Reference and Instruction Librarian for Business, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles

Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California, seeks an energetic, self-directed and collaborative Reference and Instruction Librarian for Business who will provide high-quality reference, instruction, collection development, and outreach services to the LMU community, with a particular emphasis on LMU’s College of Business Administration. The position is available immediately.

Loyola Marymount, founded in 1911, is a Carnegie classified R2 institution in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education. Located on the west side of Los Angeles overlooking the Pacific Ocean, LMU is one of the nation’s 28 Jesuit colleges and universities and five Marymount institutions. It serves 6,000 undergraduates and 2,200 graduate students in the Colleges/Schools of Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, Business Administration, Communication and Fine Arts, Film and Television, Education, and Law. The William H. Hannon Library ( was opened in 2009 and serves as the intellectual and cultural hub of the university. The Hannon Library was the recipient of the 2021 ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award in the university category.

Reporting to the Head of Reference & Instruction Services, the Reference and Instruction Librarian for Business will serve as lead provider of library instruction to undergraduate and graduate students in the College of Business Administration, create web-based instructional materials, and provide occasional library instruction sessions for other academic departments. This position includes reference and technology support via chat, email, phone, web conferencing and in-person shifts at the Information Desk. The Reference and Instruction Librarian for Business will work with the Head of Collection Development to evaluate collections and make purchase decisions for books, journals, and electronic resources in business and related subjects. The successful candidate must have a degree, background, or interest in business, accounting, economics, or a related field and be willing to continue upgrading their knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Loyola Marymount University seeks qualified applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to inclusive excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity employer. Women, persons of color, LGBTQ and gender-nonconforming individuals, people living with disabilities, and others with diverse life experiences and beliefs are encouraged to apply.

Deliberations on the pool of candidates will begin Monday, August 30, 2021. LMU offers competitive salary and benefits; salary will be commensurate with experience.

For detailed information about the position and salary range; and to apply, please see the posting on the LMU website:

Please direct inquiries to:
Susan Gardner Archambault, Head of Reference & Instruction Services

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