Library/Media Specialist - YC
Yuba Community College District - Marysville, CA

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YUBA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
Human Resources Development and Personnel Services Building 100A, Room 21, 2088 North Beale Road, Marysville, CA 95901
TTY (hearing impaired): (530) 634-7760
Visit our Web Site at: www.yccd.edu/hr

CLASSIFIED RECRUITMENT

POSITION: LIBRARY/MEDIA SPECIALIST

DEPARTMENT: LIBRARY/MEDIA

FINAL FILING DATE: THURSDAY, MAY 2, 2013 BY 12:00 NOON . (POSTMARKS ARE NOT ACCEPTED)

LOCATION: *SCHEDULED TO BE ASSIGNED TO: YUBA COLLEGE

SALARY: $2911.67 - $3195.58/MO. (CSEA Salary Schedule, initial placement will not be higher than the above listed salary, the top step for this position is $4039.28/MO.)

COMMENCING: As Soon As Possible

BASIC FUNCTION: Under the direction of an assigned Dean or Director and in collaboration with the Librarian, perform a variety of technical and public services duties related to the processing, circulation, research and other activities in support of a designated College or Campus library; provide assistance to students and staff for library circulation materials or in a media services center; receive and process requests for media equipment and materials according to established procedures; receive and process requests for interlibrary loans; provide support to the District Distributive Education and media services.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:
• Assist students and staff at media circulation desk; check in and out files, videos, records, cassettes, equipment and other materials; assist students in the proper operation of media equipment and computers as necessary. (E)
• Issue library cards and provide a variety of technical information and assistance to students and staff in person, on the telephone, via email, chat, text and other modes of communication related to the location and selection of library and media materials, library policies and procedures. (E)
• Select, train, schedule and provide work direction to student assistants as assigned; verify and monitor hours worked and submit to appropriate personnel. (E)
• Prepare and distribute overdue notices; collect money for fines and damaged library/media materials. (E)
• Receive and process print, non-print and electronic library materials for District-wide library services; classify print and non-print materials according to established procedures. (E)
• Maintain a variety of statistical and financial records and reports regarding assigned area. (E)
• Assure the timely acquisition and circulation of materials according to requests. (E)
• Maintain library/media materials in proper locations. (E)
• Process requests for equipment and materials according to approved procedures. (E)
• Process and assure the accuracy of the District periodicals collection; circulate periodicals to faculty. (E)
• Create, process and distribute inter-library loan materials according to established procedures; conduct searches by reference or bibliographic methods; verify and distribute materials. (E)
• Catalog, recatalog and classify audio-visual equipment, electronic resources, books and other materials as assigned; prepare online materials acquisition lists. (E)
• Proctor exams as directed. (E)
• Assist in maintaining the inventory of library/media materials and equipment. (E)
• Operate a variety of library/media equipment including computers & related database applications. (E)
• Discharge obsolete or out-dated library materials according to established procedures. (E)
• Maintain a variety of records and electronic files related to circulation activities and media services, including inter-library loans, user tracking, monies collected from fines and others. (E)
• Create, record, edit and duplicate digital resources and instructional materials as assigned or as requested; schedule instructional programming as requested.
• Provide assistance to students and staff in the use and care of equipment as assigned.
• Order books and other library materials as requested according to approved procedures; receive, process and disburse shipments of materials in accordance with approved procedures.
• Create and maintain connections to virtual audiences though social media accounts as directed.
• Assist the Librarian and other library staff to implement mission and goals articulated in the Library program reviews.
• Use an Integrated Library System to perform job tasks as assigned.
• Represent the library on assigned committees; attend workshops as assigned.
• Perform related duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE OF:
• Current library practices and procedures.
• Reference sources and basic copyright rules.
• A wide variety of library/media equipment, virtual library resources, social media and various internet applications.
• Modern office practices, procedures and equipment.
• Record-keeping techniques using electronic tools.
• Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.
• District organization, operations, policies and objectives.
• Oral and written communication skills.
• Standard procedures for processing library/media materials.

