Instruction and Research Librarian – The Scripps Research Institute

March 22, 2016

The Scripps Research Institute is a world leader in biomedical research-expanding the frontiers of knowledge, accelerating new treatments for disease, and training the next generation of scientists in this critical work.  To learn more about TSRI, please visit us at

Requisition:  03041

Position Description

The Scripps Research Institute is currently seeking an Instruction & Research Librarian to plan, organize, and coordinate campus-wide library instruction services; orientation, database use instruction/training for the graduate program; database administration; and special projects. Serve as subject specialist to scientific community in their use of library databases and resources. Act as lead resource and Compliance Officer for NIH Public Access Policy compliance and Endnote. Assist with tracking budget allocations appropriate for said resources and programs.  For the list of the job duties and to submit your application for consideration please visit the TSRI website at:

Basic Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Library Science from an American Library Association (ALA)-accredited institution.
  • Degree in Chemistry, Biology, or similar highly desired.
  • Minimum 5 years of professional, progressively responsible library experience demonstrating subject knowledge and familiarity with science resources, databases and research methodologies for the chemical, biological, and health sciences. A bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biology, or related discipline and 3 years of similar experience may be accepted in lieu of 5 years.
  • Minimum 1 year experience providing in-person instruction.
  • Must possess a high degree of technical knowledge and comprehensive understanding of the programs administered.
  • Demonstrates strong professional, service-oriented leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in database administration and searching.
  • Demonstrated experience in providing instructional assistance in person and virtually (e.g. classroom teaching, creating online tutorials).
  • Subject knowledge in the Sciences (Chemistry, Biology and Medicine).
  • Experience providing library services to assist scientists and students throughout the entire research lifecycle (eg. database searching, finding grants, finding protocols, citation management, NIH Public Access Policy compliance, and performance metrics).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, analytical skills, and conceptual and problem-solving abilities.
  • Skilled in the use of automated systems including personal computers, electronic mail, and the internet using local and remote access methods.
  • Skilled in the use of a variety of operating systems (including Macintosh and Windows), and programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Acrobat).
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative environment and to interact effectively with faculty, staff, students, and colleagues.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills.

Additional Information

Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5 p.m.  Annual travel to Florida campus to host week-long training sessions

Salary is commensurate with experience

To learn more about this opportunity and submit your application for consideration, please visit our website at

If you are a person with disability who is in need of a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in TSRI’s application, interview, and/or selection process, please contact the Human Resources Department at (858) 784-8534 for assistance.  The Scripps Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic or status.

Temporary Librarian Pool 2016/2017 – Humboldt State University

March 22, 2016

Temporary Librarian Pool 2016/2017

Humboldt State University

Temporary Librarian Pool 2016/2017

3 full-time 12 month positions available:

• College of Professional Studies Librarian

• Digital Media & Learning Librarian

• Instruction & Reference Librarian

College of Professional Studies Librarian

DESCRIPTION: The Humboldt State University Library invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, temporary Librarian for the College of Professional Studies. We seek a collaborative and innovative instruction librarian to focus on the development and delivery of user-centered library services to the students, faculty and staff to the College of Professional Studies (CPS). As a member of the Library’s Outreach, Instruction, and Programming Unit, the successful candidate will collaborate on instruction, outreach and research services programs, assessment of programs, and collection development activities. Programs served by the College of Professional Studies Librarian include: Business, Child Development, Economics, Education, Indian Tribal & Educational Personnel Program, Kinesiology & Recreation Administration, Liberal Studies Elementary Education, Psychology, and Social Work.


• Provide effective outreach to and expert research consultation and services in support of learning, research, teaching, and scholarship to CPS students, faculty, and staff, including collaborating on CPS programs;

• Work with faculty to design, teach, and assess instruction sessions and learning tools that integrate and support the curriculum;

• Apply learning theory and outcomes, pedagogical methods, and assessment to create effective instruction and learning objects, that support face-to-face, hybrid and online courses;

• Participate in the Library’s shared instruction program, including instruction to liaison areas, and information literacy assessment;

• Provide synchronous and asynchronous online instruction and reference services to support the College’s hybrid and online courses and programs;

• Provide general reference assistance, such as assisting students and faculty in locating appropriate scholarly resources, data sets, etc.;

• Consult with faculty to identify and integrate appropriate library resources and services, and open educational resources in the curriculum or projects;

• Collaborate with CPS faculty and students, and with Librarians in Collection Development, to assess and develop high-quality digital and print collections that support CPS and University at large;

• Provide reference and research support in retrieving statistical data, quantitative and qualitative data sets, including advising cataloging or collection development on data set acquisition, and working with the Scholarly Communication & Digital Scholarship Librarian to support the institutional repository hosting data sets;

• Collaborate with Library Marketing Team on outreach and programs.


