Collection Strategy Librarian, San José State University

June 23, 2018

SJSU is hiring for a tenure-track librarian in the area of collection strategy.  This librarian will provide leadership in the development, management, delivery, assessment, and planning of the library’s digital and print collections.  As a faculty member, the Collection Strategy Librarian will engage in library and university governance and scholarship.  The successful candidate will also serve as a liaison to the subject area(s) aligned with one’s background and experience.

Here’s the link to apply: https://apply.interfolio.com/50477.  The deadline to apply is June 30.


User Experience/Web Design Librarian, University of San Francisco

June 23, 2018

Gleeson Library at the University of San Francisco is searching for a User Experience/Web Design Librarian who will assess, improve, and integrate library web interfaces to support a cohesive library web presence and seamless resource discovery for our patrons.

User Experience/Web Design Librarian
https://www.usfjobs.com/postings/14224
Primary responsibility for the assessment, integration, and usability of the library’s web interfaces for resource discovery, including, but not limited to, the integrated library system (III/WebPac/Encore), discovery service (EBSCO/EDS), resource guides and room booking services (Springshare), digital and special collections systems, and library web sites. The position will work closely with staff in all library departments to provide library services to support USF’s diverse and socially responsible learning community. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

USF is San Francisco’s first university, and its Jesuit Catholic mission helps ignite a student’s passion for social justice and a desire to “Change the World From Here.” For more information about the position & to apply, visit https://www.usfjobs.com/postings/14224


Systems Librarian, University of San Francisco

June 23, 2018

Gleeson Library at the University of San Francisco is searching for a Systems Librarian who will strengthen, evaluate, and integrate library systems that support resource discovery and library operations.

Systems Librarian
https://www.usfjobs.com/postings/14223
Primary responsibility for the performance, configuration, and integrity of the library’s hosted ILS (Sierra/III), including the optimization of routines and functionality to improve staff workflows and the patron experience in public interfaces. The position will work closely with staff in all library departments to provide library services to support USF’s diverse and socially responsible learning community. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

USF is San Francisco’s first university, and its Jesuit Catholic mission helps ignite a student’s passion for social justice and a desire to “Change the World From Here.” For more information about the positions & to apply, visit https://www.usfjobs.com/postings/14223


Drescher Library Public Services Evening Supervisor, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA

June 23, 2018

The Drescher Library- Malibu Campus

Drescher Evening Supervisor is to provide excellent customer service while remaining mindful of the Pepperdine University mission and ethics. This position oversees evening library operations and closing of the library and works cooperatively with other departments in the library.

Duties

  • Oversee evening library operations and closing of the library
  • Work cooperatively with other departments in the library to provide excellent customer service for students, faculty, staff and other patrons
  • Communicate with University faculty and assist in the ordering, processing, and maintenance of the reserves and electronic reserves systems
  • Process interlibrary loan materials and requests received through ILLIAD system
  • Show initiative in addressing workflow problems and anticipating changes in patron needs
  • Oversee public copy machines and network printers
  • Keep accurate and complete Circulation statistics in Google Docs
  • Cover information/checkout desk
  • Advise students and faculty in the general use of subject databases, and recognize when research questions need to be forwarded to the Drescher Librarian
  • Supervise student circulation workers in the evening
  • This position requires a flexible work schedule patterned after the Seaver College academic schedule and the Drescher Graduate academic schedule. The typical work schedule will include Sundays through Thursdays from 3:00 pm – midnight and may change during the spring, summer, and holiday months to adjust to the library’s operating hours.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Uphold University mission through work performed.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Skills and Qualifications

Required: Two years of college required. Excellent customer service, communication, and time management skills; must be able to work efficiently without direct supervision. Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, particularly Word and Excel, internet and email. Ability to lift and carry at least 20lbs., use stairs and move library book trucks full of books.

Preferred: Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Qualified individuals should be able to articulate a strong commitment to diversity, and have the ability to work effectively with individuals from different backgrounds.

Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal, education, and employment screening.

