LIBRARY OPERATIONS COORDINATOR (MiraCosta College, Oceanside, CA)

September 8, 2014

MiraCosta College Library (Oceanside, CA) is recruiting for the position of Library Operations Coordinator. This is a permanent full-time, supervisory classified position within the Library, reporting to the Dean of Academic Information Services (AIS). The Coordinator, Library Operations at MiraCosta College supervises the daily operations of two full services libraries, ten classified staff (6.45FTE), and approximately 15 student workers. Position Salary & benefits: Starting $6,494.67 per month.  Full benefit package which includes employer-paid medical, dental, and vision plans for employee and dependents; $100,000 employee life insurance; other optional coverages; and membership in the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS).

 
Full details, online application, and further instructions: https://jobs.miracosta.edu. Open until filled; first screening begins Friday, October 3, 2014.

Librarian- Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Team Librarian (Physical Sciences focus)

September 8, 2014

The Science, Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Team Librarian (Physical Sciences Focus) is responsible for campus liaison and subject specialist services, information literacy instruction, reference and research services, and selection and management of information resources, specifically related to the physical sciences.
Essential Functions of the STEM Librarian

• Serve as Campus Liaison and Subject Specialist Services Develops collaborative ongoing relationships with faculty, students, and staff to support teaching, learning, and research with STEM communities across the Claremont Colleges related to the physical sciences.

• Works with on-campus user communities, serving them as a conduit for information needs of all kinds, including content, tools, and research services, both user- and library- initiated.

• Serves as a liaison to one or more of the colleges, develops ongoing relationships to continuously improve service provision.

• Designs and implements specific projects or programs that cater to the needs of the physical sciences’ communities across the seven Claremont Colleges.

• Information Literacy Instruction (ILI) Services Works to increase understanding of STEM programs and curricula and to integrate ILI across the campuses.

• Provides ILI and assignment design consultations at a variety of levels, as well as drop-in workshops in the (Love Your) Library series of workshops.

• Reference and Research Services Provides virtual and in-person reference and research assistance with an emphasis on specialized services to faculty and students in STEM fields.

• Selection and Management of Information Resources Develops STEM electronic and print collections that reflect the short and long term teaching and research needs of the Claremont Colleges science community (including biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, geology, neuroscience, mathematics, and physics).

• Engages in physical collection management activities through the assessment, selection, preservation, and de-selection of collections, including an emphasis on print to electronic projects such as the ongoing transformation of Claremont’s print journal archive.

• Service & Professional Engagement Participates in library-wide planning and projects through service on teams, committees, task forces, and special projects as assigned.

• Actively participates in networking and professional development through national/regional/local professional organizations via office-holding, presentations, and publications.

Job Requirements

Required Knowledge and Critical Experience

• One year of experience providing instruction, reference, collection development, or research services in an academic library.

• Experience applying established and emerging academic technologies such as screen capture, citation management tools, and data visualization software.

• Experience conducting data-driven analysis of user needs in order to provide innovative services and revised existing programming.
Required Knowledge and Critical Experience

• Demonstrated commitment to academic librarianship; strong commitment to public service provision.

• Outward-facing, assessment-minded, user-centered service orientation; demonstrated awareness of emerging trends, best practices, and applicable technologies in academic librarianship.

• Exemplary goal orientation and self-management abilities, self-starter with ability to successfully handle multiple projects.

• An attitude of energy, initiative, drive, and team-orientation.

• Ability to maintain flexibility and to prioritize tasks as necessary in response to the needs of patrons and colleagues.

• Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, technologically sophisticated and rapidly changing environment.

• Knowledge of discovery and access tools currently used in academic libraries (e.g. OpenURL resolvers, metasearch engines, OPACs, digital libraries).

• Excellent oral and written communication skills.

• Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.

• Effective planning, time management and organizational skills.

