Senior Assistant Librarian of Psychology and Social Work – California State University, Long Beach

October 31, 2014

Senior Assistant Librarian of Psychology and Social Work

Recruitment #2209
Position: Senior Assistant Librarian of Psychology and Social Work (12-Month)
Effective Date: July 1, 2015
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science (or equivalent) from an American Library Association-accredited program
  • Degree at the time of application, or official notification of completion of the master’s degree by June 1, 2015.
  • Working experience as an academic librarian or library internship in an academic institution.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness at teaching information literacy skills and concepts in an academic setting.
  • Demonstrated potential to fulfill the research, scholarly and creative activities with expectations of a tenure-track position in the Library.
  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate, select, and review information resources in relation to curricular and collection needs.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of emerging technologies and innovation, and ability to apply these concepts to library applications.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with university faculty, staff, and students.
  • Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population
  • Experience as a librarian in a related social science or human services discipline.
  • Demonstrated excellence of both interpersonal and group communications.
  • A record of active involvement in library professional organizations.
  • Work closely with subject librarians and other members of the University community as appropriate.
  • Engage in library and university governance and scholarship including research, scholarly and creative activities required for tenure and promotion.

Desired/Preferred Qualifications

  • A degree in one (or more) of the following disciplines: Social Work, Psychology, Human Development, or Gerontology.
  • Authorship or co-authorship of scholarly publications.

Duties

  • Provide in-person and online reference services at a service-oriented and all-purpose reference desk approximately 6 hours per week, including some evenings and weekends.
  • Provide library instruction and consultation services to the students and faculty to the Departments of Psychology, Human Development, School of Social Work, and Family and Consumer Sciences (Gerontology).
  • Serve as the Library’s subject specialist for the specified departments, which includes evaluating, selecting, and reviewing information resources in relation to curricular and collection needs.

CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions.  CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

Required Documentation

  • A Student Success Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (approximately one page)
  • Letter of application addressing the minimum and desired/preferred qualifications
  • CV (including current email address)
  • Three current letters of recommendation
  • Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree
  • Finalists will also be required to submit a signed SC-1 form, and an official transcript.

Applications, required documentation, and/or requests for information should be addressed to:

 

Psychology and Social Work Librarian Search Committee

California State University, Long Beach

University Library

1250 Bellflower Boulevard

Long Beach, CA 90840-1901

libadmin@csulb.edu  or (562) 985-4047

Application Deadline

  • Review of applications to begin December 1, 2014
  • Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)

CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identification, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, political affiliation, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran’s status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 


Acquisitions Librarian — Tenure Track Faculty

October 31, 2014

California State University Fullerton Pollak Library is seeking a collaborative, innovative librarian with a background in acquisitions who is creative, technologically adept and service oriented. The position oversees and coordinates the operations and processing phases of ordering, receiving and paying for resources in all formats for the Pollak Library.

Position

The Acquisitions Librarian will provide leadership for new approaches for the acquisition and management of information resources in all formats; establish policies and procedures associated with ordering, receiving, and payment activities; monitor vendor contacts; and manage the acquisitions functions in library systems. The position provides strategic leadership and coordinates the day-to-day acquisitions activities of library staff. The candidate will serve on department, library, and campus committees. This is a tenure track position, and this librarian will be expected to meet promotion and tenure requirements, including taking part in scholarly and professional activities.

The successful candidate will:

Provide oversight of acquisitions processes for materials in all formats along with the accompanying fiscal responsibilities

Provide leadership, expertise, and coordination for acquisitions duties assigned to the unit.

Communicate with external providers, including publishers, vendors, content providers and technology suppliers.

Oversee the administrative operations of the vendor selection system (GOBI) and subscription management (OttoSerials) systems

Oversee the operation of the Library’s acquisitions and fund management functions in library systems

Collaborate with librarians and staff throughout the Collection and Processing Services Unit, which includes collection development, cataloging, and electronic resource maintenance functions.

Work collaboratively with the Collection Development Librarian to maintain and improve the Library’s approval plan and demand-driven-acquisition programs.

