Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Senior Community Library Manager

Contra Costa County Library, California

Monthly Salary Range $5,416 - $6,917
(plus a generous benefits package)

The Contra Costa County Library in Northern California is seeking to fill one vacant Senior Community Library Manager position in Orinda, California. To arrange for an informational interview at the PLA Conference, call (925) 864-7404 between March 25-29, 2008.

Contra Costa County operates 25 community libraries within a 750 square mile area and serves approximately 900,000 urban, suburban, and rural customers with an annual circulation exceeding 5 million.

The incumbent in this position is responsible for day-to-day administration and operation of a community library with an annual circulation over 150,000. This includes responsibility for the supervision of subordinate personnel; development of material collections appropriate for the community served by the library; development and implementation of a plan of service; recommendations to County Library Administration regarding community needs and improvements in library service patterns; and the establishment and maintenance of direct liaison between the community library, city, school district, Library Friends, and local groups to encourage good community relations. The employment list established from this examination will remain in effect for a period of six months.

Requires possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator’s License. Requires possession of a Master of Library Science degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association, or equivalent curriculum. Requires three (3) years of full-time equivalent professional/supervisory public library experience, which must have included experience as a Community/Branch Library Manager in a public library, OR four (4) years full-time equivalent experience working in a library which may include two (2) years as support staff, technician or paraprofessional, and at least two (2) years in a professional/supervisory capacity.

The application period is OPEN UNTIL FILLED. Applicants are encouraged to apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/depart/hr, or, a completed Contra Costa County employment application and supplemental questionnaire must be received. Resumes may not be substituted for the official application or supplemental questionnaire. Incomplete applications or applications received without a supplemental questionnaire will be disqualified.
For more information contact Janet Hildebrand, Human Resources Manager, Contra Costa County Library, (925) 646-6423, jhildebr@ccclib.org

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