Health Sciences Librarian (temporary), Mount Saint Mary’s University, Los Angeles

August 30, 2018
  • Temp Position Title: Health Sciences Librarian
  • Department: Mount Saint Mary’s University Libraries
  • Supervisor : Marjorie Acevedo macevedo@msmu.edu
  • Start Date: 9/1/2018
  • End Date: 8/30/2019
  • Work Schedule (Dates and Times): Tuesday-Saturday, 10 am-6:30 pm (Some days and evenings, and/or weekends at either campus may be required).
  • Campus Location: Doheny Campus, 10 Chester Place Los Angeles, CA 90007

Salary Rate: $21/hr.

Brief Job Description: This position will serve as subject liaison to the Nursing, Physical Therapy, Psychology, and Biological Sciences departments. Create online research guides in liaison subject areas and perform outreach to students and faculty. Provide research assistance to undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty across a wide variety of disciplines. Design and lead research skills instruction sessions to undergraduate and graduate students. Assist the Associate Director of Research and Instruction with departmental learning outcomes assessment, online learning projects, and LMS integrations. Collaborate with librarians and staff on special projects and perform other duties as assigned.

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Sociology, Demography and Quantitative Research Librarian, UC Berkeley

August 28, 2018

Sociology, Demography and Quantitative Research Librarian

Social Sciences Division

University of California, Berkeley Library

Hiring range: Associate Librarian

$65,942 – $81,606 per annum, based on qualifications

This is a full time appointment available starting January 2019

The University of California, Berkeley seeks a collaborative and user-centered librarian to join a team of specialists supporting world-class research and teaching in the social sciences through active engagement with collection development, data and information literacy initiatives, coursebased instruction, individual research assistance, and outreach to students, faculty and the broader academic community. This position serves as subject librarian for Sociology and Demography, and takes a leadership role in providing support for quantitative research methods throughout the social sciences.

The Environment

The UC Berkeley Library is an internationally renowned research and teaching facility at one of the nation’s premier public universities. A highly diverse and intellectually rich environment, Berkeley serves a campus community of 30,000 undergraduate students, over 11,000 graduate students, and 1,500 faculty. With a collection of more than 12 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 those collections and build their related research skills. The Library’s mission and strategic plan can be viewed at:

http://stories.lib.berkeley.edu/strategicplan/.

The Library’s Social Sciences Division consists of four subject libraries – Anthropology, Business, Environmental Design, and Social Research – and the collections and services located in Doe Library/Gardner MAIN Stacks. Collectively, the staff – 12 librarians, 12 library staff, and over 50 student library employees – support the research, teaching, and study needs of students and faculty in twelve social science departments within the College of Letters & Science, six professional schools, three International and Area Studies programs, and an array of Organized Research Units.

Sociology is one of the largest and most diverse undergraduate majors at Berkeley, with a strong focus on research and a deep engagement with critical theory. Demography, one of the quintessential quantitative social sciences, is highly interdisciplinary with particularly strong connections to Sociology, Public Policy, Economics, Public Health and Data Sciences.

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Associate Manager/ Manager, Library & Information Services Operations, Gilead Sciences, Inc., Foster City, CA

August 28, 2018

Associate Manager/ Manager, Library & Information Services Operations

Specific Job Requirements

The Associate Manager, LIS contributes to the management of LIS resources that the department provides to, and manages for, the company. The incumbent aids in the evaluation, acquisition, deployment, optimization and management of journal subscriptions and external databases. Routine responsibilities will include:

• Managing external content supplier negotiations and renewals for resources and services

• Managing copyright compliance procedures and systems

• Managing document delivery and affiliated systems

• Building productive relationships with our publishers to keep up to date with product enhancements, account manager changes, pricing model or service model changes

• Managing projects to streamline renewal processes and contract management systems

• Contributing to budget planning process

• Partnering with Legal on the review of license agreements

• Leading advancements for automation and technology integration for literature access and literature management systems, such as text-mining, literature management systems, collaboration technologies, link resolution and authentication technologies

• Proposing, developing, and implementing departmental procedures and tools, as needed

• Managing contingent workers

Knowledge & Skills

• Subject matter expert in licensing and pricing models, and copyright guidelines and principles

• Advanced level knowledge of information science and comprehensive knowledge and experience with the products and providers of database and content resources standard in the pharmaceutical environment

• Ability to develop and maintain close working relationships and partnerships with external suppliers and with colleagues at all levels within Gilead

• Knowledge of information management technologies such as collaboration and search tools

• Strong ability to identify, analyze, solve problems and streamline processes

• Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

• Ability to work independently with only directional guidance from the manager, while adhering to well-defined and well-established group and departmental procedures and processes.

