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Library/Media Specialist - .55 FTE - 12 Month - 22 hours/wk.

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

The Transfer period has closed, all applications are welcome! The closing date for this position is Friday, November 17, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. IN-HOUSE CLASSIFIED RECRUITMENT* This position is open to internal permanent YCCD Employees only. The Transfer/Promotion period is open from Monday, August 14, 2017 through Friday, August 18, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. *Bargaining unit members may request a transfer or promotion into a vacant classified position by submitting an application for the position with the Human Resources Office. * No unit member shall be considered for a Transfer or Promotion to a new position, unless the unit member meets the minimum requirements of the proposed new assignment and has successfully completed probation in their current assignment. A transfer into a lower classification may result in a salary reduction and no “Y-rating” adjustments shall be allowed. Unit members receiving an In-House promotion shall be placed on a salary step in the higher range that is at least five percent (5%) higher than the step that the unit member was at in their previous classification. All positions will commence as soon as possible. *External applicants are welcome to apply during the in-house recruitment. Please be advised, external applications will not be considered until the in-house recruitment period has ended. APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE: To apply, please visit: https://yccd.peopleadmin.com and complete an online classified application Please provide description and details for each position held. See resume or left blank will automatically disqualify your application. Please include the following required document(s): Equal Employment Opportunity Statement (attached in a Word document). A Cover letter/letter of interest, resume, un-official transcripts and letters of recommendation are optional and not required documents. For questions about Yuba Community College District’s application process, please contact Maribel Gaytan at (530) 741-6975.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Library/Media Specialist - .55 FTE - 12 Month - 22 hours/wk.
Location Sutter County Center - Yuba City, CA
Job Description

CATEGORICALLY FUNDEDPOSITION CONTINGENT UPON CONTINUED FUNDING AND BOARD APPROVAL

BASIC FUNCTION:
Under the direction of an assigned Dean or Director and in collaboration with the Librarian, perform a variety of technical and public services duties related to the processing, circulation, research and other activities in support of a designated College or Campus library; provide assistance to students and staff for library circulation materials or in a media services center; receive and process requests for media equipment and materials according to established procedures; receive and process requests for interlibrary loans; provide support to the District Distributive Education and media services.

Essential Duties Summary

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:
Assist students and staff at media circulation desk; check in and out files, videos, records, cassettes, equipment and other materials; assist students in the proper operation of media equipment and computers as necessary. (E)

Issue library cards and provide a variety of technical information and assistance to students and staff in person, on the telephone, via email, chat, text and other modes of communication related to the location and selection of library and media materials, library policies and procedures. (E)

Select, train, schedule and provide work direction to student assistants as assigned; verify and monitor hours worked and submit to appropriate personnel. (E)

Prepare and distribute overdue notices; collect money for fines and damaged library/media materials. (E)

Receive and process print, non-print and electronic library materials for District-wide library services; classify print and non-print materials according to established procedures. (E)

Maintain a variety of statistical and financial records and reports regarding assigned area. (E)

Assure the timely acquisition and circulation of materials according to requests. (E)

Maintain library/media materials in proper locations. (E)

Process requests for equipment and materials according to approved procedures. (E)

Process and assure the accuracy of the District periodicals collection; circulate periodicals to faculty. (E)

Create, process and distribute inter-library loan materials according to established procedures; conduct searches by reference or bibliographic methods; verify and distribute materials. (E)

Catalog, recatalog and classify audio-visual equipment, electronic resources, books and other materials as assigned; prepare online materials acquisition lists. (E)

Proctor exams as directed. (E)

Assist in maintaining the inventory of library/media materials and equipment. (E)

Operate a variety of library/media equipment including computers and related database applications. (E)

Discharge obsolete or out-dated library materials according to established procedures. (E)

Maintain a variety of records and electronic files related to circulation activities and media services, including inter-library loans, user tracking, monies collected from fines and others. (E)

Create, record, edit and duplicate digital resources and instructional materials as assigned or as requested; schedule instructional programming as requested.

