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Principal Librarian, City of Oceanside — Oceanside, CA

The Principal Librarian assumes management responsibility for multiple system-wide service and functional areas of the Library; assumes responsibility for system-wide collection development and programming duties for multiple program areas; plans, supervises, administers, coordinates, and evaluates the delivery of system-wide services for assigned areas of responsibility; directs, coordinates, and reviews the work plan for assigned professional, paraprofessional, and clerical library staff and volunteers; assigns work activities and projects; monitors work flow; reviews and evaluates work products, methods and procedures; meets with staff to identify and resolve problems; serves as a member of the Library’s Management Council; participates in the analysis and review of library services; participates on system-wide planning groups; identifies opportunities for improving service delivery methods and procedures; identifies resource needs; implements improvements; develops and installs new procedures and facilities to enhance efficiency and effectiveness of assigned functions and services; selects, trains, and motivates assigned Library personnel; assesses training needs; plans, coordinates, and/or provides training; works with employees to correct deficiencies; implements discipline and termination procedures; participates in the preparation and administration of the assigned budget; submits budget recommendations; monitors expenditures; prepares grant proposals; implements and coordinates grant programs; researches and purchases books, periodicals, microfilm, CD-ROM, and electronic resources for the assigned areas; ensures expenditures are within the approved budget; researches, analyzes, and evaluates statistical, financial, and demographic data for staff reports, studies, and surveys; prepares various reports on operations and activities as required; attends and participates in multi-agency and in-house professional meetings; represents the Library at a variety of meetings including local and regional task forces and committees; serves as an advocate and provides leadership on a local, county, regional, and state-wide level for the development of Library services; establishes and maintains community partnerships with school districts, service organizations, and agencies serving the community; plans and implements public relations for assigned services and activities; promotes Library services and resources; provides responsible staff assistance to the Library Director and Assistant Library Director; provides assistance to Library patrons; researches reference, reader’s advisory, and technical questions for library patrons; explains use of automated systems, indexes, and databases; resolves complaints received from patrons; operates a variety of library automation, modern office, and other related equipment.

 

Knowledge of:

  • Operations, services, and activities of a comprehensive municipal library.
  • Principles and practices of library administration, organization, and management.
  • Principles and practices of program development and administration.
  • Advanced collection development principles and strategies as well as tools for selection.
  • Reference sources and methods and other information-acquisition methods.
  • Publishing industry including standards and practices.
  • Principles and procedures of complex professional and technical library.
  • Library automation principles and practices.
  • Internet usage and structure and various on-line systems.
  • Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation.
  • Principles and practices of municipal budget preparation and administration.
  • Pertinent federal, state and local polices, procedures, laws, codes, and regulations.
  • Public relations principles and practices.
  • Modern office equipment including computers.
  • English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation.

Ability to:

  • Manage the operations of multiple system-wide functions of the Library.
  • Supervise, direct, and coordinate the work of professional, paraprofessional, and clerical staff.
  • Select, train and evaluate staff.
  • Participate in the development and administration of Library goals, objectives, and procedures.
  • Analyze the informational, educational, cultural, and recreational needs of the community and recommend specific plans for modifying or extending library services.
  • Research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery methods and techniques.
  • Conduct accurate and thorough research and prepare clear and concise administrative and financial reports.
  • Prepare effective public relations and publicity materials for media and community publications.
  • Provide recommendations for acquisition of new library materials and supplies.
  • Interpret and apply pertinent federal, state and local policies, procedures, laws, codes and regulations.
  • Interpret library policies, procedures, and objectives to staff, community groups, and the general public.
  • Perform the full range of professional and technical library tasks.

Experience and Training

Experience: Three years of increasingly responsible professional librarian experience, including administrative and supervisory responsibility.

Training: A Master’s degree in Library Science or Information Science from an accredited college or university.

Application Deadline: 01/02/15.

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Senior Assistant Librarian: Special Collections 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 Special Collections Librarian. This position is appointed at the Senior Assistant Librarian rank.

