Digital Archivist, UC Berkeley Bancroft Library

July 24, 2019

University of California, Berkeley
Digital Archivist
The Bancroft Library
Hiring range: Associate Librarian – Librarian
$73,751 – $88,871 per annum, based on qualifications

This is a full-time permanent appointment available starting August 1, 2019 The University of California, Berkeley, is seeking a Digital Archivist to support the born-digital archives program in The Bancroft Library. This is a full-time permanent appointment. The successful candidate will have experience working with analog and born-digital archival materials; experience working with archival technologies; demonstrated experience appraising and providing original description of archival materials; knowledge of metadata standards; strong analytical, documentation, and communication skills; experience interfacing and coordinating with IT staff; and experience working with tools and systems in a special collections environment.

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Political Science and Public Policy Librarian, UC Berkeley

July 24, 2019

Political Science and Public Policy Librarian
Social Sciences Division
University of California, Berkeley Library

Hiring range: Associate Librarian
$68,085 – $86,534 per annum, based on qualifications
This is a full time appointment available starting September 2019

The University of California, Berkeley seeks a collaborative and user-centered librarian to join a team of specialists supporting world-class research and teaching in the social sciences through active engagement with collection development, data and information literacy initiatives, course-based instruction, individual research assistance, and outreach to students, faculty and the broader academic community. This position serves as subject librarian for Political Science and Public Policy, specialist in California state government information, and contributor to data services in the social sciences.

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Circulation Supervisor, Santa Clara University

July 23, 2019

Join the University Library’s Access & Delivery Services team as a Circulation Supervisor at Santa Clara University, an award-winning, comprehensive Jesuit university. Reporting to the Library Help Desk Manager, this position provides excellent library and information service at the Library Help Desk, participates in planning and accomplishing the goals of the Access & Delivery Services unit, and supervises student assistants. The primary schedule is Tuesday-Saturday, 1:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

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.

How to Apply

The full position description and instructions for applying are available at https://jobs.scu.edu/postings/9022. Application materials, including a cover letter and resume, received by Monday, August 19, 2019 will receive priority consideration.


Head Librarian, Branch Campus, Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, San Francisco

July 22, 2019

Job Summary: Responsible for directing and supervising the operations, reference, instruction, and technical services of the branch campus library, in support of the FIDM and Library Mission Statement.

Please email mail cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to kwetzel@fidm.edu.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of two (2) years library experience, preferably at the college level
  • Minimum of two (2) years supervisory experience preferred

Education:

  • Master in Library Science ((MLS) or Master in Library & Information Studies (MLIS) degree from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited college or university

“We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the Cities of San Francisco and Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinances.”


Archives Operations Coordinator/Digital Archivist, CSU Dominguez Hills

July 17, 2019

The University Library at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) invites applications for a Tenure-track position at the rank of Senior Assistant Librarian (12-month) with the appointment starting in Fall 2019.

At CSUDH, we celebrate and respect diversity in all forms that include every race, religion, gender, ethnicity, veterans, people with varied abilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community. CSUDH is seeking applications from candidates who can demonstrate experience in teaching and working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and contribute to the University’s mission, vision, and core values. https://www.csudh.edu/president/strategic-planning/mission-vision-and-core-values/

The University Library, Gerth Archives and Special Collections

The Gerth Archives and Special Collections Department houses the California State University System-wide Archives, the CSUDH Archives, over 200 archival collections on African American history and culture, labor movements, aviation history, Upton Sinclair, Tradeswomen, Latin American history, California history and other topics. The Gerth Archives has received NEH, NHPRC and NPS grants for its current CSU system-wide Japanese American Digitization Project. The Department’s digital archives contain over 50,000 digital objects and is growing. The library houses two art/history galleries. Rotating exhibits, such as the Watts: Now & Then; Building Evidence: Japanese Americans in Southern California; LatinX Activism and LGBTQ+ are generated to complement formal instruction. The Gerth Archives employs permanent and temporary faculty and staff professionals as well as interns, grant consultants and student assistants. Library faculty and staff, who value the partnerships and collaborations that promote student success, are working aggressively within a Librarian Liaison model, to make those connections that will enable CSUDH students to succeed in their academic endeavors.

