Thursday, May 16, 2019

Berkeley - University of Berkeley - Library Assistant III

Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: 05/20/2019

Salary & Benefits
$21.24 - $24.15 per hour

Departmental Overview
The Northern Regional Library Facility (NRLF) is a cooperative high-density shelving facility for library materials belonging to the UC libraries in California. It is one of two shared facilities developed to store, preserve, and provide access to low-use library collections. It is administered by the UCB Library. The Deposit Services and the Access Services units are administrative units at the NRLF.

Process interlibrary lending requests using the University of California’s (UC’s) ILL Management system and OCLC’s WorldShare ILL request service; provide documents to library patrons through a number of delivery systems; using Millennium ILS circulate material held at NRLF onsite and to libraries for use by their patrons or technical services staff; monitor Inventory Management System to provide access and service materials; provide public services and basic reference services to library patrons visiting the Facility; receive and process returned material; provide paging services for remote and onsite users as needed; perform duties pertaining to stack maintenance of library collections.

Required Qualifications
Recent experience working with an integrated library system (ILS) and understanding bibliographic, item and holdings records.
Strong bibliographic searching skills and professional experience searching library catalogs and databases.
Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills to interact with a diverse community of students, faculty, visitors and staff; excellent listening skills. 
Demonstrated commitment to providing quality public service and ability to meet the demands at a circulation desk, deal with challenging situations and meet deadlines despite competing priorities.
Excellent problem-solving skills. 
Demonstrated proficiency with standard professional software, such as the MS Office suite, Adobe Acrobat XPro, Google Drive, etc.
Demonstrated ability to pay attention to detail & handle interruptions. 
Ability to work independently, be flexible and adapt to a fast-paced work environment. 
Must be organized, work expeditiously, and handle heavy workloads. 
Ability to work alone, as well as in a team.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience with Millennium ILS
Experience using Inventory Management System for high-density storage, WorldShare ILL, and Melvyl/WorldCat.
Experience with document delivery processes.

Napa - County of Napa - Librarian I/II

Closing Date
Tue. 05/28/19 5:00 PM Pacific Time

$30.16 - $39.03 Hourly

Job Type
Part Time

The Position
The list established by this recruitment will be used to fill one current part-time (20 hours per week) position.

Example of Duties
The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.

Locates books, periodicals, pamphlets and other library materials for patrons; instructs patrons individually or in classes in the use of library resources; assists patrons with digital resources; researches and answers a wide variety of difficult reference questions; makes recommendations concerning the work of the assigned division; reads book reviews and recommends the purchase of new books and other library materials; reviews status and condition of books within assigned areas of the collection and recommends discarding, mending or retention; may supervise subordinate personnel in the main library, branch libraries; inventories collections; acts as person in charge as needed; writes book reviews and articles; prepares subject bibliographies and promotional materials; performs other related duties as required.


Librarian I
Technical classification and cataloging methods and procedures; books, periodicals, bibliographies and reference materials.
General library functions and organization.

Classify and catalog books, perform difficult reference work.
Advise patrons and select books to meet reader's needs.

Work cooperatively with other employees and the general public.
Learn the principles of supervision and training.

Librarian II
Those listed for Librarian I, plus:
Modern library organization.
Principles of supervision and training.

Those listed for Librarian I, plus:
Plan, organize and direct the work of others.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Santa Clara - Santa Clara University - Late Night Circulation Supervisor

The Santa Clara University Library seeks a highly self-motivated, enthusiastic, and engaged individual for the temporary position of Late Night Circulation Supervisor. This is a 2 -week position providing supervision and excellent library and information service during “Dead Week” and Finals Week, the last two weeks of the academic quarter.  This position’s primary schedule is 2 a.m. to 7 a.m. from June 2, 2019 – June 13, 2019.

The Late Night Circulation Supervisor performs duties requiring some knowledge of library operations in a diverse work environment.  The position provides and oversees the delivery of accurate, timely, and courteous service that respects individual needs and strengthens the educational experience.  She/he will manage a large Learning Commons and supervise student workers during overnight hours.

Contact Nicole Branch, Associate University Librarian for Learning & Engagement, at for more information.

For more information on the library, visit The position is open until filled.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Hayward - Chabot College - Systems Librarian

Closing Date: May 22, 2019

Salary: $62,035 - $88,687/annual

Primary Responsibilities

  • Serves as Project Leader for the migration of Chabot College’s LSP and its data, including the new local and state-wide systems.
  • Extracts and prepares relevant data from the LSP to be distributed and analyzed, including year-end statistics as required for ACRL, the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office and Accreditation.
  • Provides support for third-party. applications that interface with the Alma/Primo system.
  • Serves as the initial point of contact for member library staff with questions or concerns about circulation or public access
  • Works closely with Ex-Libris and other relevant vendor staff in troubleshooting, developing new system capabilities, and advocating issues on behalf of Chabot Library.
  • Designs and modifies API scripts as needed for data retrieval and modification, including global edits.
  • Develops new circulation rules based on requests from Chabot Library staff.
  • Provides individual and group training to library staff.
  • Provides original and final cataloging to library materials that are new or unique to Chabot College Library.
  • Assists the Information Literacy and Technology Librarian and the Collections and Online Learning Librarian with maintaining the Library’s web site and related Web services, including the Content Management Systems (Libguides CMS for the Library, Omni Update for the college).
  • Works with the Information Literacy and Technology Librarian in making sure databases’ content appears in the Discovery system and that the Link Resolver is working, with updated, correct links to current periodicals/ebooks/streaming films database content.
  • Works with the Information Literacy and Technology Librarian and with OCLC on its hosted EZProxy server functionalities with the Primo Discovery system and related Link Resolver.
  • Works with District and College IT in making sure student information that is regularly dumped into the LSP is secured and current, including when any outstanding fines have been paid or waived.
  • Provide reference services in a multimedia environment to students, staff and faculty. 
  • Act as a library liaison to at least one instructional division.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s in library science, library and information science, OR the equivalent.
  • Experience with an Integrated Library System/Library System Platform, including administrative/back end functions.
  • Knowledge of a Discovery service such as Primo or Ebscohost Discovery System.
  • Experience in the training of technologies, software and/or databases including working with administrative back ends.
  • Experience in cataloging and management of processes in the library’s Technical Services.
  • Familiarity with MARC formats for bibliographic and authority records.
  • Experience providing reference services in an academic library setting.
  • Evidence of ability to work effectively as the leader as a member of the Technical Services team.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with current library standards and practices, especially in the areas of circulation, interlibrary loan, and patron privacy.
  • Knowledge of RDA, AACR2, and other relevant cataloging standards.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Project management experience, preferably with multiple projects.
  • Experience with the coordination of multiple personnel.
  • Experience with managing quality assurance and testing.
  • A track record of on-time project completion.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with current library standards and practices, especially in the areas of circulation, interlibrary loan, and patron privacy.
  • Familiarity with tools such as PHP, SQL, Java, C/C++, Perl, Cascading Style Sheets, widgets, and markup languages (HTML, XML, Javascript). Experience with SQL and SQL scripting. Knowledge of FTP and basic UNIX or Linux commands and editing.
  • Experience in systems/program development, including programming, analysis and design, testing, implementation, and information architecture are highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of HTML 4 and 5, CSS, PHP, Libguides, API’s, JavaScript, BootStrap and other similar web programming languages and platforms.
  • Knowledge of other Library-related systems such as EBSCOhost Discovery System, Libguides, EZProxy and Stackmap.
  • Experience providing information competency instruction in a community college library.
  • Strong background and experience with services to the mobile user, including use of mobile devices (smartphones and tablets), sending library notices as text messages, scanning barcodes from mobile devices, library apps, mobile websites, and RSS feeds, and social media including Facebook, and Twitter.

San Diego - San Diego Mesa College - Assistant Professor, Librarian (Equity and Engagement Librarian)

Closing Date: May 9, 2019

Salary: Class 1, Step A – Class 6, Step C ($5,783.69 – $7,793.19) per month based on the current AFT – COLLEGE Faculty Tenured-Tenured Track Monthly Salary Schedule.

Major Responsibilities:
The Equity and Engagement Librarian reports to the Dean of Learning Resources and Academic Support. They will assist in the planning, organization, management, and implementation of various library services and programs as assigned. This is a 10-month position at the Assistant Professor level. The Equity and Engagement Librarian performs outreach and maintains ties with programs across campus and other campus student success initiatives, such as Guided Pathways, Promise, First Year Experience, SEA, and others. Responsibilities include engaging underserved students using a variety of approaches that improve first-year student retention and student success. Primary duties include integrating instructional support and co-curricular activities as well as developing and leading the library’s efforts in outreach and marketing of library service. The successful candidate will have responsibility for “helping students remain on their paths in a manner that is integrated, intrusive, and just in time” by providing equity-minded leadership in the development, assessment and continuous improvement of the library’s reference services, face-to-face and online information literacy instruction program.

Master’s in library science, library and information science, OR  the equivalent.

Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate:

  • Knowledge of various face-to-face and online teaching tools and approaches with emphasis on library instruction techniques, principles and trends;
  • Proven track record of self-motivation and proactive initiative with new programs; 
  • Ability to design and implement innovative outreach programming to connect underserved and disproportionately impacted populations with Library services;
  • Ability to work with multiple educational initiatives;
  • Success working both independently and within a highly collaborative team environment;
  • Skill in developing and assessing library program learning outcomes;
  • Understanding of the physical and digital presence of libraries and how each impacts the students’ experience and supports their success;
  • Flexibility and receptiveness to new ideas, methods, duties or organizational changes; 
  • Ability to make effective and appropriate decisions in a timely and efficient manner;
  • Experience performing library reference services, including the use of various reference tools;
  • Experience working positively and effectively within a culturally diverse environment; 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

To ensure full consideration, qualified candidates must submit a complete online application at

Roseville - City of Roseville - Library Page

We are accepting applications until closing at 5 pm, May 14, 2019; whichever occurs first. PERS retired annuitants are not eligible to apply.

$12.10-$14.70 Hourly

The Human Resources Department is accepting applications for the temporary and part-time position of Library Page in the Parks, Recreation, and Libraries Department. The work schedule will be during normal Library hours including evenings and weekends. This position is limited to 25 hours per week for a maximum of 1,000 hours per fiscal year.
The City of Roseville promotes a no smoking atmosphere.

To perform a variety of duties related to performing routine, repetitive and manual work in connection with the use and maintenance of library resources.

Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Assist customers in the use of self-check machines, copiers, microfilm/fiche readers, computer printing with the print management systems and the computer reservations software.
Register customers and collects payments for Parks, Recreation and Libraries classes and events.
Shelve, sort, shift, and file library materials following established procedures.
Check in returned materials, observing their condition and bringing damaged materials to the attention of higher level library personnel for disposition.
Check out materials to customers.
Organize returned materials and delivers them to proper sorting shelves.
Use office equipment and personal computer to perform simple clerical tasks.
Promote and enforce safety procedures.
Assist with free and fee based library programs; assist with room set up; check in program participants; distribute program materials.
Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees, volunteers and the public using principles of good customer service.
Perform related duties as assigned.

Knowledge of:
Basic knowledge of computers, alphabetizing, indexing, and/or filing methods.
English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.
Practices and methods of public relations and customer service; techniques and principles of effective interpersonal communication.
Modern office equipment, methods, procedures, and computer hardware and software.
Principles and techniques of first aid and CPR.
Ability to:
On a continuous basis, sit at desk and/or stand at counter for long periods of time; bend twist and reach, stoop, kneel and squat while shelving, opening boxes or moving equipment.
Intermittently twist and reach office equipment; write and use keyboard to communicate through written means; set up booths, hang banners, move tables, chairs and carry supplies; lift or carry weight of 45 pounds or less.
Make accurate mathematical computations.
Write and use keyboard to communicate and to enter circulation and collection data.
Use carts to move library materials.
Retrieve materials from high/low shelves.
Assist in training library trainees and volunteers.
Understand and translate City and Library policies and practices into everyday working practices; make sound decisions with solid problem solving methods.
Respond to emergency situations in a calm and effective manner; administer first aid and CPR, if certified.
Learn to identify problems regarding the facility and programs; refer difficult problems/irregularities for more advanced attention and recommend possible solutions.
Understand and carry out written and oral directions.
Maintain accurate and up-to-date records.
Communicate tactfully with customers.
Communicate effectively and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Elk Grove - Elk Grove Unified School District - Summer Library Technician

Application Deadline
5/31/2019 4:00 PM Pacific

Salary Schedule #21, Range 381, $15.19 per hour (to be paid on timesheet)

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.

Elementary Library Technicians: Perform day-to-day operations in an elementary school library
working independently under the direction of school administration.

Middle and High School Library Technicians: Assist in the day-to-day operations of a middle or high
school library under the direction of school administration to assist certificated library personnel.

Perform a variety of responsible technical and clerical duties involving circulation, reference,
cataloging, shelving, inventory, and record-keeping activities within a school library facility; serve as a resource person regarding library and instructional materials for students and staff.
Assist students and staff in locating books and instructional materials, using the electronic catalog,
reference materials, and in the proper use of digital and electronic equipment.
Assist in maintaining discipline and quiet among students in the library.
Train and provide work direction to student assistants as needed.
Check library materials, instructional materials and electronic equipment in and out at the circulation
Type bibliographies, book and magazine orders, instructional material orders, lists, correspondence, and computerized records.
Follow current library standards and established district protocols, process or oversee the processing of library books and instructional materials. Tasks may include but are not limited to: entering copy and title information into a computer including bar codes, spine labels, attaching plastic jackets and
numbering instructional materials.
Prepare or oversee the preparation and delivery of overdue notices; generate related computer reports.
Receive incoming shipments of library books and instructional materials; inventory and reconcile
shipments by reviewing packing slips and purchase orders.
Maintain records of materials received and notify vendor or purchasing personnel of missing or
damaged items; maintain accurate inventory of library and instructional material collections.
Type correspondence, bulletins, and lists.
Order library supplies, instructional materials and electronic equipment as needed.
Perform or oversee minor repairs to books, select instructional materials for discard; charge students for loss or damages according to established guidelines.
Collect money from students for lost or damaged library and instructional materials; maintain a
record of monies collected and refunded; prepare deposits and refund requests.
Operate a computer and assigned software; operate standard office equipment.
Perform related duties as assigned.

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.
Library technology and computer applications.
Operation of a computer and assigned software.
Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
Cultural competency/sensitivity and respect for diversity.

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 as needed.
Assist students, staff and others in locating and utilizing library materials.
Maintain library in a neat and orderly condition.
Assist in monitoring and maintaining acceptable student behavior in the library.
Assist certificated library personnel in the operation and maintenance of an assigned library.
Process library and instructional 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.
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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, horizontally and below the knees to shelve materials.
Sit or stand for extended periods of time.
Bend at the waist, kneel or crouch.
Communicate to exchange information.
Read a variety of materials.

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

Typing Certificate with 35 words per minute minimum