Special Collections houses approximately 75,000 rare books and over 500 manuscript and archival collections. The printed collection includes incunabula as well as sixteenth and seventeenth century imprints, with strengths in early astronomy, natural history, orchids, printing, fine press and artist’s books, science fiction, popular culture, the history of surfing and the works of Edward Gorey. Archival collections include the civil rights and environmental movements, San Diego ethnic communities, rich performing arts collections, and historic San Diego institutions. Complete details can be found on the department’s web page at: http://library.sdsu.edu/scua .

Duties and Responsibilities
The successful candidate will:
• Proactively seek partnerships with faculty and students in the College of Arts and Letters and the College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts, as well as with outside researchers who come to SDSU to use the collections;
• Participate in Special Collections and University Archives outreach programs;
• Proactively participate 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 various disciplines which may include: History, English, Fine Arts, Journalism, Women’s Studies, LGBT Studies, Religious Studies, Drama and Musical Theatre and Rhetoric and Writing Studies, 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;
• Provide effective reference assistance for materials and collections housed in Special Collections and University Archives. May participate in library liaison program, providing subject specific support dependent upon successful candidate’s background.
• Assist the Head of Special Collections and University Archives in collection development, including the solicitation and acquisition of new collections and personal papers;
• Assist with grant writing efforts;
• Assist the Head of Special Collections and University Archives with donor relations and gifts processing;
• Assist the Head of Special Collections and University Archives in the supervision of staff, student assistants, interns and volunteers and serve as acting head of Special Collections and University Archives in the absence of the department head.
• Contribute to Special Collections and University Archives’ creative endeavors, particularly exhibits, tours, and other imaginative outreach.
• Collaborate with other library departments to advance digitization projects and increase the accessibility of the holdings of Special Collections and University Archives.
• 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 MLS degree or equivalent foreign degree;
• A minimum of two years’ experience as an archival or special collections librarian in an academic or research library;
• Demonstrated strong reference service orientation.
• Excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills.
• Demonstrated teaching ability with experience creating informational materials for information literacy instruction, with emphasis on primary sources;
• Experience working with faculty, researchers, staff, and students;
• Experience processing archival collections and preparing finding aids;
• Knowledge of emerging issues and technologies including encoded finding aids and archives management software;
• Demonstrated supervisory experience and project management 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.
Desired Qualifications
• Advanced coursework in archival studies;
• Active involvement in professional development activities with a record of scholarly contributions and achievements in the profession;
• Experience teaching to undergraduate and graduate students in a variety of disciplines;
• Experience in the development of online tutorials or web guides;
• Experience working with multicultural and international student groups;
• Experience cataloging rare and special materials;
• Experience working with digitization projects.
• Second Master’s Degree
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 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. 

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Quality Assurance Editor and Librarian Millennium Health – San Diego, CA

Job Description
Millennium Health, based in San Diego, is a leading health solutions company that delivers timely, accurate, clinically actionable information to inform the right treatment decisions for each patient at the right time. The company shares a unified belief that everyone has the right to safe and effective medicine and aims to deliver on that idea by providing clinicians with effective tools and information to reach that goal. Millennium Health offers a comprehensive suite of services, including The RxAnte System, Millennium PGTSM and Millennium UDTSM, that can be applied together to better address the goal of better tailoring patient care.

We have a great opportunity in our Operations department to support our Translational Scientists on ensuring quality of content and maintaining the reference library for PGT products and services. This position will report directly to our Director of Translational Scientists.

  • Review, edit and proofread all content for grammar, spelling, punctuation, accuracy and adherence to our style and specifications
  • Contribute to quality assurance/quality control testing for new products and new product updates
  • Maintain content versions
  • Maintain approvals documentation for new and updated content
  • Maintain approvals documentation for QA/QC testing of product releases
  • Identify and manage literature resources
  • Conduct analysis of journal usage and make cost-driven recommendations on subscription purchases
  • Execute assigned tasks with high quality in a timely manner
  • Work with various departments to set up meetings and presentations
  • Effectively drive operational excellence in all work tasks

Choose Millennium

Improving the Lives of People Suffering from Pain, Addiction and Other Disorders

Millennium Health has advanced the science of medication monitoring with cutting edge technology and drug detection services. It is our goal to provide clinicians with critical assessment tools and resources to help create individualized treatment plans for more personalized care while helping to reduce health care costs.

