JOB: Principal Librarian, Alameda County Library

Salary:  $111,571.20 – $135,387.20

Position Description:
Under the general direction of a Deputy County Librarian, is responsible for Library administrative and programmatic functions. The Principal Librarian operates as Division Director and serves as part of the Executive Administrative team and directs the implementation of Library administrative and programmatic initiatives as determined by the Deputy County Librarian.

Current Vacancy:

The Learning Group: The Learning Group is based out of Fremont and oversees Outreach, Programs, and Technical Services including Cataloging and Collection Development.

Ideal Candidate:

In addition to meeting the minimum qualifications listed below, the ideal candidate will possess the following attributes, and have demonstrated a successful track record in:

  • Providing oversight and direction to library management and staff.
  • Comprehensive knowledge in planning, implementing and managing innovative library programs.
  • Understanding and enforcing policies, standards and objectives of library management.
  • Building cohesive partnerships with key internal and external stakeholders to achieve library goals and initiatives.
  • Maintaining a positive work ethic while experiencing constant changes in work responsibilities, environment, processes and culture.
  • Handling administrative responsibilities such as facilitating meetings, analyzing data, creating reports and varying personnel matters.
  • Effective time management by balancing competing priorities and ensuring work is completed efficiently.

Minimum Qualifications:

Either I

The equivalent of four years’ full-time experience as a Supervising Librarian II, in the Alameda County classified service. (Non-classified includes District Attorney’s Office, Hospital Authority, and the Consolidated Courts.)
And
Possession of a Master’s degree in Library Science or Public Administration awarded by an accredited college or university.

Or II

The equivalent of four years’ full-time, responsible professional experience as a Librarian and/or program experience, including the equivalent of two years’ full-time supervisory responsibilities.
And
Possession of a Master’s degree in Library Science or Public Administration awarded by an accredited college or university.

Filing deadline is July 10th, 2018 at 5:00pm. For more information, and to apply: https://jobapscloud.com/alameda/

JOB: Librarian (hourly as-needed), South San Francisco Public Library

South San Francisco Public Library seeks librarians (hourly/part-time non-benefited positions) to join our Adult Services and Youth Services, teams. Salary starts at $29.15/hour. The ideal candidate likes to help people learn and use technology, makerspace equipment, online resources, assist with summer learning and programming.

A master’s degree in library science from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association is required. To apply, send your resume and statement of interest to Anissa Malady, Library Program Manager, at malady@plsinfo.org.

The first review of applications is tentatively scheduled for the week of June 25, 2018. www.ssf.net

 

JOB: Electronic Resources and Instruction Librarian, Touro University California, Vallejo

Position Type: Full-time

Department: TUC Library

Position Number: 3F9901

Job Description
This faculty position, under the general direction of the Director of the Library, activates, troubleshoots, and maintains access for Library’s electronic resources, and develops and maintains the Library’s website. Working with another librarian, provides instruction and reference to the College of Pharmacy and the Physician Assistant Studies and Public Health Programs and selects and maintains the Library resources for this college and schools. Provides general library instruction and reference and participates in the overall growth and development of the Library and its services.

Job Duties
SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Working with vendors, TUC IT staff, and counterparts at other Touro libraries, activates, maintains, and troubleshoots access to Library electronic resources and databases including mobile services. Provides and maintains documentation to e-resources/databases.
• Obtains and compiles usage statistics for electronic resources and provides analysis pertaining to their usage and cost per use.
• Assists users with electronic access problems and questions.
• Provides EndNote training, documentation, coordination with IT staff, and assistance to patrons.
• Maintains the accuracy and currency of serial holdings using Serials Solutions and maintains link resolver.
• Develops and maintains content for Library website and maintains the Library’s presence on social media such as Facebook, etc.
• Investigates new e-resource products that may be of interest to TUC including setting up trials and assessments of products being tested.
• Drafts and serves as editor of the monthly Library online newsletter and readies to the point of publication.
• Working with another librarian, provides Library assistance, instruction, and support to students, faculty and staff in the College of Pharmacy (COP) and the Physician Assistant Studies (PA) and Public Health (PH) Programs including orientations, classroom and online library instruction, reference service, and online aids.
• Working with another librarian, identifies, selects, and maintains the monograph and journal holdings and resources in support of the COP, PA and PH curriculums.
• Representing the curriculum and research needs of the COP, PA and PH in conjunction with the other librarians and the Library Director, participates in the Library process for the selection, renewal and deselection of databases and aggregate electronic resources.
• Provides general reference and instruction service. May be required to work evening hours.
• Serves as back-up as needed for providing interlibrary loan service.
• Participates in overall discussions and efforts to promote the Library’s growth and services.
• Through professional conferences, workshops, readings, scholarship and/or research maintains currency in the field particularly those aspects of librarianship that pertain to this position.
• As a member of the TUC Faculty and a representative of the Library, participates in TUC campus and faculty committees and functions.

Required Qualifications

REQUIRED:
• Master’s degree from an ALA accredited library or information science program.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Strong service orientation
• Ability to be a flexible and productive team member
• Keeps abreast of new technologies and library trends and products pertaining to this area of librarianship

CORE COMPETENCIES

• Is able to maintain a consistent and reliable operation, delivery of, and access to the Library’s e-resources including timely implementation of new e-resources and troubleshooting of problems related to e-resources using initiative, good judgment, timely follow-up as appropriate.
• Maintains up-to-date, timely and well-organized statistics and sound analysis related to e-resources including usage trends, cost per use, type of use.
• Is able to provide Library users accurate and prompt assistance and training when dealing with e-resources and EndNote.
• Stays informed about web technology, mobile services, social media, particularly as it is applicable to libraries and library services.
• Maintains an excellent command of print and electronic library resources for pharmacy, physician assistant studies, and public health.
• Provides clear, well-organized subject-oriented library instruction appropriate to a particular class or program, and also provides general library instruction as needed.
• Maintains a very good command of print and electronic library resources for pharmacy, physician assistant studies and public health as well as currency of what new library resources are available in assigned subject fields; ability to exercise good judgment about their applicability for the Touro University California Library and to make sound decisions regarding their selection and de-selection.
• As back-up maintains currency and training in interlibrary loan processes and provides timely responses to ILL requests.
• Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Demonstrates excellent productivity and organizational skills.
• Demonstrates ability to work effectively and productively with others.
• Demonstrates reliability, flexibility, initiative, and attention to detail in carrying out specific job responsibilities and as a member of the Library Faculty.
• Demonstrates a strong customer service orientation.
• Excellent computer skills including MS Office, web and digital resource technologies such as link resolvers, proxy systems, APIs, XHTML, XML, SQL.

Preferred Qualifications

DESIRED:
• Previous library experience in a college or university setting
• Experience with an integrated library system
• Experience with digital resources, link resolvers and authentication methods
• Experience with web design and web technologies
• Library instruction experience
• Reference experience
• User services experience
• Work experience and/or educational background related to pharmacy and/or the health sciences

Physical Demands
None

EEO Statement
Touro College and University System is committed to providing all persons equal opportunity in education and employment, and to ensuring a safe and non-discriminatory educational and work environment in compliance with Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”), Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Violence Against Women Act (“VAWA”), the New York State Education Law, and other applicable laws. It is the policy of the College to prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment and in the administration of College programs, services, activities, and admissions on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

FLSA
Exempt
Posting Detail Information

Posting Number
F00020P

Open Date
06/07/2018

Open Until Filled
Yes

To Apply, visit:
http://apptrkr.com/1237770

JOB: Library Assistant, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA

POSITION SUMMARY:
Reporting to the Head Librarian, the Library Assistant will support all Library and Archive duties; which include answering reference requests, digitizing historical material, processing archival collections, and assisting library patrons.

