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Upper School Library Administrative Assistant
Tony Reyes

Brentwood School inspires every student to:
Think critically and creatively.
Act ethically.
Shape a future with meaning. 

Upper School Library Administrative Assistant

Brentwood School, a vibrant and diverse K-12 independent school, is looking for a full-time, twelve-month, Administrative Assistant to work in the active and dynamic Upper School library beginning July, 2021. A bachelor’s degree and previous library experience (school, college, or public library) are preferred.

It is expected that a successful candidate would:

  • Assist with the circulation of books/textbooks/other materials
  • Assist students and faculty in library use, including research help and reader’s advisory
  • Assist with creative library displays and programming
  • Assist with library data management and collection
  • Troubleshoot minor technology issues
  • Supervise students in the library/effectively redirecting students when necessary from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
  • Order and maintain library and office supplies
  • Enjoy working with Upper School students
  • Engage with and support students of varied identities, lifestyles, and beliefs
  • Assist with various clerical tasks for the Upper School office
  • Perform additional duties as requested and participate in the life of the school

In addition, a candidate should possess the following qualities and attributes:

  • Experience with library management software, or a demonstrated ability to quickly and accurately learn new technology systems
  • Confidence as a problem solver
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Flexibility and a strong work ethic
  • Commitment to professional growth and to high professional standards
  • Strong collaboration and cross-cultural competency skills
  • Self-motivated, with strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Awareness of literature that young adults enjoy

Brentwood School is dedicated to the creation of diverse faculty and staff that better represent our student body and the city of Los Angeles. Information about our school can be found at Please submit a letter of interest and a resume to:

Elisabeth Abarbanel
Upper School Librarian
100 S. Barrington Place
Los Angeles, CA 90049

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