Millennium Health is an EOE/AA Employer and E-Verify participant. M/F/V/D

Required Skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree highly preferred
  • At least 1 year experience in proofreading/copy editing technical content
  • Experience in medical terminology highly preferred
  • Familiarity with medical terms
  • Experience in document control would be preferred
  • Skilled with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to work well within a team setting
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills

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Education/Technology Librarian- Marshall B. Ketchum Univ, Fullerton, CA

JOB SUMMARY

The Education/Technology Librarian is responsible for maintaining the library website and Integrated Library System. The Librarian is responsible for developing instruction for the University community in information resources, databases, and bibliographic software. The Librarian reports directly to the Library Director.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Implements and maintains new and current library technology and resources.
  • Develops and instructs classes in information literacy, the use of new technologies, EndNote and other school approved software. Creates course outlines, handouts and PowerPoint presentations for instruction.
  • Trains and advises staff, faculty and students regarding information technology. Creates training materials for staff.
  • Provides reference services on new technologies, EndNote and other school approved software to students, residents, staff and faculty.
  • Creates and develops web tutorials for the library website. Records and edits tutorials on screencasting software.
  • Updates and manages library’s website. Adds, removes or modifies content on the website according to library needs.
  • Updates and manages library’s Integrated Library System (ILS). Coordinates ILS updates with the software provider, library and IT department. Acts as the liaison between the IT Department, software provider and library for any technical support related questions and/or problems.
  • Organizes and supervises the inventory. Prepares the technology for the inventory. Edits and imports collected data to the library’s ILS.
  • Updates and maintains electronic resources in the ILS and on the library’s website.
  • Creates and maintains links for new electronic books. Develops and publishes the New Books List each month
  • Collects and maintains library statistics.
  • Build relationships with faculty to include in-office one-on-one teaching sessions.
  • Maintain the library Facebook site and update the PubMed Linkouts .
  • Updates and distributes the Library handbook to new faculty and residents.
  • Attends professional conferences and meetings.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • The incumbent must have proficient knowledge in the following areas:
  • Library policies, procedures and methods.
  • Ethics and professional standards.
  • Research and information gathering systems and methods.
  • Various information database systems.
  • Conducting Internet searches.
  • Organization and structure of the library.
  • Computerized information database systems.
  • Library systems for cataloguing, acquisitions and searching and on-line bibliographic utilities.
  • Basic knowledge of HTML and CSS, as well as experience using content management software.
  • Keeps current of all new technological processes, trends, equipment and Information resources of the Internet and other electronic databases.

The incumbent must demonstrate the following skills:

  • Ability to manage a library and its collection
  • Team building skills
  • Internet and other research skills.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Decision making skills.
  • Effective verbal, presentation and listening communications skills.
  • Effective written communications skills.
  • Computer skills including the ability to operate computerized spreadsheets, word-processing, email, database and graphics and website development programs at a highly proficient level.
  • Coping skills/handling difficult situations.
  • Time management skills.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • The minimum amount of education that an individual needs in order to successfully perform the essential duties of the position is:
  • Desired/preferred-Master’s degree (M.L.I.S) or equivalent from a graduate school preferred; Current library students will be considered.
  • Six months to one year of relevant experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

MENTAL AND VISUAL DEMANDS:

  • Ability to multi-task: being able to alternate easily between entering information on the computer, conversing on the phone and greeting a visitor.
  • Be focused in the midst of distractions.
  • Must have recall of facts or names; be detail-oriented.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying the position. Employees will be required to perform other job-related duties required by their supervisor.

Submit resumes by email to:

Donnajean (D.J.) Matthews, M.L.I.S., C.H.P.

