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

DESCRIPTION

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

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

QUALIFICATIONS

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

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

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Digital Archivist, UCSD – La Jolla, CA

Job Description

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Minimum Qualification

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

Preferred Qualifications

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

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

Salary: Salary and level of appointment in the Librarian series commensurate with qualifications and experience and based on the University of California pay scales.
To Apply:
To Apply: For full consideration, please submit applications to http://apptrkr.com/497278
Please provide the following:
A short application letter addressing your interest in this program and applicable qualifications
A resume of education and relevant experience
The names of at least three persons who are knowledgeable about your qualifications and/or suitability for this position
A personal statement summarizing your past or planned contributions to diversity; guidance for preparing diversity statements can be found at:

http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/Faculty-Applicant-C2D-Info.asp

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Principal Librarian, City of Coronado — Coronado, CA

The Principal Librarian directs, supervises and coordinates the Adult Services Division of the Library including acquisition of new materials and provision of reference services. We seek an innovative and technologically savvy librarian responsible for supervising and participating in the work of professional library staff, coordinating assigned activities with other divisions, departments and outside agencies; and providing highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Director of Library Services. This position is responsible for managing and overseeing the operations and collection of the Adult Services Division of the library as well as supervising the work of lower level Librarians and volunteer staff. May also serve as the Director of Library Services in his/her absence.

A completed City of Coronado employment application and resume must be received in the Human Resources Division on-line at www.coronado.ca.us (under the Quick Link to Employment) by 5:00 p.m. on September 5, 2014.

Key Responsibilities:
The following tasks are typical for positions in this classification. Any single position may not perform all of these tasks and/or may perform similar related tasks not listed here:
  • Assume management responsibility for the Adult Services Division of the Library including acquisition of new materials and provision of reference services.
  • Identify opportunities for improving service delivery methods and procedures; identify resource needs; review with appropriate management staff; implement improvements.
  • Direct, coordinate and review the work plan for assigned professional and technical library staff and volunteers; assign work activities and projects; monitor work flow; review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures; meet with staff to identify and resolve problems.
  • Select, train, motivate and evaluate Library personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline and termination procedures.
  • Participate in the preparation and administration of the assigned program budget; submit budget recommendations; monitor expenditures.
  • Conduct in depth research using the Library’s automated catalog system, the Internet and various electronic databases.
  • Coordinate the Library’s service program to shut-in patrons; establish contacts between patrons and library volunteers.
  • Approve or disapprove the purchase of books, periodicals, microfilm and electronic resources for the Adult Reference and Circulating Collections; ensure expenditures are within the approved budget.
  • Communicate with book publishing representatives to evaluate their printed and electronic products for addition to the Library’s collection; maintain awareness of trends in book and electronic publishing through reading appropriate library and related journals.
  • Review and approve recommendations for withdrawal of items from the Library collection; analyze subject areas on a regular basis to ensure adequacy and currency of materials.
  • Provide assistance to Library patrons; explain use of automated catalog systems, indexes and databases; recommend materials to patrons using standard bibliographic sources; locate materials on the shelf.
  • Determine patrons’ needs through the reference interview process; suggest resources from within the Library’s collection or from other libraries.
  • Coordinate the cataloging of government documents; research issues related to municipal government; respond to requests from the Department of the Navy and the State for special handling of documents related to environmental issues.
  • Promote Library services and resources through the use of outreach and the media; prepare informational handouts for public distribution including calendars and flyers.
  • Participate in the preparation of programs and activities including volunteer participation.
  • Operate a variety of office equipment including a computer, telephone system, copy machine, facsimile machine and other related equipment.
  • Serve as the Director of Library Services in the absence of same; resolve complaints received from patrons.
  • Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
Minimum Requirements:
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:

Experience: At least six years of increasingly responsible professional librarian experience, including two years of administrative and supervisory responsibility.

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

Licenses and Certificates: Possession of a valid Class C California Driver’s License with a safe driving record.

Note: The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice.

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Librarian, University of California — La Jolla, CA

Job Description:
Digital Preservation Analyst
The UC San Diego Library is seeking an experienced digital preservation analyst to play a central role building and maintaining national digital preservation systems, to ensure future generations will have open access to our digital cultural materials. This person will be integral to several important digital preservation enterprises including Chronopolis, the Digital Preservation Network (DPN) and significant digital curation efforts on the UC San Diego campus. This position will also have the opportunity to work with, and influence, UC, national and international preservation developments.

The successful candidate:
will have the opportunity to play a major role in the development and management of systems which provide the underpinning of a nationwide digital preservation network;
will be instrumental in ensuring that culturally relevant digital materials are preserved for future generations;
will work with top Research Universities from around the world, and be part of a vibrant multicultural group of people;
will engage with researchers across disciplines, helping define preservation services appropriate to their needs.

The Digital Preservation Analyst reports to the Research Data Curation (RDC) Program Director within the UC San Diego Library. The RDC Program s preservation mission is to preserve and ensure continuing access to objects under the stewardship of the Library, and to help define campus and national preservation goals. The Library also manages Chronopolis, a distributed digital preservation network, and is a founding participant in the Digital Preservation Network (DPN).

This position will provide leadership in all aspects of digital preservation, including local campus, UC and national and international initiatives. The position will also work closely with the Library s Information Technology Program, and its Digital Library Development Program, to define and maintain appropriate digital preservation standards for campus content.

Job duties include:
Project Management:
Works under the direction of the RDC Program Director to manage Chronopolis, including the definition of services and deliverables, and providing customer service.
Maintains timely, regular, and consistent communication with Chronopolis partners and customers.
Leads daily interaction with DuraCloud technical and managerial staff to ensure proper Chronopolis interactions.
Leads daily interaction with DPN technical and managerial staff to ensure proper Chronopolis interactions.
Manages repository and digital preservation projects, including cross-functional projects with partners and collaborators.
Manages overall project work within defined time, budget and scope.
Manages multiple projects concurrently.
Identifies new projects and stakeholders.
Achieves operational objectives by contributing information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; completing audits; identifying trends; determining system improvements.
Facilitates the definition of project missions, goals, plans, tasks, tracking methodology, and resource requirements; resolves or assists in the resolution of conflicts within and between projects or functional areas;

Documentation:
Documents business requirements and service agreements, and creates detailed functional specifications.
Documents systems functionality.
Creates reports for administrative and operational needs.
Develops guides and presentations as system user resources.
Documents specific requirements and agreements for partners.

Training:
Develops and provides training to end users on system processes and functionality.
Develops and provides generalized training for digital preservation.

Required Qualifications:
ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library/Information Science, or equivalent combination of an advanced degree with relevant experience.
Four years of professional experience with digital objects, including knowledge of standards and best practices in the related field.
Strong technical expertise with digital objects, preferably in a library or cultural heritage organization.
Strong organizational and project management skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to work with people from all organizational levels and outside partners.
Experience working with information technology professionals.
Excellent oral, written and presentation communications skills.
Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills.
Strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in higher education.

Preferred Qualifications:
Professional experience with digital preservation, including knowledge of standards and best practices in the field.
Experience in a cultural heritage organization.
Knowledge of metadata standards including PREMIS.

