Friday, October 26, 2012

San Diego - University of San Diego - Electronic Resources and Serials Librarian

Brief Description

The University of San Diego's Copley Library seeks an energetic and enthusiastic individual to serve as the Electronic Resources and Serials Librarian. As the Electronic Resources and Serials Librarian, this individual is responsible for the acquisition and management of electronic resources and print serials.

Detailed Description

Reporting to the University Librarian and working under the direction of the Head of Technical Services, the Electronic Resources and Serials Librarian is responsible for supervising two staff positions as well as student workers. He/she is responsible for the acquisition and management of electronic resources, including databases, journals, and books. This position also oversees print serials. Duties include managing the daily operations related to licensing, negotiating, tracking, and providing access to e-resources and print serials; collecting and analyzing data and statistics and preparing departmental and other reports; managing the operation of the electronic resources management system (ERM); managing the link resolver and proxy server; reviewing workflows for efficiency and effectiveness; serving as the librarys point person on issues and questions related to e-resources and serials; staying abreast of emerging trends and best practices related to e-resources and serials; serving on relevant library and university committees; and participating in professional organizations that focus on e-resources and serials. This position serves as liaison to one academic department. This is a 12-month tenure-track library faculty position.

Job Requirements

ALA accredited MLS or MLIS degree
Experience with an integrated library system, preferably IIIs Millennium and Serials Solutions 360 products
Experience using spreadsheets
Experience communicating with vendors
Experience dealing with technical changes that may affect user access to e-resources
Experience procuring, licensing, and managing e-resources and print serials
Coordinates ordering, receiving, and payment to vendors
Strong analytical, problem solving, and organizational skills, as well as attention to detail
Ability to document e-resources and serials policies and procedures
Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
Capable of working with the Head of Technical Services and the Budget and Operations Manager
Ability to collaborate and work with library faculty and staff and faculty in academic departments
Ability to work well individually and within a team in an evolving work environment

Two years or more of related experience in an academic library
Demonstrate an understanding of budgetary tracking principles
Supervisory experience
Experience in project management
Experience with consortia
Experience with Microsoft products
Knowledge of cataloging standards and bibliographic utilities
Knowledge of copyright related to e-resources and serials
Knowledge of new scholarly publishing modes

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Moraga - St. Mary's College - Multiple Positions

St. Mary's College is hiring multiple positions:

Acquisitions Manager Full-Time Depends on Qualifications 11/09/12
Cataloging Assistant (Library) Part-time Depends on Qualifications 11/05/12
TEMPORARY REFERENCE/INSTRUCTION LIBRARIA... Temporary Depends on Qualifications 11/04/12

Stockton - University of Pacific - Electronic Resources/Sciences and Technology Librarian

