Systems Librarian – Chabot College (Hayward, CA)

July 28, 2015

URL to Job Posting: http://tinyurl.com/q4bxqge

 

URL to Job Application: http://tinyurl.com/nsqedst

 

 

Posting Number:

0600313

Position Title:

Librarian (Systems)

Position Code:

2FLR05

Location:

Chabot College, 25555 Hesperian Blvd, Hayward, CA 94545

Department:

Chabot – Library

Work Schedule:

This position is full-time, tenure-track, 2015-2016 Academic Year. Employment will begin on or about October 21, 2015.

Pay Rate:

$56,202 – $80,348/annual

FLSA:

Exempt

Position Type:

Faculty

Posting Date:

07-27-2015

Closing Date:

08-24-2015

 

 

Job Summary:

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District is seeking a Librarian (Systems) for Chabot College in Hayward, California.  

 

Representative Duties and Job Characteristics:

 

The Librarian shall:

1. Manage, plan, administer and evaluate all aspects of OCLC Worldshare, the Library’s integrated library system.

2. Provide original & final cataloging to library materials that are new or unique to Chabot College Library.

3. Final responsibility for all cataloging policies & procedures w/in Worldshare system.

4. Coordinate with and train library technicians on circulation and copy cataloging in the Worldshare system.

5. Act as key member of library team in developing, coordinating, implementing and evaluating the library’s programs and services.

6. Provide reference services in a multimedia environment to students, staff and faculty.

7. Provide library outreach activities to the college community.

8. Teach effective information competency research strategies.

9. Act as a library liaison to at least one instructional division.

10. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

11. Participate in campus and district professional activities, which may include but are not limited to, committee membership, staff development, and collegial meetings.

12. Teach late afternoon, evening, weekend, distance learning and/or off campus classes when scheduled as part of the regular librarian assignment.

13. Demonstrate a sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical and/or learning disabilities.

 

Minimum Education & Experience:

 

Master’s degree in library science, or library and information science, OR the equivalent.

You will be required to upload your transcripts. You must upload all applicable transcripts, credentials and/or certificates required to meet minimum qualifications for the position for which you are applying.

Any degrees earned outside the United States must have an official US evaluation (course by course) of the transcripts and must be submitted with the application. In the case that the file you are uploading is too large or you do not have your transcripts readily available, please upload a document in place of stating you will be sending the documents to the Office of Human Resources, 7600 Dublin Boulevard, 3rd Floor, Dublin, CA 94568, or by fax (925) 485-5254, by 5:00 p.m. (PST) on the closing date.

Degrees in Progress: To be conferred on or before July 1, 2015 will be considered, provided that the applicant also submits (1) an up-to-date transcript, (2) a photocopy of the degree requirement from the school catalog, and (3) proof of current course(s) and enrollment. Please provide your explanation and background material by using the optional document upload called “Other Document”. If you are unable to upload the above, please upload a document in place of that states you will be sending the documents to the Office of Human Resources, 7600 Dublin Boulevard, 3rd Floor, Dublin, CA 94568, by 5:00 p.m. (PST) on the closing date.

Applicants applying under the “Equivalent provision” must provide details that explain at time of application how their academic preparation is the equivalent of the degree listed above. Please provide your explanation by using the optional document upload called “Equivalency Statement”.

Minimum Qualifications – Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

 

Desirable Qualifications:

 

  1. Knowledge of the following: AACRII revised, RDA, Library of Congress Subject Headings, MARC format, OCLC.

    2. Experience providing innovative and creative leadership in the development of library programs and services.

    3. Experience with the functions of Worldshare or other integrated library system’s administrative functions.

    4. Experience running reports and retrieving data from an integrated library system, preferably Worldshare.

    5. Experience providing information competency instruction in an academic library.

    6. Experience providing reference services in an academic library setting.

    7. Enthusiastic approach to working collaboratively with students, faculty and staff including those who have not had an opportunity to use new technologies.

    8. Experience in outreach activities for students and faculty.

 

Supplemental Questionnaire

 

 

Please provide a response to the following question on your own titled paper.

 

Please write an essay of up to 250 words that discusses information literacy and the community college student.

