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

January 29, 2021

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

Position Summary

San Francisco State University’s J. Paul Leonard Library is a busy, teaching-oriented institution supporting a community of 25,000 students as well as faculty and staff. The library seeks applicants for a Research, Outreach, and Instruction Librarian. This position will work collaboratively with other liaison librarians to proactively develop partnerships with faculty to develop and deliver services that support the university’s teaching, learning, and research initiatives. Note that while liaisons are currently assigned to specific departments and programs, we are planning to move to a team-based structure in which liaison teams support colleges. We also plan to have a Student Success and Engagement team focused on first year experience and lower-division general information literacy instruction, research assistance services, and student outreach and engagement initiatives. We are thus looking for applicants whose interests, expertise, and experiences are aligned with one or more of these teams.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing general research assistance to the San Francisco State community.
  • Teaching information literacy instruction sessions.
  • Participating in the development of outreach and instructional materials.
  • Serving as a liaison to assigned academic departments.
  • Contributing to collection development related projects.
  • Participating collegially in the collaborative development, implementation, assessment, and improvement of library resources, services, policies, and procedures.

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Director of The Bancroft Library and AUL for Special Collections, UC Berkeley

January 27, 2021

Director of The Bancroft Library and Associate University Librarian for Special Collections
The University Library, University of California, Berkeley

Hiring range: Associate University Librarian
Salary Range: Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications
Percentage Time: 75 – 100% appointment, depending on Faculty status and Teaching preferences.

The University of California, Berkeley invites both nominations and applications for the position of Director of The Bancroft Library and Associate University Librarian (AUL) for Special Collections. Bancroft’s world-renowned special collections are among the largest and most actively used in the nation, providing a tremendous opportunity for the right visionary leader. The Director and AUL will assume a newly reimagined role, which unites the direction of a major research and collecting institution with strategic, innovative, and collaborative leadership for all special collections and archives within the University Library.

The University Library at Berkeley comprises 24 general and subject libraries, with shared service units that support business functions, such as finance and development, and content functions, such as digitization and communications. Within the organization, The Bancroft Library is the principal special collections library, with other significant collections of rare and archival materials held in the Anthropology, Bioscience, East Asian, Environmental Design, and Music libraries. The Director and AUL will bring experience and energy to both the direct leadership and management of The Bancroft Library and the strategic and coordinated development and management of the Library’s special collections, in collaboration with the AUL for Scholarly Resources and the Director of the East Asian Library. The Director and AUL will join the Library’s executive leadership team, working in close partnership with the leaders of other Library units, and report to the University Librarian.

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Temporary Library Faculty Pool, CSU Dominguez Hills

January 25, 2021

Reference, Instruction & Outreach Services (RIOS) Department

University Library

Position Description

The Reference, Instruction & Outreach Services (RIOS) Department at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), invites highly qualified, motivated, and well-organized, applicants for a pool of part-time librarian appointments.

At CSUDH, we celebrate and respect diversity in all forms that include every race, religion, gender, ethnicity, veterans, people with varied abilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community. CSUDH is seeking applications from candidates who can demonstrate experience in teaching and working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and contribute to the University’s mission, vision, and core values.

For more information: Mission, Vision, and Core Values

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Executive Director, SCELC, Los Angeles, CA

January 25, 2021

The Statewide California Electronic Library Consortium (SCELC) is a top-tier, entrepreneurial library consortium dedicated to advancing the interests of more than 100 private college, university and research member libraries as well as 200 affiliate libraries. SCELC enjoys an impressive national reputation for innovation and successful leadership in providing consortial licensing and other benefits to its members.

On behalf of the SCELC membership, the organization’s Board of Directors is seeking a dynamic Executive Director to lead the organization, which manages one of the nation’s largest library licensing programs (approximately $50 million per year) and is committed to pursuing deeper collaboration to advance the interests of SCELC member libraries and the stakeholders they serve.  The Board feels strongly that the SCELC Executive Director must demonstrate a commitment to creating and maintaining a diverse and welcoming work environment and a commitment to advancing educational opportunity for the diverse student bodies served by SCELC institutions.

