Librarian, Data Management, Cal Poly Pomona

September 30, 2019

The Cal Poly Pomona (CPP) University Library invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Senior Assistant Librarian with a specialization in data management services.  This person in this position will strategically develop a culture of data management practice from within the library and outward, to help our users engage more broadly in their respective fields. This person will communicate the importance of ethical data practices to prepare our users for work in various fields and inspire them to act responsibly as information citizens. Additionally, this person will enhance the co-curricular experience by promoting evidence-based research, as well as understandable and repeatable data practices.

Anticipated Salary Hiring Range: $69,348 – $74,000

Consideration of completed applications will begin on November 30th, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.  For expanded position description and application information, please go to

For general inquiries, please email Alyssa Loera at

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.

Master of Library and Information Science Program Manager

September 30, 2019

Department: Department of Information Studies, GSE&IS
Title Rank: Associate Librarian – Librarian
Salary: $61,201- $101,535
Position Availability: Immediately
Application deadline for first consideration: October 24, 2019

The UCLA Department of Information Studies seeks applications for the position of Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) Program Manager. The MLIS Program Manager reports to the Chair of the Information Studies (IS) Department, and works in consultation with the Associate Dean for Information Studies, IS faculty members and staff, the IS Lab Director, IS Student Affairs Officer (SAO), Graduate School of Education and Information Studies (GSE&IS) Offices of Student Services (OSS), and External Relations (OER).

The MLIS Manager has primary responsibility for (1) managing the professional aspects of the student experience and (2) optimizing the program’s potential in the local, national, and international arenas.

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Resource Sharing Specialist, Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo, CA

September 27, 2019

Job Summary

Information Resources & Resource Sharing (IR&RS) comprises the collection development, acquisitions, electronic resource management, document delivery and resource sharing functions of the Library. Under general supervision of the Director of Collections Strategy & Discovery this position contributes to the fulfillment of the resource sharing services functions of this unit, as well as contributing to the overall services and programs of IR&RS and the library. Primary activities of this position include handling borrowing and lending requests for library materials from patrons; retrieving, processing and troubleshooting requests through various databases, joint resource sharing systems and cooperative efforts with other libraries; verifying eligibility of requests; and verifying bibliographic information and conducting bibliographic searches related to requests. This position also supports Collection Management activities including bibliographic searching, verification, and editing; and supporting catalog record maintenance activities.

At the Library Services Specialist II level, incumbents at this level work independently to perform tasks in a specified functional area within a library unit. Work requires them to become proficient in aspects, methods, and procedures associated with their assigned functional area, including the ability to use judgment in interpreting policies and solving problems, and a general knowledge of overall library activities, policies and procedures. Incumbents also may be responsible for coordinating work of student workers assigned to the area and may participate in hiring, training, evaluating and payroll processing of student workers.

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Acquisitions Specialist, Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo, CA

September 27, 2019

Job Summary

Under general supervision of the Director of Collections Strategy & Discovery this position contributes to the fulfillment of the Acquisitions and Electronic unit functions, in addition to contributing to the overall services and programs of IR&RS and Kennedy Library. Primary responsibilities include handling library acquisitions processing from ordering library materials; receiving and processing materials in the library management system and preparing them for use; verifying accuracy of materials received against orders placed; monitoring acquisition expenditures and processing vendor invoices for payment; troubleshooting acquisitions related problems with vendors; and compiling expenditures for annual statistics and audit reports. This position also supports related IR&RS activities including bibliographic searching, verification, and editing; and supporting catalog record maintenance activities.
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Learning & Instructional Services Librarian, CSU LA

September 27, 2019

University Library

Senior Assistant Librarian: Learning & Instructional Services Librarian

Starting Date: Spring, 2020

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. An earned MLS/MLIS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited institution is required at the time of application.
  2. Evidence of experience providing information literacy instruction and coordinating library information literacy programs using current methodologies and emerging instructional technologies to undergraduate and graduate students in a variety of disciplines.
  3. Evidence of engagement with trends in higher education, including, but not limited to, the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education.
  4. Evidence of experience planning, developing, and implementing library-wide information literacy assessment programs that enable continuous review, evaluation, and improvement of the library information literacy instruction.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Evidence of experience collaborating with campus partners to develop, promote and assess library instruction that contribute to student success and engagement.
  2. Demonstrated knowledge of pedagogical practices, instructional design theory and practice.
  3. Evidence of experience engaging in scholarly activity, professional development and service

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Reference, Instruction & Outreach, CSU Dominguez Hills

September 27, 2019

California State University Dominguez Hills is seeking enthusiastic and collaborative professionals to actively participate in our Reference, Instruction, and Outreach Services (RIOS). Here are some quick answers to questions you might have about the position:

What is the official description for the job?

