Region Northern Bay Area
Job Type Full-Time
Close Date 10/31/2022 at 5pm
Salary $33.37-$43.77 Hourly
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6135 State Farm Drive Rohnert Park, 94928
At Sonoma County Library, we bring information, ideas, and people together to build a stronger community. We are a hub where learning, the arts, technology and people intersect and thrive!
We are known nationally for our innovation, and locally for our engaged, creative, and empowered staff. We rely on community input to guide our decisions, and we proudly champion diversity and racial equity in all aspects of our organization. Libraries are for everyone.
This is a tremendous opportunity to be part of a mission-driven public agency, and help transform the literacy and education landscape for all Sonoma County residents. If you would like to join our team of dedicated professionals, we invite you to apply.
OUTREACH LIBRARIAN I/II – HEADQUARTERS
40 HOURS PER WEEK – FULL TIME
This position is responsible for the operations of Sonoma County Library’s mobile outreach service, the BiblioBus. Whether on the move or at a community event, our BiblioBus offers books for all ages to browse, the use of laptop computers and entertainment devices, and specialized library programing such as story times, STEAM activities, one-on-one tech help, and skill-building workshops. Conversational Spanish bilingual skills are strongly desired.
Please see the attached job specifications for full details about this position.
This position will have functional responsibility and oversight for the full operations of the BiblioBus mobile outreach service, including opening and closing procedures, statistical reporting, and facilities oversight; assumes responsibility for all circulation and materials maintenance activities in the BiblioBus collection. Provides technical and functional direction and training to support staff, and coordinates participation by branch staff in offsite outreach assignments.
TYPICAL TASKS include, but are not limited to:
- Drives bookmobile or library van to predetermined locations to provide services to remote patrons throughout the County
- Assists in analyzing the need for additions, deletions and changes to scheduled vehicle stops
- Maintains vehicle in a clean and orderly condition
- Inspects vehicle and works with Corporate Yard to ensure the vehicle is in good working order
- Designs, implements, and evaluates outreach programs and events to meet the needs of diverse communities
- Collaborates with branch staff to build relationships in local communities
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. Must have a valid California driver’s license. Spanish bilingual skills are strongly desired.
Must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing an average of 35 pounds for setting up and breaking down of BiblioBus.
SALARY RANGE: Librarian I – $33.37 to $41.68 per hour
Librarian II- $35.04 to $43.77 per hour
CLOSING DATE: 5:00 pm, Monday, October 31, 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).
Bibliobus Outreach Librarian I or II.pdf
Vacation, sick leave, and holiday accruals are pro-rated for part-time employees. Certain insurance benefits are available only to full-time employees.
If you are selected for an interview, we will be happy to answer benefits questions you may have about the position for which you applied.
Vacation: Earns at the rate of 1 ¼ days per month, 3 weeks after the first year.
Sick leave: Twelve days per year, with unlimited accumulation.
Holidays: A combination of holidays and compensatory days equal to thirteen days per year.
Retirement: Membership in the statewide Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS). See CalPERS chart for retirement formulas. The Sonoma County Library does not participate in Social Security.
Health insurance: Group health insurance through CalPERS Health Insurance Program paid at 80% to 84% depending on position. Delta Dental and VSP vision care insurance fully paid for full-time (40-hr/week) employees.
Life insurance: Paid term life insurance policy.
Miscellaneous: Two deferred compensation plans available, long-term disability insurance, and short-term disability (SDI) insurance through the EDD.
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About Sonoma County Library
Sonoma County represents the best of Northern California – over 50 state and regional parks, miles of rugged Pacific coastline, towering redwood forests, 425 wineries, thriving arts and cultural activity, and close proximity to San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge, make it an exciting place to live and work.
The Sonoma County Library – originally formed in 1975 – serves approximately 495,000 residents in the cities, towns, and communities of Cloverdale, Cotati, Guerneville, Healdsburg, Petaluma, Rohnert Park, Santa Rosa, Sebastopol, Sonoma, and Windsor. Through library services and programs at our 14 locations, online, and through targeted outreach, we embrace our mission to bring information, ideas, and people together to build a stronger community.
We are known nationally for our innovation and locally for our connection to our residents and communities. We are a community hub where learning, the arts, technology, and people intersect and thrive.
Sonoma County Library values diversity, empowerment, community, unity, kindness, connection, and equity. We are committed to diversity and inclusion in the recruiting and hiring of staff.
For more information on Careers with Sonoma County Library, please visit https://sonomalibrary.org/about-us/careers-at-sonoma-county-library.
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