Western Region

The Western region includes:  Montana, Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, Nevada, New Mexico, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Alaska

Bellingham, WA
The Whatcom County Library System (WCLS) seeks a forward-thinking Online Experience Coordinator to coordinate the WCLS website, social media platforms and online collections to improve customer satisfaction with online services and increase use of digital collections. Requires advanced degree in related subject area such as Library and Information Science, Computer Science, Cognitive Psychology or Marketing, and 3+ years’ relevant website experience. Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities will be considered. Full-time position, with competitive salary and excellent benefits. Apply by 2/12/16. Full posting and application instructions: http://www.wcls.org/Current-Openings/
Phoenix, AZ
Bellingham, WA
Fort Collins, CO
Colorado State University Libraries seeks a Data Management Specialist to guide the implementation of data management and curation services at CSU. The position promotes awareness of resources and services among faculty and students through outreach activities, and works closely with campus and CSU Libraries units to ensure that acquired data resources are discoverable and accessible. A full job announcement for this academic faculty position can be found at http://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/29811.
For full consideration, all application materials must be received by Jan. 31, 2016. Colorado State University (CSU) is a public land grant institution with approximately 31,000 students, located in Fort Collins, Colorado. CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.
Fullerton, CA
Portland, OR
Ukiah, CA
The current vacancy is in the Ukiah, CA in the Children's Services Program. Under supervision, provides entry-level professional library services to the public who utilize the County Library System, including reference and general assistance. Master's degree in Library Science is required. The County of Mendocino is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

MCCCD/Glendale Community College, Librarian
Glendale, AZ

Glendale Community College, AZ, is looking for a Librarian who participates in a team environment to perform the duties of a faculty librarian: reference services, library instruction, departmental liaison, and collection development delivered to a diverse student population. Leads the library’s efforts in reaching out and serving its diverse user population through research help, information literacy instruction, and orientation of students and faculty to library services and resources. Works closely with a wide variety of departments to bring library services to different groups of students and faculty. Works collegially with faculty to coordinate, design and deliver customized innovative and effective information literacy/library instruction and Library credit bearing courses. Coordinates and assesses instruction and program effectiveness on a regular basis. Demonstrates a commitment to service excellence, innovation, student success, integrity, and diversity in the performance of job duties.

Deadline 1/19/16 
Date Posted 12/18/15 
Salary $44,452 - $85,662 
Note: Applications must be received by Midnight on the closing date stated for the position, 1/19/16. Applications must be submitted via On-Line Application at the Maricopa Community Colleges’ website: http://www.maricopa.edu/employees/divisions/hr/jobs/current Submit Online:

  • Completed Online Application (required)
  • Unofficial transcripts (upload) (required)
  • Cover letter/CV and resume of no longer than 3 pages should be included that specifically addresses how the candidate meets the Desired Qualifications for this position (upload) (required) 

Transcripts, Cover Letter and Resumé must be uploaded into the online Application (follow prompts within the Application). The application and cover letter/resumé must detail how the applicant's education, training, and experience directly relate to the listed minimum and desired qualifications and job description. The Maricopa County Community College District is an EEO/AA institution and an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Assistant Professor - Online Education and Liaison Librarian, Colorado State University Libraries
Fort Collins, CO

Fort Collins, CO
Colorado Springs, CO
Meridian, ID
Salt Lake City, UT
Denver, CO
Description: Instrumental participant in development, implementation, and support of library systems’ online user interface using Drupal custom modules, and web/mobile applications.
Required: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. 3 years of web application development experience.
Desired: Library experience.
The Auraria Library is located on the Auraria Campus in downtown Denver, Colorado .
Salary and benefits: Minimum of $65,000 and is negotiable.
For full consideration, apply by November 23rd, 2015.
Application instructions: Visit http://www.jobsatcu.com/postings/110476.
Apply to/Contact person: Alex Matthews aurarialibrary.hr@ucdenver.edu
Salt Lake City, UT
Salt Lake City, UT
Visalia, CA
Position description/Responsibilities:
Assist internal customers to increase productivity and efficiency by developing business process management solutions using scanners, imaging procedures, optical character recognition, business process work flow, and records management systems. All to help the County do more with less paper.
Required qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Library Sciences , Computer Science or Management Information Systems, or related college degree (In lieu of degree, four years of work experience in an information management or records management related field will be accepted) AND one year experience in supporting Document Management, Digital Asset Management, ,Records Management, Taxonomy, Web Content Management, Document Imaging, or Workflow Management systems that provide Business to Employee organizational process solutions. Level II requires three years experience with same systems as defined for the level I position.
Desired qualifications:
Applicable State and Federal statutes and regulations, and local ordinances, policies, and rules related to the County especially as related to document and records management. Familiarity with MIKE2.0, AIIM or similar industry recognized certificates in ECM, ERM, BPM, Capture, or Document Imaging. Certified in Information Technology Service Management (ITIL Foundation v3). Knowledge of business development strategies and practices.
Working environment/Description of institution: Local Government Agency
Salary and benefits:
I: $3,596 - $4,383 Monthly
II: $4,192 - $5,109 Monthly
For benefit information, please refer to job posting.
Deadline for applying: Friday, November 20, 2015
Application instructions and further information: Apply online at http://tularecounty.ca.gov/hrd/
Las Vegas, NV
Las Vegas, NV
Rohnert Park, CA
San Diego, CA
Essential Job Duties:
• Providing reference and research assistance and library instruction to online students via email, phone and chat 
• Developing electronic training materials and research guides that focus on library databases and services 
• Partnering with Executive Deans, faculty, course developers, curriculum staff, and the faculty development group at Ashford University and University of the Rockies to gather resource needs, provide updates about library resources and services and make sure library resources are incorporated into the curriculum 
• Participating in library marketing and outreach activities
Additional Job Duties (include but are not limited to):
• Assisting with ongoing library assessment activities, such as surveys and focus group
• Assisting with collection development, including evaluations of electronic resources
• Creating and maintaining content on library website 
• Providing tier-1 technical support related to library resources
Required qualifications
• Reference experience in a university, college or public library environment
• Demonstrable experience with using online library databases 
• Experience with providing library instruction or creating instructional materials for students or patrons in a university, college or public library environment
• Strong commitment to customer service
• Excellent interpersonal communication skills
• Ability to effectively collaborate in a team environment
Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience doing email, phone or chat reference in a university, college or public library environment
• Experience with non-traditional, first-generation college students
• Experience servicing a diverse student body
• Experience or familiarity with blogs, wikis and social networking services
Working environment:
The Digital Technologies Librarian position is a full-time employment opportunity. Reporting to the Director of Distance Learning Library Services, the Digital Technologies Librarian is located in San Diego, CA. The Digital Technologies Librarian will participate in reference, outreach and library instruction activities for online students and faculty at Ashford University and the University of the Rockies.
Salary and benefits:
60-65k annually. Medical/Dental/Vision and 401k
Deadline for applying:
Open until filled
