Two Librarian Positions Available at UCSF (California)

The Library and Center for Knowledge Management at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is hiring two librarians – a Collection Development Librarian and an Education & Reference Librarian.  Brief descriptions of each position follow.

Collection Development Librarian.  We are seeking a dynamic, technologically adept, service oriented librarian for the position of Collection Development Librarian. Reporting to the Assistant Director for Scholarly Communication & Collections, the successful candidate will have a strong background in developing and managing a user-centered library collection, have strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and have an interest in providing reference and education services.

The incumbent manages the overall growth and development of the collection, manages the collection budget and tracks expenditures throughout the year, and works closely with staff in the Collection Management department to negotiate licenses and evaluate and analyze print and online resource usage.  S/he is also responsible for leading collection-based projects, the continuing transition to online journals, the reduction of print subscriptions, and an aggressive movement to e-book acquisitions, including a demand driven acquisitions model. The Collection Development Librarian will be involved in many areas of the Library, including providing library instruction and/or reference services and will work closely with librarians in the Education/Reference department.

The full job announcement is available at For questions about this position, please email


Education & Reference Librarian.  We are looking for a creative and innovative librarian to serve as Education and Reference Librarian and liaison to the School of Medicine. The successful candidate has a passion for teaching and learning and for leveraging emerging technologies to provide user-centered services.

This position works closely with faculty and staff in the UCSF School of Medicine to design and deliver curricula in information retrieval and management for evidence-based practice and scholarly research. The position serves as a resource to students and faculty, providing consultation services to researchers and learners in diverse areas, including educational scholarship and clinical research. We seek an individual who can thrive in UCSF’s complex and dynamic environment, which requires one to adapt quickly, apply new knowledge to solve problems, and perform as part of a team.

The full job announcement and contact information is available at  For questions about this position, please email

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