Thursday, August 27, 2015

Yuba Community College District - Library Technical Assistant


Office of Human Resources, Building 100A, Room 21
2088 North Beale Road, Marysville, CA 95901
Visit our Web Site at:



FINAL FILING DATE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED (First review of applications will begin on Monday,
September 14, 2015).


SALARY: $3,044.41 - $4,252.83/MO. (Range 26, CSEA Salary Schedule, initial placement
will not be higher than the salary schedule. The top step for this position is

Classified Application:

  • Under the direction of an Executive Dean, coordinate, oversee and participate in the library and media services for the District Woodland or Lake campus library; oversee and participate in the District Distance Learning programs for an assigned campus location; catalog, process and circulate library and media materials; assist students and staff with a variety of library and media services.
  • Circulate library, media, distance learning and career/transfer center materials; process materials for
  • circulation; prepare overdue notices and repair damaged books. (E)
  • Catalog print and non-print materials for the main campus and off-campus centers including original
  • cataloging and card preparation using acceptable cataloging tools. (E)
  • Oversee and participate in the District Distance Learning programs for an assigned campus location;
  • provide and maintain related information materials and brochures; oversee exams and scheduling as
  • directed. (E)
  • Provide orientation and training to students and staff in use of library materials; conduct library orientation
  • tours using multi-media programs. (E)
  • Read a variety of library related articles and book reviews to provide recommendations to the Librarian
  • regarding future acquisitions, changes in policies and procedures, equipment and organization. (E)
  • Implement and coordinate inter-library loan policies; assist patrons requesting special material. (E)
  • Train and provide work direction to student assistants in the processing of library materials; establish
  • procedures and priorities and review work for accuracy. (E)
  • Coordinate and participate in the repair, maintenance and requisition of audio-visual equipment; conduct
  • periodic inventories; provide equipment to classrooms for instructional purposes. (E)
  • Prepare and maintain a variety of records, reports and files including circulation records, outstanding
  • materials and fines, interlibrary loan records, media inventories and others. (E)
  • Remove obsolete or unused materials from the library collection periodically; direct the annual inventory process. (E)
  • Assist students and staff at the reference desk; provide information to research projects.
  • Prepare subject bibliographies for instructors as requested.
  • Represent the library on committees for the Mountain Valley Library System as assigned.
  • Perform special projects and conduct special research as directed.
  • Prepare bindery orders semi-annually.
  • Solicit, schedule and coordinate a variety of library exhibits regularly throughout the year.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

  • Current trends in library technology and automation.
  • Modern office practices, procedures and equipment.
  • Record-keeping techniques.
  • Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.
  • District organization, operations, policies and objectives.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Technical aspects of field of specialty.
  • Library technical processes related to the acquisition, cataloging and classification of library materials.
  • Library terminology, practices and procedures.
  • Library materials, including supplemental publications, pamphlets, newspaper, manuscripts, periodicals, films and microforms.
  • Procedures used in inventory and statistical record-keeping.

  • Perform para-professional library duties related to technical processing and public services.
  • Perform library clerical duties with speed and accuracy.
  • Maintain financial and statistical records.
  • Operate equipment available in the library learning center.
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Work cooperatively with others.
  • Work independently with little direction.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
  • Meet schedules and time lines.
  • Plan and supervise work.
  • Train and provide work direction to others.
  • Maintain records and prepare reports.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

  • Any combination equivalent to: associate's degree in library science and two years increasingly responsible library experience including work in book acquisition, cataloging, reference and compilation of bibliographies.

  • Library and office environment.
  • Constant interruptions.

Demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

* This position is anticipated to be assigned to Sutter County Center but may be assigned temporarily or permanently within the District.

If you require reasonable accommodation to apply for this position, contact the Human Resources Office at (530) 741-6975.

  • Categorically funded positions are contingent upon funding. In accordance to Board Policy, smoking is restricted in many areas of the Yuba Community College District. Woodland Community College is a tobacco free campus.

  • The District has the right to establish work day, work week, work year; hours of positions within the District may vary.

  • Candidates selected for an interview will be required to visit Yuba Community College District at his/her own expense upon a date selected by the District. Meeting minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview.

  • Must include a U.S. evaluation and translation. Contact the Human Resources website for a list of agencies providing foreign transcript services.

