JOB: Library Technician Alliant, International University, San Francisco

Job Description

The Library Technician under the general direction of the Director of Library, San Francisco, is responsible for managing the day-to-day activities of Circulation for the San Francisco Library. The incumbent assists students, faculty, and staff with their library services needs and possesses a thorough knowledge of established library procedures and technical systems, trains and supervises student assistants. S/he works collaboratively with Interlibrary Loan, Collection Management Services, and Research Services and Systems staff located on the Alliant San Francisco campus.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Provide a variety of circulation and resource sharing services, including being the Library staff point of contact evenings and weekends. Schedule varies and is suitable to change throughout based on the needs of the Library.
  2. Communicate with a variety of library users, including Alliant International University faculty, students, and staff, and community patrons and with staff at other resource-sharing partner libraries as needed to answer questions, resolve delivery and/or access issues, and clarify Library procedures and Policy.
  3. Hire, train, evaluate, and supervise student employees in all their circulation and resource sharing tasks.
  4. Schedule student employees, monitor student work-study budget/earnings, and advise Library Director regarding budget and scheduling needs/issues
  5. Ensure smooth functioning of the library, including working with Facilities Manager and University Information Services regarding any building or technology issues affecting the day-to-day running of the library.
  6. Ensure appropriate use of the library by all users, including Faculty, Staff and Student patrons. Keeps Library Director and Campus Public Safety informed of any potential situations at the library.
  7. Ensuring a high level of customer service among the student assistant staff.
  8. Other duties as assigned


Requirements

Education:

Associate Degree or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.

Experience:

One-two years of progressively responsible library supervisory experience in an academic library preferred but not required.

Essential Job Functions:

The Circulation Supervisor manages the day-to-day activities of Circulation for the San Francisco Library. S/he works to update processes and procedures to keep pace with the changing library environment and patron needs. Interact orally and in writing with students, faculty, staff and the public clearly and courteously

The Circulation Supervisor helps oversee the Circulation departments point of service, circulates library materials, and answers questions and addresses concerns about access, borrowing, collections, resources, privileges, credentials, and accounts. The position collaborates with the Director to manage and maintain the condition of the library’s print collection and its accuracy in the catalog; it also ensures that the patron databases are accurate and is responsible for the collection of fines, fees, and the replacement of lost and damaged library materials. The Circulation Supervisor manages the Libraries student assistant staff and is in charge of the staffing on all shifts (e.g. days, evenings, and weekends).

Other Requirements:

  • Fluency in reading, writing, and speaking English
  • Knowledge of the organization of academic libraries and the Library of Congress call numbers
  • Sensitivity to cultural diversity and ability to communicate and interact effectively with people of all ages and diverse background
  • Proven ability to work effectively as a team player
  • Highly motivated, focused and results oriented
  • Ability to exercise discretion and tact in all interpersonal contacts, and to maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks according to required deadlines
  • Maintain composure under high stress conditions
  • Ability to be optimistic, positive and supportive in all interactions with others must have good communication with Director, Staff and Faculty.
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Time management

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JOB: Librarian I or II, Sonoma County Library, Petaluma

Description

Sonoma County Library Announces an Employment Opportunity LIBRARIAN I or II, CHILDREN’S SERVICES – PETALUMA LIBRARY- 40 HOURS PER WEEK – FULL TIME

We are seeking a customer service driven library professional for our full-time Children’s Services Librarian position at the Petaluma 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.

The Position

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 a children’s librarian, preferably in a public library. Must have a valid California driver’s license. Spanish bilingual skills desired but not required.

SALARY RANGES: Librarian I – $59,904 to $74,880 annually
Librarian II – $62,920 to $78,582.40 annually
CLOSING DATE: 5:00 pm, Friday, February 15, 2019

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.

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JOB: Library Specialist– Bilingual, Sonoma County Library, Santa Rosa

Description

Sonoma County Library

Announces an Employment Opportunity

LIBRARY SPECIALIST* – BILINGUAL (ENGLISH/SPANISH)-

ROSELAND- 20 HOURS PER WEEK – PART TIME

* Pending classification study

We are seeking a customer service driven professional with excellent communication and Spanish bilingual skills to perform routine library work at the Roseland Community Library.

The Position

Please see the attached job specifications for full details about this position.