The University of the Pacific seeks an Electronic Resources/Sciences and Technology Librarian with energy, initiative, and vision to provide effective leadership and direction in the provision of library resources and services. The librarian’s role in the academy is changing, and that change is particularly apparent in the sciences. The Electronic Resources/Sciences & Technology Librarian takes a leadership role in the development of relationships between the University Library and faculty in Engineering, Computer Sciences, and other natural and physical sciences departments. This librarian develops productive partnerships with faculty for the development of programs and services.
  • Develop and deliver a range of innovative library services that facilitate the curricular and research needs of students and faculty in the sciences, including engineering, computer science, physics, mathematics, and other natural and physical sciences departments (to be determined);
  • Coordinates and manages the process of selecting, acquiring, licensing, and
    evaluating all electronic resources, including establishing and maintaining budget guidelines for electronic resources and for testing, evaluating, and recommending electronic resources;
  • Manages electronic resource statistical reports and provides assessment reports for electronic resources;
  • Provides reference assistance, instruction, and outreach services;
  • Cultivates relationships with teaching faculty in relevant subject areas;
  • Employs new technologies in pursuit of teaching and learning;
  • Assists in achieving and assessing the library’s information competency goals;
  • Selects print and electronic resources in support of curriculum and research in relevant subject areas.
  • Collaborates and actively participates in local, regional, national, or international organizations regarding related issues
  • Serves on/participates in University and Library committees, task forces, and teams as appropriate;
  • Engages in scholarly/creative/professional activity as appropriate;
  • Some evening and weekend work is required.
  • ALA-accredited master’s degree in library or information science;
  • Academic degree in engineering, computer science, natural sciences, or physical sciences, or the demonstrated equivalent gained through experience in an academic science or engineering library;
  • Successful experience delivering education, information, and research services in an academic or research library;
  • Successful experience managing electronic resources;
  •  Passion for quality library service centered around student learning and characterized by collaboration with faculty in support of teaching and research needs;
  • Commitment to providing high-quality public service within a flexible and continually evolving academic library environment;
  • Ability to apply new technologies to library services;
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills;
  • Demonstrated creative approaches to problem solving;
  • Ability to work cooperatively and to foster teamwork;
  • Demonstrated capacity to work effectively in a multicultural setting and a deep commitment to supporting and promoting diversity.
Self-assurance and flexibility to find one’s feet quickly and keep one’s balance performing a wide range of activities.  Someone will be happiest at the Library and the University if they are an energetic, committed pitcher-in; if they do not wait for others to define their role, stand on ceremony, or assume a strict construction of their responsibilities; and if they have a broad range of intellectual interests.
Apply online by submitting application materials including letter of application, resume, and the name, address, and contact information of three references, including current supervisor, online to Sally DeLorenzo, Administrative Assistant, University Library, University of the Pacific, Priority will be given to applications received by 12/1/12. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.
Pacific is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to broadening the diversity of its workforce. All applications and résumés are welcome.
The University of the Pacific is an independent coeducational institution with 6400 students and 440 full-time instructional faculty, with campuses in Stockton, San Francisco, and Sacramento.. Academic programs include a liberal arts college and eight professional schools: Business, Conservatory of Music, Dentistry (San Francisco), Education, Engineering, International Studies, Law (Sacramento) and Pharmacy and Health Sciences (including Dental Hygiene, Physical Therapy, and Speech Language Pathology). Doctoral programs are offered in chemistry, education, and pharmacy. In 2009, the University of the Pacific’s Stockton campus was ranked as the fifth most beautiful campus in the nation.
The University Library has 390,000 volumes, a 28-member staff, and a $2.4M budget. A major expansion project was completed in Spring 2005. For more information, please visit:

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Sacramento - DeVry - Library and Student Success Center Assistant
Job ID: 2012-39563
# Positions: 1

Location: US-CA-Sacramento
Posted Date: 10/18/2012

Division: Carrington College of California
Department: Student Services

Employment Type: Temporary Part-Time
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
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Administrative support role for current Carrington College enrolled students. Position may be based at a campus or any of the corporate offices.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Must be willing to perform a variety of administrative tasks within the designated Department including answering phones, maintaining and organizing files, typing correspondence, making copies and faxing.
Abides by College and department policies and philosophies.
Maintains a working/learning environment that is clean, safe, secure, and problem free

- Must be an enrolled student within one of the DeVry family of Institutes.
- High School diploma required
- One - two years general office experience
- Excellent written and verbal communications skills
- Ability to relate and communicate with all levels of management
- Ability to maintain a high degree of professionalism
- Must be a team player, be flexible, and be a good listener with a high level of patience
- Ability to multi-task, prioritize workload

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.

Sacramento - American River College - Library/Media Technical Assistant

Los Rios is hiring Library Technical Assistants.
Library/Media Technical Assistant (Temporary)  
American River College is a public community college serving over 35,000 students in suburban Sacramento County and granting certificates and associate degrees. It offers instructional and support services during the day, evening, and weekends on its 153 acre campus and at centers and locations in the community.

