University Archivist and Digital Projects Librarian, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles

June 11, 2021

Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California, seeks an energetic, innovative and collaborative University Archivist who will steward LMU’s archival collections, articulating a vision for collecting opportunities that preserve and expand the university’s historical record, the Catholic history of Los Angeles, and other collecting areas that support LMU’s teaching, learning and research. We also seek an experienced, dynamic and forward-thinking Digital Projects Librarian who will provide leadership and coordination for digital projects that enhance the accessibility and research potential of the institution’s archival collections. These positions are available immediately.

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Open Access Publisher Agreements Manager, University of California, Oakland

June 11, 2021

The University of California Libraries and the California Digital Library (CDL) are at the center of a broad strategy to transition UC’s multi-million dollar journal license expenditures to open access publishing through negotiated transformative agreements with scholarly publishers. The development and adoption of new open access publishing models requires CDL to expand its current capacity to include additional focus on strategic planning and workflow development, implementation and assessment. CDL is also committed to partnering with other North American academic institutions, offering expertise and direct support in an effort to accelerate the global transition to open access.

Reporting to the CDL Shared Collections Program Director, the Open Access Publisher Agreements Manager will work in the midst of this exciting and evolving space, supporting the open access publishing activities of the UC academic community, particularly as they relate to evolving transformative agreements with scholarly publishers. Leveraging deep familiarity with academic publishing, the successful candidate will develop new business workflows and mechanisms that implement and operationalize transformative publishing agreements between the University of California Libraries and multiple academic publishers. In this capacity, a priority of the position will be to provide support to UC authors and campus librarians in guiding author interactions and outreach activities across the campuses to ensure a positive author experience, and to coordinate CDL’s responsiveness to their needs and concerns. The incumbent will also contribute to assessing UC’s open access agreements, and will work directly with publishers in implementing cost-allocation and payment mechanisms and monitoring compliance with open access terms.

This position is a three-year contract appointment and includes the same generous employee benefits afforded UC career employees. Applicants from outside the Bay Area who wish to work remotely will be considered.

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.

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Senior Software Developer, CDL, Oakland/remote

June 9, 2021

Senior Software Developer: Publishing, Archives, and Digitization

The Role

As a senior level applications programmer in the Publishing, Archives, and Digitization (PAD) group at the California Digital Library, this position will join a team that is responsible for the design and maintenance of a diverse portfolio of web-based applications and services (deployed in Amazon Web Services) that support the publishing, research, and learning activities of UC faculty, students, staff, and the  general public.  Working with product managers, the tech lead, other developers, and campus partners, the individual will lead technical projects to assess and implement external tools and platforms, develop new features for existing services, analyze and fix bugs that occur on production systems, and take ownership of the operations for specific components of our systems.

The technical team consists of collaborative generalists and problem solvers who work across the stack. In addition to joining the immediate PAD team, this position will also be part of a community of colleagues across all CDL program areas.

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Instruction & Reference Librarian, CSU San Marcos

June 7, 2021

  • Term or AY: AY 2021-2022
  • College: University Library
  • Department: Teaching and Learning

The University Library at California State University at San Marcos (CSUSM) Library seeks applicants for a full-time Library faculty position within the Teaching & Learning (TAL) program for the academic year 2021-22. This position will provide information literacy instruction to first year experience and general education courses, provide reference/research help at the Library’s Research Help Desk (both in person and virtually), and participate in library faculty meetings and committees. Some instruction and on-call research help hours will be scheduled for evenings and weekends.

Other instructional and/or reference/research help duties and projects may be assigned.

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Education Librarian, California State University, Sacramento

June 5, 2021

As the center of campus intellectual discovery, the Sacramento State University Library promotes teaching, learning, research, and scholarly communication at the University by integrating the Library with student success programs and instruction. One of twenty-three libraries in the California State University System, the Sacramento State Universality Library holds over 1.4 million volumes, comprised of print and electronic monographs and serials, and is a U.S. Government Depository. The Library’s mission is to inspire excellence in teaching, learning, and scholarly activities.

The University Library is undergoing rapid transformation with a forward-thinking vision and a deep commitment to improving the campus learning environment. We welcome individuals from diverse backgrounds to join our growing organization of 21 Library faculty, 24 staff and approximately 40 FTE student assistants. We take pride in the collaborative nature in which our students, staff, and faculty work together in a professional and supportive environment to ensure one another’s success.

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Head, Information Literacy & Student Engagement, Claremont, CA

June 5, 2021

We’re excited to share this job opportunity at The Claremont Colleges Library. First consideration date is 6/23/21.

