Website Contra Costa County

Final Closing Date: July 28, 2017
Open Date: July 17, 2017

Contra Costa County encourages interested candidates to consider this exceptional career opportunity with one of the Bay Area’s most progressive and respected libraries. Permanent part-time vacancies may be filled from the results of this examination. Initial assignments may be as a Youth Services Librarian, Adult or Teen Services Librarian, Collection Development Librarian, or Juvenile Hall Librarian.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following:

Partnering with community-based organizations and community groups to promote library services
Developing innovative programs to build literacy, further education, and foster a love of reading
Promoting our collections and reading through readers advisory, recommendation lists, blog entries,
author talks, book discussions, and other innovative methods

Fostering digital literacy and providing age-appropriate technology instruction
Developing collections and the space itself, ensuring a safe and inviting area
Characteristics of the ideal candidate:

Passion for creating an environment that encourages patrons to follow their interests, discover new ones,

learn from their peers, and of course, embrace reading
Effective interpersonal and communication skills
Experience providing customer and reference service
Ability to create and conduct innovative programs

To read the complete job description, please visit the website, The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months.
Note: Your application cannot be accepted if you have tested for this classification within the last six months.
Written Exam: August 23, 2017 or August 24, 2017

License Required: Candidates must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator’s License. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator’s license will be accepted during the application process.
Education: Possession of a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science, from a school of librarianship accredited by the American Library Association.
Experience: Two (2) years’ experience in a customer oriented environment.

Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date.

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