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Job Opening: Santa Barbara City College

Santa Barbara City College is recruiting!  

We are seeking applicants who can participate in a team environment dedicated to excellent customer service, culturally responsive librarianship that understands the racial, gender, socioeconomic, academic, and cultural diversity with the community college student population, and overall student success. Our emphasis on creativity, collaboration, and using technology makes this a dynamic workplace, and we have strong relationships across campus through our programming, outreach, and research support throughout the curriculum. The Web Services and eResources Librarian will work collaboratively to support current and emerging technologies for the library. Librarian will have primary responsibility for managing and coordinating the library’s online presence, library website, and web services. Librarian will manage library electronic resources, including collaborating on selection, establishing and maintaining access, and promoting and evaluating usage

This full-time, 10-month, tenure-track faculty position is effective Fall 2018.

Closing date: Thursday, May 3, 2018 @ 11:59 p.m. PST

For a detailed description and link to the online application, please visit our HR website at

Job Opening: Liaison and Systems Librarian

Westmont College, an undergraduate, Christian, liberal arts college in Santa Barbara, California seeks applicants for a Liaison and Systems Librarian.

The Liaison and Systems Librarian designs, maintains, manages, and assesses the Library’s online presence, and maintains remote and on-campus access to all electronic resources. 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 and co-curricular departments.  Please see the Job Description for more details about the requirements and the Westmont Human Resources page for more details on how to apply.

Spring 2018 Professional Development Day: Registration Has Closed!

Please join us for our Spring 2018 Professional Development Day!

  • Topic: Lessons Learned—Reflection of the Thomas Fire and Montecito Mudslides
  • When: Friday, April 13, 2018 9am-1pm
  • Where: SAGE Medical Library, Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
  • Featuring a round table discussion with guest speakers including:
    • Yoli McGlinchey, Emergency Services Manager for the City of SB
    • James Caesar, UCSB Campus Emergency Manager
    • Dave Kujan, UCSB Library Building Operations Manager
    • Mary Logue, Westmont College Librarian 
  • Cost: $15 for librarians and $10 for library staff and students
  • Link to register (now closed):
    • Registration Deadline: 4/9/18

Job Posting: Librarian III with Oxnard Public Library

The City of Oxnard’s Library is seeking an experienced Librarian III with professional background in Support/Technical Services to be a part of the Library’s Leadership team. Ideal candidates will possess an excellent understanding of Library functions, have strong technical and leadership skills, and provide excellent customer service.

Apply on the Careers website!

Job Posting: Librarian I/II – Oxnard Public Library

Please apply with the City of Oxnard’s official careers website.

**This Employment Opportunity is Open to All Qualified Candidates**

The City of Oxnard’s Cultural and Community Services Department is seeking a Librarian I/II with strong technical and customer service skills to be part of the Library team. The ideal candidate will have experience facilitating and coordinating Adult Reference materials in a Public Library setting.

Summary: Under general direction, performs a wide variety of professional librarian duties including reference, cataloging, children’s or adult services, branch activities, automated services and internet; plans, programs, delivers, evaluates and assesses the library’s Digital, Information and traditional Literacy (ELL) services; demonstrates a full understanding of all applicable policies, procedures and work methods associated with assigned duties; assists in the training of other library services positions; performs patron and administrative services duties as assigned; performs related duties as required.

Fall 2017 Professional Development Day

Please join us for our Fall Professional Development Day:

  • What: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: Join the Conversation
  • When: December 1st, 2017 9a-1p
  • Where: Cuesta College Library, San Luis Obispo
  • Featuring:
    • Jody Gray, Director for the Office of Diversity, Literacy and Outreach, American Library Association
    • Akemy Bon-Flores, Acting Coordinator of the Tri-Counties Region, Service Employees International Unition
  • Cost: $20 for librarians and $15 for library staff and students
  • Link to register:
    • Registration Deadline: 11/9/17

Ilene F. Rockman CARL/ACRL Conference Scholarship

If you are a library school student or an early-career librarian with less than 2 years working in the profession, please consider applying for the Ilene F. Rockman CARL/ACRL Scholarship!

The Ilene F. Rockman Scholarship is to subsidize conference attendance for 2 student or early-career members of the CARL community at the 2018 CARL Conference .  The two recipients will receive $500 each to subsidize the cost of registration, travel, and accommodations.   The deadline to apply is FridayNovember 10, 2017.

Please find more information here:

 Ilene Rockman was a long time member of CARL who worked in the CSU for more than 30 years as a librarian, faculty member, and administrator.  Recipient of numerous awards including the 2005 ACRL Instruction Librarian of the Year and the 2003 ACRL Distinguished Education and Behavioral Sciences Librarian, Ilene was a visionary in our profession, a dedicated librarian, a wonderful colleague to work with, and an extraordinary mentor to many fellow librarians.   As academic librarians Ilene always said we should be, “making the difference in the life of a student each day.”