Librarian for the Natural Sciences, CSU Chico

January 27, 2022

Librarian for the Natural Sciences (tenure-track, 12 month)

The Meriam Library at California State University, Chico invites applications for a tenure-track Library faculty position to make a significant contribution to the library and to the teaching and learning environment at CSU, Chico. This position will serve as subject librarian to the College of Natural Sciences, providing service to students in the areas of Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Geological and Environmental Science, Mathematics and Statistics, Nutrition and Food Science, Physics, the School of Nursing, and Science Education. Individuals with experience in one or more of these areas as well as early career applicants are encouraged to apply.

CSU, Chico is committed to recruiting outstanding candidates who reflect the diverse, intercultural, and intersectional identities of our student body. The University proudly holds the Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) designation, and enrolls over 17,000 students, over half of whom identify as first-generation college students.

Review of application materials will begin February 28, 2022 and this position will remain open until filled. The full position announcement and application instructions are available at EO/M/F/VET/DIS

Librarian for Equity and Outreach, CSU Chico

January 27, 2022

Senior Assistant Tenure-Track Librarian for Equity and Outreach (tenure track, 12 month)

The Meriam Library at California State University, Chico invites applications for an Equity & Outreach Librarian to make a significant contribution to the library and to the teaching and learning environment at CSU, Chico. We are looking for an energetic, forward‐thinking colleague interested in developing and implementing programs and initiatives aimed to improve undergraduate student success at the university, with a particular focus on first- and second-year students.

CSU, Chico is committed to recruiting outstanding candidates who reflect the diverse, intercultural, and intersectional identities of our student body. The University proudly holds the Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) designation, and enrolls over 17,000 students, over half of whom identify as first-generation college students.

Review of application materials will begin February 23, 2022, and this position will remain open until filled. The full position announcement and application instructions are available at : EO/M/F/VET/DIS

Head of Metadata & Collection Management, University of San Francisco

December 14, 2021

The University of San Francisco’s Gleeson Library | Geschke Learning Resource Center seeks an engaged, innovative and enthusiastic individual for Head of Metadata & Collection Management. As a member of the library leadership team, this individual will advance the library’s efforts to transform and improve the management and discovery of our collections. The position oversees the functions of acquisitions, periodicals, cataloging and metadata, with a focus on demonstrating the impact of library collections and meeting the needs of our diverse students and faculty. The library has a strong commitment to inclusive excellence and seeks candidates who will further advance the goal of fostering a diverse and inclusive community.

Full Job Description:

Reporting to the Associate Dean for Collection Services, the Head of Metadata & Collection Management leads a team of 6.0 FTE staff and librarians in acquisitions and cataloging functions ensuring that library information resources are rapidly and accurately ordered, received, processed, and described in the library’s catalog and discovery interfaces. This position will also work closely with library liaisons in their collection development activities.

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Outreach Librarian, CSU Northridge, Los Angeles

December 14, 2021

In support of its service and information literacy mission, the University Library at California State University, Northridge seeks a service-oriented and enthusiastic individual to provide research assistance, library instruction, and to coordinate outreach services in a comprehensive university environment. The selected candidate provides general and/or discipline-specific library and information literacy instructional services. Develops discipline-specific online research guides and/or digital learning objects (DLOs) in support of student research needs. Provides in-person and online/virtual reference and research assistance. Participates in collection development activities.

This is a 12-month, full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the Senior Assistant Librarian or Associate Librarian level, with attendant expectations for professional competence, service, and scholarship. Some evening and weekend work is required. The successful candidate will be held to the standards and requirements of the college and department in which they are housed for recommending tenure and promotion.

Screening of applications will begin March 1, 2022. Priority will be given to applicants who meet the screening deadline; however, the position will remain open until filled.

Please see the CSUN Careers page for the complete job description and to apply. You can email directly if you have any questions about the position.

Special Collections Cataloging and Metadata Librarian, UCLA

December 14, 2021

Special Collections Cataloging and Metadata Librarian
Department: Library Special Collections
Rank and Salary: Assistant – Associate Librarian ($58,365 – $80,356)
Position Availability: Immediately
Application deadline for first consideration: January 10, 2022

The UCLA Library seeks a highly collaborative, knowledgeable, and user-centered librarian for the position of Special Collections Cataloging and Metadata Librarian. The Special Collections Cataloging and Metadata Librarian will be team-oriented and will provide leadership in cataloging and metadata strategies to support the discovery and access of special collections materials. They will have deep knowledge of special collections cataloging and a desire to realize opportunities to engage in creative experimentation while serving the discovery needs of special collections users and stakeholders. They will demonstrate experience in advancing diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion, and articulating a description and discovery philosophy in these areas.

Position Duties

Reporting to the Head of Collection Management, the Special Collections Cataloging and Metadata Librarian manages Library Special Collections cataloging and metadata activities and supports stewardship activities for LSC books and manuscripts. The incumbent will work closely with the Head of Collection Management to develop cataloging and metadata priorities and will develop plans and oversee activities to meet those description and discovery priorities. They will supervise members of the Collection Management cataloging sub-team, providing guidance, training, and support of the goals and priorities of the department, as well as the individual team member’s professional development. The incumbent will also undertake original and complex copy cataloging of LSC books and manuscripts, metadata creation, and authority work.

The responsibilities undertaken by the Special Collections Cataloging and Metadata Librarian are part of a holistic stewardship ecosystem in a highly interdependent department. As such, it is expected that they will collaborate closely with colleagues across LSC’s functional units, in support of appraisal, stewardship, collections security, description, and access. They are also expected to partner and collaborate with colleagues throughout the Distinctive Collections portfolio and the Library in support of facilitating and enhancing users’ experiences with LSC and the discovery of its materials.

