JOB: Library Specialist* – Sonoma County Library, Part-Time (30 Hours/Week)

Sonoma County Library Announces an Employment Opportunity

LIBRARY SPECIALIST* – ROHNERT PARK
30 HOURS PER WEEK – PART TIME

* Pending classification study

We are seeking a customer service driven professional to perform routine library work at the Rohnert Park Cotati Regional 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.

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

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Incumbent will perform repetitive arm/hand movements using a keyboard and mouse, and will grasp/handle materials that weigh up to and occasionally more than 25 pounds. Incumbent will push wheeled carts weighing up to or occasionally more than 100 pounds.
SALARY RANGE: $20.38/hour to $25.46/hour plus prorated benefits

CLOSING DATE: 5:00 pm, Thursday, April 25, 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.

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).

EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION:
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.

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

 

JOB: Web Programmer Analyst – Sonoma County Library – Full Time

The Sonoma County Library is seeking a customer service oriented individual with solid web, database, and enterprise software experience to support the IT division in carrying out the Library’s strategic technology initiatives. Please complete Supplemental Questionnaire.

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

This full-time, benefitted position closely coordinates with management, staff, and vendors to identify emerging software needs and implement solutions. Duties may include custom software and database design and development, and programming, software updates, responding to support tickets from staff, maintaining various export/import scripts, report development, systems integration, performance tuning, development of security and backup strategies, analysis and research, process improvements, technical writing, procedure documentation, and project management.

TYPICAL DUTIES include, but are not limited to:

• Builds responsive websites using Drupal CMS, HTML/HTML5, CSS/CSS3, and JavaScript/jQuery.
• Uses Front End development languages, such as CSS, HTML, Javascript, jQuery, XML.
• Uses Back End development languages, including Java, Javascript, PHP, SQL, MySQL, Unix,
Linux, MS DOS command line.
• Develops and configures web solutions in PHP implementations in a Linux-hosted opensource server environment. (LAMP)
• Performs unit and integration testing for all developed applications, as well as provides technical and functional testing support.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or University in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Management Information Systems, or closely related field, and a minimum of two (2) years of work experience in the following areas: programming professional web applications; developing website interfaces and/or applications for mobile web and responsive web design, and working with website content management systems.

Licenses and Certifications: As a condition of employment, possession and continued maintenance of a valid California driver’s license and a safe driving record.

Desired Certifications: Linux, Unix, Windows, or SQL
SALARY RANGE: $74,838.40 – $93,475.20 annually plus benefits

CLOSING DATE: 5:00 PM, Tuesday, April 23, 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. 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).

EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION:
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.

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

JOB: Supervising Librarian, Adult/Reference, Alameda Free Library

The Alameda Free Library is seeking a bright, dynamic, and enthusiastic Supervising Librarian to provide leadership and direction to a team of public service professionals at the Main and Neighborhood Libraries, including public service, community outreach, innovative program planning, collection development, and the supervision, training and evaluation of staff. Our current opening is in the Adult Services Division/Reference.

For a full description , and to apply, visit GovernmentJobs by 4/08/2019

JOB: Librarian Specialist, Contra Costa County Library (Martinez and Byron)

Librarian Specialist opening for a dedicated, innovative, and highly skilled professional splitting their time between the Orin Allen Youth Rehabilitation Facility and John A. Davis Juvenile Hall. The individual selected will play a vital lead role in providing high quality library services in a secure environment working with a unique and special population of enthusiastic young adults.  Apply by 4/22/2019 at Government Jobs here:

Are you a highly specialized library professional seeking a new opportunity to make the most out of your career? Then this is an opportunity you will not want to miss! There is one Librarian Specialist opening for a dedicated, innovative, and highly skilled professional splitting their time between the Orin Allen Youth Rehabilitation Facility and John A. Davis Juvenile Hall. The individual selected will play a vital lead role in providing high quality library services in a secure environment working with a unique and special population of enthusiastic young adults. This is a rare and rewarding opportunity to work with at-risk youth in a Juvenile Detention Facility. You will be in a position that has a distinct and positive influence on youth, many of whom have never been exposed to libraries or reading for pleasure.

The list created from this examination may also be used to fill other Librarian Specialist vacancies if they arise.

Join Contra Costa County Library in its mission to inspire the citizens of the County to work together, spark imagination, fuel potential, and bring people and ideas together.

JOB: Library Aide*, Extra-Help, Sonoma County Library

Sonoma County Library Announces an Employment Opportunity
LIBRARY AIDE* – EXTRA-HELP POSITION
MULTIPLE LOCATIONS

* Pending classification study
THE POSITION:
Please see the attached job specification for full details about this position.

This extra-help, non-benefited position will perform basic library work in the area of materials support such as sorting and shelving library materials, and performs other work as required at various branches throughout Sonoma County.

TYPICAL TASKS include, but are not limited to:
Sorts, distributes and shelves various types of library materials; maintains shelves in proper order.
Searches for and corrects sorting errors on bookshelves; reads shelves; follows procedures to look for materials on various reports.
Uses a computer to enter and retrieve information relating to checking-in materials, retrieving holds and requests, withdrawing holds and performing similar tasks.
Retrieves materials from shelves according to pull lists and other procedures.
Retrieves materials from book drops.
Keeps newspapers and magazines/periodicals current.
Cleans monitors, screens, keyboards, mice, and other related equipment.
Answers routine requests for information and direction from the public, directing caller or patron to appropriate person as necessary.
Places donations to the Friends of the Library in appropriate location.
Additional tasks include posting items to bulletin board, mending books, re-casing media, straightening reading room.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education and Experience: Equivalent to the completion of 12th grade; ability to arrange items in numerical and alphabetical order quickly and accurately; ability to perform physically taxing work; deal with the public pleasantly and courteously. Spanish bilingual skills desirable but not required.

SALARY RANGES: $16.34 per hour

CLOSING DATE: We are accepting ONLY the FIRST 50 Applications

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.

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).

EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION:
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.

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