Information Services Librarian Menlo College

June 13, 2016

Menlo College is seeking an Information Services Librarian to join our team. This is a full-time, 12-month, exempt position, with benefits. Some evening and weekend hours will be required.

Summary Job Description

Reporting to the Dean of Library Services, the Information Services Librarian is responsible for providing reference and research assistance, as well as library instructional sessions, to a diverse population of undergraduates, faculty, and staff. Other duties include reference desk management, marketing and outreach, collection development, and ILS responsibilities.

Sample Responsibilities

The following list is intended to be descriptive rather than inclusive.

  • Help patrons with their information needs, research topics, research strategies, and evaluation and interpretation of relevant resources while managing and working at the reference desk
  • Prepare instructional materials, including subject and course-related web pages, and teach library instruction sessions in a variety of subjects
  • Work with the library team on ongoing development and refinement of the Library’s information literacy plan, including its assessment efforts
  • Serve as a Personal Librarian in the Psychology Senior Thesis program
  • Work within the integrated library system to manage course reserves
  • Take part in outreach to faculty to help support their curricular and research needs
  • Assist in the selection and deselection of books, journals, and online resources
  • Work collaboratively in the development, execution, and promotion of library-related programs, special events, and exhibits
  • Work collaboratively in the development of brochures, newsletters, and other materials for print, online, and social media that highlight the Library’s services and collections
  • Maintain awareness of new information resources, appropriate technologies, and developments in reference, instruction, and marketing that bear on the Library’s work
  • Attend workshops and conferences, as appropriate
  • Serve on College committees, as appropriate
  • Contribute to special projects of the Library or the College, as appropriate

Qualifications and Skills

  • An ALA-accredited MLIS is required
  • Experience in an academic or public library
  • Library instruction experience
  • Familiarity with an integrated library system, preferably OCLC’s WMS; systems management experience a plus
  • Familiarity with web design and social media tools; graphic design skills a plus
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team and to juggle work duties as necessary
  • Strong commitment to excellent public service and user experience

Application Instructions

Menlo College is a private, undergraduate college that offers degrees in business and psychology based in the liberal arts. Located on the San Francisco Peninsula halfway between San Francisco and San Jose, the College has an international student body and values a diverse faculty, staff, and administration.

Please submit a cover letter outlining your qualifications for the position, with a resume and contact information for three references. Interviews will begin in July. Applications may be mailed or sent as e-mail attachments to:

Linda Smith, Dean of Library Services

Menlo College

Bowman Library

or via email to

All prospective Menlo College employees are required to satisfy a criminal background check.

Menlo College is committed to a firm policy of equal employment opportunity.

Instructional Design Librarian – Loyola Marymount University

June 13, 2016

Come work with the team that manages Loyola Marymount University’s award-winning information literacy program! The William H. Hannon Library (in Los Angeles) is looking for an innovative and service oriented individual to be our new Instructional Design Librarian. The Instructional Design Librarian will collaborate with librarians, teaching faculty, ITS, and other campus stakeholders to develop, deliver, and assess online information literacy instructional materials. If you enjoy working with design software for online learning (such as Articulate Storyline and TechSmith Camtasia), then we strongly encourage you to apply! For more information on this position and our campus please see the complete job posting,

Apply by July 8th, 2016.

Director of Exhibits – The San Diego Museum of Man (SDMoM)

June 13, 2016

The San Diego Museum of Man is seeking a full-time Director of Exhibits to lead our talented and dynamic Exhibits team. The Director of Exhibits oversees and stewards all facets of the Museum’s collaborative exhibit development process and advocates for the visitor experience through management of design, content, and production. In partnership with the Deputy Director, the Director of Exhibits develops and implements projects that reflect and enhance the Museum’s Mission, Vision and Model for Transformation as part of our ongoing interpretive and master planning process.


