Tuesday, September 23, 2014

City of Lincoln - Library Assistant - Part-time


Under general supervision, performs a wide variety of library support services related to patron assistance, circulation, automation, acquisitions, and processing; demonstrates a full understanding of all applicable policies, procedures and work methods associated with assigned duties; performs customer service duties as assigned; performs related duties as required.

The Library Assistant is the working level position in which incumbents are expected to independently perform the full scope of assigned library support duties. This class is distinguished from the next higher class of Library Coordinator in that the latter has supervisory and management responsibilities.

Receives general supervision from the Library Coordinator or Director of Library Services. Incumbents of this class do not routinely exercise supervision.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (include but are not limited to the following)
? Maintains the library in a neat and orderly condition.
? Maintains inventory of equipment and supplies in various areas of responsibility as directed ...

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

San Jose Public Library - Community Programs Administrator for Library Technology Innovation

The San Jose Public Library is excited to announce recruitment for a new position: Community Programs Administrator for Library Technology Innovation.  Under the supervision of the Division Manager for Technology and Innovation, the position works closely with Library staff in Information Technology, Instruction Programming Services, Strategic Development, King Library and Branch Libraries operations in the San José Public Library System.  This position will analyze new trends in technology and consider library applications, service models, partnerships and opportunities.

This position will provide collaborative oversight, project management, and participation for the Library’s customer-focused projects and initiatives that involve public access to technology, hands-on technology learning, public access to digital resources, and development of public facing and operational enhancements involving Library technology.

This position will convene or serve on initiative teams involving library staff, partners, and volunteers to launch technology and innovation pilots, evaluate results, make recommendations and oversee implementation for system-wide up-scaling of successful service models. In collaboration with initiative teams, guide staff with emphasis on creativity, innovation, and incorporating and defining best practices to position San José Public Library as a forerunner in technology-enhanced Library services.

This position will facilitate and organize an innovation culture based on design thinking; Serve as a bridge between teams across the organization to align initiatives with strategic technology access priorities; Serve as a bridge between teams and Administration, Information Technology and other resources necessary for successful technology innovation; Evaluate and analyze pilots and experiments, to learn from failures and build upon success.  This position will communicate results internally with Library staff and collaborate with Library Marketing to share achievements and aspirations with the public, potential talent, and resource partners outside the organization.

The ideal candidate will: have current knowledge of new technology applications in libraries and in the marketplace at large; have knowledge of maker technologies, including digital media creation, editing, equipment and software; and lead staff through development of technology enhanced service models.

Full position description and application instructions can be found here:

Applications will be accepted until the closing date of 9/30 at 11:59 PM.

Anaheim - North Orange County Community College District - Library Assistant III

$3,684 - $4,474 per Month
This is a classified position subject to a one-year probationary period.

DATE POSTED: September 15, 2014 100% Position, 10 MONTHS PER YEAR
CLOSING DATE: October 2, 2014

POSITION LOCATION: Fullerton College - Library/Learning Resources,
Instructional Support Programs and Services.

SCHEDULED SHIFT: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Monday – Friday
(Schedule and shift are subject to change in accordance with department needs).

STARTING DATE: As soon as possible

This position is responsible for performing complex and technical professional library duties in one or more of the following areas: acquisition, on-line search, cataloging, circulation, distribution and utilization of library resources; and providing specialized assistance to students, faculty, and other patrons regarding library resources. Provide technical assistance and instruction to students, faculty and other library patrons in the use of the on-line public access catalog, references and general library collections at Circulation, Reference and Public Service Desks; conduct complex bibliographic searches and recommend other sources of information as appropriate. Organize, prioritize and coordinate the workflow as well as conducting research and resolving problems and issues in an assigned area of responsibility to maximize efficiency. Direct daily operations procedures such as unlocking and locking entrances, collecting fees and balancing cash register; charge and discharge library materials. Coordinate and perform a variety of functions related to the acquisition of materials, receiving of all books and periodicals, circulation of materials, and cataloging and referencing (including inter-library loans). Troubleshoot and assure proper maintenance of library equipment; oversee the installation of departmental microcomputers and related software. Analyze and review on-line public access catalog entries to assure quality control; resolve conflicts and errors to achieve conformance with on-line Library of Congress authority files and other established library reference authorities with responsibility for maintaining and verifying the accuracy and integrity of library databases. Develop and maintain specialized on-line procedures manuals; document and report problem areas and draft procedure statements to recommend appropriate changes. Plan, develop and maintain the college archive collection; organize bibliographic files utilizing appropriate archival preservation techniques; maintain, repair and update various library materials. Train and provide work direction and guidance to others as directed. Prepare and maintain various reports and records including inventory, library budget, statistical information, vendor files, shelf lists, etc. Perform a variety of public relations duties including representing the library on professional and community groups, conducting library tours and arranging exhibits, and publicity releases. Learn and apply emerging technologies and advances as necessary to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner. Perform related duties as assigned.

