Associate University Librarian for Collections, Technical Services and Scholarly Communication, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA

January 31, 2019

The Pepperdine University Libraries seeks nominations and applications for a dynamic, innovative, collaborative, and adaptable administrator to fill the position of Associate University Librarian (AUL) for Collections, Technical Services and Scholarly Communication.

The Libraries

Our Mission

The Pepperdine Libraries provide a global gateway to knowledge. At the academic heart of our educational environment, our libraries are sanctuaries for study, learning, and research, encouraging discovery, contemplation, social discourse and creative expression. As the information universe continues to evolve, our goal is to remain responsive to users’ needs by providing seamless access to both print and digital resources essential for learning, teaching and research.

Our Resources

The Pepperdine Libraries provides access to more than 1,100,156 items which includes 377,955 volumes, 358,366 electronic books, 36,656 print and electronic journals, and 109,960 physical and electronic media items. The Library provides services to nearly 7,826 students and 678 faculty located in multiple locations in and around Los Angeles and internationally.

The Boone Special Collections and Archives at Pepperdine University holds 10,600 rare books and 140 processed collections. The department’s collections are stored in an NEH grant-funded sustainable preservation and storage system, many of which are accessible to the public online through the Pepperdine Digital Collections. Pepperdine’s digital offerings include historic photography collections, digitized archival materials, and a wealth of scholarly material published on the Libraries’ digital publish platform, Digital Commons @ Pepperdine.

Our Team

The successful candidate will join an enthusiastic staff of 75 library personnel comprised of 17 librarians, 19 support personnel, and 39 library student workers who are committed to providing excellent service to Pepperdine’s scholarly community.

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Scholarly Communication Librarian, Sacramento State

January 31, 2019

As the center of campus intellectual discovery, the Sacramento State University Library promotes teaching, learning, research, and scholarly communication at the University by integrating the Library with campus student success programs and instruction. One of twenty-three libraries in the California State University System, the Sacramento State Library holds over 1.4 million volumes, comprised of 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.

The University Library is undergoing rapid transformation with a forward-thinking vision and a deep commitment to improving the campus learning environment. We welcome individuals from diverse backgrounds to join our growing organization of 28 Library faculty, 33 staff and approximately 40 FTE student assistants. We take pride in the collaborative nature in which our students, staff, and faculty work together in a professional and supportive environment to ensure one another’s success.

We seek an energetic, innovative, and collaborative librarian to spearhead the effort to create a program in support of scholarly publication innovation and act as a campus resource on copyright, fair use, and open access. Under the general direction of the Head of Collection Management Services, the Scholarly Communication Librarian will lead efforts to design systematic and sustainable approaches to outreach and new services that support dissemination of scholarly output. This position will offer guidance on library services and university policy to the Library and to faculty, students, and staff on matters pertaining to scholarly communication, such as institutional repository best practices, academic publishing guidance, copyright and fair use, and open access support.

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

Research & Instruction Librarian, Irvine Valley College, Irvine, CA

January 31, 2019

Irvine Valley College is seeking an exceptional Research & Instruction Librarian to join our library team starting Fall 2019.   This is a 10-month, full-time tenure track faculty position. The closing date is March 4, 2019.

Summary of duties and responsibilities: Provide in-person and virtual reference instruction and information service to students, faculty, staff and the college community. Prepare, develop, and deliver instruction to students, faculty and staff in the use of information resources and technologies in various modalities (including individual, classroom, online, etc.). Prepares online and physical instructional materials, including handouts, videos and LibGuides. Develop and assess student learning outcomes for library services and instruction. Review and select print and electronic materials for library acquisition. Serve as a faculty liaison to assigned schools. Develop and participate in the library’s outreach services. Serve on college committees and participate in college‐wide governance. Maintain current knowledge in the subject‐matter area and in effective teaching/learning strategies; maintain appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics. Assignment may include evening and/or weekend hours. Participate in general faculty functions in relation to the educational program, in‐service programs and professional development.

The complete job description including minimum qualifications and instructions to apply can be found on our district website:

Please contact the Office of Human Resources at 949.582.4850 with any questions.

Electronic Resources Specialist, UC Berkeley

January 30, 2019

Job Title: Electronic Resources Specialist, Library (6759C) – #26343
Job ID: 26343
Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Department: Library Administration
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Berkeley

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world’s most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley’s culture of openness, freedom and acceptance—academic and artistic, political and cultural—make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: February 12, 2019

Departmental Overview

The Acquisitions Department supports the ordering and receiving of library materials for the University Libraries at the University of California, Berkeley. This position exists within the Electronic Resources Unit of the Acquisitions Department and functions as the Specialist responsible for establishing and maintaining access of all e-book packages, electronic databases, streaming media, and electronic journals for the Library. This position manages changes in access points to e-resources, updates holdings, checks links, updates IP addresses, informs LSO and CMS of cataloging and MARC record loading issues. Work also includes maintaining the Library’s SFX, EDS, EZproxy and database A-Z instances, and maintaining e-resource licensing and financial data in the e-resources database. It also collects usage statistics to support collection analysis.