TYPICAL DUTIES include, but are not limited to:

  • Advises patrons of library policies, procedures, and services in person and over the telephone with a friendly and helpful attitude
  • Registers patrons, enters patron information into library database and issues new or replacement library cards with accuracy; updates patron records; communicates with the patron about the procedure and explains rationale positively when denials are required
  • Listens attentively to patron’s questions about library account and answers in a calm and professional manner
  • Recognizes when a question needs to be directed to reference staff
  • Proactively collects fines and payments for lost materials
  • Assists patrons with the use of public computers and other electronic equipment
  • Efficiently and accurately balances daily cash and prepares deposit
  • Readily and proficiently uses a computer to enter and retrieve information, locate library materials and charge and discharge materials; successfully incorporates the use of RFID and the StaffLink into daily circulation workflow
  • Efficiently receives and processes requests and reserves
  • Quickly and accurately sorts returned books
  • Processes magazines and gift books in a neat and timely manner; keeps magazines, periodicals, telephone books and other materials current
  • Readily provides clerical assistance to Librarians and other staff

Minimum Qualifications

Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth (12th) grade and one (1) year of clerical and office support work. An Associate’s degree, or higher, from an accredited college or university can substitute for the required experience. Bi-lingual skills in Spanish required.

 DESIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to remain tactful when working with the public
  • Close attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently while following established procedures
  • Bi-lingual skills in Spanish required

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JOB: Library Specialist, Sonoma County Library, Santa Rosa

Description

Sonoma County Library

Announces an Employment Opportunity

LIBRARY SPECIALIST* – NORTHWEST SANTA ROSA LIBRARY

40 HOURS PER WEEK – FULL TIME

* Pending classification study

We are seeking a customer service driven professional to perform routine library work at the Northwest Santa Rosa Library.

The Position

TYPICAL DUTIES include, but are not limited to:

  • Advises patrons of library policies, procedures, and services in person and over the telephone with a friendly and helpful attitude
  • Registers patrons, enters patron information into library database and issues new or replacement library cards with accuracy; updates patron records; communicates with the patron about the procedure and explains rationale positively when denials are required
  • Listens attentively to patron’s questions about library account and answers in a calm and professional manner
  • Recognizes when a question needs to be directed to reference staff
  • Proactively collects fines and payments for lost materials
  • Assists patrons with the use of public computers and other electronic equipment
  • Efficiently and accurately balances daily cash and prepares deposit
  • Readily and proficiently uses a computer to enter and retrieve information, locate library materials and charge and discharge materials; successfully incorporates the use of RFID and the StaffLink into daily circulation workflow
  • Efficiently receives and processes requests and reserves
  • Quickly and accurately sorts returned books
  • Processes magazines and gift books in a neat and timely manner; keeps magazines, periodicals, telephone books and other materials current
  • Readily provides clerical assistance to Librarians and other staff

Minimum Qualifications

Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth (12th) grade and one (1) year of clerical and office support work. An Associate’s degree, or higher, from an accredited college or university can substitute for the required experience.

 DESIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to remain tactful when working with the public
  • Close attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently while following established procedures
  • Bi-lingual skills in Spanish desirable

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JOB: Library Associate, Sonoma County Library, Rohnert Park

Description

Sonoma County Library

Announces an Employment Opportunity

LIBRARY ASSOCIATE – ROHNERT PARK COTATI REGIONAL LIBRARY

20 HOURS PER WEEK – PART-TIME

The Position

Under general supervision, this part-time position performs a wide range of library tasks; assists patrons by answering reference and other questions and in selecting library materials; and performs related duties as required.

TYPICAL TASKS include, but are not limited to:

  • Receives and responds to questions from patrons concerning resources; answers reference questions from patrons or directs more difficult reference questions to appropriate librarian.
  • Advises patrons of library policies, procedures, and services in person and over the telephone.
  • Uses the online catalog and other resources to assist patrons in locating and selecting books and reference materials; instructs patrons in the use of library equipment and resources including the Internet; conducts subject searches.
  • Uses a computer to enter and retrieve information, locate library materials and charge and discharge materials; receives and processes requests and holds.
  • May assist in compiling booklists and pathfinders and answering reference questions in the area of specialty.
  • 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.
  • Assists the Branch Manager or others with various administrative tasks and programs.
  • Maintains shelf order; collects and accounts for fees and fines and makes deposits as necessary; keeps library records; writes reports.

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 preferred.

Knowledge & Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Principles and practices of paraprofessional library work, including library reference, readers’ advisory, and other library services.
  • Principles, techniques, and procedures in cataloging, indexing, classifying, and organizing library materials.
  • Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and Library staff.

Ability to:

  • Organize own work and the work of others, set priorities, and meet deadlines.
  • Interpret, explain, and apply all relevant Library policies and procedures, and applicable Federal and State laws, codes, and regulations.
  • 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.

SALARY RANGE:                $24.24/hour to $30.28/hour plus prorated benefits

CLOSING DATE:                  5:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 1, 2019

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