Qualifications Required:

Master’s degree in library and/or information science from an ALA- accredited institution or equivalent institution by the time of appointment.

At least two (2) years of relevant library acquisitions experience.

Strong leadership and project management skills and the ability to work both independently and collegially in an exciting, demanding and rapidly changing environment.

Evidence of interest in professional and scholarly activities.

Well-developed analytical, organizational and communications skills (oral, written, and interpersonal).

Ability and willingness to work in a team environment and on projects with other units of the library.

Ability to interact effectively in a multicultural environment with co-workers, library users, discipline faculty, and the wider campus community.

Preferred:

Three (3) or more years experience coordinating an acquisitions department in an academic or research library

Experience with electronic resource acquisition in a consortia environment

Rank & Salary:

The position will be at the rank of Senior Assistant Librarian, tenure-track. Salary range will be from $57,060 to $65,000 commensurate with rank, experience and qualifications. Excellent comprehensive benefits are available and include health/vision/dental plans; defined benefit retirement through the state system, along with optional tax-sheltering opportunities; spouse/domestic partner/dependent fee-waiver as well as access to campus child-care and an affordable housing program. For a detailed description of benefits, go to http://hr.fullerton.edu/documents/benefits/Faculty_Unit_3.pdf

Appointment Date:

February 3, 2015

Application Deadline:

For full consideration, all application materials should be received by December 1, 2014. Position will remain open until filled.

Application Procedure

A complete on-line application/resume must be received by electronic submission in order to receive consideration. To apply, please go to: http://hr.fullerton.edu/jobs click on “University Employment”, select “Faculty Opportunities”, then click on “Search” to view all job listings or type in 7428BR in the “AutoReqId” section to bring up the position and upload the following materials: 1) a letter of application 2) resume 3) names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references

For questions about the position, please contact: (657) 278-2714 or e-mail libadmin@fullerton.edu

The University’s website    http://www.fullerton.edu.

The Library’s website   http://www.library.fullerton.edu

Cal State Fullerton is an Equal Opportunity/Title IX/503/504/VEVRA/ADA Employer

 

 


Geospatial Resources Librarian

October 31, 2014
Geospatial Resources Librarian
Department: Digital Library Program; Collections, Research, and Instructional Services Rank and Salary:  Associate Librarian – Librarian ($57,536 – $88,253)Position Availability: Immediately

The UCLA Digital Library Program serves as the catalyst for the creation, management, and delivery of digital content in support of the UCLA Library mission and goals. The Program provides for the storage and dissemination of digital objects, including text, images, audio, and video in their various digital manifestations and combinations. The UCLA Library provides a web presence for digital collections and projects, and provides storage, backup and digital preservation support for all digital content accepted into, or developed by, the Library. Program staff collaborate with faculty, and instructional and research units across the campus and beyond to develop integrated and innovative platforms and environments that provide a solid foundation for 21st century instructional and research activities.

As a partner in the creation and dissemination of knowledge, the Collections, Research and Instructional Services (CRIS) Department of the Charles E. Young Research Library supports the UCLA community by selecting the resources and providing the services necessary for world class research and instruction. The department is home to subject specialists in the humanities and social sciences, including area studies, government information, and cartographic resources. These subject specialists serve as liaisons to academic departments and research units in their areas of responsibility, partnering with faculty and students on a wide variety of research projects and teaching initiatives. CRIS librarians and support staff serve the faculty and students in these disciplines by cultivating research-level collections in a variety of formats, as well as providing high-level research services, in person, via e-mail, and digital reference. CRIS librarians actively participate in UCLA Library’s Teaching and Learning Services, taking the lead in the design and delivery of specialized instruction sessions for upper-division/graduate level courses.

CRIS administers the Henry J. Bruman Map Collection, comprising more than 750,500 maps from around the world with particular strengths in Los Angeles City and Los Angeles County maps from 1850-1950. The collection also includes atlases, aerial photographs, Sanborn maps, gazetteers, place name literature, online databases, GIS resources, specialized books, and journals about cartography.

Position Duties

Reporting to both the Head of the Digital Library Program and the Humanities and Social Sciences Team Leader in Collections, Research, and Instructional Services, the incumbent is responsible for the following duties:

Digital Scholarship Development and Support:  Provide leadership and planning support for digital projects with mapping and GIS components.  Provide strategic planning and practical decision-making for the technical infrastructure for the map and GIS components of digital projects in support of both teaching and research across the campus.  Collaborate with the Digital Library Program and Digital Initiatives and Information Technology on the creation of, and support for, a range of map geo-referencing, map tiling, and online map delivery services.  Serve as project lead or map/GIS lead on selected digital projects as appropriate.  Serve as the Library’s principal consultant on GIS and digital mapping issues to the UCLA community.  Coordinate the Library’s interaction and collaboration with the campus GIS Coordinator.  Stay abreast of developments in GIS and digital mapping services and promote their use in support of research and instruction.  Provide expert advice on persistence and preservation of GIS and digital mapping resources to Library units such as Library Special Collections, Digital Library Program, and Library Preservation.  Collaborate with colleagues in the Library and on campus to provide strategic direction for data management services.

Collection Development and Public Services:  Oversee the selection, organization, and management of geospatial data sources and attribute data, including geospatial data hosted locally.  With the help of student assistants, manage UCLA Library’s collection of analog cartographic resources, including its extensive print map collection, developing geospatial/GIS projects to enhance access to analog collections.  Collaborate with the Librarian for Digital Research and Scholarship, the Social Sciences Data Subject Specialist, and colleagues from the Cataloging and Metadata Center and the UCLA Digital Library Program to address user needs relating to cartographic and geospatial resources.  Promote geospatial literacy among UCLA students and scholars by offering training opportunities, research consultations, and instruction.  Identify opportunities to expose UCLA Library’s extensive map collection through strategic digitization projects.  In collaboration with the campus GIS Coordinator, work with faculty to integrate geospatial data and cartographic resources into the curriculum.  Advise UCLA scholars on geospatial data management.  Provide individual consultations involving the use, processing, and analysis of geospatial data and/or cartographic resources including print maps to UCLA students, faculty, and staff, as well as off-campus users.  Represent UCLA on the UC/Stanford Map & Geospatial Libraries bibliographers group and other relevant groups/organizations as needed.

General Information

Professional librarians at UCLA are academic appointees. Librarians at UCLA are represented by an exclusive bargaining agent, University Council – American Federation of Teachers (UC-AFT). They are entitled to appropriate professional leave, two days per month of vacation leave, one day per month of sick leave, and all other benefits granted to non-faculty academic personnel. The University has an excellent retirement system and sponsors a variety of group health, dental, vision, and life insurance plans in addition to other benefits. Relocation assistance provided.

Appointees to the librarian series at UC shall have professional backgrounds that demonstrate a high degree of creativity, teamwork, and flexibility. Such background will normally include a professional degree from an ALA-accredited library and information science graduate program.  In addition to professional competence and quality of service within the library in the primary job, advancement in the librarian series requires professional involvement and contributions outside of the library, and/or university and community service, and/or scholarly activities.  Candidates must show evidence or promise of such contributions.

Anyone wishing to be considered for this position should apply here: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF00610

Candidates applying by November 21, 2014 will be given first consideration for this position.  UCLA welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks applications and nominations from women and minorities. UCLA seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain the excellence of the university, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Employment is contingent upon completion of satisfactory background investigation.

Visit the UCLA Library Employment and Human Resources website at: http://library.ucla.edu/about/employment-human-resources.


Electronic Resources Librarian

October 31, 2014

Associate Librarian
$59,089 – $73,126, per annum, based upon qualifications
This is a full time appointment. The expected start date is January 1, 2015.

The University of California, Berkeley invites applicants for the position of Electronic Resources Librarian (ERL). Reporting to the Head of the Acquisitions Department, the successful applicant will have a thorough understanding of and experience with licensing and supporting access to electronic resources. The ERL will manage key e-resource information systems and will be responsible for the production and dissemination of statistics related to resource (both print and electronic) acquisition, licensing and usage.

