Head of Collection Development, Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, CA

August 31, 2021

Department/Organization: Flora Lamson Hewlett Library, Graduate Theological Union
Status: Exempt, full-time, benefited
Effective Date: 09/2021


The Graduate Theological Union is a premier center for the study of religion and theology in the United States. With eight member schools, five centers, and five affiliates we model interreligious dialogue and collaboration amongst a multitude of faiths and practices. We are undergoing rapid change in the context of a Five-Year Strategic Plan, and the Head of Collection Development will take the lead on navigating physical and technological change while supporting both traditional and cutting edge research methodologies. Some of the traditions we support are many thousand years old, and the successful candidate will lay the groundwork for research level support of these traditions for 100 years into the future.

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Food and Wine Archivist, UC Davis

August 27, 2021

The University of California, Davis seeks a dynamic and collaborative person for the position of Food and Wine Archivist. This new role will lead the library’s high profile and strategic initiatives around distinctive collections in food, wine, and other beverages. Reporting to the Head of Archives and Special Collections, the Food and Wine Archivist will build and shape collections, increase our philanthropic support, incorporate new and evolving technologies, and expand our ability to support research, instruction, and public engagement around both the science of food and wine and their role in culture. The successful candidate will have a singular opportunity to design and develop a cohesive program that will have a worldwide impact, while leveraging what renowned wine writer Hugh Johnson called “the greatest wine library in the world.”

Rank and salary: Assistant Librarian, Salary Point 1, $58,365, to Associate Librarian, Salary Point 10, $82,525. (Appointment rank and salary based on qualifications and experience.)

For additional details and information on how to submit an online application, please visit https://www.library.ucdavis.edu/careers/

Candidates applying by October 3, 2021 will receive first consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks.

UC Davis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

UC Davis is a smoke- and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014.

Information Services Analyst, California Digital Library, Oakland, CA

August 27, 2021

The California Digital Library (CDL) Information Services Team is recruiting! The ideal candidate for our Information Services Analyst position possesses a passion for researching and solving problems, a commitment to excellence in customer service, a desire to provide assistance to users of digital library services, and a skill for tracking issues to resolution. A primary responsibility of the position is serving on the CDL Helpdesk, triaging and troubleshooting problems with CDL services and UC-licensed and open access resources. The Information Services Analyst provides support to the CDL program teams responsible for the development and ongoing management of UC Libraries’ digital library collections and services, and importantly, to the users of those services. The primary user base of CDL programs and services include UC faculty, students and library staff.

The California Digital Library is a unit within the University of California Office of the President, has a staff of 70+ and is located in downtown Oakland. Applicants from outside the Bay Area who wish to work remotely will be considered.

CDL welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks applications and nominations from individuals from underrepresented groups. CDL seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain the excellence of the University of California, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

The first review date for this opening is September 8, 2021. The position will be open until filled.

For details about the position and to submit an application, please visit:
UC Office of the President Job ID 22739

Library Aide, Stanford University

August 27, 2021

Part-time, in-person job available in Branner Earth Sciences Library & Map Collections, Stanford University, to support staff at the front desk and help with routine duties & various projects.  This will be for the 2021-2022 Academic year (September 2021 – June 2022) with the potential to continue through August 2022.

Duties may include:

Patron-facing tasks: patron status verification, circulation duties, and general reference

Library operations: shelving, shelf-reading, opening or closing the library

Library materials and map project work: bindery processing, stamping, writing call numbers on items, editing records in the circulation database, searching for copy cataloging

Branner Earth Sciences Library, 2nd floor of Mitchell Earth Sciences Building, 397 Panama Mall, Stanford University

19 hours per week, Mon-Fri
4 hrs on four days, 3 hrs on one day
10am-2pm, 11am-2pm (tentative)

Start date:  Mid to late September 2021.

Deadline to Apply: September 10, 2021


Proficient in the English language, good communicator, detail-oriented with good organizational skills.  Timely, reliable, willing to learn & enjoy learning.  Friendly, likes to work with people.  Computer proficient with experience using the Microsoft Office Suite, Google Workspaces, and e-mail.  Library experience is desired but not necessary.

Contact info:
E-mail Juanita Chabot with any questions or to request an application:  jshaikh@stanford.edu

Library Technician, Foothill-De Anza Community College District, Los Altos Hills, CA

August 27, 2021

Closing Date: 9/6/21*

*For full-consideration, all application packets must be received by 11:59 pm on the closing date.

Starting Salary: $28.39 per hour; Salary Grade: C1-48
Full Salary Range: $28.39 – $38.02 per hour

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District is currently accepting applications for two temporary classified positions.

