CSUS University Library Health Science Librarian (Tenure Track – 12 Month)

July 14, 2016
Job Description
Job Title:
Health Science Librarian (Tenure Track – 12 Month)
Job ID:
101708
Full/Part Time:
Full-Time
Regular/Temporary:
Regular
Job Code:
2920
Librarian 12 Mo
Job Grade:
Assistant
Department:
Library

Campus Information

California State University, Sacramento is located in the heart of Northern California, one of the most beautiful, diverse and rapidly growing areas in the country. The 300-acre campus, just five miles from the State Capitol, is situated along the American River parkway that offers miles of trails and recreational access to the city’s two rivers, Folsom Lake and the historic Sacramento riverfront. Growth in the region has provided significant opportunities for faculty research and engagement with civic and business organizations as well as extensive research and internship opportunities for the University’s approximately 27,500 students. The University, where quality teaching is a top priority, offers instruction leading toward the bachelor’s degree in 58 disciplines, the master’s degree in 41 disciplines, two independent doctoral degrees and one joint doctoral degree, and houses numerous research and community service centers.

Sacramento is a high-growth metropolitan area with a very diverse population of approximately 2 million. As California’s capital, Sacramento is an advantageous setting for premier academic programs. As a major metropolitan university, California State University, Sacramento is committed to providing leadership in addressing significant regional needs and to enriching its liberal arts tradition. The proximity of California State University, Sacramento to the California legislature and other agencies of state and federal government provides unparalleled opportunities for faculty and students to participate in public service through policy research internships, and employment.

Hiring Dept. Information

As the center of campus intellectual discovery, the Sacramento State University Library promotes teaching, learning, research, and scholarly communication at the University by integrating the Library with campus student success programs and instruction. One of twenty-three libraries in the California State University System, the Library holds over 1.4 million volumes, comprised of print and electronic monographs and serials, and is a Federal Document Depository. The Library’s mission is to inspire excellence in teaching, learning, and scholarly activities.

The University Library is undergoing rapid transformation with new leadership, a forward-thinking vision, and a deep commitment to improving the campus learning environment. We welcome individuals with diverse backgrounds to join our growing organization of over 20 Library faculty, 25 staff and approximately 20 FTE student assistants.

A successful California State University, Sacramento faculty member promotes the values celebrated by a public, regional, comprehensive, metropolitan university. At Sacramento State, the quality of the education we provide is our top priority. In addition to contributing positively to teaching and learning, faculty members are expected to engage in scholarship and to provide service to the University and to the greater community. Our campus community represents the broad diversity of our state, and we believe that all are enriched and unified by this diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people with the commitment and ability to work with a diverse student population.

Duties/Responsibilities

Under the general direction of the Head of Reference and Instruction Department, the Health Sciences Librarian shares responsibilities with other Science Librarians for disciplines within the College of Health and Human Services. Responsibility includes providing high-quality services to a diverse constituency of students and faculty including course related library instruction, development of library collections, and liaison responsibilities with the departments of Nursing, Kinesiology, and Health Science, Physical Therapy, and Speech Pathology and Audiology.

Scholarly or creative achievement, contributions to the Library and the University, professional development, and contributions to the community are all responsibilities of Library Faculty.

Qualifications

REQUIRED:

– American Library Association accredited Master’s degree or equivalent.
– Two-years of professional library experience or equivalent.
– Practical knowledge of health science information resources and/or academic coursework in
the health sciences.
– Experience in embedding information literacy into curriculum and planning for programmatic
library instruction.
– Demonstrated understanding of the learning and research process in higher education.
– Ability to incorporate technology into reference and instruction services,
– Demonstrated teaching ability and strong commitment to student learning.
– Demonstrated service orientation, interpersonal skills, and organizational skills.
– Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse populations that are reflective of a wide
range of backgrounds and cultural heritage and social identities.

PREFERRED:

– Bachelor or Master’s degree in a health science related area or a RN/LVN.
– Experience in collaborating with campus partners to include information literacy instruction
into the health science or general education program in the undergraduate curriculum.
– Knowledge of instructional design theory, principles and practices.
– Experience with outreach, marketing, and promotion of library services to the campus and
community.
– Experience with assessment of library services to the students and teaching faculty.
– Collection Development experience in the Health Sciences.
– Knowledge of open access, affordable learning solutions, intellectual property rights, and
open publishing options.
– Knowledge of data management and/or library repositories.

