Archival Library Assistant (temporary), Los Angeles, CA

September 19, 2019

LAC Group is seeking an Archival Library Assistant to work at a prestigious university library in West Los Angeles. The selected individual will support archives processing and assist with collections, reference and other areas as needed. This is a full-time position that will continue through the end of the year. This is an excellent opportunity for a recent MLIS graduate looking to gain experience in an academic library or archives setting.

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Scholarly Communication Librarian, UC Santa Cruz

September 19, 2019

University of California Santa Cruz is hiring a Scholarly Communication Librarian. First review of applications is 9/27/19.

Full description and to apply: https://recruit.ucsc.edu/JPF00746 


Head of Collection Management, Saint Mary’s College, Moraga, CA

September 19, 2019

Salary: Depends on Qualifications

Opening Date: 09/03/19

Closing Date: 10/04/19 11:59 PM

Background:

Founded in 1863, Saint Mary’s is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary’s currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary’s offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary’s reputation for excellence, innovation and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.

Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Dean for Library and Academic Resources, the Head of Collection Management oversees the operational management, administration, acquisitions, and discovery and access to scholarly resources in all formats. This position is responsible for establishing and implementing technical collection support services, policies, standards, best practices and procedures for the Library. The Head is responsible for the oversight of $1.6M of funds for new Library materials, managing a department of four (3.8FTE) consisting of three non-exempt staff who acquire and make available for the college community 3,000 – 5,000 books, standing orders and media resources, 90Kjoumals and over 200 databases, with over 5,000 orders and 1,000 invoices approved annually; through planning, goal-setting, problem-solving and evaluation, including assessment of staff, vendors, processes and procedures. The Head is the Collection Development Team Leader, collaborating with 11 librarian subject selectors and is a member of the Dean’s Academic Resources Leadership Cabinet. The Head serves as Library liaison to various campus committees, constituencies, and with external organizations. As assigned, this individual will also be a subject liaison responsible for collection development, general and subject specialized reference, and information/research instruction working with students and faculty.

This position involves additional areas of responsibility; research assistance, information literacy instruction, and collection/resource development for a specific discipline.

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Metadata Librarian for Open Access, UCLA

September 18, 2019

Department: Cataloging and Metadata Center
Rank and Salary: Assistant Librarian – Librarian ($59,592 – $91,270)
Position Availability: Immediately
Application deadline for first consideration: October 9, 2019

The UCLA Library seeks a highly collaborative and innovative metadata librarian to support a variety of open access initiatives at UCLA. The incumbent will help to shape this new position, strategizing for and implementing means by which metadata can better advance open access goals and improve tools. In addition to creating and remediating metadata for open access resources and striving to make open access materials as findable and accessible as licensed ones, this librarian will also focus on techniques for optimizing the metadata in the institutional repository (eScholarship); obtaining identifiers for scholars to support search precision/recall, identification of missing content, supporting the measure of scholarly output, etc.; and creating descriptions for data sets and other open access resources not currently in scope for the UC Shared Cataloging Program. The ideal candidate will have a firm understanding of the issues surrounding open access as well as cataloging and metadata, and will work closely with other units on campus to help achieve UCLA’s open access goals.

Position Duties

Reporting to the Team Leader of the Subject Specialists Team, the Metadata Librarian for Open Access is responsible for the metadata for open access and freely available resources. The incumbent would leverage new metadata elements to highlight which resources are open access, and investigate other ways to improve metadata for and discovery of open access materials.  The incumbent would partner with Library colleagues and programs, including Scholarly Communication, the California Digital Library, the Data Science Center, Digital Library Program, selectors and the Collections Council Digitization Team, Acquisitions, and the Metadata Services and Continuing Resources Management teams in the Cataloging & Metadata Center.

