Tenure-track Librarian for Undergraduate Engagement – CSU Chico

June 29, 2016

Recruitment Number: FA0059

For more information and to apply, please use the following URL: https://jobs.csuchico.edu/postings/3693

 

Application review begins on July 18th and continue until the position is filled.

The Meriam Library is seeking an Undergraduate Experience/User Engagement Librarian to make a significant contribution to the library and to the teaching and learning environment at CSU, Chico. The Undergraduate Engagement Librarian will coordinate the first year instruction program and provide information literacy instruction to undergraduate students in a variety of disciplines. The successful candidate will have a passion for teaching and be excited about providing instruction to lower-division undergraduates.

This position will develop and coordinate library initiatives aimed at improving new student academic success at the university and will collaborate with other campus academic and student services units. This position will investigate, recommend, and develop library programs related to student engagement, academic engagement and orientation for undergraduate students, with an emphasis on the information literacy skill-building of beginning, continuing, and transfer students. This assignment will include reference service and collection or liaison duties in a designated subject area.

The Meriam Library supports a comprehensive university curriculum at the Master’s degree level and emphasizes active engagement and outreach with faculty and students. The Library is a unit of Academic Affairs. Further information about the Meriam Library is available on our website

Detailed information about the University is available here . As a university that educates students of various ethnic and cultural backgrounds, we value a diverse faculty and staff. CSU, Chico welcomes applicants who are knowledgeable about and interested in working within a cross-cultural learning environment. We also welcome those who share a passion and commitment to the University’s 6th Strategic Priority that focuses on sustainability, stewardship, and the environment.


Tenure-track Librarian for Metadata and Cataloging – CSU Chico

June 29, 2016

Recruitment Number: FA0060

For more information and to apply, please use the following URL: https://jobs.csuchico.edu/postings/3709

 

Application review begins on August 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

The Meriam Library is seeking a Metadata and Cataloging Librarian to serve as the library’s lead on metadata creation and original cataloging at CSU, Chico. This position will provide expertise in cataloging and metadata creation for digital collections. The successful candidate will have a passion for developing new programs, creating metadata schema, and collaborating in the creation of digital collections at CSU, Chico.

This position will enhance resource discovery and improve access to collections by implementing and supporting metadata strategies associated with digital scholarship and collections. The Metadata and Cataloging Librarian maintains awareness of and engagement with the national and international trends and developments in cataloging and metadata standards, bibliographic and authority control, and knowledge management. This position currently oversees two assistant cataloging positions and is part of the Collection Management and Acquisitions Unit. The incumbent works closely with staff and librarians and participates in library committees, task forces, special projects related to metadata and cataloging and is involved in the California State University (CSU) system-wide initiatives. Position is contingent on funding.

The Meriam Library supports a comprehensive university curriculum at the Master’s degree level and emphasizes active engagement and outreach with faculty and students. The Library is a unit of Academic Affairs. Further information about the Meriam Library is available on our website

Detailed information about the University is available here . As a university that educates students of various ethnic and cultural backgrounds, we value a diverse faculty and staff. CSU, Chico welcomes applicants who are knowledgeable about and interested in working within a cross-cultural learning environment. We also welcome those who share a passion and commitment to the University’s 6th Strategic Priority that focuses on sustainability, stewardship, and the environment.


E-Resources and Cataloging Assistant (Library Services Specialist III) – California State University, Chico

June 22, 2016

The Meriam Library at California State University, Chico invites applications for the position of E-Resources and Cataloging Assistant (Library Services Specialist III).

Working independently, under general supervision the E-Resource and Cataloging Assistant performs specialized technical and paraprofessional duties in support of library services. Incumbent will perform copy cataloging of library materials, such as monographs, serials, periodicals, on-line journals, music scores, electronic-based materials, media, and other print and non-print materials, and conduct database maintenance to ensure the integration and accessibility of Meriam Library’s electronic resources. Responsibilities include maintaining integrity of data contained in the integrated Library System as it pertains to electronic resources, monitoring and maintaining the library’s journal linker, and oversight of the library’s LOCKSS instance. Additionally, incumbent will assist with policy development, including procedural guidelines, and complete special projects related to electronic resources and cataloging.

