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Scientific Librarian — Aerotek, San Diego

Responsible for onsite reference management, writing document components and sections under direction of lead medical writer, document QC and reference formatting, document compilation and review. The candidate will gain knowledge of the drug development process and the Pharmaceutical Industry.

  • Database implementation, training on system and process, and database maintenance
  • Organizes and tracks journal articles that need to be entered into the reference management system.
  • Enters journal article information into the reference management system with attention to every detail.
  • Assists in the development of standards for data entry fields in the reference management system and upholds standards during data entry.
  • Tracks progress of journal article entry; provides periodic status updates.
  • Interacts with scientific and medical staff to identify articles that require entry into the reference management system.
  • Interacts with reference supplier (ie, Infotrieve’s Mobile Library, SciDocs) to acquire articles to populate the reference management system.
  • Serves as the onsite reference manager, routinely updating the EndNote database and providing as needed troubleshooting assistance to colleagues.
  • Conducts reference database software training for colleagues.
  • Responsible for reference and citation formatting in clinical documents.
  • Assists the Medical Writing team with the QC of regulatory documents, reports, and data tables.
  • Writes select document components and sections under the direction of lead medical writer.
  • Manages the review process of select clinical documents (eg, Clinical Study Reports, safety narratives, protocol amendments, etc.; TBD by manager).
  • Compiles appendix materials for inclusion in Clinical Study Reports
  • Periodically updates the company style guide.
  • Assists in the development of PowerPoint slide decks.
  • Carries out job responsibilities and assignments safely and maintains a clean and safe work area.
  • Follows company-issued SOPs.
  • Other duties as needed.

Excellent and demonstrated skills in computer applications. Must have an understanding of databases with preference for experience with reference management databases (eg, EndNote, Infotrieve’s Mobile Library, ProCite, RefMan) and clinical data management databases (eg, Medidata). Must have knowledge of Microsoft Word, Adobe Acrobat, PowerPoint, and Excel. Extremely detail-oriented. Every comma, semi-colon, and period counts. Highly organized and methodical work style. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to work comfortably in a fast-paced and team environment.

About Aerotek:

Aerotek, headquartered in Hanover, Md., is a leading provider of technical, professional and industrial staffing services. Established in 1983, Aerotek is an operating company of Allegis Group, the largest provider of staffing services in the U.S. Aerotek operates a network of more than 200 non-franchised offices throughout the U.S., Canada and Europe. For more information, visit

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Librarian – San Diego Law Library – San Diego

The San Diego Law Library is accepting applications for a librarian. This position is responsible for overseeing circulation, document delivery, interlibrary loan, and the library’s membership program. The person accepting this position would also be responsible for some daily time on the reference desk. This is an exempt professional position, 40 hours per week, including some Saturdays. This position is based at the main library in Downtown San Diego and may require travel to the three branches located in North County, East County, and South Bay.

Requirements: MLS or equivalent degree and two years of work experience in a library. Law Library experience is preferred. Knowledge and experience working with any ILS circulation system; however, Millennium III is preferred. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with outstanding customer service orientation. Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to public service.

Compensation: Competitive and commensurate with education and experience.

Application: Send resume with cover letter and 3 professional references to Applications accepted until position is filled. No phone calls please.

The San Diego Law Library is one of the most vibrant and engaged public law libraries in the country. Its programs and community partnerships bring law to the people in ways never seen before. The remodel of its downtown building was recognized as an amazing transformation. The Law Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Technical and Research Librarian-Century City, CA

Special Counsel Information Governance is recruiting for a Technical and Research Librarian job with a prominent law firm in Century City, Los Angeles! In order to be considered for this position, the candidate must have a Master’s degree in Library Science, or a similar advanced degree. This role requires applicants who have strong technical knowledge, or can utilize their resources to hit the ground running. To learn more about this fantastic opportunity, continue reading!

