Thursday, December 18, 2014

Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays to everyone.

We'll see you next year.

Monday, December 15, 2014

Rancho Cordova - Corinthian Colleges - Learning & Learning Resource Center Coordinator

Job Summary:
Under the direction of the Regional Learning Resource Center (LRC) Manager, the Learning Resource Coordinator assists the Regional LRC Manager in providing direction and guidance to meet the LRC standards as outlined in the Academic Affairs Manual.

Job Responsibilities:
The Learning Resource Coordinator works with the LRC Manager to ensure the quality of academic support to our students:
•Provides guidance in the daily operation of the Center with emphasis on student academic support services.
•Ensures the tutoring services as defined by the Regional LRC Manager are performed per plan.
•Maintains schedule of availability of equipment assigned to the LRC or located in the classrooms designated as LRC extensions.
•Ensures a safe and secure physical learning environment that honors individual sensitivities for study and research.
•Maintains LRC usage documentation.
•Coordinates with campus IT department to ensure working operation of LRC technology.
•Performs additional functional responsibilities as assigned by the Regional LRC Manager

• Associate’s degree required; bachelor’s degree preferred
• Related education and work experience preferred

Contra Costa County - Community Library Manager

Salary: $31.05 - $39.65 Hourly
Final Filing Date: 01/02/15

The Position
The Contra Costa County Library is seeking qualified individuals to fill the position of Community Library Manager. Presently, there are two (2) vacancies that include one full-time (40/40) vacancy in Moraga, California that will oversee the Moraga Community Library and one part-time (32/40) vacancy in Oakley, California that will oversee the Oakley Community Library.
Community Library Managers are responsible for day-to-day administration and operation of a full service community library. Responsibilities include applying individual judgment and influence to manage human, financial and physical resources in a community library and supervise the activities of professional, technical and/or clerical level positions involved in library support and service activities; plan, develop and implement community library goals, objectives, policies and procedures; collaborate with City staff in the planning and development of library programs and services; assess community library needs and formulate proposals and policies and other duties as assigned.
The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six (6) months and may be used to fill future part-time and full-time vacancies.

Typical Tasks
Plan, organize and manage the activities of a community library ; ensure the efficient and effective delivery of high quality library services to the general public
Plan, develop and implement community library goals, objectives, policies and procedures that reflect the County Library's mission and services
Act autonomously to develop and maintain relationships with City leaders, community organizations, local businesses, schools, service clubs and "Friends of the Library" organizations, and make presentations to these organizations.
Collaborate with City staff in the planning and development of library programs and services
Plan and prepare the community library's budgetary needs; develop budget justification for staffing, service and materials; monitor and reconcile financial resources for county and city, grants, and donations from community organizations, businesses and library friends/foundation organizations
Manage professional level librarians, technical and/or clerical staff; exercise independent judgment in the selection, training and evaluation of staff; make assignments and counsel employees on work-related issues and take disciplinary action as necessary in accordance with County and department guidelines and direction, regulations or applicable MOU
Manage task forces in the development of County Library policies and procedures, committee projects or special assignments and make recommendations; interpret library policies and procedures to staff and the public
Assess community library needs and formulate proposals and policies to support such needs within the County Library and the community
Manage building security and maintenance issues which may include surrounding grounds; evaluate architectural drawings to assess new library interior designs, layouts, and circulation needs, and make recommendations
Anticipate and recommend computer technology needs and planning, including internet access and software, and web based research services
Manage acquisition and collection development, including any specialized collections; participate in centralized collection development to ensure collection materials meet the community's needs

Minimum Qualifications
Education: Possession of a Master of Library Science degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association, or equivalent curriculum.
Experience: Two (2) years of full-time equivalent professional/supervisory library experience.
Three (3) years full-time equivalent experience working in a library, which may include two (2) years as support staff, technician or paraprofessional, and at least one (1) year at a professional/supervisory level.

