Director of Library Information Technology, Cal Poly

April 9, 2018

Cal Poly is calling! Seeking a director of library information technology.

Cal Poly is seeking a Director of Library Information Technology to join our dynamic and forward-looking library management team, with the opportunity to build and reinvent library technology from the ground up by actively participating in planning a $55M full building renovation.

As a member of the Library Management Team, the Library Information Technology Director plays a strategic role in leadership, planning, management, and implementation of innovative and responsive library systems, applications, and technology services that support the teaching, learning, and research activities of Cal Poly.

  • Reports Directly to the Dean of Library Services
  • Plays a strategic role in leadership, planning, management, and implementation of innovative and responsive library systems, applications, and technology services that support the teaching, learning, and research activities of Cal Poly
  • Oversees the administration and maintenance of existing systems
  • Guides and supports the selection, adoption, and technical integration of emerging library technologies, automated systems, and digital initiatives
  • Responsible and accountable for providing technology leadership, developing and managing a staff of IT professionals and student assistants

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Librarian, Diablo Valley College

April 7, 2018

Diablo Valley College Library seeks a creative and service-oriented librarian for a full-time, tenure track librarian position. 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

For a complete position description, qualifications, and to apply online, go to

Candidates may use Skype/Zoom for the first round of interviews.

Posting date: 4/2/18 – 5/14/18.

Warren Winiarski Wine Writer Collection Fellow, UC Davis

April 7, 2018

The Warren Winiarski Wine Writer Collection Fellow is a two-year appointment responsible for curating, managing, and promoting the library’s wine writer collections. The position affords a unique opportunity to an individual intimate with of the world of wine, at home in the academic library, and curious about technologies that connect collections to new users and new research. The Fellow has the scholarly, technical, and interpersonal skills to identify and engage new authors for the collection, appraise their materials, work with writers currently represented in the collection, and steward donors who support the collection. The Fellow is also responsible for community outreach and promotion programs that increase awareness of the wine writer collections, and promote their use to new audiences, including in research, education, and industry. Situated within the Special Collections department, the Fellow is a critical partner to other library units regarding wine writing and related interdisciplinary topics, supporting collection development, archival processing, research support, instruction, digital projects, outreach, and fundraising.

Salary: Assistant Librarian to Associate Librarian ($49,165-$69,550) (Appointment rank and salary based on qualifications and experience.)

For additional details and information on how to submit an online application, please visit

Candidates applying by April 23, 2018, will receive first consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks.

The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

UC Davis is a smoke‐ and tobacco‐free campus effective January 1, 2014.

Cataloging Librarian, Loyola Marymount University

April 7, 2018

Position: Cataloging Librarian

Loyola Marymount University seeks an energetic and self-directed person for the position of Cataloging Librarian.

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 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 ( 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 person in this position will catalog library materials in all formats on a national database, including creating original records as well as adapting records already created by others, with primary responsibility for cataloging serials, video recordings, sound recordings, electronic resources, and Curriculum Collection books. They will also transfer and load files of catalog records between the online catalog and other systems, and will select materials for the library collections in designated subject areas and act as liaison with those academic departments. The library is committed to achieving inclusive excellence and ethnic and racial diversity among our staff, including our librarians.

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Business Librarian, SFSU

April 7, 2018

Status: Open

Classification:  Tenure / Tenure Track

Search Number: 44.17

Anticipated Start Date: Flexible

Description: Business Librarian

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First Year Experience & Undergraduate Student Success Librarian, SFSU

April 7, 2018

Status: Open

Classification: Tenure / Tenure Track

Search Number: 45.17

Anticipated Start Date: Flexible

Description: First Year Experience & Undergraduate Student Success Librarian

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Part-time Librarian Pool, West Valley-Mission Community College District

April 7, 2018

Duties consist of library-related assignments and other responsibilities which are necessary for the effective and efficient operation of the Library. Duties may include various assignments such as teaching information competency courses, library orientations, and library workshops, as well as conducting reference services, and co-developing web-based learning tools. Assignments may require day, evening, weekend and/or online work assignments. The workload for associate librarians shall not exceed a total hour assignment of sixty percent (60%) of a full-time assignment in any week. The assignments are as needed, during Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter semesters. This position is represented by the West Valley-Mission Federation of Teachers (WVMFT), AFT 6554.

Work location: West Valley College, Saratoga, CA and/or Mission College, Santa Clara, CA

For more information on this position and to apply, please visit:

Library Technician, California University of Science and Medicine (CUSM)

April 7, 2018

CUSM is a new, private, not-for-profit health sciences institution with a vision to establish a school of medicine that inspires, motivates, and empowers students to become excellent physicians, scientists and leaders. The University will welcome its first inaugural medical school class on July 23, 2018 in San Bernardino, California.

The California University of Science and Medicine invites applications for the following position: Library Technician

Full Time, Permanent with benefits

Position is open until filled

Position Description: The Library Technician works collaboratively with the Library Director to provide basic level health science reference, information management, collection development, and technical services from the library service desk and/or in the classroom environment on a day to day operational basis. The position will be instrumental in facilitating interlibrary loans, preparing collection analysis reports, maintaining Course Reserves, presenting information resource workshops and database tutorials, and conducting library tours. Under general guidance, may oversee daily functions of the site, including supervision of student workers, while effectively interpreting and implementing procedures, delivering quality customer service in person and virtually to students, faculty, and clinicians. Able to manage multiple assignments effectively, organize and prioritize workload, problem solve, and pay close attention to detail.

Bachelor’s degree in science, social science, education, or related field required; minimum of 2 years prior experience within a library setting

For complete information on the position and application instructions, please visit:

Reference Librarian, University of San Diego

April 7, 2018

Title: Part-Time (Temporary) Reference Librarian
Department: Copley Library
Staff Part-Time

Job IRC#27338

Job Description:

This is a part-time, temporary, non-benefit based position with an assignment end date of July 8, 2018.

Copley Library seeks a part-time reference librarian to provide reference services to USD students, faculty, and staff. The part-time reference librarian will be responsible for providing both in-person and online reference assistance during assigned shifts at the reference services desk. This is an hourly position with the possibility of a maximum of 18 hours per week. This position reports directly to the Head of Reference Services.


  • ALA-accredited Masters degree in Library Science.
  • Experience providing reference services in an academic library.
  • Experience teaching the effective use of online and print research resources.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience providing reference services via chat, email, text message, and other virtual methods.
  • Experience using the LibAnswers online reference services platform.

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Health Sciences Librarian, San Diego State University

April 7, 2018

San Diego State University Library & Information Access seeks an innovative and user-oriented information professional for the position of Health Sciences Librarian.  Reporting to the Associate Dean and serving as a member of the reference and instruction team, the Health Sciences Librarian is actively involved in outreach and engagement, research services, teaching and learning, and collection development supporting the health sciences at SDSU.

The Health Sciences librarian is a full-time, tenure track position appointed at the rank of Senior Assistant Librarian (Ranks: Sr. Assistant Librarian, Associate Librarian, Librarian); entry level librarians with a health or life sciences background are encouraged to apply.  Tenure is dependent upon continuing library service effectiveness, professional growth and development, and service to the University and community. The salary is commensurate with experience, and provides excellent benefits, including medical, dental, and vision plans, membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), and 24 vacation days per year. This position will remain open until filled. Review will begin immediately. Preference will be given to applications received by December 18, 2017.

It is anticipated that this position will start during the Spring or Summer semester of 2018.

To view a complete job description and instructions for the application procedures, visit:

SDSU is an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.