Reference Instruction & Outreach Librarian Fellowship, CSU Dominguez Hills, Carson, CA

May 14, 2019

California State University Dominguez Hills is seeking enthusiastic and collaborative professionals to actively participate in our Reference, Instruction, and Outreach Services (RIOS). Here are some quick answers to questions you might have about the position:

What is the official description for the job?

As a RIOS Fellow, you will be responsible for providing high-quality research assistance, serving as a liaison to assigned academic departments, teaching information literacy sessions, creating online learning objects, and participating in outreach activities. You will also have the opportunity to explore a variety of public and support service areas in the library, as well as develop, propose, and lead a project based on your interests.

Shorter version: Team up with us in reference and instruction to help our students succeed!

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, exemplary leadership, a faculty committed to social justice, and motivated students.

Is this position just working the reference desk?

Nope! Providing research services alongside our student research assistants is an important part of what we do, but it’s not everything. In addition to chat reference and in-person consultations you’ll also have the opportunity to serve as a liaison to assigned academic departments; edit and create library research guides; contribute to collection development related projects; teach information literacy sessions; and participate in the development of videos, tutorials, and other outreach and instructional materials. We typically work as teams and small groups on various projects as they arise throughout the year.

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Head, VKC Library, University of Southern California

May 12, 2019

The USC Libraries are seeking an innovative, strategic, and service-focused information professional to lead the VonKleinsmid Center (VKC) Library, our premier social sciences, international relations, and public policy library.

The position description, qualifications, and application requirements are posted here:
https://usccareers.usc.edu/job/los-angeles/head-vkc-library-353/1209/11843593

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.


Head, Collection Services Division, UC Berkeley

May 12, 2019

University of California, Berkeley
Head, Collection Services Division
Hiring range: Librarian
$93,649- $101,441 per annum, based upon qualifications
This is a full time appointment available starting July 2019.

The University of California, Berkeley Library seeks a creative and forward-thinking professional to develop a unified approach to library technical collection support service operations across library units in order to address the rapidly evolving and changing services in support of library collections. This position represents a key opportunity to steward an integrated collection services philosophy across the library and to lead, shape and collaborate with the staff and librarians engaged in selecting, acquiring, preserving, making accessible and discoverable scholarly resources for the University of California, Berkeley Library community.

Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Scholarly Resources, the Head, Collection Services Division will oversee the operational management, overall administration, long term planning, prioritization and coordination of acquisitions, cataloging and metadata services, e-resource management, preservation, and discovery. The Division Head is responsible for establishing and implementing technical collection support services policies, standards, best practices and procedures for the Library. The Division Head will lead three direct reports who collectively manage 4 librarians and 31 staff.

The successful candidate will stay abreast of national trends and new developments in all areas of collection services. In this role the Division Head will collaborate with subject specialty libraries, other Library Division Heads, Library councils, Digital Library Program, Library administration and other departments and units within the Berkeley Library. The Division Head will also represent the Library at the UC system level and in regional, national, and international cooperative programs concerning collection support services and processing.

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Head, Science & Engineering Library, University of Southern California

May 9, 2019

The USC Libraries are seeking an innovative, strategic, and service-focused information professional to lead the Science and Engineering (S&E) Library.

The position description, qualifications, and application requirements are posted here: https://libraries.usc.edu/sites/default/files/351_head_scienceengineeringlibrary_4-5-19.pdf

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.


Tenure-track Librarian, West Los Angeles College

May 7, 2019

West Los Angeles College (WLAC) seeks a dynamic, user-centered, innovative librarian to join the team of librarians in providing and creating effective and engaging library services. The position includes a wide variety of professional librarian responsibilities related to computer hardware, software and networks in support of library functions and services, including oversight of the implementation of the new Library Services Platform and the maintenance of electronic resource access.

Application deadline: June 7, 2019

For full details: https://laccd.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?site=6&id=629


Instruction and Web Services Librarian, Cal Maritime, Vallejo, CA

April 28, 2019

Rank: Senior Assistant Librarian, Tenure-Track

Full-time, 12-month position

This position will remain open until filled. Applicants expecting to be considered for the Instruction and Web Services Librarian position must complete their online application and submit requested materials to Human Resource by close of business day on May 17, 2019 to receive priority consideration. Review of applications will begin May 20, 2019.

The California State University Maritime Academy (Cal Maritime) Library invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position of Senior Assistant Librarian. The successful candidate will have a vision for instruction and library service that is student-centered and evidence-driven. The candidate must be comfortable working in a highly collaborative instruction program. The candidate will demonstrate an understanding of successful pedagogy, as well as imagination and motivation to create innovative information literacy lesson plans, to be delivered both in-person and online, while maintaining a commitment to assessment of student learning. The candidate will demonstrate knowledge and commitment to website usability and optimization for library services and instruction.