Education and Experience: High school diploma or equivalent supplemented by a minimum of fifteen (15) semester units of college level course work AND minimum three (3) years technical and clerical library experience.

Ability to: Perform complex and technical paraprofessional duties in a community college library; develop and maintain the college archive and oral history collections; organize and monitor the workflow in an assigned area of the library; work and interact with the public; work independently and with little direction; review situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action; operate a variety of office equipment such as calculator, computer, copier, typewriter, etc.; plan, organize and prioritize work; meet schedules and time lines; conduct research using a variety of computerized research tools; train and direct the work of others; understand and follow oral and written directions; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

Knowledge of: Library policies, procedures, and practices; Library of Congress classification system; on-line bibliographic databases; cataloging rules and standards; correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary; various computer software applications; record-keeping techniques; modern office practices, procedures and equipment.

College-level coursework in library science/technology; experience working in a college or university library.

The Library Assistant III maintains frequent contact with various District departments, vendors, students, faculty, and other patrons of the library.

College library environment; subject to standing, lifting (up to 25lbs. unassisted), bending, stooping and pushing, repetitive use of upper extremities including hand coordination activities.

College-level course work in library science/technology; experience working in a college or university library.


Applicants MUST submit the following items:

1. District Classified Application:
(All sections must be completed.)
Applicants must answer all questions in the “General Information” section of the application on page 3 and must sign the application on page 4. All mandatory supplemental forms must be completed and returned with the application. Failure to complete these sections will result in exclusion from the applicant pool.

2. Unofficial/official transcripts:
Must be submitted with application. Applications submitted without transcripts attached will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered.

Note: The incumbent will be required to submit official college transcripts at the time of hire.

Applications may be downloaded at http://www.nocccd.edu/Employment/JobOpportunities.htm, or requested from the Human Resources office by e-mailing hr@nocccd.edu or calling (714) 808-4810. Reference Job #FFCC793, Library Assistant III in all correspondence. The District will not return or make photocopies of application materials. It is the applicant's responsibility to make photocopies for personal records and ensure that the application packet is complete when submitted. Applicants must submit a new application packet for each position. Application packets previously submitted will not be pulled for resubmission.

Mail or deliver your application packet in person to:

North Orange County Community College District
Human Resources, 9th Floor
1830 West Romneya Drive
Anaheim, CA 92801-1819

Completed applications must be received in the Human Resources office on or before October 2, 2014, 5:00 p.m. (Postmarks will not be honored.) Application materials received after the deadline date will not be considered. The Hiring Committee will review the applications and select a limited number of candidates for an interview. This process may take several weeks after the closing deadline. At the time of the interview, a written exercise related to the position may be required. Subsequent to the interviews, the Hiring Committee will determine those candidates for final consideration. A second interview may be required of candidates selected as finalists. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure an interview. Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities may be requested by calling (714) 808-4821 at least three (3) business days in advance of the scheduled examination/interview date. Initial salary placement will be determined by the Office of Human Resources in accordance with Board Policy and is not negotiable.

