Electronic Resources Librarian

November 9, 2016
Westmont College is seeking applicants for an Electronic Resources Librarian. This position designs, maintains, manages, and assesses the Library’s online presence including the Library website and maintains the remote and on-campus access to all electronic resources. The position is also 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. 
Please see the Job Description for more details and the Westmont Human Resources page on how to apply.

Instruction and Learning Assessment Librarian at Sonoma State

November 9, 2016

Are you passionate about student learning? Are you enthusiastic about the role of librarians as partners in higher education? Are you committed to working in a collaborative environment grounded in shared leadership? The University Library at the Jean and Charles Schulz Information Center is looking for an Instruction and Learning Assessment Librarian to provide guidance for developing and assessing the library’s information literacy program.

Sonoma State University is embarking on an exciting time of renewal and transformation, under the leadership of a new President and executive cabinet, as well as a new Library Dean. We are focused on building a strong library faculty, and are looking for a candidate who is flexible, responsive, and creative, and who bring strong analytical and strategic thinking skills to the library.

The University Library is a student-focused library that thrives on innovation and creativity. The successful candidate will bring a student-focused approach to teaching and learning, will work across the campus to build relationships and promote information literacy, and will work closely with colleagues to integrate information literacy into the fabric of the university library.

This position requires an ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS/MIS degree, at least three years experience in an academic library, and experience with instruction in a primarily undergraduate environment. See the full position description and apply online (search for job ID number 104290). First review of applications will take place December 6


Archival Projects Librarian

November 9, 2016
The University of Southern California (USC) Libraries seek an innovative, experienced, creative archivist to join Special Collections as the Archival Projects Librarian for a two-year term as contract librarian. The Archival Projects Librarian will process archival collections from the University Archives and Special Collections. The Archival Projects Librarian will also participate in Special Collections reference service by providing in-person and online reference.
This position is a fulltime, fixed-term, non-continuing appointment on a 2-year contract, renewable annually. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
 
For more information, qualifications, and application, please visit: http://jobs.usc.edu/postings/76815
 
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. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Further information is available by contacting uschr@usc.edu.

Special Collections Reference & Instruction Librarian

November 9, 2016

The University of Southern California (USC) Libraries seek an innovative, service-oriented librarian to join Special Collections as a Contract Librarian. The librarian will provide research and instruction support to the faculty, staff, and students of the university and off campus researchers. The Special Collections Reference & Instruction Librarian will provide in-person and online reference, provide course-specific instruction and support for class visits to Special Collections, and collaborate with teaching faculty to select course materials and develop curriculum, learning outcomes, and assessment related to research using primary source materials.

This position is a fulltime, fixed-term, non-continuing appointment on a 3-year contract, renewable annually. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

For a full description, qualifications, and application procedures, please visit https://jobs.usc.edu/postings/76827

Applications must be submitted via USC’s online faculty application website.

Closing date for applications: Open until filled.

For more information about this position, contact Sue Luftschein at luftsche@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. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Further information is available by contacting uschr@usc.edu.



Student Success Librarian

November 9, 2016

The University Library at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) seeks an innovative, energetic, and service-minded tenure-track, 12-month Student Success Librarian to collaborate with librarians, faculty, and other campus partners on programs that support student success.

Responsibilities

The Student Success Librarian will build relationships with both academic and non-academic units across campus in order to raise awareness about the various ways that the library can serve as an essential partner in facilitating the success of undergraduate students. The successful candidate will serve as the library’s liaison to all CSUDH first-year programs, including the First-Year Experience Program, the Transfer Learning Community, the Early Start Program, the First-Year Seminar, as well as other university student success programs. The Student Success Librarian will also coordinate the library’s presence at campus orientations and new student events. Responsibilities include teaching information literacy sessions and workshops for courses and programs focused on first-year and transfer students, promoting first-year and transfer student success and retention through collaboration with the campus’ various retention programs, designing and preparing instructional and outreach materials to engage diverse user groups, participating in assessment efforts designed to facilitate the continuous improvement of student learning and engagement, and providing in-person and online research assistance in a range of disciplines. In addition, library faculty members are expected to engage in scholarship and service to the university and the profession.

The University Library

The CSUDH University Library fosters student success, scholarly research, and academic excellence through provision of user-centered services, collaborations, and learning experiences.  We value out-of-the box thinking, innovation, risk-taking, and team-work in order to create an ideal environment where our campus community can thrive.

The services of the University Library are housed in a 140,000 square foot, five story, energy-efficient addition completed in 2010.  The library is home to two 33-capacity instructional labs, 100+ computers, 11 group study rooms, a Technology Checkout Program, multiple quiet study and collaborative spaces, and informal lounge areas interspersed throughout the building and a café.  It has emerged as CSUDH students’ “Academic Home away from Home.”  CSUDH students study in a stunningly beautiful library that contains multicultural artwork reflecting the ethnic and cultural diversity of the campus, the community and the Southern California area.  The library houses two art galleries, one space of which is shared with the Faculty Development Center, and the Archives and Special Collections Department.

