Director of the Genesis Lab Maker Space and the Academic Center for Excellence/Librarian for Emerging Technology and Digital Projects, Pepperdine University Libraries, Malibu, CA

June 29, 2021

The Director of the Genesis Lab Maker Space and the Academic Center for Excellence/Librarian for Emerging Technology and Digital Projects spearheads the selection and implementation of emerging technology for Pepperdine Libraries. Through directing the Genesis Lab Maker Space and the Academic Center for Excellence, this position is responsible for developing and executing projects and programs that make use of emerging technology in order to support teaching, learning, and research.


  • Direct the Genesis Lab, a digital makerspace, including developing and implementing innovative projects utilizing emerging technology, including 3-D scanning and printing, VR and AR, and data visualization. Other duties include selecting and maintaining technology (hardware and software) to support lab activities, and supervising student workers.
  • Direct the Academic Center for Excellence (ACE), a cross-disciplinary, high impact learning space located in the Payson library. Responsibilities include overseeing equipment, software, and utilization of the space; developing and carrying out technology based workshops; and recruiting, training, and supervising student workers.
  • Work with the Librarian for Digital Publishing, Curation, and Conversion to develop and implement digital projects that draw on the Libraries’ collections to serve students and faculty. Projects may include, for example, creating item level descriptive metadata, web archiving, and database customization.
  • Plan, organize, and conduct trainings and workshops.
  • Integrate the Academic Center for Excellence (ACE) and Genesis Lab activities into mainstream library operations.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Uphold University mission through work performed.

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Public Services Supervisor, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA

June 29, 2021

Pepperdine University Libraries is seeking a collaborative and service-oriented individual to join the Drescher Graduate Campus Library Team as a Public Services Supervisor.

The Drescher Library Public Services Supervisor oversees daytime library operations, supervises student workers, and opens the library. This position works cooperatively with other departments in the library to provide excellent customer service, check in and out library materials, and obtain faculty-requested physical reserves.

The earliest start date for this position is August 2, 2021.

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Library Services Specialist II, Collections, Delivery and Access, CSU San Marcos

June 29, 2021


Under the general supervision of the Associate Dean and the Head of Collections, Delivery and Access (CDA) and the lead direction of the Resource Sharing Library Services Specialist III, the Library Services Specialist II (LSS II) supports the instructional goals of the University by assisting with Resource Sharing / InterLibrary Loan borrowing and lending. The LSS II reviews and processes resource sharing reports, processes and clears resource sharing requests and holds, reviews and processes requests awaiting copyright clearance, and updates procedure documentation as necessary. This position is responsible for providing training and direction of 3-4 student assistants.

Position Summary

Library Services Specialist II, Collections, Delivery and Access (CDA)
University Library
Full-time, probationary position.

This position is open until filled with a first review of applications beginning July 2, 2021. For assurance of full consideration, applications and supporting material should be submitted by 11:59pm on July 1, 2021.

Application requires answers to supplemental questions.

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Part-time Librarian Pool, Foothill College, Los Altos Hills, CA

June 24, 2021

The Foothill College Library is accepting applications for part-time librarian positions for the 2021-22 academic year:

Digital Services Specialist, ArtCenter College of Design Library, Pasadena, CA

June 24, 2021

Job title: Digital Services Specialist
Reports to: Director, Collections and Systems
Supervises: Student workers
FLSA status: Non-exempt
Salary grade: 7

Job Summary

The Digital Services Specialist is responsible for various digital projects including technical support for online resources; troubleshooting issues with digital content; assisting with integration, migration, and implementation of library software; fulfilling article scanning requests; digitizing and cataloging requests for the institutional digital image repository; tracking workflows, projects and documentation; training, scheduling, and supervising student workers and interns; and gathering, analyzing, and reporting statistics.


  • Bachelor’s degree in information science, computer science, art, design, media, or related studies from an accredited college or university
  • Strong problem-solving and logic skills and aptitude for troubleshooting issues
  • Proficiency with databases, social media, web technology, proxies, standard operating systems and software knowledge necessary to perform technical support tasks
  • Experience with user support and possessing an exemplary customer service attitude
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, detail-oriented, highly organized, able to balance priorities, takes initiative, reliable and resourceful
  • Collaboration skills with demonstrated success working on teams
  • A commitment to diversity, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships

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STEM Librarian, Chapman University, Irvine, CA

June 24, 2021

Chapman University’s Leatherby Libraries are seeking applicants for a newly created STEM Librarian position.