All employees driving personal, leased, or district-owned vehicles for District related activities must certify possession of a valid Driver’s License. Employees must certify that personal vehicles are covered by automobile insurance as required by California law. (Board Policy 6010, Section 4.0) In some locations, may require special licenses or certifications. The applicant selected for the position will be required to provide identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the Immigration Reform and Control Act. NOCCCD will not sponsor any visa applications.
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Friday, September 12, 2014

Yuba City - Yuba College Sutter County Center - Library Media Specialist


Human Resources Development and Personnel Services
Building 100A, Room 21
2088 North Beale Road, Marysville, CA 95901
Visit our Web Site at: www.yccd.edu
SALARY: $1,444.64 - $2,037.79/MO. (CSEA Salary Schedule, initial placement will not be higher than the above listed salary, the top step for this position is $2,037.79/MO.)
BASIC FUNCTION: Under the direction of an assigned Dean or Director and in collaboration with the Librarian, perform a variety of technical and public services duties related to the processing, circulation, research and other activities in support of a designated College or Campus library; provide assistance to students and staff for library circulation materials or in a media services center; receive and process requests for media equipment and materials according to established procedures; receive and process requests for interlibrary loans; provide support to the District Distributive Education and media services.
• Assist students and staff at media circulation desk; check in and out files, videos, records, cassettes, equipment and other materials; assist students in the proper operation of media equipment and computers as necessary. (E)
• Issue library cards and provide a variety of technical information and assistance to students and staff in person, on the telephone, via email, chat, text and other modes of communication related to the location and selection of library and media materials, library policies and procedures. (E)
• Select, train, schedule and provide work direction to student assistants as assigned; verify and monitor hours worked and submit to appropriate personnel. (E)
• Prepare and distribute overdue notices; collect money for fines and damaged library/media materials. (E)
• Receive and process print, non-print and electronic library materials for District-wide library services; classify print and non-print materials according to established procedures. (E)
• Maintain a variety of statistical and financial records and reports regarding assigned area. (E)
• Assure the timely acquisition and circulation of materials according to requests. (E)
• Maintain library/media materials in proper locations. (E)
• Process requests for equipment and materials according to approved procedures. (E)
• Process and assure the accuracy of the District periodicals collection; circulate periodicals to faculty. (E)
• Create, process and distribute inter-library loan materials according to established procedures; conduct searches by reference or bibliographic methods; verify and distribute materials. (E)
• Catalog, re-catalog and classify audio-visual equipment, electronic resources, books and other materials as assigned; prepare online materials acquisition lists. (E)
• Proctor exams as directed. (E)
• Assist in maintaining the inventory of library/media materials and equipment. (E)
• Operate a variety of library/media equipment including computers & related database applications. (E)
• Discharge obsolete or out-dated library materials according to established procedures. (E)
• Maintain a variety of records and electronic files related to circulation activities and media services, including inter-library loans, user tracking, monies collected from fines and others. (E)
• Create, record, edit and duplicate digital resources and instructional materials as assigned or as requested; schedule instructional programming as requested.
• Provide assistance to students and staff in the use and care of equipment as assigned.
• Order books and other library materials as requested according to approved procedures; receive, process and disburse shipments of materials in accordance with approved procedures.
• Create and maintain connections to virtual audiences though social media accounts as directed.
• Assist the Librarian and other library staff to implement mission and goals articulated in the Library program reviews.
• Use an Integrated Library System to perform job tasks as assigned.
• Represent the library on assigned committees; attend workshops as assigned.
• Perform related duties as assigned.
• Current library practices and procedures.
• Reference sources and basic copyright rules.
• A wide variety of library/media equipment, virtual library resources, social media and various internet applications.
• Modern office practices, procedures and equipment.
• Record-keeping techniques using electronic tools.
• Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.
• District organization, operations, policies and objectives.
• Oral and written communication skills.
