Access Services & Instruction Librarian

August 31, 2016

Touro University California, a rapidly growing university offering graduate programs in health sciences and education, has an excellent opportunity for an Access Services & Instruction Librarian for Touro University’s Library on our Mare Island campus. The university is part of the Touro College and University System and is located on the northern tip of San Francisco Bay in Vallejo, California. Touro University California is an independent, non-profit Jewish-sponsored institution. It has 1,403 students in three graduate professional colleges (Osteopathic Medicine, Pharmacy, Education and Health Sciences).

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Under the general direction of the Director of the Library, the Access Services & Instruction Librarian manages the Library’s circulation desk and the Library’s circulation, reserves, interlibrary loan and stacks functions. He/she hires, trains and supervises student library assistants. Working with another librarian, he/she provides instruction and reference to the College of Pharmacy, the Graduate School of Education programs for Educational and Leadership Administration, Education Technology and Urban Education, and the School of Nursing and selects for and maintains library resources for the colleges and programs. He/she also participates in general library instruction and reference and in the overall promotion and development of the Library and its services.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Hires, trains, schedules and supervises student assistants to provide excellent and welcoming circulation and information service and appropriate referrals. On call for questions from student assistants during evening and weekend hours.

• Supervises and manages the Library’s course reserves.

• Supervises and manages the Library’s Circulation Desk and circulation operation; handles access privileges for all students, faculty, adjunct faculty and staff; oversees the management of the library stacks.

• Trains, oversees, and serves as a resource to the library assistant in the processing of interlibrary loan/document delivery using OCLC, DOCLINE, and Clio. Assists with the processing of interlibrary loan requests as required by workflow. Proposes and monitors the annual ILL budget. Compiles and analyzes ILL statistics. Suggests collection purchases or licensing based on ILL transactions.

• Manages the circulation and reserve functions and files on the Innovative Interfaces Sierra system including loan rules, patron records, library hours, holds working with the Touro-wide III Sierra coordinator as needed.

• Prepares annual budget request for student assistants. Tracks expenditures for work study and regular payroll students. Reviews and approves timesheets for work study and payroll student assistants. Coordinates with TUC Financial Aid Office as needed.

• Working with another librarian, provides library assistance, instruction, and support including orientations, class instruction, reference, and online aids to students, faculty, adjunct faculty, and staff in the College of Pharmacy (COP), the Graduate School of Education (GSOE), and the School of Nursing (SON).

• Working with the other subject librarian, identifies, selects and maintains monographs and media materials in support of the COP and the GSOE and SON Programs

• Representing the curriculum and research needs of COP, GSOE, SON in conjunction with the other librarians and Library Director, participates in the Library process for the selection, purchase and renewal of databases and journals.

• Provides general reference and instruction service. May be required to work evening hours.

• Participates in discussion, decision-making, and other efforts related to the promotion and functioning of the Library and library services.

• Serves as back-up to the Electronic Resources Librarian to ensure timely and accurate activation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of access to the Library’s electronic resources and website.

• Working with the Library Director and the TUC Rabbi, plans, finalizes and amends if needed semester library hours. Using LibCal software and the TUC Library website, prepares, posts and otherwise publicizes library hours.

• Working with the Library Director, assists with Library maintenance, changes to the Library physical plant and layout and related service orders to the TUC IT Department and TUC Facilities

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Hires, trains, schedules, and supervises the student assistants who staff the TUC Library Circulation Desk.

QUALIFICATION(S):

REQUIRED:

• Master’s degree from an ALA accredited library or information science program.

• Demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills

• Demonstrate a strong service orientation

• To be a flexible and productive team member

• To keep abreast of new technologies and changes in areas of responsibility

DESIRED:

• Previous work experience in a library preferably in a college or university setting

• Experience with an integrated library system

• Library instruction experience

• Experience with web technologies and electronic resources

• Reference experience

• Previous access services experience or public service experience

• Work experience and/or educational background related to pharmacy and/or health sciences and/or education

CORE COMPETENCIES: identify the behavior an employee is expected to demonstrate.

