Reference Librarian, Merced College, Merced, CA

March 25, 2019


$55,018.00 – $75,137.00 Annually


Merced, CA

Job Type



Learning Resource Center – Area 6

Job Number



4/9/2019 12:00 PM Pacific

*open until filled*
Successful candidates may be assigned to other locations

Additional compensation for doctorate

Merced College is a midsized community college located in California’s Central Valley. Founded in 1962, the college serves more than 16,000 students with room to expand on its 267 acre main campus and 120 acre Los Banos site. Merced, incorporated in 1889, offers historical sites, affordable housing, access to the Bay Area and Sacramento, and is the Gateway to Yosemite National Park and the Sierra mountains as well as home to the University of California Merced campus. Our tree-shaded, growing community of just over 80,000 includes multiple biking and walking trails as well as access to several lakes – large and small – throughout the county.

The Learning Resources Center (LRC) is the home of the Merced College Library. The LRC provides research and instructional resources for Merced College students, faculty, staff and administration. Our big bright library is one of the most dynamic and inviting areas on campus with 64+ computers, lots of study rooms, meeting rooms, lots of quiet study space and a dedicated library instruction room. As part of our mission, the Library provides instructional materials and media to support the curriculum of the college and provides for the research and instructional needs of our students in collaboration with discipline faculty. We have an active reference desk and lots of opportunities to be part of the college community. Distance Education is part of the LRC and we are extending our online education including OER and other new instructional technologies. This position has the opportunity to deliver innovative instruction to our students and we want to welcome your new ideas.

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Open Educational Resources Librarian, CSU Fullerton

March 25, 2019

Open Educational Resources Librarian

The Pollak Library at California State University, Fullerton invites applications for a tenure-track Open Educational Resources Librarian to join our dedicated community of librarians, staff, and student assistants. The library values and is dedicated to building a diverse community. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate through their work, research and/or service that they can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our community.

The Library
We serve a total of more than 40,000 students as well as approximately 4,000 faculty and staff. Our website ( is a vital component of the Library’s extensive instruction program and serves as a gateway to resources: including 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 23 FTE librarians, 35 FTE paraprofessionals, and 80 student assistants.

California State University Fullerton (CSUF) Pollak Library is seeking a librarian who is innovative, technologically adept, and service-oriented to lead the Library’s existing and growing participation in the University’s Open and Affordable Education initiatives. The Open Educational Resources (OER) Librarian will work closely with the Director of Online Education and Training and partner with librarians, faculty, and instructional designers to identify, create, adapt, and adopt open and affordable course content at the course and program level to accommodate the evolving learning, teaching, and research needs of the diverse CSUF community. In collaboration with the Scholarly Communications Librarian, the OER Librarian will contribute actively to the overall scholarly communications program, which includes open access, author rights, scholarly publishing, data management, and repositories. This position—newly created in response to Pollak Library’s recent re-organization, self-assessment, and strategic plan—will have the opportunity to be creative and innovative in Library OER initiatives and in building a library for the 21st century. The position also assists with Library Public Services.

Librarians at CSUF have faculty status and are expected to meet promotion and tenure requirements, including scholarly and professional activities.

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Instruction and Assessment Librarian, Soka University of America, Aliso Viejo, CA

March 25, 2019

Full-time Instruction and Assessment Librarian

Soka University of America, Daisaku & Kaneko Ikeda Library

Soka University of America (SUA) invites applications for a Full-Time Instruction and Assessment Librarian. We are looking for a creative, engaging, and enthusiastic team member with a commitment to providing excellent information literacy instruction to meet the academic needs of SUA students, faculty, and staff members.

Essential duties:

  • Following the standards set by the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), develop and use appropriate learning objectives and assessment procedures to ensure a consistent and effective information literacy program.
  • Collaborate with faculty and teach information literacy skills. Integrate the learning opportunities into their courses.
  • Provide reference/research help to the campus community and conduct library orientations for incoming students and new faculty and staff members.
  • Maintain thorough and accurate records of reference and instruction activities, analyze collected data, and write reports.
  • Create and maintain LibGuides related to the graduate program’s coursework specifically and to information literacy skills in general.
  • Review syllabi and communicate with professors to recommend new resources to be added to the library collection in order to meet the changing needs of the campus community.
  • Stay informed of changes made to library databases, collections, and services; and promote these resources to the campus community by writing monthly articles for SUA Today on behalf of the library, posting announcements on the library’s Facebook page, and participating in the library’s annual cafeteria outreach event.

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Social Sciences Librarian, CSU San Marcos

March 25, 2019

CSUSM is pleased to invite applications for a Social Sciences Librarian in the University Library at the level of Senior Assistant Librarian. This position is tenure-track, meaning that as a library faculty member at CSUSM, the incumbent will be responsible for their assigned subject areas, professional and campus service commitments, and research/creative activity. This position is responsible for instruction, reference, and collection development in the following social sciences: American Indian Studies, Anthropology, Border and Regional Studies, Criminology, Environmental Studies, Ethnic Studies, Geography, Global Studies, Political Science, Sociology and Sociological Practice, and Social Sciences.

For a full position description and application instruction:

Temporary, part-time librarians, Sonoma State

March 25, 2019

The Sonoma State University Library is building a pool of candidates for possible temporary, part-time appointments. Temporary faculty appointments might include work in research services, instruction, archives and special collections, or collections and technical services. Appointments are by semester and may include evening and/or weekend hours. We welcome applicants with a desire to gain experience in an academic library and who are committed to working in a diverse campus community. A master’s degree in library/information science from an ALA-accredited school is required at the time of appointment.