For more information, see:  http://www4.csudh.edu/library/

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited institution or an appropriate equivalent.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of trends, methods and best practices in undergraduate student engagement and success.
  • Ability to effectively participate in the library’s liaison program in the areas of research consultation, instruction, and outreach.
  • Leadership ability, strong problem-solving skills, and commitment to continuous learning.
  • Ability to manage projects and multiple tasks while meeting deadlines and solving problems in a rapidly changing environment.
  • A positive attitude, excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work effectively and collegially with a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff.
  • Evidence of energy, creativity, initiative and commitment to professional growth
  • Ability to achieve tenure through effective job performance and scholarly and service activities.
  • Experience working with undergraduates from diverse age, socioeconomic, cultural, and academic backgrounds.

The University

CSU Dominguez Hills was established in 1960 and is one of the 23 campuses that comprise the California State University system.  CSU Dominguez Hills is a comprehensive public university located in the South Bay region of the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area.  With approximately 300 full-time faculty, the University serves a culturally rich, diverse student body of approximately 15,000 students in an urban setting.

How to Apply

While the position will remain open until filled, review of applications will begin on November 30, 2016.

Register your online application/s at https://my.csudh.edu/psp/paaprd/EMPLOYEE/HDHPRD/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL and have the following documents as a single file by November 29, 2016:

– Current Curricula Vitae
– Cover letter
– List of 3 references with contact information

Instructions on how to submit a single document link:

http://www4.csudh.edu/Assets/CSUDH-Sites/HR/docs/External-Applicant-FAQs-final.pdf


Digital Initiatives Librarian

November 9, 2016

The University Library at California State University, Dominguez Hills seeks a technology-savvy, innovative, and service-oriented tenure-track, 12-month Digital Initiatives Librarian to advance digital projects and barrier free access to information resources.

 Responsibilities

The Digital Initiatives Librarian is responsible for providing leadership, vision, and support for the library’s digital projects; advancing the infrastructures that support digital collections; and planning, launching, managing, promoting, and growing the university’s institutional repository. The successful candidate will develop workflows, policies, and procedures for digital and repository projects and serve as an advocate for the role of the institutional repository in supporting sustainable scholarly communication. The Digital Initiatives Librarian will also serve as the library’s leading resource on a range of scholarly communication issues, including open access, fair use, authors’ rights, alternative publishing models, and open educational resources. The person in this position will devise and implement outreach activities as well, promoting digital projects, the institutional repository, and scholarly communication on campus. In addition, library faculty members are expected to engage in scholarship and service to the university and the profession.

The University Library

The CSUDH University Library fosters student success, scholarly research, and academic excellence through provision of user-centered services, collaborations, and learning experiences.  We value out-of-the box thinking, innovation, risk-taking, and team-work in order to create an ideal environment where our campus community can thrive.

The services of the University Library are housed in a 140,000 square foot, five story, energy-efficient addition completed in 2010.  The library is home to two 33-capacity instructional labs, 100+ computers, 11 group study rooms, a Technology Checkout Program, multiple quiet study and collaborative spaces, and informal lounge areas interspersed throughout the building and a café.  It has emerged as CSUDH students’ “Academic Home away from Home.”  CSUDH students study in a stunningly beautiful library that contains multicultural artwork reflecting the ethnic and cultural diversity of the campus, the community and the Southern California area.  The library houses two art galleries, one space of which is shared with the Faculty Development Center, and the Archives and Special Collections Department.

For more information, see:  http://www4.csudh.edu/library/

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited institution or an appropriate equivalent.
  • Experience with the creation, management, and usage of digital collections.
  • Ability to effectively articulate complex concepts, such as copyright, fair use, and open access to students, faculty, staff, and other stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of current trends in digital publishing and preservation.
  • Familiarity with institutional repositories or experience working with digital media management systems.
  • Working knowledge of MARC and non-MARC metadata formats, standards, and schema (e.g. Dublin Core, METS, MODS, EAD, etc.).
  • Ability to effectively participate in the library’s liaison program in the areas of research consultation, instruction, and outreach.
  • Leadership ability, strong problem-solving skills, and commitment to continuous learning.
  • Ability to handle multiple responsibilities and to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to carry out complex projects in a rapidly changing environment.
  • A positive attitude, excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work effectively and collegially with a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff.
  • Ability to achieve tenure through effective job performance and scholarly and service activities.
  • Experience working with undergraduates from diverse age, socioeconomic, cultural, and academic backgrounds.