 

 

Special Instructions to Applicants:

The purpose of the personal qualifications statement is for you to provide information on how your education and experience relate to the requirements and duties of the position. There is no form to complete. Applicants are requested to provide their personal qualifications statement by uploading a document, the same way as you do for your cover letter.

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District reserves the right to close or not fill any advertised position.

 

Required Applicant Documents:

Resume
Cover Letter
Personal Qualifications Statement
Transcripts / Credentials
Response to Supplemental Question #1

For further inquiries, please contact Human Resources at: hr@clpccd.org


California State University, Long Beach University Library Full-Time Temporary Librarian Position Opening (12 month)

July 28, 2015

California State University, Long Beach

University Library

Full-Time Temporary Librarian Position Opening (12 month)

 

 

 

Recruitment #: 2883

 

 

Position: Full-Time Temporary Librarian of Health Sciences (Nursing, Health Care Administration, Kinesiology, Nutrition and Dietetics, Food Science, Physical Therapy, Speech-Language Pathology, and Health Sciences)

 

 

Effective Date: September 1, 2015 through July 31, 2016

 

 

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 (by date of appointment).

                                               

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 library setting.

 

Demonstrated effectiveness at providing research assistance.

 

Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with university faculty, staff, and students.

 

Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population

 

 

Desired/Preferred

Qualifications:                        A degree in one (or more) of the following disciplines:  Biology, Nursing, Health Care Administration, Kinesiology, Nutrition and Dietetics, Food Science, Physical Therapy, Speech-Language Pathology, and Health Sciences.

 

Experience as an academic librarian in one or more of the following disciplines:  Nursing, Health Care Administration, Kinesiology, Nutrition and Dietetics, Food Science, Physical Therapy, Speech-Language Pathology, and Health Sciences.

 

Demonstrated ability to evaluate, select, and review information resources in relation to curricular and collection needs.

 

 

Duties: Provide in-person and online reference services at a service-oriented and all-purpose reference desk for 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 Nursing, Health Care Administration, Kinesiology, Nutrition and Dietetics, Food Science, Physical Therapy, Speech- Language Pathology, and Health Sciences.

 

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.

 

Work closely with subject librarians and other members of the University community as appropriate.

 

 

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:

  • Letter of application addressing the Minimum and Desired/Preferred Qualifications
  • Curriculum Vitae (including current email address)
  • Three original (not photocopied) and signed current (within the last year) letters of recommendation
  • A copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree

 

An applicant offered employment will be required to submit a signed SC-1 form and an official transcript

 

No email applications accepted.  Applications, required documentation, and/or requests for more information should be addressed to:

 

Health Sciences Temporary Librarian Search Committee

University Library

California State University, Long Beach

1250 Bellflower Boulevard

Long Beach, CA 90840-1901

 

562-985-4047 and/or libadmin@csulb.edu

 

Application Deadline:                   Review of applications to begin August, 2015

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.


Reed College – Data Services Librarian

July 27, 2015

Reed College seeks a Data Services Librarian to provide leadership, instruction, and support in the discovery, use, and management of locally and externally available data. This position will collaborate with librarians, instructional technologists, and other staff to develop scalable and sustainable data services supporting student and faculty research at Reed. We seek enthusiastic candidates who welcome the opportunity to play a leadership role in providing library services in an intensely academic community.

 

For more information and to submit an application, please view the full job listing at

http://www.reed.edu/human_resources/staffsearch/data-services-librarian-.html

 

Reed College values cultural diversity and intellectual pluralism as critical components of academic excellence. We welcome applications from members of historically underrepresented minority groups, persons with disabilities, persons who have served in the military and others who would bring additional dimensions of experience to our community.


Sacramento State University – Undergraduate Experience Librarians (2 positions)

July 27, 2015

Sacramento State University seeks two creative, energetic, and dynamic librarians for a one-year appointment as Undergraduate Experience Librarians.  This is a project-based position and the current funding is only for 12 months.

The successful candidates will report to the Head of the Reference and Library Instruction Department, where they will be responsible for designing, developing and implementing library programs in collaboration with the University First Year Experience and other student service programs for freshmen and newly transferred students. Working with these key campus partners, these positions will develop targeted pathways that enhance student’s first interactions with the University Library.