The California Academy of Sciences welcomes people of all backgrounds, identities, and beliefs to join us in achieving our mission to explore, explain, and sustain life on Earth. We place diversity, equity and inclusion at the heart of our recruiting efforts and strive to build a culture centered on mutual respect, equal treatment and the opportunity to succeed.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with overall collections maintenance which includes processing new library materials, shelving books and journals, and updating catalogs
  • Assist with a large move of the collections
  • Catalog and digitize photographs, slides, and other archival May need to troubleshoot basic problems with hardware and software
  • Assist Library patrons with reference requests and help with checking out materials
  • Answer historical reference questions (internal and external), relating to the Academy’s Archive
  • Process Archival collections which includes physical arrangement, cataloging, and writing a collection guide
  • Assist with data cleanup in various library and archive systems
  • Page and shelve library materials
  • Direct the work of interns and volunteers as required
  • Assist with simple original cataloging and copy-cataloging of library materials
  • Follow all Academy safety regulations
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
The ideal candidate will possess a combination of the following education and/or equivalent experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; MLS/MLIS or MA in Museum Studies degree preferred
  • Minimum of 1 year experience working in a Experience working with a broad range of collections, including books, digital media, and manuscript collections a plus
  • Experience with digitizing archival materials preferred
  • Experience using a collection management system and/or a library catalog

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to set priorities, manage work, and meet deadlines independently and collaboratively
  • Ability to perform routine and sometimes repetitive clerical duties with consistent precision and accuracy
  • Ability to interact and communicate successfully and sustain effective working relationships with a wide range of people including Academy colleagues as well as external researchers and others
  • Excellent computer and technical skills and ability to learn new technologies
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse stakeholders
  • Excellent analytic problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups or individuals. Bilingual (spoken and/or written) in Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin, or other non-English language preferred but not necessary.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable persons with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, sit, walk, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. Must be able to lift 25 lbs. Must be able to perform repetitive motions 50% of the time. The California Academy of Sciences will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance (SF Police Code, Article 49).

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
Please submit your cover letter and resume online at http://calacademy.snaphire.com Note that the recruitment timeline for positions vary and depend on many factors, so it is impossible to accurately predict when a position will close. We appreciate your patience during this process. No phone calls please.

http://calacademy.snaphire.com/jobdetails?ajid=A7JY8

Closing Date: June 14th, 2018

JOB: Director Of Library Services, The Gellert Library at Notre Dame de Namur University, Belmont

Reports to: Provost

Status: Full-Time, Exempt

Supervises: Faculty and Staff Librarians (2 full-time faculty, 1 or more part-time staff), Access Services Manager, Library Assistant for Technical Services, Archivist.

Initial review of applications begins July 23, 2018.

General Description: 
The Gellert Library at Notre Dame de Namur University seeks a forward-thinking, dynamic, and service-oriented Director of Library Services. S/he will provide strategic leadership for all functions of the Library, serve as the primary advocate for the Library, and oversee the delivery of on and off-campus library services for Notre Dame de Namur University. This position serves an advisory role to University administration regarding future enhancements of Library services.

The Director of Library Services is responsible for the management of the Library, including but not limited to:

  • Providing innovative, results-oriented leadership in the development of services to faculty, students, researchers, and the NDNU community
  • Managing day-to-day operation of the Library including services, collections, and facilities, as well as training and supervision of library faculty and staff
  • Promoting the services and collections of the Library to the diverse University community
  • Overseeing and managing the continual development of the Library’s active and highly utilized information literacy instruction/assessment program
  • Preparing and administering the Library’s annual budget
  • Researching and implementing enhancements to existing library technology
  • Overseeing and managing an effective library web presence
  • Preparing statistical reports, surveys, self-studies, and analyses of library services
  • Conducting targeted assessment to improve information literacy instruction, collections, and operations tailored to patron needs
  • Developing and implementing long-range plans for growth and improvement of facilities, collections, and services that reflect the evolving changes in scholarship
  • Remaining current with library trends, use of library technology, and the provision of services to today’s library
  • Seeking innovative and creative ways to market, enhance, and improve Library services
  • Strategically collaborating with other campus units to promote innovative services to NDNU students, faculty, and staff
  • Creating a library environment (physical space as well as through services provided) that promotes the wellbeing of our inclusive, diverse community

Working occasional nights and weekends may be necessary to complete the requirements of the position.

