University of Redlands, Library

Position ID:University of Redlands-Library-AAL [#24401]
Position Title: Assistant/Associate Librarian
Position Location:Redlands, California 92373, United States
Subject Area: Library
Appl Deadline: finished (2023/02/23, finished 2023/11/02)
Position Description:    

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Assistant/Associate Librarian

Position: Systems & Technology Librarian

Department: Library

Appointment Rank: Assistant or Associate Librarian

Salary Range: 68,173-88,430

Expected hiring range: Assistant ($68,173-77,175) or Associate ($81,678-88,430)

Available: Beginning no later than July 2023.

Posting Date: February 20, 2023

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Priority will be given to applicants who apply by March 26, 2023.

Definition of Classification:

Armacost Library seeks a Systems & Technology Librarian to support library systems infrastructure and initiatives related to teaching, learning, and research technologies. This position provides support and oversight of library systems infrastructure, serves as a resource for faculty and students in exploring and developing digital projects and/or initiatives related to teaching and learning with new technologies, and provides outreach and instructional workshops to assist faculty with incorporating library resources and tools into their courses. The person in this role will build partnerships inside and outside the library related to systems and digital initiatives in ways that cultivate high-impact learning experiences and advance student success and retention efforts. In addition to this functional role, the Systems & Technology Librarian is a subject liaison providing reference, instruction, collection development, outreach and scholarly communication support to assigned academic programs.

The University:

The University of Redlands is a private, comprehensive liberal arts and professional institution with approximately 2,500 undergraduate students in the residential College of Arts and Sciences and 500 graduate students in the School of Business and Society. It is located sixty miles east of downtown Los Angeles, in a town of 70,000. The campus is surrounded by orange groves and sits at the base of the San Bernardino mountains, one hour from ski resorts, one hour from the coast and 45 minutes from Palm Springs. Light rail into downtown Los Angeles and coastal areas is available.

Qualification Guidelines

Any combination equivalent to, but not limited to, the following:


Specific position responsibilities include:
  • Maintain, update and evaluate library and archives systems including Ex Libris Alma/Primo, OCLC Ezproxy, PastPerfect, Ubiquity Repository, Ubiquity Journals, and the Springshare suite
  • Collaborate with colleagues within and beyond the library department
  • Lead people-centered system migration initiatives
  • Assess user behavior and needs related to library technology at University of Redlands
  • Monitor and advise the library on technological developments that impact libraries
  • Coordinate system implementation and migration projects, working in partnership with colleagues across the library and with campus IT
  • Provides the full range of subject liaison support (reference, instruction, collection development, outreach, scholarly communication) for assigned disciplines
  • Supervise staff, interns or student workers as assigned to support systems and digital support services
  • Engage in a program of scholarship and service commensurate with the University's standards for faculty promotion
  • Contribute to University and broader professional communities (e.g. Code4Lib)

Required qualifications:
  • ALA accredited Masters in Library Science or international equivalent
  • Knowledge of project management best practices
  • Experience facilitating and working in cross-disciplinary project teams
  • Familiarity with UX, web design and accessibility principles
  • Familiarity with EZProxy or other access authentication systems

Preferred qualifications:
  • At least 2 years of experience overseeing cloud-based library systems
  • Experience with collaborative library technology implementation or migration initiatives
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, and client- or server-side programming languages (e.g. Python, PHP, AngularJS)
  • Familiarity with critical systems librarianship concepts
  • Knowledge of data structure, metadata formats and standards
  • Demonstrated experience in research assistance and library instruction
  • Evidence of ability to work collaboratively with faculty, staff and students

The University of Redlands seeks to hire a cohort of faculty who can contribute to our mission as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI), with strong commitments to serving Native Students, advancing an anti-racist agenda, and building an inclusive learning community for all. Candidates whose teaching and research advance the outcomes of our Latinx and Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) students and broader community of inclusive excellence will be given preference and will have the opportunity to join an interdisciplinary cohort of faculty in business, education, environmental science, theology, and Armacost library.

To apply: Please submit the following documentation via the University of Redlands employment portal:
  1. A cover letter
  2. A curriculum vitae
  3. A DEI statement describing evidence of your commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in your professional library-related work
  4. The names, titles, and emails of three references

In compliance with The Americans with Disabilities Act, if selected for the interview process and accommodations are needed, please call (909) 748-8040.

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