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Librarian I (County of San Diego)


The Librarian I position is the entry/journey level class in the Librarian series. Under direct supervision, this class is responsible for general information services, community and outreach services, children’s services, young adult services, and/or technical services. Incumbents in this class may supervise Library Technicians, volunteers, and hourly workers, and may act as branch manager in the absence of higher level librarians.
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1. A master’s degree in Library Science (MLS) from an accredited U.S. college or university, or a certified foreign studies; OR,

2. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited U.S. college or university, or certified foreign studies equivalency, supplemented by a minimum of nine (9) semester or twelve (12) quarter units of graduate library science course work from an accredited college or university, AND one (1) year of full-time paraprofessional library experience.
Note: Candidates must provide proof of educational requirements at the time of application. A master’s degree in Library Science from a U.S. college or university, or certification of foreign studies equivalency, accredited by the American Library Association, is highly desirable. Experience working in a public library is also highly desirable.

In order for your education to be considered, you must attach a copy of your diploma, transcripts or foreign studies equivalency certificate to your application. Required documents submitted on or after February 29, 2008 do not need to be resubmitted. Please only attach the documents required.

Qualified candidates will be placed on a 6 month employment list based on scores received during the evaluation of information contained in their employment and supplemental applications. Please ensure all information is complete and accurate as the responses you provide on the supplemental application questionnaire will be reviewed using an automated evaluation system. If you are successful in the initial screening process, your application will be reviewed individually to confirm that the information you provided is accurate and qualifying.

Note: Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable an individual with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions of a job, on a case-by-case basis.

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Director of Library Services, Bridgepoint Education

My team is looking for a Library Director! If you or someone you know is qualified and interested, please apply! If you attend chapter events, you probably already know several members of this amazing library team. Besides myself, there is Elizabeth Grossman (previous Director, now in a different role), and you may have met some of our awesome colleagues, Kira, Anna, Jordon, Jacline, and Rebecca.  We are a very collaborative and cohesive team. Seriously, the work environment here is awesome. We honestly say we love our jobs and our team.

The Library Director position will oversee two libraries — Ashford University and University of the Rockies. Here’s the official job posting. If you have questions, please reach out to myself or Elizabeth for details. You can reach us via our
Thank you,

Jamie Lin

(SLA San Diego Communications Chair)

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Document Control Coordinator, ARB Inc. (Carlsbad)

ARB, Inc.Carlsbad, CA
JOB TILE: Document Control Coordinator


STATUS: Non-Exempt Full-Time

SALARY: Commensurate with Experience


The Document Control Coordinator is responsible for maintaining the flow of construction drawing documentation throughout the construction process.


  • Maintenance of the project document management platform (Infinitrac).
  • Responsible for processing of all submittals and input into Infinitrac.
  • Generate submittal logs, RFI logs, and various document control reports.
  • Receive, log, and track plans and specifications as received including all revisions.
  • Distribute plans and specifications to contractor personnel, subcontractors and designers.
  • Maintain all hard copy files of project documentation.
  • Maintain electronic copy files of project documentation.
  • Process and maintain files for change order requests, change orders, contracts, scope changes, and payment applications in an orderly and updated manner.
  • Process and maintain transmittals and associated documents.
  • Track and file project photos.
  • Work with superintendents, engineers, and administration as required.
  • Work with client’s and designer’s representatives as required.
  • Other miscellaneous duties to support engineering department.
  • Support Project Manager, Construction Manager, Superintendents, and Construction Engineers in regards to submittals, RFI’s, drawings, specifications, and other project documents.
  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned.