• Standard procedures for processing library/media materials.
• Perform a variety of technical work related to the processing, circulation, research and other activities in support of an assigned library.
• Perform responsible library/media clerical work under general supervision.
• Learn and use library classification and cataloging techniques.
• Operate equipment available in the Library and Media Center, including calculator, audio-visual equipment and computer terminal.
• Make arithmetic computations with speed and accuracy.
• Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
• Type at 45 words net per minute from clear copy.
• Work independently with little direction.
• Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
• Meet schedules and time lines.
• Plan and supervise work.
• Train and provide work direction to others.
• Maintain records and prepare reports.
• Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination equivalent to an associate's degree in library science and two years library/media experience, including experience in public service, ordering, receipt, processing and circulation of library/media materials.
• Library and office environment.
• Constant interruptions.
REQUIRED DUTIES: Demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
* This position is anticipated to be assigned to Sutter County Center but may be assigned temporarily or permanently within the District.
If you require reasonable accommodation to apply for this position, contact the Human Resources Office at 530) 741-6975.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Categorically funded positions are contingent upon funding. In accordance to Board Policy, smoking is restricted in many areas of the Yuba Community College District. Woodland Community College is a tobacco free campus.
WORK DAY, WORK WEEK, and WORK YEAR: The District has the right to establish work day, work week, work year; hours of positions within the District may vary.
INTERVIEW: Candidates selected for an interview will be required to visit Yuba Community College District at his/her own expense upon a date selected by the District. Meeting minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview.
FOREIGN TRANSCRIPTS: Must include a U.S. evaluation and translation. Contact the Human Resources website for a list of agencies providing foreign transcript services.
PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS: Employment is dependent upon Department of Justice (DOJ) clearance; all fees are the responsibility of the selected candidates and serves the purpose of obtaining a criminal history as authorized by the California Education Code. All prospective employees shall be required to provide verification of TB test.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT: Yuba Community College District is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and guarantees equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, gender, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age or sexual orientation and does not discriminate in its educational programs, in employment nor in any other of its activities.
PART-TIME (less than .60 FTE): Part-time positions less than .60 FTE are not entitled to any District paid fringe benefits. The District does however; provide the employee prorated leaves including vacation, sick leave and paid holidays. Employees less than .50 FTE contribute to an Alternative Retirement System (Apple). Employees whose, FTE is between .50 and .60 contribute to the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS).
BENEFITS/SALARY: The District offers a comprehensive benefits package for employees and dependents for positions whose FTE is .60 or higher, valued at over $18,000 annually with a $178.50 monthly out of pocket expense to employees + dependents for their monthly medical premiums. The package includes health, dental, vision, one (1) life insurance policy and an Employee Assistance program. Additional benefits include contributions to the Public Employee’s Retirement System (PERS) which is integrated with Social Security, 457/403b options, Vacation days - 7.33 hrs per month for the first year, 96 hours of vacation leave per years 1-5, 12 sick days and 20 holidays. INITIAL PLACEMENT WILL NOT BE HIGHER THAN THE LISTED SALARY, STEP 3 OF THE CSEA SALARY SCHEDULE, ACCORDING TO THE CLASSIFIED POLICY AND PROCEDURES HANDBOOK.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE & DEADLINE: A District Classified application and the Equal Employment Opportunity Statement (attach a Word document) are required. The application is available at the Office of Human Resources, 2088 North Beale Road, Building 100A, Room 21, Marysville, CA 95901. Or you may visit our Web Site at www.yccd.edu/hr. It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all application materials are received by the final filing date in the Human Resources Office by FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2014 BY 12:00 NOON.
It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure all application materials are received by the District. All submitted materials become District property, will not be returned or copied and will be considered for this recruitment only.

