Part-Time Research Librarian, Holy Names University, Oakland, CA

November 26, 2018

Job Position: Part-Time Research Librarian

The Holy Names University Cushing Library seeks a creative, dynamic, team-oriented individual for Research Librarian (part-time/ 9 month). Primary responsibilities include serving as the evening/weekend Research and Instruction Librarian. Additionally, the candidate will work collaboratively on service improvements, collection development, and provide stellar reference service. Evening and weekend work is required.

Major activities conducted by the Librarian for Research & Instruction include planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating appropriate educational and research support services; providing information research consultation services; developing new initiatives and partnerships to further student success in degree completion and lifelong learning; assist in the development of web pages, tutorials, and other online tools.

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.

What will you do at Holy Names University?

  • Provide specialized research assistance to students, faculty, community users, and visiting scholars, both on-site and remotely
  • Assist and instruct users in using print, electronic, and other information resources
  • Troubleshoot electronic hardware and software in public service areas
  • Supervise student assistants in the absence of the Circulation Supervisor, in particular on evenings and weekends
  • Design handouts, LibGuides, online instruction, and other supplementary materials that help students learn about information resources
  • Orient individual faculty and students to the advanced capabilities of various databases and other information resources
  • Teach course-integrated instruction across disciplines at both undergraduate and graduate levels
  • Develop web-based library instructional tools
  • Assist with the evaluation of assigned collection areas to determine quality, currency, and relevance; making removal recommendations
  • Keeps current with emerging trends and technologies
  • Compile statistics and provide analysis of significance
  • Actively engage in scholarly and professional activities
  • Serve as a back up to other units and services as needed
  • Perform other duties and special projects as assigned

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Access Service Supervisor, Holy Names University, Oakland, CA

November 26, 2018

Job Position: Access Service Supervisor

The Holy Names University Cushing Library seeks a creative, dynamic, team-oriented individual for Access Services Supervisor. Primary responsibilities include management of all aspects of the Library’s Access Services Department, including the day-to-day operation of the department, collection maintenance, the online circulation system, facilities maintenance, interlibrary loan/document delivery services, and serves as the assistant to the University Librarian. The Access Services Supervisor hires, trains and supervises student workers. Some weekend and/or evening work may be required.

What will you do at Holy Names University?

  • Serve as the primary contact with students, faculty and other library patrons on library policy and procedure including handling complaints
  • Maintain online circulation records on the integrated library system
  • Monitor circulation of all library materials including check-out, return, and organization of library materials
  • Collect and compile monthly circulation statistics and submit to the University Librarian in a timely manner
  • Assist in coordinating special events.
  • Track department budget accounts and office supplies, record expenditures and facilitate supply orders according to established procedures. Process invoices for payment.
  • Supervises student assistants, assigning and supervising student work relevant to maintaining good stacks condition, efficient circulation procedures, library security, etc.
  • Advertise, interview, hire, train, supervise, and evaluate student worker positions
  • Coordinate student budget with Financial Aid Office
  • Oversees the effective management of all aspects of Interlibrary Loan (ILL) services including establishing goals, implementing procedures, and planning workflow and processes
  • Assist, prepare, maintain, and verify all financial and statistical records using appropriate technology

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Lead Librarian, User Engagement, National University, San Diego, CA

November 26, 2018

Under the general direction of the Associate Director of Marketing, Outreach, & Multimedia, participates in University initiatives and programs that focus on student success and retention, and Library initiatives that focus on outreach activities geared toward promotion of the use of library resources and services. Serves as lead for collaborative learning support and programming, liaising between multimedia and liaisons to ensure successful development of learning objects and library programming that support learning and increase student engagement with the Library and the Library’s resources.

Serves as a Library Liaison for the School of Business and Management; supports faculty research, scholarship, and program development; coordinates library instruction and information literacy assessment for graduate and undergraduate students both online and face-to-face; promotes library collections and programs; participates in collection development; hires and supervises student workers; and engages with users to understand their information needs and service expectations.  Provides discipline-specific research support as needed.

Evening and weekend hours required. Work schedule may change with little notice to cover instruction, consultation, Help Desk, and school support needs. Travel, including overnight travel, required.

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Digital Collections Librarian, University of San Francisco

November 26, 2018

The University of San Francisco Gleeson Library is searching for a Digital Collections Librarian to lead the development and maintenance of the Gleeson Library Digital Collections and the USF Scholarship Repository. The Digital Collections Librarian will work collaboratively across departments to advance strategic library initiatives focused on digital scholarship. The Library has a strong commitment to inclusive excellence and seeks candidates who will further advance the goal of fostering a diverse and inclusive community. Early-career librarians and candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. USF is San Francisco’s first university, and its Jesuit Catholic mission helps ignite a student’s passion for social justice and a desire to “Change the World From Here.”

