JOB: Part-Time Librarian, Skyline College, San Bruno

Skyline College Library is looking for adjunct librarians to perform reference, instruction, and other projects for Fall 2017. Full job description and application available online.

This position is a “pool” position meaning that openings may or may not be currently available. The District maintains a “pool” of applications for positions which are needed on an ongoing basis at Canada College, College of San Mateo, and Skyline College. The advantage of “pool” positions is when a position becomes available, the Dean may immediately begin screening applications from the available pool of applicants without having to post a position and wait while the position is being advertised. Your application for this position will be kept current for a period of three years.

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.

First review: June 1, 2017

JOB: Dean of Library Services, Menlo College, Atherton

The Dean of Library Services provides innovative and collaborative leadership for all aspects of library operations, management, and strategic planning. Areas of responsibility include oversight of library services and programs that support student learning, as well as faculty teaching and research; resource management; management of user services and library systems; assessment of library services; and management of the library team. Great opportunity for an entrepreneurial, creative individual. Preferred start date of January 1, 2018.

Application instructions and other details available online.

JOB: Technical Services Librarian, Menlo College, Atherton

The Technical Services Librarian is responsible for the acquisition, cataloging, and processing of the Library’s information resources. This position develops, implements, and documents technical services policies and procedures, and plans and manages projects that will enhance the Library’s acquisitions, cataloging, and collection capabilities. Other duties include managing the interlibrary loan program, as well as working on the reference desk and contributing to other public services work. The position may also include responsibility for the Menlo College Archive. The ideal candidate will successfully combine technical services and public services in an academic setting, with strong attention to detail and an understanding of how technical services supports the mission of an academic library. Preferred start date of July 2017.

Application instructions and other details available online.

JOB: Web Services & Student Engagement Librarian, Golden Gate University, San Francisco

Responsible for the development, maintenance, functionality, and usability of the Library’s web presence and multimodal student engagement. Provide instruction and reference services to students, faculty, staff, alumni, and others through a variety in-person and remote methods. Serve as liaison to assigned departments. Participate in collection development. Schedule includes one evening shift per week and occasional weekends, if needed.

Essential Functions:

• Oversee and maintain the Business Library web presence and properties through a collaborative process which results in content creation, assessment, revision, efficient navigation, and access to resources.
• Develop, maintain and oversee the development of Libguides using SpringShare’s CMS.
• Provide research assistance services to students, faculty, staff, alumni, and other library users in-person and remotely.
• Oversee e-reserves additions and modifications each term (LibGuides module).
• Serve as a subject specialist and liaison for assigned disciplines and maintain effective communication with faculty in liaison areas.
• Provide in-person and online instruction to classes and other library users as needed.
• Guide library assistants in navigating policy questions, complaints, and security issues as needed.
• Collaborate with library staff and GGU faculty to evaluate, select, and deselect materials in all relevant media; especially those in liaison areas.
• Develop new pathways to reach students and faculty via webinars, workshops, and other modes where warranted.
• Participate in Business Library planning, assessment, and evaluation.
• Collaborate with staff in peer training and other staff development needs.
• Evaluate & report usage of the Library’s web properties using Google analytics and other methods.
• Oversee intranet maintenance and updates (via internal LibGuides).
• Assess effectiveness and usability of the library website; identify improvements that consider the various needs and learning styles of GGU students, faculty, and other users.
• Keep current regarding new technologies, trends, and practices related to web services.
• Participate in a variety of outreach activities, some of which occur on evenings and weekends.
• Be aware of opportunities to integrate library web resources with the eLearning LMS (Moodle).
• Participate in other projects and duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Education & Experience:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. In addition, candidates should meet the following criteria:

Required qualifications:

1. MLS or equivalent degree from an ALA accredited program.
2. Experience maintaining a website using a content management system.
3. Demonstrated ability to redesign, modify, and assess effectiveness of websites that are user-oriented; experience with HTML and CSS.
4. At least one year of professional experience providing reference and instruction services.
5. Excellent oral and written communication skills, including proficiency with English grammar and spelling; an understanding of the unique nature of writing and designing for the web.
6. Excellent interpersonal and team collaboration skills; ability to work both independently and as a team member on a variety of simultaneous projects.
7. Ability to communicate with and relate to an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community.
8. Knowledge of best practices, standards, issues and trends relevant to web and information technology in academic libraries.
9. Flexible and open to incorporating new developments in web technology appropriate to adoption in the academic library environment.
10. Business resource content knowledge or willingness to learn.

