JOB: Director of Library, California College of the Arts, Oakland

The director will provide leadership, management, and expertise to fulfill the mandate of the CCA Libraries. The director will work in concert with the library staff, faculty, and academic and administrative leaders to ensure that the library resources are used to create the greatest benefit for the CCA community. The director is responsible for the strategic vision and planning of the libraries to ensure the library remains innovative in its provision of resources, systems, and services that best support CCA’s existing and expanding academic programs. While reporting to the CIO, the director maintains a close relationship with faculty and Academic Affairs, collaborating closely with technical and academic staff to craft and implement a shared vision for faculty development and teaching excellence. The director should serve as an advocate for the Libraries and lead discussions about redesigning the Libraries to better serve CCA as a hub for information literacy, instructional technology, faculty development, student engagement, and high impact teaching and learning practices. The director actively leads the library staff, engaging them in the process and unifying the vision and services across the campuses. The director is enthusiastic, innovative and passionate about the role of libraries in a flexible, media-rich, studio-based, hands-on art and design environment.

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JOB: (REPOSTED) Director, Graduate, Research, and Online Library Services, National Hispanic University, San Jose

The National Hispanic University offers the following degrees and certificates: Bachelor of Arts in Business, Child Development, Computer Information Systems, and Liberal Studies; Single and Multiple Subject Credentials; Master of Arts in Education, and certificates in Translation and Interpretation. The University is seeking a professional to join our team as a Director, Graduate, Research, and Online Library Services. The Director reports to the Vice Provost. The location of this position is San Jose, CA. The Director will provide leadership in the development and implementation of a graduate, research, and online plan to achieve the University’s strategic goals to include a library staffing model that will scale to meet increased campus and online enrollments. This position offers a unique opportunity for a creative, energetic Director with an eye to the future to design library resources and services that take advantage of current and emerging technologies and trends in the delivery of information services.

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JOB: Director of Library and Information Services, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco

The California Academy of Sciences seeks an innovative and dynamic Director of Library and Information Services. The Director is responsible for strategic planning and management of the Academy’s Library, including its programs, staff and assets, and reports to the Academy’s dean of science. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated record of success in: (1) securing federal and private grants for developing, preserving or digitizing library resources; (2) networking within the national and international community of academic libraries and publishers on consortia or joint purchasing arrangements for systems providing scientific content from natural science research journals; and (3) networking within a home institution on library initiatives, such as development of content management systems, database systems, intellectual property structures for images or other assets, and licensing of library assets to broaden their use and help generate funds. The Director will participate and assist in Academy-wide programs of outreach and public engagement on issues of scientific research and literacy.

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JOB: Director of Library, Health Sciences, San Francisco Bay Area


Responsible for library strategic planning, administration and management of internal operations, communication and coordination with campus, faculty, staff, and other external organizations, evaluation of library programs and services, development of library information technology, budgeting and fund raising, and participation in college governance and committee structures.  Articulates a vision of the library’s future and provides leadership in the integration and use of information technologies.  Holds a faculty appointment and is the lead faculty member and advocate for information literacy.

Salary: $93,000-$102,000

Education and/or Experience:

  • MLS from ALA accredited program
  • Second Masters degree or Doctorate in Library and Information Studies, Educational Technology or a field related to the health sciences is desirable
  • Membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals is desirable
  • Eight to ten years as a professional librarian preferred
  • Five years in a position of increasing administrative responsibility, preferably as a director or supervisor of professional librarians, in an academic and/or health sciences library

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JOB: Associate Library Director at Mills College, Oakland

Full-time, Exempt
Reports to: Vice President for Operations/Library Director

Mills College is a nationally respected independent liberal arts college for women with graduate programs for both women and men. Located on 135 lush acres in the foothills of Oakland, California, the College enrolls approximately 950 undergraduate women and 500 graduate women and men. Consistently ranked one of the top colleges in the West by U.S. News & World Report and one of the “Best 371 Colleges” by The Princeton Review, Mills provides a dynamic liberal arts education fostering women’s leadership, social responsibility, and creativity.

The F.W. Olin Library’s collection is more than 150 years old and supports the entire undergraduate and graduate curriculum. Holdings include more than 240,000 volumes comprising print books, e-books and electronic periodicals, print serials, musical scores, sound recordings, visual media, and an unusually strong Special Collections department. The Library has a strong selection of more than fifty interdisciplinary databases, which help to facilitate the curricular and research needs of our students and faculty.

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Mills College is looking for a dynamic, strategic and forward-thinking Associate Library Director to help define the vision for the Library’s future by developing and enhancing services and programs that actively position the Library throughout the community.

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