The Environment

The UC Berkeley Library is an internationally renowned research and teaching facility at the nation’s premier public university. A highly diverse and intellectually rich environment, Berkeley serves a campus community of 25,500 undergraduate students, 10,300 graduate students, and a faculty of 1,500. The Library comprises 20 campus libraries – including the Doe/Moffitt Libraries, the Bancroft Library, the C. V. Starr East Asian Library and subject specialty libraries. With a collection of more than 11 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 Doe/Moffitt Libraries bring special focus to the humanities, social sciences, international and area studies, and undergraduate services and the intersections between them. Discover more about the Library via our Web site: http://www.lib.berkeley.edu

Responsibilities

The incumbent will take the lead role in managing publisher/vendor license negotiations, assessment, and support of ongoing access to electronic information resources. S/he will work closely with the Head of Acquisitions, the AUL & Director for Collections, the Electronic Resources Unit, and subject librarians to shape and improve access to electronic resources for Library users. The ERL will report to the Head of the Acquisitions Department.

  • Review and negotiate license agreements with publishers/vendors to reach favorable pricing and licensing terms and arrange trials of e-resources
  • Assist the AUL & Director of Collections with acquisition of content licensed through the California Digital Library (CDL)
  • Review CDL offers and local proposals, and coordinate them with subject librarians and acquisitions staff
  • Establish and manage excellent publisher/vendor relationships
  • Coordinate trial, acquisition and renewal activities with publishers/vendors and staff
  • Work with vendors and users to remedy violations or breaches of contract
  • Work closely with subject librarians and acquisitions staff to support e-collection development
  • Work closely with the fund manager to monitor appropriations and expenditures for central digital funds
  • Coordinate user education and outreach on appropriate conditions of use for licensed content
  • Collect and analyze usage data from local, UC-wide, and vendor/publisher sources and create reports to support purchase and renewal decisions
  • Participate in UC Berkeley’s Collection Budget Group and Digital Advisory Group and UC-wide groups as appropriate
  • Work closely with the staff of the Acquisitions Electronic Resources Unit to ensure a smooth workflow for the acquisitions of e-resources

Minimum qualifications

  • MLS or equivalent degree from an ALA-accredited institution by date of application.

Required additional qualifications:

  • Two years or more experience negotiating license agreements for e-resources for an academic library
  • Two years or more experience working with academic vendors and publishers
  • Familiarity with copyright, fair use, and other intellectual property issues as these pertain to e-resources
  • Knowledge of trends and issues with e-resources and a commitment to keeping current with changes
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, analytical, organizational, and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated initiative, flexibility, and ability to work creatively and effectively both independently and as a team member

Preferred additional qualifications:

  • Experience licensing data sets, including restricted use data
  • Understanding of data gathering and analysis techniques to support descriptive and inferential statistical analysis
  • Broad understanding of technical services operations in an academic library
  • Familiarity with technologies used in acquisitions, assessment and e-resource settings

UC Berkeley librarians are expected to participate in library-wide planning and governance and work effectively in a shared decision-making environment. Librarian advancement is partially based upon professional contributions beyond the primary assignment; the successful candidate will show promise or evidence of such contributions to the Library, campus, UC system, and profession.

The UC Berkeley Library is committed to supporting and encouraging a multicultural environment and seeks candidates who can make positive and imaginative contributions in a context of ethnic and cultural diversity.

UC professional librarians are academic appointees and are represented by an exclusive bargaining agent, University Council – American Federation of Teachers (UC-AFT). This position is in the bargaining unit.

Librarians are entitled to appropriate professional development leave, two days per month of vacation leave, one day per month of sick leave, and all other benefits granted non-faculty academic personnel. The University has an excellent retirement program and sponsors a variety of group health, dental, vision, and life insurance plans in addition to other benefits.

