Sunday, March 4, 2012

Assistant/Associate University Librarian

Assistant/Associate University Librarian     
Collections and Library Information Systems         
University of California at Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California       

Salary: Minimum Salary $88,000
Status: Full-time
First Review Date:03/12/12

The University of California, Santa Cruz Library invites applications for an innovative, energetic and collaborative Assistant/Associate University Librarian for Collections and Library Information Systems (AUL/CLIS).

The position is a member of the Library's senior management team and has overall responsibility for Library collections, including collection development, the collection budget; acquisitions, cataloging, metadata creation, and serials management; digitization projects, preservation, and scholarly communication; and information systems. In addition, this position provides leadership for the Digital Library Program (DLP) which is dedicated to the production, maintenance, delivery, and preservation of a wide range of high-quality networked resources for scholars and students.

The AUL/CLIS will provide vision, direction, and leadership within the library, the UCSC campus, and the University of California library system as the Library redefines its collections and technical services operations in the context of emerging trends in scholarly communication, digital initiatives, shared collections, and the development of next-generation bibliographic and information systems.

The UCSC Library uses the Innovative Interfaces Inc. (III) ILS and 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.

The University Library embraces a culture of flexibility and excellent service. It actively participates in the University’s instruction and research programs and enjoys productive partnerships with other University of California 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

The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience with a minimum starting salary of $88,000.

The full position description with instructions on how to apply is located on the campus employment website at, and the Libraries’ web site at with links to additional web sites featuring campus and community information.  The initial review of applications will begin on March 12, 2012 and applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

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.

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