Social Sciences Data Librarian, University of Southern California

April 14, 2017

The University of Southern California (USC) Libraries seek an innovative, service oriented librarian to lead social sciences data services within the USC Libraries and to provide support and strategic direction for research data management, data literacy, and the use of social sciences data collections throughout the university. The successful candidate will work at the Von KleinSmid Center Library for Public and International Affairs [] within a collaborative service model to provide outreach, consultation and research support, and instruction for students, faculty, and researchers. Detailed information about the responsibilities and duties of this position can be found here:

Review of applicants begins on April 17th. However, applications will be accepted and reviewed on a continuous basis until the position is filled. Applications can be submitted via USC’s online faculty application website located at:

Web Services Librarian, California State University, Stanislaus

April 8, 2017

California State University, Stanislaus’ University Library seeks an innovative and dynamic librarian to join the library faculty as the Web Services Librarian. The Web Services Librarian leads the effort to ensure that library web services support and enhance student learning and research. The Web Services Librarian works collaboratively to create a website design that is responsive to the mission of the library and serves as a critical tool for research, instruction, and information literacy.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Management and design of the library website’s architecture and integration of web-based services into student success initiatives
  • Collaboration with other library faculty and staff to improve the accessibility, usability, responsiveness, and overall user experience of the library’s web-based services
  • Serves as a member of the library’s Technology Team and as the liaison to other campus units for web-based services
  • Responsible for collection development, liaison work with assigned academic departments, and some reference and instruction
  • Participates in library and university faculty governance

This is a twelve-month, tenure-track position that reports to the Dean of Library Services. To be recommended for tenure and promotion, library faculty must demonstrate proficiency in the areas of librarianship; research, scholarship and/or creative activities; and participation in university affairs.

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Head of Systems and Digital Initiatives, William H. Hannon Library, Loyola Marymount University

April 8, 2017

Reporting to the Dean of Library, the Head of Systems and Digital Initiatives provides leadership, management, and supervision to staff working on library systems support and digital projects and services, including digital scholarship, institution repository, and digital collections. This individual will be responsible for developing and delivering library systems and services, maintaining the stability and integrity of all of the library’s systems, and cultivating a forward-looking, collaborative environment that sets high user-centered standards with policies, advocacy, and training. The Head of Systems and Digital Initiatives investigates and implements new technologies and digital services to support the Library’s mission. The library is commitment to achieving inclusive excellence and ethnic and racial diversity among our staff, including our librarians.

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Systems Librarian, Chabot College, Hayward, CA

April 8, 2017

Job posting available at: Apply for the position from that site. Click on Apply for this Job to fill out applications, post resumes, etc (all materials listed at the bottom of this posting). Pose questions to Human Resources of the Chabot-Las Positas Community College District at: Human Resources Applications accepted until May 3, 2017. Applying for this position is not automatic for any other full-time positions (need to submit separate application, etc.)

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Web & UX Librarian Job Opportunity at Cal State Dominguez Hills

April 8, 2017

California State University Dominguez Hills is seeking a user focused librarian to join our growing team as the Web and User Experience Librarian. For more information and to apply visit

Here are some quick answers to questions you might have about the position:

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Outreach Librarian, Riverside City College

April 8, 2017

Riverside City College’s Rotella Library is seeking outstanding candidates for one full-time, tenure track Outreach Librarian position. Announcement and application information:
Closing date is May 5, 2017.

Dean of Library Services, California State University, Fresno

April 7, 2017

See position vacancy listing here:

To apply, visit and apply to Vacancy #13195

Visualization Specialist

April 2, 2017

A new library faculty position, that of Visualization Specialist, has been posted on the USC Libraries jobs site, with a link to the application process:

Instructional Design and Assessment Librarian

April 2, 2017

The University of Southern California (USC) Libraries seek an Instructional Design and Assessment Librarian to develop, deliver, and evaluate library instruction modules and programs in support of the university’s teaching and research enterprises. This position helps make certain that the libraries’ instruction practices support the university’s approach to solving intractable problems that demand transdisciplinary research and practice.

The position requires a working knowledge of pedagogical theories and the capacity to apply that knowledge in collaboration with librarians, library staff, and disciplinary faculty throughout USC schools and units. Reporting to the Assistant Dean for Instruction, Assessment, and Engagement in the libraries’ Programs and Planning department, the Instructional Design and Assessment Librarian is an essential member of the group responsible for further developing our program into a model of advanced academic library instructional design.

For a full description and qualifications, please visit

Applications must be submitted via USC’s online faculty application website:

While there is no closing date, applications received by May 4 will receive first priority.

For more information about this position, contact Elizabeth Galoozis at

USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The university particularly encourages members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Further information is available by contacting

Head, Von KleinSmid Center Library

April 2, 2017

Head, Von KleinSmid Center (VKC) Library (#334)
University of Southern California

USC Libraries seek an innovative, service-oriented information professional to lead the Von KleinSmid Center Library for International and Public Affairs. Minimum requirements include competency in social science research methodologies (quantitative and qualitative) and resources; at least three years of experience working in an academic, research, or special library, with increasing leadership or management responsibilities; experience working with specialized information resources in social sciences, particularly government information or international documents; experience with managing budgets and organizational planning; a strong commitment to public services and user-centered reference and instructional services within an academic or research library setting; ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines; effective oral and written communication skills; experience in solving problems independently and collaboratively; experience managing projects in a library, academic, or information environment; and knowledge of current professional trends, especially those relating to research support services to a diverse population on and off campus.

To view the complete job announcement, please visit: