Public Services Librarian; Pepperdine School of Law; Malibu

The Pepperdine University School of Law, Harnish Law Library is seeking a highly-motivated, creative-thinking person with excellent communication skills for the position of Public Services Librarian. The Public Services Librarian provides excellent customer service to all library users while managing day-to-day operations of the Public Services Department.



  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent of education and professional library experience;
  • excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • strong public service orientation and commitment to offering exceptional customer service;
  • ability to maintain pleasant professionalism and display good judgment when interpreting policies and explaining procedures;
  • excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work both independently and as a member of a team;
  • regular use of pc-based computers, MS Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), fax machines, printers, copiers.


  • ALA-accredited Master's in Library Science;
  • Two years experience in an academic library setting, especially in a Public Services position;
  • experience supervising staff and/or student assistants in an academic setting;
  • creative thinker when planning events, creating displays, and producing signage to effectively market in the library;
  • demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with all levels of users and staff across all library, law school, and university departments;
  • ability to work effectively and professionally in a fast-paced environment with regular interruptions;
  • experience with an integrated library system, such as OCLC WMS.

Qualified individuals should be able to articulate a strong commitment to diversity, and have the ability to work effectively with individuals from different backgrounds.

Position Number:00021232

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