  • Employment is dependent upon Department of Justice (DOJ) clearance; all fees are the responsibility of the selected candidates and serves the purpose of obtaining a criminal history as authorized by the California Education Code. All prospective employees shall be required to provide verification of TB test.

  • The first review of applications will begin on Monday, September 14, 2015. 
  • A District Classified application and the Equal Employment Opportunity Statement (attach a Word document) are required. The application is available at the Office of Human Resources,

    2088 North Beale Road, Building 100A, Room 21,
    Marysville, CA 95901.
    Or you may visit our Web Site at
  • It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all application materials are received by the final filing date in the Office of Human Resources. 
  • Application materials may be sent via regular mail, dropped off at one of our various locations, faxed to 530 741-1017 or emailed to:
  • It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure all application materials are received by the District.
  • All submitted materials become District property, will not be returned or copied and will be considered for this recruitment only. 
  • Incomplete and/or late application packets will not be considered.

City of Mission Viejo - Library Manager - Full Time

Library Manager

Closing Date/Time: Fri. 09/18/15 3:00 PM Pacific Time

Salary:   $32.73 - $45.07 Hourly; $2,618.40 - $3,605.60 Biweekly; $5,673.20 - $7,812.13 Monthly; $68,078.40 - $93,745.60 Annually

Job Type:             Full-time

Location:              Library - 100 Civic Center Mission Viejo, California

LIBRARY MANAGER: $5,673 -$7,812 per month


The City of Mission Viejo is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Library Manager. The eligibility list established for this position may be used to fill future full-time, part-time or temporary Library Manager vacancies.   

Currently, there is one (1) full-time vacancy scheduled to work Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Library and Cultural Services Department at the Mission Viejo Library. The schedule/assignment may vary depending on the needs of the City. This is an exempt position in the City’s Supervisory/Administrative group.

Examples of Important and Essential Duties:
  • Plan, implement, and evaluate library programs, services, collections, and automated systems functions and services for the Public Services area which includes Adult, Young Adult and Children;
  • Plan, direct, coordinate, and review the work plan for the Public Services area; meet with staff to identify and resolve problems;
  • Assign work activities, projects and programs;
  • Manage and participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies and priorities for assigned program; recommend within departmental policy, appropriate service and staffing levels;
  • Develop and standardize procedures and methods to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of Library operations;
  • Continuously monitor and evaluate the service delivery methods and procedures and identify opportunities for improvement for presentation to the Director of Library and Cultural Services;
  • Direct the preparation and administration of the Public Services’ Division budget;
  • Provide for the selection, training, professional development and work evaluation of department staff;
  • Authorize discipline as required;
  • Perform the most difficult professional work in rendering reference and advisory service to readers;
  • Administer vendor contracts and coordinate activities between vendors and the Library;
  • Represent the Library in meetings with other public agencies, community groups and the public;
  • Coordinate Library outreach to schools and other organizations;
  • Collect, prepare, assemble and analyze data and reports;
  • Develop and implement programs and events within Public Services area; conduct programs and events for the public;
  • Seek, develop, and manage grants, and other funding projects and opportunities;
  • Provide highly responsible, professional and technical staff assistance to the Director of Library and Cultural Services; and
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Related and Essential Qualifications:
  • Someone whose mission is to provide the highest level of customer service;
  • Someone who can facilitate a library environment conducive to public needs;
  • Detailed-oriented and able to see the big picture;
  • Proactive thinker with a positive, solution-oriented attitude;
  • Someone who is politically astute yet apolitical;
  • Reliable and is able to “hit the ground running”;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective and harmonious working relationships with all levels of staff, elected officials, vendors and the public;
  • Good oral and written communication skills; and
  • Effective supervisor who will mentor and develop staff.

Experience and Training and License/Certificate:

Equivalent to a Master’s degree in Library Science or closely related field supplemented by five (5) years of library experience including three (3) years supervisory experience.

Salidia - Salida Union School District - Library Media Clerk - Part Time

Salida Union School District

Date Posted: 8/13/2015

Contact: Kindra Aungst 209-543-3133

Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1

Length of Work Year: 195 days, start date of 8/3/15

Employment Type: Part Time

Application Deadline: Until Filled

Salary: Starting on Step 1, $14.60 on Classified Schedule Range 9

Hours: 5.5 hours per day

Work Schedule: 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Job Description / Essential Elements: 
Under general supervision assist with clerical functions in the school library and media center. Assist students with skills related to library and media center. Coordinate library and computer lab services to best meet student and staff needs.

