University of California Santa Barbara Library seeks
aLearning Organization Librarian

Under the direction of the Associate University Librarian for Organizational
Development &

Effectiveness, the Learning Organization Librarian position is responsible for
leading efforts that

maintain and enhance on-going learning within the organization. To promote

effectiveness, the successful candidate will be responsible for defining,
creating and

implementing the organization's learning and development programs for
Librarians, Library

Staff and Student Assistant positions and for ensuring the assessment and

improvement of these programs. Working collaboratively with department and
unit leaders, the

incumbent will facilitate processes to enable UCSB Library to become a
Learning Organization.

Duties & Responsibilities

• Design, implement, evaluate and deliver programs to develop Library
employees' technical

competencies, professional growth, leadership development and continuous
learning across the


• Work with all levels in the Library to determine core competencies and
service quality required

for key positions within the organization and identify specific resources to
ensure acquisition

and maintenance of those competencies and service qualities.

• Build effective partnerships with campus HR colleagues and within the
Library to provide


• Develop and implement the use of learning objectives, training assessments,
rubrics and other

processes to ensure the effectiveness of the learning and development

• Perform needs analyses and review organizational resources to ensure that
learning and

development resources exist or are developed to support projected
competencies, service

qualities and organizational changes in alignment with the short and long-term
goals of the


• Identify and implement standardized timelines, orientation, on-the-job and
other learning and

developmental activities required for acquisition of core competencies and
maintenance of

required knowledge and skills.

• Provide training for Librarians, Staff and Student
Assistants. Assist others in providing training

for Librarians, Staff and Student Assistants.

• Research and identify external vendors that meet the Library's training
needs and work well in

our academic environment.

• Continuously evaluate learning activities and resources within the
organization, including

instructor performance, to determine their effectiveness in meeting stated
organizational goals

and objectives.

• Design, develop and maintain a library of learning resources.

• Assist as appropriate in the recruitment of librarian positions.

• Serve on Library or University committees as appropriate.

Required qualifications

• ALA-accredited MLS or equivalent.

• Experience in the training/development initiatives of an organization, in
library instruction at anacademic library, or the

• Demonstrated knowledge of learning concepts, training-and-development
methods and


• Experience in developing and delivering adult-learning processes,
instructional design

techniques, and evaluation methodologies.

• Excellent oral/written communication skills, including group facilitation
and presentation skills.

Preferred Qualifications

• Strong analytical, statistical, quantitative, and deduction skills and
ability to make qualitative

judgments of training, education and development resources in all types and

• Strong planning and project management skills and ability to apply these
skills in effectiveworking partnerships across
organizational lines.

• Potential for leadership in a collaborative and collegial setting.

• Productive attitude and enthusiasm for an innovative and changing

• Ability to multitask and manage detail.

The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to

the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research,

teaching and service. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity

Affirmative Action employer.


Please send resume and cover letter with three professional references to the
attention of:

Alan Grosenheider

Associate University Librarian

Organizational Development & Effectiveness

University of California Santa Barbara

University Library

Santa Barbara CA 93106-9010

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(805) 893-4098

To receive full consideration, applications should be received by January 31,
2013. Position is open untilfilled.

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