Job Listing: Library Associate – History & Genealogy Library, Sonoma County Library, Santa Rosa (posted 5/12/2022)

Under general supervision, this part-time position performs a variety of duties that follow established

procedures and involve a variety of library support services such as reference, and collection

maintenance and management; provides direct patron support through instruction and aids in the use of

library resources; and performs related duties as required.

TYPICAL TASKS include, but are not limited to:

Uses library resources as needed to respond to patrons’ reference questions.
Advises patrons of library policies, procedures, and services in person and over the telephone.
Instructs patrons in the use of library equipment and resources including the Internet; conducts subject searches.
Assists with collection maintenance by determining condition of materials and mending, discarding, or labeling as needed.
Regularly participates in shelf maintenance activities and performs other duties as assigned within the scope of classification.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

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

KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES:

Some familiarity with standard historical and genealogical resources, both print and digital (with knowledge of local history and genealogy being desirable).
Experience using an online catalog and database system.
Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and Library staff.
Proficiency using Microsoft Office software, and online email and calendaring systems.

SALARY RANGE: $28.09/hour to $35.08/hour plus benefits

CLOSING DATE: 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 1, 2022

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. Resumes will not substitute for a completed application.

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).

For positions with 4-year degree+ requirements, please upload three (3) professional references to your application. These references will not be contacted until after interview with your consent.

Apply here: https://www.calopps.org/sonoma-county-library/job-20243851