Required Qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library and Information Science
  • Six years of successful experience in an academic library, including at least three years of supervisory experience at the level of a department head or above
  • Understanding of emerging technologies and demonstrated expertise with the implementation of technologies in an academic library environment
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, document, and complete projects
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in multiple formats and to diverse audiences
  • Proven ability to work effectively with diverse faculty, students, and staff, as well as demonstrated commitment to promote diversity and inclusion
  • Creativity to develop and implement library programs and services
  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Successful supervisory experience as evidenced by in-depth knowledge and understanding of staff supervision, demonstrated success in effective leadership, and the ability to promote teamwork and professional development

 Desired Qualifications:

  • Second subject Master’s Degree or a doctoral degree
  • A background in implementing current and emerging library technologies, such as an ILS system, proxy servers, and web design
  • Experience developing grant proposals

Application Procedures:

NDNU is committed to providing an educational environment that supports a diverse student population. In your cover letter, please include information about how you have created equitable library experiences for a diverse student population, and what qualities you would bring to supporting NDNU’s commitment to inclusive excellence.

Full job description and application instructions available online.

JOB: Science Research and Engagement Librarian, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Science Research and Engagement Librarian
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

For full application instructions and position description, visit http://apptrkr.com/1227201

Science and Technology on a Mission!
For more than 60 years, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has applied science and technology to make the world a safer place.

We have an opening for a Science Research and Engagement Librarian. You will be responsible for connecting scientists, engineers, and others with research resources to advance scientific discovery. In addition, you will develop, coordinate and provide innovative information literacy, reference and research consultation services, lead the library’s engagement, outreach and scholarly communications efforts, and assist with collection development in several disciplines. This position is in the Technical Information Department matrixed to the Office of the Deputy Director for Science and Technology (DDST).

Essential Duties
– Develop and deliver a creative information literacy program that engages scientists in their preferred modes of interaction (e.g. virtually or in person, asynchronously or real time, group or individual setting, sequential or parallel learning) and that focusses on early to mid-career scientists’ interests.
– Coordinate, provide and train staff in traditional reference and research services, and regularly engage with researchers in the virtual and physical spaces where they seek and contribute scientific information.
– Develop and implement an engagement, outreach and scholarly communications program that cultivates cross-disciplinary encounters among researchers and invigorates the library’s role in the scientific and cultural life of the Laboratory; this includes developing library programming to inspire, inform, and engage researchers, Laboratory staff and visitors around the theoretical, technical and social challenges of our time.
– Recommend and facilitate the adoption of methods, standards, and service technologies for discovery, access, evaluation and use of research content; assist researchers in producing and interpreting research analytics and citation metrics.
– Develop and manage research collections, primarily in physics, chemistry and engineering, and assist with additional disciplines (e.g. mathematics, computation, life sciences, technology, global security); recommend and manage resources in all formats, publication and resource types and participate in collections analysis.
– Assist and collaborate with library and other staff to develop content for and customize end-user interfaces (e.g. for digital library management systems, library website, copyright clearance and Interlibrary loan systems) as well as advise on metadata elements to improve the user experience.
– Stay abreast of current developments in library and information science and contribute professionally to the field through scholarly activity, service to the profession, and service to communities of interest.
– Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
– Bachelor’s Degree in a scientific discipline or equivalent combination of education and related experience.
– Professional library experience in a research or academic library, including extensive experience providing reference and research services to graduate level students or scientists.
– Extensive knowledge of information literacy standards for research; demonstrated ability to incorporate and apply standards in library instruction at the graduate level in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines; strong understanding of teaching and learning theory, methods and principles and ability to develop curricula.
– Knowledge of information technologies for reference, teaching and learning, and ability to develop in person, virtual and hybrid learning modules (e.g. research guides, videos and tutorials within curriculum) as well as evidence of continuing interest in learning and incorporating new methods and technologies; familiarity with user experience design and options for customizing library systems and tools to improve the user experience.
– Experience developing, implementing and assessing outreach and engagement programs, demonstrating impact with qualitative and quantitative metrics.
– Extensive knowledge of scientific collections and the scientific publishing landscape in STEM fields (publishers, vendors, packages, databases, resource collections) and experience writing collection development policies, evaluating collections and making evidence-based recommendations to acquire content or change strategies for access and preservation.
– Advanced verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills; ability to work independently and collaboratively with a strong commitment to continuous improvement of services and to diversity, equity, respect and inclusion.

Desired Qualifications
– Master’s degree in Library Science (MLS) or Master’s degree in Library and Information Science (MLIS) from an American Libraries Association (ALA) accredited program and Bachelor’s degree in physics, chemistry, or engineering or an advanced degree in a STEM discipline.
– Familiarity with government information resources, public access policies (e.g. DOE orders) and/or resource description in the sciences (metadata, publication types).
– Experience providing guidance to researchers for data, citation and publications management; familiarity with institutional and research assessment, assessment methods and goals, as well as research analytics services, author profiles, and citation management software.

Pre-Employment Drug Test: External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test.

Security Clearance: This position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance.

If you are selected, we will initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if you meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing. Q-level clearance requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold multiple citizenships (U.S. and another country), you may be required to renounce your non-U.S. citizenship before a DOE L or Q clearance will be processed/granted.

Note: This is a Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position.

About Us
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), located in the San Francisco Bay Area (East Bay), is a premier applied science laboratory that is part of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) within the Department of Energy (DOE). LLNL’s mission is strengthening national security by developing and applying cutting-edge science, technology, and engineering that respond with vision, quality, integrity, and technical excellence to scientific issues of national importance. The Laboratory has a current annual budget of about $1.8 billion, employing approximately 6,500 employees.

LLNL is an affirmative action/ equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For full application instructions and position description, visit http://apptrkr.com/1227201

JOB: Digital Literacy Specialist, Sonoma County Library, Santa Rosa

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

Under general direction, develops programs to fulfill the technology learning needs of communities served; provides public-access digital literacy services through the Library’s drop in media centers and pop-up Makerspaces, organized learning opportunities and/or individual coaching; and performs related work as required.

TYPICAL TASKS include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for all aspects of the design and implementation of digital literacy initiatives and programs to enhance information technology use and proficiency in communities served.
  • Provides a framework for assisting the public in accessing, analyzing, evaluating, and participating in various electronic and media resources.
  • Cultivates and maintains working relationships to build a network of digital inclusion stakeholders who might also assist with implementing unique and engaging programming for Library users and the public.
  • Develops programs to assist in meeting the public’s technology learning needs and to enrich the public’s access to digital information.
  • Provides one-on-one guidance and support to library customers pursuing individualized design and technology projects.
  • May manage drop in media centers and provide hands on training using computer lab/studio resources.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and Experience: Graduation from a college or accredited university with a Bachelor’s degree in Education, Information Technology, or equivalent related education AND at least two (2) years of experience developing and implementing digital literacy curriculum and programs and/or teaching technology skills to adults and/or teens. Experience with providing services in multiple service outlets, in a multicultural environment, and working with volunteers is highly desirable. Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with digital sound and video editing software and applications, such as GarageBand and/or Final Cut Pro, and with digital production hardware, including video cameras, lighting, and sound mastering equipment, is highly preferred.

KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES:

Knowledge of:

  • Demonstrated effectiveness in community-based programs, including program design, implementation, and evaluation.
  • Digital literacy programming and best practices.
  • Teaching or instruction related to technology for people of all ages and backgrounds.
  • Basic hardware and software operating principles and basic troubleshooting for computer systems to isolate problems.