Responsibilities of the Technical and Research Librarian job:

•             Develop web pages

•             Manage and evaluate new electronic resources

•             Collaborate with IT to managed technical aspects of the information services department

•             Conduct research in support of various practice areas

•             Lead technology projects as needed


•             Minimum of 3 years’ research experience in a legal or corporate environment

•             Experience with library automation administration and maintenance

•             Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office

•             SharePoint and EOS strongly preferred

In this role, the candidate will work with tech support to handle software upgrades and changes. If you’re interested in working in a position critical to an organization’s library, this Technical and Research Librarian job in Los Angeles, CA could be the perfect position for you! Submit your resume in Word format to today!

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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Deputy Library Director City of Carlsbad – Greater San Diego Area

The Deputy Library Director will have a successful track record as an operational manager of library services, programs and facilities. He/she will present as a professional leader capable of motivating staff and achieving results and someone that champions staff development and life-long learning. The successful candidate will have exceptional interpersonal skills and be adept at verbal and written communication. The Carlsbad City Library is fast-paced and change-oriented and the successful candidate must be comfortable working in this type of environment. The Deputy Library Director must have the ability to assess community interests and develop programs and services that respond to changing expectations. He/she must partner and make connections effectively both within the community and regionally. The new Deputy Library Director will combine essential business skills and effective use of resources to build on library services in a way that supports the city in its mission to become a “world class” city.


The position reports to the Library & Cultural Arts Director and serves as one of two Deputy Directors that form the core of the Library leadership team. While collaborating on system wide delivery of services each Deputy Library Director is responsible for operations at one or two library facilities and the mix of services delivered there.


The successful candidate will meet the following challenges:


  • Complete final design and construction plans for redesign of facilities to position Carlsbad’s libraries for the future
  • Evaluate and implement services that respond to changing community interests
  • Contribute to the development of meaningful performance measures that challenge the organization, lead to effective decision making and support effective performance management
  • Pursue technology solutions that promote innovation and efficient service delivery

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and recommend strategies, initiatives and objectives for library programs and services
  • Develop policies, rules and procedures for the effective operation of the department, including establishing goals and priorities
  • Develop and administer division budgets and contracts; monitor program expenditures; and evaluate and recommend staffing needs, equipment, materials and supplies. Negotiate, prepare, administer and monitor contracts and agreement
  • Prepare and present complete reports both orally and in writing, coordinating the research and application of policies, professional practices and program design
  • Coordinate library services and activities with other City departments and divisions as well as outside agencies.
  • Respond to citizen feedback and requests for information
  • Manage employees; set goals, objectives and performance standards; select, train, develop and manage the performance of staff Select, supervise, train and coordinate the work of contractors

Desired Skills and Experience

Equivalent to a Master of Library Science degree from an American Library Association accredited library school, and

Three years of increasingly responsible professional and administrative library experience, including supervising a variety of staff.

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Senior Assistant Librarian: Hispanic Serving and Undergraduate Success San Diego State University – San Diego, CA

San Diego State University Library & Information Access seeks applications and nominations of dynamic, innovative, and service-oriented candidates for the position of Hispanic Serving and Undergraduate Success Librarian. This position is appointed at the Senior Assistant Librarian rank.

Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will:

● Develop and coordinate library programs that support undergraduate writing and the needs of Hispanic college students, including cross-border partnerships with our sister libraries in northern Baja California;
● Coordinate undergraduate library instruction for writing courses for Rhetoric & Writing Studies, international students, and the American Language Institute;
● Establish collaborations with the SDSU Writing Center;
● Work closely with librarians to design information literacy curricula, online tutorials, and face to face instruction for undergraduate writing courses;
● Proactively seek partnerships with faculty and students in the subjects of Chicana/o Studies, Spanish and Portuguese, and Latin American Studies;
● Take a leadership role in planning, implementing, and assessing collections and services in support of the research and educational missions of the relevant academic departments;
● Initiate and conduct course-related information literacy instruction in the relevant subject areas, as well as provide general undergraduate information literacy education;
● Maintain existing online research guides and work with programming staff to develop innovative online research tools for supported subjects;
● Participate as a general reference librarian, as well as provide subject specific support for Chicana/o Studies, Spanish and Portuguese, Latin American Studies and related disciplines;
● Participate in the shared governance of San Diego State University by serving on library, campus-wide, and California State University committees as needed.