The services of the University Library are housed in a 140,000 square foot, five story, energy-efficient addition completed in 2010. Staffing currently consists of 11.5 FTE professional librarians and 15.5 FTE paraprofessionals. The Library is home to two 33-capacity instructional labs, 100+ computers, 11 group study rooms, a Technology Checkout Program, multiple quiet study and collaborative spaces, and informal lounge areas interspersed throughout the building and a café. It has emerged as CSUDH students’ “Academic Home away from Home.” CSUDH students study in a stunningly beautiful library that contains multicultural artwork reflecting the ethnic and cultural diversity of the campus, the community and the Southern California area.

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Judicial Center Law Librarian, California Judicial Center Library, San Francisco, CA

July 16, 2019

Job Title: Judicial Center Law Librarian

Location: San Francisco, CA

Job Opening: 5009

The California Judicial Center Library (CJCL) is accepting applications for the position of Judicial Center Law Librarian. The CJCL is the consolidated library for the Supreme Court of California and the Court of Appeal, First Appellate District. Its mission is to anticipate and respond effectively to the legal information needs of the justices and staff of both courts, as well as the staff of the Judicial Council of California. The CJCL’s collection of more than 300,000 volumes and archival materials is housed in San Francisco, Sacramento, and Los Angeles, and the library also provides access to a wide range of online research and reference services and materials.

Under the direct supervision of the Clerk/Executive Officer of the Supreme Court of California and the Clerk/Executive Officer of the Court of Appeal, First Appellate District, and policy direction from the CJCL Governing Committee, the Judicial Center Law Librarian directs library programs and staff, ensures the accomplishment of the library’s goals and objectives, and functions with full supervisory authority, responsibility, and accountability. The Judicial Center Law Librarian is assigned to the CJCL’s headquarters in San Francisco, a 35,000 square foot facility located in the Ronald M. George State Office Complex.

Responsibilities:

  • Recommends, develops, and implements CJCL policies and procedures; manages technology and procurement of services and equipment; develops library performance standards; collects and analyzes statistical information; develops and maintains effective working relationships with court leadership.
  • Evaluates the existing collection, assesses information needs, and develops an appropriate collection policy; selects print materials or electronic services for purchase; directs cataloging and processing of CJCL materials in accordance with national standards; supervises cataloging policies and procedures; coordinates software and hardware upgrades; oversees an accurate and efficient circulation system; supervises maintenance of circulation records and statistics; develops, maintains, and enhances the CJCL’s online presence; evaluates the need for new and emerging technologies and implements required changes.
  • Establishes and implements reference service policies; oversees legal research skills training for justices and court staff; directs provision of reference and legal research using information resources in a variety of formats; oversees training on commercial research databases, coordinating with vendors when appropriate; monitors staffing, work flow, and processes to ensure uninterrupted research and reference services.
  • Manages Special Collections and Archives to support the study of California court and legal history; oversees the appraisal, accessioning, description, and arrangement of collections; coordinates outreach activities, including the development and support of programs to enhance public education regarding the judiciary and legal history; provides donor acknowledgements and oversees the solicitation of gifts.
  • Oversees and monitors annual CJCL budget, including staffing, operations, and purchases; reviews and approves for payment all items charged to the library budget; negotiates contracts with publishers and vendors in compliance with governing judicial branch procurement standards.
  • Develops CJCL web page content and presentation; promotes CJCL materials and services to justices and staff; assists users in the preparation of legal articles and other publications; explains policies and procedures to users.
  • Supervises, reviews and evaluates the work of all CJCL staff members; assures staff is available to instruct, train, and assist justices and staff in both manual and computerized legal research.
  • Responds to library correspondence.
  • Represents CJCL and the courts it serves in professional committees and organizations.
  • In coordination with the Supreme Court of California and the Court of Appeal, First Appellate District, oversees the layout of CJCL space and facilitates its use for research and educational activities; authorizes the purchase of furniture, equipment, and supplies, as necessary.

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Instruction & Outreach Librarian, UC Merced

July 15, 2019

The UC Merced Library seeks a collaborative and creative Instruction & Outreach librarian.  In this position, the Instruction & Outreach librarian will engage with students, faculty, and campus partners to increase students’ information literacy skills particularly through instruction integrated into course curriculum.  More broadly, the Instruction & Outreach librarian will connect library users to information and library services through reference, outreach, and liaison activities.