• Demonstrated teaching excellence and pedagogical knowledge related to ILI

• Knowledge of collection development, research and reference services in STEM fields

• Advanced skills in, or aptitude for data management software, especially MS Excel & Access
Required Education

• MLIS from an ALA accredited program, or equivalent education and experience

• BS or higher level degree and/or research experience in the physical sciences
CUC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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Librarian- Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Team Librarian (Life Sciences focus) Claremont University Consortium

September 8, 2014

The Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Team Librarian (Life Sciences Focus) is responsible for campus liaison and subject specialist services, information literacy instruction, reference and research services, and selection and management of information resources, specifically related to the life sciences.
Campus Liaison and Subject Specialist Services

• Develops collaborative ongoing relationships with faculty, students, and staff to support teaching, learning, and research with STEM communities across the Claremont Colleges related to the life sciences.

• Works with on-campus user communities, serving them as a conduit for information needs of all kinds, including content, tools, and research services, both user- and library- initiated.

• Serves as a liaison to one or more of the colleges, develops ongoing relationships to continuously improve service provision.

• Designs and implements specific projects or programs that cater to the needs of the life sciences’ communities across the seven Claremont Colleges.
Information Literacy Instruction (ILI) Services

• Works to increase understanding of STEM programs and curricula and to integrate ILI across the campuses.

• Provides ILI and assignment design consultations at a variety of levels, as well as drop-in workshops in the (Love Your) Library series of workshops. Reference and Research Services

• Provides virtual and in-person reference and research assistance with an emphasis on specialized services to faculty and students in STEM fields.
Selection and Management of Information Resources

• Develops STEM electronic and print collections that reflect the short and long term teaching and research needs of the Claremont Colleges science community (including biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, geology, neuroscience, mathematics, and physics).

• Engages in physical collection management activities through the assessment, selection, preservation, and de-selection of collections, including an emphasis on print to electronic projects such as the ongoing transformation of Claremont’s print journal archive.
Service & Professional Engagement

• Participates in library-wide planning and projects through service on teams, committees, task forces, and special projects as assigned.

• Actively participates in networking and professional development through national/regional/local professional organizations via office-holding, presentations, and publications.

Job Requirements

Preferred Experience Summary

• One year of experience providing instruction, reference, collection development, or research services in an academic library

• Experience applying established and emerging academic technologies such as screen capture, citation management tools, and data visualization software

• Experience conducting data-driven analysis of user needs in order to provide innovative services and revise existing programming
Required Knowledge and Critical Skills

• Demonstrated commitment to academic librarianship; strong commitment to public service provision

• Outward-facing, assessment-minded, user-centered service orientation; demonstrated awareness of emerging trends, best practices, and applicable technologies in academic librarianship

• Exemplary goal orientation and self-management abilities, self-starter with ability to successfully handle multiple projects

• An attitude of energy, initiative, drive, and team-orientation

• Ability to maintain flexibility and to prioritize tasks as necessary in response to the needs of patrons and colleagues

• Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, technologically sophisticated and rapidly changing environment

• Knowledge of discovery and access tools currently used in academic libraries (e.g. OpenURL resolvers, metasearch engines, OPACs, digital libraries)

• Excellent oral and written communication skills

• Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships

• Effective planning, time management and organizational skills
Preferred Knowledge and Critical Skills

• Demonstrated teaching excellence and pedagogical knowledge related to ILI

• Knowledge of collection development, research and reference services in STEM fields

• Advanced skills in, or aptitude for data management software, especially MS Excel & Access
CUC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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GENERAL LIBRARY SERVICES ASSOCIATE – Marymount College

September 4, 2014

With campuses on Southern California’s picturesque Palos Verdes Peninsula, in the vibrant urban community of San Pedro in Los Angeles, and the rural, Northern California community of Lake County, Marymount California University (MCU) is a student-centered, Catholic learning environment for students of all faiths who seek to transform their lives and achieve their academic, professional, and life goals.  MCU offers both undergraduate and graduate programs, including Bachelor degree programs in Business, Media Studies, Liberal Arts, Psychology and Master degrees (M.S.) programs in Community Psychology, Leadership & Global Development, and a M.B.A.  MCU values a holistic, interdisciplinary approach in all programs. Field-based action research sites in San Pedro and Lake County provide opportunities for faculty and students to collaborate and contribute to the literature on action research and community development.  At Marymount, our caring faculty and staff are the catalyst for the remarkable transformation taking place in our students and for the meaningful integration of teaching, learning, scholarship, and service.   We are currently accepting applications for

 

GENERAL LIBRARY SERVICES ASSOCIATE

(Part-Time Position)

 

The Marymount Library seeks an enthusiastic, innovative, and collaborative team member to fill a part-time position. Reporting to the Director of Library Services, this position supports and advances the library through providing support in the areas of copy cataloging, collection development, Inter Library Loan, and instructional efforts in informational literacy.  Additionally, this position provides research consultation and computing support through regularly scheduled shifts at the reference desk and embraces a strong, responsive, user-centric customer service model.

 

SOME ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES

 

  • Assist with maintaining the physical collection.

 

  • Provide in-person and virtual reference services, including in-depth research consultations and point of need information literacy instruction, to students, faculty, and staff using a combination of print and electronic resources

 

  • Maintain appropriate instruction and reference statistics

 

  • Participates in collection development for designated subject areas

 

  • Participate in library programming and outreach efforts.

 

  • Other projects as assigned

 

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

Candidate should be currently enrolled in a Master’s degree program in Library Science or Information Science from an ALA accredited program (with at least 21 units completed) or should be a recent MLIS graduate from an ALA accredited program. Candidate should demonstrate a high-level of customer service and strong communication skills. Information Literacy instruction and reference experience in an academic library setting is a plus.

 

TO APPLY:  Send cover letter, resume or C.V., transcripts, salary history, and the names and telephone numbers of three professional references to Karen Thordarson, Director of Human Resources, Marymount California University, 30800 Palos Verdes Dr. East, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA  90275.  Email materials to:  careers@marymountcalifornia.edu.   Applications will be accepted until position has been filled.

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


Librarian – West Coast University

September 3, 2014

West Coast University, a private university with the singular focus of educating health care professionals, is currently seeking a Librarian. This is an outstanding opportunity for a professional to join a growing university as we expand our academic programs in health care and related fields.

 

SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Campus Academic Dean, plans, implements and coordinates the daily operations of the Learning Resource Center (LRC); develops, interprets and administers LRC policies, procedures, issues and activities; provides appropriate learning resources services with pertinent resources such as texts, journals, and periodicals; multi-media and/or electronic resources; computers; internet access, research databases; and other similar resources and equipment for students, faculty, and staff; and ensures applicable records administration in accordance with school policies and procedures and all applicable federal, state and accrediting agencies standards and regulations. Provides excellent customer service in order to increase student retention in accordance with the mission and purpose of the school.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited institution or related field required.
  • Three to five years of progressively responsible related experience in a library setting.
  • Knowledge of library functions including cataloging, bibliographic instruction, use of Internet, use of online databases, and ability to provide reference services.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of library science and technology and their application to use of reference tools, book selection criteria and methodology, and common library resources.
  • Knowledge of policies and procedures of the library and applicable state, federal and local laws, rules and regulations.
  • Knowledge of publishing and resources for library materials; methods and techniques of research, statistical analysis and report presentation.
  • Experience with MS Office.
  • Knowledge of applicable databases and computer application systems to supply the most accurate information, reports and projections.

Your daily reward will be the personal satisfaction of having a chance to make a difference to yourself, your team, and to a group of students who expect an outstanding education and career.

Full-time associates are eligible for an exceptional benefits package which includes:

  • Health, dental and vision plan
  • Vacation, sick and holiday schedule
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401(k) Plan with employer match
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Long/short term disability and more.

To learn more about West Coast University and apply for this exciting opportunity please visit our website:  www.westcoastuniversity.edu

West Coast University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we seek candidates who desire to work in and serve an ethnically-diverse population.

 

Primary Location: US-California-Anaheim

Schedule: Full-time

Job: Administrative/Clerical

Travel Type: Local

Management Status: Management

Supervisory Responsibility: No


Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Team Librarian (Physical Sciences Focus) – Claremont University Consortium

September 3, 2014

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Team Librarians (Two Entry-Level Positions)

Claremont Colleges Library

 

The Claremont Colleges Library seeks two innovative, knowledgeable, and productive librarians to join its STEM Team as part of the newly formed Research, Teaching and Learning Services (RTLS) division. Focusing on the Life Sciences and the Physical Sciences, these positions offer an excellent opportunity for energetic, early-career librarians to engage in a wide variety of user-centered service activities. The successful candidates will have broad purview for ensuring that the Claremont Colleges Library meets the needs of students and faculty in STEM disciplines, and becomes a strong and well-integrated partner in learning and intellectual activities within the consortium.

 

The two STEM Team Librarians will act as campus and subject liaisons to colleges and departments, expanding existing services and seeking new opportunities for collaboration and integration. They will facilitate communication between groups in and outside the library and identify, plan and implement projects and programs of value to STEM groups at the colleges. They will be actively involved in information literacy instruction at a variety of levels across the STEM curriculum.

 

The successful candidates will provide reference and research services, including subject specific service, through a variety of traditional as well as innovative new platforms. They will develop and maintain the digital and print STEM collections, and engage in interdepartmental library planning groups and intercollegiate initiatives.

 

Requirements include a MLIS degree from an accredited ALA program (or equivalent education and experience). A BS degree or formal training in a STEM discipline and one year of experience in an academic library are preferred.

 

These are entry-level positions. Salary is $45,000 p.a. to start. Full benefits package included.

 

For full position descriptions and application instructions, please visit: http://blogs.cuc.claremont.edu/jobs/. Positions open until filled. Candidates applying by October 6, 2014 will be given first consideration.

 

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Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Team Librarian (Life Sciences Focus) – Claremont University Consortium

September 3, 2014

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Team Librarians (Two Entry-Level Positions)

Claremont Colleges Library

 

The Claremont Colleges Library seeks two innovative, knowledgeable, and productive librarians to join its STEM Team as part of the newly formed Research, Teaching and Learning Services (RTLS) division. Focusing on the Life Sciences and the Physical Sciences, these positions offer an excellent opportunity for energetic, early-career librarians to engage in a wide variety of user-centered service activities. The successful candidates will have broad purview for ensuring that the Claremont Colleges Library meets the needs of students and faculty in STEM disciplines, and becomes a strong and well-integrated partner in learning and intellectual activities within the consortium.

 

The two STEM Team Librarians will act as campus and subject liaisons to colleges and departments, expanding existing services and seeking new opportunities for collaboration and integration. They will facilitate communication between groups in and outside the library and identify, plan and implement projects and programs of value to STEM groups at the colleges. They will be actively involved in information literacy instruction at a variety of levels across the STEM curriculum.

 

The successful candidates will provide reference and research services, including subject specific service, through a variety of traditional as well as innovative new platforms. They will develop and maintain the digital and print STEM collections, and engage in interdepartmental library planning groups and intercollegiate initiatives.

 

Requirements include a MLIS degree from an accredited ALA program (or equivalent education and experience). A BS degree or formal training in a STEM discipline and one year of experience in an academic library are preferred.

 

These are entry-level positions. Salary is $45,000 p.a. to start. Full benefits package included.

 

For full position descriptions and application instructions, please visit: http://blogs.cuc.claremont.edu/jobs/. Positions open until filled. Candidates applying by October 6, 2014 will be given first consideration.

 

Apply Here