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Libn. Specialist @ Contra Costa Co. Library

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Topic: Libn. Specialist @ Contra Costa Co. Library
Posted By: miloa
Subject: Libn. Specialist @ Contra Costa Co. Library
Date Posted: 12/Jun/2017 at 5:17pm
Monthly Salary Range: $5,041 - $6,438
Bargaining Unit: Local One

Are you a highly specialized library professional seeking a new opportunity to make the most out of your career? Then this is an opportunity you won't want to miss! Ther e is one Librarian Specialist opening for a dedicated, innovativ e, and h ig hly skilled professional splitting their time between the San Ramon Library in San Ramon with a focus on Adult Services onsite and the Library Administration Office in Martinez with a focus on Adult Services countywide. Join Contra Costa County Lib rary in its mission to insp ire the citizens of the county to work together , spark imaginat ion, fuel potential , and connect people with ideas and each other!

This job is for you if you are:

•        A leader who instills enthusiasm in others by making them feel that they are important members of a team
•        One who fosters an environment of creativ ity , innovation , and openness to new ideas , welcoming and encouraging input from others to c rea te consensus
•        An individual who loves reading and developing Library programming for adults
•        One who has a passion for educational technology and the latest trends and developments in t he Library field
•        An enthusiastic, self-motivated , lifelong learner

To read the complet e job description , please visit the website, The eligible list established from this recruitment will remain in effect for six months.

                                                                  EXAM DATES

Written Exam: July 19, 2017 or July 20, 2017

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's degree in Library and Information Science from a school of librarianship accredited by the American Library Association.

Experience: Two (2) years of full-time or its equivalent professional library experience.

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 invita tio n to the next phase of the examination.

3. Written Examination: A writing proficiency examination will be administered to all accepted candidates who will be required to write essays on specific topics which will be evaluated on the basis of content , grammar, mechanics , word usage, sentence structure, organization, development and clarity. Candidates must re ce ive a score of 70 which may be an adjusted score, in order to continue in the exam pro cess. (Weighted 100%)
The Human Resources Department may c hange the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personne l Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. As part of the application process, an applicant may be re q uired to co mplete a Conviction History form . The Conviction History form should only be submitted when requested.

Michelle McCauley
Administrative Services Assistant
(925) 608-7702

Posted By: miloa
Date Posted: 29/Jun/2017 at 6:34pm
We would like to extend The Contra Costa County Library’s current job announcement for Librarian Specialist two weeks, to close on July 7th.

Michelle McCauley
Administrative Services Assistant
(925) 608-7702

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