Jobline

San Francisco Bay Area Chapter Jobline

The Jobline is provided by the San Francisco Bay Area chapter of the Special Libraries Association (SLA).

The fee to post a job is $25.00 for SLA members, and $50.00 for non-members. We will send you an invoice when we post the job.  Jobs are listed for six weeks.

Instructions

  • Posting should be in plain text if possible (no fancy formatting).
  • Include geographical location, job title, salary, job responsibilities, whether the job is full or part time/permanent or temporary, desired qualifications, application contact information and close date, if applicable.
  • Indicate if you are an SLA member.

The Jobline contact through 12/2019 is Erin Meggyesy. Contact her with new job postings or questions at erinmeggyesy@gmail.com.
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Jobline 1/8/2020
Senior Research and Innovation Analyst

Locations: Mountain View, San Jose, Foster City or San Francisco

Permanent / Full-time

Fenwick & West is a top-tier law firm with an open and inclusive culture. With more than 300 attorneys and 400 employees in the Silicon Valley, San Francisco, Santa Monica, Seattle and New York, we work with companies on the cutting edge of technology, life sciences and cleantech. For more than four decades, our Firm has helped some of the world's most recognized companies become and remain market leaders. We are proud to have been named one of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area for the twelfth year.

We have an opening for a Senior Research and Innovation Analyst who will provide administrative and research support to the Research & Intelligence team, including client billable research for all offices. This position can be based in any of our Bay Area offices with Mountain View office being preferred.

 

Responsibilities Include:

- Handle password assignment and management for RI-related research tools.

- Manage Library Catalog software (EOS) including electronic routing of materials and interfaces with other firm systems such as Workday.

- Provide/monitor database usage data for RI Manager using Research Monitor and vendor report functionality.

- Interface with vendors on technical issues including troubleshooting connectivity issues and updating IP addresses.

- Maintain records and generate reports using library's software.

- Catalog new library materials.

- Under the direction of the librarians, perform billable and non-billable ready reference research as requested by attorneys/paralegals, office departments and staff.

- Assist with special projects and perform other related duties as assigned.

 

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

- Knowledge and exposure to database structure and design.

- Able to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.

- Able to meet deadlines and reprioritize projects as needed to meet the needs of requestors.

- Knowledge of legal materials preferred.

 

Reporting to the Senior Manager of Research and Innovation, the ideal candidate will have experience with or exposure to library or archive processes, user management, and vendor relations such as issue resolutions, bug fixes and enhancements. The candidate will also have experience with workflow/queries, quality assurance and data entry protocols. Sharepoint experience a plus. Bachelor's degree required.

 

To be fully considered for this position, please apply directly online: http://www.fenwick.com/pages/Careers-Professional-Staff.aspx

When apply­ing, please men­tion that you found this posi­tion list­ing on SLA SF Bay Area Jobline. Thank you!

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Jobline 12/20/2019
Mechanics’ Institute Library Supervisor (30 hours/week)

Job Description
The Library Supervisor position is responsible for managing daily operations of the Library, supervising paraprofessional staff, providing public service, and supporting collection development. The Library Supervisor reports to the Library Director and is part of a staff of six professional librarians, three full-time library paraprofessionals, and several part-time library assistants, all of whom are focused on providing professional and excellent services to members and guests. The position requires teamwork, flexibility, and strong customer service, technology, and organizational skills.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides direct supervision of full-time and part-time paraprofessional staff, including onboarding, training, and scheduling.
  • Monitors and documents staff performance, offering feedback, providing training, and resolving staffing issues that might arise.
  • Oversees all public desk services including the implementation of library policies and procedures in relation to customer service.
  • Maintains and updates procedure manuals, service metrics, and assists in the development of library policies and services.
  • Works with Library Director in the recruitment of staff, including revision of job descriptions to meet changing Library needs.
  • Creates and maintains a staffing schedule to ensure adequate coverage of the library service desks.
  • Assists with collection development projects and maintenance of library materials.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Advanced degree in Library Science preferred; and 2-3 years of experience managing and supervising employees; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of current library practices and technologies.
  • Computer and technology skills, including ILS and MS Office Suite. Experience with Sierra a plus.
  • Strong organizational, problem solving, and time management skills.
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities and projects simultaneously, complete assigned projects in a timely manner, and flexibility to accommodate shifting priorities.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to deal and communicate effectively with members, the public, direct reports and other staff.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team-based environment.
  • Available to work occasional evening and weekend hours.

