Head of Electronic Resources & Serials, Santa Clara University

January 11, 2019

Join the Library leadership team at Santa Clara University in a key position managing electronic resources and serials at an award-winning, comprehensive Jesuit university located in California’s vibrant Silicon Valley. Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Collections & Scholarly Communication, the Head of Electronic Resources & Serials provides leadership in the procurement, assessment and management of print and electronic continuing resources, including individual and package subscriptions, streaming services and demand-driven acquisitions for e-books. This position supervises two full-time staff and serves on our Library Management Council, providing input and direction into the strategic growth of the Library. Two critical areas of responsibility for this position are the review of vendor licenses and providing data for the ongoing assessment of subscriptions.

Why Santa Clara University?

You will be joining a dynamic, service-oriented team committed to developing a vibrant and vital center for learning, inspiring both intellectual pursuits and community engagement. Santa Clara University Library is situated in our state-of-the-art Learning Commons on a beautiful campus located in one of the most diverse areas of the United States. We recently earned U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 top ranked regional university in the western United States and our Library was awarded ACRL’s 2017 Excellence in Academic Libraries Award for our innovative climate of program and service delivery.

Learn more about this position, our institution, and how to apply at https://jobs.scu.edu/postings/8087. Applications received by February 8, 2019 will receive first consideration.


Librarian, Clovis Community College, Clovis, CA

January 11, 2019

Posting Number

AA2018-0680

Title

Librarian (Clovis Community College)

Campus Location

Clovis Community College

Start Date

08/08/2019

Essential Functions of Position

The ideal candidate will share Clovis Community College’s commitment to educating its racially and socioeconomically diverse student population. As of the 2017-2018 academic year, we currently enroll approximately 11,000 students in which 43% are Latinx, 11% are Asian/Pacific Islander, 3% are Black/African American, 36% are White, 1% American Indian/Alaska Native, and 4% are multiracial. Clovis Community College is a Hispanic-Serving Institution, reflecting the great responsibility that the College has to the educational attainment and economic well-being of the surrounding community. The successful candidate will join a department dedicated to the use of curriculum responsive to the students it serves.

Providing instruction and technical services to students and working with internal and external stakeholders, the librarian will be responsible for:

  • Providing on demand reference and extended research services to students;
  • Conducting bibliographic instruction for students in a classroom environment;
  • Planning and presenting library workshops;
  • Collaborating with faculty to increase awareness of library resources to students;
  • Promoting library resources to faculty, students, and campus groups;
  • Collaborating with other librarians to establish library policies and procedures, and the development of budget proposals;
  • Collaborating with other librarians for purchasing and maintenance of the library collection(s);
  • Performing technical services duties;
  • Ensuring consistent access to electronic resources;
  • Planning and implementing the college’s information competency goals;
  • Collaborating with other librarians to design and develop library research skills and library technology courses, workshops and online tutorials;
  • Serving on and attending department, college, and district committees as needed;
  • Participating in program review, student learning outcome development and assessment to improve student learning;
  • Teaching assignments in a variety of instructional settings and times, including evening and/or weekends, on-line or off-campus and large group instruction classes as needed; and
  • Otherwise fulfilling all of the duties and responsibilities of instructors as required by Administrative Regulation 7122.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s in library science, library and information science;OR
  • A valid California Community College Credential;OR
  • The equivalent education and/or experience (requires an equivalency).

All candidates must have evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the diverse acadmic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practice within the classroom.

(NOTE: If the degrees posted on your transcript(s) do not match EXACTLY as stated above, you MUST petition for equivalency.)

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Librarian, Stanbridge University, Irvine, CA

January 11, 2019

Librarian

The Librarian is responsible for the daily operation, organization, administration, general effectiveness, and supervision of the Learning Resource Center.

Employment Status:

Full Time, Hourly, Non-Exempt

Essential Functions:

  • Manage the daily operations of the Learning Resource Center.
  • Assist students in using research methods.
  • Research and implement learning technologies in the Learning Resource Center, including computer software and online library resources.
  • Assist the Academic Success Coordinator in the peer tutoring program and oversee an administrative assistant.
  • Proctor and/or grade admissions, makeup, and remediation exams.
  • Work collaboratively with the college’s faculty, staff, and students to improve the academic environment.

Qualifications:

  • Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS), Master of Library Science (MLS), or Masters of Science in Library Science (MSLS) degree from an American Library Association-accredited program.
  • One year of experience in a library environment.
  • Experience working with database vendors and Interlibrary Loan (ILL).
  • Experience in reference and information services.
  • Experience with editing and APA formatting.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Experience with the Microsoft Office suite and other computer technologies.
  • Dedicated team player and collaborator with qualities of self-direction, vision, creativity, collegiality, and leadership.

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Dean of the Library, CSU Channel Islands

January 2, 2019

California State University Channel Islands is the newest campus of the California State University, the largest system of public higher education in the United States. The institution is innovative, student centered, and committed to graduating students with its Four Pillars: a) international and b) multicultural perspectives; c) integrative approaches; and d) community engagement. CSUCI currently serves 7,000 students, and at its full capacity the campus will serve 15,000 students (www.csuci.edu).

Founded in 2002 and located midway between Santa Barbara and Los Angeles and 10 minutes from the Pacific Ocean, CSUCI offers 25 undergraduate majors, ten graduate degrees, a joint doctorate in educational leadership, and a variety of certificate and teaching credential programs. CSUCI is an Hispanic-Serving Institution that takes special pride in the diversity of its students and its community and the collegial faculty-staff-student interactions which have characterized the institution since its beginning. The current student body is 50% Hispanic, 49% Pell Recipient, and 59% first-generation college students. Over half of CSUCI’s undergraduates are transfers from community colleges. CSUCI is deeply committed to serving and developing all of its students.

The Dean of the John Spoor Broome Library provides vision and leadership to fulfill the mission and the vision of the Library and the University by planning, implementing, and promoting the use of collections and services, and by supporting student learning via the Library’s robust information literacy program. Under the supervision of the Provost, the Dean of the Library provides administrative and financial management of resources and advocates for the John Spoor Broome Library and its centers and resources. The Broome Library has embarked on an ambitious course to expand its services: the Library is growing an impactful information literacy program, digital library services, and student engagement. Additionally, the Writing & Multiliteracy Center within the Library provides tutoring on-site, online, and through embedded programs, a range of workshops, and faculty consultations on curricular design.

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