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Library Technician – SAIC – San Diego

Job ID: 443613
Location: SAN DIEGO, CA, United States
Date Posted: Jan 24, 2019
Category: Logistics
Subcategory: Logistics Support
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: None
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: No

JOB DESCRIPTION

Description

SAIC has contingent opportunities to fill Library Technician positions in San Diego, CA These positions are contingent upon contract award.

Seeking highly qualified candidates to provide Library Support Services to the Center for Surface Combat Systems (CSCS).

Performs routine clerical duties, providing duplication and digital imaging services, and interfaces with the organization travelers and travel coordinators/counselors requiring limited knowledge of systems or procedures. Responsibilities include: writing, typing, or entering information into a computer, preparing correspondence, bills, statements, receipts, checks, or other documents, copying information from one record to another, proofreading records or forms, sorting and filing records, processing mail, answering calls, conveying messages, running errands, and making copies of documents. This position may also require of tasks relating to computer data entry of timecards, cost transfers, journal vouchers, and other documents. Ensures entries are accurate and complete. Considerable knowledge of the job. Complete acquaintance with and understanding of the general and detailed aspects of the job and their practical applications to problems and situations ordinarily encountered. Supervision Received: General supervision and instructions given for routine work, and detailed instructions given for new activities or special assignments. IMPACT: Errors may be detected and corrected but may cause moderate loss of time or expense to correct. LIASON: Contacts are typically with individuals within own department and occasionally with contacts outside own organization. Contacts involved obtaining or providing information or data requiring some explanation or interpretation.

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 

  • High School and one (1) year or more related experience.
  • One (1) year of library experience, demonstrate the ability to work independently and be able to communicate effectively both orally and through formal reports written in specified Government formats.
  • Basic knowledge of library operations and be able to compile records; sort and shelve books or other media; remove/repair/update books or other media; make copies of documents; and check materials in and out of the circulation process.
  • Replace materials in shelving area (stacks) or files, and provide support to the professional staff
     
CLEARANCE REQUIREMENT:
  • Active Secret clearance 
Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation’s most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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Social Sciences Librarian – UC San Diego

Open date: January 16th, 2019
Next review date: February 18th, 2019
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: January 15th, 2020
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Description

Social Sciences Librarian

Academic Liaison Program

The University of California, San Diego Library seeks applications from highly motivated, collaborative, and service-oriented professionals to join the Library as the Social Sciences Librarian serving Political Science, Sociology and other related programs (at the level of Assistant, Associate or Full Librarian). The Social Sciences Librarian will have the opportunity to develop and extend information services to major centers of academic excellence and innovation at UC San Diego.

Responsibilities of the Position
The Social Sciences Librarian will strategically engage with students and faculty in the Departments of Political Science and Sociology, the Law & Society and International Studies Programs, and other social sciences as assigned, to identify areas of library partnership and to support education and research at multiple levels. This position intersects with other interdisciplinary social sciences and the successful candidate will collaborate with other subject librarians and functional specialists including those responsible for data science and curation, maps and GIS, digital scholarship, and scholarly communications. The Social Sciences Librarian will report to the Liaison Services Coordinator for Social Sciences within the Library’s Academic Liaison Program. The candidate will:

  • Partner with students, faculty, and researchers to define and meet information needs for education and research in the Division of Social Sciences.
  • Serve as the primary contact for assistance with library services, resources, and policies for the Departments of Political Science and Sociology, the Law & Society and International Studies Programs, and other social sciences as assigned.
  • Provide consultation and reference services to support undergraduate, graduate, and faculty research, teaching and learning endeavors.
  • Develop and deliver learning programs and tools tailored to social sciences to improve information and data literacy in assigned subjects, and participate in the library’s general information literacy instruction programs for undergraduates.
  • Develop and maintain collections including datasets, legal resources, and international government information, and collaborate with other librarians and staff on collection management activities.
  • Collaborate with data science, research data curation, scholarly communications, and other subject and functional specialists to develop and implement information services supporting the entire research lifecycle.

Minimum Requirements

  • MLS/MLIS or equivalent advanced degree. Other appropriate degree or equivalent experience in one or more fields related to library services may be substituted.
  • Undergraduate degree in political science, international studies, sociology or a related field, or demonstrated knowledge of these subjects as academic disciplines.
  • Strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in higher education and ability to work with faculty, students, staff and colleagues from diverse backgrounds.

Additional Requirements

  • Familiarity with scholarly resources, legal and government information sources, and reference tools for the social sciences.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in the areas of social science research methodologies, data applications and statistical tools.
  • Experience in project coordination, including planning, documentation, and implementation.
  • Ability to self-start, and work independently as well as within a team or collaborative environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience providing liaison services in an academic or research library.
  • Experience providing instruction or training to a range of users.
  • Strong understanding of traditional and emerging trends in social sciences research and scholarship.

About The Library – Great Research Starts Here

The UC San Diego Library plays a critical role in advancing and supporting the university’s research, teaching, patient care, and public service missions. The Library is committed to supporting academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body.

The Library’s Academic Liaison Program (ALP) directs the user-centered outreach, education and research services of subject specialists in support of the Library’s mission to meet the diverse and evolving information needs of the UC San Diego community. The ALP works collaboratively with other Library programs to connect students, faculty, and staff with the full range of Library services.

Librarians at UC San Diego are academic appointees and entitled to appropriate professional leave and all other perquisites granted to non-faculty academic personnel. UC San Diego Librarians are expected to participate in library-wide and system-wide planning and governance and to be professionally active. To foster the best possible working and learning environment, all library staff at UC San Diego strive to cultivate a rich and diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds, and those with disabilities. For more information, please review the UC San Diego Principles of Community. We also encourage the opportunity to build a network of peers that share your similar passions and interests through the UCSD Staff Associations network.

About the University

With a current enrollment of more than 30,000 students, UC San Diego is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through excellence in education and research at the undergraduate, graduate, professional school and postdoctoral levels. The campus is committed to community engagement, public service and industry partnerships in order to advance the health and well-being of our region, state, nation and the world.

The University of California, San Diego is recognized as one of the top 10 public universities by U.S. News and World Report and has consistently been ranked as the top college in the nation by Washington Monthly in terms of its public contributions to the nation. UC San Diego attracts $1 billion annually in research funding and is among the top ten universities in the nation in terms of its federal research funding.

To Apply

Applications will begin being review on 2/18/19 and the position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, applications must be submitted at https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF02011 and include the following:

  • An application letter addressing your interest in this position and applicable qualifications
  • A resume or CV of education and relevant experience
  • The names of at least three persons who are knowledgeable about your qualifications and/or suitability for this position
  • A personal statement summarizing your past or planned contributions to diversity; guidance for preparing diversity statements can be found at: Center for Faculty Diversity and Inclusion

Compensation: Salary and level of appointment in the Librarian series commensurate with qualifications and experience and based on the University of California pay scales.

Partner Opportunities Program: UC San Diego recognizes that your employment decisions may involve dual career considerations. UCSD provides online and in-person career and relocation assistance to spouses and partners of academic appointees.

AA-EOE: UCSD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity.

Job location

San Diego, CA

Requirements

Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity – Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)
Reference requirements
  • 3-4 required (contact information only)

How to apply

  • Create an ApplicantID
  • Provide required information and documents
  • If any, provide required reference information

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Librarian II – City of San Diego

https://agency.governmentjobs.com/sandiego/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=2310241

Closing Date/Time:  Mon. 02/04/19 5:00 PM Pacific Time

Salary:$24.78 – $29.84 Hourly
$1,982.40 – $2,387.20 Biweekly
$51,542.40 – $62,067.20 Annually

Librarian II positions perform professional librarian work in a branch library or a service area of the Central Library; assist the public in the use of library resources; provide services to children and young adults; review and evaluate the library collection and make recommendations for collection development and maintenance; catalog library books and materials; and perform 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 II 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 one year 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 two and a half years of full-time experience as a professional Librarian.

NOTES:

  • Six months of paraprofessional Librarian experience may be substituted for a MAXIMUM of six months of the required professional Librarian experience.
  • 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 skills.
  • 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.

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-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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County Archivist – County of San Diego

The County of San Diego Assessor/Recorder/County Clerk has a current opening for
COUNTY ARCHIVIST
(official title, Manager, Assessor/Recorder/County Clerk)

This position manages the legal and historical County archival records and ensures the proper preservation, maintenance, and security of all County public archival records and establishes safeguards against unauthorized removal or destruction. This position also plans, directs, and coordinates the activities of the Archives program including scheduling, assigning, and evaluating the work of staff responsible for retaining, storing, and retrieving records and information in conformance with applicable federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations. This position reports to the Chief Deputy, Recorder/County Clerk.

San Diego County is currently building a new County Archive facility that is planned to open in late 2019.

Click here for a complete job description of this class.

IDEAL CANDIDATE

The ideal candidate will have a Master’s Degree of Archival Studies, Library & Information Science, or History and at least four years of related experience in archives at increasing levels of responsibility. The ideal candidate will also demonstrate an understanding of modern archival theory, standards, and practices and implementation. This knowledge includes familiarity and/or experience with appraisal methods, acquisitions, arrangement and description, preservation, and access (physical/digital). In addition, knowledge of federal and state requirements affecting record keeping functions, including privacy rights and requirements affecting record keeping functions, including privacy rights and requirements for dealing with confidential records is highly desirable.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited U. S. college or university, or a certified foreign studies equivalency, ANDone (1) year of experience supervising activities associated with official record production, record archives or the assessment roll in a California Assessor/Recorder/County Clerk’s Office, government archive or other similar setting.

NOTE: Additional years of experience as described above may be substituted for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis.

EVALUATION

Qualified applicants will be placed on a twelve (12) 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. 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.

ACCOMMODATION

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable qualified individuals with 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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Librarian I – City of San Diego

http://agency.governmentjobs.com/sandiego/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=2310212

Closing Date/Time:   Mon. 02/04/19 5:00 PM Pacific Time
Salary: $21.54 – $25.95 Hourly
$1,723.20 – $2,076.00 Biweekly
$44,803.20 – $53,976.00 Annually
Librarian I positions perform entry-level professional librarian work in a branch library or a service area of the Central Library; and perform 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 I 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.
  • 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 one and a half years of full-time experience as a paraprofessional 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 must submit written documentation signed by their appointing authority or payroll specialist, detailing the work you 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 skills.
  • 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.

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 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 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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