JOB: Technical Services Librarian, Robert M. Fisher Library, John F. Kennedy University, Pleasant Hill


Technical Services Librarian, Robert M. Fisher Library, John F. Kennedy University, Pleasant Hill, CA. 40 hours per week, including one weekday evening, schedule to be determined. Annual salary: $45,760 – $52,000. This grade 6 exempt regular fulltime position includes vacation and sick leave as well as a flexible benefit plan offering medical, dental, 403(b) retirement eligibility, long term disability, dependent care, basic life and AD&D insurance and tuition waiver benefits upon meeting eligibility requirements.

John F. Kennedy University is a private nonprofit institution offering degree and certificate programs in the fields of psychology, law, liberal studies, management, museum studies and holistic studies. The university currently enrolls approximately 1,700 adults in California and online

This position will perform original and copy cataloging of all formats of library material for the central Robert M. Fisher Library and its 2 branches. Other primary duties include batch loading of e-book MARC records to the library catalog and OCLC, and assisting in the maintenance and oversight of the acquisitions, cataloging and database maintenance modules of the library automated system. Shared duties include providing reference service, bibliographic instruction, collection development, faculty outreach and participation in library management and university governance.

The requirements for this position include an ALA accredited MLS or MLIS degree and experience or training in cataloging and classification of library materials, reference and instruction. Familiarity with MARC 21 bibliographic format, AACR2R, and Library of Congress Classification and Subject Headings is essential. Knowledge of library software applications, including Innovative Millennium, Cataloger’s Desktop and Classification Web is highly desirable, as is academic library experience.

The successful candidate will be comfortable providing both technical and public library services, demonstrate the ability to balance meticulous attention to detail with an appreciation of the big picture, work well both independently and in a team environment, and serve a diverse adult constituency with a sense of professionalism and good humor.

Review of applications will begin August 1, 2011 and will remain open until the position is filled. Offer of the position is contingent upon budget approval.To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and the names of three references by email to with TECHLIB in the subject line or by fax to 925.969.3451 or mail to:

John F. Kennedy University
100 Ellinwood Way
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

John F. Kennedy University is an equal opportunity employer. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status or disability. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the university actively encourages applications from all groups that are underrepresented in higher education. Reasonable accommodations to enable participation in the selection process may be requested my qualified individuals with a disability by writing to the above address, or by calling 925.969-3450