Business Librarian: The University of California, Riverside Library

July 30, 2014

Business Librarian: The University of California, Riverside Library seeks a dynamic, innovative, and service-oriented Business Librarian to join our reference team.  Initial review date is September 22, 2014.  For more information and to apply: .  EEO/AA/ADA/Vets Employer

Librarian 1410 – Technical Library Branch of the Technical Communication and Library Division in the Research and Intelligence Department

July 30, 2014

This position is in the Technical Library Branch of the Technical Communication and Library Division in the Research and Intelligence Department located at China Lake, CA.

SALARY RANGE: $47,923.00 to $90,344.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD:  Wednesday, July 30, 2014 to Monday, August 4, 2014
SERIES & GRADE: DA-1410-03/04

   Perform circulation and reference desk duties including customer service and research assistance to ensure customer needs are met.
   Lead the collection development and maintenance of materials to ensure library is current.
   Search the library catalog accurately using limiters, truncation, and controlled vocabulary to meet customer needs.


In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered.   Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.

Basic Requirement for Librarian 1410 (You must submit a copy of your transcripts)  You must have completed one full academic year of graduate study in library science in an accredited college or university, in addition to completion of all work required for a bachelor’s degree; OR  completed a total of at least 5 years of a combination of college-level education, training, and experience. Your education, training, and experience should provide knowledge and understanding of the theories, principles, and techniques of professional librarianship; knowledge of literature resources; and the knowledge and abilities essential for providing effective library and information services.

For DA-03: Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience, at the GS-07 or equivalent level, that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled and has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities, to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: 1) Experience with library cataloging systems such as SIRSIDynix, Worldcat, MELVYL and Library of Congress.
OR completed a master’s in library science or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or a LL.B. or J.D., if related; OR have a combination of experience and education.

For DA-04: Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience, at the GS-09 or equivalent level, that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled and has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities, to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: 1) Experience with library cataloging systems such as SIRSIDynix, Worldcat, MELVYL and Library of Congress; 2) experience using science and technology electronic resources such as Web of Science, IEEE Xplore, and Aerospace Database.
OR have successfully completed 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education in library science or doctoral degree (Ph.D. or equivalent) related to the position; OR have a combination of experience and education.

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site:

Temporary Reference Librarians: The University of California, Riverside Library

July 30, 2014

Temporary Reference Librarians: The University of California, Riverside Library is seeking four energetic and service-oriented librarians to provide in-person and digital reference service to a diverse user community in the UCR Libraries.  Initial review date is August 22, 2014.  For more information and to apply: .  EEO/AA/ADA/Vets Employer

Diablo Valley College Library – LIBRARY ASSISTANT I/II – On-call/Substitute Pool

July 29, 2014

Diablo Valley College Library

On-call/Substitute Pool


Gain great library experience while maintaining your work/life flexibility.  The Diablo Valley College Library is looking for applicants who are detail-oriented with a strong customer service focus to place into its On-call/Substitute Pool.  See the details below:



On-call/Substitute; (Flexible hours during library operating hours)

Temporary Part- time; Hourly Salary:  LA I: 46 $15.08 per hour, LA II 48 $15.86 per hour


Location: Diablo Valley College Library, Pleasant Hill, CA


Job Duties:

Assist students and faculty at circulation desk; Perform varied general clerical duties and library technician tasks related to a variety of materials. Strong customer service skills desired. Placement as I or II based on experience.


Minimum  Requirements:

See minimum requirements for LAI or LAII at:


How to apply:

Please email resume and employment application to Rick Robison at You will need to download employment application and email all required materials to college for consideration.  You can obtain an application at:

Electronic Resources Coordinator – California State University, Chico

July 23, 2014

Electronic Resources Coordinator

The Meriam Library at California State University, Chico is looking for an Electronic Resources Coordinator to ensure the integration and accessibility of the Meriam Library’s electronic resources. For more information about the position please go to

Librarian, Technical Services, Robert M. Fisher Library, John F. Kennedy University, Pleasant Hill, CA

July 22, 2014

Librarian Technical Services

Type: Full-time

Location: Pleasant Hill Campus

Librarian, Technical Services, Robert M. Fisher Library, John F. Kennedy University, Pleasant Hill, CA. 40 hours per week, schedule to be determined. This grade 6 exempt regular full-time position comes with benefits that include vacation and sick leave accruals, medical, dental, vision, 403(b) retirement eligibility and some tuition waiver benefits.

This position will perform original and copy cataloging of all formats of library material for the central Robert M. Fisher Library and its 2 branches. Other technical services duties include batch loading of e-book MARC records to the library catalog and OCLC, maintaining consistency between the catalog and discovery layer, and assisting in the maintenance and oversight of the acquisitions, cataloging and database maintenance modules of the library automated system. Prepares statistical and other reports as needed, and participates in special projects as needed. Shared duties include providing reference service, information literacy instruction, collection development, faculty outreach and participation in library management and university governance.

The requirements for this position include an ALA accredited MLS or MLIS degree and two years or more experience in an academic library setting. Knowledge of cataloging and library automated systems is desired. Proficiency in basic web design and instructional content applications such as Adobe Captivate, Microsoft Office Suite, Prezi, Google Apps for Education, and Springshare LibGuides is preferred.

The successful candidate will be comfortable providing both technical and public library services, demonstrate the ability to balance meticulous attention to detail with an appreciation of the big picture, work well both independently and in a team environment, and serve a diverse adult constituency with a sense of professionalism and good humor.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will remain open until the position is filled. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and the names of three references by email to with LIB in the subject line or by fax to 925.969.3451 or mail to:

John F. Kennedy University
100 Ellinwood Way
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

Temporary library faculty position(s) at SF State

July 22, 2014



J. Paul Leonard Library

Calling for Temporary Non-Tenure Track Librarian Pool

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: $4,037 minimum, depending on qualifications (monthly full-time equivalent)

Full or part-time temporary positions may be available beginning fall semester 2014 or at other times as needed. Most appointments will be in the Research and Instructional Services division where temporary librarians provide research assistance and library instruction to a diverse community of university students and faculty. Depending on qualifications and subject background, temporary librarians may participate in collection development, research guides development, and/or web development.  There may also be temporary positions to support cataloging, special collections and archives.
 MLS from an ALA-accredited institution.

Preferred: Experience providing reference service and group instruction in an academic or research library. Experience creating research guides, videos, screencasts, tutorials and other online instructional support materials. Experience and familiarity with the use of social media. Web experience in area of design, development or maintenance. Strong communication, interpersonal and presentation skills. Experience appropriate to special collections/archives positions. Working knowledge of languages in addition to English.

Resume and names of three references (including address, telephone and/or e-mail address) should be sent to:
Elizabeth Detrich, Personnel Coordinator
J. Paul Leonard Library
San Francisco State University
1630 Holloway Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132-4030

In the letter of application, please indicate area(s) of interest/expertise and whether you would be available for part and/or full-time positions.

Applications received will be placed in a temporary librarian pool and remain in effect through June 30, 2015. For more information about the J. Paul Leonard Library, visit

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Title IV, Section 503 Employer

Assistant/Associate University Librarian for Public Services

July 22, 2014

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. Reporting to the University Librarian, the AUL will lead an enthusiastic staff in shaping the delivery of leading-edge public services at a young and dynamic university. The position also provides strategic leadership for the Libraries’ Information Technology infrastructure, manages the Libraries’ online presence and services, and provides oversight for operations at the Grunigen Medical Library. 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.

The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University has an excellent benefits program including leave policies, retirement system, and insurance plans which equal approximately 40% of salary.

The UCI Libraries, comprising the Langson Library, the Ayala Science Library, the Library Gateway Study Center, and the Grunigen Medical Library, are committed to innovation and excellence and are in a major period of change. The University of California, Irvine, is nestled in over 1,500 acres of coastal foothills, five miles from the Pacific Ocean, between San Diego and Los Angeles. Founded in 1965, UCI has more than 28,000 undergraduate and graduate students, about 1,100 faculty. UCI’s academic programs are ranked nationally among the top universities; several doctoral programs are ranked in the top ten.

The full position description is available on the UCI Libraries’ web site at with links to additional campus and community information. Apply via UC Recruit at: Applications received by September 8, 2014 will receive first consideration, but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Director of Community Services – Library / Recreation – City of Stockton Community Services Department

July 18, 2014

The City of Stockton Community Services Department is currently recruiting for a Director of Community Services – Library / Recreation.

The Director will be the lead in managing, coaching, mentoring, andguiding staff and partnering with community-based organizations for services that individually make adifference in the lives of citizens in the community. The Director will also be a difference maker – anopportunity that many times comes only once in a professional career. With a talented, dedicated, andpassionate staff, the Director is responsible for combining the vision of City Council, senior management,and the community to lead the way toward Stockton’s bright future. The Director will have the challenge of creating a new vision for the future by increasing and refining partnerships and brokering the use of the many facilities in Stockton so that programs are offered in the most efficient and effective way.

Minimum Qualifications:
Possession of a Bachelor degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in public administration, recreation administration, library services, or a closely related field
Six (6) years of experience providing administrative oversight of a recreation department or library department with responsibilities in directly administering or supervising which has included program planning, development, and administration with at least four (4) years of supervisory responsibility.

