After 12 years, Long Beach City Manager Patrick H. West is hanging up his hat.
The Contra Costa County Library Department is recruiting individuals for the role of Senior Community Library Manager. This is an excellent career opportunity for innovative library professionals with a strong sense of leadership and a commitment to excellence. The Library Department has an immediate need to fill one (1) Senior Community Library Manager vacancy located in Orinda. The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies at other community libraries. Contra Costa County operates over 26 community libraries within a 750 square mile area and serves close to 1 million urban, suburban and rural customers with an annual circulation exceeding 5.5 million.
Under the direction of the Deputy County Librarian, the Senior Community Library Manager plans, organizes, directs, and supervises the activities of one or more assigned county community libraries; and performs other related work as required. This classification is responsible for the day-to-day administration and operation of one or more full-service county community libraries. 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.
Characteristics of the ideal candidate:
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 6 months.
Education: Possession of a Master of Library Science degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association, or equivalent curriculum.
Experience: 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.
Tentative Oral Board Interviews Scheduled for: September 17, 2019
1. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr 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.
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