University Archivist, San José State University

November 26, 2018

Job Opening ID (JOID): 24809
Senior Assistant Librarian, Tenure-track

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library at San José State University (SJSU) seeks a dynamic and visionary individual for the position of a tenure-track University Archivist. The University Archivist reports to the Director of Special Collections and Archives and is responsible for developing and maintaining a University Archives on the oldest public university campus in California. The University Archivist will create and implement a records management program to advance the Department’s mission to collect institutional records that document the history and culture of SJSU, from its origins as the first State Normal School in 1857 to the present. As a faculty member, the candidate participates in the library liaison program and engages in the library and university governance and scholarship, which includes research, scholarly, and creative activities required for tenure and promotion.


  • Identify, select, and acquire SJSU archival collections, faculty papers, and institutional records of enduring value
  • Collaborate with records creators (e.g., SJSU departments, divisions, administrations) in developing policies and procedures for the creation, utilization, maintenance, retention, preservation, and disposition of university records
  • Prioritize and oversee the arrangement and description of archival collections in physical and digital formats, including supervision of student work
  • Promote visibility and usage of collections through instruction, outreach, public presentations, tours, exhibitions, and publications
  • Provide reference services through a variety of formats to facilitate on- and off-site research
  • Builds a record of progressive scholarly and professional achievement to fulfill the University requirement of retention, tenure and promotion
  • Participates in the library liaison program
  • Candidate must demonstrate awareness and experience understanding the needs of a student population of great diversity – in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language, and academic preparation – through course materials, teaching strategies and advisement.

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Reference & Information Literacy Librarian, Academy of Art University, San Francisco

November 26, 2018

Driven. Engaging. Innovative. Do these words motivate you? If so, then we want to talk with you. Academy of Art University offers a rewarding employment experience for those who excel in a dynamic environment and who can consistently deliver high-caliber customer service. We thrive on ingenuity and pursue ideas every day that lead to extraordinary opportunities for tomorrow. Apply here for your next career!

Are you an intellectually curious and service-oriented Librarian that has a passion for art and academics? Academy of Art University is seeking to hire a full-time Reference and Information Literacy Librarian who meets this criteria. In this role, the Reference and Information Literacy Librarian will schedule and conduct on-site instruction sessions with academic classes and respective faculty to demonstrate how to effectively use the library’s physical collection as well as its online resources. The Reference and Information Literacy Librarian will build positive working relationships by partnering with faculty to promote awareness of the library’s resources and academic capabilities. This position will interact with students daily and provide support in pursuit of their art and design-based academic research.
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Systems & Online Resources Librarian, Academy of Art University, San Francisco

November 26, 2018

Driven. Engaging. Innovative. Do these words motivate you? If so, then we want to talk with you. Academy of Art University offers a rewarding employment experience for those who excel in a dynamic environment and who can consistently deliver high-caliber customer service. We thrive on ingenuity and pursue ideas every day that lead to extraordinary opportunities for tomorrow. Apply here for your next career!

Academy of Art University seeks a full-time Systems and Online Resources Librarian. In this role, the Systems and Online Resources Librarian will collaborate with the Director of the Library on a variety of operational matters including technological budget planning, vendor management, database and software management, online curriculum resource management as well as other duties. The Librarian must have strong customer service skills and be able to provide helpful solutions that will meet the needs of the Academy’s faculty and students. The Academy’s Library is located in the financial district of San Francisco which is two blocks from the city’s major transit lines – BART and MUNI.
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Research & Instruction Librarian, CSU Monterey Bay

November 26, 2018

California State University, Monterey Bay is seeking qualified applicants for a Research and Instruction Librarian. This 12 month, tenure-track position offers creative opportunities for a forward-looking, pragmatic, motivated librarian who will provide user-centered research and instruction services for CSU Monterey Bay students and faculty, and be responsible for collection development in subject areas to be assigned. The incumbent will be especially focused on instruction for first year and second year students.

For additional information and to apply, please visit the job posting

Priority Screening Date is December 1, 2018.

Bibliographer for African American Art, Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA

November 15, 2018

Posted Date

1 month ago (10/15/2018 7:08 AM)

Requisition Number



LT Full-Time

Position Status

Getty Center


GRI – 0410-Chief Librarian’s Office





Targeted Hiring Range

$54,992.08 – $68,745.04 Annually


Commensurate with experience and internal equity

Job Summary

As a part of the Getty Research Institute’s (GRI) recently established African American Art History Initiative, the GRI seeks a Collection Development Librarian II to serve as a bibliographer who will assess and expand the Research Library’s monograph and serial holdings, focusing particularly, but not exclusively, on the field of African American art history. Reporting to the Chief Librarian, while working within the library’s collection development team and in close collaboration with the newly appointed Associate Curator, the bibliographer’s work will contribute toward establishing the GRI as a research center for the study of African American Art history.  This is a two-year limited-term position. Read more about this new initiative at the GRI here.

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Instruction/Online Learning Librarian, University of San Francisco

November 15, 2018

The University of San Francisco Gleeson Library Geschke Learning Resource Center seeks a creative, innovative, engaged, and enthusiastic person for the position of Instruction / Online Learning Librarian.

The Instruction / Online Learning Librarian, as part of an instruction team, will focus primarily on information literacy instruction, and will actively engage library staff as a local expert on instructional technology and online & hybrid instruction.

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