JOB: Librarian – Manager of Access Services, California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco

This is a full time position with some possible evening and weekend hours occasionally required and reports to the Library Director. The position promotes excellence in library service through the oversight of access services and collections, as well as planning of and participation in instruction, research support, faculty outreach and other areas of access services responsibilities and functions. The person in this position works with the Library Director as well as other CIIS and professional colleagues, CIIS faculty, staff, and students to ensure access to and training on library resources.

Providing leadership for Access Services and the managers of Circulation. Looking at all aspects of access to space, collections and resources, including providing usage statistics on collections and services. Overseeing the general management of circulation services, in cooperation with the Library Office Coordinator/Circulation Manager, and hiring and supervising student workers required to help directly with the Manager of Access Services’ responsibilities, including reserves

Demonstrated leadership and organizational skills, including the ability to establish & maintain effective, harmonious work relationships with library staff, university officials, faculty, students & Library users as well as professional colleagues.


  1. Master’s degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA-accredited program or equivalent is required.
  2. Minimum of five years related professional experience in “”Access Services”” is required, preferably in an academic library.

Salary commensurate with skills and experience.


Physical Requirements
This position requires:

  1. Ability to sit for extended periods of time and the ability to manage repetitive hand/wrist movements while using a computer keyboard and/or the phone.
  2. Ability to bend, squat, stoop, and occasionally walk up several flights of stairs
  3. Ability to lift and/or carry up to 10lbs, occasionally

Working Conditions:
Duties are primarily performed in an office environment at a desk or computer terminal, typically, Monday through Friday. Due to the sensitivity and requirements of our positions, you should expect to undergo and be cleared of an employment background/criminal check, if extended an offer for employment. You may also be asked to provide proof of educational degree(s), licenses or credentials pertinent to the position. If your job requires driving on behalf of CIIS you will be required to provide proof of a valid driver’s license.

Application Instructions:
Please submit the following documents online:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover letter

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Apply online.