UN I V E R SI T Y O F C AL I F O R N I A, SA N T A C R UZ
U N I V ER S I TY L I B RA RY
Collection Development & Scholarly Communication Librarian
The University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC), seeks an innovative, collaborative, and energetic candidate to join the University Library’s Collection Development Department. Individuals with a background or experience in the Physical & Biological Sciences or Engineering, demonstrated knowledge of scholarly communication issues and trends, and rights management knowledge and expertise are strongly encouraged to apply. This position demands leadership abilities and the ability to work with library and university constituencies. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity of the academic community. The position reports to the Head of the Collection Development Department.
The Collection Development Department manages and participates in the development and support of collections in all formats to support the research, instruction, and educational requirements of the UC Santa Cruz community. The Department leads the development of strategic directions for scholarly communication programs and services at the UCSC campus, providing outreach and instruction to the UCSC community related to intellectual property and other related issues.
Selection and Development of Resources
Scholarly Communication and Rights Management
Instruction and Departmental Liaison
Reference and Advisory Service
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The following qualifications are required -
UC Santa Cruz is well known for the quality of its faculty and students, is held in highest regard for its dedication to undergraduate and graduate education, and is consistently the recipient of top national and international ratings for its research programs. It is one of ten campuses in the University of California system.
The University Library has undergone recent organizational restructuring to capitalize on its ability to adapt to changes and remain flexible while providing a high level of customer service to its patrons. The architecturally honored Science & Engineering Library is located on Science Hill at the center of cutting-edge research. McHenry Library, the recently renovated humanities and social sciences repository, boasts progressive technologies. Both libraries feature many group spaces facilitating student collaboration and are heavily used by students and faculty across the disciplines. The Library has collections of approximately 2.2 million volumes, more than 44,000 serials, two library buildings, and a staff of approximately
100. The UCSC Library has the most intensely used collection in the UC system. Deeply imbedded in the Library’s culture is a
tradition of flexibility and innovation, which has enabled it to participate actively in the University’s instruction and research programs. Excellent service is another hallmark of the UCSC Library, as is partnership with the other UC libraries and the California Digital Library.
The UCSC campus is nestled within 2,000 acres of redwood forest and meadows, overlooking the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary on California's beautiful Central Coast, about 70 miles from San Francisco and 30 miles from Silicon Valley. Information about UCSC is available on our Web site at http://www.ucsc.edu.
RANK: Assistant/Associate Librarian
SALARY: Appointment Salary Range: $47,544‒49,564 annually
POSITION AVAILABLE: April 15, 2012
Professional librarians at UC are academic appointees. They are entitled to appropriate professional leave, two days per month of vacation leave, one day per month of sick leave, and a generous benefit program including an excellent retirement system. The University sponsors a variety of group health, dental, vision, and life insurance plans. Relocation assistance is provided.
TO APPLY: Electronic submission of applications is preferred. All materials can be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants should submit a letter of application, resume, and names, postal addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of three references who can be contacted.
Please refer to Position #T12-27 in all correspondence.
Alternate Mailing address:
Librarian Search #T12-27
University of California
1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95064
CLOSING DATE: This position is open until filled. Initial review of applications will begin on Tuesday, January 17, 2012. In order to receive full consideration, all materials should arrive by that date.
The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, committed to excellence through diversity.
We strive to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
Inquiries regarding the University’s equal employment opportunity policies may be directed to: Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064; (831) 459-2686. Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UCSC positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E- Verify check. More information is available here or from the Academic Personnel Office at (831) 459-5579.
If you need assistance due to a disability please contact the Academic Personnel Office at 499 Clark Kerr Hall (831) 459-5579. This position description is available in alternate formats, which may be requested from Academic Personnel at (831) 459-5579.
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