Processing Archivist, UC Santa Cruz

February 21, 2020

The University Library at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for a Processing Archivist. Under the direction of the Supervisory Archivist, the Processing Archivist will work collaboratively within the department to arrange and describe archival collections of varying formats, including born-digital, audiovisual, photographic, and paper materials. The Processing Archivist provides excellent service to users by promoting and facilitating access to collections through archival processing and by providing regular service on the Special Collections Reference Desk and remote reference services when necessary.

The Processing Archivist employs archival standards and best practices to survey, arrange, describe, and preserve a wide variety of archival collections. The Archivist is responsible for using Guidelines for Efficient Archival Processing in the University of California Libraries to create EAD-encoded, DACS-compliant finding aids for these collections in ArchivesSpace that will be accessible to the public via the Online Archive of California. The Processing Archivist works with undergraduate student assistants in delegating processing tasks.

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Assistant Librarian – Temporary Pool, CSU Northridge

February 21, 2020

California State University, Northridge’s Oviatt Library is building a pool of candidates for possible temporary, part-time appointments in the Research, Instruction, & Outreach Services Department. May include evening and/or weekend hours. Final determination of part-time librarian assignments is contingent upon student enrollment figures and funding.

Minimum educational requirements: Graduate degree in library/information science from ALA-accredited school, or equivalent degree if granted from outside the United States or Canada by June 30, 2020.

More information about the position, including the complete list of qualifications and application instructions, is available here.

Head of Interlibrary Loan, UC Santa Cruz

February 19, 2020

The UC Santa Cruz University Library seeks a resource sharing expert with exceptional management, leadership, communication, and data analysis skills to join the User Services & Resource Sharing department as the Head of Interlibrary Loan.

Interlibrary Loan advances and supports the University’s research, teaching, and public service missions. Under the general direction of the Director of User Services & Resource Sharing, the incumbent provides management, oversight, and coordination of the Interlibrary Loan Unit, as well as leadership within the larger User Services & Resource Sharing Department. This position has broad responsibility for ensuring that Interlibrary Loan staff provides effective and positive public service. The incumbent is required to have extensive knowledge of Interlibrary Loan principles and procedures and an expert level of functional expertise. This position represents the library locally, by working public service desk shifts, and UC-wide, by serving on groups within the UC Libraries Advisory structure. ILL team members adhere to and support the UCSC Principles of Community.

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Full-time tenure track Librarian, Cuesta College, Paso Robles

February 19, 2020

Cuesta College is accepting applications for an enthusiastic team member to contribute to a vibrant learning environment in our North County Learning Resource Center. This librarian will provide research instruction and library services in person and online which focus on critical thinking and analysis of student papers, projects, and general information needs. As the primary North County Campus librarian, they will work to establish strategic partnerships with other departments, programs and groups serving students.

Further information is at

Posting closes 4/15/2020.

Media and Open Access Metadata Specialist, UC San Diego

February 19, 2020

Position Description:

#103883 Media and Open Access Metadata Specialist

Filing Deadline: Fri 3/6/2020


Metadata Services (MS) connects our UC San Diego community to intellectual and creative content and materials by analyzing, describing and organizing resources using methods and systems that promote discovery. MS provides, augments and normalizes metadata for digitized and born digital objects and for tangible resources— particularly collections of distinction for which UC San Diego is known. MS delivers and manages bibliographic access to licensed and open access electronic resources in all formats. The program includes approximately 33 FTE staff. This position will be part of the Music and Media Metadata Unit, which specializes in providing metadata for digital and tangible materials in audio, moving image and notated music formats, and focuses on the specialized requirements of these materials. This position will also provide cataloging for books on an as needed basis working in collaboration with the Books and Serials Metadata Unit.

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Director, Film and Television Archive

February 18, 2020

University of California Los Angeles
UCLA Library

Requisition Number: 32120
Salary: Salary is commensurate with skills, knowledge, and experience.