• Is able to provide very good management and supervision of the operations reporting to this position including exercising sound judgment; interpretation and application of library policies; timely upkeep of circulation and reserve data; prompt and courteous response to patron requests; detailed knowledge of applicable Sierra modules; OCLC resource sharing, Clio and DOCLINE; ability to meet deadlines and multiple demands, and exercise quality control over assigned access services functions.

• Maintains an excellent command of print and electronic library resources for the College of Pharmacy and the Graduate School of Education and School of Nursing Programs, as well as a good command of other library and electronic resources relevant to the Touro University California curriculum

• Provides clear, well-organized subject-oriented library instruction appropriate to a particular class or program as well as general library instruction

• Maintains currency of new library resources in assigned subject fields, exercises good judgment about their applicability for Touro University California and makes sound decisions regarding their selectionand de-selection.

• Maintains currency about electronic resources implementation and maintenance in order to serve as back-up to the Electronic Resources Librarian when needed.

• Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills

• Demonstrates excellent productivity, organizational skills, attention to detail

• Demonstrates effective and productive team work with others

• Demonstrates reliability, flexibility, and initiative in carrying out specific job responsibilities and as member of the TUC Faculty

• Is an able trainer and supervisor of student employees

• Demonstrates a strong customer orientation

• Demonstrates sound computer skills including MS Office, web and digital resource technologies

Salary is competitive and commensurate with background and experience. Letters of application and resume with a list of 3 references should be directed to:

Search Committee

1. Email CV: Apply@tu.edu

Subject: Your Name, Access Services & Instruction Librarian

OR

2. Mail: Touro University California

1310 Club Drive Vallejo, CA 94592


Dean of Student Learning

August 31, 2016

Dean of Student Learning

Butte-Glenn Community College

Opening Date/Time: Fri. 08/12/16 12:00 AM Pacific Time

Closing Date/Time: Mon. 09/26/16 4:00 PM Pacific Time

Salary: Not Displayed

Job Type: Exempt Full-time

9/26/2016

Location: Main Campus, California

Department: Office of Student Learning and Econ Devel

Description:

Dean of Student Learning (Social & Behavioral Sciences, Sociocultural Studies, Foreign Language, Library Services, Study Abroad and Technology Mediated Instruction)Exempt Full-time; 12 months per yearMSC-Range 26; $118,919.69 per yearOVERVIEW:Under the administrative direction of the Vice President for Student Learning, administers and supervises their assigned educational programs of the District, ensuring compliance with established curricular and instructional objectives and policies. Assists with the selection, management and evaluation of academic and classified staff within the departments supervised, and performs related work as required.POSITION DUTIES: Ensure that Library and distance education operations, distance learning technology and instructional delivery modalities support student learning and meet all regulatory requirements. Provide leadership and guidance to social and behavioral sciences and foreign languages instructional departments with large numbers of associate faculty to ensure efficiency and effectiveness. Programs include Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Spanish, Multicultural Studies, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, Geography, History, Humanities, Political Science and Study Abroad.

Representative Duties:

The duties recorded below are representative of the duties of the class and are not intended to cover all the duties performed by incumbent(s) of any particular position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the scope of work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class. The essential duties of the class are indicated with an asterisk *.Provides leadership in the formulation, development and revision of curricular and instructional objectives within the departments supervised* Assists with the preparation of the master class schedule; updates College catalog content as appropriate; develops teaching schedules, loads and room schedules for day and evening classes and supervises the selection of appropriate texts and instructional materials* Ensures that all courses remain current in relation to the standards of industry, transfer institutions and State mandates* Assists in the recruitment, recommendation and evaluation of academic staff* Supervises and supports academic and classified staff. Supervisory duties include instructing, planning and assigning work, maintaining standards, coordinating activities, acting on employee problems, assisting with new employee selection, recommending employee discipline, transfers, promotions and discharge as appropriate. Reviews and evaluates the work of subordinates for effectiveness, accuracy and adherence to department policies; offers advice and assistance as needed* Works with departmental personnel to maintain and improve standards of instruction; assigns teaching and office hours of academic staff; makes faculty assignments; approves field trips and conference requests for instructors; works with chairs and coordinators in all schedule development; provides orientation of new academic staff to their duties and obligations, and performs other administrative duties as required* Prepares annual budget recommendations for the departments; prepares budget reports as required* Maintains an inventory of instructional equipment* Works cooperatively with other instructional administrators in using facilities and equipment; supervises the issuance of keys for facilities* Initiates and maintains positive relationships with other departments and members of the College community* Attends federal, state and regional vocational education meetings as appropriate* Serves on a variety of District committees as requested Performs related work as required

