JOB: Student/Grad Student Intern- San Jose Public Library, San Jose, CA

The San José Public Library (SJPL) has Undergraduate/Graduate Student Intern positions available at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library . The Student Interns will work closely with SJPL Works Librarians assisting in the planning, implementing and providing delivery of new Career and Business programming. Specific duties include, but are not limited to: providing technical support, interacting with the general public, facilitating programs with library partners, and introduce customers to Career and Business resources in the center and library databases. The ideal applicant will have a passion for helping others. To apply, follow the link here 

Hourly Range: $11.48* – 21.92/hr.
Full/Part Time or On-call: 20–30 hours per week
Employee Status: Internship
Close Date: December 2, 2018, 11:59:00 PM
Get Started: Please send resume and cover letter to

*Compensation Notice: This classification is covered by the minimum wage, and pay starts at $13.50/hr instead of the posted $11.48 amount.

Position and Duties

Work with Career and Business Librarians to promote and host programs for SJPL Works.

Desired Skills/Qualifications

  • Evening & Saturday availability preferred.
  • Interest in helping others find their career and build their business.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and social media (e.g. Facebook, LinkedIn, Eventbrite).

Minimum Qualifications

Current enrollment in a college or university as a graduate or undergraduate student.

JOB: Electronic/Audiovisual Services Librarian, Contra Costa College, San Pablo

Contra Costa College is seeking an enthusiastic, creative and service-oriented librarian for a full-time position starting in January 2019. The successful applicant will be a flexible, team-oriented person who is able to work both independently and collaboratively in an ever-changing environment. The person filling the position will have primary responsibility for coordinating the electronic and audiovisual services of the Contra Costa College library. The position is also responsible for regularly scheduled hours at the reference desk and for the preparation and presentation of general and specific library. To apply follow the link here

Serving predominately Latinx students and African American students, Contra Costa College is situated in a socioeconomically diverse, resilient and culturally vibrant community. As a proud Hispanic Serving Institution, we seek candidates who embrace our community, our student population, and our central work: strengthening West County by meeting our students where they are and helping them get to where they want to be. We seek a colleague who operates with a growth mindset, a strength-based approach centered on students, and an unflinching commitment to equity, especially concerning the elimination of barriers to college access, success, and completion. The ideal candidate will be eager to help construct and maintain a culture of continuous improvement in instructional effectiveness, student service, and leadership.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The position will engage in a full range of reference, library instruction, collection management and outreach activities. In addition to contractual duties, all faculty are expected to participate actively in their disciplines, department activities, and the general intellectual life and governance of the college. Part of the assignment may be in the evening and/or online. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
1. providing vision, direction, and leadership in the development, delivery, and assessment of all Library instructional efforts for campus-based and distance education;
2. providing reference service and instruction on the use of print and electronic information resources to students, faculty, staff and the community;
3. participating in the collection, development and implementation of print and electronic information resources and services;
4. providing course related library instruction;
5. collaborating with faculty on assignments, collection needs, and integration of information literacy into the college curriculum;
6. developing library collections in the assigned subject areas;
7. contributing to the development and maintenance of the Library’s web page;
8. maintaining current knowledge in the field of Library Science and Information Management;
9. participating in department, college committees, and College’s shared governance process;
10. participating in professional development activities;
11. maintaining of appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics;
12. performing other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualification:

Master’s in library science, library and information science,


A valid lifetime California Community College Instructor Credential authorizing full-time librarianship

OR the equivalent. (If you do not possess the listed degrees, you must complete the equivalency form provided in the online application.)