1. Assist in the receipt, processing of textbooks, library books, periodicals, instructional materials and media.
2. Maintain an automated circulation and distribution system.
3. Prepare and maintain a variety of files and records, including shelf and storage lists and records, catalogue cards, and other files and records.
4. Collect and circulate textbooks, library books, periodicals and instructional media pertaining to specific subject matter areas.
5. Monitor student behavior.
6. Provide direction and assistance to student library assistants and parent volunteers.
7. Develop interest center displays.
8. Performs a variety of functions in maintaining a neat and orderly library media center environment.
9. Prepare requisitions and orders for textbooks, library books and instructional materials.
10. Repair and mend damaged books and other instructional material.
11. Prepares book cards, book lists, bibliographies, memoranda, and other similar materials using both manual and automated processes.
12. Maintain simple cash receipt records.
13. Perform library inventory process, assist other sites as needed.
14. Bar code new books and maintain up-to-date records on the currently adopted circulation program of student circulation, card catalog and inventory.
15. Bar code, distribute, bill and inventory of textbooks.
16. Instruct aides in the use of the currently adopted circulation program for textbook circulation.
17. Monitor student use of the computer lab.
18. Coordinate scheduling of class computer lab use.
19. Assist students and staff in computer applications. This would include, but not be limited to: tower and network procedures, word processing and research data bases.
20. Facilitate the review of new technology and preview software for consideration by Technology Committee.
21. Maintain physical facilities and coordinate repair of equipment.
22. Coordinate and provide before and after school student assistance in the library and the computer lab.
23. Perform testing duties as the assistant text site coordinator, receive and distribute test site materials, check and reconcile materials, proctor make-up tests under supervision. Track students who need to complete tests. Return materials to testing center.

Knowledge of:
*Modern office methods, practices, and equipment, including micro-computers and computer terminals.
*English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
*Library media center classification systems.
*Basic arithmetical concepts.
*Student behavior management strategies and techniques.
*Standard library reference sources, books, and other library related materials.
*IBM, Apple/MacIntosh computer operations, functions, multimedia programs, CD ROM tower and networking
*Library circulation program and functions.
*Testing manuals – state and district.

Ability to:
1. Perform library clerical functions, including circulation and distribution functions.
2. Maintain a variety of records and filing systems pertaining to a library media center.
3. Utilize a variety of reference resource guides.
4. Type or keyboard at a net corrected speed of 30 words per minute.
5. Communicate effectively in oral and written form.
6. Understand and carry out oral and written directions.
7. Establish and maintain cooperative relationships.
8. Maintain a room of students.

The physical requirements indicated below are examples of the physical aspects that this position must perform in carrying out essential job functions.
*Persons performing service in this position classification will exert 30 – 50 pounds of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.
*This type of work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods.
*Perceiving the nature of sound, near and far vision, depth perception, providing oral information, the manual dexterity to operate business related equipment and handle and work with various materials and objects are important aspects of this job.
*Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a person with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.

*High school graduate supplemented by coursework or training in library procedures and general clerical areas.
*AA Degree or 48 college units.

*One year of experience in a library or instructional materials center.

*Fingerprint clearance required
*TB clearance required

Requirements for Applying
All of the following documents are required for this position:
  1. Copy of Transcript (AA Degree or 48 units)
  2. Letter of Introduction
  3. Letter(s) of Recommendation (Please include two (2) that are less than 2 years old)
  4. Other (Coursework or training related to library and/or computer training)
  5. Proof of HS Graduation (Diploma or Transcripts)
  6. Resume

  • Certification (Copy of AA Degree or higher)
  •      OR Copy of Transcript (Transcripts to show at least 48 college units)
  • Letter of Introduction
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation (Two (2) letters dated within the last two (2) years.)
  • Proof of HS Graduation (Copy of High School Diploma or H.S. Transcripts)
  • Resume

Encinitas - San Dieguito Union High - Learning Commons Technician

San Dieguito Union High

Date Posted: 8/12/2015

Contact: Kathy Potter  760 753-6491 5519

Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1

Length of Work Year: School Term + 10 position, 7AM-3:30PM

Employment Type: Full Time

Application Deadline: 9/1/2015 4:00 PM Pacific

Salary: Range 40: $3,220-$4,102 monthly + benefits. New employees start at first step.

