Electronic Resources and Periodicals Librarian and Cataloging and Technical Services Librarian – San Diego Mesa College

October 31, 2015

Job Title:             Cataloging and Technical Services Librarian

Job Description:

Under the general direction of the Library Department Chair and supervision of the Dean of Learning Resources and Academic Support, the Librarian will assist in the planning, organization, management, and implementation of various library services and programs as assigned. This is a 12-month position at the Assistant Professor level at San Diego Mesa College. The successful candidate will have primary responsibility for coordinating the activities of cataloging and technical services. Assignments will include, but are not limited to, some of the following activities: cataloging, technical services (including the maintenance of a bibliographic, database and system site administration), reference duty, instruction, collection development, formation of library policy and procedures, direction of paraprofessional staff, and participation in campus-wide committee work.

Closing date: 12/4/15

Further information: https://www.sdccdjobs.com/postings/7210

 

 

Job Title:          Electronic Resources and Periodicals Librarian

Job Description:

Under the general direction of the Library Department Chair and supervision of the Dean of Learning Resources and Academic Support, the Librarian will assist in the planning, organization, management, and implementation of various library services and programs as assigned. This is a 12-month position at the Assistant Professor level at San Diego Mesa College. The successful candidate will have primary responsibility for coordinating the activities of electronic resources and periodicals. Assignments will include, but are not limited to, some of the following activities: coordinating the selection, acquisition, and management of print periodical and electronic resources, including: selecting resources, conducting trials, negotiating prices and licenses, managing budgets, promoting the use of electronic collections, collecting and analyzing usage data, developing the collection policy in concert with the Collection Development Librarian, serving as the library’s internal coordinator regarding the use, creation and dissemination of copyrighted works, providing direction regarding copyright, content and related licensing and permissions, reference duty, instruction, book selection, the formulation of other library policy and procedures, the direction of the paraprofessional staff, and participation in campus and district committee work.

Closing date: 12/4/15

Further information: https://www.sdccdjobs.com/postings/7208


Part-Time Librarian (Pool)

October 31, 2015

Part-Time Librarian (Pool)

West Valley-Mission Community College District

Closing Date:

Definition:

PART -TIME , ASSOCIATE FACULTY POOL

Applications for Part-Time, Associate Faculty pools are continually accepted (unless otherwise specified) by the District and will be added to the application pool for review by hiring authorities on an as-needed basis. Should you be invited for an interview, you will be contacted by a District representative.

Assignment:

This is a part-time position as an Associate Librarian. The duties of associate librarians consist of library-related assignments and other responsibilities which are necessary for the effective and efficient operation of the Library. Duties may include, but not be limited to teaching various assignments including information competency courses, library orientations and library workshops, reference services, and co-developing web-based learning tools. Assignments may require day, evening, weekend and/or online work assignments. The workload for associate librarians shall not exceed a total hour assignment of sixty percent (60%) of a full-time assignment in any week. The assignments are as needed, during Spring, Summer, and/or Fall semesters. This position is represented by the Association of College Educators (ACE ).

Work location: West Valley College, Saratoga, CA OR Mission College, Santa Clara, CA

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is based on a percentage of workload, up to a maximum of 67% of a full-time load. Salary is prorated based on an initial hiring salary range of $20,559-$24,418 per semester; and is based on academic achievement, teaching and related experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Education – Possess any one of the following:

• Master’s degree in library science, or library and information science; OR

• A valid California Community College Instructor’s Credential in Library Science; OR

• The equivalent of the above.

AND

2. Demonstrated ability to effectively work with persons of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds.

Examples of Duties and Responsibilities:

Associate librarians are assigned by the Department Chair, in consultation with the associate member and his/her supervisor, if appropriate. Duties may consist of one or more of the following but other professional librarian duties, that are not listed, may also be assigned:

• Work with students at the reference desk;

• Provide reference assistance for students and staff

• Evaluate, select, and discard print and non-print library materials to keep the library collection current with curriculum;

• Provide bibliographic instruction for students.

• Instructional duties and assignments may consist of one or more of the following:

• Provide instruction for assigned courses. This includes preparation, course activities, evaluation of students’ work, consultation with students outside of class, maintenance of currency in the subjects taught and other efforts related to the teaching of the assigned classes.

• Maintain accurate class and other records conforming with state requirements and stated District and college needs.

• Submit, when due, all necessary reports such as attendance, grade reports, rosters and class schedules.

• Follow course outlines as filed in the appropriate instruction offices.

• Maintain office hours each week, at .5 hours per week per section.

• Observe, support and enforce the regulations, policies and programs of the District and college.

• Provide each student with a written course syllabus at the beginning of the course, as per instructions in the Faculty Handbook.

• Refer students to appropriate college sources for information on counseling and other student services.

• Assist students by providing advice on requirements for successful achievement in the member’s area of expertise.

• Work cooperatively within the college community.

• Foster an environment that protects academic freedom within the college community.

• Foster a positive working environment that is free from harassment, prejudice and/or bias.

• Demonstrate a respect for the dignity of each individual.

For more information on this position and to apply, please visit our website at the following link: http://apptrkr.com/699504

Applicants who, due to a disability, require accommodations to complete the application, testing or interview process, please contact Human Resources at (408) 741–2174 to arrange for assistance.

