Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Elk Grove USD - Arthur C. Butler Elementary School - Library Technician

https://www.edjoin.org/Home/JobPosting/872089?utm_source=Indeed&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=Indeed

BASIC FUNCTION:

Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, perform a variety of responsible technical and clerical duties involving circulation, reference, cataloging, and record-keeping activities within a school library facility; serve as a resource person regarding available materials; train and provide work direction to student assistants.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Perform a variety of responsible technical and clerical duties involving circulation, reference, cataloging, and record-keeping activities within a school library facility; serve as a resource person regarding available materials.

Assist in the day-to-day operations of a school library; assume operational responsibility in the absence of the Librarian.

Assist students and staff in locating books and materials, using electronic resources catalog and reference materials, and in the proper use of audio/visual equipment; train students and staff in the use of computerized resources, word processing applications, laser disc and multi-media technology.

Maintain discipline and quiet among students using library.

Train and supervise student assistants in the performance of a variety of tasks; assign and review work.

Check books and audio-visual equipment and materials in and out at the circulation desk.

Type bibliographies, book and magazine orders, lists, correspondence, and computerized card records.

Process or oversee the processing of library books, including typing and attaching book pockets, lettering spines, attaching plastic jackets, and numbering textbooks; process information into computer with bar code.

Oversee the circulation of magazines to students and teachers; prepare or oversee the preparation and delivery of overdue fine notices; generate related computer reports.

Receive incoming shipments of library and textbooks and review packing slips and purchase orders.

Maintain records of periodicals received and notify publisher of missing issues; maintain inventory of library and textbooks, generate a computer list and make adjustments as necessary to assure accuracy of the list.

Type correspondence, bulletins, and lists.

Order library supplies, computer and CD ROM, and other supplies as needed.

Perform or oversee minor repairs to books and select books to send out for major repairs, select textbooks for discard; determine need to charge students for loss according to established guidelines.

Collect money from students for lost or overdue library materials and textbooks; maintain a record of monies collected and report refunds for books returned.

Operate a computer and assigned software; operate standard office equipment.

Perform related duties as assigned.

DEMONSTRATED KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

KNOWLEDGE OF:
Functions, operations and maintenance of a school library.
Library practices, procedures and terminology.
Library reference materials and resources.
Function, operation and maintenance of a library.
Library technical processes related to the acquisition, cataloging, classification and circulation of library materials.
Cataloging rules and standards.
Modern library technology including computer applications.
Operation of a computer and assigned software.
Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
Principles of training and providing work direction.

ABILITY TO:
Perform a variety of responsible technical and clerical duties involving circulation, reference, cataloging, and record-keeping activities within a school library facility.
Serve as a resource person regarding available materials.
Train and provide work direction to student assistants.
Assist students, staff and others in locating and utilizing library materials.
Maintain library in a neat and orderly condition.
Monitor and maintain acceptable student behavior in the library.
Assist a certificated Librarian in the operation and maintenance of an assigned library.
Process library materials according to established procedures.
Type at a minimum of 35 words per minute from clear copy.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
Operate a computer and other standard office equipment.
Plan and organize work.
Work independently with little direction.
Maintain consistent, punctual and regular attendance.
Move hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard.
Reach overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally to shelve materials.
Sit or stand for extended periods of time.
Bend at the waist, kneel or crouch.
Hear and speak to exchange information.
See to read a variety of materials.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Any combination equivalent to:  graduation from high school and two years of general clerical experience.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

ENVIRONMENT:
Indoor work environment.
Constant interruptions.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

City of Santa Maria - Library - Library Assistant I - Full Time

Salary  $3,438.69 - $4,179.76 Monthly

Location  Santa Maria, CA Santa Maria, CA

Job Type Full-Time 

Department Library

Job Number FY 16-00041 

Closing 12/23/2016 5:00 PM Pacific


OPPORTUNITY
Performs responsible clerical and technical work in the library; supervises subordinate employees and volunteers as assigned; assists in training branch library staff and may oversee library branch operations; and performs other duties as assigned.


DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:
  • The Library Assistant I and II classifications differ from that of Librarian I or Librarian II in that incumbents of the latter classes are responsible for providing specialized library services directly to the public; are professionally trained in the resources of the library and the methods and techniques of assisting the public in utilizing the library.

