Health Sciences Librarian, Cal State LA, Los Angeles, CA

November 18, 2016

Senior Assistant Librarian (full-time, 12-month tenure-track appointment), Health Sciences Librarian

Starting Date:

April 3, 2017

Minimum Qualifications:

MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited library school.

Experience working in an academic library or clinical library setting.

Demonstrated experience in providing research, instruction and outreach services to students and faculty in the health sciences or related area.

Practical knowledge of health science information resources and/or academic coursework in the health sciences or related disciplines.

Familiarity with information literacy standards/framework, performance indicators and outcomes.

Strong commitment to public service, flexibility, initiative, creativity and an enthusiasm for working collaboratively.

Excellent communication, analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills.

Commitment to engage in research, scholarly activity, professional development and service.

Demonstrated ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural, multi-ethnic environment.

The successful candidate will be committed to the academic success of all of our students and to an environment that acknowledges, encourages, and celebrates diversity and differences. To this end, the successful candidate will work effectively, respectfully, and collaboratively in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings. In addition, the successful candidate will be ready to join faculty, staff, students, and administrators in the University’s commitment to the principles of engagement, service, and the public good.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor or Master’s degree in the health sciences or a related discipline.

Two years of professional library experience in an academic library focusing on health sciences or in a medical or health sciences library.

Knowledge of and/or experience in current and emerging trends related to the health sciences.

Collection development experience in the health sciences or related area.

Education or experience with student outcomes assessment in an educational or library setting.

Knowledge of current and emerging technologies and their use in the delivery of learner-centered library services and information resources.

Duties:

The California State University, Los Angeles University Library seeks an energetic, innovative and self-motivated librarian to: provide library instruction and research consultation services to the students and faculty in the Rongxiang Xu College of Health and Human Services. Collaborate with teaching faculty in the development of digital learning objects and instructional materials related to information literacy in the health science areas; serve as the library subject liaison for the various departments and schools in the Rongxiang Xu College of Health and Human Services, which includes evaluating, selecting, and reviewing information resources in relation to the needs of teaching, learning, research and creative inquiries.  Collaborate with other library faculty and administrators to assess the usage, satisfaction and impact of library services on student success. Provide on-call and online/digital reference and research assistance and may contribute to outreach activities.

Salary:

Initial salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is a full-time, 12-month tenure-track appointment at the rank of Senior Assistant Librarian.

The University:

Cal State LA is one of 23 campuses within the California State University system. With over 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs led by award-winning faculty, Cal State LA’s dedication to access and excellence has been recognized nationally.  Founded in 1947, the University is located just minutes from downtown Los Angeles, adjacent to the San Gabriel Valley, and serves more than 27,000 students who reflect the rich ethnic and racial diversity of the area. As a federally recognized Hispanic-serving and Minority-serving institution, Cal State LA recognizes the transformative power of education and embraces its duty to identify and serve the needs of all of its students. This longstanding commitment is reflected in its history as home to the nation’s first Chicano Studies program, second Pan-African Studies program, as well as Latin American and Asian and Asian American Studies programs. Faculty have the opportunity to establish affiliate status with ethnic studies and other academic programs, including the Honors College. In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal State LA is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual.

Required Documentation:

For full consideration, applicants are requested to submit the following materials: 1) letter of interest, 2) current curriculum vitae, 3) three letters of recommendation, 4) official transcript from the institution awarding your highest degree, and 5) a completed Cal State L.A. employment application form. Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Application:

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For full consideration, applicants are requested to submit the required materials listed above by January 31, 2017 to:

Carlos Rodriguez, Dean, University Library
libraryjobs@calstatela.edu
John F. Kennedy Memorial Library, LN B135A
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032-8300

Note: 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.

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.

Cal State LA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to achieving and supporting diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. Applications from women, minorities, and individuals with a strong record of mentoring students from underserved or underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

All qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, marital status, pregnancy, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender identification, age, disability, disabled veteran or Vietnam era veteran status.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/TITLE IX EMPLOYER

Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause undue hardship.

