Job Opening: Reference & Instruction Librarian at UCSB

The UC Santa Barbara Library seeks a collaborative, dynamic, service-oriented librarian to foster excellence in scholarship, research, and teaching through the delivery of innovative reference, consultation, and instructional services to the campus community. The successful candidate will also facilitate access to scholarly information sources by shaping and building two to three collections in the social sciences and serving as an expert resource to support traditional and emerging research practices and curricular development. The effective date of this position is the 2017-18 academic year.

See: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01100

Job Posting: Director of Library and Information Services, Westmont College

Westmont College, an undergraduate, Christian, liberal arts college in Santa Barbara, California seeks applicants for the position of Director of the Libraryand Information Services. 
 
The Director oversees the library program, supervises the library staff, and participates actively in the academic life of the college. The Director is responsible for planning and managing all aspects of the Westmont CollegeLibrary and for providing a wide range of library services necessary to support the academic program and its students, faculty and staff. 
 
For more details and how to apply, see the full position description: 

 

Job opening: Web Services and Instruction Librarian at Westmont College

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Westmont College, a Christian liberal arts college in the hills of Montecito, is looking to fill the position of Outreach and Instruction Librarian. This Librarian with faculty status is responsible for the vision, execution, and assessment of Outreach Services. This position is also part of the liaison librarian team, which includes providing research assistance, information literacy instruction, outreach, and collection development for assigned academic departments. A full job description is available here, and an online application can be found here.

Qualifications: A Master’s degree in library science from an ALA accredited program; 1-2 years of experience in web design and management of electronic resources and online library systems (familiarity with OCLC’s WMS preferred); ability to learn and adapt to new technologies; working knowledge of HTML, CSS, OpenURL resolvers, EZProxy, and discovery tools; detail-oriented with an ability to manage multiple projects; experience providing reference services, information literacy instruction, and collection development in a library setting; strong written and oral communication skills; ability to work effectively
both independently and in a collaborative team environment; available to work evening and weekend hours as required; awareness of assessment trends in academic libraries highly desirable.

Reports to: Director of Library and Information Services

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Job opening: Outreach and Instruction Librarian at Westmont College

Friday, March 28, 2014

Westmont College, a Christian liberal arts college in the hills of Montecito, is looking to fill the position of Outreach and Instruction Librarian. This Librarian with faculty status is responsible for the vision, execution, and assessment of Outreach Services. This position is also part of the liaison librarian team, which includes providing research assistance, information literacy instruction, outreach, and collection development for assigned academic departments. A full job description is available here, and an online application can be found here.

Qualifications: A master’s degree in library science from an ALA accredited program; 1-2 years of experience in library work; awareness of current trends and developments in library outreach and reference services; experience implementing and using Web 2.0 technologies; enthusiasm for troubleshooting, hands-on assistance and excellent customer service; strong organizational and project management skills with the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines; curiosity and capacity to learn and a drive to innovate; ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively; available to work evening and weekend hours as required. Experience in an academic library setting; academic library assessment practices, and library instruction preferred.

Reports to: Director of Library and Information Services
Applicants should send a cover letter reflecting the position which includes the names and contact information for three references; a resume or curriculum vitae; and a formal application. Review of applications begins on April 14, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

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Job opening: Acquisitions and Serials Coordinator at Westmont College

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Westmont College, a Christian liberal arts college in the hills of  Montecito, is looking to fill the position of Acquisitions and Serials Coordinator. This is a full-time paraprofessional position. A review of applications begins upon receipt and will continue until the position is filled. Westmont College is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to be diverse in people and programs consistent with its mission. Links to the full job description and the online application form are available at: http://www.westmont.edu/_offices/human_resources/#staff-openings.html

Position Summary: The Acquisitions and Serials Coordinator works directly under the Associate Director of Technical Services and Collection Development and is responsible for the management and coordination of acquisitions and serials, including the oversight of expenditures  against the library’s materials budget. The position also assists in the cataloging and processing of materials in all formats.

Required Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree
  • 1-2 years work experience in a library in acquisitions, serials and/or cataloging
  • Availability to work evening and weekend hours as requested
  • Proficiency with computer applications such as Microsoft Office, Mozilla Firefox and Google Apps
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and project management skills
  • Ability to effectively work both independently and in teams; self-directed with an ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds
Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Experience in an academic library
  • A basic  understanding of LCSH and LC Classification
  • Account management/vendor relations experience

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