Monday, May 11, 2015

Sacramento Public Library - Youth Services Selector - Full Time

Librarian – Youth Services Selector
Sacramento Public Library

Close Date: May 29, 2015

Salary: $24.82 - $33.26 Hourly

The Sacramento Public Library (SPL) is seeking an enthusiastic, dynamic and innovative librarian to serve as the Youth Services Selector. The successful candidate possesses a passion for developing collections for children and teens, along with exceptional communication skills and a strong commitment to public service.

The person in this position has responsibility for selecting children and teen materials in all formats for SPL. Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Review, evaluate and recommend library material/digital content for acquisition replacement or to be deaccessioned
  • Collaborate with public services staff to assess collection needs
  • Meet with representatives of publishers and other vendors, evaluate services offered and supplied to the library
  • Assign materials to the Central Library and branches
  • Assemble recommended lists of titles for replacement or enrichment
  • Contribute reviews and bibliographies for social media and the web site
  • Maintain current awareness of the publishing industry
  • Serve on collection-related committees

Ideal Candidate:
  • The ideal candidate will have:
  • A minimum of two years of experience with selection of materials for children and teens
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Skill in time management; organizational skills
  • A willingness and ability to travel to branches on a regular basis

  • This is a full-time, represented opportunity with benefits.  Some of our benefits include:
  • Choice of benefits from: Western Health Advantage, Sutter Health Plus or Kaiser
  • 2 different Delta Dental plans
  • VSP Vision Plan Option
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Retirement Health Savings Plan ($30 per pay check)
  • Optional ICMA 457 Deferred Compensation
  • AFLAC Supplemental Insurance
  • Optional Legal Shield
  • Recognition Program
  • California Public Employment Retirement System (CalPERS)
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Please complete application and follow the special instructions for consideration.  This position is open to the qualified candidates that apply by the 5pm Friday, May 29, 2015 deadline.

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