Thursday, October 18, 2018

Fullerton - CSU Fullerton - Library Services Specialist II

Closing Date
October 25th, 2018

Salary Range 
$3,101 - $5,809 per month

Job Summary
The Pollak Library Collections and Scholarly Communications unit is searching for a Library Services Specialist II. The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude and an active, energetic mind that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.

Under the general direction of the Associate Dean for Collections and Scholarly Communications and the Acquisitions Librarian (lead librarian that oversees the day to day work of this position), performs work in support of the acquisition of library materials, including receiving physical materials, processing invoices, supporting electronic resource acquisition, and performing basic copy cataloging. Receives physical library materials, including books and serials. Creates and/or updates bibliographic, order, check-in, and invoice records, as needed, in Alma, the Integrated Library System (ILS). Processes invoices for print and electronic resources using Alma. Claims late materials through Alma and vendor software. Runs routine statistical reports on collection numbers and expenses in Alma. Gathers and organizes usage statistics from various electronic resources platforms. As directed by the Acquisitions Librarian ensures that documentation on workflows and procedures is current and in a shared location from access by relevant staff. Supports special projects. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications
High School diploma or the equivalent and a minimum of two years of related library or clerical experience. Full proficiency in all technical aspects of work assignments including a thorough knowledge of functional area policies and procedures and applicable work methods. General knowledge of library collection organization and classification scheme, as well as the ability to interpret bibliographic records. Ability to interpret library unit’s policies and procedures and apply them accurately in performing work functions. Ability to evaluate procedures and recommend changes. Working knowledge of campus and library policies and practices associated with the ethical use of and access to library and on-line resources. Basic knowledge of national standards and guidelines pertaining to libraries, including working knowledge of campus standards pertaining to copyright and intellectual property protection with the ability to source and apply such policies and standards to avoid potential violations. Full proficiency in the use of automated library systems and subsystems pertaining to the functional work area. Ability to fully utilize standard and non-standard features of various on-line resources and standard desktop software packages, such as word processing and spreadsheets, to perform technical work and assist patrons. Demonstrated problem solving and research skills to address standard and non-standard work problems. General knowledge of library accounting and budget procedures, including the ability to perform arithmetic operations to track and monitor vendor accounts and budgets. Demonstrated ability to compile and present information in an organized manner. Possession of effective communication and interpretive skills to assist in resolving patron problems and complaints, assess patron information needs, and orient and guide patrons in use of library resources. Ability to effectively provide lead work direction and training to student workers, as well as an understanding of employment and payroll procedures related to student workers. 

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience with Integrated Library Systems (e.g. Alma, Millennium,Voyager) and online bibliographic utilities and library systems (e.g. OCLC Connexion). Previous library work experience which correlates with LSSI or LSSII duties (either I year of LSSI experience and 4 years/120 college units or 2 years of LSSI experience and 2 years/60 college units or 3 years of LSSI experience).

Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university. Experience working in a library technical services unit (e.g. acquisitions, collections, and/or cataloging department). Experience with financial transactions, such as ordering or invoicing. Experience with library and information standards.

Sacramento - Dignity Health - Library Assistant

Dignity Health operates six hospitals in the Greater Sacramento Service Area - Mercy General Hospital, Mercy Hospital of Folsom, Mercy San Juan Medical Center, Methodist Hospital of Sacramento, Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital and Woodland Memorial Hospital; as well as Mercy Home Health and Hospice, and Dignity Health Medical Foundation, which includes Mercy Medical Group, Woodland Clinic and Mercy Imaging Centers. Dignity Health is dedicated to providing compassionate, high-quality and affordable patient-centered care with special attention to the poor and underserved.

Position Summary
This position is accountable for the Medical Library operations and providing supportive services for the Greater Sacramento San Joaquin Service Area campuses and clinics.

Core Duties
Responsible for print and electronic collection development including databases, web sites, and access to full text sources
Provide services and resources on an as needed basis
Prepare collection development orders
Provide technology and web-based services, set unit goals and objectives
Develop, review and revise unit policies and procedures related directly to Library functions; and evaluate and purchase budgeted supplies and equipment
Provide Library Orientations at Medical Staff meetings
Provide consultation services as requested (time permitting)
Serve as a representative of Dignity Health Regional Medical Library in the community at large
Assisting Director/Manager in creation of the annual operating budget, to implement the regional services, strategic and operational initiatives
Assure collaborative participation with others to meet the information needs of the residents and interns of the medical centers
Educate and train staff and physicians in health care industry trends, technological advances, regulatory requirements and best practices/standards of care
Ensure the appropriate growth and development of patient services, to manage costs in a capitated managed care market. This includes evaluating and researching new methods/technology/information systems to support and improve medical education
Develop and maintain written service agreements arrangements with other approved providers for appropriate regional services to meet the needs of patrons in an integrated delivery system

