Thursday, March 29, 2012

San Diego Public Library - Deputy Director

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Under the general direction of the Library Director, the Deputy Director is responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating the daily operation of a division of the San Diego Public Library System. The Deputy Director will assist the Library Director in the administration and operations of the Library Department; recommend and develop program and policy changes; recruit and retain high performing staff to advance the mission and goals of the organization; coordinate activities and functions of public services, such as branch libraries and/or the Central Library; administer technical services; recommend, plan, organize and coordinate special projects; initiate and plan surveys of library services and facilities; interpret City policies and procedures; and direct the preparation of monthly, annual and special reports. In addition, the Deputy Director will assist the Library Director in the development and justification of the department budget; speak before civic groups and organizations regarding library policies, procedures and services; attend national, state, and local meetings and conferences; assist in the implementation of the strategic plan and other City plans; and perform other duties as assigned.

San Diego Public Library - Technology Resources Program Manager

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The Technology Resources Program Manager will be responsible for creating a flexible technology strategy that supports the information and digital technology needs of the library and enhances services to the public. This position, which will serve on the Library’s Executive Team, will explore innovative applications of emerging information technologies and will participate in developing a shared vision for the future of the library's information and digital technology programs. It will also provide support and advice on all information and digital technology trends and innovations that will impact library programs system wide.

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Pasadena - Fuller Theological Seminary - Director of the Library

Director of the Library

The Director is responsible for library strategic planning, administration and management of all operations of the David Allan Hubbard Library and Archives; ensuring that the holdings and technology of the library support the academic and research mission of the institution; developing the Library’s resources, budget, staff, and programs in response to a rapidly changing educational context; ongoing assessment of library programs and services; developing innovative library information technologies; participating in institutional governance and committee structures; forging strategic partnerships with external consortia and agencies; communicating and coordinating with campus programs and working with campus fund raising efforts.
The Director articulates a vision of the library’s future and provides leadership in the integration and use of information technologies, and guides the Library forward in the area of electronic and print resources and information management. Ongoing creative and service activity will be expected of the appointee.
The David Allan Hubbard Library and Archives supports faculty and students in pursuit of intellectual and employment success; it helps them find resources to better understand, discuss, and share their faith with the world. The Library and Archives serves Fuller’s cultural context by providing information for a more accurate understanding of the role of religion, especially of Evangelical Christian traditions, in the culture of the Pacific Rim. The Library and Archives develops partnerships with others seeking to preserve and disseminate theological, psychological, and missiological information around the world.
The Director holds a faculty appointment in the Administrative Faculty Series. Rank and tenure are negotiable based on the appointee’s present rank, qualifications, and experience.

Monday, March 19, 2012

City of Alameda - Senior Librarian


  1. Assists in managing and administering policies and procedures for a comprehensive library division such as adult services, children's services, branch services or technical services; maintains order and discipline in the observance of Library rules and regulations.
  2. Administers division services including reference, reader’s guidance, access of information via electronic information retrieval systems and online catalogs, and special programming.
  3. Provides reference and readers' guidance; assists and advises readers in making effective use of library resources and facilities.
  4. Selects, orders, classifies, and catalogs books, pamphlets, and other materials; reads book reviews in areas of specification.
  5. Curates collections for completeness and condition; weeds collections in compliance with collection development policy.
  6. Plans, promotes, and conducts special programs; prepares book lists and book displays.
  7. Prepares statistical records and reports.
  8. Schedules and supervises professional, technical and clerical personnel and volunteers.

Carmel by the Sea - Librarian I - PT

Receives direction from higher-level library staff in the performance of a variety of professional librarian duties. Assists in the review, selection, acquisition, and weeding of materials. Instructs patrons in the use of Library and its resources and equipment. Refers library patrons to community as well as other alternate resources not within the Library. Provides reference and reader’s assistance services to patron of all ages. Assists in developing displays, tours, or programs. Performs manual and computerized bibliographic searches, easily uses the library’s computerized catalog and circulation system, uses Microsoft Word and the library’s email system, performs internet searches and assists patrons in using the internet.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

CSU Humboldt is Hiring Librarians

UC Davis - Library Assistant III

Job Summary:
Under general supervision, conduct non-returnable lending activities within Interlibrary Loan/Document Delivery Services (ILL/DDS) and provide primary back-up for returnable lending activities. Receive and process ILL/DDS requests from UC and non-UC facilities, ensuring compliance with the National ILL Code, UC ILL Code, UCD DDS Standards, contractual agreements, and copyright guidelines. Direct non-returnable lending activities to ensure successful and timely material dispatch from the Health Sciences Libraries' holdings. Train and evaluate Access Services student assistants on ILL/DDS activities. Support Circulation by attending the public services desk. Provide support to other unit functions.

