Associate University Librarian
The Associate University Librarian is responsible for management of
university libraries on Stockton, Sacramento, and San Francisco
campuses. This encompasses diverse responsibilities, including but
not limited to research and instruction, personnel management,
collection development, facility oversight, budgeting, operations,
and alignment of services with the university's mission. This
position combines strong leadership, expertise in librarianship,
and a commitment to meeting the evolving needs of a diverse student
population. The Associate University Librarian collaborates with
faculty, staff, and students to develop and implement innovative
library programs, services, and initiatives that empower students
to excel academically while ensuring equitable access to
Leads the development and implementation of user-centered
library services and programs that align with the needs of
Oversees collection development and management efforts,
ensuring that library resources align with the evolving academic
programs and research interests of students.
Utilizes assessment data and user feedback to make informed
decisions regarding resource acquisition, deselection, and format
Develops and promotes initiatives that support student success,
including information literacy programs, research skills workshops,
and academic support services.
Develops and maintains partnerships with faculty, campus
organizations, and student services units to promote library
resources and services.Implements new practices and technologies in
the areas of integrated library systems, discovery layer, and
online resources, to enhance user experience.
Develops assessment strategies to measure the effectiveness of
library services, resources, and programs related to student
success, user-centered services, and diversity, equity, and
Utilizes data-driven insights to inform decision-making and
continuously improve library offerings. Provides leadership and
supervision to library staff, fostering a collaborative and
inclusive work environment. Supports staff professional development
opportunities and promotes a culture of continuous learning.
Serves as the University Libraries’ representative and advocate
to relevant campus, consortia, multi-institutional groups as
University of the Pacific recognizes that diversity, equity, and
inclusion is foundational to the success of our valued students and
employees. We prioritize policy and decision-making that
demonstrates awareness of, and responsiveness to, the ways
socio-cultural forces related to race, gender, ability, sexuality,
socio-economic status, etc. impede or propel students, faculty, and
Master’s Degree in library or information science or other
Five (5) years of progressively responsible management
experience in an academic or research library .
Demonstrated ability to engage librarians and staff in
successful teamwork, collaborative planning, and the delivery of
A record of success in developing productive partnerships on
campus and across institutions .
Experience leading, supervising, mentoring, and providing
development opportunities for librarians and staff.
Strong interpersonal and public communication skills including
ability to serve as an advocate and spokesperson for University
Ability to lead organizational change, engage in big picture
thinking and build consensus around a strategic vision.
Ability to independently investigate and assess innovations,
come up with or inspire creative solutions to problems, and
delegate responsibility appropriately.
Ability to coach and guide others in the development, framing,
and communication of strategic initiatives.
Knowledge of emerging trends in higher education and new
developments in reference, instruction, access services, facilities
operations, and the use of information technology in support of a
Experience and sensitivity in working with people of diverse
backgrounds and cultures.
Demonstrated experience in advancing social justice, equity,
and inclusion in a university setting.
Ability to engage and integrate culturally responsive practices
and knowledge in their work.
The physical demands described here are representative but not
definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully
perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.
Requires extended periods of sitting and repetitive hand/wrist
motion while using computer keyboard and phone. Occasional
, climbing stairs, bending, stooping and
reaching. Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.
Work Environment/Work Week/Travel:Work is primarily performed in
both office and academic environments. Work performed during
standard business hours and must be flexible to work during
weeknights and occasional weekends. Position may require traveling
to all three campuses (Stockton, Sacramento, and San
Valid driver’s license required. Incumbent must also be able to
meet the University’s fleet rules and be eligible to drive for
University business. The University and its insurance carrier
reserves the right to exclude applicants based on their driving
Hiring Range: $77,730 to $106,880 per year. We consider
factors such as, but not limited to, scope and responsibilities of
the position, candidate’s qualifications, internal equity, as well
as market and organizational considerations when extending an
Background Check Statement:
All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment are
required to execute a release and authorization for a background
To apply, visit https://pacific.peopleadmin.com/postings/27138
University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal
opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In
compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is
committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff
and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in
the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff
on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry,
age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and
veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy,
gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical