Instructor, Digital Assets Management (East Bay)

November 20, 2017

The Diablo Valley College Library Technology program is seeking an instructor to teach a new class in our program, Digital Assets Management: Tools and Techniques. The class is an introductory survey course designed to acquaint students with the world of digitization projects including the hardware, software, workflow and organization, metadata schemes, and other components of this work.

The course will require 36 hours of class time which can be a combination of face-to-face (at least 60% of class time) and online sessions. DVC’s Library Technology program is a career technical education program dedicated to training library technical assistants for careers in a wide variety of library and information centers. Learn more about the Library Technology program here.

Submit an application online or contact Program Coordinator, Andy Kivel at (925) 969-2586 or akivel@dvc.edu with questions and preliminary expressions of interest.

Applications will be accepted until January 3, 2018.


Research & Instruction Librarian, Business, CSUMB

November 19, 2017

Open Date

11/09/2017

Position Title

Research & Instruction Librarian, Business (Senior Assistant Librarian)

Faculty Classification

12-Month

Faculty Status

Tenure-Track

Status

Open Until Filled

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Reference and Instruction Librarian, California Institute of the Arts

November 19, 2017

Details

  • Position Category: Academic
  • Position Title: Reference and Instruction Librarian
  • School/Department: Division of Library and Information Resources
  • Reports To: Dean, Division of Library and Information Resources
  • Time: Full-Time
  • Appointment: Special
  • Position Starts: 02/01/2018
  • Position Ends: 6/30/2019
  • Search Closes: 1/19/2018

Information & Responsibilities

California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) seeks applications for the temporary full-time position of Reference and Instruction Librarian. Responsibilities include providing instructional services across all six schools and for all métiers, including teaching a credit-bearing information literacy class and conducting course-integrated library instruction. Providing reference services for all library patrons, in-person, via email and by phone. Planning, developing and assessing the CalArts Library’s reference and instruction programs. Developing and facilitating integration of information literacy initiatives across the curriculum. Creating, developing and maintaining instructional materials, including web-based resource guides using LibGuides. Participating in evaluation of library services including reference and instruction. Managing library social media accounts and actively promoting the library and its services. Compiling annual statistics for reference and instruction. Managing submissions of masters’ theses from graduate students across the institute.

In addition the duties include collection development and management for the reference and general education collections. Serving as the primary selector for reference materials. Working with subject librarians to develop subject reference collections. Serving as the selector for School of Critical Studies materials, including general education subject areas as well as for the MFA Creative Writing and the MA Aesthetics and Politics Programs. Working closely with faculty in the School of Critical Studies and maintaining in-depth knowledge of course offerings and curricula. Performing reference and general collection maintenance and weeding. Making recommendations for electronic database subscriptions and other online products for reference and general education subject areas.

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Dean of Library Services, Cal Poly SLO

November 16, 2017

THE POSITION: Cal Poly’s award-winning Kennedy Library invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of Library Services. Kennedy Library is responsible for planning, implementing, and managing campus-wide information resources and related services with an annual budget of $7+ million and approximately 50 faculty and staff. The library has five departments: Academic Services; Access, Operations, and Administrative Services; Information Resources and Resource Sharing; Library Information Technology; and Special Collections and Archives.

Reporting directly to the Senior Vice Provost for Academic Programs and Planning, the Dean of Library Services is responsible for the direction, development, implementation and evaluation of all aspects of library services in order to meet the scholarly and intellectual needs of the university community and its service area. The Dean is the chief administrative officer for the Library and works collaboratively with the six college deans, the Vice President of Research and Economic Development, the Dean of Graduate Education, the Vice Provost for International, Graduate and Extended Education, the VP ITS/CIO and Directors/Managers of IT services, the Director of the Center for Teaching, Learning and Technology, and members of the Dean’s Advisory Council. The Dean of Library Services participates in advancement planning and activities to support efforts on behalf of the Library and is active in the development of policy as a member of campus leadership committees and the CSU Council of Library Deans (COLD).

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Special Collections Processing Archivist, University of California, Riverside

November 16, 2017

Rank and Salary Scale
Assistant/Associate Librarian – Potential Career
$60,843 – $65,942

Organizational Unit

Special Collections and University Archives

Position Overview

The University of California, Riverside Library seeks a dynamic, innovative and service-oriented Special Collections Processing Archivist to oversee the accessioning, arrangement, description, preservation and provision of access to manuscript and archival holdings in the Department of Special Collections and University Archives.

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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Library Services Specialist II, California State University, Fresno

November 16, 2017

Overview:

The Henry Madden Library obtains, organizes, preserves, and promotes the use of materials of all types to support the University’s mission to educate and empower students for success. The Library, staffed by over 60 professionals and paraprofessionals, holds over 1.4 million print volumes, has digitized over 80,000 items, subscribes to over 300 databases and electronic resource packages, and has established an institutional repository (IR) to preserve the intellectual and cultural output of the University. The Library includes collections that focus on music and media, K-12 curricular materials, children’s literature, and maps and government documents as well the Special Collections Research Center and University Archives.

The Digital Services Division in the Henry Madden Library includes the Metadata and Resource Description, Electronic Resources, Digitization, and Information Technology units.

