Menlo College is a small private undergraduate college granting degrees in Business and Psychology. A four-year residential college in the heart of Silicon Valley, just outside San Francisco in Atherton. Menlo College is located within lands traditionally stewarded by the Puichon tribe, one of more than 50 original Indigenous groups of the San Francisco Bay Area. Menlo College is designated as both a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American, Native American, and Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI).

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 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 a small, dynamic library focused on serving the population of Menlo College. 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. To view the position description, please click here.

Required Qualifications and Skills

  • An ALA-accredited MLIS is required
  • Demonstrated experience managing & troubleshooting integrated library systems
  • Experience training and/or supervising diverse groups of people
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills to clearly & succinctly communicate with diverse users
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellent customer service
  • Self-starter with attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of the processes related to collection development
  • Experience working 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. First review will be 7/16/2021.

Application Instructions

Candidates should submit a cover letter outlining why they are interested and their qualifications, along with a resume and contact information for three references via email. In the email subject line please include: Information & Resource Services Librarian (your last name, first initial).

Send to:
Menlo College
HR Department
1000 El Camino Real
Atherton, CA 94027-4301

All prospective Menlo College employees are required to satisfy a criminal background check, as well as clearance annually for the operation of a motor vehicle on behalf of Menlo College. Menlo College is committed to a firm policy of equal employment opportunity. As we will resume in-person staffing on campus this Fall and care about the health of all community members, proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or an approved exemption is required.