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Los Angeles/Alhambra, CA

Job Description:

The Assistant Librarian, under the direction of the University Librarian, is responsible for the daily operation, organization, administration, general effectiveness, and supervision of the Learning Resource Center.

Employment Status:

part-time, hourly, non-exempt

Date Posted:

Sep 17th, 2021

Essential Functions:

  • Manage the daily operations of the Learning Resource Center.
  • Assist students in using library resources to conduct research.
  • Assist the University Librarian on with researching and implementing learning technologies in the Learning Resource Centers, including computer software and online library resources.
  • Provide embedded information literacy instruction for academic departments.
  • Work collaboratively with the college's faculty, staff, and students to improve the academic environment.
  • Assist the University Librarian in maintaining and developing the electronic and print resources of the library's collection.

Qualifications:

  • Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS), Master of Library Science (MLS), or Master of Science in Library Science (MSLS) degree from an American Library Association-accredited program.
  • One year of experience in a library environment.
  • Experience providing reference and information services, both in-person and online.
  • Experience with APA formatting and citation style.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Experience with the Microsoft Office suite and other computer technologies.
  • Dedicated team player and collaborator with qualities of self-direction, vision, creativity, collegiality, and leadership.

Desired Qualifications: *Three years of experience in a library or academic environment.

  • Interest in/knowledge of nursing and allied health fields.
  • Knowledge of current and emerging library technology systems.
  • Experience providing library/information literacy instruction.
  • Experience working with Interlibrary Loan (ILL).

Conditions of Employment:

  • The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those required of an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.

Work Environment:

  • Standard office setting.
  • Typically, duties are performed in an office environment while sitting at a desk or computer workstation.
  • An incumbent is subject to contact with others, frequent interruptions, noise from talking or office equipment and demanding timelines.

Physical Demands:

  • The incumbent regularly sits for long periods, walks short distances on a regular basis.
  • Uses hands and fingers to operate an electronic keyboard or other office machines; reaches with hands and arms; speaks clearly and distinctly to answer telephones and to provide information; sees to read fine print and operate computer; hears and understands voices over telephone and in person; and lifts, carries, and/or moves objects weighing up to 10 pounds.

We Offer:

  • Professional opportunities in a growing organization.
  • An organization that values and appreciates its employees.
  • A highly competitive pay and benefits package
  • A strong community service culture.

Stanbridge University is an equal opportunity employer with values and appreciation for its employees.


About Stanbridge University

Founded in 1996, Stanbridge University offers specialized degrees at the Master, Bachelor, and Associate levels in the fields of Nursing and Allied Health. Stanbridge is based in Irvine, California with an annual enrollment of over 1,600 students. For each year from 2009 through 2015, Stanbridge has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning, and civic engagement. In 2017, Stanbridge University was awarded the 2017 School of the Year Award by California Association of Private Postsecondary Schools (CAPPS) for outstanding educational practices among higher education institutions. In 2016, Stanbridge University was awarded the Gold Award for Excellence in Community Service from CAPPS for offering students quality higher education while simultaneously maintaining efforts to assist the local community. Stanbridge University has been selected as a 2014-2015 School of Excellence by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), and also received its 2015 Excellence in Student Services Award for creating a comprehensive student services program that enhances student achievement outcomes. In 2013, Stanbridge University received the ACCSC Community Service Award for outstanding outreach to the local and global community. Institutional Research & Evaluation, Inc., has named Stanbridge University one of America’s Best Technical Colleges for each year from 2009 through 2016. For more information, please visit www.stanbridge.edu or call 888-789-6208.