  • Education or extensive experience in business administration, information technology, library science, or a similar, relevant discipline a plus
  • Experience in document control for the design and construction of large projects a plus
  • Proven ability to work with a wide range of disciplines connected with the successful completion of projects
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, both orally and written including written reports and summaries, and presentations
  • Excellent attention to detail, analytical skills, interpersonal skills, ability to multitask
  • Experience with vendor audits a plus
  • Knowledge of construction documents including handling submittals a plus.
  • Knowledge of the construction process, ability in planning, organizing and implementing work priorities to ensure the orderly flow of construction
  • Self-motivated thinker when assigned long term tasks.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook. Proficiency in other construction industry standard software packages is a strong plus.
  • Experience and proficiency in the project software (Infinitrac) is preferred.
  • Ability to be flexible and change directions to meet company needs.

To learn more about PSC, Inc, Inc. visit our website at

PSC, Inc. offers a competitive compensation package including health benefits, FSA, Life, AD&D, and 401 (k).

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

  • Infinitrac software: 1 year
  • Document Control: 1 year

To apply visit our website at

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Principal Librarian, County of San Diego

Job Title: Principal Librarian-17404803
Opening Date/Time:   Wed. 04/05/17 12:00 AM Pacific Time
Closing Date/Time:   Tue. 04/18/17 11:59 PM Pacific Time
Salary: $72,384.00 – $102,668.80 Annually
Location: County of San Diego, California


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Librarian III, County of San Diego

Opening Date/Time:   Wed. 04/05/17 12:00 AM Pacific Time
Closing Date/Time:   Tue. 04/18/17 11:59 PM Pacific Time
Salary: $61,360.00 – $75,358.40 Annually
Location: County of San Diego, California

For more information go to :

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Located along the picturesque Pacific Coast between Los Angeles and Orange County,

the City of Long Beach combines the amenities of a large metropolitan area with the

tranquility of a California beach town. Residents enjoy the benefits of a global port, a

commercial airport, attractive neighborhoods, an award winning school district, and a

vibrant and accessible downtown with numerous dining and shopping options. The

future is bright for Long Beach as the City is alive with activity.

The Manager of Branch Library Services reports to the Director of Library Services and

has management oversight for the 11 neighborhood libraries within the Department. The

diverse range of services provided and geographic proximity of branch facilities requires

an active, visible and engaged manager to provide cohesive and consistent leadership

throughout the operation. With 11 direct reports and an overall staff of 65, the Manager

must maintain connection through regular and consistent communication with the branch

team members. As a member of the Library’s senior management team, the successful

candidate will be a collaborative problem solver, and a relationship based, team player

that effectively communicates and shares information with peers and staff.

A strong foundation in the development and administration of budgets, project

management and best practices are essential to this role. As with any local government

employee, a high level of ethics and integrity are a must. A Master of Library Science

degree from an accredited college or university, with a minimum of five years

progressively responsible supervisory experience and/or administrative experience at the

level of Senior or Principal Librarian is required. The salary range is $100,000 to

$130,000 annually, DOQ. To be considered, please visit the Avery Associates Career

Portal at to upload your letter of interest,

resume, salary history and contact information including email addresses for five work-

related references to Paul Kimura by May 12, 2017.

Paul Kimura and/or Cris Piasecki

Avery Associates

3½ N. Santa Cruz Ave., Suite A

Los Gatos, CA 95030


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Head of Technical Services

San Diego State University Library & Information Access seeks applications and nominations of dynamic, proactive, innovative, and service-oriented candidates for the position of Head of Technical Services.  The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic, collegial, user-focused librarian who will be able to provide leadership for technical services and represents the department’s changing needs as we settle into a new consortial and local integrated library management system.  This position will provide timely and strategic management of resource description and metadata activities to support the research, teaching, and learning needs of the university community.  The incumbent will be responsible for the overall management and staff supervision of the division, including acquisitions, cataloging, physical processing, database and electronic resource maintenance, and processing of government publications.  These units currently consist of 3 tenured librarians and 9 support staff.  As a member of the Library faculty, this position will be actively involved in library governance activities and will provide expertise regarding innovations in information organization, discovery, and access.

