Public Services Assistant, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA

October 14, 2021

Location: Pepperdine University, Caruso School of Law; Malibu Campus

The purpose of the Public Services Assistant position is to staff the circulation desk and be responsible for the general operations of the Law Library during weekends. The position offers excellent customer service to the Law Library’s patrons and thus embodies the mission of the University. Physical presence at the workplace is a requirement of this position.

Duties

  • Staff Public Services desk (check items in and out, assist patrons, answer telephone).
  • Open and close the Law Library.
  • Shelve library materials.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Uphold University mission through work performed.

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Director of Special Collections and College Archives, Occidental College, Los Angeles

October 13, 2021

Summary of Duties, Responsibilities, and Goals

Occidental College is a highly selective and diverse liberal arts college located in the global metropolis of Los Angeles. Founded in 1887, it is one of the oldest liberal arts colleges on the West Coast. Occidental’s interdisciplinary focus encourages a hands-on approach to learning and includes one of the country’s best undergraduate research programs. Faculty members work closely with the Library’s Special Collections and College Archives (SCCA) staff to support their teaching and research. 1,850 students from 45 states and 24 countries have compiled an impressive record of winning national awards. Our central location within the city ensures easy access to top research institutions, museums, and cultural heritage centers, including the Academy of Motion Pictures, Arts, and Sciences, the Autry Museum of the American West, Caltech, the Getty Research Institute, the Huntington Library, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, UCLA, and USC.

The Library is seeking an innovative and energetic Director to lead our SCCA division as we work collaboratively to develop, deliver, and support scholarly information resources and digital technologies designed to optimize access to them. Reporting to the College Librarian, the Director of SCCA will join the Library Leadership Team, oversee and manage the division’s budget, endowment funds, and operations, and lead a team of three: The Special Collections Instruction and Research Librarian; the Coordinator of Book Arts and Print Cultures; and the Digitization Specialist. The incumbent will plan, organize, implement, and assess instruction utilizing primary sources, exhibitions, programs, and community outreach. The Director will collaborate with faculty, students, and staff colleagues to develop an exciting new vision for the future of the division. They will also interact closely with the College Librarian and colleagues in Institutional Advancement to develop fundraising strategies and proposals to support SCCA’s exciting new initiatives.

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Systems and Technology Librarian, Mount Saint Mary’s University, Los Angeles

October 13, 2021

Systems and Technology Librarian, University Libraries, Doheny Campus

https://msmu.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp;jsessionid=A571693D9215BA7D02711546435250D1?JOBID=137390
(Please see posting for a full list of duties, responsibilities, and qualifications.)

Job Description:

The mission of Mount Saint Mary’s University Libraries is to inspire inquiry, foster intellectual and personal growth, and promote the effective use of information. As an academic library serving a diverse community, we are dedicated to providing access to information resources that reflect many voices and perspectives.

The Systems and Technology Librarian helps to foster a technologically advanced environment for the Mount Saint Mary’s University Libraries. They strive to problem solve, improve existing processes, and help others learn new technology skills. All MSMU librarians are expected to function well as a member of a highly collaborative team and to contribute to general reference and research services as needed.

A key role for the Systems and Technology Librarian is the administration of the integrated library system that underpins the operations of the Libraries and serves as a platform for other software applications such as discovery systems, link resolvers, library knowledge bases, and interlibrary loan programs. Additionally, the Systems and Technology Librarian directly supports or administers various library systems including but not limited to 3rd party library management applications, the library website, and the institutional repository. The Systems and Technology Librarian also implements and facilitates the lending of equipment to students with the support of the Office of Information Technology.