Preferred qualifications:

1. Knowledge of business reference and experience providing reference support to business students and others in professional practice education.
2. Experience providing reference and instruction in an academic library to undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students.
3. Experience providing reference and instruction to remotely-situated patrons utilizing a variety of appropriate technologies.
4. Project management experience.

Apply online.

Open until filled.

JOB: Access Services & Instruction Librarian, Touro University California, Vallejo

DEPARTMENT: Library
SUPERVISOR: Library Director

Please note: The following tasks are an outline of the duties and responsibilities of this position.
Other duties to be assigned as necessary and may change to meet departmental needs.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: is not intended to cover every work assignment a position may have. Rather, they cover the broad responsibilities of the position.

Under the general direction of the Director of the Library, manages the Library’s circulation desk and the Library’s circulation, reserves, interlibrary loan, and stacks functions. Hires, trains, and supervises student library assistants. Working with another librarian, provides instruction and reference to the College of Pharmacy, the Graduate School of Education programs for Educational and Leadership Administration, Education Technology and Urban Education, and the School of Nursing and selects for and maintains library resources for this college and programs. Also participates in general library instruction and reference and in the overall promotion and development of the Library and its services.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES: are those work assignments which are predominant, regular and recurring

• Hires, trains, schedules and supervises student assistants to provide excellent and welcoming circulation and information service and appropriate referrals. On call for questions from student assistants during evening and weekend hours.
• Supervises and manages the Library’s course reserves.
• Supervises and manages the Library’s Circulation Desk and circulation operation; handles access privileges for all students, faculty, adjunct faculty and staff; oversees the management of the library stacks.
• Trains, oversees, and serves as a resource to the library assistant in the processing of interlibrary loan/document delivery using OCLC, DOCLINE, and Clio. Assists with the processing of interlibrary loan requests as required by workflow. Proposes and monitors the annual ILL budget. Compiles and analyzes ILL statistics. Suggests collection purchases or licensing based on ILL transactions.
• Manages the circulation and reserve functions and files on the Innovative Interfaces Sierra system including loan rules, patron records, library hours, holds working with the Touro-wide III Sierra coordinator as needed.
• Prepares annual budget request for student assistants. Tracks expenditures for work study and regular payroll students. Reviews and approves timesheets for work study and payroll student assistants. Coordinates with TUC Financial Aid Office as needed.
• Working with another librarian, provides library assistance, instruction, and support including orientations, class instruction, reference, and online aids to students, faculty, adjunct faculty, and staff in the College of Pharmacy (COP), the Graduate School of Education (GSOE), and the School of Nursing (SON).
• Working with the other subject librarian, identifies, selects and maintains monographs and media materials in support of the COP and the GSOE and SON Programs
• Representing the curriculum and research needs of COP, GSOE, SON in conjunction with the other librarians and Library Director, participates in the Library process for the selection, purchase and renewal of databases and journals.
• Provides general reference and instruction service. May be required to work evening hours.
• Participates in discussion, decision-making, and other efforts related to the promotion and functioning of the Library and library services.
• Serves as back-up to the Electronic Resources Librarian to ensure timely and accurate activation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of access to the Library’s electronic resources and website.
• Working with the Library Director and the TUC Rabbi, plans, finalizes and amends if needed semester library hours. Using LibCal software and the TUC Library website, prepares, posts and otherwise publicizes library hours.
• Working with the Library Director, assists with Library maintenance, changes to the Library physical plant and layout and related service orders to the TUC IT Department and TUC Facilities

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES (if applicable): should reflect who the employee is supervising and what the expectations are.
• Hires, trains, schedules, and supervises the student assistants who staff the TUC Library Circulation Desk.

