Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Inglewood Public Library - Associate Librarian Positions - Hispanic Services and Automation/Systems
One West Manchester Boulevard | Inglewood, CA 90301 | (310) 412-5460 | email@example.com
Announces a Career Opportunity For: ASSOCIATE LIBRARIAN
SALARY: $4,061 - $5,753 per month
Applications will be accepted by the Human Resources Department until Thursday, November 03, 2016 @ 5:00 P.M. Applicants must submit a copy of degree and/or professional certification requirements with application materials. Resumes are accepted but not in lieu of the City’s official job application.
Under general supervision, provides materials, resources and programs within a division of the Library to the general public, and participates and supervises work activities of assigned staff. The current vacancies are within Spanish Services and Information Technology, however the eligibility list from this recruitment may be used to fill other vacancies and part-time positions within varying divisions.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:
· Assists in the selection, ordering and cataloging books, periodicals, government documents and other materials; Examines and selects materials to be withdrawn, discarded, outdated, repaired and replaced;
· Assists patrons/public in selection and location of books and materials;
· Develops and conducts programs as orientations, projects and learning sessions for the public;
· Provides reference service to assist public with questions, advise readers, provide instruction and monitor the use of the catalog system, on-line service, and public access of computers;
· Researches requests for information by users;
· Supervises and trains staff in performance of tasks, assists in the interpretation and implementation of policies and procedures.
· Assists in the preparation of Library’s budget and monitors expenditure to prepares and completes statistical reports;
· Creates and designs flyers, brochures, and bibliographies for distribution and edits and proofreads print materials;
· Attends and participates in meetings, workshops, conferences and programs.
· Perform other related duties and responsibilities for the betterment of the Library Services Division.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS
· Knowledgeable of Department policies and procedures, community resources and quality customer service techniques and concepts;
· Skilled in working within deadlines to complete projects, developing and implementing library programs and services, and establishing and maintaining productive working relationship;
· Ability to perform essential duties with little supervision, effectively communicate with both internal and external customers, and to implement successful supervisory principles and concepts.
· Ability to read, write and speak proper English and Spanish is required for Spanish Services vacancy.
A Master’s degree in Library & Information Sciences or related field, AND three (3) years’ experience in a library environment.
THE EXAMINATION PROCESS:
Begins with a complete evaluation of all applications submitted; resumes are accepted but not in lieu of an official City application. Only applicants meeting the minimum qualifications and determined to be “most qualified,” as reflected in their application materials, will be invited to participate in Selection Process for this recruitment.
Depending on the number of qualified applications received, the selection process for this recruitment may consist one or more of the following test parts: (1) an academic training and professional experience evaluation; (2) a qualifications appraisal interview, and (3) a Spanish Proficiency Written Exercise. Candidates must pass each test part with a score of 70% or higher to have their names placed on an active eligibility list for this position. The top three ranks on the eligibility list will be invited to interview the hiring authority for selection to the vacancy.
Applications will be accepted Monday – Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and every other Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for all open positions unless otherwise stated on the job announcement. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a City application form, but may be attached to the City’s form.
Supplemental Questionnaires are required for some classifications along with proof of degree and certification requirements should the position require such.
Applications are subject to review for legibility and eligibility. Only applicants who application materials clearly meets the minimum qualifications as demonstrated in their application materials and whose training and experience best meet the needs of the City will be invited to participate in the selection process.
TYPES OF RECRUITING EXAMS
“OPEN” examination is a competitive examination open to all interested and qualified applicants.
“PROMOTIONAL ONLY” examinations shall be limited to permanent City employees. You must be currently employed by the City in a permanent full time, probationary, and/or permanent part-time status to participate in the selection process.
“OPEN AND PROMOTIONAL” examinations are open to interested and qualified applicants. Should a sufficient number of internal qualified applicants apply, the recruitment may be converted to a promotional only process.
Qualified applicants are those who meet the minimum qualifications, and whose training and experience as described in the application packet best meet the needs of the City.
Qualified applicants will receive notification of the date, time, and place of examination(s) by one or more of the following: Email, US mail, or telephone. Disqualified applicants will receive notification of their status by email or US mail.
An eligibility list will be established consisting of names of those candidates who have passed all portions of the examination process. Names shall be arranged in ranking order based on final scores. Test takers must pass each test part with a minimum score of Seventy percent (70%) to have their name placed on the eligibility list for the job classification.
Pursuant to Inglewood’s Civil Service Rules and Regulations Rule IV Section (d) New names may be added to an eligible list from time to time dependent upon obtaining of additional qualified candidates pursuant to the selection process or as a result of a reduction of force.
Appointments will be made from candidates in the top three rankings on the eligibility list who are ready, willing, and able to accept a position. The manager of the hiring department shall interview the top three ranks for fit into their operation. Eligible candidates who are not selected names will be returned to the eligibility list for future consideration with other departments within the City.
Eligibility lists typically expires one year from the date established, or until fewer than three rankings remaining. All newly hired employees serve a probationary period of one-year, and can be released from service with or without cause during the probationary period.
To check on current recruitments please visit our website at: http://www.cityofinglewood.org
The provisions in this announcement DO NOT constitute an expressed or implied contract or offer of employment. Any and all statements in this job announcement may be changed, modified or revoked at anytime with or without further notice.
Benefits include 108 hours annually of sick leave, 10 vacation days, thirteen (13) - holidays, CalPERS Retirement 2% @ 62 for new members and 2.5%@55 for classic members, dental, medical, life insurance coverage, plus optional employee-paid programs. Other benefits are available based on bargaining
A probationary period of one year must be completed before permanent status is achieved.
Every individual who is employed by the City must complete and sign the U.S. Government form I-9, and provide documentation required by law showing that s/he is eligible to work in the United States. A list of acceptable documentation is available in the Human Resources Office.
All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of fingerprint/background check, provision of evidence of freedom from tuberculosis, and clearance following medical exam by City approved/authorized physician. In addition, submission of proof of any necessary licenses/certificates.
All employees are expected to demonstrate good citizenship, honestly, loyalty, ethical behavior, sobriety, and possess the professional ability to follow supervision and suggestions of management for improvement of service, and willingness to cooperate with other employees and the public they serve at all times on or off duty.
The City of Inglewood is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer complying with the law that forbids discrimination and ensures that everyone is provided equal employment opportunities regardless of Race, Color, Disability, Sex, Religion, Age, or National Origin.
The City operates on a 9/80 work schedule and is closed every other Friday.