Bunche Center Digital Archivist, UCLA

December 17, 2021

Title: Bunche Center Digital Archivist
Department: UCLA Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies
Rank and Salary: Associate Librarian ($58,365-$89,392)
Position Availability: March 1, 2022
Application Deadline: January 18, 2022

The Ralph J. Bunche Center is an Organized Research Unit (ORU) within the Institute of American Cultures (IAC), which houses the four ethnic studies research centers based at the University of California, Los Angeles. The Library and Media Center (LMC) supports the mission of the Bunche Center by supporting research that expands knowledge of African American history and culture and investigates problems that affect people of African descent. The LMC is one of several affiliated libraries at UCLA. Affiliated status allows the Bunche Library and Media Center to independently manage collections and services for its core constituency.

The LMC collection has over 8,000 monograph, serial, archival and audio visual materials on African, African American, and Caribbean history and culture. The book collection includes monographs, series and reference materials, and is supplemented with subscriptions to academic journals, popular magazines, and African American newspapers. The audio/visual collection consists of audiocassette tapes, VHS tapes and DVD’s. Its content includes classic movies, documentaries, campus events, and music. Archives collections in the Bunche LMC currently include vertical files, personal papers, and records.

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Open Positions at Long Beach City College

December 17, 2021

Join our team at Long Beach City College. We are currently hiring for a Full-time Public Services Librarian. This is a tenure track position. Apply today. The application closes January 31. https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lbcc/jobs/3327806/full-time-faculty-public-services-librarian-professor?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

We are also hiring part time librarians. Expertise or experience with electronic resources, outreach to first-year students is highly desired. We seek to fill this position quickly. Apply today. Qualified applicants may be interviewed as soon as January. https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lbcc/jobs/216288/pt-faculty-pool-librarian?keywords=part%20time%20librarian&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Research & Engagement Librarian in Humanities and/or Social Sciences, UC Santa Barbara

December 16, 2021

Job #JPF02002
Library / Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor / UC Santa Barbara
Apply now: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02002/apply
View this position online: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02002

Position Overview

Position title: Research & Engagement Librarian in Humanities and/or Social Sciences
Percent time: 100%
Anticipated start: April 2022 or later
Position duration: Indefinite

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Data Services Librarian, UC Santa Barbara

December 16, 2021

Job #JPF02059
Library / Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor / UC Santa Barbara
Apply now: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02059/apply
View this position online: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02059


Position title: Data Services Librarian
Percent time: 100%
Anticipated start: April 2022 or later
Position duration: Indefinite

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Librarian (Systems and Reference), San Jose City College

December 16, 2021

Librarian (Systems and Reference)
San Jose/Evergreen Community College District
Close/First Review Date: 01/31/2022
Campus Location: San Jose City College
Position Description:

Position Summary

This faculty position is a full-time, 100% FTE (10 Months) Tenure Track position as Librarian in the Division of Language Arts and Library located at San Jose City College.
Assignment may include day and evening responsibilities.

This position is represented by the San Jose/Evergreen Federation of Teachers, AFT 6157.
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Education Librarian, Saint Mary’s College of California, Moraga, CA

December 14, 2021

The Library at Saint Mary’s College of California, located in Moraga, CA, is hiring an Education Librarian! Whether you have a background in education or counseling or are just eager to learn, we encourage you to apply. This is a great opportunity for someone passionate about the intersections of information literacy, social justice, and K-12 education, leadership, and counseling. Early-career and historically underrepresented candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

You’ll be involved with all aspects of academic librarianship: instruction, reference, collection development, outreach, and scholarly communication. You’ll teach one-shots and be embedded in graduate classes in teacher education, educational leadership, and counseling, as well as work with undergraduate classes in leadership and select composition classes. You’ll also staff a couple reference shifts each week (including a weekly 5-7 p.m. shift and a Saturday or two each semester), select books and other materials to support your disciplines, and contribute to our efforts to promote open-access publishing and open educational resources. It’s a position with a lot of autonomy, but also a lot of peer support.

This is a 12-month, staff position, at the assistant or associate level. See more details and apply by 1/2/22 on our website.

