Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Carson (LA area) – CSU, Dominguez Hills – Electronic Resources Assistant (Library Services Specialist II)

URL: https://goo.gl/fcLMTX
Salary: $3,101 - $5,369 monthly
Closing Date: 4/10/17

California State University Dominguez Hills was established in 1960 and is one of the 23 campuses that comprise The California State University System. CSU Dominguez Hills is an urban, comprehensive public university that serves a culturally rich, diverse student body of approximately 14,000 students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Located on a 346-acre site in the South Bay portion of the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area, CSU Dominguez Hills has a highly pluralistic student body, which includes a significant number of non-traditional, working adult students as well as approximately 2,000 students enrolled in distance learning programs statewide. The University, with its five Academic Colleges, has more than 300 full-time faculty members and is situated in an area characterized by an extraordinary heterogeneity of people, and an extensive array of high technology industries and professional services.

Major Job Duties:
Under the general direction of the Collections Coordinator, the Electronic Resources Assistant facilitates consistent and reliable access to the e-resources provided by the library for the support of teaching, learning, and research. This individual performs a range of activities throughout the life cycle of e-resources, including ordering, activating, customizing, renewing, canceling, and trouble-shooting the library's databases, e-books, e-journals, and other web-based information sources. Additionally, the Electronic Resources Assistant is responsible for gathering statistics and providing reports on e-resource usage and expenditures. The person in this position also assists in the analysis and evaluation of licensing and loan agreements, consortial offers, and new e-resource products and collections technologies.

Qualifications:
- General knowledge of library terminology, the Library of Congress Classification system, and key functional library operations.
- Ability to use existing integrated library system and to learn to use a new unified library management system.
- Ability to interpret policies and procedures and to apply them accurately in performing work functions, as well as the ability to evaluate procedures and recommend changes.
- Advanced-level Microsoft Excel skills.
- Demonstrated problem solving and research skills.
- General knowledge of library accounting and budget procedures, including the ability to perform arithmetic operations to track and monitor vendor accounts and budgets.
- Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
- Ability to develop and document procedures and work-flow.
- Ability to work independently using relevant knowledge to determine the best course of action.
- Ability to work as a team member and to handle multiple concurrent tasks in a competent and professional manner.
- Ability to work with diverse constituencies.

Specialized Materials: The position activities may require the use of the following equipment, machinery, tools, vehicles or office equipment:
PC, library databases, fax machine, integrated library system (currently Millennium)/unified library management system (will be Alma).

Experience and Education:
Required Education: Completion of a high school education or equivalent certification.
Preferred Education: Bachelor's degree.
Required Experience: Two to three years of related library and/or clerical experience or an equivalent combination of experience and education.

Preferred Experience:
Three years of experience in an academic library.
Experience troubleshooting electronic resource access.
Experience collecting and analyzing e-resources usage statistics.
Experience working with an integrated or unified library management system.
Advanced-level Microsoft Excel experience.


Tuesday, March 28, 2017

City of Thousand Oaks - Library - Librarian - Part Time

Librarian

Type: Part Time

Salary/Pay Rate:$4,825 - $7,238 per month

Posted Date:03/21/2017

Deadline to Apply:04/21/2017 5:00 PM

City of Thousand Oaks


The Library Services Department is seeking innovative, collaborative, professional and technologically savvy individuals for our Public Services teams at the Thousand Oaks Library.
The accomplished library professionals should have exceptional customer service skills and demonstrate teamwork, excellent judgment and the ability to collaborate with a wide range of individuals and groups.

Primary responsibilities:
  • Provide highly responsive reference service for adults, teens, and children, both in-person and online.
  • Develop, plan and present a variety of cultural and instructional programs and events for adults, teens and children, including early literacy based story times, computer/resource instruction for all ages and literary special events.
  • Develop, coordinate and provide outreach services, tours, and promotional programs to schools, community groups and other key stakeholders.
  • Work with other divisions within the Library, and throughout the City, to enhance overall service to the community. 

The ideal candidate should possess:
  • Outstanding teamwork and interpersonal skills including exceptional customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to excel in community outreach, promote continuous improvement and progress in an enthusiastic and professional manner.
  • Knowledge and appreciation of current trends in literature, arts, learning/knowledge sharing and library services for all ages.
  • The ability to identify alternative solutions, consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of established goals.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university with an emphasis in library science or a closely related field.
  • Two or more years performing responsible, professional library work.
  • A valid California class C driver’s license is required.

CORE COMPETENCIES
  • Team Oriented
  • Problem Solver and Decision Maker
  • Technically Knowledgeable
  • Effective Communicator
  • Customer Focused
  • Planner and Organizer


The position requires working nights and weekends and at both the Thousand Oaks and the Newbury Park Libraries.

City of Thousand Oaks - Library - Librarian - Full Time

Librarian

Type: Full Time

Salary/Pay Rate:$4,825 - $7,238 per month

Posted Date:03/21/2017

Deadline to Apply:04/14/2017 5:00 PM

City of Thousand Oaks


The Library Services Department is seeking innovative, collaborative, professional and technologically savvy individuals for our Public Services teams at the Thousand Oaks Library.
The accomplished library professionals should have exceptional customer service skills and demonstrate teamwork, excellent judgment and the ability to collaborate with a wide range of individuals and groups.

Primary responsibilities:
  • Provide highly responsive reference service for adults, teens, and children, both in-person and online.
  • Develop, plan and present a variety of cultural and instructional programs and events for adults, teens and children, including early literacy based story times, computer/resource instruction for all ages and literary special events.
  • Develop, coordinate and provide outreach services, tours, and promotional programs to schools, community groups and other key stakeholders.
  • Work with other divisions within the Library, and throughout the City, to enhance overall service to the community. 

The ideal candidate should possess:
  • Outstanding teamwork and interpersonal skills including exceptional customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to excel in community outreach, promote continuous improvement and progress in an enthusiastic and professional manner.
  • Knowledge and appreciation of current trends in literature, arts, learning/knowledge sharing and library services for all ages.
  • The ability to identify alternative solutions, consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of established goals.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university with an emphasis in library science or a closely related field.
  • Two or more years performing responsible, professional library work.
  • A valid California class C driver’s license is required.

CORE COMPETENCIES
  • Team Oriented
  • Problem Solver and Decision Maker
  • Technically Knowledgeable
  • Effective Communicator
  • Customer Focused
  • Planner and Organizer


The position requires working nights and weekends and at both the Thousand Oaks and the Newbury Park Libraries.

Monday, March 27, 2017

Contra Costa County - Contra Costa County Library - Senior Community Library Manager


To read the complete job description, please visit the website:
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/contracosta/jobs/1698689/senior-community-library-manager?keywords=library&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Salary: $5,985.62 - $7,643.88 Monthly

Location : Contra Costa County, CA

Job Type: Full Time Department Library

Job Number: 3AGH-2017A

Closing: 4/7/2017 11:59 PM Pacific

Minimum Qualifications:
Education:
Possession of a Master of Library Science degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association, or equivalent curriculum.

Experience:
Three (3) years of full-time equivalent professional/supervisory public library experience, which must have included experience as a Community/Branch Library Manager in a public library,

OR

Four (4) years full-time equivalent experience working in a library which may include two (2) years as support staff, technician or paraprofessional, and at least two (2) years in a professional/supervisory capacity.

The Position:
Bargaining Unit: Local 21 - Supervisory Management

The Contra Costa County Library Department is recruiting to fill two (2) Senior Community Library Manager vacancies located in West Contra Costa County. This is an excellent career opportunity for innovative library professionals with a strong sense of leadership and a commitment to excellence

The Library serves over 902,000 residents in Contra Costa County by providing services and programs through 26 Community Libraries. Services and programs are unique and custom-made; they are developed and designed specifically to meet the needs of specific communities.

