Campus Librarian - Los Angeles

  • Alliant International University
  • Alhambra, CA, USA
  • Jul 12, 2021
Full time Library Administration, Librarian

Job Description

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Campus Librarian - Los Angeles

Alliant International University is a professional practice University committed to excellence in four areas: Education for Professional Practice, Scholarship, Multicultural and International Competence and Community Engagement. The University provides students with the highest quality of education through excellence and innovation in academic scholarship, applied training and research, and community service, particularly to underserved populations. Through its Mission, the University's goal is to equip students with the competencies they need to provide public benefit and make an impact in their communities by addressing major contemporary social issues. Core competencies of the University's training programs include cultural diversity, which is infused in courses and field placements and is manifest in the diversity of its students, faculty.

Our Mission:
Alliant International University prepares students for professional careers of service and leadership, and promotes the discovery and application of knowledge to improve the lives of people in diverse cultures and communities around the world.

Our Vision:
An inclusive world empowered by Alliant alumni.

The Campus Librarian,under the general direction of the University Librarian, is responsible for establishing and operating the campus library as an integral part of the academic programs and the campus community.

The Los Angeles Campus Librarian also performs systemwide support to the Alliant Library in the area of Electronic Resource Management.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Participate in university-wide strategic planning for the libraries. Represent campus needs and issues to the Library Management Team, and communicate Team decisions to the campus.
  • Define goals and objectives for the campus library. Consult with campus constituencies to implement library services consistent with local needs and system-wide policies.
  • In coordination with the Library Management Team, establish local policies for and oversee library's collection, access, and user services.
  • Perform one of the Alliant Library's systemwide roles (list below).
    • Cataloging
    • Electronic Resource Management
    • Online Instruction
    • Test Management
  • Organize and allocate campus library resources (personnel, material, and fiscal) to achieve goals and conform to policies. Monitor library expenditures and revenue. Provide budget projections and needs to University Librarian as requested.
  • Develop the collection by recommending for purchase library materials and by accepting and screening gifts in support of campus curricula and research.
  • Monitor curriculum developments to evaluate coverage by library resources. Consult with faculty to establish collection development priorities.
  • Represent library services to campus administrators, faculty, staff, students, alumni, and external communities, and provide reference and instructional services.
  • Collect data and contribute to reports on the library for WASC, APA, federal and state government agencies, and other organizations and/or administrators as appropriate.
  • Assume an active role in appropriate professional organizations as time permits. Keep abreast of current developments in library technology, information science, and higher education. Investigate innovations in library services.
  • Organize and allocate campus library resources (personnel, material, and fiscal) to achieve goals and conform to policies. Monitor library expenditures and revenue.
  • Provide budget projections and campus needs to University Librarian.
  • Keep abreast of current developments in library technology, information science, and higher education. Investigate innovations in library services.
  • Perform other related tasks, duties and responsibilities as required, assigned or directed.


Skills:

  • Proficient computer skills, especially with Microsoft Office and have experience with integrated systems for library management - experience with Innovative Interfaces Millennium/Sierra in particular is preferred.
  • Management experience demonstrating leadership and strong supervisory skills
  • Sensitivity to cultural diversity and ability to communicate and interact effectively with people of all ages and diverse background
  • Proven ability to work effectively as a team player
  • Highly motivated, focused and results oriented
  • Ability to exercise discretion and tact in all interpersonal contacts, and to maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks according to required deadlines
  • Maintain composure under high stress conditions
  • Ability to be optimistic, positive and supportive in all interactions with others
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Education: Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited library school
  • Experience: Professional experience in academic or research libraries preferred. Experience with computer-assisted literature searching and library automation. Background in behavioral sciences desirable.; knowledge of electronic resources management practices. Experience supervising a staff preferred
  • Certifications, Licenses, etc.: None



Application Instructions:

  • Please submit a resume and cover letter



Background Check Requirements:
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check (including criminal, prior employment and education verification). Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current University employees who apply for the position.

Additional Information:
Anti-Discrimination Policy: Alliant International University prohibits unlawful discrimination, harassment or retaliation in its educational programs, services and activities, and in employment practices, including but not limited to internal promotions, training, opportunities for advancement, terminations, relationships with outside vendors, use of contractors and consultants, and in its admission or access thereto, on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin or descent, color, creed, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability (including physical, disease, psychiatric or psychological disability), medical condition, pregnancy, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, hair style or texture associated with race, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Alliant International University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to ensuring a high quality of education through the diversity of the University community and the curriculum. Women, people of color, people with disabilities and people from other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply, as we actively seek to increase diversity at all levels. The University will conduct its programs, services and activities consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations and orders.

Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Human Resources at hrstaff@alliant.edu or 858-635-4509.

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) requires that we provide you with this Notice at Collection for California Employees and Applicants. This notice is about the collection and use of your personal information. We encourage you to read this notice carefully.

Governing legislation: Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Act of 1991, Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the regulations implementing these statutes, and applicable federal and California law.

Alliant International University is a smoke and tobacco free environment.

Company: Alliant International University, Inc.

Country: United States of America

State/Region: California

City: Alhambra

Postal Code: 91803

Job ID: 154744


To apply, visit https://jobsearch.createyourowncareer.com/Alliant/job/Alhambra-Campus-Librarian-Los-Angeles-CA-91803/686435801/






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