Library Services Specialist II Assistant Facilities Operations Coordinator

April 10, 2021

The Meriam Library at California State University, Chico is seeking applications for an opening in our Building Management Unit.

Library Building Management manages the physical plant of the Meriam Library complex (Facility Operations); the Library Student Personnel Unit; the Stack Operations Unit, the Makerspace, and the Media & Microforms collections. The Assistant Facility Operations Coordinator acts as the weekend lead of Building Management and its sub-units, and provides support for the department and overall library operations. In addition, this position is responsible for the supervision of all library student employees during approximately 10 hours per week as the sole staff presence in the library. During these hours, the position is also responsible for the safety and security of the facility, acting as the primary contact to the public.

For a full description of job duties, please visit: https://csuchico.box.com/v/VA1378-Position-Description

This position is open until filled.

https://jobs.csuchico.edu/postings/6364

 


iSchool Librarian, SJSU, San Jose, CA

February 2, 2021

This position directly supports the School of Information and oversees the wide and diverse suite of online teaching and learning objects that constitute a significant asynchronous portion of the Library’s instructional program. Experience or coursework in instructional technologies, instructional design, and online learning would be a solid foundation for this position.  https://jobs.sjsu.edu/en-us/job/498930/ischool-librarian-senior-assistant

Potential candidates are invited to attend one of two informational webinars scheduled for February 4, 2021 from 1-2 pm PST and February 10, 2021 from 10-11 PST to learn more about the position, library, or University. Anonymity will be ensured, as the attendee list will be hidden. Further inquiries may be directed to the Search Committee Chair Peggy Cabrera, peggy.cabrera@sjsu.edu.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with SJSU faculty/library liaison teams to assist in the creation, implementation, maintenance, and evaluation of SJSU Library’s wide and diverse suite of online teaching and learning objects, such as web-based tutorials, instructional videos, research guides, and web pages
  • Maintain and promote knowledge of emerging trends, best practices, and pedagogical principles in instructional design in an online environment, and provide training as needed
  • Engage in the selection and evaluation of resources that support the curricular and research needs of iSchool students, faculty, and programs
  • Offer reference, consultative, and instructional services to undergraduate, graduate students and faculty
  • Strengthen SJSU library’s online presence and extend the library’s reach by identifying and embedding appropriate materials into the learning management system
  • Remain current with trends and strategies in information literacy and instructional technology
  • Participate in shared governance, usually in department, college, and university committee and other service assignments.
  • Participate in multidisciplinary teams, library governance, professional development activities, and university service
  • Build a record of progressive scholarly and professional achievement to fulfill the University requirement of retention, tenure, and promotion
  • Address the needs of a student population of great diversity – in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language and academic preparation – through inclusive course materials and teaching strategies

Chemical and Physical Sciences Librarian, University of California, Berkeley

April 19, 2019

Chemical & Physical Sciences Librarian
Hiring range: Associate Librarian
$65,942 – $81,606 per annum, based upon qualifications

This is a full-time appointment available starting July 2019.

The University of California, Berkeley seeks a creative, collaborative, outreach-oriented, and user-centered librarian to support world-class research and teaching in the chemical and physical sciences through active engagement with instruction, information literacy, research assistance, collection development, and outreach to students, faculty, and the broader academic community. This position serves as subject librarian for chemistry, chemical & biomolecular engineering, physics, and astronomy.

The Environment

The UC Berkeley Library is an internationally renowned research and teaching facility at one of the nation’s premier public universities. A highly diverse and intellectually rich environment, Berkeley serves a campus community of 30,000 undergraduate students, over 11,000 graduate students, and 1,500 faculty. With a collection of more than 12 million volumes and a collections budget of over $15 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 Library’s Engineering & Physical Sciences (EPS) Division consists of five libraries – the Chemistry & Chemical Engineering Library, Earth Sciences & Map Library, Engineering Library, Mathematics Statistics Library, and Physics-Astronomy Library. Collectively the libraries and their staff – 6 librarians, 10 staff, and over 35 student employees – support the research, teaching, and study needs of students and faculty in the College of Chemistry, the College of Engineering, the College of Letters & Science’s Mathematical & Physical Sciences Division, the Geography Department, and an array of Organized Research Units. The collections and services are also heavily used by the broader academic community.
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Librarian, Stanbridge University, Irvine, CA

January 11, 2019

Librarian

The Librarian is responsible for the daily operation, organization, administration, general effectiveness, and supervision of the Learning Resource Center.

Employment Status:

Full Time, Hourly, Non-Exempt

Essential Functions:

  • Manage the daily operations of the Learning Resource Center.
  • Assist students in using research methods.
  • Research and implement learning technologies in the Learning Resource Center, including computer software and online library resources.
  • Assist the Academic Success Coordinator in the peer tutoring program and oversee an administrative assistant.
  • Proctor and/or grade admissions, makeup, and remediation exams.
  • Work collaboratively with the college’s faculty, staff, and students to improve the academic environment.

