Associate University Librarian for Research and Learning, University of California, Davis

July 19, 2017

The Library of the University of California, Davis, seeks an energetic, innovative, collaborative, and user-focused leader of integrated information services that advance research, education, healthcare, and global services for UC Davis.

Information services is defined broadly and embraces education, student academic success, information literacy, and skill in information analysis and management; scholarly communication; and activities that help users examine research problems and identify, interpret, and manage relevant information resources. Important contexts include changing theories and practice of education, increased accountability for student academic success and career preparation, and the changing natures of incoming student preparation, needs, and expectations. Other contexts include institutional collaborations to support students, diversifying information channels and media, dramatic growth in (and pressures to secure) funded research, interdisciplinary academic communities, and emerging trends in scholarly communication.

The AUL for Research and Learning is the leader most directly responsible for these information services to enhance research within and across disciplines and promote student learning and academic success in and beyond the classroom. Strategic focuses include advancing students’ academic success and accomplishment and library support of research and scholarship as carried out by faculty, researchers, and graduate students. The AUL for Research and Learning directly supervises four department heads and one program lead responsible in toto for library-oriented undergraduate and professional student learning and academic success; research-support services for faculty, researchers, and graduate students; scholarly communication; the medical library; and special collections. The successful candidate will lead user-focused information services in support of the university’s mission and its evolving academic and research programs, and have a vision for ongoing development of library personnel as educators and research partners.

Classification and Salary Range: Manager (Functional Area), MSP 5 ($125,000-$175,000 DOE). This position is not covered by a collective bargaining agreement.

See https://www.library.ucdavis.edu/service/careers/ for full descriptions and application instructions. Please include a letter of interest addressing qualifications and experience related to the position, a curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for at least five references. Candidates applying by August 14, 2017, 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.

 


Technical Services Acquisitions – Library Service Specialist IV, Sacramento State

July 19, 2017

University Library

Sacramento State seeks to fill a Library Services Specialist IV in the Technical Services Department of the University Library. Technical Services includes acquisitions and cataloging functions while also providing support for collection development. Work is highly collaborative and requires excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and accuracy. This position is responsible for the acquisition, receipt, renewal of library materials; payment of invoices; account reconciliation and communication with campus accounting and outside vendors of library materials; provides statistics and analysis in support of the collections budget and allocations. This position directly contributes to student and faculty success by acquiring the library materials needed for research and instruction.

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

Applications for this positions are to be submitted through the Sacramento State jobs website: https://csus.peopleadmin.com/postings/2066

Closing date: 08/02/2017

Complete information on the position and instructions on how to apply can be found at the link. EEO/ADA


Social Sciences Librarian, California State University, Los Angeles

July 19, 2017

Position:

Social Sciences Librarian

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

Starting Date:

Spring, 2018

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited library school;
  2. Knowledge of information resources in the social sciences and/or academic coursework in the social sciences, ethnic studies or related disciplines;
  3. Experience in providing research, instruction, and/or outreach services to students and faculty;
  4. Excellent communication, analytical, organizational, and interpersonal skills;
  5. Evidence of ability to engage in research, scholarly activity, professional development and service for promotion and tenure as a faculty member at Cal State LA, and;
  6. Ability to demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students in a multicultural/multiethnic urban campus environment with a substantial population of first-generation students.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor or Master’s degree in a social science or ethnic studies discipline;
  2. Experience with existing and emerging research tools, methodologies and print and electronic resources in the social sciences;
  3. Knowledge of current and emerging technologies and their use in the delivery of learner-centered library services and information resources, and;
  4. Familiarity with information literacy standards/framework, performance indicators and outcomes.

For full information, visit http://edit.calstatela.edu/2018/university-library/lib-ttf3.


Education Librarian, California State University, Los Angeles

July 19, 2017

Position:

Education Librarian

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

Starting Date:

Spring, 2018

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited library school;
  2. Knowledge of education information resources and/or academic coursework in education or related disciplines;
  3. Experience in providing research, instruction, and/or outreach services to students and faculty;
  4. Excellent communication, analytical, organizational, and interpersonal skills;
  5. Evidence of ability to engage in research, scholarly activity, professional development and service for promotion and tenure as a faculty member at Cal State LA, and;
  6. Ability to demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students in a multicultural/multiethnic urban campus environment with a substantial population of first-generation students.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor or Master’s degree in education (or equivalent degree leading to a teaching credential);
  2. Experience with existing and emerging research tools, methodologies and print and electronic resources in education;
  3. Knowledge of current and emerging technologies and their use in the delivery of learner-centered library services and information resources, and;
  4. Familiarity with information literacy standards/framework, performance indicators and outcomes.

For full information, visit http://www.calstatela.edu/2018/university-library/lib-ttf2.


Collection Strategies & Scholarly Communications Librarian, California State University, Los Angeles

July 19, 2017

Position:

Collection Strategies & Scholarly Communications Librarian

Senior Assistant Librarian or Associate Librarian (full-time, 12-month tenure-track appointment)

Starting Date:

Spring, 2018

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. MLS/MLIS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited library school;
  2. Two or more years of professional experience in a research and/or academic library;
  3. Knowledge of current issues and trends in collection strategies and collection management;
  4. Knowledge of current issues and trends in scholarly communications, open access publishing, copyright, intellectual property and/or fair use;
  5. Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  6. Evidence of ability to engage in research, scholarly activity, professional development and service for promotion and tenure as a faculty member in Cal State LA, and;
  7. Ability to demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students in a multicultural/multiethnic urban campus environment with a substantial population of first generation students.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Demonstrated experience in preparing and delivering workshops, presentations, or classes on scholarly communications, copyright, author rights, open access and/or fair use in an academic setting;
  2. Demonstrated understanding of the role of the library resources in supporting teaching, learning, research, and creative activities of the university;
  3. Demonstrated experience with current digital collection architectures and platforms such as DSpace, CONTENTdm, Digital Commons, Hydra, Islandora and/or other repository tools;
  4. Experience in budgeting, planning, assessment and evaluation of library collections, and;
  5. Demonstrated analytical skills and experience using quantitative and/or qualitative data to inform decision-making

For full information, visit http://www.calstatela.edu/2018/university-library/lib-ttf.


Research Librarian, Napa County Historical Society

July 9, 2017

Title: Research Librarian
Reports to: Executive Director

Job Description

The Research Librarian fulfills a key role in the society’s work. This position bears primary responsibility for all library and research efforts.  Primary responsibility for volunteers and exhibits.

Key Duties

  • Manages the society’s library and research
  • Has primary responsibility for recruiting, training, and directing volunteers
  • Plans and mounts exhibits
  • Designs/writes triannual newsletter
  • Assists the Executive Director with planning, events, and administration.
  • All other duties as required

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Head of Bancroft Public Services – Library

July 6, 2017

University of California, Berkeley
The Bancroft Library
Associate Librarian ‐ Librarian
$64,967 – $91,936 per annum, based upon qualifications
This is a full‐time appointment available starting August 2017.

The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley, seeks a Head of Public Services to manage the services and operations provided to general and advanced scholars. The Head of Public Services directs the day‐to‐day operations of Public Services, including management of the Heller Reading Room, and coordinates a diverse staff of generalists, specialists, supervisors, students, and volunteers who provide the necessary services for all readers making use of Bancroft’s research collections at both the library and online. In addition to serving as a Bancroft liaison to faculty and students conducting research in a variety of fields, the Head supports the campus community through specialized reference service and instructional programs, and oversees registration, reference, and circulation operations. The head also provides direct reference services at Bancroft.
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Technical Services Acquisitions

July 6, 2017

Technical Services Acquisitions
University Library

Sacramento State seeks to fill a Library Services Specialist IV in the Technical Services Department of the University Library. Technical Services includes acquisitions and cataloging functions while also providing support for collection development. Work is highly collaborative and requires excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and accuracy. This position is responsible for the acquisition, receipt, renewal of library materials; payment of invoices; account reconciliation and communication with campus accounting and outside vendors of library materials; provides statistics and analysis in support of the collections budget and allocations. This position directly contributes to student and faculty success by acquiring the library materials needed for research and instruction.

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

Applications for this positions are to be submitted through the Sacramento State jobs website: https://csus.peopleadmin.com. Complete information on the position and instructions on how to apply can be found at this link. EEO/ADA


Serials and Digital Resources Specialist

July 6, 2017

Graduate Theological Union
Berkeley, California

Job Opportunity

Serials and Digital Resources Specialist

The Graduate Theological Union (GTU) seeks a talented Serials and Digital Resources Specialist to provide support in the Flora Lamson Hewlett Library. This is a part-time (19 hour/week) position. Preferred workdays are weekdays.

Located in Berkeley, California, the Graduate Theological Union is the largest and most diverse partnership of seminaries and graduate schools in the United States, pursuing interreligious collaboration in teaching, research, ministry, and service. The GTU’s Flora Lamson Hewlett Library — the geographic and spiritual heart of the GTU — is one of the most comprehensive theological libraries in the country, providing service for future parish ministers, seminary educators, scholars, and community leaders.

Founded in 1969 from historical original collections brought together from GTU’s member schools, the library reflects the interreligious collaboration that occurs at the GTU. Its collection has the breadth to support a full range of theological education programs as well as significant depth in many special areas of religion and theological inquiry.

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