Director of Library Special Collections, UCLA

August 8, 2019

Requisition Number: 30809
Salary: $7,334 – $14,500 monthly

Position Description:

Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Distinctive Collections and Chief Policy Strategist, the Director of Library Special Collections (DLSC) provides leadership, oversight, and strategic vision to shape the future of special collections and archives at UCLA. A member of the Library’s management team, the incumbent heads an enterprise-wide organization marshalling the Library’s special collections resources, services, and operations around its mission to create a distinctive learning environment for the UCLA community and society at large. The DLSC leads Library Special Collections (LSC) to inspire discovery, cultivate knowledge, advance research, preserve cultural heritage and actively develop and lead initiatives that advance diversity as integral to academic excellence and inclusion as integral to modern library special collections. The DLSC plans, organizes, and manages all aspects of Library Special Collections (LSC) operations and budget. Fostering a flexible, work environment, and a strong team spirit, the incumbent establishes and actively supports creative initiatives and facilitates new partnerships and interdisciplinary projects. The DLSC collaborates with all departments and units throughout the Library and across the campus. The DLSC works across the UCLA Libraries to develop fundraising strategies, stewards and cultivates donors, and writes grant proposals to support the goals and activities of the department and Library alongside the following stakeholders and units: Associate University Librarian for Distinctive Collections and Chief Policy Strategist, senior management team, the Executive director of Library Development, and the Distinctive Collection Portfolio Teams.

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Library Technician II, Glendale Community College

August 8, 2019

Salary
$3,916.12 – $4,317.50 Monthly

Location
Glendale, CA

Job Type
Full-time Classified

Department
Library and Learning Support Services

Job Number
110171

Closing
8/30/2019 5:00 PM Pacific

Description
Performs a variety of specialized technical duties in the circulation, organization and management of library resources and materials. Position may require working evening and/or weekend shifts.
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Archival Library Assistant, West Los Angeles, CA

August 2, 2019

LAC Group is seeking an Archival Library Assistant to work at a prestigious university library in West Los Angeles. The selected individual will support archives processing and assist with collections, reference and other areas as needed. This is a full-time position that will continue through the end of the year. This is an excellent opportunity for a recent MLIS graduate looking to gain experience in an academic library or archives setting.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the processing of collections by rehousing, arranging and describing materials in accordance with DACS standards; editing and creating records in Archives Space; encoding and uploading finding aids; accessioning new collections according to departmental procedures.
  • Assist in the staffing of the front desk and provide reference services and monitoring of researchers in the reading room as needed.
  • Assist in the shipping and receiving of special collections materials sent off-campus for digitization, etc., including data entry, condition reporting and photography, packing and shipping.
  • Participate in a departmental culture of preservation, assisting in the identification and recording of preservation issues encountered in the performance of routine duties.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or requested.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 1 year related library or archives experience. Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
  • Familiarity with the proper care and handling of special collections
  • Demonstrated ability to perform detailed work with a high degree of accuracy and to work independently within a framework of assigned responsibilities.
  • Exemplary communication and organizational skills
  • Basic computer knowledge and fluency in Microsoft Office Suite

To apply, please visit: https://lac.gp/2Yk8tVW


Research, Instruction, and Outreach Librarian, San Francisco State University

August 2, 2019

J. Paul Leonard Library
Temporary, Non-Tenure Track
Research, Instruction, and Outreach Librarian

San Francisco State University’s J. Paul Leonard Library is a busy, teaching-oriented institution supporting a community of 30,000 students as well as faculty and staff. The collections include more than one million items in all formats, including an extensive collection of online databases and full-text resources. The SFSU library uses and contributes to Ex Libris’ Alma/Primo, which is shared by all 23 libraries in the CSU System.

Position Summary

The temporary Research, Instruction, and Outreach Services Librarian will provide online and face-to-face research assistance to the San Francisco State community; teach lower division information literacy instruction sessions and lead orientations and tours; participate in the development of online guides, videos, tutorials, and other outreach and instructional materials; contribute to library outreach initiatives; contribute to collection development related projects; review, update, and add to the library’s FAQ as needed; participate in the collaborative development, implementation, and evaluation of library services, policies and procedures; serve as a liaison to assigned academic departments; and contribute to library assessment efforts to ensure the quality and improve the effectiveness of library services.

