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Library Aide CoreCivic – Otay, CA

http://jobs.corecivic.com/ShowJob/Id/520057/Library%20Aide

Job Description

The Library Aide assists with the daily activities of a general purpose and/or law library designed to accommodate the social, educational and legal interest and needs of an inmate/resident population.

Qualifications

High School diploma, GED certification or equivalent is required. Two years of library work experience, including work in book acquisition, cataloging, reference and compilation of bibliographies preferred. A valid driver’s license is required. Minimum age requirement: Must be at least 21 years of age. CoreCivic is a Drug Free Workplace & EOE– M/F/Vets/Disabled

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Assistant Professor, Instruction/Open Educational Resources Librarian – San Diego Community College District

$5,755 – $7,754 a month
Assistant Professor, Instruction/Open Educational Resources Librarian

San Diego Community College District

Closing Date: 3/8/2019

Position Number: 00120249

Location: San Diego Miramar College

Position Type:

The Position:
The San Diego Community College District is accepting applications for the position of Instruction/Open Educational Resources (OER) Librarian at San Diego Miramar College, assignment beginning summer 2019. Located in the Mira Mesa / Scripps Ranch area of San Diego, Miramar College is one of three colleges in the San Diego Community College District.

This position reports to the Dean of Planning, Research and Institutional Effectiveness, Library and Technology and is under the general direction of the Library Department Chair. This is a 12-month position at the assistant professor level. Working days are Monday to Friday, hours are to be determined.

Major Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will have primary responsibilities for coordinating the library instruction program, developing instructional modules in a variety of formats, including Web content, tutorials, and guides to digital and other library resources. The successful candidate will advocate and engage the San Diego Miramar College community in the utilization and development of Open Education Resources (OER) and will assist in the development and implementation of policies relating to copyright, open licensing, and attribution of Creative Commons licensed materials. Other responsibilities will include, but not be limited to: providing reference service, selecting and deselecting materials for the library’s collection, assisting with the library’s migration to the statewide Ex Libris Alma/Primo system during the coming year, and serving on campus and professional committees.The successful candidate must show demonstrated:• Knowledge of library instruction principles, techniques, and trends.• Enthusiasm for teaching and promoting student equity and success.• Ability to design and implement information literacy programs and services.• Ability to prepare and perform library instruction sessions in a classroom setting.• Experience providing reference service in an academic environment or equivalent such as a public library.• Ability to work with library staff in a positive manner and to promote team harmony.• Ability to work with diverse populations including: students, faculty, staff, administrators and community members.• Strong oral and written communication skills.

Qualifications:
Master’s in library science, library and informationscience,OR the equivalent.NOTE: All degrees and units used to satisfy minimum qualifications shall be from accredited institutions, unless otherwise specified.

Desired Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants with:• Demonstrated experience or strong working knowledge of intellectual property rights management, copyright, and licensing trends.• Demonstrated knowledge in the areas of identifying, curating, and best practices regarding the adoption of open educational resources for teaching and learning.• Demonstrated knowledge of current trends and research regarding library practices, including emerging technologies.• Demonstrated knowledge of library collection development processes.• Demonstrated experience utilizing current library technologies, such as integrated library systems, library services platforms, discovery services, online catalogs, online databases, and Internet resources.• Demonstrated ability to coordinate library activities with other campus departments or with other institutions.• Demonstrated flexibility and receptiveness to new ideas, methods, and duties related to instruction.• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.• Demonstrated cultural competency, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff.

Licenses:

Pay Information:
Class 1, Step A – Class 6, Step C ($5,754.92 – $7,754.42) per month based on the current AFT – COLLEGE Faculty Tenured-Tenured Track Monthly Salary Schedule.