 

For additional details and information on how to submit an online application, please visit  the Sacramento State jobs website located at http://www.csus.edu/about/employment. Applicants can apply by clicking on the Faculty, Staff, and Management Opportunities link.  Review of applications will begin on August 17, 2015; position open until filled.


Inquiry and Instruction Librarian for Peer-to-Peer Services and Powell Public Programs

July 27, 2015

Department:  Powell Library

Rank and Salary:  Associate Librarian – Librarian ($59,089 – $79,332)

Position Availability: Immediately

Application deadline is August 10, 2015.

Description of Institution and Library

 

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

 

Consistently ranked among the top 10 academic research libraries in North America, the UCLA Library is comprised of 10 major libraries and 11 library wide departments including the Southern Regional Library Facility, the remote storage facility for the southern UC campuses, all of which report to the University Librarian. In addition, there are 12 affiliated library units located on the campus. There are approximately 105 librarians on the campus, and the UCLA Library has a staff of approximately 200, and approximately 400 – 500 student employees. The Library has an organizational structure that includes the use of teams in conjunction with departments and units. The library collection consists of more than 9 million volumes and more than 78,000 current serial titles and an aggressively expanding electronic resources collection. The Library’s annual budget is in excess of $44 million; more than $10 million supports the acquisition of print and digital material, and the library is part of the California Digital Library. The UCLA Library is a member of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI), the Center for Research Libraries (CRL), the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR), International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), and the Scholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC).

 

Teaching and Learning Services (TLS) provides community-based leadership and funding to support training, tools, and infrastructure for enterprise-wide reference and instructional services. These services include 24/7 digital reference (a UC-consortial project), online research guides linked to the course management system, and online tutorials. TLS sponsors professional development training, such as workshops, brown-bags, webinars, and other programs open to the whole UCLA community. TLS also manages data collection and evaluation of reference and instructional activities at the UCLA Library by providing oversight of the Summary of Instructional Activities (SIA) and Reference Statistics (Stats) online tools. In addition, TLS facilitates and manages annual events designed for student audiences, such as the Library Prize for Undergraduate Research, Edible Book Festival, and International Games Day.

 

Position Duties

 

Reporting to the Director of Teaching and Learning Services, the incumbent is responsible for the following duties:

 

Peer-to-Peer Inquiry Services Supervision

  • Supervise undergraduate and graduate student Inquiry Specialists who provide peer-to-peer research and writing assistance, represent the library at outreach events, and assist with events, special projects, and library instruction sessions.
  • In collaboration with key colleagues across the library organization, lead the design and delivery of training to Inquiry Specialists.
  • Measure impact of the Inquiry Specialists program, reporting out regularly to the director of TLS.
  • Assist with the design, development, implementation, promotion, and assessment of the library’s research consultation services.
  • In the course of providing oversight to Inquiry Specialists, provide scheduled and drop-in research consultation services, in person, by phone, and online.

 

Public Programs, Events, and Exhibits in Powell Library

  • Provide leadership and project management of ongoing public programming held in Powell Library, working closely with the Manager of Library Public Programs to ensure that events, exhibits, and other programming are well aligned with library’s mission and strategic priorities. Provide constructive feedback on proposals for events, exhibits, or other programming that need better alignment in order to be accepted.
  • Meet regularly with the Manager of Library Public Programs to ensure that the timing and nature of Powell events fit within the scope and timeline of UCLA Library events and activities; get early, proactive project guidance with an eye to identifying staffing, logistical, and promotional needs; and identify relevant internal library partners such as UCLA Library Development.
  • Work with the Director of Library Communications to develop events outreach/promotion, and to ensure that the timing and nature of Powell exhibits fit within the scope and timeline of UCLA Library exhibits.
  • Assist with the planning, organizing, implementing, and publicizing of new Teaching and Learning Services initiatives, projects, programs, events, and other learning opportunities including the Edible Books Festival, and the Library Prize for Undergraduate Research.
  • Assist the Director and Coordinator of Teaching and Learning Services with TLS community building efforts, providing leadership and fostering enterprise-wide conversations about innovative practice.

 

Teaching, Consulting, and Instructional Design

  • Assist with the design, development, implementation, and assessment of instructional services, including face-to-face, hybrid, and online learning opportunities, instruction sessions and workshops, and other innovative approaches to developing student research skills.
  • Consult with subject librarians, faculty, and teaching assistants in developing, teaching, and integrating research skills instruction with the undergraduate curricula.
  • Work closely with one or more Freshman Clusters instructional teams, including faculty and teaching assistants, to incorporate research skills instruction and library collections into the curriculum for first-year students.

