Education Librarian – Saint Mary’s College of California

June 16, 2017

Saint Mary’s College of California Library is seeking an experienced, energetic, and innovative librarian to serve the Kalmanovitz School of Education. This twelve-month, non-tenure track appointment is planned at the Associate Librarian level.


The Kalmanovitz School of Education offers primarily graduate-level instruction in 16 programs in counseling, education, and leadership. Degrees include a BA in Leadership, numerous masters and credential programs, and the EdD in Educational Leadership. We are looking for someone with a strong grounding in the teaching profession and/or education curriculum (credential process, pedagogical methods, etc.) and who enjoys teaching information literacy. The Education Librarian teaches embedded information literacy/research skills sessions nights and weekends since many of the programs serve working adult learners. The position also oversees the Library’s children’s literature collection and the test collection used by the counseling and school psychology programs.


The Education Librarian will serve on the General Reference Desk, participate in the Library’s team structure, serve on campus committees, and be professionally active.

Applicants may apply here:

eLearning Librarian – Western University of Health Sciences

August 3, 2016

Under the direction of the Associate Director of Reference & Outreach, and in collaboration with Library and campus staff and faculty, the eLearning Librarian will lead the Library’s initiative in developing, implementing, and assessing online learning tools, resources, and services. This position will also provide reference help to Library patrons.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
The Reference & Outreach Department is seeking an enthusiastic, patient, and flexible eLearning Librarian to join our team.
The ideal candidate will be eager to:
1. Use current technologies and tools to create and deliver innovative online learning experiences
2. Look outside the Library world for technologies, tools, and methods to turn into new Library services
3. Share his/her knowledge of instructional technology and tools with others
4. Collaborate with individuals and groups within and across organizational boundaries to bolster and advertise the Library’s services and resources for distance and online students
5. Provide reference services in all formats (in-person, virtual, synchronous, asynchronous) in a lively and supportive academic environment

Required Qualifications
1. Master’s degree in one of the following: Library/Information Science, Media, Instructional Technology, or another related field
2. Experience with technologies and tools to create and deliver digital learning objects
3. Demonstrated ability to learn new technology, tools, and skills
4. Strong desire to share knowledge with others
5. Demonstrated ability to work collegially and cooperatively within and across organizational boundaries

Preferred Qualifications
1. Understanding of instructional design principles in an online environment and/or experience, coursework, or additional degree in instructional design
2. Knowledge of accessibility and universal design principles
3. Experience in online teaching/instruction, preferably at the graduate level
4. Demonstrated ability in using web based tools, imaging and/or video software, and relevant emerging technologies
5. Experience providing reference services in an academic environment, preferably to graduate students
6. Knowledge of medical terminology and/or coursework, additional degree, or specialty in health sciences

May be required to work evenings and/or weekends.

Apply online

Assistant Reference Librarian (part time) – Western University of Health Sciences

August 3, 2016

Under the direction of the Associate Director of Reference & Outreach, this position will provide support to the department through both reference and instruction duties. The Assistant Reference Librarian will be responsible for meeting the basic reference needs of patrons both in-person and virtually, and providing instruction support to the education services librarian, focusing primarily in the areas of instruction preparation and grading.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work in a team and collaborate on projects.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
Strong service orientation.
Familiarity with Integrated Library System Software, Print Management Software, Teaching Technology (Turningpoint, Turnitin), Reference Management Software/Programs (SpringShare Products: LibGuides, LibAnswers, LibAnalytics, RefAnalytics), Online Chat Modules (Libraryh3lp), Workflows, Illiad, Adobe Products (Acrobat, Connect), SharePoint, Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Lync), Skype, Googledocs, Learning Management Systems (Blackboard), Video Recording Technology (Echo 360, Jing), Citation Management Programs (Zotero, Endnote), Reservation Schedulers (Booked, Resource Scheduler).

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in library and information science from an American Library Association accredited school and/or 2-3 years of library experience.
Experience and/or coursework in instructional design.
Specialty in science or health sciences.

This is a part-time position for daytime and Saturday shifts. Occasional evening hours may be required.

Apply online!

University Librarian

December 5, 2014

University Librarian

Holy Names University

Founded in 1868, Holy Names University is one of Oakland’s first institutions and one of the most diverse universities in the United States, with a strong commitment to social justice.