The University

CSU Dominguez Hills was established in 1960 and is one of the 23 campuses that comprise the California State University system.  CSU Dominguez Hills is a comprehensive public university located in the South Bay region of the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area.  With approximately 300 full-time faculty, the University serves a culturally rich, diverse student body of approximately 15,000 students in an urban setting.

How to Apply

While the position will remain open until filled, review of applications will begin on November 30, 2016.

Register your online application/s at https://my.csudh.edu/psp/paaprd/EMPLOYEE/HDHPRD/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL and have the following documents as a single file by November 29, 2016:

– Current Curricula Vitae
– Cover letter
– List of 3 references with contact information

Instructions on how to submit a single document link:

http://www4.csudh.edu/Assets/CSUDH-Sites/HR/docs/External-Applicant-FAQs-final.pdf


Assessment Librarian; Online Instructional Design Librarian

November 9, 2016

California State University, Northridge, Oviatt Library is currently hiring for two tenure-track librarian positions: an Assessment Librarian (screening of applications begins 1/30/17) and an Online Instructional Design Librarian (screening of applications begins 2/27/17).

URL: http://library.csun.edu/About/Employment

See below for details for each position.

Assessment Librarian:

The Oviatt Library invites applications for the newly created position of Assessment Librarian. The Assessment Librarian will foster a culture of assessment within the library, and will lead the design and implementation of a successful, sustainable assessment program. Engaging staff throughout the library, the Assessment Librarian analyzes systems and services for continuous improvement, with a special emphasis on reference, instruction, and outreach services. The Assessment Librarian will promote the integration of assessment and evidence-based decision making related to collections, public services, instruction, technology, and physical spaces. While coordinating the library’s Assessment Team, the Assessment Librarian will analyze and report quantitative and qualitative data gathered from various sources including library systems, usage statistics, observations, surveys, web analytics, interviews and focus groups; and will facilitate the use of this data in support of strategic planning and other overall library initiatives. In addition, the Assessment Librarian will be a liaison to campus and system-wide assessment efforts.

With other members of the library faculty and staff, this position participates in the comprehensive design, planning, and delivery of information literacy instruction in reference and other instructional services at the Oviatt Library. Liaison responsibilities include providing instruction and outreach to students and faculty. Collection development responsibilities may be assigned depending on staffing needs.

URL: http://library.csun.edu/sites/default/files/users/main/documents/assessment-librarian-aa-1.pdf

Online Instructional Librarian:

The Oviatt Library seeks an energetic, creative and service-oriented professional to coordinate its embedded library efforts within the campus learning management system. The successful candidate will be asked to focus on innovation, sound pedagogy, and functional design. Working in partnership with fellow library faculty, the successful candidate will plan, create, and assess digital learning objects including tutorials, learning modules, guides, and technologically enhanced instructional materials for inclusion within the university’s learning management system and for use in conjunction with other teaching strategies in blended learning environments, with particular emphasis upon providing accessible and robust learning opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students. With other members of the library faculty and staff, this position participates in the comprehensive design, planning, and delivery of information literacy instruction and reference services at the Oviatt Library. Liaison responsibilities include providing instruction and outreach to students and faculty. Collection development responsibilities may be assigned depending on staffing needs.

URL: http://library.csun.edu/sites/default/files/users/main/documents/instruction-design-librarian-aa-1.pdf


Integrated Library Systems Expert

November 9, 2016

The Contra Costa Community College District (4CD), which is comprised of Contra Costa College (CCC) in San Pablo, Diablo Valley College (DVC) in Pleasant Hill, and Los Medanos College (LMC) in Pittsburg, is seeking an 18 month part-time (January 2017 – June 2018) Library System Expert.

The primary responsibility of this position is to coordinate the implementation of products related to the recent migration to Innovative Interface’s Sierra Services Platform. Under the direction of the ILS steering committee, this position joins the 4CD library team to work with library faculty and staff at all three colleges to assist in the planning and execution of the training and system management related to each product.

First consideration given to applications received by Thursday, November 10, 2016.

For a job description, qualifications and further information, please click on this link:

https://www.4cdcareers.net/postings/3921


Scholarly Communications Librarian

November 9, 2016

Scholarly Communications Librarian

University of Redlands

Department/School: Armacost Library

Date Available: July 1, 2017

Posting Date: November 1, 2016

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Brief Description

Armacost Library at the University of Redlands seeks a Scholarly Communications Librarian, an 11-month library faculty position. This person will play a key role in making the University of Redlands’s scholarship and unique collections accessible to the world. The Scholarly Communications Librarian will expand and sustain the institutional repository and will support the Library’s digital projects and scholarly communication initiatives.

Detailed Description

The Scholarly Communications Librarian is responsible for assisting librarians, faculty, administrators, staff, and students with digital projects and developing and managing the University’s institutional repository. They will plan services and develop standards for digital and repository projects and prepare related workflow documentation and procedures.