Escondido Public LIbrary - Library Associate - Part-Time Temporary


If you want to join a hard-working team that shares a commitment to provide top-quality municipal services in a prime North County location, consider a career with the City of Escondido.  We have an opening for the position of part-time Library Associate at Escondido Public Library working primarily in customer and technical services.
Key responsibilities include:
  • Performs a variety of clerical and paraprofessional duties and assignments to support library operations.
  • Provides customer service assistance related to circulation activities; registering new library users, resolving patron account issues, collects fines and fees, conducts follow-up on account correspondence..
  • Interacts with patrons to convey library policies,
  • Under general supervision, provides directional and basic reference and reader’s advisory services by responding to questions and inquiries from library customers.
  • Assists and advises library customers in the use of computers, the online catalog and the Internet. Assists patrons with online computer registration.
  • Assists with planning and conducting library programs and events.
  • Performs cash transactions related to collecting fines and fees.
The ideal candidate for this position will:
  • Know standard terminology, processes and practices related to library work.
  • Have experience with computers, software programs, integrated library systems, digital resources and equipment used in library and office support work.
  • Understand the importance of delivering the highest level of customer service.
  • Have excellent communication skills in interacting with the public and staff and the ability to communicate in a positive manner, using tact and discretion.
  • Have strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrate an awareness and understanding of the cultural diversity of the community.
Minimum requirements:
  • Two years of college with major course work in library studies, education, liberal studies or a related field. Related experience within area of assignment may substitute for education.
  • Two years of experience in a library including clerical, patron contact or technical support experience.
  • A Library Technology certificate is highly desirable.
  • Bilingual skills (Spanish) are highly desirable.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, and Saturdays
  • Must possess a valid Class C California Driver’s License.
NOTE: The City of Escondido is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace.  A medical examination, along with a DRUG SCREEN will be conducted following a conditional offer of employment

Salary range: $17.35 - $21.08 per hour

Escondido Public Library
239 South Kalmia Street, Escondido, CA 92025
Telephone (760) 839-4601
Final Filing Deadline:  September 25, 2014, 5:00 p.m.
FAXED Applications and Postmark Dates Will Not Be Accepted
10:00 AM TO 5:00 PM SATURDAY

Sacramento City College - Lead Library Media Technical Assistant

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: jobs.losrios.edu.
The Institution:
Sacramento City College is a multi-campus urban college with its main campus in a park-like setting located in the heart of the Sacramento metropolitan area. The college is a vibrant teaching and learning center with approximately 23,000 day and evening students. Founded in 1916, Sacramento City College is a place of rich tradition and history, with a vitality and diversity that is contemporary. The college consists of a 70-acre main campus across from William Land Park and outreach centers in Davis and West Sacramento. The college provides technologically updated classrooms and offers a variety of class schedules to meet student needs. The faculty and staff of Sacramento City College value a humanistic approach to learning, teaching, and working together in a diverse community. The college is the oldest of four colleges that comprise the Los Rios Community College District.

The college embraces change, values diversity, focuses on creativity and personal enrichment, and is committed to an interest-based approach to solving problems and addressing issues.

Position Summary:
Serves as the lead person of the entire library/media center operation and may be responsible for a unit (technical services, public services, media services). Incumbents have a thorough understanding of the entire library/media center operation and have sufficient knowledge of all units to provide assistance, training, and /or backup in any unit. Serves as the lead for three or more regular staff in the library/media center operation; oversees lower level staff and/or students working in the library/media center operation. Incumbents work under the general supervision of the assigned manager/supervisor. [For a detailed job description for this Los Rios Classified Employee's Association (White Collar) posting click on the "Job Description" link on the left side of your screen, then click on "Los Rios Classified Employee's Association (White Collar) Job Descriptions".]

  • Serves as lead person for library/media center operations.
  • Serves as liaison with other district libraries to develop and coordinate policies and procedures for assigned unit of work.
  • May be directly responsible for a unit (technical services, public services, media services) prepares financial, statistical and information reports.
  • Maintains inventory of department supplies and prepares requisitions for purchases; performs general typing and word processing duties.
  • Maintains files of correspondence, memoranda and records.
  • Assists in interviewing, training and overseeing student workers and lower level staff.
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with outside vendors/suppliers/book jobbers.
  • Performs related duties as required.
  • Supervises the ordering and receiving of book and non-book materials.
  • Manages the book and non-book materials budgets including fund appropriations, encumbrances and expenditures.
  • Oversees the maintenance of the bibliographic/item records in the library's online catalog.
  • Pre-catalogs materials for review by librarians.
  • Searches for, edits, and retrieves catalog records using bibliographic utility (OCLC) for use in the library's online database.
  • Maintains bindery records.
  • Oversees the receiving and check-in of periodicals.
  • Orders and maintains periodical subscriptions.
  • Oversees inventory of the library collection.
  • Performs related duties as required.
  • Oversees the circulation operations of the library including patron registration, material check-in and charge out, overdue notice production, and fine collection.
  • Sets up and maintains the reserve materials collection.
  • Processes holds on student records.
  • Oversees re-shelving of library materials.
  • Performs tasks necessary to open and/or close the library facilities.
  • Resolves patron complaints or refers them to appropriate staff member.
  • Performs related duties as required.
  • Oversees the ordering, scheduling, receiving, circulation, and return of staff media requests.
  • Assists in classification and cataloging of media materials.
  • Oversees the scheduling, distribution, and return of media equipment.
  • Schedules and distributes videotape programs for broadcast and prepares broadcast logs.
  • Performs related duties as required.
Minimum Qualifications:
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: Five years of increasingly responsible library/media experience and an AA degree in library technology or equivalent.

