Thursday, November 15, 2012

Librarian I/II Recruitment Now Open thru 11/23

The Berkeley Public Library, established in 1893, has a Central Library and four branches, Tool Lending Library, Adult Literacy program and free delivery to residents with disabilities and is one of the most heavily used public libraries in California.

The Berkeley Public Library is currently accepting applications for entry and journey level Librarian positions in our Art & Music, Children's and Adult Reference divisions.

Librarian I is the entry level class in the professional librarian series. This class is distinguished from Librarian II, in that the latter is the journey level class in the professional librarian series which performs more difficult librarian work involving complex services requiring a thorough grasp of reference sources and search techniques.
Duties include; Reference and Reader's Advisory services, Collection Development/Management, program planning and implementation, community outreach and other duties as assigned.

Bi-lingual skills in Spanish or Chinese are beneficial.

Candidates with an MLS and less than 2 years experience as a professional librarian should submit only the Librarian I application. Candidates with 2 or more years of experience should submit only the Librarian II application.

Salary: $5,293-$6,926 DOE

Applications and responses to the supplemental questionnaire must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on the closing date.  Resumes may be attached but are not substitute for a completed application.

Additional information re: the application process, position requirements, compensation and benefits can be found on the City of Berkeley's Human Resources page. 

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