Appointment: Assistant or Associate Librarian rank
Salary Range:  $61,201 to $68,084
Review Date Begins: 29 September 2019
Full Posting: https://aprecruit.ucmerced.edu/JPF00840

Contact:
Sara Davidson Squibb
sdavidson2@ucmerced.edu
209-205-8237


Physical Sciences Librarian, California State University, Sacramento

July 12, 2019

As the center of campus intellectual discovery, the Sacramento State University Library promotes teaching, learning, research, and scholarly communication at the University by integrating the Library with campus student success programs and instruction. One of twenty-three libraries in the California State University System, the Sacramento State Library holds over 1.4 million volumes, comprised of print and electronic monographs and serials, and is a Federal Document Depository. The Library’s mission is to inspire excellence in teaching, learning, and scholarly activities.

The University Library is undergoing rapid transformation with a forward-thinking vision and a deep commitment to improving the campus learning environment. Sacramento State is designated by the U.S. Department of Education as an Asian American, Native American, and Pacific Islander-Serving (AANAPI) and a Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI). Therefore we welcome and encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds to join our growing organization of 28 Library faculty, 33 staff and approximately 40 FTE student assistants. We take pride in the collaborative nature in which our students, staff, and faculty work together in a professional and supportive environment to ensure one another’s success.

We seek an energetic, innovative, and collaborative librarian to provide research assistance, instruction, collection development, and outreach services for Chemistry, Biochemistry, Geology, Mathematics and Statistics. This position shares liaison responsibilities with other Science librarians for Public Health. Under the general direction of the Head of the Research & Instruction Department and working closely with teaching faculty in assigned areas, the Physical Sciences Librarian develops and delivers strategically and pedagogically appropriate library instruction to students and works with teaching faculty to implement information literacy initiatives. The schedule includes some evening and weekend assignments.

Complete information on the position and instructions on how to apply can be found at this link: https://csus.peopleadmin.com/postings/4260 .  EEO/ADA


Business Librarian, Full-time Temporary, UC San Diego

July 11, 2019

Job Number: 1283

Position Status: Faculty, Full-time temporary, Fall Semester
Location: San Diego
Position Type: Copley Library, Faculty

Brief Description:
The University of San Diego’s Copley Library seeks an energetic and enthusiastic individual for a temporary full-time Business Librarian position. This librarian serves as liaison to the School of Business. The School consists of 16 programs and 6 Centers and Institutes: Accountancy Institute, John M. Ahlers Center for International Business, Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate, Entrepreneurship, Center for Peace and Commerce, and The Supply Chain Management Institute. The School offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, and has 69 full-time faculty and 58 part-time faculty members.

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Metadata and Discovery Librarian, University of California, Riverside

July 11, 2019

Position Overview

The University of California, Riverside (UCR) seeks a motivated, proactive, user-oriented Metadata and Discovery librarian. The successful candidate will be dedicated to collaborative, stakeholder focused development and implementation of original and complex metadata creation and integrated library management system optimization.

Located an hour’s drive to the east of Los Angeles, an hour west of Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley, an hour east of ocean beaches, ninety minutes north of San Diego, and an hour south of mountain ski resorts, UCR is located in an area of dramatic landscapes and rich cultural traditions. The University is a dynamic, aggressively-developing land grant research institution dedicated to preparing its diverse student body to be successful competitors in the world marketplace of ideas. UCR boasts the first new School of Medicine to open on the West Coast in 43 years; a new School of Public Policy; and the Bourns College of Engineering, ranked 10th in the world according to an international ranking organization.

The UCR Library is a critical partner in preparing UCR’s students to be globally competitive while simultaneously preparing them for careers in the Inland Empire and beyond. The mission of the UCR Library is no less than to bring the world’s information resources to the UCR community and to ensure that UCR students, faculty, and staff have the skills to fully exploit those resources to change the world for the better.

The UCR Library is a team of intensely collaborative, forward-thinking colleagues dedicated to providing excellent services to our students, faculty, and community members in a rapidly evolving information environment. The successful candidate will be technologically sophisticated; committed to problem-solving in local, regional, national, and international arenas; and able to develop innovative solutions to complex problems; and a dynamic and effective leader.

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