JOB: Branch Librarian, John F. Kennedy University, Berkeley Campus

Regular, 32 hours per week, Monday through Thursday, 12:00-8:00 PM. Starting annual salary: $43,000 – $48,125. This grade 7 exempt position includes vacation, sick leave and a flexible benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, 403(b) retirement eligibility, health and dependent care FSAs, and tuition waiver benefits.

The Berkeley Campus Library supports the curricular, research, and classroom technology needs of three masterís level programs in Arts and Consciousness, Marriage and Family Therapy and Museum Studies. The collection includes 7,000 books, 90 videos and access to the full text of over 35,000 online journals and 50,000 e-books. The duties of the Branch Librarian include: managing the day to day operations of the library, providing reference assistance and information literacy instruction and supervising one part time Library Assistant. The Librarian and Assistant share responsibility for direct provision of services such as circulation, reserves, print serials management, intra-library loan, and end user support of the PC and Mac computer labs and classroom AV equipment. Acquisitions, cataloging, interlibrary loan, systems and web site management services are provided by the central library in Pleasant Hill.

The requirements for this position include an MLS or MLIS degree and a minimum of one year of professional academic library experience, including reference and instruction experience; familiarity with all aspects of library operations and understanding of information technology and library automated systems. Library management and supervisory experience are highly desirable. An academic background or familiarity with fine arts, holistic studies, museum studies or psychology/counseling as well as familiarity with the Innovative Interfaces/Millennium library automation system would be helpful. Knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite is required. Familiarity with Mac applications and digital arts software such as Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro, iMovie and Pro Tools is also desirable.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong public service orientation, diplomacy, flexibility, excellent communications skills and be able to work well with a diverse, adult constituency with a sense of professionalism and good humor.

Review of applications will begin August 19 and remain open until the position is filled. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and the names of three references by email to; with BERKLIB 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