Research, Instruction and Outreach Librarian, San Francisco State University

November 13, 2019

The Research, Instruction, and Outreach Services Librarian (Non-Tenure Track ) will provide online and face-to-face research assistance to the San Francisco State community; teach lower division information literacy instruction sessions and lead orientations and tours; participate in the development of online guides, videos, tutorials, and other outreach and instructional materials; contribute to library outreach initiatives; contribute to collection development related projects; review, update, and add to the library’s FAQ as needed; participate in the collaborative development, implementation, and evaluation of library services, policies and procedures; serve as a liaison to assigned academic departments; and contribute to library assessment efforts to ensure the quality and improve the effectiveness of library services.

Required Qualifications

ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library and Information Science or equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience providing research assistance both face-to-face and online.
  • Teaching or training experience, including the development of student learning outcomes, the use of active learning strategies, and the creation and use of assessments that measure student learning.
  • Experience creating online research guides, instructional videos, tutorials, and/or other digital learning objects and instructional support materials.
  • Experience engaging in outreach initiatives or designing outreach materials that promote an organization’s resources, services, and/or programming.
  • Experience using Springshare’s suite of products (e.g., LibGuides, LibAnswers, LibChat, etc.).
  • Academic background, experience, or interest in subject areas taught in the College of Health and Social Sciences (particularly nursing, kinesiology, nutrition and dietetics, and physical therapy)
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong commitment to equity and inclusion and the ability to work effectively and collegially with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.

Rank and Salary

Appointment is expected to be equivalent to the rank of Assistant Librarian with salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Time base is up to full-time. Application Submit a letter of intent/interest, a current CV, and the names and contact information of three references to Elizabeth Detrich, Personnel Coordinator: edetrich@sfsu.edu, 415- 338-3641. For more information visit: https://library.sfsu.edu/staff-and-faculty-jobs

San Francisco State is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the Senior Human Resources Manager.


Sciences Collections Librarian, UCLA

November 13, 2019

Department: User Engagement – Sciences Division, Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library and Science and Engineering Library

Rank and Salary: Assistant Librarian to Librarian ($55,014 to $96,266)

Position Availability: Immediately

Application deadline for first consideration: December 4, 2019

The Sciences Collections Librarian will join a department that is using a matrix structure to better meet dynamic and evolving campus teaching and research needs. The incumbent will be part of a team working to support users at multiple Library locations and will have the opportunity to help shape collections and scholarly communication engagement in the Sciences. The incumbent will serve on one of the multi-unit functional teams in the User Engagement division to provide collaborative leadership for that area, while also supporting work across public services functions. Current functional teams are Collections, Outreach, Research, and Teaching and Learning. The incumbent will play a key role in building this collaborative program at the Library and furthering substantive engagements with the campus. The ideal candidate for this multi-faceted role will be team-oriented with the ability to both lead and support colleagues, student-centered, and committed to shaping the future of the library profession.

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Emerging Technologies Librarian, UCLA

November 13, 2019

Department: Library Data Science Center

Rank and Salary: Assistant Librarian – Librarian ($55,014 – $98,865)

Position Availability: Immediately

Application deadline for first consideration: December 4, 2019

The UCLA Library seeks an Emerging Technologies Librarian to work with faculty, staff, and students to identify, evaluate and adopt new and emerging technologies that enable research and teaching.  This role heads the Lux Lab, a unit within the Data Science Center that provides emerging technology services offered by the UCLA Library, such as 3D printing and scanning, laser etching and cutting, 3D mapping, and augmented/virtual reality technologies. The Emerging Technologies Librarian supports research involving the application of these technologies and is also involved with supporting the management, curation, and ultimate preservation of research data that is produced by emerging technology industry standards. The successful incumbent will be responsible for keeping up-to-date with new and emerging technologies, which requires expert knowledge in using various technologies, as well as with the latest trends and how users are affected by these shifts.