Appointment

This is a full-time (12-month) tenure track position at the Assistant/Senior Assistant Librarian rank with an expected start date in Fall 2016.

Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

Application Review

Review of applications will begin on August 24, 2016; position is open until filled.

Application Procedures

Applications are only accepted through the Sacramento State jobs website located at http://www.csus.edu/about/employment. Instructions on how to apply can also be found at this link. External applicants can apply by clicking on the Faculty, Staff, and Management Opportunities link. Internal applicants can apply by logging on My Sac State.

Applicants must include the following attachments with the application:

1. Cover letter.
2. Current curriculum vitae/resume.
3. The names and contact information of at least three professional references.
4. Unofficial transcripts attesting to the highest degree earned (official transcripts required if
invited for interview/upon hire).
5. Required Diversity Statement (Please limit your response to 500 words)
As an equal opportunity employer with a diverse staff and student population, Sacramento
State is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching and working
environment for all. What contributions are you most proud of that exemplify your
awareness and sensitivity towards promoting an inclusionary environment? What have you
learned working with diverse populations?

Equal Employment Opportunity

California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit http://www.csus.edu/hr/departments/equal-opportunity/index.html

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit http://www.csus.edu/hr/departments/equal-opportunity/Information%20for%20Job%20Applicants.html

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification. For additional information, visit http://www.csus.edu/aba/police/

Background Check

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

Child Abuse and Neglect Report

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 the California State University Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

For questions regarding application requirements for Job #101708, please send an email to facultyemployment@csus.edu. Please include the Job ID # in the subject line of the email.

For technical difficulties, please contact our IRT help desk at (916) 278-7337.


CSUS University Library Social Science Librarian (Tenure Track -12 Month) , Sacramento, CA

July 14, 2016
Job Description
Job Title:
Social Science Librarian (Tenure Track -12 Month)
Job ID:
101711
Full/Part Time:
Full-Time
Regular/Temporary:
Regular
Job Code:
2920
Librarian 12 Mo
Job Grade:
Assistant
Department:
Library
Campus Information

California State University, Sacramento is located in the heart of Northern California, one of the most beautiful, diverse and rapidly growing areas in the country. The 300-acre campus, just five miles from the State Capitol, is situated along the American River parkway that offers miles of trails and recreational access to the city’s two rivers, Folsom Lake and the historic Sacramento riverfront. Growth in the region has provided significant opportunities for faculty research and engagement with civic and business organizations as well as extensive research and internship opportunities for the University’s approximately 27,500 students. The University, where quality teaching is a top priority, offers instruction leading toward the bachelor’s degree in 58 disciplines, the master’s degree in 41 disciplines, two independent doctoral degrees and one joint doctoral degree, and houses numerous research and community service centers.

Sacramento is a high-growth metropolitan area with a very diverse population of approximately 2 million. As California’s capital, Sacramento is an advantageous setting for premier academic programs. As a major metropolitan university, California State University, Sacramento is committed to providing leadership in addressing significant regional needs and to enriching its liberal arts tradition. The proximity of California State University, Sacramento to the California legislature and other agencies of state and federal government provides unparalleled opportunities for faculty and students to participate in public service through policy research internships, and employment.

Hiring Dept. Information

As the center of campus intellectual discovery, the Sacramento State University Library promotes teaching, learning, research, and scholarly communication at the University by integrating the Library with campus student success programs and instruction. One of twenty-three libraries in the California State University System, the Library holds over 1.4 million volumes, comprised of print and electronic monographs and serials, and is a Federal Document Depository. The Library’s mission is to inspire excellence in teaching, learning, and scholarly activities.

The University Library is undergoing rapid transformation with new leadership, a forward-thinking vision, and a deep commitment to improving the campus learning environment. We welcome individuals with diverse backgrounds to join our growing organization of over 20 Library faculty, 25 staff and approximately 20 FTE student assistants.

