Makerspace IST II, Sacramento State University

November 25, 2019

Sacramento State University Library is hiring for an Instructional Support Technician II position to help plan and manage our developing makerspace.  This position will be responsible for monitoring use of the library’s makerspace.  Duties will include technical support of equipment, management of materials and inventory, training, coordination with instructional faculty, outreach activities, and supervision of student workers.  We are still in the development phases of our makerspace initiative, so this position will have a unique opportunity to help with planning and implementation of new library services.

Visit https://csus.peopleadmin.com/postings/4725 for a complete position description and to apply.  We are accepting applications until December 11th, 2019.


Faculty Librarian, Diablo Valley College, San Ramon, CA

November 21, 2019

Diablo Valley College Library seeks a creative and entrepreneurial-minded librarian for a full-time, tenure track librarian position at the San Ramon Campus. The successful candidate will work with students, faculty, and staff to support initiatives promoting effective learning and information discovery both in-person and online. The primary responsibility of this position is to provide shared leadership in the development, delivery, and assessment of library instruction.

For information regarding the Diablo Valley College Library, please visit: http://www.dvc.edu/library

For a complete position description, qualifications, and to apply online, go to http://bit.ly/srclibpost.

Posting closes 1/09/20.


Assistant Rare Map Librarian, Stanford University

November 14, 2019

The David Rumsey Map Center (The Center) and Stanford Libraries is seeking a three-fourth time Assistant Rare Map Librarian to provide outreach and manage projects related to the Center. The Center’s collections include the David Rumsey Map Collection, Maps of Africa, Glen McLaughlin’s collection of Maps of California as an Island, and other historic maps and atlases. The Center is a world class facility that collocates physical items and their digital surrogates allowing researchers to display and interrogate them in multiple ways adding unique value to the scholarship of cartographic material. The Center boasts large high resolution video walls, a touch screen and Oculus rifts as well and a flexible space to support its programs and has one of the highest number of maps available online in high resolution in the world. In addition to being a teaching and event space, the Center has large areas to display maps and atlases in which two map related exhibitions are mounted a year. The Center is deeply engaged in collecting, cataloging, scanning, and providing access to the rare physical items and its digital collections in interesting and innovative ways.

Full information here: https://careersearch.stanford.edu/jobs/assistant-rare-map-librarian-8297


E-Resources and Serials Ordering Specialist , UC Berkeley

November 13, 2019

About Berkeley

At the University of California, Berkeley, we are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome and included. Our culture of openness, freedom and belonging make it a special place for students, faculty and staff.

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world’s leading institutions of higher education, distinguished by its combination of internationally recognized academic and research excellence; the transformative opportunity it provides to a large and diverse student body; its public mission and commitment to equity and social justice; and its roots in the California experience, animated by such values as innovation, questioning the status quo, and respect for the environment and nature. Since its founding in 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world.

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Overnight & Weekend Library Assistants, Malibu, CA

November 13, 2019

LAC Group is seeking Overnight & Weekend Library Assistants to cover the information desk at a prestigious University located in Malibu, CA. These roles are short-term, temporary roles to provide overnight coverage during the school’s fall semester finals. Coverage will need to be provided from December 1st – December 12th, with varying hours with all shifts being overnight or on the weekend. We need people who will be reliable, on time for the various shifts and have dependable transportation. Paid training is also provided prior to the start of finals.

We are looking for candidates who have had previous library experience. Students currently enrolled in an MLS program or those who have received a Library Technician certificate are urged to apply. This position is great for those who are interested in work experience or looking for additional income.

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Applications Programmer (Developer), UC Berkeley Library

November 13, 2019

Job Title: Applications Programmer (Developer), UC Berkeley Library.
To Apply, please visit the following URL. Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

Application Review Date: The First Review Date for this job is: November 26, 2019

UC Berkeley Library is seeking an Applications Programmer (Developer) to help expand access to information through library technology to connect scholars with information and tools. The Developer will report to the Head of Projects in the Library IT department at UC Berkeley Library. The UC Berkeley Library provides scholarly information to faculty and students in support of the University’s research and instruction mission. The Library aims to inspire, empower and support current and future UC Berkeley students and faculty to enrich scholarship and better the world. The Library actively initiates and adapts to emerging ideas on research and learning by forging partnerships with students, faculty and campus units to help the next generation of leaders solve their knowledge quests and contribute to the public and social good. Read the rest of this entry »


