Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Summer Break: We Will Be Back in August!

Dear Readers,

We will be taking a break for the summer, but we will be back in late August. Thank you for making us a part of your job search, and we wish you a wonderful summer.

See you in August!

Thursday, May 10, 2018

San Francisco - The J. Paul Leonard Library - Business Librarian

http://library.sfsu.edu/business-librarian

Close Date
Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Rank and salary
Senior Assistant or Associate Librarian. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The CSU provides generous health, retirement and other benefits.

Description
The J. Paul Leonard Library at San Francisco State University invites applicants for a tenure-track Senior Assistant or Associate Librarian position to fulfill a combination of responsibilities in research and instructional services with liaison responsibilities focused primarily to departments in the College of Business (http://cob.sfsu.edu/programs) beginning summer 2018.  The Library seeks individuals with a background or experience providing research assistance and group instruction in an academic or research library, creating instructional support materials and developing and managing collections in support of business curriculum and research.

Required Qualifications
•    ALA-accredited Masters in Library and Information Science or equivalent
•    At least one year of professional post-MLS academic library experience, including professional responsibilities for group instruction and research assistance
•    Ability to design, deliver and assess clear and concise instructional presentations and training workshops; familiarity with instructional design and courseware
•    Commitment to engage in research and scholarship, and ability to meet departmental and campus criteria for promotion and tenure
•    Ability to provide in-person and electronic research assistance to library users; may require occasional evening or weekend hours
•    Undergraduate or graduate degree or equivalent training/work experience in business, finance, accounting, economics, management, marketing, or related fields
•    Ability to work effectively with a culturally diverse campus constituency and demonstrate how they have or will incorporate inclusion, diversity, and educational equity in their work within primary assignment, professional achievement and/or service responsibilities.
•    Working knowledge of new and emerging technologies and familiarity with their impact on higher education and research
•    Ability to work independently and as a member or leader of a team
•    Ability to adapt to rapid change and to exercise creativity and initiative
•    Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
•    Strong service ethic

Desired Qualifications
•    At least two years of professional post-MLS academic library experience, including professional responsibilities for group instruction and research assistance.
•    Knowledge and experience with collection development supporting university curricula
•    Active involvement in professional development activities with a record of scholarly contributions and achievements in the profession
•    Knowledge of the research process and evolving models of scholarly communication, open access, data management, and other trends in information science.
•    Familiarity with disciplinary electronic databases and major reference works
•    Understanding of the professional literature, trends in research and data creation within business and the ability to impart this understanding to business students and faculty
•    Experience with web authoring, distance teaching & learning, and use of social media
•    Strong analytical and proactive problem solving skills
•    Reading knowledge of one or more non-English languages

Responsibilities
•    Contribute to a dynamic library education program; teach effective information seeking and critical thinking skills to both undergraduate and graduate students
•    Create instructional support materials such as screencasts, tutorials, and research guides reflecting information literacy best practices for active learning; work with discipline-based faculty on integrating information literacy skills
•    Provide research assistance to library users in-person at service desks and electronically via email, instant and/or text messaging
•    Serve as a subject liaison to assigned programs and disciplines in the College of Business, teaching research workshops and supporting student and faculty research
•    May serve as liaison to additional departments/programs depending on educational background and/or experience.
•    Build and maintain curriculum-driven collections for assigned subject areas
•    Serves as the Library’s collections coordinator for the College of Business
•    Contribute to shared governance by serving on committees, working groups and task forces for the Library, University, and CSU and actively participate in Library planning.
•    Establish a record of progressive scholarly and professional achievement to fulfill the University requirements for retention, tenure, and promotion.

Application process
Submit letter of intent/interest, a current CV, names and contact information of three references. Letters of recommendation upon request at a later date.

For full consideration, submit all materials electronically by April 20, 2018 to: 
Elizabeth Detrich, Personnel Coordinator
J. Paul Leonard Library
San Francisco State University
1630 Holloway Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132-4030
edetrich@sfsu.edu
415-338-3641

San Francisco - J. Paul Leonard Library - First Year Experience & Undergraduate Student Success Librarian

http://library.sfsu.edu/first-year-experience-undergraduate-student-success-librarian

Close Date
April 20, 2018,
Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Description
The J. Paul Leonard Library at San Francisco State University invites applicants for a tenure-track Senior Assistant or Associate Librarian position to fulfill a combination of responsibilities supporting student success by serving as liaison to all first year experience-related initiatives and undergraduate-focused programs, and coordinating outreach to new/prospective students and campus learning communities beginning summer 2018. The Library seeks individuals with background or experience providing research assistance and group instruction in an academic or research library, creating instructional support materials, using social media, and targeting services to undergraduate students.