A successful California State University, Sacramento faculty member promotes the values celebrated by a public, regional, comprehensive, metropolitan university.  At Sacramento State, the quality of the education we provide is our top priority.  In addition to contributing positively to teaching and learning, faculty members are expected to engage in scholarship and to provide service to the University and to the greater community.  Our campus community represents the broad diversity of our state, and we believe that all are enriched and unified by this diversity.  In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people with the commitment and ability to work with a diverse student population.

Duties/Responsibilities

Under the general direction of the Head of Reference and Instruction Department, the Social Science Librarian shares responsibilities with other Science Librarians for disciplines within the College of Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies.  Responsibilities include providing high-quality services, to a diverse constituency of students and faculty including course related library instruction, development of library collections, and liaison responsibilities with the departments including Psychology and Women Studies.

Scholarly or creative achievement, contributions to the Library and the University, professional development, and contributions to the community are all responsibilities of Library Faculty.

Qualifications

REQUIRED:

– American Library Association accredited Master’s degree or equivalent.
– Two-years of professional library experience or equivalent.
– Practical knowledge of social science information resources and/or academic coursework in
psychology or social science.
– Experience in embedding information literacy into curriculum and planning for programmatic
library instruction.
– Demonstrated understanding of the learning and research process in higher education.
– Ability to incorporate technology into library reference and instruction services.
– Demonstrated teaching ability and a strong commitment to student learning.
– Demonstrated service orientation, interpersonal skills, and organizational skills.
– Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse populations that are reflective of a wide
range of backgrounds and cultural heritage and social identities.

PREFERRED:

– Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in psychology or other social science areas.
– Experience in collaborating with campus partners to include information literacy instruction
into the social science or general education program in the undergraduate curriculum.
– Knowledge of instructional design theory, principles and practices.
– Experience with outreach, marketing, and promotion of library services to the campus and
community.
– Experience with assessment of library services to the students and teaching faculty.
– Collection development experience in psychology or the social sciences.
– Knowledge of open access, affordable learning solutions, intellectual property rights, and
open publishing options.
– Knowledge of data management and/or library repositories.

Appointment

This is a full-time (12-month) tenure track position at the Assistant/Senior Assistant Librarian rank with an expected start date in Fall 2016.

Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

Application Review
Review of applications will begin on August 24, 2016; position is open until filled.
Application Procedures

Applications are only accepted through the Sacramento State jobs website located at http://www.csus.edu/about/employment.  Instructions on how to apply can also be found at this link.  External applicants can apply by clicking on the Faculty, Staff, and Management Opportunities link.  Internal applicants can apply by logging on My Sac State.

Applicants must include the following attachments with the application:

1.  Cover letter.
2.  Current curriculum vitae/resume.
3.  The names and contact information of at least three professional references.
4.  Unofficial transcripts attesting to the highest degree earned (official transcripts required if
invited for interview/upon hire).
5.  Required Diversity Statement (Please limit your response to 500 words.)
As an equal opportunity employer with a diverse staff and student population, Sacramento
State is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching and working environment
for all. What contributions are you most proud of that exemplify your awareness and
sensitivity towards promoting an inclusionary environment? What have you learned working
with diverse populations?

Equal Employment Opportunity

California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas.  We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment.  If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit http://www.csus.edu/hr/departments/equal-opportunity/index.html

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.  For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit http://www.csus.edu/hr/departments/equal-opportunity/Information%20for%20Job%20Applicants.html

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification. For additional information, visit http://www.csus.edu/aba/police/

Background Check
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.
Child Abuse and Neglect Report

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 the California State University Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

For questions regarding application requirements for Job #101711, please send an email to facultyemployment@csus.edu.  Please include the Job ID # in the subject line of the email.

For technical difficulties, please contact our IRT help desk at (916) 278-7337.


Contra Costa County Library – Senior Community Library Manager – Walnut Creek, California.

July 13, 2016

Salary

$33.20 – $42.40 Hourly

$5,755.40 – $7,349.89 Monthly

$69,064.80 – $88,198.68 Annually

Closing

7/22/2016 11:59 PM Pacific

The Position

The Contra Costa County Library is recruiting to fill one vacant Senior Community Library Manager position in Walnut Creek, California.

Contra Costa County operates over 26 community libraries within a 750 square mile area and serves close to 1 million urban, suburban and rural customers with an annual circulation exceeding 6.5 million.

