JOB: Principal Librarian, Alameda County Library

Salary:  $111,571.20 – $135,387.20

Position Description:
Under the general direction of a Deputy County Librarian, is responsible for Library administrative and programmatic functions. The Principal Librarian operates as Division Director and serves as part of the Executive Administrative team and directs the implementation of Library administrative and programmatic initiatives as determined by the Deputy County Librarian.

Current Vacancy:

The Learning Group: The Learning Group is based out of Fremont and oversees Outreach, Programs, and Technical Services including Cataloging and Collection Development.

Ideal Candidate:

In addition to meeting the minimum qualifications listed below, the ideal candidate will possess the following attributes, and have demonstrated a successful track record in:

  • Providing oversight and direction to library management and staff.
  • Comprehensive knowledge in planning, implementing and managing innovative library programs.
  • Understanding and enforcing policies, standards and objectives of library management.
  • Building cohesive partnerships with key internal and external stakeholders to achieve library goals and initiatives.
  • Maintaining a positive work ethic while experiencing constant changes in work responsibilities, environment, processes and culture.
  • Handling administrative responsibilities such as facilitating meetings, analyzing data, creating reports and varying personnel matters.
  • Effective time management by balancing competing priorities and ensuring work is completed efficiently.

Minimum Qualifications:

Either I

The equivalent of four years’ full-time experience as a Supervising Librarian II, in the Alameda County classified service. (Non-classified includes District Attorney’s Office, Hospital Authority, and the Consolidated Courts.)
And
Possession of a Master’s degree in Library Science or Public Administration awarded by an accredited college or university.

Or II

The equivalent of four years’ full-time, responsible professional experience as a Librarian and/or program experience, including the equivalent of two years’ full-time supervisory responsibilities.
And
Possession of a Master’s degree in Library Science or Public Administration awarded by an accredited college or university.

Filing deadline is July 10th, 2018 at 5:00pm. For more information, and to apply: https://jobapscloud.com/alameda/