Digital Archivist Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

November 26, 2012
Digital Archivist
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
The Robert E. Kennedy Library at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA, seeks enterprising candidates with strong interpersonal and technical skills to manage the Kennedy Library’s Special Collections and University Archives digital program and to provide leadership and coordination for library programs in support of campus digital media collections, programs and services.

Under the direction of the Director, Information Resources and Archives and working closely with the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, this position will develop and manage the digital program and infrastructure for the Kennedy Library Special Collections and University Archives and promote digital collections and services for the department to ensure integration with library initiatives.

This position will collaborate with librarians, including the Digital Scholarship Services Librarian, information technologists, faculty, and campus partners to develop and implement the infrastructure, programs and services to support the use of digital media (images, video, and other rich media) in student and faculty research and the campus curriculum.

The successful candidate:

Embraces innovation;

Is an effective communicator and eager collaborator;

Is a versatile yet goal-oriented colleague;

Employs a consultative approach to planning, implementing and delivering projects and initiatives; and

Is an advocate for integrating technologies within the context of teaching and learning to advance scholarship across disciplines.

This full time tenure-track position is available at the Senior Assistant or Associate Librarian level, with an anticipated hiring range of $57,000-$70,000 plus a generous benefits package. Appointment rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Qualifications: MLS from an ALA accredited program or comparable library experience; minimum 2 years professional experience in digital asset management for special collections, digital records management, digital humanities, or a comparable field; and digital program or project management experience in educational or cultural institutions such as special collections, archives, or academic libraries.

To apply, please visit WWW.CALPOLYJOBS.ORG, complete the required online faculty application and submit it to Requisition #102708. Online attachments should include a cover letter, resume/curriculum vitae, and include list of 3 references on application. Three letters of recommendation and original transcripts will be required of finalists. Review of applications will begin January 2, 2013. For more information about the Kennedy Library, please see: Cal Poly is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and nominations of all qualified individuals. EEO.

Science Librarian Tenure-Track – CSU Fullerton

November 16, 2012


Science Librarian

California State University Fullerton Pollak Library is seeking an energetic librarian who is innovative, technologically adept and service oriented, with a background in the life sciences, physical sciences, or engineering. Read the rest of this entry »

Operations Manager, Access Services

November 15, 2012

University of the Pacific


Operations Manager, Access Services


The Library at the University of the Pacific is seeking an experienced library operations manager responsible for supervising staff, facilities, and public services in the University Library’s Access Services Department. The University Library serves the faculty, students, and staff of Pacific’s undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs.  Provides effective management and direction of the daily activities of the department.  Serves in an advisory role to Library Administration in strategic planning, technology development and enhancement of Library Access Services. Duties include: management of circulation; patron account services; course reserves; stacks maintenance; interlibrary loan and document delivery and resource sharing. Supervises staff and student employees; hires, trains, assigns work duties, evaluates performance, directs staff development and administers disciplinary actions.



Required:  Bachelor’s degree, minimum of five (5) years successful experience in an academic library demonstrating knowledge and understanding of library public services, the technologies used to support programs and services, circulation, resource sharing and interlibrary loan/document delivery, electronic reserves, document imaging and storage, operations supervision, staff management and development. Working knowledge of online systems and software utilized in academic libraries including integrated library systems, ILLiad, OCLC systems and services, document imaging software, electronic reserves systems, and course management systems. Outstanding customer service skills.


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To apply, email cover letter, resume, names & contact information of 3 current references along with completed online application (found at or apply in person at Department of Human Resources, University of the Pacific, 3601 Pacific Avenue, Stockton, CA 95211. Competitive compensation package including tuition remission. Pacific is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to broadening the diversity of its workforce.

Associate Director of Libraries – Search Extended

November 15, 2012
California College of the Arts Libraries seeks an accomplished forward-thinking, technologically savvy art and design librarian to serve as its Associate Director of Libraries. This librarian will be responsible for the operation of Simpson Library and the provision of library services and resources for the San Francisco campus community. To support current and future library services, the successful candidate will bring a high level of experience, interest, and aptitude with library technologies. The Associate Director of Libraries will be expected to play an active role in policy and planning for both campus libraries and assumes the role of head librarian in the absence of the library director.
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