Application instructions:
Contact person: John.Goodison@bpiedu.com
URL for further information: http://careers.bridgepointeducation.com/
Corvallis, OR
Olympia, WA
Las Vegas, NV
Arcata, CA
Olympia, WA
Santa Rosa, CA
Pocatello, ID
Position description/Responsibilities:
Electronic Resources Librarian/Assistant Professor (4510) Posting Number: req208
12 Month Full-Time,Library Administration, Pocatello – Main
Primary Purpose
Performs primary management and troubleshooting of the Library’s licensed electronic resources, such as ebooks, ejournals and databases (e.g. EBSCOhost, LexisNexis, etc.). Provides general reference services, library instruction, and is a subject bibliographer.
Key Responsibilities
      *Facilitates trial, review, selection and acquisition of electronic resources and performs access, maintenance and troubleshooting duties for the library’s electronic resources.
      *Participates in initial license review for electronic resources.
      *Determines permissible use parameters and makes recommendations on license acceptance.
      *Ensures access to electronic resources using EBSCO suite of products, including Discovery Service, link resolver, A-Z list, and ExLibris Voyager Integrated Library System (ILS) acquisition and cataloging modules.
      *Gathers, maintains and reports key metrics (including usage, cost comparison, etc.) for quarterly and periodic reports.
      *Works collaboratively with library systems department staff to establish and maintain access to electronic resources by all authorized means, including by proxy server.
      *Maintains effective relations with the providers of the library’s electronic resources.
      *Identifies emerging trends, technologies and best practices in electronic resources management that have the potential for new and improved library services.
      *Participates in reference desk duty.
      *Assists faculty, students, staff and other users on a one-on-one basis by answering specific information requests, offering research assistance, and guiding users in the effective use of a broad range of information resources found in the library.
      *Some evenings and weekend hours are required.
      *Serves as a member of the Library’s Database Evaluation and Selection Committee (DESC).
      *Serves as a bibliographer to designated academic departments and oversees the selection of materials in assigned subject areas.
      *Assists in collection development and evaluation; monitors pertinent portions of the acquisitions budget; works to develop and maintain good relations with faculty members.
      *Participates in professional activities, including university and library committees and task forces, and attends professional meetings.
      *Participates in the Library's instruction program.
Minimum Qualifications
      *Requires an MLS, M.L.I.S. or equivalent from an ALA-accredited program by date of hire.
      *Experience in the management of a library’s licensed electronic resources (ebooks, ejournals and databases) within an academic library, either as a professional or as a staff member.
      *Experience using EBSCO’s Discovery Service, A-Z list and link resolver, CORAL, ExLibris’ Voyager ILS acquisition and cataloging modules and OCLC Connexion.
      *Ability to work collegially and cooperatively with a varied user groups and function effectively in a team environment.
      *Excellent analytical, oral and written communication skills.
      *Evidence of high productivity, multitasking and problem solving skills when working independently or in groups, as changing situations require.
Preferred Qualifications
      *Experience in the management of the Library’s licensed electronic resources (ebooks, ejournals and databases) life-cycle within an academic setting.
      *Experience serving as a point of contact for maintenance and troubleshooting of electronic resources.
      *Familiarity with issues related to the management of electronic resources, including ever-changing electronic publishing environment, copyright and intellectual property rights, acquisitions and cataloging principles, usage data, and remote access issues.
      *Experience working with publishers and vendors of electronic resources.
      *Experience working in public services area in academic library.
      *Capacity to respond effectively to change, including changes in technologies, needs, and priorities.
Working environment/Description of institution: Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources.
Salary and benefits: Salary will be $42,764 annually. Includes a competitive benefits package.
Deadline for applying: Position will remain open until filled.
Application instructions: Please submit the following documents with your application:
Curriculum vitae, Letter of application that addresses job requirements, list of references.
Apply online: careers.isu.edu
URL for further information: http://www.Click2Apply.net/8gn8gsc

Digital Initiative Librarian/Assistant Professor (1099), Idaho State University
Pocatello, ID

Position description/Responsibilities:
Digital Initiative Librarian/Assistant Professor (1099) Posting Number: req209
12 Month Full-Time, Library Administration, Library Building
Primary Purpose
Supports digital scholarship initiatives including: providing assistance in the digitization of special collections, managing existing digital library services, and informing the creation of new digital services. Reporting to the Head of Collection Management, the Digital Initiatives Librarian works with staff and faculty throughout the library to provide innovative digital library services.
Key Responsibilities
* Manage and coordinate digital library projects among faculty, librarians, and staff; develop project plans, general project documentation, specifications, workflows, and timelines for successful completion of digital library projects.
* Supervise a classified and professional staff of 3 FTE to support library technology including workstations, servers, and other technology.
* Lead staff in the identification of digital resource needs and solutions. 
* Identify and lead new digital initiatives.
* Assist with staff training related to digital collections and technologies.
* Develop and implement new digital library services in partnership with staff across the libraries such as mobile applications or cloud based integrated library systems.
* Formulate policies, procedures and best practices for the production, management, and preservation of digital content and metadata, technical workflow, quality control, and associated intellectual property issues.
* Assist in setting up new collections or content in the various service areas including institutional repository and digital archives; assist in improving workflows for these services as needed.
* Provide technical expertise in digital applications and lead the evaluation and implementation of technologies related to the management and dissemination of digital content, e.g. digital asset management system, institutional repository, and online exhibition tools.
* Leverage technical skills in managing content migration, sharing collections with aggregators, improving and normalizing encoding and descriptive practices.
* Engage with and stay current on digital trends, technologies, and industry standards to provide direction and leadership for the library in the rapidly changing digital environment.
* Maintains in-depth knowledge of the identification, assessment, and implementation of emerging technologies that strategically advance the Library’s mission.
* Contribute to the campus discussion about digital initiatives and information.
* Participates in reference desk duty.
* Assists faculty, students, staff and other users on a one-on-one basis by answering specific information requests, offering research assistance and guiding users in the effective use of a broad range of information resources offered by the Library.
* Serves as a bibliographer to designated academic departments and oversees the selection of materials in assigned subject areas.
* Assists in collection development and evaluation; monitors pertinent portions of the acquisitions budget; works to develop and maintain good relations with faculty members.
* Participates in professional activities, including university and library committees and task forces, and attends professional meetings.
* Participates in the Library’s instruction program.
Minimum Qualifications
* M.L.S., M.L.I.S. or equivalent degree from an ALA-accredited program by date of hire
* Demonstrated ability to plan, coordinate and manage existing digital library projects
* Demonstrated knowledge or awareness of tools and technology standards typically used in digital library environments
* Demonstrated experience with multiple computer platforms including UNIX/Linux, and Windows and associated hardware.
* Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills
* Demonstrated good organizational skills and an aptitude for analytical and detailed work
* Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a complex, rapidly changing and professionally diverse environment.
* Demonstrated ability to participate in library faculty activities as needed such as public services, instruction, bibliography, and library committee work.
* Demonstrated ability to represent the Library to appropriate campus units, to participate in professional activities and committee assignments within the Library and on campus, and to participate in local, regional, and national outreach and professional activities.
Preferred Qualifications
* Demonstrated experience with relational databases such as SQL, MySQL, SOLR AND MSAccess.
* Demonstrated experience and knowledge of metadata and content standards i.e., MARC, EAD, Dublin Core, and AACR2, etc.
* Familiarity with of digital objects in various formats (text, image, audio and/or video) and best practices and standards associated with each format
* Demonstrated experience with markup languages such as HTML and XML; style sheets such as CSS and XSL; and other XML-related technologies
* Demonstrated experience with Java, JavaScript, Perl, UNIX shell scripting, PHP, or similar
* Familiarity with wireless technology
* Familiarity with Windows and Linux server configuration and maintenance.
* Demonstrated track record developing and implementing user-centered digital projects.
* Familiarity with cloud based computing
* Familiarity with digital repositories, online publishing platforms and content management systems.
* Familiarity with programming and application creation for mobile environments
* Familiarity with advanced XML-related technologies such as XSLT, XQuery
* Familiarity with academic library cataloging practices and procedures
* Familiarity with Resource Description Framework, and related technologies
* Supervisory experience
Working environment/Description of institution: Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources.
Salary and benefits: Salary will be $46,000 annually. Includes a competitive benefits package.
Deadline for applying: 07/28/2015, Position will remain open until filled.
Application instructions: Apply online at http://careers.isu.edu
Please submit the following documents with your application: Curriculum vitae, Letter of application that addresses job requirements, list of references. 

Electronic Resources Librarian, Samuel Merritt University, John A. Graziano Memorial Library
Oakland, CA

Lakewood, CO
Castle Rock, CO

Automated Services Manager
Fairbanks, AK

The incumbent, under the general direction of the Library Director and in coordination with FNSB (Fairbanks North Star Borough) Computer Services plans, directs, evaluates and coordinates the functions of the Automated Services division, which includes all library computers, audio-visual equipment and automated information systems for the main library and all branches.
Required qualifications
  1. Master's degree in library science from an ALA accredited university/college.
  2. Five years of recent experience as a professional librarian of which two years must have been at the supervisory level.
  3. Minimum of three years’ experience in the use of an automated library systems. Experience as a system manager or coordinator strongly preferred. Experience in use of the Sirsi/Dynix integrated library system preferred.
  4. Knowledge of Servers, PCs, printers, scanners, RFID scanners, self-checkout equipment and automated materials handling systems at a level that a bridge between the information technology professional staff and the other library staff can be maintained.
  5. Knowledge of social media applications, online tools, and electronic devices used by the public and staff is required. As of 2015 some of the electronic devices being used include e-book readers, smart phones, and tablets
  6. Ability to troubleshoot hardware and software problems and to make minor equipment repairs.
  7. Familiarity with public library practices and principles and demonstrated ability to integrate technology into the provision of library service.
  8. Demonstrated ability to provide one-on-one training as well as large group presentations.
  9. Demonstrated ability to clearly and concisely prepare formal oral and written reports.
  10. Ability to maintain effective harmonious relationships with coworkers, management, officials, and the general public, including the ability to deal effectively and courteously with complaints.
  11. Management experience in a collective bargaining context is preferred.
  12. Possession of and ability to maintain a valid driver’s license. Ability to meet insurance standards and maintain insurability under the FNSB’s insurance program. If personal automobile is used for Borough business, proof of automobile insurance at statutory limits must be provided. (A CURRENT COPY OF DRIVING RECORD WILL BE REQUIRED AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.)
  13. This position requires a criminal background check.
Work Environment: General office where conditions are pleasant, good and clean.
Salary and benefits: Salary Level II $68,000+  with Full Benefits
Deadline for applying: 5/21/15
Apply Online
Individuals interested in applying for this position must submit a completed online application on or before the closing date and time as specified in the Job Posting. On line applications can be located at http://www.applitrack.com/fnsb/onlineapp
For additional information please call (907) 459-1202 or the Borough Direct Job Line at (907) 459-1206.
Apply to/Contact person: 
Bonne Woldstad
URL for further information http://www.applitrack.com/fnsb/onlineapp/
The Borough complies with the Americans with Disability Act (ADA). If you need an accommodation to participate in the interview/selection process please be sure to complete the appropriate section of the online application.

Tucson, AZ

Division Librarian, City of Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA

Principal Librarian, City of Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA

eResources & Discovery Librarian, Sonoma County Library
Santa Rosa, CA

Director of Knowledge Management, Nossaman LLP
Los Angeles, CA

For more information visit:  http://www.nossaman.com/careers

Health Sciences Librarian, Northern Arizona University
Phoenix, AZ

This position is situated in the Arizona Health Sciences Library – Phoenix (AHSL), a joint-use facility of Northern Arizona University (NAU) and the University of Arizona (UA) that serves the students and faculty of graduate programs offered by the NAU College of Health and Human Services at the Phoenix Biomedical Campus and the UA College of Medicine-Phoenix.  NAU Cline Library seeks a self-motivated, creative, collaborative, and resourceful Health Sciences Librarian.

Reporting to the Head of Teaching, Learning, and Research Services at NAU Cline Library, the librarian will develop and grow the NAU Cline Library's resources and services at the AHSL-Phoenix while functioning as part of an inter-institutional team.

Required qualifications: ALA-accredited Master of Library Science/Master of Library and Information Science or equivalent graduate degree in a relevant field.

Knowledge or background (coursework, degree or experience) in the health sciences or health care environment.