• An earned Master’s degree in Library Science or related discipline from an ALA accredited college or university is required at the time of appointment.

• Professional (post-MLS) experience with instruction or information literacy instruction;

• Experience in specialized and general reference service or consultation service.


• A degree in one of the disciplines taught in the College (Business, Child Development, Economics, Education, Kinesiology, Recreation Administration,Psychology, or Social Work);

• One or more years of professional (post-MLS) academic or research library experience relevant to this position;

• Outstanding instruction, information literacy instruction, or training skills;

• Expertise in assessment and/or instructional design;

• Willingness to stay up-to-date and improve knowledge and skills pertaining to user needs and trends in academic libraries, information tools and resources, emerging trends in teaching and learning, instructional design, and related fields.

Digital Media & Learning Librarian

DESCRIPTION: The Humboldt State University Library invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, temporary librarian for the position of Digital Media & Learning Librarian. The DML Librarian provides guidance, instruction, planning, and support to advance the Library’s educational role, engaging faculty and students to foster a culture of exploration, experimentation, and innovation in teaching and learning with digital media. The primary purpose of this position is to develop engaging digital literacy educational programs to support student and faculty success, to increase awareness of pedagogy, teaching and learning with technology, and accessibility standards of those technologies. The DML Librarian Provides workshops, training, and consultation, and assesses effectiveness of programs. In addition to providing information literacy instruction, reference and research services, this position is responsible for Digital Media Lab (DML) operations and related services including workshops that teach digital production skills and literacies. DML services include student and faculty consultation, educational programs and instruction with: audio/video production, copyright, creative commons, creativity and innovation, desktop publishing, graphic design and poster printing, information and project management, online tutorials, some web design and programming. As a member of the Library’s Outreach, Instruction, and Programming Unit, the successful candidate will collaborate on instruction, outreach and research services programs, assessment of programs, and collection development activities. This position works closely with the Scholarly Communications & Digital Scholarship Librarian, and Special Collections Librarian to provide expertise and services at the Humboldt Scholars Lab. In-semester hours of obligation for this position: Monday – Friday 11 – 7pm.


• Provide expertise, training, educational outreach programs, and assistance to enhance digital learning and develop digital media production skills among students, faculty, and staff, including accessibility strategies for learning objects and curriculum; and fostering innovation and creativity in learning environments;

• Conduct learner and project needs assessment for digital pedagogy across the curriculum, and non-curricular educational programs to design innovative and effective instruction, implement curriculum and learning experiences that enhance critical thinking and digital literacy skills;

• Apply learning theory, pedagogical methods, universal design, and assessment to digital media and learning programs, and Library Instruction and Research programs;

• Collaborate with Academic Affairs, Faculty, Information Technology, University colleges, College of eLearning & Extended Education, and others to teach effective integrative uses of digital media and learning technologies, including accessibility resources and tools to enhance teaching and learning, and to promote acquisition of digital literacies using the Digital Media Lab, Collaboration Lab, etc.;

• Work closely with Instruction Librarians to design and provide a wide-range of workshops such as: ‘skillshops’, writing for the web and effective use of web services, effective use of social media, managing digital identity and eportfolios, creating open educational resources, managing projects, and marketing;

• Utilize, support, and teach creativity and collaboration software and technologies such as blogs, wikis, Camtasia, Adobe Cloud, LibGuides, Garage Band, Audacity, digital repositories, etc. to teach digital media production and digital literacy skills, support open educational resource authoring, and develop innovative educational programs and services;

• Utilize project management to initiate and coordinate innovative projects;

• Provide approximately 10 hours of reference during evenings and weekends;

• Maintain awareness of best practices and resources, and provides up-to-date content on the library website and library guides;

• Provide some undergraduate library instruction as needed;

• Assist with library events and outreach activities, including actively collaborate with the Library Marketing Team.


• An earned ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library Science or an ALA-accredited degree from an equivalent program, or Master’s degree in Instructional Design or Educational Technology or related discipline from an accredited academic institution.

• Experience working with digital media productivity systems and services;

• Ability to communicate verbally and in writing;

• Ability to work independently, and to collaborate with teams.


• Experience with instruction, information literacy instruction, or training skills;

• One year of experience working in library media services, library instruction, or instructional design;

• Demonstrated competence using online tools such as; video creation and editing software, digital cameras, learning management systems, web content management systems, screen capture, graphic design, and web publishing software and systems;

• Experience managing a digital media lab or digital media service;

• ​Familiar with tools and approaches to digital pedagogy and scholarship, including project management, creativity workshops, open educational resources, or programming;

• Willingness to stay up-to-date and improve knowledge and skills pertaining to user needs and trends in academic libraries, information tools and resources, emerging trends in teaching and learning, instructional design, web design, accessibility, and related fields​;

• ​​Demonstrated experience with principles of web design, writing for the web, universal design, accessibility, and html;

• Experience with promoting and marketing library services and programs.

Instruction & Research Librarian

DESCRIPTION: In collaboration with the Coordinator of Instruction and Reference and the Instructional Working Group, this position will provide creativity in the design and delivery of library programs designed to support undergraduate success. The emphasis of this position is to support serving the general education, freshman/sophomore courses, workshops, and international students. The Humboldt State University Library invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, temporary Instruction & Research Librarian to provide outstanding instruction and reference services. In-semester obligation: Sunday – Thursday 11 am-7 pm.


• Develop and deliver effective and efficient instructional services, including ‘SkillShop’ workshops, information literacy instruction, online tutorials and guides, and other teaching and learning activities;

• Provide research services, including assessing needs and providing point-of-need assistance and consultation, supporting students, faculty, staff, and campus community;

• Promote and market library services and programs;

• Willingness to stay up-to-date and improve knowledge and skills pertaining to user needs and trends in academic libraries, information tools and resources, emerging trends in teaching and learning, instructional design, web design, accessibility, and related fields;

• Contribute to library initiatives as appropriate, such as Instructional Working Group, evolving learning commons, etc.;

• Foster strong and collaborative relationships with librarians, faculty, students, and staff in support of teaching, learning, research, and scholarship;

• Provide approximately 15 hours of reference during evenings and weekends;

• Maintain awareness of best practices and resources, and provides up-to-date content on the library website and library guides;

• Occasional shift changes occur during break, summer, and finals hours.


• An earned Master’s degree in Library Science or related discipline from an ALA accredited college or university;

• Experience or demonstrated interest in teaching undergraduate students;

• Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.


• Demonstrated experience with library instruction to undergraduate students;

• Experience in specialized and general reference service or consultation service;

• Experience with marketing and outreach to undergraduate student or youth populations;

• Expertise in learning assessment, learning theory, and pedagogical methods.


Qualified candidates should submit electronically the following application materials:

• Form 590: Application for Temporary Appointment – Coaches/Counselors/Librarians:

• Application for Academic Employment:

• Supplemental Application for Academic Employment:

• Current CV

• Names and contact information of at least 3 references

Submission of the application materials and any questions regarding available assignments and application procedures should be sent to:

University Library (Job #7227)

Humboldt State University

1 Harpst Street

Arcata, CA 95521

(707) 826-3441 / (707) 826-3440 fax

To view more information about the Temporary Faculty Pool process, please visit:

First consideration will be given to completed applications received no later than April 17th. Applications received after this date will be added to the pool and considered if an assignment becomes available for which there are no other qualified applicants in the pool. Assignments are open until filled.

Humboldt State University is a Title IX/Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

HSU is committed to enriching its educational environment and its culture through the diversity of its staff, faculty, and administration. Persons with interest and experience in helping organizations set and achieve goals relative to diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply.

Human Resources

Siemens Hall – Room 211

Arcata, CA 95521-8299

(707) 826-3626

Fax: (707) 826-3625


It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide complete and accurate employment information. Incorrect or improperly completed applications will not be considered for vacancies. Any reference in this announcement to required periods of experience or education is full-time activity. Part-time experience or education – or activities only part of which are qualifying- -will receive proportionate credit. In accordance with applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements, preference may be given to the campus applicants covered by these agreements. However, positions are open to all interested applicants, both on and off campus.

Evidence of required degree(s), certification(s), or license(s) will be required prior to the appointment date. The successful candidate for a position at HSU is required to be fingerprinted through the Humboldt State University Police Department or their local law enforcement agency. The results of the fingerprint process must be received by the university prior to the candidate’s appointment. The cost of the fingerprinting is borne by the university.

Humboldt State University is committed to achieving the goals of equal opportunity and endeavors to employ faculty and staff of the highest quality reflecting the ethnic and cultural diversity of the state. Additional information about Humboldt State University can be found at

Humboldt State University is a Title IX/Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race,religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

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Senior Assistant Librarian (Part Time, Temporary) – San José State University

March 22, 2016

San José State University


Subject to Budgetary Approval

Position and Rank: Senior Assistant Librarian (Part-time, Temporary)

Minimum Qualifications:

•ALA accredited Master’s degree or its equivalent.

•Demonstrated knowledge of and experience using print and electronic library resources and services in a library setting.

•Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills.

•Awareness of and sensitivity to the educational goals of a multicultural population.

•Ability to work collaboratively with other librarians, support staff, teaching faculty and students in an evolving organization and rapidly changing information environment.

•One year experience working in a library setting.

Description of Duties:

While specific duties of the position may vary, expected duties in this position include the following:

•Provide quality reference service at the Reference Desk or through online tools during days, evenings, and/or weekends.

•Teach sessions for classes and groups as part of the librarians’ information literacy program.

•Perform collection management activities such as selection and evaluation.

•Develop online resources and bibliographic guides.

•Collaborate with colleagues to develop innovative services in areas such as outreach, marketing, and digital resources

Applicants should have awareness of and sensitivity to the educational goals of a multicultural population, as gained through cross-cultural study, training, teaching and/or other comparable experiences.

Salary: Commensurate with rank and experience. Salary information is available at:

Eligibility: Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Application Procedures:

Please mail the following items to the address listed below:

•Cover letter expressing qualifications and relevant experience,

•A resume/CV of academic preparation, experience and qualifications,

•The names, addresses and telephone numbers of 3 professional references

SJSU, University Library

Attention: Evelia Sánchez

One Washington Square

San José, CA 95192-0028

If selected for an interview, applicants will be asked to provide original transcripts, and three original letters of recommendation.

Deadline and procedures for notification:

Positions become available on an ongoing basis and will remain open until filled. Applicants who are not selected will be notified via email.

Please contact the SJSU Library Human Resources Office at 408-808-2080 if you have questions.

San José State University and San José Public Library jointly operate the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library which serves SJSU students and the residents of San Jose. San José State University is California’s oldest institution of public higher learning. The campus is located on the southern end of San Francisco Bay in downtown San José (Pop. 1,000,000), hub of the world-famous Silicon Valley high-technology research and development center. Many of California’s most popular national, recreational, and cultural attractions are nearby. A member of the 23-campus California State University (CSU) system, San José State University enrolls approximately 30,000 students, a significant percentage of whom are members of minority groups. The Library – and the University of which it is a part – is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty so our community can benefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.

San José State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. This policy applies to all San José State University students, faculty, and staff as well as University programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations are made for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Note that all San José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before anycandidatecanbeofferedapositionwiththeCSU. Failuretosatisfactorilycompletethe background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The latest San José State University Safety 101 Uniform Campus Crime and Security Report is available. You may request a copy of San José State University’s annual safety report by contacting the University Police Department at (408) 924-2222 or by visiting the University Police Department website at (

ONE Archives Librarian – University of Southern California

March 15, 2016

The University of Southern California is one of the world’s leading private research universities. An anchor institution in Los Angeles, USC has a large number of international students and offers extensive opportunities for internships and study abroad. With a strong tradition of integrating liberal and professional education, USC fosters a vibrant culture of public service and encourages students to cross academic as well as geographic boundaries in their pursuit of knowledge. For more information, visit

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Librarian

March 14, 2016


Position Description

Position Description The University of the Pacific seeks a librarian with energy, initiative, and vision to provide effective leadership and direction in the provision of library resources and services in the area of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). The librarian’s role in the academy is changing, and that change is particularly apparent in the sciences. The Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Librarian takes a leadership role in the development of relationships between the University Library and faculty in Engineering, Computer Sciences, Data Analytics, Math, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics. The STEM Librarian develops productive partnerships with library colleagues and faculty for the development of innovative programs, collections, and services in support of instruction and research.

