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Instructional Services Librarian (full-time), Point Loma Nazarene University

The Point Loma Nazarene University community is, and intends to be, a decidedly Christian community, as exhibited by our shared beliefs, corporate practices, and Christlike character.

JOB SUMMARY

Ryan Library at Point Loma Nazarene University is seeking a candidate for a full-time, tenure-track Instructional Services Librarian faculty position at the Assistant Professor level.

JOB STATUS

Time:

Full time

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PLNU is a vibrant Christian liberal arts university in the evangelical, Wesleyan tradition with an undergraduate and graduate student body of around 4000 including over 40% students of color.  PLNU seeks to attract an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber, skilled in the practice of teaching and scholarship.  In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide quality educational and employment opportunities, PLNU actively encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups in higher education.

Ryan Library is a teaching library, serving primarily to support and supplement the curriculum offered at Point Loma Nazarene University. The Instructional Services Librarian is part of the Ryan Library team and is responsible for providing research assistance, information literacy instruction, outreach, and collection development for assigned academic and co-curricular departments. Ryan Library’s Instructional Services librarians teach information literacy as a component of the Writing Composition program and provide subject-specific research instruction to assigned academic departments.

Responsibilities

  • Provide research service assistance in-person and via chat, e-mail, and phone to students, faculty, and staff in the Library and beyond
  • Serve as departmental liaison for assigned academic departments
  • Provide course-related information literacy instruction, assignment design and assessment
  • Schedule and assign Writing Composition instruction sessions
  • Participate in assessment of the information literacy component of the General Education Learning Outcomes
  • Coordinate collection development in assigned academic areas
  • Supervise the Circulation Supervisor
  • Develop and coordinate Ryan Library’s digital projects
  • Develop online research guides for assigned academic and co-curricular departments
  • Serve on department and university committees
  • Attend workshops, continuing education programs, library conferences, and other professional development opportunities
  • Work on the Research Help Desk one evening per week and occasional Saturdays
  • Other duties as assigned

Professional Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in library and information science from an ALA accredited program
  • Teaching experience and a teaching credential are preferred
  • Experience supervising full time staff
  • Experience providing research services, information literacy instruction, and collection development in a library setting
  • Evidence of service to the profession

Philosophical

Thorough commitment to the concept of Christian liberal arts education. Desire to work in an evangelical institution in the Wesleyan tradition. Supportive of the religious and educational goals of the university and its sponsoring denomination.

Personal

Evidence of Christian commitment and active church involvement.

Physical Requirements

The work is primarily sedentary and may require sitting for extended periods of time. Use of computer equipment: computer keyboard, mouse, and monitor. Vision to read documents, e-mail and other correspondence, and reports on paper and computer monitor. Hearing and speaking to communicate effectively with others in person and by phone. Will also stand, stoop, push, pull, and lift up to 10 lbs throughout the day.

Special Instructions

Application must be completed in one sitting. At the time of completing application, you will need the following documents to upload:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Personal Faith

To apply: https://pointloma.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/PLNUCareers/job/San-Diego—Point-Loma/Instructional-Services-Librarian_R0000807-1?source=Indeed

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Librarian (full-time), University of St Augustine, San Marcos, CA

Responsible for management of all activities associated with the campus library including: supervising personnel, maintaining library resources, providing library services, and maintaining an appropriate environment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

* Directs the activities of the library services desk.

* Triages all student and faculty requests

* Manages the library cash drawer, including assisting students with copying/printing transactions.

* Notifies students of outstanding fines.

* Provides reference and research assistance to students and faculty including; on-line database searches, inter-library loan services, library instruction.

* Proctors student exams according to campus needs and library proctoring policies

* Coordinates and facilitates loans with other campus libraries within the University.

* Trains and supervises Circulation Manager and student library monitors (where applicable)

* Maintains, updates, and supports library resources including; information management system, circulation / reserve services.

* Collection development for print resources, input in collection development of electronic resources.

* Catalogs materials and provides/maintains authority control.

* Upholds and enforces official library policies and procedures, including overdue items and late charges.

* Triages and provides technical support for problems with library technology such as printers, copiers, computers, etc.

* Orients new students to library services and collections.

