Outreach and User Engagement Librarian, San Jose State University

January 31, 2020

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library at San Jose State University in California seeks an innovative and creative librarian to provide leadership in the area of outreach and user engagement. Working collaboratively with library and campus groups, the Outreach and User Engagement Librarian will be responsible for the development and implementation of programming, activities, and projects designed to improve the overall user experience and increase awareness and use of the University Library’s collections, services, and facilities. As a faculty member, the incumbent engages in library and university governance and scholarship, which includes research, scholarly, and creative activities required for tenure and promotion. The Outreach and User Engagement Librarian will serve as a liaison to subject area(s), as assigned.

Specialization: Outreach and User Engagement Librarian
Job Opening ID (JOID): 25138
Rank:  Senior Assistant Librarian, Tenure-track
Full job description and application submission: https://apply.interfolio.com/67782
Application deadline: February 29, 2020

SJSU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to the core values of inclusion, civility, and respect for each individual. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU.


Scholarly Communication Librarian, UC Santa Cruz

January 27, 2020

The University Library at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for the position of Scholarly Communication Librarian. Under the direction of the Head of Research Support Services, the Scholarly Communication Librarian will spearhead Library-wide efforts to: (1) advance alternatives to high-cost publishing models, including open access initiatives, and (2) provide scholarly publishing guidance and training to researchers and scholars, including guidance on copyright.

The University of California is actively engaged in efforts to transform scholarly publishing. We seek a collaborative, user-focused, creative, and motivated individual to help the UCSC Library shape our role as a leader in these efforts. The Scholarly Communication Librarian will help set the direction and scope of author services provided by the Library and lead efforts to develop a campus community of practice surrounding open access and scholarly communication. Working closely with the Research Support Services Librarians, the Associate University Librarian for Collections & Services, other library colleagues, and external stakeholders, the incumbent will:

  • Provide training and guidance to authors in the following areas:navigating the scholarly publishing landscape, promoting the availability and accessibility of research outputs, and increasing research impact. Advise on author agreements and copyright.
  • Establish and lead an internal advisory group to set collectively library goals and priorities to support new and open methods of scholarly publishing, pursue funding opportunities to expand existing resources, and coordinate outreach, messaging, and programming efforts to the campus community.
  • Actively contribute as a member of the Research Support Services Department(RSS),which supports the Library’s strategic priorities related to scholarly communication, research and teaching support, discovery, and collection development.
  • Serve as the RSS Liaison to the Graduate Division, especially as it pertains to building scholarly communication literacies for graduate students and other early career researchers.
  • Serve on University of California and campus-wide committees, working groups, and Library-wide teams.

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Professor of Library Science (General Librarian), Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut. CA

January 27, 2020

Professor of Library Science (General Librarian)
Posting Number: 044
Department: Library & Learning Resources
Employee Classification: Faculty
Term (months/year): 12 months/year
Salary: Initial placement, $82,692 – $123,409 annually
Open Date: 12/06/2019
Initial Screening Date: 12/06/2019
Open Until Filled Yes
Basic Function/Overview:
Application Procedure:

First Review of Applications: Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; however, those submitted by 11:59 p.m. (PST ) on 3/16/20 are assured consideration.
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Head of Access and Collection Services, Caltech, Pasadena, CA

January 24, 2020

Head of Access and Collection Services (Full-Time Regular)

Caltech is a world-renowned science and engineering institute that marshals some of the world’s brightest minds and most innovative tools to address fundamental scientific questions. We thrive on finding and cultivating talented people who are passionate about what they do. Join us and be a part of the diverse Caltech community.

Job Summary

The Caltech Library seeks an innovative and collaborative Head of Access and Collection Services who will lead the Library in providing seamless access to local and collaborative collections in support of research and learning at Caltech. Under the supervision of the University Librarian, this position will be responsible for the effective daily operation of the Sherman Fairchild Library facilities and services, including circulation, technology lending, course reserves, security, and facilities maintenance. The Head also oversees DocuServe, the Library’s highly-regarded interlibrary loan and document delivery service, and is responsible for coordinating acquisitions and collection management, electronically and physically, in all six Caltech Library locations. This position is also responsible for ensuring a friendly and welcoming environment that is conducive to learning, discovery, and collaboration and looks to best practices in customer outreach and program development in other fields and sectors for inspiration. The Head of Access and Collection Services supervises a team of 12+ FTE, including librarians and staff.
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Director for Library Data Management, CSU Chancellor’s Office, Long Beach, CA

January 24, 2020

The Director for Library Data Management is responsible for the systemwide implementation and operation of the Unified Library Management System, which is used to manage the combined electronic and print library collections of the CSU libraries.

The CSU Chancellor’s Office, located on the waterfront adjacent to the Aquarium of the Pacific in downtown Long Beach, offers a premium benefit package that includes outstanding vacation, health, and dental plans; a fee waiver education program; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (PERS); and 14 paid holidays a year.

Qualifications

This position requires:

  • A Master of Library and Information Science and a minimum five years’ experience directly supporting library systems and managing library IT, technical services, or access services staff in an academic library.

The Director works closely with librarians, administrators, and staff across the CSU to identify the means and methods used to create, maintain and utilize library data by CSU library staff, faculty, and administrators. The incumbent will assist Chancellor’s Office staff, campus library staff, and outside vendors and consultants in the implementation and support of the Unified Library Management System, and therefore requires:

  • An acumen for leadership.
  • Strong creative, conceptual, and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Project management experience.
  • Experience successfully meeting inflexible project deadlines in tandem with vendors and external groups.