 

California State University, Chico is located in northern California and has an FTE of 16,000. Detailed information is available at http://www.csuchico.edu/pa/chico-facts.shtml. As a university that educates students of various ethnic and cultural backgrounds, we value a diverse faculty and staff. CSU, Chico welcomes applicants who are knowledgeable about and interested in working within a cross-cultural learning environment. We also welcome those who share a passion and commitment to the University’s 6th Strategic Priority that focuses on sustainability, stewardship, and the environment – see http://www.csuchico.edu/sustainability/index.shtml.


California State University, East Bay – Part-Time Instruction Librarian Pool  (TEMP-LIB-PT)

June 21, 2016

The University Libraries of California State University, East Bay are establishing a pool of librarians (Assistant Librarian rank) for temporary, part-time employment for the 2016/2017 academic year (July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017).

Duties of the Position: Members of the part-time librarian pool participate in instruction activities under the general direction of the Chair of Library Faculty. Members of the pool teach credit courses and other instructional sessions in the Libraries’ Information Literacy program. Please note that teaching assignments at California State University, East Bay include courses at the Hayward, Concord, and Online campuses.

Qualifications: Graduate degree from an ALA-accredited institution; familiarity with the principles of information literacy; recent teaching experience and/or education in teaching methods; excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills; ability to work collegially in a diverse, fast-paced environment; a strong service commitment; a willingness and ability to serve students from diverse educational and cultural backgrounds. Preference will be given to candidates with recent professional experience in instruction in an academic setting. Preference will also be given to candidates who are able to work at our Concord campus if needed.

Date of Appointment: Effective July 1, 2016.

All positions are considered open until filled. Those presently in the pool must submit a new letter of application and a current vita. To assure full consideration of your application, apply by Friday, July 8, 2016.

Please submit an academic application form (http://www.csueastbay.edu/oaa/files/docs/policy-files/acapp.pdf), a letter of application, and a current curriculum vita. Applicants contacted for an interview will also need to provide three letters of reference (including names, titles, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses). Please send all application materials, via email or post, to:

Temporary Faculty Recruitment and Evaluation Committee
University Libraries
25800 Carlos Bee Boulevard
Hayward, CA 94542
email: stephanie.alexander@csueastbay.edu
fax: (510) 885-2049

Additional information about the library: http://library.csueastbay.edu

NOTE: California State University, East Bay hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All offers of employment are contingent upon presentation of documents demonstrating the appointee’s identity and eligibility to work in accordance with provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.  A background check (including a criminal records check and prior employment  verification) must be completed and cleared prior to the start of employment.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, CSUEB does not discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The University is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.


California State University, East Bay – Electronic Resources Librarian

June 21, 2016

The University: California State University, East Bay, one of the 23 California State Universities, consists of a 342 acre campus in the Hayward hills, overlooking the San Francisco Bay, a campus in Concord with more than 1,500 fully matriculated students, and a center in downtown Oakland. As a designated Hispanic-Serving Institution as well as an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander-Serving  Institution, the University  serves a richly diverse, multicultural population of over 13,000 students drawn largely from regional community colleges and high schools.  See our University Mission: http://www20.csueastbay.edu/about/strategic-planning/index.html

The University Libraries: The University Libraries consist of the main Hayward campus library, a Concord campus library, and a growing online presence. The Libraries provide information literacy programs for approximately 3,000 students per year, and offer 80 public service hours per week. The Libraries have 14 full-time equivalent faculty members, and 23 staff include over 800,000 printed volumes and a growing collection of online databases, ejournals, and ebooks. Participation in the CSU system and regional consortia enhances these resources. The annual library budget is $4 million.

DUTIES OF THE POSITION:  Working collegially with the library faculty, the Electronic Resources Librarian will develop and manage electronic resource collections, including acquisition, licensing and access; keep current with emerging technologies and developments in electronic products and services; serve as a liaison between library public and technical services to facilitate the effective integration of electronic resources to support the teaching and learning mission of the University; and design effective assessment strategies for electronic resources and services.

