August 30, 2012
The University of California, Riverside (UC Riverside or UCR), one of ten campuses in the world-renowned University of California System, seeks a University Librarian (UL). Located in the heart of Inland Southern California, about an hour’s drive east of Los Angeles, UC Riverside has exceptional strengths that position it to significantly expand its impact and reputation in the coming decade. Reporting to EVC and Provost and working with academic leaders, faculty members and library staff, the UL will oversee the University Libraries and their annual budget of approximately $14.6 million. The successful candidate will lead UCR Libraries, comprised of the main library, Rivera, and branches: the Orbach Science Library, the Music Library, and the Multimedia Library, to support the university’s mission and provide excellent library services to the UCR community. This position marks an opportunity for an experienced, collaborative Librarian to support UC Riverside in its aspiration to achieve a new tier of excellence among public universities in the nation.
Founded in 1907 as an agricultural research center, UC Riverside today stands at the center of one of the fastest growing regions in southern California, enrolling more than 20,000 students in six schools and colleges: the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences; the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences; the Bourns College of Engineering; the School of Business Administration; and the Graduate School of Education. A new School of Medicine is set to begin enrolling students in 2013. With a student-faculty ratio of 18-1, UCR is one of the fastest growing of all UC campuses; it is also the most ethnically diverse and is the fifth most diverse research university in the country. read more
August 28, 2012
California State University, Dominguez Hills and the University Library invite applications for an experienced, enthusiastic, team-oriented librarian for the position of Reference Librarian (tenure-track). The successful candidate will make significant contributions as a member of a growing library staff at an award-winning, student-centered library facility. The successful candidate will be expected to join faculty and staff in a commitment to active learning, the assessment of learning outcomes, and multiple pathways that enable students to graduate. This position reports to the Dean, University Library.
Position Duties and Responsibilities
As Reference Librarian, provides a full range of reference services, including but not limited to the following: regularly serves at the Reference Desk using the print and electronic collections; engages in in-depth research consultations by appointment; provides course-related library instruction and workshops; prepares library instructional materials including web-based guides; shares in collection development responsibilities; assists with electronic resource collection development and maintenance, participates in library outreach activities to the campus and community, and other duties as assigned. The incumbent in this position will supervise three (3) departmental support staff; trains and evaluates Information Desk student assistants. Must be able to work night and weekend reference desk and instruction assignments shared among the reference librarians.
In addition, the incumbent will participate in Library and University committee work; keep abreast of current developments in librarianship and instructional technologies; and engage in professional development activities.
August 23, 2012
HEALTH SCIENCES LIBRARIAN
The University of the Pacific seeks a Health Sciences Librarian with energy, initiative, and vision to provide effective leadership and direction in the provision of library resources and services. The librarian’s role in the academy is changing, and that change is particularly apparent in the sciences. The Health Sciences Librarian takes a leadership role in the development of relationships between the University Library and faculty in School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, other natural and physical sciences departments (to be determined), as well as the Pacific Dugoni School of Dentistry, located in San Francisco. The Health Sciences Librarian develops productive partnerships with faculty for the development of programs, services, and collections.
August 17, 2012
· Coordinate library services, provide instruction in library skills, and reading guidance
· Evaluate the school’s total media program, services, and materials in terms of adequacy in meeting curricular needs, student and faculty needs, as well as local, state and national standards
· Develop a collection of carefully evaluated library materials selected to meet the instructional goals of the school and to provide enrichment opportunities through recreational reading and listening
· Supervise the technical processes necessary for the acquisition, organization, maintenance, circulation, discarding, inventory, retrieval, and accountability of library materials and equipment
· Communicate information about the resources and services of the library available to students, colleagues, and the community
· Teacher Librarian Services Credential or equivalent
· Valid Prerequisite Single Subject Teaching Credential with English Learner Authorization
Interested and qualified applicants are asked to send a district certificated application, letter of interest, resume, transcripts, credential(s), and placement file (or a minimum of three letters of recommendation) by the filing deadline to:
4675 Missouri Flat Road
Placerville, CA 95667
Filing Deadline: August 24, 2012 4:30 p.m.