Systems and Technology Librarian, Santa Barbara City College

December 22, 2017

Please apply at http://apptrkr.com/1143528

A message from Dr. Anthony E. Beebe, Superintendent/President, Santa Barbara City College –

Santa Barbara City College has created a unique academic culture, which has been recognized with numerous accolades and awards. This includes the 2013 Aspen Award for Community College Excellence in, among other things, increased levels of access and success for marginalized and low-income students.

I highlight to you the profound commitment the College has to academic excellence, diversity, equity, and inclusion among our faculty, staff, and students. As a community, we believe that diversity comes in many forms. We understand that individuals are multidimensional, shaped by the intersections of a variety of life experiences and factors. We recognize and challenge the inequities that stem from the complex world in which we live and embrace the many facets of people that make up our wonderful College.

Consequently, we seek College employees who will take responsibility for equitable outcomes and successful pathways for our students. We seek new staff and faculty to join our community and embrace our commitments.

December 21, 2017

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Faculty Librarian, Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA

December 22, 2017

Diablo Valley College Library seeks a creative and service-oriented librarian for a full-time, tenure track librarian position. The successful candidate will work with students, faculty, and staff to support initiatives promoting effective learning and information discovery both in-person and online. The primary responsibility of this position is to provide shared leadership in the development, delivery, and assessment of library instruction.

For information regarding the Diablo Valley College Library, please visit http://www.dvc.edu/library/

For a complete position description, qualifications, and to apply online, go to https://www.4cdcareers.net/postings/4876.

Posting date: 12/13/17 – 2/05/18


Research Librarian for Social Sciences, University of California, Irvine

December 22, 2017

The University of California, Irvine Libraries seeks a creative, knowledgeable, collaborative, and user-oriented Research Librarian for Social Sciences (RLSS) to develop collection strategies and deliver innovative liaison, reference, and instruction services in the social sciences. The RLSS will serve as the subject librarian to several departments in the social sciences such as Anthropology, Economics, Sociology, Cognitive Sciences, and Psychology & Social Behavior depending on the needs of the library and the expertise of the successful candidate. The RLSS will actively engage with faculty, students, and staff in assigned departments in order to develop strong working relationships. This position will require someone with a sound understanding of social science research methods, data applications, legal and government information.

Qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds and life experiences are encouraged to apply. The UCI Libraries is committed to recruiting a diverse workforce and advancing UCI’s Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.

Duties and Responsibilities

The RLSS will be a member of the Collection Strategies Department, reporting to the Head of Collection Strategies. The RLSS will be responsible for the selection, assessment, and management of collections and resources for various disciplines within the social sciences. The RLSS will serve as liaison to the faculty and students in assigned social science departments to ensure that their information needs are being met and to promote the Libraries’ services and resources. The incumbent will keep abreast of new publishing releases in the social sciences and will develop and update research guides in support of social science research. As a member of the Collection Strategies Department, the incumbent will take a lead role in various library-wide collection projects and initiatives.

The RLSS will provide specialized reference and research consultations in the social sciences. The incumbent will also maintain sufficient knowledge to provide effective general reference assistance in a variety of modes including in-person and digital reference. The incumbent will provide subject-based instruction and will also participate in the Libraries’ instruction program for students enrolled in lower-division writing courses and other information literacy initiatives.
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Research & Instructional Services Assistant, California State University, Los Angeles

December 21, 2017

Bulletin #170125; 12/06/17

Research & Instructional Services Assistant
Library Services Specialist III, #170125
University Library

Salary Range: $3,371-$5,953/Monthly

Work Schedule: Full-time, Sunday – Thursday, 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm; non-exempt position; Scheduled work hours may be adjusted to meet special operational needs of the University Library and User Services including late evenings and weekend hours; temporary appointment expires on or before one year from date of hire; may be extended, may become permanent.

Essential Functions: Under the general supervision of the Research Services Coordinator, the Research and Instructional Services Assistant performs assigned tasks in support of the University Library¿s User Services unit. Incumbent will supervise the Student Research Consultants (SRCs) which includes: hiring; training; scheduling; coordinating/reassigning missed shifts; checking and confirming timesheets; evaluating and updating SRCs on relevant policies and procedures; and assist with the development and assessment of the student research consultation service. The incumbent will: provide research assistance to patrons in person, over the telephone, and online; refer patrons to a librarian for more in-depth or specialized subject instruction; and advise on search strategies and techniques, Incumbent is also responsible for: collecting and analyzing research and instructional services statistics; supporting other related library services and programs; and providing general library tours and orientations.