Minimum Qualifications

A minimum of three (3) years of healthcare experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience) and clinical research in a hospital setting (required)
Training in and/or working knowledge of: Computer databases, medical resources, on-line information, specialty medical indexes, NLM, Medline, Dialog, MDConsult among others
Original cataloging and use of OCLC, Melvyl, InMagic, and XML, HTML
Creation of web-based resources and training manuals using HTML
Special skills required include:
advanced computer proficiency
Ability to work independently without supervision
Ability to communicate effectively and professionally both orally and in writing to all customers (external & internal)
Provision of cost-efficient library services
Collection Development
Ability to initiate and implement library policies and procedures

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Cupertino - Foothill De Anza Community College District - Part-time Librarian

Actual placement is based on applicant’s verified education and experience.  
For the complete Faculty Salary Schedule, go to:

Part time librarians provide general reference service and instruction on the use of print and electronic resources.

Part-time faculty may also have opportunities to participate in various campus and staff development activities and are encouraged to be involved in the larger College or District community. Part-time faculty may be eligible to receive additional pay for office hours, additional assignments, and professional development events.

Depending upon assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Conduct library orientations
Participate in collection development
Teach Library credit courses
Participate in the development and delivery of public programs
Other duties as assigned
Standard duties expected of all part-time faculty include the performance of instructional, counselor, or librarian duties as assigned; evaluation and assessment of student work; and timely submission of grades. In addition, part-time faculty are expected to participate in the assessment of their performance, including administrative and student evaluations.

Understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff.

Minimum Qualifications for this position as defined in the Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators in California Community Colleges published by the Academic Affairs Division, Chancellor’s Office, California Community Colleges which can be located at the website below:

Monday, October 15, 2018

Woodland - Yolo County Historical Collection - Museum Collections Volunteer (Part-time, Internship)

The Yolo County Historical Collection, which is housed at the 512 Gibson Road in Woodland is in the process of a review of the entirety of the collection. The historic home, once owned by William Byas Gibson, is undergoing a collections review which encompasses relocating objects in the new collections and conservation facility. This process involves handling of historical objects, condition reporting, cataloging and re-housing items. The start date for the project is September 2018.

The County is looking for individuals interested in the fields of history, public history, anthropology, art history, museum studies, library science or public education. If you are interested in gaining hands-on experience working with a historical collections and learning about local history under the supervision of the Yolo County Curator join us!
history or museum: 1 year (Preferred)

Folsom - The City of Folsom - Temporary Part-time Library Page / Shelver

$11.00 - $12.75 Hourly

The City of Folsom is currently seeking Library Shelvers and Library Pages on a temporary, part-time schedule.  These positions are limited in hours and not eligible for benefits.

The Library Shelver performs a variety of routine manual and clerical tasks, primarily sorting and shelving materials to maintain the order and appearance of the library.

The Library Page is a slightly higher classification performing a variety of routine manual and clerical tasks in support of Library operations and activities, primarily checking in, sorting,and shelving materials to maintain the work flow and order of the library.

Examples of Essential Duties
Library Shelver: 
Sort/shelve library materials accurately according to library classification systems (alphabetic and alphanumeric); perform shelf reading and reorganize shelves for correct location of materials and attractive appearance of shelves; perform routine clerical and support tasks; maintain appearance of work and public area; perform light housekeeping including dusting and cleaning; locate and retrieve materials for patron requests; check in library materials using a computerized library system; empty book drops and take returned items to the proper place for checking in; assist with library programs and displays; perform other duties as assigned.

Library Page: 
Empty book drops and check in library materials using a computerized library system; process library materials for circulation; repair damaged materials; locate and retrieve materials for patron requests; assist with library programs and displays; assist with training Library Shelvers and volunteers; sort/shelve library materials accurately according to library classifications systems (alphabetical and alphanumeric);  perform routine clerical and support tasks; performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Abilities: 
Library Shelver:
Alphabetical and numerical order; communicate well orally and in writing; learn the Dewey Decimal System; organize, prioritize and pace duties and tasks; follow oral and written directions; understand and perform library procedures; establish and maintain effective, cooperative working relationships with coworkers and the public; and use computers, software packages and related office equipment.
Library Page:
Modern office procedures and equipment; modern computer hardware and software; alphabetical, numerical, and chronological filing systems, English usage and spelling; follow oral and written instructions; learn library practices and procedures; perform detailed work with speed and accuracy; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Minimum Qualifications:   
Applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications --

Library Shelver:
Education:  High school diploma, G.E.D., or work permit.

LIbrary Page:
Education:  High school diploma, G.E.D., or work permit.
Experience:  One (1) year or equivalent of Library Shelver experience.