Position Summary:

The major duties of the job include:

  • Contributed cataloging of all formats, including electronic, print, and special formats
  • Adaptive copy cataloging of library materials in various formats, including monographs, serials, DVDs and government documents, which may include data CDs and microforms
  • Updating and maintaining bibliographic records in the library catalog
  • Adding items for new materials
  • Transferring orders between bibliographic records

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Digital Project Archivist, Two Year Appointment, The Bancroft Library

November 16, 2017

Assistant Librarian
$49,165 – $53,257 per annum, based upon qualifications
This is a two year, temporary appointment.

The University of California, Berkeley, is seeking a Digital Project Archivist to digitally process archival collections related to the Japanese American War Relocation and Confinement that have been identified as priorities for online access. This is a temporary, two-year appointment. The successful candidate will have experience in digital collection processing, demonstrated understanding of archival description and materials, familiarity with digital project management and web and new media strategies, familiarity with library standards (EAD, METS, MARC, MODS), and strong communications skills.

The Environment

The UC Berkeley Library is an internationally renowned research and teaching facility at the nation’s premier public university. A highly diverse and intellectually rich environment, Berkeley serves a campus community of 30,574 undergraduate students, 11,336 graduate students, and 1,522 faculty. The Library comprises 20 campus libraries, including the Doe/Moffitt Libraries, The Bancroft Library, the C.V. Starr East Asian Library, and numerous subject specialty libraries. With a collection of more than 11 million volumes and a collections budget of over $15 million, the Library offers extensive collections in all formats and robust services to connect users with the collections and build their research skills. Discover more about the Library through our website at http://www.lib.berkeley.edu

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Digital Lifecycle Program, Program Manager, UC Berkeley

November 16, 2017

Digital Lifecycle Program, Program Manager – Library
Hiring range: Associate Librarian to Librarian
Salary: 73,357- 98,486, per annum, based upon qualifications
This is a full-time appointment with a February 2018 expected start date.

UC Berkeley is looking for a service-oriented Digital Lifecycle Program (DLP) Program Manager whose principal role will be to ensure the effective design and coordination of the DLP. S/he will be a strong technical leader with a vision for the transformative impact of digital content for libraries and scholarship. The DLP Program Manager will work closely with and lead a multi-departmental team to ensure the success of the DLP including the direct supervision of approximately 3 FTE with an overall department of approximately 8 FTE.

The program manager is primarily responsible for managing all aspects of the DLP including preparation, conversion, preservation and publication of collections that flow through the DLP. These collections will include a mix of general and archival collections, a mix of formats (e.g. print, micro-formats, media and born-digital content) and content types (e.g. pictorial, manuscript, a/v collections). This work is accomplished with a team of staff directly reporting to the program manager as well as staff across the library who will work with the program in indirect reporting relationships. The ideal candidate has expertise and passion for managing multi-threaded organization-wide projects, has considerable technical expertise in the area of digitization, digital preservation and digital content publication and has significant leadership and interpersonal skills, and communication skills required for the management of a large program.

Primarily responsible for leading the DLP, this position has direct supervision of an in-house digital conversion team, an in house digital preservation team, and program leads for various vendor-completed projects. This position co-reports to the Associate University Librarian for Digital Initiatives and Collaborative Services and the Head of Library IT.

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Scholarly Communications Coordinator, Claremont Colleges Library

November 16, 2017

The Claremont Colleges Library, a consortium of 7 colleges located 35 miles east of Los Angeles, is seeking a full time Scholarly Communications Librarian.

Scholarly Communications Coordinator

The Scholarly Communications Coordinator serves as the local expert concerning the evolving scholarly communications ecosystem and provides collaborative leadership regarding the planning, implementation, and assessment of the Claremont Colleges Library’s suite of scholarly communications services. Working closely with key stakeholders, inside and outside of the library, this position will have the opportunity to recommend new initiatives, propose strengthening established protocols, or retire obsolete practices, all with the goal of ensuring that faculty and students from the seven Claremont Colleges have the resources, support, and training they need to conduct meaningful research and scholarship.

See the complete description here: https://jobs.cuc.claremont.edu/postings/2080

Application Procedures

Anyone wishing to be considered for this position should apply to https://jobs.cuc.claremont.edu/postings/search

Candidates applying by November 13, 2017 will be given first consideration.


Industry Documents Library Archivist, UCSF

November 16, 2017

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Library seeks an enthusiastic, innovative, and results-driven professional for the position of the Industry Documents Library (IDL) Archivist. This is a full time position at the Associate Librarian/Librarian level. The IDL Archivist will report to the Head of Archives & Special Collections and work in close collaboration with other library departments: Marketing and Communications and Academic Information Systems, as well as several university units: The Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (CTCRE), Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment (PRHE), Occupational Health Services, Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health and others.

The mission of IDL is to advance health worldwide by providing permanent public access to corporate documents that shed light on industries whose practices harm public health. The IDL Archivist will lead a team that designs, builds, and maintains a web-based digital archive providing public access to nearly 15 million internal documents from the tobacco, pharmaceutical, chemical, and food industries. These documents, acquired largely through litigation, serve as the foundation for collections that foster research that advances public health. This position seeks an engaged and energetic leader to expand existing collections and facilitate their use in teaching and research.

Apply by November 18th, 2017 to ensure full consideration by the committee.

For full description and to apply: https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/apply/JPF01664