DEADLINE: Consideration will be given to applications received by November 20, 2014. All completed applications received by this date will be given full consideration; this recruitment will remain open until filled.

Submit applications online at https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF00559. Applications must include a cover letter detailing a statement of qualifications, curriculum vitae noting degrees and relevant work experience, and the names and contact information of three references who are knowledgeable about the applicant’s qualifications for this position. References will only be contacted for individuals under serious consideration.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

Send inquiries to:

Susan E. Wong
Director, Library Human Resources
Library Human Resources Department
110 Doe Library
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
Phone: (510) 642-3778
Email: librec@library.berkeley.edu

 


Business Librarian/Online Learning Librarian – The University of Redlands Armacost Library

October 27, 2014

POSITION: Business Librarian/Online Learning Librarian

DEPARTMENT: Armacost Library
AVAILABLE: July 1, 2015
POSTING DATE: October 17, 2014
APPLICATION REVIEW: Begins January 5, 2015
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open Until Filled

DESCRIPTION: The University of Redlands Armacost Library seeks a highly motivated and innovative candidate for the position of Business Librarian/Online Learning Librarian to provide collection management, research assistance, instruction, and outreach services to students, faculty, staff and community users. The position works as liaison to the College of Arts and Sciences Department of Business Administration and to the School of Business on the Redlands campus and at regional centers.

The Business Librarian is a leader in planning and developing business-related library services and collections; provides instruction and consultation on effective discovery and use of information resources; collaborates as an engaged, knowledgeable liaison with faculty and students to develop their awareness of the complex and changing scholarly information environment; collaborates in collection management for business, developing print and digital collections, evaluating and selecting relevant business information resources, evaluating and assessing the patron-driven acquisitions program for business; maintains awareness of developments in scholarly communication, intellectual rights, and publishing; spearheads special programs and services for the online learning community and coordinates all library programs and services to University of Redlands School of Business regional centers as Online Learning Librarian.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Business Librarian works individually and as part of a team to contribute to creative and innovative approaches to advancing the Library’s services and programs; participates in scheduled multi-disciplinary reference service, online chat reference, research consultation and outreach activities, including some evening and weekend assignments; participates in an active instructional program; develops and delivers presentations to specialized classes and provides individualized assistance to students and faculty in business-related departments; designs and maintains online guides to specialized library resources.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: ALA-accredited MLS. Academic background and/or knowledge of business or related disciplines demonstrated through undergraduate, or advanced degree, coursework, or work experience. Background or strong interest in social sciences data sources. Demonstrated experience in research assistance and library instruction. Ability to create instructional materials and utilize web design tools to facilitate instructional goals. Understanding of current and emerging trends in business scholarship and the ways in which scholars in the field produce and use information resources. A strong commitment to excellence in public service and the ability to work effectively in a collaborative and culturally diverse environment. Demonstrated initiative and flexibility. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to work effectively with students, faculty, staff and community users.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Two to three years professional experience in an academic library. Strong knowledge of emerging technologies, and the ability to apply these technologies to a diverse range of library applications.

TO APPLY: To be considered, the applicant should send an application letter; current vitae; and, evidence of successful librarianship, scholarship, and service to the profession.  Please request three letters of recommendation, which should be sent directly to the Search Chair, from people who can contextualize your accomplishments or potential in librarianship, scholarship, and professional engagement. Send all materials electronically to the Search Chair Les Canterbury, Collection Development/Reference Librarian (librariansearch@redlands.edu). In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if selected for the interview process and accommodations are needed, please call 909/748-8040.

http://www.redlands.edu/offices-directories/human-resources/20463.aspx


TEMPORARY LIBRARY SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN -California College of the Arts (CCA)

October 16, 2014

TEMPORARY LIBRARY SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN

Fall 2014 – appointment ends December 2014

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. With campuses in Oakland and San Francisco, CCA currently enrolls 1,950 full-time students.

Job Description:

The Library Systems Technician will assist the Systems Librarian in maintaining the CCA Libraries’ Integrated Library System, web presence, and digital archive. Tasks may include: performing basic descriptive cataloging, uploading materials to the college’s digital archive, troubleshooting system issues, data entry, ensuring data quality, editing web content, and organizing user testing.

