Monday, August 29, 2011

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Elementary Library Tech. Position - Sacramento

Elementary library tech position: 19.5 hours per week

Harkness Elementary School, SCUSD

Strong, supportive principal with a focus on school-wide literacy

Outstanding environment.

If interested, please contact Martha Rowland, Coordinator

Library Textbook Services

Sacramento City USD

5735 47th Avenue, SAC, CA 95824

916-643-7447 FAX 916-643-7443

Medical Library Volunteer - Roseville

The Kaiser Permanente Medical Center campus in Roseville is looking for volunteers for the Medical Library. They would be working directly with the Medical Librarian manager and would get hands-on experience.

Please contact Rachel Burlingame, Volunteer Coordinator for more information.

Kaiser Permanente

Volunteer Services

1600 Eureka Road
Roseville, CA 95661

916-474-7845 (office)

Monday, August 22, 2011

Children's Librarian (Librarian II) - Novato


Tuesday, September 9, 2011 $5,086 - $6,055 / Month

by 5:00pm Recruitment #0404-11-06


Obtain the necessary application materials for the desired position from the Marin County Human

Resources Department at the address below. You may apply online, or application materials may be picked

up in person or requested by phone.

If you have questions regarding Equal Employment, please contact the Equal Employment Officer at (415)

499-7398. For questions regarding the position announcement or examination, contact the Marin County

Human Resources Department. For a complete listing of all current opportunities, check the County’s

recruitment website, or call the Marin County 24-Hour Job Line. The Job Line is updated every Friday



3501 CIVIC CENTER DRIVE _ ROOM 415 _ SAN RAFAEL, CA 94903-4189

OFFICE PHONE (415) 499-6104 _ 24-HOUR JOB LISTING (415) 499-7800

FAX (415) 499-3669 _ TTY (415) 473-5780

An equal opportunity employer. Apply on-line at:

YOU ARE INVITED TO APPLY: The Marin County Human Resources Department and the Marin County Free Library (MCFL) are conducting a recruitment for the position of Children’s Librarian (Librarian II) for the Novato libraries. The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill the current vacancy and any future vacancies that may occur at other branch libraries while the list remains active. Eligible lists remain active for a minimum of six (6) months.

MARIN COUNTY FREE LIBRARY AND THE NOVATO BRANCH: With a mission to engage the community, provide innovative library services and foster lifelong learning, the MCFL serves the unincorporated areas of Marin County, as well as, the cities and towns of Corte Madera, Fairfax, Marin City, Ross, and Novato. Along with a dedicated share of a stable local property tax, the MCFL enjoys broad community support as shown by the recent passage of a supplemental parcel tax by more than 74%. Through the activities of the

County’s ten-branch library system, the MCFL offers an expansive collection; digital content; public access computers; free Wi-Fi; AV and print resources; special programming for children, teens and seniors; literacy programs serving both families and individuals; and study space for students of all ages.

At the heart of a multi-lingual community of over 50,000 residents, the Novato branches are MCFL’s busiest, checking out over 575,000 items (42% children and teen focused) to over 350,000 visitors annually. The Novato libraries serve a greater population of children and young adults than other branches in the MCFL system, and the branch is committed to an active and diverse program of services to youth

including early literacy programs and teen advisory committees. In addition, with Novato’s large Spanish speaking population, the Novato Branch provides numerous Spanish language resources and programs.

THE POSITION: Reporting to the Novato Branch Manager, the Children’s Librarian will provide valuable library services for children and teens by designing and implementing innovative and effective programs, engaging the Novato community, understanding and responding to the needs of the community, providing targeted outreach activities, and promoting the library’s services through the use of social media, grassroots sources, and traditional media outlets. The Children’s Librarian will supervise a Librarian I and serve as an integral member of

the Children's Librarians Committee responsible for helping develop and implement MCFL’s overarching vision and strategic goals for youth programming.

Key projects include:

· Increasing community outreach programs with a special focus on early literacy, teens, underserved populations, and collaborative services for tweens and teens.

· Developing and employing social media efforts to strengthen community presence and market the delivery of services.

· Designing and implementing MCFL’s annual summer reading program.

IDEAL CANDIDATE: The ideal candidate will possess public library and supervisory experience, the ability to utilize social media technology to modernize and successfully promote library services related to children and teens; design and deliver creative solutions to address the community’s youth needs; develop dynamic and non-traditional community outreach programs; relate to children of all ages and adjust communication style and content as appropriate; and engage, empower, and inspire children and caregivers regarding the role

of the Novato libraries and the youth services the branches provide. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess enthusiasm, excel in building partnerships, advocate on behalf of children for the highest quality library services, and thrive working in a diverse, fast-paced environment.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Employment Standards): Equivalent to an American Library Association approved Master’s degree in Library Science, Library and Information Services or similar curriculum and two years of professional experience in a public or academic library setting equivalent to the County’s class of Librarian I. Experience using current library technology in the primary area to which assigned is required.

TENTATIVE EXAM SCHEDULE: Depending on the number of qualified applications received, the examination process may consist of a supplemental application screening, online assessment tools, written examination, oral examination, performance examination, or any combination to determine which candidates’ names will be placed on the eligible list.