The Scholarly Communications Librarian will take the lead in support of sustainable scholarly communication presented and preserved in the institutional repository, InSPIRe.redlands.edu. The Scholarly Communications Librarian is expected to support locally created online journals, conference proceedings, electronic theses and dissertations, undergraduate literary journals, scientific datasets, born-digital documents, and other similar content. They will develop and document digitization policies, preservation strategies, and scanning practices. As the Library’s rights management specialist, the Scholarly Communications Librarian works closely with faculty to identify and to advise on issues related to intellectual property, open access, and copyright of scholarly output at the University. They will coordinate with library faculty and staff to devise and implement outreach activities regarding promoting digital projects, the institutional repository and scholarly communications on campus. In addition, they will serve as one of the Library’s liaisons with bepress, our repository platform.

The Scholarly Communications Librarian must possess the ability to work independently, in a supervisory role, and as a team member to develop the institutional repository and to solve problems. They must be capable of managing projects while effectively balancing competing priorities and deadlines.

The Scholarly Communications Librarian will serve as a subject liaison librarian, providing collection management, reference, research, instructional and outreach services to students, faculty, staff and community users as the subject librarian for social science programs in the College of Arts and Sciences.

The Scholarly Communications Librarian will be expected to demonstrate evidence of engaging in scholarly and professional activities in order to meet reappointment and promotion criteria.

Qualifications

Required:

ALA accredited MLS or MLIS degree or international equivalent

Knowledge of institutional repository platforms/software

Evidence of ability to work collaboratively with faculty, staff and students

Working knowledge of scholarly communication, intellectual property and rights management

Working knowledge of digital project techniques and repository trends and best practices

Ability to work independently, yet contribute and collaborate effectively as a member of a team.

Preferred

Experience with metadata and processing of library materials

Experience in developing and implementing technology projects

Knowledge of copyright law and use of intellectual property
Demonstrated experience with project management
Demonstrated experience in research assistance and library instruction
Background or strong interest in social sciences
Demonstrated initiative and flexibility
Knowledge of emerging technologies, and the ability to apply these technologies to a diverse range of library applications

To Apply

Please submit application materials (including letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference, under separate cover) electronically at http://apptrkr.com/910563 or mail to: Human Resources, University of Redlands, PO Box 3080, Redlands CA 92373-0999.  The position will remain open until filled. Inquiries can be directed to shana_higgins@redlands.edu.

The University seeks candidates who have experience working with students from diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. Candidates who apply are asked to identify their strengths and experiences in assisting diverse student populations to accomplish their academic goals.

The University is located sixty miles east of downtown Los Angeles, in a town of 70,000. The campus is surrounded by orange groves and sits at the base of the San Bernardino Mountains, one hour from the coast, and 45 minutes from Palm Springs. Commuter rail into downtown Los Angeles and coastal areas is available nearby.

The University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Employer and actively encourages applications from minority and other members of underrepresented groups. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, age, marital status, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities.

In compliance with The Americans with Disability Act, if selected for the interview process and accommodations are needed please call (909) 748-8040.


Library Aide I/II

November 9, 2016

The City of Arcadia is seeking enthusiastic, motivated and service-oriented individuals to perform a wide variety of routine, technical, and clerical duties in support of various sections of the library.

Responsibilities of each Position:
Library Aide I – Under immediate supervision:
-Sorts and shelves books, and other materials alphabetically and numerically for different sections, which includes Adult, Teen and Children; straightening shelves and loose books.
-Shelves magazines and newspapers for reference and circulation.
-Operates office machines, provides customer service by assisting patrons.
-May include assisting supervisor with ongoing projects in various sections of the library.
-Pick up and delivers library materials from bins to library.
-Performs other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Library Aide II – Under general supervision:
-Checks in and checks out books and other library materials; assists, registers patrons and issues library cards; collects fines and processes transactions.
-Provide customer service by assisting patrons with use of computers and related equipment, including copiers, scanner and printers.
-Maintain equipment by providing basic-level troubleshooting, re-supplying and cleaning. Report technical problems to appropriate library personnel.
-Assist patrons with use of software, particularly automated computer reservation   system, Microsoft Office programs, and various interactive online forms.
-Enforce City policies, rules and regulations.
-Train volunteers for computer assistance.
-Performs other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

WORK SCHEDULE
The Arcadia Public Library is open Monday through Saturday. Hours for this position are fifteen (15) hours per week, including evenings and Saturdays.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS
Library Aide I: No experience is required.
Library Aide II: One (1) year of experience as a Library Aide.
Education: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade or current enrollment in high school.

FINAL FILING DATE: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2016. Please visit the City’s careers website at www.ArcadiaCA.gov/employment to submit an online application along with any application materials relevant to the position. Resumes may be submitted with your online application but will not be accepted in lieu of a completed City application.