• Develop and deliver a range of innovative library services that facilitate the curricular and research needs of students and faculty in the STEM subjects, including engineering, computer science, data analytics, mathematics, natural sciences, and physical sciences;
• Provide reference assistance, instruction, and outreach services;
• Cultivate relationships with teaching faculty in relevant subject areas;
• Employ new technologies in pursuit of teaching and learning;
• Assist in achieving and assessing the library’s information competency goals;
• Select print and electronic resources in support of curriculum and research in relevant subject areas;
• Collaborate and actively participate in local, regional, or national organizations regarding related issues;
• Serve on/participate in University and Library committees, task forces, and teams as appropriate;
• Engage in scholarly/creative/professional activity as appropriate;
• Provide instruction to distance learners by travel to other campuses or via teleconferencing tools;
• Some evening and weekend work is required.

University of the Pacific is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression or mental or physical disability.

Basic Qualifications • ALA-accredited master’s degree in library or information science or international equivalent;
• Academic degree in engineering, computer science, natural sciences, or physical sciences, or the demonstrated equivalent gained through experience in an academic science or engineering library;
• Minimum of one year of experience delivering education, information, and research services in
an academic or research library, or during an internship;
• Passion for quality student-centered library service informed by collaborative faculty teaching partnerships;
• Commitment to providing high-quality public service within a flexible and continually evolving academic library environment;
• Ability to apply emerging technologies to library services;
• Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills;
• Demonstrated creative approaches to problem solving;
• Ability to work cooperatively and to foster teamwork;
• Proven ability to work successfully with diverse populations and demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance diversity and inclusion.
Additional Qualifications Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate experience delivering services in one or more of the following professional areas: instructional design, change management, electronic resources management, digital initiatives, and scholarly communication.

Planning and prioritization capabilities necessary to initiate, evaluate, and sustain evolving programmatic library liaison initiatives. Self-assurance and flexibility to find one’s feet quickly and keep one’s balance
performing a wide range of activities. Candidates who are energetic and committed to improving services will do well in this position. Initiative and the desire to define their own role is encouraged, as well as the ability to view challenges as opportunities. A broad range of intellectual interests is helpful.

Physical Requirements Requires extended periods of sitting and repetitive hand/wrist motion while using computer keyboard and phone. Occasional standing, walking (or “•walking across campus,” if applicable), climbing stairs, bending, stooping and reaching. Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.
Special Instructions Apply online by submitting application materials including letter of application, resume, and the name, address, and contact information of three current references online through People Admin( Anticipated starting date will be: 5/15/2016. Priority will be given to applications received by 3/21/2016. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

Information and Educational Technology Services (IETS) Director, University of the Pacific, Stockton CA

March 14, 2016

Primary Purpose

Under the direction of the University Librarian, the University Library Information and Educational Technology Services Director will be responsible for the collaborative creation, evaluation, evolution, and supervision of learning environments and educational technology across the three campuses. This position will coordinate projects with architects, building operations, facilities, Pacific Technology, Compliance (ADA), Risk Management, and vendors during a three to five year comprehensive facility renovation of the Stockton library to co-locate academic support services and co-design robust digital learning environments. As the library technology strategist, the Director will also work with Pacific Technology and Distributed Learning leaders to recommend campus resources and integrated strategies required to meet the goals of Pacific2020 and the Academic Plan. This position will also collaborate with deans, associate deans, Center for Teaching & Learning (CTL), Pacific Technology, McGeorge Library, faculty, academic administration, facilities, and university internal and external communities on priority teaching and learning initiatives, including establishment of an institutional repository. The Director will also be responsible for developing technology-enabled library initiatives in consultation with University Librarian and development officer.