 

Compensation and Benefits

  • Salary is commensurate with experience
  • Healthcare and other paid benefits
  • Membership to Mechanics' Institute

 

To Apply

  • Send cover letter and resume to jobs@milibrary.org and include “Library Supervisor” in the subject line
  • Desired Salary (a range is fine)
  • Position will remain open until filled
  • No phone calls please
When apply­ing, please men­tion that you found this posi­tion list­ing on SLA SF Bay Area Jobline. Thank you!
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Jobline 11/25/2019

Mechanics’ Institute Library Systems Administrator (Full-Time)

Job Description

The Mechanics’ Institute seeks a full-time Library Systems Administrator. The Library Systems Administrator maintains all of the Institute’s computer information systems and networks, and collaborates with the team responsible for the development, design, installation, maintenance and coordination of computer-based systems across the organization. The ideal candidate will also participate in related strategic planning which anticipates the evolving needs of the diverse community of members, staff, and guests to the Institute. The Library Systems Administrator reports to the Operations Director and is part of a small group that works in providing excellence in operations and end user experience. The position requires strong customer service, technology, and organizational skills.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supports, administers, and manages basic configuration of existing Institute systems platforms (e.g. Sierra ILS, Drupal-based websites, G Suite, Microsoft Azure, etc.)
  • Manages website content and usability, email, and other electronic marketing features.
  • Oversees the management of Windows-based desktop environment and associated networked equipment in offices and public workstations.
  • Provides technical support and training to staff who use Institute systems for their day-to-day duties.
  • Coordinates with IT staff in managing central services, accounts, and permissions (e.g. Active Directory, Windows network, staff email, and email lists). 
  • Collaborates on the planning, procurement, testing, and deployment of group desktop infrastructure, hardware, and software. 
  • Maintains security for networks and systems. 
  • Manages and administers local and cloud servers used for file sharing and backup and performs routine back up of essential systems.
  • Oversees Helpdesk and Communications Support.
  • Effectively troubleshoots hardware, software, and network problems and employs appropriate techniques to resolve. Works with IT team and vendors when escalating.
  • Maintains documentation of programs, databases, and computer system configurations.
  • Establishes and maintains vendor relationships to identify needs and expectations for growth and expansion of services.
  • Manages and implements access to electronic collections and products.  
  • Generates statistical reports of various online services and systems.
  • Participates in Institute-wide related projects and committees. 
  • Maintains a high level of customer service with members and staff. Responds to inquiries via phone, email, and in person.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Advanced degree in Library Science or Information Science preferred; and
  • 3-5 years of experience in information systems preferably in a library setting; or
  • an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Demonstrated experience administering Linux and Windows operating systems, managing authentication and monitoring for performance and security. 
  • Experience in web development and basic web design (Drupal, PHP, HTML/CSS, and Javascript).
  • Experience with configuration and management of cloud services, monitoring and security procedures, as well as backup policies and DNS management.
  • Experience configuring, maintaining, supporting, and troubleshooting systems and server environments.
  • Keeps current with developing technology, best practices, and emerging trends.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, set priorities, and meet deadlines. 
  • High attention to detail.
  • Strong organizational, problem solving, and time management skills.
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team.

Compensation and Benefits

  • This is a full-time exempt position
  • Salary is commensurate with experience
  • Healthcare and other paid benefits
  • Membership to Mechanics' Institute

To Apply

  • Send cover letter and resume to jobs@milibrary.org and include “Library Systems Administrator” in the subject line
  • Desired Salary (a range is fine)
  • Position will remain open until filled
  • No phone calls please

When apply­ing, please men­tion that you found this posi­tion list­ing on SLA SF Bay Area Jobline. Thank you!