Required Qualifications

● ALA-accredited master’s degree or equivalent foreign degree;
● Experience providing library instruction to undergraduate students;
● Subject knowledge in one or more or the following fields of academic study: Chicana/o Studies, Spanish and Portuguese, and Latin American Studies;
● An understanding of the current research, information sources, and scholarly trends in undergraduate library instruction and the needs of Hispanic college students;
● Knowledge of emerging issues and technologies in undergraduate library instruction;
● Experience working with multicultural and international student groups;
● Strong communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills;
● Ability to work effectively in collegial environments;
● Potential for meeting the requirements for tenure and promotion based on library service, professional growth, and service to the University and community;
● A demonstrated commitment to fostering diversity;
● Proficiency in Spanish language, spoken and written.

Desired Qualifications

● Active involvement in professional development activities with a record of scholarly contributions and achievements in the profession;
● Experience working with faculty, researchers, staff, and students;
● Experience with collection development;
● Experience in the development of online tutorials or web guides;
● Experience with learning management systems, such as Blackboard.

This is a full-time, twelve-month, tenure track faculty position. Tenure is dependent upon continuing library service effectiveness, professional growth and development, and service to the University and community.

Rank of Senior Assistant Librarian with a salary range of [$58,044-$65,000].

Excellent benefits, including medical, dental, and vision plans, as well as 24 vacation days per year.

Please submit the following documents via Interfolio at cover letter; curriculum vitae; names, postal and e-mail addresses of three professional references, and a brief statement about your commitment to fostering diversity.

This position will remain open until filled. Reviews will begin immediately. Anticipated start date is spring semester 2015.

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Reference Librarian – Cal Western School of Law, San Diego, CA

California Western School of Law Library

Reference Librarian – Full Time, Competitive benefits, 403(b) and Flexible Spending Plans

Minimum Education:  JD from an ABA accredited law school; Master’s degree in Library or Information Science from an accredited library school or enrollment in such a program.

Experience: Teaching and academic library experience a plus.  Weekend and evening shift rotation required.

Starting date:  ASAP

Position will remain open until filled.

Essential Functions:

  • Providing reference assistance at the reference desk, including some evening and weekend hours;
  • Providing specialized services to the law faculty, including advanced research, bibliographies and current awareness;
  • Preparing bibliographies and other user aids, including multimedia tutorials, lessons and guides;
  • Providing individual instruction on the use of resources in print, electronic and other formats.

Interested individuals:  send resume, cover letter with salary requirements and contact information for three references to



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LIBRARIAN (Temporary/Part-Time) – City of National City, CA – National City, CA

The City of National City Library currently has one (1) temporary, part-time vacancy for their Reference Desk.

Under direction, to plan, organize, and supervise a major section of the library; perform professional library work in a specialized function such as reference, readers’ services, local history, children’s programs, or cataloging; supervise subordinate personnel; and perform related duties as required.


—  Up to 19 hours a week

—  Afternoons, evenings and weekends required

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plans, organizes, directs, and supervises a major section of the library.
  • Provides reference services.
  • Plans, organizes and conducts programs.
  • Assists patrons in selecting and locating library materials.
  • Reviews current collection and publishers’ catalogues and selects new materials for assigned areas.
  • Catalogues, classifies, and assigns Dewey decimal numbers to library materials.
  • Evaluates, discards, and updates library materials.
  • Maintains local history collection.
  • Recommends materials for school classes, research, and leisure usage.
  • Conducts tours through the library and instructional classes.
  • Trains, assigns, and reviews the work of subordinate personnel.
  • Participates in programs to increase library usage and services, such as oral history, shut-in service, and community surveys.
  • Conducts special studies.
  • Writes and administers grant proposals.
  • Gains a broad understanding of the library’s purpose and function within the community, including the various operations, both internal and external, which enable it to effectively serve the public.
  • Makes suggestions and implements programs for improving library service and utilization of facilities.
  • Proposes budget needs and administers budget for section.
  • Represents the department at regional and multi-agency committees and in-house professional meetings.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Completion of a standard course in an accredited library school and two (2) years of professional experience in a public library; OR
  • Master’s degree in library science and one (1) year of experience.