If you are looking for an exciting career opportunity, APPLY BY 5:00 p.m., Friday August 29. 2014. Forrequirements and detailed information go to: or visit the City of Stockton HRDept., located at

22 E Weber Ave., Suite 150,
Stockton, CA 95202.
209-937-8233. EOE

Member Relations Outreach Coordinator_OCLC Dublin, Ohio (Headquarters)

July 18, 2014

OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc. is a nonprofit, membership, computer library service and research organization dedicated to the public purposes of furthering access to the world’s information and reducing information costs. Tens of thousands of libraries around the world use OCLC services to locate, acquire, catalog, lend and preserve library materials. We are currently seeking a Member Relations Outreach Coordinator at our Corporate Headquarters located in Dublin, Ohio.

Manages OCLC Member Relations events, activities and communications to strengthen relationships with all U.S. Members and to facilitate internal and external communications between OCLC and the membership. Works with the Member Relations team to ensure the satisfaction, engagement and participation of members across the U.S.

Member Relations Outreach:   Plan, manage, execute, monitor and report on all Member Relations activities.

  • Oversight, maintenance and content management of the internal SharePoint site for Member Relations and the OCLC external Member Relations website pages, eNews, and blog
  • Plan, write and disseminate bi-monthly regional member updates for 5 regions, create content in CQ, work with staff to pull member lists, monitor responses, manage related sites (e.g., Pinterest, Facebook)
  • Oversee and coordinate communications and collateral for all Member Liaisons meetings, conferences, events, and presentations
  • Monthly tracking and reporting of all member communications, tweets, Facebook
  • Develop reports to provide internal feedback on issues, comments, and trends from each of the member regions
  • Track and report on market penetration of OCLC announcements
  • Participate in weekly OCLC editorial meetings, monthly segment meetings
  • Identify key messages and communications for bi-monthly distribution to members working with internal marketing and product staff across the organization
  • Coordinate logistics and supervise the execution of all Member Relations events and webinars
  • Create “tweets” of OCLC messaging for Member meetings as needed
  • Maintain and update organization-wide conference calendar with Member and Partner events/activities, as well as assisting others in company with use and updating events on conference calendar as time permits.
  • Identify other strategic venues, topics and stories for communication about Member OCLC activities.

 Member Events & Activities:  Works with Member Relations team to identify and develop programming for Members.

  • Works to develop a holistic approach to planning with an eye towards repurposing and re-using existing event topics, agendas, and presentations.
  • Work with internal groups (marketing, product portfolios, research, ARC), to ensure plans fully correspond with product and service directions and needs.
  • Responsible for the development and coordination of 25-30 annual Member meetings per year in collaboration with the Member Relations Liaisons for each region. .
  • Responsible for the development and coordination of 3-12 Collective Insight events per year in collaboration with the Collective Insight Steering Committee.
  • Ensure compliance with all internal event planning and communications processes & procedures.
  • Responsible for staying aware of OCLC activities, programs, news, updates, products and services and their timelines to ensure proper positioning of messaging and event delivery.
  • Liaison to Partners to review program proposals,  identifying and working with appropriate OCLC staff for content and/or speaking opportunities, tracking of deliverables and budget, reviewing invoices for payment.
  • Point person for coordination of all event logistics and on-site materials.
  • Participates and attends events as appropriate.
  • Tracks leads and forwards to appropriate OCLC staff, updates RMS and tracks registrations and communications activities.
  • For some events, identify host sites; work with group hosts to identify learning objectives, discussion questions and practice use of WebEx or other technology.
  • Set up Webinars, capture recordings and distribute recordings to partners.
  • Manage viewing party program and activities

 Finance, Budgeting and Reporting:

  • Responsible tracking and monitoring of cost center accounts and budget for all reporting including creation of reports, tracking expense budgets and reconciling operations budgets, invoices as needed.
  • Monitor RCR reports, assist with annual budget planning, and reconcile accounts as needed working with other cost center managers and accounts payable.
  • Responsible for oversight and tracking of $400,000 in annual compensation allocations to Partners; verify Partner invoices for executive director approval; Research and resolve Partner billing, budget and/or compensation questions or issues.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing/Business or related field; Library experience or Library degree preferred
  • 3-5 years experience in communications, marketing, or member relations with expertise in use of social media tools and technologies.
  • Exemplary customer service skills; ability to work with a variety of OCLC members, customers and staff
  • MS Office expert level; strong in use of excel and excel charts/graphs.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in events planning or management
  • Experience in managing budgets
  • Self-starter; able to work independently; flexibility, team-oriented
  • Demonstrated excellence in both written and oral communications


  • OCLC experience or familiarity with OCLC
  • Experience using virtual meeting technologies


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