This is a regular, non-exempt, 40 hour per week position.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

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Research and Reference Librarian – Natural Sciences Liaison, Pepperdine University Libraries, Malibu, CA

June 23, 2018

Payson Library – Malibu Campus

The Research and Instruction Librarian – Natural Sciences Liaison provides research support for faculty and students, teaches classes in information literacy, and, in consultation with faculty and other vested partners, recommends scholarly materials in the natural sciences for addition to the general and reference collections.

Duties

  • Provides research assistance to Payson Library users through the following tasks: Demonstrates a strong customer service attitude. Works assigned shifts on the public service desk assisting patrons (including some weekend and evening hours). Offers in-depth research assistance to the natural sciences faculty and students. Works collaboratively and independently in a fast-paced environment. Stays abreast of current trends in the field.
  • Provides information literacy instruction: Assists in planning, conducting, and evaluating a program of orientation, instruction, and assessment for students, faculty and staff at Payson Library, congruent with ACRL Guidelines and other best practices regarding information literacy instruction. Instructs library users in information seeking research skills using both print and electronic information sources. Creates Infoguides to support specific classes, subjects, and initiatives. Develops tutorials as needed. Learns and applies emerging technologies in library instruction and research services.
  • Participates in collection development activities: Contributes to the ongoing development of the general and reference collections. Serves as subject specialist and liaison to the Natural Science Division of Seaver College, and actively curates these collections to be relevant to and aligned with the teaching, learning and research needs of the college.
  • Other projects and duties as assigned: Contributes to long- and short-term planning for the Pepperdine libraries. Engages in research and publishing according to guidelines set forth in the Librarians’ Handbook. Serves on library and university committees. Participates in professional development locally, regionally, and nationally.
  • Uphold University mission through work performed.
  • The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Skills and Qualifications

Required: An M.L.I.S. or similar degree from an ALA-accredited school. Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. An appreciation for and commitment to the University’s Christian mission and a desire to contribute to that mission.

Preferred: An undergraduate or graduate degree in science or equivalent experience preferred.

Qualified individuals should be able to articulate a strong commitment to diversity, and have the ability to work effectively with individuals from different backgrounds.

Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal, education, and employment screening.

This is a librarian, exempt, 40 hours per week position.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

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Rare Books and History of Printing Curator

June 23, 2018

Department: UCLA Library Special Collections

Rank and Salary: Assistant – Associate Librarian ($56,170 – $75,337)

Position Availability: Immediately

Application deadline for first consideration: July 16, 2018

The UCLA Library seeks applications and nominations for the position of Rare Books and History of Printing Curator.  The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic, innovative librarian/curator able to thrive in a large and busy department, within a matrixed library environment, attentively developing and promoting its diverse collections of rare books and printed materials.  The candidate selected must be an open, communicative, and confident professional with strong analytical skills and creativity and must exhibit a high degree of receptivity to new ideas and different fields of study.

The Rare Books Curator is responsible for the Library’s large and wide­ ranging collection of rare books, which includes the internationally known Ahmanson Murphy Aldine Collection, an extensive collection of the 15th and 16th-century imprints of Aldus Manutius and his successors; the related Ahmanson-Murphy Collection of Early Italian Printing (through 1600); and the Elmer Belt Library of Vinciana, representing the library and milieu of Leonardo da Vinci.  The department is renowned for its holdings of 18th- and 19th-century British literature, of which the library of Michael Sadleir is the nucleus, and houses one of the top collections of British and American children’s books printed before 1900.  In addition, the department holds important collections of historical and contemporary Californiana and a substantial collection of modern fine-press printing and artists’ books. The successful candidate will promote the rare book and print culture materials within a broad context as an integral part of the Library’s research and teaching resources and programs, serving faculty and students in a variety of disciplines across the curriculum, and provide specialized reference, access, outreach, exhibit development, and instruction services as a part of the curatorial team.  In addition to leading rare book and print culture programs and initiatives, the incumbent will work closely across the UCLA Library’s distinctive collecting areas including the Richard C. Rudolph East Asian Library and international studies.

