Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Elk Grove USD - Library Technician - David Reese


Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, perform a variety of responsible technical and clerical duties involving circulation, reference, cataloging, and record-keeping activities within a school library facility; serve as a resource person regarding available materials; train and provide work direction to student assistants.


Perform a variety of responsible technical and clerical duties involving circulation, reference, cataloging, and record-keeping activities within a school library facility; serve as a resource person regarding available materials.

Assist in the day-to-day operations of a school library; assume operational responsibility in the absence of the Librarian.

Assist students and staff in locating books and materials, using electronic resources catalog and reference materials, and in the proper use of audio/visual equipment; train students and staff in the use of computerized resources, word processing applications, laser disc and multi-media technology.

Maintain discipline and quiet among students using library.

Train and supervise student assistants in the performance of a variety of tasks; assign and review work.

Check books and audio-visual equipment and materials in and out at the circulation desk.

Type bibliographies, book and magazine orders, lists, correspondence, and computerized card records.

Process or oversee the processing of library books, including typing and attaching book pockets, lettering spines, attaching plastic jackets, and numbering textbooks; process information into computer with bar code.

Oversee the circulation of magazines to students and teachers; prepare or oversee the preparation and delivery of overdue fine notices; generate related computer reports.

Receive incoming shipments of library and textbooks and review packing slips and purchase orders.

Maintain records of periodicals received and notify publisher of missing issues; maintain inventory of library and textbooks, generate a computer list and make adjustments as necessary to assure accuracy of the list.

Type correspondence, bulletins, and lists.

Order library supplies, computer and CD ROM, and other supplies as needed.

Perform or oversee minor repairs to books and select books to send out for major repairs, select textbooks for discard; determine need to charge students for loss according to established guidelines.

Collect money from students for lost or overdue library materials and textbooks; maintain a record of monies collected and report refunds for books returned.

Operate a computer and assigned software; operate standard office equipment.

Perform related duties as assigned.


Functions, operations and maintenance of a school library.
Library practices, procedures and terminology.
Library reference materials and resources.
Function, operation and maintenance of a library.
Library technical processes related to the acquisition, cataloging, classification and circulation of library materials.
Cataloging rules and standards.
Modern library technology including computer applications.
Operation of a computer and assigned software.
Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
Principles of training and providing work direction.

Perform a variety of responsible technical and clerical duties involving circulation, reference, cataloging, and record-keeping activities within a school library facility.
Serve as a resource person regarding available materials.
Train and provide work direction to student assistants.
Assist students, staff and others in locating and utilizing library materials.
Maintain library in a neat and orderly condition.
Monitor and maintain acceptable student behavior in the library.
Assist a certificated Librarian in the operation and maintenance of an assigned library.
Process library materials according to established procedures.
Type at a minimum of 35 words per minute from clear copy.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
Operate a computer and other standard office equipment.
Plan and organize work.
Work independently with little direction.
Maintain consistent, punctual and regular attendance.
Move hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard.
Reach overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally to shelve materials.
Sit or stand for extended periods of time.
Bend at the waist, kneel or crouch.
Hear and speak to exchange information.
See to read a variety of materials.


Any combination equivalent to: graduation from high school and two years of general clerical experience.


Indoor work environment.
Constant interruptions.

Thursday, August 23, 2012

City of Salinas - Literacy Assistant

Close Date: Until Filled
Salary: $16.55 - $21.12 Hourly

This individual will perform tasks in the Cesar Chavez Library Homework Center. This is a 9-month, grant-funded position that will expand the services currently provided to students in the Cesar Chavez Library Homework Center.

Duties include to plan, organize, and supervise the operations of the Library's Literacy Center's Homework Center; develop new services for youth and families in the Homework Center, including reading assessments, reading groups, book clubs, family reading events, workshops and other related activities; create new curriculum for students attending the Homework Center designed to improve their mathematical and literacy skills; provide supervision and leadership to Homework Center staff and volunteers; administer youth volunteer service hours and perform other related duties as assigned (please see below).

Sacramento Public Library -Collections Services Librarian

Please note: Only the first 50 qualified applications will be accepted.

Close Date: Sep 7, 2012
Salary: $24.34 - $32.61 Hourly

Non Exempt; Represented
Are you committed to libraries and to public service?  Are you looking for a career that offers a lot of opportunities, challenges and variety?  The Sacramento Public Library has an opening for a Collection Services Librarian.  This position offers a wide range of opportunities in all aspects of collection management, including cataloging, acquisitions and selection of materials.    Cataloging responsibilities include oversight of the cataloging work of paraprofessionals, along with serving as lead on projects such as preparing the Library for the transition to RDA and developing skill-building workshops for staff.
The ideal candidate must have post-graduate experience cataloging with AACR2, in addition to strong communication skills, an aptitude for detailed work, excellent interpersonal skills and a team spirit.
If this sounds like the position for you, we’d love to hear from you!  Come join our collaborative and creative team of professionals.  We are the fourth largest library system in California, serving one of California’s most diverse counties.  Our 28 locations include urban, suburban and rural branches.  We offer supportive colleagues, competitive salaries, and a chance for you to shine.
We will be creating a new Eligibility List that will be used to staff the current and future openings in our Collection Services department in the next 12 months.
Minimum Qualifications:
• Masters Degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited college or university
Filing Deadline:  September 7, 2012

Questions:  Human Resources or 916-264-2758
Equal Opportunity Employer

Stockton - University of the Pacific - Health Sciences Librarian

Search Re-opened. 

The University of the Pacific seeks a Health Sciences Librarian with energy, initiative, and vision to provide effective leadership and direction in the provision of library resources and services. The librarian’s role in the academy is changing, and that change is particularly apparent in the sciences. The Health Sciences Librarian takes a leadership role in the development of relationships between the University Library and faculty in School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, other natural and physical sciences departments (to be determined), as well as the Pacific Dugoni School of Dentistry, located in San Francisco. The Health Sciences Librarian develops productive partnerships with faculty for the development of programs, services, and collections.

Apply online by submitting application materials including letter of application, resume, and the name, address, and contact information of four current references, including current supervisor, to Sally DeLorenzo, Administrative Assistant, University Library, University of the Pacific, Priority will be given to applications received by 10/1/12. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.
Pacific is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to broadening the diversity of its workforce. All applications and résumés are welcome. All applicants must submit the EEO personal form located (located at

Friday, August 17, 2012

Yolo County Public Library - Cataloging Intern

Summary of Position:
Assist with the cataloging of materials in various formats including books, CDs, DVDs, audiobooks, etc.  Search in OCLC and overlay full MARC records to short acquisitions records.  Add series statement and local subject headings to MARC records when applicable.  Assign call number according to local practice.  Upload records to library catalog.
Prefer an upper-level undergraduate, graduate, or recently graduated student interested in a career as a cataloger in libraries.  Prefer knowledge of MARC, LCSH, AACR2, RDA, and DDC. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.  Experience working with Innovative Millennium a plus.
Position availability:
Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer
A minimum of 8 hours per week with flexible scheduling between the hours of Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Any interested student or recent graduate please contact Hualing Wan at (530) 666-8021 or

Friday, August 3, 2012

Lincoln - High School Library Technician

Four year college degree, preferably in education, English/Language Arts, Library Science or other college/career related field. Two years of increasingly responsible experience in a library or audio-visual center preferred.

All applicants must apply through

An incomplete or unsigned application will not be considered.

Attachments must be scanned and attached to the Ed-join application.

Having trouble or need assistance with your application? Please go to and click on “Help Center” for information regarding how to attach documents to your application, or how to update your profile. You may also contact the Ed-join help desk by calling 888-900-8945 or by emailing

For additional information, call Kari O'Toole in the Personnel Department at 916-645-5293.

One requirement from each bulleted group MUST be met before your application will be considered.

  • Letter of Introduction

  • Letter(s) of Recommendation (3 Letters Required)

  • Resume
  • University of California, Davis - Asst./Associate Librarian (Library Field Trainer)

    The Library Field Trainer is responsible for developing an outreach and implementation plan for the dissemination of eHealth information and resources on consumer health promotion and wellness for library staff primarily in rural locations. In this role, the incumbent develops an action plan for implementing on-site eHealth training for library staff, and reports on progress relating to these activities. This includes analyzing existing eHealth training resources and tailoring those resources to meet the specific training and educational needs of rural and urban library staff; providing on-site trainings and assistance to library staff, primarily in rural areas, to increase library staff knowledge and ability to provide reliable internet-based information and resources on consumer health promotion and wellness; exhibiting and demonstrating health information resources as appropriate to improve access to eHealth resources; and collaborating with regional rural libraries to improve consumer access and understanding of eHealth information resources. The incumbent works with the Principal Investigator and BTOP management team and assists with regional outreach as needed. Must be able to work extra hours (nights and weekends) on occasion if important development is behind schedule or the correction of problems considered critical. A valid California Driver?s License and ability to travel throughout the state and spend significant time in the field is required. Required Qualifications:
    ? Two years experience as a Medical Librarian, Health Reference Librarian or related field.
    ? Extensive experience developing and conducting trainings for library staff.
    ? Ability to work with local library staff to identify specific health information needs of the community
    ? Familiarity with issues faced by rural public libraries
    ? Ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment.
    ? Ability to integrate the understanding of UCD/UCDHS?s mission, commitments and projects within a service-oriented health care environment.
    ? Interpersonal and leadership abilities to quickly ascertain group dynamics and organizational issues and respond appropriately and effectively
    ? Excellent oral and written communication skills required to prepare and conduct trainings and presentations and to communicate effectively with library staff