The salary listed on this flyer and our County Website does not reflect the 6% salary deduction implemented for all classifications, with the exception of Attorney's, effective July 1, 2012.
Librarian I $21.48 - $26.10 Hourly
Librarian II $23.85 - $28.98 Hourly
LIBRARY MISSION STATEMENT
The Library fosters the love of reading and opens the door to knowledge.
ABOUT STANISLAUS COUNTY
Stanislaus County is a progressive county government with a vision of being the best in America and supports the professional development of its employees with extensive leadership and other training through the Stanislaus Learning Institute. Stanislaus County is located in the heart of California's San Joaquin Valley with a population exceeding 500,000. The largest city and county seat is Modesto with a population of over 250,000. The economy of the County is based on agricultural production and related services, food processing and retail services. California State University, Stanislaus, and Modesto Junior (Community) College are higher educational institutions located in the County. The area offers a variety of cultural and recreational opportunities and is located within easy driving distance of Yosemite National Park, the historic gold rush country, the San Francisco Bay Area and the Monterey Peninsula.
ABOUT THE POSITION
The Stanislaus County Library is seeking an organized, self-motivated individual to serve as Lead. The ideal candidate is detail-oriented with a positive attitude. It is essential that the incumbent work well with a diverse population and be customer-service focused. Stanislaus County considers staff to be the most valuable resource and as such encourages staff development.
The Librarian I can be distinguished from the higher class of Librarian II by the fact that the Librarian I is an entry-level position. Incumbents will perform the more routine Librarian functions and will work under direct supervision. The Librarian II is the journey-level class in the series. Individuals selected may be appointed to either the I or II classification, dependent upon their experience which will be evaluated by the County Librarian and the Chief Executive Office at the time of appointment. Individuals appointed to the Librarian I level are expected to promote to the Librarian II after satisfactory service at the Librarian I level.
Current vacancy resides at the Patterson Branch which includes a 5% branch lead assignment pay. Transferring of branch assignments may occur during course of employment and may not include the additional assignment pay.
Manages the daily operations of a branch library
Supervises and evaluates staff
Provides reference and reader's advisory services to customers of all ages
Recommends adult and children's materials based on collection needs and customer requests
Performs story times and class visit presentations
Schedules and presents children's programs
Assists customers in the use of library technologies
Monitors facility maintenance
Works with Friends of the Library group
Acts as a liaison to local government and agencies
Provides outreach to the community and
Participates in the establishment of long-range goals, plans and objectives of the library
Minimum Qualifications (Skills, Ability, Knowledge, Education/Experience):
Work well with customers of all ages
Prepare and maintain accurate reports, records and files
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
Be flexible and responsive to change
Conduct an effective reference interview
Exercise initiative and independent judgment and
Initiate, plan and coordinate programs
Library purposes, principles, organization, techniques, terminology and procedures
Principles and sources used to evaluate, select and discard print and non-print materials
Standard reference tools and methods of reference services
Basic computer applications including Windows, Internet and MS Word
A Master's Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited Library School
Applicants that are within three (3) months of obtaining a Master's Degree in Library Science (MLS) from an American Library Association accredited Library School are encouraged to apply, although the possession of an MLS must be acquired prior to the appointment of any successful candidate
Librarian I - No experience is required
Librarian II – One year of experience equivalent to Librarian I
Applicants must possess and maintain a valid California Driver's License and remain free from repeated preventable accidents
Application and Selection Procedures:
Unless otherwise provided, this position is part of the Classified Service of the County and is assigned to the Community & Health Services bargaining unit for labor relations purposes. Individuals who are in a full-time classified position are required to serve a twelve-month probationary period, which may be extended an additional six months for a total of eighteen months. The probationary period does not apply to unclassified positions.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
The County of Stanislaus is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged submit online application(s) for open position(s).
APPLICATION PROCEDURES/FINAL FILING DATE
Applications cannot be submitted later than 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date. Make your online application as complete as possible so a full and realistic appraisal may be made of your qualifications. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application form.
Arrangements may be made to accommodate disabilities or religious convictions. Describe the special test arrangements you require in the "Additional Information" section of the application form.
APPLICATION AND/OR EXAMINATION APPEAL RIGHTS
Application and/or examination results may be appealed by applicants presenting facts alleging irregularity, fraud and/or error in application screening or in exam scoring. Appeals must be in writing and submitted to the Chief Executive Officer within seven (7) days after the examination results are mailed.
Pass County-paid pre-employment drug screening and job-related background investigation.
Perform job duties in a manner assuring a safe working environment for oneself and others.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, supervisors, and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, color, national origin, ancestry, political affiliation, sex, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, age (over 40), pregnancy related condition, medical condition (cancer related), physical (including AIDS) or mental disability.
Maintain confidential information according to the legal standards and/or County regulations as required.
Stanislaus County reserves the right to revise the examination plan described in this flyer to better meet the needs of County service. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an express or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. The information contained in the bulletin is information, which sets forth a general summary of benefits for this respective position. This information is not legally binding. The benefits and other information regarding this position may be found in the Stanislaus County Code, the Stanislaus County Personnel Policies manual, or in the applicable Memorandum of Understandings, and such information prevails over information contained in this flyer. Questions regarding this announcement may be directed to the Stanislaus County Chief Executive Office/ Personnel.
The Job Task Analysis provides information detailing the physical and functional demands of the classification. For the complete job task analysis, visit the Risk Management website at http://www.stancounty.com/riskmgmt/ under "Disability Management".
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