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Instruction Librarian (Temporary 2-Year) – UCSD Library, La Jolla, CA

The UC San Diego Library is seeking a creative librarian to spend two years collaborating with instructional designers and teaching librarians to deliver general and course-specific instruction.

Responsibilities of the Position

• Develop and integrate information competency elements into instruction.
• Participate in peer-to-peer evaluation of Library instructional staff in order to strengthen teaching skills in person and online.
• Collaborate with colleagues, students and faculty to design and deliver information literacy instruction in person and online.
• Identify and deliver effective instructional sessions and provide alternate learning opportunities such as LibGuides, train-the-trainer sessions, online tutorials, or other just-in-time methods.
• Promote student success and retention through advocacy of use of library services and resources.

In addition, the Instruction Librarian will participate in assessment of instruction practices and contribute to assessment efforts regarding online and face-to-face learning. The position will report to the Instruction Coordinator and reside within the Learning Services Program.

The UC San Diego Library has recently undergone a re-organization, creating this new program and position, giving a motivated, innovative person the influence to help contribute to a program from the ground up. This work will include partnering and collaborating with other library and campus programs such as the Library’s Academic Liaison Program and the First Year Experience Program.

For more information about this position and the University visit:

To Apply: For full consideration, please submit applications to:

AA-EOE: UCSD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity.


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Collection Management & Special Project Specialist, UC San Diego Health System – San Diego, CA


Under the direction of the Social Sciences Collection Coordinator, is responsible for independently managing all United States, California, San Diego, European Community, Maps and GIS collections and processing functions for the Geisel Library, includes analyzing, planning, developing, modifying and implementing collection management procedures. Supervises student assistants, oversees and allots resources for hiring, training, evaluation and scheduling of student employees. Meets with CDM staff as needed to establish priorities and resolve collections problems. Works with the Documents, Maps, and GIS Librarians and other program staff including CARS, RRAS, and MS to manage assigned collections. Plans and implements projects in support of documents, GIS and map collections. Keeps statistics and writes reports as needed.

  • Must be able to tolerate dust, mold, and mildew; with protective gear (gloves, mask, etc.) as necessary.


  • Working knowledge of technical processing procedures of library materials, including serials, sufficient to recognize, refer and/or resolve issues.
  • Knowledge of integrated library systems sufficient to search and modify records, with the ability to identify and resolve discrepancies.
  • Working knowledge of Library of Congress subject headings, classification system, with the ability to coordinate shelving of materials utilizing the varied and complex classification schemes.
  • Skill in creating job descriptions, and hiring, training, supervising, delegating, scheduling, and evaluating employees.
  • Ability to perform job effectively under minimal supervision and exercise initiative and judgment within the department’s mission and goals.

UC San Diego is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or religion or other legally protected status.

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Digital Archivist, UCSD – La Jolla, CA

Job Description

Assistant, Associate or Full Librarian (non-tenure) (10-790)
University Library [Special Collections & Archives / Digital Library H]
University of California San Diego

Salary and level of appointment in the Librarian series commensurate with qualifications and experience and based on the University of California pay scales.
Closing Date: August 24, 2014

Job Description: Digital Archivist
Special Collections & Archives/Digital Library Development Program

The UC San Diego Library is committed to supporting academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body.

The University and the Library
With nearly 30,000 students, UC San Diego is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through excellence in education and research at the undergraduate, graduate, professional school and postdoctoral levels. UC San Diego has been recognized as one of the top 10 public universities in the nation by US News & World Report, as well as one of the top schools for medical research. UC San Diego is also in the top 10 of all universities in the nation in receiving federal R&D research grants. The UC San Diego Library plays a critical role in advancing and supporting the university’s research, teaching, patient care, and public service missions.

Responsibilities of the Position
The Digital Archivist is a new position shared between Special Collections & Archives (SC&A) and the Digital Library Development Program (DLDP). Reporting to the directors of both programs (60% in SC&A; 40% in DLDP), the Digital Archivist will be responsible for leading efforts to appraise, preserve, describe, and provide access and security to born-digital materials collected by the UC San Diego Library. Their work will have an emphasis on archival, manuscript, and other special collections materials, particularly digital content and electronic records received by SC&A. They will also work with UC San Diego collections in the California Digital Library s Web Archiving Service (WAS), as well as with other selected born-digital materials. The Digital Archivist will also:

Arrange & describe born-digital content according to evolving best practices and the UC Guidelines on Efficient Processing of Manuscript & Archival Materials
Develop processes for accessioning, ingesting, processing, describing, and preserving born-digital materials acquired by UC San Diego selectors, as well as digital materials included in personal and organizational collections;
Provide support for the management of born-digital materials, particularly those pertaining to UC San Diego and/or generated by units of the UC San Diego campus, advising on the appropriate capture, management, discovery, and preservation strategy for such;
Evaluate proposed acquisitions of born-digital material with the Program Directors, the Supervisory Archivist, and other UC San Diego selectors, as appropriate;
Develop & document work flow across campus and library units in order to support the preservation, access, and security of born digital materials into the future;
Deliver born-digital content to discovery & delivery platforms in collaboration with other library information specialists;
Provide direction for the organization, management, and preservation of selected web-based resources, including, when appropriate, management through the Library s Digital Asses Management System (DAMS) and preservation through web archiving;
Advise on digital content storage needs;
Coordinate web archiving projects with appropriate UC San Diego Library specialists, CDL support staff, and colleagues from other UC campuses, as required;
Coordinate with metadata specialists on the cataloging of born-digital materials and their exposure in library catalogs, the Library s DAMS, as well as other UC and national digital repositories.

Minimum Qualification

Professional degree from a library school or other appropriate degree or equivalent experience in one or more fields relevant to library science;
Strong command of archival theory and best practices, especially as they relate to the particular issues posed by born-digital content;
Experience processing born-digital materials;
Knowledge of digital forensics and other protocols used by the archival community for accessioning, ingesting, processing, describing, and preserving born-digital materials;
Knowledge of legal & ethical issues affecting privacy, records restrictions, and access, as they pertain to born-digital materials;
Knowledge of current trends and protocols in digital archiving;
Familiarity with metadata and other standards relevant to the control of digital materials such as OAIS, EAD, DACS, Dublin Core, MODS, PREMIS, and XML;
Familiarity with trends in arrangement, description & management of born-digital materials
Excellent analytical, interpersonal, time management, and organizational skills, as well as excellent written and oral communication abilities;
Ability to work creatively, independently, and collaboratively.
Demonstrated strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in higher education.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience processing analog archival materials
Society of American Archivists Digital Archivist Specialist certificate, or courses toward its completion
Knowledge of web archiving and data curation practices
Ability to articulate highly technical concepts and requirements to a variety of audiences
Knowledge of one or more programming languages such as Python, Ruby on Rails, PHP or PERL
Experience writing detailed documentation and training staff

Librarians at UC San Diego are academic appointees and entitled to appropriate professional leave and all other perquisites granted to non-faculty academic personnel. UC San Diego Librarians are expected to participate in library-wide and system-wide planning and governance and to be professionally active. Appreciation of, a sensitivity to, and respect for a rich and diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological and ethnic backgrounds, and those with disabilities.

Salary: Salary and level of appointment in the Librarian series commensurate with qualifications and experience and based on the University of California pay scales.
To Apply:
To Apply: For full consideration, please submit applications to
Please provide the following:
A short application letter addressing your interest in this program and applicable qualifications
A resume of education and relevant experience
The names of at least three persons who are knowledgeable about your qualifications and/or suitability for this position
A personal statement summarizing your past or planned contributions to diversity; guidance for preparing diversity statements can be found at:

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