The college's vision is a premier learning community that transforms and enriches people's lives. Its mission is to ensure students identify their educational goals and needs and successfully accomplish student learning in the broad educational areas of developmental education, career and technical education, general education, and lower division post-secondary education. The college values access, benefit of education, excellence, leadership, student learning outcomes, diversity, community development, collegial and interest-based decision-making, communication, innovation and risk taking, fiscal responsibility, and evaluation.  
The journey-level class of the series. Incumbent has technical competencies in at least one functional unit (acquisitions, cataloging, circulation, serials or media) and understands how the unit fits into the entire library/media center operation. Incumbents work under the general supervision of the assigned manager/supervisor and the direction of the lead library/media technical assistant. [For a detailed job description for this LRCEA (White Collar) posting click on the "Job Description" link on the left side of your screen, then click on "Los Rios Classified Employee's Association (White Collar) Job Descriptions".]

For additional information or concerns, please contact David Redfield, (916) 484-8408, or,  
General: Performs general typing and word processing functions; maintains files of correspondence, memoranda, and records; and receives and distributes mail; may assist in interviewing, training and overseeing student workers and lower level staff.

Technical Services: Inputs pre-order records for book and non-book materials; searches local and remote databases for bibliographic data; processes new materials for circulation; deletes records of discarded material from local and remote bibliographic databases; cleans and repairs print and non-print materials; oversees the receiving and check-in of periodicals; orders and maintains periodical subscriptions; oversees inventory of the library collection; maintains inventory of department supplies and prepares requisitions for purchases; oversees the ordering and receiving of book and non-book materials; oversees the book and non-book materials budgets; prepares financial, statistical and information reports; oversees the maintenance of the bibliographic/item records in the library's online catalog; pre-catalogs materials for review by librarians; searches for, edits and retrieves catalog records using bibliographic utility (OCLC) for use in the library's online database; prepares materials for bindery; and performs related duties as required.

Public Services: Checks in and charge out materials; registers new patrons; collects fines, prepares overdue notices, processes holds on patron records and clears patron records; handles interlibrary loan transactions using local and remote bibliographic databases; sets up and maintains the reserve materials collection; oversees re-shelving of library materials; performs tasks necessary to open and/or close library facilities; resolves patron complaints or refers them to appropriate staff members; establishes and maintains relationships with outside vendors/suppliers; and performs related duties as required.

Media Services: Assists students and faculty in the setup and operation of a variety of media equipment; maintains and troubleshoots media equipment; produces duplicate copies of licensed audio and/or video programs; receives and schedules equipment requests; receives and schedules requests for media material; retrieves recorded programs and distributes to student listening carrels via playback equipment and switch consoles; oversees the ordering, scheduling, receiving, circulation and return of staff media requests; assists in classification and cataloging of media equipment; oversees the scheduling, distribution and return of media equipment; schedules and distributes videotape programs for broadcast and prepares broadcast logs; and performs related duties as required.  
EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION: Three years of increasingly responsible Library/Media experience; OR, two years of increasingly responsible experience and a Library/Media Technician Certificate; OR, one year of experience and an AA degree in Library Technology or equivalent.

Promotional: One year of experience performing library duties at the level of a Clerk III and courses in library technology. (Promotional applies to regular, current Classified employees working with the Los Rios CCD.)

Have sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

(Experience Requirement: One year of experience is equal to 12 months of experience at a maximum of 40 hours per week. Applicable part-time experience will be converted to the full-time equivalent for purposes of meeting the experience requirement. Education Requirement: 12 units are equal to six months of education; 24 units are equal to one year of education.)  
1. A completed LRCCD Classified Application (required).

2. Unofficial transcripts of college/university work (required if using education to meet the Minimum Qualifications of this position).

3. Resume (recommended).

4. Two (2) letters of recommendation (recommended).

5. Letter of Interest (recommended).

Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.

