Education Librarian – Saint Mary’s College of California

June 16, 2017

Saint Mary’s College of California Library is seeking an experienced, energetic, and innovative librarian to serve the Kalmanovitz School of Education. This twelve-month, non-tenure track appointment is planned at the Associate Librarian level.

 

The Kalmanovitz School of Education offers primarily graduate-level instruction in 16 programs in counseling, education, and leadership. Degrees include a BA in Leadership, numerous masters and credential programs, and the EdD in Educational Leadership. We are looking for someone with a strong grounding in the teaching profession and/or education curriculum (credential process, pedagogical methods, etc.) and who enjoys teaching information literacy. The Education Librarian teaches embedded information literacy/research skills sessions nights and weekends since many of the programs serve working adult learners. The position also oversees the Library’s children’s literature collection and the test collection used by the counseling and school psychology programs.

 

The Education Librarian will serve on the General Reference Desk, participate in the Library’s team structure, serve on campus committees, and be professionally active.

Applicants may apply here:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/stmarys/jobs/1767383/education-librarian?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs


Collection Management Department Head & Subject Specialist – Saint Mary’s College of California

July 13, 2016

This position is part of the Library’s senior management team reporting to the Dean, of Academic Resources.

 

The Head of Collection Management oversees $1.3M purchasing for new Library materials, manages a department of four who acquire and make available for the college community 3,000 – 5,000 books, standing orders and media resources, 90K journals and over 200 databases, with over 5,000 orders and 1,000 invoices approved annually.  Responsible for planning, goal-setting, problem-solving, and evaluation, including assessment of staff, vendors, processes, and procedures.

 

In addition, this position leads the Collection Development Team, collaborating with 11 librarian subject specialists. Allocates and manages a complex, multi-disciplinary annual budget.  This position plays a key leadership role, serving as the Library’s liaison to various campus committees, constituencies, and external organizations, particularly consortia.

 

Provides reference desk service, including weekends and evenings, and serves as a subject specialist for collection development, instruction, and outreach to one or more academic departments or programs (to be determined).

 

Requirements:

  • MLS or MLIS required. Prefer a second master or an advanced degree.
  • Minimum 7 years professional librarian experience, academic setting preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and lead successfully in a team environment.
  • Substantial experience working with publishers and information providers, a solid understanding of the marketplace and trends.
  • Successful collection development experience, particularly a solid track record managing collection funds, preferably to support multi-disciplinary fields.
  • Experience working with library consortia and vendors, particularly for electronic resources, including license agreement negotiation.
  • Substantial experience with major integrated library systems in some aspect of collection development required.
  • Experience hiring, evaluating, training, and mentoring both career staff and student workers.

 

Interested applicants follow the link to apply:  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/stmarys/jobs/1467467/head-collection-management-library


Part-Time Reference Librarian, California State University Northridge

March 6, 2015

Position: Part-Time Librarian (temporary)

Department: Oviatt Library/Research, Instruction & Outreach Services (http://library.csun.edu )

Effective Date of Appointment: August 2015

All part-time faculty appointments are temporary and do not confer academic rank.

Anticipated needs: Full-time and part-time temporary librarian positions (Assistant Librarian Rank) in the Research, Instruction & Outreach Services Department. Appointments by semester. May include evening and/or weekend hours.

Current Salary Range: Dependent upon experience and qualifications.

Qualifications Minimum: Graduate degree in library/information science from an ALA-accredited school, or equivalent degree if granted from outside the United States or Canada.

Required: Demonstrated reference desk service proficiency, preferably in a busy academic library, and enthusiasm for library instruction. Demonstrated ability and commitment to work with a diverse campus community. Desirable: Library instruction or teaching experience; experience with electronic resources and applications such as online indexing systems, internet, an integrated library system, and web page development. Strong service commitment; excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills; and knowledge of current trends and issues in academic librarianship. Willingness to serve as needed in a range of library duties, which may include reference and instructional services to a specific subject discipline or program area within the Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences, Education, or Physical or Life Sciences, as well as lower division composition courses. Assigned duties may include the development of online access or finding tools. Also desirable is experience in creating learning objects to be embedded within Learning Management Systems, such as Moodle.

Application Process: Applicants should forward a current resume and a cover letter that designates if interested in a full- or part-time position and, whenever possible, times available for reference desk and library instruction assignments. The resume should include educational background, prior reference services and library instruction experience, evidence of scholarship, and/or related professional experience.