Location: Encinitas, CA 92024

This eligibility list will be valid for the next six months and will be used to fill the current position, any future positions during that period and substitute positions.

Examination Type::
This is an open/promotional dual certification exam. Appointments will be made from the top three ranks of the eligibility list.

Work Site: San Dieguito HS Academy, 800 Santa Fe Drive, Encinitas 92024

Job Description / Essential Elements:
Under the direction of a site administrator and/or the technical review of the District Library Media
Coordinator, the job of a Learning Commons Technician is coordinating the work at a site Learning
Commons, performing a variety of complex technical and clerical services and duties in support of the acquisition, processing, cataloging, use, maintenance, circulation and record-keeping associated with print and digital materials in the Learning Commons; assisting with the operation and support of electronic media and devices, maintaining library and media collections including processing and cataloging acquisitions; and providing guidance and direction to assist students and teachers in utilizing learning commons resources.

  • This job is distinguished from similar jobs by the following characteristics: the Learning Commons
  • Technician series is responsible for the processing of new items, and searching for appropriate resource materials to locate relevant and current information, directly assisting and guiding students and staff, and monitoring and maintaining electronic devices. 
  • Incumbents must be knowledgeable about - available resources, and appropriate materials to support educational activities such as the Internet, online databases, eBook access, various software and applications, and electronic media in order to assist students and teachers to identify and locate appropriate materials to support educational learning activities. 
  • The class of Learning Commons Technician functions with great independence and has full responsibility for work coordination, and oversight of program functions and leadership in ensuring students and staff understand and use the collection and databases effectively to undertake research.

  • Coordinates and organizes the functions and tasks of a site Learning Commons in support of the
  • site’s overall educational program as directed by a site administrator and the District Library
  • Media Coordinator.
  • Coordinates with District Library Media Coordinator, site administrators and department chairs for requisitioning educational materials designated for addition to the site’s collection.
  • Communicates with District personnel to exchange information, to coordinate activities, and to
  • resolve issues or concerns related to learning commons activities, purchase orders, instructional support materials, and equipment usage.
  • Supports activities which raise student and staff awareness, engagement and use of the Learning
  • Commons resources, such as maintaining and updating the website, promoting learning opportunity programs (i.e tutoring, student academic partnerships, etc.) and other engagement initiatives.
  • Identifies/corrects minor technical problems and user operation errors for the purpose of reestablishing system reliability.
  • Provides guidance and direction to students and staff regarding available resource materials, how to source materials, and how to operate various equipment and electronic devices.
  • Demonstrates media systems and equipment (e.g. classification system, on-line catalogs, subject specific web sites on the internet, care of materials, etc.) to students for the purpose of educating them on the proper use of the learning commons resources.
  • Directs activities of student aides and parent volunteers for the purpose of orienting them and
  • monitoring their adherence to learning commons procedures and tasks.
  • Distributes various resources and materials for the purpose of providing requested classroom
  • reference materials.
  • Inventories equipment and materials in learning commons collection and monitors levels for the
  • purpose of documenting losses and/or maintaining availability of materials and adequate quantities for operations.
  • Monitors student behavior and usage of digital devices in the learning commons for the purpose of enforcing standards that contribute to the use of the facility in accordance with policies and practices.
  • Performs circulation activities (e.g. item check-in and check-out, prepare circulation count, lists of
  • overdue items) for the purpose of controlling the use, location and availability of items in the collection.
  • Prepares files, lists and records for the purpose of keeping information current and relevant to patron requests.
  • Assists the District Library Media Coordinator by preparing information for reports for the
  • purpose of providing statistical and operational information.
  • Assists students in researching availability of materials and media for the purpose of selecting appropriate items for assigned projects.
  • Coordinates and participates in cataloging and processing library materials using appropriate software for the purpose of integrating new materials into the collection. In collaboration with the District Library Media Coordinator, ensures that materials ordered are age appropriate, conducting research as needed.
  • Ensures accuracy and currency of collection catalogs and resources to provide maximum benefit to students.
  • Schedules and distributes electronic and media-related equipment and materials for the purpose
  • of ensuring the effectiveness of media programs and services.
  • Ensures repair or replacement of damaged materials and/or equipment to maintain operational
  • readiness of the learning commons. Calculates and collects fees for lost items.
  • Attends meetings and workshops and engages in other forms of professional development to
  • increase knowledge of the field and to keep current with the evolving delivery systems that
  • provide access to information and the resources available to students and staff.
  • Assists in the performance of other job related duties as assigned.

