JOB: Head of Access and Delivery Services, Santa Clara University Library, Santa Clara

Learn more about this position, our institution, and how to apply here Applications received by October 19, 2018 will receive first consideration

The Santa Clara University Library seeks a highly self-motivated, enthusiastic, and engaged individual to lead its Access and Delivery Services division to meet the evolving demands of managing access to and delivery of research resources. Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Learning & Engagement, this position coordinates innovative and user-centric access services, utilizing current and emerging technologies, to meet the ever changing needs and expectations of our faculty, students, and staff. This position provides vision and leadership as the library explores new and innovative ways to store, preserve, and deliver resources to library users. The Head of Access and Delivery Services will proactively collaborate with other library unit heads to provide direct physical and virtual pathways to resources and services, and will also collaborate with the heads of other co-located units within the Learning Commons to ensure the provision of coordinated and consistent academic support services for students, faculty, and staff.

The Head of Access and Delivery Services supervises four staff members and indirectly supervises three staff members and reports to the Associate University Librarian for Learning and Engagement. This position serves on the Library Management Council, an advisory administrative body made up of the University Librarian, Associate University Librarians, and unit heads.

To apply, follow the link here.

Job posting closes 10/23/2018

JOB: Cataloging and Metadata Analyst, San Jose State University, San Jose

Job Title: Cataloging and Metadata Analyst
Job ID: 24930
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Job Code: 1038 Administrative Analyst/Specialist -12 Month
Department: University Library
About the Position
The University Library Cataloging and Metadata Analyst works respectfully and cooperatively with employees of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library to perform duties under limited supervision, but works independently to achieve specified outcomes. King Library is a unique collaboration between the City of San José and the San José State University.

The purpose of this position is to lead the Cataloging and Metadata operation within the Data and Resource Services Unit, providing innovative leadership, vision and planning to support cataloging, metadata and discovery services. The Unit catalogs monographs and continuing resources in all formats in accordance with current national standards and the policies and best practices of the CSU’s Unified Library Management System (ULMS), utilizing OCLC (a world-wide cataloging database) and the integrated online library system (ILS). This position coordinates metadata services for the library’s digital collections.

To apply, please visit: and search for Job ID: 24930.

Equal Employment Statement:
SJSU is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

It is the policy of SJSU to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities who self disclose.


JOB: Library Assistant V – Systems, University of San Francisco

The Library Assistant V – Systems assists in the daily operation of the Systems Department. The position provides first-level technical support and troubleshooting for library systems and web interfaces, including the integrated library system (III/Sierra), authentication service (Eduserv/OpenAthens), library website (Springshare/LibGuides), and other critical systems which enable user access to library resources. To apply, follow the instructions on the USF Workday site here

Minimum Qualifications

Equivalent of 5 years performing work relevant to the position in a college or university library preferred, including knowledge of technical services routines in an automated ILS environment (e.g. Innovative Interfaces Sierra). Four years of higher education (120) units or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Effective communication, interpersonal, organizational, analytical, and problem solving skills with an ability to work with a widely diverse group of people.

A strong working knowledge of computer applications, policies, and procedures used in libraries both in terms of functional operation as well as how component parts of library systems and departments work together to support resource management and access. Demonstrated troubleshooting and problem solving skills, including an ability to communicate and document technical problems and steps for resolution. Excellent computer skills including technical proficiency with operating systems, office/productivity software, web design, and hosted library systems or software. Experience in training and demonstrating technologies to people with varying skill sets.

Preferred Experience

Experience maintaining or troubleshooting library patron authentication systems such as OpenAthens, EZProxy, or III’s Web Access Management.

Experience working with and exporting data in various formats (XML, CSV, Excel, etc.).

Experience working with HTML/CSS, JavaScript, PHP, user interface design, accessibility, and usability.

Coursework in relevant fields of study, such as computer science, networking, and/or programming.

Minimum Hire In Rate: $49,539.00

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time


JOB: Digital Collections & Scholarship Librarian, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara

Join the Archives & Special Collections team at Santa Clara University in a key position managing digital collections and contributing to digital humanities initiatives at an award-winning, comprehensive Jesuit university located in California’s vibrant Silicon Valley. Reporting to the Head of Archives & Special Collections (A&SC), this position oversees the digital collections and digital scholarship functions of A&SC, including digital humanities collaborations with teaching faculty and the digitization of unique material. This position coordinates and oversees all aspects of the daily operation of the unit’s digitization activities and also works with third-party vendors who offer specialized or mass digitization services.

Why Santa Clara University?

You will be joining a dynamic, service-oriented team committed to developing a vibrant and vital center for learning, inspiring both intellectual pursuits and community engagement. Santa Clara University Library is situated in our state-of-the-art Learning Commons on a beautiful campus located in one of the most diverse areas of the United States. We recently earned U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 top ranked regional university in the western United States and our Library was awarded ACRL’s 2017 Excellence in Academic Libraries Award for our innovative climate of program and service delivery.

How to Apply

Application materials, including a cover letter, resume, and diversity statement, received by Sunday, March 3, 2019 will receive priority consideration. View the full position description and details on how to submit your application materials at

JOB: Head of Access & Delivery Services, Santa Clara University Library, Santa Clara

Join the Library leadership team at Santa Clara University (SCU), an award-winning comprehensive Jesuit university located in California’s vibrant Silicon Valley. We recently earned U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 top ranked regional university in the western United States and our University Library was awarded ACRL’s 2017 Excellence in Academic Libraries Award for our innovative climate of program and service delivery. SCU’s teaching-focused faculty, librarians, and staff support more than 9,000 students in rigorous undergraduate curricula in the arts and sciences, business, and engineering; master’s degrees in business, education, counseling psychology, pastoral ministry, and theology; and law degrees and engineering doctoral degrees.

Self-motivated, enthusiastic, and collaborative individuals are invited to contribute to our trajectory of growth by applying for the critical position of Head of Access & Delivery Services on our Library team. This individual leads the Access and Delivery services team in developing and delivering innovative and user-centric pathways to library resources and services, including ILL, Link+, and circulation. They also serve on our Library Management Council to provide input and direction into the strategic growth of the Library.

Learn more about this position, our institution, and how to apply at Applications received by March 8, 2019 will receive first consideration.

JOB: Research, Instruction, and Outreach Librarian, San Francisco State University, San Francisco

The temporary Research, Instruction, and Outreach Services Librarian will provide online and face-to-face research assistance to the San Francisco State community; teach lower division information literacy instruction sessions and lead orientations and tours; contribute to library outreach initiatives; review, update, and add to the library’s new FAQ as needed; participate in the collaborative development, implementation, and evaluation of library services, policies and procedures; and contribute to library assessment efforts to ensure the quality and improve the effectiveness of library services. Depending upon the incumbent’s experience and expertise, the Research, Instruction, and Outreach Services Librarian may participate in the development of online guides, videos, tutorials, and other outreach and instructional materials; contribute to collection development related projects; and serve as a liaison to assigned academic departments. Full job description can be found at the link here or on the attachment below: Temp_ResearchInstructionLibrarian_02062019 (1)

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

EVENT: Feb 2nd – Sign My Name to Freedom: Exploring the Great Migration, Livermore, CA

Author Tina Jones Williams and The Storytellers present SIGN MY NAME TO FREEDOM: Exploring the Great Migration on Saturday, February 2, at 2:00 p.m.

The Great Migration was the relocation of more than six million African-Americans from the rural South to the cities of the North, Midwest and West from about 1916 to 1970. Explore this era through the lens of African-American authors, such as Betty Reid Soskin.

Livermore Reads Together 2019 is a community reading program sponsored by the Friends of the Livermore Library, featuring the New York Times bestseller Spare Parts: Four Undocumented Teenagers, One Ugly Robot, and the Battle for the American Dream by Joshua Davis.

The community of Livermore is invited to read Spare Parts, and join their neighbors by participating in events related to the book during the month of February 2019. Copies of the book and event schedules will be available at all Livermore Public Library locations.

When: Saturday, February 2, 2019
Time: 2:00 PM
Where: Civic Center Library, Community Rooms A and B, 1188 S. Livermore Ave. Livermore, CA 94550