West Valley-Mission Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Literatures & Digital Humanities Librarian – Library

October 31, 2015

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY

Literatures & Digital Humanities Librarian

Arts & Humanities Division

Hiring Range: Associate Librarian

$53, 116 – $73,126 per annum, based upon qualifications

This is a full-time appointment available starting January 2016.

The University of California, Berkeley seeks a collaborative and service-oriented librarian to support world-class research and teaching through the development of the Library’s research collections and engagement with faculty and students associated with scholarship and practices in English and American Literature, comparative literature, and digital humanities.

The Environment

The UC Berkeley Library is an internationally renowned research and teaching facility at one of the nation’s premier public universities. A highly diverse and intellectually rich environment, Berkeley serves a campus community of 25,500 undergraduate students, 10,300 graduate students, and 1,500 faculty. 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 Library’s Arts & Humanities Division supports core research collections and services located in Doe Library/Gardner MAIN Stacks and four additional library locations in Doe Library — the Art History/Classics Library, Graduate Services, Morrison Library, and South/Southeast Asia Library – as well as The Hargrove Music Library located across campus. With a staff of 14 librarians, 16 library staff, and over 50 student library employees– these libraries are primary service points and provide research-level print and digital collections to support the research and teaching programs related to visual and performing arts, humanities, and international and area studies in a multicultural, global context. Visit http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/ for more information about the UC Berkeley Library.

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Head of the Arts & Humanities Division, the Literatures & Digital Humanities Librarian supports research, teaching, and scholarship by shaping the Library’s rich research collection; developing research tools to facilitate user access to resources in various formats; providing specialized orientations, instructional sessions, and research consultations for faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students; and contributing to reference services for the humanities and social sciences. The incumbent cultivates and sustains connections with faculty, students and staff of key academic departments, programs, and centers, including serving as a resource for emerging technologies, scholarly communication, and research methods to meet the evolving needs of these fields.

Collection development/management includes responsibility for selection, acquisition, access, assessment, and disposition of wide-ranging resources in all formats that are appropriate to the research and teaching needs of the UC Berkeley campus. Through skilled management of collections budgets, including endowments and collaborative purchases, the incumbent guides the development of the core collections and special collections in the disciplines of English and American literature, and comparative literature published in English and supporting North America, the United Kingdom, and other English-speaking nations.

In the area of digital humanities, the incumbent will be a leader, change agent, and expert resource for subject librarians and special collections curators involved in facilitating faculty and student digital humanities projects. In addition, the selected candidate will create and coordinate educational programing for library staff focused on digital arts and humanities issues and projects. Working with a network of subject specialists and other relevant staff, s/he will conduct regular environmental scans of the campus environment to identify emerging trends and scholarly digital projects; and participate in campus digital humanities groups and departments that support emerging digital humanities scholarship.

In order to effectively enhance access and support interdisciplinary research, the incumbent partners with other campus colleagues specializing in social sciences, humanities, area studies, international documents, and digitization, as well as with the California Digital Library and the Center for Research Libraries. UC Berkeley librarians and academic staff are expected to participate in library-wide planning and governance, and work effectively in a shared decision-making environment.

Advancement is partially based upon professional contributions beyond the primary assignment; the successful candidate will show evidence or promise of such contributions to the Library, campus, UC System, and profession.

Qualifications

Minimum Basic Qualification at time of application:

• American Library Association-accredited Master’s degree or equivalent degree

Additional Required Qualifications by start date of position:

• Experience participating in collection development in an academic or research library

• Experience providing reference and/or instructional services related to humanities, social sciences, and/or area studies in an academic or research library environment

• Working experience with digital humanities research tools and approaches related to the discipline of literature (e.g. text mining, text analysis, electronic literature)

• Demonstrated commitment to providing highly responsive public service, and ability to work effectively with diverse staff and campus user communities

• Demonstrated understanding of the information needs of researchers studying topics in humanities, English and American literature, comparative literature, and scholarship in the digital humanities

• Knowledge of scholarly communication issues and trends within the English and American literature, and comparative literature disciplines and practice

• Excellent analytical, organizational, problem solving, interpersonal, and communication skills

• Capacity to thrive in a dynamic environment, respond effectively to shifting needs and priorities of library constituents, and afford a willingness to be flexible with liaison and selector assignments as assigned

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

• Advanced degree in a related field (such as English literature, American literature, comparative literature, or other humanities focus)

• Experience developing innovative services to enhance research and/or teaching

• Experience engaging in collaborative projects and programs at the local, regional, national, and/or international level

• Experience with grant writing and fundraising

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, vacation leave, sick leave, and all other benefits granted 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.

This recruitment will remain open until filled.

Submit applications online at http://apptrkr.com/697336.

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, sexual orientation, gender identify, 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

Phone: 510-642-3778

Email: librec@library.berkeley.edu


Reference and Instruction Librarian (part-time, temporary)

October 27, 2015

 

The University of California, Irvine Libraries seeks an enthusiastic and user-oriented Reference and Instruction Librarian for a 40%, temporary appointment lasting a minimum of two years from the date of hire with the possibility of renewal for one additional year.

Qualified early career librarians and candidates from diverse backgrounds and life experiences are encouraged to apply. The UCI Libraries is committed to recruiting a diverse workforce and advancing UCI’s Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.
Responsibilities

The core responsibilities of the position are:

• Provide general reference service at the reference desk and participate in virtual reference services.
• Provide in-depth research consultations to students in lower division writing courses, as well as consultations in other subject areas, as appropriate.
• Teach information literacy workshops for the lower division writing courses, including Writing 39C and Humanities Core.
• Assist in creating, maintaining, and updating libguides that promote and explain the use of library resources for a variety of audiences, including, but not limited to, students in lower-division writing courses.
• Work on special projects as needed.

The successful candidate may assist on projects assessing the Libraries’ reference and instructional programs, and will have the opportunity to participate actively and collaboratively on library committees, task forces, and project teams. Opportunities will be provided to engage in professional development including activity in professional organizations, university and public service, and research and creative activity as appropriate.

The position will report to the Head of the Reference Department and will participate in instruction activities under the direction of the Head of Education and Outreach.

Qualifications

Required

• Graduate degree in library science from an ALA-accredited institution or an equivalent combination of relevant advanced degree and library experience.
• Ability to present information effectively to a group.
• Ability to provide excellent reference service in all formats for students and faculty in an academic library.
• Facility in designing and organizing web-based research guides.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
• Ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively and to promote teamwork, diversity, equality, and inclusiveness within UCI Libraries and the campus.
• Commitment to user-centered library services.

Preferred

• Experience providing instruction in an academic library.
• Experience teaching in a library or college setting.
• Experience providing in-person and online reference service in an academic library.
• Experience creating web-based research guides.

The UCI Libraries

The UCI Libraries are committed to innovation and excellence. The Libraries consist of the Langson Library, the Ayala Science Library, the Library Gateway Study Center, and the Grunigen Medical Library. These buildings contain over 3,600 public seats for study and research and provide more than 600 public access computers. The UCI Libraries have a staff of approximately 140 FTE plus approximately 30 student assistant FTE. The library collection consists of over 3.4 million volumes and over 137,000 journals and serial titles and an aggressively expanding electronic resources collection. The UCI Libraries are a member of the: Association of Research Libraries (ARL), California Digital Library (CDL), HathiTrust Digital Library, Center for Research Libraries (CRL), Coalition of Networked Information (CNI), Digital Library Federation (DLF), Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR), Scholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC), Pacific Rim Digital Library Alliance (PRDLA), and International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA).

University of California, Irvine

The University of California, Irvine, is nestled in over 1,500 acres of coastal foothills, five miles from the Pacific Ocean, between San Diego and Los Angeles. Founded in 1965, UCI has more than 28,000 undergraduate and graduate students and about 1,100 faculty. Nearly 67% of UCI students identify themselves as Asian American, African American, Chicano/Latino, or Native American. The University offers graduate degrees in more than 100 academic disciplines and interdisciplinary programs in addition to the M.D. and J.D. UCI’s academic programs are ranked nationally among the top universities; several doctoral programs are ranked in the top ten.

Salary: This is a temporary 40% appointment for two years from the date of hire and a possibility of renewal for one additional year. Appointment will be at the Assistant Librarian rank with a salary of $1,590 per month.

Deadline for Applications: Applications received by November 30, 2015 will receive first consideration, but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

To Apply: Qualified applicants who wish to be considered for this position should submit the information requested: cover letter; complete résumé; a statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion; and a list of three references (names and contact information only) via UCI Recruit at: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF03180.

Upon application, candidates should be in possession of proof of their legal right to employment in the U.S. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, verification of legal right to work will be required between the time of final selection and hiring, and is absolutely essential in ultimately being hired.

This position description is listed on the UCI Libraries website at http://www.lib.uci.edu/about/jobs/librarian-vacancies.html with links to additional websites featuring campus and community information.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.


Electronic Collections and Metadata Coordinator – San Francisco State University

October 26, 2015

Electronic Collections and Metadata Coordinator
Search #50-15

The J. Paul Leonard Library at San Francisco State University seeks applicants for a tenure track Senior Assistant or Associate Librarian position to fulfill a combination of responsibilities, primarily in technical services, with an emphasis on coordinating access to and control of electronic collections and the management of metadata beginning January 2016. Complete job description available at: http://library.sfsu.edu/about/jobs/Electronic%20Collections%20and%20Metadata%20Coordinator-PDF%20File.pdf

SF State serves a diverse student body with a mission to promote scholarship, diversity, instructional excellence and intellectual accomplishment. Faculty are expected to be effective teachers, demonstrate professional achievement and growth through research, publications, and/or creative activities, and engage in service to the campus and community. Salary and academic rank commensurate with qualifications and experience. Application review begins October 31, 2015, continues until filled. Send letter of interest, CV, names and contact information of three references (Letters of recommendation upon request at a later date) to:

Elizabeth Detrich, Personnel Coordinator
J. Paul Leonard Library
San Francisco State University
1630 Holloway Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132-4030
edetrich@sfsu.edu


Public Affairs / Communication Specialist II – Cal Poly San Luis Opispo

October 26, 2015

Public Affairs / Communication Specialist II

 

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.

Under the general direction of the Associate Dean for Academic Services and in coordination with the Dean of Library Services and with library directors, faculty, and staff, the incumbent delivers the library’s message through traditional and digital communication channels and ensures that the institutional voice is consistent. The incumbent provides strong and creative writing and editing for communications that include campus announcements, press releases, newsletters, annual reports, brochures, video scripts, social media, and presentations. In addition the incumbent provides writing support and coordination for online public communications and marketing on behalf of the CSU Council of Library Deans, under the direction of the Dean of Library Services.

With guidance by the library’s web design and UX manager, and with the support of a strong graphics, media, and programming team, the incumbent is critical to delivering the library’s message across all digital channels and contributing to a superior online user experience.

The incumbent also coordinates budgeting and production for communications initiatives and activities; regularly and continuously assesses the impact of library communication and marketing strategies for library special events, news, and ongoing or new programs and services; and provides lead work direction for student assistants.

 

Salary Range: $3,515-$5,538 per month. (Anticipated hiring range $3,515-$3,866)
Cal Poly is a major employer in the San Luis Obispo area, and encourages work-life balance and lifelong learning. A generous benefits package, valued at greater than 50% of staff salary, includes a retirement plan; medical, dental and vision plans; training opportunities; and eligibility each term for the employee or a dependent to waive certain tuition fees at any CSU.

Required qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate information in a clear and understandable manner, both verbally and in writing, including thorough knowledge of English grammar, spelling and punctuation, and excellent proofreading skills.
  • Strong story development and journalistic writing skills, as well as advanced editorial skills. Knowledge of interview techniques and the ability to define and deliver messages.
  • Thorough knowledge of web and other digital communication techniques, vehicles and formats. Ability to effectively use web technology to achieve communication goals.
  • Working knowledge of common software packages used to create and maintain content in electronic and print media, and excellent computer skills and proficiency with a variety of computer and web-based applications including word-processing, spreadsheets, databases, social media, desktop publishing and design applications, as well as online calendaring and email.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, design and produce electronic and print media, including publications and other marketing and communications materials.
  • Working knowledge of and ability to apply standard theories, practices, principles and techniques related to communications, public affairs, media, marketing and strategies necessary to promote and advance the library.
  • Thorough knowledge of and ability to effectively use media outlets, including planning media coverage and media publicity campaigns.
  • Ability to analyze and select pertinent facts and integrate them into communication vehicles, and to apply appropriate statistical techniques and methods to research.
  • Working knowledge of applicable laws pertaining to written and electronic materials, confidentiality and news media, including libel/slander, copyright, and privacy laws.
  • Ability to present information that meets the requirements of the media and publications involved and that is designed for audiences of varying interests.
  • Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to develop and track project timelines, adapt to changing information and needs, coordinate multiple assignments, establish priorities and meet multiple deadlines.
  • Ability to initiate, establish, and foster communication and teamwork by maintaining a positive, cooperative, productive work atmosphere and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within a diverse population.
  • Excellent networking and interpersonal skills, including strong public speaking, listening and interpretive skills; the ability to reconcile competing interests, and deal positively with unexpected developments and diverse perspectives.
  • Ability to recruit, hire, train, motivate and evaluate student staff.
  • Ability to interpret, communicate and apply policies and procedures.

Preferred qualifications

  • Demonstrated skills in an institutional/educational environment utilizing a customer-oriented and service-centered attitude.
  • Graduate degree in library and information science, education, design, media studies, communications, or a related field.
  • Familiarity with all stages of video production, including scripting, storyboarding, filming and post-production.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Experience in library or higher education environments.

How to apply

To apply, visit WWW.CALPOLYJOBS.ORG to complete the required online staff application and apply to requisition #103857. Applicants will have the option of attaching a Cover Letter, Resume and three Letters of Recommendation via the online employment system.
*Requirement: Using the ‘other’ attachment option, please provide a writing sample. This can include grant applications, marketing material, exhibition catalogs, etc.*

 

Link to CP Jobs
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.

About Kennedy Library
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.

Kennedy Library’s ten librarians, 35 staff, and over 120 student assistants work with campus partners to deliver services focused on Cal Poly’s commitments to research, learning, collaboration and innovation. The library maintains a digital showcase for Cal Poly student and faculty work (DigitalCommons@Cal Poly); provides popular learning spaces featuring a library café on the second floor; and is home to a Data Studio where students learn GIS, statistics, and data visualization skills. In 2012 the library launched the Initiative for Digital IDEAS (Innovations in Digital Expression, Access, and Scholarship). The library’s active series of informal learning programs embraces and exemplifies Cal Poly’s Learn by Doing practice. The library also partners with student and faculty success programs in both Academic Affairs and Student Affairs.

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.

About SLO


City College of San Francisco – Dean of Library and Learning Resources

October 26, 2015
0150196
Dean of Library and Learning Resources (Office of the Vice Chancellor Academic Affairs)
10-14-2015
11-16-2015
Administrative
Administrative – Dean
Academic Administrator
Immediately Upon Appointment
12 month appointment (228 days per academic year)
The salary range for the position is competitive and based on related experience.
Choice of several health plans, plus $50,000 Group Life Insurance, Prescription Drug Plan, and Dental Care Plan.

Retirement System: STRS

Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs
Anna Davies, Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs
(415)239-3321
adavies@ccsf.edu
City College of San Francisco:
The college community of board members, administrators, faculty, staff, students, and key community leaders are working diligently to ensure CCSF meets the accrediting standards. San Francisco voters overwhelmingly approved a property tax initiative to provide additional funds ($14 million) annually between 2013 and 2021. The College is very proud of its accomplishments, providing nationally recognized programs, offering a comprehensive curriculum and support services, garnering numerous local, state, and national grants to provide open doors, open minds, and open arms to help transform students’ lives. Through a revised participatory governance structure, all constituent groups have opportunity and a voice in college governance affairs. Student success continues to be at the forefront as CCSF undergoes major change to ensure its institutional effectiveness.Position Description:
The Dean of Library and Learning Resources reports to the Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs, works collaboratively with other instructional administrators, and is responsible for the leadership, planning, direction, coordination, supervision, and evaluation of the following areas in the Academic Affairs Division: Library and Learning Resources, Educational Technology, and Faculty Support Services. The Dean of Library and Learning Resources serves as a resource for the School and Educational Center Deans and instructional departments and programs. The Dean of Library and Learning Resources is responsible for District-wide administration of Library Services and Plans, and oversees all Library staff and operations, as well as learning resources related to English, mathematics, language acquisition, and other areas. The Dean serves as a member of the Academic Affairs Division and collaborates within appropriate divisions of the College to create systematic change that fosters a College culture supportive of students in achieving their goals, including transfer and achievement of certificates and degrees.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Provide administrative leadership, coordination, supervision, and responsibility for the Ocean Campus and educational center libraries: Rosenberg, Alice Statler, Downtown Center, Chinatown/North Beach Center, John Adams Center, Southeast Center, Mission Center, and the Teachers’ Resource Center.2. Coordinate the College’s Educational Technology department to provide educational programs and services that promote successful learning and student achievement and provide faculty training in the use of educational technologies and learning in face-to-face classrooms and via distance education.

3. Plan, implement, and evaluate activities to ensure that academic support services are regularly assessed for evidence of student achievement and learning, particularly with regard to student learning outcomes assessment and accreditation standards.

4. Supervise, evaluate, and manage assigned department chairs.

5. Lead processes related to the printing and distribution of the Fall, Spring, and Summer time schedules and the College Catalog.

6. Coordinate the efforts of the Library and Learning Resources faculty and staff and work with the Educational Center Deans to plan, implement, and monitor the equity of Library and Learning Resource services District-wide.

7. Ensure that all libraries and assigned areas of responsibility meet requirements for all college planning and evaluation activities, including but not limited to program review, accreditation, resources, accounting, student learning outcomes and assessment.

8. Serve as the liaison between the Library and Learning Resources and the instructional programs, and as the primary contact on Library and Learning Resources for local, state, and federal agencies.

9. Interpret and ensure compliance with applicable laws, rules, regulations and requirements, and relevant College policies and procedures.

10. Remain current in the latest technologies in the library and educational technology fields; anticipate and plan for acquisition, implementation, and staff training of relevant technologies.

11. Maintain an understanding of current and emerging technologies, ideas, research, and practices related to the areas of responsibility through continued study and participation in professional organizations, workshops, and conferences.

12. Provide administrative oversight of the ongoing planning, budget, expenditures, and operations for the following areas: Library and Learning Resources, Educational Technology, and Faculty Support Services.

13. Meet regularly with library staff and with program advisory committees, and review and evaluate Library and Learning Resources curriculum.

14. Oversee the hiring of and provide leadership, administrative direction, and supervision to the classified staff in the following areas: Library and Learning Resources, Educational Technology, and Faculty Support Services. Delegate and review assignments and projects and establish clear expectations for effective performance and evaluation of work products and results.

15. Plan, research, write, coordinate, and continuously review grant proposals, including categorical grants, as well as foundation and other funding sources related to the areas of supervision.

16. Supervise, manage, evaluate, review, and monitor scheduling of assigned faculty.

17. Recommend and support professional development activities for academic and classified staff.

18. Supervise the professional conduct of staff and promote a work culture of cooperation, mutual support, and optimal student service; cooperate with the Employee Relations Office in resolving personnel disciplinary matters and serves as the administrative grievance officer on personnel disciplinary matters as applicable.

19. Participate collegially on Participatory Governance committees, and chair ad hoc committees as commissioned by the Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs.

20. Represent the College in local, regional, and national groups, organizations, K-12 schools, and post-secondary institutions.

21. Attend Board of Trustees’ meetings; make presentations and submit reports and action items related to areas of responsibility.

22. Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs.

Minimum Requirements:

1. An earned Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university and one year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience related to the administrative assignment.

2. Sensitivity to, and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of students and employees.

3. Equivalent of three (3) years of full-time teaching, student services, librarian or professional managerial experience in an accredited academic institution, public, private, or community based agency.

[If you would like to claim equivalency, the Administrative Equivalency Application Form is available on the left side margin. This form will be considered as part of the application materials and must be submitted on or before the filing deadline as indicated on this job posting.]