Education/Work Experience/Certifications: • Master’s Degree in Enterprise Systems, Library Science, Information Science, Computer Science, Educational Technology, or related field. • Five years + experience of progressive supervisory responsibility and program development in higher education technology services. Academic library experience preferred.

Skills/Knowledge and Expertise: • Strategic thinker with an open and collaborative style of leadership that fosters teamwork and sustains a learning environment for staff • Proven ability to identify and convey requirements, enable institutional effectiveness, improve processes and design and operate solutions • Demonstrated knowledge of personnel management and supervision • Service oriented and learning focused • Able to navigate ambiguity and complexity • Able to communicate effectively with individuals at various levels with both excellent oral and written communication skills • Experience with negotiating contracts • Proven ability to manage strategic vendor partnerships • Positive attitude, with proven ability to work successfully in a collaborative and collegial environment • Experience with advancing and influencing constituencies • Change management experience • Proven ability to work successfully with diverse populations and demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance diversity and inclusion.

Other Desired Qualifications: • Significant recent experience guiding technology strategies in a major facility renovation • Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a complex higher education institution • Some experience with donor relations, fund development, and grant writing • Experience managing technology operations within an academic library • Experience managing customer service positions in higher education • Experience with strategic planning and project management in higher education • Conversance with mobile devices, social networking, and other applications and familiarity with their use and potential for delivering library resources and services • In-depth knowledge and understanding of technical staff supervision, and demonstrated ability to promote teamwork and professional development • Ability to manage time and multiple projects in a changing environment with a positive, flexible, and innovative attitude as evidenced by creative problem-solving skills, excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to work cooperatively and foster teamwork • Experience with cloud-based computing solutions and services, content management systems, LDAP and/or remote patron authentication

To view full job description and apply online visit:





Project Archivist, UC Cooperative Extension

March 9, 2016

The University of California, Merced Library has an agreement with the statewide UC Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources to conduct a one-year project to assess, process, and digitize materials from selected Cooperative Extension offices in order to establish a long-term plan for archiving materials of historical and research value. If you are an energetic, innovative individual interested in preserving the 100+ year history of Cooperative Extension in California, please apply:

Appointment: 12-month temporary position at Assistant to Associate Librarian rank

Salary: $50,347-$59,089

Closing Date: April 3, 2016

Librarian Access Services/Systems

March 9, 2016

Librarian Access Services/Systems

West Valley-Mission Community College District

Closing Date: 3/28/2016


Mission College is now accepting applications from qualified persons interested in a Librarian position specializing in Access Services/Systems. This position oversees the daily operation of library access and public services and works co-operatively with the System’s Librarian at our sister college, West Valley College, on the management of the Integrated Library System.

We are looking for someone with a willingness to help our department grow and who will enjoy working with our diverse student body. Applicants who possess the knowledge, skills, ability, and life experiences to address the cultural and educational needs of a linguistically and culturally diverse student population are encouraged to apply.

Mission College serves a region of the San Francisco Bay Area that includes urban neighborhoods, business centers and residential communities. Nestled in the heart of the Silicon Valley, Mission College enjoys an entrepreneurial and innovative energy supplied by its closest technology and business neighbors, while continuing to maintain its quality curriculum offerings for transfer and under-prepared students.

Applicants interested in teaching and working within an energetic, student centered culture that looks to the future would find Mission College a perfect fit.


This is a full-time, 10-month, tenure-track position that begins in Fall 2016. The duties of librarians consist of library-related assignments and other responsibilities which are necessary for the effective and efficient operation of the librarian’s department, division, college and the District. Assignment may include various times of the day or evening, Monday through Saturday. This position is represented by the Association of College Educators and American Federation of Teachers (ACE AFT Local 6554).

Work location: Mission College, Santa Clara, CA


We have begun a district-wide classification and compensation study. The compensation study will provide information on what other employers pay employees who are performing similar duties. The District will use this information to ensure that our employees are adequately compensated.

The classification & compensation study started in November 2014 and is expected to take approximately 12-18 months to complete. As a result of this study, it is possible for the compensation to change in this position opening.

Salary and Benefits:

• Anticipated Hiring Range: $53,557 to $83,349 annually, based upon academic achievement, teaching and related experience (Academic Salary Schedule, Steps 1-9).

• Employer-contributed medical, dental and vision for employee, spouse and dependents.

• Employer paid long term disability for employee.

• Voluntary life insurance.

• Sabbatical, Rejuvenation and Retraining Leaves.

• Banked leave provisions.

• Professional Growth and Development activities.

• 10 days sick leave accrued annually; personal necessity and catastrophic leave.

• Conference leaves.

• Opportunity for overload assignments.

• Cal STRS Retirement.

• Position is union affiliated with required dues.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Education – Possess any one of the following:

• Master’s degree in library science, or library and information science; OR

• A valid California Community College Instructor’s Credential in Library Science; OR

• The equivalent of the above.


2. Demonstrated ability to effectively work with persons of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds.

Examples of Duties and Responsibilities:

Library faculty duties and responsibilities may consist of one or more of the following:

• Provide leadership and coordination of access and public services staff, functions, and policies, including circulation, interlibrary loan, and reserves.

• Administration, maintenance, and support for all modules in the Mission College Library’s portion of the integrated library system, including loan rules, patron record management and interface requirements with Banner.

• Working cooperatively with the West Valley Systems Librarian

• Primary liaison with the ILS vendor for problem resolution.

• Keep abreast of new technical developments related to areas of responsibility.

• Work with students at the reference desk.

• Manage the acquisitions, technical processing, reference, circulation and audio-visual functions of the library.

• Provide reference assistance for students and staff.

• Evaluate, select and discard print and non-print library materials to keep the library collection current with curriculum.

• Provide instruction to students.

• Coordinate library activities with the instructional and counseling faculty.

• Assist in the hiring, training, and supervision of classified and student staff.

• Manage the library computer system.

• Participate in the Program Review and participate in the process of SLO assessment and evaluation and use the results of these assessments in the process of continuously improving student learning.

• Librarians may also be assigned to teach one or more library courses during a semester.

• Foster an environment that protects academic freedom within the college community.

• Foster a positive working environment that is free from harassment, prejudice and/or bias.

• Demonstrate a respect for the dignity of each individual.

• Assume institutional responsibilities, which are of value to the department, division, college and/or District such as: actively participate in the spirit of shared governance in department, division, college and district institutional responsibilities. Such responsibilities may include recruitment and hiring, class schedule preparation, budget development, performance appraisals, mentorship, supervision of support staff, student recruitment and retention, curriculum and program development and evaluation, program review, club advising, committees, accreditation, articulation, and other duties as assigned.

For more information on this position and to apply, please visit our website at the following link:

Applicants who, due to a disability, require accommodations to complete the application, testing or interview process, please contact Human Resources at (408) 741–2174 to arrange for assistance.

West Valley-Mission Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Financial & Data Analyst, Saint Mary’s College of CA Library

March 9, 2016

SALARY: Depends on Qualifications
OPENING DATE: 03/07/16
CLOSING DATE: 04/09/16 11:59 PM
Founded in 1863, Saint Mary’s is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary’s currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.
As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary’s offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary’s reputation for excellence, innovation and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.
The halftime position provides a wide range of financial management, data analysis, and administrative support to the Academic Resources organization. Performs key analytical, coordination, planning and monitoring tasks in support of the Library and Museum budgets. Assists senior managers in data management and performs data analysis and reporting on an ongoing and project basis. Provides administrative back up to the Administrative Assistant to the Dean.
Key Job Functions:
Financial and Budget Analyst:
Supports and advises dean and department managers in all aspects of budget matters, providing fiscal analysis for Library and Museum programs and administrative functions.

Assists in annual budget preparation, particularly in providing clear and accurate current and historical financial information which enables senior management to make informed decisions. Prepares budget reports and forecasts expenses.
Monitors budgets against actual expenses. Initiates budget modifications and fiscal requests to ensure compliance with approved budget plans and allocations.

Tracks the non-materials budget lines and uses online systems to establish purchase orders and approve invoices.

