Director of Library Technology and Collection Management, Fresno State

February 24, 2018


The salary is competitive and is negotiable depending on the strength of qualifications. This is a CSU Management Personnel Plan (MPP) position with an attractive benefits package which includes but is not limited to: a vacation accrual rate of 16 hours per month; 12+ paid holidays; excellent choice of medical, dental and vision insurance, long term disability coverage, life insurance; and retirement benefits.


As the center of campus intellectual discovery, the Henry Madden Library at Fresno State promotes teaching, learning, research, and scholarly communication at the University by integrating the Library with campus student success programs and instruction. One of 23 libraries in the California State University System, the Library holds over 1.2 million volumes, comprising print and electronic monographs and serials, and is a Federal Document Depository. The Library’s mission is to inspire excellence in teaching, learning, and scholarly activities.

Position Summary:

The Director of Technology Services and Collection Management reports to the Dean of Library Services and serves as a member of the library’s senior leadership team which plans library-wide services, facilitates operations, and resolves issues. The Director is primarily responsible for developing strategic directions for managing access to physical and virtual collections and digital services and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Technology Services and Collection Management Division including materials in all formats, electronic resources management, collection development and collections budget management, and cataloging in all formats. The Director also leads this division in meeting library and digital scholarship needs and ensuring the continued implementation of technologies that serve teaching and research at Fresno State. The Director also oversees and provides infrastructure support to promote the Fresno State Digital Repository (FSDR) as an integrated tool in scholarly communication and research throughout the University.

As a leader, the Director will foster an environment where strategic and well-informed risk taking is encouraged. As a member of the Library Leadership Team, this person is responsible for library-wide planning and policy making. The incumbent works with other library leaders to shape strategic directions for the Henry Madden Library. Link to apply online.

Open Educational Resources Librarian, California State University Dominguez Hills

February 24, 2018

California State University Dominguez Hills is seeking an enthusiastic, open-education advocate, to join our growing team as the Open Educational Resources Librarian. For more information and to apply by March 22, 2018, please visit and find position #3249 under job opportunities.

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

What is the official description for the job?

Our Open Educational Resources (OER) Librarian is a 12 month, tenure track position (for serious!). This position is responsible for providing leadership, vision, and support for the library’s open education efforts. You’ll continue running existing initiatives, like the CSU’s Affordable Learning Solutions, and develop new initiatives where needed. As the OER Librarian, you’ll help faculty adopt and create resources, assess our OER program, and develop partnerships across campus. All of the librarians at CSUDH are also liaison librarians, so you’ll have the opportunity to do some traditional research help, instruction, and collection services too.

Shorter version: Be our OER expert; develop OER partnerships; help faculty create, remix, and adopt OER materials; and contribute to our public services liaison team.

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Two Tenure track Librarian/Assistant Professor positions, Palomar College, San Marcos, CA

February 24, 2018

Palomar College (San Marcos, CA) is inviting applicants for two Tenure track Librarian/Assistant Professor positions.

Position One: The Librarian/Assistant Professor will be primarily responsible for coordinating library services at the North Center, and providing course-related library instruction, reference, and collection development.

Position Two: The Librarian/Assistant Professor will be primarily responsible for managing library subscriptions and electronic resources, and providing course-related library instruction, reference, and collection development.

For complete description and application procedures, see:

Collections and Online Learning Librarian, Chabot College, Hayward, CA

February 24, 2018

Position Extended! Now closes on April 2

To Apply go to:

Job Title: Librarian (Collections and Online Learning)
Position Type: Faculty
Tenure Information: Tenure Track
Position Code: 2FLR01
FTE: 1
Pay Rate (or Annual Salary): $62,035 – $88,687/annual
FLSA: Exempt
Job Location: Chabot College, 25555 Hesperian Blvd., Hayward, CA 94545
Department: Library

Job Summary

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District is seeking a Librarian (Collections and Online Learning) for Chabot College in Hayward, California.

This position reports directly to the Division Dean.

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Metadata Librarian, Oviatt Library, California State University Northridge

February 24, 2018

The Oviatt Library is seeking an enthusiastic candidate for the Metadata Librarian position. In a team environment, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing leadership and guidance in the development and implementation of metadata strategies in support of discovery, access, management, and preservation of digital assets; assessing and developing strategies for metadata transformation and normalization across systems; identifying methods for streamlining or automating metadata creation and management; managing metadata projects, working with teams, and providing training; performing metadata analysis and remediation for digital projects and performing original cataloging/metadata creation for Special Collections and Archives. Work closely with Cataloging Coordinator and Digital Services Librarian to enact metadata policies and best practices. Liaison responsibilities include providing reference, instruction and outreach to students and faculty. Collection development responsibilities may be assigned, depending on staffing needs.

Application Deadline:

Screening of applications will begin March 30, 2018. Priority will be given to applicants who meet the screening deadline; however, the position will remain open until filled.

For a full description of the position and instructions on how to apply, please refer to job posting at:

Inquiries and applications must be addressed to:

Luiz Mendes, Chair, Collection Access and Management Services
RE: Applications for Metadata Librarian Position
Oviatt Library
California State University, Northridge
18111 Nordhoff St.
Northridge CA 91330-8328

Data Services and Technology Librarian

February 24, 2018

Department: National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Southwest Region, Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library

Rank and Salary: Assistant Librarian – Associate Librarian ($49,165 – $77,371)

Position Availability: Immediately

Application deadline for first consideration: March 9, 2018

This is a 2-year temporary position.

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Digitization Coordinator, University of California, Merced

February 11, 2018

The University of California, Merced seeks a Digitization Coordinator who is responsible for managing digitization workflows for scanning and conversion of archival information resources and loading of digital objects and metadata in the library’s digital asset management system. The Digitization Coordinator hires, trains, and supervises student employees to perform digitization duties and works with vendors to digitize special formats as needed.

Note: This position is expected to last at least 3 years and is contingent upon funding.

Required Qualifications:

  • Two or more years of college level course work or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experienced in the use of digitization technologies, including digital cameras; flatbed, film and feed scanners; OCR, and image editing software; file formats and standards.
  • Familiarity with audio and video digitization and conversion.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to communicate with technical and non-technical individuals.
  • Exemplifies excellent customer service skills, attention to detail, and effective interaction with the public in a library setting.
  • Maintains complete discretion, confidentiality, sensitivity and professional judgment.
  • Works effectively in a fast-paced work environment and demonstrates excellent organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize work and complete assignments independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Proficient in use of cross-platform computer programs; demonstrates knowledge in the innovative use of information technologies in support of primary duties.
  • Demonstrates skill in hiring, training, and supervising student employees in a diverse and inclusive environment.
  • Knowledgeable in the use of complex library systems and procedures.
  • Available to work night and weekend shifts.


  • Background in photography, graphic arts, media production, or information management.
  • Experience handling different formats of archives and special collections materials, including documents, photographs, maps, negatives, slides, film, audio/video tapes.
  • Experience with LIMB, Capture One Pro, Adobe Photoshop, Light room.
  • Experience with digital assets management systems and collections management systems.
  • Supervisory and/or management experience overseeing complex processes.

Review of applications will begin on February 22, 2018. Apply here:

Reference and Instruction Librarian, University of San Diego

February 8, 2018

Job Title
Reference and Instruction Librarian

San Diego, CA, US

Organization Name
Copley Library

Department Description

The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Candidates from underrepresented and underserved groups are encouraged to apply.

Brief Description

Part Time Temporary Reference and Instruction Librarian:

Copley Library seeks a librarian to provide reference and instruction services to USD students, faculty, and staff. This position will also assume liaison duties to one or more schools/departments. The position reports directly to the Head of Reference.

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College of Engineering Librarian, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly)

February 8, 2018

The Robert E. Kennedy Library at California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly) seeks a creative, collaborative, and proactive librarian for the tenure-track position of College Librarian for Engineering. College Librarians play a key role in Cal Poly’s educational mission by having a strong presence in their assigned colleges. They build and maintain close relationships with students and faculty in order to meet their teaching, learning, research, and publication needs by connecting them to the library’s services, content, and tools.

Under the direction of the Associate Dean for Academic Services, the Engineering Librarian develops and leads the services and programs, as well as selects relevant information resources, to support the unique curricular and research needs of the college’s students, faculty, and staff. Responsibilities include instruction and research assistance, outreach and liaison services, collection development, and programmatic support activities. The CENG Librarian works collaboratively in these roles with the other librarians and library staff.

Librarians at Cal Poly hold faculty status and are expected to demonstrate outstanding professional performance; engage in professional development, research, scholarship, and creative activities; participate in service to the library, the university, the California State University system, and/or the community; and contribute to a collegial and productive work environment.

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Environmental Collections Project Archivist, University of California, Berkeley

February 8, 2018

Environmental Collections Project Archivist – Library
The Bancroft Library
Assistant Librarian
$49,165‐$53,257 per annum

This is a 19-month, temporary full time appointment available starting April 1, 2018 .

The University of California, Berkeley is seeking an Environmental Collections Project Archivist for The Bancroft Library to process eight environmentally‐focused collections as part of a National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) grant funded project. This is a temporary, 19‐month appointment. The successful candidate will have demonstrated skills in arrangement and description of manuscript materials, have demonstrated written and oral communication skills, and have demonstrated proficiency at meeting goals and deadlines.

The Environment

The UC Berkeley Library is an internationally renowned research and teaching facility at the nation’s premier public university. A highly diverse and intellectually rich environment, Berkeley serves a campus community of 30,574 undergraduate students, 11,336 graduate students, and 1,522 faculty. The Library comprises 20 campus libraries, including the Doe/Moffitt Libraries, The Bancroft Library, the C. V. Starr East Asian Library, and numerous subject specialty libraries. With a collection of more than 11 million volumes and a collections budget of over $15 million, the Library offers extensive collections in all formats and robust services to connect users with the collections and build their research skills. Discover more about the Library through our website at

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