The appointee to this position will participate in the full range of faculty responsibilities, including teaching credit courses and other instructional sessions in the library information literacy program; providing instructionally-focused reference services in person and online to undergraduates, graduate students, faculty, and staff members of the University during day, evening, and weekend hours; serving as a subject specialist and liaison to disciplinary departments; and participating in faculty governance.  They are expected to participate in rotational duties at the Concord Campus.  Librarians enjoy faculty rank and privileges and are expected to participate in the full range of Library faculty responsibilities and activities expected of a member of the tenure-track.  This is advertised as a 12-month appointment.

Required: MLS from an ALA-accredited institution or equivalent; excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills; demonstrated knowledge of electronic resource managements trends and practices; demonstrated awareness of industry standards in acquiring and licensing electronic resources; experience with integrated library systems and discovery layers; demonstrated ability to work within a team environment where collaboration and cooperation are essential; ability to work collegially in a diverse, fast-paced environment; demonstrated ability to serve students from diverse educational and cultural backgrounds; familiarity with the principles of information literacy; a strong service commitment; and demonstrated ability to meet the University Libraries’ tenure and promotion standards.

Desirable:  Demonstrated knowledge or experience in the ExLibris Alma/Primo LMS; demonstrated experience with EBSCOadmin, including EDS, Holdings Management, and Full Text Finder; demonstrated experience and ability to manage the lifecycle of licensed electronic resources, troubleshoot and analyze electronic resource access problems; demonstrated knowledge of the technical issues involved in the network delivery of electronic resources; demonstrated knowledge of collection development practices in academic libraries, including oversight of collection budgets; demonstrated ability in planning, managing, and assessing electronic resource collections and resolving electronic resource access issues; knowledge of bibliographic and metadata tools; strong analytical skills, including experience with statistical analysis and modelling; demonstrated ability in planning and implementing projects. It is anticipated that this position will be a library liaison to the College of Business and Economics; therefore, preference will be given to candidates with experience and/or coursework in business, economics, and/or related fields.

RANK AND SALARY: Senior Assistant Librarian or Associate Librarian, commensurate with experience and qualifications.

DATE OF APPOINTMENT: July 1, 2017

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE LIBRARY: http://library.csueastbay.edu

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Please submit a letter summarizing your ability to meet the requirements of the position, a complete and current vitae, and the email addresses of three references through InterFolio at: https://apply.interfolio.com/35629

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Office of the Dean of the University Libraries

University Library
25800 Carlos Bee Blvd.
Hayward, CA 94542

Office Phone No: (510) 885-3664
Office Fax No: (510) 885-2049
Email address: michelle.parker@csueastbay.edu

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Application review will begin September 23, 2016, and continue until the position is filled.

NOTE: California State University, East Bay hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All offers of employment are contingent upon presentation of documents demonstrating the appointee’s identity and eligibility to work, in accordance with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, CSUEB does not discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status. The University is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.


Westmont College – Information Literacy Librarian

June 20, 2016

Westmont College, an undergraduate, Christian, liberal arts college in Santa Barbara, California seeks applicants for the position of Information Literacy Librarian.

This position is responsible for the vision, execution, and assessment of information literacy and leading all library related instructional initiatives including research services. Responsibilities include overseeing the library’s information literacy program by creating goals, developing projects, and determining appropriate assessment measures. This position is also part of the liaison librarian team, which includes providing research assistance, information literacy instruction, outreach, and collection development for assigned academic and co-curricular departments.

More details and how to apply

You are encouraged to apply, and/or pass along this announcement to qualified candidates.


Circulation Assistant – Law Library

June 20, 2016

The Hugh & Hazel Darling Law Library of the Fowler School of Law at Chapman University is seeking applications for the position of Circulation Assistant.  The Circulation Assistant helps manage and carry out Circulation functions including patron services, interlibrary loan (ILL), reserves, and stacks maintenance, primarily on evenings and weekends.  The position requires a strong commitment to service and problem-solving skills.  The Circulation Assistant helps to ensure consistently high service to library users by participating in hiring, training, scheduling, supervising, and evaluating student employees; working with other Law School and University departments on issues relating to library access, security, and facilities; helping maintain the Circulation module of the Integrated Library System (ILS); and assisting with developing and administering Circulation policies.

