VOLUNTEER POSITION: San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis, San Francisco

The San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis, currently celebrating its 75th year of existence, seeks volunteers with audiovisual cataloging skills or who seek to learn them to complete a project of creating a list, with descriptions, of several hundred tapes with psychoanalytic and psychotherapy lectures, events, and symposia dating from 1959-2016. Training will be provided. A good resume-builder for those seeking to enter the world of audiovisual archiving and/or library science. EOE. Hours and days negotiable, as is the term of the volunteering. Please contact library@sf-cp.org for more details, or forward a copy of a resume.

JOB: Librarian I/II, San Jose Public Library, San Jose

It is an exciting time in San Jose! Under the leadership of Library Journal’s 2017 Librarian of the Year, Jill Bourne, we have implemented numerous initiatives opportunities to regain library access; creation of TeenHQ, the King Library’s teen center and maker space; launch of the Maker(Space)Ship, a mobile maker space; and SJPL works, a space for small business and workforce development. Now is your opportunity to work for one of the most innovative library systems in the nation.

We are seeking new Librarians to join our team and change the lives of those we serve! We are currently looking to fill full time and part time openings. The ideal candidate for these positions will understand, support, practice and promote the San José Way of library innovation and the Mission, Vision, & Values statements of the City of San José and the San José Public Library; demonstrate leadership and a commitment to active customer service; have knowledge of current library technology and trends; have experience working with a diverse community and staff; and enjoy working in a fast paced, innovative team environment.

Our librarians are community leaders, using their professional skills in finding ways to keep the library in the forefront of providing the information, lifelong learning, and recreational diversions people need to lead better lives. The job description enumerates the range of duties expected, but above all we are looking for flexible, service oriented, friendly, and smart librarians, proud of their profession and wanting to make a difference in their community.

Librarians are responsible for performing a variety of professional librarian duties. This may include: providing direct assistance to library customers in the location of information and library materials; serving as a resource for children, young adults, adults, and library staff; conducting library tours, giving book talks, and planning, promoting, or presenting other programs; presenting story times and other early literacy programs; working with community groups to promote understanding, use, and support of library service activities; analyzing, interpreting and answering reference questions, and providing reader’s advisory information; supervising, leading, or training the work of clerical and technical staff as assigned; assuming responsibility for a facility or a section as assigned; selecting and managing collections; cataloging; service and program support for teens; small business and workforce development programming; and web development and design. These positions will include evenings and weekend shifts.

Additional details and application instructions available online.

Application deadline: 2/27/2017

JOB: Director of County Library Communication and Marketing, Santa Clara County Library, Campbell

The County Librarian seeks a Director of County Library Communication and Marketing with the intention, commitment, personal and professional characteristics, and skills to implement and evaluate communication and marketing strategies and plans designed to increase the Library’s brand identity to broaden awareness of programs and services, and promote community and patron engagement.

In collaboration with the County Librarian, the Director will provide for greater efficiencies and address the workload and long-term needs of the County Library system. Library Administration determined that a high-level communication and marketing plan is needed to handle the current and future demands to communicate and market the valuable services the library has to offer to the community.

An ideal candidate should be an experienced leader of excellent character and integrity who shares the mission of the County Library. A qualified candidate would typically possess education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in Communication and Marketing, Public Communication, Media Relations, Business or Public Administration or a related field, and at least 3 years of broad management experience as a communication and marketing professional including supervision of public and media relations staff.

How To Apply
Applications must be received by March 3, 2017. This recruitment requires the submission of an online application. For a complete job description, benefits and to apply online, please visit us at www.sccjobs.org.
All qualified applications will be screened in relation to the criteria outlined in the job description. The most competitive candidates will be invited to compete in the process. If you have any questions regarding the application process please contact Executive Services at (408) 299-5893.

Salary: $119,088—$152,788 Annually

Santa Clara County Library
1370 Dell Avenue, Campbell, CA 95008
Apply by: March 3, 2017

JOB: Librarian I/II, Santa Cruz City/County Library System, Santa Cruz

Recruitment # 17-073

The Santa Cruz City/County Library System seeks a dynamic, creative, technology-savvy librarian with exemplary customer service skills to help deliver library services programs. The successful candidate must have demonstrated education and skills appropriate to the position including strong communication skills, knowledge of systems, standards and best practices used in a library system. Typical qualifying experience: a Master of Library Science or Master of Science degree in Library and Information Studies from a program accredited by the American Library Association, and professional library experience including some supervisory experience.

There are multiple full-time positions available. Excellent City benefits include: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, long term disability, paid-sick time, employee assistance program, and much more!

This recruitment will close on Thursday 2/23/17 at 5:00 p.m. To apply online, go to cityofsantacruz.com and click on Jobs.

City of Santa Cruz Human Resources Dept.
809 Center St., Room 6, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 420-5040

Application deadline: 2/23/2017

JOB: Director of Library Services, Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley

The Graduate Theological Union [www.gtu.edu] invites candidates and nominations for the position of Director of Library Services of the Flora Lamson Hewlett Library to begin September 1, 2017. The Director is the Executive Officer of the premier theological library in the Western United States with more than 500,000 volumes, 1,160 periodical subscriptions, 295,000 non-print materials, and 500 special collections/archives; 6,000-7,000 new volumes are added per year.

The GTU seeks a collaborative, visionary and innovative director capable of leading the GTU library staff and constituents into the new era and evolving role of librarianship and academic research library services. Candidates holding the MLS/MLIS degree from an ALA accredited institution with an additional advanced degree in a research related field or theology are desired. Five years of administrative experience in academic libraries is preferred. A successful record in change leadership, user experience design and technology management will also be considered. Significant interest in theology or religion, and multicultural engagement are essential. The successful candidate will have a combination of academic library administrative background skills, a proven record of building strategic programs and partnerships across organizational boundaries.

The GTU is an ecumenical and interreligious consortium of 8 seminaries (Roman Catholic, Protestant, and Unitarian Universalist); multiple interreligious centers and programs (Buddhist, Hindu, Islamic, Jain, Jewish, Mormon, Orthodox Christian, Sikh, Swedenborgian), other academic centers (Center for the Arts and Religion, Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences), and affiliates (New College Berkeley, School for Applied Theology), and additional certificate programs (Asian and Oceanic Cultures and Faith Traditions, Black Church and Africana Religious Studies, Women’s Studies in Religion). The GTU offers PhD, ThD, and MA degrees with a 53-member Core Doctoral Faculty drawn largely from member schools. Other professional degree programs (including DMin, STM, ThM, and MDiv) are administered by member schools.

The GTU is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Candidates who will contribute to the cultural diversity of the GTU leadership team and who value cultural, ethnic, and racial differences are strongly encouraged to apply.

Full job description and application process available online.

Open until filled.