Library Systems Technician, Citrus College, Glendora, CA

October 13, 2021

http://employment.citruscollege.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=52146

Position Title:
Library Systems Technician

Posting Date:
10-11-2021

Closing Date:
11-09-2021

First Consideration Date:

Department/Division:
Language Arts (Library Administration)

Funding:
District Funded

Job Category:
Classified

Assignment:
Full-Time

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Science Librarian, Saint Mary’s College of California, Moraga, CA

October 8, 2021

The Library at Saint Mary’s College of California, located in Moraga, CA, is hiring a Science Librarian! Whether you have a background in science or are just eager to learn, we encourage you to apply. Our School of Science is committed to increasing diversity in its student body and in the science professions at large, and this is a great opportunity for someone passionate about the intersections of information literacy, social justice, and the sciences. Early-career and historically underrepresented candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

What would I be doing?

You’ll be involved with all aspects of academic librarianship: instruction, reference, collection development, outreach, and scholarly communication. You’ll teach one-shots and be embedded in undergrad classes in Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Environmental & Earth Science, Health Science, Mathematics & Computer Science, Physics & Astronomy, and Psychology, as well as in a new Master’s in Biotechnology program. You’ll also staff a couple reference shifts each week (including a weekly 5-7 p.m. shift and a Saturday or two each semester), select books and other materials to support your disciplines, and contribute to our efforts to promote open-access publishing and open educational resources. It’s a position with a lot of autonomy, but also a lot of peer support.

Where would I be working?

Saint Mary’s is located in the beautiful East Bay hills of the San Francisco Bay Area, and is a 20-minute drive (or 40-minute BART and bus ride) from Oakland, and 45-minute drive (or 1-hour BART and bus ride) from SF. Saint Mary’s is a private, Catholic, Lasallian college, rooted in the liberal arts tradition, that has been designated a Hispanic-Serving Institution. After a COVID closure, our library is back open (masks are required, as are COVID vaccinations or weekly tests for all students and employees).

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First Year Experience and Student Success Librarian, Occidental College, Los Angeles

October 5, 2021

Position Summary

Occidental is a highly selective and diverse liberal arts college located in the global metropolis of Los Angeles. Founded in 1887, it is one of the oldest liberal arts colleges on the West Coast. Occidental’s interdisciplinary focus encourages a hands-on approach to learning and includes one of the country’s best undergraduate research programs. Oxy’s 1,850 students from 45 states and 24 countries have compiled an impressive record of winning national awards. Our central location within the city ensures easy access to top research institutions, including Caltech, the Getty Research Institute, the Huntington Library, UCLA, and USC.

The Library advances the mission of the college by supporting teaching, learning, research, and other forms of intellectual engagement. We do this through extensive electronic, digital, and analog resources; welcoming physical and virtual facilities; innovative and inspiring programs and events; and excellent customer service. We empower students, faculty, and staff with critical information literacies, vital technology skills, and a positive user experience to further their academic success and sustain successful lifelong learning in an ever-changing world.

The Library is seeking an energetic and innovative First Year Experience and Student Success Librarian (FYESSL) to join our Teaching, Learning, and Research Support (TLRS) team as we develop, deliver, and support scholarly information resources and digital technologies. This position should appeal to entry-level and early career librarians. Reporting to the Director of TLRS, the FYESSL will focus on information literacy instruction (ILI) objectives, providing support for first year students, first generation students, international students, and transfer students. Working with colleagues and faculty members to coordinate learning outcomes, the librarian will deliver lower-division instruction sessions that introduce students to library resources and services and information literacy.

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Business & Economics Librarian, CSU Los Angeles

October 5, 2021

University Library

Position:

University Library

Senior Assistant Librarian: Business & Economics Librarian

Starting Date:

Spring, 2022

Minimum Qualifications:

1) MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited library institution
2) Knowledge of information resources in Business, Finance, Marketing, Accounting and/or Economics and/or academic coursework in Business Administration or related disciplines.
3) Experience in providing instruction and/or research consultation services to students and faculty.
4) Ability to demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students in a multicultural/multiethnic urban campus environment with a substantial population of first-generation students.