Required Qualifications
•    ALA-accredited Masters in Library and Information Science or equivalent
•    At least one year of professional, post-MLS academic library experience providing library instruction, research assistance and programming for undergraduate students, particularly in their first and second years
•    Excellent analytical, communication, proactive problem solving, interpersonal, and project management skills
•    Ability to work both independently and as part of collaborative teams with faculty, staff and a culturally diverse campus constituency
•    Ability to design, deliver, and assess clear and concise instructional presentations and training workshops; familiarity with instructional design and courseware.
•    Evidence of potential to engage in scholarly research and professional development
•    Ability to provide in-person and electronic research assistance to library users; may require occasional weeknight or weekend hours.
•    Working knowledge of new and emerging technologies and familiarity with their impact on higher education and research.
•    Ability to work independently and as a member or leader of a team.
•    Ability to work effectively with a culturally diverse campus constituency and demonstrate how they have or will incorporate inclusion, diversity, and educational equity in their work within primary assignment, professional achievement and/or service responsibilities.
•    Strong service ethic.

Desired Qualifications
•    At least two years of professional post-MLS academic library experience, including professional responsibilities for group instruction and research assistance.
•    Demonstrated record of outreach and/or programming to undergraduates, especially lower division students
•    Experience interfacing with campus units such as Associated Students, Student Life, Residential Life, student organizations, etc.
•    Active involvement in professional development activities with a record of scholarly contributions and achievements in the profession.
•    Knowledge of the research process and evolving models of scholarly communication, open access, data management, and other trends in information science.
•    Ability to adapt to rapid change and to exercise creativity and initiative.
•    Experience with web authoring, distance teaching & learning, and use of social media.

Responsibilities
•    Serve as the Library’s primary liaison to all first year experience-related initiatives, undergraduate-focused programs and other academic support centers such as tutoring services and Student Life.
•    Coordinate the Library's involvement in a campus First Year Experience (FYE), FYE seminar and Metro College Success Program
•    Coordinate the Library's involvement in Sneak Preview, Welcome Days, other prospective and new student orientations and activities including New Student Orientation and Registration.
•    Coordinate Library programming and serve on campus committees related to first year-related, lower division, and undergraduate instructional support for courses that include library research or other information literacy student learning outcomes
•    Create instructional support materials such as screencasts, tutorials, and research guides reflecting information literacy best practices for active learning
•    Coordinate the Library’s participation in student learning communities and on campus housing programming such as the Asian American and Pacific Islander Retention and Education (ASPIRE) program
•    Serve as the Library’s social media coordinator
•    Engage in outreach and serve as the Library’s ambassador to undergraduates, especially students in their first two years.
•    Work with campus units such as Student Life or Residential Life and library faculty and staff to provide meaningful, welcoming, fun, and supportive library services and experiences for newer students that foster student engagement and sense of belonging
•    Serve as a subject liaison to assigned programs and disciplines, teaching research workshops and supporting student research
Detailed position description is available at [link].
Rank and salary: Senior Assistant or Associate Librarian. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The CSU provides generous health, retirement and other benefits.

Application process
Submit letter of intent/interest, a current CV, names and contact information of three references. Letters of recommendation upon request at a later date.

For full consideration, submit all materials electronically by April 20, 2018 to:
Elizabeth Detrich, Personnel Coordinator
J. Paul Leonard Library
San Francisco State University
1630 Holloway Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132-4030
edetrich@sfsu.edu
415-338-3641

Alameda - City of Alameda - Library Specialist I (Part-Time)

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/alamedaca/jobs/2029652/library-specialist-i-part-time

Closing Date
This position is open until filled and applications will be reviewed as they are received.

Salary
$22.27 - $32.90 Hourly

Description
    Our Part-Time Library Specialist will performs a wide variety of professional library work involving reference services, library collections development, and services for children and young adults in both a main library and neighborhood library setting.

    The successful candidate for this position must have graduated from an American Library Association accredited college or university with a Master of Library Science (M.L.S.) or Master of Library and Information Services (M.L.I.S.) degree. The successful candidate will also have a flexible schedule, they will primarily work weekends at a branch or the main library.

Employment Standards
    Requires graduation from an American Library Association accredited college or university with a Master of Library Science (M.L.S.) or Master of Library and Information Services (M.L.I.S.) degree.

