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:

Librarian, Supervising Librarian Open Exams

April 3, 2016

Put your passion for libraries into action–work at the State Library. Whether you are a recent graduate of a library school or an experienced librarian, you’ll find a rewarding career at the California State Library.

Applying for a State job is a bit different than it is for other jobs. First, you’ll need to take an online exam; those who pass are eligible to apply for future job openings. We have online exams for the following positions:

Librarian and Senior Librarian work in collection development, acquisition, cataloging, reference, circulation, and preservation of library materials.

Supervising Librarian and Principal Librarian develop services and collections and direct the activities of dedicated staff in a section of the library. They make recommendations for developing new programs, implementing trends, and utilizing new technologies to lead this historic institution into the future.

These positions come with a great retirement and benefits package.

Take a look at our jobs page for a full description of each position and the application process. Scroll down to Currently Scheduled Examinations/Open:

Have questions? Contact Angela Duprey: or (916) 651-0337.

Founded in 1850, the California State Library is the central reference and research library for the Governor’s office, Legislature, state employees, and the general public. The State Library leads and promotes innovative library services by providing and managing state and federal funding programs to ensure all Californians have access via their libraries to information and educational resources.

Part-Time Reference Librarian, California State University Northridge

March 6, 2015

Position: Part-Time Librarian (temporary)

Department: Oviatt Library/Research, Instruction & Outreach Services ( )

Effective Date of Appointment: August 2015

All part-time faculty appointments are temporary and do not confer academic rank.

Anticipated needs: Full-time and part-time temporary librarian positions (Assistant Librarian Rank) in the Research, Instruction & Outreach Services Department. Appointments by semester. May include evening and/or weekend hours.

Current Salary Range: Dependent upon experience and qualifications.

Qualifications Minimum: Graduate degree in library/information science from an ALA-accredited school, or equivalent degree if granted from outside the United States or Canada.

Required: Demonstrated reference desk service proficiency, preferably in a busy academic library, and enthusiasm for library instruction. Demonstrated ability and commitment to work with a diverse campus community. Desirable: Library instruction or teaching experience; experience with electronic resources and applications such as online indexing systems, internet, an integrated library system, and web page development. Strong service commitment; excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills; and knowledge of current trends and issues in academic librarianship. Willingness to serve as needed in a range of library duties, which may include reference and instructional services to a specific subject discipline or program area within the Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences, Education, or Physical or Life Sciences, as well as lower division composition courses. Assigned duties may include the development of online access or finding tools. Also desirable is experience in creating learning objects to be embedded within Learning Management Systems, such as Moodle.

Application Process: Applicants should forward a current resume and a cover letter that designates if interested in a full- or part-time position and, whenever possible, times available for reference desk and library instruction assignments. The resume should include educational background, prior reference services and library instruction experience, evidence of scholarship, and/or related professional experience.

Inquiries and applications should be addressed to: Kathy Dabbour/Acting Chair, Research, Instruction & Outreach Services Department RE: Application for Temporary Librarian Faculty Position Oviatt Library/California State University, Northridge 18111 Nordhoff Street Northridge, CA 91330-8327 Email:

Application Deadline: For Academic Year: April 17, 2015 /For Spring 2016 Semester Only: September 11, 2015

Final determination of part-time librarian assignments is contingent upon student enrollment figures and funding.

General Information: In compliance with the Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University, Northridge has made crime-reporting statistics available on-line at Print copies are available in the library and by request from the Department of Police Services and the Office of Faculty Affairs. The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. Applicants who wish to request accommodations for a disability may contact the Office of Equity and Diversity, (818) 677-2077. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, CSUN strives to create a community in which a diverse population can work, teach and learn in an atmosphere of civility and respect for the rights of each individual. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, medical information, marital status, or veteran status. For more information about the University, check our website: .

Research and Instruction Librarian (tenure-track), California State University Northridge

March 6, 2015

Position: Research and Instruction Librarian (tenure-track)

Department: Research, Instruction and Outreach Services/Oviatt Library

Rank: Senior Assistant or Associate Librarian

Salary: Minimum salary of $58,044 for Senior Assistant or $66,588 for Associate Librarian, and an excellent benefits package. Salary and rank are dependent on qualifications and experience. This is a 12-month tenure- track position.

Effective Date of Appointment: July 2015 (Subject to Budgetary Approval)

In support of its service and information literacy mission, the Oviatt Library at California State University, Northridge, seeks a service-oriented, forward-thinking, and energetic librarian to participate in all aspects of library reference/research consultation services, both in-person and electronic, in a dynamic learning commons environment. Depending on background, the Research and Instruction Librarian will provide general and/or discipline-specific library and information literacy instructional services, both in-person and online. The successful candidate will develop discipline-specific online research guides and/or digital learning objects in support of student research needs. In collaboration with other library faculty and administrators, this position will assess the usage, satisfaction with, and impact on student learning of library services, with the purpose of informing programmatic planning related to research and instructional technology. Additionally, this position will collaborate on information literacy assessment projects to further the understanding of the library’s impact on student learning outcomes. Depending on interest and/or background, this position also will participate in liaison and collection development activities for one or more disciplines within the social sciences, humanities, sciences, or health sciences (to be determined). This is a 12-month, full-time tenure-track faculty position, with attendant expectations for professional competence, service and scholarship. Some evening and weekend work is required.

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, CSUN strives to create a community in which a diverse population can work, teach and learn in an atmosphere of civility and respect for the rights of each individual. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, medical information, marital status, or veteran status. For more information about the University, check our website:

At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services to work in the United States.

View full job description and application instructions here:

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.


Health Sciences Librarian

August 23, 2012

University Library



Search Re-opened. 

The University of the Pacific seeks a Health Sciences Librarian with energy, initiative, and vision to provide effective leadership and direction in the provision of library resources and services. The librarian’s role in the academy is changing, and that change is particularly apparent in the sciences. The Health Sciences Librarian takes a leadership role in the development of relationships between the University Library and faculty in School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, other natural and physical sciences departments (to be determined), as well as the Pacific Dugoni School of Dentistry, located in San Francisco. The Health Sciences Librarian develops productive partnerships with faculty for the development of programs, services, and collections.
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