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Education Liaison Librarian, San Francisco State University

November 9, 2019

Education Liaison Librarian
Non-Tenure Track

San Francisco State University’s J. Paul Leonard Library is a busy, teaching-oriented institution supporting a community of 30,000 students as well as faculty and staff. The collections include more than one million items in all formats, including an extensive collection of online databases and full-text resources. The SFSU library uses and contributes to Ex Libris’ Alma/Primo, which is shared by all 23 libraries in the CSU System.

Position Summary

The Education Liaison Librarian is responsible for direct outreach to and engagement with the Graduate College of Education, which includes the Department of Elementary Education; the Department of Equity, Leadership Studies, and Instructional Technologies; the Department of Secondary Education; the Department of Special Education; the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences; and the Ed.D. program in Educational Leadership. This position is part of a team of liaison librarians who proactively develop partnerships with faculty to develop and deliver services that support the university’s teaching, learning, and research initiatives. In that capacity, the Education Liaison Librarian will develop knowledge of both the research practices of students and professors in the college as well as scholarly communication trends in Education. In addition to the focus on Education, this position is also responsible for working collaboratively with other liaison librarians in the development, planning, delivery, and assessment of research assistance, collections, information literacy, user experience, and student success library initiatives. Responsibilities include providing online and face-to-face research assistance to the San Francisco State community; being part of a team responsible for teaching lower division information literacy instruction sessions and leading orientations and tours; participating in the development of online guides, videos, tutorials, and other outreach and instructional materials; contributing to collection development related projects; and reviewing, updating, and adding to the library’s FAQ as needed.
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First-Year Experience and Undergraduate Student Success Librarian, San Francisco State University

November 9, 2019

First-Year Experience and Undergraduate Student Success Librarian
Non-Tenure Track

San Francisco State University’s J. Paul Leonard Library is a busy, teaching-oriented institution supporting a community of 30,000 students as well as faculty and staff. The collections include more than one million items in all formats, including an extensive collection of online databases and full-text resources. The SFSU library uses and contributes to Ex Libris’ Alma/Primo, which is shared by all 23 libraries in the CSU System.

Position Summary

The First-Year Experience (FYE) Librarian will serve as the library’s primary liaison to all first-year experience-related initiatives, including coordinating the library’s involvement in the campus’ FYE seminar, the Metro College Success Program, and new student orientations and activities. The FYE Librarian will lead outreach initiatives tailored to undergraduates, particularly students in their first two years, and work with library colleagues and stakeholders across campus to provide meaningful, welcoming, and fun activities and services that foster student engagement and a sense of belonging. In addition to the focus on FYE, this position will also serve as a subject liaison to assigned programs and will work collaboratively with other liaison librarians in the development, planning, delivery, and assessment of research assistance, collections, information literacy, user experience, and student success library initiatives. Responsibilities include providing online and face-to-face research assistance to the San Francisco State community; being part of a team responsible for teaching lower-division information literacy instruction sessions and leading orientations and tours; participating in the development of online guides, videos, tutorials, and other outreach and instructional materials; contributing to collection development related projects; and reviewing, updating, and adding to the library’s FAQ as needed.
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Research Data Management Service Lead, UC Berkeley

November 9, 2019

UC Berkeley is seeking a collaborative and inclusive Research Data Management (RDM) Service Lead whose principal role will be to oversee the RDM Program, which has university-wide scope to provide tools, consulting, and education to researchers across campus who are working with data. The RDM Program is a partnership between the University Library and Research, Teaching and Learning (RTL).

Working collaboratively with a diverse team of experts from multiple campus departments, the RDM Lead ensures the effective design, coordination, and delivery of the Program’s services, initiatives and projects. They are a campus resource on local, national and international RDM developments and activities and their impact on scholarly inquiry and instruction.

The RDM Program Service Lead works at the intersection of high priority initiatives that have campus-wide impact on research and scholarship. UC Berkeley’s mature yet innovative RDM Program is founded on a strong partnership between the Library and Research IT, and our programmatic approach to consultation has built trust with our research community. Because of our holistic approach to service assessment, development and measurement, we have helped the campus enhance existing services and develop new capabilities needed by our diverse research community. We are especially engaged in developing new services for researchers working with sensitive and restricted data.

For more information, including responsibilities, qualifications, and application instructions, please see our job posting for more information.

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Drescher Graduate Campus Librarian, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA

November 9, 2019

The Drescher Graduate Campus Librarian is a key member of the team of librarians and staff who together manage the operations of the graduate campus libraries at Pepperdine University. The Drescher Graduate Campus Librarian works under the direction of the Dean of Libraries and reports to the Associate University Librarian for Public Services and is responsible for carrying out services to support learning, research, and teaching. The Librarian works closely with colleagues on the Malibu campus and with colleagues at Pepperdine graduate campus locations around the Los Angeles area. The Librarian interacts with faculty in the Graduate Business and Public Policy Schools, and participates in the design and delivery of services and programs that promote use of the libraries collections, services and expertise.

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Part-time Research & Instruction Librarian, Sacramento State

November 9, 2019

As the center of campus intellectual discovery, the Sacramento State University Library promotes teaching, learning, research, and scholarly communication at the University by integrating the Library with campus student success programs and instruction. One of twenty-three libraries in the California State University System, the Sacramento State Library holds over 1.4 million volumes, comprised of print and electronic monographs and serials, and is a Federal Document Depository. The Library’s mission is to inspire excellence in teaching, learning, and scholarly activities.

The University Library is undergoing rapid transformation with a forward-thinking vision and a deep commitment to improving the campus learning environment. Sacramento State is designated by the U.S. Department of Education as an Asian American, Native American, and Pacific Islander-Serving (AANAPI) and a Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI). Therefore we welcome and encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds to join our growing organization of 28 Library faculty, 33 staff and approximately 40 FTE student assistants. We take pride in the collaborative nature in which our students, staff, and faculty work together in a professional and supportive environment to ensure one another’s success.

Sacramento State University seeks creative and dynamic librarians for one part-time appointment for the 2019/20 academic year. The successful candidate will report to a department head (Head of the Research and Instruction and/or the Head of Special Collections and University Archives) and will provide library instruction; research support at the library service desk; collection development support; and may provide digitization support and research support for archival and manuscript resources in SCUA.

This is a term-limited positions for 20 hours/week for the Spring 2020 semester.

Complete information on the position and instructions on how to apply can be found here: https://library.csus.edu/sites/default/files/inline-files/PT_RefInstr_Vacancy_2019_final.pdf.


Teaching and Learning Librarian for Library Special Collections, UCL

November 9, 2019

Department: Library Special Collections

Rank and Salary: Assistant – Associate Librarian ($55,014 to $75,742)

Position Availability: Immediately

Application deadline for first consideration: November 27, 2019

The UCLA Library invites applications for the newly created position of Teaching and Learning Librarian for Library Special Collections. As an integral part of the Public Services, Outreach, and Community Engagement team, the Teaching and Learning Librarian will proactively lead and coordinate a robust and growing instruction program along with other teaching and learning initiatives within Library Special Collections (LSC) and the Distinctive Collections portfolio.

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User Experience Librarian, Robert Crown Law Library, Stanford University

October 31, 2019

The Robert Crown Law Library, primarily serving Stanford Law School, seeks a User Experience Librarian who will provide excellent library services to the Law School and to the greater Stanford Community. The User Experience Librarian will be responsible for observing and analyzing usage patterns, discovering customer preferences, and reporting on emerging trends. The incumbent will make recommendations for improvement and innovation in the provision of library services and resources, and in the design and features of library spaces and interfaces. The ideal candidate will have a passion for understanding users, strong problem-solving skills, and be invested in improving the overall physical and online library experience. This position will also supervise a team of library specialists and provide oversight of Circulation Desk operations, including, but not limited to, scanning and the faculty borrowing services.

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