Librarian

Full-time
Contra Costa County Library
7/28/2017

Monthly Salary Range: $4,485 - $5,728   
Bargaining Unit: Local One
 
 
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 part-time vacancies may be filled from the results of this examination. Initial assignments may be as a Youth Services Librarian, Adult or 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.
 
Note:  Your application cannot be accepted if you have tested for this classification within the last six months.
 
EXAM DATES
Written Exam: August 23, 2017 or August 24, 2017
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
 
License Required: Candidates must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator’s License. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator’s license will be accepted during the application process.
 
Education: Possession of a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science, from a school of librarianship accredited by the American Library Association.
 
Experience: Two (2) years’ experience in a customer oriented environment.