Biological Sciences Librarian, UC San Diego

June 15, 2018


The University of California, San Diego Library seeks applications from highly motivated, innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented professionals to join the Library as our Biological Sciences Librarian (at the level of Assistant, Associate or Full Librarian). The Biological Sciences Librarian will have the opportunity to develop and extend information services to a major center of academic excellence and scientific innovation.

Deadline: July 9, 2018

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Responsibilities of the Position

The Biological Sciences Librarian will strategically engage with students, faculty, and researchers to identify areas of library partnership and support education and research at multiple levels. This position reports to the Assistant Director of the Library’s Academic Liaison Program. The candidate will:

  • Partner with students, faculty, and researchers to define and meet information needs for education and research in the Division of Biological Sciences.
  • Serve as the primary contact and information resource for the Division of Biological Sciences on library services, resources, and policies.
  • Provide consultation and reference services to support undergraduate, graduate, and faculty research, teaching and learning endeavors.
  • Develop learning programs and tools tailored to biological sciences to improve information and data literacy.
  • Develop and maintain biology-related collections in all formats and collaborate with other librarians and staff on collection management activities.
  • Collaborate with research data curation, data sciences, scholarly communications, and subject librarians to develop and implement information services throughout the research lifecycle.

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Dance Preservation and Digitization Project Librarian, University of Southern California

June 15, 2018

The University of Southern California (USC) Libraries seek an innovative, service-oriented librarian to be key part of a project team to provide a permanent home to the Dance Heritage Coalition’s (DHC) Dance Preservation and Digitization Project (DPDP). This is a 2.5-year grant-funded position. In coordination with USC’s Office of the General Counsel, the DPDP project librarian will clear and document all rights for DPDP content, including subsidiary rights; communicate with contributing organizations to gather additional documentation of subsidiary rights; assist with planning and visioning activities for the DPDP; engage donors of materials and institutions that presently access the resource following USC Libraries protocols; and assist with metadata creation and provide training to DHC members. During the final phase of the project, the DPDP project librarian will assist with project logistics at each of the contributing archives and clearing rights for new videos selected for the project.

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Deborah Holmes-Wong, Director, Digital Library

Vital Technologies Librarian, CSU San Bernardino

June 15, 2018

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 maintain, enrich, and advance the library’s information technologies and Web services.

Responsibilities: The Vital Technologies Librarian (VTL) is a tenure-track faculty position reporting to the dean of the Pfau Library.

The VTL proactively administers PRIMO, the platform behind the library’s OneSearch discovery layer going beyond maintenance and trouble-shooting to encompass continual optimization of the end users’ experience. On-the-job training is available.

The VTL provides technological leadership for the entire library. The VTL oversees the planning, deployment, and maintenance of library information technologies and Web services. The VTL monitors emerging technologies with an eye toward a high level of user satisfaction based on an understanding of users’ needs, values, abilities, and limitations.

The VTL plays a crucial role in liaising with the campus Information Technology Services division with regard to services affecting the library, including networks, servers, information security, and more. The position serves on library, campus, and CSU technology committees and communicates information between these entities. At the library level, the VTL chairs the Library Information Technology Council.

The VTL also directs the student-led Innovation Lab, and may provide some combination of reference service, instruction, collection development, and liaison duties based upon knowledge and experience.

All tenure-track 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.

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Electronic Resources and Instruction Librarian

June 15, 2018


Electronic Resources and Instruction Librarian

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Vallejo, CA


TUC Library

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Job Description

This faculty position, under the general direction of the Director of the Library, activates, troubleshoots, and maintains access for Library’s electronic resources, and develops and maintains the Library’s website. Working with another librarian, provides instruction and reference to the College of Pharmacy and the Physician Assistant Studies and Public Health Programs and selects and maintains the Library resources for this college and schools. Provides general library instruction and reference and participates in the overall growth and development of the Library and its services.

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