Service & Outreach Manager, California Digital Library

July 10, 2018

The California Digital Library (CDL) is hiring a Service & Outreach Manager to promote access to and awareness of a world-class collection of historical and primary source digital materials, aggregated at the statewide and national level through our services. Your enthusiasm and expertise will be put to work helping us share the remarkable, one-of-a-kind collections held by California’s cultural heritage institutions and create an engaging online environment for research, teaching, and exploration.

About the position

As a member of the CDL’s Publishing & Special Collections group, the Service & Outreach Manager will support a product portfolio comprised of the Online Archive of California (OAC), Calisphere, and associated services such as the UC Shared DAMS. We are committed to helping institutions of varying sizes and technical infrastructure leverage these services in order to expand access to their collections within California and beyond. Working within cross-functional development and operations teams, the position will:

  • serve as a product and service liaison with contributors, end-users, and other constituents,
  • design and coordinate marketing and outreach programs to promote broad awareness of the portfolio, and
  • provide technical consultation and support for users of the products/services.

Our team continually seeks new and creative ideas for supporting our constituents. This position has the potential to develop fresh approaches to our work, including involvement in core activities such as:

  • designing and working with the development/operations team to implement new user features on product websites,
  • providing consultation and training for existing contributors to support continued use of the services and conducting outreach with new contributors to help them publish content in OAC and Calisphere,
  • conducting marketing campaigns to promote the visibility of new collections, and
  • evaluating the use of the services, through a periodic review of usage data analytics and an impact assessment study.

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Instructional Design Librarian, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles

July 10, 2018

The William H. Hannon Library at Loyola Marymount University seeks an energetic and innovative librarian to serve as Instructional Design Librarian for a temporary appointment, ending May 31, 2019. Reporting to the Head of Reference and Instructional Services, the Instructional Design Librarian collaborates with librarians, teaching faculty, ITS, and other campus stakeholders to develop, deliver, and assess information literacy instructional materials used for computer-assisted library instruction. This individual provides high-quality library services for the LMU community with a particular emphasis on the design, implementation, maintenance, and assessment of campus-wide information literacy instruction. Their main responsibility will be to create web-based learning modules and online tutorials specifically for upper division students and remote users, building upon very effective existing tutorials for the First Year Seminars. They will help develop benchmarks for online instruction and participate in the assessment of online library instructional materials.

Loyola Marymount, founded in 1911, is a comprehensive university in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education. Located on the west side of Los Angeles overlooking the Pacific Ocean, LMU is one of the nation’s 28 Jesuit colleges and universities and five Marymount institutions. It serves 6,000 undergraduates and nearly 2,200 graduate students in the Colleges/Schools of Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, Business Administration, Communication and Fine Arts, Film and Television, Education and Law. The William H. Hannon Library (http://library.lmu.edu) was opened in 2009 and serves as the intellectual and cultural hub of the university. Loyola Marymount seeks professionally outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity institution actively working to promote an intercultural learning community. The library is committed to achieving inclusive excellence and ethnic and racial diversity among our staff, including our librarians.

For full consideration, apply by July 27th, 2018. 
Application and more info please see: https://jobs.lmu.edu/postings/35515

Inquiries should be addressed to:  Jennifer Masunaga, Search Committee Chair, 310/338-7680, jmasunag@lmu.edu


Hourly (Adjunct) Librarians, Citrus College, Glendora, CA

July 10, 2018

Hayden Memorial Library at Citrus College in Glendora, California is accepting applications for hourly (adjunct) librarians for fall 2018.

Applications submitted before 8/1/18 will be considered:  employment.citruscollege.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=50530


Instruction + Research Specialist for the Sciences, Occidental College, Los Angeles

July 10, 2018

Occidental College is a small rigorous liberal arts institution in Los Angeles with a curricular emphasis on social justice, community-based learning, and global citizenship. The Center for Digital Liberal Arts (CDLA) at Occidental helps to prepare Oxy’s diverse and talented students for a rapidly changing world through a variety of programs and offerings, including research support for students and faculty, digital media production tools and software, and professional development for faculty in digital pedagogy and scholarly communication.

