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Head of Public Services

  • ... Davis, Capellen, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 126933 per year
  • Posted on: Feb 05, 2024       Expires on: Mar 21, 2024

Head of Public Services   

JOB TITLE:

Head of Public Services

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Davis Capellen United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

POSITION OVERVIEW

Salary range: A reasonable estimate for this position is $87,416-$126,933

APPLICATION WINDOW

Open date: February 5, 2024

Next review date: Monday, Mar 11, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, May 3, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Mabie Law Library at the University of California, Davis School of Law seeks applicants for the position of Head of Public Services.
This position will supervise four reference librarians and oversee library services and programs pertaining to reference, research, instruction, and marketing and outreach.
The Head will play a key role in developing, implementing, and monitoring updates and innovations to services and initiatives in all the above areas, in active coordination with library colleagues, law faculty and student groups, and other departments at the School of Law and beyond.
The Head will also have opportunities to develop and teach credit-bearing legal research courses at the School of Law, such as Advanced Legal Research.
This position reports to the Law Library Director.

Responsibilities:

  • In close consultation with the Director, develops and implements strategic planning for reference, research, instruction, and outreach to ensure effective services and programs;
  • Hires, trains, supervises, and mentors four reference librarians, and oversees law student library research assistant recruitment and staffing;
  • Manages day-to-day reference operations, including coordinating desk shifts and overseeing related policies & procedures, technologies, and services for diverse user groups;
  • Participates in a regular reference desk rotation and provides high-quality in-person and virtual reference assistance and research consultations;
  • Manages the library’s faculty liaison program and provides significant and specialized research assistance to law faculty;
  • Oversees the planning and development of and participates in the library’s instructional programs, including: specialized library workshops, guest lectures in School of Law courses (including 1L Legal Research and Writing), and presentations to School of Law clinics, centers, and student journals;
  • Oversees the creation and maintenance of educational and informational materials, including LibGuides and relevant website content;
  • Coordinates the development and delivery of tailored outreach and communication about the library to law faculty, law students, members of the campus community, and other library users;
  • Manages the planning and delivery of library tours, orientations, and special events;
  • Coordinates the collection of reference and instruction-related library statistics;
  • Participates in collection development activity;
  • Participates on special Law Library and School of Law projects and committees as assigned;
  • Keeps abreast of academic law library trends, developments, and emerging technologies relevant to effectively managing the unit and ensuring responsive, up-to-date services and procedures;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Initial work hours are on-site, Monday – Friday from 8 am – 5 pm, with regular in-person reference desk shifts.
Following a short probationary period, librarians are eligible for hybrid or other flexible work arrangements subject to supervisor approval and operational needs.
Some evening or weekend shifts may be required.

Appointment rank and salary will be based on the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience.
This position is not covered by a collective bargaining agreement.

Librarians earn two vacation days per month and one sick day per month, and have access to generous retirement, medical, dental, vision and other benefits.
In addition, there are thirteen university holidays.
Relocation assistance may be available.
The Law Library covers core fees for librarian membership in the Northern California Association of Law Libraries (NOCALL) and the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), as well as the cost of membership in one AALL Special Interest Section (SIS).
The library also provides funding to assist with travel to appropriate professional conferences.

UC professional librarians are academic appointees.
Candidates for appointment to the UC Librarian series shall have a professional background of competence, knowledge, and experience suitable for appointment.
To advance in the series, librarians are evaluated based on professional competence and quality of service within the Library, in addition to at least one or more of the following: professional activity outside of the Library, university and public service, or research and other creative activity.

Proposed start date: Negotiable, but no earlier than July 1, 2024.

About the Mabie Law Library and the UC Davis School of Law:

The Mabie Law Library is an integral part of the UC Davis School of Law, and provides services that support the teaching, research, and scholarship of its students and faculty.
We also serve members of the UC Davis community, members of the legal community, and the public.
The Law Library’s physical spaces and personnel are housed in King Hall on the Davis campus.
The Law Library has a collection of over 400,000 volumes and volume equivalents and access to a wide range of electronic databases provided through its library licenses, main campus, and UC-wide license agreements.

As one of the nation’s leading law schools, UC Davis School of Law offers the highest quality of legal education to outstanding students from all backgrounds.
Our world-class “majority-minority” faculty consists of scholars whose expertise ranges from constitutional and criminal law fundamentals to the latest takes on intellectual property and big data.
We have a vibrant student community with more than 50 active student organizations and six law journals.
Students gain firsthand knowledge through externships, clerkships, skills classes, moot court, law reviews and our world-renowned clinics.
The School of Law has a long history of dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The city of Davis is located just 15 miles from Sacramento, the capital of California, and is a vibrant college town known for its quality of life, farmers markets, and bicycle-friendly lifestyle.
We are within a two-hour drive to San Francisco, Lake Tahoe, and the Napa Valley, and a day trip away from popular Northern California destinations such as Yosemite National Park.