Qualifications/Requirements:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Possession of a Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited body; AND One year formal training, internship or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrator’s administrative assignment.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATION AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Hold and maintain a valid driver’s license throughout duration of employment with the District.DIVERSITY QUALIFICATIONS: Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity and sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science OR in a field related to Library or Information Science or Instructional Technology Doctorate degree Knowledge of California community college systems. Knowledge of the California community college system’s economic development mission and the various initiatives that support it. (http://www.cccco.edu/). Knowledge of program evaluation and assessment including: Student Learning Outcomes, curriculum review, program review, unit planning, and Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) accreditation requirements.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:May be acquired through education, training and/or experience.Knowledge and ability to apply District policies, rules and procedures.Knowledge of: laws, ordinances pertaining to the specific responsibilities of the position; supervisory and managerial concepts and principles; curricular and instructional program development theories and methods of implementation; equipment and instructional materials used in the areas assigned. Ability to: ensure compliance with all laws, regulations and policies through effective supervision and management; motivate and provide leadership to a diverse group of professionals and staff; plan and coordinate the most effective use of faculty, staff, facilities and resources to achieve District-wide instructional goals; comprehend and stay current with the theories of and practices in vocational education instruction and programming; communicate professionally in confrontational situations; compose complex reports, analyzes and correspondence; prepare complex schedules; analyze administrative problems and prepare comprehensive, clear and concise reports and recommendations; make sound, educated decisions; work independently; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; work with diverse populations; make required mathematical calculations accurately; make public presentations; maintain records accurately and with confidentiality as required; compile, organize and use various financial information necessary in the preparation and management of budgets.

Supplemental Information:

WORK DIRECTION, LEAD AND SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:Provides direct supervision of academic, professional and classified staff; provides technical direction to faculty members as assigned

PHYSICAL EFFORT: Normal office environment

CONTACTS:All classifications of faculty, staff and administration at Butte College; administrative staff from other educational institutions; general public

WORKING CONDITIONS: Normal office environment.PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS:The successful applicant will be required to complete a medical history questionnaire and must agree to undergo and pass a pre-employment physical examination, based on the physical requirements of the position, prior to employment. The physician will be selected and paid for by the District. Disabilities not related to the essential physical job requirements will not preclude the applicant from being hired. Education Code § 87408.6 states that no person shall be initially employed by a community college district in an academic or classified position unless the person has submitted to an examination within the past sixty (60) days to determine that he or she is free of active tuberculosis. As a condition of employment the position you are applying for will require that you provide fingerprints to the local police department. The fee charged by the Department of Justice (DOJ) for the fingerprint report is the employee’s responsibility. If you should be offered this position you will be asked to sign a payroll deduction form which will authorize the District to deduct the fee charged by the DOJ from your first paycheck.The District reserves the right to modify, rescind or re-advertise this announcement without notification or to delay indefinitely the employment of a person for the position

The Butte-Glenn Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.————————————————Application Instructions————————————ALL APPLICANTS, INCLUDING CURRENT BUTTE COLLEGE EMPLOYEES, MUST SUBMIT ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS WITH THE ONLINE APPLICATION IN ORDER TO MOVE FORWARD IN THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS. REQUIRED ATTACHMENTSAll on-line attachment types require that you attach a document

COVER LETTER:Please describe in your cover letter how your past experience and qualifications meet the needs of this position

RESUME OR VITA:Please submit this as an attachment, not as a text resume within the application.DIVERSITY:Butte College serves a diverse population. In a separate statement, address how your skills, experience and education have prepared you to serve and meet the needs of a diverse student/staff population

