Librarian, Milken Community Schools, Los Angeles CA

Milken Community Schools is a Jewish non-orthodox community day school in Los Angeles, California, serving 750+ students in grades 7-12.  Milken Community Schools is seeking an innovative and energetic librarian with vision and experience for a 21st century library.  


Job Duties:

  • Supervise students' use of the Library


  • Promote the Information Literacy Program and teach students research skills


  • Work with faculty and staff to further develop their students' Information Literacy skills


  • Produce bibliographies and pathfinders


  • Copy catalog books, ebooks, audiobooks and videos entering the Library's collection


  • Suggest acquisitions to the Director of Library Services


  • Assist with collection inventories and weeding


  • Maintain the Library's Web site


  • Work with the Library Assistant to generate and distribute overdue notices


  • Work with parent and student volunteers


  • Promote reading through organizing a monthly student/faculty book club






Job Requirements:


  • MLS or MLIS degree


  • Expertise in school librarianship and secondary education


  • Facility with MARC cataloging, online databases and interlibrary loan


  • Ability to work effectively in a collegial environment and with adolescents


Please send resume and cover letter to David Kates, Director of Library Services, by email:





Final deadline: 5/30/2014





Salary based on experience.  Milken Community Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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