University Library Systems Analyst

June 9, 2015

University Library Systems Analyst

San Jose State University

 

Job ID: 23295

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary:  Regular

Department: University Library

 

Compensation Classification: Analyst/Programmer – Expert

Salary Range: $6,249/month – $10,334/month

FLSA status: Exempt

 

About the Position

The University Library’s Systems Analyst works respectfully and cooperatively with employees of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library to perform duties under general direction with broad responsibility for planning, organizing and prioritizing work reporting to the University Library’s Technical Services Manager.  King Library is a unique collaboration between the City of San José and the San José State University. This position consults with the Joint Sierra Management Group (SMG) concerning the technical implications of planned system upgrades or other changes to the Integrated Library System (ILS).

 

Link to apply: http://apptrkr.com/201528962


Library Assistant V – Gleeson Library, University of San Francisco

June 9, 2015

For a full job description, and to apply, visit: https://www.usfjobs.com/postings/9575

Job Responsibilities

I. General Access Services Department Duties and Responsibilities:

a. Maintains an in depth knowledge of all Access Services (e.g., Circulation and Reserves) procedures and assists patrons at the desk during scheduled hours.

b. Schedules adequate staff (under the supervision of the Department Head) and student desk coverage to maintain Access Services service levels and internal processes during hours of operation.

c. Trains and supervises staff and student employees in proper Access Services policies, processes and procedures.

d. Sees that lost / missing / billed / paid items are put through reorder process in a timely manner. Is the primary contact for library online fee and fine payments processing.

e. Sees that Special Access and Proxy applications are processed in a timely and accurate manner.

f. Sees that all Access Services notices are sent in a timely manner (i.e. overdues,
fines, bills, statements of charges, etc.)

g. Maintains Access Services equipment (i.e. computer hardware, printers, group study room supplies etc.), reports problems to proper authority and makes recommendations to Department Head. Acts as primary contact for Securitas, the library gate service company and 3M for book security systems.

h. Works with the Systems Librarian, USF Information Technology Services staff and colleagues at the Zief Law Library to maintain accurate, current patron database records. In addition alerts Systems Librarian to problems and / or discrepancies relating to other aspects of the Circulation module and other components of the library ILS.

i. Articulates, enforces and adapts University and Gleeson Library / Geschke Learning Center policies.

II. Administrative duties and responsibilities:

a. Assists Department Head in maintaining departmental financial records including making departmental deposits.

b. Prepares departmental student payroll including completion of all forms needed. Maintains working relationship with Payroll and HR with respect to student employment issues and trends. Acts as the point person for student eTimesheets.

c. Participates in interviewing and recommending candidates for vacant departmental positions. Assists Department Head in completing the hiring process.

d. Sees that all newly hired departmental staff complete the library’s staff orientation program. This includes the setting up of an e-mail account and requesting access to library and University systems.

e. Completes in annual student employee work performance review process and payroll reporting and hourly pay adjustment requests to department head.

f. Works with the Stack Supervisor to see that the stacks management (e.g. 24-hour shelving) functions involving student workers are carried out accurately and efficiently. This includes determining which Stack students would make the best candidates for Circulation / Reserves desk training.

g. Attempts to resolve disputes and / or complaints involving library policies and patron behavior.

h. Maintains a working knowledge of the University’s Information systems (e.g. Banner) necessary to provide patron services.

i. Maintains a working knowledge of the University’s Human Resources and Alumni / Development (Banner) systems.

j. Attends Department Head (LLT) meetings and other USF meetings in the absence or at the request of the Department Head.

k. Maintains the library’s staff schedule and calendars (e.g. web, outside post, voicemail) seeing that they are posted in a timely fashion and is up-to-date.

l. Assists the Department Head in preparing budget requests, monthly and annual reports and other projects and reports as requested. Leads the completion of regularly scheduled and ad hoc department statistical reports (e.g. the collection and reporting of general circulation statistics, ILL stats with the ILL supervisor etc.).

m. Alerts Department Head when corrective action with a departmental student employee is needed.

n. Works with the Department Head to develop new policies, procedures and goals leading to a more efficient and current Access Services Department operation.

o. Maintains currency and accuracy of all Departmental manuals and documents.

p. Responsible for departmental operations in absence of Department Head.

