Sonoma County Library Announces an Employment Opportunity
LIBRARIAN I or II, ADULT SERVICES – NORTHWEST LIBRARY
40 HOURS PER WEEK – FULL TIME
We are seeking a customer service driven library professional with excellent communication skills for our full-time Adult Services Librarian position at the Northwest Regional Library. The ideal candidate will have strong outreach, technical, and training skills and be willing to work in a sometimes fast paced and often vibrant “all ages” environment. Share your talents and abilities while utilizing your librarian skills for community partnerships, basic to advanced computer training and downloadable Audio and eBook device help for the public. Spanish Bilingual Skills Preferred-Please complete the required supplemental questionnaire.
Please see the attached job specifications for full details about this position.
Under general supervision, this full-time, benefitted position provides excellent customer service while performing a variety of professional adult library services, including reference, reader’s advisory, collection development, event planning, outreach, digital literacy training for the public, and performs related work as assigned.
TYPICAL TASKS include, but are not limited to:
Provides general reference and reader’s advisory services
Explains library policies and procedures to patrons and staff
Assists, advises and instructs patrons on the use of library materials and equipment, including automated catalogs, the Internet, various software, eBooks and audio book reading and listening devices and digital literacy in general
Conducts reference searches using a variety of database, online, and other search techniques
Helps to maintain and select the addition of books, reference materials, CD’s, DVD’s, electronic media, and other library materials
Assists at the Circulation Desk when needed.
Assists in and/or directs the preparation of exhibits and the organization and presentation of a variety of programs and events, as well as forming community partnerships for co-events
Leads book discussion groups
Promotes the Library out in the community, at schools, and events, and provides written outreach through community publications as well as press releases and other promotions; may represent the Library in meetings with the community or special interest groups
Helps to maintain social media connectivity to the library public.
Works collaboratively with staff, the community and special interest groups.
The Librarian II performs all of these tasks but at a more difficult, higher level. May serve as
Person-in-Charge when Branch Manager is absent.
Education and Experience: Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS), Master of Library Science (MLS), or Master of Science in Library Science (MSLS) degree from an accredited college or university. The Librarian II requires two years of appropriate professional experience working as a professional librarian, preferably in a public library. Must have a valid California driver’s license. Spanish bilingual skills preferred.
SALARY RANGES: Librarian I – $30.85/hour to $38.52/hour
Librarian II – $32.40/hour to $40.46/hour
CLOSING DATE: 5:00 pm, Wednesday, February 12, 2020
APPLICATION PROCESS: Please go to https://www.calopps.org/sonoma-county-library 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 email@example.com 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 https://sonomalibrary.org/accessibility.
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.
Current Sonoma County Library Employees: Please review the MOU, amended Article 10.5 regarding Part-time Employee Benefits to see how changing your status from full-time to part-time as a result of accepting a part-time position will impact your benefit premium costs for health, dental, and vision plans.
The list established from this recruitment may be used to fill future positions as they occur during the active status of the list.
The Sonoma County Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer