JOB: Outreach and User Engagement Librarian, San José State University

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library seeks an innovative and creative librarian to provide leadership in the area of outreach and user engagement. Working collaboratively with library and campus groups, the Outreach and User Engagement Librarian will be responsible for the development and implementation of programming, activities, and projects designed to improve the overall user experience and increase awareness and use of the University Library’s collections, services, and facilities. As a faculty member, the incumbent engages in library and university governance and scholarship, which includes research, scholarly, and creative activities required for tenure and promotion. The Outreach and User Engagement Librarian will serve as a liaison to subject area(s), as assigned. Additional applicant information in full listing here. Apply by March 10th, 2019.

JOB: Librarian I, San Francisco Public Library

Under supervision, the 3630 Librarian I performs beginning level professional librarian work. The essential functions of this class include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting patrons in locating and using library facilities, equipment, technology, and materials, in selecting materials, and in answering a wide variety of questions
  • Recommending library materials to be purchased, repaired or weeded; deciding whether weeded materials should be discarded or selected for community redistribution; may be responsible for the selection, distribution, and maintenance of library materials of assigned section(s) of the collection and suggesting which materials shall be non-circulating materials
  • Performing reference work in person, via phone, chat, email, and mail; performing research and readers advisory; preparing detailed bibliographies, book lists and other information; teaching patrons to access, evaluate, and use digital resources, library equipment, technology, and digital devices
  • Planning, conducting, evaluating, and promoting programs, group visits, classes, and outreach for community members; meeting with educators; collaborating with various community groups to promote the use of and interest in the library, and representing and promoting the library at community events and on social media
  • Cataloging and classifying library material; creating metadata; determining and assigning main entry, cross references and subject headings; adapting Library cataloging records for the library and participating in determining cataloging policy
  • Writing reports and correspondence; may write content about library programs and services for print and digital media; may supervise the maintenance and/or preparation of various files and records; may conduct research and data analysis
  • Planning or assisting in planning and setting up programs, displays, and exhibits; promoting and merchandizing library collections
  • Participating in maintaining a welcoming, safe, and orderly atmosphere in the branch or department
  • Training staff and volunteers, including developing training materials
  • Supporting digital content management; participating in digitization initiatives projects, programing, and collection development
  • Interpreting library policy to patrons and staff and assisting in policy formulation and implementation
  • May supervise subordinate staff or volunteers
  • May participate in committees to enhance library services or promote professional development
  • May support circulation and registration duties, as needed

Possession of a Master’s Degree in library and information studies (e.g. MLS/MLIS) from a college or university program accredited by the American Library Association.

Note: You must have already attained your degree and completed your Master’s program in order to be eligible for this recruitment.

1. Some positions require fluency in a variety of languages depending upon the department’s bilingual needs. Eligibles who pass the bilingual proficiency test will be considered for bilingual positions. Applicants must indicate on the application form the language(s) in which they claim proficiency.

2. Some positions require graduate level course work and/or experience performing the duties of a Children’s or Youth Services Librarian.

3. Some positions require graduate level course work, training, and/or experience performing the duties of an Archivist Librarian.

4. Some positions require graduate level course work and/or cataloging experience using AACR2R and MARC format.

5. Some positions require college level coursework in special education or experience working with people who have learning disabilities and/or learning differences.

6. Some positions in this class may require possession and maintenance of a valid California Driver’s License.

Some positions in this class are subject to irregular work schedules, which may involve evening and weekend work.

Filing Deadline: February 15th, 2019

For instructions on how to apply, visit the JobAps page of the San Francisco Human Resources. 

JOB: Electronic Resources Specialist, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

This position exists within the Electronic Resources Unit of the Acquisitions Department and functions as the Specialist responsible for establishing and maintaining access of all e-book packages, electronic databases, streaming media, and electronic journals for the Library. This position manages changes in access points to e-resources, updates holdings, checks links, updates IP addresses, informs LSO and CMS of cataloging and MARC record loading issues. Work also includes maintaining the Library’s SFX, EDS, EZproxy and database A-Z instances, and maintaining e-resource licensing and financial data in the e-resources database. It also collects usage statistics to support collection analysis. To apply, follow the link here.


• Activates new electronic resources in the library’s various knowledge bases (Millennium, SFX, A-Z Database portal, and Ebsco Discovery Services).
• Performs required weekly maintenance on SFX instance in response to updates of the SFX Knowledge Base.
• Refers MARC records from vendors to Library Systems Office
• Establishes access for electronic books, databases, journals, streaming media, and other web-based resources in specialized publisher and vendor administrative websites.
• Resolves access problems for electronic resources, including analyzing and troubleshooting IP, proxy, vendor platforms, networks, and access breaches.
• Tracks publisher, platform, and title changes. Performs appropriate record maintenance. Migrates subscribed titles and access links as appropriate.
• Maintains e-resource licensing and financial data in Millennium order records or E-Resource Management System.
• Maintains documentation on processes and procedures for the management of electronic resources in the Library.
• Performs other duties as required to help the department meet deadlines or to complete special projects, such as processing the CDL recharge, and gathering usage statistics.

JOB: Information Technology Director, Peninsula Library System, San Mateo

Under the general direction of the Executive Director, provide oversight and leadership for the Information Technology functional areas for the 34 locations of the wide area network. Directs and manages the IT Department, the Peninsula Library Automated Network (PLAN), including managing staff; overseeing network hardware, software and infrastructure; network security; library specific hardware and software needs; policy development; and evaluation and implementation of new IT systems. Work with various vendors, library groups, councils and regional stakeholders; provide technical support to other contracting/organizational agencies.

Salary: $107,016 – $143,416

The position closes February 15th, for more information or to apply, visit

JOB: Librarian III, Alameda County Library, Fremont, CA

The immediate vacancies for this position are in the Technical Services unit of the County Library, responsible for the selection of materials that meet the needs of diverse community groups across various age levels and formats. Librarians will be responsible for selecting materials for all ages, including community languages, and for the purchase and maintenance of library databases. The Librarian III positions will be responsible for selecting materials for Community Libraries, Mobile and Outreach Services, Social Justice Services, Education and Literacy Services, and the Virtual Library.

These positions are ideal for Librarians who have a passion for learning about how to meet their community’s needs through materials, make data-driven decisions, understand the dynamics of vendor relationships, and can maintain large budgets.

The deadline for this position is February 21st. For all of the minimum qualifications and to apply, visit JobApps to apply