Required Qualifications & Experience: Four years of related library and/or clerical experience, or an equivalent combination of experience and education which has provided familiarity with library discovery services and databases. Must possess: experience with standard office software (MS Office and web applications); basic knowledge of library terminology and bibliographic forms and structures; good interpersonal skills; and demonstrated proficiency in English grammar, punctuation and spelling. Ability to: supervise, train and motivate employees; clearly communicate verbally and in writing; work well under pressure; work independently; adjust priorities when necessary; quickly learn and apply policies and procedures related to assigned functional work area; perform standard arithmetic operations with speed and accuracy; and work under minimal supervision to perform assigned work. Demonstrated interest and ability in working in a multicultural/multiethnic 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 may apply for the position.

Special Desired Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four year college or university; at least one year of supervisory experience; demonstrated experience working with article databases, online catalogs, and information resources; and knowledge of principles of and concepts of peer-to-peer pedagogy.

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Information Literacy Librarian, California State University, Chico

December 21, 2017

The California State University, Chico – Meriam Library seeks an Information Literacy Librarian to make a significant contribution to the library and to the teaching and learning environment at CSU, Chico. The Information Literacy Librarian will support an emerging program of outreach and instruction by providing information literacy and research instruction to undergraduate students in a variety of disciplines. The successful candidate will have a passion for teaching and be excited about providing instruction to lower-division undergraduates. This is a full-time tenure track faculty position. Early career applicants are welcome to apply. Review of applications will begin February 12, 2018. The full position announcement is available at https://jobs.csuchico.edu/postings/4686


Faculty Librarian, Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA

December 20, 2017

Diablo Valley College Library seeks a creative and service-oriented librarian for a full-time, tenure track librarian position. The successful candidate will work with students, faculty, and staff to support initiatives promoting effective learning and information discovery both in-person and online. The primary responsibility of this position is to provide shared leadership in the development, delivery, and assessment of library instruction.

For information regarding the Diablo Valley College Library, please visit http://www.dvc.edu/library/

For a complete position description, qualifications, and to apply online, go to https://www.4cdcareers.net/postings/4876.


Technical Services/Systems Librarian, Los Medanos College

December 20, 2017

Los Medanos College in Pittsburg, CA is seeking an enthusiastic, creative and service-oriented librarian for a full-time position beginning August 2018. The successful applicant will be a team-oriented person who is able to work both independently and collaboratively in an innovative environment. The person filling this position would provide leadership and coordination of the technical services/systems of the Los Medanos College Library as their primary responsibility.

The person in this position will also be involved in reference, library instruction, collection management and outreach activities. The librarian will be required to discover, select, learn, and integrate new library related technologies as they become available. This position also supports the assessment of the instruction being done at the library reference desk and embedded in courses to identify and measure student learning.

For complete description, qualifications, application and screening dates: https://www.4cdcareers.net/postings/4877


Reference & Instruction, Part-Time Temporary, CSU Fullerton

December 17, 2017

12-month contract, renewable

The Pollak Library at California State University Fullerton, a nationally recognized Hispanic serving institution (HSI), invites applications for part-time Reference and Instruction Librarians to join our dedicated community of librarians, staff, and student assistants. Up to four part-time librarians may be hired for 10-15 hours each.

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Reference Librarian, California Institute of the Arts

December 17, 2017

Details

Position Category: Academic
Position Title: Reference Librarian
School/Department: Division of Library and Information Resources
Reports To: Dean, Division of Library and Information Resources
Time: Full-Time
Appointment: Temporary, Special Faculty
Position Starts: 02/01/2018
Position Ends: 6/30/2019
Search open until position filled

Information & Responsibilities

California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) seeks applications for the temporary full-time position of Reference Librarian. Responsibilities include providing instructional services across all six schools and for all métiers, including conducting course-integrated library instruction. Providing reference services for all library patrons, in-person, via email and by phone. Collection development and management for performing and visual arts as well as general education materials. During the Access Services Librarian’s creative leave manage course reserves, interlibrary loan operations, student employee hiring, and training of circulation student workers. Other duties as assigned by the Dean of Library and Information Resources.

Qualifications

  • A Master’s degree in Library and Information Science (or equivalent) from an ALA-accredited institution is required
  • At least two years of professional experience working in an academic library is preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in reference and library instruction.
  • A strong commitment to excellence in public service and the ability to work effectively in a collaborative and culturally diverse environment.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

How to Apply

Candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three references to the attention of Susan Lowenberg, Interim Dean (susan@calarts.edu) or mail to:

CalArts Library
Re: Reference Librarian
California Institute of the Arts
24700 McBean Parkway
Valencia, CA 91355-2397

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.


Part-time Librarian in Costa Mesa, CA

December 13, 2017

A part-time librarian position is posted for Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, California, in Orange County, near Huntington Beach, Santa Ana, and Newport Beach. Interviews will be in the spring. See the link for additional information.

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cccd/jobs/519246/pt-faculty-pool-library-science

As one of the largest community colleges in southern California, Orange Coast College, one of three colleges in the Coast Community College District, offers a wide range of opportunities for our students. Part-time librarians are needed to help serve at the library’s reference desk and to teach our library lectures/workshops.