Arts and Humanities Librarian, SF State

April 19, 2019

The J. Paul Leonard Library at San Francisco State University offers an exciting opportunity for a tenure-track Arts and Humanities Librarian position at the rank of Senior Assistant or Associate Librarian beginning August 2019.

We seek a colleague who will serve as the library’s liaison to departments and programs in the arts and humanities disciplines, providing research assistance, instruction, outreach, and collection development services to students, faculty, and staff primarily in the College of Liberal and Creative Arts (http://lca.sfsu.edu/academics). We are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, primary responsibilities, and/or service, through diversity, to the excellence of the academic community.

Application review begins April 22, 2019 and continues until filled.

Full position description and application instructions:
http://library.sfsu.edu/arts-and-humanities-librarian-0


Scholarly Communication Librarian, SF State

April 19, 2019

The J. Paul Leonard Library at San Francisco State University offers an exciting opportunity for a tenure-track Scholarly Communication Librarian position at the rank of Senior Assistant or Associate Librarian beginning August 2019.

We seek a colleague whose background and research interests include managing, promoting, and growing a university’s institutional repository. We are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, primary responsibilities, and/or service, through diversity, to the excellence of the academic community.

Application review begins April 22, 2019 and continues until filled.

Full position description and application instructions:
http://library.sfsu.edu/scholarly-communication-librarian-0


Head of Collection Management Services, SF State

April 19, 2019

The J. Paul Leonard Library at San Francisco State University offers an exciting opportunity for a tenure-track Head of Collection Management Services position at the rank of Senior Assistant or Associate Librarian beginning August 2019.

We seek a colleague who will provide leadership, vision, and support to the library’s Collection Management Services division. The successful candidate will oversee the division’s administrative functions, including coordinating budget, personnel, and equipment requests; maintaining division policies, procedures, and workflows; and providing lead work direction to staff. We are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, primary responsibilities, and/or service, through diversity, to the excellence of the academic community.

Application review begins April 22, 2019 and continues until filled.

Full position description and application instructions:
http://library.sfsu.edu/head-collection-management-services-0


Open Education Librarian, CSU Dominguez Hills

April 19, 2019

CSU Dominguez Hills is currently recruiting for a tenure-track Open Education Librarian.

If interested, please go to https://www.csudh.edu/hr/job-opportunities/
The job number is #3504.

 


Part-time Faculty Librarians, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA

April 19, 2019

Kennedy Library at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, is recruiting part-time faculty librarians for the 2019-2020 academic year – http://lib.calpoly.edu/jobs/part-time-librarian-pool-library-services/.

Katherine O’Clair, Academic Services Department Head, will be happy to address any questions about the position, Kennedy Library, and/or Cal Poly, her email is: koclair@calpoly.edu


Performing Arts Librarian, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

April 19, 2019

California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) Library seeks an enthusiastic, service-oriented, collaborative and creative librarian to provide innovative reference and instructional services in the performing arts.  The Performing Arts Librarian will join a team of six librarians and seven library staff who work directly with artists, theorists, and practitioners across the CalArts community.

CalArts is proud of its diverse student body and is deeply committed to supporting the cultural and artistic aspirations of all its students. There’s an institutional commitment to increasing equity, diversity and inclusiveness in an ongoing way. CalArts is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Details
Position Category:  Academic
Position Title:  Performing Arts Librarian
School/Department:  Library and Information Resources
Reports To:  Institute Librarian, Division of Library and Information Resources
Time:  Full-Time
Appointment: Temporary, Special Faculty
Position Starts: 07/01/2019
Position Ends: 6/30/2020
Search open until position filled

Read the rest of this entry »


Catalog Librarian, San Diego State

April 19, 2019

San Diego State University (SDSU) Library & Information Access seeks applications and nominations of dynamic, innovative, and service-oriented candidates for the position of Catalog Librarian. The position is primarily responsible for cataloging special collections materials but may also assist with other cataloging work as needed. The position also serves as the Library’s expert resource for cataloging issues in general. This is a full-time, tenure track position.

The position is appointed at the Senior Assistant Librarian rank. Salary commensurate with experience and based on CSU Salary Schedule. This position also offers a generous startup package.

This position will remain open until filled. Review will begin immediately. Preference will be given to applications received by May 3, 2019

Anticipated start date is July 2019.

To view a complete job description and instructions for the application procedures, visit:

https://apply.interfolio.com/61983

SDSU is an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.


Accessioning Archivist, UCLA

April 19, 2019

Department: Library Special Collections

Rank and Salary: Assistant-Associate Librarian ($51,857 – $69,550)

Position Availability: Immediately

Application deadline for first consideration: May 12, 2019

Position Duties

Reporting to the Head of Processing, the Accessioning Archivist at the UCLA Library plays a key role in designing and carrying out archival accessioning and processing for newly acquired and backlogged collections through approaches that are user-centered, access-driven, and compliant with national standards and best practices. The Accessioning Archivist has primary responsibility for accessioning activities and will lead the development of a systematic accessioning strategy in LSC, as well as provide and implement recommendations to scale LSC’s accessioning program.