QUALIFICATION(S): is the Education, Training and/or related experience needed by the person to perform the job.

REQUIRED:
• Master’s degree from an ALA accredited library or information science program.
• Demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Demonstrate a strong service orientation
• To be a flexible and productive team member
• To keep abreast of new technologies and changes in areas of responsibility

DESIRED:
• Previous work experience in a library preferably in a college or university setting
• Experience with an integrated library system
• Library instruction experience
• Experience with web technologies and electronic resources
• Reference experience
• Previous access services experience or public service experience
• Work experience and/or educational background related to pharmacy and/or health sciences and/or education

CORE COMPETENCIES: identify the behavior an employee is expected to demonstrate.

• Is able to provide very good management and supervision of the operations reporting to this position including exercising sound judgment; interpretation and application of library policies; timely upkeep of circulation and reserve data; prompt and courteous response to patron requests; detailed knowledge of applicable Sierra modules; OCLC resource sharing, Clio and DOCLINE; ability to meet deadlines and multiple demands, and exercise quality control over assigned access services functions.
• Maintains an excellent command of print and electronic library resources for the College of Pharmacy and the Graduate School of Education and School of Nursing Programs, as well as a good command of other library and electronic resources relevant to the Touro University California curriculum
• Provides clear, well-organized subject-oriented library instruction appropriate to a particular class or program as well as general library instruction
• Maintains currency of new library resources in assigned subject fields, exercises good judgment about their applicability for Touro University California and makes sound decisions regarding their selection and de-selection.
• Maintains currency about electronic resources implementation and maintenance in order to serve as back-up to the Electronic Resources Librarian when needed.
• Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills
• Demonstrates excellent productivity, organizational skills, attention to detail.
• Demonstrates effective and productive team work with others
• Demonstrates reliability, flexibility, and initiative in carrying out specific job responsibilities and as member of the TUC Faculty
• Is an able trainer and supervisor of student employees
• Demonstrates a strong customer orientation
• Demonstrates sound computer skills including MS Office, web and digital resource technologies

Apply online.

JOB: Portal Content & Insights Strategist, Adobe Systems, San Jose

This role will be integral in choosing the secondary research of most value to the target customers of our internal knowledge management portal, and in helping those in the Marketing & Customer Insights team derive the most value from the portal.

Specific job tasks include:
-Managing our subscriptions to third-party research, including evaluation of content performance (e.g., downloads, impact on the business) over time
-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
-Delivering business insight through collaborating with other insight teams to synthesize syndicated content with other data streams
-Ensuring the knowledge portal is constantly updated with new and valuable data and insights that can drive business decisions
-Creating training and promotional materials that build awareness and use of Goldmine

What you’ll need to succeed:
-Bachelor’s Degree required, MLS or MBA preferred
-At least 5-7 years’ experience in knowledge management
-Experience with managing budgets and contracts
-Familiarity with existing third-party vendors in the technology space (e.g., IDC, Gartner, etc.)
-Ability to synthesize secondary research with primary research and other data to net out key insights in narrative form
-Ability to act as a trusted internal consultant on knowledge management
-Self-starter who looks for ways to derive greater value from our knowledge management system as needs evolve
-Effective oral and written communication skills, analytical skills and financial acumen
-Experience with InDesign/graphic design, with the aim of visually netting out key insights from research
-Ability to foster a positive team environment
-Comfort in working in fast-moving environment
-A team-player, collaborative, mindset is essential

At Adobe, you will be immersed in an exceptional work environment that is recognized throughout the world on Best Companies lists. You will also be surrounded by colleagues who are committed to helping each other grow through our unique Check-In approach where ongoing feedback flows freely.

Adobe is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

Additional information and application instructions available online.

Open until filled.

JOB: Access Services Manager (Administrator I), Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park

Reporting to the Dean of the Library, the Access Services Manager provides management and guidance for circulation, reserves, and resource fulfillment (interlibrary loan) services, and supervises staff and student personnel. The Access Services Manager works closely and consultatively with library and campus faculty, students, and staff to ensure optimal services and well-managed, collegial relationships with key stakeholders, and participates in procedure, policy, and program development. The Access Services Manager also participates collaboratively in the development of innovative approaches to the delivery of excellent public services in an organization committed to the highest quality of virtual and physical service.

