Saturday, February 18, 2017

Truckee – Truckee Library – Librarian II (Full-Time)

Salary: $52,624.00 - $64,230.40 Annually
Closing Date: 2/23/17

Definition and Class Characteristics
The Librarian II hired for the current opening will be responsible for the management of the Library located in Truckee, California.  There is an additional 10% added to the salary of this position because it is located in Truckee.  The 10% additional is not included in the figure listed above on this flyer.  Other duties may include ordering materials, maintaining the collection of materials at the branch, developing and implementing programs, and working with other librarians and staff on issues that affect all branches.

Under general supervision, performs professional library work in the Nevada County Library System; manages, directs and implements a major service area and/or a branch library; performs a variety of administrative and operational functions in support of the Library Department; and performs related work as required.

This is the journey level classification in the professional librarian series.  Incumbents are expected to work without direct supervision and may be responsible for a major program area(s) and/or facility to include supervision of assigned clerical, technical and professional staff.

Examples of Duties:
·         Plans, coordinates, and directs assigned program services to effectively meet the needs of the library system
·         Supervises, trains, and evaluates the work of assigned staff
·         Selects books and other materials to effectively meet the needs of the Library's patrons consistent with the County Library's goals and objectives
·         Reviews book collection to determine the need for additions, deletions, and repairs
·         Provides information as requested by patrons including reference material, referrals to other sources of information, providing assistance to school children and suggesting titles of interest upon request
·         Consults with teachers, parents, children and the general public on choice of books within a designated program area
·         Plans special programs and displays
·         Works with and maintains effective rapport with community organizations and special groups of patrons
·         Assists in formulating library policies, procedures and operational systems
·         Prepares data and information for budgeting and monitoring progress as requested
·         Consults with other libraries regarding book/materials selection, loans and related communications
·         Represents the county library on various committees, community organizations, at workshops, and outreach activities
·         Maintains book and media collections, reviews and orders new books, discards and replaces dated or worn library material
·         Maintains branch records; prepares new books and other materials for circulation
·         Schedules and assigns work of staff, provides training; interviews and screens applicants, conducts performance evaluations, initiates and participates in the employee discipline process as necessary
·         Maintains and updates the public online catalog at assigned site to ensure convenient public access to all available library materials
·         Designs systems for circulation procedures including charges, registration and overdues
·         Plans for future needs of assigned branch and/or programs and submits budget requests with appropriate documentation and justifications
·         Serves as a resource and performs effective outreach to individuals, groups, and community organizations
·         Assists in the development and implementation of County Library programmatic goals, objectives, policies and priorities

Knowledge of the following:
·         Professional library principles, practices, methods and materials
·         Library reference materials and procedures, and cataloging and classification techniques
·         Community patron and reader interest levels and corresponding books and authors available
·         Basic reference methods, and techniques used in library work
·         Library organization, services and equipment
·         Principles and practices of library automation systems
·         Level II (in addition to the above):
·         Practices, procedures, programs and techniques utilized in the effective management of a branch library and library service area, including budgeting and expenditure control
·         A variety of local and community resources
·         Standard and accepted principles and techniques of effective employee supervision

Skill in:
·         Learning the county library systems, book selection, operations and organization
·         Understanding and following a variety of complex directions in both verbal and written forms
·         Communicating clearly, concisely, and effectively in both verbal and written forms and preparing related reports
·         Planning, coordinating, supervising, and evaluating the work of assigned staff
·         Establishing and maintaining priorities and objectives for self and others
·         Developing and implementing library services consistent with county library's goals and objectives as well as patron's needs
·         Selecting appropriate books and materials to meet patrons' needs
·         Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
·         Coordinating and supervising the activities and operations of a branch library or library service area
·         Making presentations to community groups and/or patron groups

Education and Experience Required

Possession of a Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in Library Science, and two years of progressively responsible library experience at a level equivalent to Librarian I in Nevada County or three years at a level equivalent to Library Assistant III in Nevada County.

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