  • The Library Assistant I differs from the Library Assistant II  in that the former is the entry level classification for this series.  The Library Assistant I performs responsible clerical and technical library work and sub-professional duties involving the supervision of clerical and volunteer staff at the branch libraries under the direction of the Librarian III.  The Library Assistant I works closely with the Library Assistant II staff on matters concerning branch library volunteer coordination and technical services matters.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
  • The following duties are typical of this classification and are intended only to describe the various types of work that may be performed, the level of technical complexity of the assignment(s), and are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties.  The omission of a specific duty statement does not exclude it from the position if the work is consistent with the concept of the classification, or is similar or closely related to another duty statement to address business needs and changing business practices.
  • Supervises clerical and volunteer staff in branch libraries and helps patrons at the branch circulation desks when vacancies or absences occur; assists in training new employees and volunteers in using the integrated library system; assists in branch library collection maintenance under the direction of the Librarian III; may process and prepare library materials for placement in the branch library collections using integrated library system to find and determine technical information necessary to the cataloging of library materials; prepares library materials for mending by volunteers; may participate in community outreach events by providing information about branch library services;  makes recommendations to Librarian III on needed services, collections, and publicity for branch libraries; may act as back up liaison to the branch, Friends of the Library and assist in their fundraising efforts;  makes every reasonable effort to continually improve the manner in which the job is performed and increase the quality of service to the public; and

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education:
  • High school graduation or General Education Diploma; successful completion of a two-year community college curriculum which included courses in library operations, computer systems, business and office practices. Previous supervisory experience is highly desirable.

Experience:
  • Two years of sub-professional library clerical experience.

    OR 

  • any combination of education, training and/or work experience to demonstrate knowledge, skills, and abilities to meet the above minimum requirements.

Knowledge of:
  • Library clerical operations and library technology; principles and practices of effective supervision; supervisory skills for scheduling, training, supervising, and evaluating subordinate staff and volunteers; basic office procedures such as record keeping, telephone usage and computer data entry; basic math skills needed for collecting and accounting for money; and basic English skills for written communication; and principles and practices of exemplary customer service.

Ability to:
  • Effectively supervise subordinate staff; comprehend and effectively answer patron questions; interpret library policies to the public; present a friendly and helpful demeanor to the public; take a proactive approach to problem solving; establish and maintain effective working relationships; communicate effectively in both oral and written form; follow written and oral directions involving complicated work processes; learn the organization, procedures, and operating details of the City department to which assigned; attend work, as scheduled, on a regular basis, to effectively perform the position's required duties and responsibilities, collaborate with a variety of diverse interest groups in reaching a consensus for the betterment of the community; practice and exemplify the City of Santa Maria's Mission Statement; demonstrate an awareness and appreciation of the cultural diversity of the community. Spanish speaking ability highly desired.

License:

  • Possession of a valid and appropriate California Driver License.  Must have and maintain a satisfactory driving record and be insurable to operate City vehicles.

City of Santa Maria - Library - Librarian I - Full Time

SALARY:               $4,074.18 - $4,952.20 Monthly

OPENING DATE: 12/01/16

CLOSING DATE: 12/23/16 05:00 PM


OPPORTUNITY:
The Librarian I is an entry-level position for professional librarians.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
The Librarian I works full-time as a Reference Librarian or as a full-time Young Adult/Children's Librarian, and performs other duties as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
The following duties are typical of this classification and are intended only to describe the various types of work that may be performed, the level of technical complexity of the assignment(s), and are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties. 
The omission of a specific duty statement does not exclude it from the position if the work is consistent with the concept of the classification, or is similar or closely related to another duty statement to address business needs and changing business practices.

Provides information, reference and readers advisory services to the public in Reference and Youth Services using electronic and book formats; trains staff and the public in the use of various computer products; creates and maintains in-house databases and files; assists in selecting circulating materials; assists in maintaining library collections; may oversee operations of the Interlibrary Loan Unit; assists public with the use of genealogy materials; conducts community surveys and gathers statistics for special reports requested by other City departments; may assign day-to-day work to subordinates and volunteers; may supervise subordinate staff; may plan and present programming under direction of Librarian II or III; conducts tours and gives presentations; conducts outreach at special events to promote library services to the community; may represent library at assigned Black Gold Committee meetings; may act as librarian in charge; may work evening and weekend shifts; make every reasonable effort to continually improve the manner in which the job is performed and increase the quality of service to the public and performs other duties as assigned.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:       
  • A Masters Degree in Library Science (two years of professional librarian experience may be substituted for the Masters Degree).