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Education Liaison Librarian, San Francisco State University

September 12, 2019

Education Liaison Librarian, Non-Tenure Track

San Francisco State University’s J. Paul Leonard Library is a busy, teaching-oriented institution supporting a community of 30,000 students as well as faculty and staff. The collections include more than one million items in all formats, including an extensive collection of online databases and full-text resources. The SFSU library uses and contributes to Ex Libris’ Alma/Primo, which is shared by all 23 libraries in the CSU System.

Position Summary

The Education Liaison Librarian is responsible for direct outreach to and engagement with the Graduate College of Education, which includes the Department of Elementary Education; the Department of Equity, Leadership Studies, and Instructional Technologies; the Department of Secondary Education; the Department of Special Education; the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences; and the Ed.D. program in Educational Leadership. This position is part of a team of liaison librarians who proactively develop partnerships with faculty to develop and deliver services that support the university’s teaching, learning, and research initiatives. In that capacity, the Education Liaison Librarian will develop knowledge of both the research practices of students and professors in the college as well as scholarly communication trends in Education. In addition to the focus on Education, this position is also responsible for working collaboratively with other liaison librarians in the development, planning, delivery, and assessment of research assistance, collections, information literacy, user experience, and student success library initiatives. Responsibilities include providing online and face-to-face research assistance to the San Francisco State community; being part of a team responsible for teaching lower division information literacy instruction sessions and leading orientations and tours; participating in the development of online guides, videos, tutorials, and other outreach and instructional materials; contributing to collection development related projects; and reviewing, updating, and adding to the library’s FAQ as needed.

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Health and Life Sciences Librarian, San Francisco State University

September 12, 2019

Health and Life Sciences Librarian, Non-Tenure Track

San Francisco State University’s J. Paul Leonard Library is a busy, teaching-oriented institution supporting a community of 30,000 students as well as faculty and staff. The collections include more than one million items in all formats, including an extensive collection of online databases and full-text resources. The SFSU library uses and contributes to Ex Libris’ Alma/Primo, which is shared by all 23 libraries in the CSU System.

Position Summary

The Health and Life Sciences Librarian is responsible for direct outreach to and engagement with the health related departments in the College of Health and Social Sciences, including Clinical Laboratory Science, Health Education, Kinesiology, Nursing, and Physical Therapy, and the life sciences programs in the Biology Department in the College of Science and Engineering. This position is part of a team of liaison librarians who proactively develop partnerships with faculty to develop and deliver services that support the university’s teaching, learning, and research initiatives. In that capacity, the Health and Life Sciences Liaison Librarian will develop knowledge of both the research practices of students and professors in the assigned subject areas as well as scholarly communication trends in the health and life sciences fields. In addition to the focus on the health and life sciences, this position is also responsible for working collaboratively with other liaison librarians in the development, planning, delivery, and assessment of research assistance, collections, information literacy, user experience, and student success library initiatives. Responsibilities include providing online and face-to-face research assistance to the San Francisco State community; being part of a team responsible for teaching lower division information literacy instruction sessions and leading orientations and tours; participating in the development of online guides, videos, tutorials, and other outreach and instructional materials; contributing to collection development related projects; and reviewing, updating, and adding to the library’s FAQ as needed.

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Librarian (Emphasis in User Experience and Technology), Chabot College, Hayward, CA

September 12, 2019

To apply, please go to: https://clpccd.peopleadmin.com/postings/1707
Inquiries about the position should be made to Human Resources– hr@clpccd.org (925) 485-5200

Closing Date: October 7, 2019 [extended to October 28]

Chabot College, a California community college, is truly a diverse institution, located in Hayward, “heart of the East Bay” of the San Francisco Bay Area. Its pride includes being a Hispanic Serving Institution, and having robust programs such as Umoja, Puente, Change It Now (CIN!), Restorative Integrated Self Education (RISE), Program for Adult College Education (PACE), and other important programs to guarantee students’ success. Librarians have faculty status (with four full academic years of probationary status before receiving tenure). The generous salary covers 175 days of service each year and the full-time librarian, if wishing, can also serve on top of that as an adjunct librarian earning a robust hourly rate on Saturday or summer hours, when they are available.