Initial salary placement for this Assistant Professor is commensurate with required education and related teaching experience as outlined in section A2.1 of the AFT Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement and it is non-negotiable. The District offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package including employer paid medical, dental, vision plans, sick leave, and opportunities for professional development. This position is FLSA Exempt and may not accrue overtime. Benefits will be provided under the terms of the AFT-Guild, Local 1931 – Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement. Annual Salaries will be recalculated for service less than a full academic year based on Education Code §87815, any required adjustment will be made with-in the first pay period. Travel reimbursement for interviewees traveling more than 200 miles, one-way, may be paid according to geographic location (see SDCCD Travel Stipend Policy, Rev 7/14/2011). Typically, Assistant Professors earn tenure after 4 years and promote to Associate Professor. The SDCCD Employment Web Page provides a link to employee collective bargaining agreements and handbooks, and more information about terms and conditions of employment to include salary and benefits.

To apply, visit: https://www.sdccdjobs.com

All applicants must have demonstrated cultural competency and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.

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Head of Technical Services – SDSU – San Diego

https://apply.interfolio.com/58396

San Diego State University: Library and Information Access

Description

San Diego State University Library & Information Access seeks applications and nominations of candidates for the position of Head of Technical Services. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic, collegial, user-focused librarian who will provide dynamic leadership for technical services departments and our new library management system. The Head of Technical Services will provide direction and strategic management for all of technical services including: acquisitions, cataloging, database management, electronic resource maintenance and physical processing. The successful candidate will lead Library Technical Services in forward thinking directions as information organization, discovery, and access tools change and evolve.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will:

  • Supervise and establish guidelines for the day-to-day work of all technical services staff in acquiring, cataloging, and processing all library resources including special collections and government documents materials in compliance with national and international standards and practices.
  • Provide leadership in planning, implementing, and assessing technical services’ activities to ensure timely access to materials and to consider emerging trends.
  • Lead technical services in the development and implementation of California State University (CSU) Unified Library Management System (ULMS) best practices in resource management.
  • Keep abreast of current standards and emerging technologies to effectively support the organization of and access to Library resources.
  • Work cooperatively with three tenured librarians.
  • Supervise and train 11 paraprofessional staff.
  • Collaborate with colleagues across the Library in metadata management to enhance access to the library’s digital collections.
  • Provide statistical and activity reports as required by library administration.
  • Perform original cataloging as needed.
  • Participate in the shared governance of San Diego State University by serving on library, campus-wide, and California State University committees as needed.
  • Participate in professional development activities to fulfill in part expectations of tenure and promotion.
  • Other duties as needed.

Required Qualifications

  • ALA-accredited master’s degree or equivalent foreign degree.
  • Minimum of five years of substantial professional cataloging and database maintenance experience in a MARC environment in a university library.
  • Minimum of three years successful experience supervising technical services paraprofessionals.
  • Demonstrated experience managing the workflow of one or more technical services units including: acquisitions, electronic resources, metadata, monographic cataloging, or serials cataloging.
  • Substantial and successful working experience with cataloging standards, tools and resources, such as RDA, LCSH, LCCS, MARC21, or other metadata schemes.
  • Working knowledge of library management systems and electronic resource management systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to initiate, develop, and manage innovative projects or services with a diverse team.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated organizational, analytical, project management, and problem-solving skills.
  • A record of scholarly contributions and achievements in the profession commensurate with the rank of Associate Librarian.
  • Potential for meeting requirements for tenure and promotion based on library service, professional growth, and service to the University and community.
  • Competence and sensitivity in working at a university in which students, faculty, and staff are broadly diverse with regard to many facets of identity, including but not limited to gender, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with library services platforms, such as Ex Libris Alma and discovery systems such as Ex Libris Primo.
  • Experience providing 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 and based on CSU Salary Schedule.  This position also offers a generous startup package.

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

San Diego State University is a major public research institution offering bachelor’s degrees in 91 areas, master’s degrees in 78 areas, and doctorates in 22 areas. The university provides transformative experiences, both inside and outside of the classroom, for its 35,000 students. Students participate in research, international experiences, sustainability and entrepreneurship initiatives, and a broad range of student life and leadership opportunities. The university’s rich campus life features opportunities for students to participate in, and engage with, the creative and performing arts, a Division I athletics program, and the vibrant cultural life of the San Diego region. For more information, Visit www.sdsu.edu.

