Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Fullerton - City of Fullerton - Senior Librarian - Full Time

SALARY: $32.16 - $39.09 Hourly $2,572.56 - $3,126.96 Biweekly $5,573.88 - $6,775.08 Monthly

OPENING DATE: 01/18/17

Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis until a sufficient number of qualified applications
have been received. The first review of applications is on Friday, February 17, 2017. Applicants are
encouraged to apply early. Applicants that apply after the first review are not guaranteed to be
considered for this recruitment. This recruitment may close at any time without notice after the first review date.


  • The City of Fullerton is looking for an energetic, driven, and creative Senior Librarian to lead our library's
  • electronic collections and digital resources. The ideal candidate will be curious about innovative library
  • technologies and bringing them to our city. The incumbent will oversee collections of e-books and other
  • digital items; identify and implement new library technology; lead our web site team; and train both staff members and the public in the use of these new technologies. An ideal candidate should exhibit a can-do attitude, and approach to their work with vigor and determination, as they will be joining a team that will lead our library forward.
  • Under general supervision the incumbent will plan, supervise and participate in the operations of a major section of the Library, perform the more difficult and responsible professional library work and perform
  • related work as required.

  • Bachelors Degree in any major and a Masters Degree in Library Science from an accredited college
  • or university.
  • Three years of progressively responsible professional librarianship experience to include some lead
  • or supervisory experience.
Knowledge of:
  • Reader interest levels and types of books and authors; library organization, policies/procedures,
  • methods, functions, practices, principles and terminology; reference and reader advisory services;
  • materials selection and collection development standards and practices; effective supervisory
  • techniques; budgeting methods and procedures; book industry markets, publishing trends and
  • promotional practices; published materials in a variety of field and formats; English usage, spelling,
  • grammar and punctuation; customer service techniques; and computer applications related to area
  • assigned.

Ability to:
  • Perform responsible supervisory and library duties with limited supervision; train and assist in the
  • evaluation of assigned staff; plan, schedule and supervise the work of assigned staff; promote
  • community/school interest in library programs and services; communicate effectively orally and in
  • writing and prepare and present materials to various audiences; interpret, apply and explain rules,
  • regulations, policies and procedures; administer assigned budgetary accounts, maintain records and
  • prepare reports; establish and maintain effective relationships with those contacted in the course of
  • work; understand and carry out oral and written instructions and use independent judgment and
  • initiative; operate a personal computer and use applicable software; and meet the public with courtesy
  • and tact.

Special Requirements Include:
  • A valid class C California Drivers License and acceptable driving record at time of appointment and
  • throughout employment in this position.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including weekends and evenings to accommodate City
  • needs.

Physical Requirements:
  • Work is performed in an office and library/public counter environment. An incumbent uses a computer, keyboard and related equipment, sits, stands, walks, kneels, crouches, twists, reaches, bends, uses a step stool, grasps, lifts and moves boxes of books, library equipment, supplies and related items weighing 30 pounds or less and may drive a vehicle on City business. An incumbent will be exposed to book dust and may push and/or pull a loaded book cart.
  • With or without reasonable accommodation, incumbent must be able to meet the physical requirements of the series and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed.

  • Schedules, coordinates and assigns work at a branch library or the reference section of the Main Library;
  • assists in the selection, supervision, training and evaluation of staff as assigned; oversees inter-library
  • loan and periodical services;
  • approves the selection and maintenance of print and non print material for a branch or the Main Library; approves or performs the more difficult library assignments including selection of books and periodicals, preparation of bibliographies and development of promotional releases and programs;
  • provides reader advisory and reference services; coordinates the addition, deletion and renewal of reference books and materials;
  • attends professional meetings and conferences and reports upon trends and developments;
  • represents the Library at meetings of community groups and makes oral and written presentations; recommends improvements in operating practices and services within assigned areas;
  • participates as a member of the Library Management Team; prepares and monitors budgetary expenditures for a library sub program; maintains records and prepares comprehensive and statistical reports;
  • plans, conducts and participates in library programs and special events as assigned;
  • assists in maintaining the library in a quiet, safe and orderly condition;
  • opens and/or closes and secures the library/library facilities as assigned; operates a personal computer and uses applicable software;
  • lifts and moves boxes of books and related items weighing 30 pounds or less;
  • coordinates exhibits and displays;
  • plans and implements outreach activities and acts as a liaison with schools to promote an interest in library activities; and drives a vehicle on City business.

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