Under the general direction of the SCELC Board, the Executive Director is responsible for implementing collaboratively developed strategic initiatives and overseeing the operations and finances of the organization to assure the long-term effectiveness and viability of the Consortium. The Executive Director will lead an exceptional eight-person staff and ensure that SCELC maintains its current fiscal health by continually monitoring existing programs and pursuing new strategic opportunities.

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Instructional Faculty – Temporary/Lecturer, Fresno State

January 21, 2021

Temporary Librarian for the Henry Madden Library 

Position Summary:

The temporary librarian (20 hours per week) will perform duties within the Research Services unit of the library, including:

  • Participating in the reference/research help activities of the unit, such as virtual reference and research consultations
  • Working with faculty in both the library and campus departments to teach information literacy classes and workshops
  • Creating LibGuides and other digital learning objects
  • Assisting with unit projects, such as digital badging and assessment

Conditional Appointment

Please be advised that an appointment is contingent upon budget and enrollment considerations and subject to order of assignment provisions in the collective bargaining agreement between California State University and California Faculty Association. These provisions state the “Order of Work,” or the order in which available courses must be assigned to faculty, starting with tenure line faculty and ending with new lecturer appointees.

Salary Range

Commensurate with experience.

Anticipated Semester

The temporary faculty pool is continuously open, and positions are filled as needed, based on student enrollment and funding. This is a pool of part-time lecturers for the department to draw on as necessary. Appointments from the pool are temporary and often made just prior to the start of the academic term. Applicants may need to be available to begin teaching on short notice. The pool will remain in place for two academic terms; those interested in remaining in the pool beyond that time must reapply.

The Fall term begins in late August and ends in mid-December;

The Spring term begins mid- to late January and ends in mid- to late May;

Opportunities for teaching during the Summer and Winter Intersessions may also be available.

  • Primary instruction will be on-campus once Fresno State repopulates according to CDC guidelines.
  • Appointees will be required to demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States.

For full information and to apply, visit https://careers.fresnostate.edu/en-us/job/498719/temporary-faculty-pool-public-library-services.


Electronic Resources Manager (Associate or Full Librarian) – Virtual/Remote Eligible, UC Santa Barbara

January 19, 2021

Electronic Resources Manager (Associate or Full Librarian) – Virtual/Remote Eligible

The University of California, Santa Barbara, is one of ten campuses that comprise the University of California system and is a member of the Association of American Universities. The University Library at UC Santa Barbara is a member of the Association of Research Libraries.

The expected effective date of this position is April 1, 2021 or later. This position is eligible for virtual/remote work anywhere within the US; some travel to Santa Barbara will be required.

Description

Reporting to the Director of Resource Acquisition and Discovery Services (ReADS), the Electronic Resources Manager oversees the lifecycle of the library’s electronic resources, including licensing, acquisitions, access, administration, and support.

The Electronic Resources Manager will develop, recommend, and implement an updated management strategy for all of the library’s electronic resources. This will include the management of the entire complex life cycles of serials, e-books, databases, datasets, and streaming video.

The Electronic Resources Manager will implement and administer tools, features, and programs that enhance and improve electronic resource access and usability including the utilization of electronic resource management functions in Alma, the cloud-based library services platform. They will work collaboratively with library staff, vendors, and campus ITS staff to ensure convenient, seamless, and uninterrupted access to electronic resources.

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Public Services Librarian, Santa Rosa Junior College, Petaluma, CA

January 17, 2021

For full information, see: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/santarosajc/jobs/2907820/public-services-librarian-petaluma-campus.

Filing Deadline: February 18, 2021

It is the candidate’s responsibility to be sure that ALL required materials are submitted by the filing deadline to be given consideration.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Salary Range: $69,219-$97,190 (2020/21 Faculty Salary Schedule); teaching experience, other related professional experience, and academic degrees determine salary placement on a schedule that is competitive with other California Community Colleges. Contracted salary is for 177 days per year (August through May) as specified in the All Faculty Association Contract, Article 8. AFA Contract – Articles
  • Fringe benefits: The District offers a competitive benefit package which includes health & welfare (medical/dental/vision/life/long-term disability) benefits for employees and eligible dependents.
  • Housing Assistance: Reduced fees for mortgage loans and real estate services may be available to the candidate selected for this position (contact Human Resources for more information).

Employment Opportunity:

We are seeking equity-minded faculty who are committed to educating our diverse student population. SRJC supports equal access for all students, multi-ethnic global perspectives, and cultural competencies. We value diversity that supports honesty and integrity in an environment of collegiality and mutual respect and compassion that includes civic engagement opportunities that contribute to real world problem solving and empathy to identify the challenges and address the needs of others. Candidates must have demonstrated instructional skills to join our outstanding team of faculty, staff and administrators to provide high quality programs and services to our district, our community, and most importantly to our students.

This is a full-time, continuing contract position in the Learning Resources Department at Santa Rosa Junior College, beginning Fall Semester, August 2021. Appointments are contingent upon funding and Board approval.


Public Services Librarian, CSU Channel Islands

January 17, 2021

CSU Channel Islands Broome Library has a temporary, full-time Public Services Librarian position open for spring. The application can be located at csucifacultyjobs.com.

University Mission

Placing students at the center of the educational experience, California State University Channel Islands provides undergraduate and graduate education that facilitates learning within and across disciplines through integrative approaches, emphasizes experiential and service learning, and graduates students with multicultural and international perspectives.

Position Description / Responsibilities

This position will work providing reference services to the campus community, and may include nights and weekends . The person in this position may also be assigned to work on project-related assignments such as LibGuides, copy cataloging, digital initiatives, developing outreach materials, teaching in the library instruction program, and other work.

Minimum Degree Requirements

  • Applicants must have an ALA-accredited Masters degree in library and information science or a closely related field. ABD candidates will be considered but must have completed the MLS degree by January 20, 2021.

Required Qualifications

  • Master of Library Science (or equivalent) from an ALA accredited program
  • Experience providing reference services
  • Evidence of a strong commitment to service excellence to a diverse community including a focus on first-generation, Latinx, African-American, Native American, and other minoritized groups
  • Evidence of flexibility, adaptability, and the ability to work successfully in a complex, dynamic, and diverse environment with competing demands
  • Evidence of effective cross-cultural interpersonal and communication skills (i.e., multicultural competencies)
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively in a team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and collaboratively in a diverse community
  • Applicants should demonstrate the commitment to effectively work with and engage a diverse student population and evidence of successful mentoring minoritized students with special focus on Latinx, African-American, and Native American students.
  • As a condition of employment, this position will require a background check. The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Photoshop, LibGuides, Alma, Canvas, familiarity with bibliographic record formats and metadata systems is helpful.

Head, Metadata Services, UC Berkeley

January 17, 2021

Head, Metadata Services
University of California, Berkeley Library

Hiring range: Librarian
Salary Range: $86, 534 to $104,276 annually (salary based on qualifications)
This is a full time appointment

The University of California, Berkeley Library seeks an innovative and engaged information professional to lead the Metadata Services unit and to help provide guidance and strategic direction for the future of resource description for the Library, colleagues in the UC consortium, and beyond.

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Research, Outreach, and Instruction Librarian and Business Liaison, Non-Tenure Track, San Francisco State University

January 8, 2021

Position Summary

San Francisco State University’s J. Paul Leonard Library is a busy, teaching-oriented institution supporting a community of 25,000 students as well as faculty and staff. The library seeks applicants for a Research, Outreach, and Instruction Librarian and Business Liaison with experience, education, and/or interest in business. This position will work collaboratively with other liaison librarians to proactively develop partnerships with faculty to develop and deliver services that support the university’s teaching, learning, and research initiatives.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing general research assistance to the San Francisco State community.
  • Teaching information literacy instruction sessions.
  • Participating in the development of outreach and instructional materials.
  • Serving as a liaison to assigned academic departments, including programs in the College of Business and potentially other programs as needed.
  • Provide specialized research consultation services for the academic business community.
  • Contributing to collection development related projects.
  • Participating collegially in the collaborative development, implementation, assessment, and improvement of library resources, services, policies, and procedures.

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