Thursday, March 5, 2015

San Mateo Public Library - Supervising Library Assistant


Close: March 27, 2015 @ 5:00 p.m. or upon receipt of first 100 applications, whichever occurs first
Salary:  $5,071 to $6,049 Monthly

The Position
The Supervising Library Assistant is a management level position who performs full, first-line supervisory responsibilities, including planning, assigning and evaluating the work of subordinates, and provides technical assistance to the Deputy City Librarian.  Positions in this class differ from Senior Library Assistant in that the Supervising Library Assistant is the first-line supervisor responsible for supervising merit staff assigned to Circulation/Patron Account Services and Technical Services programs.

The Duties
Depending upon assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Recommend and assist in implementation of goals and objectives; establish schedules and methods for the performance of duties related to Circulation/Patron Account Services and Technical Services (both print and audio-visual formats); implement policies and procedures.
  • Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise, and review the work of staff involved in paraprofessional duties. 
  • Evaluate operations and activities of assigned responsibilities; recommend improvements and modifications; prepare various reports on operations and activities.
  • Participate in budget preparation and administration; prepare cost estimates for budget recommendations; submit justifications for equipment, materials and supplies; monitor and control expenditures.
  • Participate in the selection of staff; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; conduct performance evaluations; implement discipline procedures.
  • Receive and respond to the more complex inquiries of library patrons.
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate programs and services for children, adults, teens and others; recommend and implement program procedure changes.
  • Attend and represent the library at community and interagency meetings as required.
  • Assist in the enforcement of library policies and procedures and creation and implementation of solutions to operating problems.
  • Answer questions and provide information to the public; investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints.
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. 

The Qualifications
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Experience:
Three years of increasingly responsible experience performing paraprofessional library duties, including one year providing technical and functional supervision over assigned personnel.

Training:
Equivalent to an Associate of Arts degree from an accredited college with major course work in library science or related field.

Knowledge of:
  • Standard library procedures of a complex nature including, circulating, cataloging, bibliographic search procedures, and the use of a variety of reference sources.
  • Principles and practices of supervision, training, and performance evaluations.
  • Classification systems.
  • Principles and practices of budget monitoring.
  • Principles and practices of safety management.
  • Effective utilization of volunteers.
  • Pertinent local, State and Federal laws, ordinances and rules.
  • Modern office equipment including use of applicable computer applications.

Ability to:
  • Organize, implement and direct assigned library operations/activities.
  • Supervise paraprofessional library activities including circulation/patron account services, technical services, and audiovisual services.
  • Interpret and explain pertinent City and department policies and procedures.
  • Assist in the development and monitoring of an assigned program budget.
  • Develop and recommend policies and procedures related to assigned operations.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff.
  • Operate and use modern office equipment including a computer and applicable software.

Supplemental Questionnaire*
1.     Please describe your experience in supervising library operations. Include information regarding the size of library unit; your title and role; your level; and scope of responsibility.  Please use direct examples of your duties.
2.     How would you describe your philosophy of supervision and your expectations as a leader?  Please describe how you have helped shift organizational culture and helped staff deal positively with change.  Please use direct examples, including training, coaching and evaluation.
3.     Please describe your experience in, and technical knowledge of, the following elements of Library operations:  Circulation, Acquisitions, and Cataloging.  Please provide specific examples of innovative practices you have developed and implemented.

Unit:  This classification falls within an employee bargaining unit, employees of which may elect to join or pay an equivalent service fee.


*Supplemental Questionnaire required

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Sacramento Public Library - Business Services Librarian - Full Time

 Business Services Librarian

Close Date: Mar 12, 2015

Salary: $24.82 - $33.26 Hourly

Work Schedule:  Tuesday through Saturday with one weekday evening.  Schedules are subject to change and staff are notified according to the MOU.


Note: Only the first 50 qualified applicants will be accepted. The position will be located at the Central Library and report to the Central Library Manager
  
Position Summary
  • Sacramento Public Library Authority is seeking the right person to build the library’s capacity to serve its local business community. If you are tech savvy, possess excellent customer service skills, a passionate commitment to public service and the willingness to learn and embrace change, we want you to apply. 
  • The ideal candidate has excellent communication skills, can effectively navigate the policies, practices and culture of a complex organization and works well in a flexible team environment.
  • Performs a variety of professional library work, including reference and readers’ advisory services, youth services, cataloging, selection and collection management, programming, staff and customer training, special projects; and performs other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
  1. Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited college or university;
  2. Two years’ experience as a professional librarian, preferably in area of specialization or assignment preferred.
The successful candidate will:
  1. Establish successful partnerships between the library system and the Sacramento area business community;
  2. Assist the Virtual Branch Coordinator in developing and maintaining innovative on-line resources for the business community;
  3. Provide ideas and input on branding and marketing of on-line business services;
  4. Conduct business community outreach by developing and maintaining relationships with community business leaders, chambers of commerce and small business development centers;
  5. Develop and deliver small business programming;
  6. Provide consultation services for patrons, business community, other reference staff and management staff with significant business planning needs. 

Essential Functions: (Functions listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.)
  1. Works in public service area answering information and readers’ advisory questions;
  2. Identifies and locates library materials and assists customers in locating materials; 
  3. Assists and instructs customers in use of library resources, facilities, and policies;
  4. Assists customers in performing computer searches and using electronic databases;
  5. May perform copy and original cataloging and classification of library materials;
  6. Coordinates selection and acquisitions processes for library materials, including maintaining standing orders and serials databases and files and monitoring holds buy ratios;
  7. Designs and presents programs and presentations and accompanying materials;
  8. Assists in training staff newly assigned to work area; 
  9. Keeps records and statistics; prepares reports; 
  10. Keeps abreast of practices and trends in public librarianship by attending workshops and educational programs and reading periodicals and specialized literature; and recommends more efficient practices;
  11. Attends meetings, trainings and seminars; participates in various committees and team activities;
  12. Fills in for any subordinate position, as needed;
  13. Maintains positive relationships with other staff and members of the public;
  14. Requires regular and punctual employee presence;
  15. Acts as a representative of Sacramento Public Library to the public;
  16. May:
    • Select new and replacement materials and perform collection management functions in assigned area; 
    • Perform outreach activities, including school visits, story time presentations, and contacting community organizations and agencies; 
    • Carry out or supervise special projects; 
    • Prepare schedules; 
    • Supervise shelvers and volunteers; 
    • Perform circulation functions; 
    • Be in charge of a department or branch during short term absence of supervisor; 
    • Perform simple repair and maintenance on computers and other equipment;
  17.  Performs other related duties as assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: The employee is expected to perform or possess the following:

Knowledge of:
  1. Sacramento Public Library’s policies and procedures and practices and procedures of assigned department or branch;
  2. Current reference and search tools, including electronic resources, the Internet and bibliographic utilities, and the ability to use them;
  3. Integrated library system procedures and explain to staff and library customers;
  4. Customer service techniques in a wide variety of situations and towards a diverse customer population;
  5. Basic understanding of the principles of cataloging and understanding of the Dewey system;
  6. Principles and practices of intellectual freedom and the Library Bill of Rights.

Ability to:
  1. Successfully communicate with other staff members, library customers, representatives of community organizations, schools, and agencies, and library vendors and suppliers;
  2. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other staff and work as a team;
  3. Understand the customer’s needs and deliver services by focusing on the customer;
  4. Take initiative to ensure a positive and successful customer experience by contributing to finding solutions, regardless of assigned responsibility;
  5. Respond to customers and address customer complaints/problems in a timely, accurate, courteous, respectful and friendly manner;
  6. Possess attention to detail and follow through on tasks effectively and efficiently;
  7. Establish priorities and organize workload effectively and efficiently while paying attention to detail and complete assignments under pressure;
  8. Maintain a pleasant and productive working atmosphere; maintain composure and work effectively even when under pressure;
  9. Keep all relevant parties informed of all major issues and to recommend changes as appropriate;
  10. Act on behalf of the branch or department supervisor as necessary.

Skill in:
  1. Operating relevant computer systems, including hardware and software; current audio-visual equipment; and office machines.

Education and Experience:
  1. Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited university;
  2. No experience necessary; 

Physical and Environmental Conditions:
  • Work occurs in a normal office environment with acceptable lighting, temperature, and air conditions.  Normally seated, standing or walking at will.  Frequently required to sit, stand and walk, talk or hear and to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.  Physical activity requires occasional stooping and bending and daily lifting of library materials, supplies, etc. up to 50 pounds; some positions may require pushing book carts weighing up to 150 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.  Requires repetitive motion in the operation of a computer.
  • Work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts which require normal safety precautions typical of such places as offices, libraries, meeting and training rooms, e.g., use of safe work place practices with office equipment, avoidance of trips and falls and observance of fire and building safety regulations.   Position may require some travel throughout the library service area.  May require working evening and weekend shifts.  Interaction with library staff, library customers, other libraries, agencies and organizations, or vendors will be necessary to provide and receive information, present programs, or resolve situations or problems.  There may be some exposure to angry or hostile individuals.
How to Apply:

Candidates must complete: 
  1. Application; 
  2. Cover Letter; 
  3. Resume; 
  4. Response to Prequalification question; 
  5. Supplemental questions.

A valid Class C California Drivers License may be required for some positions at the time of appointment.

The above job description is not intended as, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job.

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate has excellent communication skills, can effectively navigate the policies, practices and culture of a complex organization and works well in a flexible team environment:
  • Establish successful partnerships between the library system and the Sacramento area business community;
  • Assist the Virtual Branch Coordinator in developing and maintaining innovative on-line resources for the business community;
  • Provide ideas and input on branding and marketing of on-line business services;
  • Conduct business community outreach by developing and maintaining relationships with community business leaders, chambers of commerce and small business development centers;
  • Develop and deliver small business programming;
  • Provide consultation services for patrons, business community, other reference staff and management staff with significant business planning needs.

Benefits:
This is a full-time, represented opportunity with benefits.  Some of our benefits include:
  • Choice of benefits from: Western Health Advantage, Sutter Health Plus or Kaiser
  • 2 different Delta Dental plans
  • VSP Vision Plan Option
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Retirement Health Savings Plan ($30 per pay check)
  • Optional ICMA 457 Deferred Compensation
  • AFLAC Supplemental Insurance
  • Optional Legal Shield
  • Recognition Program
  • California Public Employment Retirement System (CalPERS)
  • Tuition Reimbursement


City of Inglewood - Library - Associate Librarian - Full Time

ASSOCIATE LIBRARIAN
Adult Services Spanish – Spanish Services (Must be Bilingual English/Spanish)

PROMOTIONAL & OPEN COMPETITIVE

SALARY: $4,061.17 - $5,753.07 per month plus excellent benefits


THE POSITION:
  • Under general supervision, provides materials, resources and programs within a division of the Library to the general public, and participates and supervises work activities of assigned staff.


ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:
  • Assists in the selection, ordering and cataloging books, periodicals, government documents and other materials; Examines and selects materials to be withdrawn, discarded, outdated, repaired and replaced;
  • Assists patrons/public in selection and location of books and materials;
  • Develops and conducts programs as orientations, projects and learning sessions for the public;
  • Provides reference service to assist public with questions, advise readers, provide instruction and monitor the use of the catalog system, on-line service, and public access of computers;
  • Researches requests for information by users;
  • Supervises and trains staff in performance of tasks, assists in the interpretation and implementation of policies and procedures.
  • Assists in the preparation of Library’s budget and monitors expenditure to prepares and completes statistical reports;
  • Creates and designs flyers, brochures, and bibliographies for distribution and edits and proofreads print materials;
  • Attends and participates in meetings, workshops, conferences and programs.
  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities for the betterment of the Library Services Division.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS
  • Knowledgeable of Department policies and procedures, community resources and quality customer service techniques and concepts;
  • Skilled in working within deadlines to complete projects, developing and implementing library programs and services, and establishing and maintaining productive working relationship;
  • Ability to perform essential duties with little supervision, effectively communicate with both internal and external customers, and to implement successful supervisory principles and concepts.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Masters degree in Library & Information Sciences or related field, AND three (3) years experience in a library environment OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

City of Inglewood - Library - Associate Librarian - Full Time

ASSOCIATE LIBRARIAN
Adult Services Government Depository and Serials Collections

PROMOTIONAL & OPEN COMPETITIVE

SALARY: $4,061.17 - $5,753.07 per month plus excellent benefits


THE POSITION:
  • Under general supervision, provides materials, resources and programs within a division of the Library to the general public, and participates and supervises work activities of assigned staff.


ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:
  • Assists in the selection, ordering and cataloging books, periodicals, government documents and other materials; Examines and selects materials to be withdrawn, discarded, outdated, repaired and replaced;
  • Assists patrons/public in selection and location of books and materials;
  • Develops and conducts programs as orientations, projects and learning sessions for the public;
  • Provides reference service to assist public with questions, advise readers, provide instruction and monitor the use of the catalog system, on-line service, and public access of computers;
  • Researches requests for information by users;
  • Supervises and trains staff in performance of tasks, assists in the interpretation and implementation of policies and procedures.
  • Assists in the preparation of Library’s budget and monitors expenditure to prepares and completes statistical reports;
  • Creates and designs flyers, brochures, and bibliographies for distribution and edits and proofreads print materials;
  • Attends and participates in meetings, workshops, conferences and programs.
  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities for the betterment of the Library Services Division.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS
  • Knowledgeable of Department policies and procedures, community resources and quality customer service techniques and concepts;
  • Skilled in working within deadlines to complete projects, developing and implementing library programs and services, and establishing and maintaining productive working relationship;
  • Ability to perform essential duties with little supervision, effectively communicate with both internal and external customers, and to implement successful supervisory principles and concepts.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Masters degree in Library & Information Sciences or related field, AND three (3) years experience in a library environment OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Hayward - Chabot College - Systems Librarian

https://clpccd.peopleadmin.com/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=139101

Work Schedule: This position is full-time, tenure-track, 2015-2016 Academic  Year. Employment will begin on or about August 13, 2015.
Pay Rate: $56,202 - $80,348/annual 
Position Type: Faculty 
Posting Date: 03-02-2015 
Closing Date: 04-02-2015

Representative Duties and Job Characteristics

The Librarian shall:

1. Manage, plan, administer and evaluate all aspects of OCLC Worldshare, the Library's integrated library system.

2. Provide original & final cataloging to library materials that are new or unique to Chabot College Library.

3. Final responsibility for all cataloging policies & procedures w/in Worldshare system.

4. Coordinate with and train library technicians on circulation and copy cataloging in the Worldshare system.

5. Act as key member of library team in developing, coordinating, implementing and evaluating the library's programs and services.

6. Provide reference services in a multimedia environment to students, staff and faculty.

7. Provide library outreach activities to the college community.

8. Teach effective information competency research strategies.

9. Act as a library liaison to at least one instructional division.

10. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

11. Participate in campus and district professional activities, which may include but are not limited to, committee membership, staff development, and collegial meetings.

12. Teach late afternoon, evening, weekend, distance learning and/or off campus classes when scheduled as part of the regular librarian assignment.

13. Demonstrate a sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical and/or learning disabilities. 

Minimum Education & Experience: Master's degree in library science, or library and information science, OR the equivalent.

You will be required to upload your transcripts. You must upload all applicable transcripts, credentials and/or certificates required to meet minimum qualifications for the position for which you are applying.
Any degrees earned outside the United States must have an official US evaluation (course by course) of the transcripts and must be submitted with the application. In the case that the file you are uploading is too large or you do not have your transcripts readily available, please upload a document in place of stating you will be sending the documents to the Office of Human Resources, 7600 Dublin Boulevard, 3rd Floor, Dublin, CA 94568, or by fax (925) 485-5254, by 5:00 p.m. (PST) on the closing date.

Degrees in Progress: To be conferred on or before July 1, 2015 will be considered, provided that the applicant also submits (1) an up-to-date transcript, (2) a photocopy of the degree requirement from the school catalog, and (3) proof of current course(s) and enrollment. Please provide your explanation and background material by using the optional document upload called "Other Document". If you are unable to upload the above, please upload a document in place of that states you will be sending the documents to the Office of Human Resources, 7600 Dublin Boulevard, 3rd Floor, Dublin, CA 94568, by 5:00 p.m. (PST) on the closing date.

Applicants applying under the "Equivalent provision" must provide details that explain at time of application how their academic preparation is the equivalent of the degree listed above. Please provide your explanation by using the optional document upload called "Equivalency Statement".

Minimum Qualifications
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 
Desirable Qualifications: 
1. Knowledge of the following: AACRII revised, RDA, Library of Congress Subject Headings, MARC format, OCLC.

2. Experience providing innovative and creative leadership in the development of library programs and services.

3. Experience with the functions of Worldshare or other integrated library system's administrative functions.

4. Experience running reports and retrieving data from an integrated library system, preferably Worldshare.

5. Experience providing information competency instruction in an academic library.

6. Experience providing reference services in an academic library setting.

7. Enthusiastic approach to working collaboratively with students, faculty and staff including those who have not had an opportunity to use new technologies.

8. Experience in outreach activities for students and faculty. 
Physical Activities and Working Environment: 

Special Testing: 
Special Instructions to Applicants: The purpose of the personal qualifications statement is for you to provide information on how your education and experience relate to the requirements and duties of the position. There is no form to complete. Applicants are requested to provide their personal qualifications statement by uploading a document, the same way as you do for your cover letter.

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District reserves the right to close or not fill any advertised position.

Required Applicant Documents:
Resume
Cover Letter
Personal Qualifications Statement
Transcripts / Credentials

Response to Supplemental Question #1  

Monday, March 2, 2015

Anaheim Public Library - Part-Time Senior Library Clerk


SALARY: $17.82 - $21.66 Hourly

OPENING DATE: 02/27/15

CLOSING DATE: Continuous

DESCRIPTION:
The City of Anaheim Public Library seeks a highly enthusiastic Part Time Senior Library Clerk.  The Senior Library Clerk provides excellent customer service to our library patrons, performing a variety of complex circulation desk duties such as resolving customer issues, interpreting library policies, and cash reconciliation. The Senior Library Clerk also provides supervision and training to library clerks and pages, including daily scheduling and work assignment.  Candidates must have journey-level library clerical and supervisory experience.  Strong cash-handling and reconciliation experience is necessary for success. 

This part time position averages 20 hours per week.  Candidates must be available to be assigned a varied weekly schedule which normally includes evening and Saturday hours.  A minimum number of hours is not guaranteed.

Bilingual Spanish candidates are encouraged to apply!

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

Interact with and serve the needs of patrons, provide directional information, render circulation services, receive complaints related to circulation and use discretion in determining appropriate action to remedy complaints related to circulation.
Supervise and evaluate the work performance of part time employees; complete performance evaluations; and recommend disciplinary action.
Register patrons for library cards, including verifying addresses, completing forms, entering information into a computer terminal explaining library procedures.
Prepare circulation desk for opening each day by processing books returned over night, log in newspapers, locate books for "send list" and puts out books for morning run.
Collect overdue and damaged book fines using iNovah cashing system.
Maintain the condition of the book shelves by assigning shelving to the Library Pages and monitoring the accuracy and neatness of the shelving activities.
Accept gift books and materials from the public.
Post materials to bulletin boards and maintains current condition.
Store, complete inventory and requisition office supplies.
Receive patron requests to reserve materials, check collection for availability of titles and places materials on reserve.
Type file cards, memos, envelopes, forms, general correspondence and reports.
Operate a computer terminal, entering reserves, checking books in and out and searching for information.
Prepare books for shelving on book truck.
Prepare periodic reports, such as monthly statistical summary and circulation desk report.
Input payroll time to computer, verify and submit.
Answer questions that do not require searching for and abstracting technical data.
Prepare daily cash count for deposit with iNovah reports.
Ensure media collection is maintained in an accurate and neat manner.
Develop and type procedures related to Circulation activities.
Take charge of operating the circulation section of the library, as assigned.
Train, assign and monitor the work of circulation section staff and volunteers.
Prepare work schedules for part-time employees utilizing Microsoft Excel.
Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Candidates must have experience in performing journey level library clerical work and basic supervision techniques.
Demonstrate knowledge of standard library practices and procedures including circulation; English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary and punctuation; basic math; simple record keeping methods; basic payroll procedures; basic library procedures; basic principles of supervision and training ;modern office practices, methods and computer equipment; confidentiality of customer information.
Have the ability to schedule, assign and monitor the work of a small clerical and/or part-time staff; understand pertinent procedures and functions quickly and apply them without immediate supervision; maintain accurate records and files; deal diplomatically with patrons; speak clearly and distinctly; effectively train assigned employees; operate a typewriter keyboard with accuracy; operate a computer terminal; establish and maintain effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
This part time position averages 20 hours per week.  Candidates must be available to be assigned a varied weekly schedule which normally includes evening and Saturday hours.  A minimum number of hours is not guaranteed.

 IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION AND INSTRUCTIONS
Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received.  The deadline for the first review of applications is on Monday, March 16, 2015 at 5:00PM but applications will be accepted until a sufficient candidate pool has been established..  Applicants are encouraged to apply early.  Applicants that apply after the first review are not guaranteed to be considered for this recruitment.  This recruitment may close at any time without notice after the first review date.

Candidates must be specific and complete in describing their qualifications for this position.  Failure to state all pertinent information may lead to elimination from consideration.  Stating "See Resume" is not an acceptable substitute for a complete application.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a reference / background check (to include a conviction record) and pass a post-offer pre-employment medical examination (which will include a drug/alcohol screening).  The City of Anaheim utilizes E-Verify and new employees must provide documentation to establish both identity and work authorization.

