Monday, December 13, 2010

Library Media Technical Assistant - Sacramento Unified School District

Job number 88-185 (Repost) - online application

6 hours per day
10 months per year
Additional Job Information
Two years of increasingly responsible para-professional library experience, including work in book acquisition, cataloging, and reference; OR one year of responsible para-professional library experience, AND completion of at least four courses in library technology; media cataloging, reference, non-print media, and technical processing.

Typing: 30 wpm

Clerical testing is required. Please contact the Testing Center @ 916-643-9050 to make an appointment.

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Closing Date 12/15/2010

Friday, December 10, 2010

Librarian Position at Santa Barbara City College

Desirable Qualifications:
Professional experience in an academic library, preferably a community college.

Experience designing and teaching innovative library instruction, library science or information literacy and assessing the effectiveness of instruction, learning and programs.

Demonstrated experience with using technology and multi-media delivery methods of instruction and interaction with students.

Knowledge of web development tools and ability to design and manage web site information and create dynamic web pages.

Experience creating and maintaining blogs, wikis, RSS, or other Web 2.0 technologies; experience evaluating, integrating and implementing new and emerging technologies and services.

Experience in selecting and integrating electronic resources for peer review, product trials and selection, negotiating contracts with publishers and vendors; producing reports to monitor usage of digital resources

Skill in using Windows and Mac computer platforms for word processing, spreadsheets, searching remote databases and systems, and multimedia creation such as video and audio podcasts.

Experience in working with students from diverse cultural, ethnic, socioeconomic, academic, and disability backgrounds, with a wide variance of information-seeking skills and technological competence.

Excellent interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills.; adaptable to a rapidly changing environment, and ability to collaborate with various departmental service units

Demonstrated experience with development and implementation of student learning outcomes and utilization of results for improvement of student learning.

Demonstrated experience with using technology and multi-media in delivery of instruction and interaction with students.


Company: CA State Personnel Board

Date Posted: December 09, 2010

Under the general direction of the Chief of the State Library Services (SLS) Bureau, the incumbent directs the work of employees processing government publications within the Government Publications Section (GPS), and is responsible for the overall selection, organization, access to, and preservation of government information at the California State Library (CSL). Please see above link for complete Job Bulletin. Please include position number 175-647-2935-101 on your application. Position is subject to SROA.


Company: CA State Personnel Board

Date Posted: December 09, 2010

Under the direct supervision of the Supervising Library Technical Assistant II, Reader Advisory Services, the incumbent provides reader advisory services for customers of the Braille and Talking Book Library. Please see link above for complete Job Opportunity Bulletin. Please include position number 175-643-1307-103 on your application.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Library Technician, GS-1411-05 - Sacramento, CA


Mid-Pacific Region



Announcement No: BR-MP-2010-386 (STEP-ES)

Position: Library Technician, GS-1411-05

Salary Range: $16.06 per hour

Work Schedule: Minimum 10 hours per week, up to 40 hours per week - not to exceed 180 hours

(Work hours will be between the hours of 8:00am to 5:30pm)

Duty Station: Sacramento, CA

Applications will be accepted from December 8, 2010 through January 5, 2011.

Eligibility Requirements:

Ø At least 16 years old.

Ø U.S. Citizen

Ø Enrolled or accepted for enrollment in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university, graduate or professional school and pursuing a Associate Degree; Baccalaureate Degree: Graduate Degree; Professional Degree; or pursuing a vocational/technical certificate.

Ø You must be taking at least a half-time course load as defined by the school (normally 6 units or more)

Ø Must maintain a GPA of 2.0 or higher for initial appointment and for the duration of the program.

Ø Must provide a copy of enrolled course schedule for each semester/quarter and upon completion of each semester/quarter must provide grade transcript.

Brief Description of the STEP Program: This program has as its major objective the employment of students, giving them a chance of work in Federal agencies so they can resume or continue their education without interruption caused by financial pressure. Students appointed may work part-time while school is in session and full-time (if needed) when students are on vacation period or whenever the school is officially closed. Students are entitled to annual (vacation) leave and sick leave and are eligible to enroll in health benefits after 1 year.

Brief Description of Duties: Perform original and copy cataloging of technical reports, assign main entries and subject headings, applying AACR2 rules and Library of Congress Subject Headings. Search OCLC bibliographic database in order to determine which reports require original cataloging. Create new bibliographic records in OCLC Connexion. Assign classification numbers according to the Library of Congress Classification System and Cutter rules. Use EOS International to process newly created bibliographic records and/or attach copies to existing records.

Basic Qualifications:

Ø Completion of 4 years of education above high school – OR – 1 year of specialized library experience.

