Contra Costa County Library in Northern California seeks to fill two (2) full time Senior Community Library Manager positions in Pinole/El Sobrante, California and Brentwood, California.

Contra Costa County operates 25 community libraries within a 750 square mile area and serves approximately 900,000 urban, suburban, and rural customers with an annual circulation exceeding 5 million.

Incumbents are responsible for day-to-day administration and operation of a community library. This includes responsibility for the supervision of subordinate personnel; development of material collections appropriate for the community served by the library; development and implementation of a plan of service; recommendations to County Library Administration regarding community needs and improvements in library service patterns; and the establishment and maintenance of direct liaison between the community library, city, school district, Library Friends, and local groups to encourage good community relations.

The employment list established from this examination may remain in effect for six (6) months.


  • License Required: Possession of a Valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s License.
  • Education: Possession of a Master of Library Science degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association, or equivalent curriculum.
  • Experience: Three (3) years of full-time equivalent professional/supervisory library experience, which must have included experience as a Community/Branch Library Manager in a public library.


  • Four (4) years full-time equivalent experience working in a library, which may include two (2) years as support staff, technician or paraprofessional, and at least two (2) years in a professional/supervisory level.


Applicants are asked to submit a completed Contra Costa County application and supplemental questionnaire online at Resumes may not be substituted for the official application or supplemental questionnaire.  For more information e-mail or call (925) 646-6423.