master’s Degree in Library or Information Science OR significant graduate-level coursework toward such a degree OR equivalent education and experience (subject expertise combined with professional library education and/or experience).
  • Demonstrated evidence of leadership, entrepreneurship and initiative.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to establish positive and productive collaborations with faculty, researchers, students and librarians.
  • Experience in leading and designing outreach programs and effectively communicating with faculty, researchers, students, librarians and staff.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of copyright and related issues as they support the creation and dissemination of scholarship, such as author’s rights, open access, archiving rights, institutional repositories, and scholarly publishing, and knowledge of the associated legal and policy issues.
  • Ability to effectively articulate complex concepts, such as copyright, fair use, and open access as they relate to the academic endeavor.
  • Ability to work collegially with faculty, researchers, students, and staff in a group or individual setting.
  • Willingness to lead and work effectively as part of a team.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including creating and delivering presentations.
  • Ability to think creatively, make decisions quickly, and work productively in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Ability to adjust priorities, take initiative, set goals, manage projects and time wisely, and make quick and effective decisions.
  • Ability to initiate and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, and managers.
  • Ability to work harmoniously and as a team player, thrive in a team-based environment, and skill in fostering teamwork among others.
  • Ability to follow directions from supervisors (and to provide clear directions to staff and student employees).
  • Ability to get to work reliably and on time and to be present in the workplace during normal working hours.

 

Desired Qualifications

 

  • Demonstrated experience in project management.
  • Experience preparing and delivering copyright education and instruction.
  • Demonstrated evidence of contributions to the profession through scholarly publications and/or presentations to professional organizations.

 

General Information

 

Professional librarians at UCLA are academic appointees. Librarians at UCLA are represented by an exclusive bargaining agent, University Council – American Federation of Teachers (UC-AFT). They are entitled to appropriate professional leave, two days per month of vacation leave, one day per month of sick leave, and all other benefits granted to non-faculty academic personnel. The University has an excellent retirement system and sponsors a variety of group health, dental, vision, and life insurance plans in addition to other benefits. Relocation assistance provided.

 

Appointees to the librarian series at UC shall have professional backgrounds that demonstrate a high degree of creativity, teamwork, and flexibility.  Such background will normally include a professional degree from an ALA-accredited library and information science graduate program.  In addition to professional competence and quality of service within the library in the primary job, advancement in the librarian series requires professional involvement and contributions outside of the library, and/or university and community service, and/or scholarly activities.  Candidates must show evidence or promise of such contributions.

 

Application Procedures

Anyone wishing to be considered for this position should apply here: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF01408

 

Applications must include:

  • a cover letter describing qualifications and experience;
  • a current resume/vitae detailing education and relevant experience; and
  • the names and contact information for three professional references, including a current or previous supervisor.

Candidates applying by August 10, 2015 will be given first consideration for this position.  UCLA welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks applications and nominations from women and minorities.  UCLA seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain the excellence of the university, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

 

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.  For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:  UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy at http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

 

Employment is contingent upon completion of satisfactory background investigation.

 

Visit the UCLA Library Employment and Human Resources website at: http://library.ucla.edu/about/employment-human-resources.


Collection Strategist Librarian

July 10, 2015

The University Library of the University of California, Davis, seeks a dynamic, innovative Collection Strategist librarian to participate in forming a new and forward-thinking Collection Strategies Department. This is an exciting opportunity to assist in creating an environment of evidence-based collections acquisition, management and review.

 

With primary responsibility to lead and coordinate the development of vital format-agnostic University Library collections, the position contributes to budget planning; collaboratively designs models that promote and sustain content acquisitions, access, archiving and preservation; participates in system-wide planning and consortial resource selection and evaluation; and contributes to national efforts to acquire shared content.

 

Salary:   Associate Librarian to Librarian ($60,684 – $90,636)

 

For additional details and information on how to submit an online application, please visit http://lib.ucdavis.edu/ul/about/jobs/

 

Candidates applying by August 17, 2015, will receive first consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

 

UC Davis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

UC Davis is a smoke- and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014.

 

 

 


Engineering/Physical Sciences Librarians: Two Positions Available

June 7, 2015

The University Library of the University of California, Davis, seeks two energetic, innovative, collaborative, and user-focused Engineering/Physical Sciences librarians to work closely with faculty, students, staff, and institutional stakeholders in a highly interdisciplinary academic community. The successful candidates will be responsible for providing outreach, education and resources in support of student learning, academic programs, and faculty teaching and research. They must be able to work effectively with faculty, students, researchers, and staff to develop a shared vision for library services and collections aligned with the University Library’s mission and vision.

 

Salary: Assistant Librarian to Associate Librarian ($47,722 – $67,509)

 

For additional details and information on how to submit an online application, please visit http://lib.ucdavis.edu/ul/about/jobs/

 

Candidates applying by July 13, 2015, will receive first consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

 

UC Davis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

UC Davis is a smoke- and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014.


Environmental Sciences Librarian

June 7, 2015

The University Library of the University of California, Davis, seeks an energetic, innovative, collaborative, and user-focused Environmental Sciences Librarian to work closely with faculty, students, staff, and institutional stakeholders in a highly interdisciplinary academic community. The successful candidate is responsible for providing outreach, education and resources in support of student learning, academic programs, and faculty teaching and research. S/he must be able to work effectively with faculty, students, researchers, and staff to develop a shared vision for library services and collections aligned with the University Library’s mission and vision.

 

Salary: Assistant Librarian to Associate Librarian ($47,722 – $67,509)

 

For additional details and information on how to submit an online application, please visit http://lib.ucdavis.edu/ul/about/jobs/

 

Candidates applying by July 13, 2015, will receive first consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

 

UC Davis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

UC Davis is a smoke- and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014.


Life Sciences Librarian

June 7, 2015

The University Library of the University of California, Davis, seeks an energetic, innovative, collaborative, and user-focused Life Sciences Librarian to work closely with faculty, students, staff, and institutional stakeholders in a highly interdisciplinary academic community. The successful candidate is responsible for providing outreach, education and resources in support of student learning, academic programs, and faculty teaching and research. S/he must be able to work effectively with faculty, students, researchers, and staff to develop a shared vision for library services and collections aligned with the University Library’s mission and vision.

 

Salary: Assistant Librarian to Associate Librarian ($47,722 – $67,509)

 

For additional details and information on how to submit an online application, please visit http://lib.ucdavis.edu/ul/about/jobs/

 

Candidates applying by July 13, 2015, will receive first consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

 

UC Davis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

UC Davis is a smoke- and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014.