JOB: Information and Resource Services Librarian, Menlo College Bowman Library, Atherton CA

The Menlo College Bowman Library seeks a creative, dynamic, innovative and team-oriented individual for the position of Information and Resource Services Librarian. This is a full-time, 12 month, exempt position with benefits, reporting to the Dean of Library Services. Some evening and weekend hours may be required during the Academic Year (End of August through beginning of May). This position will benefit from immediate opportunities in scholarly and professional development.

The Information and Resource Services Librarian’s primary responsibilities include providing research and resource services. Bowman Library is small, dynamic library focused on serving the population of Menlo College. Menlo is a small, urban, diverse, 4 year residential college granting degrees in Business and Psychology located in Atherton, CA. The library team cultivates and maintains strong relationships with faculty; nurtures an understanding of Menlo College teaching programs; and collaborates on campus-centered initiatives to deliver timely and effective library services.

This position is a great opportunity for an innovative professional who seeks to develop alternative ways of providing library services. Bowman Library allows and fosters a space of innovation and experimentation in a small academic library setting focused on student-centered initiatives. The ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to providing excellent public service in a dynamic environment.

Minimal Qualifications and Skills

An ALA-accredited MLIS is required
Attention to detail
Strong written and oral communication skills
Demonstrated commitment to excellent customer service

Desirable qualifications

Conversant in integrated library systems
Knowledge of the processes related to collection development
Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
Ability to set priorities, direct work, manage time, and multi-task
Ability to work harmoniously with colleagues, faculty, staff and students in a busy, changing environment

Screening of applications will begin immediately; the position will be open until filled.

Application Instructions

Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter outlining qualifications, along with a resume and contact information for three references to:

Menlo College
Director of Human Resources
1000 El Camino Real
Atherton, CA 94027-4301
or via email to