Bethel University is currently accepting applications for the position of Librarian at the Bethel Seminary San Diego Campus

Job Summary

Provide professional library services to Bethel Seminary San Diego students, faculty, and staff. Responsible for providing all aspects of library services including reference, instruction, circulation, cataloging, and collection management


  • Public Services (including reference and instruction, research support, supervision of student workers, Inter Library Loan); active participation in library consortia and borrowing networks, etc.

  • Collection Management (including selection for BSSD collection, weeding of collection, cataloging, etc.)

  • Oversee library operations, including the supervision and development of staff, facilities management, operational analysis, space planning, scheduling and travel calendar, strategic planning, and the library budget.

  • Collaborate within the Director of Libraries for library administration and planning. Participates in appropriate teams and committees at the library, university, and regional levels.

  • Participation in relevant library association meetings (e.g., as SCATLA) and on campus committees. 

  • Other duties as required.

Required Skills

  • Familiarity with Dewey Classification 
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Google Suite.
  • Ability to learn library computer programs
  • Experience with budget and office management.
  • Capacity to learn new technology

Required Experience

  • Demonstrated capacity in administration and management.
  • Three years professional experience in the areas of library public service, reference, instruction, selection, and cataloging.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with an adult, multicultural, student population is required.

Required Education

MLIS or equivalent and a theological degree from an ATS-accredited program.

Additional Information

This is full time position, 40 hours per week, 12 months per year job.  May require overtime


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