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Library Media Technician-Elementary Poway Unified School District – Poway

Closing Date/Time:   Fri. 01/25/19 4:30 PM Pacific Time
$16.63 – $21.30 an hour
Part-time
BASIC FUNCTION:

Under the direction of a Principal, coordinate and perform a variety of technical library functions at an elementary school site; coordinate acquisition, circulation, distribution and storage of library books, textbooks, audio-visual materials and equipment; assist students and staff in the selection of library materials and access to digital resources; implement the District’s plan for the acquisition of library skills and library orientation.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
The Library Media Technician series is responsible to perform specialized library functions and maintain the library collection and equipment including print and digital materials. Incumbents are responsible for classification, cataloging, circulation, inventory and recovery of library books and reference materials. The Library Media Technician – Elementary classification is assigned to an elementary school site and schedules the day to day operations of the school library under the direction of the Principal. The Library Media Technician – Secondary classification is responsible for budget related duties such as entering requisitions, preparing deposits, and reconciling budgets. This classification is also responsible for independently monitoring large groups of students in a multi-faceted environment throughout the school day. The Literacy Media Resource Technician differs from the other classifications by providing technical support in the use of software, literacy media and related equipment at a school site with a limited print collection.

Examples of Duties:

  • Perform technical library functions at an elementary school site, including organization, distribution, and storage of library books, textbooks and digital media; perform technical library functions in a highly computerized library environment; provide instructional support for students and staff using the library print and digital resources; promote student use of the library for research purposes and reading pleasure. E
  • Maintain school site library collection; conduct regular inventories of the library collection and equipment using online resources; catalog and process library books and other material online to include importing files from library bibliographic utility resources and vendors; prepare and print labels; affix identification and bar-code labels to materials and equipment; input related information into assigned computer database. E
  • Prepare District requisitions for library books, textbooks, periodicals, audio-visual equipment and other instructional materials to include securing price quotes, verifying shipments and monitoring library budgets. E
  • Coordinate the annual distribution of adopted textbook materials and digital content materials perform yearly inventory of textbooks in accordance with established timelines; ensure all students have the required textbooks; transfer textbook materials to and from other school sites. E
  • Curate the school site library collection; evaluate library books for purchase using curriculum standards, book reviews, staff recommendations and online collection analyses of current holdings; assess replacement needs; remove titles based on established weeding techniques. E
  • Schedule and facilitate class visits to the library, special events, book fairs and author visits. E
  • Present library information to students regarding the use of library resources to support District established information technology standards; collaborate with teachers to prepare and facilitate grade-level appropriate library presentations based on information technology standards; introduce genres of literature through book talks and read-alouds. E
  • Provide instructions and direct students in locating and selecting desired or needed materials from print and digital resources/databases, online encyclopedias using computerized catalog system; assist students in finding suitable reading materials; conduct student and staff library orientations as appropriate. E
  • Provide guidance and instruction to staff and students regarding the use of available library resource materials and equipment, how to source materials, and how to operate various equipment, computers and mobile devices; introduce students and staff to new library technologies, research websites and applications. E
  • Check and prepare materials for return to the circulating collection; shelve returned books and materials; evaluate and maintain orderliness of shelved materials. E
  • Compile thematic lists, reserve and retrieve textbook and library materials. E
  • Schedule and distribute electronic media related equipment and materials. E
  • Organize and prepare library displays, decorations, and bulletin boards; Maintain the library and resources in a neat, orderly and safe condition; assist in maintaining appropriate student behavior in the usage of materials and electronic devices in the library. E
  • Evaluate and maintain library materials and library equipment; pull and route materials in need of mending, binding or discarding; ensure library equipment is operational by performing routine maintenance; assess need for replacement or repair and schedule service as needed; perform minor repairs to damaged books and library materials; maintain records of lost or damaged books and equipment. E
  • Maintain record of overdue materials and send overdue notices to students and teachers; place holds on report cards for unpaid fines; collect books, materials and money, clear holds and notify appropriate staff of clearance.E
  • Perform general clerical work such as keyboarding, duplicating, entering information into a computer and maintaining various files and records, both digital and in print; compile, prepare and type correspondence, lists, reports, records and a variety of other materials. E
  • Operate and maintain a variety of office and instructional equipment within the library, including a computer, printer, barcode scanner, tablet, laptop, digital projector, document camera, fax machine and other digital devicesE
  • Communicate with a variety of internal and external contacts regarding library operations, materials, equipment and supplies. E
  • Train and provide work direction and guidance to student assistants and volunteers.
  • Attend and/or facilitate a variety of in-service trainings, workshops and meetings related to assigned activities.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

