JOB: Library Associate – Collection Services – Sonoma County Library (Part – Time)

Sonoma County Library Announces an Employment Opportunity

Under general supervision, this part-time position performs a wide range of library duties as required in Collection Services at the Rohnert Park Headquarters. The tentative schedule is Monday-Friday 8am- 12pm.

TYPICAL TASKS include, but are not limited to:

Uses a computer to enter and retrieve information, locate library materials and charge and discharge materials; receives and processes requests and holds.
Receives inter-library loan requests; searches relevant database systems; confirms orders; upon receipt, verifies order and forwards item to patron; follows up on items to ensure a timely return to originating library.
Responds to suggestions, requests, or concerns from library users or community members.
Compiles library activity reports and statistics.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university; and two (2) years of work experience in library services.

Knowledge of:
Principles and techniques used in bibliographic research.
Library services and available resources.
Record keeping principles and procedures.
Modern office practices and technology, including personal computer hardware and software applications related to the work.
Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and Library staff.

Ability to:
Use computer and other technology, including software, hardware, and the Internet sufficient to be able to assist customers, conduct research, prepare reports, and use email and other communications technologies.
Make sound, independent decisions within established policy and procedural guidelines.

SALARY RANGE: $25.21/hour to $31.49/hour plus prorated benefits
CLOSING DATE: 5:00 p.m., Thursday, October 3, 2019

APPLICATION PROCESS: Please go to to apply. Applications must be complete and submitted by the final filing date in order to be considered. Incomplete and/or inaccurate applications may result in disqualification from the recruitment process. Resumes will not substitute for a completed application. Please attach transcript document(s).
The application process may contain one or more of the following steps: a supplemental application, written test(s), skills assessment(s), and/or oral examination(s).
REQUEST FOR ACCOMMODATION: Sonoma County Library will make reasonable accommodations in the recruitment process to accommodate applicants with disabilities. If you are invited to participate in an examination or interview and have a disability for which you require an accommodation, please contact the Human Resources Department at (707) 545-0831 extension 1591 or as soon as possible to make arrangements for your accommodation. Requesting accommodations at least 3 working/business days before the scheduled event will help to ensure availability. For further information regarding disability accommodations provided by the Library and related matters, see the Library’s website at
Employment offers will be contingent upon a successful pre-employment verification/criminal records clearance. Having a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from employment.

The list established from this recruitment may be used to fill future positions as they occur during the active status of the list.