Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Pasadena City College - Library Technician III


All materials are submitted electronically through PCC's Applicant Tracking System (ATS) at https://pasadena.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?site=1&id=338.

Final date to file district application: Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 4pm
Monthly Salary Range: $3,536.28 - $4,513.29

Date Posted:  October 16, 2017
Type:  Administrative
Salary:  Not specified
Employment Type:  Full-time

Library (Technical & Public Services)
Classified Represented Position
100% - 12 Months
#025

Hours/Days to be worked: Tuesday-Saturday between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

DEFINITION:
Under supervision of the appropriate manager and general lead of the area Librarian, the Library Technician III provides support and oversight in a technical or public service area, and serves as a collegial member of the Library staff and College community. The qualified individual, with demonstrated library clerical, technical and customer service skills, may serve in different areas of the Library and will perform related work as required.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES (ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY):
  • Performs routine and specialized tasks at the Library Access or Technical Services areas.
  • Helps select, train, and provide work direction to College Assistants or Student Workers
  • Interprets, follows and enforces Library policies and procedures.
  • Participates in developing and implementing policies and procedures relating to the assigned area(s).
  • Maintains procedural manuals, office files, and supplies as directed.
  • Assists in ordering and receiving of library materials.
  • Maintains statistics, fiscal records and confidential records; resolves and reconciles discrepancies.
  • Supports the preservation of Library materials in both print and digitized formats, according to conservation standards.
  • Learns and applies cataloging and classification principles and rules (i.e. AACR2/RDA).
  • Exhibits sound customer service skills, with the ability to analyze and diffuse disruptive situations.
  • Works with supervisor to resolve specific issues.
  • Manages and utilizes technology, hardware and software, as related to the assigned area.
  • At the request of the supervisor, performs a variety of unscheduled duties normally and traditionally performed by at Library Technician III.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Any combination equivalent to graduation from high school, and
  • Three (3) years of experience working in a library environment. An Associate's degree may be substituted for two years of experience.
KNOWLEDGE OF:
  • The operation of one or more modules of an integrated library system;
  • Current library terminology, bookkeeping and fiscal management practices; and
  • A variety of computer software applications, library databases and a wide variety of library equipment.
ABILITY TO:
  • Incorporate new and constantly changing technologies into the area workflow;
  • Alphabetize, file numerically, and compare names and numbers rapidly and accurately;
  • Analyze situations and adopt effective courses of action;
  • Work independently and prioritize tasks with minimum of supervision;
  • Maintain accurate records and perform mathematical calculations;
  • Learn, interpret, and apply laws, rules, policies, and procedures.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
  • Operate a computer and assigned office equipment.
  • Demonstrate clear evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, staff, and community.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Completion of Library Technician Certificate
  • Experience in both Circulation and Library Technical Services
  • Experience with Serials management
  • Experience mending and preserving materials
  • Knowledge of copy-cataloging
  • Experience providing oversight of a Circulation Services area
  • Experience utilizing Staff modules of an Integrated Library System, preferably WMS (i.e. circulation, metadata, acquisitions module, analytics)
SKILLS:
Typing at 35 words per minute.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; to operate a motor vehicle and to visit various District and meeting sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person, before groups, and over the telephone. This is primarily a sedentary office classification although standing and walking between work areas may be required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard, typewriter keyboard, or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 25 pounds with the use of proper equipment.

PROBATIONARY PERIOD
One year.

APPLICATION SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS:
For full consideration, applications MUST include all items in the order listed below. An incomplete application packet will not be accepted.
  1. Official District application
  2. Cover letter
  3. Professional resume
  4. Typing Certificate
ABOUT THE DISTRICT:
Established in 1924, Pasadena City College has been serving the San Gabriel Valley for more than 90 years. PCC enrolls more than 30,000 students each semester and offers 60 academic and 76 Career and Technical Education programs. The main college campus occupies an idyllic 53-acre site, while the Community Education Center and Child Development Center are located in separate facilities. The college is renowned for its high student transfer rate, national mathematics and forensic honors, and extensive study abroad offerings. PCC is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. For more information, go to www.pasadena.edu.