This position will be appointed at the rank of Associate Librarian.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will:

  • Direct the bibliographic access to the library’s collection of 7 million physical items and 1 million online resources.
  • Be responsible for planning, organizing, and managing activities to meet evolving trends in information organization, discovery, and access.
  • Supervise technical operations in the library, including acquisition, processing and cataloging of all types of materials in any language and any format.
  • Establish and evaluate existing policies and procedures, and set priorities in cataloging and processing collaboratively with technical services librarians; and in consultation with collection management, public service librarians, and with library administration.
  • Provide training, evaluation, and supervision of technical services paraprofessional staff.
  • Ensure compliance with national and local standards such as MARC21, RDA, AACR2, LCSH, LCCS, OCLC, LC/PCC cataloging practices, DC, VRA, and other appropriate cataloging and metadata standards.
  • Participate in the development of CSU policies and maintenance of efficient workflows resulting from implementation of a new consortial and local system.
  • Perform original cataloging as needed, depending on expertise with subjects and/or formats.
  • Represent the Library in regional, national, and international cooperative programs concerning technical services work.
  • Keep abreast of current standards, emerging technologies (such as Bibframe and linked data), and best practices, and implement as appropriate to more effectively support the organization of and access to library resources.
  • Collaborate with colleagues across the Library to support growing metadata and digital collection initiatives.
  • Serve as cataloging technical adviser on the Library’s new discovery tools.
  • Work with staff and faculty to insure the application of high quality metadata standards and efficient workflow for the new Institutional Repository (IR).
  • Develop assessment and benchmark strategies, maintain statistics, and compile narrative and statistical reports to support short & long-term planning for the department and Library.
  • Other duties as needed.

Required Qualifications

  • ALA-accredited master’s degree or equivalent foreign degree.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in original cataloging of materials in a variety of formats.
  • Minimum of 3 years successful experience supervising a unit of technical services paraprofessionals.
  • Successful database maintenance experience in a university research library.
  • Demonstrated experience managing the workflow of one or more of the following technical services units: digitization, metadata, monographic cataloging, serials cataloging, or electronic resources.
  • Substantial and successful working experience with  and excellent knowledge of cataloging standards, tools, and resources such as RDA, AACR2, LCSH, LCCS, ClassWeb, Cataloger’s Desktop, MARC EDIT, FRBR, MARC21 and other metadata schemes (e.g. Dublin Core or MODS)
  • Working knowledge of a current electronic resource management system.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to construct clear documentation.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills, particularly the ability to explain complex concepts to a wide variety of users in individual and group settings.
  • Demonstrated successful ability to take initiative, prioritize work, coordinate workflow, and lead a team.
  • Demonstrated successful experience in developing, introducing and managing innovative projects, services and programs.
  • Demonstrated successful organizational, analytical, project management, and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment for working in a team environment with diverse staff.
  • Ability to maintain cooperative working relationships with administrators, staff, and faculty.
  • Professional service experience commensurate with our rank of Associate Librarian with a record of scholarly contributions and achievements in the profession.
  • Potential for meeting our requirements for tenure and promotion based on library service, professional growth, and service to the University and community.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience designing and deploying training programs for staff
  • Experience with LC-PCC, BIBCO, NACO, and CONSER cataloging policy and cataloging guidelines.
  • Working knowledge of a second language, preferably Spanish.
  • Successful grant writing experience.

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

This position will be ranked at Associate Librarian. Salary commensurate with experience.

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

Review will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.  Preference will be given to applications received by March 24, 2017. Applicants must apply via Interfolio at submitting the following documents: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, applicant statement outlining their commitment to diversity within the context of technical services, and contact information for three professional references.

Anticipated start date is August 2017

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

San Diego State University is a Title IX, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

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Research Librarian, HBR Consulting LLC (Contract)

HBR Consulting, LLC is seeking a Research Librarian on the West Coast to fill a temporary position.

By providing strategic, technology and operational services to clients in the legal, professional and financial services industries, our Consultants are a highly talented group of professionals who offer a unique blend of core consulting experience across a number of industries and disciplines along with specialized skills in their respective areas of expertise. Our employees are our greatest competitive advantage.

Research Librarian will be responsible for the following responsibilities while working onsite for 37.5 – 40 hour per week. This is role is for 8 months with possibility for extension.

Key Responsibilities

  • Evaluate all research inquiries to determine the best methods and resources necessary to complete each request.
  • Provide research expertise and analysis to lawyers, paralegals and staff.
  • Prioritize requests, analyze results, compile answers and communicate research findings in a clear and concise manner.

Education & Experience Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Librarianship or Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution, or relevant experience
  • 3-5 years+ research experience in a law firm library
  • Strong research ability
  • Knowledge of standard research resources including, but not limited to, Westlaw, LexisNexis, Bloomberg Law, etc.
  • High level of skill in written communications to effectively deliver and explain research findings to attorneys both verbally and through written summaries and analysis
  • Ability to work well independently.

Additional Details:

  • This is a temporary, full time position
  • Term: Approximately 8 months

Apply : Email resume to Dimple Shah at

Visit our Careers page at:

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Librarian, Southwestern College (Full-time, Contract)


**First screening deadline of 11:59 p.m. on Friday, March 24, 2017**

This position may include a combination of day, evening, weekend and extension site assignments.

RESPONSIBILITIES : Under the direction of the Dean of Instructional Support Services and in collaboration with the Library Department Chair, and in collaboration with one another, the librarians are responsible for providing services such as reference, instruction, collection development, technical services, and outreach.

• Provide information literacy instruction in person and online through credit courses, workshops, and other modes of instruction
• Provide reference service in person and online using various print and electronic resources
• Design and produce curricular materials, research guides, tutorials, and other instructional resources in a variety of formats
• Participate in the collection development program and serve as faculty liaison in assigned subject areas
• Collaborate with discipline faculty on assignments, collection needs, and integration of information literacy into the college curriculum
• Collaborate with the others to prepare reports, assessments, and data in support of program reviews, Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs), and accreditation self-studies
• Serve on college committees and participate in faculty activities
• Develop and integrate emerging technologies in library services

Knowledge & Abilities:

Education & Experience:

Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s Degree in Library Science, or Library and Information Science
the equivalent
a valid California Community College Instructor Credential in Library Science.

Candidates must exhibit an 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. Experience working in a community with a similar diversity pattern as is found in the service area for Southwestern College is desirable.

Desired Qualifications:
• A Master’s degree from an American Library Association ( ALA ) accredited school.
• Experience in general areas of librarianship such as reference and public services, instruction, outreach, and collection development
• Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with students and faculty
• Ability to work collaboratively with all librarians and staff
• Ability to be flexible with work assignments and scheduling
• Experience working with an integrated library system and academic library databases
• Knowledge of current teaching pedagogies and experience designing and implementing active learning activities
• Experience or interest in developing programs and materials to support the needs of students including first-year experience, first-generation, distance learners, and disproportionate impact groups
• Familiarity with SB 1359 and the role of the library in Open Education Resources ( OER )
• Experience or interest in promoting libraries through social media, integrating library resources in learning management platforms, and creating media and resources to facilitate library access
• Familiarity with course management systems such as Canvas
• Bilingual English/Spanish
• 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

Licenses and Other Requirements:
Short writing and teaching demonstrations will be required of finalists.

Working Conditions:

Upon initial employment, full-time faculty members are placed on the salary schedule based upon years of experience and education. The maximum initial placement for experience is Step 6. Faculty members are encouraged to continue their professional development through additional study qualifying them for advancement on the salary schedule. For current salary schedules and information on salary placement visit our website at Excellent fringe benefits.

Salary Schedule:
Academic Contract (11-month)

Work Schedule:
Successful candidate may be assigned to any of the campus sites (Chula Vista, National City, Otay Mesa, and/or San Ysidro).

Start Date:
July 1, 2017 (Successful candidate may be assigned to any of the campus sites (Chula Vista, Otay Mesa, National City and/or San Ysidro).

Screening Deadline:
All application materials must be received on-line at . Position is open until filled. Applications received by the first screening deadline of 11:59 p.m. on Friday, March 24, 2017 are guaranteed to be reviewed by the selection committee. Any application received after the deadline is not guaranteed a review.

Open Until Filled


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Assistant Program Director & Research Service Coordinator (UCSD)


Open date: February 6th, 2017
Next review date: March 6th, 2017
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: March 20th, 2017
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The University of California San Diego Library is seeking an innovative, collaborative, and flexible professional to join the Library as Assistant Program Director and Research Services Coordinator for the Reference & Research Advisory Services Program. The Library is committed to supporting academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body.

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’s Academic Liaison Program provides academic outreach and information services in support of UC San Diego’s teaching and research activities.

Reference & Research Services Program
The Reference & Research Advisory Services Program (RRAS) contributes to the UC San Diego Library’s mission of providing world class resources to meet the evolving teaching, learning, and research needs of the UC San Diego campus. We actively participate in supporting and shaping discovery, engage in the co-production of knowledge, and enable Library users to become effective and efficient information consumers.
Now is an exciting time to join the UC San Diego Library as the Geisel Library Revitalization Initiative (GLRI) is underway. This initiative will transform the interior public spaces of the campus’ main library into modern, technology-rich spaces, ensuring that it will continue to serve as a high-caliber, cutting-edge campus resource. RRAS will contribute significantly towards this transformation. We are especially excited about how new spaces and services will be organized into user-focused zones, and how RRAS can positively influence the design of the service zones on the two main floors plus the development of a new Center for Digital Scholarship. Integral to this revitalization effort, we plan to expand our services, including Data, GIS, and Digital Humanities, to more effectively and efficiently respond to current and emerging scholarly trends.

About the Position
This new position has been created to help RRAS expand service offerings to meet current and changing user needs as well as contemporary research and scholarship demands. The successful candidate will be forward thinking and will play a significant role in the GLRI. The person in this position will contribute towards the vision, space design, and development of service offerings and forthcoming initiatives to provide a more cohesive and holistic environment for users, including establishing a Center for Digital Scholarship. They will serve on the RRAS Management Team and will identify, coordinate, and implement new service offerings, including expanding Data, GIS and Digital Humanities services. The incumbent will also serve as a coordinator for the Program on select projects, initiatives, task groups, and pilots, proactively collaborating and interacting with other Library programs. In addition, they will play an important supervisory role in managing, overseeing, and guiding the activities of a creative group of librarians and staff in Data Services, GIS, Digital Humanities, and Maps.

Position Responsibilities
• Assists Program Director in setting and meeting program goals, and helps plan, create, implement, and administer program-wide services, policies, and procedures
• Serves on the program’s management team responsible for making decisions on program strategy, budgeting, resources, and staffing needs
• Collaborates with programs across the Library and externally to coordinate, plan, and implement innovative services to meet evolving academic research interests
• Provides leadership, oversight, and strategies for expanding Data, GIS, and Digital Humanities services to support current and emerging user needs
• Supervises the Data Librarian, the GIS Librarian, the Map Librarian, and the Digital Humanities Specialist
• Contributes significantly to developing the vision, service design, and forthcoming services related to digital scholarship
• Provides reference, research assistance, and instruction as needed
• Acts on behalf of the program director in their absence

Required Qualifications
• Professional degree from a library school, or an advanced degree or equivalent experience in library science, information science, or information management
• Experience supervising or coordinating library staff
• Experience initiating, developing, or implementing new services
• Strong understanding of current and emerging research lifecycle practices
• Familiarity with emerging technologies and tools related to data, GIS, digital scholarship, and research services
• Demonstrated ability to manage projects involving many stakeholders
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Excellent analytical and organizational skills
• Strong commitment to excellence in service, and demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and users from diverse backgrounds
• Strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education

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.


San Diego, CA


More information about this recruitment:



  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.
  • 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 (Optional)


3 references required (contact information only)

To apply:

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