JOB: Library Specialist, Contra Costa County Library

The Contra Costa County Library is inviting applications from enthusiastic and innovative library professionals to fill three (3) vacant Library Specialist positions. There are two (2) vacancies that specialize in Virtual Library Services and one (1) vacancy that specializes in Children’s Services. The individuals selected will play a vital lead role in providing high quality library services in an innovative and dynamic setting. Under direction, Library Specialists act as a specialist in library systems and web technologies, subject-matter or age-level area in the County Library System; to perform varied and complex professional work including but not limited to the use of emerging technologies to develop and deliver effective library service models that support reference, instruction, and information seeking behaviors; develop and manage digital content and services; deliver library services to support various user groups including adults, teens, children, college students and faculty; promote reading and literacy; provide community outreach; and market and promote library services and resources to the public.

Minimum Qualifications:
License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator’s License. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator’s license will be accepted during the application process

Education: Possession of a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from a school of librarianship accredited by the American Library Association.

Experience: Two (2) years of full-time or its equivalent professional library experience

Salary Range:
$26.89 – $34.35 Hourly
$2,151.57 – $2,747.64 Biweekly
$4,661.73 – $5,953.21 Monthly
$55,940.76 – $71,438.52 Annually

For more information, and to apply, visit the Contra Costa County Human Resources page and select “Open Job Opportunities”.

Deadline to Apply: Friday, June 26, 2015