Technical Services Library Assistant, Los Angeles

June 26, 2019

AC Group seeks a Technical Services Library Assistant for an academic institution in West Los Angeles. The Library Assistant will be responsible for making books, journals, and other library materials accessible through adaptive cataloging and classification, maximizing catalog access through authority and database maintenance, adding volumes and copies to on-line library system and withdrawing library materials from on-line library system. This is a part-time position, requiring 20-30 hours per week.


  • Catalog books, journals, and other library materials on a national bibliographic database, adapting copy from other institutions, and transferring records into the local on-line library system. Assign subject headings and call numbers, subject to professional review.
  • Create and maintain item records for multi-volume sets and serial records in the local on-line library system.
  • Update local and national databases regarding materials withdrawn from the library collection.
  • Maintain database integrity through routine and special project authority work.
  • Re-catalog and reclassify existing library collections as time allows.
  • Support the work of other library departments by responding to location change requests, providing technical assistance in the transfer of electronic records, etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Head Cataloging Librarian.


  • At least 1 year of technical services library experience including editing catalog records, familiarity with searching and editing OCLC and/or online library systems, cataloging rules (AACR2) and resource description and access (RDA), Library of Congress call numbers, and subject headings.
  • Advanced Degree in Library Sciences is required.

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Librarian, Southwestern College, Chula Vista, CA

June 25, 2019

Tenure Track Position

This position may include a combination of day, evening, weekend and extension site assignments.

Responsibilities: Under the direction of the Dean of Instructional Support Services and in collaboration with the Library Department Chair, and in collaboration with one another, the librarians are responsible for providing services such as reference, instruction, collection development, technical services, and outreach.

Duties and Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Provide information literacy instruction in person and online through credit courses, workshops, and other modes of instruction
  • Provide reference service in person and online using various print and electronic resources
  • Design and produce curricular materials, research guides, tutorials, and other instructional resources in a variety of formats
  • Participate in the collection development program and serve as faculty liaison in assigned subject areas
  • Collaborate with discipline faculty on assignments, collection needs, and integration of information literacy into the college curriculum
  • Collaborate with the others to prepare reports, assessments, and data in support of program reviews, Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs), and accreditation self-studies
  • Serve on college committees and participate in faculty activities
  • Develop and integrate emerging technologies in library services

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Digital Scholarship Librarian, UC Santa Cruz

June 25, 2019

The University of California, Santa Cruz seeks a Digital Scholarship Librarian to join the University Library Digital Scholarship Commons (DSC), a fast-growing program that is providing students with access to technology and learning through experimentation in a low barrier environment; fostering student engagement with digital research in and out of the classroom; and supporting faculty growth through pedagogy and research support.

The DSC has recently expanded its programs and now includes two physical spaces: The DSC and the Digital Scholarship Innovation Studio (DSI). Together, the programs seek to support the full life cycle of 3D data: 3D scanning, 3D modeling, Virtual Reality, 3D printing, and preservation of 3D data. The incoming Librarian will support internal growth, community building, and partnerships with faculty. The DSI is in its early stages and the incoming Librarian will help shape the service and determine the direction of the program.

Are you interested in contributing to a robust suite of programs aimed at integrating digital methods into teaching, research, and individual experimentation? If you have a background in 3D data with experience in 3D modeling or Virtual/Augmented Reality creation for education, we invite you to apply today!

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The Initial Review Date is July 19, 2019. All applications received by this date are guaranteed consideration.

This is an Academic position in the Academic Librarian Series, 100% time appointment, and is eligible for full University benefits. The successful candidate will join and serve as a member of the Librarians Association of the University of California (LAUC).

For a complete list of qualifications and competencies, please visit the job posting here:

UCSC is committed to promoting and protecting an environment that values and supports every person in an atmosphere of civility, honesty, cooperation, professionalism, and fairness. Read our Principles of Community to learn more!

Student Success Full-Time Librarian, Victor Valley College, Victorville, CA

June 20, 2019

Victor Valley College invites applications for a new Student Success Full-Time Librarian.

Representative duties: provide reference services; teach information literacy; participate in collection development; promote library resources; and plan outreach to connect students from diverse socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic and academic backgrounds with library resources to promote student equity and success.

Salary:  $53,955-$113,197 annually for 10-month tenure track position.  Position is 35 hour/week, 175-day calendar, with optional extra duty days for intersessions.  A District-paid comprehensive benefit package which includes medical, dental and vision insurances for employee and dependents, and $50,000 employee life insurance policy are provided.

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Closing date:  07/09/2019
Position start date:  Fall 2019

User Experience and Technology Librarian, Chabot College, Hayward, CA

June 17, 2019

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Chabot College, a California community college, is truly a diverse institution, located in Hayward, “heart of the East Bay” of the San Francisco Bay Area. Its pride includes being a Hispanic Serving Institution, and having robust programs such as Umoja, Puente, Change It Now (CIN!), Restorative Integrated Self Education (RISE), Program for Adult College Education (PACE), and other important programs to guarantee students’ success. Librarians have faculty status (with four full academic years of probationary status before receiving tenure). The generous salary covers 175 days of service each year and the full-time librarian, if wishing, can also serve on top of that as an adjunct librarian earning a robust hourly rate on Saturday or summer hours, when they are available.