Inquiries and applications should be addressed to: Kathy Dabbour/Acting Chair, Research, Instruction & Outreach Services Department RE: Application for Temporary Librarian Faculty Position Oviatt Library/California State University, Northridge 18111 Nordhoff Street Northridge, CA 91330-8327 Email: kathy.dabbour@csun.edu

Application Deadline: For Academic Year: April 17, 2015 /For Spring 2016 Semester Only: September 11, 2015

Final determination of part-time librarian assignments is contingent upon student enrollment figures and funding.

General Information: In compliance with the Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University, Northridge has made crime-reporting statistics available on-line at http://www.csun.edu/sites/default/files/clery-report.pdf. Print copies are available in the library and by request from the Department of Police Services and the Office of Faculty Affairs. The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. Applicants who wish to request accommodations for a disability may contact the Office of Equity and Diversity, (818) 677-2077. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, CSUN strives to create a community in which a diverse population can work, teach and learn in an atmosphere of civility and respect for the rights of each individual. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, medical information, marital status, or veteran status. For more information about the University, check our website: http://www.csun.edu/ .


Research and Instruction Librarian (tenure-track), California State University Northridge

March 6, 2015

Position: Research and Instruction Librarian (tenure-track)

Department: Research, Instruction and Outreach Services/Oviatt Library

Rank: Senior Assistant or Associate Librarian

Salary: Minimum salary of $58,044 for Senior Assistant or $66,588 for Associate Librarian, and an excellent benefits package. Salary and rank are dependent on qualifications and experience. This is a 12-month tenure- track position.

Effective Date of Appointment: July 2015 (Subject to Budgetary Approval)

In support of its service and information literacy mission, the Oviatt Library at California State University, Northridge, seeks a service-oriented, forward-thinking, and energetic librarian to participate in all aspects of library reference/research consultation services, both in-person and electronic, in a dynamic learning commons environment. Depending on background, the Research and Instruction Librarian will provide general and/or discipline-specific library and information literacy instructional services, both in-person and online. The successful candidate will develop discipline-specific online research guides and/or digital learning objects in support of student research needs. In collaboration with other library faculty and administrators, this position will assess the usage, satisfaction with, and impact on student learning of library services, with the purpose of informing programmatic planning related to research and instructional technology. Additionally, this position will collaborate on information literacy assessment projects to further the understanding of the library’s impact on student learning outcomes. Depending on interest and/or background, this position also will participate in liaison and collection development activities for one or more disciplines within the social sciences, humanities, sciences, or health sciences (to be determined). This is a 12-month, full-time tenure-track faculty position, with attendant expectations for professional competence, service and scholarship. Some evening and weekend work is required.

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, CSUN strives to create a community in which a diverse population can work, teach and learn in an atmosphere of civility and respect for the rights of each individual. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, medical information, marital status, or veteran status. For more information about the University, check our website: http://www.csun.edu/.

At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services to work in the United States.

View full job description and application instructions here: http://library.csun.edu/sites/default/files/users/main/documents/research-instruction-librarian.pdf


Assistant/Associate University Librarian for Public Services

July 22, 2014

The University of California, Irvine Libraries seeks an innovative, flexible, and forward-thinking leader for the position of Assistant/Associate University Librarian (AUL) for Public Services. Reporting to the University Librarian, the AUL will lead an enthusiastic staff in shaping the delivery of leading-edge public services at a young and dynamic university. The position also provides strategic leadership for the Libraries’ Information Technology infrastructure, manages the Libraries’ online presence and services, and provides oversight for operations at the Grunigen Medical Library. As a member of the senior management team, the AUL is expected to actively engage in all aspects of the UCI Libraries and to serve as an ambassador and advocate for Libraries with campus constituencies, UC systemwide groups, and regional and national organizations.

The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University has an excellent benefits program including leave policies, retirement system, and insurance plans which equal approximately 40% of salary.

The UCI Libraries, comprising the Langson Library, the Ayala Science Library, the Library Gateway Study Center, and the Grunigen Medical Library, are committed to innovation and excellence and are in a major period of change. The University of California, Irvine, is nestled in over 1,500 acres of coastal foothills, five miles from the Pacific Ocean, between San Diego and Los Angeles. Founded in 1965, UCI has more than 28,000 undergraduate and graduate students, about 1,100 faculty. UCI’s academic programs are ranked nationally among the top universities; several doctoral programs are ranked in the top ten.

The full position description is available on the UCI Libraries’ web site at http://www.lib.uci.edu/about/jobs/librarian-vacancies.html with links to additional campus and community information. Apply via UC Recruit at: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF02455. Applications received by September 8, 2014 will receive first consideration, but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.