* Meets regularly with other library staff on all campuses to suggest changes or report problems.

* Other duties as assigned.

External Requirements
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND EXPERIENCE:

* Masters in Library Science (or equivalent) from an ALA accredited University

* Two or more years of library experience, preferably in a health sciences library or in a health care environment, and including the use of library information management systems, cataloging, reference, online literature searching, acquisitions/collection development, serials management and library instruction.

* Supervisory experience.

* Excellent computer skills and the ability to new learn new software programs easily.

 

To apply:  https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWebHost/jobdetails.aspx?jobId=2601641&type=mail&partnerid=25502&siteid=5229

 

 

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Part-time Reference Librarian, University of San Diego

Job Title Part-time Reference Librarian
Location San Diego, CA, US
Organization Name Copley Library
Department Description
Brief Description
This is a part-time, temporary, non-benefit based position with an assignment end date of July 30, 2017.

Copley Library seeks a part-time reference librarian to provide reference services to USD students, faculty, and staff.

Detailed Description
This is a part-time, temporary, non-benefit based position with an assignment end date of July 30, 2017.

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 reports directly to the Head of Reference Services.

Job Requirements
Qualifications

Minimum:

  • 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:

  • 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.

Additional Details
Salary: $21.00 per hour

 

Hours: This is an hourly position including up to 12 hours per week. Additional hours/shifts may be available depending on reference scheduling needs. 

Closing date: Open until filled

To apply please visit: https://usdebsprod.sandiego.edu/OA_HTML/OA.jsp?OAFunc=IRC_VIS_VAC_DISPLAY&OAMC=R&p_svid=22456&p_spid=1080588

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LIBRARIAN (TEMPORARY/PART-TIME) The City of National City Library

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

THE POSITION:

Under direction, to plan, organize, and oversee the operation of the Kile Morgan Local History Room; perform professional library work in local history; responsible for research services and provide effective access to the archival collections; and perform related duties as required.

SCHEDULE:
—  Up to 19 hours a week
—  Afternoons
— Some evenings and weekends may be required

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide reference and research services by email, telephone, mail, and in person.
  • Evaluate records and prepare record-keeping systems for preservation and retention of records
  • Catalog, process, manage, and maintain archival collections in a variety of formats
  • Create and maintain accessible computer archives and databases
  • Compile finding aids, reference guides, statistics and reports
  • Promote work through exhibitions, presentations, talks and visits
  • Coordinate and lead digitization projects
  • Establish and administer policy guidelines concerning public access and use of materials
  • Write and administer grants
  • Coordinate educational and public outreach programs such as tours and instructional workshops
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Completion  of a standard course in an accredited library school  with concentration in archival studies or coursework in archives and manuscript management and two (2) years of professional experience in a library; OR
  • Master’s degree in library science and one (1) year professional archival experience.

To apply please visit: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/nationalca/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1501115

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Scholarly Communications Librarian Position

Description

The University of California San Diego Library seeks applications from highly motivated, innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented professionals to join the Library as our Scholarly Communications Librarian (Assistant, Associate, or Full Librarian).

The Academic Senate of the University of California adopted an Open Access Policy on July 24, 2013, ensuring that future research articles authored by faculty at all 10 campuses of UC be made available to the public at no charge. Subsequently, a Publication Management System was implemented to prompt faculty when articles are published and to facilitate deposit of manuscripts into eScholarship, the University repository. On October 23, 2015, the UC Presidential Open Access Policy expanded open access rights and responsibilities to all other authors who write scholarly articles while employed at UC, including non-senate researchers, lecturers, post-doctoral scholars, administrative staff, librarians, and graduate students. These users are not presently incorporated into the Publication Management System software, but that is a future goal.

Implementation of these policies has created an expanded awareness of open access principles across campus and has led the Library to allocate additional resources in response to the increased and ongoing need for support and training for campus community members and Library staff.