About Chronopolis:
Originally funded by the Library of Congress National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program (NDIIPP), the Chronopolis digital preservation network has the capacity to preserve hundreds of terabytes of digital data data of any type or size, with minimal requirements on the data provider. Chronopolis comprises several partner organizations that provide a wide range of services. The partners include:

UC San Diego Library
San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at UC San Diego
National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS)
The project leverages high-speed networks, mass-scale storage capabilities, and the expertise of

For full description and to apply, visit: http://apptrkr.com/493048

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LIBRARIAN -CORRECTIONAL FACILITY, Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility – San Diego, CA

Job Description:

TYPICAL DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING: Under the supervision of the Supervisor of Correctional Education Programs and under the functional direction of the Senior Librarian, the Librarian will perform a variety of professional library tasks. The Librarian will operate Central and Satellite libraries as needed, supervise inmate workers in libraries, provide reference service to library patrons, record keeping duties – time cards, disciplinary reports, inmate worker evaluations, maintain worker attendance, assists in book circulation, book acquisitions, book cataloging, book inventory, and library automation in Administrative Segregation, Minimum, Central, and Satellite libraries, maintain constant vigilance and conduct random unscheduled inspections of inmate work areas for potential escape material and contraband, and maintain the interlibrary loan records through both manual and computerized files. Persons appointed to positions in this class 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. Assignments during tour of duty may include sole responsibility for the supervision of inmates and/or the protection of 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. \

For more information go to http://jobs.spb.ca.gov/wvpos/more_info.cfm?recno=567946.

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Librarian IV – City of San Diego – San Diego, CA

Librarian IV positions are primarily responsible for the supervision of a major section of the Central Library or a large branch library with an annual circulation of greater than 185,000 or the Catalog Section; and perform other duties as assigned.
NOTES:
·         Work schedules may include evenings and weekends.
·         The list established for these positions may be used to fill full-time, half-time and/or limited hourly vacancies.
·         Employees in the Librarian series who obtain the Master of Library Science or Master of Library Information Science or equivalent Master’s Degree as determined by the Library Director may receive 5% additional pay.
·         Some positions may require bilingual communication skills for which an additional $0.70 per hour may be paid.
You must meet the following requirements on the date you apply, unless otherwise indicated.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: You must meet ONE of the following options:
1.   Master of Library Science (MLS) or Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) Degree AND three years of full-time experience as a professional Librarian.
2.   Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent education (i.e., minimum completed units = 120 semester/180 quarter), which must include completion of at least nine semester/14 quarter units of postgraduate or undergraduate library science course work, AND four and a half years of full-time experience as a professional Librarian.
NOTES:
·         Applicants who do not have an MLS or MLIS Degree must provide proof of ALL library science course work completed, including the course codes, course titles, number of units, name of college/university and date completed. 
·         Qualifying course work is that which is considered creditable toward the completion of an MLS or MLIS Degree.
HIGHLY DESIRABLE:
·         Experience working with diverse populations.
·         Strong customer service skills.
·         Supervisory experience.
·         Familiarity with the use of online electronic communication and information retrieval database systems.
·         Experience with automated bibliographic, cataloging, materials circulation and patron database systems.
·         Bilingual communication skills.
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS (MUST SUBMIT WITH APPLICATION):
·         Proof of degree.
·         Proof of transcripts showing completion of the library science course work, if utilized to meet the minimum requirements.
Required documents should be attached electronically to your application.  If you are unable to attach at the time of application submittal, you must submit them as soon as possible via fax: (619) 533-3337; or to the Employment Information Center: City of San Diego Personnel Department, 1200 Third Avenue – Suite 300, San Diego, CA 92101.  Include your name and the title of the position for which you are applying.

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Supervisory Archivist – Assistant, Associate, or Full Librarian (10-767) – UC San Diego, La Jolla, CA

Program Description

The Special Collections & Archives Program at the UC San Diego Library provides primary resources to support and enrich research, teaching, and learning at UC San Diego, to the international community of scholars, and to the general public. Special Collections & Archives (SC&A) is a non-circulating collection of 250,000 books, 30 million manuscripts, numerous sound recordings, moving images, and other media, distributed between the Mandeville Special Collections and the Scripps Institution of Oceanography Archives. Major collecting strengths include early voyages of exploration and discovery in the Pacific; the Spanish Civil War; experimental American poetry; the history and culture of southern California; Baja California; Melanesian anthropology; twentieth-century science; and oceanography. SC&A conducts a vigorous instructional program serving the UC San Diego community and participates actively in programs for the larger scholarly and San Diego communities. In addition to providing specialized resources in the traditional ways, SC&A has also developed a digital presence that includes finding aids for manuscript/archival holdings, exhibitions, and digital content. SC&A has a lively exhibition program, a strong collection development program, and actively applies new technologies to improve patron access.

Responsibilities of the Position

The UC San Diego Library is seeking an experienced, imaginative, knowledgeable, and user-focused professional to serve as Supervisory Archivist. The position reports to the Director, Special Collections & Archives and manages the manuscript and archival holdings of Mandeville Special Collections and the Scripps Institution of Oceanography Archives, the two units of Special Collections & Archives, focusing on appraisal, processing, preservation, and digital and special projects. The Supervisory Archivist will also:

• Work with the SC&A director to establish processing priorities, specificity, and appropriate levels of processing for groups of materials, developing a processing plan for each collection;
• Maintain control of manuscript collections in multiple off-site locations;
• Create and post completed finding aids to the web, to the Online Archive of California (OAC), and to other appropriate sites;
• Lead the implementation of ArchiveSpace at UC San Diego and oversee the migration of data from Archivists Toolkit;
• Participate in the development of best practices for manuscript and archival collections;
• Identify preservation needs and priorities for materials in all formats and make recommendations on treatment;
• Accession new collections and additions to existing collections, creating records in Archivists Toolkit;
• Contribute to grant projects that enhance the usability of manuscript and archival collections;
• Promote the use and understanding of manuscript and archival holdings to researchers, students, alumni, university personnel, and others;
• Provide reference service and outreach to the campus & the general public;
• Actively participate as a member of the SC&A management team;
• Supervise and train project archivists and paraprofessional manuscript processors;
• Follow national standards for archival description such as Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS), Online Archive of California Best Practices for Encoded Archival Description, Version 2.0; California Digital Library Guidelines for Digital Objects, Version 2.0; and UC Guidelines for Efficient Processing of Manuscript & Archival Materials;
• Participate in the creation and development of SC&A’s digital presence;
• Liaise with Metadata Services through active participation in the Metadata Policy Group.

Minimum Qualifications

• Professional degree from a library school or other appropriate degree or equivalent experience in one or more fields relevant to library science;
• Experience processing manuscript/archival materials, including extensive and complex collections, preferably in an academic research institution;
• Demonstrated experience developing processing plans and creating finding aids, while meeting strict deadlines;
• In-depth knowledge of current developments in archival processing, including familiarity with the Greene-Meissner report “More Product, Less Process,” and a commitment to productivity through streamlined processing;
• Substantive experience working with Archivists’ Toolkit;
• Familiarity with trends in archival arrangement and administration;
• Familiarity with the handling of born-digital materials found within manuscript and archival collections;
• Knowledge of and experience with preservation and conservation standards and procedures for manuscript/archival materials, including moving footage and sound recordings;
• Supervisory and staff training experience;
• Excellent analytical, interpersonal, time management, organizational, and problem-solving skills, as well as excellent written and oral communication abilities;
• Critical judgment and the ability to work collaboratively in a demanding and dynamic environment;
• Ability to work creatively, independently, and collaboratively;
• Demonstrated ability to manage projects and meet deadlines;
• Demonstrated strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in higher education.
Preferred Qualifications

• Advanced degree in history of science or American history.
• Familiarity with ArchiveSpace.

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

Salary: Salary and level of appointment in the Librarian series commensurate with qualifications and experience and based on the University of California pay scales.

Closing Date: Application consideration begins July 27, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

To Apply: For full consideration, please submit applications to https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF00572

Please provide the following:
• A short application letter addressing your interest in this program and applicable qualifications
• A resume of education and relevant experience
• The names of at least three persons who are knowledgeable about your qualifications and/or suitability for this position
• A personal statement summarizing your past or planned contributions to diversity; guidance for preparing diversity statements can be found at:
http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/Faculty-Applicant-C2D-Info.asp

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

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

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Korean and Japanese Studies Librarian, UCSD – La Jolla, CA

Description

Korean and Japanese Studies Librarian

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

The University and the Library

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. With more than 30,000 students, UC San Diego has been recognized as one of the top 10 public universities in the nation by US News & World Report, as the 14th best university in the world by the Center for World-Class Universities at Shanghai Jiao Tong, and is ranked 5th among top universities in the nation in total R&D expenditures. In 2013, for the fourth 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 plays a critical role in advancing and supporting the university’s research, teaching, patient care, and public service missions.

UC San Diego offers a variety of humanities and social sciences courses in Korean and Japanese Studies as well as a major in Japanese Studies. The School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IR/PS) offers advanced degrees with regional specializations including Korea and Japan; it is the only professional school of international relations in the United States that focuses on the Pacific region of Asia and the Americas, and was recently ranked as a top-10 graduate program by “Foreign Policy” magazine. The Korean and Japanese Studies communities also include affiliated research units such as the Center on Emerging and Pacific Economies; Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation; Korea-Pacific Program; Laboratory on International Law and Regulation; and the Policy Design and Evaluation Lab.

The Division of Arts & Humanities’ growing Program in Transnational Korean Studies is the recent recipient of a five-year (2013-18) grant from the Academy of Korean Studies as a Core University Program for Korean Studies, which will enable the program to offer a number of new courses and research internships. This will offer potential opportunities for course-integrated instruction and for liaison with faculty and students. The Library acquires significant amounts of history and social science material on Korea and Japan, especially pertaining to international relations, economics, politics, and modern and contemporary history, popular culture and society, and selects fairly broadly (in English, Korean and Japanese) in the anthropology, sociology, visual arts, music and literature of Korea and Japan.

Responsibilities of the Position

The UC San Diego Library seeks a subject librarian for Korean and Japanese Studies to develop and implement liaison services to the students and faculty working in these areas in the Division of Arts & Humanities and the School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IR/PS). The Korean and Japanese Studies Librarian will also be responsible for collection development for Korean and Japanese Studies in Korean, Japanese, and English languages.

The position will report to the Director of the Library’s Academic Liaison Program, with additional assigned responsibilities in the Collection Development & Management Program. The incumbent will:

· Actively engage with faculty and students in the Program in Transnational Korean Studies and the Japanese Studies Program within the Division of Arts & Humanities and the Korean and Japanese regional specializations at the School of International Relations and Pacific Studies.

· Develop strategies to learn about and understand information needs of academic departments and programs, and to build partnerships with research and teaching faculty.

· Serve as the primary contact for research and educational needs in Korean and Japanese studies; and develop and promote services and resources to enhance the research, teaching, and learning mission of UC San Diego.

· Build and sustain strong and consistent communication channels between the Library; the Korean and Japanese Studies programs in both Arts & Humanities and IR/PS; affiliated programs and research units; and other departments and programs as assigned.

· Communicate effectively with colleagues, students and faculty to integrate information literacy within Korean and Japanese Studies programs.

· Design and deliver curriculum-integrated instruction and other learning activities in a variety of formats for Korean and Japanese Studies faculty and students.

· Develop and promote online subject guides and other information resources for assigned subject areas.

· Develop and maintain collections in Korean, Japanese, and English-language materials for Korean and Japanese Studies.

· Collaborate with librarians and staff in Content Acquisitions and Metadata Services regarding acquisitions, vendor selection, approval plans, and cataloging of Korean and Japanese language resources.

· Serve as the primary Korean and Japanese Studies specialist for research assistance.

Minimum Qualifications

· Professional degree from a library school, or other appropriate degree or equivalent experience in one or more fields related to library services.

