Science Librarian Position, Santa Clara University

October 4, 2019

Santa Clara University Library is hiring a full-time, academic status Science Librarian. We are located in the south bay area–40 miles south of San Francisco.

Santa Clara University, a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in California’s Silicon Valley, seeks a creative, user-oriented, and self-motivated librarian for the position of Science Librarian. This position provides specialized research consultation, instruction, and collection development for undergraduate programs in biology, chemistry/biochemistry, physics, environmental studies, and public health science.  This position works collaboratively with faculty to support student learning through dynamic library instruction and faculty scholarship through expert research consultation. As a subject librarian, he/she collaborates with other librarians and library leaders to support 1st year instructional programs and general research services. This position reports to the Head of Research, and Outreach. MLIS is required.  Some experience working in an academic library is preferred, but strong entry-level candidates will be considered. The position is open until filled, but review of applications will start on 11/11/2019.

Further details and application information are available at:
https://wd1.myworkdaysite.com/en-US/recruiting/scu/scu/job/Santa-Clara-CA/Librarian_R180


Licensed Content Development Coordinator, UC Office of the President, Oakland, CA

October 4, 2019

Licensed Content Development Coordinator (4116)
University of California Office of the President
Requisition Number: 20190456
Appointment Type: Staff – Career
Personnel Program: PSS-Uncovered
Work Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm
Percentage of Time: 100
Organizational Area: Academic Affairs: Academic Planning, Programs, and Coordination – California Digital Library
Location: Oakland, CA
Posting Salary: Salary commensurate with experience.

Position Summary:

The California Digital Library has two outstanding opportunities for dynamic, highly-motivated professionals to join our systemwide licensed collections team. This is a transformative time at CDL and the University of California, with an opportunity to truly have an impact in a dynamic and rapidly-changing environment. Come join us and make a difference!

At the California Digital Library (CDL), we believe passionately that the library, in all its forms, is critically important to the vital work of students, scholars and the public. As a University of California systemwide library, CDL provides services to and on behalf of the UC system as a partner and collaborator to the UC campus libraries. As a globally-connected digital library, CDL occupies a unique position between the local UC campuses and the global digital library infrastructure. The user base for CDL services and programs includes UC faculty, students and library staff; the patrons of the consortia in which the UC Libraries participate; and the many people worldwide who benefit from UC’s open access offerings.

As a member of the Licensed Content Group within the CDL’s Collection Development and Management Program, the Licensed Content Development Coordinator communicates with UC campus librarians and collection development officers to identify their information needs, negotiates with content vendors, drafts UC systemwide subscription/purchase proposals, supports senior-level discussions, provides outreach events and workshops related to CDL collection development activities, and informs UC librarians on CDL-licensed resources totaling nearly $50M annually. The position reports to, and receives direction from, the Assistant Director for Systemwide Licensing.
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Assistant Director for Systemwide Licensing, UC Office of the President, Oakland, CA

October 1, 2019

Assistant Director for Systemwide Licensing (5945)
University of California Office of the President
Requisition Number: 20190376
Appointment Type: Staff – Career
Personnel Program: MSP
Work Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm
Percentage of Time: 100
Organizational Area: Academic Affairs: Academic Planning, Programs, and Coordination – California Digital Library
Location:
Posting Salary: $125,000 – $135,000

Position Summary:

The California Digital Library has two outstanding opportunities for dynamic, highly-motivated professionals to join our systemwide licensed collections team. This is a transformative time at CDL and the University of California, with an opportunity to truly have an impact in a dynamic and rapidly-changing environment.  Come join us and make a difference!

The Assistant Director for Systemwide Licensing will lead and manage systemwide licensing activities for digital scholarly content on behalf of the University of California Libraries, including responsibility for a $40M+ licensed content portfolio and oversight of all phases of licensing activity from inception through acquisitions and ongoing management. Working in close collaboration with CDL’s Associate Executive Director / Director of Collection & Development Management, the Assistant Director manages and provides strategic and operational direction to a distributed licensing and collection services staff of 12+ FTE in two primary locations (Oakland and UC San Diego) and is a key collaborator in developing strategic directions for the CDL collections program as a whole.
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Librarian, Data Management, Cal Poly Pomona

September 30, 2019

The Cal Poly Pomona (CPP) University Library invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Senior Assistant Librarian with a specialization in data management services.  This person in this position will strategically develop a culture of data management practice from within the library and outward, to help our users engage more broadly in their respective fields. This person will communicate the importance of ethical data practices to prepare our users for work in various fields and inspire them to act responsibly as information citizens. Additionally, this person will enhance the co-curricular experience by promoting evidence-based research, as well as understandable and repeatable data practices.

Anticipated Salary Hiring Range: $69,348 – $74,000

Consideration of completed applications will begin on November 30th, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.  For expanded position description and application information, please go to https://apply.interfolio.com/68788

For general inquiries, please email Alyssa Loera at avloera@cpp.edu.

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.


Master of Library and Information Science Program Manager

September 30, 2019

Department: Department of Information Studies, GSE&IS
Title Rank: Associate Librarian – Librarian
Salary: $61,201- $101,535
Position Availability: Immediately
Application deadline for first consideration: October 24, 2019

The UCLA Department of Information Studies seeks applications for the position of Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) Program Manager. The MLIS Program Manager reports to the Chair of the Information Studies (IS) Department, and works in consultation with the Associate Dean for Information Studies, IS faculty members and staff, the IS Lab Director, IS Student Affairs Officer (SAO), Graduate School of Education and Information Studies (GSE&IS) Offices of Student Services (OSS), and External Relations (OER).

The MLIS Manager has primary responsibility for (1) managing the professional aspects of the student experience and (2) optimizing the program’s potential in the local, national, and international arenas.

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Resource Sharing Specialist, Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo, CA

September 27, 2019

Job Summary

Information Resources & Resource Sharing (IR&RS) comprises the collection development, acquisitions, electronic resource management, document delivery and resource sharing functions of the Library. Under general supervision of the Director of Collections Strategy & Discovery this position contributes to the fulfillment of the resource sharing services functions of this unit, as well as contributing to the overall services and programs of IR&RS and the library. Primary activities of this position include handling borrowing and lending requests for library materials from patrons; retrieving, processing and troubleshooting requests through various databases, joint resource sharing systems and cooperative efforts with other libraries; verifying eligibility of requests; and verifying bibliographic information and conducting bibliographic searches related to requests. This position also supports Collection Management activities including bibliographic searching, verification, and editing; and supporting catalog record maintenance activities.

At the Library Services Specialist II level, incumbents at this level work independently to perform tasks in a specified functional area within a library unit. Work requires them to become proficient in aspects, methods, and procedures associated with their assigned functional area, including the ability to use judgment in interpreting policies and solving problems, and a general knowledge of overall library activities, policies and procedures. Incumbents also may be responsible for coordinating work of student workers assigned to the area and may participate in hiring, training, evaluating and payroll processing of student workers.

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Acquisitions Specialist, Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo, CA

September 27, 2019

Job Summary

Under general supervision of the Director of Collections Strategy & Discovery this position contributes to the fulfillment of the Acquisitions and Electronic unit functions, in addition to contributing to the overall services and programs of IR&RS and Kennedy Library. Primary responsibilities include handling library acquisitions processing from ordering library materials; receiving and processing materials in the library management system and preparing them for use; verifying accuracy of materials received against orders placed; monitoring acquisition expenditures and processing vendor invoices for payment; troubleshooting acquisitions related problems with vendors; and compiling expenditures for annual statistics and audit reports. This position also supports related IR&RS activities including bibliographic searching, verification, and editing; and supporting catalog record maintenance activities.
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Learning & Instructional Services Librarian, CSU LA

September 27, 2019

http://www.calstatela.edu/2020/university-library/lib-ttf3

University Library

Senior Assistant Librarian: Learning & Instructional Services Librarian

Starting Date: Spring, 2020

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. An earned MLS/MLIS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited institution is required at the time of application.
  2. Evidence of experience providing information literacy instruction and coordinating library information literacy programs using current methodologies and emerging instructional technologies to undergraduate and graduate students in a variety of disciplines.
  3. Evidence of engagement with trends in higher education, including, but not limited to, the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education.
  4. Evidence of experience planning, developing, and implementing library-wide information literacy assessment programs that enable continuous review, evaluation, and improvement of the library information literacy instruction.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Evidence of experience collaborating with campus partners to develop, promote and assess library instruction that contribute to student success and engagement.
  2. Demonstrated knowledge of pedagogical practices, instructional design theory and practice.
  3. Evidence of experience engaging in scholarly activity, professional development and service

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Reference, Instruction & Outreach, CSU Dominguez Hills

September 27, 2019

California State University Dominguez Hills is seeking enthusiastic and collaborative professionals to actively participate in our Reference, Instruction, and Outreach Services (RIOS). Here are some quick answers to questions you might have about the position:

What is the official description for the job?

As a RIOS Fellow, you will be responsible for providing high-quality research assistance, serving as a liaison to assigned academic departments, teaching information literacy sessions, creating online learning objects, and participating in outreach activities. You will also have the opportunity to explore a variety of public and support service areas in the library, as well as develop, propose, and lead a project based on your interests.

Shorter version: Team up with us in reference and instruction to help our students succeed!

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Reference and Instruction Librarian, Cal Poly Pomona

September 20, 2019

Reference and Instruction Librarian, Cal Poly Pomona
Full time, Temporary, Non-Tenure Track

See full announcement here: https://www.cpp.edu/~library/about/ref-inst-libraran-f19.shtml

Position Description

Provide reference assistance in person and online as well as teach course-integrated instruction and other library workshops. Serve as subject liaison for faculty and students in assigned college or department and manage collections for assigned area(s). Contribute to special projects in support of library wide and campus initiatives as assigned. Assist in teaching LIB 1500, the Library’s 3-unit credit-bearing course. This is a full time, temporary, non-tenure track position with a 12-month contract.

Rank: Assistant Librarian (non-tenure track)

Salary: $57,888

Starting Date: January 6, 2020

Required Qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited graduate degree in Library/Information Science or equivalent degree
  • Experience in providing reference services in an academic, public, or corporate library
  • Demonstrated effectiveness at teaching information literacy skills and concepts in an academic library setting
  • Experience in creating webpages
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a culturally diverse and rapidly evolving academic environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in creating online instructional guides and tutorials
  • Collection management experience
  • Teaching experience

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