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Head Archivist – Lambda Archives, San Diego

Lambda Archives of San Diego (LASD) is seeking a head archivist to support our mission to collect, preserve, and teach the history of the LGBT community in San Diego County and the Northern Baja California region.

Primary duties include managing our document, photo, and digital collections and overseeing our student internship program. The facility houses over 400 manuscript collections, 200,000 photos, and 20,000 special collection items (periodicals, books, audiovisual materials, and objects).

This position will work in close cooperation with the Office Administrator and Board of Directors in an informal, but busy environment with lots of student assistance and some public interaction. Archivist may be asked to assist committees in Exhibits and Development. Must be flexible and willing to work some evenings and weekend hours and travel to events.

Required Qualifications:

–ALA-accredited MLIS degree or equivalent archival management coursework/experience

–Demonstrated competence with basic preservation and conservation standards for archival and manuscript collections

–Experience with digital collections practices and project management supervision

–Understanding of current metadata and descriptive standards including Library of Congress authorities and Dublin Core

–Ability to manage student interns and volunteers

–Willingness to acquire new skills in a rapidly developing environment

–Willingness to do occasional public outreach (campus and community events)

–Excellent oral and written communication skills

–Ability to lift 40 pounds

*Hours, including weekend and evening, and salary to be determined*.*.*

Please apply with cover letter and resume to Personnel Committee, personell@lambdaarchives.org, or Lambda Archives Of San Diego, P.O. Box 33956, San Diego CA 92163-3956.

*Applications must be received no later than 5pm, Nov. 12, 2014.*

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Evaluation and Learning Specialist – Mission Edge San Diego | Mid – City Community Advocacy Network, San Diego

Mid-City Community Advocacy Network (Mid-City CAN), fiscally sponsored by Mission Edge San Diego, is a community collaborative comprised of hundreds of partners including residents of City Heights, businesses, schools, faith and cultural organizations, and public and private agencies. Mid-City CAN’s mission is to create a safe, productive, and healthy community through collaboration, advocacy, and organizing. In its 25th year, Mid-City CAN plays an essential role in the community of City Heights community by facilitating dialogue, identifying common issues, spearheading advocacy efforts, and training residents to take leadership roles in affecting change.

The Evaluation and Learning Specialist will utilize research to develop and implement an annual evaluation plan to measure changes resulting from MCC’s work in the community, including organizing community residents, coordinating leadership development activities, facilitating workshops, community planning, and advocacy campaigns for institutional and social change.

Key Duties and Responsibilities Research

  • Conduct information and data retrieval searches using electronic databases
  • Identify and read academic journal articles on evaluation topics to develop literature reviews
  • Analyze, research, and interpret data, ensuring that key issues are identified
  • Design research models using Health Impact Assessment pathways, logic models,quasi-experimental design, and participatory action research methods
  • Support the planning, design, and management of research and evaluation
  • Use a variety of computer programs and applications to collect, analyze, andorganize information and data
  •  Use a variety of methods, such as interviews, questionnaires, and focus groups, to investigate the views of population samples on evaluation topics and to collect information
  • Design questionnaires, methods, and surveys for data collection
  • Apply a variety of research techniques to gather relevant information, including document analysis, surveys, case studies, participatory reflection, and interviews(face-to-face, telephone and online)
  • Coordination external analysis and reports
  • Design and implement annual evaluation plan
  • Participate in reflection and evaluation of campaign activities

For more information and to Apply:  Job Board at http://midcitycan.mytribehr.com/careers.

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Document Librarian/Control Specialist Intellibridge Partners – San Diego, CA

IntelliBridge Partners is looking for a Document Librarian/Control Specialist for our client in San Diego, CA. This is a 6 month contract position with possibility of going permanent. In this position, the Document Librarian/Control Specialist with be responsible for maintain a library of all company documents and assisting other employees to access these documents.

Qualifications:
· 2+ Years Of Document Management/Database Management Experience.
· Strong Organizational Skills
· Experience Preforming General Office Duties.
· Experience Working For A Government Entity Preferred.
· Solid knowledge of entire MS Suite, with an emphasis on Excel
· Adobe Acrobat
· SharePoint (Desirable But Not Crucial),
· Knowledge of CIS and/or Planetbids (Beneficial But No Required)
For immediate consideration, please send your resume to Shannon Tickner at stickner@intellibridgepartners.com or call 916-642-7096.
IntelliBridge Partners is a highly respected professional services firm that specializes in placing information technology (IT), accounting and finance, and human resources personnel. Our reputation is based on integrity and proven performance. We have been in business for over twenty-two years and have provided consulting services to approximately 300 local and state agencies and numerous corporate clients.