Qualifications:

  • Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS), Master of Library Science (MLS), or Masters of Science in Library Science (MSLS) degree from an American Library Association-accredited program.
  • One year of experience in a library environment.
  • Experience working with database vendors and Interlibrary Loan (ILL).
  • Experience in reference and information services.
  • Experience with editing and APA formatting.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Experience with the Microsoft Office suite and other computer technologies.
  • Dedicated team player and collaborator with qualities of self-direction, vision, creativity, collegiality, and leadership.

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Instruction / First Year Experience Librarian, University of San Francisco

July 27, 2018

The University of San Francisco’s Gleeson Library | Geschke Learning Resource Center seeks a creative, innovative, engaged, and enthusiastic person for the position of Instruction / First Year Experience Librarian.

The Instruction / First Year Experience Librarian, as part of an instruction team, will focus heavily on information literacy instruction, and will serve as a local expert on issues relating to first-year (including first-generation) students, lower-division undergraduate retention, and student success.

For more information and to apply: https://www.usfjobs.com/postings/14353

Instruction Coordinator / Assessment Librarian, University of San Francisco

July 27, 2018

The University of San Francisco’s Gleeson Library | Geschke Learning Resource Center seeks a creative, innovative, engaged, and enthusiastic person for the position of Instruction Coordinator / Assessment Librarian.

The Instruction Coordinator / Assessment Librarian, as part of an instruction team, will focus heavily on information literacy instruction, and will lead the department’s efforts to develop learning outcomes and assessment practices related to instruction.

For more information and to apply: https://www.usfjobs.com/postings/14351


Access Services & Instruction Librarian

August 31, 2016

Touro University California, a rapidly growing university offering graduate programs in health sciences and education, has an excellent opportunity for an Access Services & Instruction Librarian for Touro University’s Library on our Mare Island campus. The university is part of the Touro College and University System and is located on the northern tip of San Francisco Bay in Vallejo, California. Touro University California is an independent, non-profit Jewish-sponsored institution. It has 1,403 students in three graduate professional colleges (Osteopathic Medicine, Pharmacy, Education and Health Sciences).

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Under the general direction of the Director of the Library, the Access Services & Instruction Librarian manages the Library’s circulation desk and the Library’s circulation, reserves, interlibrary loan and stacks functions. He/she hires, trains and supervises student library assistants. Working with another librarian, he/she provides instruction and reference to the College of Pharmacy, the Graduate School of Education programs for Educational and Leadership Administration, Education Technology and Urban Education, and the School of Nursing and selects for and maintains library resources for the colleges and programs. He/she also participates in general library instruction and reference and in the overall promotion and development of the Library and its services.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Hires, trains, schedules and supervises student assistants to provide excellent and welcoming circulation and information service and appropriate referrals. On call for questions from student assistants during evening and weekend hours.

• Supervises and manages the Library’s course reserves.

• Supervises and manages the Library’s Circulation Desk and circulation operation; handles access privileges for all students, faculty, adjunct faculty and staff; oversees the management of the library stacks.

• Trains, oversees, and serves as a resource to the library assistant in the processing of interlibrary loan/document delivery using OCLC, DOCLINE, and Clio. Assists with the processing of interlibrary loan requests as required by workflow. Proposes and monitors the annual ILL budget. Compiles and analyzes ILL statistics. Suggests collection purchases or licensing based on ILL transactions.

• Manages the circulation and reserve functions and files on the Innovative Interfaces Sierra system including loan rules, patron records, library hours, holds working with the Touro-wide III Sierra coordinator as needed.

• Prepares annual budget request for student assistants. Tracks expenditures for work study and regular payroll students. Reviews and approves timesheets for work study and payroll student assistants. Coordinates with TUC Financial Aid Office as needed.

• Working with another librarian, provides library assistance, instruction, and support including orientations, class instruction, reference, and online aids to students, faculty, adjunct faculty, and staff in the College of Pharmacy (COP), the Graduate School of Education (GSOE), and the School of Nursing (SON).

• Working with the other subject librarian, identifies, selects and maintains monographs and media materials in support of the COP and the GSOE and SON Programs

• Representing the curriculum and research needs of COP, GSOE, SON in conjunction with the other librarians and Library Director, participates in the Library process for the selection, purchase and renewal of databases and journals.

• Provides general reference and instruction service. May be required to work evening hours.

• Participates in discussion, decision-making, and other efforts related to the promotion and functioning of the Library and library services.

• Serves as back-up to the Electronic Resources Librarian to ensure timely and accurate activation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of access to the Library’s electronic resources and website.

• Working with the Library Director and the TUC Rabbi, plans, finalizes and amends if needed semester library hours. Using LibCal software and the TUC Library website, prepares, posts and otherwise publicizes library hours.

• Working with the Library Director, assists with Library maintenance, changes to the Library physical plant and layout and related service orders to the TUC IT Department and TUC Facilities

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Hires, trains, schedules, and supervises the student assistants who staff the TUC Library Circulation Desk.

QUALIFICATION(S):

REQUIRED:

• Master’s degree from an ALA accredited library or information science program.

• Demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills

• Demonstrate a strong service orientation

• To be a flexible and productive team member

• To keep abreast of new technologies and changes in areas of responsibility

DESIRED:

• Previous work experience in a library preferably in a college or university setting

• Experience with an integrated library system

• Library instruction experience

• Experience with web technologies and electronic resources

• Reference experience

• Previous access services experience or public service experience

• Work experience and/or educational background related to pharmacy and/or health sciences and/or education

CORE COMPETENCIES: identify the behavior an employee is expected to demonstrate.

• Is able to provide very good management and supervision of the operations reporting to this position including exercising sound judgment; interpretation and application of library policies; timely upkeep of circulation and reserve data; prompt and courteous response to patron requests; detailed knowledge of applicable Sierra modules; OCLC resource sharing, Clio and DOCLINE; ability to meet deadlines and multiple demands, and exercise quality control over assigned access services functions.

• Maintains an excellent command of print and electronic library resources for the College of Pharmacy and the Graduate School of Education and School of Nursing Programs, as well as a good command of other library and electronic resources relevant to the Touro University California curriculum

• Provides clear, well-organized subject-oriented library instruction appropriate to a particular class or program as well as general library instruction

• Maintains currency of new library resources in assigned subject fields, exercises good judgment about their applicability for Touro University California and makes sound decisions regarding their selectionand de-selection.

• Maintains currency about electronic resources implementation and maintenance in order to serve as back-up to the Electronic Resources Librarian when needed.

• Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills

• Demonstrates excellent productivity, organizational skills, attention to detail

• Demonstrates effective and productive team work with others

• Demonstrates reliability, flexibility, and initiative in carrying out specific job responsibilities and as member of the TUC Faculty

• Is an able trainer and supervisor of student employees

• Demonstrates a strong customer orientation

• Demonstrates sound computer skills including MS Office, web and digital resource technologies

Salary is competitive and commensurate with background and experience. Letters of application and resume with a list of 3 references should be directed to:

Search Committee

1. Email CV: Apply@tu.edu

Subject: Your Name, Access Services & Instruction Librarian

OR

2. Mail: Touro University California

1310 Club Drive Vallejo, CA 94592


Life Sciences Librarian

August 31, 2016

Life Sciences Librarian

University Library of the University of California, Davis

 

The University Library of the University of California, Davis, seeks an energetic, innovative, collaborative, and user-focused Life Sciences Librarian to work closely with faculty, students, staff, and institutional stakeholders in a highly interdisciplinary academic community. The successful candidate is responsible for providing outreach, education and resources in support of student learning, academic programs, and faculty teaching and research. S/he must be able to work effectively with faculty, students, researchers, and staff to develop a shared vision for library services and collections aligned with the University Library’s mission and vision.

Salary: Assistant Librarian to Associate Librarian ($47,722 – $67,509)

For additional details and information on how to submit an online application, please visit http://lib.ucdavis.edu/ul/about/jobs/

Candidates applying by October 17, 2016, will receive first consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

UC Davis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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


eLearning Librarian – Western University of Health Sciences

August 3, 2016

Under the direction of the Associate Director of Reference & Outreach, and in collaboration with Library and campus staff and faculty, the eLearning Librarian will lead the Library’s initiative in developing, implementing, and assessing online learning tools, resources, and services. This position will also provide reference help to Library patrons.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
The Reference & Outreach Department is seeking an enthusiastic, patient, and flexible eLearning Librarian to join our team.
The ideal candidate will be eager to:
1. Use current technologies and tools to create and deliver innovative online learning experiences
2. Look outside the Library world for technologies, tools, and methods to turn into new Library services
3. Share his/her knowledge of instructional technology and tools with others
4. Collaborate with individuals and groups within and across organizational boundaries to bolster and advertise the Library’s services and resources for distance and online students
5. Provide reference services in all formats (in-person, virtual, synchronous, asynchronous) in a lively and supportive academic environment

Required Qualifications
1. Master’s degree in one of the following: Library/Information Science, Media, Instructional Technology, or another related field
2. Experience with technologies and tools to create and deliver digital learning objects
3. Demonstrated ability to learn new technology, tools, and skills
4. Strong desire to share knowledge with others
5. Demonstrated ability to work collegially and cooperatively within and across organizational boundaries

Preferred Qualifications
1. Understanding of instructional design principles in an online environment and/or experience, coursework, or additional degree in instructional design
2. Knowledge of accessibility and universal design principles
3. Experience in online teaching/instruction, preferably at the graduate level
4. Demonstrated ability in using web based tools, imaging and/or video software, and relevant emerging technologies
5. Experience providing reference services in an academic environment, preferably to graduate students
6. Knowledge of medical terminology and/or coursework, additional degree, or specialty in health sciences

May be required to work evenings and/or weekends.

Apply online


Assistant Reference Librarian (part time) – Western University of Health Sciences

August 3, 2016

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 education services librarian, focusing primarily in the areas of instruction preparation 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).

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in library and information science from an American Library Association accredited school and/or 2-3 years of library experience.
Experience and/or coursework in instructional design.
Specialty in science or health sciences.

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

Apply online!