Ability to:

  • Operate digital video and sound production hardware, including video cameras, lighting, and sound integration/mastering equipment.
  • Develop programs that prepare us for the future of educating the public in digital literacy and are strategic for replication.
  • Set-up and configure technology equipment and accompanying software.
  • Operate modern office equipment, including library computer system and equipment, copiers, printers, and software programs; access, retrieve, enter, and update information using a computer workstation.

SALARY RANGES: $66,123.20 to $82,555.20 annually plus benefits

CLOSING DATE: 5:00 pm, Tuesday, June 12, 2018

APPLICATION PROCESS: Please go to https://www.calopps.org/sonoma-county-library to apply. Applications must be submitted by the final filing date.

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 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

JOB: Librarian, Contra Costa County

The Position

Contra Costa County encourages interested candidates to consider this exceptional career opportunity with one of the Bay Area’s most progressive and respected libraries.  Permanent full-time and part-time vacancies may be filled from the results of this examination. Initial assignments may be as a Youth Services Librarian, Adult/Teen Services Librarian, Collection Development Librarian, or Juvenile Hall Librarian.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following:

  • Partnering with community-based organizations and community groups to promote library services
  • Developing innovative programs to build literacy, further education, and foster a love of reading
  • Promoting our collections and reading through readers advisory, recommendation lists, blog entries, author talks, book discussions, and other innovative methods
  • Fostering digital literacy and providing age-appropriate technology instruction
  • Developing collections and the space itself, ensuring a safe and inviting area

Characteristics of the ideal candidate:

  • Passion for creating an environment that encourages patrons to follow their interests, discover new ones,
    learn from their peers, and of course, embrace reading
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience providing customer and reference service
  • Ability to create and conduct innovative programs

To read the complete job description, please visit the website, www.cccounty.us/hr.   The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months.

 

 

Library Technician II/Petaluma Campus, Santa Rosa Junior College, Petaluma

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Mahoney Library at the Petaluma Campus of Santa Rosa Junior College is seeking a qualified individual with demonstrated clerical, technical and customer service skills to join an outstanding team of classified administrators, faculty and staff to provide high quality services to our district, our community, and most importantly to our students. Under general supervision, oversees the operation of a library department or specialized area; performs paraprofessional duties in the technical or public service areas of the library; may serve as a lead worker to other classified staff in the area; and performs related work as required. This is a regular, full-time Classified position. The tentative work schedule will be Monday through Thursday, 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., and Fridays 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Candidate must be flexible to meet the changing needs of the department. If the selected candidate works outside of the core hours per the SEIU Contract, Article 6, Appendix H, a 5% shift differential will be added to the salary. Appointments are contingent upon funding and Board approval.

SCOPE
The Library Technician II performs functions and services in an area of the library.  Utilizes current information technology to ensure access to library materials and to interface between multiple library and District-wide database systems; incumbents will be responsible for one or more of the following: Receiving, Cataloging, and Circulation of library materials, and library usage and resource statistics gathering and analysis.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
The Library Technician II is distinguished from the Library Technician I by the oversight of the operation of a library department or specialized area including evening building coordination and assisting with the monitoring of a budget.  This classification may serve as a lead worker to other classified staff in the area.

DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION
Learning Resources and Educational Technology is comprised of three major departments: district libraries (Doyle and Mahoney), district media services and distance education. The area supervisor (Dean) has responsibility for providing leadership and supervision of library services, media services and support for online classes as well as supporting faculty in the use of technology for teaching and learning. There are close to 60 faculty, staff and managers working in this area of the District providing learning support and administrative services.