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Humanities and Social Sciences Librarian, UCLA

August 27, 2018

Department: User Engagement – Rosenfeld Library and Charles E. Young Research Library Humanities and Social Sciences Division
Rank and Salary: Associate Librarian – Librarian ($54,722– $77,490)

Position Availability: Immediately

Application deadline for first consideration: September 19, 2018

The Humanities and Social Sciences Librarian will be joining the UCLA Library at an exciting time, joining a recently-formed department that is using a matrix structure to better meet dynamic and evolving campus teaching and research needs. Although physically located in the Research Library, the incumbent will be part of a team working to support users at multiple Library locations and will have the opportunity to help shape that engagement. The incumbent will dedicate 20% of their time assigned in a leadership role in one of the multi-unit functional areas in the User Engagement division – either Collections, Outreach, Research Assistance, Research Partnerships, or Teaching and Learning. The incumbent will play a key role in building this collaborative program at the Library and furthering substantive engagements with the campus. To succeed in this multi-faceted role, the incumbent will need to be team-oriented, with the ability to both lead and support colleagues.

Position Duties

Reporting to the Director of the Rosenfeld Library and Charles E. Young Research Library Humanities and Social Sciences Division, the Humanities and Social Sciences Librarian provides instruction in the humanities and social sciences and develops strategies to actively engage with scholars during all phases of the research process.  Specific liaison duties will include urban planning, with opportunities to partner in supporting library engagement to additional departments.  Working with campus partners and library colleagues, the incumbent designs, implements and assesses library services and activities.

Specific duties and responsibilities include:

  • Provides instruction in the humanities and social sciences, both at the undergraduate and the graduate level, with specific attention to the methodologies frequently used in urban planning and related disciplines;
  • Works collaboratively to develop new approaches, services, systems, and strategies to actively engage with scholars during all phases of the research process: from research design, through discovery, analysis, and publication;
  • Both collaboratively and independently designs, implements, and assesses library instructional services, including face-to-face, hybrid, and online learning opportunities, instruction sessions and workshops, and other approaches to developing student research skills;
  • Provides research assistance in-person and online to a diverse patron community, working to advance equity in information access;
  • Develops and maintains relationships with campus partners in collaboration with library colleagues;
  • Promotes teamwork and inclusiveness within the library and across campus;
  • Invents ways to work across disciplinary divides to bring teams of researchers together with librarians to solve challenges while developing next-generation research and information services and programs;
  • Maintains awareness of changes and trends within relevant disciplines, engaging with new models of research within the humanities and social sciences;
  • Participates in outreach events and activities grounded in teaching, research, creative and civic engagement and that demonstrate a commitment to including diverse voices;
  • Contributes to one of the User Engagement Functional Teams.
  • Works with Library Development to cultivate and steward donors, collections, and gift funds.

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STEM/UX Lecturer, CSU San Marcos

August 24, 2018

The University Library at California State University San Marcos seeks applicants for a full-time Library lecturer position for a two year contract. This position will be a split assignment within both the Teaching & Learning (TAL) and Library Technology, Initiatives, and Development (LTID) departments.

As a librarian in TAL (approximately 20 hours per week), this position will partner with the Physics, Computer Science, and Mathematics programs to develop students’ information literacy skills via reference and research help, in-class and online instructional efforts, and by developing collections that support these programs. In addition, as TAL faculty, this position provides information literacy instruction to first year experience and general education courses, provides reference/research help at the library’s Research Help Desk (both in person and virtually), and participates in library faculty meetings. Some instruction and on-call research help hours will be scheduled for evenings and weekends. This position will also be responsible for creating collections and establishing relationships with faculty in CSUSM’s new undergraduate Engineering program.

As a librarian in LTID (approximately 20 hours a week), this position will also serve as the UX Librarian. In this capacity, this librarian will:

  • Assess and improve user experience design and accessibility workflows.
  • Develop content management and training strategies for internal knowledge sharing.
  • Work with Library departments to develop content management user interfaces and public-facing web application interfaces, including information architecture design.
  • Provide leadership while serving on the Web and UX committee.
  • Help develop and implement digital strategy policies and web presence assessment.
  • Serve as a resource in the implementation of an embedded and holistic content management strategy.
  • Lead UX assessment initiatives and collaborate with UX specialist in completing UX projects.

Other instructional and/or reference/research help duties and projects may be assigned.

This is a full-time benefits eligible position ending on or before June 30, 2020.

For more information, please visit: https://www.csusm.edu/facultyopportunities/lecturers/asst-librarian_1819_1920.html


Reference and Instruction Librarian, California Institute of the Arts

August 21, 2018

California Institute of the Arts
Division of Library and Information Resources

Title: Reference and Instruction Librarian

California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) Library seeks an enthusiastic, service-oriented, collaborative and creative librarian to provide innovative reference and instructional services. Duties of this position include collaborating with colleagues in the Library, and with the teaching faculty, in planning, delivery, and evaluation of library instruction and reference services.