The work schedule for this position is Sunday – Thursday, 3:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m., although hours vary during finals periods and between terms.

For more information and to apply, please visit http://webfarm.chapman.edu/hr/joblisting/details.aspx?job=74-16.


2 POSITIONS – Naval Postgraduate School (Monterey, CA),

June 15, 2016

Dudley Knox Library (http://library.nps.edu) at the Naval Postgraduate School* (Monterey, CA), is recruiting for two new library team members in areas of Library Systems/Applications and Reference.

Library Systems/Applications Technical Information Specialist (US federal government job series 1412), reporting directly to the Library Systems Manager, works collaboratively as a member of the library systems team, with campus information technology and information security programs and library staff to design develop, implement and support library systems, electronic content and web-based services at the Dudley Knox Library.  Candidate must demonstrate knowledge and experience working with computer systems, web technologies, programming, database principles and digital publishing. Candidate must demonstrate ability to install, configure and troubleshoot networked library­ specific hardware and software applications

APPLY HEREhttps://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/441513100/

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Reference Librarian (US federal government job series 1410), reporting directly to the Outreach and Academic Support Manager, works collaboratively as a member of the library research team, to respond to research questions in highly complex technical areas; provide instruction on the use of library resources and effective searching methods.  Help evaluate the collection and recommend new resources in support of current teaching and research needs.  Candidate must demonstrate knowledge and experience working with academic library collections and resources, strong research skills and excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

APPLY HERE:  https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/441646400/

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* The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) is an equal opportunity employer.  Located in Monterey, California, NPS provides relevant and unique advanced education and research programs that increase the combat effectiveness of commissioned officers of the US military and allied nations as well as programs for local, state, tribal and federal officials that enhance the security of the United States. For more information:  http://www.nps.edu/

 

NOTE:  IF YOU ARE A VETERAN, you are strongly encouraged to:  Identify your Veterans’ Preference on your resume or elsewhere in your application package (type of preference, dates of service, date of VA letter, character of service, etc…) Additional Veterans’ information:  If you are not sure of your preference eligibility, visit the Department of Labor’s website: http://www.dol.gov/elaws/vets/vetpref/mservice.htm.  For more veterans’ preference information, visit: http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.

The Department of the Navy offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays and a 401K-type retirement plan. More information can be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Benefits/Pages/Default.aspx  

How to apply for a US federal government job: 

Federal job resumes are NOT THE SAME as those created for “civilian/university” vacancies!   Some useful videos:


Liaison-Systems Librarian – California State University, Dominguez Hills

June 15, 2016

The Position

The faculty of the University Library at California State University, Dominguez Hills invites applications from individuals for a twelve month temporary (two years) Systems Librarian position in the Reference, Instruction, and Outreach Services department. The Systems Librarian provides technical expertise, day-to-day administration, and broad support for traditional and emerging library software solutions and standards in order to maximize patrons’ access to academic information. Initially, the Systems Librarian will both serve as the administrator for the integrated library system (Millennium) and assist in the transition to the new unified library management system (Alma) that will replace it. The successful candidate will:

  • Coordinate and direct data maintenance and associated clean-up efforts in both current library systems and the new ULMS.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with library faculty and staff to evaluate and document current library workflows and procedures.
  • Collaborate with the Chancellor’s Office and other CSU campus libraries to create and implement best practices in the new unified environment.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with campus IT concerning library systems and networking issues.
  • Oversee troubleshooting of Alma and Primo.
  • Engage in professional development activities in support of library technologies and systems.
  • Compile and interpret systems related statistics and prepare reports.
  • Develop and maintain systems related documentation, policies, and procedures.
  • Provide input to the Library Dean on technology budgeting, reporting, and compliance issues.
  • Participate in the continued improvement of the library’s overall web presence, incorporating appropriate content strategies, design principles, information architecture, coding standards, and emerging technologies.
  • Keep abreast of the latest technology developments and trends in academic libraries.
  • Participate in the library’s liaison program, providing research consultation, instruction, and outreach to assigned departments