Promotional: One year of experience as Library/Media Technical Assistant in Los Rios CCD and an AA degree in library technology or equivalent. (Promotional applies to regular, current Classified employees working with the Los Rios CCD.)

Have sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles.

(Experience Requirement: One year of experience is equal to 12 months of experience at a maximum of 40 hours per week. Applicable part-time experience will be converted to the full-time equivalent for purposes of meeting the experience requirement. Education Requirement: 12 units are equal to six months of education; 24 units are equal to one year of education.)

Application Instructions:
1. A completed Los Rios Community College District Classified Application (required).

2. *Unofficial transcripts of college/university work (required if using education to meet the Minimum Qualifications of this position).

3. Resume (recommended).

4. Two (2) letters of recommendation (recommended).

5. Letter of Interest (recommended).

Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.

  • Individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees and other relevant documents. A foreign transcript evaluation is required any time foreign course work is used to meet minimum qualifications even if the foreign transcript has been accepted by a college or university in the United States.
  • Graduate advising documents and grade reports will not be accepted as unofficial transcripts.
  • It is the responsibility of Los Rios Community College District employees to provide transcripts for the application process, if required by position.
All Positions: Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful clearance from a criminal background check, freedom from tuberculosis, and proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States prior to the first day of work. The District may select additional qualified candidates should unexpected vacancies or needs occur during this recruitment/selection process.

Work Schedule:
7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Monday - Friday

Additional Salary Information:
No additional salary information to note

SCC (Sacramento City College)

SCC Administrative Services

Total Hrs/Week:
40 hrs/wk

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Hayward - Chiropractic College West - Library Assistant II


Technical services
  • Provide copy cataloging and draft original cataloging for audiovisual materials, equipment, and web-based electronic resources, using OCLC database and library’s automated system
  • Package and label audiovisual materials and equipment appropriately, for optimal circulation procedures
  • Recognize errors and assist with improvement of data in the library catalog records
  • Effectively use the circulation, cataloging and authority modules of the library’s automation system
  • Assist with indexing journal articles

Collections maintenance
  • Manage inventory and maintenance of assigned collections (primarily audiovisual and multimedia collections)
  • Perform systematic withdrawal of outdated audiovisual and multimedia titles
  • Assist with validation of links to electronic materials using library and vendor databases, using a variety of interfaces
  • Acknowledge donations of non-print materials, and add selected gifts to the collections
  • Assist with displays and promotion of library materials

Interlibrary loan
  • Request, receive, process, and deliver physical and electronic materials using Docline and OCLC
  • Monitor electronic fund transfer accounts

Public services
  • Check materials in and out, collect fines, shelve reserve materials, and perform other tasks at circulation desk
  • Provide daily scheduled breaks for circulation manager
  • Substitute for circulation manager during planned absences
  • Assist with training student assistants
  • Demonstrate optimal use of online catalog to patrons
  • Provide courteous, efficient service to affiliated library users and visitors
  • Listen for patrons’ needs and refer suggestions and questions to librarians

Additional duties
  • Maintain files and contribute to improving documentation and training materials associated with responsibilities
  • Report task-related statistics and usage statistics for electronic resources to library director as requested
  • Provide basic assistance with public access photocopier
  • Assist in maintaining the neat appearance of the library
  • Maintain awareness of current safety procedures and report incidents appropriately

