JOB: Deputy County Librarian, The Contra Costa County Library, Martinez

The Contra Costa County Library is recruiting for a creative, enthusiastic, and innovative leader for an exciting and challenging opportunity as a Deputy County Librarian.

Under the direction of the County Librarian, the Deputy County Librarian oversees and coordinates the day-to-day operations of multiple community libraries directly and through subordinate levels of professional staff. This classification serves as a member of the Library Executive Management team, and is responsible for planning, budget recommendations and other administrative activities. Incumbents provide direct supervision to Library Managers, subordinate professional, technical, and clerical personnel.

Characteristics of the ideal candidate:

  • An emotionally intelligent leader who is an effective listener and consensus builder at all levels
  • Experience collaborating with cities/towns and other agencies on complex library capital projects
  • Effective supervisory experience and mentorship of staff, including the ability to lead and coach to develop future leaders

Demonstrate passion through organizational focus, perseverance, and commitment

To read the complete job description, please visit the website, The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months.

Full job description and application instructions available online.