Senior Community Library Managers are responsible for day-to-day administration and operation of a full service county community library. This includes responsibility for the supervision of subordinate personnel; development of material collections appropriate for the community served by the library; development and implementation of a plan of service; recommendations to County Library Administration regarding community needs and improvements in library service patterns; and the establishment and maintenance of direct liaison between the community library, city, school district, Library Friends, and local groups to encourage good community relations.

The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for a period of six (6) months.

Typical Tasks

· Plan, organize and manage the activities of a community library ; ensure the efficient and effective delivery of high quality library services to the general public

· Plan, develop and implement community library goals, objectives, policies and procedures that reflect the County Library’s mission and services

· Act autonomously to develop and maintain relationships with City leaders, community organizations, local businesses, schools, service clubs and “Friends of the Library” organizations, and make presentations to these organizations

· Collaborate with City staff in the planning and development of library programs and services

· Plan and prepare the community library’s budgetary needs; develop budget justification for staffing, service and materials; monitor and reconcile financial resources for county and city, grants, and donations from community organizations, businesses and library friends/foundation organizations

· Manage professional level librarians, technical and/or clerical staff; exercise independent judgment in the selection, training and evaluation of staff; make assignments and counsel employees on work-related issues and take disciplinary action as necessary in accordance with County and department guidelines and direction, regulations or applicable MOU

· Manage task forces in the development of County Library policies and procedures, committee projects or special assignments and make recommendations; interpret library policies and procedures to staff and the public

· Assess community library needs and formulate proposals and policies to support such needs within the County Library and the community

· Manage building security and maintenance issues which may include surrounding grounds; evaluate architectural drawings to assess new library interior designs, layouts, and circulation needs, and make recommendations

· Anticipate and recommend computer technology needs and planning, including internet access and software, and web based research services

· Manage acquisition and collection development, including any specialized collections; participate in centralized collection development to ensure collection materials meet the community’s needs

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Possession of a Master of Library Science degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association, or equivalent curriculum.

Experience: Three (3) years of full-time equivalent professional/supervisory public library experience, which must have included experience as a Community/Branch Library Manager in a public library.
OR
Four (4) years full-time equivalent experience working in a library, which may include two (2) years as support staff, technician or paraprofessional, and at least two (2) years in a professional/supervisory capacity.

All applicants are encouraged to review a detailed job description available at www.cccounty.us/hr and apply only if they clearly meet the Minimum Qualifications as defined above.


Contra Costa County Library – Community Library Manager – Kensington, California.

July 13, 2016

Salary

$31.98 – $40.84 Hourly

$5,542.88 – $7,078.48 Monthly

$66,514.56 – $84,941.76 Annually

Closing

7/22/2016 11:59 PM Pacific

The Position

The Contra Costa County Library is recruiting to fill one vacant 32 hour Community Library Manager position in Kensington, California.

Contra Costa County operates over 26 community libraries within a 750 square mile area and serves close to 1 million urban, suburban and rural customers with an annual circulation exceeding 6.5 million.

Community Library Managers are responsible for day-to-day administration and operation of a full service community library. Responsibilities include applying individual judgment and influence to manage human, financial and physical resources in a community library and supervise the activities of professional, technical and/or clerical level positions involved in library support and service activities; plan, develop and implement community library goals, objectives, policies and procedures; collaborate with City staff in the planning and development of library programs and services; assess community library needs and formulate proposals and policies and other duties as assigned.

The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six (6) months.

