Associate Director of Library Communications & Outreach, Claremont, CA

October 30, 2021

We’re excited to share a job opening for a new position at The Claremont Colleges Library. First consideration date is 11/8/21.

Position Title:

Associate Director of Library Communications & Outreach

Job Description:

Working with the Dean of The Claremont Colleges Library (TCCL) and the Library Leadership Team (LLT), the Associate Director of Library Communications and Outreach will elevate awareness of library services, programs, and initiatives among key audiences and stakeholders through strategic and creative use of communication and marketing channels. In addition, the Associate Director of Library Communications and Outreach will serve as the primary person for formal, library-wide communications as well as a consultant giving support for divisional outreach.

In their outreach role the Associate Director of Library Communications and Outreach organizes and promotes the outreach activities of the Dean’s Office and promotes outreach events and activities spearheaded by other library divisions. The position requires a capacity to collaborate and thrive with fellow staff members of The Claremont Colleges Library in responding effectively to a unique environment comprising myriad and diverse stakeholders. The Library is a vibrant, innovative and inclusive center for research, teaching, learning, and scholarship serving students, faculty, and staff of The Claremont Colleges community, a consortium of five undergraduate colleges and two graduate institutions within the Claremont Colleges Library, each with changing and individual needs.

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Part-Time Reference Librarian Pool, West Valley Mission Community College District

October 27, 2021

West Valley (Saratoga) and Mission College (Santa Clara) are hiring part-time reference librarians for on campus work for spring semester. Duties may include various assignments such as conducting library orientations and library workshops, as well as providing reference services.

Please see full job announcement and instructions for applying: https://wvm.peopleadmin.com/postings/4817


Evening & Weekend Circulation Desk & Stack Maintenance Coordinator, San José State University

October 27, 2021

San José State University Library is hiring an Evening & Weekend Circulation Desk & Stack Maintenance Coordinator!

Application Procedure

Complete the SJSU Online Employment Application and attach the following documents:

  • Resume
  • Letter of Interest

All applicants must apply within the specified application period: October 18, 2021 through November 1, 2021. This position is open until filled; however, applications received after screening has begun will be considered at the discretion of the university.


Business Librarian, CSU Northridge, Los Angeles

October 23, 2021

Business Librarian – screening of applications begins 2/1/2022

In support of its service and information literacy mission, the University Library at California State University, Northridge seeks a service-oriented and enthusiastic individual to provide research assistance, library instruction, and outreach in a comprehensive university environment. The selected candidate primarily serves as liaison to the AACSB-accredited and highly ranked David Nazarian College of Business and Economics.

Participates in in-person and online/virtual general and subject-specific research assistance, and collection development for the College, which comprises 7 departments and 13 programs and centers. Provides outreach and develops specialized information literacy instruction to students and faculty in the College. The selected candidate may also participate in the library’s general instruction program for undergraduates and graduate students.


Education Librarian, CSU Northridge, Los Angeles

October 23, 2021

Education Librarian – screening of applications begins 1/5/2022

In support of its service and information literacy mission, the University Library at California State University, Northridge, seeks an innovative and self-motivated librarian to provide outreach and promotion of the Teacher Curriculum Center (TCC), and information literacy instruction and research consultation services to the students and faculty in the Michael D. Eisner College of Education. The selected candidate will participate in collection development for the disciplines of Education and Deaf Studies, K-12 curricular materials, the Sharon Fogarty Young Readers Collection, and the Dr. Karin J. Duran TCC Collection.

The selected candidate provides general and/or discipline-specific library and information literacy instructional services. Develops discipline-specific online research guides and/or digital learning objects (DLOs) in support of student research needs. Provides in-person and online/virtual reference and research assistance, and may contribute to outreach activities. Also provides outreach to local K-12 schools and teachers to promote the TCC, and to determine which textbooks are currently in use in their classrooms.

The Dr. Karin J. Duran and Richard Nupoll Education Librarian, an endowed position, also will be known as the TCC Librarian.