About California State University Maritime Academy (Cal Maritime): Located on a compact but scenic waterfront campus in Vallejo, California (30 miles northeast of San Francisco), California State University Maritime Academy (Cal Maritime) is a unique and specialized campus of the 23-campus California State University (CSU) system. Serving a population of approximately 1100 undergraduate and 50 graduate students, we are one of only seven degree-granting maritime academies in the United States — and the only one on the West Coast. Cal Maritime offers six baccalaureate degrees in Business Administration, Global Studies and Maritime Affairs (GSMA), Facilities Engineering Technology, Marine Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering, and Marine Transportation. The undergraduate curriculum includes licensing programs for future merchant marine, coast guard and naval reserve officers. Cal Maritime also offers a Master of Science in Transportation and Engineering Management degree. For more information about California State University Maritime Academy, please visit our web page at http://www.csum.edu.

Our programs focus on intellectual learning, applied technology, leadership development, and global awareness. Cal Maritime students participate in training cruises aboard the Training Ship Golden Bear or other international educational experiences – gaining a unique perspective on our increasingly global culture and economy. Cal Maritime is committed to being a leading educational institution recognized for excellence in the business, engineering, operations, security and policy of the transportation industries of the Pacific Rim and beyond. We are equally committed to hiring and retaining diverse and dedicated faculty and staff who lead the way in helping our students expand their knowledge and potential.
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Librarian, Cuesta Community College, San Luis Obispo, CA

April 28, 2019

Cuesta College is hiring an energetic and engaged librarian to promote a vibrant learning environment in our North County Campus Learning Resource Center. Be part of a creative library team that develops services to innovatively serve Cuesta’s diverse student population; teach information literacy; provide individual reference service; support library technology. Cuesta College is a Hispanic Serving Institution located in California’s Central Coast (10-month position; one year appointment).

Learn more and apply here by May 28th:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cuesta/jobs/2422637/librarian-full-time-temporary-1-year-north-county-campus?page=2&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs


Systems Librarian, Chabot College, Hayward, CA

April 23, 2019

Chabot Library is hereby reopening its position for Systems Librarian. The Library welcomes new librarians in addition to experienced librarians to apply, and especially encourage those who have taken courses, have taken strong interest or better yet done at least a little work in user experience, information architecture, study of cataloging standards and determining accuracy and potential improvement of records, as well as having worked with systems, front-end and back-end (including what are now known as Library Service Platforms).

Chabot College, a community college, is truly a diverse institution, located in Hayward, “heart of the East Bay” of the San Francisco Bay Area. Its pride includes being a Hispanic Serving Institution, and having robust programs such as Umoja, Puente, Change It Now (CIN!), Restorative Integrated Self Education (RISE), Program for Adult College Education (PACE), and other important programs to guarantee students’ success. Librarians have faculty status (with four full academic years of probationary status before receiving tenure). The college provides a guaranteed seat for the Library on many committees and the academic senate of which the librarian serves on at least one. The generous salary covers 175 days of service each year and the full-time librarian, if wishing, can also serve as an adjunct librarian earning a robust hourly rate on Saturday or summer hours, when they are available.

For more details and to apply, please go to: https://clpccd.peopleadmin.com/postings/1570

Deadline is May 22, 2019.

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Arts and Humanities Librarian, SF State

April 19, 2019

The J. Paul Leonard Library at San Francisco State University offers an exciting opportunity for a tenure-track Arts and Humanities Librarian position at the rank of Senior Assistant or Associate Librarian beginning August 2019.

We seek a colleague who will serve as the library’s liaison to departments and programs in the arts and humanities disciplines, providing research assistance, instruction, outreach, and collection development services to students, faculty, and staff primarily in the College of Liberal and Creative Arts (http://lca.sfsu.edu/academics). We are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, primary responsibilities, and/or service, through diversity, to the excellence of the academic community.

Application review begins April 22, 2019 and continues until filled.

Full position description and application instructions:
http://library.sfsu.edu/arts-and-humanities-librarian-0


Scholarly Communication Librarian, SF State

April 19, 2019

The J. Paul Leonard Library at San Francisco State University offers an exciting opportunity for a tenure-track Scholarly Communication Librarian position at the rank of Senior Assistant or Associate Librarian beginning August 2019.

We seek a colleague whose background and research interests include managing, promoting, and growing a university’s institutional repository. We are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, primary responsibilities, and/or service, through diversity, to the excellence of the academic community.

Application review begins April 22, 2019 and continues until filled.

Full position description and application instructions:
http://library.sfsu.edu/scholarly-communication-librarian-0