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Librarian: Instruction and Reference, Santa Monica College

December 3, 2021

FT/Tenure Track Instructor – Librarian: Instruction and Reference
Salary: $65,901.00 – $137,311.00 Annually
Deadline: 2/7/2022 11:59 PM Pacific

Please click on the link below to review the detailed job bulletin:

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

The library operates under a team-based structure and library faculty perform multiple roles. These roles include public services, user instruction (online and in-person), access and discovery of materials, and coordination of operational areas.

  • Provide reference service and coordinate the Instruction Program: provide reference service in person, via chat and other technologies as developed; teach orientations, workshops, Library I class; course-integrated instruction; create and incorporate learning modules to support instruction, reference and web-based library programs using new technologies.
  • Investigate and implement innovative technologies and online learning services in a fast-paced, student-centered, collaborative environment.
  • Solve problems and work effectively as a member of a team.
  • Assess developing technologies including social media and other services and identify, evaluate, and implement new technologies that can benefit students and faculty.
  • Recommend digital and print library materials for purchase.
  • Participate in the evaluation of library service areas and functions and make recommendations for improved policies, procedures, and services.

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E-Resources & Content Discovery Librarian, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA

December 2, 2021

Application URL:

Special Instructions to Applicants:
For first consideration, please apply on or before January 7th, 2022.

Primary Purpose

The E-Resources & Content Discovery Librarian provides leadership and expertise to ensure that the library’s subscription databases, e-journals, and e-books are discoverable and accessible by Pacific students, faculty, and staff. This position includes integrating, organizing, and managing the library’s resources in all aspects, including purchasing print and online materials, as well as providing access and maintenance of all electronic materials across the Stockton, Sacramento, and San Francisco campuses. In addition, she/he/they work directly with library colleagues, vendors, and publishers to effectively troubleshoot access issues and proactively improve user experience in order to support the learning and research needs of the Pacific community. The person participates in gathering and examining assessment data to design and implement library initiatives that support student success and retention. The E-Resources & Content Discovery Librarian contributes to an organization that is student-centered and committed to continually examining and pursuing ways to address issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion within the library.

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Resource Sharing Specialists, UC Berkeley

December 1, 2021


This position will provide the successful candidate with an excellent opportunity to hone interlibrary lending and borrowing skills in support of research by patrons at Berkeley and around the world. There is room in the position for a healthy range of tasks and roles within the department and the Library as a whole. The department is committed to the principle of continuous improvement, and encourages employees to identify creative ways of improving service to the unit’s constituencies. The University offers very competitive benefits, including the potential for conference travel and presentations, paid leave, holiday leave and other benefits.

This position plays an essential, hands-on role at almost every stage in the work process:

  • downloading incoming ILL requests;
  • Performing detailed citation verification for the Lending and Borrowing units;
  • performing quality control on work done by the Student Library Employees;
  • digitizing and uploading articles and book chapters; assisting with monthly invoicing;
  • assisting the Student Supervisor in training and directing SLEs for Lending and Borrowing;
  • assisting with the management of Interlibrary Borrowing request queues;
  • interacting with staff from multiple Library units.

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Library Instruction Specialist/Senior Assistant Librarian, CSU San Bernardino

November 24, 2021

Job Summary

We are seeking a qualified, service-oriented, innovative, and collaborative colleague to join us and fill this vital role. The Library Instruction Specialist is a full-time, tenure-track position with the rank of Senior Assistant Librarian that reports to the library’s dean as do all CSUSB library faculty.

You are the point person for our already existing, full-featured instruction program, a foundation upon which you will build in collaboration with the team of librarians who provide instruction.

You monitor current trends in academic library instruction and information literacy and make recommendations to the team for moving our instruction program forward with refinements or new approaches to existing instruction services, as well as recommendations for devising, planning, and implementing new ones.

You have primary responsibility for organizing and scheduling library instruction on our main campus. You support library instruction at our satellite campus in Palm Desert as needed.

You participate in reference service, collection development, and liaison duties.

The successful candidate will be expected to meet retention, promotion, and tenure (RPT) standards for tenure-track library faculty in three areas: (1) professional assignment; (2) research, scholarly, or creative contributions; and, (3) university and/or community service. The library provides support for and fosters intellectual endeavors. Librarians are valued as faculty with their own varied research interests which may not be limited to library science.

Applicants selected for in-person interviews will be reimbursed for any travel expenses they incur. Should the successful candidate need to relocate, moving expenses will be reimbursed.

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Librarian (Focus on Outreach and Student Engagement), Glendale Community College, Glendale, CA

November 24, 2021

Glendale Community College is hiring a Librarian with a focus on outreach and student engagement. This is a full-time, 10 month-per-year, tenure-track faculty librarian position in Glendale, CA.

The Librarian’s primary responsibility is to provide vision and leadership in developing and leading library outreach initiatives focused on student engagement, equity, and success across diverse college and community groups to address the academic support needs of non-traditional, transfer, and underrepresented credit and noncredit students.

The GCC Library is a fast-paced, student-centered, teaching library. The successful candidate will have experience with information competency instruction, reference, information technology, electronic resources, and collection development and enjoys working in a highly collaborative team environment.

GCCD recognizes that diversity in the academic environment fosters cultural awareness, promotes mutual understanding and respect, and provides suitable role models for all students. GCCD is committed to hiring processes that support equal opportunity, diversity, and provide equitable consideration for all candidates as required in federal and state law. To find out more about GCCD, please visit our website at

Start Date: Fall 2022

Salary Range: $65,951.00 – $91,306.00 Annually

For more details, and to apply, please go to:

Your application and any required attachments must be submitted by January 3, 2022. Contact GCC Human Resources with any questions about this position: (818) 240-1000 ext. 5921 or