(Tentative Hiring Interview Date by Library Department: Wednesday, October 12, 2011)

SPECIAL REQUIRMENTS: Must be willing to work evenings, weekends and at any branch as assigned.

ONLINE APPLICATION: You may apply online at:






Complete the application documents in full and submit your materials, including the DD-214 if applicable, no

later than the final filing deadline date and time on the Job Announcement flyer. Be sure to indicate dates of

employment, hours worked, and thoroughly describe your duties. Resumes are not acceptable as a

substitute for any part of the standard or supplemental application form. Initial evaluation of your

qualifications will be based solely on the application documents received by the County. Possession of the

stated minimum qualifications does not guarantee advancement in the selection process. Application

materials may be faxed to the Human Resources Department, if not indicated otherwise on the Job

Announcement, but must be received no later than the final deadline date and time posted on the job

announcement. Original documents of faxed materials must be postmarked no later than the final deadline


Make copies of any information you wish to keep; copies of submitted materials will not be returned. The

Human Resources Department will not provide copies of submitted application materials to candidates.

Submit your completed application materials to the Human Resources Department by 5:00 p.m. of the

application closing date. If the recruitment is open and continuous, submit completed application materials

as soon as possible. The filing period for an open and continuous recruitment may be closed at any time

after fourteen (14) calendar days from the date the recruitment is opened.


All completed application documents will be reviewed. Based on the information provided in these

documents, the most qualified applicants will be invited for further examination. Depending upon the

number of applications received, the examination may consist of an application screening, written test,

practical exam, oral interview or any combination of these.

In compliance with the Immigration Reform Act of 1986, individuals offered employment by Marin County

will be required to show the specified documentation as proof of authorization to work in the United States

within three days of employment.


Applicants may appeal a step in the examination or selection process by submitting a written appeal to the

Human Resources Director within fourteen calendar days after the notice of results of a testing step has

been mailed. The written statement must include the specific grounds and reasons upon which the

complaint is based.


Marin County is located north of San Francisco, just across the Golden Gate Bridge. Its Mediterranean

climate makes it one of the most enjoyable regions in the country in which to live or work. Comprising a

land area of 521 square miles, Marin has a wide variety of residential communities, modern shopping, and

strong high tech and service industries. Marin’s beauty includes the picturesque waterfront and hillside

homes of Sausalito and Tiburon, quaint main streets in Larkspur and San Anselmo, impressive lagoon and

view homes in Belvedere, and ranches and horse trails in West Marin and Novato.

Schools and universities in the Bay Area are excellent. Cultural events are outstanding and easily

accessible. A dozen theater groups, symphonies, chorales, ballets, concerts, numerous galleries, shows

and exhibits contribute to the rich cultural environment in the area. Sporting activities include power and

sail boating in the ocean and bays, lagoons, and sheltered harbors with easy access to over 1,000 miles of

inland waterways. Fishing is year-round for the avid angler. Surfing, water-skiing, kayaking, swimming,

camping, sunning, and beachcombing are also popular activities. Marin County has hundreds of miles of

woodland trails, forested mountains, and extensive coastline.

Reasonable accommodation for people with disabilities may be requested by calling (415) 499-6104 (voice) or (415) 473-5780 (TTY) at least 72 hours in advance. Copies of documents are available in accessible formats upon request.

The provisions of this job announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice. Questions regarding this announcement may be directed to the Human Resources Department.

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Part-Time Librarian Pool, Chabot College - Hayward, CA

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District is seeking a pool of part-time librarians at Chabot College in Hayward, CA. The position reports to the Division Dean.

Deadline - Open until Filled.

Salary - The hourly salary is $ 49.24 at Step One.

Assignment - The position is part-time librarian. Employment will begin as soon as possible. Hours can include evenings, Fridays or Saturdays.

Minimum Qualifications - Education and Experience: Master's Degree in Library Science Demonstrate 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.

Desirable Qualifications

Experience providing instruction in an academic library; Familiarity with information competency/literacy concepts and programs; Awareness of various learning styles and teaching strategies; Enthusiastic approach to working collaboratively with students, faculty and staff including those who have not had an opportunity to use new technologies; Willingness to facilitate student’s learning by working to develop varied and innovative learning environments; Experience with HTML, multimedia and presentation software; Experience with Libguides and various electronic databases; Excellent interpersonal and team collaboration skills; Interest in promoting library services to a multicultural population; Experience teaching classes utilizing effective search strategies to access resource;

Particular Job Characteristics

Teach effective research strategies in print and online resources; Provide reference services in a multimedia environment to students, staff and faculty; Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing;

Candidates invited to interview may be asked for additional information and may be required to present a brief teaching demonstration on an assigned topic.

In addition to a resume, please also submit a Diversity Statement. In it, the successful applicant must demonstrate 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. Please provide how you demonstrate this minimum qualification and in ways that are directly relevant to position for which you are applying.

Submit the resume and the Diversity Statement to:

Heather Hernandez

Chabot College

25555 Hesperian Blvd.

Hayward, CA 94545