Wednesday, March 9, 2016

City of Carmel-by-the-Sea - Library - Local History Librarian II - Full Time

Local History Librarian II

Closing:  Friday, March 25th at 5:00p.m

Salary: $57,132 - $69,444

The Position
The City of Carmel-by-the-Sea is seeking a responsible and professional Local History Librarian II to provide supervisory and specialized support services for the Local History Department / Archives of the Harrison Memorial Library. The Local History Librarian II performs a variety of work in support of the Library Department, and should have the ability to:
  • Select and evaluate materials including books, magazines, audio, video, and CD-Rom products; continually weed collection making decisions regarding dated materials and number of copies to retain in collection.
  • Supervise and train staff and volunteers in duties related to assigned area of responsibility.
  • Instruct patrons and staff in the use of the Library and its resources and equipment.
  • Create, organize, and produce local history displays, lecture series, and bibliographies.
  • Perform a variety of public relations duties; make public speaking appearances before local groups and organizations; promote Library usage through programming, public relations, outreach, and tours.
  • Maintain a variety of records and statistics; conduct research projects as requested; prepare a variety of reports.
  • Prepare and present staff reports and other necessary correspondence.
  • Participate on a variety of committees, boards, and task forces; attend and participate in professional group meetings.
  • Deal courteously and tactfully with the public in response to inquiries and complaints, provide information regarding  rules and regulations.
  • Develop, maintain, and preserve the local history collections and archive.
  • Coordinate the selection and acquisition of new machinery, equipment, supplies, and technical components. The Ideal Candidate The ideal candidate possesses the following attributes and skills:
  • Knowledge of operations, services and activities of a library system including local history services.
  • Ability to develop and implement library programs and services applicable to the needs of patrons and the community.
  • Ability to assist library patrons in response to reference and related library questions.
  • Ability to identify and respond to community, City Administrator, and Board issues, concerns, and needs.
  • Ability to analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals.
  • Ability to establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Ability to life 30 lbs., and load and unload materials.

Education & Experience

  • Equivalent to a Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited college or university.

  • Two years of responsible professional library experience in Local History / Archives.

Application and Selection Process
The closing date for this recruitment is Friday, March 25th at 5:00p.m. Applicants must file an original City Employment Application; please submit a Resume, Cover Letter, and completed Supplemental Questions (attached) in addition to the application packet. Incomplete and/or illegible applications will be disqualified. Faxes not accepted. Request Application Packet:
Human Resources Office

P.O. Box CC
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921

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