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: In a statement addressed to the hiring committee, explain how you meet the minimum qualifications listed below and attach a copy of all relevant certificates and proof of completed trainings.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Possession of a Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited body; AND One year formal training, internship or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrator’s administrative assignment.TRANSCRIPTS OF ALL ACADEMIC WORK:You are required to provide transcripts for all coursework and/or degrees listed on the application materials you have submitted. Legible copies of transcripts are acceptable at this point in the process. Official transcripts must be submitted prior to hire.If you have foreign transcripts please include copies of a U.S. evaluation and translation

FOREIGN TRANSCRIPTS:Foreign transcripts must include a U.S. evaluation and translation. Please contact the Office of Human Resources for a list of agencies providing this service or our website at; http://www.butte.edu/hr/job_opportunities/associate_faculty/foreign_degree_eval.html

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Life Sciences Librarian

August 31, 2016

Life Sciences Librarian

University Library of the University of California, Davis

 

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

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

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

Candidates applying by October 17, 2016, will receive first consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

UC Davis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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


PART-TIME LIBRARY CONSERVATOR AT THE GRADUATE THEOLOGICAL UNION LIBRARY

August 30, 2016

 

Graduate Theological Union Library

The Graduate Theological Union (GTU) is an ecumenical consortium of eight theological graduate schools and many centers. Rich in resources and rich in spirit, the GTU seeks to educate women and men for vocations of ministry and scholarship, equip leaders for a future of diverse religions and cultures, teach patterns of faith which nurture justice and peace, and serve as an educational and theological resource for local communities, the nation, and the world. The GTU library houses the most extensive collection of theological materials in the western states and provides library/information services to the GTU community. For more information visit http://gtu.edu/library.

General Summary

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

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

Qualifications

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

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree

Required Experience/Skills

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

Compensation Package

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

Application Process

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

GTU Library Director
Part-time Conservator Search
Graduate Theological Union
2400 Ridge Road
Berkeley, CA 94709

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

Application Deadline: September 21, 2016 or until filled.

GTU is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Dean, Library and Information Resources – California Institute of the Arts (CalArts)

August 30, 2016

The California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) is currently accepting applications for the position of Dean, Library and Information Resources.

Established in 1961 by Walt and Roy Disney, CalArts is a private, non-profit, arts college offering graduate and undergraduate degrees in six schools (Art, Critical Studies, Dance, Film/Video, Music, and Theater) to approximately 1,500 students.  The institute is known for its faculty of distinguished artists and scholars, outstanding students, and multidisciplinary approach to arts education.

The CalArts Library enables student and faculty artist/scholars to develop the skills necessary for creative exploration, critical reflection and lifelong learning, in an environment that supports and promotes the diversity of voices that encompass the CalArts community.  The library offers a full suite of academic reference and instruction services, and contains a collection of over 200,000 physical items in all formats and approximately 300,000 electronic resources, as well as a unique archival and rare-book collection.

Under the direction of the provost, the dean will lead, plan, organize and direct the operations and activities of the library; provide innovative information resources and services in support of the institute’s mission and vision; project and monitor budgets; work collaboratively with faculty, administration, staff and students in a service-oriented environment; and coordinate the work, supervise and evaluate the performance of library faculty and staff.

Qualifications of the dean will include a Master’s Degree in Library Science, a minimum of ten years of increasingly-responsible experience in an academic library environment, including five years in a supervisory capacity; currency with best practices within information technology including emerging technologies related to Library systems and services; experience with coordinating efforts to plan, develop and implement technology that support digital scholarship; demonstrated skills in budget planning, analysis and control of funding from multiple sources; experience with fundraising in a library setting; and appreciation of the visual and performing arts.

How to Apply

Candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three references at the attention of Provost Jeannene Przyblyski to:

Diane Hunt, senior administrative assistant to the provost: provostjobs@calarts.edu, or

Office of the Provost, Re: Dean of Library Search,
California Institute of the Arts,
24700 McBean Parkway,
Valencia, CA 91355-2397.

For full consideration please apply by October 1, 2016.  Review of applications will begin on that date and will continue until the position is filled.

CalArts is proud of its diverse student body and deeply committed to supporting the cultural and artistic aspirations of all its students. A commitment to increasing opportunities for low-income students and currently disenfranchised groups is necessary, as is the desire to work to support institutional goals of equity and diversity in an ongoing way. CalArts is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). In our efforts to reach a diverse application pool, please follow the link to fill out an optional survey: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Eq_Div

CalArts has a multidisciplinary approach to its studies of the arts through six schools: Art, Critical Studies, Dance, Film/Video, Music and Theater. CalArts encourages students to explore and recognize the complexity of the many aspects of the arts. It is supported by a distinguished faculty of practicing artists and provides its Bachelor and Master of Fine Arts students with the hands-on training and exposure necessary for an artist’s growth. CalArts was founded in 1961 and opened in 1969 as the first institution of higher learning in the United States specifically for students interested in the pursuit of degrees in all areas of visual and performing arts.


August 29, 2016

Job Title: Library Services Specialist III

Classification: Library Services Specialist III – Range A

AutoReqID: 8727BR

Department: University Library- Administration

Sub-Division: University Library

Salary Range: $3,371 – $5,836 per month (Department anticipated hiring range: $3,371 – $3,917 )

Appointment Type: Ongoing

Time Base: Full-Time

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Job Summary:

The Pollak Library seeks a forward-thinking, positive, and experienced copy cataloger to join the Cataloging Section in the Collection and Processing Services (CPS) Unit as a Library Services Specialist III.

Under the general direction of the Cataloging and Metadata Librarian and the CPS Unit Head, the Library Services Specialist (LSS) will copy catalog, prepare original descriptive catalog records from existing templates, and support the maintenance of accurate catalog records for Pollak Library physical and electronic materials. As the California State University System prepares for a system-wide migration to Alma, the Cataloging LSS will actively participate in catalog migration preparation from the current ILS (Millennium). Copy catalogs physical and electronic materials for the Pollak Library, such as monographs, government documents, audiovisual materials, and CSUF theses. In addition, the Library Services Specialist serves as the primary copy cataloger for federal, state, and international government documents collection in both print and electronic formats and collaborates with the Government Documents Librarian on related projects, such as weeding and physical processing. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications:

High school diploma or the equivalent and a minimum of two years or related experience or the equivalent. Thorough knowledge of and the ability to interpret overall library policies and procedures. In depth knowledge of library operations, policies, and procedures pertaining to assigned functional area, including a solid understanding of individual work functions and the ability to adapt work procedures. Working knowledge of the library collection and its organization, as well as classification schemes. Demonstrated expertise in creating and correcting bibliographic records. Thorough knowledge of external online databases, systems, and resources, including the ability to perform complex online searches. Thorough knowledge of campus and library policies and practices associated with the ethical use of and access to library and online resources. Working knowledge of national standards pertaining to library operations, including a thorough knowledge of institutional standards pertaining to copyright and intellectual property protection and the ability to interpret and apply them. Demonstrated expertise in using library automated systems and subsystems pertaining to the functional area, including the ability to provide database maintenance. Ability to investigate and research more complex problems, including analyzing and interpreting information. Possession of strong written and verbal communication skills in order to prepare internal library reports and written and visual presentations on library resources. Possession of strong communication and interpretive skills. Knowledge of all aspects of lead work direction including assisting in employee selection, training employees on new work procedures, assigning work, organizing work flow, establishing priorities, reviewing work, providing input on performance evaluations, and promoting teamwork to optimize effectiveness. Possession of strong organizational skills to oversee and lead work flow in assigned area. Demonstrated flexibility and the ability to work as a part of a team in a complex, changing environment.

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 the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

Preferred Qualifications:

A minimum of three years of experience cataloging library materials. Experience with Integrated Library Systems (e.g. Millennium, Sierra, Voyager, and Alma) and online bibliographic utilities and library systems (e.g. OCLC Connexion). Extensive experience with and thorough knowledge of MARC and RDA. Demonstrated ability to make consistently sound decisions when interpreting policies and procedures.