Additional information and application instructions available online.

Application deadline: May 29, 2017

JOB: Outreach & Equity Librarian, Skyline College, San Bruno

The primary responsibility of this position is to provide focused support for the delivery of library instruction, services, and resources to diverse populations at Skyline College. The librarian also participates in other essential work areas including reference, information literacy instruction, and collection development. This position requires self-direction, flexibility, ability to work well with others as part of a team, and the ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment. This assignment may include evening and weekend hours.

Initial placement with a Master’s degree can range from $65,268 up to $81,900 per year; and a Ph.D. can range from $74,784 to $87,420 per year.

Additional details and application instructions available online.

Application deadline: 06/13/17

JOB: Part-time Reference & Student Engagement Librarian, Golden Gate University, San Francisco

Responsible for providing reference and instruction services to students, faculty, staff, alumni, and others through a variety in-person and remote methods. Serve as liaison to assigned subject areas. Participate in collection development. Schedule is evening-based, 20 hours/week, and may include one weekend shift.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide research assistance services to students, faculty, staff, alumni, and other library users in-person and remotely.
  • Serve as a subject specialist and liaison for assigned disciplines and maintain effective communication with faculty in liaison areas.\
  • Maintain liaison-related LibGuides.
  • Provide in-person and online research instruction to classes and other library users as needed.
  • Guide library assistants in navigating policy questions, complaints, and security issues as needed.
  • Collaborate with library staff and GGU faculty to evaluate, select, and deselect materials in all relevant media; especially those in liaison areas.
  • Participate in Business Library planning, assessment, and evaluation.
  • Collaborate with staff in peer training and other staff development needs.
  • Participate in other projects and duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Education & Experience:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. In addition, candidates should meet the following criteria:

Required qualifications:

1. MLS or equivalent degree from an ALA accredited program.
2. At least one year of professional experience providing reference and instruction services.
3. Excellent oral and written communication skills, including proficiency with English grammar and spelling.
4. Excellent interpersonal and team collaboration skills; ability to work both independently and as a team member on a variety of simultaneous projects.
5. Ability to communicate with and relate to an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community.
6. Business resource content knowledge or willingness to learn.

Preferred qualifications:

1. Knowledge of business reference and experience providing reference support to business students and others in professional practice education.
2. Experience providing reference and instruction in an academic library to undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students.
3. Experience providing reference and instruction to remotely-situated patrons utilizing a variety of appropriate technologies.

Application instructions available online.

Open until filled.

JOB: Research and Instructional Services Intern, Holy Names University, Oakland

The Research and Instructional Services Intern teaches as part of the Library’s information literacy program, which includes information literacy instruction in core general education, as well as upper-level disciplinary courses; participates in the assessment of student learning outcomes related to information literacy; assists in the creation of library educational resources (such as handouts, video tutorials, LibGuides, etc.); assists in the discoverability of library educational tools through LMS integration and web design.

This position is available to all applicants currently enrolled in graduate coursework for MLS/MLIS

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience working both independently and collaboratively with others in a professional setting to pursue, manage, and complete projects.
  • Experience or familiarly with learning outcome assessment protocols in higher education.
  • Experience or familiarity with the delivery of research support and/or information literacy instruction through online points of service.
  • Conversant in current trends in academic librarianship related to the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education.
  • Experience working in an academic library.
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Powerpoint.
  • Experience working with Adobe Photoshop.
  • Experience working with Adobe InDesign.
  • Experience working with LibGuides.
  • Experience with HTML.

INTERNSHIP TERM: Summer Semester, June 2017 – August 2017 (dates flexible)

HOURS:
15 hours weekly; scheduling flexible

COMPENSATION:
$1000 stipend to offset transportation and related costs

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Please provide your Resume and Cover Letter outlining your interest and qualifications for the position to campbell@hnu.edu

CONTACT:
Sheena Campbell, Librarian for Research and Outreach, (510) 436-1065