JOB: Instructional Design Librarian (10-Month), Notre Dame de Namur University, Belmont

Reports to: Library Director
Status: Full-Time Faculty, 10 Month, Non-Tenure Track
Supervises: Student assistants and Circulation staff (mornings and weekends)

General Description:
The Gellert Library at Notre Dame de Namur University seeks a dynamic, innovative, and collaborative individual for the faculty position of Instructional Design Librarian. This is a new position that will work closely with the other faculty librarians to reimagine the Library’s information literacy instruction program. The successful candidate will be joining a small and highly collaborative library team that works to develop dynamic, student-centered instruction and programming. The successful candidate will also participate in faculty and university committees and councils, providing the Instructional Design Librarian with the opportunity to take an active role in the campus community.

The Instructional Design Librarian will lead efforts to collaborate with NDNU faculty and instructors on curriculum development projects in areas such as instructional design, assessment of information literacy learning outcomes, and assignment development. The Instructional Design Librarian will develop instructional materials in a range of formats designed to promote best practices for addressing information literacy in undergraduate through doctoral programs. The Instructional Design Librarian will also collaborate with faculty or instructors in the development of classroom research and assessment projects. In particular, this position will support diversity efforts through programs designed to help Hispanic, first-generation, and underrepresented student populations to acclimate and thrive at NDNU.

The successful candidate will be flexible in order to adjust their range of responsibilities to meet evolving campus needs. The Instructional Design Librarian will be instrumental in delivering information literacy instruction to NDNU’s growing online, hybrid, and satellite programs and in the development of a student learning commons. The successful candidate will communicate effectively and work collaboratively with other units in the library and on campus to support the information gathering needs of a diverse population of undergraduates, graduates, and faculty at Notre Dame de Namur University.

This position requires some evening and weekend shifts.

To apply, please submit a CV and cover letter addressing your qualifications for the position and your experiences working in a diverse environment.

The first review for this position is January 20, 2017.

• Collaborate with teaching faculty, library faculty, and the Library Director on the strategic integration of information literacy instruction in the curriculum using evidence-based instruction methods and a range of technologies;
• Provide expertise and leadership on helping the library faculty maintain best practices in teaching and learning;
• Develop and assess a broad range of teaching and learning objects, including but not limited to, web-based tutorials, instructional videos, research guides, and web sites fully integrating e-learning into the course management system and the curricula in support of the Library’s research, teaching and learning program;
• Provide library research instruction to on campus, off-site, and online students incorporating active learning into both in-person and online experiences;
• Assist in the development and implementation of assessment research designed to track the impact of library involvement in student success and retention;
• Provide STEM and general reference service;
• Develop and manage print and electronic collections in assigned STEM liaison areas, including selecting and withdrawing materials, participating in collaborative collection development decisions, and exploring Open Access and shared collection models;
• Collaborate and actively participate in local, regional, national, or international professional organizations to share research in information literacy instruction;
• Participate in University and Library committees, task forces, and teams as appropriate;
• Other duties as assigned.

• ALA-accredited Master’s degree in library or information science
• Minimum 2 years of full-time experience providing instructional services in an academic library
• Passion for quality library service centered on student learning and characterized by collaboration with faculty in support of teaching and research needs;
• Knowledge of best practices and innovations in teaching and learning, curriculum development, and instruction as they relate to information literacy;
• Demonstrated knowledge of online course management software, skills in creating digital and online instructional resources
• Evidence of excellent written and oral communication skills with demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in multiple formats with faculty and instructional staff
• Ability to thrive in a changing work environment and demonstrated commitment to professional development.
• Demonstrated professional behavior and excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team and problem solve creatively
• Strong commitment to serving the needs of underserved student populations

Preferred Qualifications:
• Subject degree in Education or Instructional Design
• Familiarity with current trends in STEM education
• Experience with information literacy assessment and research

Application Procedures:
NDNU is committed to providing an educational environment that supports a diverse student population. In your cover letter, please include information about your experiences in working in a diverse environment, and what qualities you would bring to supporting this commitment to inclusive excellence at NDNU.

Additional information available online.

JOB: Library Assistant (Supervising), Solano County Library, Vacaville

The Library Assistant (Supervising) position is responsible for providing first-line supervision over clerical and technical level library work primarily in circulation services. This position requires the use of considerable independence, initiative, and discretion within established guidelines.The ideal candidate for this position will be a customer and community minded individual with a positive outlook in facing the challenges of working in a fast-paced, diverse environment and the ability to welcome change in a continuously evolving organization.

Salary range: $51,703.99 – $63,478.20/year

Additional information and application instructions available online.

Application deadline: 12/16/16 at 5:00pm

JOB: IT Support/Application Developer I, Peninsula Library System, San Mateo

The IT Support/Application Developer I is the first level in the IT Support/Application Developer I This position will be lead tech for but not limited to, self-checkout systems, RFID software and hardware, automated material handling systems (AMH), the public-facing online discovery layer to the shared catalog, and the Peninsula Library System website. This position is also responsible for project coordination and management for small projects, both internal and for libraries. The IT Support/Application Developer I will be on-call 24×7 during one week every five weeks, in rotation with other PLAN staff.

To apply, email a cover letter and resume to

Salary: $54,000/per year

Additional information available online.

Application deadline: 12/16/16

JOB: Part-Time Library Assistant, San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis, San Francisco

The San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis, celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2017, and currently located in a quaint recently entirely remodeled two story brick building convenient to the Powell Street Transportation Hub, Mint Plaza and the Chronicle Building, is looking for a part time (10hr/wk) library assistant who has a basic understanding of how psychoanalysis/psychiatry works as well as archival processing and cataloging experience or training. Work roles include shelving books, filling scan requests for reprints through email while paying careful attention to copyright and legal considerations, mailing books and other items, over dues, donations, copy cataloging and other standard and non-standard library operations assignments as they arise, and equally the willingness and curiosity to just sit down and work, under the direction of the Librarian, on unprocessed archival collections of material about psychoanalysis and psychiatry dating from 1940-1980 as well as other ‘special’ projects.

Application deadline: 01/29/17

Pay is 20$ per hour. To apply, email a cover letter and resume to

JOB: Part-Time Librarian, Canada College, Redwood City

The Cañada College Library is looking for adjunct librarians to perform reference and instruction for Spring 2017. We have morning and evening hours available.

To apply to the pool fill out the online forms.

Placement on the adjunct faculty salary schedule is based upon education and credited experience. Initial placement can range from $42.78 up to $58.27 per hour.