Director of Library Services

M.B. Ketchum Memorial Library

DJMatthews@ketchum.edu

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Librarian I / II City of Chula Vista, CA – Chula Vista, CA

Librarian I / II
City of Chula Vista, CAChula Vista, CA
LIBRARIAN I
Salary: $3,932.06 to $4,779.47
To perform a variety of professional library work in the City libraries including reference services, materials selection, children’s and young adult services, readers’ guidance, cataloging, computers and community programs; and to do related work as required. This is the first level in the Librarian series. Incumbent works under immediate supervision while learning job tasks, progressing to general supervision as procedures and processes of assigned area of responsibility are learned.

LIBRARIAN II
Salary: $4,325.29 to $5,257.41
To perform the full range of professional library work in the City libraries including reference services, materials selection, children’s and young adult services, readers’ guidance, cataloging, computers and community programs, among others; to assist the general public by responding to questions in person, over the telephone, and electronic mail; to provide staff training and supervision as needed. This is the full journey level class in the Librarian series and it is distinguished from the Librarian I level by the ability to perform the full range of duties assigned with only occasional instruction or assistance as unusual or unique situations arise including involvement in more complex library services and tasks requiring a more thorough knowledge of reference sources and research techniques. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the level I or by outside candidates having prior experience.

The Librarian I/II can be filled at either level depending upon qualifications (promotion to the Librarian II is neither guaranteed nor automatic).

Essential Functions:
LIBRARIAN I:
Functions may include, but are not limited to, the following: provide reference service and instruction to library guests of all ages using print, media and computer resources; answer questions from the public in person, over the telephone and electronically; assist the public in making most effective use of library facilities; ensure guests follow library rules; plan and deliver library programs for children, youth and adults; instruct guests on the use of the Internet, computer applications and other library services; and resolve general complaints; deselect library materials based on condition, currency and relevance; note gap in collections and make recommendations; compile lists and bibliographies; review books and make recommendations for their purchase; develop seasonal and topical displays throughout library; stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of library science and services; resolve staffing emergencies and problems with the public’s use of the library; catalog, classify and assign subject headings to books, pamphlets and other publications; may be responsible for library operations in the absence of senior staff when required; conduct library tours; train staff and volunteers as assigned; prepare correspondence and reports as assigned; recommend budget needs to supervisor; maintain order, quiet and safety in the library as needed; assist in conducting research projects and special studies; attend conferences of professional organizations and serve on committees, as required; build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees and the public using principles of good customer services; perform other related duties as assigned. WHEN ASSIGNED TO CIRCULATION: assign, prioritize, supervise, review and participate in the work of staff in the circulation services section of the library; establish circulation work schedules; distribute and balance the workload among employees and make day-to-day adjustments in accordance with established priorities; review and evaluate employees work performance; work with employees to correct deficiencies; participate in the selection of staff and provide and/or coordinate staff training; reduce and/or waive fines for guests as necessary; monitor budget for hourly employees; troubleshoot problems with library computers and other related equipments; verify daily cash revenue reports and send to finance; calculate and collect fines and other charges; prepare and review reports and other correspondence.

LIBRARIAN II
Develop material resources in assigned subject areas using computer-generated reports, professional journals and bibliographies, develop statistical measurements, administer designated materials budget, and deselect resources when appropriate. Apply knowledge of professional established principles and practices cataloging . Schedule staff and designate daily assignments to have all public service desks covered. Evaluate the impact of new and revised programs and procedures on departmental units. Perform community outreach to promote and increase public participation and use of library services. Speaks to schools and community groups regarding library services and resources. Develop and coordinate programs for the community; plan, organize and present various library programs. Research, write and administer grant proposals. Supervise, train and evaluate subordinates including volunteers and interns. P erform minor computer trouble-shooting. Provide reference service and instruction to library guests of all ages using print, media, and computer resources; and answer questions from the public in person, over the telephone, and electronic mail. Assist the public in making most effective use of library facilities; ensure guests follow library policies and procedures. Plan and deliver children, youth and adult library programs; conduct library tours. Instruct guests on the use of the Internet, computer applications, and other library services; and resolve general complaints. Compile lists and bibliographies; review books and make recommendations for their purchase. Stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of library science and services. Responsible for library operations in the absence of senior staff, including evenings and weekends; maintain order, quiet, and safety in the library as needed. Attend conferences of professional organizations and serve on committees. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees and the public using principles of good customer services. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

