Monday, June 14, 2010

School Librarian - Oakmont High School (2010-11, One Year Temporary Assignment)

POSITION: CLASSROOM TEACHER DEFINITION: Under the immediate supervision of the site administrator(s) provide an instructional program in one or more subject areas to pupils in grades nine through twelve. Develops and maintains a classroom environment conducive to effective learning within the limits of the resources provided by the District. Does related work as assigned. EXAMPLE OF DUTIES: Develops and presents lessons that demonstrate planning and preparation and are consistent with departmental courses of study; develops and presents lessons with performance objectives that are understood by the students and are supportive of District goals and teacher expectation; evaluates student progress based primarily on achievement of performance objectives; uses a variety of instructional...

Monday, June 7, 2010

Library Technical Assistant: Periodicals Manager, Mechanics Institute Library, San Francisco

Posted: 02 Jun 2010 08:05 PM PDT

The Mechanics’ Institute Library is a full-service, general interest membership Library located in San Francisco’s financial district.

Under the general supervision of the Head of Technical Services, the Periodicals Manager performs a variety of technical, clerical, and public service duties. The primary responsibility for this position is the management of the Library’s periodicals: maintaining the physical magazine and newspaper collections, providing accurate recordkeeping in the online catalog, and overseeing the annual subscriptions. Other duties will include both technical and public service:

  • Assistance to Library Acquisition and Cataloging staff
  • Circulation desk coverage
  • Assistance to Library members with online catalog, computers, printing, copying


  • Minimum of three years experience using Millennium serials module to establish and maintain records for serials holdings
  • Experience with both public and technical service library practices, including circulation procedures
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with library staff, library users, and vendors
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

Salary commensurate on experience; full benefits package is included for this position, which may include Saturday or evening hours.

Mechanics’ Institute Library is an Equal Employment Opportunity worksite.

Complete applications will include cover letter and resume, including details of relevant experience.

Please send to:

Sharon Miller, Library Director
57 Post St. 415-393-0113
San Francisco, CA 94104