Job Title: Librarian (Emphasis in User Experience and Technology)

Position Type: Faculty

Tenure Information: Tenure Track

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Instructional & Educational Technology Librarian, UC Berkeley School of Law

September 12, 2019

Position Working Title: Instructional & Educational Technology Librarian
Location: Berkeley, CA
Salary Range: Associate Librarian: $61,201 — $84,260 full-time fiscal year rate, based upon qualifications

This is a full-time potential career appointment.

Berkeley Law

The University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (Berkeley Law) is one of the nation’s premier law schools, located at one of the world’s great universities. The Law Library serves a faculty of more than 100, including tenured and tenure track, clinical, adjunct, visiting professors, and lecturers; more than 900 J.D. students; 250 LL.M. students; 150 Professional Track LL.M. students in the summer; graduate students from the School of Jurisprudence and Social Policy; and more than 100 visiting scholars each year. Berkeley Law is the home of the prestigious Robbins Collection, which specializes in religious and civil law, and includes rare books and manuscripts. The Law School has a wide variety of research centers, clinics, and projects.

The Berkeley Law Library seeks an Instructional & Educational Technology Librarian responsible for overall development and promotion of the Law Library’s instructional program. The position will join the vibrant and active Reference team, participate in regular reference activities, and support faculty research and scholarship.

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Clinical Librarian, University of Southern California

September 12, 2019

The University of Southern California (USC) Libraries seek outstanding candidates to serve as a Clinical Librarian to provide services to the University of Southern California-affiliated clinical sites including Keck Medical Center of USC, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, and others. The minimum requirements for the position include at least two years of professional experience in an academic health sciences or hospital library providing information services as well as experience searching major clinical information resources, including PubMed and CINAHL; providing instruction to health professionals or students in evidence-based medicine; effective oral and written communication skills; excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to foster new connections and build relationships; excellent organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills, including ability to comply with policies and procedures, manage multiple priorities, and meet deadlines and a strong user-centered approach. In addition, an MLS from an ALA-accredited program or non-U.S. equivalent is typically required for a librarian appointment at USC. Salary is commensurate with experience. Minimum salary: $60,000

For more information, please see the full position description at the URLs below or contact Jennifer Dinalo, search committee chair, at dinalo@usc.edu.

https://libraries.usc.edu/about/jobs/library-jobs-librarians

or

https://facultypositions.usc.edu/FAS/application/position?postingId=REQ20078220

Closing date for applications: open until filled

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 under-represented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Further information is available by contacting uschr@usc.edu


Digital Production Manager, UC Davis

September 12, 2019

UC Davis Library is hiring a Digital Production Manager.  To apply https://www.employment.ucdavis.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp

Closing date is September 24, 2019

Under general direction of the Library’s Director of Online Strategy, assist in the development of strategy and the execution of digital programs that drive innovation and enable the UC Davis Library to engage with faculty, students, and external communities. Responsible for providing advice and input for launching internally sponsored projects that may later be moved to other Library or campus units for ongoing support. Example projects include web-based sites that invite user engagement with digital content; digital applications involving Library archival and special collections material; and applications that provide research communities and the public with an easy-to-use online experience of the data, research, history, and interpretation of major fields of study.

Coordinate across academic communities, research activities, and fundraising interests utilizing a requirements-driven approach to build engagement, obtain consensus on application functionality, and facilitate application development. Work with programming, UX design, librarians, and other professional staff in the Library to deliver these applications. Act as liaison with other University departments, and Campus Information and Educational Technology (IET) on applications of shared interest.

Work closely with the Director of Online Strategy to explore projects that align with the overall strategy and vision of the Library’s online presence, within a complex organization engaged in a diverse set of activities. In tandem with the project management team, help to define and drive project deliverables, and represent the work to stakeholders within the Library and the University and to the community outside UC Davis.