Friday, August 27, 2010

There are a few new library jobs....

There are a few new library jobs listed at the Simply Hired website including one at Kaiser, one at the Rocklin Unified School District and one at the Davis Joint Unified School District.

You can specify a search for "library" and "Sacramento" and have email alerts sent to you. Some random stuff comes up, but I have seen a lot of library positions through this site recently.

Monday, August 23, 2010

Library Services Assistant - Sacramento Public Library - Filing deadline - 9/3/10

About the Position:

The Sacramento Public Library is seeking candidates who have excellent customer service and teamwork skills, and ability to work in a fast paced environment while simultaneously paying attention to detail and delivering accurate work .

The Library Services Assistant performs a variety of paraprofessional, clerical and technical library work, such as processing and circulating library materials, assisting library customers, and responding to routine informational requests.

The position requires the ability to lift bins and boxes of library materials weighing up to 50 pounds; push or pull book carts weighing up to 200 pounds; bend and reach.

This announcement will be used to create an eligibility list that will be used to staff

current and future career Library Services Assistant openings that occur in the next 12 months.

Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma or GED;

Six months in a customer service setting desirable.

Work Schedule:

Work schedules are subject to change based on the needs of the Library; candidates must be able to work evenings and weekends.

About the Library:

The Sacramento Public Library Authority is the fourth largest library system in California serving the public in the City and County of Sacramento and five surrounding cities. The Sacramento Public Library operates 28 libraries, with a central library in downtown Sacramento. The Library has over 300 staff members, a collection of 2 million volumes, and a budget of $35,000,000. More than 600,000 residents have library cards and over 7 million items are circulated annually.

Application and Selection Process:

Filing Deadline:
Original hard copies of the applicant package must be received by the Human Resources department by 5pm on September 3, 2010.

How to Apply:
Applicants must submit:

1. Sacramento Public Library application;

2. Cover letter;

3. Responses to supplemental questions; and

4. Reference form containing three professional references.

Send completed applicant packages to:
Sacramento Public Library
828 I Street (2nd floor)
Sacramento, CA 95814
Attention: LSA Recruitment

Note: faxes or email will not be accepted

Please visit our website for a complete job description, application, supplemental questions and reference form:

Selection Process:
The selection process will include a review of the application, cover letter and responses to the supplemental questions. The application process is also part of the examination process. All submitted application materials will be reviewed and screened based on the necessary employment standards for the position. Meeting these qualifications does not necessarily guarantee an interview.

The most qualified candidates will be invited to test for this position

1) Candidates must successfully pass a computer skills test consisting of 4 parts:

a. Customer service skills

b. Business skills

c. Library skills

d. Data Entry skills

2) Candidates who successfully pass the computer based skills test may be invited to interview at a subsequent date.

Note: In order to assist us in complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act, please notify the Human Resources department if you require reasonable accommodation during the examination process.

Eligibility List:

Candidates who successfully pass the computer skills test and interview process will be placed on the eligibility list for up to 12 months.

Candidates on the eligibility list may be considered for current/future career Library Services Assistant openings.

Candidates on the eligibility list may work as temporary On Call Library Services Assistants until career openings are available.

Questions: or (916) 264-2758

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Library Assistant: Placer Union High School District

PLACER UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT JOB DESCRIPTION JOB TITLE: Library Assistant Job Purpose Statement/s: The job of "Library Assistant" is done for the purpose/s of maintaining library collection at school site; implementing age appropriate programs for students utilizing library resources; selecting appropriate items in support of classroom instruction and recreational reading, and educating students on the proper use of the library resources. Essential Job Functions: ? Distributes various books and media for the purpose of providing requested classroom reference materials. ? Instructs students for the purpose of educating them on the proper use of the library resources (i.e. classification system, card catalog, care of materials, electronic reference materials, etc.). ? Inventories...

Open until filled.

Library/Instructional Materials Clerk #1011-5 - Application deadline 8-18-10 at 4pm
WASHINGTON UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT CLASSIFICATION:LIBRARY-INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS-MEDIA CLERK SALARY RANGE: 23 GROUP: STUDENT SERVICES Adoption date: 01/22/09 DEFINITION Under general supervision, to perform a variety of specialized and technical functions within the Library/Media/Instructional Materials Center; to coordinate, and participate in the acquisition, processing, storage, and distribution of library, computer, and instructional material, media, and textbooks; and to do other related work as required. ESSENTIAL DUTIES Organizes, coordinates, and participates in the acquisition, processing, storage, and distribution of library, media and instructional materials. Assists in determining instructional material and textbook needs, and coordinates the preparation of requisitions and...
Company: Washington UnifiedLocation: West Sacramento, CA