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Director of Library Technology and Collection Management, California State University, Fresno

June 19, 2018

Director of Library Technology and Collection Management – Administrator II

Salary:

The salary is competitive and is negotiable depending on the strength of qualifications. This is a CSU Management Personnel Plan (MPP) position with an attractive benefits package which includes but is not limited to: a vacation accrual rate of 16 hours per month; 12+ paid holidays; excellent choice of medical, dental and vision insurance, long term disability coverage, life insurance; and retirement benefits.

Salary Range:

$44,712 – $153,204

Anticipated Starting Salary:

$85,000 – $95,000

Overview:

Library Environment:

The Henry Madden Library at California State University, Fresno, is the largest academic library in California between Los Angeles and San Francisco. With over 1.5 million visitors a year, the 339,000 square foot library serves as the hub of the campus community. It provides innovative services including technology lending to both faculty and students, a growing digital repository, integrated information literacy instruction, and student-centered campus partnerships. The library has helped lead the CSU’s transition to a system-wide unified library management system, ALMA, with full transition to be completed prior to the 2017-2018 fiscal year.

The library has over a million print volumes, hundreds of thousands of electronic resources, and significant special collections of children’s literature, teacher resources, music and media, World’s Fair materials, local and regional history, and hosts numerous rotating exhibitions and campus and community events. The library also uses 3M’s RFID system to safeguard its assets. Library personnel include 18 library faculty, 39 support staff, and 29 FTE student assistants. For more information, visit https://library.fresnostate.edu/.

Position Summary:

The Director of Library Technology and Collection Management reports to the Dean of Library Services and serves as a member of the library’s senior leadership team which plans library-wide services, facilitates operations, and resolves issues. The Director is primarily responsible for developing strategic directions for managing access to physical and virtual collections and digital services and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Technology Services and Collection Management Division including materials in all formats, electronic resources management, collection development and collections budget management, and cataloging in all formats. The Director also leads this division in meeting and expanding library and digital scholarship needs and ensuring the continued implementation of technologies that serve teaching and research at Fresno State. The Director also oversees and provides infrastructure support to promote the Fresno State Digital Repository (FSDR) as an integrated tool in scholarly communication and research throughout the University.

As a leader, the Director will foster an environment where strategic and well-informed risk taking is encouraged. As a member of the Library Leadership Team, this person is responsible for library-wide planning and policy making. The incumbent works with other library leaders to shape strategic directions for the Henry Madden Library and will monitor current standards and explore emerging technologies to more effectively support the organization of and access to library resources. The position also requires a commitment to representing the library and participating in the development of California State University (CSU) policies and maintenance of the new consortia and local system. Apply Online.


Electronic Resources Librarian, California State University, Fresno

June 18, 2018

Electronic Resources Librarian
California State University, Fresno
Senior Assistant Librarian – 12 Month

The Henry Madden Library at California State University, Fresno is seeking a creative, flexible and innovative individual to join our faculty as lead in the management of our electronic resources. This full-time, tenure-track librarian will primarily be responsible for the management, acquisition, and activation of electronic resources. Working closely with the collection development librarian and the liaison program, this position will lead selection, assessment and initiation of product trials, manage licenses, maintain linking to electronic resources, facilitate training opportunities for the library, and monitor access problems. The electronic resources librarian will be the primary contact for vendors and must effectively communicate pertinent information about electronic resources to the library and campus community. As a lead role in Library Technology and Collection Development Department, this position will work closely with library leadership to develop an assessment plan for electronic resources to ensure the collection is meeting the needs of the University. In addition, library faculty are expected to engage in scholarship and service to the University and the profession. The position will provide an excellent opportunity to explore a variety of directions for professional growth and development. Attractive salary and benefits package for qualified candidates.

Required Education: MLIS or equivalent from an ALA accredited program.