SDSU is a large, diverse, urban university and Hispanic-Serving Institution with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence. Our campus community is diverse in many ways, including race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, pregnancy, medical condition, and covered veteran status. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming environment for all. SDSU is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups.

Application Instructions

This position will remain open until filled. Review will begin immediately. Preference will be given to applications received by January 3, 2019. Applicants must apply via Interfolio. Anticipated start date is July 2019.

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.

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Social Sciences Librarian – SDSU – San Diego

https://apply.interfolio.com/59504

San Diego State University: Library and Information Access

San Diego State University Library & Information Access embraces innovation and collaboration, encourages diversity and deliberation, and looks for librarians who engage in a forward-looking perspective. SDSU Library seeks applications and nominations of a creative and dynamic individual for the position of Social Sciences Librarian and appointed at the Senior Assistant Librarian rank. The Social Sciences librarian serves as liaison and is responsible for collections, instruction, outreach, and research consultations in selected social sciences departments.  Subjects may include but are not limited to Anthropology, Special Education, Psychology and/or other related areas. The position will also provide shared reference (may include evening hours) and general information literacy instruction. SDSU is especially interested in candidates that can contribute to the experiences of underrepresented minorities. This position may be eligible for hire under the SDSU Building on Inclusive Excellence (BIE) that creates additional library faculty lines for candidates who meet certain criteria.  For more information, see BIE criteria. To be considered for one of these additional BIE hires, candidates should identify in their letter of application how they meet two or more of the criteria.

San Diego State University is a major public research institution offering bachelor’s degrees in 91 areas, master’s degrees in 78 areas, and doctorates in 22 areas. The university provides transformative experiences, both inside and outside of the classroom, for its 35,000 students. Students participate in research, international experiences, sustainability and entrepreneurship initiatives, and a broad range of student life and leadership opportunities. The university’s rich campus life features opportunities for students to participate in, and engage with, the creative and performing arts, a Division I athletics program, and the vibrant cultural life of the San Diego region. For more information, visit www.sdsu.edu.

SDSU is a large, diverse, urban university and Hispanic-Serving Institution with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence. Our campus community is diverse in many ways, including race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, pregnancy, medical condition, and covered veteran status. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming environment for all. SDSU is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will:

  • Commit  to fostering an equitable and inclusive workplace, and an ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student population is essential.
  • Provide liaison, outreach, and support to assigned academic departments to ensure collections and services meet faculty and student needs.
  • Initiate and conduct course-related and general information literacy instruction and develop content, including course guides, subject guides, and other instructional and outreach materials in the assigned areas.
  • Provide the entire range of in-person and online reference services including research consultations for assigned departments at the undergraduate and graduate level. Also, participates in the shared reference desk (may include evening hours).
  • Build, assess and promote selected social science collections that meet the research and curricular needs of undergraduate and graduate students, and faculty.
  • Engage and participate in ongoing assessment of student learning, library collections and services.
  • Engage in professional service and scholarly contributions; participate in committees and faculty governance in the Library and on campus.

This is a full-time, twelve-month, tenure track faculty position. Tenure is dependent upon continuing library service effectiveness, professional growth and development, and service to the University and community. Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits, including medical, dental, and vision plans, as well as 24 vacation days per year.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • ALA-accredited master’s degree in Library and Information Science or equivalent foreign degree
  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in the social sciences, or experience as a social sciences subject librarian.
  • Knowledge of information sources and research methodologies related to one or more areas in the Social Sciences,
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse groups and to create an environment of mutual respect.
  • Commitment to excellent public services and improving the library user experience.
  • Initiative, flexibility, and ability to work creatively and effectively both independently and as a team member.
  • Excellent written and oral communication, interpersonal communication and public presentation skills.
  • Potential for meeting the requirements for tenure and promotion based on library service effectiveness, professional growth, and service to the University and community.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with information literacy instruction.
  • Experience providing research assistance to a diverse population and users of all levels.
  • Experience as a subject liaison to an academic department.
  • Evidence of professional engagement at local, state or national level.

Application Instructions

This position will remain open until filled. Review will begin immediately. Preference will be given to applications received by February 14, 2019. Applicants must apply via Interfolio. Anticipated start date is July 2019.

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.

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Life Sciences Librarian – SDSU – San Diego

https://apply.interfolio.com/59892

San Diego State University: Library and Information Access

San Diego State University Library embraces innovation and collaboration, encourages diversity and deliberation, and looks for librarians who engage in a forward-looking perspective. SDSU Library seeks applications and nominations of a creative and dynamic individual for the position of Life Sciences Librarian and appointed at the Senior Assistant Librarian rank. The Life Sciences Librarian serves as a liaison to provide outreach, research support, collection development, and instruction for the departments of Biology, Chemistry & Biochemistry, and other research institutes associated with these areas. The incumbent will support the research data service needs across the natural and life sciences; in particular, the librarian will need to be familiar with reference sources for molecular and cellular biological research, popular analytical tools and strategies, and knowledge of research data management best practices. This position coordinates closely with other Sciences Librarians in the delivery of services across related disciplines. The position will also provide shared reference services (may include evening hours) and general information literacy instruction. This position may be eligible for hire under the SDSU Building on Inclusive Excellence (BIE) that creates additional library faculty lines for candidates who meet certain criteria.  For more information, see BIE criteria. To be considered for one of these additional BIE hires, candidates should identify in their letter of application how they meet two or more of the criteria.

San Diego State University is a major public research institution offering bachelor’s degrees in 91 areas, master’s degrees in 78 areas, and doctorates in 22 areas. The university provides transformative experiences, both inside and outside of the classroom, for its 34,000 students. Students participate in research, international experiences, sustainability, and entrepreneurship initiatives, and a broad range of student life and leadership opportunities. The university’s rich campus life features opportunities for students to participate in, and engage with, the creative and performing arts, a Division I athletics program, and the vibrant cultural life of the San Diego region. For more information, visit www.sdsu.edu.

SDSU is a large, diverse, urban university and Hispanic-Serving Institution with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence. Our campus community is diverse in many ways, including race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, pregnancy, medical condition, and covered veteran status. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming environment for all. SDSU is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will:

  • Serve as the liaison to departments of Biology, Chemistry & Biochemistry, other research institutes associated with these areas;
  • Provide outreach, and support to assigned academic departments to ensure collections and library services meet faculty and student needs;
  • Initiate and conduct course-related and general information literacy instruction and develop content, including course guides, subject guides, and other instructional and outreach materials in the assigned areas;
  • Provide instruction in the use of tools that aid in life sciences research, such as citation management software, electronic lab notebooks, and data repository options;
  • Build, assess, and promote life sciences collections that meet the research and curricular needs of undergraduate and graduate students, and faculty;
  • Provide in-person and online reference services including research consultations for assigned departments at the undergraduate and graduate level. Also, participates in the shared reference desk (may include evening hours);
  • Maintain current knowledge of emerging trends, best practices, resources, and pedagogical principles in scientific research and biological research data management;
  • Engage and participate in the ongoing assessment of student learning, library collections, and services;
  • Commit to fostering an equitable and inclusive workplace, and the ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student population is essential;
  • Participate in the shared governance of San Diego State University by serving on library, campus-wide, and California State University committees as needed;
  • Participate in professional development activities to demonstrate a continuous and meritorious record of scholarly contributions and achievements in the profession.

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

Rank of Senior Assistant Librarian with a yearly salary range of $71,000-$77,000, salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • ALA-accredited master’s degree or equivalent foreign degree;
  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in either the sciences or applied sciences, or experience as a life sciences subject librarian;
  • An understanding of the current research, information sources, and scholarly trends in the life sciences;
  • Commitment to excellent public services and improving the library user experience;
  • The initiative, flexibility, and ability to work creatively and effectively both independently and as a team member;
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills, particularly the ability to explain complex concepts to a wide variety of users in individual and group settings;
  • Competence and sensitivity in working at a university in which students, faculty, and staff are broadly diverse with regard to many facets of identity, including but not limited to gender, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion;
  • Ability to work as a team player in maintaining harmonious, cooperative working relationships with administrators, staff, and faculty;
  • Potential for meeting the requirements for tenure and promotion based on library service, professional growth, and service to the University and community.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience as a library liaison to a science or applied science discipline, including engaging in research consultations, collection development, and subject instruction;
  • Experience with information literacy instruction;
  • Experience providing research assistance to a diverse population and users of all levels;
  • Active involvement in professional development activities with a record of scholarly contributions and achievements in the profession;
  • Willingness to teach outside of assigned subject areas and explore new disciplinary approaches;
  • Knowledge of life sciences data repositories, and/or OA in the life sciences.

Application Instructions

This position will remain open until filled. Review will begin immediately. Preference will be given to applications received by February 25, 2019. Applicants must apply via Interfolio. Anticipated start date is July 1, 2019.

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.

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Library Technician – SAIC – San Diego

Job ID: 443613
Location: SAN DIEGO, CA, United States
Date Posted: Jan 24, 2019
Category: Logistics
Subcategory: Logistics Support
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: None
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: No

JOB DESCRIPTION

Description

SAIC has contingent opportunities to fill Library Technician positions in San Diego, CA These positions are contingent upon contract award.

Seeking highly qualified candidates to provide Library Support Services to the Center for Surface Combat Systems (CSCS).

Performs routine clerical duties, providing duplication and digital imaging services, and interfaces with the organization travelers and travel coordinators/counselors requiring limited knowledge of systems or procedures. Responsibilities include: writing, typing, or entering information into a computer, preparing correspondence, bills, statements, receipts, checks, or other documents, copying information from one record to another, proofreading records or forms, sorting and filing records, processing mail, answering calls, conveying messages, running errands, and making copies of documents. This position may also require of tasks relating to computer data entry of timecards, cost transfers, journal vouchers, and other documents. Ensures entries are accurate and complete. Considerable knowledge of the job. Complete acquaintance with and understanding of the general and detailed aspects of the job and their practical applications to problems and situations ordinarily encountered. Supervision Received: General supervision and instructions given for routine work, and detailed instructions given for new activities or special assignments. IMPACT: Errors may be detected and corrected but may cause moderate loss of time or expense to correct. LIASON: Contacts are typically with individuals within own department and occasionally with contacts outside own organization. Contacts involved obtaining or providing information or data requiring some explanation or interpretation.

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 

  • High School and one (1) year or more related experience.
  • One (1) year of library experience, demonstrate the ability to work independently and be able to communicate effectively both orally and through formal reports written in specified Government formats.
  • Basic knowledge of library operations and be able to compile records; sort and shelve books or other media; remove/repair/update books or other media; make copies of documents; and check materials in and out of the circulation process.
  • Replace materials in shelving area (stacks) or files, and provide support to the professional staff
     
CLEARANCE REQUIREMENT:
  • Active Secret clearance 
Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation’s most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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Social Sciences Librarian – UC San Diego

Open date: January 16th, 2019
Next review date: February 18th, 2019
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: January 15th, 2020
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.

Description

Social Sciences Librarian

Academic Liaison Program

The University of California, San Diego Library seeks applications from highly motivated, collaborative, and service-oriented professionals to join the Library as the Social Sciences Librarian serving Political Science, Sociology and other related programs (at the level of Assistant, Associate or Full Librarian). The Social Sciences Librarian will have the opportunity to develop and extend information services to major centers of academic excellence and innovation at UC San Diego.

Responsibilities of the Position
The Social Sciences Librarian will strategically engage with students and faculty in the Departments of Political Science and Sociology, the Law & Society and International Studies Programs, and other social sciences as assigned, to identify areas of library partnership and to support education and research at multiple levels. This position intersects with other interdisciplinary social sciences and the successful candidate will collaborate with other subject librarians and functional specialists including those responsible for data science and curation, maps and GIS, digital scholarship, and scholarly communications. The Social Sciences Librarian will report to the Liaison Services Coordinator for Social Sciences within the Library’s Academic Liaison Program. The candidate will:

  • Partner with students, faculty, and researchers to define and meet information needs for education and research in the Division of Social Sciences.
  • Serve as the primary contact for assistance with library services, resources, and policies for the Departments of Political Science and Sociology, the Law & Society and International Studies Programs, and other social sciences as assigned.
  • Provide consultation and reference services to support undergraduate, graduate, and faculty research, teaching and learning endeavors.
  • Develop and deliver learning programs and tools tailored to social sciences to improve information and data literacy in assigned subjects, and participate in the library’s general information literacy instruction programs for undergraduates.
  • Develop and maintain collections including datasets, legal resources, and international government information, and collaborate with other librarians and staff on collection management activities.
  • Collaborate with data science, research data curation, scholarly communications, and other subject and functional specialists to develop and implement information services supporting the entire research lifecycle.

Minimum Requirements

  • MLS/MLIS or equivalent advanced degree. Other appropriate degree or equivalent experience in one or more fields related to library services may be substituted.
  • Undergraduate degree in political science, international studies, sociology or a related field, or demonstrated knowledge of these subjects as academic disciplines.
  • Strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in higher education and ability to work with faculty, students, staff and colleagues from diverse backgrounds.

Additional Requirements

  • Familiarity with scholarly resources, legal and government information sources, and reference tools for the social sciences.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in the areas of social science research methodologies, data applications and statistical tools.
  • Experience in project coordination, including planning, documentation, and implementation.
  • Ability to self-start, and work independently as well as within a team or collaborative environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience providing liaison services in an academic or research library.
  • Experience providing instruction or training to a range of users.
  • Strong understanding of traditional and emerging trends in social sciences research and scholarship.

About The Library – Great Research Starts Here

The UC San Diego Library plays a critical role in advancing and supporting the university’s research, teaching, patient care, and public service missions. The Library is committed to supporting academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body.

The Library’s Academic Liaison Program (ALP) directs the user-centered outreach, education and research services of subject specialists in support of the Library’s mission to meet the diverse and evolving information needs of the UC San Diego community. The ALP works collaboratively with other Library programs to connect students, faculty, and staff with the full range of Library services.

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. To foster the best possible working and learning environment, all library staff at UC San Diego strive to cultivate a rich and diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds, and those with disabilities. For more information, please review the UC San Diego Principles of Community. We also encourage the opportunity to build a network of peers that share your similar passions and interests through the UCSD Staff Associations network.

About the University

With a current enrollment of more than 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. The campus is committed to community engagement, public service and industry partnerships in order to advance the health and well-being of our region, state, nation and the world.

The University of California, San Diego is recognized as one of the top 10 public universities by U.S. News and World Report and has consistently been ranked as the top college in the nation by Washington Monthly in terms of its public contributions to the nation. UC San Diego attracts $1 billion annually in research funding and is among the top ten universities in the nation in terms of its federal research funding.

To Apply

Applications will begin being review on 2/18/19 and the position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, applications must be submitted at https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF02011 and include the following:

  • An application letter addressing your interest in this position and applicable qualifications
  • A resume or CV 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: Center for Faculty Diversity and Inclusion

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

Partner Opportunities Program: UC San Diego recognizes that your employment decisions may involve dual career considerations. UCSD provides online and in-person career and relocation assistance to spouses and partners of academic appointees.