MISSION:
The mission of Pasadena City College is to provide a high quality, academically robust learning environment that encourages, supports and facilitates student learning and success. The College provides an academically rigorous and comprehensive curriculum for students pursuing educational and career goals as well as learning opportunities designed for individual development. The College is committed to providing access to higher education for members of the diverse communities within the District service area and to offering courses, programs, and other activities to enhance the economic conditions and the quality of life in these communities.

Riverside Community College District - Part-time Librarian/Library Services Instructor


To Apply, visit: https://pa379.peopleadmin.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=50647

Deadline:  Open until filled
Date Posted:  October 16, 2017
Type:  Administrative
Salary:  Not specified
Employment Type:  Part-time
Department:  General
Position Type:  Part-Time Faculty/Counselor/Librarian
College/Campus:  District
Physical location of the position:  District
Employment Type:  Part-Time/Temporary/Substitute
Position Length:  As Needed
Effective Employment Date:  As Needed
Salary Range:  Group 1, Step 1 to Group 3, Step 1 of the Faculty Hourly Salary Schedule
Salary Amount:  Starting range: $67.14 - $77.55
Salary Type:  Hourly
Is this position categorically (grant) funded?  No

Basic Function:
Riverside Community College District is seeking qualified applicants to establish a pool for part-time and/or substitute instructors in this discipline. Applications will be kept on file for one year from the date of submission. When a position becomes available, the hiring department will review the applications on file and contact the candidates they are interested in interviewing. When an application has not been updated/modified for one year, it will expire and you will be notified to resubmit a new application.

Education:
Master's degree in library science or library and information science, or the Equivalent. (All degrees and units used to satisfy minimum qualifications must be from accredited institutions.)

Experience:
Teaching experience is desirable.

Other:
Evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students (E.C. 87360a).

Duties and Responsibilities:
The assignment will include lecture and/or laboratory instruction in the discipline.

Conditions of Employment:
All assignments are contingent upon District need and/or sufficient enrollment, and may include day, evening, and/or weekend classes.

Application Types Accepted:
Faculty Application


Optional Applicant Documents:
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Letter of Recommendation 1
  • Letter of Recommendation 2
  • Letter of Recommendation 3
  • Other Document
  • Associate Transcript
  • Bachelors Transcript
  • Masters Transcript
  • Doctorate Transcript
  • Other Transcript

UC Irvine - Research Librarian for Social Sciences


To Apply:  Qualified applicants who wish to be considered for this position should submit the information requested:  cover letter; complete résumé; a statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion; and a list of three references (names and contact information only) via UCI AP Recruit at:  https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF04341.

Deadline for Applications:  Applications received by January 5, 2018 will receive first consideration, but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

Salary & Benefits:  Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience based on the University of California pay scales.  Appointment is anticipated to be at the Assistant Librarian or Associate Librarian rank with a salary of $49,165 - $75,453.

The University of California, Irvine Libraries seeks a creative, knowledgeable, collaborative, and user-oriented Research Librarian for Social Sciences (RLSS) to develop collection strategies and deliver innovative liaison, reference, and instruction services in the social sciences. The RLSS will serve as the subject librarian to several departments in the social sciences such as Anthropology, Economics, Sociology, Cognitive Sciences, and Psychology & Social Behavior depending on the needs of the library and the expertise of the successful candidate. The RLSS will actively engage with faculty, students, and staff in assigned departments in order to develop strong working relationships. This position will require someone with a sound understanding of social science research methods, data applications, legal and government information.

Duties and Responsibilities
The RLSS will be a member of the Collection Strategies Department, reporting to the Head of Collection Strategies. The RLSS will be responsible for the selection, assessment, and management of collections and resources for various disciplines within the social sciences. The RLSS will serve as liaison to the faculty and students in assigned social science departments to ensure that their information needs are being met and to promote the Libraries’ services and resources. The incumbent will keep abreast of new publishing releases in the social sciences and will develop and update research guides in support of social science research. As a member of the Collection Strategies Department, the incumbent will take a lead role in various library-wide collection projects and initiatives.

The RLSS will provide specialized reference and research consultations in the social sciences. The incumbent will also maintain sufficient knowledge to provide effective general reference assistance in a variety of modes including in-person and digital reference. The incumbent will provide subject-based instruction and will also participate in the Libraries’ instruction program for students enrolled in lower-division writing courses and other information literacy initiatives.

Qualifications

Required:
  • Graduate degree in library science from an ALA-accredited institution or an equivalent combination of a relevant advanced degree and library experience.
  • Strong understanding of the key issues in social science collection management.
  • Knowledge of social science research methodologies, data applications and repositories, and legal and government information sources.
  • Ability to provide effective specialized reference and instruction in social science subjects.
  • Strong interest in working with students and faculty.
  • Commitment to user-centered library services.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively and to promote teamwork, diversity, equality, and inclusiveness within UCI Libraries and the campus.
  • Ability to meet the University of California criteria for advancement and promotion.
Preferred:
  • Educational background in the social sciences.
  • Experience assessing and evaluating digital resources in the social sciences.
  • Knowledge of scholarly communication and publishing trends and issues within the social sciences.
  • Ability to identify, obtain, and prepare datasets for quantitative research in the social sciences.
  • Experience managing or leading projects.
  • Experience with one or more statistical or geospatial analysis tools, such as STATA, SAS, SPSS, R, or ArcGIS
Collection Strategies Department
The Collection Strategies Department is responsible for the library-wide development and management of general collections in the Langson Library, Ayala Science Library, and Grunigen Medical Library under the administration and coordination of the Associate University Librarian for Research Resources.  This department takes the lead role in developing and planning the overarching and ongoing collections policies, procedures, and projects that ensure that the scholarly resources available meet the campus teaching, research, and patient care needs.  The Department consists of 5 librarians (including the department head) and 1 library assistant.

The UCI Libraries
The UCI Libraries values innovation and collaboration.  We are committed to the University’s goal of diversity and inclusive excellence.  The Libraries consist of the Langson Library, the Ayala Science Library, the Library Gateway Study Center, and the Grunigen Medical Library.  These buildings contain over 3,300 public seats for study and research and provide nearly 525 public access computers.  The UCI Libraries have a staff of approximately 145 FTE plus approximately 25 student assistant FTE.  The library collection consists of over 3.8 million volumes, nearly 150,000 journals and serial titles, and an aggressively expanding electronic resources collection.  The UCI Libraries are a member of the:  Association of Research Libraries (ARL), California Digital Library (CDL), HathiTrust Digital Library, Center for Research Libraries (CRL), Coalition of Networked Information (CNI), Digital Library Federation (DLF), Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR), Scholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC), Pacific Rim Research Libraries Alliance (PRRLA), International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), National Information Standards Organization (NISO), and OCLC Research Library Partnership (OCLC RLP).

University of California, Irvine
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 31,500 undergraduate and graduate students and about 1,600 faculty and staff.  Nearly 67% of UCI students identify themselves as Asian American, African American, Chicano/Latino, or Native American.  The University offers graduate degrees in more than 100 academic disciplines and interdisciplinary programs in addition to the M.D. and J.D.  UCI’s academic programs are ranked nationally among the top universities; several doctoral programs are ranked in the top ten.

Librarians at the University of California Irvine are academic appointees and receive potential career status at the time of their initial appointment.  Librarians periodically receive administrative and peer review for merit increases based on the following criteria: 1) professional competence and quality of service within the Library; 2) professional activity outside the Library; 3) university and public service; and 4) research and other creative activity.