Desired qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and evaluate learning outcomes, collaborate with faculty to continuously improve assignments, and embed library content and support into curricula, courses, and assignments.
  • Demonstrated experience working in and across groups, organizations, or institutions with the goal of shared success.
  • Demonstrated experience functioning in a matrix environment in which staff may report, directly or indirectly, to multiple managers
  • Experience working with faculty, students, and colleagues in a multicultural learning and working environment.
  • Familiarity with applications that support or enhance online learning environments such as Blackboard Learn, LibGuides, and Camtasia.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and balance various responsibilities and focus on high impact work.
  • Experience leading, managing, assessing and delivering complex work or team-based projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to a collegial academic environment with library colleagues, students, faculty and staff.
  • Experience evaluating and enhancing services and operations.
  • AHIP (Academy of Health Information Professionals) membership or provisional credential.

The Health Sciences Librarian will coordinate and deliver library services to the NAU programs located at the Health Sciences Education Building (HSEB) in Phoenix. The collaborative facility accommodates degree programs offered by the NAU College of Health and Human Services and the UA College of Medicine-Phoenix, as well as other educational, research, and clinical activities.

Salary and benefits:  $54,000 - $57,000 annually, depending on experience.

Open until further notice application instructions: For a complete job description and to apply for this position, go to http://nau.edu/Human-Resources/Careers/

Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution.  Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

Apply to: http://nau.edu/Human-Resources/Careers/

Principal Librarian- Information Management,  City of Santa Monica/Santa Monica Public Library
Santa Monica, CA

The City of Santa Monica is looking for a dynamic, motivated individual, one who is committed to innovation and creativity, life-long learning, team-building, inclusiveness and excellent customer service. The Principal Librarian - Information Management Division will lead technology and technical services in one of the Library’s three major divisions.  SMPL is a five-facility library system that serves an average of 1.3 million people each year from our diverse and engaged community.
The successful candidate will lead the library into the latest community focused technical advances.  S/he will need to be approachable, accessible and have strong interpersonal skills; be an innovative and strategic thinker; provide leadership in advancing the services, programs and technology directions of the library; and be an enthusiastic champion and motivator of a bright and dynamic 201-member team to achieve the department’s mission, goals and plans.  In addition to leading the Information Management Division, s/he will serve on the Library’s Senior Management Team, the City’s Leadership Team and will contribute expertise and perspective to organization-wide initiatives.  The Principal IMD needs to be a visionary regarding library trends and technology and supports the Library Director in representing and advocating for the library in the community.

Required qualifications: Requires: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master’s degree in Library Science.  Five years of recent, paid progressively responsible work experience as a professional librarian.  At least two of the recent, paid years of work experience must have included supervisory and management responsibilities.

Desired qualifications: Experience in a library technology work group is highly desirable.  Completion of a leadership training program similar in content to the American Library Association (ALA) Leadership Institute or California’s Eureka Leadership Program is highly desirable.

Description of institution: The City of Santa Monica is a beautiful, sustainable community situated on the western side of Los Angeles County bordered by the City of Los Angeles on three sides and the Pacific Ocean on the west. Santa Monica encompasses an area slightly greater than eight square miles operates most of its own municipal services directly, including police, fire, street maintenance, custodial, building maintenance, graffiti removal, refuse collection, recycling, water resources, sewer utilities, transit services, and a cable television station. The City also operates public libraries, the Civic Auditorium, a municipal airport, a cemetery, and an animal shelter.

Salary and benefits: $9,358 - $11,553/mo.  Deadline for applying:  5:00 p.m., Friday, April 24, 2015.

Application instructions: Apply online at www.smgov.net/hr or City of Santa Monica Human Resources Dept., 1685 Main St., P.O. Box 2200, Santa Monica, CA 90407. Phone: (310) 458-8697.

Apply to:  Human Resources Dept. (310) 458-8246

URL for further information: http://www.smgov.net/hr