Reference Instruction & Outreach Librarian Fellowship, CSU Dominguez Hills, Carson, CA

May 14, 2019

California State University Dominguez Hills is seeking enthusiastic and collaborative professionals to actively participate in our Reference, Instruction, and Outreach Services (RIOS). Here are some quick answers to questions you might have about the position:

What is the official description for the job?

As a RIOS Fellow, you will be responsible for providing high-quality research assistance, serving as a liaison to assigned academic departments, teaching information literacy sessions, creating online learning objects, and participating in outreach activities. You will also have the opportunity to explore a variety of public and support service areas in the library, as well as develop, propose, and lead a project based on your interests.

Shorter version: Team up with us in reference and instruction to help our students succeed!

Why is working for the CSU so awesome?

Glad you asked! The California State University system is the nation’s largest and most ​​affordable public four-year university system. We are the people’s university, so every day you get to make a difference, work in a diverse and inclusive environment, and foster intellectual growth. Plus, we have a strong faculty union, exemplary leadership, a faculty committed to social justice, and motivated students.

Is this position just working the reference desk?

Nope! Providing research services alongside our student research assistants is an important part of what we do, but it’s not everything. In addition to chat reference and in-person consultations you’ll also have the opportunity to serve as a liaison to assigned academic departments; edit and create library research guides; contribute to collection development related projects; teach information literacy sessions; and participate in the development of videos, tutorials, and other outreach and instructional materials. We typically work as teams and small groups on various projects as they arise throughout the year.

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Head, VKC Library, University of Southern California

May 12, 2019

The USC Libraries are seeking an innovative, strategic, and service-focused information professional to lead the VonKleinsmid Center (VKC) Library, our premier social sciences, international relations, and public policy library.

The position description, qualifications, and application requirements are posted here:
https://usccareers.usc.edu/job/los-angeles/head-vkc-library-353/1209/11843593

USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed, and background. The university particularly encourages members of underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.


Head, Collection Services Division, UC Berkeley

May 12, 2019

University of California, Berkeley
Head, Collection Services Division
Hiring range: Librarian
$93,649- $101,441 per annum, based upon qualifications
This is a full time appointment available starting July 2019.

The University of California, Berkeley Library seeks a creative and forward-thinking professional to develop a unified approach to library technical collection support service operations across library units in order to address the rapidly evolving and changing services in support of library collections. This position represents a key opportunity to steward an integrated collection services philosophy across the library and to lead, shape and collaborate with the staff and librarians engaged in selecting, acquiring, preserving, making accessible and discoverable scholarly resources for the University of California, Berkeley Library community.

Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Scholarly Resources, the Head, Collection Services Division will oversee the operational management, overall administration, long term planning, prioritization and coordination of acquisitions, cataloging and metadata services, e-resource management, preservation, and discovery. The Division Head is responsible for establishing and implementing technical collection support services policies, standards, best practices and procedures for the Library. The Division Head will lead three direct reports who collectively manage 4 librarians and 31 staff.

The successful candidate will stay abreast of national trends and new developments in all areas of collection services. In this role the Division Head will collaborate with subject specialty libraries, other Library Division Heads, Library councils, Digital Library Program, Library administration and other departments and units within the Berkeley Library. The Division Head will also represent the Library at the UC system level and in regional, national, and international cooperative programs concerning collection support services and processing.

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Head, Science & Engineering Library, University of Southern California

May 9, 2019

The USC Libraries are seeking an innovative, strategic, and service-focused information professional to lead the Science and Engineering (S&E) Library.

The position description, qualifications, and application requirements are posted here: https://libraries.usc.edu/sites/default/files/351_head_scienceengineeringlibrary_4-5-19.pdf

USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed, and background. The university particularly encourages members of underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.


Tenure-track Librarian, West Los Angeles College

May 7, 2019

West Los Angeles College (WLAC) seeks a dynamic, user-centered, innovative librarian to join the team of librarians in providing and creating effective and engaging library services. The position includes a wide variety of professional librarian responsibilities related to computer hardware, software and networks in support of library functions and services, including oversight of the implementation of the new Library Services Platform and the maintenance of electronic resource access.

Application deadline: June 7, 2019

For full details: https://laccd.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?site=6&id=629