 

Required Qualifications

 

  • ALA-accredited Master’s Degree in Library or Information Science OR significant graduate-level coursework toward such a degree OR equivalent education and experience (subject expertise combined with professional library education and/or experience).
  • Minimum of five (5) years of professional experience in an academic research environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and effective interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work with staff, students, and faculty from diverse cultural backgrounds and in a dynamic and complex environment within a large organization.
  • Excellent management skills, including ability to mobilize a student workforce effectively.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Capacity to thrive in the exciting, ambiguous, future-oriented environment of a world-class research institution and to respond effectively and flexibly to changing needs and priorities.
  • Ability to initiate and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, and managers.
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional issues, evidenced through interest in local or national committee work, research, publication, etc.
  • Ability to follow directions from supervisors (and to provide clear directions to staff and student employees).
  • Ability to get to work reliably and on time and to be present in the workplace during normal working hours.

 

Desired Qualifications

 

  • Demonstrated project management experience.
  • Experience overseeing successful peer-to-peer services in an academic environment.
  • Experience with design, provision, and evaluation of instruction for undergraduate students, including experience providing both positive and corrective feedback.
  • Prior experience organizing public events and/exhibits.
  • Experience hiring and training student employees.

 

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.

 

Application Procedures

Anyone wishing to be considered for this position should apply here: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF01410

 

Applications must include:

  • a cover letter describing qualifications and experience;
  • a current resume/vitae detailing education and relevant experience; and
  • the names and contact information for three professional references, including a current or previous supervisor.

Candidates should apply by August 10, 2015 to be considered 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 race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.  For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:  UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy at http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

 

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.


Scholarly Communication Librarian

July 27, 2015

Department:  Scholarly Communication and Licensing (SCL)

Rank and Salary:  Associate Librarian – Librarian ($62,323 – $93,083)

Position Availability: Immediately

Application deadline for first consideration:  August 10, 2015.

 

Description of Institution and Library

 

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

 

Consistently ranked among the top 10 academic research libraries in North America, the UCLA Library is comprised of 10 major libraries and 11 library wide departments including the Southern Regional Library Facility, the remote storage facility for the southern UC campuses, all of which report to the University Librarian. In addition, there are 12 affiliated library units located on the campus. There are approximately 105 librarians on the campus, and the UCLA Library has a staff of approximately 200, and approximately 400 – 500 student employees. The Library has an organizational structure that includes the use of teams in conjunction with departments and units. The library collection consists of more than 9 million volumes and more than 78,000 current serial titles and an aggressively expanding electronic resources collection. The Library’s annual budget is in excess of $44 million; more than $10 million supports the acquisition of print and digital material, and the library is part of the California Digital Library. The UCLA Library is a member of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI), the Center for Research Libraries (CRL), the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR), International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), and the Scholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC).

 

The Scholarly Communication and Licensing (SCL) unit develops strategic directions for scholarly communication programs and delivers electronic and digital collection services to the UCLA community. Working closely with the Associate University Librarian for Collection Management and Scholarly Communication, SCL oversees the growth of the scholarly communication programs and services at UCLA by providing outreach and instruction to faculty related to intellectual property issues, and to ensure the broadest dissemination and preservation of the scholarly record affecting libraries, archives, and cultural memory institutions. The unit oversees an enterprise-wide infrastructure for electronic resource management, including the selection, acquisition, licensing, access, and ongoing maintenance of electronic library collections. SCL also administers UCLA’s web archiving initiative, facilitates campus-wide participation in eScholarship, manages commercial licensing, supervises mass digitization efforts, and advises on permissions and rights metadata for the UCLA Library.

 

The UCLA Library seeks a dynamic, energetic, innovative leader to join its Scholarly Communication and Licensing (SCL) team as UCLA’s Scholarly Communication Librarian. Reporting to the Head of SCL, the successful candidate will lead efforts to design systematic and sustainable approaches to outreach, and design new services that support the broadest possible dissemination of scholarly output. The Scholarly Communication Librarian will work closely with faculty, researchers, students, staff, and librarians to assist in scholarly communication endeavors initiated by the Library and to that end, will develop educational materials and instructional sessions and programs. The Scholarly Communication Librarian will liaise with campus partners on the development of targeted outreach and programs that promote scholarly communication, open access, and develop open education strategies to further the campus mission of research, teaching, and public service.