· Academic work in a field of study that includes knowledge of the history, politics, economics, literatures and cultures of Korea and Japan.

· Strong language skills in Korean and English, spoken and written.

· Ability to provide research assistance and participate in course-integrated instruction in assigned subject areas.

· Familiarity with electronic and scholarly resources for Korean and Japanese studies.

· Ability to work effectively with faculty, students, and staff from diverse backgrounds.

· Ability to plan, document, and complete projects.

· Excellent analytical, time management, organizational and problem-solving skills.

· Ability to work independently as well as within a team environment and with diverse groups.

· Strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in higher education.

· Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

· Strong language skills in Japanese, spoken and written.

· Experience in working with overseas and domestic vendors in support of the acquisitions of information resources.

· Experience in developing working partnerships with academic units in a University setting.

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

Salary: Salary and level of appointment in the Librarian series commensurate with qualifications and experience and based on the University of California pay scales.

Closing Date: Application consideration begins July 13,2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

Learn More

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

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Director, Metadata Services, UCSD – La Jolla, CA

Director, Metadata Services – Search Extended

The UC San Diego Library invites applications and nominations for the position of Metadata Services Program Director.

Responsibilities of the Position

This position provides innovative vision and leadership, strategic planning and management for all the operational activities of the UC San Diego Library’s Metadata Services Program. Metadata Services is one of six programs that compose Collection Services. This position reports to the Associate University Librarian for Collection Services and works closely and collaboratively with the other Library Program Directors and senior management.

Vision, Leadership and Strategic Planning
• Provides the vision and leadership for the continued development of Metadata Services to foster innovation and collaborations
• Set the direction and maintain an environment that challenges and encourages staff to Identify and implement best practices and creative approaches for providing metadata analysis and resource description, including the exploration of transformative techniques for creating, manipulating, acquiring and linking to authority and bibliographic data, such as linked data, schema.org and BibFrame.
• Plans and coordinates the implementation of services and initiatives.
• Plans for the budget and resources required for the Program’s success.

Operations and Management
• Provides broad oversight of program activities.
• Establish and oversee policies and procedures, and setting and monitoring goals.
• Serves as a supervisor of academic and/or staff employees including hiring, evaluating, training, and developing direct and indirect reports.
• Develops competencies and training for staff serving in the program.
• Manages, analyzes, and reports on staffing and resource budgets.
• Modifies the program in response to program evaluation and assessment, changes in user needs, and changes in available resources

Collaborations and Partnerships
• Ensures cross-program coordination and management of staff involved in the implementation and delivery of program services.
• Evolves program scope, services, procedures, and practices to ensure consistency and integration with campus and Library goals and mission.
• Collaborates with other Library programs to fulfill program missions and carry out program activities.
• Serves as a resource to library staff by providing expertise in cataloging and metadata policies, procedures, and best practices.
• Advises on metadata workflow and workload issues for the digital object metadata work that supports the UC San Diego Library Digital Access Management System (DAMS). Provides vision and leadership in planning for development and enhancement of the DAMS and digital object services. Serves on the Digital Library Operations Group.

Required Qualifications
• Professional degree from a library school, or other appropriate degree or equivalent experience in one or more fields related to library services.
• At least four years of supervisory experience and proven ability to work effectively in a large organization. Proven skills to effectively direct, coach, and motivate staff.
• Demonstrated ability to manage, strategize and prioritize program activities effectively and efficiently, with a high level of flexibility to meet the changing needs of the UC San Diego campus, the Library, and CDL and the UC Libraries System.
• Demonstrated knowledge of current and emerging issues, trends, workflows, and best practices in the field (e.g., MODS, PREMIS, RDA, and metadata design principles).
• Demonstrated ability to work and provide effective leadership in a collaborative, diverse, and changing environment fostering growth and development of others..
• Superior communication and interpersonal skills; ability to present and share ideas clearly and effectively. Demonstrated ability to build consensus and promote productive cooperation and teamwork.
• Strong organizational, analytical, persuasion/negotiation, decision-making, and problem-solving skills.
• Broad knowledge of user-focused library technologies, services, tools, and best practices in cataloging and metadata.
• Demonstrated strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in higher education.