Position Summary:

The STEM Librarian will provide leadership and guidance within the Leatherby Libraries and in partnership with faculty and other library subject specialists to integrate information resources, research methodologies, software tools, and data services in the STEM disciplines within the Fowler School of Engineering, Schmid College of Science and Technology, and Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences. The STEM Librarian will stay current with emerging areas in librarianship, such as Scholarly Communications, Open Access, Open Educational Resources, Data Literacy, and University DEI initiatives. Based on the library’s organizational needs, the STEM Librarian may serve on library and university committees and work on special projects. Other duties as assigned.

About Chapman University

Founded in 1861, Chapman University is a nationally-ranked private university located in Southern California. Chapman is categorized by the Carnegie Classification as an R2 “high research activity” institution and offers personalized education to about 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The campus has produced a Rhodes Scholar, been named a top producer of Fulbright Scholars and hosts a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honor society. Based in the City of Orange, Chapman also includes the Harry and Diane Rinker Health Science Campus in Irvine. In 2019, the university opened its 11th college, Fowler School of Engineering, in its newest facility, Keck Center for Science and Engineering. Learn more about Chapman University:

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Cataloging and Metadata Librarian, Non-Tenure Track, San Francisco State

June 17, 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. Our campus is part of the 23-campus California State University system, and we have a system-wide shared catalog. The library seeks a collaborative and forward-looking Cataloging and Metadata Librarian to perform original cataloging and complex metadata creation for a broad range of formats and materials in order to ensure timely, comprehensive, and effective discovery of all library collections. The ideal candidate will be attentive to detail and standards as well as exhibit an understanding of how inclusive cataloging and metadata furthers our teaching, learning, research mission as well as our commitments to student success and anti-racism. In addition to performing original cataloging and creating metadata, the Cataloging and Metadata Librarian will participate in the planning, evaluation, and implementation of metadata and cataloging policies, procedures, and workflows.

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User Experience and Technology Librarian, Chabot College, Hayward, CA

June 17, 2021

Below is the general announcement, but for specific skill sets and qualifications (and supplementary materials), please click on the link above to fill out the application, attach resume, references and specific additional materials as requested from above.

Questions related to the position should be posted to our District’s Human Resources:

Job Title: Librarian (Emphasis in User Experience and Technology)

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District is seeking a Librarian (Emphasis in User Experience and Technology) for Chabot College in Hayward, California.

This position reports directly to the Division Dean.

The Librarian (with emphasis in User Experience and Technology) plays a key role in creating an excellent experience for both physical and virtual users of Chabot Library. The Librarian develops methodologies to measure changing student/faculty needs in library services, technology, and develops implementation plans for innovations that better reflect changing trends in student, faculty and staff needs.

In collaboration with the other Chabot Librarians, recommend options for innovation and engage with other Public Services staff for planning and implementation. The Librarian supports faculty and conducts and reviews all facets of cataloging and the course reserves, including copyright compliance.

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Outreach Librarian, University of San Francisco

June 17, 2021

Job Title:

Outreach Librarian

Job Summary:

The University of San Francisco’s Gleeson Library | Geschke Learning Resource Center seeks a creative, innovative, engaged, and student-centered candidate for the Outreach Librarian position. Gleeson Library recently formed a new Instruction and Outreach Department to lead the library’s programmatic efforts in these areas.

The Outreach Librarian, as part of the Instruction and Outreach Department, will focus heavily on teaching library instruction, primarily to undergraduate students, and lead the library’s outreach and marketing efforts. The Library does a range of library instruction, from one-shot course related teaching, to teaching credit-bearing courses with significant information literacy learning objectives. Outreach efforts span from planning beginning of the year welcome events, to year-round programming. This position also is responsible for coordinating, creating, and assessing social media posts and strategy.

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Assistant/Associate University Librarian for Operations, Finance and Administration, UC Riverside

June 11, 2021

The University of California, Riverside Library seeks nominations and applications for a dynamic, innovative, collaborative, and adaptable administrator to fill the position of Assistant/ Associate University Librarian (AUL) for Operations, Finance and Administration.

Located an hour’s drive to the east of Los Angeles, an hour west of Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley, an hour east of ocean beaches, ninety minutes north of San Diego, and an hour south of mountain ski resorts, UCR is located in an area of dramatic landscapes and rich cultural traditions. The University is a dynamic, aggressively developing land grant research institution dedicated to preparing its diverse student body to be successful competitors in the world marketplace of ideas. UCR boasts the first new School of Medicine to open on the West Coast in over 40 years and a new School of Public Policy.

The UCR Library is a critical partner in preparing UCR’s students to be globally competitive while simultaneously preparing them for careers in the Inland Empire and beyond. The mission of the UCR Library is no less than to bring the world’s information resources to the UCR community and to ensure that UCR students, faculty, and staff have the skills to fully exploit those resources to change the world for the better.
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