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Education and Public Engagement Associate (EAPA) – The San Diego Museum of Man (SDMoM)

June 13, 2016

The Education and Programs Associate is responsible for developing and implementing creative and experimental educational programs related to the Museum’s exhibits and those associated with the School in the Park program. School in the Park is an innovative program that shifts the location of “school” from the traditional classroom setting in one of the City Heights neighborhood schools to museums throughout Balboa Park. The EAPA must bring a passion for teaching students, an interest in history and cultural anthropology, and skills of classroom management, lesson planning, and facilitating hands-on experiences. This position reports to the Director of Education and Public Engagement and works collaboratively with staff and volunteers throughout SDMoM, with the School in the Park team, and with colleagues throughout Balboa Park.


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Assistant Archivist – The San Diego Museum of Man (SDMoM)

June 13, 2016

The San Diego Museum of Man (SDMoM) is accepting applications for an Archivist Assistant to aid with the cataloging of a collection of 25,000 historic photographs and making them accessible online.  The Archivist Assistant will report to the Project Archivist, and will work closely with the Collections Manager and Registrar.  This position will assist in recruiting and managing of project interns.  This is a grant funded temporary position starting on July 4, 2016 and end April 31, 2017.

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Project Archivist – The San Diego Museum of Man (SDMoM)

June 13, 2016


The San Diego Museum of Man (SDMoM) is accepting applications for a Project Archivist to oversee the cataloging of a collection of 25,000 historic photographs, as well processing, arrangement and creation of finding aids for collections of archival materials. This is a grant funded temporary position ending on April 31, 2017.  Requests have been submitted for additional funding that could extend the position for an additional two years.


The Project Archivist will be responsible for prioritizing collections for processing and creating effective work plans to ensure project completion. The Project Archivist will also be responsible for archival housing, digitizing, cataloging, and organizing of the photography collections. The Project Archivist will report to the Director of Collections, will work closely with the Registrar and the Assistant Archivist, and will assist in recruiting and managing project staff and interns.


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PART-TIME LIBRARIAN, De Anza College Library (Cupertino, CA)

June 2, 2016

De Anza College Library is seeking part-time librarians to start employment during Summer or Fall 2016 quarters. This is an adjunct faculty position.

Foothill-De Anza Community College District is establishing a pool of qualified applicants for this position. Applications will be accepted continuously until otherwise noted.  Applications will remain on file for two years from date received or last submitted.


Applications will be screened by appropriate department representatives on an as-needed basis. Qualified applicants who best meet the needs of the division will be contacted for an interview.


Part time librarians provide general reference service and instruction on the use of print and electronic resources.

Part-time faculty may also have opportunities to participate in various campus and staff development activities and are encouraged to be involved in the larger College or District community. Part-time faculty may be eligible to receive additional pay for office hours, additional assignments, and professional development events.


Depending upon assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Conduct library orientations
  • Participate in collection development
  • Teach Library credit courses
  • Participate in the development and delivery of public programs
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Standard duties expected of all part-time faculty include the performance of instructional, counselor, or librarian duties as assigned; evaluation an assessment of student work; and timely submission of grades. In addition, part-time faculty are expected to participate in the assessment of their performance, including administrative and student evaluations.


  1. Understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff.
  2. Minimum Qualifications for this position as defined in the Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators in California Community Colleges published by the Academic Affairs Division, Chancellor’s Office, California Community Colleges which can be located at:

Full details and application instructions at:;jsessionid=9BA2E1663806C1C68A99BE864B7255DE?org=FHDA&cws=1&rid=614

Information Technology and Web Services Librarian – California State University, San Bernardino

June 2, 2016

The California State University, San Bernardino’s (CSUSB) John M. Pfau Library invites applications from forward-looking, collaborative, service-focused librarians to provide the leadership and effective communication to continually enhance, enrich, and advance the library’s information technologies and Web services.


CSUSB is situated in the Inland Empire region, 60 miles east of Los Angeles, with a growing enrollment of just over 20,000 students. The campus has been designated by the U.S. Department of Education as a Minority Serving Institution (>50% underrepresented minority student body), a Hispanic Serving Institution (>25% Latino student body), and Title V eligible (significant number of low income students). Both the campus and library have recently named social justice as a core value in their strategic plans and encourage applicants from historically underrepresented and marginalized populations to help us fulfill the library’s mission of serving a diverse community.


Responsibilities: The Information Technology and Web Services Librarian (ITWSL) is a tenure-track faculty position reporting to the dean of the Pfau Library. As head of the Library Information Technology unit, the ITWSL supervises an IT Support Supervisor and an Assistant Web Developer, and oversees the Innovation Lab, a space with 3D scanning and printing, circuitry kits, virtual reality headgear, and more. Developing, implementing, overseeing, and promoting new and existing innovative information technologies and Web services, the ITWSL also leads the library’s effort to enhance its virtual spaces, working closely with library faculty and staff to develop and expand online library services in alignment with the library’s mission and strategic plan.


The position serves on library, campus, and CSU technology committees and communicates information between these entities, including chairing the Library Information Technology Council and documenting plans, procedures, and outcomes. The ITWSL will administer ExLibris’ PRIMO, the library’s future discovery layer, and may provide some combination of reference service, instruction, collection development, and liaison duties based upon knowledge and experience. All librarians must engage in the requisite research, creative work, and service to meet the tenure standards for faculty at the university. The library provides support for and fosters intellectual endeavors, and values librarians as faculty with their own research interests depending on academic background.


Required Qualifications: MLS from an ALA-accredited institution; knowledge of current and developing information technologies, standards, and trends in academic libraries; ability to collaboratively implement innovative technologies and Web services while communicating effectively with patrons, library staff, faculty, and campus Information Technology Services; record of leadership; experience in designing, developing, and maintaining Web sites; capacity to thrive in a diverse campus community and a willingness to learn from and foster an inclusive environment with others, regardless of ethnic, linguistic, religious, or socio-economic background, nationality, gender identity, sexuality, or ability.


Preferred Qualifications: Two or more years of progressively responsible library information technology experience; supervisory experience; history of employment in academic libraries; experience or coursework in reference, library instruction, and collection development; in-depth subject knowledge or interest in several academic disciplines; knowledge of PHP, JavaScript, SQL, CSS, and Drupal; knowledge or experience administering ExLibris’ PRIMO; experience working with APIs; understanding of usability design and assessment, responsive Web design, and current accessibility standards.


Terms of Appointment: This is a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track faculty position with CSU Faculty Bargaining Unit 3. The appointment rank is Senior Assistant Librarian with a starting salary of $63,500. In order to secure tenure and promotion, the successful candidate must meet expectations in three areas—Professional Assignment; Research, Scholarly, or Creative Contributions; and University and/or Community Service—as defined by the Faculty Senate Committee, library faculty and staff, and library and division administration. Benefits: Generous medical, dental and vision benefits, and support for moving expenses available.


A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position within the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.


To Apply:

Submit a letter of interest, a resume, unofficial transcripts of all graduate work, and three letters of recommendation no more than two years old. Review of applications begins July, 18, 2016.  Apply online.


Questions? Contact Bonnie Petry, Chair of the Search Committee,


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.


California State University, San Bernardino is an 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, or protected veteran status. This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)


This position may be “Designated” under California State University’s Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http//

Librarian – East Los Angeles College

June 2, 2016

East Los Angeles College (ELAC) is the largest of the nine colleges in the Los Angeles Community College District, and is located in the Los Angeles suburb of Monterey Park in the San Gabriel Valley. ELAC serve a culturally diverse community in a dynamic urban setting with the purpose of supporting students in achieving associate of arts degrees, general education, skill/certificates, and/or personal development. The college seeks a dynamic, user-centered, innovative librarian to lead the library’s efforts in providing and creating effective and engaging reference and instructional services during non-traditional hours. This position includes work in evenings at the main campus and South Gate Educational Center.


Please visit  to see the job announcement and detailed application instructions.

Collections Management Librarian for Special Collections & University Archives – UC Riverside

June 2, 2016

The University of California, Riverside (UCR) Library seeks applications and nominations for an innovative, dynamic, and deeply knowledgeable professional to serve as Collections Management Librarian for Special Collections & University Archives.

The closing date to apply is July 11, 2016.

For more information and to apply: EEO/AA/ADA/Vets Employer