JOB: Library Assistant, John F. Kennedy University, Berkeley Campus

Program/Department: Library Services
Type: Part-time
Location: Pleasant Hill

John F. Kennedy University, Berkeley Campus is seeking a Library Assistant to work part time (20-hour per week). This position will include Saturdays and is a non-exempt. non-benefited position.

The Berkeley Campus Learning Resource Center supports the curricular, research, and classroom technology needs of master’s level programs in Holistic Counseling Psychology, Counseling Psychology, and Museum Studies. Reporting to the Director of Library Services, the Library Assistant provides library circulation services and basic reference support in the library, and media technology support in the classrooms, library and computer labs. The Library Assistant performs circulation functions and may assist with shelving, serials check-in and other circulation tasks as assigned. In the absence of the Librarian, the Assistant provides basic reference assistance and helps patrons search the library catalog and research databases. Media technology responsibilities include providing classroom AV set-up, equipment maintenance and troubleshooting, and providing instruction on equipment use to faculty, students, and guest presenters.

The requirements of this position include a Bachelor’s degree or two years of college plus a library technician certificate. Familiarity with the Library of Congress Classification system, Koha integrated library system and database searching is desirable. Familiarity with both Windows and Mac applications is also desirable. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite is required.

Review of applications will begin immediately will continue until the position is filled. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and the names of three references by email to with BerkLibAsst 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