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Equity & Open Access Librarian, CSU East Bay, Hayward, CA

June 13, 2019

The Cal State East Bay University Libraries invites you to apply for the position for Equity and Open Access Librarian. We particularly encourage early career, entry level librarians to consider applying for this position!

Duties of the Position: Working collegially with the Library Faculty, the Equity and Open Access Librarian will create new opportunities for the Libraries to: engage with diverse learner communities, especially first generation, transfer, and commuter students, and design equity-informed library programming and services to meet their needs; coordinate with the outreach librarian and the scholarly communications librarian to improve campus awareness of critical open education/access issues; support faculty awareness, discovery, and use of open textbooks and open education resources to enhance student access to affordable materials; coordinate with the assessment librarian to design effective assessment strategies of the Libraries’ equity and open access initiatives; keep current with trends and developments in equity-oriented and non-traditional student services; and, serve as a liaison for open education initiatives at a local institutional level and at a CSU system-wide level.

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For questions regarding the position, contact Andrew Carlos, Search Committee Chair,

Research & Instruction Librarian, Middlebury Institute, Monterey, CA

June 13, 2019

Under the supervision of the Library Director, the Research and Instruction Librarian provides research assistance and guidance to students, faculty, staff and other library users. The librarian uses his/her/their expertise to teach research skills, and assists with collection development and assessment.

The Research and Instruction Librarian serves as liaison to Monterey Bay Area Cooperative Library System (MOBAC) committees as assigned. In collaboration with other members of the library staff, other Middlebury Institute departments, campus clubs and groups she/he/they plan library programs. As part of the Public Services team, she/he/they will contribute her/his/their individual skills and expertise as needed in order to help the team achieve its objectives. This is a full-time staff position including weekend and evening duty.

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Director of User Experience and Innovation, San Jose State

June 13, 2019

About the Position

The University Library Director of User Experience and Innovation works respectfully and cooperatively with the employees of King Library. The Director provides leadership, planning, administration, and supervision for all aspects of the User Experience (UX) and Innovations units’ work including the Unified Service Point (USP), late night tutoring services, user experience services, web services, student technology training center, media services, information technology help desk, library network and servers, student computing services,emerging technologies and the library’s catalog discovery system. The Director implements services, spaces and technology in support of library transformations, providing a vision for library innovations, defining priorities, and making strategic recommendations related to services and technologies. The Director oversees and prioritizes the library’s budget for multiple service points, user experience enhancement and technology. The Director fosters teamwork and promotes effective communication within and across units throughout the library and to appropriate campus personnel. This position reports to the Associate Dean of Innovations and Resource Management and works closely with San Jose Public Library’s leadership and staff to design and implement innovative joint ventures at King Library. The Director serves on Library management and leadership groups that set priorities and goals for services.

This is a position in the CSU – Management Personnel Plan (MPP), and serves at the pleasure of the President. This position will require adherence to University compliance training such as: Conflict of Interest and Ethics, AB 1825 Sexual Harassment Prevention, Information Security, and Injury and Illness Prevention Program. The person hired for this position may be required to complete an outside employment disclosure statement in accordance with Title V of the California Code of Regulations.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree In Library or Information Science, Information Technology or related field
  • Three (3) years of progressively responsible supervisory experience

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1-year Temp Librarian, Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut, CA

June 13, 2019

Mt. San Antonio College (Mt. SAC) Library has a current opening for one-year position of Professor of Library Science (Collection Development Librarian), 12 month, Full-time Temporary. Mt. SAC is California’s largest single-campus community college with over 200 programs on 420 beautiful acres in Walnut, California. Walnut is about 25 miles east of downtown Los Angeles.

If this sounds like it might be something you’re interested in act fast & apply to this position. Applications received by 6/24 will be included in the initial screening. Please share with anyone or any lists where there might be interest.

At Mt. San Antonio College, diversity is what brings our campus to life. Our students come from unique backgrounds and are all at different places in their lives. Some are here straight from high school, while others have families and full-time jobs, but they are all here for the same reason: to achieve their goals through education. We proudly serve more than 50,000 students from all walks of life. About half of our students are seeking degrees and certificates. The other half are enjoying community programs, workforce development classes and other non-credit courses. Learn more about demographics on our Facts and Stats page. (from About Us)

Instructional Support Technician II, Sonoma State

June 11, 2019

Sonoma State University Library is recruiting for an Instructional Support Technician II position, whose primary responsibility will be to provide technology support throughout the library.

Please visit the SSU Jobs site to apply, and select job ID number 104843. This position is open until filled. For full consideration, please submit application, along with cover letter and resume, by 8am on June 28, 2019.

The Instructional Support Technician (IST) provides technical support for University Library equipment including, but not limited to, instructional technology in library classrooms, specialized equipment in support of library services (e.g., the SSU Makerspace), and technical computer support in collaboration with the SSU Information Technology (IT) Department. The IST helps faculty develop new instructional activities by acting as a resource in materials and equipment utilization, assists library administration in planning and implementing new services, and provides work direction and training to library technology and Makerspace student assistants.

We are a great group of people to work with, located in a beautiful area just one hour north of San Francisco and surrounded by vibrant communities as well as areas of great natural beauty.