Electronic Resources Librarian, UC Berkeley

July 27, 2018

Electronic Resources Librarian

University of California, Berkeley Library

Hiring range: Associate Librarian

$65,942 – $75,337, per annum, based upon qualifications

This is a full time appointment. The expected start date is October 1, 2018.

The University of California, Berkeley invites applicants for the position of Electronic Resources Librarian (ERL). Reporting to the Head of the Acquisitions Department, the successful applicant will have a thorough understanding of and experience with licensing and supporting access to electronic resources. The ERL will manage key e-resource information systems and will be responsible for the production and dissemination of statistics related to resource (both print and electronic) acquisition, licensing and usage.

The Environment

The UC Berkeley Library is an internationally renowned research and teaching facility at the nation’s premier public university. A highly diverse and intellectually rich environment, Berkeley serves a campus community of more than 30,000 undergraduate students, 11,000 graduate students, and 1,500 faculty. The Library comprises 20 campus libraries including the Doe/Moffitt Libraries, the Bancroft Library, the C.V. Starr East Asian Library and numerous subject specialty libraries. With a collection of more than 12 million volumes and a collections budget of over $17 million, the Library offers extensive collections in all formats and robust services to connect users with those collections and build their related research skills. The Doe/Moffitt Libraries bring special focus to the humanities, social sciences, international and area studies, and undergraduate services and the intersections between them. Discover more about the Library via our Web site: http://www.lib.berkeley.edu

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Metadata Librarian, University of Southern California

July 23, 2018

USC Libraries is hiring a Metadata Librarian. It’s a 2-year position that involves working with several Los Angeles based community archives to digitize and make available their archival collections.

Metadata Librarian (Grant-Funded)
University of Southern California

The University of Southern California (USC) Libraries seek an innovative, service-oriented Metadata Librarian to join the Digital Library Team as a contract librarian for twenty-two months. Reporting to the director of the Digital Library, the Metadata Librarian will coordinate projects that involve the digitization and description of collections belonging to USC and collaborating institutions as part of the NEH L.A. as Subject Community Histories Digitization Project. The Metadata Librarian will apply knowledge of metadata, digitization, and technical expertise to incorporate new content from participating libraries into USC’s digital library management system. This involves the description of materials, the transformation of metadata into standard schemas, the training of student assistants and contributors in best practices related to metadata creation, digitization, and digital library practice, and in reviewing the work of contributors to ensure that it adheres to relevant standards and best practices.

Closing date for applications: Open until filled

For more information about this position:

Head of Electronic Resources & Serials, Santa Clara University

July 23, 2018

Santa Clara University Library has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, motivated, user-focused and collaborative librarian as Head of Electronic Resources & Serials. Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Collections & Scholarly Communication, this key position provides leadership in the procurement, assessment and management of print and electronic continuing resources, including individual and package subscriptions, ebook demand-driven acquisitions and streaming services. This position supervises two full-time staff and is a member of the Library Management Council. Two critical areas of responsibility for this position are the review of vendor licenses and providing data for the on-going assessment of subscriptions. Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, Santa Clara University is California’s oldest operating institution of higher education and in 2017 received the ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award.

If you would like to join our group of service-oriented staff, please see the full position description and instructions for applying at https://jobs.scu.edu/postings/7359. Applications received by July 31, 2018 will receive first consideration.

Access Services Librarian, California State University San Bernardino

July 23, 2018

California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) seeks a service-oriented, innovative, and collaborative professional to serve as the Access Services Librarian (ASL) for the John M. Pfau Library on the main campus and the Helene A. Hixon Information Resource Center on the Palm Desert campus.

Responsibilities: The ASL reports to the dean of the library.  The ASL consults with the Librarians’ Council and the dean on all matters affecting access services and policies.

The ASL performs a variety of managerial and operational duties that require knowledge of library systems and procedures to provide access to the collection and assist patrons in the use of library resources and services. This highly visible position involves actively assisting library patrons; monitoring multiple library functions; and may provide some combination of reference service, instruction, collection development, and liaison duties based upon knowledge and experience.