Temporary Faculty Digital Collections Archivist, CSU Dominguez Hills, Carson, CA

October 23, 2021

Temporary Faculty Digital Collections Archivist Librarian Position
Gerth Archives and Special Collections
University Library

Position Description

The Gerth Archives and Special Collections at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), invites highly qualified, motivated, and well-organized, applicants for a pool of full-time temporary digital collections archivist 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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Business and Data Services Librarian, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA

October 23, 2021

Santa Clara University seeks a creative, collaborative, and forward-thinking Business and Data Services Librarian to lead instruction and outreach efforts to the Leavey School of Business, as well as to be part of a team developing a data management and data literacy program within the University Library. This position will report to the Head of Research, Outreach and Inclusion. Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, Santa Clara University is California’s oldest operating institution of higher education and in 2017 received the ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award. The position is available starting on or after January 3, 2022.

Potential Candidates are invited to attend one of our information sessions to learn more about the position, Library and University:

Confidentiality will be ensured, as the attendee list will be hidden. Live captioning will be provided.

Further inquiries may be directed to Andrew Carlos, Head of Research, Outreach, and Inclusion (acarlos@scu.edu).

Please see the full job announcement, and instructions for applying at https://libguides.scu.edu/businessdatalibrarian

Applications received by November 19, 2021 will receive first consideration.


Undergraduate Learning Librarian, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA

October 23, 2021

Santa Clara University, a comprehensive Jesuit university located in California’s Silicon Valley, seeks a creative, user-oriented, and self-motivated librarian for the position of Undergraduate Learning Librarian. Reporting to the Head of Instruction and Assessment, this position supports the University Library’s undergraduate instruction activities with particular emphasis on high-impact and core curricular areas. The position designs, delivers, and facilitates targeted instruction in those areas; identifies and creates learning materials that can be reused strategically across the instruction team; and collaborates in the provision of professional training to enhance and extend library instructors’ teaching expertise. This position also provides specialized research consultation, instruction, and collection development for the departments of History, Religious Studies, and Anthropology. The position is available starting on or after January 3, 2022.

Potential candidates are invited to attend one of our informational webinars to learn more about the position, library, and University:

Confidentiality will be ensured, as the attendee list will be hidden. Live captioning will be provided.

Further inquiries may be directed to Melanie Sellar, Head of Instruction and Assessment (msellar@scu.edu).

Please see the full job announcement, and instructions for applying at: https://wd1.myworkdaysite.com/recruiting/scu/scu/job/Santa-Clara-CA/Undergraduate-Learning-Librarian_R1867

Applications received by November 19, 2021 will receive first consideration.


Electronic Resources Assistant, Santa Clara University

October 22, 2021

Santa Clara University Library seeks a customer service- and detail-oriented individual with a knack for problem solving to help manage our electronic resources. As the Electronic Resources Assistant, the individual will be responsible for resolving access issues; assisting with acquisitions, renewals, and cancellations; and keeping accurate and consistent records.

Apply by November 1, 2021 for priority review.

Please see more information and instructions for applying at https://wd1.myworkdaysite.com/recruiting/scu/scu/job/Santa-Clara-CA/Electronic-Resources-Assistant_R653

EEO statement: Santa Clara University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected category in accordance with applicable law. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability.


Head, East Asian Library, USC, Los Angeles

October 21, 2021

The University of Southern California (USC) Libraries seek an experienced and future thinking leader with strong decision-making and management skills to lead the East Asian Library. Reporting to the Associate Dean for Specialized Collections, the Head, East Asian Library will lead in redefining the East Asian Library to encompass a broader scope of Asian Pacific languages subjects, and areas of study aligned with USC’s academic goals and aspirations. Currently, there is a strong and well-developed focus on Chinese, Japanese, and Korean languages and cultures. The Head will manage the operations of the Library in the context of USC Libraries’ strategic plan. Leading library faculty with language and subject expertise, the Head will develop a cohesive, collaborative, and productive unit that supports research, teaching, learning, and engagement in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean disciplinary areas and others as appropriate.

The posting for this position can be viewed on the USC Libraries Job’s Site for Librarians at https://libraries.usc.edu/jobs/library-jobs-librarians. Applications are made to:https://usccareers.usc.edu/job/los-angeles/head-east-asian-library-371/1209/15274324064. The job announcement is attached.

Closing date for applications: November 5, 2021, or until filled. For more information about this position, contact Marje Schuetze-Coburn, Chair of the Standing Search Committee at schuetze@usc.edu.