Selection Process
1. Application Filing: All applicants, including County employees must apply on-line at Contra Costa County Department of Human Resources, and submit the required information as indicated on the job announcement by the closing date/time listed above. All applicants must clearly demonstrate that they meet the minimum qualifications provided on the job announcement. Paper, faxed, or late applications WILL NOT be accepted. Resumes may not be substituted for the official County application. To view the typical tasks, knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with this position, please visit our website to see the detailed job description.
2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination.
3. Oral Interview: An oral interview will be conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board in Martinez, Ca. The Board will evaluate candidates in job-related areas. Candidates must receive a rating of at least 70 from a majority of the Board members to be ranked on the employment list. (Weighted 100%)
As part of the application process, an applicant may be required to fill out a Conviction History form. Please note that the Conviction History Form should only be submitted when requested.
The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices.

Community Library Manager Supplemental Questionnaire
*  1. Community Library Manager (3AGG - 2014) Supplemental Questionnaire The supplemental questionnaire is part of the application process for the Community Library Manager. The purpose of the questionnaire is to provide applicants the opportunity to elaborate on their qualifications. Your responses to the questionnaire will be used to evaluate your relevant experience to determine which applicant's will be invited to participate in a competitive oral examination. Please answer the questions below and submit your responses with your on-line application. Do not leave any answer space blank; if a question does not apply, write "N/A". Although you may submit a resume to further describe your qualifications or additional information, such items may not be substituted in lieu of the supplemental questionnaire. An incomplete supplemental questionnaire may result in disqualification. Do not answer any question by indicating "see attached resume" in your work history or responses to the supplemental questions. An application submitted without the supplemental questionnaire is considered incomplete and will therefore be disqualified. Please read the Job Announcement carefully for specific filing instructions, supplemental questions, and final filing dates. I have read and understand the above information:
*  2. EXPERIENCE: Please Use The Below Instructions To Answer Questions 3 and 4. Describe your professional experience in one or more of the following areas. If your experience does not apply to any given question, please indicate "N/A". For each area, in addition to providing a full description of the work experience, please also identify:
Employer's name and official job title
Years and months of required experience
Percentage (%) of time spent supporting the functions I understand that the above instructions apply to questions 3 and 4, and I will provide the above information in response to these questions.
*  3. Please describe your experience performing professional and/or supervisory duties in a library.
*  4. Please describe your experience performing support staff, technician and/or paraprofessional duties in a library.

* Required Question

Friday, December 12, 2014

Contra Costa County - Oakley / Moraga Public Library - Manager

Open: 12/15/2014
Closed: 12/19/2014

The Contra Costa County Library is seeking qualified individuals to fill the position of Community Library Manager.  Presently, there are two (2) vacancies that include one full-time (40/40) vacancy in Moraga, California that will oversee the Moraga Community Library and one part- time (32/40) vacancy in Oakley, California that will oversee the Oakley Community Library.

Community Library Managers are responsible for day-to-day administration and operation of a full service community library. Responsibilities include applying individual judgment and influence to manage human, financial and physical resources in a community library and supervise the activities of professional, technical and/or clerical level positions involved in library support and service activities; plan, develop and implement community library goals, objectives, policies and procedures; collaborate with City staff in the planning and development of library programs and services; assess community library needs and formulate proposals and policies and other duties as assigned.

The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six (6) months and may be used to fill future part-time and full-time vacancies.

  • Possession of a Master of Library Science degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association, or equivalent curriculum.
  • Experience: 
  • Two (2) years of full-time equivalent professional/supervisory library experience.OR
  • Three (3) years full-time equivalent experience working in a library, which may include two (2) years as support staff, technician or paraprofessional, and at least one (1) year at a professional/supervisory level.
For more information or if you meet the minimum qualifications above and wish to apply, go to

University of California Berkeley - University Librarian

The University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley) seeks an individual with the vision, creativity, and acumen to serve as its next University Librarian. Serving the students, faculty, and broader community at the finest public university in the world, the University Librarian has the opportunity to take the reins at an auspicious moment in time for the Berkeley Library. The library is a center of intense intellectual inquiry and a crucial academic resource across the campus, holding over 11 million print volumes and more than 30 million items in all formats. It aspires to be the most dynamic research and learning environment within a university that shares similar institutional goals on a global scale, supporting research, teaching, and study in the sciences, social sciences, humanities, law, and business. 

As documented in the report from the Commission on the Future of the Library, the University is committed to the future of a strong library and is responsive to the varied and changing scholarly and research requirements of its faculty and students. With faculty buy-in and support from the Berkeley administration, new resources are available and donor support and opportunities abound, ensuring Berkeley Library’s strong position for the future.

Berkeley seeks a University Librarian who will build on an impressive, forward-thinking record of partnership and service. The library will continue to build on its historic strengths while moving to adapt to and prepare for the needs of future generations. The new University Librarian will be an experienced and effective advocate for the essential role of the library and its principal leader, guide, advocate, and strategic partner in the way it serves scholars and the university community in its future.
David Bellshaw and Deborah Hodson are leading this search with Bernard R. Jones and Heather Vickery.

Santa Barbra City College - Librarian - Tenure

Position Title  Librarian

Posting Date   11/12/2014

Application Deadline 01/14/2015

Open Until Filled        No

Job Category   Tenure Track Faculty

Position Type Tenure Track Faculty

Driving Required        Yes

Department    Library

Essential Functions of Position:
Commencing Fall 2015, a full-time, tenure-track Librarian position will be available in the Santa Barbara City College Luria Library. We are seeking applicants who can participate in a dynamic team environment dedicated to collaboration, creativity, and innovation. We have a commitment to excellent customer service and student success.

Responsibilities include managing and coordinating the library’s online presence, library website and web services, and online resources; daily maintenance and administration of the integrated library system; collaborating with campus technology to maintain technology infrastructure; and helping to create and maintain online instructional tools. Responsibilities also include providing reference services, both face-to-face and virtual, instructing students and faculty in the use of library resources and teaching classes in information competency/library skills, and collection development. Other responsibilities include full participation in departmental responsibilities and college service (such as committee assignments, co-curricular activities).

Additional responsibilities for this position available at:

Minimum Qualifications       
  1. Master’s degree in library science, or library and information science, OR
  2. Combination of education and other accomplishments that is equivalent to the above. (If claiming equivalency, attach a separate statement that presents the basis for this claim and submit supporting evidence, e.g., transcripts, publications, and other work products.); OR
  3. Possession of a lifetime California Community College Librarian Credential.

Required Licenses or Certifications 

Desirable Qualifications       
  • Professional experience in an academic library, preferably a community college.
  • Demonstrated experience using web development tools (for instance, Linux / Apache / MySQL / PHP / CSS); ability to design and manage websites, conduct usability studies, adhere to web accessibility standards, and create web pages which use responsive design principles.
  • Demonstrated experience creating and maintaining blogs, videos, screencasts, and audio podcasts, and other web technologies; experience implementing, integrating and evaluating technologies and services.
  • Experience in selecting and integrating electronic resources for peer review, product trials and selection, and producing reports to monitor usage of digital resources.
  • Experience in administration, support and enhancement of a variety of library technology infrastructure tools and techniques, including an integrated library system, link resolvers, proxy server, and service configurations.
  • Demonstrated experience teaching library research skills and information competency, including using instructional technology and online learning objects for delivery of instruction and interaction with students.
  • Experience in working with students from diverse cultural, ethnic, socioeconomic, academic, and disability backgrounds, with a wide variance of information-seeking skills and technological competence.
  • Knowledge of digital repository projects and metadata development and maintenance for local digital collections.
  • Demonstrated skill in using a variety of devices, including mobile platforms, and Window and Mac platforms for multiple applications.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to adapt to rapidly changing environment and collaborate with various departmental service units.