Stanford -Stanford University - Cataloger of Rare Books: Copy Enhanced

Minimum Education and Experience Required
Bachelor’s degree plus three or more years of experience in an academic library, or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
• Demonstrated computer proficiency with word processing, spreadsheets and communication software such as email
• Record of excellent attendance
• Experience using or ability to learn one or more library automated systems, proficiency in using SirsiDynix's Symphony preferred.
• Excellent analytic and problem solving skills.
• Ability to work effectively in a dynamic, production-oriented environment and the ability to adapt quickly and work under pressure to meet deadlines and production goals.
• Demonstrated ability to maintain consistent accuracy and attention to detail while maintaining a very high level of productivity
• Good keyboarding skills and physical tolerance for at least six hours per day of keying
• Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing
• Ability to work independently and as a team member, under pressure, in a highly demanding environment.
• Proficiency in reading at least one other Western European language besides English
• Demonstrated ability to process materials in a wide variety of foreign languages and subjects.
• Ability to determine basic subject matter of materials in a wide variety of foreign languages and inputs appropriate subject keywords in English.
• Demonstrated experience with cataloging at the copy and/or derived original level according to standards such as: AACR2, RDA, CONSER, MARC21 bibliographic and holdings formats
• Demonstrated ability to effectively search OCLC.
• Ability to work with a variety of non-MARC metadata formats.
• Ability to work with a variety of digitized physical formats (e.g., images, maps) and languages.
• Ability to follow and apply the content rules for creating metadata records as specified for individual projects.
• Performs "level-3" (abbreviated-level) cataloging conforming to current local and national standards.
• Ability to take initiative, plan and prioritize work, and meet deadlines.
• Demonstrated capability or ability to learn supervision.

Other Relevant Knowledge Skills and Abilities May Include:
• General knowledge of current cataloging practices, both local and nationwide, for both modern and antiquarian materials
• General knowledge of bibliography, collation, and format; general knowledge of book history, printing history, and illustration techniques
• General knowledge of relevant reference materials for rare book cataloging, both print and online, and the ability to become familiar with a wider range of such materials
• Knowledge of and ability to identify genres (e.g. chapbooks, courtesy books)

Physical Requirements
• Ability to push a cart weighing up to 650 lbs. that requires an initial push force up to 70 lbs.
• Ability to work in an environment that is dusty and or moldy
• Ability to lift books that are up to 10 pounds
• Ability to kneel and reach
• Must be able to stand for many hours

Work Standards
• Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
• Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety
concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
• Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University’s Administrative Guide, 

Torrance - El Camino College - Part Time Librarian - Library Learning Resources

Part-time faculty members are compensated on a semester basis according to the number of hours assigned per semester and on cumulative semesters of instruction for the District. The beginning rate is $46.75 - $59.70 per hour depending on education and experience.

Posting Close Date:

Job Description:
Hourly librarians will be included in a pool for regularly assigned shifts in general reference services. We are especially looking for availability from 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm Monday to Thursday and 8:00 am to 4:30 pm on Friday. Typical duties for librarians would include: Providing information to students and faculty on resources available in the library or through other sources and assisting in making these resources available; assisting in the development and maintenance of a collection of reference materials; providing instruction in the proper use of the library and its resources on a group or individual basis; publicizing library resources and promoting the use of the library; and assisting with the formulation and maintenance of library reports and statistics. Provide general support to the reference services desk, support the philosophy and mission of the Library and Learning Resources Division, the Schauerman library and reference services area, and support and implement when needed policies and procedures of both Library and Learning Resources, as well as the reference services area. Other Tasks as assigned.

Required Qualifications:
Master's degree in library science; library and information science; OR
The equivalent - Candidates not possessing the required qualification(s) as stated on this announcement, must complete the Request For Equivalency Form as part of the application process to explain in detail how their qualifications are equivalent to those above; OR
Valid California community college credential in appropriate subject (per California Education Code 87355 issued prior to July 1, 1990); AND 
Sensitivity to and understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic background of college students, and of individuals with disabilities.

Library experience with community college students in reference services.
Technology skills and experience in utilizing online databases.
Library Instruction within an academic learning environment.
Collection development.
Worked with diverse groups and populations.
Knowledge of SLO's and SAO's.

Applicants must submit the following documents by the closing date:
1) Online application:
2) Cover letter describing how applicant meets the qualifications.
3) Resume including educational background, professional experience, and related personal development and accomplishments.
4) Pertinent transcripts (only in pdf format) as stated in the required qualifications. (Unofficial computer-generated academic records/transcripts must include the name of the institution and degrees awarded to be acceptable.) Multiple page transcripts must be loaded as ONE pdf document.
Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States of America require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA.  For information on transcript evaluation services, please visit:
5) Evidence of a valid community college credential, if applicant holds one.

Please Note: Documents submitted or uploaded for a previous position cannot be reused for other positions. You must submit the required documents for each position you apply for by the closing date. Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application. Applications with an incomplete status will not receive consideration. You may check the status of your application online.
If you need assistance you may call 310-660-3593 Ext. 3807 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.