LIBRARIAN I
(1) Master’s degree in Library Science from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association; OR (2) Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in liberal studies, social science or a related field, supplemented by 9 semester or 12 quarter units of graduate library science education accredited by the American Library Association, AND three-years of paraprofessional library experience or completion of a library technician program from a community college or 9 Continuing Education Units in library science; OR (3) Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in liberal studies, social science or a related field and two-years paid paraprofessional experience in a library and current enrollment in an ALA accredited MLS program with 20% coursework completed; OR (4) Masters Degree in a subject and two-years paid paraprofessional experience in a library. License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid California driver’s license.

LIBRARIAN II
(1) Masters Degree in Library Science from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association, and two years of paid professional library experience, OR (2) Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in liberal studies, social science or a related field, supplemented by 18 semester or 28 quarter units of graduate library science education accredited by the American Library Association, and four years of professional library experience OR (3) Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in liberal studies, social science or a related field and three years of paid professional library experience and current enrollment in an ALA accredited MLS Program with 40% coursework completed, OR (4) Masters in a subject and three years paid professional experience in a library.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

LIBRARIAN I
Knowledge of : basic principles and practices of library services, organization and procedures; basic research techniques using print, automated library systems, databases and the Internet; books, authors and reference sources in a variety of subject areas; reference sources, cataloging techniques and Dewey decimal system; pertinent Federal, State and local laws and library rules and policies and procedures; public relations and methods for promoting library services and programs; basic budgeting and needs assessments techniques; basic principles and practices of supervision when assigned to Circulation; computer equipment and software applications related to assignment; English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation. Ability to : learn to assess the needs of library guests and provide accurate reference information; learn and use automated library systems, databases and Internet search tools; locate and evaluate sources of information on library materials; search, evaluate, interpret and explain information; read and interpret bibliographic standards, narrative and statistical data, information and documents; may schedule staff and designate daily assignments to have all public service desks covered; learn, interpret and apply pertinent Federal, State and local laws and library rules and policies and procedures; plan and organize programs and promote interest in library services; close branch ensuring public safety and proper closing of building; use initiative and sound independent judgment within established guidelines; deal with irate customers in an effective manner; operate computer equipment and software applications related to assignment; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner.

LIBRARIAN II
Knowledge of : Principles and practices of library services, organization, and procedures. Research techniques using print, automated library systems, databases and the Internet. Principles and practices of training, supervision and evaluation. B ooks, authors, and reference sources in a variety of subject areas. Reference sources, cataloging techniques, and Dewey decimal system. Pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations, and City Library policies. Public relations and methods for promoting library services and programs. Budgeting and needs assessments techniques, and statistical reporting. Computer equipment and software applications related to assignment. Rules of English grammar and spelling. Ability to : Assess the needs of library guests and provide accurate reference information. Supervise, train, schedule and evaluate assigned staff. Read and interpret instructions, library rules regulations and city policies. Prioritize and coordinate several work activities; research, organize, and maintain accurate office files. Use automated library systems, databases and Internet search tools. Locate and evaluate sources of information on library materials; search, evaluate, interpret and explain information. Read and interpret instructions, library rules, regulations, and policies. Read, interpret, and apply bibliographic standards, and narrative and statistical data. Interpret and apply pertinent federal, state and local policies, procedures, laws, codes and regulations. Plan and organize programs and promote interest in library services. Close branch ensuring public safety and proper closing of building. Use initiative and sound independent judgment within established guidelines. Deal with irate customers in an effective manner. Operate computer equipment and software applications related to assignment. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions: On a continuous basis, sit at desk, stand, or walk for long periods of time. Intermittently twist and reach office equipment, and bend and stoop to reach and grasp books and materials off shelves and extend arms above the shoulder to reach materials and supplies. Use telephone, write or use keyboard to communicate through written means; lift up to 20-lbs. and push a 50-lbs. cart. See in the normal vision range with or without correction to read typical business documents and computer screens; hear in the normal range with or without correction. Work is performed indoors in a carpeted and air-conditioned office environment with fluorescent lighting and moderate noise level. There is exposure to outside atmospheric conditions, when visiting outlying offices. Work is frequently disrupted by the need to respond to in-person and telephone inquiries. Must be able to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.

Additional Information:
Recruitment No. 14707510

To be considered, applicants must submit a City Application by 4:00 p.m. on the closing date listed. Candidates whose applications indicate education and experience most directly related to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. All notices will be sent via e-mail. If e-mail address is unavailable, notifications will be sent via standard U.S. mail.
Unless otherwise noted, a passing score must be achieved at each step of the selection process in order to have your name placed on the eligibility list for hiring consideration. The examination materials for this recruitment are validated, copyrighted and/or inappropriate for review.
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Part-Time Reference Librarian, University of San Diego

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.

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Hispanic-Serving & Undergraduate Success Librarian (Reposting) — SDSU

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;
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● 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.

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Library Multimedia Services Coordinator -Southwestern College

Responsibilities

Under the direction of Library Support Services Supervisor, plan, coordinate, and oversee the operations and services of assigned program and service areas including Multimedia Services, Telemedia equipment checkout, and Telemedia production suites reservations; coordinate and oversee the self-service copy centers on campus; provide technical instruction and assistance to faculty, staff, and students in the use of instructional equipment; select, train, assign work schedule, and direct student assistants and/or assigned hourly staff; monitor budget expenditures and maintain expenditure records; and oversee and schedule equipment circulation reservations for the main campus and satellite campuses. REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES: Plan, coordinate, and oversee the operations and services of assigned program and service areas including Multimedia Services, telemedia equipment checkout, and telemedia production suites and studio reservations; monitor use of assigned areas; oversee and schedule equipment circulation for the campus and satellite campuses; provide assistance and technical instruction to faculty, staff, and students in the safe and proper use of instructional equipment including the use and operation of presentation carts with computer, projector, and Internet access; coordinate and oversee media equipment circulation; schedule equipment for Facilities use including special events, concerts, and ceremonies; maintain loan equipment allocations; prepare and send reminder notices when equipment is overdue; maintain records; retrieve overdue equipment according to established procedures; coordinate and oversee the use of campus-wide self-service copy centers; provide lead direction and train student copier monitors; train college staff in use of self-service copiers; oversee copier helpdesk; troubleshoot equipment breakdowns and report equipment malfunctions to repair technician; order and maintain supply inventory for all copy centers; monitor audio/visual circulation supply account budget expenditures and maintain expenditure records; order, receive, catalog, and store supplies, materials, and equipment; maintain inventories and ensure adequate quantities are available for timely instructional use; mark equipment with approved identification; research and identify multimedia services an telemedia service’s needs; determine if equipment replacement is necessary due to disrepair or obsolete equipment; confer with staff and vendors; provide recommendations regarding the purchase of new equipment; assemble faculty requested telemedia equipment for class demonstrations and practical use by students; maintain detailed records of equipment circulations; ensure safety and security in the assigned areas including the use of network security cameras; maintain and use equipment database and equipment checkout software; proctor and score digital camera test and lighting test for Telemedia students as needed; perform media duplication, editing, and recording of programming including video, audio, CD-ROM, DVD, cable and satellite feed requests; ensure time lines are met and all requests are completed in a timely manner; ensure compliance with state and federal regulations and mandates in connection with copyright laws applicable to audio-visual, microcomputer, and multimedia programs; operate and perform minor repairs on a wide variety of instructional equipment including but not limited to computers, projectors, video cameras, video duplicating/projection equipment, LCD panels, videodisc and interactive video equipment, digital cameras and camcorders, DVD, CD-ROM, CD-ROM LAN, CD-ROM duplicator, DVD duplicator, satellite receivers, and related equipment; perform related duties and responsibilities as required.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES MAY INCLUDE: Coordinate and oversee Student Technology Assistants (STA); select and supervise STAs; set up training session with appropriate technical staff; formulate and prepare daily work schedule and prioritize activities; provide work direction and ensure work is performed correctly and in a timely manner; oversee and prepare time sheets and ensure accuracy and balance of affective budgets.