Salary & Benefits       
The current salary schedule range for a entering tenure-track faculty member is $55,435-$86,908, plus an earned doctoral bonus of $2,772. Depending on the entry step, the faculty member increase one step each year and has the potential to reach the current maximum step of $96,205, depending on the educational level attained. Starting salary is commensurate with academic preparation and full-time related, paid experience. In addition to salary each full-time employee participates in a “cafeteria style” Health & Welfare Benefits Program.

Special Instructions to Applicants   
  • Application Deadline/Screening:
    • Completed online applications must be submitted by Wednesday, January 14, 2015 @ 11:59 PM PST.
    • Required Application Documents: (The following required documents must be submitted electronically via the online application system.)
      1. Online District Application form @
      2. Cover letter addressing the applicant’s experience and the desirable qualifications listed in this announcement.
      3. CV or Resume.
      4. If claiming equivalency, attach a separate statement in the “Applicant Documents” section entitled, “Other”. The statement presents the basis for this claim and submits supporting evidence, e.g. transcripts, publications, other products.
      5. Copy of college transcripts.**
      6. A minimum list of three professional references, with contact information, is required on the online application under “Professional References”. A maximum of six professional references may be submitted if desired. These references will be contacted if you are selected as a finalist for the position. These references should be able to critically assess your work qualifications and job performance. Preferred references include: current department chair, immediate past department chair, current Dean, immediate past Dean, one current faculty colleague and one current student, or appropriate equivalent references.
      7. Letters of recommendation are not required but are strongly preferred by the committee. You may attach up to three letters of recommendation found under “Applicant Documents” in the field entitled, “Letters of Reference or Confidential Placement File”. 

**Please scan transcripts & certificates/licenses, if applicable, and submit electronically as attachments to your online application. If you experience technical difficulties attaching your transcripts electronically, please contact Human Resources for instructions. If you do not have a scanner, there are commercial facilities available to assist you with this process. All required documents must be submitted with your electronic application by the application deadline or your application will be considered incomplete and will not be considered.

**Foreign Transcripts:
Transcripts issued outside the United States require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from an official USA certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached to the online application. For a list of recognized organizations providing transcript evaluation services, visit

General Requirements to be submitted Upon Offer of Employment:
  • Satisfactory results from prescribed job-related medical examination, including recent evidence of freedom from active tuberculosis.
  • Satisfactory fingerprint report.
  • Documentation verifying identity and United States citizenship or authorization that you have the right to work in the United States permanently and do not now or in the future require sponsorship by Santa Barbara City College or other hiring institutions.
  • Official transcripts conferring college degrees indicated on the employment application.

Application Procedure:
To be considered for this position, a complete online application including all required application documents (listed above) must be submitted via by the above application deadline (please see above instructions to applicants). It is important that the online District Application form (Item #1 above) be complete and specific to fully indicate education, experience and other qualifications of the applicant. “See Resume” is not acceptable.

You may attach additional supporting material to the online application under “Applicant Documents” section entitled, “Other.” If you apply for more than one position, copies of all the required documents must be attached separately for each position. Applications and all documents submitted become the property of SBCC and are retained electronically.

Please Note: You will receive a confirmation number when your application has been successfully submitted online.

Selection Procedure:
Online applications will be initially reviewed by the selection committee, who will recommend candidates for personal interviews at SBCC. A teaching demonstration and in-person interview will be required for selected applicants. After the initial interviews have been conducted, the committee, the Department Chair, and the Dean will recommend the top candidates to the Superintendent/President for a final interview. The successful candidate’s name will then be presented to the Board of Trustees for approval.

Please Note: Santa Barbara City College regrets that applicants cannot be reimbursed for expenses related to the application or interview process, including travel expenses.