Position Description:
Reporting to the University Librarian, the Director, Film and Television Archive is a key senior administrator in the UCLA Library and has leadership, management, and strategic policy and planning responsibilities for the Film and Television Archive and oversees the activities in all areas of the Archive including collection development, curation, management, digitization, and preservation; content licensing; public programming; services provided in the Archive Research and Study Center; and Archive administration. The Director is responsible for organizational and program planning; budget management; coordination of activities with the UCLA Library and other campus units; directing and evaluating business and academic support functions. Working closely with the University Librarian, the Executive Director of Library Development, and senior management team, the Director develops fundraising strategies, stewards and cultivates donors, and writes proposals to support the goals and activities of the Archive.

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Reference, Instruction, and Archives Librarian, Dominican University of California, San Rafael

February 11, 2020

Looking for an opportunity to combine your love of teaching, your commitment to helping patrons, and your passion for archives? Our full-time, non-tenured, twelve-month faculty position as Reference, Instruction, and Archives Librarian at Dominican University of California is for you! Beginning July 2020, this position offers an opportunity to start fresh with an existing archives collection that needs organization and vision, including planning for an upcoming move. It also offers the opportunity to use that archival collection as a teaching and outreach tool with students, staff, faculty, and the wider community. The position includes reference duties, teaching graduate and undergraduate students and helping to promote information literacy on campus, working with departments such as Alumni Relations and Marketing, and overseeing the archives collection with the help of a part-time assistant.

Preferred application date is March 31, 2020.

The position description and more information on ow to apply can be found here:

Librarian (Emphasis in User Experience and Technology), Chabot College, Hayward, CA

February 7, 2020

Looking for a vibrant community to be a part of in your professional career? Consider Chabot College, a California community college, a truly a diverse institution, located in Hayward, “heart of the East Bay” of the San Francisco Bay Area. Librarians serve as faculty, provide 175 days of service a year at a respectable salary and can also if wishing, also work additional summer or Saturday hours at a robust hourly rate on top of that. You will work with an enthusiastic, friendly and fun library staff,work with instructional and other faculty members via professional development work, providing reference and instruction and input to all sorts of library services. You will be part of providing innovation with other librarians, especially related to the user experience of the new Alma Primo Library Services Platform (of which you will also provide leadership), the Library’s web presence and also working with other librarians with respect to further advancement in related technologies. Only four full academic years of a probationary period are required to achieve tenure. Chabot College’s pride in providing education to a diverse student body 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.

Apply Here:
Have questions? Contact HR at Human Resources
Apply by: 3/16/2020

Job Title
Librarian (Emphasis in User Experience and Technology)

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Reference & Instruction Librarian, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles

February 7, 2020

Position: Librarian II – Reference (business title: Reference & Instruction Librarian)

Loyola Marymount University seeks a collaborative and self-directed Reference and Instruction Librarian to serve on a team that provides high-quality reference, instruction, collection development, and outreach services to the LMU community. This Reference and Instruction Librarian also assists in coordinating the library instruction program and will be the library liaison to selected departments in the School of Science and Engineering, providing information literacy instruction and collection development. This position reports to the Head of Reference & Instructional Services.

Loyola Marymount University, a Carnegie classified R2 institution in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education, seeks qualified applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to inclusive excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity employer. Women, persons of color, LGBTQ and gender-nonconforming individuals, people living with disabilities, and others with diverse life experiences and beliefs are encouraged to apply. (Visit for more information.) 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 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 ( 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 inclusive excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society.

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Project Archivist, California Agricultural Resources Archive, UC Merced

February 5, 2020

The University of California, Merced Library is recruiting a 12-month project archivist to collect, curate, and promote use of the UC Cooperative Extension archives, part of the California Agricultural Resources Archive (CARA). CARA brings together information resources that detail the role, work, research findings, and impact of UC Cooperative Extension in the development of agriculture over the last century. In 2018, the Library received a Major Initiatives Grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission to support this work and aims to document and digitize records from up to 20 counties over the three-year grant period. If you are an innovative, energetic individual interested in facilitating access to science-based information around agriculture, youth development, community and economic development, and natural resources, please apply:

Appointment: 12-month temporary position at Assistant Librarian.
Salary: $55,014-61,201
Closing date: Extended to March 30, 2020