Senior Community Library Manager

Contra Costa County Library Department
Until Filled

Monthly Salary Range: $ 5,985 - $ 7,643
Bargaining Unit: Local 21 - Supervisory Management
The Contra Costa County Library Department is recruiting to fill two (2) Senior Community Library Manager vacancies located in West Contra Costa County. This is an excellent career opportunity for innovative library professionals with a strong sense of leadership and a commitment to excellence
The Library serves over 902,000 residents in Contra Costa County by providing services and programs through 26 Community Libraries. Services and programs are unique and custom-made; they are developed and designed specifically to meet the needs of specific communities.
Under the direction of the Deputy County Librarian, the Senior Community Library Manager plan, organize, direct and supervise the activities of an assigned county community library; and perform other related work as required. This classification is responsible for the day-to-day administration and operation of a full-service county community library. A Senior Community Library Manager applies individual judgment and influence to manage human, financial and physical resources in a community library and supervises the activities of professional, technical and/or clerical level positions involved in library support and service activities.
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The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months.

Tentative Oral Exam: April 27, 2017


Education: Possession of a Master of Library Science degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association, or equivalent curriculum.
Three (3) years of full-time equivalent professional/supervisory public library experience, which must have included experience as a Community/Branch Library Manager in a public library,
Four (4) years full-time equivalent experience working in a library which may include two (2) years as support staff, technician or paraprofessional, and at least two (2) years in a professional/supervisory capacity.
1.      Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date.
2.      Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination.
3.      Oral Interview: Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas.
The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. As part of the application process, an applicant may be required to complete a Conviction History form. The Conviction History form should only be submitted when requested.
DATE OPENED: March 27, 2017
Exam Number: 3AGH-2017A