Holy Names University is currently accepting applications for the position of University Librarian. This is a regular, full-time, staff position. The University Librarian provides management and leadership for all aspects of library services at Holy Names University, including instruction, collections, facilities, services to the community, and library staff. The University Librarian is responsible for developing and promoting the library’s vision, strategic plan, and objectives, and is the chief advocate and spokesperson for the value the Library adds to Holy Names University.

Essential Functions

  • Develops, promotes, and executes objectives for strategic plans for library facilities, collections, services, workforce, and other resources.
  • Recruits, guides, and leads a library workforce aligned with the mission of the university.
  • Ensures integration of the library’s information literacy instruction across the curriculum.
  • Provides planning and oversight for the curation, traditional and print collections.
  • Manages the library’s budget; develops strategic funding proposals; forecasts new and changing requirements.
  • Develops strategic relationships and partnerships with faculty, students, and staff across the university community.
  • Identifies emerging library technologies, integrates them as applicable into library services, and sunsets obsolete technologies.
  • Plans, forecasts, and advocates for workforce requirements, equipment, technology, and collections.
  • Working with the University Office of Advancement, identifies funding sources and develops proposals for funding opportunities to further the library’s vision.
  • Collaborates with peers at the regional, state, and national level; represents the University at local, regional, and national meetings.
  • Serves as the library’s primary liaison to University administration, academic departments, councils, and committees; serves ex-officio on Faculty Senate with voting rights.
  • Ensures continuous assessment of all library services.
  • Negotiates vendor contracts, manages licenses, and ensures contract requirements are met by the library and by vendors.

Minimum Education
Master’s in library or information science from a graduate program accredited by the American Library Association. Doctorate preferred.

Minimum Experience
At least five years’ experience in a senior managerial leadership role in an academic library, ten years preferred.


Minimum Skills
Strong organizational skills. Demonstrated knowledge of academic library organization, functions, methods, procedures, and practices, including strategic planning, fiscal management, development, collection management, and library technology; experience recruiting, guiding, and leading librarians and other library workers in a range of roles; understanding of current best practices in managerial leadership and trends in library collections, staffing, and services.  Excellent speaking, writing, and listening skills. Demonstrated familiarity with emerging library services and technology.


To Apply

For consideration, applicants should submit the Holy Names University Employment Application. Visit: to download the Employment Application. After you have downloaded and completed the application, save and/or print the file and include a letter of application and c.v. or resume.

• The preferred method for submitting your application materials is via

• Applications are currently being accepted and the position is open until filled.

• This position may require a background screen.We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of a background screen.


The campus is located in the Oakland hills with a panoramic view the San Francisco Bay. HNU is a regional, residential, liberal arts university with an academic program of 19 undergraduate majors in specific disciplines across the arts and sciences as well as professional undergraduate and graduate programs in business, education and nursing. Holy Names University is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. For additional information about Holy Names University, visit


Holy Names University, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is committed to excellence through diversity.


Assistant/Associate University Librarian for Public Services

July 22, 2014

The University of California, Irvine Libraries seeks an innovative, flexible, and forward-thinking leader for the position of Assistant/Associate University Librarian (AUL) for Public Services. Reporting to the University Librarian, the AUL will lead an enthusiastic staff in shaping the delivery of leading-edge public services at a young and dynamic university. The position also provides strategic leadership for the Libraries’ Information Technology infrastructure, manages the Libraries’ online presence and services, and provides oversight for operations at the Grunigen Medical Library. As a member of the senior management team, the AUL is expected to actively engage in all aspects of the UCI Libraries and to serve as an ambassador and advocate for Libraries with campus constituencies, UC systemwide groups, and regional and national organizations.

The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University has an excellent benefits program including leave policies, retirement system, and insurance plans which equal approximately 40% of salary.

The UCI Libraries, comprising the Langson Library, the Ayala Science Library, the Library Gateway Study Center, and the Grunigen Medical Library, are committed to innovation and excellence and are in a major period of change. The University of California, Irvine, is nestled in over 1,500 acres of coastal foothills, five miles from the Pacific Ocean, between San Diego and Los Angeles. Founded in 1965, UCI has more than 28,000 undergraduate and graduate students, about 1,100 faculty. UCI’s academic programs are ranked nationally among the top universities; several doctoral programs are ranked in the top ten.

The full position description is available on the UCI Libraries’ web site at with links to additional campus and community information. Apply via UC Recruit at: Applications received by September 8, 2014 will receive first consideration, but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.