Position Announcement: Assistant Librarian, Southern California Institute of Architecture Los Angeles, CA

The Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), a center of innovation in architecture has a great opportunity for an individual with library experience and a naturally hospitable demeanor to be our new Assistant Librarian. The Assistant Librarian is responsible for covering the front desk and assisting all students, faculty, staff and visitors.
Job Title: Assistant Librarian

Department: Library
Reports To: Library Manager
FLSA Status: Full-Time, Non-exempt

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist patrons with research and locating print and digital resources
  • Check in and check out books and media equipment
  • Manage media equipment circulation and reservations
  • Help the Library Manager to process and catalog new books and magazines
  • Manage student workers
  • Help build up the collection in support of the pedagogy
  • Cover the front desk which includes answering phone inquiries, supporting photocopier, computer workstations and scanning equipment
  • Help maintain a secure, quiet and comfortable environment in the library
  • Shelving material
  • Additional duties as assigned by the Library Manager

Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • 2+ years of experience with library reference or patron assistance
  • Literacy/experience with the Avery Index, and other research databases
  • MLS preferred, but not required
  • Knowledge of Architecture or Art preferred
  • Video production and editing experience a plus

We offer a benefits package with medical, dental, vision, 401k and generous paid time off.
To apply: please go to my.sciarc.edu, click on the employment info and complete the online job application. In addition, please e-mail a cover letter and resume to assistant_librarian@sciarc.edu.

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