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Posted
March 19, 2019
School
Position
Part Time Library Assistant
Description
Join the JCHS Library team!

The Jewish Community High School of the Bay needs a part-time Library Assistant to support our community's library use and resources. Our robust collection includes 35,000 print volumes, ebooks and subscription databases housed in a beautiful library space. The ideal candidate has a fondness for libraries and working with teens. Qualified candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S. Fifteen hours per week with flexible weekly schedule.

The JCHS Library Assistant will know or be willing to learn how to do the following:

-Catalog and process all new acquisitions, including ebooks MARC records
-Circulate all materials, including reshelving
-Become familiar with print collection and online research tools in support of curriculum
-Answer routine reference questions
-Assist students on how to use the Library and the online book catalog and directs them to the correct book location(s)
-Assist the Librarian in communicating Library policies and other important information to the JCHS community
-Provide assistance to students and professional community with copiers and printers
-Create rotating library displays/exhibits
-Monitor library gifts and maintain Excel spreadsheet of gifts and dedications, prepares gift plates
-Maintain Library blog of student and professional community book reviews
-Maintain Goodreads site with student and professional community book reviews
-Design creative and eye-catching exhibits to encourage more frequent use of the library.
-Generate weekly Pushpages to advise school community of new material in the library.
-Monitor reserve textbook lending
-Perform occasional repairs of worn or damaged books
-Order processing supplies and performs other clerical duties
-Supervise the Library in the absence of the Librarian

Qualifications:

-Comfortable with computers, Internet, willingness to continually learn new technology
-Comfortable with Google Suite, Word, Excel
-Ability to work independently and collaboratively
-Strong project management skills and attention to detail
-Cataloging and general library experience preferred

As a pluralistic Jewish high school, JCHS students represent the diversity of Jewish practice and identity in the Bay Area. Faculty commitment to the mission of the school is essential, but religious affiliation is not a factor in hiring. We believe our students learn best from a diverse faculty and extended professional community and welcome people of any race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation and marital status to come work with our students.

If this sounds like a community you would like to join, email a cover letter and resume as one PDF document to: [email protected]
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