Librarian, Technical Services, Robert M. Fisher Library, John F. Kennedy University, Pleasant Hill, CA

Librarian Technical Services

Type: Full-time

Location: Pleasant Hill Campus

Librarian, Technical Services, Robert M. Fisher Library, John F. Kennedy University, Pleasant Hill, CA. 40 hours per week, schedule to be determined. This grade 6 exempt regular full-time position comes with benefits that include vacation and sick leave accruals, medical, dental, vision, 403(b) retirement eligibility and some tuition waiver benefits.

This position will perform original and copy cataloging of all formats of library material for the central Robert M. Fisher Library and its 2 branches. Other technical services duties include batch loading of e-book MARC records to the library catalog and OCLC, maintaining consistency between the catalog and discovery layer, and assisting in the maintenance and oversight of the acquisitions, cataloging and database maintenance modules of the library automated system. Prepares statistical and other reports as needed, and participates in special projects as needed. Shared duties include providing reference service, information literacy instruction, collection development, faculty outreach and participation in library management and university governance.

The requirements for this position include an ALA accredited MLS or MLIS degree and two years or more experience in an academic library setting. Knowledge of cataloging and library automated systems is desired. Proficiency in basic web design and instructional content applications such as Adobe Captivate, Microsoft Office Suite, Prezi, Google Apps for Education, and Springshare LibGuides is preferred.

The successful candidate will be comfortable providing both technical and public library services, demonstrate the ability to balance meticulous attention to detail with an appreciation of the big picture, work well both independently and in a team environment, and serve a diverse adult constituency with a sense of professionalism and good humor.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will 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 LIB 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

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