Accommodation for Applicants with Disabilities:
If you are selected for an interview and need special services or facilities to participate in the interview, please contact Human Resources. Reasonable accommodation will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

Generic Faculty Job Description       

Effective Date 08/20/2015

Working Conditions


The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those required by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Indoor instructional laboratory and classroom work environment
  • Subject to variable work hours
  • Driving a vehicle to conduct work
  • Constant interruptions
  • Hazards          
  • Physical Demands     
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS: (with or without provision of responsible accommodation)
  • Hearing and speaking to exchange information.
  • Ability to remain in a stationary position (sitting or standing) for an extended period of time.
  • Communicating and expressing oneself clearly on a variety of topics in conversations with, and presentations to, staff, students, and members of the community.
  • Reaching overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally.
  • Reaching, bending and stooping to retrieve materials.
  • Lifting, carrying materials to and from teaching location.
  • Pushing, pulling assistive tools for transporting materials.
  • Regular operation of a computer keyboard, calculator, and other normal office equipment.
  • Reading a variety of complex materials.
  • Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of Community College Students.
  • Mobility as required on campus and between locations as able to monitor student activities required.

Will this position accept reference letters? Yes
Minimum Number of professional references required    
Maximum Number of professional references required?  
Instructions Applicant          
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents
  • Required Documents
    • Cover Letter
    • Curriculum Vitae/Resume
    • College Transcripts 1 (official transcripts not required for application)
    • Optional Documents
    • Required License(s) or Certificates
    • Other
    • College Transcripts 2 (official transcripts not required for application)
    • College Transcripts 3 (official transcripts not required for application)
    • Letter of Reference or Confidential Placement File 1
    • Letter of Reference or Confidential Placement File 2
    • Letter of Reference or Confidential Placement File 3

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Loomis Union Elementary School - Certificated Librarian - Part Time

Certificated Librarian

Loomis Union Elementary     

Date Posted:    12/5/2014

Application Deadline: 12/19/2014 4:00 PM Pacific

Length of Work Year:  Maximum of ten hours per month during the school year

Requirements for Applying
  • Materials
  • Valid CA credential, authorizing service as a School Librarian in Grades K-8
  • Letter of Introduction
  • Copy of Resume
  • Letters of Recommendation (3)
  • Copy of Credential

San Rafael - Dominican University of California - Reference and Instruction Librarian

Reference and Instruction Librarian

Location SAN RAFAEL, CA 94901 US (Primary)

Career Level Experienced (Non-Manager)

Job Description Position Summary

Dominican is seeking an experienced and dynamic Reference and Instruction Librarian. Librarians are non-tenured faculty who provide instruction, reference, and research assistance for the Dominican community. Librarians participate in the design and implementation of library services, policies, and programs. Occasional evening and weekend shifts are required.

  • Teach and develop in-person and online information literacy, lectures, tutorials, and workshops to expand students knowledge and use of continually evolving skills required to find and evaluate information.
  • Serve as a liaison to academic departments, promoting faculty awareness, use, and development of library resources and working with faculty to embed information literacy at the course level.
  • Provide research assistance in person at the reference desk and online to students, faculty and community members in all subject disciplines.
  • Engage in professional development activities in support of the library and information literacy program.
  • Be prepared, with mentoring, to assume other professional responsibilities, as assigned by the Associate Director.
  • May participate in the University shared governance structure and serve on faculty governance committees, as appropriate.
  • May participate in the development of Library and University-wide programs and initiatives.
  • Uphold academic performance standards and integrity.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited school
  • Demonstrated teaching experience or familiarity with the pedagogical skills required to teach information literacy at a university level
  • Demonstrated ability to provide effective reference assistance to patrons of a research–oriented academic library
  • Demonstrated familiarity with evolving library technology and trends in reference, instruction, and information literacy
  • Ability to work as a team member and to participate effectively in a collegial academic environment

Preferred Qualifications
  • Substantial teaching experience, particularly at a university level
  • Substantial familiarity with the literature of one or more academic disciplines
  • Demonstrated experience in library software, areas, or initiatives such as online tutorials, webcasts, LibGuides, assessment, citation management tools, or student, community, and faculty outreach