The University Library’s leading value is “We are passionate about student learning.” The library faculty actively seeks solutions to help users access, evaluate, and create content, and become informed, engaged, global citizens and lifelong learners. The Library is a respected leader in campus initiatives and service work, and is actively engaged with faculty in campus curricular efforts. SSU Librarians provide transformational leadership in realizing the Liberal Arts and Sciences mission of the University and supporting the University President’s priorities of student success, on-time graduation, and diversity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to see the department’s Web page at:

Learn more at Apply online at Search for job number 104808.

Please contact the department chair with any questions (

Collections and Metadata Librarian, UC Davis Mabie Law Library

March 25, 2019

UC Davis Mabie Law Library seeks a forward-thinking, motivated, service-oriented professional to join our team as a Collections and Metadata Librarian.

This position, an Assistant or Associate Librarian, oversees the department responsible for library resource processing and operations. In addition to supervisory responsibilities, the position participates in collection management and works collaboratively with other librarians on resource allocations. The position serves on library committees, and participates in discussions regarding library programs, services, operations, facilities and procedures. The position reports to the Library Director.

About the Law Library:
The Mabie Law Library is an integral part of the UC Davis School of Law, and provides services that support the teaching, research, and scholarship of its students and faculty. The Library houses over 375,000 volumes in print and provides access to more than 10,000 databases which are provided through its library licenses, campus, and UC-wide license agreements.

Commensurate with qualifications and experience ($56,364 to $77,598)

Duties and Responsibilities:
The Collections and Metadata Librarian oversees several functional areas of library services: Sierra oversight and record quality control, resource inventory, preservation and circulation control, interlibrary loan, and cataloging, with some supervisory responsibilities. The position monitors, analyzes, and develops efficient and effective workflows; communicates with other library partners, and vendors; and has overall responsibility for data and statistics for the unit.
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Data Management Librarian, Cal Poly Pomona

March 25, 2019

The Cal Poly Pomona (CPP) University Library seeks an innovative, knowledgeable, service-oriented Data Management Librarian to begin Fall 2019. The Data Management Librarian understands the importance of data in relation to academic research, campus metrics, ethics, privacy, and access to information. This person will strategically build good data management practices from within the library and outward, to help our users engage more broadly in their respective fields. This person will communicate the importance of ethical data practices to prepare our users for work in various fields and inspire them to act responsibly as information citizens. Additionally, this person will enhance the co-curricular experience by promoting evidence-based research, understandable and repeatable data practices, and use international and national data standards so that our students and faculty will be able to demonstrate their research to the world in a powerful way. Apply and view the listing in its entirety here:

Deadline for applications is April 12th, 2019 at 11:59PM EST. Early response is encouraged.

CPP is an equal opportunity employer. Please direct any questions about the listing to

Solo Academic Librarian, Los Angeles, CA

March 25, 2019

Solo Academic Librarian
Full Time or Part Time Temporary
University Library in Los Angeles, CA

An independent private university, providing a comprehensive education in the fields of business, and computer science to more than 12,000 graduates is seeking a solo academic librarian to provide basic reference and research services, library instruction, daily library maintenance and special projects as assigned. The position is full time or part time temporary (32 hours per week) with a weekly schedule of Monday-Thursday 9:30am-6:00pm with a 30-minute lunch break. The university is willing to have one or two librarians share the work schedule. New MLIS graduates are welcome to apply. MLS/MLIS degree required.

Please email resume to Position is available to start immediately.

Library Director, Monterey Peninsula College

March 25, 2019


invites applications for the position of:

Director, Library

SALARY: $6,984.00 – $8,171.00 Monthly

OPENING DATE: 03/14/19

CLOSING DATE: Continuous


** Priority Screening Date: 3:00 PM on Friday, April 26, 2019 **

Open until filled.

Applications submitted after the priority screening may be considered.

Monterey Peninsula College is seeking a dynamic and committed professional to serve as Director of Library Services and provide strategic vision and leadership for the College Library. The MPC Library provides students, staff, faculty, and community users with access to a wide range of resources, programs, and services that support teaching and learning at MPC.

Position Definition:

Under the administrative direction of the Dean of Instruction, direct all aspects of Library administration in conformance with appropriate College policies and procedures, including day-to-day operations, long range planning, budget development and fiscal oversight, management and evaluation of assigned faculty and staff, and collaboration with internal and external partners. Work collaboratively with Library faculty and staff to ensure patrons have access to, and use of, Library materials and resources, instruction, programming, and related services. Work collaboratively with other College departments to address issues related to facilities management, technology, safety, and security as they relate to the Library; and oversee special projects and programs.

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Director of Collection Strategies, UC Riverside

March 25, 2019

Director of Collection Strategies

University of California, Riverside


Rank and Salary Scale

Associate Librarian – Librarian – Potential Career

Organizational Unit

Content and Discovery

Position Overview

The University of California, Riverside (UCR) seeks a collaborative, user-oriented, and assessment and evaluation driven Director of Collection Strategies. The successful candidate will lead a department devoted to collaborative, stakeholder focused evidence-based collection development and management.

Located an hour’s drive to the east of Los Angeles, an hour west of Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley, an hour east of ocean beaches, ninety minutes north of San Diego, and an hour south of mountain ski resorts, UCR is located in an area of dramatic landscapes and rich cultural traditions. The University is a dynamic, aggressively-developing land grant research institution dedicated to preparing its diverse student body to be successful competitors in the world marketplace of ideas. UCR boasts the first new School of Medicine to open on the West Coast in 43 years; a new School of Public Policy; and the Bourns College of Engineering, ranked 10th in the world according to an international ranking organization.

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