Summary of Duties, Responsibilities and Goals

We seek an engaged science information specialist to join our diverse team of librarians, disciplinary specialists, and academic technologists as we cultivate, deliver, and support information resources and technologies. Within this stimulating and collegial environment, you will have the opportunity to invoke skills in course design, field and lab methodologies, instructional technologies, and scholarly resources and research.

  • Collaborate directly with math and science faculty to realize college and departmental learning goals, participate in related grant and funding opportunities, and inform assessments of student learning.
  • Research and implement best practice in digital pedagogy and instructional design in the sciences.
  • Work with Academic Affairs, Science and Mathematics departments, and related academic support units to develop and integrate information literacies across the curriculum.
  • Facilitate effective application of tools, methods and materials of primary inquiry (e.g., geospatial, computational, statistical) for undergraduate research.
  • Develop and instruct advanced workshops and advise students about research resources, methods, and scholarly practices across the sciences.
  • Supervise and mentor student workers.
  • Provide research and insight to the Library and Information Technology Services on emergent science resources, identify and advocate for learning space, software, hardware, and other resource needs specific to the sciences.
  • Track emerging trends in pedagogy and technology across the sciences; experiment with new approaches to scholarly content creation and presentation.
  • Assess work activities, analyze evaluative data, and compile and report same – as required.
  • Oversee and participate in a range of relevant special projects.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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Open Educational Resources Librarian, California State University, Dominguez Hills

July 6, 2018

California State University, Dominguez Hills is seeking an enthusiastic, open-education advocate to join our growing team as the Open Educational Resources Librarian. For more information and to apply by August 20th, 2018, please visit https://www.csudh.edu/hr/job-opportunities/ and find position #3249 under job opportunities.

Here are some quick answers to questions you might have about the position:

What is the official description for the job?

Our Open Educational Resources (OER) Librarian is a 12 month, tenure-track position. This person is responsible for providing leadership, vision, and support for the library’s open education efforts. You’ll continue running existing initiatives, like the CSU’s Affordable Learning Solutions, and develop new initiatives where needed. As the OER Librarian, you’ll help faculty adopt and create resources, assess our OER program, and develop partnerships across campus. All of the librarians at CSUDH are also liaison librarians, so you’ll have the opportunity to do some traditional research help, instruction, and collection services too.

Shorter version: Be our OER expert; develop OER partnerships; help faculty create, remix, and adopt OER materials; and contribute to our public services liaison team.

Why is working for the CSU so awesome?

Glad you asked! The California State University system is the nation’s largest and most affordable public four-year university system. We are the people’s university, so every day you get to make a difference, work in a diverse and inclusive environment, and foster intellectual growth. Plus, we have a strong faculty union, great benefits, exemplary leadership, a faculty committed to social justice, and motivated students.

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Instructional Design Librarian (term position), Loyola Marymount University

July 6, 2018

The William H. Hannon Library seeks an Instructional Design Librarian for a term appointment ending May 31, 2019. This librarian provides high-quality library services for the LMU community with a particular emphasis on the design, implementation, maintenance, and assessment of campus-wide information literacy instruction. Reporting to the Head of Reference and Instructional Services, the Instructional Design Librarian collaborates with librarians, teaching faculty, ITS, and other campus stakeholders to develop, deliver, and assess information literacy instructional materials used for computer-assisted library instruction. The library is commitment to achieving inclusive excellence and ethnic and racial diversity among our staff, including our librarians.  http://jobs.lmu.edu/postings/35410


Systems and Digital Initiatives Library Assistant, Loyola Marymount University

July 6, 2018

Reporting to the Head of Systems and Digital Initiatives, the incumbent holds responsibilities supporting development and maintenance of the digital collections, Digital Commons, digital scholarship, the integrated library system, and related library technologies. The library is committed to achieving inclusive excellence and ethnic and racial diversity among our staff.  http://jobs.lmu.edu/postings/35314


Education Librarian, University of San Diego

July 6, 2018

Seeking an experienced Education Librarian. Competitive salary and excellent benefits. See below.

Job: IRC 27658
Job Title: Education Librarian
Location: San Diego, CA, US
Organization Name: Copley Library

Brief Description:

The University of San Diego’s Copley Library seeks an energetic and enthusiastic individual for a 12-month tenure-track Education Librarian position. This librarian serves as liaison to the School of Leadership and Education Sciences (SOLES). The School consists of four departments: Leadership Studies, Learning and Teaching, the Department of Counseling & Marital and Family Therapy as well as the Naval ROTC program. These departments and programs offer graduate doctoral and master’s degree programs; certificate and credential programs; and undergraduate minor programs. SOLES also offers undergraduate minors in Leadership Studies, Education and Naval Sciences. The School is home to and affiliated with 10 academic centers and institutes that strengthen connections for SOLES students and faculty both locally and internationally. It has 34 full-time faculty members, 40+ affiliate faculty members, and 30 administrators and staff and 939 students (825 – graduate and 114 undergraduates).

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Assistant Librarian – Full-Time, Laguna College of Art + Design, Laguna Beach, CA

July 6, 2018

The Dennis and Leslie Power Library at the Laguna College of Art + Design in Laguna Beach, CA, is hiring a full-time Assistant Librarian.  You can view the posting and apply online here: Indeed Link

Assistant Librarian – Full-Time

Laguna College of Art + Design, is seeking a full-time experienced Assistant Librarian. The College is located in an internationally recognized arts colony in Laguna Beach, California and offers a diversity of majors in Animation, Graphic Design and Digital Media, Fine Art, Game Art, Illustration and Entertainment Design.

The Laguna College of Art + Design Library is a small yet busy library with a specialized collection focused on the visual arts. The Dennis and Leslie Power Library serves a FTE of approximately 575 undergraduates and graduate students with over 21,000 printed books and annual total gate counts exceeding 41,000.

Position Summary:

The Assistant Librarian contributes to the development, support, and implementation of library programs that support student success at the Laguna College of Art + Design. This individual achieves those goals in the following program areas: library instruction and outreach; reference and public services; collection processing and support; and departmental operations.

The Assistant Librarian should also demonstrate the ability to work independently to meet project goals and deadlines, exercise considerable judgment and initiative, exhibit the ability to interact with a diverse public, and work collegially with supervisor, students, peers, and other staff. Highly developed organizational skills, with great attention to detail, and the ability to coordinate numerous activities as part of project management is also critical for this position. This individual should possess a strong administrative aptitude with excellent record-keeping skills, including word processing, maintaining spreadsheets, database management, and digital imaging software. Excellent communication skills, including spelling, grammar, and composition skills are also desirable.

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Librarian/Curator for Slavic, Eastern European and Central Asian Studies, UCLA

July 6, 2018

Department: International Studies, Charles E. Young Research Library

Rank and Salary: Assistant Librarian – Librarian ($60,843 – $119,734)

Position Availability: Immediately

Application deadline for first consideration: July 23, 2018

The UCLA Library seeks a highly collaborative, knowledgeable and user-driven librarian/curator to work with students and faculty to advance research, scholarship, and teaching in Slavic, Eastern European, and Central Asian Studies.

Position Duties

Reporting to the Interim Head of International Studies, the Librarian/Curator for Slavic, Eastern European and Central Asian Studies is responsible for collection development and management, reference, and instruction in assigned areas in order to support and advance research-level scholarship by UCLA students and faculty. The Librarian/Curator for Slavic, Eastern European and Central Asian Studies collaborates on the creation of research tools and develops plans to digitize content and collections to increase access to resources; delivers specialized orientations, instruction sessions, and consultations; and serves as a resource on issues related to digital scholarship, scholarly communications and emerging research methods. The incumbent collaborates with campus and UC colleagues on a range of issues related to collections and digital projects, participates in professional forums such as the Slavic and East European Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries and the Center for Research Libraries’ Slavic and East European Materials Project (SEEMP), actively engages in outreach and community engagement activities in support of UCLA Library’s strategic priorities and serves as a member of library teams related to preservation and/or digitization, such as the UCLA Library’s International Digital Ephemera Project. The incumbent has supervisory responsibilities for .5 FTE staff member and student assistants.

UCLA librarians and academic staff are expected to participate in library-wide planning and governance and work effectively in a shared decision-making environment.

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