Additional Position Information
  • Priority will be given to applications submitted by February 2, 2015; however additional applications may be considered until the position is filled
  • Must be willing to consent to a background check

Application Procedures
  • Click the option, "Submit your resume/CV to this job"
  • Click “Submit your Resume/CV to this Job” button
  • A cover letter is required
  • For further questions on the application process, please contact

For More Information Contact:
Amy Gilbert, Associate Director, Library
50 Acacia Ave
San Rafael, CA 94901

City of Roseville - Sacramento/Metro Area - Library Page

City of Roseville
Sacramento/Metro Area
Library Page

Close Date: Dec 22, 2014
Salary: $9.90 - $12.03 Hourly

FINAL FILING DATE: We are accepting the first 100 qualified applications or closing at 5:00 pm, December 22, 2014; whichever occurs first. PERS Retired Annuitants are not eligible to apply.

The Human Resources Department is accepting applications for the temporary and part-time position of Library Page in the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department. This position is limited to 25 hours per week for a maximum of 1,000 hours per fiscal year. The normal work schedule will be during normal library hours including weekends and evenings.

To perform a variety of duties related to performing routine, repetitive and manual work in connection with the use and maintenance of library resources.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES - Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Assist customers in the use of self-check machines, copiers, microfilm/fiche readers, computer printing with the print management systems and the computer reservations software.
• Register customers and collects payments for Parks, Recreation and Libraries classes and events.
• Shelve, sort, shift, and file library materials following established procedures.
• Check in returned materials, observing their condition and bringing damaged materials to the attention of higher level library personnel for disposition.
• Check out materials to customers.
• Organize returned materials and delivers them to proper sorting shelves.
• Use office equipment and personal computer to perform simple clerical tasks.
• Promote and enforce safety procedures.
• Assist with free and fee based library programs; assist with room set up; check in program participants; distribute program materials.
• Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees, volunteers and the public using principles of good customer service.
• Perform related duties as assigned.


Knowledge of:
• Basic knowledge of computers, alphabetizing, indexing, and/or filing methods.
• English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.
• Practices and methods of public relations and customer service; techniques and principles of effective interpersonal communication.
• Modern office equipment, methods, procedures, and computer hardware and software.
• Principles and techniques of first aid and CPR.

Ability to:
• On a continuous basis, sit at desk and/or stand at counter for long periods of time; bend twist and reach, stoop, kneel and squat while shelving, opening boxes or moving equipment.
• Intermittently twist and reach office equipment; write and use keyboard to communicate through written means; set up booths, hang banners, move tables, chairs and carry supplies; lift or carry weight of 45 pounds or less.
• Make accurate mathematical computations.
• Write and use keyboard to communicate and to enter circulation and collection data.
• Use carts to move library materials.
• Retrieve materials from high/low shelves.
• Assist in training library trainees and volunteers.
• Understand and translate City and Library policies and practices into everyday working practices; make sound decisions with solid problem solving methods.
• Respond to emergency situations in a calm and effective manner; administer first aid and CPR, if certified.
• Learn to identify problems regarding the facility and programs; refer difficult problems/irregularities for more advanced attention and recommend possible solutions.
• Understand and carry out written and oral directions.
• Maintain accurate and up-to-date records.
• Communicate tactfully with customers.
• Communicate effectively and concisely, both orally and in writing.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.


• Six months of general clerical experience or the equivalent in library employment.

• Equivalent to the completion of the eleventh (11th) grade or sixteen (16) years of age.

License or Certificate
• Possession of, or ability to obtain, CPR and First Aid certificates.
• Possession of a valid California driver’s license by date of appointment.

Note: Minors may have preclusions or restriction in duties assigned pursuant to 29 CFR § 570.

All applications will be screened by the Human Resources Department for minimum qualifications. Qualifying applicants may be contacted by the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department to interview. Final appointment is contingent upon a background check, passing a City-paid pre-employment medical exam, a drug and alcohol screening test and a fingerprint check.