PETALUMA CAMPUS DESCRIPTION
The SRJC Petaluma Campus currently enrolls nearly 6,000 students in credit and non-credit courses. Each semester, approximately 350 course sections in nearly 60 disciplines are offered, including many majors and certificates as well as courses necessary for transfer to UC, CSU, or to complete SRJC’s local AA/AS degrees.  SRJC has been offering courses in the Petaluma area for over 50 years; in 1995 permanent facilities on the current 40 acre site were completed.  In 2008, SRJC tripled the square footage of the campus with an extensive expansion and remodel project.  Among the new facilities are life sciences labs, a second art studio, physical science labs, a 35,000 square foot library, a physical fitness center, a bookstore, student services and support areas (including student health services, student life and leadership, admissions and records, counseling, disabled student services, tutorial center, and career/transfer  center), expanded  dining space, classrooms/technology  labs, faculty/administrative offices, digital media lab, and a 256-seat auditorium with some of the best media technology in the District. The campus offers state-of-the-art technology throughout, including a wireless network, fully mediated instructional facilities, and video-conferencing capabilities. Other unique features of the Petaluma Campus include the Capri Creek restoration project, community and permaculture gardens, sustainable design, and an accessible pedestrian and bike trail system with a route that extends around the perimeter of the campus and continues throughout the city of Petaluma. Some of the unique program offerings on the Petaluma Campus are the fall and spring Cinema Series, annual LumaFest community education fair and open house, Veterinary Technology certificate, Digital Media certificate, Water Utility Operations certificates, CISCO Networking certification in CCNA, IT Support certificate, and Fitness, Nutrition and Health certificate. The campus is also host to SRJC’s Gateway to College Academy, a middle college program for students earning college credits while working towards a high school diploma; a bustling Intercultural Center; and several learning communities. SRJC Petaluma has more than 40 full-time faculty and 150 adjunct faculty members who enjoy interdisciplinary collaborations with their colleagues. Our faculty fully utilize the campus as an indoor/outdoor learning environment. SRJC Petaluma offers students a full complement of Student Services with a mission to “Welcome, guide, and engage” students. This beautiful campus is located only 35 miles north of San Francisco.Examples of Duties

Examples of key duties are interpreted as being descriptive and not restrictive in nature. Incumbents routinely perform approximately 80% of the duties below.
  1. Develops and implements policies and procedures relating to circulation, reserve, periodicals, interlibrary loan, acquisitions and federal copyright laws; interprets and enforces library policies; maintains confidential patron records.
  2. Develops and monitors database collection of all print, media and digital collections for the District; resolves discrepancies and regulates the electronic removal of bibliographic records from the automated database and withdrawal of obsolete and damaged library materials; repairs library materials according to conservation standards.
  3. Directs the circulation of library materials; assists with annual electronic collection inventories; assists with the preparation and distribution of notices for overdue library materials and unresolved library charges; inputs data into District student account files to ensure accurate assessment and collection of library charges and fines.
  4. Maintains on-line budget records and controls expenditures for the library book budget, including related departmental budgets; verifies budget codes and availability of funds; collects and reconciles copy center income.
  5. Develops detailed financial, bibliographic, and statistical records and designs reports for the library, college community, public and governmental agencies.
  6. Resolves patron conflicts and issues; maintains a safe environment and enforces rules of conduct.
  7. Maintains and provides patron instruction for copiers, the network printing systems, print card dispenser, and microform printers; troubleshoots public workstations to ensure network accessibility.
  8. Schedules library room reservations and conducts tours.
  9. Serve as the main contact for troubleshooting patron problems with library print and copy services; serve as a liaison with print and copy center vendors; order print supplies.
  10. May serve as lead worker. Supervises and trains student and short-term, non-continuing (STNC) employees.

Minimum Qualifications

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS

ABILITY TO

Incorporate emerging technology into the area workflow; recommend, interpret and apply library department policies; develop, interpret and implement rules and procedures; analyze situations and adopt effective courses of action; operate and maintain a wide variety of computerized library equipment; work independently with a minimum of supervision; maintain accurate records and perform mathematical calculations; analyze and diffuse disruptive situations; maintain cooperative working relationships; demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for, a diverse population.

KNOWLEDGE OF
Operation of one or more modules of an automated integrated library system; current library terminology, rules and procedures; productivity software and federal laws regulating copyright and interlibrary loans.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Candidates/incumbents must meet the minimum qualifications as detailed below, or file for equivalency.  Equivalency decisions are made on the basis of a combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities. If requesting consideration on the basis of equivalency, an Equivalency Application is required at the time of interest in a position (equivalency decisions are made by Human Resources, in coordination with the department where the vacancy exists, if needed.)