Typical Tasks

  • Plan, organize and manage the activities of a community library ; ensure the efficient and effective delivery of high quality library services to the general public
  • Plan, develop and implement community library goals, objectives, policies and procedures that reflect the County Library’s mission and services
  • Act autonomously to develop and maintain relationships with City leaders, community organizations, local businesses, schools, service clubs and “Friends of the Library” organizations, and make presentations to these organizations
  • Collaborate with City staff in the planning and development of library programs and services
  • Plan and prepare the community library’s budgetary needs; develop budget justification for staffing, service and materials; monitor and reconcile financial resources for county and city, grants, and donations from community organizations, businesses and library friends/foundation organizations
  • Manage professional level librarians, technical and/or clerical staff; exercise independent judgment in the selection, training and evaluation of staff; make assignments and counsel employees on work-related issues and take disciplinary action as necessary in accordance with County and department guidelines and direction, regulations or applicable MOU
  • Manage task forces in the development of County Library policies and procedures, committee projects or special assignments and make recommendations; interpret library policies and procedures to staff and the public
  • Assess community library needs and formulate proposals and policies to support such needs within the County Library and the community
  • Manage building security and maintenance issues which may include surrounding grounds; evaluate architectural drawings to assess new library interior designs, layouts, and circulation needs, and make recommendations
  • Anticipate and recommend computer technology needs and planning, including internet access and software, and web based research services
  • Manage acquisition and collection development, including any specialized collections; participate in centralized collection development to ensure collection materials meet the community’s needs

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Possession of a Master of Library Science degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association, or equivalent curriculum.

Experience: Two (2) years of full-time equivalent professional/supervisory library experience.
OR
Three (3) years full-time equivalent experience working in a library, which may include two (2) years as support staff, technician or paraprofessional, and at least one (1) year at a professional/supervisory level.

All applicants are encouraged to review a detailed job description available at www.cccounty.us/hr and apply only if they clearly meet the Minimum Qualifications as defined above.


USF Sacramento Branch Librarian – part-time .53 FTE

July 13, 2016


Job summary:

The University of San Francisco Gleeson Library | Geschke Center is seeking an engaging health information professional with excellent communication and technology skills to work in a newly renovated small library for professional working adults at the USF Sacramento Campus. Collaborating with the Gleeson Library Nursing and Health Professions Liaison and the Pleasanton Librarian, this librarian will help support USF’s hybrid and online nursing & health professions programs, including students and faculty at the USF Orange Campus. Working solo shifts, this position shares the Sacramento coverage with one other library staff member; and reports to the Head Librarian of Distance Learning Services & Branch Libraries. Professional development activities are encouraged and supported whenever possible.

Job Responsibilities:
Nursing and health professions subject specialization is essential. Other subject areas of focus include marriage and family therapy; public administration; and teacher preparation in collaboration with the Gleeson Library subject liaisons. Emphasis is on outreach to a small, diverse adult population of faculty and students and in creating a welcoming library/learning commons. Primary responsibilities include helping students and faculty with instructional technology and library systems; instruction and reference services (in person and online); and promoting/developing the print and online resources. Other duties include participating in department decision-making, helping create policies and procedures; and other duties and assignments as needed.

Periodic travel (once or twice a year) to the Orange CA campus is required. Occasional travel to the San Francisco campus and/or other branch campuses is also required. As part of a small distributed department covering five campuses, the Sacramento Librarian also works closely with the USFSacramento Campus administrators, faculty, and information technologists; the Gleeson Library staff in San Francisco; and the nursing staff and faculty at the Orange Campus.

Minimum qualifications:

An MLS or MLIS from an ALA-accredited program or its international equivalent is required. At least one year professional experience in public services in a hospital or academic library setting preferred. Demonstrated ability to teach PubMed and other related professional resources (CINAHL, Scopus, etc.) is essential. Friendly and service-oriented, with excellent English language (public speaking, oral, and written) communication skills a must. Being comfortable working alone and independently, as well as cooperatively with colleagues, is also important.

Additional knowledge, skills, and abilities:

Preference will be given to candidates with a background in health services. Familiarity with resources in psychology and public administration is a plus. Preference will also be given to mature, self-starters who demonstrate an enthusiasm for partnering with faculty and for promoting library services. Other skills include familiarity with online/distance learning tools and techniques (e.g., Canvas, Zoom, screencasting, instructional design); library-related multimedia and social media; standard and academic desktop software; basic computer and equipment troubleshooting; and training users to use various technologies.


Westmont College – 2 Librarian Positions

July 13, 2016

Library and Information Services

Westmont College is seeking applicants for two professional librarians. Both positions are part of our liaison team which includes providing research assistance, information literacy instruction, outreach, and collection development for assigned academic and co-curricular departments. Other duties will be assigned.