 


Librarian – Manager of Access Services – California Institute of Integral Studies

November 18, 2016

Company Description:

California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) in San Francisco is a pioneer in integrative higher education, enrolling 1,510 students in 18 academic programs providing interdisciplinary, cross-cultural, and applied studies in counseling psychology, clinical psychology, philosophy, anthropology and social change, ecology, Asian and comparative studies, East-West psychology, women’s spirituality, integrative health, transformative studies and leadership and traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture.The Institute offers masters and doctoral degrees, as well as a Bachelor of Arts completion degree. We are conveniently located in the mid-market area of San Francisco which is a quick walk from BART, Muni and other public transportation.

The CIIS Laurance S. Rockefeller branch Library holds over 175,000 books (24,000 physical and approximately 151,000 e-books), subscribes to approx.12,700 journals online with some in print, has 31 database subscriptions and approximately 1,500 Audio-Visual materials and over 700 streaming video titles, as well as an institutional repository. CIIS now has a branch library, the Shuji Goto Library, at our ACTCM campus location. The Library offers an increasing number of reference, and instructional services to both residential and distance-learning students. Its catalog and circulation system are available through KOHA, an open-source Integrated Library System.

 

Job Description:

This is a full time position with some possible evening and weekend hours occasionally required and reports to the Library Director. The position promotes excellence in library service through the oversight of access services and collections, as well as planning of and participation in instruction, research support, faculty outreach and other areas of access services responsibilities and functions. The person in this position works with the Library Director as well as other CIIS and professional colleagues, CIIS faculty, staff, and students to ensure access to and training on library resources. As Manager of Access Services, this position will manage access and hire and supervise student workers to assist with reserve functions, and projects within the library. The Librarian: Manager of Access Services shall use a high level of technical, instructional, bibliographic, and interpersonal skills, as well as some leadership initiative, to fulfill the following responsibilities:

PRIMARY DUTIES

  1. Providing leadership for Access Services and the managers of Circulation. Looking at all aspects of access to space, collections and resources, including providing usage statistics on collections and services. Overseeing the general management of circulation services, in cooperation with the Library Office Coordinator/Circulation Manager, and hiring and supervising student workers required to help directly with the Manager of Access Services’ responsibilities, including reserves. In addition to responsibilities at the main CIIS campus, this position will also be consulting with the Librarian who handles these functions at the Shuji Goto branch library (also in San Francisco). Working with the managers and Library Director as needed to formulate and implement changes in services, and policies and procedures that guide library access. Keeping the libraries (both Laurance S. Rockefeller and Shuji Goto) current with CIIS’s policies and procedures and a changing informational world. As required, in consultation with other library staff and the Library Director, helping to resolve operational & management issues related to all areas of Access Services. On occasion performing liaison activities with counterparts in consortial libraries.
  2. Overseeing reserves by organizing and managing academic reserve collections in both traditional paper and electronic formats; and in supporting, training, and communicating with faculty about reserves and in the use of these systems. Hiring and supervising student worker(s) to assist with reserve and other access services projects. Monitoring trends and recommending emerging technologies. As needed, discovering ways to conduct resource sharing and copyright management especially as they impact Access Services. Assisting in determining titles to be obtained as electronic access, or as print volumes. Working towards, planning for, and making available the widest possible access to online, regular and special collections as needed by the university.
  3. Working closely with the Systems Librarian and the Cataloger to improve access to and usability of the Library’s OPAC integrated library system (built in KOHA, an open source software application). With the systems Librarian, Office Coordinator and Cataloger, as necessary, discuss and decide on Koha upgrade changes and implementation for the system, help institute changes in policy as necessary.
  4. With the Reference and liaison outreach team members ? help in the overseeing of requests that come from faculty and other departments for library classes, presentations, orientations or training. Acting as a liaison for a share of the CIIS academic departments, coordinating requests as received from direct liaison work, clarifying requirements and seeing that appropriate library staffing, resources and materials are available. As time allows devising, coordinating, and conducting instructional and informational programs; workshops; orientations for new users; and training sessions as well as creating instructional lib-guides or suggesting updates for web-pages that explain the use of library resources and products, or as appropriate, determining other means of informing the community about library resources and services that would be of interest.
  5. Working closely with the other members of the reference team in providing individual and group research assistance to library users (from bachelor’s completion through faculty level) in reference appointments; in the class room; via telephone; through email; in the online class environment, and using other technologies as available.
  6. Working as a member of the greater library team, undertaking related tasks as appropriate including participating in the review of reference collections and online resources, as well as participating in strategic collection development and library planning with an emphasis on electronic book and A/V resources as needed for online reserves. Responsible for the overall management of the Library stacks and space ? overseeing collection management, physical arrangement, appearance and organization. Working closely with other library staff on space needs and changes to the collections.
  7. Serving the library and university through participating in committee and service work for CIIS as appropriate.
  8. Continuing professional development and staying current with advances in applicable library technology and with relevant issues in access services including space, collections and access; advising colleagues and the director on developments in these areas, and making recommendations for library actionable items when appropriate.