  • SKILLS are required to perform multiple, non-technical tasks with a need to periodically upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skills required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: operating/troubleshooting/training others to use a variety of office, electronic devices and multimedia equipment including related applications; the Internet and associated tools.

  • KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math; read a variety of manuals, write documents following prescribed formats, and/or present information to others; and analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions. Specific knowledge required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job includes: technical library processes related to the acquisition and classification of materials; library terminology and standard practices; software related to digital collections; Internet sites relevant to the collection and activities;; standard reference sources; popular, current literary trends, Young Adult literature, and classical literature and their authors; correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary; operation and use of office equipment, computer software, hardware and associated applications, the Internet and associated tools and electronic media devices; effective research strategies and available resources; and record-keeping techniques; work coordination and priority in a Learning Commons.
  • ABILITY is required to schedule activities and/or meetings to ensure maximum use of the facility; 
    • gather, collate, and/or classify data. Flexibility is required to independently work with others in a wide variety of circumstances, under pressure and with frequent interruptions; work with data utilizing specific, defined
    • processes; work with similar types of data; and operate equipment using standardized methods. 
    • Ability is also required to work with diverse individuals and/or groups. In working with others, independent problem solving is required to provide customer service, analyze issues, assign and coordinate work activities, and create action plans. 
    • Problem solving with data and people may require independent interpretation; and problem solving with equipment is limited to moderate. 
    • Specific abilities required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include the ability to perform a variety of technical duties related to the cataloging and processing of print and non-print library materials; perform complex clerical work with speed and accuracy; 
    • catalog materials according to established rules and regulations; 
    • adapt easily and readily to new technologies, keep current with trends in instructional technology and the application of new information technologies; 
    • direct and assist students and staff with their information needs; 
    • address student behavior issues; train and provide work direction to others; 
    • perform reference and research work; understand and follow oral directions; 
    • establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; 
    • work cooperatively with others; maintain records; and communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Responsibilities include: 
  • working under limited supervision following standardized practices and/or methods; 
  • leading, guiding, and/or coordinating others; operating within a defined budget. 
  • Utilization of some resources from other work units may be required to perform the job's functions. There is a continual opportunity to impact the organization’s services.

The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions requires working in a learning commons environment which is a large space or another district site to conduct work. The job functions require the following physical demands:
  • Physical Demands Frequency Definitions Based on an 8-Hour Day:
  • Seldom = 1-10% (<45 minutes)
  • Occasionally = 11-33% (up to 3 hours)
  • Frequently = 34-66% (up to 6 hours)
  • Continuously = 67-100% (more than 6 hours)
  • Seldom or Occasionally Lifting and carrying more than 50 pounds with/without assistance at waist height up to 10 feet; sitting up to 15 minutes
  • Occasionally Stooping/bending, squatting/crouching, twisting back, hand controls, shelving books, climbing, balancing, neck flexation/rotation, fingering/fine manipulation, power/firm grasping, reach at, above and below shoulder height
  • Occasionally or Frequently Pushing/pulling carts, tables, chairs; lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds with/without assistance at waist height up to 25 feet, handling/simple grasping
  • Frequently or Continuously Intervals: walking up to 30 minutes, standing up to 20 minutes

  • Auditory ability to hear others in order to communicate and make presentations. Vision ability to see near, distant, depth and peripherally.

  • There is the potential for exposure to dust on shelves/books; uses a ladder or step stool to reach for objects.

  • Job-related experience is required. At least two years of experience performing complex clerical and technical duties in a library/media center/learning commons operation, including circulation and cataloging of collection items and assisting users with their research requests and use of other library print and electronic resources. 
  • Experience in a school library, media center, learning and/or information commons is highly preferred.

  • High School diploma or equivalent, supplemented by courses in library technology. 
  • An Associate of Arts, or a Certificate of Completion of a course of study, in Library Technology is preferred. 
  • Additional qualifying experience demonstrating the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job may be substituted for the preferred education.

  • Pre-employment testing and assessment to demonstrate minimum qualifications required for the position.

  • California Class C Driver’s License. Position is occasionally required to travel to the District Office, other school sites, or the County Office of Education in order to attend meetings, seminars and other training.