III. Other duties and responsibilities:

a. Acts as the primary contact for routine maintenance calls to USF’s facilities management department.

b. Responsible maintaining library consortia relationships (e.g. Link+ and Inter-Library Lending) in the absence of the ILL/Link+ coordinator.

c. Serves on Library and USF committees as requested.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements
Equivalent of 5 years performing work relevant to the position in a college or university library preferred, including knowledge of basic Circulation / Reserves routines in an automated ILS environment (e.g. Innovative Interfaces Sierra). Four years of higher education (120) units or equivalent. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Excellent computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Word and experience in using the Internet. Excellent interpersonal skills including ability to work with a diverse group of people as well as ability to exercise judgment, tact and courtesy in responding to public needs and employee concerns. Must possess excellent organizational skills including ability to maintain records with great attention to detail. Should be self-motivated, flexible and capable of working independently with a minimum of supervision. Must be able to proactively respond to challenges and initiate creative problem-solving techniques.

Required Hours:

Monday – Friday, 7:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Hours are subject to change, e.g. during holiday interim, intersession, summer session and final examination periods, in case of absence of regularly scheduled personnel or other operational needs as they arise.

About USF
The University of San Francisco is located in the heart of one of the world’s most innovative and diverse cities, and is home to a vibrant academic community of students and faculty who achieve excellence in their fields. Its diverse student body enjoys direct access to faculty, small classes and outstanding opportunities in the city itself. USF is San Francisco’s first university, and its Jesuit Catholic mission helps ignite a student’s passion for social justice and a desire to “Change the World From Here.” For more information, visit www.usfca.edu.

EEO Policy
The University is an equal opportunity institution of higher education. The University does not discriminate in employment, educational services and academic programs on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age (except minors), sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related and genetic-related) and disability, and the other bases prohibited by law. The University reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities under the law.


Archives Processor and Projects Coordinator – Robert E. Kennedy Library, Cal Poly SLO

June 8, 2015
Archives Processor and Projects Coordinator
As a member of the community whether student, professor or staff member, you will learn, lead, teach, & do at Cal Poly. Our alumni carry the Learn by Doing philosophy with them in their careers & into their communities.

The Robert E. Kennedy Library is the 2014 ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries award winner. We are the first university library in California to receive the award since it was first given in 2000. We are the campus hub for information resources, integrating traditional library resources & technology to support the University’s evolving academic programs, research interests, & user needs.

Reporting to the Director of Special Collections and Archives, the Archives Processor and Projects Coordinator is responsible for processing archival records, manuscripts, and student research. The position will arrange, describe, and preserve materials; create and revise finding aids; hire, train, and supervise the work of students who gain unique “Learn by Doing” experiences through preliminary processing and other hands-on projects; participate in developing and implementing processing plans and procedures, in addition to collections maintenance and space management plans for two locations; and improve the physical and intellectual control, access, and preservation of materials. This position also supports reading room activities; specific services such as reprographics, use permissions, and licenses; participates in departmental planning; and helps organize and execute special projects that streamline work and help meet strategic program goals.

Established in 1969, Special Collections and Archives acquires, organizes, describes, preserves, interprets, and provides access to primary research materials in their original formats to support discovery, education, and research at all levels and across disciplines. Our collections focus on architecture and built environment in California; the economic, social, and cultural history of the Central Coast, including agriculture, ranching, and environmentalism; artists’ books and fine printing as they relate to the graphic arts and their allied arts and sciences; and the University Archives, which include president’s papers, nearly 100 years of the Mustang Daily newspaper, KCPR radio recordings, Cal Poly promotional films, among many other academic and administrative records and documents of campus life. The department is committed to adopting new technologies, championing creative scholarship, and developing partnerships that advance comprehensive polytechnic teaching and learning. Under general supervision, the Archives Processor and Projects Coordinator contributes to the fulfillment of services and programs in Special Collections and Archives and the library overall. Primary activities of staff in Special Collections and Archives involve supporting a wide range of collection development and management activities, including acquisitions and processing; physically maintaining the collections; collection retrieval and shelving; patron reference support; preparing and presenting instructional sessions and materials in collaboration with faculty and staff; developing special programs, as well as physical, visual, and Web-based displays related to the collections.