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

California State University - Northridge - 2 openings

Library Reference and Instructional Services Digital Learning Initiative Senior Assistant/Associate Librarian
Oviatt Library - Technical Services Open Oviatt Library - Technical Services

City of Roseville - Library Specialist

Close Date: Mar 26, 2012
Salary: $3,551.00 - $4,997.00 Monthly

FINAL FILING DATE: Accepting the first 50 qualified applications or closing at 5:00 P.M., on Monday, March 26, 2012, WHICHEVER OCCURS FIRST.

TENTATIVE TEST DATE: Oral Interview: Monday, April 9, 2012


The Human Resources Department is accepting applications for the position of Library Specialist (Technology Services) to work at a branch library. The normal work schedule will be between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Library Specialist – Technology will report to the Technology/Support Services Supervisor and will help maintain library public and staff PC’s, liaison with City Information Technology department, develop technology training for staff and customers, experiment with trends relevant to the library’s “virtual branch”, maintain current knowledge of web programming, and implement the goals of the library’s technology plan.

Receives general supervision from professional library staff in the performance of a wide variety of paraprofessional library work involved in cataloging, reference, public circulation, programming, and other library services; exercises functional and technical supervision over technical and clerical library staff; and performs related work as required.

Monday, March 12, 2012

Stanford University - New Position: Information Literacy and Learning Design Librarian

The Stanford University Libraries seek a curious and enthusiastic librarian/teacher/scholar to work alongside subject librarians to promote information literacy in in-person and online learning environments, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates must have knowledge of learning theory, expertise in effective teaching pedagogies, experience in assessment of student learning outcomes and the technical skills to create online tools. In collaboration with library staff, the Information Literacy and Learning Design Librarian will provide leadership and vision in developing, promoting and assessing scalable information literacy initiatives for a wide variety of constituencies. S/he will design and deploy digital learning objects and will contribute to training and support of other Library colleagues who are developing instructional tools.

This is a great opportunity for someone with the right skills.

Please apply by clicking on the Apply button after searching for job

#46400 in the Keyword Search field (with nothing else highlighted) at:

University of Southern California - Library Supervisor for the Gerontology Library

The Library Supervisor supervises student workers engaged in library functions including stacks and collection maintenance, regular and reserve circulation, technical processing, database maintenance, and library computer operations. Provides specialized public and technical services, regular statistics reporting, and assists library management with administrative duties related to planning, budgeting, special projects, and day-to-day operation of the Gerontology Library.

Oakland Public Library - PT Temporary Librarians Pool

Oakland Public Library, Library 1 Temporary Part-Time

Contact Nina Lindsay for full announcement and application

The Oakland Public Library is currently recruiting to add to its pool of “on call” temporary part-time (TPT) librarians. TPT Librarian I’s may work in adult reference, children’s, teen, or generalist areas of the Main Library and/or our 16 branch libraries. The salary range for this classification is $28.94 - $35.55 per hour, plus a Health and Welfare increment of $1.71 in lieu of benefits. TPT employees do not receive benefits, and are limited to working 960 hours annually. A Master's degree in library science from an American Library Association accredited graduate program is required. Job training and/or special courses in children’s library services; and proficiency in Spanish, Cantonese and/or Mandarin are highly desirable.

The application deadline is Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 5pm. Application materials can be collected in person at any Oakland Public Library; or requested by email from Nina Lindsay, Supervising Librarian for Children’s Services, at

UC Davis - Library Trainer

This position is a time-limited contract position (estimated 12 months) that serves as the Library Field Trainer for a primary initiative of the California Telehealth Network eHealth Adoption Program, a $14 million dollar project funded by the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) and several matching grants. The incumbent will provide onsite training and assistance to library staff primarily in rural areas to increase library staff knowledge and ability to provide reliable internet-based information and resources on consumer health promotion and wellness.

