Thursday, May 10, 2012

Senior Community Library Manager

The Contra Costa County Library is seeking qualified individuals to fill the position of Senior Community Library Manager.  Presently, there is one (1) full-time (40/40) vacancy located in Concord, California and three (3) additional Senior Community Library Manager vacancies in other locations within the Library system.

The County Library operates twenty-six (26) community libraries within a 750 square mile area and serves close to 1 million urban, suburban and rural patrons with an annual circulation exceeding 7.4 million.    

Incumbents are responsible for day-to-day administration and operation of a Community Library.  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.

 Monthly Salary Range $5,372-$6,861 


License Required:  Valid California Motor Vehicle Operator’s License.

Education:  Possession of a Master of Library Science degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association, or equivalent curriculum. Experience:  Three (3) years of full-time equivalent professional/supervisory 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 level.

All applicants are encouraged to review a detailed job description available at and apply only if they clearly meet the Minimum Qualifications as defined above.

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