    Desired qualifications include:
one year of professional library experience, knowledge of computer-based information resources and applications in a public library; good customer service skills; good public speaking skills; self-starter with initiative and enthusiasm to work on on-going projects and an understanding of the Dewey Decimal System.

San Francisco - UC Hastings Law Library - Research and Instruction Librarian

http://www.uchastings.edu/about/admin-offices/human-resources/docs/current-openings/ResearchandInstructionLibrarian.pdf

Posting Date March 29, 2018

Salary (commensurate with qualifications)

Description
UC Hastings seeks a talented and enthusiastic law librarian for the position of Research and Instruction Librarian. Under the general supervision of the Library Deputy Director, the Research and Instruction Librarian provides legal reference, research and instructional services to UC Hastings students and faculty, as well as other users of the UC Hastings Law Library.

Typical duties and responsibilities consist of, but are not limited to, the following
    Provides sophisticated research and reference assistance to U.C. Hastings students and faculty, as well as other users of the UC Hastings Law Library, during business hours, plus occasional Saturdays
    Provides legal research instruction to UC Hastings students and faculty via workshops, guest lectures, and video tutorials
    Teaches or co-teaches for-credit research courses in the College curriculum.
    Participates in the library’s faculty liaison program by providing in-depth research assistance to assigned faculty and their RAs, attending faculty workshop presentations, and making resource recommendations to the Collection Development Committee on the faculty’s behalf
    Coordinates statistical research for accreditation studies related to the library and law school
    Prepares and maintains online legal research guides, video tutorials, and library aids
    Participates in the work of the Collection Development Committee in the selection of print and electronic resources
    Assists in the evaluation and weeding of the library’s collections
    Provides Circulation Desk support as needed
    Contributes to the library’s strategic initiatives and participates in the planning and implementation of new library programs and procedures
    Maintains an active interest in the profession of librarianship by attending seminars and conferences, and monitoring professional publications
    Facilitates collaborative relationships across College departments
    Participates in the life of the law school by attending events and volunteering for projects and committees
    Performs other duties as assigned

Education Requirements
The education requirements include an MLIS degree from an ALA-accredited program or significant graduate-level coursework toward such a degree and a JD degree from an ABA-accredited institution.
Experience working in an academic law library is desirable. Knowledge of legal materials and research methodology using electronic and print resources is essential.

San Francisco - J. Paul Leonard Library - Cataloging Librarian

http://library.sfsu.edu/cataloging-librarian

Close Date
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Rank and SalaryAppointment is expected to be equivalent at the rank of Assistant or Senior Assistant Librarian with salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Time base up to full time.

Description
This position will work closely with Cataloging Services Coordinator, Cataloging Librarians and California State University (CSU) Chancellor’s Office to provide original and contributed cataloging and data maintenance in a Unified Library Management System (Ex Libris Alma and Primo).

Responsibilities:
•    Perform original and complex contributed cataloging of materials in various formats applying national standards using MARC 21, RDA, AACR2, and the Library of Congress classification system and subject headings. May contribute to foreign language cataloging.
•    Work closely with other Cataloging Librarians to coordinate the workload for original cataloging and special cataloging projects.
•    Work closely with Cataloging Services Coordinator to perform data clean up, maintenance and troubleshooting in the CSU Unified Library Management System.
•    Assist with developing cataloging and processing policies and procedures.
•    Participate in quality control for library collections.
•    Maintain knowledge of current cataloging standards such as RDA, Linked Data/BIBFRAME.
•    Serve on assigned committees for the Library, University, and CSU.

Required Qualifications:
•    ALA-accredited Masters in Library and Information Science or equivalent.
•    At least two years of recent cataloging experience.
•    Experience in performing original and complex contributed cataloging in a variety of formats through a bibliographic utility such as OCLC, in an integrated library system.
•    Comprehensive knowledge of cataloging standards: MARC 21, RDA, AACR2, and the Library of Congress classification system and subject headings.
•    Familiar with performing quality control for library collections.
•    Current awareness of new trends and emerging technologies in cataloging management.
•    Excellent analytical, communication, problem solving skills.
•    Ability to work independently and as a member or leader of a team.
•    Ability to work effectively with culturally diverse campus constituencies.
•    Ability to adapt to rapid change and to exercise creativity and initiative.
•    Strong service ethic.

Desired Qualifications
•    Reading knowledge of one or more non-English languages.
•    Experience with foreign language cataloging.

ApplySubmit a letter of intent/interest, a current CV, and the names and contact information of three references via email to:
Elizabeth Detrich, Personnel Coordinator
J. Paul Leonard Library
San Francisco State University
edetrich@sfsu.edu
415-338-3641