Experience:   
  • Eighteen (18) months of previous library experience desirable.

    OR 
  • any combination of education, training, and/or work experience to demonstrate knowledge, skills, and abilities to meet the above minimum requirements.

Knowledge of:   
  • Principles and practices of professional librarian work; principles and practices of effective supervision; familiarity with standard library resources, computer based library services and computer operations; and principles and practices of exemplary customer service.

Ability to:       
  • Communicate effectively in both oral and written form; exhibit public relations skills; effectively supervise subordinate staff; take a proactive approach to problem solving; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships; learn the organization, procedures, and operating details of the City department to which assigned; work at least one evening per week and one Saturday per month; attend work, as scheduled, on a regular basis, to effectively perform the position's required duties and responsibilities; collaborate with a variety of diverse interest groups in reaching a consensus for the betterment of the community; demonstrate an awareness and appreciation of the cultural diversity of the community; and practice and exemplify the City of Santa Maria's Mission Statement.
  • Spanish-speaking ability highly desired.

License:   
  • Possession of a valid and appropriate California Driver's License. Must have and maintain a satisfactory driving record and be insurable to operate City vehicles.

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:

  • Library computer system; microfilm machines; calculator; copy and fax machines; telephone, and automobile.

Friday, December 2, 2016

Solano - Solano County Library - Library Assistant Supervising


Approximate Salary: $51,703.99 - $63,478.20/year
Opening Date: 11/23/2016 8:00:00 AM
Final Filing Date: 12/16/2016 5:00:00 PM
Contact Information: Joy Cadiz (707) 784-3405
Type of Recruitment: Open Competitive
THE POSITION
The Library Assistant (Supervising) is responsible for providing first-line supervision over clerical and technical level library work primarily in circulation.  The incumbent will have overall responsibility for planning, organizing, supervising and evaluating the work of library support staff.  Successful performance of the work requires the use of considerable independence, initiative, and discretion within established guidelines.
Two current vacancies exist in the Library for full-time  regular positions.
The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill full-time and part-time regular, limited term, or extra help positions as vacancies occur or the need arises.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS
Education and/or Experience:
1. High school diploma, GED, or equivalent AND
2. One year as a Library Assistant (Senior) or
3. Three years of full-time clerical and/or technical experience in a public library, and one year of lead or supervisory work experience in any field (may be inclusive of or distinct from the required clerical and/or technical experience).  
Note:  One year of clerical and/or technical experience in a public library may be substituted with an Associate of Arts degree from an accredited college or university.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Class C California driver’s license may be required.
To view the job description for this position, please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=15876
SELECTION PROCESS
12/16/2016 - Deadline to submit application and required documents.

Week of 1/9/2017 - Tentative week for Oral Board exam for most qualified applicants
Based on the information provided in the application documents, the qualified applicants may be invited for further examination and will either be pre-scheduled by the Department of Human Resources or be invited to self-schedule. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. Depending upon the number of applications received, the selection process may consist of an initial application screening, a mandatory information meeting, a supplemental questionnaire assessment, a written and/or practical exam, an oral board exam, or any combination listed. Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.
A minimum score of 70% is required to continue in the selection process, unless otherwise announced. 
All potential new hires and employees considered for promotion to management, confidential positions or unrepresented positions will be subject to a background and reference check after contingent job offer is accepted. These provisions are subject to change.
RETIREES - Solano County invites all qualified candidates to apply for positions; however pursuant to Government Code Section 21221(h) and 21224, hiring restrictions may apply to California Public Sector Pension Plan Retirees.
HOW TO APPLY
Please visit the County of Solano website, www.jobsatsolanocounty.com, to apply. All additional application materials as requested in the job announcement (DD-214, ADA Accommodation Request) must be submitted with a document cover sheet, available on the County's employment website: http://www.jobaps.com/Solano/sup/doccover.pdf or at the of Human Resources’ office, and are due by the final filing date.
Previously submitted application materials for prior recruitments will not be applied for this recruitment but must be re-submitted for this recruitment. 
Any further questions can be directed to the Human Resources Department at (707) 784-6170 or at 675 Texas Street, Suite 1800 Fairfield. The office is open Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. EOE/AA
DOCUMENT SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENTS
Applicants substituting one (1) year of experience with an Associate of Arts degree from an accredited college must submit a copy of their college diploma (verifying the degree, date earned and area of specialization) or official/unofficial transcripts (verifying the date and degree conferred) by the final filing date. Candidates who fail to submit their diploma or transcripts (if required) by the final filing date will be disqualified from the recruitment.
PLEASE NOTE: Candidates who attended a college or university that is accredited by a foreign or non-U.S. accrediting agency must have their educational units evaluated by an educational evaluation service. The result must be submitted to the Human Resources Department no later than the close of the recruitment. Please contact the local college or university to learn where this service can be obtained.
How to Submit Your Documents
In addition to uploading attachments when applying online, candidates may submit documents in-person, by mail at Solano County Department of Human Resources 675 Texas Street, Suite 1800, Fairfield CA 94533, by fax to (707) 784-3424, or by email at recruitment@solanocounty.com.  When submitting documents in-person, by mail or by fax, include the recruitment title (Library Assistant - Supervising) and the recruitment number (16-745020-02). If emailing please include the recruitment name and number in the subject line.
SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE
This Supplemental Questionnaire will be used to determine applicants’ qualifications for this position and assess an applicant’s ability to advance in the recruitment process; therefore, applicants are encouraged to answer all questions thoroughly and completely.  Omitted information will not be considered or assumed.  Applicants who have no experience in a specific area are recommended to state "no experience in this area" instead of leaving the space blank.
Please note that the experience in your answers must be reflected in your employment history.
1 Below best describes how I meet the experience requirement:
  I have at least one year as a Library Assistant (Senior) and a High School diploma, GED, or equivalent
  I have three (3) or more years of full-time clerical and/or technical experience in a public library providing direct customer service including one year of lead or supervisory work experience in any field
  I have three (3) or more years of full-time clerical and/or technical experience in a public library providing direct customer service including one year of lead or supervisory work experience in any field AND a conferred Associate's Degree (or higher)
  I have two (2) years of full-time clerical and/or technical experience in a public library providing direct customer service including one year of lead or supervisory work experience in any field AND am substituting 1 year of experience with a conferred Associate's Degree (or higher)
2 Below best describes my lead or Senior Library Assistant experience:
  I have less than one (1) year of lead experience
  I have one (1) or more year(s) of lead experience
  I have less than one (1) year of Senior Library Assistant experience
  I have one (1) or more year(s) of Senior Library Assistant experience
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION
    Office Work: Employees in this class will most often be working in an office setting.
    Traffic Hazards: Employees in his class may be required to operate a vehicle and thus will be subject to traffic hazards while driving.
    Disruptive/Confrontational Human Contacts: employees in this class may be subject to disruptive and confrontational people.
    Background Checks: The County may conduct a background check and a reference check on candidates prior to appointment to a position within this class. The background check may include the State of California Department of Justice, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Child Abuse Central Index and criminal checks in any City/County where the applicant has live, worked or attended school.
    Independent travel: Employees may be required to travel independently, for example, to assess properties, to attend meetings with other County employees, to attend meetings with community organizations, etc.
    Hours of Work: Incumbents may be required to work evenings, Saturdays and Sundays at any library branch or division, as assigned.
This form must be received in the Human Resources Department by the final filing date of the recruitment. Applicants will be contacted to discuss the specifics of the request.



Irvine - Irvine Valley College - Library Assistant I-III (Substitute)

https://jobs.socccd.edu/postings/5321/print_preview

Position ID:
NBU701
Job Open ID:
NBU701
Position Title:
Library Assistant I-III (Substitute)
Location
10-Irvine Valley College
Department
Library Services (IVC-037-087)
Term:
Temporary
Salary Schedule Link:
$17.83-$20.66/hr
Pay Basis:
Hourly
Hours per week:
Varies as needed.
Work Schedule
Varies as needed.
Receives Benefits:
No
Classification Benefits:

Position-Specific Benefits:

Additional Position Information:


