Thursday, June 16, 2011
Davis is a great town!
Find the next step in your career by applying to Yolo County Library! Yolo County is a seven-branch system that encourages teamwork and provides a variety of opportunities for developing new skills. The Yolo County Library is committed to literacy, community, and service. We are looking for community oriented librarians who enjoy learning and participating in online library services, understand service to diverse populations, and who can manage grants and other projects.
Yolo County is a great place to live – we are home to the slow food movement, many organic farms and community supported agriculture. The arts have an excellent venue – the Mondavi Center – at University of California, Davis. If you like adventure, spend the day in the Sierra Nevada mountains, at the Northern California coast, exploring the San Francisco Bay area, or touring wine country.
The position closes on July 5, 2011. To apply, please see the Yolo County job recruitment at
Monday, June 13, 2011
Part-Time Temporary Reference Librarians: University of the Pacific Library seeks 2 proactive, enthusiastic reference librarians to provide reference services for students, faculty, and staff via in person, chat, email, and telephone. Other duties may include: developing resource guides; library instruction; collection development; monitoring Library’s website; cataloging, depending on experience. Starting salary range: $22-$25/hr, DOE.
Required: MLIS or equivalent degree from an ALA-accredited library school, availability to work weekdays, evenings and weekends up to 20 hours/week, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and willingness to work in a team environment. Desired: Science or technology background; experience providing reference and instruction services and materials in an academic environment. Familiarity with various databases, library resources, and course management systems, esp SAKAI.
For consideration, email cover letter, resume, names & contact information of 3 current references by July 6 2011 to: Thuy Wagner, University Library, Administrative Assistant, firstname.lastname@example.org
Join a dynamic and innovative leadership team and staff that is in the process of leading our Leatherby Libraries on the path to national prominence! This position offers a unique opportunity for a high performing and talented individual to provide service to the library, university and profession, to develop professionally by participating in creative and scholarly projects, and to work collegially with members of the Library Management Council by participating in library and campus planning and assessment. The Chair of Public Services provides leadership toward goals and objectives as developed by the library administration and librarians. The Chair maintains administrative/supervisory oversight of librarians and staff in the Public Services Division; is a member of the senior administrative team and maintains confidentiality in all personnel and budgetary matters. Provides direction, supervision, and leadership for Access Services (Circulation and Interlibrary Loan), Reference and Instruction Services, Brandman University Library Services and oversight for the Library’s instruction and information literacy/assessment programs.
The Chair will also participate in reference, instruction, collection development and be a liaison to the College of Educational Studies, based on organizational needs, in addition to serving on library and university committees. Other duties as assigned.