Tuesday, August 26, 2014

San Jose Public Library - Librarian I/II Part-time, On-call, Full-time

We are seeking new Librarians to join our team and change the lives of those we serve! We are currently looking to fill part time openings as well as creating a candidate pool for on-call and full time positions. The ideal candidate for these positions will understand, support, practice and promote the San José Way of library innovation and the Mission, Vision, & Values statements of the City of San José and the San José Public Library; demonstrate leadership and a commitment to active customer service; have knowledge of current library technology and trends; have experience working with a diverse community and staff; and enjoy working in a fast-paced, innovative team environment.
Our librarians are community leaders, using their professional skills in finding ways to keep the library in the forefront of providing the information, lifelong learning, and recreational diversions people need to lead better lives. The job description enumerates the range of duties expected, but above all we are looking for flexible, service-oriented, friendly, and smart librarians, proud of their profession and wanting to make a difference and keep growing in their chosen profession.
Librarians are responsible for performing a variety of professional librarian duties. This may include: providing direct assistance to library customers in the location of information and library materials; serving as a resource for children, young adults, adults and library staff; conducting library tours, giving book talks, and planning, promoting, or presenting other programs; working with community groups to promote understanding, use and support of library service activities; analyzing, interpreting and answering reference questions, and providing reader’s advisory information; supervising, leading or training the work of a clerical and technical staff as assigned; assuming responsibility for a facility or a section as assigned; selecting and managing collections; cataloging; web development and design. These positions will include evenings and weekend shifts.
We are currently looking to fill four part-time benefited positions and several on-call Pool positions. We may use this candidate pool to fill future full-time positions.

How To Apply:
To view the full announcement for this exciting opportunity and apply online with the City of San José, please visit the City of San José’s employment page at www.sanjoseca.gov/cityjobs.

City of Mission Viejo - On-Call Librarian


$19.13 -$29.27 per hour

APPLY BY:  3:00 P.M., FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2014

The City of Mission Viejo is accepting applications from qualified applicants for the position of On-Call Librarian. The eligibility list established for this position may be used to fill future full-time, part-time or temporary On-Call Librarian vacancies.

The City of Mission Viejo Library is open to the public Monday through Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.; Friday, 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; and Sunday, 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m. Staff may be assigned to work mornings, evenings and weekends. On-Call Librarians are considered at-will Hourly, Seasonal, and/or Temporary variable hour employees, and are not a part of the competitive service, nor are they eligible to receive benefits. Incumbents will work a flexible schedule, with an average of 8 to 15 hours per week, with increased scheduling during peak workload periods, but will remain less than 1,000 hours during the assignment through the fiscal year starting July 1st and ending June 30th.

Technology Function:
·         Assist patrons with using public computers, printers, copiers and scanner, saving and attaching documents, and the library’s Wi-Fi service; and
·         Assist patrons with using the library’s downloadable book services.
Adult and Children’s Reference Function:
·         Participate in all aspects of reference services including searching the library’s online catalog, ILS system, electronic databases, and web-based searches, demonstrate these resources to patrons, and provide reader’s advisory services to all ages; and
·         Keep abreast of current practices in the field through professional reading and research.

Two (2) years of related experience.  Equivalent to a Master’s degree in Library Science or related degree.  Experience is not substituted for the Master’s degree. 

Must possess and maintain a valid California class C driver’s license and have a satisfactory driving record.

For further information
call the City’s 24-hour JobLine at (949) 470-3088

Davis - University of California Davis Medical Centers - Library Assistant


Under the supervision of the Community Health Program Manager Supervisor, the Resource Center Assistant is responsible for providing a full range of services and resources to meet the specific information needs of various users (including TCP staff, grantees, and evaluators) and assists with the Policy Database. Specific duties include but are not limited to: bibliographic record creation and writing abstracts; providing circulation/dissemination services; creating and distributing current awareness and marketing resources; providing reference and research services; processing, collection maintenance, and shelving/filing of resource center materials, and building or updating databases of resources and policy-related materials.-Experience in abstracting and indexing, database/distribution list management, public/customer service, circulation, organizing/maintaining accounts, records and/or files.

Chico - California State University, Chico - Dean of the Library


Sacramento - California State University Sacramento - Dean of the Library


Los Angeles - Los Angeles Mission College - Librarian


The Los Angeles Mission College Library is seeking an experienced librarian who has a passion for teaching, can develop ties to the diverse campus community, and will assist in the growth of the library instruction program and services. The Library provides the college community with access to organized collections and information, supports instruction, and in collaboration with other academic programs, encourages and facilitates information competency and critical thinking skills in all students. The department prides itself as an innovative and collaborative group of faculty and staff who strive to provide library services that support faculty, curriculum, and student success. At Los Angeles Mission College, successful faculty applicants demonstrate the ability to promote:
    Active, inclusive learning environments and curricula that welcome and engage all students, incorporating instructional technologies, as appropriate, to improve student learning.
    Cultural responsiveness in interactions with student, faculty, staff, and community members who span a diverse range of languages, nationalities and ethnicities, socio-economic levels, ages, identities, abilities and educational experiences.
    Self-reflection on his or her teaching, leadership, professional development, and services to campus community.
Duties and Responsibilities       
    Develop, market, coordinate, and teach a dynamic library instruction program utilizing a variety of teaching strategies.
    Collaborate with faculty to develop assignments that will reinforce information competency skills.
    Provide library reference services that encourage students to be critical thinkers and lifelong learners.
    Increase students’ and faculty knowledge of library resources, including web-bases instruction.
    Assist in developing student learning outcomes and assessments.
    Assist in assessing and improving library services.
    Effectively communicate in English, orally and in writing.
    Work a flexible schedule, which may include some evening and weekend duties.
    Participate in campus shared governance and department and college initiatives.
    Perform other duties as assigned to ensure that effective library services and learning environments for students are maintained.
    Perform other contractual duties.

Desired Qualifications
    Two years of experience teaching at the community college level.
    Two years of experience providing reference services in a community college library.
    Experience in developing library and information competency curriculum and programs that are responsive to student and faculty needs.
    Academic training or experience in assessing library services.
    Knowledge of online course management systems, presentation, and screen recording and editing software.
    Experience using computer technology and software in providing reference services and high-quality instruction.
    Willingness to participate in professional development, stay current with library trends, and utilize new technology.
    Experience with collection development.
    Experience in grant writing.
    Flexibility and an ability to work both independently and collaboratively, with a team-oriented perspective.
    Multi-cultural experience and/or fluency in an additional language.
    Willingness to accept varied responsibilities within the library and college.
    Demonstrated sensitivity to, and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.