Maintains financial records for special projects, strategic initiatives, and complex purchases or service agreements, coordinating with other units depending on the source(s) of the funds involved. Alerts fund managers to real or potential problems.
Serves as Academic Resources’ primary liaison with the Budget Manager for the Academic Affairs/Provost’s Office and with the Business and Purchasing Offices.
Advises Dean and senior managers on budget issues, clarification of College business
rules and regulations and financial and procurement system issues.
Data Analysis:
Works with the Library and Museum senior management to assist them in collecting, analyzing and effectively communicating their data for periodic or occasional needs.
Responsible for creating special reports requiring the collection, analysis and presentation of data for the Library’s annual report or for specific needs or proposals.
Coordinates data collection and submissions to national, regional and local surveys (e.g.,
NCES, Affinity).
Administrative Support:
Provides back up support, as needed, to the Administrative Assistant to the Dean.
In collaboration with the Administrative Assistant manages the Library’s noncollections
purchasing activity:
Responsible for maintaining in-depth knowledge of procurement policies and procedures and the variety of procurement methods and vehicles available and when each is appropriate to use.     Ensures that staff follow all appropriate procurement requirements.
Maintains an SMC Library credit card and appropriate records.
Prepares purchase orders for supplies, equipment, etc.
Processes invoices and deposits.
Education: Bachelors level degree required in Business, Public Administration, Finance, Economics or a related field.
Minimum two years performing financial analysis, budget management, and data analysis, preferably in an academic environment.
Preference will be given to candidates with experience managing a variety of fund types and multiple departments.
Demonstrated successful application of accounting and financial concepts, principles and practices to manage budgets, expenditures and procurements.
Demonstrated successful experience using financial and statistical tools to manage, organize, and communicate data such as financial, workflow, usage, etc.
Demonstrated successful experience making decisions, interpreting program concepts or business principles as well as existing precedents, standards, policies and procedures.
Excellent organizational and problem solving skills.
Proven ability to independently establish priorities and execute moderately complex business, financial and administrative assignments.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, to effectively present detailed and complex information of significance in a clear and coherent manner.
Demonstrated ability to successfully collaborate with diverse internal and external clients to set and communicate priorities, explain policies and procedures and juggle competing demands independently, ensuring deadlines are met and problems are solved.
Excellent computer and office equipment skills.
Ability to represent Academic Resources with courtesy and tact, maintaining a positive, results oriented atmosphere.
Ability to collaborate efficiently and effectively in a job sharing situation that requires the incumbent to perform administrative tasks as well as primary responsibilities.
Application Instructions: Please apply online at
1. Include a cover letter that specifically addresses how you meet the qualifications and are
prepared to support the mission of the College
2. A resume
3. The name and contact information for three (3) professional references.
In applying for a position, candidates sign a consent authorizing a broader inquiry which may include reference checks, a motor vehicle check, and a third party background check.
Saint Mary’s is an equal employment opportunity employer. We support inclusive excellence
and are committed to creating a safe and welcoming community for all.
College policy prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, gender stereotyping, and gender identity, taking a protected leave (e.g. family medical or pregnancy leave), or on any other basis protected by applicable laws.  Saint Mary’s College annually collects information about campus crimes and other reportable incidents in accordance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. To view the Saint Mary’s College Report, please go to the Public Safety website at To request a paper copy please call Public Safety at (925) 6314284.  The report includes the type of crime, venue, and number of occurrences.

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Team Librarian

March 9, 2016

The Claremont Colleges Library, supporting a distinguished consortium of five undergraduate liberal arts colleges and two graduate institutions located just east of Los Angeles, California, seeks an entry-level STEM Team Librarian. This position offers an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to develop collaborative relationships with faculty, students, and staff to support research, teaching, and learning in STEM disciplines across the Claremont Colleges.

Reporting to the STEM Team Leader in the Research, Teaching, and Learning Services division (RTLS), the incumbent will be a teaching librarian with specialist responsibilities in at least two STEM subjects. Responsibilities include information literacy instruction (including digital and scholarly communication literacies); reference service and research consultation; selection and management of information resources; and outreach to STEM faculty and students. RTLS adopts an innovative matrix approach to enhancing the user experience through a compelling package of information services and strong programmatic activities.

Requirements include a MLIS from an ALA accredited program at the time of appointment or equivalent education and experience. A BS in a STEM subject is preferred.

Salary is negotiable, with full benefits package included. For the complete position description and application instructions visit: Candidates applying by April 08, 2016 will be given first consideration.


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