Required qualifications Classification level will be determined by experience & background of selected candidate

  • Demonstrated expertise in creating and correcting archival finding aids and bibliographic records.
  • Ability to identify, delineate, execute, and manage multipart projects.
  • Working knowledge of national standards pertaining to archival operations, including a thorough knowledge of standards pertaining to archival processing and preservation.
  • Familiarity with research using primary and secondary sources.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform technical aspects of work assignments including a strong ability to interpret overall library policies, procedures, operations, standards, ethics, and best practices as they pertain to special collections and archives and individual work, as well as demonstrated experience evaluating procedures and recommending changes.
  • Thorough knowledge of all aspects of lead work direction including assisting in employee selection, training employees in new work procedures, assigning work, organizing work flows, establishing priorities, reviewing work, providing input to performance evaluations and promoting teamwork to optimize effectiveness.
  • Working knowledge or understanding of special collections and archives and their organization, as well as classification schemes.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of automated academic library and special collections and archives programs, online resources, databases, and systems, sufficient to perform assigned duties, technical work and/or assist patrons.
  • Ability to investigate and research more complex problems, including analyzing and interpreting information.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to be able to prepare and compile information in an organized manner as well as prepare and present reports on library resources to library patrons, faculty, staff, and students.
  • Demonstrated ability to initiate, establish, and foster communication and teamwork by maintaining a positive, cooperative, productive work atmosphere, appropriately communicating and escalating issues, and demonstrating flexibility.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in a diverse population, that includes people from many cultural backgrounds.
  • Excellent computer skills and demonstrated ability to use a variety of standard computer applications including word-processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software, databases, online systems, the Internet, and online calendaring and email to perform technical work or assist patrons.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to set own priorities to coordinate multiple assignments with fluctuating and time-sensitive deadlines.
  • Working knowledge of financial procedures and processes, and ability to apply this knowledge to track and monitor departmental expenditures, student payroll, office supplies, and contribute to the annual budget planning process.
  • Working knowledge of or ability to quickly learn University infrastructure, policies, and procedures.
  • Thorough knowledge of English grammar, spelling and punctuation.

Preferred qualifications

  • Prior library experience including working in an academic library’s special collections and archives department.
  • Bachelor’s level degree, preferably in history or related field.
  • MLIS degree from an ALA-accredited school or equivalent; and/or advanced degree in a relevant subject area.
  • Project management experience.
  • Ability to articulate a genuine enthusiasm and interest for the position.
  • Demonstrated customer-centered skills in an educational or public services environment.
  • Prior experience supervising students and/or other staff.
  • Knowledge of digitization.

How to apply

To apply, visit WWW.CALPOLYJOBS.ORG to complete the required online staff application and apply to requisition #103705. 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/minorities/females/vet/disability.

About SLO

Cal Poly is located in San Luis Obispo, along the beautiful central coast of California, with easy access to the ocean, mountains, and wine country. Halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, south of Monterey and Big Sur, San Luis Obispo offers a vibrant, culturally rich small-town community in an extraordinary setting.


Director of the Learning Commons at Skyline College

June 7, 2015
The San Mateo County Community College District is seeking applicants for the position of Director of the Learning Commons
(Library and Learning Center) at Skyline College. 

Reporting to the Dean of Academic Support and Learning Technologies, the Director of the Learning Commons will take a lead role in the integration of library and academic support services within the Learning Commons and other venues. The Director provides vision, leadership, and management in developing innovative services and integration of technology in library, tutoring, and related student success functions. The Director supervises, assesses, trains, and develops Learning Commons staff so they can provide continuous quality service that focuses on student success.

Please follow this link for detailed information. https://jobs.smccd.edu/postings/1122


Life Sciences Librarian

June 7, 2015

The University Library of the University of California, Davis, seeks an energetic, innovative, collaborative, and user-focused Life Sciences Librarian to work closely with faculty, students, staff, and institutional stakeholders in a highly interdisciplinary academic community. The successful candidate is responsible for providing outreach, education and resources in support of student learning, academic programs, and faculty teaching and research. S/he must be able to work effectively with faculty, students, researchers, and staff to develop a shared vision for library services and collections aligned with the University Library’s mission and vision.

 

Salary: Assistant Librarian to Associate Librarian ($47,722 – $67,509)

 

For additional details and information on how to submit an online application, please visit http://lib.ucdavis.edu/ul/about/jobs/

 

Candidates applying by July 13, 2015, will receive first consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

 

UC Davis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

UC Davis is a smoke- and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014.

 


Environmental Sciences Librarian

June 7, 2015

The University Library of the University of California, Davis, seeks an energetic, innovative, collaborative, and user-focused Environmental Sciences Librarian to work closely with faculty, students, staff, and institutional stakeholders in a highly interdisciplinary academic community. The successful candidate is responsible for providing outreach, education and resources in support of student learning, academic programs, and faculty teaching and research. S/he must be able to work effectively with faculty, students, researchers, and staff to develop a shared vision for library services and collections aligned with the University Library’s mission and vision.

 

Salary: Assistant Librarian to Associate Librarian ($47,722 – $67,509)

 

For additional details and information on how to submit an online application, please visit http://lib.ucdavis.edu/ul/about/jobs/

 

Candidates applying by July 13, 2015, will receive first consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

 

UC Davis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

UC Davis is a smoke- and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014.


Engineering/Physical Sciences Librarians: Two Positions Available

June 7, 2015

The University Library of the University of California, Davis, seeks two energetic, innovative, collaborative, and user-focused Engineering/Physical Sciences librarians to work closely with faculty, students, staff, and institutional stakeholders in a highly interdisciplinary academic community. The successful candidates will be responsible for providing outreach, education and resources in support of student learning, academic programs, and faculty teaching and research. They must be able to work effectively with faculty, students, researchers, and staff to develop a shared vision for library services and collections aligned with the University Library’s mission and vision.

 

Salary: Assistant Librarian to Associate Librarian ($47,722 – $67,509)

 

For additional details and information on how to submit an online application, please visit http://lib.ucdavis.edu/ul/about/jobs/

 

Candidates applying by July 13, 2015, will receive first consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

 

UC Davis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

UC Davis is a smoke- and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014.


Government Documents Librarian

June 7, 2015

PAULINA JUNE AND GEORGE POLLAK LIBRARY DEPARTMENT OF TECHNICAL SERVICES

Government Documents Librarian Full-Time Temporary Librarian

Non-Tenure-Track

Position As a member of the Collections and Processing Services Unit, the Government Documents Librarian serves as the coordinator of the Government Documents Section and of the Pollak Library’s Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) collection.  As a designated selective Federal Depository Library, the Pollak Library is required to provide public access to our FDLP collection, and support for locating and accessing these materials.  Other collections included in this section are the California depository collection, the local city/county/regional collection, and the international collection. The GD Librarian must maintain a strong familiarity with the Documents collection; stay up-to-date with FDLP instructions and announcements, responding accordingly to requests from the FDLP.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for coordinating the Pollak Library’s Federal, State, Local and International government collections.
  • Ability to establish a familiarity with the Documents collection and serve the public and assist colleagues in the use of the collection.
  • Manage the FDLP documents selection profile, currently at 49% selective, toward a smaller selection of print materials. S/He will be responsible for selecting FDLP content that meets the needs of the primary library users and the general public.
  • Responsible for ensuring all FDLP regulations for depository libraries are fulfilled.
  • Ability to stay up-to-date with FDLP instructions and announcements, responding accordingly to requests from the FDLP.

 

  • Monitors developments at the FDLP and in professional circles, trends in the management and provision of Government Documents resources and related issues.
  • Provides limited direct public services to users at the Reference Desk.
  • May serve on department, library, and university committees.

Qualifications Required:

  • Master’s degree in library and/or information science from an ALA-accredited institution or equivalent institution by the time of appointment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current trends in public services and government information in academic libraries.
  • Demonstrated experience working with Government Documents, including knowledge of and experience with FDLP regulations, guidelines and practices for Depository Libraries.
  • Knowledge of the Superintendent of Documents (SuDocs) classification system.
  • Familiarity with integrated library system modules (cataloging, acquisitions) and working with an Integrated Library System, (e.g. Millennium, Alma).
  • Effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Effectiveness in balancing multiple assignments and projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact collaboratively and work effectively with cross-organizational teams.
  • Ability to interact effectively in a multi-cultural environment within and outside the Library.

Preferred

  • More than three years professional experience working in Government Documents at a Government Depository Library.
  • Experience using MARCive.

Rank & Salary The position will be at the rank of Assistant Librarian. Salary range will be from $49,224 to $66,168, commensurate with experience and qualifications. Excellent comprehensive benefits are available and include health/vision/dental plans, optional 10/12 month work year; defined-benefit retirement through the state system, along with optional tax-sheltering opportunities; as well as access to campus child-care. For a detailed description of benefits, go to http://hr.fullerton.edu/payroll_benefits/HealthCarePlans.asp

Appointment Date August 17, 2015

Application Procedure A complete online application must be submitted in order to receive consideration.

To apply, please go to: https://apps.fullerton.edu/FacultyRecruitmentApplicant/SearchJobPosting

to view all job listings or type in 7889BR in the “Search By Requisition ID Number” to begin the application process and upload the following materials:

  1. Letters of interest (relating your experience to the required qualifications)
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Three letters of reference (see instruction below)

On the References page of the online application, enter information and email addresses for three referents who will provide a confidential letter of reference for your application.  They will immediately receive a request via email along with information on uploading the letter.  You will be able to verify that each letter has been received by CSUF by logging back in to the recruitment system.

Application Deadline For full consideration, all application materials should be received by July 1, 2015. Position will remain open until filled.

The University California State University, Fullerton is the largest of 23 campuses, which comprise the California State University system. The campus is located in northern Orange County, convenient to numerous cultural and recreational sites throughout Southern California. As a comprehensive university, CSUF offers baccalaureate degrees in over 55 fields of knowledge, graduate (master’s level) work in 54 programs, credential programs for teachers, and doctoral degrees in education (Ed.D.) and nursing practice (DNP).

The Pollak Library serves a total of more than 38,000 students as well as approximately 4,000 faculty and staff. The University is committed to the support of learning through instructional

technology as well as extensive training and development programs. The University’s Web site is located at: http://www.fullerton.edu.

The Library The Library’s Web site (http://www.library.fullerton.edu) is a vital component of the Library’s extensive instruction program and serves as a gateway to resources. The Library contains 1.3 million books, government documents, and audiovisual materials; over 50,000 periodicals available electronically or in print; and 200 electronic databases. The staff includes 20 FTE librarians and 35 FTE paraprofessionals.

Employment is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a fingerprint background check.

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

California State University Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University’s strategic goals are strongly encouraged to apply. EEO employer. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.


Library Access Services Department Head and Subject Specialist Librarian – Saint Mary’s College of California

June 7, 2015

Saint Mary’s College is a Catholic liberal arts college, rooted in the life and work of Saint John Baptist de La Salle, founder of the Christian Brothers and the patron saint of teachers.  Located in the hills east of Berkeley, it is one of the West’s most beautiful campuses.  The college is committed to academic excellence, social justice, and inclusive diversity.

As a member of the Library’s senior management team reporting to the Dean, Academic Resources, the incumbent will lead and manage the Library’s Access Services Department and provide reference, instruction, and collection/liaison services.

Access Services provides user-centered services to the SMC community including circulation, reserves, interlibrary lending and borrowing, and building and stacks management.  Staff includes 4 supervisors and about 10FTE student staff.  Serves on the Dean’s Cabinet leadership team and campus committees. Represents the Library with diverse campus and external stakeholders.

Provides Reference Desk service, including weekends and evenings, and serves as a subject specialist for collection development, research instruction and outreach to one or more academic departments or programs (to be determined).

Requirements:

MLS or MLIS required. Prefer a second master’s or an advanced degree.

Five years academic library experience with at least three years increasingly responsible management experience.

Solid experience with automated systems supporting Access Services.

Experience hiring, evaluating, training and mentoring both career staff and student workers.

For a full job description and requirements, see http://agency.governmentjobs.com/stmarys/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1143012.  Questions, please email Dean Kreitz, pak2@stmarys-ca.edu.