Research, Instruction and Outreach Librarian, San Francisco State University

November 13, 2019

The Research, Instruction, and Outreach Services Librarian (Non-Tenure Track ) will provide online and face-to-face research assistance to the San Francisco State community; teach lower division information literacy instruction sessions and lead orientations and tours; participate in the development of online guides, videos, tutorials, and other outreach and instructional materials; contribute to library outreach initiatives; contribute to collection development related projects; review, update, and add to the library’s FAQ as needed; participate in the collaborative development, implementation, and evaluation of library services, policies and procedures; serve as a liaison to assigned academic departments; and contribute to library assessment efforts to ensure the quality and improve the effectiveness of library services.

Required Qualifications

ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library and Information Science or equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience providing research assistance both face-to-face and online.
  • Teaching or training experience, including the development of student learning outcomes, the use of active learning strategies, and the creation and use of assessments that measure student learning.
  • Experience creating online research guides, instructional videos, tutorials, and/or other digital learning objects and instructional support materials.
  • Experience engaging in outreach initiatives or designing outreach materials that promote an organization’s resources, services, and/or programming.
  • Experience using Springshare’s suite of products (e.g., LibGuides, LibAnswers, LibChat, etc.).
  • Academic background, experience, or interest in subject areas taught in the College of Health and Social Sciences (particularly nursing, kinesiology, nutrition and dietetics, and physical therapy)
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong commitment to equity and inclusion and the ability to work effectively and collegially with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.

Rank and Salary

Appointment is expected to be equivalent to the rank of Assistant Librarian with salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Time base is up to full-time. Application Submit a letter of intent/interest, a current CV, and the names and contact information of three references to Elizabeth Detrich, Personnel Coordinator: edetrich@sfsu.edu, 415- 338-3641. For more information visit: https://library.sfsu.edu/staff-and-faculty-jobs

San Francisco State is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the Senior Human Resources Manager.


Sciences Collections Librarian, UCLA

November 13, 2019

Department: User Engagement – Sciences Division, Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library and Science and Engineering Library

Rank and Salary: Assistant Librarian to Librarian ($55,014 to $96,266)

Position Availability: Immediately

Application deadline for first consideration: December 4, 2019

The Sciences Collections Librarian will join a department that is using a matrix structure to better meet dynamic and evolving campus teaching and research needs. The incumbent will be part of a team working to support users at multiple Library locations and will have the opportunity to help shape collections and scholarly communication engagement in the Sciences. The incumbent will serve on one of the multi-unit functional teams in the User Engagement division to provide collaborative leadership for that area, while also supporting work across public services functions. Current functional teams are Collections, Outreach, Research, and Teaching and Learning. The incumbent will play a key role in building this collaborative program at the Library and furthering substantive engagements with the campus. The ideal candidate for this multi-faceted role will be team-oriented with the ability to both lead and support colleagues, student-centered, and committed to shaping the future of the library profession.

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Emerging Technologies Librarian, UCLA

November 13, 2019

Department: Library Data Science Center

Rank and Salary: Assistant Librarian – Librarian ($55,014 – $98,865)

Position Availability: Immediately

Application deadline for first consideration: December 4, 2019

The UCLA Library seeks an Emerging Technologies Librarian to work with faculty, staff, and students to identify, evaluate and adopt new and emerging technologies that enable research and teaching.  This role heads the Lux Lab, a unit within the Data Science Center that provides emerging technology services offered by the UCLA Library, such as 3D printing and scanning, laser etching and cutting, 3D mapping, and augmented/virtual reality technologies. The Emerging Technologies Librarian supports research involving the application of these technologies and is also involved with supporting the management, curation, and ultimate preservation of research data that is produced by emerging technology industry standards. The successful incumbent will be responsible for keeping up-to-date with new and emerging technologies, which requires expert knowledge in using various technologies, as well as with the latest trends and how users are affected by these shifts.

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Education Liaison Librarian, San Francisco State University

November 9, 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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