Additional Information
Summary Description:
Under direction from assigned library supervisory or management staff, performs a variety of complex technical and paraprofessional duties in support of various sections/functions of the library; assumes responsibility for the day-to-day operations of assigned functional area such as circulation or technical processing/acquisitions; catalogs library materials; and provides information and assistance to library patrons.
Representative Duties:
The following duties are only a partial list, please refer to the Job Duties tab for more. Recommend goals and objectives for assigned function/service area of the library; assist in the development and implementation of library policies and procedures for assigned functions; make recommendations for improved services in assigned areas of responsibility. Under the direction of management/supervisory staff, select, train, supervise, and monitor the performance of full and part-time staff, student aides, student help, and volunteers; assign and review work; provide guidance and respond to questions; participate in disciplining processes for students and volunteers. Oversee, provide lead supervision, and participate in the activities and operations of the library circulation desk; adjust staff work schedules to cover absences and provide adequate staff support; ensure patrons are served quickly and courteously and that daily functions of circulation are performed in accordance with established library policies and procedures; direct related activities including those related to the payment of fines; oversee the operations and maintenance of the library circulation computer system. Oversee, provide lead supervision, and participate in the activities and operations of the library technical process/acquisitions function; order, receive, and process to shelf-ready print and non-print library materials; prepare reports regarding materials added and deleted from the collection. Oversee assigned operations during assigned hours including to oversee computer commons area, copy service, reserve, periodical, study areas, and stack areas; maintain library atmosphere; resolve student problems. Catalog library print and non-print materials; search and edit bibliographic information for items on established databases; download bibliographic information; edit records for local policy and correct cataloging; perform descriptive/copy cataloging and original cataloging; may perform subject cataloging; maintain individual item records in library database; perform necessary authority work for names, series, and subjects used as access points to ensure uniformity of entries in catalog; maintain library materials and catalogs; resolve conflicts and errors on bibliographic record; perform cataloging related projects.
Knowledge of:
Library services, materials, practices, and operating procedures. Operating characteristics of various desks and functions in a community college library including circulation desk. Work organization principles and practices. Principles and practices of providing training, work direction, and guidance to lower-level staff and student workers. Technical and paraprofessional support duties applicable to a library. Library terminology. Computerized cataloging, bibliographical and circulation system databases and procedures for entry of information and materials. Practices and techniques used in library material classification, cataloging, and record maintenance. Standard cataloging rules and practices. Principles and techniques used in bibliographic searches; online bibliographic utilities. Basic reference principles and practices. Principles and standards of basic library material selection. Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases. Principles, practices, and procedures of record keeping. Basic principles of report preparation. Principles and practices used to establish and maintain files and information retrieval systems. Basic principles and techniques used in public relations including methods and techniques of proper receptionist and telephone etiquette. Basic mathematical and statistical principles. English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary.
Ability to:
Understand the organization and operation of the library and assigned program area, services, and functions as necessary to assume assigned responsibilities. Understand, interpret, and apply general administrative, office, and operating policies and procedures of the library. Assist in developing and implementing library goals, objectives, policies, and procedures. Oversee and participate in the management of assigned library functions. Assume responsibility for the activities and operations of assigned desk/area. Perform technical and paraprofessional library tasks in support of assigned library program area or function. Assist library patrons in response to basic and routine reference and related library questions. Train, supervise, and evaluate the work performance of assigned staff and student workers. Establish, review, and revise work priorities. Plan, schedule, direct, coordinate, and review the work and performance of assigned staff in a manner conducive to proficient performance and high morale. Ensure efficient and courteous services to library patrons in assigned areas of responsibility. Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals. Order, receive, and catalog library materials. Apply library practices and procedures in the cataloging and processing of library materials. Operate computerized cataloging, bibliographical, and circulation system utilities and databases. Isolate and troubleshoot library computer systems. Conduct complex bibliographic searches and correct errors and conflicts as needed. Provide assistance and respond appropriately to requests and inquiries from students, staff, faculty, or the public; effectively present information in person or on the telephone. Deal with irate patrons in a calm manner. Type or enter data at a speed necessary for successful job performance. Compile and organize data and information. Maintain filing systems. Operate office equipment including computers and supporting word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications. Adapt to changing technologies and learn functionality of new equipment and systems. Work under steady pressure with frequent interruptions and a high degree of public contact by phone or in person. Understand and follow oral and written instruction. Work with and exhibit sensitivity to and understanding of the varied racial, ethnic, cultural, sexual orientation, academic, socio-economic, and disabled populations of community college students. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Education/Training:
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Education/Training: Equivalent to two years of college level course work in library science or a related field. Experience: Four years of increasingly responsible technical and clerical library.




Conditions of Employment:
The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
Work Environment:
Work is performed in a library; subject to noise from office equipment operation; frequent interruptions and contact in person with students, staff, and others. At least minimal environmental controls are in place to assure health and comfort. Positions may be required to work some weekend and evening hours; may be required to adjust work schedule to meet library needs.
Physical Demands:
Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in a library; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to frequently stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate library and office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information. Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction. Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.