Access Services Manager (Administrator I), Sonoma State University

December 11, 2019

Job ID: 104954

Location: Sonoma State University (Rohnert Park, CA)

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Department Name

Library Administration

Salary and Benefits

Starting salary placement depends on qualifications, experience and salary budget, and will not exceed $7,084 a month.

This position is eligible for a broad range of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, retirement (CalPERS), tuition waiver, vacation and sick leave. In addition, 14 paid holidays are offered each year; 13 scheduled on specific days and a Personal Holiday that may be taken any time during the year.

A comprehensive benefits summary for this position is available online by clicking the link or by request from SSU Human Resources.

Application Deadline

This position is open until filled. For full consideration, please submit application, along with cover letter and resume, by 8am on January 16, 2020. Please refer to the Application Process section of this posting for additional details.
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Reference and Instruction Librarian, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

December 10, 2019

The University Library at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona is seeking a flexible, energetic, and knowledgeable reference and instruction librarian to join a team committed to student success.

Under the guidance of the Head Librarian for Reference Services and in collaboration with the Instruction Coordinator and Collection Management Coordinator, this librarian provides research consultation and instructional services to students, faculty, and staff for assigned subjects, works on projects that develop and improve library services and collections, and participates in academic governance by serving on library and university committees.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to meeting the information needs of the university community; a strong public service orientation; an ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines; an ability to conduct scholarly, research, and creative activities; a willingness to take initiative in devising innovative and creative solutions; and effective communication skills in order to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students in a culturally diverse and rapidly evolving academic environment.

For a full position description, please go to:

This position is open until filled. First consideration will be given to completed applications received by Friday, February 28, 2020. Early response is encouraged. If you have any questions, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Ms. Julie Shen, at

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

Part-time Reference Librarian Pool, Solano Community College, Fairfield/Vallejo/Vacaville, California

December 10, 2019

Librarian – Reference Desk 

Solano Community College Library, Fairfield/Vallejo/Vacaville, California

$50.53 – $61.17 Hourly
Closing Date/Time:  continuous

Solano Community College is seeking a pool of qualified applicants for possible temporary part-time reference desk assignments.  These positions are filled on an as needed basis and are on-going recruitments. Assignments may include day, evening and weekend hours.

Under administrative leadership, adjunct faculty librarians will participate in the planning, implementation and assessment of library programs that will contribute to the educational growth of the college community and support advancement of the mission of the college. Adjunct faculty are responsible for maintaining currency in their field and continuing professional development; utilizing current technology in the performance of job duties; maintaining standards of professional conduct and ethics appropriate to the professional position, and working as a team player with other Library faculty and staff.

This position is a “pool” position, meaning that openings may or may not be currently available. The District maintains a “pool” of applications for positions which are needed on an ongoing basis at Solano Community College. The advantage of “pool” positions is when a position becomes available, the Dean may immediately begin screening applications from the available pool of applicants without having to post a position and wait while the position is being advertised.

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Librarian, Research and Instruction, California Health Sciences University, Clovis, CA

December 10, 2019

California Health Sciences University
Health Sciences Library

Job Title: Librarian, Research and Instruction

Job Description:

The Research and Instruction Librarian is responsible for providing library services in support of research productivity, teaching, and learning. Reporting to the Director, Health Sciences Library, this faculty position participates in the formal educational efforts of the Library, including the development of instructional materials, research guides, web tutorials, videos, and other support services. The incumbent provides consultations and instruction in bibliographic research methods, evidence-based medicine, research data management, scholarly communication, and systematic reviews. This position will cultivate and sustain collaborative relationships with students, residents, faculty, preceptors, and staff in support of campus research, teaching, and learning. The Research and Instruction Librarian will also serve as librarian liaison for the College of Osteopathic Medicine and the College of Pharmacy programs.
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Librarian, Electronic and Technical Services, California Health Sciences University, Clovis, CA

December 10, 2019

California Health Sciences University
Health Sciences Library

Job Title: Librarian, Electronic and Technical Services

Job Description:

Reporting to the Director, Health Sciences Library, the Electronic and Technical Services Librarian has a leading role in workflows that establish and maintain access to, and discovery of, integrated library system (ILS) modules, including cataloging, circulation, patron and item records, and reports, as well as the set-up and management of the Library’s online discovery service. This position collaborates with California Health Sciences University (CHSU) departments and programs to oversee the Library’s website, including its discovery tools, EZproxy authentication software, link-out applications, subject guide software, videos, webinars and more. The incumbent also manages document delivery and interlibrary loan services and software systems. This faculty position is skilled in the latest technologies that facilitate the discovery of, and access to, a wide range of library resources and services. The Electronic and Technical Services Librarian participates in the formal educational efforts of the Library, including the development of instructional materials, research guides, web tutorials, videos, and other support services. This position participates in the overall growth and development of the Library and its services. The Electronic and Technical Services Librarian recruits, trains, and supervises part-time library student workers who allow the library to extend its evening and weekend hours.

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Cataloging and Metadata Librarian, San Francisco State University

December 10, 2019

The J. Paul Leonard Library at San Francisco State University offers an exciting opportunity for a tenure-track Cataloging and Metadata Librarian position at the rank of Senior Assistant or Associate Librarian beginning July 2020 or sooner.

ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library and Information Science or equivalent is required. Salary commensurate with qualifications. Position description available at

Application review begins February 1, 2020, continues until filled; send letter of intent, a current CV, a statement on how your philosophy of librarianship, and/or your scholarship align with the commitment of the J. Paul Leonard Library to foster an inclusive and diverse academic community; and the names and contact information of three references. Letters of recommendation will be requested at a later date.

For full consideration, submit all materials to Elizabeth Detrich, Personnel Coordinator:, 415-338-3641.

Open Access positions, California Digital Library

December 10, 2019

The California Digital Library’s Collection Development and Management program has two exciting opportunities available to join our effort to transition our systemwide journal licenses to open access publishing agreements with scholarly publishers.  We’re working to improve the way research is communicated by building pathways for UC researchers to make all of their journal articles immediately openly available at publisher sites through sustainable, scalable strategies that can enable positive global change.  We’re trying to make the world a better place, and we want you to join us!

The Open Access Publisher Agreements Manager will collaborate with other members of the CDL team and campus library partners to develop and implement publisher agreements that enable open access publishing by UC researchers.  The Publisher Agreements Manager will manage the implementation of these agreements, including interfacing with publisher representatives, coordinating across the ten UC campus libraries, collaborating with other stakeholders to develop new workflows and put these transformative agreements into practice, and coordinating and participating in outreach and assessment activities for these agreements.

The Open Access Data Analyst will work closely with the Open Access Collection Strategist to conduct complex data analysis in support of negotiations for transformative agreements at the California Digital Library and other partner institutions.  The Data Analyst will gather and synthesize data about publication patterns, subscription terms, financial transactions, and other relevant information into reports and visualizations that can communicate key insights to negotiators, library administrators, and other stakeholders.  The world of scholarly communication is changing rapidly, and the Data Analyst will play a key role in developing and applying data-driven insights to help us understand the world we’re in and us shape the world we want to create.

The job close date for both positions is January 6; use the links above to apply at

The University of California is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Part Time Adjunct Librarian pool and Library Technician IV, Pasadena City College

December 10, 2019

Pasadena City College is seeking applicants for their Part Time Adjunct Librarian pool and for a Full Time Classified Library Technician IV position.

Please pass the word to anyone you know who might be interested in joining our stellar team!

  1. Adjunct Librarians at PCC may be assigned reference desk hours or assigned to teach one-shot research sessions as needed. There is no application deadline, but we are planning to conduct a round of interviews to join the adjunct pool in early January. Adjunct Librarian Job Description and How to Apply
  2. The Full Time Classified Library Technician IV position is the highest level of technician at Pasadena City College. This candidate will work during regular business hours in the Circulation Dept., and will serve as a lead for the area in collaboration with the Access Services Librarian. The position does have significant operational oversight of the area, including supervisory responsibilities over student assistants. Application Deadline: Friday December 13, 2019, 5:00pm Full Time Classified Library Technician IV Job Description and How to Apply

Head of the East Asian Library, USC

December 10, 2019

Head of the East Asian Library (#357)
USC Libraries
University of Southern California

The USC Libraries seek an innovative, experienced, and service-oriented professional to lead the East Asian Library.

The position description, qualifications, and application requirements are posted here:

USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed, and background. The university particularly encourages members of underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.

Librarian for Science Fiction, UC Riverside

December 3, 2019

The University Library
University of California, Riverside

Position Title:
Jay Kay Klein and Doris Klein Librarian for Science Fiction

Rank and Salary Scale
Assistant Librarian/Associate Librarian/Librarian – Potential Career $61,201 – $82, 045

The Jay Kay Klein and Doris Klein Librarian for Science Fiction is responsible for the development, stewardship, and promotion of the Eaton Collection of Science Fiction and Fantasy and associated collections of science fiction, fantasy, horror, and other forms of speculative fiction housed in the University of California, Riverside Library’s Special Collections & University Archives Department.
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