Ø Specialized experience is defined as work that demonstrates the applicant's ability to perform the work of the position, such as: completion of at least one cataloging course; basic understanding of MARC bibliographic records structure, AACR2 cataloging rules, Library of Congress Subject Headings, and Library of Congress Classification System; and good database search skills with attention to detail. Knowledge of OCLC Connexion a plus, but training will be provided if necessary.

Ø Education: One year of full-time academic study is defined as 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hour or the equivalent in a college or university in the area of library science.

How to Apply:

P Prepare an Application Package that includes the following items:

(1) a Resume with your name, address, phone number, country of citizenship, social security number, degree in progress, expected graduation date (month/year), current GPA, relevant classes, brief description of paid or volunteer work experience with TO/FROM dates and number of hours worked per week, and references;

(2) Evidence of current enrollment (e.g., copy of school registration and course list); and

(3) Copy of current transcript, or list of completed college courses and grades.

(4) If you are claiming veteran’s preference, also submit a copy of your military discharge

(DD-214) and if applicable, an SF-15 form, Application for 10-point Veteran’s Preference with the documentation.

Ø Put the vacancy number on your application and include an unofficial copy of transcripts.

P Submit your complete Application Package via any of the following options.

· Mail to: Bureau of Reclamation, Human Resources Office, MP-500, Attn: Erica Settlemyer, 2800 Cottage Way, Room E-1907, Sacramento, CA, 95825 OR

· E-mail to: - Subject: BR-MP-2010-386, STEP Library Technician Technology) OR

· Fax to: 916-978-5563, Attn: Erica Settlemyer, Subject: BR-MP-2010-386, STEP Library Technician

For additional information please contact: Human Resources at 916-978-5476 or

Arts and Humanities Librarian - CSU Humboldt - Humboldt, CA

Humboldt State University (HSU) invites a dynamic and energetic person to serve as the Arts and Humanities Librarian (two-year librarian position).

HSU is the northernmost campus in the 23-campus California State University
(CSU) system and serves 8,000 students. Excellence in undergraduate education is HSU’s foremost goal, and the campus community is committed to environmental responsibility and social justice. HSU’s hometown of Arcata is a vibrant and welcoming community filled with music, art and festivals.

Instruction Coordinator/Humanities Librarian – California State University, Chico

Meriam Library is seeking an Instruction Coordinator/Humanities Librarian to make a significant contribution to the library and to the teaching and learning environment at CSU, Chico. This is a tenure track librarian position with primary responsibility for coordinating the library’s instruction program, as well as university and system-wide information literacy efforts. This position includes instruction, subject liaison and collection development duties in English, Music, and Theater Arts, as well as general reference services. As a university that educates students of various ethnic and cultural backgrounds, we value a diverse faculty and staff. CSU, Chico welcomes applicants who are knowledgeable about and interested in working within a cross-cultural learning environment.

Position Description: One full-time (12 month with 10 month option) tenure track Instruction Coordinator/Humanities Librarian. The position is available August 2, 2011. Position contingent on funding. Closing Date for applications: March 7, 2011

Electronic Resources Librarian - Golden Gate University - San Francisco, CA
Job Number: 971
Deadline: Open until filled.
BASIC FUNCTION AND SCOPE OF JOB As a member of the University Library Team, this librarian will:

• Coordinate the selection and acquisition of electronic resources; assist in negotiating cost/funding issues with library selectors and external partners; manage database trials.
• Configure and maintain all library technologies that support e-resource management.
• Solicit, maintain, and disseminate usage statistics for all licensed online resources.
• Track developments of new and changing online services and resources.
• Provide reference and instruction to University students, faculty, staff, corporate members and alumni onsite and those affiliated with the University via Cybercampus.
• Work with other library staff and faculty to evaluate, select, and deselect materials in all media.
• Participate in library planning, assessment, and evaluation.
• Collaborate with other staff in peer training and staff development.
• Serve as the library's subject specialist and liaison for assigned disciplines (to be determined based on candidate's experience and organizational needs) and maintain effective communication with faculty in liaison areas.

Schedule includes evening reference shifts, and one or more weekend days per month.
Post-Date: 2010-12-06

Assistant Professor/Research and Instruction Librarian – Wilson Library - La Verne, CA

#3078 – Assistant Professor/Research and Instruction Librarian – Wilson Library
The University of La Verne invites applications for a full-time, Assistant Professor/Research and Instruction Librarian. This is a 12 month, non-tenure track faculty position.