Preferred Qualifications:

1) Bachelor or Master’s degree in Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Management, or Marketing.
2) Evidence of experience providing information literacy instruction grounded in ACRL’s Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education.
3) Knowledge of current and emerging technologies and their use in the delivery of learner-centered library services and information resources

For full details: https://www.calstatela.edu/2022/university-library/lib-senior-assistant-librarian-business-economics


Systems & Digital Strategies Librarian, CSU Los Angeles

October 5, 2021

Position:

University Library

Senior Assistant Librarian: Systems & Digital Strategies Librarian

Starting Date:

Spring, 2022

Minimum Qualifications:

1) ALA accredited master’s degree in library or information science.
2) Working knowledge and experience with web-based discovery systems/services (e.g. Primo/Primo VE) and one or more of the following systems/applications: unified library services platforms (e.g. Alma), link resolvers, proxy servers, digital asset management systems, digital exhibits, and/or institutional/digital repositories.
3) Demonstrated knowledge of current and emerging digital technology trends and applications in higher education and/or academic libraries.
4) Evidence of excellent interpersonal communication skills, the ability to explain difficult or technical concepts in layman’s terms, and strong project management skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

1) A degree in computer science or a related field.
2) Demonstrated experience implementing and/or managing unified library services platforms (e.g. Alma), link resolvers, proxy servers, digital asset management systems, digital exhibits, and institutional/digital repositories.
3) Demonstrated knowledge/experience implementing/supporting library technologies and digital library services.
4) Demonstrated programming experience in one or more of the following: JQuery, Java, Ruby, Perl, PHP, Python.

For full details: https://www.calstatela.edu/2021/university-library/lib-senior-assistant-librarian


Assistant/Associate University Librarian for Public Services, UC Irvine

October 5, 2021

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. The Libraries play a central role in the vibrant academic life of the UC Irvine campus, a large public university with a national reputation for its role as an engine of social mobility, its leadership in environmental sustainability, and its commitment to inclusive excellence. UCI has a growing reputation for academic and research excellence that attracts diverse students and faculty from across the nation and around the world. For its 2021/2022 academic year, UCI received nearly 134,000 applications, solidifying its position as one of the most desired schools in the country.

Reporting to the University Librarian, the AUL will lead an enthusiastic staff in strategically planning leading-edge library public services, including instruction, outreach, reference, and access programs that address the needs of this diverse and dynamic university. The position also facilitates innovation for the Libraries’ Information Technology infrastructure, provides strategic direction for the Libraries’ user centered online presence and services, and ensures that services and partnerships at the Grunigen Medical Library meet the needs of UCI Health researchers and medical providers. The AUL will also ensure that diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility are considered in the development of services, policies, procedures, and strategies. 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.

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College of Natural Resources & Sciences Librarian, Humboldt State, Arcata, CA

October 1, 2021

College of Natural Resources & Sciences Librarian – temporary (Job #7227)

The Humboldt State University Library seeks a collaborative and innovative instruction librarian to focus on the development and delivery of user-centered library services to the students, faculty and staff. As a member of the Library’s Information & Research Services team, the successful candidate will collaborate on instruction and research services programs, assessment of programs, and collection development activities. We invite applications for the temporary, full-time, 12-month College of Natural Resources & Sciences (CNRS) librarian position. The temporary 12-month position carries faculty rank.

Duties:

  • Provide effective outreach to and expert research consultation and services in support of learning, research, teaching, and scholarship to CNRS students, faculty, and staff;
  • Participate in the Library’s shared instruction program, including instruction to liaison areas, and information literacy assessment;
  • Provides synchronous and asynchronous online instruction and reference services to support the College’s hybrid and online courses and programs;
  • Provides general reference assistance; assisting students and faculty in locating appropriate scholarly resources, data sets, etc.;
  • Consult with faculty to identify and integrate appropriate library resources and services, and open educational resources in the curriculum or projects;
  • Collaborates with CNRS faculty and students, and with Librarians in Collection Development, to assess and develop high-quality digital and print collections that support CNRS and University at large;
  • Some evening and weekend hours are required.

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