Department:

QUALIFICATIONS

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
  • A Juris Doctorate (J.
    D.
    ) and a Master of Library and Information Science (M.
    L.
    I.
    S.
    ) or equivalent degree from an ALA-accredited library and information science school, both completed by the start date;
  • At least five years of professional library experience with evidence of progressively increasing responsibilities or leadership roles;
  • Demonstrated experience providing reference and research services, familiarity with relevant library systems and technologies, and strong knowledge of current and emerging legal research resources and methods;
  • Demonstrated experience in legal research instruction;
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience;
  • A strong customer service orientation, and a firm commitment to ensuring the effective and innovative adaptation of library services to meet evolving law school needs;
  • Ability to work productively both as a team member and independently;
  • Self-motivated, with excellent attention to detail and strong organizational, project and time management, and problem-solving skills;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build productive relationships both within and outside of the library (including with other departments at the School of Law and on campus) and to work flexibly and effectively with a diverse range of library users.
Preferred qualifications (other preferred, but not required, qualifications for the position)
  • Experience leading and managing a library unit;
  • Experience supervising librarians;
  • Professional academic law library experience.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.
    V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants.
    Visit

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
Apply link:

Help contact: lmscheiber@ucdavis.
edu

ABOUT UC DAVIS

UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco-free campus (

We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals’ with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.
For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.
Certain UC Davis positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check.
More information is available at:

The University of California, Davis (UC Davis) is committed to inclusive excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do.
UC Davis celebrates the multi-cultural diversity of its community by creating a welcoming and inclusive environment demonstrated through a variety of resources and programs available to academics, staff, and students.
Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are core values of UC Davis that are embedded within our Principles of Community and are tied with how to best serve our student population.
Our excellence in research, teaching, and service can best be fully realized by members of our academic community who share our commitment to these values, which are included in our Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Vision, our strategic plan: “To Boldly Go,” our Principles of Community, the Office of Academic Affairs’ Mission Statement, and the UC Board of Regents Policy 4400: Policy on University of California Diversity Statement.
UC Davis is making important progress towards our goal of achieving federal designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution and an Asian American, Native American, and Pacific Islander-Serving Institution.
The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion offers a plethora of resources on their website, and the Office of Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (HEDI) has outlined similar goals in their Anti-Racism and DEI Action Plan.
” There are a plethora of links available on the About Us webpage where you can learn more about our Administration, Diversity and Inclusion, Rankings, Locations, Native American Land Acknowledgement, Sustainability, Visiting UC Davis, UC Davis Health, and Campus Safety.

The university is consistently ranked among the top institutions in the world for campus sustainability practices by the UI Green Metric World University Rankings.
UC Davis is focused on achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions and repeatedly shown its commitment to preserving a healthy and sustainable environment for generations to come.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time.
Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.


JOB LOCATION

Davis, C

Position Details

POSTED:

Feb 05, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

126933 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707480405-862fcab7a9c87e2f31d93a7c84e85980

LOCATION:

Capellen United States

CITY:

Davis

Job Origin:

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POSITION OVERVIEW

Salary range: A reasonable estimate for this position is $87,416-$126,933

APPLICATION WINDOW

Open date: February 5, 2024

Next review date: Monday, Mar 11, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, May 3, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Mabie Law Library at the University of California, Davis School of Law seeks applicants for the position of Head of Public Services. This position will supervise four reference librarians and oversee library services and programs pertaining to reference, research, instruction, and marketing and outreach. The Head will play a key role in developing, implementing, and monitoring updates and innovations to services and initiatives in all the above areas, in active coordination with library colleagues, law faculty and student groups, and other departments at the School of Law and beyond. The Head will also have opportunities to develop and teach credit-bearing legal research courses at the School of Law, such as Advanced Legal Research. This position reports to the Law Library Director.

Responsibilities:

  • In close consultation with the Director, develops and implements strategic planning for reference, research, instruction, and outreach to ensure effective services and programs;
  • Hires, trains, supervises, and mentors four reference librarians, and oversees law student library research assistant recruitment and staffing;
  • Manages day-to-day reference operations, including coordinating desk shifts and overseeing related policies & procedures, technologies, and services for diverse user groups;
  • Participates in a regular reference desk rotation and provides high-quality in-person and virtual reference assistance and research consultations;
  • Manages the library’s faculty liaison program and provides significant and specialized research assistance to law faculty;
  • Oversees the planning and development of and participates in the library’s instructional programs, including: specialized library workshops, guest lectures in School of Law courses (including 1L Legal Research and Writing), and presentations to School of Law clinics, centers, and student journals;
  • Oversees the creation and maintenance of educational and informational materials, including LibGuides and relevant website content;
  • Coordinates the development and delivery of tailored outreach and communication about the library to law faculty, law students, members of the campus community, and other library users;
  • Manages the planning and delivery of library tours, orientations, and special events;
  • Coordinates the collection of reference and instruction-related library statistics;
  • Participates in collection development activity;
  • Participates on special Law Library and School of Law projects and committees as assigned;
  • Keeps abreast of academic law library trends, developments, and emerging technologies relevant to effectively managing the unit and ensuring responsive, up-to-date services and procedures;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Initial work hours are on-site, Monday – Friday from 8 am – 5 pm, with regular in-person reference desk shifts. Following a short probationary period, librarians are eligible for hybrid or other flexible work arrangements subject to supervisor approval and operational needs. Some evening or weekend shifts may be required.

Appointment rank and salary will be based on the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience. This position is not covered by a collective bargaining agreement.

Librarians earn two vacation days per month and one sick day per month, and have access to generous retirement, medical, dental, vision and other benefits. In addition, there are thirteen university holidays. Relocation assistance may be available. The Law Library covers core fees for librarian membership in the Northern California Association of Law Libraries (NOCALL) and the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), as well as the cost of membership in one AALL Special Interest Section (SIS). The library also provides funding to assist with travel to appropriate professional conferences.

UC professional librarians are academic appointees. Candidates for appointment to the UC Librarian series shall have a professional background of competence, knowledge, and experience suitable for appointment. To advance in the series, librarians are evaluated based on professional competence and quality of service within the Library, in addition to at least one or more of the following: professional activity outside of the Library, university and public service, or research and other creative activity.

Proposed start date: Negotiable, but no earlier than July 1, 2024.

About the Mabie Law Library and the UC Davis School of Law:

The Mabie Law Library is an integral part of the UC Davis School of Law, and provides services that support the teaching, research, and scholarship of its students and faculty. We also serve members of the UC Davis community, members of the legal community, and the public. The Law Library’s physical spaces and personnel are housed in King Hall on the Davis campus. The Law Library has a collection of over 400,000 volumes and volume equivalents and access to a wide range of electronic databases provided through its library licenses, main campus, and UC-wide license agreements.

As one of the nation’s leading law schools, UC Davis School of Law offers the highest quality of legal education to outstanding students from all backgrounds. Our world-class “majority-minority” faculty consists of scholars whose expertise ranges from constitutional and criminal law fundamentals to the latest takes on intellectual property and big data. We have a vibrant student community with more than 50 active student organizations and six law journals. Students gain firsthand knowledge through externships, clerkships, skills classes, moot court, law reviews and our world-renowned clinics. The School of Law has a long history of dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The city of Davis is located just 15 miles from Sacramento, the capital of California, and is a vibrant college town known for its quality of life, farmers markets, and bicycle-friendly lifestyle. We are within a two-hour drive to San Francisco, Lake Tahoe, and the Napa Valley, and a day trip away from popular Northern California destinations such as Yosemite National Park.

Department:

QUALIFICATIONS

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
  • A Juris Doctorate (J.D.) and a Master of Library and Information Science (M.L.I.S.) or equivalent degree from an ALA-accredited library and information science school, both completed by the start date;
  • At least five years of professional library experience with evidence of progressively increasing responsibilities or leadership roles;
  • Demonstrated experience providing reference and research services, familiarity with relevant library systems and technologies, and strong knowledge of current and emerging legal research resources and methods;
  • Demonstrated experience in legal research instruction;
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience;
  • A strong customer service orientation, and a firm commitment to ensuring the effective and innovative adaptation of library services to meet evolving law school needs;
  • Ability to work productively both as a team member and independently;
  • Self-motivated, with excellent attention to detail and strong organizational, project and time management, and problem-solving skills;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build productive relationships both within and outside of the library (including with other departments at the School of Law and on campus) and to work flexibly and effectively with a diverse range of library users.
Preferred qualifications (other preferred, but not required, qualifications for the position)
  • Experience leading and managing a library unit;
  • Experience supervising librarians;
  • Professional academic law library experience.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
Apply link:

Help contact: lmscheiber@ucdavis.edu

ABOUT UC DAVIS

UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco-free campus (

We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals’ with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UC Davis positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available at:

The University of California, Davis (UC Davis) is committed to inclusive excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. UC Davis celebrates the multi-cultural diversity of its community by creating a welcoming and inclusive environment demonstrated through a variety of resources and programs available to academics, staff, and students. Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are core values of UC Davis that are embedded within our Principles of Community and are tied with how to best serve our student population. Our excellence in research, teaching, and service can best be fully realized by members of our academic community who share our commitment to these values, which are included in our Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Vision, our strategic plan: “To Boldly Go,” our Principles of Community, the Office of Academic Affairs’ Mission Statement, and the UC Board of Regents Policy 4400: Policy on University of California Diversity Statement. UC Davis is making important progress towards our goal of achieving federal designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution and an Asian American, Native American, and Pacific Islander-Serving Institution. The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion offers a plethora of resources on their website, and the Office of Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (HEDI) has outlined similar goals in their Anti-Racism and DEI Action Plan.” There are a plethora of links available on the About Us webpage where you can learn more about our Administration, Diversity and Inclusion, Rankings, Locations, Native American Land Acknowledgement, Sustainability, Visiting UC Davis, UC Davis Health, and Campus Safety.

The university is consistently ranked among the top institutions in the world for campus sustainability practices by the UI Green Metric World University Rankings. UC Davis is focused on achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions and repeatedly shown its commitment to preserving a healthy and sustainable environment for generations to come.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.


JOB LOCATION

Davis, C

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