Responsibilities and duties of the position include providing virtual and in person research assistance, library instruction, performing resource development and serving as liaison in the College of Arts and Sciences with primary subject specialist responsibilities to the arts and humanities academic departments; develop electronic resource guides and tutorials to support teaching and research in assigned subject areas. This position will require traveling to regional campus sites to deliver research assistance and instruction and will include evening and weekend hours. As a faculty member, this position requires serving on university and library committees, participating in professional development activities and service to the community. Additionally, this position requires providing research and instruction services to a diverse university community including traditional aged and working adults, in undergraduate and graduate programs online, on campus and at regional campuses.
Library faculty at Wilson Library are expected to cultivate partnerships and actively establish networks and relationships with faculty, staff and students as well as partner with faculty to integrate the library into the curricula. Library faculty at Wilson Library support research and instruction across disciplines as needed. Additionally, library faculty are expected to maintain a current knowledge of the literature and trends in the field as they relate to research, instruction and resource services.

Qualifications include ALA-accredited MLS; undergraduate or second graduate degree in an arts or humanities field or significant discipline-specific experience in an academic library. Candidate must possess the ability to work in a team environment; have familiarity with relevant databases, collections and publishers/vendors; have a demonstrated ability to use technology for research and instruction; ability to work effectively with diverse academic groups; have an understanding of teaching and learning, scholarly communication and publishing in arts and sciences; ability to respond effectively to changing needs and priorities; ability to work both independently and in cooperation with colleagues and library users in a diverse, service-oriented, collaborative environment. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal, communication, organizational and time management skills while supporting quality service with a user-centered approach.
Preference will be given to those candidates that have experience in developing and delivering information literacy programs; experience in integrating new technologies into the delivery of information services; record of professional activities, including research and engagement in professional organizations; creativity, initiative and self-direction and experience in resource development.
Benefits of employment include a comprehensive health and welfare plan, tuition remission program for employee, spouse and dependent children and a generous 10% contribution to the University’s 403B retirement plan.

To apply, please send a curriculum vitae, a detailed statement of your teaching philosophy and goals, and the names and contact information for three professional references in Word or PDF format to:, or mail to Human Resources, University of La Verne, 1950 Third Street, La Verne CA 91750. Reference #3078.

Library Media Technician, West Valley – Mission Community College District, Saratoga

Under the direction of a library administrator and/or librarian, perform a variety of responsible, specialized and complex library/media technical functions related to the circulation, acquisition, processing and inventorying of print and non–print library materials; train and supervise student assistants; and maintain routine operations of library functions. Specifically, this assignment includes primary responsibility for the book circulation and reserves desk operations and supervision of hourly staff.

Details about the job and application: or

Job Number: 1011C021

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Tuesday, January 04, 2011 5:00 P.M.

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Dir, Library Services ' Graduate, Research, and Online - San Jose, CA

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Req #: laur-00006175
Job Type: Regular
Organization: Academic Support

The National Hispanic University offers the following degrees and certificates: Bachelor of Arts in Business, Child Development, Computer Information Systems, and Liberal Studies; Single and Multiple Subject Credentials; Master of Arts in Education, and certificates in Translation and Interpretation. The University is seeking a professional to join our team as a Director, Graduate, Research, and Online Library Services. The Director reports to the Vice Provost. The location of this position is San Jose, CA. The Director will provide leadership in the development and implementation of a graduate, research, and online plan to achieve the University's strategic goals to include a library staffing model that will scale to meet increased campus and online enrollments. This position offers a unique opportunity for a creative, energetic Director with an eye to the future to design library resources and services that take advantage of current and emerging technologies and trends in the delivery of information services.

The Director will collaborate to develop and supervise the maintenance of a resource-rich, dynamic Library Web site in addition to campus based library services. This Web site will organize library resources and services for students including reference services, electronic databases, proximal library services, interlibrary loan Internet tools, and other useful resources. The Director will be responsible for infusing information literacy instruction into the University's online courses and for providing training and support for faculty. By working closely with administrative staff and faculty, the Director supports University program outcomes.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Library Assistant II - Davis, CA (near Sacramento)

The application deadline is December 10th.

You will definitely need "people skills" for this position.

This position is responsible for the day-to-day supervision of 30-40 students. Under general supervision, this position assigns work, monitors performance, attendance and provides follow-up training/corrective action/referral. Shares the responsibility for hiring, training, and evaluating student assistants with the Stacks Supervisor. This position acts as Stacks Supervisor in supervisor's absence and performs special projects as needed.

Acquisitions and Serials Librarian - Monterey, CA

This isn't in the Sacramento area, but it is in northern California.

The Monterey Institute of International Studies has an immediate full-time job opening: An Acquisitions and Serials Librarian. The candidate will need an MLIS from an ALA accredited program.

There is no closing date at this time. Interested candidates should apply online directly as soon as possible.