Required Education

  • Two years of college level coursework with some coursework in Library Science.
Required Experience
  • Increasingly responsible experience (approximately 2-4 years of full-time equivalent experience) working in a library.
Preferred Experience
  • Experience directing the work of others
  • Demonstrated experience using Excel for data analysis
  • Demonstrated experience using SQL for data queries
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
Must be able to perform physical activities, such as, but not limited to, lifting (up to 50 lbs. unassisted), bending, standing, climbing or walking while performing library duties.

Supplemental Information

Full job description and application instructions available online.

The Sonoma County Junior College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Cuesta College: Library/Information Technology 2018 courses, Summer & Fall

Hello All:

It’s time to register for Cuesta’s Library/Information Technology 2018 courses:

Cuesta’s Library/Information Science courses start on June 18 for summer and August 13 for fall, enrollment is available now.  All courses are fully online; for more information on Cuesta’s Library/Information Technology program: http://www.cuesta.edu/academics/hum/libinfotech/

Getting Started

For students already admitted to Cuesta, enrollment starts here:  http://www.cuesta.edu/admissionsaid/apply/register/index.html

 

To apply for admission to Cuesta, start here:  http://www.cuesta.edu/admissionsaid/apply/

For more information on courses, please see the ClassFinder:  https://ssb.cuesta.edu/prod/syk_class_finder.p_basic_search

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DIST 101 – Introduction To Online   (.5 unit, summer 06/18/18-07/27/18, fall 08/13/18-08/31)
Introduces students to the different types of technologies utilized in a distance education course.

LIBT 201 – Intro Library Svcs (3 units, fall 8/13-12/14)
Surveys the history, organization, services, personnel and functions of libraries and information centers. Provides beginning library/information technology students with an introduction and overview to the field and identifies job opportunities.

 

LIBT 204 – Organizing Info (3 units, fall 8/13-12/14)
A practical introduction to the tasks involved with cataloging book and non-book library materials. Includes descriptive cataloging using AACR2/RDA, subject cataloging, and classification. Covers MARC formats as well as their use in the OCLC bibliographic utility and local automated library systems.

 LIBT 207 – Web Page Development (3 units, fall 8/13-12/14)
Designed to prepare students to understand XHTML and the steps necessary to the effective design and development of a web site.

LIBT 208 – Library Teamwork Supervisory Skills (1 unit, fall 10/15-12/14)

Introduces teamwork and supervisory skills within the context of libraries.

 

LIBT 209 – Library Public Services (3 units, fall 8/13-12/14)
Surveys library services provided to the public–including the philosophy, policies and procedures associated with reference/information and circulation services. Emphasizes skill building in defining and executing search strategies.

 

LIBT 210 – School Library Services (3 units, fall 8/13-12/14) 
Explores the role of the school library media program in the educational community. Provides students with basic skills and competencies necessary to deliver effective school library media programs for grades K-12.

 

LIBT 212 – Research Skills  (1 unit; summer 6/18-7/27, fall 10/15-12/14)
An information literacy course for students wishing to improve their research skills.

 

LIBT 213 – Advanced Internet Searching  (1 unit, summer 6/18-7/27, fall 10/15/18-12/14)
Focuses on advanced search techniques, strategies, and concepts to locate a variety of information resources for personal and academic needs.

 LIBT 220 – Fundamentals of CSS (1 unit, fall 10/15-12/14)
Introduces the fundamentals of CSS for the Web Page Developer. The essential elements such as selectors, positioning, floating, and vertical alignment, tables, and other topics will be explored.

 For questions contact:

Carina Love

Chair, Library, Learning Resources & Instructional Technology

Cuesta College

clove@cuesta.edu

or

Mallory Cronan

Division/Department Assistant

Library, Learning Resources, and Instructional Technology

Cuesta College

Library office: (805) 546-3190

mallory_cronan@cuesta.edu