- Individuals who have completed colleges or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees and other relevant documents. A foreign transcript evaluation is required any time foreign course work is used to meet minimum qualifications even if the foreign transcript has been accepted by a college or university in the United States.
- Graduate advising documents and grade reports will not be accepted as unofficial transcripts.
- It is the responsibility of Los Rios CCD employees to provide transcripts for the application process, if required by position.  
Open Continuously
Beginning on or about: November 1, 2012  
Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions for complete information on how to apply online with our District. Application services are available between 7:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, at the Los Rios Community College District Human Resources Office located at 1919 Spanos Court, Sacramento, CA 95825-3981. If you need assistance with any phase of the application process, please call (916) 568-3112 or come in during our business hours. Submission of applications are by midnight of the posting closing date.  
Job Offer Requirements: Offers of employment are contingent upon successful clearance from a criminal background check, freedom from tuberculosis, and proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States prior to the first day of work. The District may select additional qualified candidates should unexpected vacancies or needs occur during this recruitment/selection process.  
Monday thru Saturday. Specific work days may vary according to need.

NOTE: Temporary classified positions are limited to 110 work days per fiscal year.  
$12.82 per hour  
No additional salary information to note  
Classified Temporary (Support Staff)  
ARC (American River College)
12 hrs/wk maximum between the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., (i.e., three 4 hour shifts); hours may vary according to need.  

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Cruise Ships do have librarians

Holland America is hiring.

Don't forget the head shot.


Location: Shipboard
Job Code: 240
# of openings: 1


Key Job Responsibilities for Librarians:
  • Maintain an accurate and precise inventory of all books, games and digital media.
  • Effectively communicate supply and inventory needs to the Event Manager.
  • Maintain the library in “show” condition at all times. Organize and display books and games. Restock as necessary.
  • Check in/out all media.  Minimize breakage and loss.
  • Assist guests with recommendations and information.
  • Monitor item usage and report statistics as requested by SOBM.
  • Visibly supervise the Explorations Café by roaming the floor frequently and maintaining continued alertness.
  • Plan, develop and host book club program.
  • Program quizzes and trivia to enrich the itinerary or seasonal experience.
Guest Relations:
  • Provide industry leading customer service and guest interaction as a host on board.
  • Assist guests with basic internet inquiries and general library information.
  • Make the guest experience special with recommendations and information, exceeding expectations when possible.
Policies & Procedures:
  • Read, remember and follow MOM U16 Explorations Cafe.
  • Dress in appropriate company issued uniform with impeccable grooming.
  • Comply with all health, safety and environmental policies.

Friday, October 19, 2012

Santa Clara/Saratoga - West Valley-Mission Community College District - Librarian Associate Faculty Pool

West Valley-Mission Community College District is now accepting applications from qualified persons for the purpose of developing a pool of librarians interested in part-time assignments. Duties may include, but not be limited to, teaching various assignments including information competency courses, library orientations and library workshops, reference services, and co-developing web-based learning tools. Assignments may require day, evening, weekend and/or online work assignments at one, or both, campus locations.
  • Master’s degree in library science, library and information science OR
  • Possess a valid California Community College Credential in Library Science OR
  • The equivalent. Degrees must be earned from an accredited institution. Candidates with degrees not identical to the required state or local qualifications must apply for equivalency by completing the equivalency form which is part of the application package. This form must be completed for employment consideration.
  • Candidates with foreign degrees must provide official certification of equivalency to U.S. degrees by a certified U.S. credential review service. Simple translation of the language on foreign diplomas, transcripts, coursework, or similar will NOT suffice; thus, will cause the application packet to be judged as incomplete.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively teach, counsel or work with persons of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Knowledge of, or experience with, information competency/literacy initiatives and concepts.
  • Experience providing instruction in a library, a face-to-face or online course, or similar teaching experience.
  • Library reference experience, including use of a variety of print, web and other electronic bibliographic resources.
  • High degree of computer literacy and familiarity with library and information technologies, including databases, search engines and library automated systems.
  • Ability to communicate well with students, staff, and faculty from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including public presentation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and team collaboration skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative, team environment.
Associate librarians are assigned by the Dean, in consultation with the associate member and his/her supervisor, if appropriate. Duties may consist of one or more of the following but other professional librarian duties, that are not listed, may also be assigned:
  • Work with students at the reference desk.
  • Provide reference assistance for students and staff.
  • Evaluate, select, and discard print and non-print library materials to keep the library collection current with curriculum.
  • Provide bibliographic instruction for students.

Instructional duties and assignments may consist of one or more of the following:
  • Provide instruction for assigned courses. This includes preparation, course activities, evaluation of students’ work, consultation with students outside of class, maintenance of currency in the subjects taught and other efforts related to the teaching of the assigned courses.
  • Maintain accurate class and other records conforming with state requirements and stated District and college needs.
  • Submit, when due, all necessary reports such as attendance, grade reports, rosters and class schedules.
  • Follow course outlines as filed in the appropriate instruction offices.
  • Maintain office hours each week, at .5 hours per week per section.
  • Observe, support and enforce the regulations, policies and programs of the District and college.
  • Provide each student with a written course syllabus at the beginning of the course, as per instructions in the Faculty Handbook.
  • Refer students to appropriate college sources for information on counseling and other student services.
  • Assist students by providing advice on requirements for successful achievement in the member’s area of expertise.
  • Work cooperatively within the college community.
  • Foster an environment that protects academic freedom within the college community.
  • Foster a positive working environment that is free from harassment, prejudice and/or bias.
  • Demonstrate a respect for the dignity of each individual.

UC Davis - Library Director of Development

As UC Davis begins its second century, it is poised to build upon its extraordinary foundation of academic excellence and global impact and to advance among the world's top universities. The Campaign for UC Davis — a university-wide initiative to inspire 100,000 donors to contribute $1 billion in philanthropic support — has been the university's first comprehensive fundraising effort. The Campaign is creating an unprecedented opportunity to expand the university's capacity to meet the world's challenges, educate future leaders, and extend its positive impacts, both locally and globally. UC Davis is committed to the continued enhancement and expansion of it resource development program and philanthropic goals in support of its mission and vision for the future.
The UC Davis University Library is an integral component of the university and one of the top 100 research university libraries in the U.S. The Library's highly regarded research services support the faculty and students of the university, as well as the health care professionals of the UC Davis Health Systems, and the citizens of California.
The Library is preparing to embark on a new era of initiatives that will integrate digital resources and information technology at the highest level to serve the academic community of the 21st Century. To support these new initiatives and its vast collections, the Library is participating fully in the Campaign for UC Davis and is pleased to announce the availability of the Director of Development position. This exciting new position is an opportunity to create a development program that draws on the rich resources of the central campus Development Office and builds from the Library's historical philanthropic activities.

For information on how to apply for this position, and to view the job posting, please visit:

For full consideration, applications must be received by the final filing date of November 16, 2012.

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Santa Cruz City-County Library System - Librarian Pool

ON-CALL LIBRARIAN I/II ($22.28 - $32.26 Hourly) The Santa Cruz City-County Library System is seeking candidates to add to our on-call pool. The On-call Librarian position works at the reference desk and/or may be needed in children’s reference on an as needed basis. Schedule varies, but can include weekends and evening hours. Must be available to work flexible hours. On-calls must be willing to travel to any of our 10 branches throughout the county. Notice of shifts can be last minute or planned in advance depending on how the need arises. Average number of hours assigned to on-calls can range from 4-15 hours per month. Typical qualifying experience: Librarian I: A Master of Library Science (MLS) degree. Librarian II: MLS degree, one year of professional library experience, including some supervisory experience, and specialized competency and exp. in Reference Services, Adult Services, Children’s Services and/or Technical Services.

To apply, submit a City application and a response to the supplemental questions.

For required application materials, go to and click on Jobs
Or contact:
City of Santa Cruz Human Resources Division
809 Center St., Room 6, Santa Cruz, CA  95060