Desirable Qualifications:

• A working knowledge and experience with an integrated online library system, preferably Innovative Interfaces
• Familiarities with and use of Internet technologies in the library setting and web programming, including Web 2.0 tools
• Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students
• Demonstrated experience with electronic databases
• Demonstrated ability to create and maintain a website
• Demonstrated ability to create and maintain digital tools for e-learning such as blogs, wikis, vod -casts etc.
• Experience as a reference librarian
• Demonstrated experience teaching library workshops, particularly those that develop information literacy skills
• Ability to work effectively with students, faculty and staff
• Evidence of strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Ability to meet deadlines for assigned reports and activities
• Demonstrated leadership ability and willingness to participate in collegial governance
• Experience working with library technical services

JOB: Technical Services/Circulation Librarian, UC Davis Mabie Law Library, Davis

The UCDavis Mabie Law Library is recruiting for a full-time Technical Services/Circulation Librarian

The Mabie Law Library is an integral part of the UC Davis School of Law, and provides services that support the teaching, research, and scholarship of its students and faculty. The Library’s collection and staff are housed in King Hall on the Davis campus. The Library has access to more than 10,000 databases which are provided through its library licenses, campus, and UC-wide license agreements.
• Responsible for management of the Technical Services and Circulation departments, including overall supervision of the library staff within those departments.
• Contributes to the development, implementation and evaluation of all aspects of Circulation and Technical Services policies, procedures and publications; and provides input regarding development of long range goals, budgets, space and technology, personnel procedures, equipment purchases and daily operational needs.
• Technical Services duties include the Ordering, Receiving, Processing, and Bindery operations of the library; establishes criteria for holdings information to be displayed in the public catalog and keeps detailed statistics for all acquisition transactions.
• Implements procedures for the Circulation function including Stacks Maintenance, Course Reserves, Government Documents, and Interlibrary Loan services; manages the maintenance of special collections, including Rare Books, Special Collections, and Archives.
• Overall supervision of the cataloging function for the library including the evaluation and revision of existing cataloging policies and procedures, the copy cataloging of materials, performs searching and transfer of authority records to and within Sierra catalog, coordinates with OCLC, University Library, Melvyl Local as needed to keep our records in sync and up to date with library standardizations and new formats.
• Investigates as appropriate, new technologies and systems relevant to Circulation and Technical Services. Participates in library and Circulation department marketing and communications efforts.
• Oversees the library’s integrated library system (ILS) Innovative Sierra and identifies applications useful to the library’s procedures. Coordinates Sierra ILS trainings and updates when necessary and works closely with Innovative Interfaces help desk and the Law School’s Information Technology staff to troubleshoot any problems that may arise.
• Reports directly to the Library Director.
Basic Qualifications:
• MLS or equivalent from an ALA accredited library school;
• Substantial knowledge of print-based and online resources and library ILS systems, experience working with various library vendors and publishers;
• Strong service orientation;
• Excellent oral and written communication skills;
• Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment;
• 2-4 years of experience as a librarian in a complex technical services position with supervisory responsibilities
• Strong computer skills
Preferred Qualifications:
• Substantial experience as a librarian in an academic library or an academic law library.
• Experience working with Innovative Interfaces products, especially Sierra ILS module.
Salary, Benefits, and Work Hours:
This is a career position at the Associate Librarian level. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. . This position is not represented by a bargaining unit.
UCD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see:
Application Instructions:
Application materials must be submitted via the following website:

JOB: Library Services Manager, Mountain View Public Library, Mountain View, CA

We invite applications for the position of:
$105,643 to $132,054 Annually
Plus a comprehensive benefits package