Supervisory Functions

  • Supervises, trains, and evaluates relevant full-time, unionized employees.
  • Oversees the daily operations of the Circulation; Course Reserves; and Interlibrary Loan departments; the circulation component of the Library Multi Media Center, at the Pfau Library; and the corresponding services at the Helene A. Hixon Information Resource Center. The latter will require regular monthly consultation and interaction with the Palm Desert campus librarian.
  • Liaises with relevant campus units regarding departmental services, policies and employment.
  • Resolves all problems involving scheduling and coverage of the access services as detailed above, and keeps the dean informed about any issues.

All tenure-track librarians must engage in the requisite research, creative work, and service to meet the tenure standards for faculty at the university. The library provides support for and fosters intellectual endeavors, and values librarians as faculty with their own research interests depending on academic background.

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Assistant Reference Librarian, Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA

July 23, 2018

This is a part-time position for flexible daytime and possibly Saturday shifts. Occasional evening hours may also be required.

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Associate Director of Reference & Outreach, this position will provide support to the department through both reference and instruction duties. The Assistant Reference Librarian will be responsible for meeting the basic reference needs of patrons both in-person and virtually, and providing instruction support to the Reference & Outreach librarians, focusing primarily in the areas of preparation, instruction, and grading.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Ability to work in a team and collaborate on projects.

Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

Strong service orientation.

Familiarity with Integrated Library System Software, Print Management Software, Teaching Technology (Turningpoint, Turnitin), Reference Management Software/Programs (SpringShare Products: LibGuides, LibAnswers, LibAnalytics, RefAnalytics), Online Chat Modules (Libraryh3lp), Workflows, Illiad, Adobe Products (Acrobat, Connect), SharePoint, Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Lync), Skype, Googledocs, Learning Management Systems (Blackboard), Video Recording Technology (Echo 360, Jing), Citation Management Programs (Zotero, Endnote), Reservation Schedulers (Booked, Resource Scheduler).

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University Librarian, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA

July 23, 2018

Position Title: University Librarian
Position Tracking Number: A17
School/College: Vice Provost and Research Integrity Officer
Department: University Libraries
Location: Azusa Campus


Azusa Pacific University seeks a visionary and dynamic leader to serve as University Librarian. APU invites applications from candidates who have a comprehensive resume of success in library administration, and who demonstrate exceptional skills and experience that will enable them to provide strong leadership to a research, teaching, and outreach enterprise across multiple campuses.

The University Librarian will provide vision, strategic direction, and operational leadership to meet the University’s educational mission in a service-oriented environment. He or she will help advance the scholarly activities of the faculty, including supporting interdisciplinary research and faith integration. The University Librarian will be the public voice of the libraries, promoting initiatives within Azusa Pacific University, in the City of Azusa, and in the surrounding region. Reporting to the Vice Provost, this person will work collaboratively with senior administrators and academic leaders across the University.

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Service & Outreach Manager, California Digital Library

July 10, 2018

The California Digital Library (CDL) is hiring a Service & Outreach Manager to promote access to and awareness of a world-class collection of historical and primary source digital materials, aggregated at the statewide and national level through our services. Your enthusiasm and expertise will be put to work helping us share the remarkable, one-of-a-kind collections held by California’s cultural heritage institutions and create an engaging online environment for research, teaching, and exploration.

About the position

As a member of the CDL’s Publishing & Special Collections group, the Service & Outreach Manager will support a product portfolio comprised of the Online Archive of California (OAC), Calisphere, and associated services such as the UC Shared DAMS. We are committed to helping institutions of varying sizes and technical infrastructure leverage these services in order to expand access to their collections within California and beyond. Working within cross-functional development and operations teams, the position will:

  • serve as a product and service liaison with contributors, end-users, and other constituents,
  • design and coordinate marketing and outreach programs to promote broad awareness of the portfolio, and
  • provide technical consultation and support for users of the products/services.

Our team continually seeks new and creative ideas for supporting our constituents. This position has the potential to develop fresh approaches to our work, including involvement in core activities such as:

  • designing and working with the development/operations team to implement new user features on product websites,
  • providing consultation and training for existing contributors to support continued use of the services and conducting outreach with new contributors to help them publish content in OAC and Calisphere,
  • conducting marketing campaigns to promote the visibility of new collections, and
  • evaluating the use of the services, through a periodic review of usage data analytics and an impact assessment study.