 

Requirements:

  • Demonstrated leadership and organizational skills, including the ability to establish & maintain effective, harmonious work relationships with library staff, university officials, faculty, students & Library users as well as professional colleagues.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including a willingness to listen, the ability to inspire and the diplomatic skills needed to coordinate tasks among a well-educated diverse team of staff members.
  • The ability to role-model and foster excellent customer service skills and high quality, friendly service to all library users, including off-campus library users, and advocates for their needs.
  • Considerable knowledge of library collections and operations, especially reserves, circulation, interlibrary loan and stack management and maintenance as well as awareness of broad trends and issues in access services and related technologies.
  • Ability to oversee daily operations of services collaboratively with other library staff as well as to establish and maintain efficient, effective and consistent processes and procedures.
  • Strong proficiency & capabilities with personal computers, software, web and library information technology, and knowledge of mobile devices, and general trends in computing.
  • Solid Reference, teaching, instruction and searching capabilities.
  • Capacity to thrive in a growing institution, and respond effectively to changing needs and priorities
  • Knowledge of copyright and fair use as it applies to access services in libraries.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Master’s degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA-accredited program or equivalent is required.
  2. Minimum of five years related professional experience in “Access Services” is required, preferably in an academic library.
  3. Supervisory or managerial experience, outstanding communication and customer service skills are all required; demonstrated managerial skills are preferred, including diplomacy and the coordination of work among disparate people, personalities and departments within and beyond the library.
  4. Experience with library reference services is required; demonstrated excellence in reference services is highly desirable.
  5. Knowledge of trends and issues in teaching information literacy and demonstrated experience of teaching, training and presenting to groups is required.
  6. Sound working knowledge and technical experience working with integrated library systems, and remote authentication is required, as is the use of library systems and technologies as they pertain to access services.
  7. Understanding of U.S. copyright law and how it affects Library Access Services is required.
  8. Familiarity with psychology, integral and/or alternative health, transformative studies or another area of the Institute’s curriculum is highly desirable.
  9. Experience with developing instructional content and deploying through web-based instructional technologies, such as libguides, screen casting software, and/or course management systems is desirable.

 

Additional Information:

SALARY AND BENEFITS:

Salary commensurate with skills and experience.

NOTE TO CANDIDATE

– Physical Requirements:

This position requires the ability to:

Ability to sit for extended periods of time and the ability to manage repetitive hand/wrist movements while using a computer keyboard and/or the phone.
Ability to bend, squat, stoop, and occasionally walk up several flights of stairs
Ability to lift and/or carry up to 10lbs, occasionally

– Working Conditions:
Duties are primarily performed in an office environment at a desk or computer terminal, typically, Monday through Friday.

Due to the sensitivity and requirements of our positions, you should expect to undergo and be cleared of an employment background/criminal check, if extended an offer for employment. You may also be asked to provide proof of educational degree(s), licenses or credentials pertinent to the position. If your job requires driving on behalf of CIIS you will be required to provide proof of a valid driver’s license.

 

Application Instructions:

Please submit the following documents online

  1. Resume
  2. Cover letter

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

 

Apply Here


Manager of Branch Library

November 15, 2016

Requisition No.: W1516-08
Location: San Jose, CA
Department: Library
Posting Type: Open to internal and external applicants
Salary: Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications
Employment Status: Full-time / Exempt

Responsibilities
The Branch Manager Librarian will be responsible to lead and supervise the David D. Palmer Health Sciences Library at the branch campus located in San Jose, CA. This includes services, programs, support staff, access, collection management, instruction, research and special services. The individual in this position will also manage projects; oversee policies and procedures; identify, implement, and evaluate current emerging technologies, virtual reference services and instruction; engage in formal and informal curricular and co-curricular instruction associated with Library programs and services.

Requirements
Masters in Library Science from an ALA accredited university program or in a subject field closely related to the requirements of the position; three years of experience in professional library work, background in health sciences desired. Strong supervisory or management skills highly desired. Demonstrated interest in promoting collaboration, outreach initiatives, and use of technology to improve access.

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please send cover letter, resume, Palmer employment application and salary history to:

Lisa Bauer, PHR
Human Resources Palmer
College of Chiropractic 1000 Brady Street Davenport, IA 52803
Fax: (563) 884-5802
Email: hr.dept@palmer.edu


Social Work Librarian

November 11, 2016

Social Work Librarian (#330)
University of Southern California

USC Libraries seeks a dynamic and forward-thinking Social Work Librarian to support the Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work (SSW) and contribute to the USC Libraries services and programs. Minimum requirements include public service experience, ability to work closely with students and faculty to meet their research needs and ability to work in an online environment. The successful candidate is expected to be creative in identifying and solving problems within a collegial and collaborative environment. The candidate must be knowledgeable of current relevant library and scholarly information trends, practices, and be able to apply this understanding to make a significant, positive impact on the USC community.

To view the complete job announcement, please visit:

https://libraries.usc.edu/about/jobs/library-jobs-librarians


Contract Business Librarian

November 11, 2016

Contract Business Librarian – (12 months, renewable)
University of Southern California (USC)
USC Libraries.
Gaughan & Tiberti Business Library, Marshall School of Business.

USC Libraries is seeking a creative and enthusiastic contract Business Librarian. The librarian will provide research, instruction, and support services to the faculty, staff, and students of the Marshall School of Business, Leventhal School of Accounting and others at the university who use business information. Minimum qualifications include working with specialized print and online information resources; a commitment to a strong public service orientation within an academic, research, or corporate library or equivalent. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of current professional trends, especially those relating to reference, instructional services and collection development to a diverse population on and off-campus as well as effective oral and written communication skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.

For more information please visit: http://jobs.usc.edu/postings/76832.

Please direct questions to Helga Haraldsson at haraldss@usc.edu.


Digital Library Developer Analyst

November 11, 2016

This position performs operational level management of the Libraries’ digital repositories and digital preservation systems under the general supervision of the Head, Digital Scholarship Services. This includes providing technical support to repository users, scripting work flow processes, and managing feature development to adapt and expand repositories’ functions in support of the Libraries’ strategic digital initiatives. Works with the UCI Libraries, campus, and other UC campuses’ IT to develop solutions that can be integrated with other systems utilizing current standards within the Libraries’ infrastructure. Manages, explores, adapts, and supports library information technologies for digital projects, including the application of standards, metadata, discovery interfaces, workflow design, production coordination, and quality controls appropriate to specific projects. Collaborates and coordinates with other staff in the UCI Libraries, on campus, and system-wide as appropriate.

Responsibilities include:

Operations management and support

  • Perform routine maintenance tasks such as monitoring system usage and performance (ex. seed crawls for identifying and ingesting web pages into web archival system), planning and applying software upgrades, creating and administering user accounts. Monitor disk storage allocations and recharge budget.
  • Create and monitor automation scripts for handling ingest and export of digital assets and metadata within and between systems.
  • Write metadata analysis and conversion scripts. Perform complex batch remediation and data normalization.
  • Perform digital format preservation analysis and file format conversions using industry standards and tools. Create file manifest and deposit information packages. Coordinate physical transfer of hard disks between UC Irvine and California Digital Library.
  • Design and oversee digitization processes, including quality control monitoring.
  • Create and maintain work and procedure documentation. Provide training, instruction, and support to functional and technical users of Digital Scholarship Services systems and associated management tools. Convene operational working groups.
  • Plan and perform system migrations (ex. DSpace end of life decommissioning and content transfer to Nuxeo DAMS).