 

Position Duties

 

Reporting to the Head of SCL, the incumbent is responsible for the following duties:

  • In coordination with SCL colleagues, develops educational programs for UCLA faculty, researchers, students, and staff on open access, alternative publishing models, open educational resources, data management, and other issues related to scholarly communication.
  • Consults with individuals and groups on campus about the retention of intellectual property rights and the open publishing options available to them.
  • Provides campus-wide advocacy for the UC Faculty Open Access Policy.
  • Advises faculty, researchers and students on copyright, authors’ rights, and publishing agreements.
  • Conducts outreach to faculty and departments in collaboration with liaison librarians.
  • Develops and implements educational programs to increase awareness of various scholarly communication topics and themes.
  • Supports ongoing scholarly communication education and informational sessions.
  • Provides periodic assessments of the campus environment with regard to scholarly communication issues; works to fill in the gaps around these matters, targeting specific groups, research centers, and departments.
  • Serves as a statewide representative to scholarly communication-related groups and ad hoc committees as needed.
  • Engages with the scholarly community both within and outside the university in order to improve awareness and advocate for open access-related efforts and legislation.
  • Participates as an active member of the Library’s Scholarly Communication Steering Committee and contributes to ongoing events and programs, such as the Affordable Course Materials Initiative, Open Access Week, and Fair Use Week.
  • Establishes effective assessment tools to help measure and track success for outreach and educational programs.
  • Stays current with developments in data curation and management, copyright, open access, scholarly publishing, open educational resource initiatives, etc.
  • Monitors scholarly communication trends and developments and serves as one of the campus liaisons to national efforts in this area, such as SPARC and HathiTrust.
  • Manages and coordinates SCL’s social media accounts to publicize activities and current events to colleagues.
  • Supports other unit responsibilities as needed.

 

Required Qualifications

 

  • ALA-accredited Master’s Degree in Library or Information Science OR significant graduate-level coursework toward such a degree OR equivalent education and experience (subject expertise combined with professional library education and/or experience).
  • Demonstrated evidence of leadership, entrepreneurship and initiative.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to establish positive and productive collaborations with faculty, researchers, students and librarians.
  • Experience in leading and designing outreach programs and effectively communicating with faculty, researchers, students, librarians and staff.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of copyright and related issues as they support the creation and dissemination of scholarship, such as author’s rights, open access, archiving rights, institutional repositories, and scholarly publishing, and knowledge of the associated legal and policy issues.
  • Ability to effectively articulate complex concepts, such as copyright, fair use, and open access as they relate to the academic endeavor.
  • Ability to work collegially with faculty, researchers, students, and staff in a group or individual setting.
  • Willingness to lead and work effectively as part of a team.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including creating and delivering presentations.
  • Ability to think creatively, make decisions quickly, and work productively in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Ability to adjust priorities, take initiative, set goals, manage projects and time wisely, and make quick and effective decisions.
  • Ability to initiate and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, and managers.
  • Ability to work harmoniously and as a team player, thrive in a team-based environment, and skill in fostering teamwork among others.
  • Ability to follow directions from supervisors (and to provide clear directions to staff and student employees).
  • Ability to get to work reliably and on time and to be present in the workplace during normal working hours.

 

Desired Qualifications

 

  • Demonstrated experience in project management.
  • Experience preparing and delivering copyright education and instruction.
  • Demonstrated evidence of contributions to the profession through scholarly publications and/or presentations to professional organizations.

 

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.

 

Application Procedures

Anyone wishing to be considered for this position should apply here: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF01408

 

Applications must include:

  • a cover letter describing qualifications and experience;
  • a current resume/vitae detailing education and relevant experience; and
  • the names and contact information for three professional references, including a current or previous supervisor.

Candidates applying by August 10, 2015 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 race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.  For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:  UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy at http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

 

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.