Required Experience:

  1. Ability to demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff and students from diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds and;
  2. Two years relevant experience managing electronic resources in an academic library or similar setting.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience with acquisitions, licensing, and collection development;
  2. Experience managing vendor relations;
  3. Project management experience;
  4. Experience in a supervisory or lead role within an academic library setting;
  5. Experience working in consortial environments.

Application Procedures: Review of applications will begin 8/1/2018, and will continue until the position is filled, to ensure consideration apply by this date. To apply, applicants must complete an on-line application at jobs.fresnostate.edu and attach the following:

  1. Statement addressing your commitment to working with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds,
  2. a cover letter specifically addressing required experience and preferred qualifications,
  3. a curriculum vitae,
  4. list of three professional references.

Upon request, finalists will be required to submit: three current letters of recommendation and official transcripts.

For inquiries, contact:
Matthew Doyle, Search Committee Chair, California State University at Fresno, Henry Madden Library; E-mail: mdoyle@csufresno.edu


Licensing Analyst, California Digital Library

June 15, 2018

The California Digital Library (CDL) is recruiting for the position of Licensing Analyst. This is a great opportunity for a customer-oriented self-starter. Please help us spread the word. Thank you!

At the California Digital Library (CDL), we believe passionately that the library, in all its forms, is critically important to the vital work of students, scholars and the public. As a University of California (UC) systemwide library, CDL provides services to and on behalf of the UC system as a partner and collaborator to the UC campus libraries. As a globally-connected digital library, CDL occupies a unique position between the local UC campuses and the global digital library infrastructure. The user base for CDL services and programs includes UC faculty, students and library staff; the patrons of the consortia in which the UC Libraries participate; and the many people worldwide who benefit from UC’s open access offerings.

  • Licensing Analyst: As a member of the Licensed Content Group within the CDL’s Collection Development and Management Program, the Licensing Analyst provides services in the area of license management, including drafting, editing and redacting complex licensing contracts to secure advantageous terms that meet UC Libraries service goals and ensure compliance with University policies, collaborating with colleagues and legal staff on license development and interpretation, interpreting license provisions in the electronic resource management system (ERMS) for use by UC Libraries staff, communicating about license information with vendors and campuses, and maintaining the department’s central license archive including obtaining signatures and digitally storing and posting licenses. The Licensing Analyst also assists with related functions and works on special projects as assigned, such as collecting and analyzing usage data, producing reports or announcements for the UC library community, and participating in the life-cycle management of electronic resources.

Apply here: https://jobs.ucop.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=61171

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.


Senior Projects Librarian, San Diego, CA

June 15, 2018

Senior Projects Librarian
BASTYRUNIVERSITY
14500 Juanita Dr. NE
Kenmore, WA 98028
425-602-3170
On campus: Mon, Tues, & Thurs.

Responsibilities:  Bastyr University, a fully accredited institution based in Seattle and Kenmore, WA, with a satellite campus in San Diego, CA, offers BS, MS and clinical doctorate degrees in the fields of natural health arts and sciences. We seek a senior librarian to manage the San Diego campus library. In collaboration with onsite and WA library staff, the senior librarian plans and teaches information literacy sessions, assists students and faculty with research questions, maintains digital resources, promotes the library, and acquires and processes instructional materials. This position works under distance supervision of the director of library services in WA in consultation with the San Diego campus director to ensure smooth operation of the library.

Qualifications:  Requires an MLIS or equivalent degree from an ALA-accredited program (a BS degree is highly desirable); at least 3 years’ experience in an academic setting as a professional librarian; excellent collaborative, customer service and organizational skills; PubMed expertise; experience with a wide variety of research databases, clinical consult tools, and other medical information resources; effective instruction and presentation style; experience with learning management systems, hybrid instruction assessment methods; advanced trouble-shooting skills. Knowledge of/interest in the fields of alternative, complementary and integrative health.

Schedule:   TBD – 40 hours per week; anticipated start date: on or before Oct. 1, 2018

Salary:    DOE, (salary) plus comprehensive benefits package

See the website for complete information and details on how to apply.