Acquisitions Supervisor

July 27, 2012

Pepperdine University Libraries

Pepperdine University Libraries seeks an Acquisitions Supervisor to order library materials from various vendors; check the library catalog for duplication; select bibliographic records for all ordered titles; manage purchase orders using the acquisitions module; check in serials and standing orders; manage serial orders, cancellations, and claims; assist with technical services projects; supervise student workers. This position is full-time, 40 hours per week, includes an excellent benefit package, and reports to the Head of Technical Services. Starting salary is commensurate with qualifications.

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS: Required: Minimum of two years of college; excellent computer skills including keyboarding; excellent communication skills, both oral and written; excellent organizational skills; knowledge of bibliographic data; the ability to perform detailed work; the ability to work independently and as a team member; the ability to lift up to 40 lbs. and move loaded book trucks. Preferred: Bookkeeping experience; 4-year college degree; previous library experience; reading knowledge of a foreign language; knowledge of MARC 21 and AACR2; experience with OCLC Connexion, EBSCONET, and a library automation system. read more

Digitization & Services Coordinator

July 27, 2012

Digitization & Services Coordinator

University of California Office of the President

Closing Date:

Digitization & Services Coordinator
California Digital Library – University of California
Oakland, California

Position Description:
The California Digital Library (CDL) offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the large-scale digitization of significant library collections at the University of California and to the development of key library services provided for those collections. Reporting to the Mass Digitization Project Manager, the Digitization & Services Coordinator provides planning, coordination, analysis and communications support for UC Libraries’ digitization projects including the Google Book Search Library project. In addition, the Digitization & Services Coordinator will have major responsibility for supporting and enhancing the new UC Library Reprints print- on-demand service, as well as participate in a range of activities related to the HathiTrust Digital Library and digital collection development, analysis and management. read more

Assistant Librarian

July 25, 2012

Department: Library
Reports To: Library Manager
FLSA Status: Full-Time, Non-exempt

The Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), a center of innovation in architecture has a great opportunity for an individual with library experience and a naturally hospitable demeanor to be our new Assistant Librarian. The Assistant Librarian is responsible for covering the front desk and assisting all students, faculty, staff and visitors. read more

Research Librarian at Western University of Health Sciences

July 25, 2012

The Research Librarian of Harriet K & Philip Pumerantz Library will be responsible for developing and managing a program to promote scholarly communication, assist in publishing issues of the faculty and researchers of Western University of Health Sciences, and assess the needs for an institutional repository. The research librarian will also be able to address issues in content rights management, data management and curation and be familiar with laws and regulations related to scholarly publishing and research.  Other duties include promotion of the library services and resources, instruction, collection development and reference services. This position is a part-time 32 hour position with benefits.  If interested, apply at .

Instruction/Reference Librarian – Sheldon Margen Public Health Library

July 12, 2012

University of California, Berkeley


Instruction/Reference Librarian
Sheldon Margen Public Health Library
University of California, Berkeley
Hiring Range: Associate Librarian I – Associate Librarian III
Full-time Salary Range: $49,464-54,444 per annum, based upon qualifications

This is a 50%-time, one-year, temporary appointment available starting August 2012.

Previous applicants need not apply.

The University of California, Berkeley is seeking an energetic, creative, and service-oriented librarian to provide instruction, outreach, and reference services; conduct public health-related literature searches; and perform other duties as needed in a dynamic environment.
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Temporary Non-Tenure Track Business Librarian

July 10, 2012

San Francisco State University, a member of the California State University system, serves a diverse student body of 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The University seeks to promote appreciation of scholarship, freedom and, human diversity through excellence in instruction and intellectual accomplishment.

Classification and Salary:
Assistant Librarian (Lecturer)
Salary: $3,957 minimum, depending on qualifications (monthly full-time equivalent)

Full or part-time temporary position beginning August 2012. Appointment will be in the Information, Research and Instructional Services (IRIS) division. Librarian with business background will provide research assistance and group instruction, collection development for Management, Marketing, and possibly other related subject areas. May participate in development of information literacy digital learning objects (e.g., LibGuides, screencasts, etc.), web development and other digital initiatives. read more

Digital and Archives/Special Collections Manager

July 9, 2012

Under the supervision of the University Archivist/Special Collections Librarian, the Digital and Archives/Special Collections Manager is responsible for creating Copley Library’s digital collections. This includes planning, scheduling, implementing, and establishing production work flows for digital projects and supervising and training support staff. He/she must collaborate with librarians on digital projects. The Digital and Archives/Special Collections Manager participates in the creation of documentation, finding aids, and web guides for print and digital collections. He/she provides research assistance and monitors the Archives/Special Collections Reading Room. This individual also assists with the accessioning, arranging, processing, cataloging and preserving of archival and special collections material. The Digital and Archives/Special Collections Manager works Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the University Archives/Special Collections Department. This employee works under the supervision of the University Archivist/Special Collections Librarian. This employee may supervise a staff member, graduate student or students while working in the University Archives/Special Collections Department.
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Part-Time Messenger Clerk

July 9, 2012

City of Los Angeles: Library Department

Part-Time Messenger Clerk
(Available October 2012)

The part-time Messenger Clerk positions are entry-level, as needed, exempt from civil service, and may be assigned to work at the downtown Central library or any of the 72 neighborhood branch libraries. Duties include shelving books in stacks, keeping public library spaces orderly, and assisting patrons with computer access. Candidates selected for these part-time positions will work on an as-needed basis, not to exceed 900 hours per service year with no minimum guaranteed number of hours per week or year. It is anticipated that individuals hired as messenger Clerks may work on average, 10-15 hours per week. The positions may require working in the evenings and on weekends. Candidates selected for these positions must be available to begin work in early October 2012. The salary for this position is $14.25 per hour; no medical, dental or retirement benefits. Interested candidates must complete an online application and Scheduling Availability Questionnaire, online at The last day to file for this employment opportunity is Friday, July 13, 2012.

Reference and Instruction Librarian (50%-time position)

July 6, 2012


Reference and Instruction Librarian (50%-time position)
Thomas J. Long Business Library

Hiring range: Assistant Librarian I – Associate Librarian IV
Full-time salary range:  $47,544 – $58,188, depending upon qualifications

This is a 50%-time, one-year temporary appointment available starting August 2012.

  • This half-time position reports to the Head of the Long Business Library. The Reference and Instruction Librarian will:
  • Provide reference and instruction services for students and faculty in the Haas School of Business.
  • Develop course guides for undergraduate and MBA courses.
  • Participate in collection development activities of the library, including selection of print and digital resources.
  • UC Berkeley librarians are expected to participate in library-wide planning and governance, to work effectively in a shared decision-making environment and to be active professionally. Professional contributions beyond the primary responsibilities are required for advancement in the Librarian series. The successful candidate will show promise or evidence of such contributions.

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