Outreach & Communications Librarian – Loyola Marymount University

July 22, 2015

Outreach & Communications Librarian

Loyola Marymount University

 

The William H. Hannon Library seeks an imaginative, fun, and experienced librarian to lead the library’s programming, exhibition, marketing, publication, and orientation activities. We are looking for someone with strengths in building collaborative relationships, realizing a vision, and balancing a complex and dynamic calendar.

 

Loyola Marymount, founded in 1911, is a comprehensive university in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education.  Located on the west side of Los Angeles overlooking the Pacific Ocean, LMU is one of the nation’s 28 Jesuit colleges and universities and five Marymount institutions.  It serves 6,064 undergraduates and over 3,331 graduate students in the Colleges/Schools of Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, Business Administration, Communication and Fine Arts, Film and Television, Education, and Law.   Loyola Marymount seeks professionally outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society.  LMU is an equal opportunity institution actively working to promote an intercultural learning community.   The library’s staff reflects the diversity of LMU’s student body and the greater Los Angeles area.
Reporting to the Associate Dean of the Library, the Outreach and Communications Librarian works with a team comprising the Programming Librarian, Library Events Manager, and Communications and Outreach Working Group (COWG) to plan, implement, and promote programs, exhibitions, and events, and systematically communicate with our users through publications, social media, advertising, digital signage, and other methods of communication and publicity.

 

The ideal candidate must have broad knowledge of current trends in higher education and academic libraries and experience in program planning and marketing in an academic library. Other skills and knowledge include: contributions to librarianship through publications, research, and participation in relevant professional associations, and service through University and library committee work.

 

Required:
· Master’s degree in library/information science from an ALA accredited institution or related field or equivalent experience.

  • Minimum 2 years professional experience in library public services or non-profit public relations, public programs, or marketing.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in the areas of assessing library services; web-based branding; public relations principles; and marketing techniques.
    ·Exemplary communication skills, both written and oral. Effective use of social media.
  • Highly developed organizational and leadership skills in a public relations or public services setting. Ability to manage teams of colleagues with whom there is no direct reporting relationship to bring projects to satisfactory and timely completion.
  • Ability to work effectively with and provide service for a diverse academic community.

Applicants should submit the following materials:

 

  1. letter of application
  2. a curriculum vitae or resume
  3. a list of three professional references (names, titles, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses).

 

to: https://jobs.lmu.edu

 

Applications will be reviewed as they come in.

 

Inquiries should be addressed to:

 

Tobeylynn Birch, Associate Dean

William H. Hannon Library

Loyola Marymount University

One LMU Drive, MS 8200

Los Angeles, CA 90045-2659

310/338-3088

Tobeylynn.Birch@lmu.edu


Southern California Institute of Architecture – Assistant Librarian

July 20, 2015

Southern California Institute of Architecture

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Job Title:         Assistant Librarian

Department:    Library

Reports To:     Library Manager

FLSA Status:   Full-Time, Non-exempt

 

The Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) is seeking an Assistant Librarian to be a part of a diverse community of 500 students, 80+ faculty and 50 staff.  SCI-Arc brings together accomplished architectural professionals who encourage creativity, share knowledge, and foster independence by focusing on the individual learning experience.

 

The Assistant Librarian position is a great opportunity for an individual with library experience and a naturally hospitable demeanor. This position is responsible for covering the front desk and assisting all students, faculty, staff and visitors.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Assist patrons with research and locating print and digital resources
  • Check in and check out books and media equipment
  • Manage media equipment circulation and reservations
  • Help the Library Manager to process and catalog new books and magazines
  • Manage student workers
  • Help build up the collection in support of the pedagogy
  • Cover the front desk which includes answering phone inquiries, supporting photocopier, computer workstations and scanning equipment
  • Help maintain a secure, quiet and comfortable environment in the library
  • Shelving material
  • Additional duties as assigned by the Library Manager

 

Qualifications:

  • MLS preferred, but not required
  • 2+ years of experience with library reference or patron assistance
  • Literacy/experience with the Avery Index, and other research databases
  • Knowledge of Architecture or Art required

 

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. We offer a benefits package with medical, dental, vision, 401k and paid time off.

 

SCI-Arc is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

To apply, go to http://www.sciarc.edu/portal/about/employment/assistant_librarian.html and complete the online job application. In addition, please e-mail a cover letter and resume to assistant_librarian@sciarc.edu.


Director of Systems Management & Integration – Sonoma State University

July 17, 2015

Director of Systems Management & Integration

Sonoma State University Library has an opening for the lead library IT role: “Under the general supervision of the Library Dean and in consultation with library faculty and staff, the Director of Systems Management & Integration recommends, guides, and implements strategic priorities for library technology services to fulfill the library’s mission. The Director of Systems Management & Integration is responsible for planning and implementing new library technologies, ensuring the quality of existing technologies, sunsetting obsolete technologies, coordinating with stakeholders such as campus IT, leading system migrations, and participating in CSU-wide technology initiatives. May also direct activities required for achieving these plans.”

Interested? Read on! See: http://csucareers.calstate.edu/Detail.aspx?pid=47321

Review of applications begins August 5, 2015


PART-TIME LIBRARY CONSERVATOR AT THE GRADUATE THEOLOGICAL UNION LIBRARY

July 10, 2015

PART-TIME LIBRARY CONSERVATOR

AT THE GRADUATE THEOLOGICAL UNION LIBRARY

 

Graduate Theological Union Library

The Graduate Theological Union (GTU) is an ecumenical consortium of nine theological graduate schools. The GTU library provides library/information services to the GTU community.

General Summary

The Library Conservator performs conservation and preservation activities in support of the mission of the Graduate Theological Union Library.  The position is 18-19 hours a week.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Manage the conservation and/or preservation of damaged library materials: specify and perform in-house repair of damaged books including reattaching/reinforcing loose bindings, new cases, paper repair, map repair, book sewing, pamphlet and portfolio production.  Coordinate daily conservation workflow, resolve problems, and oversee the dispatch of materials.
  2. Manage monograph and reference binding activities: prepare shipments, process invoices, resolve problems, receive and inventory returned materials. Serve as primary contact with Trappist Abbey Bookbindery and UCB Bookbindery.
  3. Responsible for all thesis processing including: preparation of theses and dissertations for binding; maintaining  documentation of shipments; the creation of brief place-holder records in GRACE; process payments from individual schools; notify individual schools of pick-up deadlines; and resolving problems that might arise with the Trappist Abbey Bookbindery or Pro-quest.
  4. Management of off-site conservation treatments including: selection and measuring of brittle materials for enclosure; selection and preparation of materials for commercial rebinding; preparation of materials for appropriate reformatting processes; maintaining documentation of shipments, etc.
  5. Responsible for the preservation of Rare Books and other materials that are housed with the Special Research Collections including: evaluation for repair; mending; labeling; reshelving; shifting; and housing.
  6. Serve on the Library Disaster Planning and Response Committee.
  7. Monitor the climatic conditions of storage areas at the GTU Library, ABSW, and SFTS.
  8. Participate in the selection, installation, and monitoring of exhibited library materials.
  9. Assist in the management of the storage, exhibition, and preservation of works of art.
  10. Participate in the establishment of policies and procedures involving the handling and shelving of library materials throughout the library.
  11. Maintain statistics relative to conservation or preservation efforts undertaken and exercise stewardship of budget lines that support them.
  12. Maintain necessary supplies.
  13. Other tasks as assigned.

 

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree

 

Required Experience/Skills

  • At least one year of bookbinding experience; library conservation preferred
  • Demonstrated expertise with specialized tools/equipment associated with standard conservation practice
  • Excellent manual dexterity
  • Experience evaluating rare/fragile or valuable material for treatment
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Ability to plan, organize and set priorities
  • Strong proficiency with common office software: word processing, databases and spreadsheets
  • Experience with bibliographic tools used in libraries (Millennium, preferred)
  • Ability to lift and handle 50 lbs.
  • Reading knowledge of one or more European languages desirable

 

Compensation Package

This is an hourly, non-benefitted position.  Compensation depends on experience.

 

Application Process

Candidates should submit a letter of application addressing qualifications, resume, salary requirements, and names/contact information for three professional references via mail or email to:

 

GTU Library Director

Part-time Conservator Search

Graduate Theological Union

2400 Ridge Road

Berkeley, CA  94709

 

E-mail: Caryl Woulfe, cwoulfe@gtu.edu

Application Deadline: August 10, 2015 or until filled.

 

GTU is an Equal Opportunity Employer