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San Francisco Bay Area Chapter Jobline

The Jobline is provided by the San Francisco Bay Area chapter of the Special Libraries Association (SLA).

The fee to post a job is $25.00 for SLA members, and $50.00 for non-members. We will send you an invoice when we post the job.  Jobs are listed for six weeks.

Instructions

  • Posting should be in plain text if possible (no fancy formatting).
  • Include geographical location, job title, salary, job responsibilities, whether the job is full or part time/permanent or temporary, desired qualifications, application contact information and close date, if applicable.
  • Indicate if you are an SLA member.

The Jobline contact is Erin Meggyesy. Contact her with new job postings or questions at erinmeggyesy@gmail.com.
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Jobline 10/18/2019


Taylor & Associates is recruiting for 2 contract archivists for a corporate archive.  The positions are expected to run for 6 months and the work will be located in San Francisco.

Archivist – Physical Collection

  • Identify and list corporate assets (records and objects) not already captured in existing listings;
  • Physically separate and re-house mixed brand assets;
  • Consolidate assets listings;
  • Identify assets for digitization;
  • Identify and list corporate assets on removable media;
  • Prepare physical assets for transportation to new site.

Skills: Attention to detail, ability to work in Excel, able to work independently and in a group atmosphere, able to lift up to 10lbs, multi-task a must.

Bonus: Knowledge of ArchivesSpace and SharePoint

 

Archivist – Digital Collection

  • Add metadata to corporate digital assets (digitized and born digital) in Adobe Experience Manager;
  • Identify duplicate digital assets for deletion;
  • Consolidate digitized and born digital assets in AEM;
  • Export digital assets from AEM into a staging area / removable media, preparatory for ingest into a future DAM.

Skills: Experience working with digital asset management tools; attention to detail, able to work independently and in a group atmosphere, multi-task a must.

Bonus: Knowledge of Adobe Experience Manager and SharePoint

 

Please send resume to

Catherine Ghent at taylorlb@taylorlib.com

or call Catherine at 510-559-1540

When apply­ing, please men­tion that you found this posi­tion list­ing on SLA SF Bay Area Jobline. Thank you!

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Jobline 10/16/2019
Contra Costa County Library :
Library Assistant - Journey Level - Deep Class 

Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - Library Unit 

An Equal Opportunity Employer 


SALARY:

$20.37 - $26.02 Hourly

$1,629.96 - $2,081.53 Biweekly

$3,531.58 - $4,509.98 Monthly

$42,378.96 - $54,119.76 Annually 

DEPARTMENT:

Library

OPENING DATE:

10/14/19

CLOSING DATE:

10/28/19 11:59 PM


THE POSITION: 

Love books? Love to share your love of reading with other people? Then we have a job for you! It is an exciting time to work for the Library Department in Contra Costa County! Our vision is that working together, we spark imagination, fuel potential, and connect people with ideas and each other. 

We are seeking qualified individuals to fill permanent full-time, permanent part-time and permanent intermittent Library Assistant-Journey Level vacancies throughout Contra Costa County. Library Assistant-Journey Level responsibilities include helping library patrons locate information, checking-in and out materials, entering patron registrations, updating patron files, and assist with the use of various reference sources, instructing patrons on the use of library resources and assisting at the circulation desk. 

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

Strong customer service skills Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with a diverse population Experience using a variety of computer applications and software Analytical and critical thinking skills Proficient time management skills 

Characteristics of the ideal candidate: 

Adaptable to work in an environment with direction given from multiple sources with shifting priorities The ability to work effectively under pressure and with interruptions Flexible enough to work independently and cooperatively in a paraprofessional support role or in a team environment Eager to learn new technologies associated with learning resources An interest in books, web-based library tools, references and other information sources 

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 one year. 

TYPICAL TASKS: 

Advises patrons of library policies, procedures, and services Operates computers to enter and retrieve information, locate library materials, and charges and discharges library materials Answers general reference and information questions Assists patrons in selecting and locating specific titles Instructs patrons in the use of the Unpacks and sorts daily book shipments and distributes as indicated; processes library materials for circulation Reassigns materials from one library collection to another, following established procedures Prepares various materials such as books, periodicals, newspapers and video and audio recordings for circulation; enters materials into circulation database Assists at the circulation desk, including checking materials in and out, issuing library cards, and calculating and collecting fines Receives and processes requests and reserves Assists in planning and presenting library programs May be responsible for opening and/or closing a branch library according to established schedules and procedures 

In addition to typical tasks above, when assigned to Detention library, trains and supervises inmate workers; sorts, packs and unpacks shipments between library branches; coordinates periodic literary contests; records and submits statistics; prepares book selections, loads book carts and delivers library materials to inmate housing units. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. 

Experience: Two (2) years full time or its equivalent experience in a customer oriented environment. 

Substitution for Education: One (1) year full-time or its equivalent of office support work experience in a public library AND two (2) years full-time or its equivalent experience in a customer oriented environment AND 

Either: 1) possession of 60 semester or 90 quarter units from an accredited college or university which included 15 semester or 18 quarter units in humanities, social science or natural science; OR 

2) a Certificate of Library Technology from an accredited college or university; OR 

3) Two (2) years of full-time or its equivalent paraprofessional experience in a public library which must have included readers advisory, information services and bibliographic searching. 

SELECTION PROCESS: 

Application Evaluation Appeal Period: 10/29/19-11/4/19 Tentative Written Multiple Choice Exam Scheduled for: 11/12/19 and 11/13/19 

  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. Written Exam: Depending on the number of applications received, a Written Evaluation may be utilized to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. 

The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. 

CONVICTION HISTORY
After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.
 
DISASTER SERVICE WORKER
All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.
 
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
 It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.


When apply­ing, please men­tion that you found this posi­tion list­ing on SLA SF Bay Area Jobline. Thank you!

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Jobline 09/16/2019

Contra Costa County Library : Library Services Manager

Bargaining Unit: Management - Mgmt Classes, Classified & Exempt

An Equal Opportunity Employer

 

SALARY:

$50.01 - $60.79 Hourly
$4,000.93 - $4,863.16 Biweekly
$8,668.68 - $10,536.84 Monthly
$104,024.16 - $126,442.08 Annually

DEPARTMENT:

Library

OPENING DATE:

09/16/19

CLOSING DATE:

10/14/19 11:59 PM

 

THE POSITION

The Contra Costa County Library is recruiting for a creative, enthusiastic, and innovative leader for an exciting and challenging opportunity as a Library Services Manager.
 
Under general direction from the County Librarian or a Deputy County Librarian, the Library Services Manager plans, organizes, directs, and evaluates major system-wide County Library programs and services. This classification serves as a member of the Library Management team, and is responsible for planning, budgeting, personnel, and other administrative activities. Incumbents may provide direct oversight to a number of Community Library Managers.
 
Characteristics of the ideal candidate:

  •  An emotionally intelligent leader who is an effective listener and consensus builder at all levels
  • Experience collaborating with others dealing with budgeting, personnel, and other administrative functions
  • Effective supervisory experience and mentorship of staff, including the ability to lead and coach to develop future leaders
  • Ability to lead library strategic planning and assessment, develop and execute system-wide policies, procedures and initiatives
  • Demonstrate passion through organizational focus, perseverance, and commitment

 
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.
 
TENTATIVE EXAM DATES
Tentative Oral Interview: November 11, 2019

TYPICAL TASKS:

  • Assumes responsibility for the Library Department in the absence of the County Librarian or Deputy County Librarian
  • Administer all activities of the assigned functional area including evaluating resources, personnel, facilities, and long-range program planning
  • Work with community library managers in translating the Library's broad objectives and strategic plans into programs and activities supporting such goals
  • Assess day-to-day branch Library staffing needs, direct absence management staff, establish and review performance standards
  • Analyze operations to evaluate performance of its staff in meeting objectives
  • Oversee and assist in obtaining available outside funding when available through grants and/or donations
  • Provide, policy, advice and assistance to Deputy County Librarians on staff development and training, operational trends, and library strategic goals
  • Ensures the confidentiality and that the Library Department policies and procedures are followed
  • Consult with community library managers to advise on program services, implementation of new policies, procedures and practices
  • Confer with executive team to implement and conduct surveys to identify training needs based on projected production processes, changes and other factors
  • Monitors the budget for assigned program areas, recommends budget requests for implementation of new program initiatives
  • Serve as the management advisor and consultant to system-wide advisory and operational committees, may lead special task teams and new project initiatives
  • Direct and/or prepare a variety of narrative and statistical reports, correspondence, procedures and other written materials
  • Make presentations to executive team, staff, the public, organizations, agencies and governmental entities
  • Train, supervise and evaluate assigned staff

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be:

License Required: Possession of 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 of Library Science Degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association.

Experience: Three (3) years full-time or its equivalent experience in library management or in a public, major business, or large academic library program and services development: two (2) years of which must have been in a supervisory capacity.

 

SELECTION PROCESS:

  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.  A completed Supplemental Questionnaire is required. 
  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. Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the employment list. (Weighted 100%)

 
The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices.
 

CONVICTION HISTORY
After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.
 
DISASTER SERVICE WORKER
All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.
 
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
 It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.

When apply­ing, please men­tion that you found this posi­tion list­ing on SLA SF Bay Area Jobline. Thank you!