Details
Position Category: Academic
Position Title: Reference and Instruction Librarian
School/Department: Library and Information Resources
Reports To: Dean, Division of Library and Information Resources
Time: Full-Time
Appointment: Regular
Position Starts: 01/02/2019
Search Closes: open until position filled

Responsibilities

Public Service

  • Provides instructional services for the School of Critical Studies and as needed for all métiers, including teaching a credit-bearing information literacy class and conducting course-integrated library instruction.
  • Plans, develops and assesses with the School of Critical Studies an information literacy curriculum for BFA students.
  • Provides reference services for all library patrons, in-person, via email and by phone.
  • Plans, develops and assesses the CalArts Library’s reference program.
  • Provides innovative user-centered outreach services.
  • Manages library social media accounts and actively promotes the library and its services.
  • Creates, develops and maintains instructional materials, including web-based resource guides using LibGuides.
  • Participates in evaluation of library services including reference and instruction.
  • Compiles annual statistics for reference and instruction.
  • Manages submissions of masters’ theses from graduate students across the institute.

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Head of User Services/User Experience Librarian, CSU San Marcos

August 21, 2018

The University Library at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) seeks an innovative Head of User Services/User Experience (HoUS/UX) Librarian, who will provide leadership, guidance, and strategic direction to the User Services Department and foster a creative, collaborative, and team-oriented work environment. While primarily a department head position, the incumbent will explore and contribute to the design of emerging user services technologies and develop forward-thinking approaches to the delivery of excellent public services in an organization committed to the teaching, learning, and the research endeavors of the University.

For more information, please see http://www.csusm.edu/facultyopportunities/listings.html


Head of Systems, California State University, Sacramento

August 18, 2018

Campus Information

California State University, Sacramento is located in the heart of Northern California, one of the most beautiful, diverse and rapidly growing areas in the country. The 300-acre campus, just five miles from the State Capitol, is situated along the American River parkway that offers miles of trails and recreational access to the city’s two rivers, Folsom Lake and the historic Sacramento riverfront. Growth in the region has provided significant opportunities for faculty research and engagement with civic and business organizations as well as extensive research and internship opportunities for the University’s approximately 28,500 students. The University, where quality teaching is a top priority, offers instruction leading toward the bachelor’s degree in 58 disciplines, the master’s degree in 41 disciplines, two independent doctoral degrees and one joint doctoral degree, and houses numerous research and community service centers.

Sacramento is a high-growth metropolitan area with a very diverse population of approximately 2 million.  The campus has been named both a Hispanic Serving Institution (HIS) and an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI).  As California’s capital, Sacramento is an advantageous setting for premier academic programs. As a major metropolitan university, California State University, Sacramento is committed to providing leadership in addressing significant regional needs and to enriching its liberal arts tradition. The proximity of California State University, Sacramento to the California legislature and other agencies of state and federal government provides unparalleled opportunities for faculty and students to participate in public service through policy research internships, and employment.

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Prospect Research Analyst, CSU, Sacramento

August 18, 2018

Working Title

Prospect Research Analyst

Classification Title

Administrative Analyst/Specialist – Ex I

Job Summary

Working under the direction of the Director of Advancement Services and Operations, the Prospect Research Analyst is responsible for planning and implementing a comprehensive research program that identifies, assigns and qualifies potential and current donors (individuals, corporations, foundations) who have the capacity to provide philanthropic support to the University. This position serves as a key partner with fundraisers and senior managers, providing relevant information to help facilitate strategy development, engagement and solicitation of prospective and current donors.

FLSA

Exempt – This position is covered by health benefits, and is exempt, (not eligible for overtime compensation) according to the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Classification Salary Range

$3,897 – $6,647 monthly

Hiring Range

$3,897 – $5,000

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Librarian/Archivist for Los Angeles Communities and Cultures, UCLA

August 18, 2018

Department: UCLA Library Special Collections

Rank and Salary: Assistant – Associate Librarian ($56,170 – $75,337)

Position Availability: Immediately

Application deadline for first consideration: September 7, 2018

The UCLA Library seeks applications and nominations for the position of Librarian/Archivist for Los Angeles Communities and Cultures. The ideal candidate will be an energetic, innovative librarian/archivist able to thrive in a large and active department within a matrixed library environment.

Reporting to the Head of Curators and Collections in Library Special Collections, the Librarian/Archivist for Los Angeles Communities and Cultures develops partnerships with Library, university, and community individuals and groups in order to collaborate on acquiring, preserving, and making accessible collections related to the multiplicity of cultures found in diverse communities throughout Los Angeles (for example, though not limited to the following, LGBTQ, immigrant, ethnic communities, environmental activists, etc.) This position also supports the preservation of and access to materials documenting other aspects of the region’s history and culture, including social justice, environmental action, and civic history. Its efforts highlight existing collections and attract new acquisitions related to Los Angeles, emphasizing communities, diversity, and intersections.

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