Knowledge & Abilities:

MUST HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF: Operations of the Library including Multimedia Services storage, repair, and distribution systems and facilities; current media and audio visual hardware and software technology, including interactive multi-media equipment; common operating systems; operation, use, care, and minor repair techniques related to a variety of audio/visual equipment and materials including computers, software packages, and peripheral equipment; copyright laws and fair use guidelines as applied to the use and duplication of media materials; health and safety regulations; basic principles and practices of supervision and training; modern office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software; principles and procedures of record keeping and report preparation; basic bookkeeping principles and techniques; English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary; oral and written communication skills; interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy; telephone techniques and etiquette. ABILITY TO: Plan, coordinate and oversee the daily operations and activities of assigned area; coordinate and oversee campus-wide self-service copy centers; coordinate and oversee scheduling and reservations of media production suites; coordinate equipment circulation for campus and media duplication area; train, schedule, and provide work direction to others; understand library media organization and classification system; perform technical and clerical duties related to the Multimedia Services and telemedia program areas using independent judgment and personal initiative; apply basic digital and electronic concepts in resolving equipment repair and system performance problems; remain current in and provide technical instruction and support related to educational technology to faculty, staff, and students including the proper operation and use of a variety of computers, software packages, and audio/visual equipment; differentiate between hardware and software problems; determine compatibility with peripheral equipment and software; learn to operate new equipment and adapt to changing technology; assemble requested telemedia equipment for class demonstrations; maintain detailed records of equipment circulation; operate microcomputers, computer terminals and related peripherals and software; perform media duplication, editing, and recording; understand, interpret, and communicate pertinent policies, procedures, rules, and regulations and apply them with good judgment; provide assistance to administrators, staff, faculty, students and the general public; make arithmetic calculations quickly and accurately; understand and follow oral and written directions; work independently with little direction; compile and maintain accurate and complete records and files; plan and organize work to meet schedules and time lines; ensure safety and security of assigned areas; work with and exhibit sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse racial, ethnic, disabled, sexual orientation, and cultural populations of community college students; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

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Research Project Manager, UCSD

DESCRIPTION

Serve as Research Project Manager for clinical research studies and a resource person for projects for both internal and external contacts. Provide overall management of studies. Maintain ongoing direct contact with PI and co-investigators to ensure quality assurance of data. Participate as a major contributor to grant writing and development, data analysis, quality control, research study design, and project development and planning. Perform intermediate to advanced analysis. Author and co-author manuscripts, presentations and scientific journal articles.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong theoretical knowledge in Public Health or related field; or equivalent combination of experience and education with the ability to make advanced contributions to research projects at a conceptual level.
  • Proven experience or similar skills in writing, proofreading, editing publications for scientific journals material.
  • Demonstrated experience or similar skills with grant writing and development.
  • Proven experience in Preventive Medicine clinical and research activities.
  • Demonstrated experience or similar skills in data collection.
  • Knowledge and experience with human subjects and Institutional Review Board and other federal research policies and procedures.
  • Proven experience researching, gathering, organizing information to produce reports, correspondence, graphs, and spreadsheets to generate, track, and analyze required data.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to interact with a variety of personalities at all levels of the organization, work effectively as a member of a research team; and in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with staff of all levels, faculty and healthcare professionals.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

-Proven experience conducting subject recruitment including obtaining informed consent and maintain confidentiality.

-Knowledge of UCSD policies and procedures.

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Customer Support Manager: Lane Medical Library and Knowledge Management Center, Stanford University Medical Center

Lane Medical Library & Knowledge Management Center (http://lane.stanford.edu) at Stanford University Medical Center enables biomedical discovery by connecting people with knowledge. Through innovative means, we create, acquire, deliver and integrate information to support excellence in research, education and patient care.

