LIBRARY COLLECTION AND TECHNICAL SERVICES MANAGER – Contra Costa County Library

FINAL FILING DATE:  3/20/2015

ORAL INTERVIEW:  To Be Announced

 

LIBRARY COLLECTION AND TECHNICAL SERVICES MANAGER

Monthly Salary Range:  $6,191 • $7,525

 

THE POSITION

Contra Costa County Library is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Library Collection and Technical Services Manager.The successful candidate in this position oversees all Library collections and leads a dynamic, forward-looking staff committee thatparticipates in decision-making. This person will also manage and coordinate the acquisitions, cataloging, and processing of librarymaterials; maintain and develop library vendor relationships; and supervise a diverse staff comprised of librarians, paraprofessionals,and clerks.

 

Contra Costa County operates over 26 community libraries within a 750 square mile area and serves close to 1 million urban,suburban, and rural customers with an annual circulation reaching 7.4 million.

 

Under the direction of a Deputy County Librarian, the Library Collection/Technical Services Manager participates in strategic planning,goal setting, and decision-making for the Support Services Division of the Library. As part of the responsibilities of the SupportServices Division, the successful applicant will also gain experience and training in areas of information technology, circulation and resource sharing, virtual library development and digital content management.

 

The names of successful candidates will be placed on an employment list in rank order for a period of twelve (12) months.

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

License Required: Possession of a valid California motor vehicle operator’s license. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator’slicense will be accepted during the application process.

Education: Possession of a Master’s of Library Sciences degree from an American Library Association accredited school. Experience: Three (3) years of full-time equivalent professional public library experience, which must have included one (1)year of

supervisory experience.

 

SELECTION PROCESS

  1. Application Filing: All applicants, including County employees, are to apply on-line at www.cccountv.us/hr, and submit the requiredinformation as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date listed above. All applicants must clearly demonstrate that theymeet the minimum qualifications provided on the job announcement. Resumes may not be substituted for the official County application.Paper, forced, or late applications WILL NOT be accepted. To view the typical tasks, knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with thisposition, please visit our website to see the detailed job description. Please see additional locations to apply on the reverse side of thisannouncement.

 

  1. Application Evaluation:  Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened toevaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination.

 

  1. Oral Interview: An oral interview will be conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board in Martinez, CA. The Board will evaluatecandidates in job-related areas. Candidates must receive a rating of at least 70 from a majority of the Board members to be ranked on theemployment list. (Weighted 100%)

 

As part of the application process, an applicant may be required to fill out a Conviction History form. Please note that the Conviction History Form should only be submitted when requested.

The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the PersonnelManagement Regulations and accepted selection practices.

 

OPEN ONLY: EB/MT  3/9/2015                                                                                                                                              Exam Number:3AGE- 2015A

LIBRARY COLLECTION AND TECHNICAL SERVICES MANAGER

 

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