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Part-Time Reference Librarian – University of San Diego Copley Library

Job Description:
Copley Library seeks a part-time reference librarian to provide reference services to USD students, faculty, and staff.  The part-time reference librarian will be responsible for providing both in-person and online reference assistance during assigned shifts at the reference services desk. This position requires flexibility in scheduling and will include some late afternoon (3-6 pm) and evening (6-9 pm) shifts. This is an hourly position with the possibility of a maximum of 12 hours per week. This position reports directly to the Head of Reference Services.

This is a part-time, temporary, non-benefit based position with an assignment end date of May 22, 2015.

Qualifications:
• ALA-accredited Masters degree in Library Science.
• Experience providing reference services in an academic library.
• Experience teaching the effective use of online and print research resources.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience providing reference services via chat, email, text message, and other virtual methods.
• Experience using the LibAnswers online reference services platform.

Background check:  Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.

Degree Verification Requirement: Persons offered employment in this position will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes.  Serious candidates are encouraged to request official transcripts to help expedite the hiring process.

Salary: $21.00 per hour

Hours: A maximum of 12 per week

Closing date: Open Until Filled

Click Apply Now to complete our online application.

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Discovery and Access Librarian- City of Hope Lee Graff Medical & Scientific Library, Duarte, CA

Job Title: Discovery and Access Librarian

Position Summary and Key Responsibilities:

The Discovery and Access Librarian will coordinate the acquisition, implementation, and maintenance of all Library resources, systems, and access services as well as facilitate the City of Hope community’s discovery and use of library resources and services. The Discovery and Access Librarian will also provide general information, research support services and other duties needed to ensure the City of Hope’s mission.

Essential Functions:

Primary services and responsibilities:

  • Facilitate integrating information resources into the institutional enterprise-wide systems to support research, clinical care, and other business activities;
  • Serves on appropriate committees and working groups related to integration of our resources, tools and services into other IT and institutional systems;
  • Identifies, acquires, coordinates, implements, and maintains discovery and access services and tools;
  • Oversee the library’s interlibrary loan and document delivery operations; and
  • Oversee the cataloging operations.

Collection development and assessment responsibilities:

  • Oversees the licensing and renewal processes for resources as well as coordinates and promotes product trials;
  • Aids in the provision of clinical and research informational services as needed;
  • Identifies resources to support library team education as well as promotes and facilitates their use; and
  • Analyzes and reports usage of resources and tools.

Information services responsibilities:

  • Provides training on library resources; and provides general reference and research assistance to non-clinical staff and students.
  • Administration and management includes providing assistance with developing policies and procedures as well as participating in the management of the library.

Communication and teamwork: maintain positive, productive working relationships with library staff, internal and external customers, and vendors; serve on project and other teams effectively.

Continuing education: participate in appropriate continuing education to develop and maintain needed knowledge and skills; keep up with emerging technologies as they relate to library service

Internal Contacts: Library users, researchers, clinicians, ITS staff, other COH staff

External Contacts: Vendors for library materials and library systems, consortial groups

Follows established City of Hope and department policies, procedures, objectives, performance improvement, attendance, safety, environmental, and infection control guidelines, including adherence to the workplace Code of Conduct and Compliance Plan. Practices a high level of integrity and honesty in maintaining confidentiality.

Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:

  • Masters of Library Science (MLS) or MLIS from an ALA-accredited program or foreign equivalent.
  • At least 3 years of related experience in a health or biomedical sciences library. Experience as a health professional may be substituted for library experience.
  • Experience maintaining and integrating digital resources.
  • Experience managing document delivery and interlibrary loan services.
  • Eligibility for membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP), preferred.
  • Working knowledge of biomedical terminology.
  • Understand the principles of evidence-based practice.
  • Experience using biomedical databases.
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse library staff, users, and members of the City of Hope community.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to learn new technologies.
  • Commitment to high standards of customer service.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

 

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National Library of Medicine (NLM) recruiting for NLM Associate Fellows 2015-2016

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is accepting applications for its Associate Fellowship program, a one-year training program for recent MLS graduates and librarians early in their career.

In the first half of the year, a formal curriculum offers exposure to library operations, research and development, intramural and extramural research, development and lifecycle of NLM’s web-based products and services and the extensive outreach and education program reaching consumers, special populations, health professionals and librarians. In the second half of the year, Associate Fellows have the opportunity to choose projects based on real-world problems proposed by library divisions and work with librarians and library staff over a six-seven month period. Successful projects have led to peer-review publications and to services that have become a regular part of library operations.