2018.11.07 JA Library Services Manager

About This Role
This position is part of the Library’s Leadership Team and manages our Youth and Outreach Services division of six full-time employees, including services for children and teens, the City’s bookmobile, and cross-functional outreach throughout the community.
What You Bring
• Four years of increasingly responsible professional library experience, two of which have been in a managerial capacity, which includes supervision.
• Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Library Science or a related field.
• Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver license.
• Master’s degree in library science from an ALA-accredited institution is highly desirable.
Who You Are
• You are friendly, approachable, have emotional intelligence and work effectively as part of a team.
• You appreciate and value different work styles and can get things done with people who see the world differently.
• You are highly knowledgeable in Children’s literature and Children’s library services.
• You are passionate about excellent customer service. You listen, even to what is not said, and get to the heart of a customer’s question. You view complaints as opportunities to rethink policies and services.
• You are a connector, with desire to work with other City staff, schools, and community groups to offer innovative programs.
• You are a strong collaborator and work effectively with peers and staff on new solutions to challenges.
• You are flexible, embrace change, and actively solicit ideas for new and creative ways to deliver library services in response to changing community needs.
• You are fiscally responsible, scrutinize budgets, and suggest creative solutions for better ways to allocate budgets to meet the needs of a changing community.
• You appreciate the value of technology and balance both print and electronic resources. You have an open mind about how library collections can evolve to meet future needs.
• You have the highest ethical standards and are sensitive to the visible role local government plays in our community.
• You are an open and honest communicator, your reports are clear and well-written, and you are comfortable giving presentations to a wide variety of audiences.
• You are an excellent mentor, delegate to help build skills, inspire staff to be their best, and support professional development.
• You have a good sense of humor and creatively approach your work with a serious commitment to excellence, an impeccable attention to detail, and a sense of fun.

What You’ll Do
• Supervise, mentor, train, and develop staff and champion employee engagement.
• Lead three work groups including Children’s, Teen, and the Bookmobile, and balance your time and priorities appropriately.
• Act as a collection manager for print and electronic resources, ensuring the collection meets the needs of the community.
• Work with Library staff, City departments, and outside groups to offer innovative programs that support the City Council’s goals and the community’s needs.
• Act as in charge manager of the building in the absence of the Library Director, resolving issues with facilities, customers, and staff.
• Develop, monitor, and adjust budgets.
• Manage relationships with outside partners including schools and nonprofits.
• Lead outreach activities, both within Youth Services and across library departments, to ensure the Library has an active presence at community events.
• Monitor and analyze Library service trends in the literature and best practices and make recommendations for service enhancements.
• Research and analyze Library activities and measure effectiveness of services.
What We Offer
• Comprehensive benefits package including generous paid leave and health
• CalPERS retirement (2.7% at 55 formula for classic members; 2% at 62 for new members); employees contribute 11.5% for classic members; 10.5% for new members to CalPERS with no Social Security deduction
• Opportunity to utilize $2,000 in tuition reimbursement for education advancement annually, with an additional one time opportunity for up to $20,000 for the completion of a work related Bachelor’s or Master’s degree.
• Up to $100/month City contribution for mass transit expenses, with $10/month minimum employee contribution.
• Management development funds – $1,000 annually.
• Management leave of 80 hours per fiscal year; paid out at end of fiscal year if not used.
• Wellness culture including access to the employee gym and incentive pay for participating in the City’s wellness program
• Employee appreciation days and activities
Are You Ready? Apply
Submit your application, supplemental questions and resume online at or to the

Human Resources
Division, City of Mountain View, 500 Castro Street, Mountain View, CA 94041, (650) 903-6309.
Application materials will be screened on a continuous basis with a first application review date of 5:00 p.m. PST, Monday,
December 3, 2018. The recruitment is scheduled to close at any time. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply early!

JOB: Portal Content & Inquiry Specialist (Contract), San Jose, CA

Content and inquiry specialist shall perform posting, research, and inquiry tasks to support our internal knowledge management portal. Specific job tasks include:

  • Handling research inquiries that come from either co-workers in MCI or from Adobe executives
  • Posting syndicated and other research to the knowledge portal, to ensure the knowledge portal is constantly updated with new and valuable data and insights that can drive business decisions
  • Curating our internal collections of research, to ensure they reflect the current focus of each business unit or job role
  • Training those in MCI and elsewhere in the company on how to best leverage the portal: ensure they understand what’s available on the portal and elsewhere that will help them conduct impactful research that builds on what is already known.
  • Familiarity with Northern Light platform is a strong plus.
  • Location: San Jose

For more information, contact