This position involves extensive knowledge of how library data is expressed in existing and new library systems as well as used by library staff to provide essential services to the students, faculty and staff of the CSU, and therefore requires:

  • Deep knowledge of current library metadata standards and protocols.
  • Deep knowledge of library operations and practices.
  • Experience managing and manipulating library structured data.
  • Experience with library services platforms. Preference given to experience working with Alma and Primo.
  • Experience integrating disparate library systems data.
  • Experience with creating or advising on library data workflows.

For more information, or to apply, please visit:
https://careers.calstate.edu/detail.aspx?pid=79265


Chinese Language Cataloger, East Los Angeles, CA

January 24, 2020

LAC Group is seeking an experienced Chinese Language Cataloger for an opportunity to work on a project at a prestigious research and educational institution in East Los Angeles, CA. The selected candidate will provide original and copy cataloging on a variety of Chinese and other Asian language materials including books and manuscripts. This position can be full-time or part-time and will continue until the project is complete.

Responsibilities:

  • Catalog Chinese and other Asian language materials selected for digitization in a variety of formats
  • Creates and enhances MARC records for the Library’s online catalog according to current standards and best practices
  • Creates and transforms metadata for items selected for digitization

Qualifications:

  • Masters in Library Science from an ALA-accredited university
  • 2+ years of cataloging experience
  • Ability to catalog in English and Chinese is required. Ability to catalog in other Asian languages is a plus.
  • Fluency in Chinese and English. Knowledge of other Asian languages is desired.
  • Experience in cataloging art and historical materials are preferred
  • Must have experience using the RDA and MARC 21 cataloging standards

To apply, please visit: https://lac.gp/3axxtLH


Digital Repository Services Manager, CSU Chancellor’s Office, Long Beach, CA

January 22, 2020

The Digital Repository Services Manager is primarily responsible for leading the design, development, implementation, maintenance, and expansion of systemwide institutional repository, digital archives, and scholarly publishing services in support of campus-led digital library initiatives.

The CSU Chancellor’s Office, located on the waterfront adjacent to the Aquarium of the Pacific in downtown Long Beach, offers a premium benefit package that includes outstanding vacation, health, and dental plans; a fee waiver education program; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (PERS); and 14 paid holidays a year.

Qualifications

This position requires:

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and a minimum three years’ directly related experience working with institutional repositories or digital archives systems.

The position works closely with librarians, administrators, and staff across the CSU to identify institutional repository, digital archives, and scholarly publishing needs, and therefore requires:

  • An acumen for leadership.
  • Strong creative, conceptual, and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

This position involves the research, design, development, and maintenance of open source digital library systems. The incumbent will also manage the work of consultants and campus staff in the implementation and support of systemwide digital library projects, and therefore requires significant previous experience developing and deploying complex web applications, including:

  • Demonstrated proficiency in object-oriented programming using modern web development frameworks. Preference given to experience with Ruby on Rails.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in developing web applications using relational databases and indexing technologies. Preference given to experience developing and deploying applications using the Samvera framework and related technology stack, including Solr and Fedora.
  • Experience in structured software testing and version control.
  • Experience generating and maintaining documentation.
  • Intellectual curiosity and a desire to constantly expand technical knowledge.

More information about the job available here:

https://careers.calstate.edu/detail.aspx?pid=79264


Two job openings at CDL: Associate Director, Systemwide ILS Service Manager

January 22, 2020

Position: Associate Director of Discovery and Delivery 

About you

You are an experienced leader in the library field. You have experience with product management, team development and management and library technology implementations and operations. You thrive in a high-paced, complex, collaborative, and supportive environment. You effectively collaborate with diverse stakeholders. You love working with both technologies and people.

You want to work on:

  • Relationship building and collaboration with UC campus libraries
  • Expanding and improving discovery and delivery services for UC libraries
  • Responding to new opportunities in statewide, national, and global landscapes
  • Managing a team of library and technology experts

About us

We are the California Digital Library’s Discovery & Delivery Team, based in Oakland, California. We are continuously planning and building the next generation of library services for the University of California and beyond. We need you to help us make it happen. Read more about what we do.

Get details and apply here: jobs.ucop.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=62189


Position: Systemwide ILS Service Manager

About you

You are an experienced product and project manager familiar with discovery and delivery library services. You thrive in a high-paced, complex, collaborative, and supportive environment. You effectively collaborate with diverse stakeholders. You love working with both technologies and people.

You want to work on:

  • Implementation and operation of a systemwide ILS for all 10 UC campuses
  • Discovery layers, link resolvers, and resource sharing
  • Relationship building and collaboration with UC campus libraries
  • Relationship building and collaboration with library vendors
  • Transforming library business processes and workflows

About us

We are the California Digital Library’s Discovery & Delivery Team, based in Oakland, California. We are continuously planning and building the next generation of library services for the University of California and beyond. We need you to help us make it happen. Read more about what we do and learn about the systemwide ILS (SILS) project.

Get details and apply here: jobs.ucop.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=62190


Library Assistant Position, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles

January 22, 2020

This position manages all the interlibrary loan for a 4-campus system and supervises the student assistants, so it’s a good learning opportunity for those new to the field.

Information and platform to apply at:  https://tcsedsystem.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/TCSPP/job/Los-Angeles-CA/Library-Assistant_R0004587


Full-Time Tenure Track General Librarian Position, Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut, CA

January 22, 2020

Please consider joining us at Mt. San Antonio College (Mt. SAC), a large community college serving a diverse student population.

Our open position is for a full-time, tenure-track, 12-month General Librarian.

It is a wonderful place to work! For details about the job and how to apply, please see the job posting on the Mt. SAC Human Resources website.