Head of Metadata & Collection Management, University of San Francisco

December 14, 2021

The University of San Francisco’s Gleeson Library | Geschke Learning Resource Center seeks an engaged, innovative and enthusiastic individual for Head of Metadata & Collection Management. As a member of the library leadership team, this individual will advance the library’s efforts to transform and improve the management and discovery of our collections. The position oversees the functions of acquisitions, periodicals, cataloging and metadata, with a focus on demonstrating the impact of library collections and meeting the needs of our diverse students and faculty. The library has a strong commitment to inclusive excellence and seeks candidates who will further advance the goal of fostering a diverse and inclusive community.

Full Job Description:

Reporting to the Associate Dean for Collection Services, the Head of Metadata & Collection Management leads a team of 6.0 FTE staff and librarians in acquisitions and cataloging functions ensuring that library information resources are rapidly and accurately ordered, received, processed, and described in the library’s catalog and discovery interfaces. This position will also work closely with library liaisons in their collection development activities.

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Outreach Librarian, CSU Northridge, Los Angeles

December 14, 2021

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 to coordinate outreach services in a comprehensive university environment. 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. Participates in collection development activities.

This is a 12-month, full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the Senior Assistant Librarian or Associate Librarian level, with attendant expectations for professional competence, service, and scholarship. Some evening and weekend work is required. The successful candidate will be held to the standards and requirements of the college and department in which they are housed for recommending tenure and promotion.

Screening of applications will begin March 1, 2022. Priority will be given to applicants who meet the screening deadline; however, the position will remain open until filled.

Please see the CSUN Careers page for the complete job description and to apply. You can email susanna.eng@csun.edu directly if you have any questions about the position.

Special Collections Cataloging and Metadata Librarian, UCLA

December 14, 2021

Special Collections Cataloging and Metadata Librarian
Department: Library Special Collections
Rank and Salary: Assistant – Associate Librarian ($58,365 – $80,356)
Position Availability: Immediately
Application deadline for first consideration: January 10, 2022

The UCLA Library seeks a highly collaborative, knowledgeable, and user-centered librarian for the position of Special Collections Cataloging and Metadata Librarian. The Special Collections Cataloging and Metadata Librarian will be team-oriented and will provide leadership in cataloging and metadata strategies to support the discovery and access of special collections materials. They will have deep knowledge of special collections cataloging and a desire to realize opportunities to engage in creative experimentation while serving the discovery needs of special collections users and stakeholders. They will demonstrate experience in advancing diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion, and articulating a description and discovery philosophy in these areas.

Position Duties

Reporting to the Head of Collection Management, the Special Collections Cataloging and Metadata Librarian manages Library Special Collections cataloging and metadata activities and supports stewardship activities for LSC books and manuscripts. The incumbent will work closely with the Head of Collection Management to develop cataloging and metadata priorities and will develop plans and oversee activities to meet those description and discovery priorities. They will supervise members of the Collection Management cataloging sub-team, providing guidance, training, and support of the goals and priorities of the department, as well as the individual team member’s professional development. The incumbent will also undertake original and complex copy cataloging of LSC books and manuscripts, metadata creation, and authority work.

The responsibilities undertaken by the Special Collections Cataloging and Metadata Librarian are part of a holistic stewardship ecosystem in a highly interdependent department. As such, it is expected that they will collaborate closely with colleagues across LSC’s functional units, in support of appraisal, stewardship, collections security, description, and access. They are also expected to partner and collaborate with colleagues throughout the Distinctive Collections portfolio and the Library in support of facilitating and enhancing users’ experiences with LSC and the discovery of its materials.

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Research Librarian for Criminology and Political Science, UC Irvine

December 10, 2021

The University of California, Irvine Libraries seeks a creative, knowledgeable, collaborative, and user-oriented Research Librarian for Criminology and Political Science (RLCP) to plan and deliver innovative liaison, instruction, reference, and collections services in the social sciences. The RLCP will actively engage with faculty, students, and staff in assigned departments in the School of Social Ecology and the School of Social Sciences, including the following: Criminology, Law, & Society; Political Science; Global & International Studies. The RLCP may engage with additional departments depending on the successful candidate’s areas of strength. This position will require someone with a sound understanding of legal and government research, and of social science research methods and data sources.

Qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds and life experiences are encouraged to apply. The UCI Libraries is committed to recruiting a diverse workforce and advancing UCI’s Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.

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