Participation in ongoing job-related training as assigned.

  • California Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background (fingerprint) clearance; pre-employment physical examination including Tuberculosis (TB) and drug screen clearances.

Requirements for Applying
The examination may consist of the following: 
  • Screening to determine those applicants who meet the employment standards; 
  • Written examination weighted at 20% and 
  • Performance examination including computer skills assessment weighted at 30%, scheduled for 9/09/15 and 
  • Qualifications Appraisal Interview weighted at 50%; tentatively scheduled for 9/11/15. 

Application In addition, applicants may attach: Letter of Introduction Resume Letters of Recommendation Any applicable training certificates

Mountain View Public Library - Technology Librarian - Part Time

Mountain View Public Library is currently recruiting for an hourly technology librarian. This is currently a four to six month assignment for up to 28 hours per week. Mountain View is a great place to work!

Do you enjoy working with databases & doing systems admin work?

We are looking for someone with these qualities:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Experience with systems and database administration.
  • Knowledge of Excel, including sorting, formulae, delimiters, and pivot tables.

If this sounds like a good fit, fill out an application: and return it with your resume as soon as possible to:

Laura Shea-Clark, Library Services Manager
Mountain View Public Library
585 Franklin St.
Mountain View, CA 94041

Details about the job:
  • Starting pay is $29.84/hour, without benefits.
  • Schedule is up to 28 hours per week, Monday through Friday, during business hours.
  • Assists with Integrated Library System (ILS) configuration and back-ups, user accounts and permissions.
  • Assists with ILS database maintenance and record loads.
  • Run reports for information and weeding.
  • Assists with software upgrades, testing, and IT-related projects.
  • Provide staff assistance; troubleshoot Library software issues.
  • May assist with authority control projects.
  • Submits vendor Help Desk tickets and follows up as needed.
  • Our ILS is Sierra (Innovative)

What are the minimum qualifications and skills?
  • Bachelor’s degree. Master’s degree in Library Science is desirable but not required.
  • Experience with systems and database maintenance.
  • Technology support experience.
  • Working knowledge of Integrated Library Systems, preferably with Innovative system.
  • Knowledge of MARC helpful.

What happens next?
  • Applications will be screened and those with the most relevant experience will be interviewed.
  • We will get back to everyone who submits an application within one month after the position has been filled.
  • Prior to being hired, candidates are required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, including employment verification, and a fingerprint check. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose the conviction will result in disqualification or termination. Candidates with a disability which may require special assistance in any phase of the application or testing process should advise the Library upon submittal of application.

Santa Clara University Library - Library Catalog Maintenance Project Specialist - Part Time

Santa Clara University Library would like to invite applicants for a Library Catalog Maintenance Project Specialist position.

This is a 10-month temporary half-time appointment available starting September 1, 2015.  Hours are flexible and work can be performed remotely.  Hourly rate: $30-$34.

Deadline: Until position is filled.  Review of applications begins on August 31, 2015.

  • Complete record splitting and cleanup of approximately 2,000 serial titles. This includes the following tasks.
  • Investigate the adequacy of bibliographic records,and update or replace the records via copy cataloging when needed
  • Investigate the accuracy of local holdings information and update check-in records and item records when needed
  • Use the separate-record approach for cataloging to ensure there is a bibliographic record for each format of a title in the catalog and accurate holdings records are attached correctly
  • Update Local Holdings Records in OCLC WorldCat
  • Work on other catalog cleanup projects for Special Collections and/or database maintenance as time allows

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent degree by date of application
  • Two or more years experience working in an academic library or for an integrated library system vendor
  • Knowledge of cataloging standards, e.g., AACR2, RDA, MARC, LCSH, LC Classification

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience of cataloging, especially serial cataloging
  • Familiarity with Innovative Interfaces Inc. library integrated system (Millennium or Sierra)
  • Experience in using OCLC Connexion for cataloging
  • Excellent problem-solving skills

How to apply / contact
Please email the following to Wen-ying Lu, Head of Cataloging, at
  • cover letter, 
  • resume, 
  • names and contact information of three references.

Natomas Unified School District - Bannon Creek - Library Media Technician I - Part Time

Employer: Natomas Unified School District

Date Posted: 8/25/2015

Contact: Linda Benuto 916-561-5299

Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1

Length of Work Year: 6 hours per day, 7:45 a.m. to 2:15 p.m., Monday to Friday, 180 days per year.

Employment Type: Part Time

Application Deadline: 9/8/2015 4:30 PM Pacific

Salary: Range 13: $14.46-$21.41,
Depending upon work experience. Benefits: Medical, Dental and Vision

Job Description / Essential Elements:

  • Perform a variety of clerical and technical library duties in a school library.
  • This is the first level in a library support career ladder. This position requires the ability to orient small groups of students to the library and operate a small library with minimal supervision.
  • Incumbents at this level may support a District Library Media Specialist or equivalent teacher.

  • Responsible for the operation of a school library, with direction from the District Library
  • Media Specialist, Principal, or designee.
  • Assist students and staff with use of the library. Assist students in finding materials and teaching them to use various resources. Teach use of the library catalog system and the
  • Dewey Decimal System.
  • Assist in use of computers and programs - either typing (word processing programs) or searching for information and printing.
  • Conduct in-service classes for students on topics such as general use of the library, periodical research, bibliographical search, Internet search, or use of electronic media.
  • Work with teachers or District Library Media Specialist to select materials to support curriculum. Prepare purchase orders and other required paper work.
  • Process new materials (books, media, textbooks or periodicals), enter into system, prepare for and enter into circulation (shelves).
  • Develop and oversee various reading programs designed to stimulate student interest, ability and motivation in reading including story time, book talks or reading clubs.
  • Assist in organizing and conducting periodic book fairs.
  • Mend and repair books and non-book materials. Dispose of damaged or outdated materials according to established procedures. Conduct physical inventory of all library materials as needed.
  • Maintain a well organized and attractive library setting. Design and construct library displays, bulletin boards, posters and signs. Maintain a clean and orderly environment.
  • Operate a variety of audiovisual equipment in support of library services.
  • Natomas Unified School District 2 Library Media Technician I
  • Circulate, store, inventory, maintain, and make minor repair of audiovisual equipment.
  • Demonstrate the use of audiovisual equipment used in education.
  • Order books, periodicals, and other resources for library use following established District
  • guidelines.
  • Send notices, collect fines, and maintain associated records on lost, damaged, and overdue materials.
  • May stock and sell various educational supplies related to the library. May collect monies and maintain records according to established procedures.
  • Perform routine clerical and record keeping duties.
  • Perform other duties as assigned that support the overall objective of the position.
  • Knowledge and Skills
  • Requires knowledge of basic library methods, practices and terminology including use of library catalog systems and basic reference sources.
  • Must understand the Dewey Decimal System of classification and basic cataloging methods.
  • Requires strong communication skills.
  • Ability to:
  • Perform all of the duties of the position with only general supervision and support.
  • Follow detailed procedures such as standard library cataloging and filing rules.
  • Maintain a well organized and attractive library setting.
  • Apply and explain library rules, regulations and policies.
  • Monitor and maintain acceptable student behavior.
  • Treat library patrons courteously.
  • Perform routine clerical and record keeping duties.
  • Influence students’ reading habits and to interact with staff and teachers on administration of library programs.
  • Organize and prioritize projects.
  • Type at a minimum rate of 40 words per minute from clear, legible copy and pass a
  • qualifying clerical test.

This position requires:
  • Sufficient visual acuity to recognize letters and numbers.
  • Hand-arm-eye coordination to use a personal computer keyboard.
  • Ability to move carts, and reach shelves for placement of lightweight to moderate weight objects.
  • Speaking and hearing to communicate in person or over the phone.

  • The position requires equivalent to graduation from high school. Minimum of one year of experience in a library or instructional setting is desired.

  • Typing certificate for 40 wpm

Requirements for Applying
  • The position requires equivalent to graduation from high school. Minimum of one year of experience in a library or instructional setting is desired.   Attachments must be scanned and attached to the Ed-join application. Do not fax or mail attachments
  •  To be considered for hire, candidates must meet the minimum requirements including a successful interview and successful reference checks. Upon hiring, TB and Fingerprint Clearance (at applicant’s expense) will be required prior to employment.
  • Letter of Introduction
  • Letter(s) of Reference (3 Current Letters of Reference Required)
  • Resume
  • Typing Certificate ( A typing certificate, issued within the last two years, for 40 wpm MUST accompany the application and include the name, address, and phone number of the issuing agency along with the net wpm and length of test (3-minute minimum). Typing certificates from web-based programs are not accepted.)