Hourly Librarian, Rio Hondo College

May 25, 2018

Faculty Job Announcement:

Rio Hondo College is seeking enthusiastic, flexible, collegial, knowledgeable, creative, and innovative librarians to join our library team. For this hourly faculty position, responsibilities are varied and will include several areas from the following: library instruction, reference service, special projects, and other duties as assigned.

For further details and/or to apply, please refer to the official job posting (https://riohondo.peopleadmin.com/postings/900) on the Rio Hondo College employment website.

Please pass along this job notice to anyone who you believe may be interested. The closing date is 6/23/2018.

Archivist for Special Collections, University of California, Irvine

May 22, 2018

The University of California, Irvine Libraries is seeking a dynamic, knowledgeable, and collaborative professional for the position of Archivist for Special Collections in the Department of Special Collections & Archives. This is a full-time, permanent position.

The Archivist for Special Collections is the technical services lead for Special Collections & Archives and collaborates to enhance a user-centered, flexible processing program. The Archivist for Special Collections provides expert guidance and management of archival and manuscript collections, including appraisal, accessioning, preparation of processing plans, arrangement and description, digitization, and preservation of materials housed within Special Collections collecting areas, including but not limited to Orange County regional history, the Southeast Asian Archive, portions of the Critical Theory Archive, dance and performing arts, and literary manuscripts.

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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Research & Instruction Librarian, Holy Names University, Oakland, CA

May 21, 2018

The Holy Names University Cushing Library seeks a creative, dynamic, team-oriented individual for Research & Instruction Librarian. Primary responsibilities include providing information literacy programming and campus outreach.  Additionally, the candidate will work collaboratively on service improvements, collection development, and provide stellar reference service.

The Librarian for Research & Instruction cultivates and maintains strong collaborative relationships with teaching faculty; maintains an understanding of the university’s research and teaching programs; promotes library activities within the HNU community; and collaborates on campus-centered and university-wide cooperative initiatives to deliver timely and effective services.

Major activities conducted by the Librarian for Research & Instruction include planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating appropriate educational and research support services. Further responsibilities for this position include enhancing the library’s existing outreach initiatives and expanding information literacy instruction; providing information research consultation services; developing new initiatives and partnerships to further student success in degree completion and lifelong learning; overseeing the development of web pages, tutorials, and other online tools in support of teaching strategies.

The incumbent’s duties also include preparing reports and analysis regarding ongoing services and special projects, including the generation and interpretation of data that inform decisions and demonstrate the Library’s value to the HNU community and beyond.

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Digital Archives and Technologies Librarian

May 21, 2018


University of California, Berkeley

Digital Archives and Technologies Librarian

The Bancroft Library

Hiring range: Associate Librarian – Librarian

$65,942 – $81,730 per annum, based on qualifications

This is a full-time permanent appointment available

starting August 1, 2018.

The University of California, Berkeley, is seeking a Digital Archives and Technologies

Librarian to oversee the born-digital archives program and coordinate the in-house use of archival technologies in The Bancroft Library. This is a full-time permanent appointment. The successful candidate will have significant experience working with analog and born-digital archival materials; experience assessing and implementing archival technologies; planning, implementing, and leading effective programs and complex projects; demonstrated experience appraising and providing original description of archival materials; knowledge of metadata standards; strong analytical, documentation, and communication skills; experience with workflow design, assessment, and process improvement; experience interfacing and coordinating with IT staff; and experience working with tools and systems in a special collections environment.

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: http://www.lib.berkeley.edu

The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley, is one of the largest and most heavily used libraries of rare materials in the West. Its holdings include more than 690,000 volumes, 175 million manuscript items, 9 million photographs and other pictorial materials, 86,000 microforms, 4.3 million digital files, and 25,000 maps, as well as numerous other categories of unique material. The two largest collections are the Bancroft Collection of Western and Latin Americana and the Rare Books Collection. The archival and rare book materials of the Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life are also part of the Bancroft holdings. Bancroft is home to three research groups: the Oral History Center (formerly the Regional Oral History Office); the Mark Twain Papers; and the Center for the Tebtunis Papyri. The Bancroft Library is an active center of teaching and research. Supporting the programs of about 30 campus departments annually, it mounts a regular series of public exhibitions, roundtable lectures, and open houses. For additional information about The Bancroft Library and its collections, see: http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/libraries/bancroft-library

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Learning Spaces and Technologies Coordinator, Claremont Colleges

May 19, 2018

The Claremont Colleges Library, located 35 miles east of Los Angeles, is seeking an energetic, skilled, and experienced Learning Spaces and Technology Coordinator (LSTC). This is a new position at the library, reporting to the Director of User Services and Resource Sharing (USERS). The LSTC will manage, support, assess, and continuously improve the library’s technology-rich, interactive, and innovative learning spaces. The incumbent will play a key role in supporting all public service units within the library, specifically USERS; Research, Teaching, & Learning Services; and Special Collections and Libraries to ensure that all learning spaces and technologies are anticipating and meeting our users’ needs. The successful candidate will be user- and learner-centered, collaborative, tech-savvy, and flexible, with project management experience. Requirements include a BA, BS, or equivalent and at least two years’ experience of managing technology-enriched facilities or providing integrated technology support to end users. Salary range: $50-70K per annum. Full benefits package included.

Individuals should apply to https://theclaremontcolleges.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/TCCS_Careers

Candidates applying by May 21, 2018 will be given first consideration.

Head of the Arts and Humanities Division, University of California, Berkeley Library

May 19, 2018


Hiring Range: Librarian

$86,204-$101,145 per annum, based on qualifications

This is a full time appointment available starting August 2018

The University of California, Berkeley seeks a collaborative, service-oriented librarian with demonstrated management and collection development experience to advance the Library’s engagement with research and teaching in support of the arts and humanities.

The Environment

The UC Berkeley Library is an internationally renowned research and teaching facility at one of the nation’s premier public universities. In a highly diverse and intellectually rich environment, Berkeley serves a campus community of 30,000 undergraduate students, 10,300 graduate students, and a faculty of 1,500. The Library comprises 25 campus libraries – including the Doe/Moffitt Libraries, the Bancroft Library, the C. V. Starr East Asian Library and subject specialty libraries. With a collection of more than 11 million volumes and a collections budget of nearly $20 million, the Library offers extensive collections in all formats and robust services to connect users with those collections and build their related research skills. The Library’s mission and strategic plan can be viewed at:


The Library’s Arts & Humanities Division includes five libraries – Art History/Classics, Graduate Services, Morrison, Music, and South/Southeast Asia — that serve the Berkeley campus community and broader communities of scholars. Collectively the Division facilitates access to research-level print and digital collections to support research and teaching programs related to arts, language, literature, philosophy and religion in a multicultural, global context. Additionally, the Division is home to several of the library liaisons/selectors who support international and area studies such as Middle East/Near East, South/Southeast Asia, and Europe.

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Public Services Evening Supervisor, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA

May 16, 2018

Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA is interested in hiring a Public Services Evening Supervisor in the main undergraduate campus library. The Payson Library Public Services Evening Supervisor is to provide excellent customer service while remaining mindful of the Pepperdine University mission and ethic. This position oversees evening library operations and closing of the library, and works cooperatively with other departments in the library.


  • Oversee evening library operations and closing of the library
  • Work cooperatively with other departments in the library to provide excellent customer service for students, faculty, staff and other patrons
  • Communicate with University faculty and assist in the ordering, processing, and maintenance of the reserves and electronic reserves systems
  • Process interlibrary loan materials and requests received through ILLIAD system; process Camino consortial borrowing materials and requests received through the NRE system
  • Show initiative in addressing workflow problems and anticipating changes in patron needs
  • Oversee public copy machines and network printers
  • Keep accurate and complete circulation statistics in Google docs; cover information/checkout desk
  • Advise students and faculty in the general use of subject databases, and recognize when research questions need to be forwarded to the Payson Librarians
  • Ability to lift and carry at least 40lbs., use stairs and move library book trucks full of books.
  • Supervise student circulation workers in the evening and straighten library furniture.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Uphold University mission through work performed.

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Head of Collection Management Services, Loyola Law School

May 15, 2018

Responsibilities: Supervisory responsibility for all collection management services operations (Cataloging, Acquisitions, Serials, Physical and Digital Material Processing). Provide the means for access to the printed, microform, online database and audio-visual resources of the library. This position supervises all bibliographic access and control operations, including bibliographic utilities (e.g., OCLC) and local online systems (e.g., Innovative).

  • Assume leadership, management, responsibility, scheduling and supervision of the Library’s Collection Management Services (CMS) staff, organization and workflow. With senior library leadership, plan long and short-term policies and programs, set goals and establish departmental priorities, including allocation of staff and other resources. Direct, manage, and participate in all aspect of Acquisitions. Oversee assignment of vendors for acquisition of monographs, serials, and microforms. Oversee the book and serial ordering process. Collect and organize relevant statistics from each unit in the department. Monitor books budget balances and subscriptions, book orders and memberships. Establish and implement procedures for online catalog maintenance and bibliographic control. Oversee maintenance of online catalog resources. Determine scope, selection, and subject content of library materials; assign subject headings in line with current accepted Library of Congress practice and the established needs of library users. Develop CMS and fiscal affairs policies and procedures which will anticipate and meet the information and services needs of the Law Library and satisfy the University auditors.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with managers of other Rains and Hannon Library departments and Law School Faculty. Serve as the manager for updating and implementing – CMS policies and procedures. Responsible for budgetary and fiscal management of Law Library finances. Coordinate with the Law School’s finance department as necessary. Keep current with advances and changing technology in the field by participating in professional and continuing education activities of local and national law library groups. Train all library professional and paraprofessional staff as necessary in bibliographic identification, access and control procedures; best use procedures of online shared cataloging databases and other bibliographic tools; and in best use procedures for use of Innovative Interfaces Sierra ILS, the library’s integrated online system. Coordinate vendor demonstrations/presentations for professional and paraprofessional staff.

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Reference and Instruction Librarian for Theology, Loyola Marymount University

May 14, 2018

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 Philosophy and at least a little academic library experience (internships count). This is an excellent opportunity for a recent MLIS grad!  Review of applications will begin soon- please apply by May 18th if you are interested. Apply through LMU’s Human Resources page: https://jobs.lmu.edu/postings/34488

Specialist, Instruction and Reference Services, FIDM in Irvine, CA

May 3, 2018

The Orange County Campus of FIDM in Irvine, CA is currently seeking an enthusiastic and dynamic Library Assistant, Instruction & Reverse Services to provide excellent public service in a team-oriented library. The Library Specialist will report directly to the Head Librarian of the OC Campus and responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Direct and supervise the activities of the branch Library when Head Librarian is unavailable.
  • Perform technical services to include: original and copy cataloging for all Library materials.
  • Work directly with faculty to support curriculum with presentations, research or special projects.
  • Provide reference services and basic library skills instruction to all Library users.
  • Answer questions in the Library, either in-person, via telephone, or library e-mail.
  • Assist in developing and delivering in-person presentations that integrate information literacy into the curriculum.
  • Assist in Collection Development.
  • Check in and process serial subscriptions.
  • Assist students in basic troubleshooting procedures on computers, printers, scanners, and photocopiers.
  • Perform shelf reading and shelving duties.
  • Participate in events in support of the Library; including, but not limited to: Library tours, presentations, lecture support, reference support, teams, and newsletters, etc.
  • Provide support at Circulation Desk as assigned.
  • Assist in annual inventory.
  • Participate in the library Social Media networking and Portal sites.
  • Help maintain the appearance and functionality of the Library.

This is a 30 hour per week position plus select benefits.

Some evening hours require and must be able to work occasional weekend day for special events.

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