Service owner for digital repositories and digital preservation systems:

  • Oversee Digital Scholarship Services production systems and associated work management tools (ArchiveIt, DASH/OCDP, DMPTool, DSpace, eScholarship, EZID, LAMPP, Merritt, Nuxeo, ProQuest ETD system, UC Publication Management System). Working with functional and technical users, conduct business analysis to determine requirements for improvements and/or new features. Identify and recommend the right solutions.
  • Build, test, deploy and administer the identified resource and service solutions.
  • Act as the campus subject matter expert for these systems to provide guidance on their use, integration with other services, and troubleshoot complex issues. Understand both the current system and potential replacement products in development systemwide by California Digital Library.
  • Special projects and other Duties:
  • Manage workflow to prevent backlogs.
  • Meet established timelines.
  • Maintain and enhance current technical knowledge by reading books and journals, consulting internet resources, attending classes, and networking with colleagues and vendors both on and off campus.
  • Participate in systemwide repository systems projects (ex. evaluating Fedora/Hydra Install and test software on development server). Provide local use cases and functional requirements. Contribute to code sprints in alignment with Libraries strategic priorities.
  • Design and implement custom interfaces for accessing materials within current systemwide DAMS (ex. dark reading room for managing authenticated access to restricted materials, complex object viewer integration of oral history audio recordings and text transcripts).
  • Participate in grant related digital projects. Consult on technical repository requirements during grant application.
  • Participate in committees and groups as assigned. Work to fulfill the charge by researching the topic, recommending solutions, assisting in decision making and meeting deadlines for assignments.
  • Other duties as assigned.

To view the complete job description and apply, please use this link:

Digital Library Developer Analyst

or visit http://jobs.uci.edu and search for job number 2016-1217

The University of California is one of the largest public university systems in the country, comprising 10 campuses, a combined student body of 238,700 students, 62,400 academics, 135,900 staff members and over 1.6 million living alumni.

Located in the heart of Orange County, UCI enjoys the best of what Southern California has to offer:  beaches, mountains, deserts, and a broad variety of cultural, entertainment and intellectual activities. At the center of campus, Aldrich Park creates an oasis of serenity from which buildings radiate in a circular pattern, integrating natural open space with modern structure.

With over 30,000 students, UCI is among the fastest-growing UC campuses, is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), and is consistently ranked among the nation’s best universities.

Some of the many advantages of working in the IT environment at UCI include:

  • Exceptional benefits including health/wellness insurance programs with low associated premium costs
  • A minimum of 3 weeks accrued vacation, 13 paid holidays, and accrued sick days
  • UC Retirement Program, including a traditional pension plan
  • Excellent work/life balance
  • Supportive management and co-workers
  • Opportunities to work with new technology
  • A positive reputation with the people we serve

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


Library Management System Administrator

November 11, 2016

Under the general supervision of the Systems Administration Unit Supervisor, this position will lead technical support for the Library Management System (LMS).  This includes advanced support across multiple technical areas of LMS services, Linux administration, and virtual server management.  In addition, the incumbent will proactively assess the impact of upcoming changes and added features to the functionality of our LMS installation. The incumbent will coordinate activities with other members of the IT department in support of the Libraries IT infrastructure and collaborate with other ILS and technical staff in the UCI Libraries, on campus and system-wide as appropriate.

Responsibilities include:

Library Management System Administrator

  • Provide advanced technical support for the installation, testing, deployment, customization, and optimization of complex Library Management System software and related services.
  • Serve as the specialized subject matter expert in UC Irvine s technical design and support of a Library Management System.
  • Work with vendor of UC Irvine s Library Management System for technical customization and optimization needs.
  • Coordinate with other technical staff, LMS administrators/coordinators, and appropriate vendors to provide advanced support for configuring, and upgrading the LMS.
  • Provide user and technical training for the LMS.
  • Prepare and/or review system configuration documents.

Backup up for Linux and Virtual Server administration

  • Serve as backup for support of Linux related infrastructure services.
  • Serve as backup for support of server virtualization.
  • Participate in planning interoperability of disparate operating system resources.
  • Prepare and/or review system configuration documents.

Customer Service and Training

  • Apply the HEART model of customer service: Hear and understand; Expect the best; Act with integrity; Respect diversity; Transcend yourself to all activities.
  • Maintain a helpful, supportive attitude in the client community and promote a positive image of the department.
  • Instruct other staff in Library IT positions in the use of tools and resources as it relates to this position.
  • Participate in and maintain procedures for the Libraries New Employee Orientation Program for Information Technology.
  • Establish and maintain contacts with appropriate vendors of computing equipment and software.
  • Work with other campus computing groups to guarantee consistency in computing platforms and infrastructure in the UCI Libraries.
  • Coordinate work with vendors both on and off campus.
  • Provide first line support to Libraries staff by working on the IT help desk and completing worktickets within the departmental guidelines.

Special Projects and Other Duties

  • Manage workflow to prevent backlogs.
  • Meet established timelines.
  • Maintain and enhance current technical knowledge from IT literature, consulting internet resources, classes, and networking with colleagues and vendors both on and off campus.
  • Cross train in other departmental activities based upon departmental needs. Learn and perform cross training responsibilities efficiently according to the standards of said duties.
  • Participates in special project assignments meeting all expectations and deadlines set out by the person making the project assignment.
  • Participates in committees and groups as assigned. Works to fulfill the charge by researching the topic, recommending the solutions, assisting in decision making and meeting deadlines for assignments.
  • Other duties as assigned.

To view the complete job description and apply, please use this link:

Library Management System Administrator

or visit http://jobs.uci.edu and search for job number 2016-1125

The University of California is one of the largest public university systems in the country, comprising 10 campuses, a combined student body of 238,700 students, 62,400 academics, 135,900 staff members and over 1.6 million living alumni.

Located in the heart of Orange County, UCI enjoys the best of what Southern California has to offer:  beaches, mountains, deserts, and a broad variety of cultural, entertainment and intellectual activities. At the center of campus, Aldrich Park creates an oasis of serenity from which buildings radiate in a circular pattern, integrating natural open space with modern structure.

With over 30,000 students, UCI is among the fastest-growing UC campuses, is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), and is consistently ranked among the nation’s best universities.

Some of the many advantages of working in the IT environment at UCI include:

  • Exceptional benefits including health/wellness insurance programs with low associated premium costs
  • A minimum of 3 weeks accrued vacation, 13 paid holidays, and accrued sick days
  • UC Retirement Program, including a traditional pension plan
  • Excellent work/life balance
  • Supportive management and co-workers
  • Opportunities to work with new technology
  • A positive reputation with the people we serve

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

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Medical Librarian – full time, Orange, CA

November 9, 2016

Job Summary

Under minimal supervision from the Library Manager, this position has responsibility for the library’s technical services including the maintenance and renewal of electronic databases and journals, updating and maintaining the library’s website, and collaborating with IS to ensure access to library resources on various organizational platforms.  Other responsibilities include library outreach, orientation and instruction – both in person and virtually.  This position also provides reference services, literature searches and document delivery to a wide range of library clients.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Masters degree in Library and Information Science

Minimum Experience

  • One year professional librarian experience in an academic, research or health science library
  • Recent MLIS grads will be considered

Preferred Qualifications

  • Two years professional librarian experience in a health sciences library
  • Membership in the Medical Library Association’s Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP)
  • Active membership in professional library organizations

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Ability to represent the library effectively and positively to diverse stakeholders
  • Knowledge of and interest in new and emerging technologies for the library
  • Knowledge of adult learning principles and experience providing group and individual instruction
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and collaboratively

To apply visit http://www.stjhs.org/Careers/Our-Locations/Southern-California.aspx

and click on “Search open positions in Southern California”


First Year Experience Librarian

November 9, 2016

The UC San Diego Library is seeking a creative librarian to serve as a liaison to the university’s First Year Experience Program, work with undergraduate-focused campus programs, and collaborate with instructional designers and teaching librarians to deliver innovative general instruction. The First Year Experience Librarian will promote the success of freshmen and transfer students and will interact with campus units which focus on student success and retention. This new position is expected to plan and carry out experimental and innovative activities which will be a mix of instructional activities and outreach, providing the right candidate with exciting opportunities to try new things and create new programming.

For more information and to apply, please visit: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01270


Liaison Librarian

November 9, 2016
Westmont College is seeking applicants for a Liaison Librarian. This position is part of our liaison librarian team, which includes providing research assistance, information literacy instruction, outreach, and collection development for assigned academic and co-curricular departments. Along with being a liaison to three to four assigned academic departments this position will also focus on outreach and services to our off-campus, transfer, and first year students.
Please see the Job Description for more details and the Westmont Human Resources page on how to apply.