FT Instructional Librarian, Contra Costa College, San Pablo, CA

February 8, 2021

Link to job posting: https://www.4cdcareers.net/postings/7241

Job title: Instructional Librarian

Job description:

The Library Program at Contra Costa College seeks a full-time, tenure-track instructional librarian starting August 2021.

The successful applicant will be responsible for facilitating library instruction both face to face and online. This relates to ongoing and future projects involving library resources and services. They will provide reference services and student support, delivery of library instruction, faculty services, and other resources to students. They will participate in the shared governance model at Contra Costa College by being involved on committees.

Successful applicants will demonstrate discipline expertise as well as sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic backgrounds and abilities of community college students.

Serving predominately Latinx and African American students, Contra Costa College is situated in a socioeconomically diverse, resilient and culturally vibrant community. As a proud Hispanic Serving Institution, we seek candidates who embrace our community, our student population, and our central work: strengthening West County by meeting our students where they are and helping them get to where they want to be. We seek a colleague who operates with a growth mindset, a strength-based approach centered on students, and an unflinching commitment to equity, especially concerning the elimination of barriers to college access, success, and completion. The ideal candidate will be eager to help construct and maintain a culture of continuous improvement in instructional effectiveness, student service, and leadership.

Job closing date: 3/1/21

Senior Assistant Librarian, University Archivist, CSU Dominguez Hills

February 3, 2021

Job No: 498826
Work Type: Instructional Faculty – Tenured/Tenure-Track
Location: Dominguez Hills
Categories: Unit 3 – CFA – California Faculty Association, Librarian (Non-instructional Faculty), Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time

Senior Assistant Librarian (12 month)
University Archivist
University Library

Position Description

The University Library at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) invites applications for a Tenure-track position at the rank of Senior Assistant Librarian (12-month) with the appointment starting in Summer 2021.

The University Library’s Gerth Archives and Special Collections seeks an innovative, collaborative, service-minded, skilled professional to join the Library as the University Archivist. Working with all campus stakeholders, the University Archivist will take a lead role in advancing the Archives’ mission to document all aspects of campus life. Components of this role will include collecting institutional records and working with the campus on records management activities to ensure preservation of assets of enduring value to the University. The University Archivist will also gather analog and digital records and materials relating to clubs, organizations, student government, and other activities of campus life. As one of the most diverse universities in the nation, CSUDH celebrates diversity in all forms, and the University Archivist will be instrumental in the program’s reparative mission to find and collect evidence of the individuals and groups currently underrepresented in CSUDH archival materials, including projects related to generating oral histories. Additionally, the University Archivist may search beyond the campus boundaries to document CSUDH’s impact on the South Bay, as well as its growing presence in academic and research communities.

The successful candidate will also coordinate some of the day-to-day operations for select archives projects; this will include assigning work, training, and supervision of staff, student assistants, and interns. In close operational consultation with the Director of Archives & Special Collections, the person will provide leadership for the University Archives in helping faculty, staff and researchers make informed decisions regarding the preservation, access, and use of institutional archival materials.

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Assistant Librarian – Temporary Pool, CSU Northridge

February 2, 2021

California State University, Northridge’s University Library is building a pool of candidates for possible temporary, part-time appointments in the Research, Instruction, & Outreach Services Department. May include evening and/or weekend hours. Final determination of part-time librarian assignments is contingent upon student enrollment figures and funding.

Minimum educational requirements: Graduate degree in library/information science from ALA-accredited school, or equivalent degree if granted from outside the United States or Canada by June 30, 2021.

More information about the position, including the complete list of qualifications and application instructions, is available here. Application deadline is March 19, 2021.

Head of Metadata Services, UC Berkeley

February 2, 2021

Position description

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.

The Environment

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world’s most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868 Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic, and social value in California, the United States, and the world. Berkeley’s culture of openness, freedom, and acceptance — academic and artistic, political and cultural — make it a very special place for students, faculty, and staff. Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high-performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. Candidates are encouraged to read more about the UC Berkeley culture at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html.

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iSchool Librarian, SJSU, San Jose, CA

February 2, 2021

This position directly supports the School of Information and oversees the wide and diverse suite of online teaching and learning objects that constitute a significant asynchronous portion of the Library’s instructional program. Experience or coursework in instructional technologies, instructional design, and online learning would be a solid foundation for this position.  https://jobs.sjsu.edu/en-us/job/498930/ischool-librarian-senior-assistant

Potential candidates are invited to attend one of two informational webinars scheduled for February 4, 2021 from 1-2 pm PST and February 10, 2021 from 10-11 PST to learn more about the position, library, or University. Anonymity will be ensured, as the attendee list will be hidden. Further inquiries may be directed to the Search Committee Chair Peggy Cabrera, peggy.cabrera@sjsu.edu.


  • Collaborate with SJSU faculty/library liaison teams to assist in the creation, implementation, maintenance, and evaluation of SJSU Library’s wide and diverse suite of online teaching and learning objects, such as web-based tutorials, instructional videos, research guides, and web pages
  • Maintain and promote knowledge of emerging trends, best practices, and pedagogical principles in instructional design in an online environment, and provide training as needed
  • Engage in the selection and evaluation of resources that support the curricular and research needs of iSchool students, faculty, and programs
  • Offer reference, consultative, and instructional services to undergraduate, graduate students and faculty
  • Strengthen SJSU library’s online presence and extend the library’s reach by identifying and embedding appropriate materials into the learning management system
  • Remain current with trends and strategies in information literacy and instructional technology
  • Participate in shared governance, usually in department, college, and university committee and other service assignments.
  • Participate in multidisciplinary teams, library governance, professional development activities, and university service
  • Build a record of progressive scholarly and professional achievement to fulfill the University requirement of retention, tenure, and promotion
  • Address the needs of a student population of great diversity – in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language and academic preparation – through inclusive course materials and teaching strategies