Desired Qualifications
• Experience in a large academic library.
• Experience with project management, including planning, communication, and assessment.
• Experience developing ontologies or taxonomies.
• Knowledge of archival principles and best practices.

Program Description

Metadata Services is responsible for creating and managing the metadata for UC San Diego Library collections. Included in the Metadata Services Program’s scope:
• Tangible materials in all formats (books, CDs, DVDs, microforms, images, maps, software, etc.)
• Rare books and special collections materials
• Electronic resources, both licensed and open access, including eBooks, ejournals and websites
• Materials in all languages
• Manuscript collections (personal papers)
• Digitized materials, including the reformatting of print for preservation purposes
• Born digital materials, such as personal papers
• Research data sets
• Systemwide Collection Services (Shared Cataloging Program and CDL Acquisitions)

The approximately 37 program staff are responsible for creating, manipulating and managing metadata in these four key databases:
• Millennium (for monographs, serials, integrating resources and serial holdings). This is the backend of Roger, the online public access catalog for the UC San Diego Library.
• DAMS (for digital objects except for art images). This is the backend of the Digital Library Collections site.
• Shared Shelf (for art images). This is the backend of ARTstor, used for discovery service for art images.
• MSCL ArchiveSpace (for Finding Aids). This is the creation tool for finding aids that are shared with the Online Archive of California and others.

Metadata is also coordinated with OCLC WorldCat, which is the backend for Melvyl, the union catalog for the ten University of California campuses, and with the San Diego Circuit, a catalog that includes many libraries in the greater San Diego area.

Librarians at UCSD are academic appointees and entitled to appropriate professional leave and all other perquisites granted to non-faculty academic personnel. UCSD librarians are expected to participate in library-wide and system-wide planning and governance and to be professionally active.

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: The initial application period for this position has been extended. Application consideration begins July 13, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

To Apply: For full consideration, please submit applications to:
https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF00544

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Deputy Library Director, City of Carlsbad – Carlsbad, CA

Deputy Library Director
Ideal Candidate

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

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

The successful candidate will meet the following challenges:

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

The Department

The Library & Cultural Arts Department provides educational, informational, and cultural arts services for all community residents, which contributes to a high quality of life by supporting lifelong learning, the pursuit of knowledge, and creating community gathering places. The Library & Cultural Arts Department operates three public facilities that include the Carlsbad City Library, the Georgina Cole Library and the Library Learning Center. The Carlsbad City Library is also home to the Ruby G. Schulman Auditorium and the Cannon Art Gallery which support a variety of literary, visual and performing arts programs and services.

Responsibilities

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

Qualifications

Any combination of experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

  • Equivalent to a Master of Library Science degree from an American Library Association accredited library school and
  • Three years of increasingly responsible professional and administrative library experience, including supervising a variety of staff.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Retirement: The City provides retirement benefits under the Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS). The retirement benefit is 2% at age 60 or 2% at age 62 formula (formula varies depending on prior public sector service) Group Health Insurance: cafeteria plan (PERS Health), choose from indemnity plans or HMO plans.
  • Life Insurance: The City provides life insurance equal to one times annual salary. Employees may purchase additional life insurance equivalent to one times the base salary.
  • Deferred Compensation: Employees may contribute into a tax?deferred savings account (457).
  • Holidays: Eleven paid holidays
  • Vacation: All employees may accrue up to 320 hours of paid vacation.
  • Executive Leave
  • Flexible Spending Account

How to Apply

Interested candidates can apply online by visiting http://Carlsbadca.gov.  If you have questions regarding this position please contact the City of Carlsbad Human Resources Department, 760-602-2440 Fax 760-602-8554

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