Under the direction of the Deputy County Librarian, the Senior Community Library Manager plans, organizes, directs and supervises the activities of an assigned county community library or libraries; and perform other related work as required. This classification is responsible for the day-to-day administration and operation of a full-service county community library. A Senior Community Library Manager applies individual judgment and influence to manage human, financial and physical resources in a community library and supervises the activities of professional, technical and/or clerical level positions involved in library support and service activities.

To read the complete job description, please visit the website: www.cccounty.us/hr.

The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months.

Tentative Oral Exam: April 27, 2017

Typical Tasks:
Plan, organize and manage the activities of a community library ; ensure the efficient and effective delivery of high quality library services to the general public

Plan, develop and implement community library goals, objectives, policies and procedures that reflect the County Library's mission and services

Act autonomously to develop and maintain relationships with City leaders, community organizations, local businesses, schools, service clubs and "Friends of the Library" organizations, and make presentations to these organizations.

Collaborate with City staff in the planning and development of library programs and services

Plan and prepare the community library's budgetary needs; develop budget justification for staffing, service and materials; monitor and reconcile financial resources for county and city, grants, and donations from community organizations, businesses and library friends/foundation organizations

Manage professional level librarians, technical and/or clerical staff; exercise independent judgment in the selection, training and evaluation of staff; make assignments and counsel employees on work-related issues and take disciplinary action as necessary in accordance with County and department guidelines and direction, regulations or applicable MOU

Manage task forces in the development of County Library policies and procedures, committee projects or special assignments and make recommendations; interpret library policies and procedures to staff and the public

Assess community library needs and formulate proposals and policies to support such needs within the County Library and the community

Manage building security and maintenance issues which may include surrounding grounds; evaluate architectural drawings to assess new library interior designs, layouts, and circulation needs, and make recommendations

Anticipate and recommend computer technology needs and planning, including internet access and software, and web based research services

Manage acquisition and collection development, including any specialized collections; participate in centralized collection development to ensure collection materials meet the community's needs

Selection Process:
All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date.

Application Evaluation: 
Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination.

Oral Interview: 
Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas.

The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. As part of the application process, an applicant may be required to complete a Conviction History form. The Conviction History form should only be submitted when requested.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

IT IS THE POLICY OF CONTRA COSTA COUNTY TO CONSIDER ALL APPLICANTS FOR EMPLOYMENT WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, SEX, NATIONAL ORIGIN, ETHNICITY, AGE, DISABILITY, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER, GENDER IDENTITY, GENDER EXPRESSION, MARITAL STATUS, ANCESTRY, MEDICAL CONDITION, GENETIC INFORMATION, MILITARY OR VETERAN STATUS, OR OTHER PROTECTED CATEGORY UNDER THE LAW.

Sacramento - Center Joint Unified School District - Library Technician

Edjoin Link:
https://www.edjoin.org/Home/JobPosting/903921

Employer: Center Joint Unified School District

Date Posted: 3/23/2017

Contact: Jenny Burgeson (916) 338-6407

Number of Openings: (At time of posting) 1

Length of Work Year:
7 Hours Per Day-180 Days Per Year

Employment Type:
Part Time

Application Deadline:
4/5/2017 4:30 PM Pacific

Salary:
$14.23 - $18.15 Per Hour

Requirements for Applying: 
Edjoin Classified Application
Cover Letter
Resume
Two Letters of Recommendation With Signatures

***Mandatory Library Technician Exam will be administered March 24th & March 31st at 9:00 a.m. It will be given at the Personnel Office which is located at 8408 Watt Avenue, Antelope, CA 95843***






Thursday, March 23, 2017

Mill Valley – Mill Valley Public Library – On-Call Reference Librarian

URL: https://goo.gl/WBePye
Salary: $12.44/hr
Closing Date: Ongoing Recruitment

SUMMARY
The Mill Valley Public Library is looking for an industrious self-starter to work part-time at the Adult Reference desk. We are seeking a high-energy service-oriented individual who is excited about working with the public. Applicants should be available to work weekend and evening hours and have the flexibility to work additional hours when needed.

