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Librarian I

Applications are only accepted through an online process. Please apply at: City and County of San Francisco Librarian I - City and County of San Francisco - Full Time and Part Time Positions Available - Multiple Locations Citywide - (3630) | SmartRecruiters. 

Job Description:
Under supervision, the 3630 Librarian I performs beginning level professional librarian work. The essential functions of this class include but are not limited to:

- Assisting patrons in locating and using library facilities, equipment, technology, and materials, in selecting materials, and in answering a wide variety of questions

- Recommending library materials to be purchased, repaired or weeded; deciding whether weeded materials should be discarded or selected for community redistribution

- Performing reference work in person, via phone, chat, email, and mail; performing research and readers advisory; preparing detailed bibliographies, book lists and other information; teaching patrons to access, evaluate, and use digital resources, library equipment, technology, and digital devices

- Planning, conducting, evaluating, and promoting programs, group visits, classes, and outreach for community members; meeting with educators; collaborating with various community groups to promote the use of and interest in the library, and representing and promoting the library at community events and on social media

- Cataloging and classifying library material; creating metadata; determining and assigning main entry, cross references and subject headings; adapting Library cataloging records for the library and participating in determining cataloging policy

- Planning or assisting in planning and setting up programs, displays, and exhibits; promoting and merchandizing library collections

- Participating in maintaining a welcoming, safe, and orderly atmosphere in the branch or department

- Supporting digital content management; participating in digitization initiatives projects, programing, and collection development

- May participate in committees to enhance library services or promote professional development

Position: Librarian I
Organization: San Francisco Public Library
Location: San Francisco,  CA 
United States
Salary: $86,736 - $105,430
Posting Start Date: 11/29/2021
Date Posted: 12/1/2021

The minimum qualification for the Librarian I is: possession of a Master’s Degree in library and information studies (e.g. MLS/MLIS) from a college or university program accredited by the American Library Association.

Note: You must have already attained your degree and completed your Master's program in order to be eligible for this recruitment.

Special Conditions
1. Some positions require fluency in a variety of languages depending upon the department's bilingual needs. Eligibles who pass the bilingual proficiency test will be considered for bilingual positions. Applicants must indicate on the application form the language(s) in which they claim proficiency.

2. Some positions require graduate level course work and/or experience performing the duties of a Children’s or Youth Services Librarian.

3. Some positions require graduate level course work, training, and/or experience performing the duties of an Archivist Librarian.

4. Some positions require graduate level course work and/or cataloging experience using AACR2R and MARC format.

5. Some positions require college level coursework in special education or experience working with people who have learning disabilities and/or learning differences.

6. Some positions in this class may require possession and maintenance of a valid California Driver's License.


Status: This listing expires on: 3/1/2022
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Organization Information
San Francisco Public Library
100 Larkin St

San Francisco,  CA 94102
United States
Sharon Tam