The September through August program also offers professional development and an introduction to the wider world of health sciences librarianship that may include:

  •  Supported attendance at national professional conferences, often including the Medical Library Association’s annual meeting, the American Medical Informatics Association annual meeting and others
  • Additional brown bags, seminars, field trips and learning opportunities available on the National Institutes of Health campus
  • Opportunities to meet and interact with senior management at the National Library of Medicine
  • Experienced preceptors from National Library of Medicine staff
  • Potential to compete for a second year fellowship at a health sciences library in the United States

The Fellowship offers:

  • A stipend equivalent to a U.S. Civil Service salary at the GS-9 level ($52,146 in 2014)
  • Additional financial support for the purchase of health insurance
  • Some relocation funding

 

Who is eligible?

 

All U.S. and Canadian citizens who will have earned a MLS or equivalent degree in library/information science from an ALA-accredited school by August 2015. Both recent graduates and librarians early in their career are welcome to apply. Priority is given to U.S. citizens.

 

 

Applications and additional information are available on the Web at www.nlm.nih.gov/about/training/associate/. Application deadline is February 5, 2015.   Between 4 and 7 fellows will be selected for the program.

 

 

Feel free to contact Kathel Dunn, Associate Fellowship Program Coordinator at 301-435.4083 or kathel.dunn@nih.gov

 

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Research Librarian for the Health Sciences – The University of California, Irvine

The University of California, Irvine Libraries seeks a creative, knowledgeable, proactive, collaborative, and user-oriented Research Librarian for the Health Sciences to develop and manage electronic and print collections and plan and deliver innovative liaison, reference, and instruction services in the health sciences for the Ayala Science Library on the main campus and the Grunigen Medical Library at the UCI Medical Center in Orange.

The Research Librarian for the Health Sciences supports the educational, research and clinical needs for the School of Medicine and additionally works with a team to support programs in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Nursing Science, and Public Health. Working in a collegial environment with other librarians for the health sciences, the successful candidate will be responsible for developing print and electronic collections, and will participate in a team approach to provide liaison, outreach, instruction, and reference to faculty, researchers, staff, and students.

The Research Librarian for the Health Sciences will be based in the Ayala Science Library and will be a member of the Collection Development Department, reporting to the Head of Collection Development.

Duties and Responsibilities

In the area of collection development, the Research Librarian for the Health Sciences will be responsible for the selection, assessment, and management of collections and resources that support the School of Medicine. This position works collaboratively with other campus librarians for the health sciences, in order to understand and meet faculty, researcher, staff and students information needs and to promote the Libraries’ services and resources. An important focus of the position will be working as a liaison to provide digital services to faculty and researchers in support of the research life cycle which includes ensuring compliance with funding mandates for public access to articles and data.  On a University of California system-wide level, the Research Librarian for the Health Sciences will be a member of the UC Health and Life Sciences selectors group, providing input and making decisions on health and life science resources and topics that pertain to our consortium. The candidate will also develop and update subject web pages in support of health sciences research. The successful applicant will work collaboratively with the UCI Libraries’ technology centers to identify and provide multimedia resources and services to support the research and teaching needs of the health sciences.

In the area of reference, the Research Librarian for the Health Sciences will provide specialized and general reference service. The candidate may provide reference service, responding to in-person, telephone, and electronic inquiries as well as providing specialized research consultations for health sciences related questions. The candidate is also expected to maintain sufficient knowledge to provide effective general reference assistance. Occasional evening shifts are required.

In the area of instruction, the Research Librarian for Health Sciences will provide and promote specialized instruction services to students and faculty in the health sciences.  The candidate also participates in the Libraries’ information literacy initiatives and general education programs to assist campus and community users in improving their critical thinking, information-seeking, and research skills.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Graduate degree in library science from an ALA-accredited institution or an equivalent combination of relevant advanced degree and library experience.
  • Educational background in the health sciences; or experience performing reference, instruction, and/or collection development for these subjects.
  • Substantial knowledge of health sciences resources, including scholarly communication issues and trends in this area.Ability to provide effective instruction in the use of health sciences resources.
  • Strong interest in working with students and faculty.
  • Commitment to user-centered library services.
  • Strong interest in information technology, instructional technology, electronic resources, multimedia resources and services, especially in the health sciences.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills.
  • Ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively and to promote teamwork, diversity, equality, and inclusiveness within UCI Libraries and the campus.
  • Ability to meet the University of California criteria for advancement and promotion.

Preferred:

  • Familiarity with the NIH Public Access Policy and its procedures.
  • Knowledge of bibliometric tools.
  • Experience assessing, evaluating, and negotiating digital resources for the health sciences.
  • Skill in developing, organizing, and maintaining web-based information resources.
  • Experience using health science resources in the provision of reference, instruction, or collection development

Deadline for Applications:  Applications received by October 27, 2014 will receive first consideration, but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

To Apply:  Qualified applicants who wish to be considered for this position should submit the information requested (cover letter; complete résumé; and the names, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers of three references, with a statement of each reference’s professional relationship to the applicant) via UC Recruit at: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF02617.

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Interlibrary Loan and Reserves Assistant – University of San Diego

Staff/Full-Time
Job IRC #15147

Job Description:
Reporting to the Access Services Manager, the Interlibrary Loan (ILL) and Reserves Assistant functions as a member of a cross-trained Access Services team designed to provide excellent service at the first point of contact for the library users, which is the Circulation Desk. This individual supervises students in Access Services. He/she is responsible for the day-to-day functions of ILL services, Circuit, Express Books, RapidILL and Document Delivery services, placing course materials on reserves, and obtaining copyright for ILL and course reserves, both print and electronic. This individual must track billing and collect invoices related to ILL and reserves, review workflow processes to ensure efficiency, and monitor emerging technologies and trends. Other duties include maintaining statistics for ILL and reserve materials and copyrights obtained for these resources.

On certain days may be the sole library staff member on duty, having functional responsibility for the entire library and all equipment, including computers. He/she must be flexible in adjusting work schedule when necessary to ensure that the Access and Outreach Services Department is staffed and must be able to work evenings and weekends.

This position has an extensive public service component requiring regular interaction with the general public in person, by telephone, and/or electronically. This employee works under the general supervision of the Access Services Manager. He/she assists and works closely with the other library assistants in the department. This employee supervises graduate students (2-3), and student workers (25-30) while working in the Access and Outreach Services Department. Numbers and names of students vary from semester to semester.

Examples of Work:
• Assists with Interlibrary Loan (ILL), Circuit, Document Delivery and Express Books in Copley Library
• Maintains Faculty Course Reserves and the Library’s Permanent Reserve Collection for all Forms of Print, Non-Print Media, and Electronic Reserves (e-reserves).
• Maintains a Staff Supervisor Presence at the Access Services Desk
• Ensures that Copyright Compliance Rules are Followed for ILL, Document Delivery and Reserves Materials

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications
• High School Diploma
• Three years academic/research library experience
• Knowledge of copyright
• Knowledge of library systems and software
• One year supervisory experience

Preferred Qualifications
• Bachelor’s Degree
• Certificate or training from a library technology certification program
• Experience working in Interlibrary Loan
• Copyright Expertise
• Experience with the Innovative Interfaces’ OPAC and Circulation Modules, ILLiad, OCLC, and ERes or Ares

Performance Expectations: Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
• Knowledge of the principles, practices, and tools of ILL and Reserves, e.g., ILLiad and Ares
• Possesses a level of technological acumen that will enable him/her to not only effectively utilize but also to monitor and troubleshoot hardware and software used in the delivery of ILL/document delivery and Reserves services
• Possesses knowledge of library organization and Access Services routines
• Possesses knowledge of copyright law and Copley Library/USD copyright policy
• Trains, supervises, and evaluates student workers
• Strong customer-service orientation
• Ability to be flexible and nimble
• Ability to supervise graduate students and work-study students
• Ability to work independently and unsupervised and as a team member
• Ability to work with sensitive and confidential information in appropriate manner
• Ability to make rational and objective judgment calls and to remain calm in all situations
• Ability to communicate procedures and policies to faculty, administrators, students, and staff in a positive manner
• Possesses a positive attitude and ability to be future-oriented and embrace change
• Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communications skills
• Excellent organizational skills with strong attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple priorities
• Efficiently and effectively secures library building and alarms it at closing
• Demonstrates a commitment to continuous learning and to current trends related to job duties
• Maintains a quiet study atmosphere in Copley Library
• Enforces and follows Copley Library and University policies

Background check: Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.

Degree Verification Requirement: Persons offered employment in this position will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes. Serious candidates are encouraged to request official transcripts to help expedite the hiring process.

Salary: $19.36 per hour
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Closing date: October 22, 2014

Note: External job postings will be up for at least five days. After that time, applications will be reviewed by the hiring manager/committee throughout the posting period. A candidate may be selected at any time which could then close this posting on a date earlier than listed.

The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community.

Click Apply Now to complete our online application. In addition, you are strongly recommended to upload a cover letter and resume to your application profile for the hiring managers’ review. If you have any questions or difficulties please contact the Employment Services Team at 619-260-6806, or email us at hr@sandiego.edu

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Library Technician III – County of San Diego

Library Technician III

If you are passionate about providing courteous, high quality service to members of the public and have a desire to work in a customer centric organization, apply today!

San Diego County Library consists of 33 branches and multiple mobile libraries. It has been recognized for its excellent public service, cultural inclusiveness, high integrity, and fantastic teamwork and innovation. Depending on the needs of the department, this position can be assigned to any branch office. The SDCL has branches in East County, North County, South County, and outlying rural communities.

Click HERE for more information and a direct link to the San Diego County Library website.

The ideal candidate will provide courteous, high quality service to members of the public by personally responding to requests or making appropriate referral.

As a Library Technician III, you will supervise the operation of a mobile library, a branch library of small to moderate size, category 1 or 2 or serve as the most senior library technician in a category 3 branch; and/or assist in the supervision of a branch or highly technical or specialized unit. Library categories are established based on a combination of population served, circulation and the square footage of the library.

Qualifying Experience

  1. Two (2) years of full-time library work experience at the level of a Library Technician II classification; OR,
  2. Three (3) years of full-time library work experience at the Library Technician I level.

Note: A Library Technology certificate or an associate’s degree from an accredited U.S. college or university, or a certified foreign studies equivalency in Library Science is highly desirable.

Click HERE for a complete job description for Library Technician III.

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Library Technical Assistant – California State Personnel Board – San Diego, CA

Job Description:
TYPICAL DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING: Under the direction of the Supervisor of Academic Instruction and the lead of the Senior Librarian, the Library Technical Assistant will be responsible to provide day-to-day operation of a correctional facility library/law library. The incumbent performs para-professional library work such as receiving new and donated materials, cataloging, loaning, and the reference use of books and other library and law library materials. Incumbents must be reasonably expected to have and maintain sufficient strength, agility, and endurance to perform during stressful (physical, mental, and emotional) situations encountered on the job without compromising their health and well-being or that of their fellow employees or that of inmates/wards. Assignments during tour of duty may include sole responsibility for the supervision of inmates/wards and/or the protection personal and real property. A State Application (STD 678) must be submitted to the contact person listed above. Eligibility must be clearly stated on your application. Applications will not be accepted via email or fax. In the “Explanations” section of the STD 678, you must indicate your appointment eligibility (list, transfer, permissive reinstatement, etc.). All types of appointments will be considered. To be considered for this vacancy you must have transfer eligibility based on present or past civil service eligibility, or passed an exam for this classification. All applicants, regardless of the type of eligibility, must meet the Minimum Qualifications of the classification. To view the Minimum Qualifications, please visit http://www.calhr.ca.gov/state-hr-professionals/Pages/job-descriptions.aspx and type in either the class code or title of the classification. Applications will be screened, and only the most qualified will be scheduled for an interview. ALL APPOINTMENTS SUBJECT TO CLEARANCE OF THE RE-EMPLOYMENT, STATE RESTRICTION OF APPOINTMENT (SROA) LIST, DEPARTMENT RESTRICTION OF APPOINTMENT (DROA) LIST, AND SURPLUS APPLICANTS. AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, REGARDLESS OF RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, CREED, AGE, SEX, NATIONAL ORIGIN, ANCESTRY, MARITAL STATUS, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER EXPRESSION, GENDER IDENTITY, POLITICAL AFFILIATION, OR PHYSICAL OR MENTAL DISABILITY CONSISTENT WITH APPLICABLE STATE AND FEDERAL LAW. IT IS AN OBJECTIVE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA TO ACHIEVE A DRUG-FREE WORK PLACE. ANY APPLICANT FOR STATE EMPLOYMENT WILL BE EXPECTED TO BEHAVE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS OBJECTIVE BECAUSE THE USE OF ILLEGAL DRUGS IS INCONSISTENT WITH THE LAW OF THE STATE, THE RULES GOVERNING CIVIL SERVICE AND THE SPECIAL TRUST PLACED IN PUBLIC SERVANTS.

Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
DELEGATED TESTING
480 ALTA ROAD
SAN DIEGO 92179
SUMMER LIVELO
619-671-7573
summer.livelo@cdcr.ca.gov

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