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

Job location

San Diego, CA

Requirements

Document requirements

  • 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 (Optional)
Reference requirements
  • 3-4 required (contact information only)

How to apply

  • Create an ApplicantID
  • Provide required information and documents
  • If any, provide required reference information

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Librarian II – City of San Diego

https://agency.governmentjobs.com/sandiego/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=2310241

Closing Date/Time:  Mon. 02/04/19 5:00 PM Pacific Time

Salary:$24.78 – $29.84 Hourly
$1,982.40 – $2,387.20 Biweekly
$51,542.40 – $62,067.20 Annually

Librarian II positions perform professional librarian work in a branch library or a service area of the Central Library; assist the public in the use of library resources; provide services to children and young adults; review and evaluate the library collection and make recommendations for collection development and maintenance; catalog library books and materials; 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 a Master of Library Science or Master of Library and Information Science Degree are eligible for 5% additional pay.
  • Some Librarian II positions may require bilingual communication skills for which an additional $0.70 per hour may be paid.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: You must meet the following requirements on the date you apply, unless otherwise indicated.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: You must meet ONE of the following options:

  • Master of Library Science (MLS) or Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) Degree AND one year of full-time experience as a professional Librarian.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent education (i.e., minimum completed units = 120 semester/180 quarter), which must include completion of at least 9 semester/14 quarter units of postgraduate or undergraduate library science course work, AND two and a half years of full-time experience as a professional Librarian.

NOTES:

  • Six months of paraprofessional Librarian experience may be substituted for a MAXIMUM of six months of the required professional Librarian experience.
  • 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 the course was completed.
  • Qualifying course work is that which is considered creditable toward the completion of an MLS or MLIS Degree.
  • City of San Diego employees using Out-of-Class Assignment (OCA) experience to qualify must submit written documentation signed by their appointing authority or payroll specialist, detailing the work performed, dates, and total number of qualifying OCA hours. OCA experience without the required documentation will NOT be considered.

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.
  • For City of San Diego employees, proof of Out-Class-Assignment (OCA), 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.
SCREENING PROCESS: Please ensure all information is complete and accurate as the responses you provide on the supplemental questions will be reviewed using an automated evaluation system. If you are successful in this initial screening process, your application will be reviewed for applicable education, experience, and/or training to ensure all minimum requirements have been met. Successful candidates will be placed on a list which will be used to fill position vacancies during the next six months (180 days). For each vacancy, only those candidates with the most appropriate qualifications will be contacted by the hiring department for an interview.
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS: Employment offers are conditional pending the results of all screening processes that are applicable to this job, which may include but are not limited to the following: Confirmation of citizenship/legal right to work in the United States; completion of a pre-employment medical review/exam (which may include drug/alcohol testing); reference checks; and a fingerprint check. The fingerprints will be submitted to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the California Department of Justice for a conviction record report. Certain positions may require additional screening processes which may include a polygraph examination and/or background investigation. All of these processes must be successfully completed before employment begins. A positive test for alcohol, illegal drugs, including marijuana, or inadequately explained prescription drugs, misrepresentation, falsification, or omission of pertinent facts in any step of the screening/selection process may be cause for disqualification and/or termination of employment. Nothing in this job posting constitutes an expressed or implied contract for employment with the City of San Diego. Applicants must notify the Personnel Department of any changes in their name, address (home, email), or phone number or they may miss employment opportunities.

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County Archivist – County of San Diego

The County of San Diego Assessor/Recorder/County Clerk has a current opening for
COUNTY ARCHIVIST
(official title, Manager, Assessor/Recorder/County Clerk)

This position manages the legal and historical County archival records and ensures the proper preservation, maintenance, and security of all County public archival records and establishes safeguards against unauthorized removal or destruction. This position also plans, directs, and coordinates the activities of the Archives program including scheduling, assigning, and evaluating the work of staff responsible for retaining, storing, and retrieving records and information in conformance with applicable federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations. This position reports to the Chief Deputy, Recorder/County Clerk.

San Diego County is currently building a new County Archive facility that is planned to open in late 2019.

Click here for a complete job description of this class.