The responsibilities undertaken by the Accessioning Archivist are parts of a holistic stewardship ecosystem, and it is expected that the Accessioning Archivist collaborate closely with colleagues in LSC’s Collection Management, Curatorial, and Outreach and Community Engagement sections, as well as across the Library, in order to facilitate and enhance users’ experiences with LSC and its materials.

Specific duties and responsibilities include:

  • Oversee the accessioning program, including transfer and stabilization of records, establishing physical, legal, and intellectual control of incoming and backlogged acquisitions (both traditional and digital), and follow-up communication with donors, curators and, if any, appropriate stakeholders.
  • Arrange and describe archival records in accordance with accepted archival standards. Use archival information management system to create and publish finding aids. Use cataloging tools and integrated library system to create and publish MARC records.
  • Ensure completion of collection management activities during accessioning and processing, including collection surveys and assessments; developing and implementing processing work plans; identification and coordination of preservation and reformatting needs; overseeing the transfer of born-digital material; and tracking and assessing workflow tasks.
  • Arrange for the intake of new collections and perform fieldwork, in collaboration with LSC curators and donors, to survey, create brief-listings, pack, and transport materials.
  • Work closely with curators in the assessment and appraisal of collection materials during pre-transfer, accessioning, and processing phases.
  • Collaborate with the Digital Archivist to develop and implement policies and workflows for the transfer and accessioning of born-digital materials.
  • Collaborate with UCLA Library Preservation Studio to integrate preservation assessment practices into the accessioning process; conduct preservation assessments; and mitigate preservation issues during and after transfer of new acquisitions.
  • With the Head of Processing, manage location and storage of collections, including maintaining locations data, assessing and planning for storage needs for new collections.
  • Prepare and present statistical, narrative, and visual reports for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Contribute to department and library-wide outreach and community engagement activities, such as instruction and presentations, reference services, and social media.
  • Participate in the work of LSC and Library-wide committees and groups, such as the Collection Management section.

Read the rest of this entry »


Chemical and Physical Sciences Librarian, University of California, Berkeley

April 19, 2019

Chemical & Physical Sciences Librarian
Hiring range: Associate Librarian
$65,942 – $81,606 per annum, based upon qualifications

This is a full-time appointment available starting July 2019.

The University of California, Berkeley seeks a creative, collaborative, outreach-oriented, and user-centered librarian to support world-class research and teaching in the chemical and physical sciences through active engagement with instruction, information literacy, research assistance, collection development, and outreach to students, faculty, and the broader academic community. This position serves as subject librarian for chemistry, chemical & biomolecular engineering, physics, and astronomy.

The Environment

The UC Berkeley Library is an internationally renowned research and teaching facility at one of the nation’s premier public universities. A highly diverse and intellectually rich environment, Berkeley serves a campus community of 30,000 undergraduate students, over 11,000 graduate students, and 1,500 faculty. With a collection of more than 12 million volumes and a collections budget of over $15 million, the Library offers extensive collections in all formats and robust services to connect users with those collections and build their related research skills.

The Library’s Engineering & Physical Sciences (EPS) Division consists of five libraries – the Chemistry & Chemical Engineering Library, Earth Sciences & Map Library, Engineering Library, Mathematics Statistics Library, and Physics-Astronomy Library. Collectively the libraries and their staff – 6 librarians, 10 staff, and over 35 student employees – support the research, teaching, and study needs of students and faculty in the College of Chemistry, the College of Engineering, the College of Letters & Science’s Mathematical & Physical Sciences Division, the Geography Department, and an array of Organized Research Units. The collections and services are also heavily used by the broader academic community.
Read the rest of this entry »


Librarian/Curator for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, UCLA

April 19, 2019

Department: International Studies

Rank and Salary: Assistant Librarian – Librarian ($60,843 – $119,734)

Position Availability: Immediately

Application deadline for first consideration: April 23, 2019

The UCLA Library seeks a highly collaborative, knowledgeable and user-driven librarian/curator to work with students and faculty to advance research, scholarship, and teaching in Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies.

Position Duties

Reporting to the Head of International Studies, the Librarian/Curator for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies is responsible for collection development and management, reference, and instruction in assigned areas in order to support and advance research-level scholarship by UCLA students and faculty. The Librarian/Curator for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies collaborates on the creation of research tools and develops plans to digitize content and collections to increase access to resources; delivers specialized orientations, instruction sessions, and consultations; and serves as a resource on issues related to digital scholarship, scholarly communications and emerging research methods. The incumbent collaborates with campus and UC colleagues on a range of issues related to collections and digital projects, participates in professional forums such as the Middle East Librarians Association and the Center for Research Libraries’ Middle East Materials Project, actively engages in outreach and community engagement activities in support of UCLA Library’s strategic priorities and serves as a member of library teams related to preservation and/or digitization, such as the UCLA Library’s International Digital Ephemera Project. The incumbent has supervisory responsibilities for .5 FTE staff member and student assistants.

UCLA librarians and academic staff are expected to participate in library-wide planning and governance and work effectively in a shared decision-making environment.

Read the rest of this entry »