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Director of Collection Strategies, University of California, Riverside

January 30, 2019

The University of California, Riverside (UCR) seeks a collaborative, user-oriented, and assessment and evaluation driven Director of Collection Strategies. The successful candidate will lead a department devoted to collaborative, stakeholder focused evidence-based collection development and management.

UC, Riverside Library is located on a rapidly expanding campus east of  Los Angeles and west of Palm Springs in beautiful southern California.

To apply please see the full job description and application at:

EEO/AA/ADA/Vets Employer

For more information or to discuss the position please contact:

Social Sciences Librarian, San Diego State University

January 30, 2019

SDSU Library seeks applications and nominations of a creative and dynamic individual for the position of Social Sciences Librarian and appointed at the Senior Assistant Librarian rank. The Social Sciences librarian serves as liaison and is responsible for collections, instruction, outreach and research consultations in selected social sciences departments. Subjects may include, but are not limited to, Anthropology, Special Education, Psychology and/or other related areas. SDSU is especially interested in candidates that can contribute to the experiences of underrepresented minorities. This position may be eligible for hire under the SDSU Building on Inclusive Excellence (BIE) that creates additional library faculty lines for candidates who meet certain criteria. For more information, see BIE criteria. To be considered for one of these additional BIE hires, candidates should identify in their letter of application how they meet two or more of the criteria.

Salary commensurate with experience and based on CSU Salary Schedule.

This position will remain open until filled. Review will begin immediately. Preference will be given to applications received by February 14, 2019.

Anticipated start date is July 2019.

To view a complete job description and instructions for the application procedures, visit:

SDSU is an Equal Opportunity /Title IX Employer.

Life Sciences Librarian, San Diego State University

January 30, 2019


Life Sciences Librarian

San Diego State University Library embraces innovation and collaboration, encourages diversity and deliberation, and looks for librarians who engage in a forward-looking perspective. SDSU Library seeks applications and nominations of a creative and dynamic individual for the position of Life Sciences Librarian and appointed at the Senior Assistant Librarian rank. The Life Sciences Librarian serves as a liaison to provide outreach, research support, collection development, and instruction for the departments of Biology, Chemistry & Biochemistry, and other research institutes associated with these areas. The incumbent will support the research data service needs across the natural and life sciences; in particular, the librarian will need to be familiar with reference sources for molecular and cellular biological research, popular analytical tools and strategies, and knowledge of research data management best practices. This position coordinates closely with other Sciences Librarians in the delivery of services across related disciplines. The position will also provide shared reference services (may include evening hours) and general information literacy instruction. This position may be eligible for hire under the SDSU Building on Inclusive Excellence (BIE) that creates additional library faculty lines for candidates who meet certain criteria. For more information, see BIE criteria. To be considered for one of these additional BIE hires, candidates should identify in their letter of application how they meet two or more of the criteria.

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Systems Librarian, Chabot College, Hayward, CA

January 30, 2019

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Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title

Systems Librarian

Position Type


Tenure Information

Tenure Track

Position Code




Pay Rate (or Annual Salary)

$62,035 – $88,687/annual



Job Location

Chabot College, 25555 Hesperian Blvd., Hayward, CA 94545



Job Summary

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District is seeking a Librarian for Chabot College in Hayward, California.

This position reports directly to the Division Dean.

The Systems & Reference Librarian for Public Services

  • Works with the Library classified staff
  • Serves as the initial point of contact for member library staff with questions or concerns about circulation or public access
  • Works closely with Ex-Libris and other relevant vendor staff in troubleshooting, developing new system capabilities, and advocating issues on behalf of Chabot Library.

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Archivist, University of San Francisco

January 30, 2019

The Gleeson Library | Geschke Learning Resource Center at the University of San Francisco (USF), a Jesuit Catholic University, seeks an engaged, knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and collaborative individual for the position of Archivist. The successful candidate will be responsible for the physical and intellectual control of the University Archives and will provide instruction, reference and research services for the collection. Early-career professionals and candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

For full details & to apply, follow this link:

Music Metadata Librarian, UC Berkeley

January 30, 2019

Music Metadata Librarian – Library (Basic Qualifications have been revised) 

Hiring range: Associate Librarian

$65,942 – $81,606 per annum, based on qualifications

This is a full time appointment available starting September 2018

The University of California, Berkeley seeks a librarian to perform original and complex copy cataloging for print and digital humanities materials, with a special focus on music. The incumbent will be an integral part of the technical service community that supports the UC Berkeley Library, the Bancroft Library, and the Digital Lifecycle Program.

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 supports core research collections and services located in Doe Library/Gardner MAIN Stacks and four specialized libraries within Doe Library – the Art History/Classics Library, Graduate Services, Morrison Library, and South/Southeast Asia Library – and the Hargrove Music Library. Collectively, these libraries are primary service points and provide research-level print and digital collections to support the research and teaching programs related to visual and performing arts, humanities, and international and area studies in a multicultural, global context. The Music Library collection serves the diverse teaching and research needs of the UC Berkeley Department of Music that offers programs in musicology, ethnomusicology and composition, and embraces a variety of performance activities.

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