Manager of Collection Development

January 31, 2014

California Lutheran University

Manager of Collection

Development Grade: 6

Department: Information Systems and Services

Job Function: Administrative

Date: 1/27/2014

FLSA: Exempt

Job Description

BASIC FUNCTION

Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Library Services, the Manager of Collection Development oversees the Pearson Library’s print collection as well as manages and coordinates the physical sciences collections (bioengineering, biological sciences, chemistry, computer science, mathematics, and physics) and the ethnic and gender studies collections (gender & women studies, and global studies). The position develops strategic plans to enhance the quality of the overall collection over time and effectively manages limited physical space in the Pearson Library.
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UNIVERSITY LIBRARIAN – UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA CRUZ

January 31, 2014

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA CRUZ

UNIVERSITY LIBRARIAN

 

The University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC), a public research university and one of the ten campuses of the University of California (UC) System, invites applications and nominations for the position of University Librarian. UCSC seeks an innovative leader and experienced library administrator to serve as University Librarian. Reporting to the Campus Provost/Executive Vice Chancellor, the successful candidate will lead the UCSC Library in providing outstanding services to the UCSC community while also extending the University System’s unique library resources to benefit researchers around the world.

 

UC Santa Cruz is a public university like no other in California, combining the intimacy of a small, liberal arts college with the depth and rigor of a major research university. UCSC has earned national distinction as a university with high-impact research and an uncommon commitment to teaching and public service. A campus with world-class facilities and one of the most visually spectacular settings in higher education, UC Santa Cruz provides unparalleled opportunities for students to learn through hands-on experience. Commitments to environmental stewardship and community engagement are also central to UCSC’s core values.
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Senior Cataloging Librarian

January 31, 2014

Department: Law Library
Rank and Salary:  Associate Librarian/Librarian ($59,119-$85,425)
Position Availability: Immediately
Application deadline is March 4, 2014

Description of Institution and Library
One of ten University of California campuses, the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is located in Westwood Village, approximately five miles from the Pacific Ocean near Santa Monica. Comprised of the College of Letters and Science and 11 professional schools, the 419-acre campus features 163 buildings. UCLA has more than 4,000 faculty and academic staff and approximately 26,000 employees overall. Founded in 1919, UCLA offers 337 undergraduate and graduate degree programs and has more than 28,000 undergraduates and 12,000 graduate students. Academic excellence, faculty distinction, and a comprehensive curriculum are hallmarks of UCLA, which is a member of the Association of American Universities. Among the faculty are fourteen Nobel Laureates, twelve Rhodes Scholars, ten National Medal of Science winners, a Fields Medal Winner, eleven MacArthur Grant winners, and seventy-eight Guggenheim Fellows. UCLA is California’s largest university and is a model for public institutions of higher education. As the seventh largest employer in the region, UCLA generates almost $14 in economic activity for every $1 state taxpayers invest in UCLA and generates an annual $11.9 billion economic impact for the state of California.
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University Librarian – California Institute of Technology

January 31, 2014

California Institute of Technology

Search for the University Librarian

Pasadena, California

 

The California Institute of Technology (Caltech), a world-renowned science and engineering research and teaching university located in Pasadena, California, invites nominations and applications for the position of University Librarian (UL). The successful candidate for this position will be an experienced, forward-thinking library leader who can ensure that Caltech’s library fulfills its potential to be an outstanding and accessible resource aligned with the stature of Caltech’s faculty and students.

 

Founded in 1891, Caltech is renowned as one of the world’s premier universities. U.S. News & World Report ranked the Institute as the 10th best university in the United States in their 2013 national rankings. Comprising six primary academic divisions (Biology & Biological Engineering; Chemistry & Chemical Engineering; Engineering & Applied Science; Geological & Planetary Sciences; Humanities & Social Sciences; and Physics; and Mathematics & Astronomy), Caltech enrolls 978 undergraduate students and 1,253 graduate students, with 98% of students placed in the top tenth of their high school graduating class. From its 124-acre campus about 11 miles northeast of downtown Los Angeles, Caltech has made numerous significant contributions toward science; Caltech faculty and alumni have included 32 Nobel Laureates and 57 National Medal of Science Recipients. The Institute manages diverse research programs, including NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), the Palomar Observatory, and the W. M. Keck Observatory. Caltech stands at an exciting moment, as it will be welcoming its ninth president, Thomas F. Rosenbaum, in July 2014. To learn more about Caltech, see www.caltech.edu.
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Curator of University Archives

January 31, 2014

Loyola Marymount University seeks an enthusiastic and experienced librarian for the position of Curator of University Archives at the William H. Hannon Library.

The Curator of University Archives will be responsible for building, preserving and making available the Loyola Marymount University archives. Responsibilities include appraising collections through formulated selection practices and supervising the transfer of selected records of enduring scholarly value to the university archives for permanent retention, providing access to collections through proper arrangement, description, and processing, and assisting university departments with developing collections transfer guidelines within their records management plans. The Curator of University Archives will participate in the department’s public services programs providing reference services, class lectures and tours, and curatorship of gallery exhibitions. The Curator of University Archives reports to the Head of Archives and Special Collections.  

Other position specific accountabilities are as follows:

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Circulation Assistant, Chapman University Law Library

January 16, 2014

The Rinker Law Library at the Fowler School of Law, Chapman University is seeking a Circulation Assistant.  Reporting to the Circulation Librarian, the Circulation Assistant helps manage and carry out Circulation functions including patron services, interlibrary loan (ILL), reserves, and stacks maintenance, primarily on evenings and weekends.  The position requires a strong commitment to service and problem-solving skills. The Circulation Assistant helps to ensure consistently high service to library users by participating in hiring, training, scheduling, supervising, and evaluating student employees; working with other Law School and University departments on issues relating to library access, security, and facilities; helping maintain the Circulation module of the Integrated Library System (ILS); and assisting with developing and administering Circulation policies. This position requires experience in a library public services department (preferably academic); a strong commitment to service; and problem-solving skills.

To Apply: Applications are accepted through the Chapman University website via the following link: http://webfarm.chapman.edu/hr/joblisting/details.aspx?job=06-14

For immediate review applicants may also send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Professor Linda Kawaguchi, Hugh & Hazel Darling Foundation Library Director, at kawaguch@chapman.edu.

Employer Information: Chapman University, located in the historic town of Orange in southern California, provides a stunning setting for the Dale E. Fowler School of Law, ranked among the top ten law schools for “Best Quality of Life” by the Princeton Review since 2005.

Chapman University is an equal opportunity employer.


Circulation Librarian, Chapman University Law Library

January 16, 2014

The Rinker Law Library at the Fowler School of Law, Chapman University is seeking a Circulation Librarian.  Reporting to the Associate Director for Library Services, this position is responsible for insuring consistently high service to library users; manages patron services, interlibrary loan, reserves, and stacks maintenance; establishes, documents, and applies library policies and procedures; trains and supervises one full-time staff member and student employees; responds to faculty requests; communicates with other departments in the Law School and the University on issues relating to security, facilities, and use of the Law Library; and maintains the Circulation module of the Integrated Library System (ILS). This position requires an M.L.S. from an ALA accredited program; significant experience in an academic library public services department, including supervisory and management experience; a strong commitment to service; and problem-solving skills.

To Apply: Applications are accepted through the Chapman University website via the following link:  http://webfarm.chapman.edu/hr/joblisting//details.aspx?job=01-14

For immediate review applicants may also send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Professor Linda Kawaguchi, Hugh & Hazel Darling Foundation Library Director, at kawaguch@chapman.edu.

Employer Information: Chapman University, located in the historic town of Orange in southern California, provides a stunning setting for the Dale E. Fowler School of Law, ranked among the top ten law schools for “Best Quality of Life” by the Princeton Review since 2005.

Chapman University is an equal opportunity employer.


Dean of the Library, California State University San Marcos

January 15, 2014

Dean of the Library

California State University San Marcos seeks an exceptional, visionary and resourceful individual with the qualifications and experience to serve as its Dean of the Library.  The Dean will provide leadership to further the role of the Library as an essential component of the University’s academic mission.  As part of a comprehensive university the Dean will lead the Library in its support of the academic development of students into life-long learners, where students are active participants in the learning process. The Dean of the Library will work with the librarians to establish partnerships across the University and within the community, as they contribute as faculty to the contemporary learning environment in higher education.  The Dean of the Library is responsible for leadership, team-building, strategic planning, and management within the Library, and fosters collaboration and the creation of knowledge within the University community.  In addition, the Dean of the Library provides leadership in creating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive workforce, and a curriculum that develops students’ intercultural competence.

The Dean of the Library reports to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, and serves on the Academic Affairs Leadership Council, an advisory body to the Provost.  The Dean leads a library faculty and staff of 40 and manages a budget of approximately $3.3 million.  The Library Dean position is classified as Administrator IV in the California State University Management Personnel Plan (MPP) and serves at the pleasure of the President.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience
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PART-TIME LIBRARIAN POSITION (NON-TENURE-TRACK AND TEMPORARY), Cal Poly Pomona, University Library (Pomona, CA)

January 14, 2014

Position information is also available at: http://www.csupomona.edu/~library/spotlight/2014/january/pt_librarian.html

 

PART-TIME LIBRARIAN POSITION (NON-TENURE-TRACK AND TEMPORARY)

Cal Poly Pomona, University Library (Pomona, CA)

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Provide reference assistance at the Research Help Desk using a wide variety of print and electronic resources. Assist in the Library’s Instructional and Information Literacy programs. Contribute to special projects in support of library and campus initiatives as assigned. This is a part-time, temporary, non-tenure-track position. 10 hours per week beginning winter quarter, January 2014.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
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SYSTEMS LIBRARIAN, California College of the Arts (CCA)

January 14, 2014

SYSTEMS LIBRARIAN

FULL-TIME, EXEMPT

JOB #2211

DECEMBER 2013

THE COLLEGE:

Founded in 1907, California College of the Arts (CCA) is an independent art college with 21 undergraduate programs in architecture, design, fine arts, visual studies, and writing. The college also has graduate programs in architecture, comics, curatorial practice, design, design strategy, film, fine arts, visual and critical studies, and writing. Through these programs, the college has created a dynamic and interdisciplinary environment. Diverse cultural perspectives enrich the CCA community and the college believes that continuing to expand the horizons of the students and faculty is essential to achieving its educational objectives. With campuses in Oakland and San Francisco, CCA currently enrolls 1,950 full-time students.

POSITION SUMMARY:
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