• Part Time
  • Oakland
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Redwood Day School

Part-Time (.25 FTE) Library Assistant

Redwood Day

3245 Sheffield Avenue

Oakland, CA 94602


Redwood Day is a vibrant K-8 school with faculty and staff all learning together on our four-acre campus in the heart of Oakland. Everything we do is designed to keep every child engaged and growing. Academically, that means a world-class curriculum, the best teachers, and a focus on the individual student. Socially and emotionally, we teach students to work through challenges, respect each other’s differences, and honor their diverse community. We find great strength in multiple perspectives and embrace every opportunity to weave diversity in thought and action into our social, emotional, and academic lives.

Position Summary

The part-time (.25 FTE) Library Assistant supports the Librarian in our K-8 library, which houses over 14,000 volumes in a beautiful space.  The Library Assistant supports the circulation desk and will assist with online databases, student research projects, and parent/guardian volunteer education as needed.

Desired Qualifications:

The Library Assistant is committed to the mission and vision of Redwood Day and possesses the following characteristics:

·         Coursework in Library Science (preferred)

·         Experience working in a library

Essential Job Functions:

·         Check in/out library materials

·         Shelve incoming books and materials

·         Send overdue notices

·         Assist with collection management

·         Monitor subscription renewals for magazines and newspapers

Assist librarians with classes, especially at checkout time
Help librarians and teachers by pulling books for specific topics or class units
Assist librarians with creating and maintaining book/subject lists
Assist with displays and maintaining a welcoming library space
Monitor library supplies and order as needed
Help provide parent/guardian volunteer education
Additional duties as assigned
This is a 10-month, non-benefits eligible, part-time (.25 FTE), non-exempt position.

Pay Scale:

The anticipated pay range the school reasonably expects to pay candidates for the part-time (.25 FTE) position of Library Assistant is $24 to $28 per hour, depending on factors such as experience and education.

Limitations and Disclaimer:

The above job responsibilities are meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities associated with the position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with federal and state laws. Employment at Redwood Day is “at-will”. All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Offers are contingent on passing a background check and TB assessment.


Please submit a cover letter, resume, and  Employment Application Form electronically by November 24, 2023 to LibraryAssistant2023@rdschool.org Attn: Johanna Aeschliman. No phone calls, please.

Non-discrimination Policy:

Redwood Day is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We want to have the best available person in every job. School policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race (including traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles), religion (including religious beliefs, observance or practice, including religious dress or grooming practices), color, sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, transitioned, transitioning or perceived to be transitioning), sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality, and bisexuality), national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy and breastfeeding, age, medical condition, genetic characteristics or information, military and veteran status, and physical or mental disability, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. It also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics. In addition, Redwood Day does not permit discrimination based on dressing consistently with one’s gender identity or gender expression, or preferred gender, name or pronoun usage.

Authorized Employment Status:

As required by federal law, all offers of employment are contingent on verification of an applicant or employee’s authorization for lawful employment in the United States at the start of their employment. Please note, the School does not sponsor applicants for employment-related visas.