Desirable Qualifications:
1. Strong skills in verbal and written communication, organizational management and strategic planning.2. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

3. Three (3) years of library administrative experience which includes significant responsibility for budget planning, preferably in a library.

4. Demonstrated supervision and management experience in evaluating, mentoring, training employees, and professional development of staff.

5. Demonstrated significant knowledge of library resources, learning resources, and distance education and operations.

6. Demonstrated ability to work with other departments, operational units, and outside agencies.

7. Demonstrated knowledge of curriculum approval processes and course requirements, as well as academic program articulations.

8. Successful experience in current and emerging technologies related to the Instructional environment.

9. Evidence of commitment to student success and a vision of learning-centered institution and community.

10. Successful experience with data-driven strategic planning and decision-making, accreditation, and student learning outcomes.

11. Successful experience teaching in an online environment.

Application Procedure:

To apply for this posting, start by completing an online Application for Administrative Position at http://jobs.ccsf.edu. To be considered a candidate for this posting, the following materials must be submitted and received by the Human Resources Department on or before 4:00 p.m. of the posting filing deadline. Substitution of required document(s) is not permitted.

Applicant: Please do not send any application materials to other departments. The Human Resources Department is not responsible for any documents addressed and/or sent to other departments.

1. A detailed letter expressing interest in the position, indicating specifically how the minimum qualifications and as many as possible of the desirable qualifications will be fulfilled. Minimum and desirable qualifications are listed in this posting. The letter should also address the applicant’s background and skills in the areas stated in the Examples of Duties.

2. A current resume summarizing educational and administrative background and experience.

3. A City College of San Francisco Electronic Administrative Position Application completed in full and applied to this specific posting online. The statement “See Resume” is not acceptable.

4. 4. A list of references with names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of five (5) references that include: faculty, classified and/or support staff, an administrator, a supervisor, and a colleague of managerial, supervisory ranking. (If you are among the final candidates, references will be contacted. The District may also contact other references not on your list, only if you are among the final candidates.)

5. Copies of transcripts verifying the degrees and majors as listed on applicant’s CCSF Application Form; official transcripts and actual verification of work experience will be required at a later date. [NOTE: Degrees and majors must be posted on transcripts to be considered in the application process. Foreign degree(s) must be evaluated before an application can be processed. Foreign Degree Evaluation sources information is located on the left side margin.]

6. Diversity Statement: Separate from your letter of interest, submit a concise response to relate several of your experiences or your involvement in circumstances or environments which strongly affected your understanding of and ability to function in a diverse community comprised of students and colleagues from varying academic, socioeconomic, cultural, sexual orientations, disabilities, and ethnicities.

Applicants bear the sole responsibility for ensuring that all application materials are complete when submitted and are received by the Human Resources Department by 4:00 p.m. on the posting filing deadline. Postmarks will not be honored. Emails are not acceptable. Incomplete application packages will not be considered. All materials become the property of the City College of San Francisco, and will not be returned. Application files for this posting will not be considered for other postings.

For additional assistance, please call Human Resources Department at (415) 241-2246.

Applicants who require a reasonable accommodation to participate in this hiring process should contact the District ADA Coordinator at (415) 452-5053 to make the necessary arrangements. Please be aware that verification of a covered disability under the ADA may be required.
Applicants who meet all minimum qualifications and have all required application documents in the CCSF Human Resources Department on or before the filing deadline will be included in the initial review processes to be conducted by the Search Committee. A reasonable number of applicants who are judged by the Committee as best matching the requirements of the position will be invited for a personal interview (1st level) with the Search Committee. A 2nd level process will occur for final candidates (interview with the Chancellor and at the Chancellor’s discretion, other appropriate parties).

Employees must satisfy all the pre-employment requirements for a CCSF Release to Work Authorization Certificate prior to appointment which include, but are not limited to, tuberculosis clearance (EC 87408.6), fingerprinting processing, and verification of their legal right to work in the United States.

City College of San Francisco reserves the right at its sole discretion to modify or to rescind this job posting at any time without prior notice.

All appointments are conditional until approved by the Board of Trustees, San Francisco Community College District.

It is the policy of the City College of San Francisco to provide all persons with equal employment and educational opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, religion, age, gender, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, disability or AIDS/HIV status, medical conditions, gender identity, or status as a Vietnam-Era veteran. These categories specifically include status as a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning person in any District program or activity. For further information, contact the CCSF Title 5/EEO/Compliance Office at (415) 452-5053.

El Camino College – Director Learning Resources

October 26, 2015
El Camino College
Director Learning Resources

Req: A1415-061  (Reannouncement)
Posting Close Date: 11/16/2015
 
Complete job description and application available online at: https://elcamino.igreentree.com/css_academic

 

JOB DESCRIPTION 
BASIC FUNCTION
Under the direction of the Vice President-Academic Affairs, provide leadership and oversight of the operations of Library Services, Media Services, the Distance Education program, the Library Media Technology Center, and the Learning Resources Center. Coordinate the activities of personnel involved in these areas.

