|$42.60 - $51.82 Hourly $3,407.92 - $4,145.20 Biweekly $7,383.83 - $8,981.27 Monthly $88,605.92 - $107,775.20 Annually |
ISSUE DATE: 01/10/18
FINAL FILING DATE: 02/07/18. If the Final Filing Date states "Continuous", the application filing period may close any time after ten business days from the issue date of this job announcement if sufficient qualified applications have been received. Postmarks are not acceptable, therefore it is important to submit your application as soon as possible.
Under general supervision, to supervise the adult, teen and/or children's programs, services, and staff in a community library or to supervise a program in Library Administration.
- Hires, trains, supervises, evaluates and terminates subordinate personnel;
- Creates employee work schedules;
- Attends professional workshops and meetings;
- Participates and assists in making system policy decisions for program area;
- Gathers and conducts analysis of data for various internal library reports.
- Plans, develops, organizes, conducts, publicizes and evaluates appropriate programs;
- Familiarizes and trains library patrons in the use of library facilities and materials; assists patrons on selection of appropriate material;
- Evaluates and reviews Library literature;
- Manages collections based upon community needs using established procedures;
- Promotes reading and performs reader's advisory services;
- Answers difficult reference questions;
- Collaborates with local educational and community agencies on projects and presentations;
- Recommends materials to be purchased and purges old materials based on established criteria;
- Manages a community library in the absence of the Community Librarian to resolve routine operating problems;
- Organizes the physical interior for assigned section of the library; coordinates library displays;
- Speaks to community groups;
- Plans and develops programs for assigned section;
- Assists in the preparation of the annual budget for the County Library; allocates and monitors spending for programs;
- Oversees all aspects of a program such as , technical innovation, outreach, training, and staff development;
- Acts as a representative of the Library in providing information to computerized catalog systems to achieve compatibility with Santa Clara County Library;
- Coordinates the Integrated Library System (ILS) with circulation and information system staff and develops procedures for use in all outlets;
- Analyzes and resolves automation problems with technical information system staff;
- Performs other related duties as required.
Possession of a Master in Library and Information Science or a Master in Library Science Degree from a graduate school accredited by the American Library Association (ALA) and one (1) year of experience equivalent to Librarian II with Santa Clara County. Supervisory or lead experience is desirable.
Possession of a valid California driver's license prior to appointment, and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County Driver's permit.
- Principles, practices and techniques of modern public administration, with special reference to organization, personnel management, and budgetary preparation and control;
- Principles of management including training, directing, evaluating and supervising subordinates;
- Library tools, methods and procedures;
- Principles and practices of planning; organizing and implementing adult, teen, and children programs to meet community needs;
- A wide variety of reading material;
- Library reference materials;
- Principles and procedures of reference services;
- Classification and cataloging systems and principles;
- Principles and techniques of material selection and evaluation to establish balanced library collections;
- Library facilities;
- Library programs and services;
- The selection, evaluation and organization of library materials;
- Plan, organize and conduct programs for all ages;
- Supervise, train and evaluate subordinate staff;
- Advise and instruct patrons in the use of library facilities and reference tools;
- Demonstrate effective and tactful oral and written communications in serving a wide variety of individuals and diverse communities;
- Use library tools effectively;
- Analyze community needs and develop programs and policies to meet those needs;
- Define problems, collect and process data, and reach valid conclusions to solve problems and develop programs and procedures;
- Recommend and/or select library materials for purchase using library selection techniques;
- Make budget recommendations for program; monitor and control allocated budget;
- Analyze collection and budget to fulfill needs of the community.
VETERANS PREFERENCE INFORMATION: Any veteran who has submitted a copy of their DD214 form, and received a discharge of other than dishonorable, from the armed forces showing service in any branch of the United States military will be given a preferential credit of five percent (ten percent for those identified as disabled veterans), after attaining a passing examination score for a numerically scored examination, as applicable by Memorandum of Understanding.
THE EXAMINATION PROCESS: The examination process may include one or more of the following: application review, application appraisal, preliminary competitive rating, performance test, written test, and/or oral interview examination.
This recruitment may require completion of Supplemental Questions in order to evaluate your education, training and experience relative to the required knowledge and abilities for the position you are applying for.
Your responses to the questions may also be reviewed and scored in a Competitive Rating evaluation process based on pre-determined rating criteria. Your answers should be as complete as possible, as no additional information will be accepted from applicants once the Competitive Rating evaluation has begun.
*New Hires shall be subject to a pre-employment criminal background check.
DISASTER SERVICE WORKERS: Under California law, all County employees are designated as Disaster Service Workers (DSW). In the event of a catastrophic event, County employees may be expected to fulfill emergency action assignments. As DSW's, they may be assigned to assist in any disaster service activity that promotes the protection of public health and safety and preservation of lives and property.
INFORMATION ON PERS CONTRIBUTION: For new members, salaries above a limitation imposed by federal law (that limit per IRS is $118,775 for 2017): (1) neither the County nor the employee makes contributions to PERS on the portion of salary that exceeds the limit, and (2) the portion of the salary that exceeds the limit is not used by PERS to calculate the retirement benefit. If you were a member prior to January 1, 2013, the limit is $270,000 for 2017.