Special Working Conditions:

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. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.

If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant or a Student Assistant position.

Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.

Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.

Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.

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 utilizes the E-Verify program and is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).

Hiring Preference:

On-Campus CSUEU Employees

Application Deadline:

08-Sep-2016

Apply at: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWebHost/searchopenings.aspx?partnerid=11720&siteid=76


Strategic Digital Initiatives Librarian

August 26, 2016

POSITION SUMMARY

The University of Southern California (USC) Libraries seek an innovative, service-oriented Strategic Digital Initiatives Librarian to join the Digital Library Team. Engaging with researchers, non-profits, and businesses and under the direction of the Director of the Digital Library, the Strategic Digital Initiatives Librarian will provide leadership in developing sustainable, unique digital collections and services for the USC Libraries including working to secure funding for projects and ongoing operations. This entails developing proposals, negotiating licenses with contributors, and identifying novel ways to fund the USC Digital Library. The Strategic Digital Initiatives Librarian will have responsibility for streamlining the processes and management of intellectual property entrusted to the USC Libraries. The Strategic Digital Initiatives Librarian may be asked to represent the USC Libraries in consortia and membership organizations on matters concerning digital libraries and the development of cooperative services.

We seek candidates motivated by a passion to develop transformative library services, an investment in the future of librarianship, and who are expected to be creative in identifying and solving problems within a collegial and collaborative environment. The successful candidate must be knowledgeable of current relevant library and scholarly information trends and practices, and be able to apply this understanding to make a significant, positive impact on the USC community.

THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

The University of Southern California is one of the world’s leading private research universities. An anchor institution in Los Angeles, USC is ranked second in the country in enrollment of international students and offers extensive opportunities for internships and study abroad. With a strong tradition of integrating liberal and professional education, USC fosters a vibrant culture of public service and encourages students to cross academic as well as geographic boundaries in their pursuit of knowledge. For more information, visit www.usc.edu.

USC LIBRARIES

The USC Libraries actively support the discovery, creation, and preservation of knowledge. We develop collections and services that support and encourage the academic endeavors of faculty, students, and staff; build a community of critical consumers of information; and help develop engaged world citizens. Through these means, we contribute to the continued success of the University of Southern California.

The USC Libraries includes the Doheny Memorial Library and fourteen specialized libraries with an operating budget of approximately $41 million. Library collections encompass over 4.2 million volumes, 5.9 million microforms, 3.1 million images, 49,300 linear feet of manuscripts and archives, with access to over 113,800 serials in print and electronic formats, and nearly 724,000 e-books.

The USC Digital Library contains over 400,000 assets comprising 1.3 million files of primary resource materials from USC and collaborating institutions. About half of the assets are historical photographs, maps, or other visual resources. Over 50,000 visitors per month access the USC Digital Library’s site to discover its unique materials. The USC Digital Library is Content Hub for the Digital Public Library of America and provides metadata to UMBRA African American History Search, University of Georgia Civil Rights Digital Library, OpenNi from the National Library of Medicine and our materials are discoverable through search engines such as Google.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

Reporting to Director, Digital Library, the Strategic Digital Initiatives Librarian will:

· Identify appropriate funding models and sources including grants, donations, licensing, sales, and contracts.

· In consultation with personnel in Special Collections and other library departments, streamline and standardize rights management processes for USC Libraries’ intellectual property.

· Under review of University Counsel and USC Libraries administration execute licenses with contributors to the USC Digital Library.

· Develop project proposals and statements of work for grants and contracted projects.

· Secure funding for projects and ongoing operations by working with USC Libraries’ Advancement and Grants personnel to identify funding opportunities and work with them to develop proposals.

· In collaboration with USC Libraries Programs and Planning, develop strategies to promote the use of the Digital Libraries’ content and services to the campus and broader community so that its content becomes recognized as helping the University to fulfill its strategic goals.

· Reach out to USC faculty, especially to USC Libraries faculty liaisons, in order to connect with faculty in the College and Schools regarding the discovery and use of materials in the USC Digital Library and the development of its collections to support their research and teaching.

