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.

Mission

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.


Instruction and Assessment Lecturer Librarian, CSUCI

August 15, 2021

Job no: 503975
Work type: Non-Instructional Faculty (Coach/Counselor/Librarian), Instructional Faculty – Temporary/Lecturer
Location: Channel Islands
Categories: Unit 3 – CFA – California Faculty Association, Temporary, Full Time, Librarian (Non-instructional Faculty)

Program: Broome Library
Rank: Lecturer Librarian
Title: Instruction and Assessment Lecturer Librarian

About the University:

California State University Channel Islands (CSUCI) opened in 2002 as the newest campus in the California State University system. Since that time, the University has grown and developed into one of the premier public universities, not only in the California State University system, but also in the nation. Indeed, U.S. News & World Report listed CSUCI as 20th among “Top Public Schools” in its 2021 edition of Best Colleges Rankings. In 2020, CollegeNET also ranked CSUCI 20th out of over 1,449 schools in its “Social Mobility Index,” and Money Magazine rated CSUCI as the 15th “Most Transformative College” in the nation.

Full information at https://jobs.csuci.edu/en-us/job/503975/instruction-and-assessment-lecturer-librarian


Access Services Librarian, CSU San Bernardino

August 11, 2021

Access Services Librarian/Senior Assistant Librarian

https://careers.csusb.edu/en-us/job/503638/access-services-librariansenior-assistant-librarian

Job no: 503638
Work type: Non-Instructional Faculty (Coach/Counselor/Librarian)
Location: San Bernardino – San Bernardino Campus
Categories: Unit 3 – CFA – California Faculty Association, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time, Librarian (Non-instructional Faculty)

California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) is located in San Bernardino in the Inland Empire, 60 miles east of Los Angeles and operates a satellite campus in Palm Desert located in Coachella Valley. CSUSB serves approximately 20,000 students, of which 81% are first-generation college students and graduates about 5,000 students annually. As a designated Hispanic Serving Institution, CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has one of the most diverse student populations of any university in the Inland Empire, and the second highest Hispanic enrollment of all public universities in California. CSUSB employs 467 full-time faculty and offers 48 undergraduate, 35 graduate, and one doctoral degree programs and 14 academic programs with national accreditation.

At CSUSB, diversity, equity and inclusion are values central to our mission. We recognize that diversity and inclusion in all its forms are necessary for our institutional success. By fully leveraging our diverse experiences, backgrounds and insights, we inspire innovation, challenge the status quo and create better outcomes for our students and community. As part of CSUSB’s commitment to hire, develop and retain a diverse faculty, we offer a variety of networking, mentoring and development programs for our junior faculty. We are committed to building and sustaining a CSUSB community that is supportive and inclusive of all individuals. Qualified applicants with experience in ethnically diverse settings and/or who demonstrate a commitment to serving diverse student populations are strongly encouraged to apply. CSUSB has received the Carnegie Community Engagement Classification, which recognizes CSUSB’s ongoing commitment to service-learning, a high-impact practice that combines classroom instruction with meaningful volunteer service and correlates strongly to student success.

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Part-Time Public Services Librarian, CSU Channel Islands

August 8, 2021

The CSU Channel Islands Broome Library is searching for a part-time Public Services Librarian. Primary duties will be providing reference and research services (in person and chat). Applications are being reviewed on a rolling basis starting Tuesday August 10th. For more details and application instructions, see the position posting here.


Food Studies Librarian

August 8, 2021

Department: Sciences User Engagement, Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library

Rank and Salary: Assistant Librarian – Associate Librarian ($58,365- $80,356)

Position Availability: Immediately

Application deadline for first consideration: August 27, 2021

UCLA Library seeks a highly collaborative, knowledgeable, entrepreneurial and user-driven individual to work with students and faculty to advance research, scholarship, and teaching as the Food Studies Librarian.

Position Duties

The Food Studies Librarian works with students, staff, and faculty to advance collections, research, scholarship, and teaching broadly across many disciplines and programs related to food studies (e.g., food studies minor, graduate certificate in food studies, public health, environment & sustainability, etc.). Reporting to the Director of the Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library and Science and Engineering Library, the librarian will provide expert literature searching, research support, and teaching in diverse set of science information resources. The librarian would also train, coordinate, and supervise library student research assistants (LSRAs).  The incumbent will serve on one of the multi-unit functional teams in the User Engagement division, while also supporting work across public services functions.

Specific duties and responsibilities include:

  • Builds and maintains collaborative relationships with students, faculty, staff, and research centers in Food Studies and related scientific disciplines through outreach, instruction, collection, and research support services
  • Collaboratively and independently designs, implements, and assesses sustainable approaches to library instructional services, including face-to-face, hybrid, and online learning opportunities, instruction sessions and workshops, and other approaches to developing student research skills
  • Supervises Library Student Research Assistants (LSRAs) including hiring & training, assigning work hours, providing research support, and coordinating special projects
  • Provides research assistance in-person and online to a diverse patron community
  • Participates in outreach events and activities
  • Works closely with Library Development to identify and steward donors, collections, and endowed gift funds

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Expert Search Services Librarian

August 8, 2021

Department: Sciences User Engagement, Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library

Rank and Salary: Assistant Librarian – Associate Librarian ($58,365- $80,356)

Position Availability: Immediately

Application deadline for first consideration: August 27, 2021

UCLA Library seeks a highly collaborative, knowledgeable, and innovative individual to augment the Library’s research and data services as the Expert Search Services Librarian.

Position Duties

The Expert Search Services Librarian works to advance research, scholarship, and teaching through participation, assessment, and coordination of Expert Search Services in the Sciences.  Secondarily, the librarian would serve as liaison to medicine and related school of medicine committees. Reporting to the Director of the Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library and Science and Engineering Library, the librarian will serve on one of the multi-unit functional teams in the User Engagement division, while also supporting work across public services functions.

Specific duties and responsibilities include:

  • Builds and maintains collaborative relationships with researchers, clinicians, students, and research centers in the David Geffen School of Medicine through outreach, instruction, collection, and research support services
  • Assists researchers and students with navigating systematic reviews from protocol to publication including formulating questions, PRISMA or other appropriate protocol documentation, developing search strategies, collecting and managing results, and preparation for publication
  • Collaboratively and independently assesses and designs sustainable approaches to Biomedical Library Expert Search Service
  • Provides research assistance in-person and online to a diverse patron community
  • Participates in outreach events and activities
  • Works closely with Library Development to identify and steward donors, collections, and endowed gift funds

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