Three tenure-track positions, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA

October 13, 2018

HSU Library invites applications for three excellent librarian positions at Humboldt State University. Join a collaborative and fun Library team located along the enchanted northern California coast among the redwood forest.

Humboldt State University is committed to achieving the goals of equal opportunity and endeavors to employ faculty, staff, and administrators of the highest quality reflecting the ethnic and cultural diversity of the state.

HSU Library promotes teaching, learning, research, and scholarship by integrating information resources with innovative programs and services. We are committed to empowering community, lifelong learning, research and scholarship, connecting people and ideas to inspire learning through curiosity and creativity.

For more information about HSU Library, please check our website, Fall Library newsletter and Annual Report. Plus, check out the video about Why HSU?

Science and Engineering Librarian, University of Southern California

October 6, 2018

USC Libraries seeks a proactive and innovative librarian to develop leading-edge library services to support the Viterbi School of Engineering and the natural science disciplines within the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences. Applicants should address their experience as pertaining to the minimum and desirable qualifications and to the responsibilities and duties as listed in the position description.

For more information, please see the full position description:, or inquire with Ruth Wallach,, Chair of the search committee.

Library Dean, Rio Hondo College, Whittier, CA

October 3, 2018

Rio Hondo College is currently accepting applications for Dean, Library. To view the position details and/or apply, click on the link below:

Please pass along to anyone who may be interested. The closing date is 11/03/2018.

Electronic Resources Librarian, California State University Fullerton

October 3, 2018

Electronic Resources Librarian

The Pollak Library at California State University Fullerton, a nationally recognized Hispanic serving institution (HSI), invites applications for a tenure-track Electronic Resources Librarian to join our dedicated community of librarians, staff, and student assistants. CSUF values and is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse community. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate through their teaching, research and/or service that they can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our communities.

The Library
We serve a total of more than 40,000 students as well as approximately 4,000 faculty and staff. Our website ( is a vital component of the Library’s extensive instruction program and serves as a gateway to resources: including 1.3 million books, government documents, and audiovisual materials; over 50,000 periodicals available electronically or in print; and 200 electronic databases. The staff includes 23 FTE librarians, 35 FTE paraprofessionals, and 80 student assistants.

As a member of the Collections and Scholarly Communications Unit, the Electronic Resources (ER) Librarian takes the leadership role in the management of the Library’s electronic resources.  In close collaboration with personnel from various Library units and communication with colleagues across the California State University (CSU) system, the ER Librarian coordinates support for the acquisition, processing, and maintenance of electronic resources throughout their life cycle.  The successful candidate will oversee the maintenance of electronic resource processes in Alma and ensure discovery via Primo. The ER Librarian will implement and administer tools, features, and programs that enhance and improve electronic resource access and usability.

Librarians at CSUF have faculty status and are expected to meet promotion and tenure requirements, including scholarly and professional activities.

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Assistant/Associate University Librarian for the Digital Library, UC Riverside

October 3, 2018

Assistant/Associate University Librarian for the Digital Library
The University Library
University of California, Riverside

Assistant/Associate University Librarian for the Digital Library

The University of California, Riverside Library seeks nominations and applications for a dynamic, innovative, collaborative, and adaptable administrator to fill the position of Assistant/ Associate University Librarian (AUL) for the Digital Library.

Located an hour’s drive to the east of Los Angeles, an hour west of Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley, an hour east of ocean beaches, ninety minutes north of San Diego, and an hour south of mountain ski resorts, UCR is located in an area of dramatic landscapes and rich cultural traditions. The University is a dynamic, aggressively-developing land grant research institution dedicated to preparing its diverse student body to be successful competitors in the world marketplace of ideas. UCR boasts the first new School of Medicine to open on the West Coast in 43 years; a new School of Public Policy; and the Bourns College of Engineering, ranked 10th in the world according to an international ranking organization.

The UCR Library is a critical partner in preparing UCR’s students to be globally competitive while simultaneously preparing them for careers in the Inland Empire and beyond. The mission of the UCR Library is no less than to bring the world’s information resources to the UCR community and to ensure that UCR students, faculty, and staff have the skills to fully exploit those resources to change the world for the better.

The UCR Library is a team of intensely collaborative, forward-thinking colleagues dedicated to providing excellent services to our students, faculty, and community members in a rapidly evolving information environment. The successful candidate will be technologically sophisticated; committed to problem-solving in local, regional, national, and international arenas; and able to develop innovative solutions to complex problems; and a dynamic and effective leader.

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