Communications regarding your application and/or status will be sent to the email address listed on your application.  Please check your email regularly throughout the recruitment process as you will not receive communication by any other method.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.anaheim.net

201 S. Anaheim Blvd., Suite 501
Anaheim, CA 92805
714-765-5111

Part Time Senior Library Clerk Supplemental Questionnaire

*             1. This part time position averages 20 hours per week. Candidates must be available to be assigned a varied weekly schedule which normally includes evening and Saturday hours. A minimum number of hours is not guaranteed. Are you available for this requirement?
Yes Yes     No No

*             2. Do you possess both journey-level library clerical and supervisory experience?
Yes Yes     No No

*             3. How many years of library clerical experience do you possess?
Checkbox None
Checkbox Less than 1 year
Checkbox At least 1 year, less than 2 years
Checkbox At least 2 years, less than 4 years
Checkbox At least 4 years or more
*             4. Please describe your library clerical experience in detail. If none, type N/A.


*             5. Please describe your supervisory experience, including details such as number and types of employees supervised and how you trained and scheduled your employees. If none, type N/A.


*             6. Please describe any other relevant library education and library experience. If none, type N/A.


*             7. Do you have experience in cash handling and reconciliation?
Yes Yes     No No

*             8. Please describe your cash handling and reconciliation experience. If none, type N/A.


*             9. Do you have experience in resolving library patron concerns?
Yes Yes     No No

*             10. Please describe your experience in resolving library patron concerns. If none, type N/A.


*             11. In addition to strong English communications skills, are you proficient in any other language(s)?
Checkbox No
Checkbox Spanish
Checkbox Other language(s)
                12. If you are proficient in additional language(s), please list the language and if you speak, read, and/or write in that language. Otherwise, type N/A if you are not proficient in any additional language.


* Required Question

Contra Costa Community College District - Library System Migration Expert


Job Title: Project Coordinator I, Library System Migration Expert
Location: Los Medanos College plus travel to CCC and DVC
Work Hours: 30 hours per week up to a max of 40 weeks per year,
Hourly Salary: $55.25/hour

Job Duties:
The Contra Costa Community College District (4CD) which is comprised of Contra Costa College (CCC), Diablo Valley College (DVC), and Los Medanos College (LMC) in Pittsburg, CA-is seeking a three-year, part-time, Library System Migration Expert. First consideration given to applications received by
March 6th. The primary responsibility of this position is to lead the three 4CD colleges in their migration from their current integrated library system, Innovative Interfaces,Inc’s, Millennium, to a new system. This position serves as a member of the 4CD library team and will work closely with the library faculty and staff at all three colleges on planning, scheduling and managing all aspects of the migration.

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to
1. Plan, create and manage timelines for the district libraries’ migration from its Millennium ILS to a new generation system.
2. Participate in the RFP process.
3. Seek regular input from the CCC, DVC and LMC libraries to identify and understand each library’s needs and priorities.
4. Keep stakeholders informed and lead collaborative, consensus-driven decisions. Plan, schedule and manage all aspects of the migration.
5. Coordinate and lead database record cleanup and other preparations for migration.
6. Create and document procedures and scripts to facilitate the extraction, transformation and loading of legacy data.
7. Execute, manage and troubleshoot the migration to completion. Lead system testing and quality assurance.
8. Train library staff to implement new procedures, policies, and operations of new system.
9. Collaborate with individual libraries to complete setup, system customization and documentation.

Desirable Qualifications:
1. Experience with migrating an ILS.
2. Experience with Millennium or related ILS modules.
3. Project management experience.
4. Experience with building consensus among multiple
personnel and balancing the needs of stakeholders
equitably.
5. Experience with testing for quality assurance.
6. Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with current
library standards and practices in all aspects of an
integrated library system.
7. Analytical and technical problem-solving skills.
8. Attention to detail, excellent writing and organizational
skills
Minimum Requirements
The applicant must possess one of the following qualifications:
1. Master’s degree or equivalent foreign degree in Library
and Information Science, or
2. Master’s degree or equivalent foreign degree in Library
Science, or
3. At least three years of system experience as a library
professional.

Supplemental Question
Please respond to the following question in your cover letter:
Describe your systems responsibility experience including managing, maintaining, problem-solving and, if applicable, migrating an integrated library system. Please specify which ILSs and which functions, such as cataloging, serials, acquisitions, etc.

How to apply
Please mail resume, cover letter and employment application to:
Los Medanos College, Attn: Christine Park, 2700 East Leland
Road, Pittsburg, CA 94565

You will need to download employment application and mail all required materials to college for consideration. You can obtain an application at:
http://www.4cd.edu/career/forms/Classified%20Application.pdf


Questions? Call Christine Park at 925.473.7572