Library Assistant

The Library Assistant is a member of the Administrative Support team and reports to the Director of Administrative Services. The ideal candidate is comfortable working in a highly collaborative environment where value is placed on the skills and passions of individual academic disciplines within a larger context of school mission and integrative thinking, and where we seek always to enfuse productivity with joy.
Primary responsibilities include the operation of the library’s circulation desk, supervision of student use of the library facility, and administrative support for the Upper School program in general.

To that end, the Library Assistant’s position includes responsibility in the following areas:
Primary Responsibilities
  • Support students and faculty in their use of computers, books, digital materials, and supplies
  • Manage the issue and return of the library’s resources, including collection of overdue materials
  • Process, catalogue, and shelve or distribute new materials acquired for the library and departmental collections
  • Maintain the organization of library stock
  • Communicate library policies, resources, and programs to students, faculty, and parents through a variety of methods, include direct communication and digital media tools
  • Provide support for a variety of library based co- and extracurricular activities
  • Supervise students in the Library, developing their sense of community values
  • Collaborate with the facilities and technology departments to maintain the physical space and equipment
  • Support faculty and students in textbook choice and acquisition through direct management of the MBS Textbook Exchange
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Affinity for working with middle and high school students, ability to deal with stressful situations with tact and diplomacy, attention to detail, and skill in customer service
Preferred Qualifications
  • Ability to lift 35-lb. boxes and to stand for one hour or more at a time
  • Familiarity with middle and high school research databases, and citing with Modern Language Association (MLA) and American Psychological Association (APA) styles;
  • Familiarity with Dewey Decimal System. and processing Library materials.
Qualified candidates please email your resume to:
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School Information

Saperstein Middle School Campus
    15900 Mulholland Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90049  
    Tel 310.903.4800 

Upper School Campus 
    15800 Zeldins’ Way, Los Angeles, CA 90049  
    Tel 310.440.3500  
    Fax 310.471.5139

Milken School is a college prep private day school in Los Angeles established on the foundation of the highest academic standards and Jewish values. This Jewish Day School serves students in grades 7-12.