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited institution.
  • Experience working with integrated library systems and discovery tools.
  • Working knowledge of MARC and non-MARC metadata formats, standards, and schema (e.g. Dublin Core, METS, MODS, EAD, etc.).
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to effectively participate in the library’s liaison program in the areas of research consultation, instruction, and outreach.
  • Ability to handle multiple responsibilities and to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to carry out complex projects in a rapidly changing environment.
  • A positive attitude, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to work effectively and collegially with a diverse population of faculty, staff, students, and vendors.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Two years’ experience supporting library systems, platforms, and software in an academic library setting.
  • Experience with EZProxy or Innovative’s WAM.
  • Proficiency with HTMLS/CSS coding and one or more scripting languages.
  • Experience engaging in iterative user-centered website testing and redesign in order to improve access and user experience.
  • Experience supporting web-based content management systems.
  • Working knowledge of database technologies such as MySQL, Microsoft Access, etc. to manipulate and query structured data.
  • Experience in managing, implementing, or integrating with discovery layers such as Encore, Summon, Primo, etc.
  • Experience working with faculty and other campus constituencies within a liaison librarian model.
  • Demonstrated ability to excel in research and other scholarly activities.
  • Evidence of flexibility, innovative thinking, knowledge of emerging library technologies and trends, and a vision for the future of academic libraries.

 

How to Apply

While the position will remain open until filled, review of applications will begin on June 27, 2016.

 

For the full position description and application procedure, please visit: http://tinyurl.com/gl6h8jc


Instruction/Reference Librarian Full-Time Temporary Assistant Librarian – California State University, Fullerton

June 13, 2016

PAULINA JUNE AND JUNE POLLAK LIBRARY
DEPARTMENT OF TECHNICAL SERVICES

Seeks an

Instruction/Reference Librarian
Full-Time Temporary Assistant Librarian
(9-Month Appointment)

The Pollak Library has a robust library instruction program that emphasizes student centered learning and utilizes state-of-the-art information technology in classroom settings.

Position
Participate in the Library’s extensive instruction program, including planning, teaching, and assessing library sessions for CSUF classes and workshops in basic and specialized electronic resources. Provide reference assistance to CSUF students, faculty, staff, and community.  Serve as subject consultant to academic departments. Work on specified projects as needed.

Qualifications
Required:

  • Master’s degree in library and/or information science from an ALA- accredited institution or equivalent institution by the time of appointment.
  • Experience and/or potential in developing and teaching effective Library instructions sessions.
  • Current reference experience, including the use of academic electronic resources.
  • Effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively.
  • Ability to interact effectively in a multi-cultural environment within and outside the Library.
  • 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 Qualifications

  • Preference will be given to candidates with a strong user-service orientation.
  • Bachelors or librarian specialty experience in one of the following subject areas: Communications, the Humanities, Asian Studies or Nursing.

Rank & Salary
The position will be a 9-month appointment from August 15, 2016 to May 15, 2017, at the rank of Assistant Librarian (class code 2920). Monthly salary range is from $4,393 to $5,900, 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; as well as access to campus child-care. For a detailed description of benefits, go tohttp://hr.fullerton.edu/payroll_benefits/HealthCarePlans.asp

Appointment Date
August 15, 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 8826BR to begin the application process and provide the following materials:

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

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

For questions about the position, please call: (657) 278-4460 or emailbmiller@fullerton.edu

Application Deadline
For full consideration, all application materials should be received by June 24, 2016.  Position will remain open until filled. 

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

The Pollak Library serves a total of more than 38,000 students as well as approximately 4,000 faculty and staff. The University is committed to the support of learning through instructional technology as well as extensive training and development programs. The University Web site is located athttp://www.fullerton.edu

The Library
The Library’s Web site (http://www.library.fullerton.edu) serves as a gateway to library resources, including the Library’s vital and extensive instruction program. The Library contains 1.3 million books, government documents, and audiovisual materials; over 50,000 periodicals available electronically or in print; and 200 electronic databases. The staff includes 23 FTE librarians and 35 FTE paraprofessionals.

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.

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