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Public Services Librarian – Technology and Electronic Resources, Folsom Lake College, Folsom, CA

August 2, 2019

Folsom Lake College is accepting applications for a public services librarian.  Established in 2004 as the fourth college in the Los Rios Community College District, Folsom Lake College (FLC) is a vibrant teaching and learning institution serving over 8,800 ethnically and racially diverse students each semester. The college and its two educational centers, the El Dorado Center in Placerville (EDC) and the Rancho Cordova Center (RCC), serve the rapidly growing areas of both eastern Sacramento and western El Dorado counties, forming a dynamic learning community committed to academic excellence, innovation, and educational equity.

A little more about the FLC Library:

The FLC Library provides information and research support to students, faculty and staff, whether they are at the main campus, at one of our educational centers, or participating in online coursework. The library provides access to high-quality information resources in a variety of physical and online formats. We also teach research strategies to meet the students’ immediate information needs and to support the development of broader information literacy skills.

We see our work as librarians as intrinsically connected to social justice and equity, both professionally and in the context of community college education. As such, the library works to uphold the campus’s commitment to social justice and equity in library instruction, individual reference interactions, and decision-making related to library policies, services, and the selection of library materials.

The FLC Library is a highly collaborative environment where librarians work closely with other library staff members, subject-area faculty members and the entire campus community. The librarians also coordinate many library services and resources in conjunction with the other libraries in the Los Rios Community College District.

And about the position:

The assignment may include, but is not limited to:

  • Planning, developing, and coordinating online library resources, including the website, research guides, research tutorials, chat reference, and other web-based services.
  • Administering, optimizing, and integrating the Library’s discovery service and electronic resources, including subscription databases, e-books, and streaming film.
  • Maintaining a focus on library user experience and developing marketing strategies for online library resources and services.
  • Participating in campus and district open educational resource initiatives.
  • Teaching library instructions in a variety of settings and formats that may include credit courses.
  • Providing reference and information services to students and staff.
  • Selecting materials in subject areas for print and electronic collections.
  • Collaborating with other library service areas.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

The assignment may include day, evening, online, hybrid, weekend and/or off-campus work and/or hours.

The full job announcement as well as instructions for applying can be found at https://jobs.losrios.edu/postings/12172.  Applications will be accepted until August 27, 2019.


Research Librarian for Physical Sciences, UC Irvine

August 2, 2019

The University of California, Irvine Libraries seeks an energetic, creative, knowledgeable, and user-oriented Research Librarian for Physical Sciences to serve as liaison to the Department of Mathematics, the Department of Statistics, and the Department of Physics & Astronomy. The incumbent will also liaise with Campuswide Honors Program and play a key role in providing reference and instructional support to undergraduates.

Qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds and life experiences are encouraged to apply.  The UCI Libraries is committed to recruiting a diverse workforce and advancing UCI’s Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.

At the heart of University of California, Irvine’s academic community, the UCI Libraries plays a vital role in enabling our outstanding students, faculty and researchers to create new knowledge, develop lifelong learning skills, and make meaningful contributions to society.  We value innovation and collaboration, and we are committed to fostering an environment that promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion. The Libraries physical spaces consist of the Langson Library, the Science Library, the Library Gateway Study Center, and the Grunigen Medical Library.

The University of California, Irvine, is nestled in over 1,500 acres of coastal foothills, five miles from the Pacific Ocean, between San Diego and Los Angeles.  Founded in 1965, UCI has a total of 36,742 undergraduate and graduate students and over 1,600 faculty and staff.  Nearly 67% of UCI students identify themselves as Asian American, African American, Chicano/Latino, or Native American.  Over 50% of UCI’s Bachelor Degrees are awarded to first generation college students.  The New York Times ranks UCI as the #1 college doing the most for the American Dream. Consistently ranked among the nation’s best universities, UCI is noted for its top-rated research and graduate programs, extensive commitment to undergraduate education, and growing number of professional schools and programs of academic and social significance.

The full position description is listed on the UCI Libraries website at http://www.lib.uci.edu/job-openings-uc-irvine-libraries with links to additional websites featuring campus and community information.

Apply via UCI AP Recruit at:  https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF05389.

Appointment is anticipated to be at the Assistant Librarian or Associate Librarian rank.  Salary commensurate with experience and the University of California salary scales.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.