As a RIOS Fellow, you will be responsible for providing high-quality research assistance, serving as a liaison to assigned academic departments, teaching information literacy sessions, creating online learning objects, and participating in outreach activities. You will also have the opportunity to explore a variety of public and support service areas in the library, as well as develop, propose, and lead a project based on your interests.

Shorter version: Team up with us in reference and instruction to help our students succeed!

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Reference and Instruction Librarian, Cal Poly Pomona

September 20, 2019

Reference and Instruction Librarian, Cal Poly Pomona
Full time, Temporary, Non-Tenure Track

See full announcement here:

Position Description

Provide reference assistance in person and online as well as teach course-integrated instruction and other library workshops. Serve as subject liaison for faculty and students in assigned college or department and manage collections for assigned area(s). Contribute to special projects in support of library wide and campus initiatives as assigned. Assist in teaching LIB 1500, the Library’s 3-unit credit-bearing course. This is a full time, temporary, non-tenure track position with a 12-month contract.

Rank: Assistant Librarian (non-tenure track)

Salary: $57,888

Starting Date: January 6, 2020

Required Qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited graduate degree in Library/Information Science or equivalent degree
  • Experience in providing reference services in an academic, public, or corporate library
  • Demonstrated effectiveness at teaching information literacy skills and concepts in an academic library setting
  • Experience in creating webpages
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a culturally diverse and rapidly evolving academic environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in creating online instructional guides and tutorials
  • Collection management experience
  • Teaching experience

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Serials and Digital Resources Specialist, Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, CA

September 19, 2019

Serials and Digital Resources Specialist
Flora Lamson Hewlett Library, Graduate Theological Union
Berkeley, California

The Graduate Theological Union (GTU) is the largest and most diverse partnership of seminaries and graduate schools in the United States, pursuing interreligious collaboration in teaching, research, ministry, and service. Since its founding in 1962, the GTU has produced thousands of alumni who teach at eminent universities and seminaries, lead and work in a broad variety of arenas – cultural, economic, inter-religious, non-profit and political – to achieve the greatest good.

Position Summary: Reporting to the Head of Collection Development, this position manages the acquisition of and maintains access to print and digital continuing resources.

This is a part-time (19 hours/week) position.

Salary information: $25.50/hour

For a full job description, visit

Learning & Instructional Services Librarian, Cal State Los Angeles

September 19, 2019

Cal State Los Angeles University Library seeks  for tenure-track position at the rank of Senior Assistant. See the full position announcement here:

The primary professional responsibilities include coordinating and assessing the Library’s instruction program that supports teaching and learning. The successful candidate will establish an effective information literacy program and will explore and support new models of information delivery and use including new pedagogical approaches such as inquiry-based learning, peer-to-peer learning, game-based learning and library services that support high impact learning opportunities. He/she will work collaboratively with library faculty, staff and campus partners to integrate library resources and services into the campus’ learning management system.  The incumbent will also lead a process of continuously assessing and transforming the library’s instruction program and services to meet the needs of students. Responsibilities also include service on system-wide and campus committees and task forces, and activities that foster professional growth.

For full consideration, application materials must be received by October 17, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

Please email all application materials in a single PDF to: Please type “University Library Tenure-Track Application” in the subject line.

Please address all questions to the Appointments Committee Chair Holly Yu at:

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Business and Economics Librarian, CSU San Marcos

September 19, 2019

California State University at San Marcos (CSUSM) is pleased to invite applications for the Business and Economics Librarian in the University Library at the level of Senior Assistant Librarian. This position is tenure-track, meaning that as a library faculty member at CSUSM, the incumbent will be responsible for their assigned job responsibilities, professional and campus service commitments, and research/creative activity. This position serves as the liaison for the College of Business Administration as well as the Department of Economics (housed within the College of Humanities, Arts, Behavioral and Social Sciences). Further details available at: