Reference and Instruction Librarian for Theology, Loyola Marymount University

April 24, 2018

Reference and Instruction Librarian for Theology (1-Year Visiting Appointment)

The William H. Hannon Library at Loyola Marymount University seeks an energetic, user-oriented public services librarian to serve as Reference and Instruction Librarian for Theology. This is a 1-year visiting appointment from June 1, 2018-May 31, 2019. This individual will provide high-quality reference, instruction, collection development, and outreach services to the LMU Community, with a particular emphasis on LMU’s Theological Studies and related programs. The successful candidate must have a degree, background, or interest in Theology or a related field and be willing to continue upgrading their knowledge, skills, and abilities. This librarian serves as the lead provider of information literacy instruction and web-based research material in support of undergraduate and graduate students in Theological Studies and related programs. Additionally, this librarian works on the Information Desk, participates in virtual reference, and assists with Reference Department projects, assessment, and decision-making. The Reference and Instruction Librarian for Theology reports to the Head of Reference and Instructional Services.

Loyola Marymount, founded in 1911, is a comprehensive university in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education. Located on the west side of Los Angeles overlooking the Pacific Ocean, LMU is one of the nation’s 28 Jesuit colleges and universities and five Marymount institutions. It serves 6,000 undergraduates and nearly 2,200 graduate students in the Colleges/Schools of Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, Business Administration, Communication and Fine Arts, Film and Television, Education and Law. The William H. Hannon Library ( was opened in 2009 and serves as the intellectual and cultural hub of the university. Loyola Marymount seeks professionally outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity institution actively working to promote an intercultural learning community. The library is committed to achieving inclusive excellence and ethnic and racial diversity among our staff, including our librarians.

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Electronic Resources Librarian, Mt. San Antonio College

April 24, 2018

Job description:

  1. Ensure access and maintain library electronic resources (eBooks; electronic periodicals, aggregated article, streaming video, image, and other databases)
  2. Manage the library’s discovery tool, integrated knowledge base, and link resolution
  3. Maintain protocols and proxy configuration files for managing remote authentication
  4. Ensure the best user experience by implementing, testing, troubleshooting, updating, and customizing the library’s electronic resources through the life cycle
  5. Collect, analyze, and interpret usage data to support purchases, renewals, and cancellations
  6. Prepare written, analytical reports based on electronic resource usage data and share findings and recommendations with stakeholders
  7. Collaborate in the development of policies, procedures, workflows, and decision making for electronic resource acquisition, discovery, and maintenance
  8. Develop and lead initiatives to expand and support access to Open Education Resources (OERs) and low or no cost library resources
  9. Enhance student learning and promote active engagement by collaboratively developing and delivering instruction supporting and promoting the use of electronic resources
  10. Teach, develop, and assess information literacy workshops and in-person or online library credit courses
  11. Teach information literacy concepts including print and digital information retrieval strategies, and explain and differentiate the value of print and electronic options
  12. Use technology to enhance student learning and facilitate the research experience
  13. Provide in-person and online chat reference services that support a philosophy of instruction and research skills development focusing on critical thinking and analysis and are appropriate to a diverse user population
  14. Assist and instruct students, faculty, and staff in constructing effective search strategies, finding relevant resources, and evaluating research materials from full-text research databases, library catalogs, and other print and electronic resources
  15. Collaborate in the development and assessment of student learning outcomes and unit objectives by focusing on data analysis and using results to formulate strategies for improved outcomes
  16. Develop, evaluate, and maintain assigned library collection areas in collaboration with discipline experts as librarian liaison which reflect the curricular needs of liaison departments, are available to support programs, degrees, and certificates as well as individual courses and subject areas
  17. Participate in professional and co-curricular activities, e.g., committees, student activities, governance processes, or curriculum review and development
  18. Fulfill late afternoon and/or evening assignments that may be required as part of the regular contract
  19. Maintain scheduled office and campus hours, and participate in department/division meetings and committees
  20. Late afternoon and/or evening assignments may be required as part of the regular contract.

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Librarian I (Permanent Part-Time)

April 24, 2018

Final Filing Date: Monday, May 21, 2018

Hourly Pay Range: $27.93-$34.89. In addition, the City of Arcadia offers a monthly benefit allowance of $536.

The Position:

This is a part-time, at-will position with benefits. The City of Arcadia is offering a rewarding opportunity to an enthusiastic, motivated and service-oriented Librarian I to perform a full range of complex tasks and support various sections of the library. The Librarian I will actively assist library patrons with finding and using library resources; plan and implement programs, and demonstrate exceptional teamwork, flexibility, and have strong commitment to providing quality customer service.

Responsibilities of the Position:

  • Provide general and specialized reference, reader’s advisory, referral, and information services to patrons in person, by mail, social media, e-mail, chat, and over the telephone.
  • Aid and instruct patrons in the selection of materials, collections and resources, as well as locating appropriate information sources.
  • Teach a variety of basic, new and emerging technology literacy classes for the public; frequently use technology in daily duties to support patrons with new software, hardware, and mobile devices.
  • Responsible for assigned collection development, maintenance, and evaluation. Exercise professional judgement to identify, evaluate, and select library materials in a variety of formats.
  • Plan, schedule, and publicize library programs, exhibits, and events for children, youth and adults.
  • Conduct community outreach including presentations at local schools.
  • Assist in the development, implementation, and evaluation of programs and services in the assigned areas of reference, children’s services, or technical services.
  • May exercise supervision over technical, clerical, and volunteer staff; perform other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

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Temporary library faculty lecturer Cataloging Librarian, San Francisco State University

April 18, 2018

Job posting: temporary library faculty lecturer Cataloging Librarian, San Francisco State University

The J. Paul Leonard Library at San Francisco State University seeks applicants for a temporary library faculty lecturer Cataloging Librarian to provide original and contributed cataloging and data maintenance in a Unified Library Management System (Ex Libris Alma and Primo).

Complete information on the position and application process can be found here

Director of Library Technology and Collection Management

April 17, 2018

Job Title: Director of Library Technology and Collection Management

Job ID: 13440

Full/ Part Time: Full Time

Job Code: 3312

Department: Library Services

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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.

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Research Librarian for Visual Arts, University of California, Irvine

April 17, 2018

The University of California, Irvine Libraries seeks a creative, knowledgeable, collaborative, and user-oriented Research Librarian for Visual Arts (RLVA) to plan and deliver innovative reference and instruction services, and to develop and manage excellent electronic, multimedia, and print collections in the visual arts.

The RLVA will actively engage with faculty, students, and staff in the following schools and departments to develop strong working relationships:

  • The School of Humanities offers undergraduate degrees in Art History and Film & Media Studies; these two departments jointly offer a Ph.D. in Visual Studies
  • The Claire Trevor School of the Arts offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in Studio Art, including an MFA in Art with a Concentration in Critical and Curatorial Studies.

Qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds and life experiences are encouraged to apply. The UCI Libraries is committed to recruiting a diverse workforce and advancing UCI’s Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.

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Instr/Ref Librarian at Los Angeles Valley College

April 17, 2018

The Los Angeles Valley College Library is recruiting for a tech-savvy instruction and reference librarian with a strong service orientation, a commitment to serving a diverse community college population, and a passion to help students succeed. This full-time, 10-month, tenure-track faculty position will add to the current momentum of our enthusiastic, progressive department, helping to build relationships across campus and improve communication, outreach, and research support throughout the curriculum. Schedule will include regular evenings and weekends.

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Applications accepted through April 27, 2018.

Web Services and eResources Librarian, Santa Barbara City College Library

April 16, 2018

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Position Title Librarian (Web Services and eResources)

Posting Date 04/12/2018

Application Deadline 05/03/2018

Essential Functions of Position Commencing Fall 2018, a full-time, tenure-track Librarian position will be available in the Santa Barbara City College Luria Library. We are seeking applicants who can participate in a team environment dedicated to excellent customer service, culturally responsive librarianship that understands the racial, gender, socioeconomic, academic, and cultural diversity within our community college student population; and those who have a commitment to our overall student success. Our emphasis on creativity, collaboration, and using technology makes this a dynamic workplace.

Web Services and eResources Librarian will work collaboratively to support current and emerging technologies for the library. The Librarian will have primary responsibility for managing and coordinating the library’s online presence, library website, and web services. The Librarian will manage library electronic resources, including collaborating on selection, establishing and maintaining access, and promoting and evaluating usage.

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Head of User Services, California State University, Sacramento

April 16, 2018

The University Library at California State University, Sacramento invites applications for the position of Head of User Services. This position provides leadership for user-centered services to support the academic, professional, and personal success of a diverse student population. Responsibilities include the management of circulation services, collections and building support, course reserves, resource sharing.

The Head of User Services participates as a member of library-wide groups, task forces, and project teams as appropriate and is expected to work comfortably and with a high degree of expertise in a shared decision-making environment. As a department head, this position will foster an environment where strategic and well-informed risk taking is encouraged.  As a member of Department Heads Council, this position is participate in library-wide planning and policy making, the incumbent works with other library leaders to shape strategic directions for the Library.

Complete information on the position and instructions on how to apply can be found here EEO/ADA


Law Librarian, U.C. Hastings Law Library

April 16, 2018

The U.C. Hastings Law Library is hiring!

Located in San Francisco’s Civic Center district, the University of California, Hastings College of the Law was the first law school in California. Over the years, it has built a legacy and reputation of being a preeminent institution comprised of renowned faculty committed to the study of legal theory and research, preparing students for careers in the judicial system, public service, and industry. The College is redefining legal education through an experiential, interdisciplinary, and international approach to the law. UC Hastings offers seven subject area concentrations, fourteen clinics, a wide variety of externship programs, and four nationally recognized research and advocacy centers. In addition to traditional JD and LLM degrees, it offers a Masters of Science in Health Policy and Law through a joint UCSF/UC Hastings consortium.

The UC Hastings Law Library is an integral part of the vibrant intellectual life at the College. Its collection of over 500,000 print and electronic titles supports the research needs of UC Hastings students, staff, and faculty, as does its staff of fourteen library professionals.  As a member of our team, you will enjoy a warm-hearted, committed group of coworkers and a dynamic community of faculty and students.

We seek a talented and enthusiastic law librarian for the position of Research and Instruction Librarian. Under the general supervision of the Library Deputy Director, the Research and Instruction Librarian provides legal reference, research and instructional services to UC Hastings students and faculty, as well as other users of the UC Hastings Law Library.
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