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Instructional Design Librarian, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles

July 10, 2018

The William H. Hannon Library at Loyola Marymount University seeks an energetic and innovative librarian to serve as Instructional Design Librarian for a temporary appointment, ending May 31, 2019. Reporting to the Head of Reference and Instructional Services, the Instructional Design Librarian collaborates with librarians, teaching faculty, ITS, and other campus stakeholders to develop, deliver, and assess information literacy instructional materials used for computer-assisted library instruction. This individual provides high-quality library services for the LMU community with a particular emphasis on the design, implementation, maintenance, and assessment of campus-wide information literacy instruction. Their main responsibility will be to create web-based learning modules and online tutorials specifically for upper division students and remote users, building upon very effective existing tutorials for the First Year Seminars. They will help develop benchmarks for online instruction and participate in the assessment of online library instructional materials.

Loyola Marymount, founded in 1911, is a comprehensive university in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education. Located on the west side of Los Angeles overlooking the Pacific Ocean, LMU is one of the nation’s 28 Jesuit colleges and universities and five Marymount institutions. It serves 6,000 undergraduates and nearly 2,200 graduate students in the Colleges/Schools of Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, Business Administration, Communication and Fine Arts, Film and Television, Education and Law. The William H. Hannon Library (http://library.lmu.edu) was opened in 2009 and serves as the intellectual and cultural hub of the university. Loyola Marymount seeks professionally outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity institution actively working to promote an intercultural learning community. The library is committed to achieving inclusive excellence and ethnic and racial diversity among our staff, including our librarians.

For full consideration, apply by July 27th, 2018. 
Application and more info please see: https://jobs.lmu.edu/postings/35515

Inquiries should be addressed to:  Jennifer Masunaga, Search Committee Chair, 310/338-7680, jmasunag@lmu.edu

Hourly (Adjunct) Librarians, Citrus College, Glendora, CA

July 10, 2018

Hayden Memorial Library at Citrus College in Glendora, California is accepting applications for hourly (adjunct) librarians for fall 2018.

Applications submitted before 8/1/18 will be considered:  employment.citruscollege.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=50530

Instruction + Research Specialist for the Sciences, Occidental College, Los Angeles

July 10, 2018

Occidental College is a small rigorous liberal arts institution in Los Angeles with a curricular emphasis on social justice, community-based learning, and global citizenship. The Center for Digital Liberal Arts (CDLA) at Occidental helps to prepare Oxy’s diverse and talented students for a rapidly changing world through a variety of programs and offerings, including research support for students and faculty, digital media production tools and software, and professional development for faculty in digital pedagogy and scholarly communication.

Summary of Duties, Responsibilities and Goals

We seek an engaged science information specialist to join our diverse team of librarians, disciplinary specialists, and academic technologists as we cultivate, deliver, and support information resources and technologies. Within this stimulating and collegial environment, you will have the opportunity to invoke skills in course design, field and lab methodologies, instructional technologies, and scholarly resources and research.

  • Collaborate directly with math and science faculty to realize college and departmental learning goals, participate in related grant and funding opportunities, and inform assessments of student learning.
  • Research and implement best practice in digital pedagogy and instructional design in the sciences.
  • Work with Academic Affairs, Science and Mathematics departments, and related academic support units to develop and integrate information literacies across the curriculum.
  • Facilitate effective application of tools, methods and materials of primary inquiry (e.g., geospatial, computational, statistical) for undergraduate research.
  • Develop and instruct advanced workshops and advise students about research resources, methods, and scholarly practices across the sciences.
  • Supervise and mentor student workers.
  • Provide research and insight to the Library and Information Technology Services on emergent science resources, identify and advocate for learning space, software, hardware, and other resource needs specific to the sciences.
  • Track emerging trends in pedagogy and technology across the sciences; experiment with new approaches to scholarly content creation and presentation.
  • Assess work activities, analyze evaluative data, and compile and report same – as required.
  • Oversee and participate in a range of relevant special projects.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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