· Disseminate information about the Digital Library’s collections and services using Libguides, blogs, journal articles, guest lectures, conference presentations and proceedings, social media postings, and other outreach activities.

· Participate in library and other committees as assigned.

· Stay up-to-date on relevant library and scholarly information trends and practices and be able to apply this knowledge to have a significant, positive impact on the Digital Library, and the advancement of the USC Libraries’ strategic plan and the University’s strategic vision.

· May be required to work weekend and/or evenings.

· Travel off site for meetings and conferences may be required.

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum qualifications:

MLS from an ALA-accredited program or non-U.S. equivalent is typically required for a librarian appointment at USC and 3 years professional experience. In addition, candidates must provide examples of:

· Successful track record identifying strategic partners and developing projects and programs with them.

· Successful track record of securing funding for technology or library projects.

· Experience estimating costs and developing proposals for digital services.

· Demonstrated experience working with faculty and library personnel to promote library services.

· Evidence of a strong customer service orientation within an academic or research library setting.

· Effective oral and written communication skills.

· Experience independently and collaboratively solving problems.

· Understanding of copyright and related rights and how they are applied in a digital library setting.

· Engagement in professional and/or subject discipline organizations, research, or publishing that will have a significant, positive impact on the provision of service to the USC Libraries.

Desirable qualifications:

In addition, the successful candidate will possess a mix from among the following:

· Successful track record managing projects in a library, academic, or information environment.

· Experience using tools for web authoring, social media, and online collaboration to promote library services and collections.

· Experience with large multiyear technology projects.

· Knowledge of metadata standards, especially Dublin Core and MARC.

· Knowledge of digitization techniques as applied in libraries or other cultural heritage institutions.

· Experience teaching.

· Supervisory experience.

APPOINTMENT RANK/SALARY

Rank: Assistant University Librarian

Continuing Appointment track: rank and salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. This is a full time appointment. Librarians at USC have faculty status. Appointment to the continuing appointment track requires the potential to meet the university’s requirements for the granting of continuing appointment, which is based on demonstrated excellent performance and the expectation of continued excellence and growth in professional expertise.

For more information on Guidelines on Criteria and Qualifications for the Appointment, Promotion and Continuing Appointment of Librarians on the Continuing

Appointment Track, see: https://libraries.usc.edu/sites/default/files/promotion_guidelines_document.pdf

BENEFITS

This position is full-time on a 12-month contract. Benefits include a choice of retirement programs, 22 paid vacation days per year, university holidays, a choice of medical and dental plans, and tuition assistance (for employees and eligible dependents). For more information about benefits see: http://www.usc.edu/benefits

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Applications must be submitted via USC’s online faculty application website: http://jobs.usc.edu/postings/72776. As part of the application, candidates must upload one document file (Word or PDF) that contains the following: 1) a cover letter, 2) a curriculum vitae (including telephone and e-mail address), and 3) a list of at least three references that includes the name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address for each reference.

Closing date for applications: Open until filled

For more information about this position, contact Deborah Holmes-Wong, Chair of the Search Committee, at dhwong@usc.edu

USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The University particularly encourages members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.


Lead Library Media Technical Assistant – Sacramento City College

August 15, 2016


Serves as the lead person of the entire library/media center operation and may be responsible for a unit (technical services, public services, media services). Incumbents have a thorough understanding of the entire library/media center operation and have sufficient knowledge of all units to provide assistance, training, and /or backup in any unit. Serves as the lead for three or more regular staff in the library/media center operation; oversees lower level staff and/or students working in the library/media center operation. Incumbents work under the general supervision of the assigned manager/supervisor.


GENERAL:
● Serves as lead person for library/media center operations.
● Serves as liaison with other district libraries to develop and coordinate policies and procedures for assigned unit of work.
● May be directly responsible for a unit (technical services, public services, media services) prepares financial, statistical and information reports.
● Maintains inventory of department supplies and prepares requisitions for purchases; performs general typing and word processing duties.
● Maintains files of correspondence, memoranda and records.
● Assists in interviewing, training and overseeing student workers and lower level staff.
● Establishes and maintains relationships with outside vendors/suppliers/book jobbers.
● Performs related duties as required.