 

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES
Manage and coordinate Library/Learning Resources programs, facilities and operations.
Provide direction for the College’s learning resources and academic support programs in library services, instructional technology, distance learning, information competency/literacy, and media services.
Provide leadership for program development and coordinate programs and services to meet the needs of the college community.
Supervise diverse faculty and staff in the development and maintenance of programs and services.
Work effectively with faculty, staff, and administrators in a participatory governance environment to accomplish the mission and goals of the College.
Set priorities for various resource needs, provide program analyses and participate in strategic and long-range planning for the District. Establish annual objectives and plans.
Recommend and participate in the development of policy, as necessary, for the District to implement, evaluate, augment, and respond to outreach and non-traditional programs and services and needs.
Directly interact with students, faculty, staff, administrators, and advisory councils or groups.
Work closely with applicable stakeholders in developing proposals for grants and contract support.
Organize committees for hiring and ensure compliance with District personnel policies, procedures, and practices for the employment of faculty, classified staff, student workers and short term, temporary and substitute employees.
Supervise and evaluate faculty and staff.
Manage personnel issues and adjudicate faculty, staff, and student concerns.
Provide leadership in developing the area’s budget. 
Manage financial resources consistent with College policy and sound financial management principles.
Maintain currency of knowledge of legal requirements and academic regulations that impact department programs, operations and services.
Recommend changes to maintain relevance of programs to meet the educational needs of students and the community.
Perform assigned program management responsibilities. 
Direct and coordinate the introduction of new technologies. 
Perform related duties as assigned.
 
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS 
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Understand and practice the principles of administration, supervision and budgeting within a Library and Learning Resources environment.
Plan and organize work.
Assess and evaluate programs and personnel.
Communicate effective orally and in writing.
Work cooperatively with others.
Lead and direct the work of others.
Develop consensus among a diverse range of interests and maintain effective working relationships.
Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
 
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Requires a Master’s degree or equivalent* in one of the following fields: Library Science, Library and Information Science, Educational Technology, or Instructional Technology. Candidates should also have three full-time years of post-secondary leadership experience or equivalent in one or more of the following areas: library services, educational technology, media support, distance education, or academic support programs. 

 

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS
One year of teaching experience at the community college level. 
Experience in managing multi-department budgets.
Knowledge of computer and web based technologies relevant to Library/Learning Resources.
Must be sensitive to and have an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic backgrounds of students, and of persons with disabilities.

 

*Equivalency to be determined using the California Community Colleges Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators in CCC as referenced in Title V, Section 53407.

  

SALARY RANGE: $107,559 – $124,705 
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Full-time, twelve-month administrative contracted position. Excellent fringe benefits including eight 32-hour work weeks during the summer. Candidates selected for employment must agree to be fingerprinted, provide current tuberculosis test results, provide proof of eligibility for employment in the United States, and present a valid Social Security card upon hire.
 
TO APPLY
Applicants must submit the following documents by the closing date: 
2) Cover letter describing how applicant meets each of the required and desired qualifications listed in the job announcement. 
3) Resume including educational background, professional experience, and related personal development and accomplishments. 
4) Pertinent transcripts (only in pdf format) as stated in the required qualifications. (Unofficial computer-generated academic records/transcripts must include the name of the institution and degrees awarded to be acceptable.) Multiple page transcripts must be loaded as ONE pdf document.
Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States of America require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA.  
5) Evidence of a valid community college credential, if applicant holds one. 
Please Note: Documents submitted or uploaded for a previous position cannot be reused for other positions. You must submit the required documents for each position you apply for by the closing date. Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application. Applications with an incomplete status will not receive consideration. You may check the status of your application online. 
If you need assistance you may call 310-660-3593 Ext. 3474 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday.
The college will be closed on Friday’s, June 12 through July 31, 2015, and July 6, 2015. 
 
Compensation and Benefit Highlights
Health, Life, Dental and Vision Insurance
The College provides a diversified insured benefit program for all full-time employees including medical, dental, vision and life insurance. Dependent medical, dental and vision insurance is available toward which both the College and the employee contribute. 
Sick Leave and Disability
Paid sick leave is granted equal to one day for each month of service. Sick leave may be accumulated indefinitely. Rather than State Disability Insurance, limited sick leave benefits are available for days beyond the earned sick leave days and are paid at fifty percent. 
Retirement
Full-time employees contribute a percentage of their regular salary to either the State Teachers Retirement System (STRS) or to the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) and social Security. Upon termination, STRS or PERS retirement contributions may be withdrawn in full, plus accumulated interest. Various benefit options are available for employees upon retirement. 

 


Cataloging and Metadata Assistant – Chapman University Law Library

October 22, 2015

Title: Cataloging and Metadata Assistant

Department: Chapman University Law Library

Job No.: 153-15 (http://webfarm.chapman.edu/hr/joblisting/details.aspx?job=153-15)

Full/Part Time: Full Time
Schedule: 8AM – 5PM, Monday-Friday
Salary: Commensurate with experience plus benefits.

 

About The University

 

Chapman University, located in historic Old Towne Orange, California, provides a stunning setting for the School of Law, ranked among the top ten law schools for “Best Quality of Life” by the Princeton Review since 2005. Chapman University was founded in 1861 and the law school was established in 1995. In its first twenty years the Dale E. Fowler School of Law has grown into a well-recognized law school with excellent students, a talented and dedicated faculty, a cohesive university environment, state of the art physical facilities, and the second largest reported gift to an American law school. Chapman is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA), a member of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) and is in the “Top Schools” category of U.S. News and World Report’s annual rankings.

 

The law library occupies one full wing of the law school building. Owning over 300,000 volumes in print and microfiche and more than 200,000 electronic titles, the law library is well equipped to support students through the law school experience. Serving students, faculty, and staff in the University community and legal professionals in the Orange County area, the Law Library is a team of collaborative, forward-thinking colleagues dedicated to providing excellent service in a rapidly evolving information environment.

 

Chapman University is an equal opportunity employer.  It does not discriminate against qualified employees or applicants  based on race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable state or federal law.  Equal employment opportunity will be extended to all persons in all terms and conditions of employment.

 

Position Information

 

The Chapman University Law Library is currently seeking nominations and applications for an energetic and innovative professional to fill the Cataloging and Metadata Assistant position within the Technical Services department. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, technologically savvy, committed to problem-solving, and able to contribute innovative ideas to cataloging and database quality control projects and workflows.

 

Under the supervision of the Collection Management Librarian, the Cataloging and Metadata Assistant is responsible for copy cataloging and metadata creation for materials in all formats in the law library collection, loading and correcting MARC bibliographic records for e-resource packages, routine bibliographic and authority record maintenance in the ILS, withdrawing materials from the print collection, and keeping cataloging statistics. Additional duties include: shelf-listing, loose-leaf filing, assisting in training and supervising student workers, creating and updating procedural documentation, and working on special projects as assigned.

 

Required Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum two years of experience in cataloging/metadata creation.
  • Skill in reading, interpreting, and editing MARC bibliographic records.
  • Experience working with the staff modules of an integrated library system.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to learn new technologies, tools, processes, and workflows.
  • Ability to take direction, follow established procedures and directions, and maintain a positive attitude.
  • Ability to think and work in an organized and effective manner in an environment with multiple concurrent projects and tasks.

Desired Qualifications

 

  • Experience with the Innovative Sierra ILS.
  • Working knowledge of the AACR2 and RDA cataloging standards.
  • Knowledge of Library of Congress Subject Headings and Classification Web.
  • Working knowledge of the Library of Congress Classification system.
  • Experience using cataloging tools such as OCLC Connexion.
  • Experience understanding and cataloging legal materials.

 

 

To apply, please submit a resume/cover letter, salary history, and application at http://www.chapman.edu/jobs


Science Librarian – California State University Fullerton Pollak Library

October 19, 2015

PAULINA JUNE & GEORGE POLLAK LIBRARY
DEPARTMENT OF TECHNICAL SERVICES

 

Science Librarian

Tenure-Track

 

California State University Fullerton Pollak Library is seeking an energetic librarian who is innovative, technologically adept and service oriented, with a background in the life sciences or physical sciences.

Position

The Science Librarian serves as library liaison and subject consultant to the College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics and participates in reference, instruction and outreach services for CSUF undergraduates, graduates, faculty and staff.

 

The successful candidate will:

  • Participate in the Library’s extensive instruction program, planning, teaching, and assessing faculty-requested library instruction sessions.
  • Provide reference and research assistance to the campus community in person and via virtual reference.
  • Work with the Collections and Processing Unit to identify and select materials in subject areas, including science-related government information, develop accreditation reports, and monitor the approval plan.
  • Create and maintain online science-related instructional materials and content for the library website.

 

Positive tenure and promotion decisions require taking part in scholarly and professional activities and serving 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.
  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in Biology or Chemistry (or equivalent training and experience).
  • Current experience in developing and teaching effective information literacy based library instruction sessions.
  • Current experience in providing reference services and knowledge of academic databases
  • Evidence of scholarly/professional activities (or interest/efforts toward such activities).
  • Effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability and willingness to work in a team environment and on projects within other units of the library.
  • Ability to work effectively and collegially with a wide and culturally diverse range of students, staff, faculty, and community.
  • Availability to work some weeknights and weekends.
  • A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU.  Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

 

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of current and emerging technologies.
  • Knowledge of current practice in scholarly communication in the sciences

 

Rank & Salary

This is a tenure track position and will be at the rank of either Senior Assistant Librarian or Associate Librarian. Salary is competitive and commensurate with 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. For a detailed description of benefits, go to http://hr.fullerton.edu/payroll_benefits/HealthCarePlans.asp

 

Appointment Date

January 4, 2016

Application Procedure
A complete online application must be submitted in order to receive consideration. To apply, please go to: https://apps.fullerton.edu/facultyrecruitment  to view all job listings and select 8342BR to begin the application process and provide the following materials:

  1. Letter of interest (relating your experience to the required qualifications) addressed to Dr. Scott Hewitt, PhD, Interim University Librarian
  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.

For questions about the position, please call: (657) 278-8254 or email trishcampbell@fullerton.edu

Application Deadline
For full consideration, all application materials must be received by November 13, 2015. Applications will continue to be accepted until recommendations for appointments are made.

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 diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. EEO employer. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.