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Academic Technology Librarian position, Occidental College, Los Angeles

August 27, 2021

Academic Technology Librarian Library Position Summary

Occidental is a highly selective and diverse liberal arts college located in the global metropolis of Los Angeles. Founded in 1887, it is one of the oldest liberal arts colleges on the West Coast. Occidental’s interdisciplinary focus encourages a hands on approach to learning and includes one of the country’s best undergraduate research programs. Oxy’s 1,850 students from 45 states and 24 countries have compiled an impressive record of winning national awards. Our central location within the city ensures easy access to top research institutions, including Caltech, the Getty Research Institute, the Huntington Library, UCLA, and USC. The Library advances the mission of the College by supporting teaching, learning, research, and other forms of intellectual engagement. We do this through extensive electronic, digital, and analog resources; welcoming physical and virtual facilities; innovative and inspiring programs and events; and excellent customer service. We empower students, faculty, and staff with critical information literacies, vital technology skills, and a positive user experience to further their academic success and sustain successful lifelong learning in an ever-changing world. The Library is seeking an innovative Academic Technology Librarian (ATL) to join our Teaching, Learning, and Research Support (TLRS) team as we develop, deliver, and support scholarly information resources and digital technologies. Reporting to the Director of TLRS, the ATL will interact closely with faculty and have the opportunity to utilize and further develop skills and experience in learning management systems, instructional design, digital initiatives, and scholarly communication. This position is represented for purposes of collective bargaining by SEIU.
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Dean of Instruction for Library, Learning Resources, and Online Education, Monterey Peninsula College, Monterey, CA

August 27, 2021

Monterey Peninsula College
Dean of Instruction for Library, Learning Resources, and Online Education
Salary: $11,253.00 – $12,819.00 Monthly
Job Type: Full Time
Job Number: 2021-00019
Closing: 9/7/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
Location: Monterey, CA
Division: Library

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Reference and Instruction Librarian for Business, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles

August 27, 2021

Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California, seeks an energetic, self-directed and collaborative Reference and Instruction Librarian for Business who will provide high-quality reference, instruction, collection development, and outreach services to the LMU community, with a particular emphasis on LMU’s College of Business Administration. The position is available immediately.

Loyola Marymount, founded in 1911, is a Carnegie classified R2 institution in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education. 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 (http://library.lmu.edu) was opened in 2009 and serves as the intellectual and cultural hub of the university. The Hannon Library was the recipient of the 2021 ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award in the university category.

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Reference and Instruction Librarian/Affordable Learning Solutions Coordinator, CSU Dominguez Hills

August 23, 2021

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 full-time teaching 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

Reference, Instruction, and Outreach Services (RIOS) Department, University Library

The University Library

The services of the University Library are housed in a 140,000 square foot, five story, energy-efficient addition completed in 2010. Staffing currently consists of 11.5 FTE professional librarians and 15.5 FTE paraprofessionals. The Library is home to two 33-capacity instructional labs, 100+ computers, 11 group study rooms, multiple quiet study and collaborative spaces, and informal lounge areas interspersed throughout the building and a café. It has emerged as CSUDH students’ “Academic Home away from Home.” CSUDH students study in a stunningly beautiful library that contains multicultural artwork reflecting the ethnic and cultural diversity of the campus, the community and the Southern California area.


The University Library fosters student success, scholarly research, and academic excellence through the provision of information resources; user-centered services and learning experiences; and welcoming, technology-enhanced environments that facilitate lifelong learning, collaboration, innovation, and the acquisition of information literacy skills.
For more information: https://www.csudh.edu/library/

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Temporary Library Technician Positions, Foothill College, Los Altos Hill, CA

August 18, 2021

The Foothill College Library will be conducting a search for two permanent, full-time Library Technicians to start Winter quarter 2022. In the meantime, we are seeking two temporary employees to serve as library technicians on a temporary basis for the Fall quarter.

The temporary library technician positions will include, but not be limited to, the following duties: interface directly with students (in person, by phone, and online) to help locate/select/circulate library materials and navigate the library’s services; interpret and resolve questions and concerns regarding library policies and procedures, including liability for damaged or lost materials; implement processes to maintain collection of reserves material, including electronics; interface with faculty and division deans to identify and order instructional materials for library reserves; collaborate with library colleagues to determine and implement library policies and procedures; develop, write, communicate, and implement procedures for efficiencies in the circulation/reserves area; use the library’s computer- and web-based systems to maintain records and generate reports; and recruit, hire, train, and supervise student workers.

For information and/or to express interest, please contact Valerie Fong, Interim Dean, Learning Resource Center: fongvalerie@fhda.edu.