TECHNICAL SERVICES:
● Supervises the ordering and receiving of book and non-book materials.
● Manages the book and non-book materials budgets including fund appropriations, encumbrances and expenditures.
● Oversees the maintenance of the bibliographic/item records in the library’s online catalog.
● Pre-catalogs materials for review by librarians.
● Searches for, edits, and retrieves catalog records using bibliographic utility (OCLC) for use in the library’s online database.
● Maintains bindery records.
● Oversees the receiving and check-in of periodicals.
● Orders and maintains periodical subscriptions.
● Oversees inventory of the library collection.
● Performs related duties as required.
PUBLIC SERVICES:
● Oversees the circulation operations of the library including patron registration, material check-in and charge out, overdue notice production, and fine collection.
● Sets up and maintains the reserve materials collection.
● Processes holds on student records.
● Oversees re-shelving of library materials.
● Performs tasks necessary to open and/or close the library facilities.
● Resolves patron complaints or refers them to appropriate staff member.
● Performs related duties as required.

 

MEDIA SERVICES:
● Oversees the ordering, scheduling, receiving, circulation, and return of staff media requests.
● Assists in classification and cataloging of media materials.
● Oversees the scheduling, distribution, and return of media equipment.
● Schedules and distributes videotape programs for broadcast and prepares broadcast logs.
● Performs related duties as required.

Closes August 30, 2016.
For more information see the job posting:
https://jobs.losrios.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=60448

Head of Research Support Services – UC Santa Cruz

August 11, 2016

The University of California, Santa Cruz, (UCSC) invites applications from forward-thinking, enthusiastic, and collegial leaders to be the Head of the Research Support Services Department (RSS).

Qualifications include:

  • MLS or MLIS degree from an ALA-accredited institution or master’s degree (or foreign equivalent degree) with emphasis on current, innovative pedagogical methods
  • Experience managing and leading teams of professionals, including goal setting and evaluation
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and participating in outreach initiatives/programs
  • Extensive teaching support experience

Review of applications will begin on September 6, 2016.

For additional details, please see the complete posting.
http://apo.ucsc.edu/academic_employment/jobs/JPF00380-17T.pdf


eLearning Librarian – Western University of Health Sciences

August 3, 2016

Under the direction of the Associate Director of Reference & Outreach, and in collaboration with Library and campus staff and faculty, the eLearning Librarian will lead the Library’s initiative in developing, implementing, and assessing online learning tools, resources, and services. This position will also provide reference help to Library patrons.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
The Reference & Outreach Department is seeking an enthusiastic, patient, and flexible eLearning Librarian to join our team.
The ideal candidate will be eager to:
1. Use current technologies and tools to create and deliver innovative online learning experiences
2. Look outside the Library world for technologies, tools, and methods to turn into new Library services
3. Share his/her knowledge of instructional technology and tools with others
4. Collaborate with individuals and groups within and across organizational boundaries to bolster and advertise the Library’s services and resources for distance and online students
5. Provide reference services in all formats (in-person, virtual, synchronous, asynchronous) in a lively and supportive academic environment

Required Qualifications
1. Master’s degree in one of the following: Library/Information Science, Media, Instructional Technology, or another related field
2. Experience with technologies and tools to create and deliver digital learning objects
3. Demonstrated ability to learn new technology, tools, and skills
4. Strong desire to share knowledge with others
5. Demonstrated ability to work collegially and cooperatively within and across organizational boundaries

Preferred Qualifications
1. Understanding of instructional design principles in an online environment and/or experience, coursework, or additional degree in instructional design
2. Knowledge of accessibility and universal design principles
3. Experience in online teaching/instruction, preferably at the graduate level
4. Demonstrated ability in using web based tools, imaging and/or video software, and relevant emerging technologies
5. Experience providing reference services in an academic environment, preferably to graduate students
6. Knowledge of medical terminology and/or coursework, additional degree, or specialty in health sciences

May be required to work evenings and/or weekends.

Apply online