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in library science from an ALA accredited program;
  • personal affirmation of the Christian mission of Westmont College and the Community Life Statement and adherence to its behavioral expectations;
  • awareness of current trends and developments in libraries;
  • the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines;
  • curiosity and capacity to learn and a drive to innovate;
  • strong written and oral communication skills; analytical and detail orientation;
  • excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively both as a team member and independently;
  • ability to work well with diverse faculty, staff and students; and availability to work evening and weekend hours as required.

Preferred:

  • Knowledge and experience in cataloging print and electronic resources
  • Experience in digitization
  • Knowledge of management and preservation methods and practices for digital materials
  • Web design and management of electronic resources and online library systems (familiarity with OCLC’s WMS preferred)
  • Proficiency with current technology and programs, and ability to adapt to new technologies Liaison Role:
  • Works at the research help desk as assigned
  • Provides information literacy instruction and research consultations to meet the needs of students, staff, and faculty in assigned academic and co-curricular areas
  • Serves as collection development and management coordinator for assigned liaison areas
  • Develops online research guides for assigned academic and co-curricular departments

Other duties may include:

  • Serves on Library, College or professional organization committees
  • Focus on serving the needs of First- year, transfer and off-campus students
  • Design and develop the Library’s online presence, including LibGuides, using current content management systems and web design tools, promoting current usability practices
  • Set-up, maintain, and troubleshoot access problems for the library’s electronic resources and software (OCLC’s WMS, OCLC’s ContentDM, WorldShare ILL, Clio, etc.)
  • Oversee maintenance of EZproxy authentication
  • Compile and maintain statistics on e-resource usage

Expectations for workplace demeanor include but are not limited to:

  • working collaboratively and harmoniously with co-workers, customers and others by sharing ideas and resources willingly, constructively and positively;
  • listening to and objectively and respectfully considering the ideas and perspectives of others;
  • readily admitting and correcting personal mistakes; meeting commitments;
  • keeping your supervisor and others who may be affected informed about work progress;
  • addressing problems willingly and constructively to discover practical and lasting solutions acceptable to all parties;
  • working promptly toward reconciliation and forgiveness during conflict;
  • respecting the diversity of our community in words and deeds

Other duties as assigned.

Reports to: Director, Library and Information Services 7.16

Apply here.


Collection Management Department Head & Subject Specialist – Saint Mary’s College of California

July 13, 2016

This position is part of the Library’s senior management team reporting to the Dean, of Academic Resources.

 

The Head of Collection Management oversees $1.3M purchasing for new Library materials, manages a department of four who acquire and make available for the college community 3,000 – 5,000 books, standing orders and media resources, 90K journals and over 200 databases, with over 5,000 orders and 1,000 invoices approved annually.  Responsible for planning, goal-setting, problem-solving, and evaluation, including assessment of staff, vendors, processes, and procedures.

 

In addition, this position leads the Collection Development Team, collaborating with 11 librarian subject specialists. Allocates and manages a complex, multi-disciplinary annual budget.  This position plays a key leadership role, serving as the Library’s liaison to various campus committees, constituencies, and external organizations, particularly consortia.

 

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

 

Requirements:

  • MLS or MLIS required. Prefer a second master or an advanced degree.
  • Minimum 7 years professional librarian experience, academic setting preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and lead successfully in a team environment.
  • Substantial experience working with publishers and information providers, a solid understanding of the marketplace and trends.
  • Successful collection development experience, particularly a solid track record managing collection funds, preferably to support multi-disciplinary fields.
  • Experience working with library consortia and vendors, particularly for electronic resources, including license agreement negotiation.
  • Substantial experience with major integrated library systems in some aspect of collection development required.
  • Experience hiring, evaluating, training, and mentoring both career staff and student workers.

 

Interested applicants follow the link to apply:  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/stmarys/jobs/1467467/head-collection-management-library


DIGITAL REPOSITORY COORDINATOR – University of the Pacific

July 11, 2016

PRIMARY PURPOSE OR RESPONSIBILITY:

The Digital Repository Coordinator oversees the growth and management of Scholarly Commons, a University of the Pacific digital repository based in University Libraries, including development and oversight of workflows. Curated repository content includes scholarly and creative works, publications, presentations, and reports contributed by faculty, students, staff, and administrative units. In addition, a University Libraries publishing program utilizes the repository platform to publish journals, conference proceedings, monographs, open educational resources, and other curated content. The position also interprets, creates, and implements copyright law compliance protocols. The Digital Repository Coordinator reports to the Information & Educational Technology Services Director in the Stockton Campus Library.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Designs and oversees strategic and operational plans for the University Libraries digital repository.

 

  1. Formulates, documents, and implements workflows and creates, interprets, and assesses quality control policies and procedures for the digital repository.

 

  1. Develops and oversees a publishing program for e-journals, conference proceedings, electronic books, open educational resources, and other digital content created by the University of the Pacific community.

 

  1. Develops and implements complex copyright clearance and permissions checking workflows on publications created by faculty, students, and staff or affiliates of University of the Pacific, including distribution rights held by authors, editors, and publishers.

 

  1. Promotes the digital repository to the University community through presentations, social media, annual reports, and other outreach and educational strategies (such as status reports, content solicitations, and usage reports) to increases visibility and impact of university research and scholarship.

 

  1. Facilitates interoperability with other systems, working collaboratively with library faculty and staff, faculty and staff from other university departments and offices, and external service providers.

 

  1. Provides training and education to university faculty, students, and staff in using digital repository software, open access, and scholarly communications issues.
  2. Serves as the primary point of contact with the repository software provider to customize and configure repository and troubleshoot technical issues.

 

  1. Creates policies and designs controls for metadata describing curated content in the digital repository, and (as needed) uploads new content to the digital repository.

 

  1. Provides readership reports to support evaluation, promotion and tenure, external reviews, and accreditation.

 

  1. Provides information and assistance to repository contributors and users.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Education/Work Experience/Certifications:

Minimum Requirements:

Graduate degree in library science, information science, or other related field

Two years of relevant professional experience in library, museum, archives, or other cultural organization

 

Preferred Qualifications:

MLS or MLIS from an ALA accredited program

 

Skills/Knowledge and Expertise:

Minimum Requirements:

Strong knowledge of public access requirements from granting agencies, United States and international copyright law, and copyright policies of academic publishers.

Independent ability to interpret copyright law and publishers’ policies to determine whether previously published materials may be added to the repository.

Strong skills to develop necessary institutional policies, guidelines, and procedures in compliance with federal, state, and local copyright law.

Strong communication, marketing, public speaking, project management, and time management capabilities.

Understanding of faculty research interests and outcomes, including disciplinary differences.

Familiarity with digital media trends and initiatives relevant in an academic environment.

Demonstrated ability to develop and foster effective working relationships within a diverse and fast-paced academic environment.

Conversant with new trends, tools, and opportunities (including grant funding) impacting repository management and scholarly communication issues.

Familiarity with standards and best practices to promote the discovery of open online resources, including metadata standards and website usability.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

Positive attitude, proven ability to work successfully with diverse populations and demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance diversity and inclusion

Previous experience creating policies and procedures for digital content with copyright protected and Creative Commons author rights.

Proven success utilizing repository software to showcase scholarship comprising different formats, using BePress Digital Commons and Selected Works software.

Demonstrated ability to ensure interoperability with a range of information systems that cross departmental and institutional units.

Previous experience developing tools and workflows to assist faculty in meeting granting agencies’ public access to scholarship requirements, including data management plans.

Previous experience creating slideshows and content carousels to highlight research focus areas and projects, embedding image galleries and streaming media, and developing metadata application profiles that effectively describes content and is optimized for search engines.

Knowledge of emerging data services in libraries, such as e-science, data visualization, and/or digital humanities.

 

Physical Requirements:

Requires extended periods of sitting and repetitive hand/wrist motion while using computer keyboard and phone. Occasional standing, walking (or “·walking across campus,” if applicable), climbing stairs, bending, stooping and reaching. Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.

 

Work Environment/Work Week/Travel:

Work is primarily performed in a standard office environment. Work is performed during standard business hours.

 

To apply please follow the link: https://pacific.peopleadmin.com/postings/7619


DIGITAL CURATOR – University of the Pacific

July 11, 2016

PRIMARY PURPOSE OR RESPONSIBILITY:

Under the direction of the Chair of the History Department and the supervision of the Head of Special Collections, the Digital Curator will be responsible for leading the creation and curation of content for the Digital Delta Project (DDP). This signature online University of the Pacific initiative will host historical documents and interpretive narratives about California’s Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. The Digital Curator will also create and implement policies and procedures for curating and preserving historically important institutional documents and provide archival and special collections research services.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

 

  1. Advances University of the Pacific Digital Delta Project (DDP), including content creation and digitization.
  2. Assesses DDP audiences, including both campus and community content producers and website readers, to clarify audience needs and viewing preferences.
  3. Generates grant proposals to support digital history projects on the California Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta.
  4. Develops professional development opportunities for Pacific faculty in collaboration with University of the Pacific History Department, Center for Teaching and Learning, University Libraries, and Pacific Technology.
  5. Manages digitization projects using state-of-the-art online archiving technologies, tools, and platforms and reflecting best practices in support of resource discovery and dissemination.
  6. Acquires, curates, and digitizes new archival materials, including historically important institutional documents, and process additions to existing collections, including finding aids.
  7. Assists in selecting, configuring, maintaining, and troubleshooting hardware and software used for projects.
  8. Identifies and collaborate with partners within the Library and beyond.
  9. Develops Special Collections digital exhibits, education sessions, service outreach, and event programming.
  10. Provides research consultation and instructional services.
  11. Trains and supports DDP student workers.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree in library or information science, public history, new media, digital studies, or related studies relevant to curating online digital public history projects.
  • Relevant training or experience managing, curating, and digitizing archival materials in a library, museum, or other cultural legacy institution, or experience managing records or digital assets.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Formal coursework or training in history preferred.
  • Formal coursework or training in archival or special collections librarianship preferred.
  • Ability to work successfully with diverse populations and demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance diversity and inclusion in a user-centered service envirnoment.
  • Demonstrated ability to conceptualize, manage, and promote large digital collections in diverse formats.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of management systems, technologies, and strategies for digital content preservation, description, discovery, and access.
  • Demonstrated expertise with data curation techniques for a variety of digitized and born-digital media (text, code, images, music, etc.) and tools (e.g., BePress, DSpace, WordPress, Omeka).
  • Proven ability to oversee strategy, standards, and procedures for digital projects, applying  archival standards and employing scalable methods.
  • Experience in (or familiarity with) user persona development, audience needs assessment, and website usability evaluation.
  • Demonstrated commitment to collaborative teamwork and significant partnerships with faculty, scholars, and community members.
  • Proven ability to work successfully with diverse populations and demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance diversity and inclusion.
  • Ability to contribute to the ongoing development and review of technologies and their application to digital archival materials.
  • Ability to train and supervise student workers.
  • Experience providing research service and instruction sessions preferred.

 

Physical Requirements:

Requires extended periods of sitting and repetitive hand/wrist motion while using computer keyboard and phone. Occasional standing, walking (or “·walking across campus,” if applicable), climbing stairs, bending, stooping and reaching. Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.

 

Work Environment/Work Week/Travel:

Work is primarily performed in a standard office environment. Work is performed during standard business hours.

 

To apply please follow the link: https://pacific.peopleadmin.com/postings/7622

 

 


County Librarian – Contra Costa County, CA

July 11, 2016

Located in northern California, Contra Costa County is among the top ten most populous counties in California and has one of the fastest growing work forces in the Bay Area, driven by the need to provide services to an increasing population and the presence of skilled jobs.

The County is seeking a talented County Librarian for its award winning library system known for excellence and innovation. The successful candidate will be inclusive and collaborative with a proven performance record. Other leadership skills include strategic thinking, excellent communications and results-driven. An exceptional manager, the County Librarian will lead a modern library that is responsive to its patrons. Bachelor and graduate degrees from schools accredited by American Library Association and 3 years experience serving as Director, Assistant/Deputy of major library department are required (see brochure for full details).

 

Salary range is up to $171,002 annually, and supplemented by an attractive benefits package that includes CCCERA retirement plan, health plans and various leaves. Closing date: Sunday, July 10, 2016. Brochure available at www.tbcrecruiting.com.

 

Julie Yuan-Miu • tel 925.820.8436

Teri Black • tel 424.296.3111

TERI BLACK & COMPANY, LLC

www.tbcrecruiting.com