Lane Medical Library seeks qualified applicants to fill the position of Customer Support Manager. Reporting to the Director for Knowledge Integration, Communications, and Customer Support, this new position manages the people who support and communicate library capabilities to customers. This position is responsible for managing and shifting the department from an internally focused operation that provides narrow answers to specific customer questions to an outwardly focused operation that recognizes customers’ underlying needs and proactively delivers information and support services (either at Lane or at the customers’ location) to address their information needs. This group supports the research and education goals of the Stanford Medicine faculty, students, and staff, including the School of Medicine, the Stanford University Hospital and Clinics, and the Lucile Salter Packard Children’s Hospital.

This position encompasses organization, and management of virtual and physical service desks in different locations and the communication of digital library (website) skills to faculty, students, and Stanford Medicine staff. The Customer Support Manger will implement changes in the services provided by this group and develop staff skills to be able to deliver the new services. Changes include a shift to proactive delivery of information on Lane’s web site capabilities and accessing the Lane collection (both digital and hard copy) as well as providing support services requested by librarian liaisons e.g., training in use of website or locating print materials.

The Customer Support Manger provides leadership in information technology issues as they relate to features and use of the digital library website, personal computer and information system tools to support the group’s work to support customers. The Customer Support Manager works with his/her peers in the Knowledge Integration group to evolve the integration of information systems. The Customer Support Manager is an active participant in Lane’s space planning and space utilization strategic planning. The Customer Support Manager develops creative approaches and demonstrates a strong commitment to providing innovative and responsive support services.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervise 5 FTE library specialists whose responsibilities include library circulation, Reserves, study and stack space management, and Service Desk services.
  • Develop new workflows and operating procedures to deliver virtual Service Desk services and increase productivity of physical Service Desk services.
  • Develop new services (including staff training and operating procedures to deliver those services) that emphasize transfer of knowledge from Lane to customers. Example of a prospective new service:outreach training to Stanford Medicine departments, divisions, and Institutes that enhances customers’ utilization of Lane services (and reveals additional customer needs that could lead to subsequent new services).
  • Serves as a liaison to designated programs and departments to troubleshoot remote and on-site access to Lane services.
  • Coordinates with Lane Knowledge Integration team to collaborate with technology and policy staff from Stanford University Libraries, Stanford IT Services, Stanford University Hospital & Clinics, and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital.
  • Participates in Lane’s space planning and space utilization strategic planning.

Qualifications

REQUIRED:

  • Advanced Degree in Library Science or a relevant academic discipline with demonstrated understanding of libraries. Two or more years of experience in a library setting or a combination of education and relevant experience.
  • Minimum 3 years progressively responsible supervisory and management experience that includes demonstrated abilities to evaluate staff capabilities, support staff in shifting to new roles, and assess outcomes. Strong commitment to mentoring, appropriate training and developing staff in an academic or technical environment;
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to and manage a team in a changing environment;
  • Strong interpersonal skills – Ability to work collegially in an academic setting with a broad range of constituents from students to MDs, administrative staff, faculty researchers and the general public;
  • Technology – Demonstrated mastery with personal computers and collaborative tools (e.g., wikis, group calendars, server based word processors, spreadsheets, etc.) along with an advanced user understanding of Internet / Web services and information systems generally;
  • Demonstrated experience in creating and managing teams that operate across multiple departments and achieve quality outcomes for the customer and the Library;
  • Demonstrated ability to view issues from an organization-wide perspective;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to work collaboratively with superiors, peers and information technologists;
  • Ability to work independently and to contribute positively to a collegial team environment;
  • Commitment to professional growth and development;

DESIRED:

  • Experience with developing, publishing or delivering web based customer support materials and services. Support materials could include, ‘how to’ information, Q&As, videos, etc. Support services could include: phone, chat, web conferencing, and problem solving or training at customer site.
  • Experience overseeing daily operations of a library including integrated library systems. Experience with ExLibris/Voyager and medical libraries highly desirable.
  • Experience with the creative use of current and emerging trends and technologies related to training/informing customers who are not particularly seeking to be trained.

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