JOB: Librarian, Cogswell College, San Jose

Part-time, (May be Full-time if combined with teaching duties), Exempt

Ensures library functions and services are appropriately planned, implemented, and managed. The Librarian assists the Cogswell College community in use of the library materials and resources through reference and research support as well as Information Literacy instruction programs.

Full job description and application instructions available online.

JOB: Senior Library Technician (Circulation Supervisor), Alliant International University, San Francisco

POSITION TITLE: Senior Library Technician (Circulation Supervisor)
REPORTS TO: Director of Library, San Francisco
HOURS: 37.5 hours/week (some evening schedule required. Tuesday – Saturday)
EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Full-Time, non-exempt
GRADE LEVEL: Library Grade 2


The Senior Library Technician (Circulation Supervisor), 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, Research Services and Systems staff located on the Alliant San Francisco campus.
Alliant International University’s mission is to provide students with the highest quality of education through innovation in scholarship, applied training and research, and community service, particularly to underserved populations. The University’s goal is to equip students with the competencies they need to improve the quality of human life by addressing major contemporary social issues. Core competencies of the University’s training programs include cultural diversity, which is infused in courses and field placements and is manifest in the diversity of its students and faculty.


1. Provide a variety of circulation and resource sharing services, including being the Library staff point of contact evenings and weekends.
2. Interlibrary Loans/Materials Delivery: In cooperation with other institutions, use the OCLC and Articlereach systems to receive and process all Interlibrary loan requests for books, dissertations and journal articles from students and other libraries. Search and select potential loan sources. Receive and send requests via online systems, telephone, mail and FAX. Oversee LINK+ system, including lending and borrowing functions and courier service. Maintain complete and accurate files and statistics.
3. Stacks Maintenance: Oversee shelving of library materials, general shelf maintenance including shelf reading, searches for lost items, space planning, and shifting of the collection as needed.
4. Audiovisual Services: Schedule faculty and student requests for AV equipment use. Coordinate pick-up/delivery and return of equipment. Instruct patrons and the Interviewing and Observation classes in use of equipment, as necessary.
5. 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.
6. Hire, train, evaluate, and supervise student employees in all their circulation and resource sharing tasks.
7. Schedule student employees, monitor student work-study budget/earnings, and advise Library Director regarding budget and scheduling needs/issues
8. 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
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of the library.
9. 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.
10. Other duties as assigned


Bachelor of Arts preferred.

One-two years of progressively responsible library supervisory experience in an academic library preferred.

Certificates and Licenses:

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
Management Skills:
Possesses critical thinking skills.
Some decision-making on day-to-day tasks, as well as willingness to ask questions and seek assistance.

Technology Skills:

Computer and technology competence is essential as well as excellent interpersonal and strong customer service skills.
Supervisor Responsibilities:
This position supervises (with Director of Library) 8+ student employees, including hiring, training and evaluation.
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
• High level of accuracy and attention to detail

Background Check Requirements:
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

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JOB: Inclusion and Outreach Librarian, Sonoma State University Library, Rohnert Park

Sonoma State University Library seeks a knowledgeable, collaborative, creative, and student-centered Inclusion and Outreach Librarian to lead efforts in support of student learning for underserved communities at Sonoma State University. The Inclusion and Outreach Librarian will work collaboratively across campus on initiatives related to SSU’s designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, as well as those aimed at creating a diverse and inclusive community that is welcoming to all. The successful candidate will have knowledge of the challenges faced by underserved populations in higher education and a track record of successful collaboration to support student success.

Sonoma State University’s educational experience fosters intellectual, cognitive, social, and personal growth. Under leadership of a new President and executive cabinet, the faculty and staff form collaborative relationships with students for an education that fosters ethical exploration, civic engagement, social responsibility, and global awareness. The Library is looking for a candidate who is flexible, responsive, and creative, and who will bring strong collaborative skills to the library.

The University Library is a student-focused library that thrives on innovation and creativity. The successful candidate will bring a student-focused approach to instruction and outreach, will work across the campus to build relationships and promote library services, and will work closely with colleagues to integrate the library into the fabric of student life.

This position requires an ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS/MIS degree, at least three years’ experience in an academic library, and familiarity with instruction in a primarily undergraduate environment.

For a complete job description, application information, and more information about the University Library, please visit

Review of applications starts January 8, 2018. Anticipated start date: TBD.

Sonoma State is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

JOB: Branch Manager – Windsor Regional Library, Sonoma County Library, Santa Rosa

Under general direction of the Division Manager, Branches and Patron Services, directs the day-to-day operations and activities of the Library branch. Provides professional library services including reference, reader’s advisory, collection development, and performs related work as assigned. This position is responsible for all personnel and operations within the branch and for branch relationships with the community it services.


Typical tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Manages the day-to-day operations of a branch library including staff, materials, and facilities
  • Schedules, trains, supervises and evaluates professional and support staff
  • Oversees or participates in the recruitment, training and scheduling of volunteers
  • Directs and coordinates activities of a branch library in conjunction with system policies and regulations
  • Makes budget recommendations and monitors the branch library budget
  • Participates in promotional and public relations tasks, such as creating interest in library services, and creating and implementing strategies for improving awareness of library services


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 and five (5) years of experience as a professional librarian, including two (2) years at a lead, supervisory, or managerial level.

Licenses and Certifications:
Must possess and maintain a valid California Class C Driver License.

Full job description and application instructions available online.

JOB: Division Manager – Branches & Patron Services, Sonoma County Library, Santa Rosa

We are seeking a customer service driven management professional for our full-time Division Manager position, which will focus on Branch and Patron Services for the entire Sonoma County Library system.
* Office will be relocating to Rohnert Park, in the heart of Wine Country with the Redwoods and Pacific Ocean only minutes away, in early 2018

Please click here for full details about this position.

Under general direction, provides customer service, plans, organize, manages, and provides direction and oversight for the Branches & Patron Services Division; holds responsibility for library branch management; acts as an integral member of Library Management Team; actively leads in the budgetary management of the division; and performs related duties as required.

Any combination of training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities, is qualifying. A typical way to obtain this knowledge and abilities would be:

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 and six (6) years of experience as a professional librarian providing a full range of public library services, three (3) years of which included management or supervisory experience.

Licenses and Certifications: Must possess and maintain a valid California Class C Driver License.

SALARY RANGES: $102,689.60 to $128,273.60 annually
CLOSING DATE: 5:00pm, Thursday, November 30, 2017


Please go to to apply. Applications must be submitted by the final filing date.

The eligibility 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

Full job description and application instructions available online.