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: dkates@milkenschool.org.

 

 

 

 

Final deadline: 5/30/2014

 

 

 

 

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

 

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