Director of Learning, Research, and User Services, Fresno State

February 5, 2019

Director of Learning, Research, and User Services – Administrator II

Salary:

Classification Salary Range: $44,712 – $153,204

Anticipated Starting Salary: $90,000 – $95,000

Overview:

Library Environment:

The Henry Madden Library at California State University, Fresno, is the largest academic library in California between Los Angeles and San Francisco. With over 1.5 million visitors a year, the 339,000 square foot library serves as the hub of the campus community. It provides innovative services including technology lending to both faculty and students, a growing digital repository, integrated information literacy instruction, and student-centered campus partnerships. The library has helped lead the CSU’s transition to a system-wide unified library management system, ALMA, with full transition to be completed prior to the 2017-2018 fiscal year.

The library has over a million print volumes, hundreds of thousands of electronic resources, and significant special collections of children’s literature, teacher resources, music and media, World’s Fair materials, local and regional history, and hosts numerous rotating exhibitions and campus and community events. The library also uses 3M’s RFID system to safeguard its assets. Library personnel include 18 library faculty, 39 support staff, and 29 FTE student assistants. For more information, visit https://library.fresnostate.edu/.

Position Summary:

The Director of Learning, Research and User Services reports to the Dean of Library Services and serves as a member of the library’s leadership team, which prioritizes strategic initiatives, plans library-wide services, and facilitates operations. The Director of Learning, Research and User Services is a new position and will oversee a division handling over 1 million transactions every year, encompassing circulation, course reserves, technology lending, virtual reference, outreach programs and library instruction. In addition to managing the public-facing areas in the Henry Madden Library (Fresno State’s main library), the Teacher Resource Center and the Music and Media library, the Director works collaboratively with the Special Collections Research Center and the Arne Nixon Center for the Study of Children’s Literature, and Collection Development to create an engaged, student-centric learning environment throughout the Library. The Director serves as the collaborative partner and point of contact for the Center for Faculty Excellence, Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) and the Learning Center, and others.

The Director will plan, organize, and lead the User Services Division to best meet the needs of the Library’s internal and external community of users. The Director will supervise and mentor all user services faculty and staff, and oversee the faculty liaison program, providing vision, oversight and accountability. In this role, the Director will serve on library, campus, and consortia committees as appropriate; contribute to the profession through engagement with appropriate internal and external organizations; and participate in research, publication, and other professional and scholarly activities.

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Director of Library Technology and Collection Management, Fresno State

February 4, 2019

Director of Library Technology and Collection Management – Administrator II

Salary Range:

$44,712 – $153,204

Anticipated Starting Salary:
$90,000 – $95,000

Overview:

The Henry Madden Library at California State University, Fresno, is the largest academic library in California between Los Angeles and San Francisco. With over 1.5 million visitors a year, the 339,000 square foot library serves as the hub of the campus community. It provides innovative services including technology lending to both faculty and students, a growing digital repository, integrated information literacy instruction, and student-centered campus partnerships. The library has helped lead the CSU’s transition to a system-wide unified library management system, ALMA, with full transition completed prior to the 2017-2018 fiscal year. The library has over a million print volumes, hundreds of thousands of electronic resources, and significant special collections of children’s literature, teacher resources, music and media, World’s Fair materials, local and regional history, and hosts numerous rotating exhibitions and campus and community events. The library also uses 3M’s RFID system to safeguard its assets. Library personnel include 18 library faculty, 39 support staff, and 29 FTE student assistants. For more information, visit https://library.fresnostate.edu/.

Position Summary:

The Director of Library Technology and Collection Management reports to the Dean of Library Services and serves as a member of the library’s senior leadership team which plans library-wide services, facilitates operations, and resolves issues. The Director is primarily responsible for developing strategic directions for managing access to physical and virtual collections and digital services and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Technology Services and Collection Management Division including materials in all formats, electronic resources management, collection development and collections budget management, and cataloging in all formats.

The Director also leads this division in meeting and expanding library and digital scholarship needs and ensuring the continued implementation of technologies that serve teaching and research at Fresno State. The Director also oversees and provides infrastructure support to promote the Fresno State Digital Repository (FSDR) as an integrated tool in scholarly communication and research throughout the University.

As a leader, the Director will foster an environment where strategic and well-informed risk taking is encouraged. As a member of the Library Leadership Team, this person is responsible for library-wide planning and policy making. The incumbent works with other library leaders to shape strategic directions for the Henry Madden Library and will monitor current standards and explore emerging technologies to more effectively support the organization of and access to library resources. The position also requires a commitment to representing the library and participating in the development of California State University (CSU) policies and maintenance of the new consortia and local system.

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Head of the Life & Health Sciences Division, University of California, Berkeley

February 1, 2019

Recruitment Period

Open date: December 10th, 2018 Next review date: extended to February 15th, 2019

Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee. Final date: July 1st, 2019

Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Full information here: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01989

Description

Head of the Life & Health Sciences Division

University of California, Berkeley Library

Hiring range: Librarian

$88,791-$104,180 per annum, based on qualifications

This is a full time appointment available starting March 2019

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 life and health sciences.

The Environment

The UC Berkeley Library is an internationally renowned research and teaching facility at one of the nation’s premier public universities. A highly diverse and intellectually rich environment, Berkeley serves a campus community of 30,000 undergraduate students, over 11,000 graduate students, and 1,500 faculty. With a collection of more than 12 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 those collections and build their related research skills.

The Library’s Life & Health Sciences Division includes the Marian Koshland Bioscience, Natural Resources & Public Health Library and the Pamela and Kenneth Fong Optometry & Health Sciences Library. Collectively these libraries and staff – including 5 librarians, 10 career staff, and 30 student employees – support the research, teaching, and learning needs of students and faculty of the College of Natural Resources, School of Optometry, School of Public Health, and College of Letters & Science’s Biological Sciences Division and broader communities of scholars.

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