There is also the possibility to gain diverse, cross-departmental experience in a public library. The ideal candidate will be a quick-study interested in gaining a broad base of skills and experiences. Additional qualities that will be important to succeed in this environment include creativity, a love of reading, self-directed behavior, openness to change, and the ability to quickly learn new responsibilities. The Library values an open, innovative environment. It is committed to providing exceptional service to its patrons, and its employees embrace this philosophy. Candidates who share in this philosophy are encouraged to apply.

ONGOING RECRUITMENT:

PART-TIME PAGING STAFF
Mill Valley Public Library is always accepting applications for industrious and detail-oriented individuals with a flexible schedule to perform part-time paging services. Applications are held on file for 12 months and interviews are conducted thrice yearly in February, June and October.

ABOUT THE POSITION:
Typical duties may include but are not limited to general paging functions, e.g., shelving books, emptying book drops, keeping the stacks organized and assisting in the routine functions of preparing the library for daily opening and closing. Hourly wage is $12.44. 

ESTIMATED NUMBER OF HOURS:
3 – 6 hours per week initially. Pages available to work evenings, weekends and cover shifts on short notice will be able to increase their hours. Typically, successful pages are able to pick up additional regular shifts within the first six months. 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
·         Ability to work cooperatively with library staff
·         Excellent attention to detail
·         A very flexible schedule
·         Ability to learn new procedures and follow written and oral instructions
·         Ability to accurately order items alphabetically and numerically
·         Available to work evenings and weekends
·         Excellent attention to detail
·         Ability to work both independently with minimal supervision and cooperatively with library staff
·         Ability to learn new procedures and follow written and oral instructions
·         Lift, push, pull and/or carry boxes of books weighing up to 50 pounds; mobility to stand, stoop, reach and bend to place and remove books from high book shelves up to 80 inches above floor level or from low book shelves up to 2 inches above floor level

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL
·         Be working toward, or have a Master's in Library Science (MLS or MLIS).
·         Have knowledge of Innovative or other integrated library automation system
·         Have an interest in digital pursuits, e.g. graphic design, digital archiving, web site design, and familiarity with a variety of software and applications




Rancho Cordova – Folsom Cordova Unified School District – Library Clerk (Elementary)

URL: https://goo.gl/Ylt0ix
Salary: $14.69 - $17.85 an hour - Part-time
Closing Date: 3/29/17 4 PM

LIBRARY CLERK DEFINITION
Under direct supervision of the Principal, to perform routine clerical and typing duties; in an elementary or small secondary school library; to assist both students and teachers in the use of the library, and to do related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
These are entry level positions with duties similar to those of Clerk Typist I, but specializing in the library functions. They are usually part-time positions with immediate or direct supervision or guidance available for other than routine or repetitive problems.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
·         Charges and discharges books and audio-visual materials.
·         Utilizes and maintains software related to library systems including automated library circulation programs.
·         Sets up and maintains card catalog files.
·         Assists in selection of library materials.
·         Assists students and teachers in becoming familiar with the arrangement, location, and use of materials in the library.
·         Performs minor repair of book materials.
·         May assist, train and work with students and volunteers, which may include training for help with book fairs.
·         Does miscellaneous typing and clerical work and operates office equipment.
·         Assists in inventories of library books and equipment.

QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of:
Clerical procedures and practices; general knowledge of the organization and functions of a library; personal computers and related software, i.e. circulation programs, internet and word processing.

Ability to:
Learn basic library practices and terminology; harmoniously assist students, parent volunteers, and teachers in becoming familiar with the arrangement, location, and use of materials in the library; perform routine clerical work with speed and accuracy; type at a speed of 35 words per minute; understand and carry out verbal and written directions; essential functions require, with or without the use of aids mobility to move to counter, files and other areas of the school or office; sufficient vision to see small print; sufficient hearing to hear normal and telephone conversations; sufficient dexterity to write, operate personal computer, telephone, typewriter and other business machines.

Experience:
This is an entry-level position. (School library experience is desirable).

Education:
Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade.