Reference, Instruction, and Archives Librarian, Dominican University of California, San Rafael

February 11, 2020

Looking for an opportunity to combine your love of teaching, your commitment to helping patrons, and your passion for archives? Our full-time, non-tenured, twelve-month faculty position as Reference, Instruction, and Archives Librarian at Dominican University of California is for you! Beginning July 2020, this position offers an opportunity to start fresh with an existing archives collection that needs organization and vision, including planning for an upcoming move. It also offers the opportunity to use that archival collection as a teaching and outreach tool with students, staff, faculty, and the wider community. The position includes reference duties, teaching graduate and undergraduate students and helping to promote information literacy on campus, working with departments such as Alumni Relations and Marketing, and overseeing the archives collection with the help of a part-time assistant.

Preferred application date is March 31, 2020.

The position description and more information on ow to apply can be found here:

Librarian (Emphasis in User Experience and Technology), Chabot College, Hayward, CA

February 7, 2020

Looking for a vibrant community to be a part of in your professional career? Consider Chabot College, a California community college, a truly a diverse institution, located in Hayward, “heart of the East Bay” of the San Francisco Bay Area. Librarians serve as faculty, provide 175 days of service a year at a respectable salary and can also if wishing, also work additional summer or Saturday hours at a robust hourly rate on top of that. You will work with an enthusiastic, friendly and fun library staff,work with instructional and other faculty members via professional development work, providing reference and instruction and input to all sorts of library services. You will be part of providing innovation with other librarians, especially related to the user experience of the new Alma Primo Library Services Platform (of which you will also provide leadership), the Library’s web presence and also working with other librarians with respect to further advancement in related technologies. Only four full academic years of a probationary period are required to achieve tenure. Chabot College’s pride in providing education to a diverse student body 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.

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Apply by: 3/16/2020

Job Title
Librarian (Emphasis in User Experience and Technology)

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Reference & Instruction Librarian, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles

February 7, 2020

Position: Librarian II – Reference (business title: Reference & Instruction Librarian)

Loyola Marymount University seeks a collaborative and self-directed Reference and Instruction Librarian to serve on a team that provides high-quality reference, instruction, collection development, and outreach services to the LMU community. This Reference and Instruction Librarian also assists in coordinating the library instruction program and will be the library liaison to selected departments in the School of Science and Engineering, providing information literacy instruction and collection development. This position reports to the Head of Reference & Instructional Services.

Loyola Marymount University, a Carnegie classified R2 institution in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education, seeks qualified applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to inclusive excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity employer. Women, persons of color, LGBTQ and gender-nonconforming individuals, people living with disabilities, and others with diverse life experiences and beliefs are encouraged to apply. (Visit for more information.) Located on the west side of Los Angeles overlooking the Pacific Ocean, LMU is one of the nation’s 28 Jesuit colleges and universities and five Marymount institutions. It serves 6,000 undergraduates and 2,200 graduate students in the Colleges/Schools of Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, Business Administration, Communication and Fine Arts, Film and Television, Education, and Law. The William H. Hannon Library ( was opened in 2009 and serves as the intellectual and cultural hub of the university. Loyola Marymount seeks professionally outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to inclusive excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society.

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Project Archivist, California Agricultural Resources Archive, UC Merced

February 5, 2020

The University of California, Merced Library is recruiting a 12-month project archivist to collect, curate, and promote use of the UC Cooperative Extension archives, part of the California Agricultural Resources Archive (CARA). CARA brings together information resources that detail the role, work, research findings, and impact of UC Cooperative Extension in the development of agriculture over the last century. In 2018, the Library received a Major Initiatives Grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission to support this work and aims to document and digitize records from up to 20 counties over the three-year grant period. If you are an innovative, energetic individual interested in facilitating access to science-based information around agriculture, youth development, community and economic development, and natural resources, please apply:

Appointment: 12-month temporary position at Assistant Librarian.
Salary: $55,014-61,201
Closing date: Extended to March 30, 2020

Agriculture and Environmental Sciences Librarian, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

February 4, 2020

The Robert E. Kennedy Library at California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly) is recruiting a creative, collaborative, and user-focused librarian for the tenure-track faculty position of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences Librarian (Senior Assistant Librarian or Associate Librarian rank). We are seeking someone who embraces the learn-by-doing culture of our institution; who will provide dynamic, comprehensive, and meaningful support to the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences (CAFES) through innovation and collaboration; and who understands the important role the library plays in supporting teaching, learning, and research at Cal Poly. This librarian serves as the college librarian for CAFES and will be responsible for connecting the library’s programs, services, and resources with the college’s students and faculty to advance teaching, learning, research, and scholarship.

The College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences is the second largest of Cal Poly’s six colleges with nine academic departments that offer 15 Bachelor of Science degrees and five Masters of Science degrees. The college currently enrolls over 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students each year and is ranked fourth in the nation for agriculture degrees awarded to Hispanics, and fourth for all minority students studying agriculture, according to Diverse Issues in Higher Education. CAFES is recognized for its hands-on, Learn by Doing educational environment, and as a center of excellence in applied sciences through responsive scholarship, leadership, and service to others.
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Reference and Instruction Librarian, Caltech, Pasadena, CA

February 3, 2020

Reference and Instruction Librarian (Full-Time Temporary)

Caltech is a world-renowned science and engineering institute that marshals some of the world’s brightest minds and most innovative tools to address fundamental scientific questions. We thrive on finding and cultivating talented people who are passionate about what they do. Join us and be a part of the diverse Caltech community.

Job Summary

The Caltech Library seeks a technically adept, forward thinking, versatile academic reference and instruction librarian to plan and deliver innovative reference and instruction services and to manage electronic and print collections in the humanities and social sciences. The incumbent actively participates in the creation of a library of reusable lesson plans, learning objects, and assessments based in the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy. The successful candidate will be a service-oriented information professional who will deliver excellent information services to the Caltech community. As a member of the Library’s Research Services & Instruction team, this position will regularly interact with faculty, research scientists, students, and administrative support staff. Reporting to the Head of Research Services, this position will contribute to the Library’s instructional, reference, and institutional repository programs. S/he will work with subject and functional specialists in a team environment in an atmosphere of innovation, collaboration, and shared values for service excellence at every phase of the research life cycle. This is a six month temporary position with the potential for extension.

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Reference & Instruction Librarian, Cal Poly Pomona

February 3, 2020

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.

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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.  

Cataloging & Metadata Strategies Librarian, San Diego State University

February 3, 2020

San Diego State University (SDSU) Library & Information Access seeks applications and nominations of dynamic, innovative, and service-oriented candidates for the position of Cataloging & Metadata Strategies Librarian. The position is responsible for cataloging materials in a variety of formats and coordinating batch loading of metadata for monographic e-resources. The position also serves as an expert resource for cataloging issues in general. This is a full-time, tenure track position.

The position is appointed at the Senior Assistant Librarian rank. Salary range: $69,348-$78,000. This position also offers a generous startup package.

This position will remain open until filled. Review will begin immediately. Preference will be given to applications received by February 28, 2020.

Anticipated start date is July 2020.

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SDSU is an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.