Typical Qualifications:

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

KNOWLEDGE OF:
Library methods, equipment and terminology, reference material and resources.
Appropriate stories and reading levels of students.
Reference and cataloging techniques.
Library classification systems.
Digital file storage and synchronization.
District curriculum and educational programs.
Basic instructional methods and techniques.
Operation of a variety of office equipment including a computer and related programs.
Computerized record-keeping.
Copyright laws.
Applicable policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.
Oral and written communication skills.
Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
Basic math.
Budgeting practices regarding monitoring and control.
Basic procedures and practices related to purchasing and accounting.
Indexing and inventory procedures.
Principles of training and providing work direction.

ABILITY TO:
Perform a variety of technical library functions in a computerized library environment.
Provide general and reference assistance to students, staff and teachers.
Process and prepare library materials for classifying, cataloguing and storage.
Receive, issue and control textbook inventory.
Check books and materials in and out of the library.
Prepare, schedule and present reading encouragement programs and lessons.
Develop and maintain school site library collection.
Maintain electronic records and files.
Work independently with little direction.
Interpret, apply and explain policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
Monitor and maintain acceptable student behavior in the library.
Operate a variety of office and library equipment including a computer and assigned software.
Prioritize and schedule work.
Monitor assigned budgets.
Train and provide work direction and guidance to others.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
Work with many interruptions.
Make routine mathematical calculations.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Any combination equivalent to a high school diploma or equivalent, supplemented by college courses in library science; one year of general clerical work in a computerized environment preferably in an educational setting and one year of paid or volunteer library or media center experience. Qualifying coursework or additional related experience may be substituted as meeting the minimum qualifications.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

ENVIRONMENT:
Library environment.
Constant interruptions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard.
Seeing to read a variety of materials and monitor student behavior.
Hearing and speaking effectively to exchange information.
Sitting or standing for extended periods of time.
Lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling moderately heavy books and library carts.
Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching.
Reaching overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally.

Supplemental Information:

ENVIRONMENT:
Library environment.
Constant interruptions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard.
Seeing to read a variety of materials and monitor student behavior.
Hearing and speaking effectively to exchange information.
Sitting or standing for extended periods of time.
Lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling moderately heavy books and library carts.
Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching.
Reaching overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally.

The Poway Unified School District (PUSD) is an equal opportunity employer/program and is committed to an active Nondiscrimination Program. PUSD prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. For more information, please contact the Title IX/Equity Compliance Officer, Associate Superintendent of Personnel Support Services, Poway Unified School District, 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128-3406, 858-521-2800, extension 2761.

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Library Circulation Assistant (Part Time) National University – San Diego

Position Summary:

Perform circulation duties as required, including shelving books and shelf maintenance. Fill journal article & book
requests from National University faculty, staff, and students.

Essential Functions:

  • Shelves books, shift books, and shelf read book stacks. Discharge books that have been returned in the book drop.
  • Searches for missing books. Fills video requests from faculty members.
  • Processes journal article delivery requests from National University students, faculty, and staff. Checks subscription
  • databases and the Library’s print and microfiche journals. Copy or print articles. Delivers the articles to a patron
  • using e-mail, a fax machine or document sender. Communicates with patrons about filled and unfilled requests.
  • Processes book delivery requests from National University online and remote students, faculty, and staff.
  • Process hold book requests for San Diego students, faculty, and staff.
  • Helps open the Library by clearing the book drop, turning on computers, filling paper trays, and starting software applications.

Supervisory Responsibilities: N/A

Requirements:
Education & Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • 1-year experience in office setting required
  • 1-year experience with computers preferred

Technical / Functional Skills

  • Ability to speak, read, and write English.
  • Ability to organize incoming article and book requests so all requests are filled as quickly as possible.
  • Working knowledge of computers and office equipment (copiers, fax, and scanners etc.)

Competencies

  • Ability to communicate clearly and understand both written and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to focus on accuracy and details.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.

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Librarian IV – City of San Diego

http://agency.governmentjobs.com/sandiego/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=2310279

Closing Date/Time:   Mon. 02/04/19 5:00 PM Pacific Time
Salary: $30.16 – $36.63 Hourly
$2,412.80 – $2,930.40 Biweekly
$62,732.80 – $76,190.40 Annually
Librarian IV positions are primarily responsible for the supervision of a major section of the Central Library or a large branch library with an annual circulation of greater than 185,000 or the Catalog Section; and performing other duties as assigned.

NOTES:

  • Work schedules may include evenings and weekends.
  • The list established for these positions may be used to fill full-time, half-time and/or limited, hourly vacancies.
  • Employees in the Librarian series who obtain a Master of Library Science or Master of Library and Information Science Degree are eligible for 5% additional pay.
  • Some Librarian IV positions may require bilingual communication skills for which an additional $0.70 per hour may be paid.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: You must meet the following requirements on the date you apply, unless otherwise indicated.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: You must meet ONE of the following options:

  • Master of Library Science (MLS) or Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) Degree AND three years of full-time experience as a professional Librarian.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent education (i.e., minimum completed units = 120 semester/180 quarter), which must include completion of at least 9 semester/14 quarter units of postgraduate or undergraduate library science course work, AND four and a half years of full-time experience as a professional Librarian.

NOTES:

  • Applicants who do not have an MLS or MLIS Degree must provide proof of ALL library science course work completed, including the course codes, course titles, number of units, name of college/university and date the course was completed.
  • Qualifying course work is that which is considered creditable toward the completion of an MLS or MLIS Degree.
  • City of San Diego employees using Out-of-Class Assignment (OCA) experience to qualify must submit written documentation signed by their appointing authority or payroll specialist, detailing the work performed, dates, and total number of qualifying OCA hours. OCA experience without the required documentation will NOT be considered.

HIGHLY DESIRABLE:

  • Experience working with diverse populations.
  • Strong customer service, political acumen, and program management skills.
  • Experience managing a branch library, a subject section, or a major area of a Central Library.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Familiarity with the use of online electronic communication and information retrieval database systems.
  • Experience with automated bibliographic, cataloging, materials circulation and patron database systems.
  • Bilingual communication skills.
  • Experience in an urban multi-cultural environment with an ability to bring diverse groups together.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS (MUST SUBMIT WITH APPLICATION):

  • Proof of degree.
  • Proof of transcripts showing completion of the library science course work, if utilized to meet the minimum requirements.
  • For City of San Diego employees, proof of Out-of-Class Assignment (OCA), if utilized to meet the minimum requirements.

Required documents should be attached electronically to your application. If you are unable to attach at the time of application submittal, you must submit them as soon as possible via fax: (619) 533-3337; or to the Employment Information Center: City of San Diego Personnel Department, 1200 Third Avenue – Suite 300, San Diego, CA 92101. Include your name and the title of the position for which you are applying.
SCREENING PROCESS: Please ensure all information is complete and accurate as the responses you provide on the supplemental questions will be reviewed using an automated evaluation system. If you are successful in this initial screening process, your application will be reviewed for applicable education, experience, and/or training to ensure all minimum requirements have been met. Successful candidates will be placed on a list which will be used to fill position vacancies during the next six months (180 days). For each vacancy, only those candidates with the most appropriate qualifications will be contacted by the hiring department for an interview.
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS: Employment offers are conditional pending the results of all screening processes that are applicable to this job, which may include but are not limited to the following: Confirmation of citizenship/legal right to work in the United States; completion of a pre-employment medical review/exam (which may include drug/alcohol testing); reference checks; and a fingerprint check. The fingerprints will be submitted to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the California Department of Justice for a conviction record report. Certain positions may require additional screening processes which may include a polygraph examination and/or background investigation. All of these processes must be successfully completed before employment begins. A positive test for alcohol, illegal drugs, including marijuana, or inadequately explained prescription drugs, misrepresentation, falsification, or omission of pertinent facts in any step of the screening/selection process may be cause for disqualification and/or termination of employment. Nothing in this job posting constitutes an expressed or implied contract for employment with the City of San Diego. Applicants must notify the Personnel Department of any changes in their name, address (home, email), or phone number or they may miss employment opportunities.

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Library Assistant (Full-Time Position) Francis Parker School – San Diego

Library Assistant (Full-Time Position)

About Francis Parker School:

Francis Parker School is a coeducational independent day school in San Diego, California with 1250 students in grades JK-12. Founded in 1912, the school’s mission is “to create and inspire a diverse community of independent thinkers whose academic excellence, global perspective and strength of character prepare them to make a meaningful difference in the world”.

Overlooking Mission Valley, two separate campuses serve students in Lower School – junior kindergarten through 5th grade; Middle School – 6th grade through 8th grade and Upper School – 9th grade through 12th grade. As a college preparatory school Parker offers a comprehensive program that includes twenty-five advanced placement courses as well as a rich palette of electives – all designed to meet the individual needs of our students.

Job Description:

Francis Parker School seeks an enthusiastic, creative, and collaborative individual to serve as Library Assistant on the Linda Vista Campus. The Library Assistant is considered an integral part of the Linda Vista Campus Library. A passion for working with students and a willingness to learn are a must. Experience working in a library is a plus but not required. In addition to supporting students and faculty with their teaching and learning needs, we are looking for an individual that will foster a love of reading across campus.

This position requires a commitment to work from January 14, 2019- June 21, 2019 (Monday – Friday excluding school breaks). We are hiring for 1 full-time position. The full-time hours are 8:30am-5:00pm.

The Middle School, which includes grades 6-8 and enrolls 300+ students, is a lively and dynamic place. True to the vision of the school’s namesake, Colonel Francis W. Parker, the Middle School emphasizes the importance of learning through doing. A rigorous curriculum guided by a passionate and caring faculty nurtures in students a lifelong love of learning.

The Upper School, which includes grades 9-12 and enrolls 500+ students, is a rigorous and supportive academic environment focused on preparing students for intellectual engagement while in high school and in the years beyond. Building on the work of the Lower and Middle Schools, the Upper School emphasizes academic achievement, global citizenship, and strength of character in order to prepare students to make a meaningful difference in the world.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain professional relationships with faculty and students
  • Work alongside Librarian to support Middle and Upper School curricular needs,
  • Demonstrate for patrons how to navigate Library’s electronic and print resources
  • Answer basic reference questions, consulting with the Librarian for more complex questions and information needs
  • Assist Librarian in collection development activities, including procuring new materials, conducting inventories of collection, and weeding existing collection
  • Oversee the processing of new materials
  • Check in and shelve print materials
  • Prepare monthly usage statistics of online databases
  • Organize displays showcasing Library resources
  • Troubleshoot issues with printers and PC/Mac devices that may arise
  • Monitor student behavior and use of the Library
  • Able to work with frequent interruptions and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Librarian

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree; MLS/MLIS candidates encouraged to apply
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Experience working with Middle and High school age students
  • Previous library experience preferred

Salary and Benefits:

Francis Parker School is committed to attracting and retaining the highest quality faculty and staff through a substantial compensation plan, including competitive salary. This Library Assistant position is paid hourly, with benefits, $13-14 per hour, depending on experience and educational background.

Non-Discrimination:

Francis Parker School values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds. All employment decisions are made without regard to unlawful considerations of race, color, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law.

Application Process:

A cover letter, resume, transcripts and application should be submitted electronically to:

http://francisparker.org/page/about-us-/employment

Please indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line

Job Type: Full-time

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Required)
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6781 Searching & Retrieval Assistant (Library Services Specialist (6781) – California State University – San Diego

Overview
San Diego State University is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of historically underrepresented groups.

Initial review of applications will begin on January 14, 2019. To receive full consideration, apply by January 13, 2019. The position will remain open until filled. The online application should be completed in detail. Completion of the online application is required for consideration; a resume alone will not suffice.

For more information on San Diego State University, please click here.

Position Information
This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, permanent (probationary) position. This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

The Resource Sharing Searching and Retrieval Assistant finds books and media items (DVDs, CDs, etc.) for SDSU researchers and for borrowing libraries with whom the SDSU Library has consortia lending agreements. This staff person downloads search slips from Alma (the CSU’s Unified Library Management System) for holds placed by SDSU researchers, claims returned from library patrons, and for CSU+, Circuit, and Interlibrary Loan. These search slips are organized into call number order and searched by this staff member and student assistants. The materials are distributed to the correct units to either be sent to the borrowing libraries or given to Circulation/Course Reserves as appropriate. In order to fulfill our contractual obligations and meet lending deadlines established by the various consortia to which we belong, a great deal of organizational control must be demonstrated. The incumbent must be watchful for items not found, determining when further searching is necessary and sending lists of missing items to Technical Services as appropriate.

This person also processes CSU+ materials for shipment and receives CSU+ returned items, checking them in using the Alma software and processes outgoing Circuit requests to San Diego County libraries who have requested materials on behalf of their patrons, and assists with scanning whenever necessary. Additionally, this person will provide backup support for the mailroom activities.

For more information regarding Library and Information Access, please click here.

Compensation and Benefits
Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $3,194 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,101 – $5,809 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department’s fiscal resources.

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.

Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications

Incumbents at this level work independently to perform more complex technical tasks in a specified functional area within a library unit and may provide functional oversight for assigned area. Work requires them to be fully proficient in all aspects, methods and procedures associated with their assigned functional area, including the ability to use judgment in interpreting policies and solving problems, and a general knowledge of overall library activities, policies and procedures. Incumbents also may be responsible for coordinating work of student workers assigned to the area and may participate in hiring, training, evaluating and payroll processing of student workers.

These qualifications for entry to Position Skill Level II normally would be obtained through the completion of a high school education or equivalent certification plus two to three years of related library and/or clerical experience or an equivalent combination of experience and education.

Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills

At least one year of professional experience using the Library of Congress cataloging system either in cataloging, stack maintenance, searching or other similar duties
At least one year of professional experience using a library’s integrated library system
Experience working independently and organizing own time covering a variety of functions
Application Procedures
To apply for this position, please click on the “Apply Now” button on this page. You must submit your application by clicking on the “Submit” button. If you need assistance completing your application, please click here.

Applicants with disabilities requiring assistance may call (619) 594-3953.

General Information

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person’s identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

SDSU is a smoke free campus. For more information, please click here.

SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

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Principal Librarian – City of Chula Vista

https://agency.governmentjobs.com/chulavista/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=2307542

Closing Date/Time:   Thu. 01/24/19 5:00 PM Pacific Time
$7,375 – $8,964 a month
To perform highly responsible administrative duties related to library functions; to plan and direct a major library division or facility; and perform related work. This position oversees employees in various classifications and handle all aspects of administration and management of library facilities or major library divisions. This position plans, administers, oversees, assigns and evaluates the work of subordinates within the library facilities or major divisions of the library in addition to budgeting, operations, strategic planning and assessing community needs.

Essential Functions:

Functions may include, but are not limited to, the following: manage a library facility to ensure a safe, healthy environment for community and employees; develop and administer the division or facility’s budget and participate in the Department’s annual budget process; supervise staff and oversee the delegation of workload, participate in and recommend the selection of staff; develop and coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations; recommend and implement progressive discipline procedures; oversee and manage the development and implementation of system-wide programs; evaluate new library service trends and make recommendations; participate in the creation of strategic plans, and library rules and policies and procedures; oversee the development of effective marketing tools to increase the public’s awareness of library programs and services; evaluate the impact of new or revised programs by applying statistical, budgetary and professional criteria; develop and review various procedures to determine divisional accomplishments and compliance with objectives; make and implement recommendations for policies for services to schools, community organizations and the public; represent the library to internal and external customers and outside agencies and serve on various internal and external committees; establish and maintain effective collaborative relationships with related organizations, school districts and private industry; make presentations to staff, community, outside agencies and City Council as required; establish standards and minimum essentials for books and materials collection and services; perform special studies and assignments on a variety of topics; perform complex administrative and analytical duties for the Library Director; respond to inquiries from employees and public; provide information in a timely and efficient manner; resolve complaints as necessary; prepare reports and correspondence; may prepare and administer Federal, State or foundation grants; build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees and the public using principles of good customer service; perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Any combination of education and/or experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: five years of progressively responsible professional experience in a public library including at least two years of experience supervising professional librarians AND a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited institution.

License or Certificate: Possession of a valid California Driver’s license.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

Knowledge of: American Library Association guidelines that relate to practices and procedures of public libraries; facilities management; principles and practices of assigning and reviewing the work of others, supervision, training, performance evaluation and progressive discipline process; budget development and management; program development for children, youth and/or adults; establishment and maintenance of collaborative relationships; effective work management and organization methods; principles and practices of research, analysis, data compilation and effective report writing; customer service and conflict resolution techniques; pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations, and library rules and policies and procedures; computer equipment and software applications related to area of assignment; English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation. Ability to: oversee and manage a major division or a library facility; prepare and administer a large, complex budget; hire, delegate work assignments and supervise staff; develop effective training for staff and provide training; interpret, explain and apply human resources policies and procedures and make recommendations and/or take action on a variety of personnel issues; develop specialized programs that meet community needs; analyze professional and administrative problems and make recommendations for solutions; develop policies and make recommendations on policy; work independently within broad parameters; make sound, independent decisions within scope of position; exercise appropriate judgment in releasing information to internal and external customers and staff; promote effective working relationships within the department and with all levels of staff, other City employees and the general public; collect, compile and analyze complex information; interpret, explain and apply pertinent Federal, State and local laws, and library rules, and policy and procedures; analyze and resolve problems; prepare clear and concise reports of varying complexity; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; speak effectively before public gatherings; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

On an intermittent basis, sit at desk for long periods of time; intermittently walk, stand, bend, squat, twist and reach while retrieving and/or returning library books and materials; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and use a keyboard to communicate through written means, review information and enter/retrieve data; see and read characters on computer screen; and lift light weight. Work is primarily performed indoors in a carpeted and air-conditioned office environment with fluorescent lighting and moderate noise level. Some movement is required within the branch library and there is exposure to the external environment when going to outlying branch libraries, or when attending meetings. Work is frequently disrupted by the need to respond to in-person and telephone inquires. Must be able to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.

Additional Information: Recruitment No. 19705101

To be considered, applicants must submit a City Application by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date listed. Candidates whose applications indicate education and experience most directly related to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. All notices will be sent via e-mail. If e-mail address is unavailable, notifications will be sent via standard U.S. mail.
Unless otherwise noted, a passing score must be achieved at each step of the selection process in order to have your name placed on the eligibility list for hiring consideration. Note that the examination materials for this recruitment are validated, copyrighted and/or inappropriate for review.

The eligibility list established as a result of this recruitment will be for a duration of six (6) months, unless otherwise extended.

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Librarian I – County of San Diego

Are you prepared to join the San Diego County Library, the 2012 Gale/Library Journal Library of the Year? Your opportunity is here.The San Diego County Library is seeking qualified candidates for the position of

Librarian I – vacancies are county-wide

PER COUNTY RULES, THIS POSITION IS ELIGIBLE FOR APPOINTMENT AT STEP 1, $52,603.20 ANNUALLY. COUNTY EMPLOYEES ARE SUBJECT TO THE COUNTY PROMOTION RULE FOR STEP PLACEMENT IN ACCORDANCE WITH COMPENSATION ORDINANCE SECTION 1.3.5

To be a part of this superior team that built one of the best Library systems in the nation, apply now!

San Diego County Library (SDCL) consists of 33 branches, 4 Kiosks, and 2 mobile libraries. It has been recognized for its excellent public service, cultural inclusiveness, high integrity, and phenomenal innovation and teamwork. Depending on the needs of the department, this position can be assigned to any branch office. The SDCL has branches in East County, North County, South County, and outlying rural communities.

SDCL desires a candidate who is dedicated to values that promote literacy, lifelong learning and social capital in keeping with our Vision Statement of “informed, literate and engaged communities.” The ideal candidate is one who can communicate effectively, is a knowledge worker, is customer focused, and values and respects others, drives to excel, demonstrates teamwork and collaboration, values continuous learning, demonstrates ethical behavior and is supportive of change.

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ABOUT THE POSITION

Librarian I is the entry/journey level class in the Librarian series. Under direct supervision, this class is responsible for general information services, community and outreach services, children’s services, young adult services, and/or technical services. Incumbents in this class may supervise Library Technicians, volunteers, and hourly workers, and may act as branch manager in the absence of higher level librarians.

Click HERE for a complete job description of Librarian I.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

1. A master’s degree in Library Science (MLS) from an accredited U.S. college or university, or a certified foreign studies; OR,

2. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited U.S. college or university, or certified foreign studies equivalency, supplemented by a minimum of nine (9) semester or twelve (12) quarter units of graduate library science course work from an accredited college or university, AND one (1) year of full-time paraprofessional library experience.

Note: Candidates must provide proof of educational requirements at the time of application. A master’s degree in Library Science from a U.S. college or university, or certification of foreign studies equivalency, accredited by the American Library Association, is highly desirable. Experience working in a public library is also highly desirable.

REQUIRED ATTACHMENTS

In order for your education to be considered, you must attach a copy of your diploma, transcripts or foreign studies equivalency certificate to your application. Required documents submitted on or after February 29, 2008 do not need to be resubmitted. Please only attach the documents required.

EVALUATION

Qualified candidates will be placed on a 6 month employment list based on scores received during the evaluation of information contained in their employment and supplemental applications. Please ensure all information is complete and accurate as the responses you provide on the supplemental application questionnaire will be reviewed using an automated evaluation system. If you are successful in the initial screening process, your application will be reviewed individually to confirm that the information you provided is accurate and qualifying.

Note: Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable an individual with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions of a job, on a case-by-case basis.

The County of San Diego and its employees embrace the Live Well San Diego vision: A region that is Building Better Health, Living Safely and Thriving. Click here for more information www.livewellsd.org.

Under California Government Code Sections 3100 – 3109, public employees are designated as disaster service workers. The term “public employees” includes all persons employed by the state or any county, city, state agency, or public district. Disaster service workers are required to participate in such disaster service activities as may be assigned to them by their employer or by law.

The County of San Diego is committed to valuing diversity and practicing inclusion because our diverse workforce is our greatest asset and our customers are our number one priority.

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Temporary Librarian Pool – San Diego State University

http://bfa.sdsu.edu/hr/jobs/faculty-temporary/docs/temp_lib_pool.pdf

$52,716 – $70,872 a year
Part-time, Temporary

San Diego State University is a major public research institution offering bachelor’s degrees in 91 areas, master’s degrees in 78 areas, and doctorates in 22 areas. The university provides
transformative experiences, both inside and outside of the classroom, for its 34,000 students. Students participate in research, international experiences, sustainability and entrepreneurship
initiatives, and a broad range of student life and leadership opportunities. The university’s rich campus life features opportunities for students to participate in, and engage with, the creative and
performing arts, a Division I athletics program, and the vibrant cultural life of the San Diego region. For more information, visit www.sdsu.edu.
SDSU is a large, diverse, urban university and Hispanic-Serving Institution with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence. Our campus community is diverse in many ways,
including race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, pregnancy, medical condition, and covered veteran
status. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming environment for all. SDSU is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working
effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups.
The SDSU Library and Information Access maintains an open “pool” of applications. This applicant pool is reviewed, on an as-needed basis, for candidates whose qualifications most
closely meet the needed requirements. Temporary appointments may be either full or part-time.

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide multidisciplinary research assistance, both online and in-person at the Research Services

Desk

  • Cataloging
  • Collection development
  • Library instruction
  • Subject Liaison

Required Qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited master’s degree or equivalent foreign degree: degree must be awarded at the

time of application.

  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering diversity.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Academic Library experience

Desired Qualifications:

  • Reference Experience
  • Familiarity with reference tools in sciences, social sciences, or humanities
  • Ability to apply technology to reference and instructional services
  • Cataloging experience with particular language or subject expertise

Librarians wishing to be included in the “pool” are invited to send a letter of application;
curriculum vitae; names, postal and e-mail addresses of three professional references; and a brief

statement about your commitment to fostering diversity to:
Patrick McCarthy, Associate Dean
Library and Information Access
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-8050
Applications may be submitted by email. Send to pmccarthy@mail.sdsu.edu.
Applications will be kept active for six months. Candidates who wish to remain in the active temporary pool may submit updated documents at the end of the six-month period.
Rank and Salary: Appointments are normally made at the Assistant Librarian rank; current full- time salary range is $52,716 – $70,872per year.
The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in
CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete
the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
San Diego State University is a Title IX, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender
identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

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Ukpeagvik Iñupiat Corporation/Bowhead Family of Companies – San Diego

https://rn21.ultipro.com/UKP1001/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*2D6A96C35CD009F0

SCA LIBRARY TECHNICIAN (FLTASW) San Diego (CSCS-18-2102-W):

Bowhead is seeking a Librarian Technician to compile records, sorts and shelves books, and issues and receives library materials, such as books, films, slides, recording, and CD-ROMS.

Essential responsibilities of the Librarian Technician will include:

  • Records identifying data and due date to issue item to patrons.
  • Inspects returned item for damage, verifies due-date, and computes and receives overdue fines.
  • Reviews records of overdue item and issues overdue notices to borrowers.

CONTINGENT UPON AWARD
***Bowhead is looking to speak to experienced professionals for this opportunity, which is contingent upon award and not currently funded. Incumbent employees are encouraged to apply.

 

Requirements
  • A minimum of one to two (1-2) years of library experience; High School Diploma required; BS Degree preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work independently and be able to communicate effectively both orally and through formal reports.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team.

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must be able to maintain a security clearance at the Secret level. US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location.

Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC’s Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant’s resume/application may be subject to verification.

Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

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Librarian II – County of San Diego

1/8/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
$58,178 – $71,448 a year
PER COUNTY RULES, THIS POSITION IS ELIGIBLE FOR APPOINTMENT AT STEP 1, $58,177.60 ANNUALLY. COUNTY EMPLOYEES ARE SUBJECT TO THE COUNTY PROMOTION RULE FOR STEP PLACEMENT IN ACCORDANCE WITH COMPENSATION ORDINANCE SECTION 1.3.5.

The San Diego County Library is seeking qualified candidates for the position of
Librarian II

San Diego County Library (SDCL) consists of 33 branches and 2 mobile libraries. It has been recognized for its excellent public service, cultural inclusiveness, high integrity, and phenomenal innovation and teamwork. Depending on the needs of the department, this position can be assigned to any branch office. The SDCL has offices in East County, North County, South County, and outlying rural communities.

SDCL desires a candidate who is dedicated to values that promote literacy, lifelong learning and social capital in keeping with our Vision Statement of “informed, literate and engaged communities.” The ideal candidate is an experienced “leader librarian” who has the ability to communicate effectively with and respond to the changing look of our communities, respecting the diversity of those communities and striving to eliminate barriers to access. This person will foster teamwork, collaboration and partnerships as a means to successfully deliver the Library’s mission.

Click HERE for more information about the San Diego County Library.
ABOUT THE POSITION

The Librarian II position is a professional journey level class in the Librarian series. As a Librarian II, you will be responsible for providing the more difficult technical, professional, and management services. You may serve as an adult or children’s services librarian at a regional or resource library; act as a liaison to the Friends of the Library; and may assist with the responsibility for a major service area of a branch or library division such as Branch Management, Reference Services, Children’s or Young Adult Services, Technical Services, Training Services, Access Services or Community Services.

Librarian II positions may supervise professional and paraprofessional staff and may oversee a branch library or several small branches.

Click HERE for a complete job description of Librarian II.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • A master’s degree in Library Science (MLS) from an accredited U.S. college or university, or a certified foreign studies equivalency, AND two years of full-time experience as a professional librarian; OR,
  • A master’s degree as described above, AND one year of full-time experience as a Librarian I with the County of San Diego.
Note: Candidates must provide proof of educational requirements at the time of application. A master’s degree in Library Science from a U.S. college or university, or certification of foreign studies equivalency, accredited by the American Library Association, is highly desirable. Experience working in a public library is also highly desirable.

REQUIRED ATTACHMENTS

In order for your education to be considered, you must attach a copy of your diploma, transcripts or foreign studies equivalency certificate to your application. Required documents submitted on or after February 29, 2008 do not need to be resubmitted. Please only attach the documents required.

EVALUATION

Qualified candidates will be placed on a 6 month employment list based on scores received during the evaluation of information contained in their employment and supplemental applications. Please ensure all information is complete and accurate as the responses you provide on the supplemental application questionnaire will be reviewed using an automated evaluation system. If you are successful in the initial screening process, your application will be reviewed individually to confirm that the information you provided is accurate and qualifying.

Note: Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable an individual with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions of a job, on a case-by-case basis.

Under California Government Code Sections 3100 – 3109, public employees are designated as disaster service workers. The term “public employees” includes all persons employed by the state or any county, city, state agency, or public district. Disaster service workers are required to participate in such disaster service activities as may be assigned to them by their employer or by law.
The County of San Diego is committed to valuing diversity and practicing inclusion because our diverse workforce is our greatest asset and our customers are our number one priority

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