Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Butte County Library - Librarian - Full TIme


Closing Date/Time:          Wed. 03/16/16 5:00 PM Pacific Time

Salary:   $18.49 - $24.78 Hourly 
              $1,479.32 - $1,982.42 Biweekly 
              $3,205.19 - $4,295.25 Monthly 
              $38,462.32 - $51,543.02 Annually

Location:             Oroville/Chico Area, California

Under general supervision and direction, performs routine to complex professional library functions and activities in the Butte County library System; assists public with availability of resources and services; provides instruction on the use of equipment and materials; promotes services to community; develops, coordinates, manages and implements a major service area (such as children services), may provide some lead direction and training for other library staff; and do related work as required.

Bilingual in Spanish and/or Hmong is desirable but not required.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • A Master's degree in Library Science.
  • Two (2) years experience in library work, including the provision of reference services utilizing the Internet and electronic databases preferred.
  • A State of California driver's license may be required.

Essential Job Functions: 
  • Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics.  The list that follows is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities.  Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks.
  • Plans, develops and implements a unit providing county-wide/system-wide library service to all branches, such as reference, adult, or youth services. Provides lead direction to staff and volunteers in branches working in the area of program responsibility; may train staff in work procedures. Develops and presents programs; such as story hours and class visits. In the absence of a branch librarian may oversee branch operations.
  • Performs professional library services; organizes and provides confidential reference services and readers advisory and activities in the reference division.
  • Assists patrons with selection and use of library materials.
  • Participates in countywide collection development activities; manages removal outdated material from shelves and electronic databases, examines resource and collection materials and selects new materials for circulation; coordinates with vendors; receives and evaluates book donations and other materials from public.
  • Conducts public relations functions; provides tour of library facilities and briefs on services available; speaks and represents the library to school and community groups regarding library programs and resources; plans, organizes and implements programs to reach community; prepares press releases and book reviews; appears on public radio service broadcasts and speaks before community; attends community events.
  • Identifies grant opportunities and prepares grant application for submittal; administers grants; plans and develops fund raising events.
  • Participates in developing and implementing of library goals, objectives, policies, procedures and work standards for assigned area of responsibility, function or branch; suggests changes and solutions to County Library policies.
  • Participates in professional development activities including attending workshops, continuing education programs and regional or state library association activities.
  • Provides guidance and instruction on use of Internet; demonstrates log on procedures; assists with research techniques using available search engines.
  • Instruct patrons on the use of catalog system and procedures to identify and locate books and related materials to include videos, magazines, compact discs and DVDs.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements:
  • Work is performed in an office environment.
  • May be required to lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • May be exposed to, potential physical harm, and infectious diseases.

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