ABILITY TO:
• Perform a variety of technical work related to the processing, circulation, research and other activities in support of an assigned library.
• Perform responsible library/media clerical work under general supervision.
• Learn and use library classification and cataloging techniques.
• Operate equipment available in the Library and Media Center, including calculator, audio-visual equipment and computer terminal.
• Make arithmetic computations with speed and accuracy.
• Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
• Type at 45 words net per minute from clear copy.
• Work independently with little direction.
• Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
• Meet schedules and time lines.
• Plan and supervise work.
• Train and provide work direction to others.
• Maintain records and prepare reports.
• Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination equivalent to an associate's degree in library science and two years library/media experience, including experience in public service, ordering, receipt, processing and circulation of library/media materials.

ENVIRONMENT:
• Library and office environment.
• Constant interruptions.

PHYSICAL ABILITIES:
• Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching.
• Lifting light objects.
• Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate computer terminals and standard office equipment.
• Standing for extended periods of time.
• Hearing and speaking to exchange information on the telephone or in person.
• Carrying, pushing or pulling.
• Reaching overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally.

REQUIRED DUTIES: Demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

* This position is anticipated to be assigned to Yuba College but may be assigned temporarily or permanently within the District.

If you require reasonable accommodation to apply for this position, please contact the Human Resources Office at 530) 741-6975 OR TTY (530) 634-7760.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Categorically funded positions are contingent upon funding. In accordance to Board Policy, smoking is restricted in many areas of the Yuba Community College District. Woodland Community College is a tobacco free campus.

WORK DAY, WORK WEEK, and WORK YEAR: The District has the right to establish work day, work week, work year; hours of positions within the District may vary.

INTERVIEW: Candidates selected for an interview will be required to visit Yuba Community College District at his/her own expense upon a date selected by the District. Meeting minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview.

FOREIGN TRANSCRIPTS: Must include a U.S. evaluation and translation. Contact the Human Resources website for a list of agencies providing foreign transcript services.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS: Employment is dependent upon Department of Justice (DOJ) clearance, all fees are the responsibility of the selected candidates and serves the purpose of obtaining a criminal history as authorized by the California Education Code. All prospective employees shall be required to provide verification of TB test.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT: Yuba Community College District is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and guarantees equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, gender, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age or sexual orientation and does not discriminate in its educational programs, in employment nor in any other of its activities.

PART-TIME (less than .60 FTE): Part-time positions less than .60 FTE are not entitled to any District paid fringe benefits. The District does however; provide the employee prorated leaves including vacation, sick leave and paid holidays. Employees less than .50 FTE contribute to an Alternative Retirement System (Apple). Employees whose, FTE is between .50 and .60 contribute to the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS).

BENEFITS/SALARY: The District offers a comprehensive benefits package for employees and dependents for positions whose FTE is .60 or higher, valued at over $17,000 annually with a $78.00 monthly out of pocket expense to employees + dependents for their monthly medical premiums. The package includes health, dental, vision, one (1) life insurance policy and an Employee Assistance program. Additional benefits include contributions to the Public Employee’s Retirement System (PERS) which is integrated with Social Security, 457/403b options, Vacation days - 7.33 hrs per month for the first year, 96 hrs per years, 1-5, 12 sick days and 20 holidays. INITIAL PLACEMENT WILL NOT BE HIGHER THAN THE LISTED SALARY, STEP 3 OF THE CSEA SALARY SCHEDULE, ACCORDING TO THE CLASSIFIED POLICY AND PROCEDURES HANDBOOK

APPLICATION PROCEDURE & DEADLINE: A District Classified application and the EEO Statement are required. The application is available at the Human Resources Office, 2088 North Beale Road, Building 100A, Room 21, Marysville, CA 95901. Or you may call our TTY line at (530) 634-7760 OR visit our Web Site at http://www.yccd.edu/hr . It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all application materials are received by the final filing date in the Human Resources Office by THURSDAY, MAY 2, 2013 BY 12:00 NOON.

It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure all application materials are received by the District. All submitted materials become District property, will not be returned or copied and will be considered for this recruitment only. Faxed, emailed, incomplete and/or late applications will not be considered.

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