Position Title: Head, Information Literacy & Student Engagement

Job Purpose:

The Head, Information Literacy & Student Engagement is responsible for providing creative leadership for The Claremont Colleges Library’s distinguished First Year Information Literacy Instruction program and the Library’s general orientation and outreach efforts. Reporting to the Director of Research, Teaching, & Learning Services, and working closely with other members of the division’s leadership group, this position will advise and contribute to developing and assessing the division’s goals and strategic priorities.

Essential Functions:

The incumbent performs these essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Manages 2 Librarians who make up the Undergraduate Engagement Team, focused on educating and supporting undergraduate students in their first two years and in providing general orientations to undergraduate populations and groups.
  • Coordinates the Library’s first year instruction program by liaising with relevant stakeholders at the five undergraduate colleges, assigning Librarians to partner with faculty in these programs as well as developing and assessing student learning outcomes and establishing performance standards and metrics of success for this program.
  • Coordinates the Library’s general and targeted outreach efforts and regularly evaluates outreach efforts to ensure they are achieving their goals.
  • Works closely with the Director to ensure effective two‐way communication and collaboration happens between the Library and the colleges.
  • Fosters creativity and experimentation in both instruction and outreach efforts to ensure they are relevant, impactful, and sustainable.
  • Works with the division’s leadership team to set divisional goals and priorities and to develop a scaffolded internal training program aimed at expanding the teaching and outreach skills and capacity of Librarians, staff, and students working in the division.
  • Works closely with the division’s leadership team to ensure high quality and continuous improvement of the Library’s general tiered reference program.
  • Actively engages in networking and professional development through national/regional/local Library organizations through attendance, committee work, office‐holding, presentations, and publications.
  • Serves on Library, TCCS, and Claremont Colleges’ committees and task forces as assigned.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.

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Makerspace Support Technician, Sacramento State

June 5, 2021

The Sacramento State University Library is seeking a creative, service-oriented individual to help us build and later maintain our new makerspace. We are in the process of transforming a space in the library into a state-of-the-art experiential learning facility, which will be used by constituents across the campus to support innovative curricula and instruction. This position will be responsible for moderating use of the space, ordering and maintaining equipment, and supporting project needs of our users. The position will contribute substantially to planning our makerspace program and to developing the space, in conjunction with other campus units, into a vital learning resource. The ideal candidate will be a crafting and tech enthusiast who takes a hands-on approach to creation, exploration, and teaching others.

Collaborating with departmental staff and other colleagues, the Makerspace Instructional Support Technician II will assist patrons in the use of tools and equipment, conduct workshops, maintain and repair equipment, hire, train and supervise student assistants, promote and perform outreach for the makerspace program, and work with faculty to support instructional needs.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core tenants in defining success in this space. Representing a multidisciplinary practice, the Makerspace Instructional Support Technician II is responsible for building a welcoming environment in a diverse campus community where all are welcome as makers and constructors of knowledge.

The Makerspace Instructional Support Technician II will coordinate extensively with faculty from other departments. The incumbent will play a major role in supporting the College of Education’s Maker Education certificate program.

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Reference Librarian, UCLA Law Library

June 5, 2021

Reference Librarian
Department: Law Library
Rank and Salary: Associate Librarian to Full Librarian ($75,964 – $116,341)
Position Availability: July 1, 2021
Application deadline for first consideration: June 23, 2021

Functional Title: Reference Librarian, Law Library

The UCLA Law Library seeks a Reference Librarian to join a team that provides reference and research services at the Law Library, which serves the Law School faculty and students as their basic library and study resource for instruction and research.

Equity, diversity, and inclusion are core values of the University of California and key components of the University’s commitment to excellence.

Position Duties

Under the general direction of the Director, Reference & Research Services, Reference Librarians provide a high level of in-depth research assistance to the UCLA Law faculty, staff, and students, including Law School departments and deans. This level of commitment offers the librarian an opportunity to work closely with many different individuals and units within the Law School.

In addition, Reference Librarians supervise faculty research assistants, provide reference desk service, prepare and maintain research guides, and actively participate in the teaching of legal research courses and workshops throughout the year. Reference Librarians may be assigned to an area of concentration or to projects that vary according to library needs and the Librarian’s individual talents and interests. This position may also serve as a liaison to selected deans, department heads, clinics, and/or faculty members. There is the potential for the Librarian to lead the Reference Department’s outreach efforts.

To effectively perform the above duties, Reference Librarians must possess a vast, in-depth knowledge of complex legal resources, covering a variety of jurisdictions in a variety of formats, in addition to a familiarity with research tools and applications in non-law academic disciplines.

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