IDEAL CANDIDATE

The ideal candidate will have a Master’s Degree of Archival Studies, Library & Information Science, or History and at least four years of related experience in archives at increasing levels of responsibility. The ideal candidate will also demonstrate an understanding of modern archival theory, standards, and practices and implementation. This knowledge includes familiarity and/or experience with appraisal methods, acquisitions, arrangement and description, preservation, and access (physical/digital). In addition, knowledge of federal and state requirements affecting record keeping functions, including privacy rights and requirements affecting record keeping functions, including privacy rights and requirements for dealing with confidential records is highly desirable.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited U. S. college or university, or a certified foreign studies equivalency, ANDone (1) year of experience supervising activities associated with official record production, record archives or the assessment roll in a California Assessor/Recorder/County Clerk’s Office, government archive or other similar setting.

NOTE: Additional years of experience as described above may be substituted for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis.

EVALUATION

Qualified applicants will be placed on a twelve (12) 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. 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.

ACCOMMODATION

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of a job, on a case-by-case basis.The County of San Diego and its employees embrace the Live Well San Diego vision: A region that is Building Better Health, Living Safely and Thriving. Click here for more information www.livewellsd.org.

Under California Government Code Sections 3100 – 3109, public employees are designated as disaster service workers. The term “public employees” includes all persons employed by the state or any county, city, state agency, or public district. Disaster service workers are required to participate in such disaster service activities as may be assigned to them by their employer or by law.

The County of San Diego is committed to valuing diversity and practicing inclusion because our diverse workforce is our greatest asset and our customers are our number one priority.

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Librarian I – City of San Diego

http://agency.governmentjobs.com/sandiego/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=2310212

Closing Date/Time:   Mon. 02/04/19 5:00 PM Pacific Time
Salary: $21.54 – $25.95 Hourly
$1,723.20 – $2,076.00 Biweekly
$44,803.20 – $53,976.00 Annually
Librarian I positions perform entry-level professional librarian work in a branch library or a service area of the Central Library; 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 a Master of Library Science or Master of Library and Information Science Degree are eligible for 5% additional pay.
  • Some Librarian I positions may require bilingual communication skills for which an additional $0.70 per hour may be paid.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: You must meet the following requirements on the date you apply, unless otherwise indicated.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: You must meet ONE of the following options:

  • Master of Library Science (MLS) or Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) Degree.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent education (i.e., minimum completed units = 120 semester/180 quarter), which must include completion of at least 9 semester/14 quarter units of postgraduate or undergraduate library science course work, AND one and a half years of full-time experience as a paraprofessional 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 the course was completed.
  • Qualifying course work is that which is considered creditable toward the completion of an MLS or MLIS Degree.
  • City of San Diego employees using Out-of-Class Assignment (OCA) experience must submit written documentation signed by their appointing authority or payroll specialist, detailing the work you performed, dates, and total number of qualifying OCA hours. OCA experience without the required documentation will NOT be considered.

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.
  • For City of San Diego employees, proof of Out-of-Class Assignment (OCA), 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.

SCREENING PROCESS:Please ensure all information is complete and accurate as the responses you provide on the supplemental questions will be reviewed using an automated evaluation system. If you are successful in this initial screening process, your application will be reviewed for applicable education, experience, and/or training to ensure all minimum requirements have been met. Successful candidates will be placed on a list which will be used to fill position vacancies during the six months (180 days). For each vacancy, only those candidates with the most appropriate qualifications will be contacted by the hiring department for an interview.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS: Employment offers are conditional pending the results of all screening processes that are applicable to this job, which may include but are not limited to the following: Confirmation of citizenship/legal right to work in the United States; completion of a pre-employment medical review/exam (which may include drug/alcohol testing); reference checks; and a fingerprint check. The fingerprints will be submitted to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the California Department of Justice for a conviction record report. Certain positions may require additional screening processes which may include a polygraph examination and/or background investigation. All of these processes must be successfully completed before employment begins. A positive test for alcohol, illegal drugs, including marijuana, or inadequately explained prescription drugs, misrepresentation, falsification, or omission of pertinent facts in any step of the screening/selection process may be cause for disqualification and/or termination of employment. Nothing in this job posting constitutes an expressed or implied contract for employment with the City of San Diego. Applicants must notify the Personnel Department of any changes in their name, address (home, email), or phone number or they may miss employment opportunities.

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