Education, Training and/or Experience
  • Library Technician certificate, or equivalent (e.g., two years library experience at paraprofessional level)
  • Proficiency in using office productivity software, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Publisher; Adobe Acrobat.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics
  • Attention to detail a must
  • Ability to process physical materials neatly
  • Ability to perform accurate data entry
  • Excellent clerical, organizational, filing, and file management skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills in interacting with diverse patrons and visitors
  • Aptitude for shifting easily between work in technical and public services
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, and to actively report progress and recommend solutions to problems
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with operating various office machines (printers, scanners) and their routine maintenance
  • Experience in using a library automation system
  • Familiarity with editing digital graphics and photos
  • Knowledge of basic reference materials and tools in health sciences

  • Nature of work requires an ability to operate standard business office equipment.
  • Requires ability to communicate and exchange verbal and written information clearly and concisely.
  • Requires sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; be able to lift 25 lbs., retrieving and placing materials on high shelves and on floor-level shelves; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight.

  • Work performed in a general office environment.
  • Hours are generally weekdays, 8:30 a.m.to 5:00 p.m. When substituting for circulation manager during planned absences, work hours are 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in order to open the library.

Great temporary part time jobs throughout California for library grad students, library tech students, retired or between jobs library folks!

This is not a library position - but the skills are invaluable. 
This seems like an excellent opportunity.
The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) will occur in 1000 California schools in January through March 2015, and Westat is hiring folks to administer the tests in participating schools. This is a great opportunity to gain assessment experience and work for a Federal contractor. Work is 15-30 hours per week for 7 weeks. Pay ranges between $12.50 – $14.80  per hour (including travel time).

APPLY at www.westat.com/CAREERS  
Under “Field Data Collection Positions” select “Search Field Positions,” select “California” from the dropdown, enter keyword “NAEP” and apply to any or all that interest you! They will be hiring many to assist in this process.

For more information, email NAEPrecruit@westat.com or call 1-888-237-8036.
What is NAEP?
Established by Congress in 1969, NAEP is the largest continuing, nationally representative measure of student achievement in core subjects at grades 4, 8, and 12. NAEP results, the Nation’s Report Card, inform the public about student achievement results, reveal trends over time, and compare performance among states, 21 urban school districts, and student demographic groups. NAEP is administered by the National Center for Education Statistics.
More information about the jobs?
Westat is hiring Assessment Administrators to conduct assessment sessions with 4th-, 8th-, and 12th-grade students in participating schools across California. Each session lasts approximately 90 minutes and involves about 30 students. Assessment Administrators will work on a team but will also conduct some sessions alone. This opportunity is ideal for retired educators and grad students.
Candidates must:
• Be fluent in reading, writing, and speaking English;
• Have professional experience working in a team setting;
• Have access to a computer with a broadband Internet connection (Dialup is not an approved Internet connection);
• Be detail-oriented and able to work effectively on a team;
• Be able to work with students in a classroom setting;
• Be willing to submit fingerprints for a required FBI background check;
• Have the ability to lift a box weighing 15 pounds and carry it up stairs with or without reasonable accommodations;
• Have a valid (current) driver’s license that is not under suspension and regular access to an insured, reliable vehicle in order to travel to and from schools;
• Be available to work 20 to 30 hours a week, during school hours, from January 19 through March 6, 2015;
• Complete all required training elements between January 2 and 23, 2015; and
• Have access to an email account they do not share with other Westat employees.

Bilingual candidates fluent in Spanish and English are encouraged to apply.
Any offer of employment will be contingent upon receipt of acceptable results from a background screening based on the specific position which will include, at a minimum, criminal records history.
This is a part-time nonexempt position with limited benefits. Pay will range from $12.50 an hour to $14.80 an hour and is based strictly on county of residence. Working on this study can be a fascinating, rewarding experience. If you are a reliable self-starter and have a minimum high school diploma or GED, this position may be right for you.
Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by Federal, state, or local law.