Requirements:

● Comfort with computers & learning new software

● Ability to work independently, follow set procedures and guidelines, and be attentive to detail and accuracy.

● Experience with data entry, editing web content and/or troubleshooting system

● Must be punctual and reliable.

Preferred Qualifications:

● Familiarity with metadata standards such as MARC or MODS

● Web design skills (HTML, CSS)

● Current enrollment in an MLS/MLIS program or Library Technician Certificate

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Applicants are invited to submit a letter of interest and resume to:

Systems Librarian, California College of the Arts

ephetteplace@cca.edu


Director of Library Special Collections- UCLA Library

October 16, 2014

Director of Library Special Collections

UCLA Library

Title and Salary:   Director /MSP Grade III ($80,400 – $155,000 / Midpoint = $117,700)

Salary based on experience and qualifications.
Position Availability:  Immediately

The UCLA Library seeks an innovative, strategic, visionary, and collaborative leader for the position of Director of Library Special Collections (DLSC).  A member of the Library’s management team, the DLSC heads an enterprise-wide organization marshalling the Library’s special collections resources, services, and operations around its mission to create a distinctive learning environment for the UCLA community and society at large, inspiring discovery, cultivating knowledge, advancing research, and preserving cultural heritage.

Position Duties

Reporting to the University Librarian, the Director of Library Special Collections (DLSC) provides leadership, oversight, and strategic vision to shape the future of special collections and archives at UCLA. A member of the Library’s management team, the incumbent heads an enterprise-wide organization marshalling the Library’s special collections resources, services, and operations around its mission to create a distinctive learning environment for the UCLA community and society at large, inspiring discovery, cultivating knowledge, advancing research, and preserving cultural heritage. Plans, organizes, and manages all aspects of LSC operations and budget. The DLSC fosters a flexible, collaborative work environment, and a strong team spirit, allowing personnel to move easily between sections and across the organization to establish and support creative initiatives and facilitate new partnerships and interdisciplinary projects. The DLSC collaborates with other departments and units throughout the Library and across the campus. Working closely with the University Librarian, senior management team, the Executive Director of Library Development, and the Library Office of Research Administration (LORA), the DLSC develops fundraising strategies, stewards and cultivates donors, and writes proposals to support the goals and activities of the department and Library.

The DLSC supervises 42 career and project funded FTE directly and indirectly as well as more than 15 student assistants.

FOR COMPLETE POSTING WITH JOB QUALIFICATIONS, VISIT THE UCLA LIBRARY EMPLOYMENT AND HUMAN RESOURCES WEBSITE:

http://www.library.ucla.edu/about/employment-human-resources/academic-professional-positions

Anyone wishing to be considered for this position must apply online through the UCLA Career Opportunities Website,  https://hr.mycareer.ucla.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1412376873645, Requisition #: 21050.

Applications accepted until position is filled; first consideration will be given to applications received by Friday, November 7, 2014.

 


Digital Imaging Technician – TEMPORARY FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Fresno, CA

October 15, 2014

TEMPORARY FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Fresno, CA

 

Digital Imaging Technician

 

Job Description

Luna Imaging, Inc., a leading digital imaging services and software provider is seeking a talented and dedicated full-time Digital Imaging Technician to digitize historical manuscript, printed, and photographic material at California State University, Fresno. This is a temporary position of approximately five months duration, beginning in November of 2014.

 

Duties include:

  • Operating digital camera-based equipment to capture large numbers of rare and fragile, 20th century, primarily unbound materials.
  • Accurately consulting for special instructions, performing and tracking high-volume image production workflow documents.
  • Participating in maintenance of project spreadsheets.
  • Consistent and accurate naming of image files.
  • Calibrating monitors and digitization devices to ensure the highest possible quality and efficiency using appropriate hardware and software.
  • Initiating delivery or transmission of images to corporate offices for processing.
  • Troubleshooting basic problems with hardware, software, or image quality.

 

Qualifications

  • 1-2 years experience in digital imaging projects, capturing archival documents.
  • Experience using specialized software applications to capture and save images.
  • Ability to meet challenging deadlines and work within complex workflows and schedules, while carefully handling fragile materials.
  • Extreme attention to detail for both images and text-based data.
  • Ability to work independently, efficiently, and accurately in a busy environment.
  • Ability to recognize problems requiring assistance from others.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Library and Archives, History, or Photography experience preferred.

 

Company Description

We offer state of the art digital image management software products, conversion of source materials into digital form, and related services to create digital collections. We are a small, aggressive company with a dedication to excellence and growth potential.  We have an established reputation in the cultural heritage community for quality and performance.

 

Compensation

We offer very competitive compensation, based on experience.

 

How to Apply

Candidates must include a cover letter, resume, and the names and phone numbers of three references with their responses. Please send your materials to George Helfand, george@lunaimaging.com.


Special Collections Librarian – San Diego State University

October 10, 2014

Special Collections Librarian

San Diego State University

San Diego, CA

San Diego State University Library & Information Access seeks applications and nominations of dynamic, innovative, and service-oriented candidates for the position of Special Collections Librarian. This full-time, tenure track faculty position will provide excellent reference service for Special Collections and University Archives; participate in outreach programs; initiate and conduct course-related information literacy instruction; develop and maintain innovative online research tools; participate in planning, implementing, and assessing collections and services; assist in collection development, as well as donor relations and gifts processing; assist with grant writing. As a faculty member, the Special Collections Librarian will be expected to engage in professional growth activities and participate in the shared governance of SDSU by serving on library, campus-wide, and California State University committees as needed.

 

This position is open at the Senior Assistant Librarian rank with a yearly salary range of $58,044-$65,000, commensurate with rank, experience, and qualifications. This position will remain open until filled. Reviews will begin immediately. Anticipated start date is Spring Semester 2015.

To view a complete job description and instructions for the application procedures, visit:   http://apply.interfolio.com/26919

SDSU is an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.


Lead Library Evening/ Night & Weekend Services Specialist – California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

October 9, 2014

Access Services comprises the Circulation, Stacks Maintenance, and Course Reserves functions of the library. Under the general direction of the Manager of Access Services, the incumbent in this position is a member of the Access Services team and in coordination with Access Services staff, is responsible for providing lead oversight of the more complex and/or specialized technical and paraprofessional Library Access Services functions on weekday and weekend afternoon, evening, and night shifts during the academic year. Activities during shift include: staffing the circulation desk and/or maintaining circulation operations; supervising Access Services student assistants, opening and closing the building; monitoring public areas of the building, interacting with library patrons to maintain a positive and safe environment, and noting problem areas and communicating them to supervisors and University Police; checking library materials in and out using library systems; updating and maintaining the patron database; overseeing student shelving; assisting patrons in finding materials, and with questions related to circulation policies and procedures; and resolving patron problems.

This position will also provide support to the Access Services department during particularly busy times of the academic year; will provide backup to Access Services staff for planned and unplanned absences; and provide additional support as needed on special projects. This position will have a set and regular schedule during the academic year, but rotate to an alternate schedule during academic break periods due to library hours.

#103443 – Lead Library Evening/ Night & Weekend Services Specialist (Library Services Specialist III 10/12 Pay Plan)
Up to 3 Positions at .5 FTE
$1,404.50 – $2,247 per month
Anticipated hiring range $1,404.50-$1,546 per month.
Open Until Filled
(Review begins 10/27/14)
To apply, visit WWW.CALPOLYJOBS.ORG to complete the required online staff application and apply to requisition #103443. Applicants will have the option of attaching a Cover Letter, Resume and three Letters of Recommendation via the online employment system. Applicants needing computer/internet access may contact Cal Poly Human Resources at: (805) 756-2236, for information on available resources.

At California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly’s values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility.

Cal Poly’s commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. California Polytechnic State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.