Los Angeles Southwest College - Librarian - Tenure Track

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (Included but are not limited to)

  • Provide instruction in the use of information resources and the development of information competency skills: a) on a one-to-one basis as part of reference service; b) in course-related library orientations and/or information competency workshops.
  • Provide research/reference assistance to students, faculty, the community, and staff, using electronic, print, and media-based materials and resources at the Los Angeles Southwest College Library.

  • Develop, coordinate, implement, and assess -with other librarians- an instructional liaison outreach program to improve the campus community’s knowledge and use of library instructional and reference services and collections.
  • Design and produce curricular materials, research guides, information-literacy tutorials and other resources, in print and electronic formats, for the library’s instruction and outreach programs in collaboration with the Electronic Resources librarian.
  • Participate as a team-player in Library projects and workgroups; participate in the shared governance process, serving on college-wide committees and shared governance committees.
  • Perform other tasks and responsibilities as assigned by the Library Chairperson. Duties and responsibilities are presented and intended to be representative and not restrictive. The College reserves the right to modify the assignment and allocation of duties.

Santa Barbara - Westmont College - Web Services/Research and Instruction LibrarianPosition Summary: The Web Services Librarian designs, maintains, man

Position Summary:
The Web Services Librarian designs, maintains, manages and assesses the Library’s online presence including the Library home page, LibGuides, and access to electronic resources. This librarian also creatively leads and supports Voskuyl Library in ongoing implementation of our new platform, OCLC’s WorldShare Management System, and develops and shares apps, tools, protocols and data with more libraries, developers and partners through the new platform. In addition to ongoing web design and online maintenance duties and support, this librarian also serves as a member of the Library’s active and engaged liaison team providing instruction, research consultation, outreach and collection development services for assigned academic departments and works at the Learning Commons research help desk as scheduled.

Beverly Hills - PT Librarian I

Job Posting Link

• Assists patrons at the reference and information desks in using library materials and services; elicits, interprets, and answers requests at the desk and by telephone; instructs and assists patrons in using the on-line catalog and the Dewey decimal system and in making effective use of the library's collection; directs patrons to directories, indexes, and other reference tools and to other areas of the library; provides reader's advisory.
• Assists in researching professional journals and in evaluating, selecting, and acquiring materials for the circulating collection and CD-ROM and on-line services; assists in weeding the collection.
• Compiles bibliographies on specific topics; maintains files of materials and answers to patron's questions.
• Performs related duties as assigned.

Huntington Beach - Golden West College - Tenure-Track Librarian

1. Duties will include reference, bibliographic instruction, student learning outcomes, information competency curriculum, collection development, coordinating a library service area, and other related duties as assigned.
2. Experience using library automated systems and online electronic databases.
3. Participate in curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation.
4. Work effectively leading a team, in a considerate manner and with a sense of responsibility toward shared facilities.
5. Fulfill the professional responsibilities of a full-time faculty member including, but not limited to the following: participate in staff and departmental meetings, college and/or district-wide activities, and committees as required.
6. Assignment may include evening or weekend hours.

UC Berkeley - Goldman Fund Processing Archivist

The University of California, Berkeley, is seeking a Processing Archivist whose primary responsibility will be to pack, process, arrange, and describe the archive of the Goldman Fund, a San Francisco-based philanthropic foundation whose giving focused predominantly on environmental issues. This is a full-time (1 FTE), temporary appointment for eighteen months. The successful candidate will have experience with processing institutional collections, demonstrated understanding of archival description and materials, familiarity with archival standards (EAD, METS, MARC, MODS), and strong communication skills.

Stanilaus County - Law Library Director

Here's the link to the Law Library Director Job Posting.

The Board of Trustees of the Stanislaus County Law Library is accepting applicants for the position of Law Library Director. The Library Director is responsible for the administration and operation of the Stanislaus County Law Library. The Law Library is also a member of the state consortium, the Council of California County Law Librarians. The Director is appointed by, and serves at the pleasure of the Board, and is compensated from the Library Trust Fund, held by the county treasury. Staffing consists of one full-time employee and three part-time extra help employees. The current operating budget is approximately $450,000. The ideal candidate must be knowledgeable in California and National legal research in both print and computer-based legal information.