Tuesday, December 6, 2016

City of Santa Maria - Library - Librarian I - Full Time

SALARY:               $4,074.18 - $4,952.20 Monthly

OPENING DATE: 12/01/16

CLOSING DATE: 12/23/16 05:00 PM

The Librarian I is an entry-level position for professional librarians.

The Librarian I works full-time as a Reference Librarian or as a full-time Young Adult/Children's Librarian, and performs other duties as assigned.

The following duties are typical of this classification and are intended only to describe the various types of work that may be performed, the level of technical complexity of the assignment(s), and are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties. 
The omission of a specific duty statement does not exclude it from the position if the work is consistent with the concept of the classification, or is similar or closely related to another duty statement to address business needs and changing business practices.

Provides information, reference and readers advisory services to the public in Reference and Youth Services using electronic and book formats; trains staff and the public in the use of various computer products; creates and maintains in-house databases and files; assists in selecting circulating materials; assists in maintaining library collections; may oversee operations of the Interlibrary Loan Unit; assists public with the use of genealogy materials; conducts community surveys and gathers statistics for special reports requested by other City departments; may assign day-to-day work to subordinates and volunteers; may supervise subordinate staff; may plan and present programming under direction of Librarian II or III; conducts tours and gives presentations; conducts outreach at special events to promote library services to the community; may represent library at assigned Black Gold Committee meetings; may act as librarian in charge; may work evening and weekend shifts; make every reasonable effort to continually improve the manner in which the job is performed and increase the quality of service to the public and performs other duties as assigned.


  • A Masters Degree in Library Science (two years of professional librarian experience may be substituted for the Masters Degree).

  • Eighteen (18) months of previous library experience desirable.

  • any combination of education, training, and/or work experience to demonstrate knowledge, skills, and abilities to meet the above minimum requirements.

Knowledge of:   
  • Principles and practices of professional librarian work; principles and practices of effective supervision; familiarity with standard library resources, computer based library services and computer operations; and principles and practices of exemplary customer service.

Ability to:       
  • Communicate effectively in both oral and written form; exhibit public relations skills; effectively supervise subordinate staff; take a proactive approach to problem solving; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships; learn the organization, procedures, and operating details of the City department to which assigned; work at least one evening per week and one Saturday per month; attend work, as scheduled, on a regular basis, to effectively perform the position's required duties and responsibilities; collaborate with a variety of diverse interest groups in reaching a consensus for the betterment of the community; demonstrate an awareness and appreciation of the cultural diversity of the community; and practice and exemplify the City of Santa Maria's Mission Statement.
  • Spanish-speaking ability highly desired.

  • Possession of a valid and appropriate California Driver's License. Must have and maintain a satisfactory driving record and be insurable to operate City vehicles.


  • Library computer system; microfilm machines; calculator; copy and fax machines; telephone, and automobile.

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