Librarian II - Part-Time

  • 481 4th St., Hollister, California
  • Apr 10, 2021
Part Time Library Services
  • Salary: $25.46 - $34.13 Hourly USD

Job Description



This series specification describes the two class levels used in the County Library to perform varied and responsible professional library work; and to perform related work as required.

Work performed by Librarians may be distinguished from that of the paraprofessional Library Technical Assistant and Library Assistant classes on the basis of knowledge of theories and fundamentals of library science acquired by professionals who
Have the Master of Library Science degree and the potential for future advancement in the profession as opposed to the Intensive knowledge of certain technical areas acquired through experience in the case of paraprofessionals. Further, Library Technical
Assistants and Library Assistants work within policy parameters established by Librarians.

This is the fully qualified professional working level in this series. Under general supervision, incumbents perform the full range of varied and professional library duties. A Librarian II may act as Library Director in his/her absence and may supervise the work of library clerical staff as directed. The Librarian II class differs from the Librarian I class in that the duties assigned are more difficult and complex, less supervision is received, and wider responsibilities are per formed.
Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills
Interprets library resources and assists patrons In locating and selecting materials; arranges for inter-library loans; receives, researches and answers questions; reviews and selects book and other materials; evaluates assigned areas of the collection for discards, replacements, rebindings or new additions to keep collection In good repair, balanced in content and responsive to needs and interests of patrons; plans, schedules and provides services to various patron groups; gives book talks, conducts
Story-telling and speaks before community organizations; participates in professional meetings, organizations, committees and workshops; plans and selects materials for displays and promotional activities; prepares brochures, bibliographies and book lists; participates in assigned library projects, reports on problem areas and recommends appropriate changes; directs the work of library clerical personnel and may, in absence of Library Director, act as Library Director; prepares reports and correspondence.
Minimum qualifications & Requirements
Possession of a Master's Degree in Library Science from an accredited graduate school.

One year of experience performing duties comparable to those of a Librarian I in the County of San Benito.
Supplemental information
Knowledge of:
Principles, practices and procedures of professional library work; principles and procedures of categorizing, classifying and processing library material; book and non-book materials, reference resources and cataloging and classification plans.
The organization, purpose and functions of the county library system; principles and practice of training and supervision.

Ability to:
Assist in preparing and implementing appropriate procedures and policies in a County
Library system; work Independently in carrying out assigned professional librarian functions; train and supervise subordinate library personnel.

In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

481 4th St., Hollister, California 95023 United States View Map