This commitment is evidenced in the creation of the new position of Scholarly Communications Librarian. Reporting to the AUL for Collection Services, the ideal candidate is one who will lead the Library in defining strategies and services that support faculty and researchers in exercising their publishing options and that also help ensure sustainable and open access to information resources needed by our university. This work will include defining practices that maximize the impact of faculty research and writing, while protecting their intellectual property. Working in collaboration with liaison librarians, this individual will lead efforts to educate and advise the campus community on issues of open access;, offer guidance on university policy to the Library, faculty, students and staff; and provide consultations and informed recommendations on matters pertaining to scholarly communication, such as copyright and fair use, database licensing, and user privacy issues.

The University and the Library
With 34,000 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. For more than a decade, UC San Diego has been recognized as one of the top 10 public universities in the nation by US News & World Report and for the third year in a row as the 14th best university in the world by the Center for World-Class Universities at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. In 2015, for the sixth consecutive year, UC San Diego was ranked 1st in the nation by the Washington Monthly’s College Guide based on the positive impact the university has had on the country in terms of enabling social mobility, research productivity and civic engagement.
The UC San Diego Library is committed to student learning and success; the advancement of digital services to bolster faculty research and data preservation; and active sustainability and community engagement efforts. The Library plays a vital role in the University’s achievements and success and is continuously reimagining its portfolio of services, spaces, and resources to best meet the needs of the campus community. The Library is especially committed to the promotion of responsible scholarly communications at UC San Diego.

Responsibilities of the Position
The Scholarly Communications Librarian provides leadership and develops strategies for the effective promulgation of information about scholarly communications and open access publishing issues to campus user communities.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Providing faculty and graduate student support for the UC Open Access (OA) Policies (Faculty and Presidential)
  • Leading UC San Diego Library outreach efforts to faculty, graduate students, and other campus constituencies in support of scholarly communication innovations. Serving as a resource on the UC Open Access policies, copyright compliance, federal public access policies and open data funding mandates.
  • Convening and directing the work of the Library Scholarly Communications Working Group, which supports subject liaison librarians in facilitating effective communications regarding scholarly publishing, UC Open Access Policies, and related topics with their academic communities.
  • Actively engaging in outreach and sustaining strong, consistent, and effective communication channels between the Library and campus user groups. Promoting widespread awareness and use of OA resources and of OA publishing avenues/options for authors, researchers, and grad students.
  • Initiating and supporting ongoing scholarly communication education via workshops, information sessions, events, and resources in a range of formats.
  • Advising faculty, researchers and students on copyright, author rights, and publishing agreements.
  • Serving on UC-wide scholarly communication and related groups and ad hoc committees as needed.
  • Staying current with developments in scholarly communication, open access, academic publishing, copyright, research data curation, and related areas.
  • Monitoring scholarly communication trends, developments and services as one of the campus liaisons to national or international efforts in this area, such as SPARC, HathiTrust, or Force11. Advising and keeping Library administration and academic liaisons apprised of emerging issues.

Required Qualifications

  • Professional degree from a library school, or other advanced degree or equivalent experience in one or more fields related to library science.
  • Strong understanding of scholarly communication trends in an academic context.
  • Familiarity with scholarly resources and reference tools regarding scholarly communication.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of copyright and related issues as they support the creation and dissemination of scholarship, such as author’s rights, open access, archiving rights, institutional repositories, and scholarly publishing.
  • Experience working in an academic or research library.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills.
  • Ability to plan, document, and complete projects.
  • Strong commitment to excellence in service and ability to work both independently and collaboratively with faculty, students, staff and colleagues from diverse backgrounds.
  • Strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in higher education.

Desired Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience in the preparation and delivery of instructional or education programs focused on scholarly communications and/or copyright.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing working partnerships with academic units on a college or university campus.
  • Coursework or certification in scholarly communications, copyright, or related areas.
  • Demonstrated contributions to the profession with scholarly publications and/or presentations and through active participation in professional organizations.

Librarians at UC San Diego are academic appointees and entitled to appropriate professional leave and all other perquisites granted to non-faculty academic personnel. Librarians at UC San Diego are non-Senate academic appointees and are represented by an exclusive bargaining agent, University Council – American Federation of Teachers (UC-AFT). This is a represented position.
The UC San Diego Library is committed to supporting the University’s rich and diverse academic environment inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological, ability, and ethnic backgrounds. UC San Diego Librarians are expected to participate in library-wide and system-wide planning and governance and to contribute professionally with scholarly publications and/or presentations and through active participation in professional organizations.

Salary: 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: Application consideration begins January 23, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

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

https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01302

Job location

San Diego, CA

Learn More

More information about this recruitment: http://libraries.ucsd.edu/jobs/

Requirements

Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Contributions to diversity – Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.
  • Misc / Additional – List of references / other documents / etc. (Optional)

References

3 references required (contact information only)

How to apply

  1. Create an ApplicantID
  2. Provide required information and documents
  3. If any, provide required reference information

To apply visit: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01302?emid=3640

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Senior Marketing Manager Position, Content & Community

Senior Marketing Manager, Content & Community-AG 0007R
Elsevier : NA-USA-CA-San Diego
Description

 

Purpose: The Content Marketing & Community Engagement Manager/Senior Manager possesses an understanding of the academic information and scholarly communication landscape and is comfortable being a part of our customers’ communities. Must be willing to engage with Elsevier’s customers in several ways: by writing for them, by listening to them, and by sharing their insights and connecting them with each other and with Elsevier. The ideal candidate is an experienced writer/editor/communicator, and has a passion for sourcing, creating, distributing and promoting engaging content that can be delivered via multiple media (i.e., online, social and print).
 
Reports directly to the Global Director of Content Marketing & Community Engagement, Academic & Government Markets in RAP
 
 

Planning
  • Create and lead content-driven, persona-based community engagement program, to include print and digital publications, websites, webinars/podcasts and social network channels.
  • Establish annual content and marketing strategy. Collaborate with colleagues to ensure plans reflect the overall business strategy and adhere to established budget.
  • Select members of and lead internal editorial board comprised of a balanced mix of stakeholders from across relevant company business units. With board’s input, establish an editorial calendar. Ensure content themes align with RAP’s overarching message priorities and match where audience’s and Elsevier’s interests/concerns intersect.
  • Establish and maintain a content calendar of activities and themes to support company and RAP product objectives.
  • Collaborate with RAP Product, Content and Regional Marketing colleagues to ensure available assets are used in product and regional marketing activities and vice versa.
  • Align branding of program within Elsevier Master Brand guidelines.
  • Take the communication planning lead, as appropriate, on additional content-driven programs initiated elsewhere in Elsevier where the program’s community is the primary target audience.
 
Content Development & Distribution
  • Develop storylines and write or edit content within established positioning priorities that align to business objectives, with the goal of educating, engaging or growing audience.
  • Develop compelling and appropriate formats, including print and digital. Employ other formats or technologies as needed to enhance community engagements.
  • Determine best content format and distribution channels to engage audience, and research new formats and channels to pilot or rollout.
  • Identify (online, at live events and via colleagues) and recruit contributors/subject matter experts, edit submissions or write original content that is technically accurate, informative, engaging and strategically delivered to the audience.
  • Manage program vehicles, platforms, social channels and feeds. Coordinate across RAP, Sales, S&T Books, STMJ Publishing, ERI, GAR, HS and Corp. Communication teams to ensure content and audience engagements are relevant, messages are integrated, and audience interactions are appropriately handled and/or escalated, as necessary.
  • Be an arbiter of global best practices in grammar, style, tone, language and usage, and ensure content addresses the audience’s perspective.
  • Contribute to and ensure content adheres to the Elsevier Style Guide, and that digital content is optimized for search.
  • Manage the content creation process for articles, infographics, newsletters, ebooklets, images, podcasts, webinars and other formats.
  • Lead in the hiring and supervising of freelance writers, copyeditors/proofreaders, designers, etc.
  • Oversee the printing and distribution of content artifacts, as well as the marketing of content and the program.
 
Audience & Market Engagement
  • Create and/or leverage content that engages directly with the audience, and with an eye toward growing awareness and measureable engagement.
  • Ensure that program content is audience-appropriate, strategically delivered, well received and utilized.
  • Manage promotional outreach to program subscribers. Work with various Elsevier colleagues on integrating promotional opportunities to drive content discoverability and/or to leverage content for use in other marketing or communication campaigns.
  • Play an active role by engaging directly with the audience through deployed channels to grow loyalty and advocacy. Work with stakeholders throughout Elsevier and at various levels to ensure proper communication of company strategy and themes.
  • Stay current with trends and issues of concern to target audience. Define and monitor a targeted list of audience groups (e.g., list servers, websites and social networks). Leverage market data and customer interactions to identify future content themes/topics/contributors or to recommend new channels to develop.
  • Perform periodic competitive audits of similar/complementary programs outside of Elsevier in order to track topic trends, inspire new content formats/channels to test or audience groups to engage.
Operational & Technical Management
  • Establish and maintain a process, including documented work flow and forms/templates, for requesting content, as well as maintaining the program’s digital presence.
  • Develop standards and best practices for content creation, Creative Commons licenses, distribution, maintenance, repurposing, archiving and retirement.
  • Work with Integrated Marketing to ensure internal subscriber and opt-in lists are of the highest quality, and are updated and maintained in a timely manner.
  • Maintain program website and post content. Make adjustments to the metadata on the program’s website as necessary. Tag site content for SEO. Periodically check site in multiple browsers to ensure functionality works properly. Report any necessary fixes and change requests to the Web Team or hosting vendor. Research, recommend and strategically implement various cost-effective tools and technology to ensure a rewarding website user experience.
  • Lead development efforts for websites as needed. Make changes to social platforms as required.
  • Manage external vendors such as copyeditors/proofreaders, designers, printers, freelance writers, website development and hosting companies, etc.
  • Collaborate with Integrated Marketing team on continual improvements to email deployments and to track/report message uptake.
  • Manage program activities according to budget.
 
Metrics, Analysis & Insights
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of a meaningful RAP marketing metrics dashboard.
  • Track and report on monthly analytics of subscriptions, website/webinar/podcast metrics, social networks traffic/engagements, content consumption and audience sentiment, as available.
  • Monitor and promptly respond to social media conversations and website/email queries.
  • Understand data and analytics to gain insight from metrics to inform content offerings, program enhancements and/or marketing and promotional approaches. Share insights on a regular basis with key stakeholders.
  
Organizational context
  • Collaborate with Product Marketing (e.g., RAP, ERI, STMJ Publishing, S&T Books, Corporate Markets, Health Sciences), Sales, Global Academic Relations, Research & Academic Relations, Corporate Communication, Universal Access and other internal groups to create content that is relevant, insightful and valued by customer groups.
  • The job of the Content Marketing & Community Engagement Manager/Senior Manager is to clearly convey information and ideas through a variety of media and formats to individuals or groups of Elsevier customers in a manner that engages them and helps them understand and retain the message. The role requires a combined journalistic and marketing mindset, with the most important aspect being to think “customer first.” In essence, the CMCEM gathers stories about Elsevier customers and their needs and then shares or retells those stories in meaningful ways that lead to forming and sustaining satisfactory customer relationships.
Qualifications

 

Required qualifications
  • Degree plus proven journalism, communication, public relations, marketing or related experience (5+ years), preferably in a higher education or government environment; affinity with scientific research, information science or library science a plus
  • Superior English language written and oral communication skills, including mastery of various global writing styles and expertise in editing/proofreading; additional languages and/or international experience a plus
  • Demonstrated skills in writing and sourcing news and feature stories, particularly any that focus on scholarly information industry players, trends and issues; effective story crafting abilities using words, images and/or multimedia, with an innate understanding of how to connect with an audience
  • Exceptional editorial management and organizational skills; must be familiar with copyediting and proofreading symbols, as well as the Associated Press Stylebook, Chicago Manual of Style or similar
  • Experience in developing integrated communication strategies
  • Significant experience in managing and executing in communication channels, including subscription management, printing and distribution, website, social networks, social media monitoring and content syndication technologies
  • Knowledge of marketing practices, as well as SEO and SEM principles
  • A passion for working with web-based communications and social media platforms, including Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.; having a social DNA (i.e., being comfortable in joining customer discussion groups and networks) is crucial to the role
  • Fluency with social media applications and social media monitoring platforms
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork capabilities, with a proven ability to develop trust-based professional relationships both within and outside of the organization; multicultural awareness required
  • Able to efficiently manage schedules, multiple deadlines and tasks, to self-manage and to adapt strategies and tactics on the fly
  • Detail-oriented with excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Mature business acumen and judgment combined with a strong work ethic, sense of professionalism and personal integrity
  • Should enjoy and be skilled at data tracking and analysis, as well as translating analytics into actionable insights
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Outlook)
  • Technical understanding of Photoshop, HTML editing, content management systems (Drupal), and web/social media publishing, syndication, and analytic tools
  • Travel required

To apply visit: https://reedelsevier.taleo.net/careersection/15/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=729334&src=JB-11660

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Systems Librarian Position

Long Beach Community College District is currently seeking one full-time tenure track Librarian commencing with the 2017 fall semester. The primary assignment involves the development, management, maintenance and continuously updating the Library’s Website and incorporating instructional technologies consistent with online access to library resources and services across all electronic devices for students on campus as well as distance learners. https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lbcc/jobs/1574150/librarian-systems

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Senior Library Technician

Independently oversees, participates and functions as lead for the more complex and difficult technical work including acquiring and cataloging library materials and monitoring and maintaining the library’s circulation records; oversees library public service operations at the library at either the main campus in San Marcos or the Escondido Center during all open daytime and evening hours. https://palomar.peopleadmin.com/postings/17953

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First Year Experience Librarian Position

The UC San Diego Library is seeking a creative librarian to serve as a liaison to the university’s First Year Experience Program, work with undergraduate-focused campus programs, and collaborate with instructional designers and teaching librarians to deliver innovative general instruction. See posting for more information: http://joblist.ala.org/jobseeker/job/31234395/First%20Year%20Experience%20Librarian/UC%20San%20Diego%20Library/?str=26&new=1&max=25&vnet=0&long=1

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The Scripps Research Institute – Librarian Position

The Scripps Research Institute is currently seeking a Librarian:  Discovery and Access Systems.

Librarian – Discovery and Access Systems

The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) is a leader in the discovery and application of biomedical breakthroughs that improve human health. TSRI, one of the world’s largest independent non-profit biomedical research facilities, has over 3,000 employees and campuses in La Jolla, CA and Palm Beach County, FL. To learn more about TSRI, please visit us at www.scripps.edu.

Location is San Diego, CA Requisition: 03801

Position Description

The Discovery & Access Systems (DAS) Librarian provides innovative leadership in the administration, management, integration, training and support of the Library’s discovery and resource management systems. The DAS Librarian supports library staff and users by ensuring computer and office technology is updated and maintained. The successful candidate takes initiative in updating and creatively enhancing the Library’s web presence.

For a detailed list of the duties and responsibilities please visit the TSRI website at: https://careers.scripps.edu/postings/search

Basic Qualifications

• Master’s degree in Library Science from an American Library Association (ALA)-accredited institution preferred.

• Minimum 2 years’ experience with implementing, developing, and maintaining specialized library software systems, such as integrated library systems, Open URL link resolvers, and interlibrary loan automation software.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills working in a library where the focus is on meeting information needs of specialized and demanding users, in a customer-oriented manner.

• Analytical skills and conceptual and problem-solving ability as it applies to systems troubleshooting. Skilled in the use of a variety of operating systems (including Macintosh and Windows) and programs (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Acrobat).

• Skilled in the use of web technologies and web development tools, such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, HTML, CSS, XML, PHP, and SQL.

• Ability to use data and visualization software such as Sci2, MS Power BI, or Tableau preferred. Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative environment and to interact effectively with faculty, staff, students and colleagues.

• Demonstrated ability to establish work priorities, achieve goals and work within deadlines.

Salary commensurate with experience

To learn more about this opportunity and to submit your application for consideration, please visit our website at https://careers.scripps.edu

The Scripps Research Institute cannot accept your resume via email, US mail or fax due to EEO/OFCCP (Equal Employment Opportunity / Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs) reporting requirements. Individual resumes submitted outside of our website will not be reviewed or considered.

If you are a person with disability who is in need of a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in TSRI’s application, interview, and/or selection process, please contact our Human Resources Department for assistance at (858) 784-8534.

TSRI embraces diversity and recognizes it is being a key to our success.

We believe in developing and maintaining a diverse workforce. EOE M/F/V/D

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