Monday, October 16, 2017

Art Institute Sacramento – Librarian

https://edmccareers.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/677

Job Title – Librarian - Ai Sacramento
Category – Academic Affairs
Job Type – Full-Time
Company/Division – EDMC -> The Art Institutes
Minimum Education Required – Master's Degree
Requisition Code – 16004.58
Location – Art Institute of California - Sacramento - Sacramento, CA 95833 US (Primary)
Travel Required – No travel

About this Organization
The Art Institutes (www.artinstitutes.edu) is a system of more than 45 schools located throughout the United States and extends back to 1921, when The Art Institute of Pittsburgh opened its doors. The Art Institutes system of schools provides an important source for design, media arts and culinary professionals. Several institutions included in The Art Institutes schools are campuses of Argosy University. Each Art Institutes school is licensed by the state in which it is located and accredited by accrediting bodies recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. The Art Institutes offer associate, bachelor, and master’s degree programs, as well as certificate and diploma programs. Students pursue their degrees through campuses, fully-online programs through The Art Institute of Pittsburgh - Online Division and blended formats, which combine campus-based and online education. The Art Institutes focus on applied arts in creative areas such as graphic design, media arts and animation, culinary arts, photography, digital filmmaking and video production, interior design, audio production, fashion design, game art and design, baking and pastry, and fashion marketing. Not all program areas and degree levels are offered at all schools. The Art Institutes schools offer programs in a variety of formats - including traditional classroom work, online learning and night and weekend programs. In addition, The Art Institutes sponsor a variety of competitions each year focused on fashion design, graphic design, film, and culinary.

Job Description
Under the supervision of the Dean of Academic Affairs and in collaboration with the Director of Learning Resources and Centralized Library Services Team, the Librarian ensures school library functions and services are appropriate and properly planned, implemented, and managed. The Librarian assists the school community in use of the library materials and resources through appropriate and meaningful information literacy and instruction programs as well as reference and research support. The librarian assists the school community with use of academic support services and technology including tutoring, assessments, student portals, learning management systems, and others.

Incumbent must assure that the EDMC philosophy: quality services to clients; development, growth, involvement, and recognition of employees; sound economic principles; and environment which is conducive to innovation, positive thinking and expansion - is considered in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of this position.

Key Job Elements
  1. Plan, coordinate, conduct, and assess library and information literacy instruction sessions and programs.
  2. Provide reference and research assistance to school community.
  3. Assist school community use of academic support and technology platforms and services including tutoring, student portal and others.
  4. Author, implement, evaluate and update school library policies and procedures in close collaboration with the school Dean of Academic Affairs, system Director of Learning Resources, and Centralized Library Services Team.
  5. Maintain library in an orderly manner; perform regular inventory, weed materials, and engage in minor catalog updates when requested by Centralized Library Services Team.
  6. Process and maintain print periodicals, tracking receipt and filing claims for missing issues.
  7. Receive, inspect and oversee shelving of materials purchased through Centralized Library Services Team.
  8. Inform Centralized Library Services Team of school community suggested library purchases.
  9. Collaborate with School Dean of Academic Affairs, Institutional Effectiveness staff, and Centralized Library Services Team in compiling and submitting information and reports for both internal and external (accreditation) purposes.
  10. Serve on school committees in order to promote, share, and gather information regarding library and related support services.
  11. Collaborate with school IT to oversee library hardware and software, including AV equipment.
  12. Aid Dean of Academic Affairs in selecting, training, and supervising Library Assistants and Student Library Assistants when applicable.
  13. Administer academic placement and certification tests when applicable.
  14. Conduct long range planning related job function.
  15. Other duties as assigned.
Reports To Dean of Academic Affairs
Supervises Library Assistants, Student Library Assistants (No. # of Direct Reports varies by school)
Interacts With System director of learning resources, system centralized library services team, faculty, students, administration and staff


Job Requirements (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):
Knowledge:
  1. Master’s Degree in Library, Information Science, or related from an ALA accredited school
  2. At least one year experience working in a post-secondary institution library
  3. Previous experience delivering instruction preferred
  4. Knowledge of subjects taught by Art Institute system
  5. Knowledge of library and educational technologies
Skills:
  1. Strong interpersonal skills
  2. Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  3. Strong presentation skills
  4. Superior organizational, prioritization, and self-motivation skills
  5. Strong computer skills
Abilities:
  1. Work effectively a team member to insure that system and school goals are met
  2. Ability to effectively teach information literacy skills
  3. Comfort level with expanding and contracting sphere of influence as required at times by the role
  4. Ability to frequently lift up to 15 pounds
Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term "qualified individual with a disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the office or school, handle various types of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 15 pounds unless otherwise specified in the job description.