Provide assistance to students and staff in the use and care of equipment as assigned.
Order books and other library materials as requested according to approved procedures; receive, process and disburse shipments of materials in accordance with approved procedures.

Create and maintain connections to virtual audiences though social media accounts as directed.

Assist the Librarian and other library staff to implement mission and goals articulated in the Library program reviews.

Use an Integrated Library System to perform job tasks as assigned.

Represent the library on assigned committees; attend workshops as assigned.

Perform related duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE OF:
Current library practices and procedures.

Reference sources and basic copyright rules.

A wide variety of library/media equipment, virtual library resources, social media and various internet applications.

Modern office practices, procedures and equipment.

Record-keeping techniques using electronic tools.

Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.

District organization, operations, policies and objectives.

Oral and written communication skills.

Standard procedures for processing library/media materials.

ABILITY TO:
Perform a variety of technical work related to the processing, circulation, research and other activities in support of an assigned library.

Perform responsible library/media clerical work under general supervision.

Learn and use library classification and cataloging techniques.

Operate equipment available in the Library and Media Center, including calculator, audio-visual equipment and computer terminal.

Make arithmetic computations with speed and accuracy.

Understand and follow oral and written instructions.

Type at 45 words net per minute from clear copy.

Work independently with little direction.

Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.

Meet schedules and time lines.

Plan and supervise work.

Train and provide work direction to others.

Maintain records and prepare reports.

Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Required Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Any combination equivalent to an associate’s degree in library science and/or two years library/media experience, including experience in public service, ordering, receipt, processing and circulation of library/media materials.

Desired/Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands

ENVIRONMENT:
Library and office environment.

Constant interruptions.

PHYSICAL ABILITIES:
Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching.

Lifting light objects.

Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate computer terminals and standard office
equipment.

Standing for extended periods of time.

Hearing and speaking to exchange information on the telephone or in person.

Carrying, pushing or pulling.

Reaching overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally.

Range/Step Range 25, CSEA Salary Schedule
Salary Range $1,656.97 - $1,818.54/mo.
Benefits Information

PART-TIME (less than .60 FTE): Part-time positions less than .60 FTE are not entitled to any District paid fringe benefits. The District does however; provide the employee prorated leaves including vacation, sick leave and paid holidays. Employees less than .50 FTE contribute to an Alternative Retirement System (Apple). Employees whose, FTE is between .50 and .60 contribute to the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS).

BENEFITS/SALARY: Additional benefits include contributions to the Public Employee’s Retirement System (PERS) which is integrated with Social Security, .

SALARY: Step 1: $1656.97 – $1818.54/mo – Range 25, CSEA Salary Schedule, initial placement will not be higher than Step 3 of the salary schedule.

  • This position is anticipated to be assigned to Sutter County Campus but may be assigned temporarily or permanently within the District.

If you require reasonable accommodation to apply for this position, contact the Human Resources Office at (530) 741-6975.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Categorically funded positions are contingent upon funding. In accordance to Board Policy, smoking is restricted in many areas of the Yuba Community College District. Woodland Community College is a tobacco free campus.

WORK DAY, WORK WEEK, and WORK YEAR: The District has the right to establish work day, work week, work year; hours of positions within the District may vary.

INTERVIEW: Candidates selected for an interview will be required to visit Yuba Community College District at his/her own expense upon a date selected by the District. Meeting minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview.

FOREIGN TRANSCRIPTS: Must include a U.S. evaluation and translation. Contact the Human Resources website for a list of agencies providing foreign transcript services.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS: Employment is dependent upon Department of Justice (DOJ) clearance; all fees are the responsibility of the selected candidates and serves the purpose of obtaining a criminal history as authorized by the California Education Code. All prospective employees shall be required to provide verification of TB test.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT: Yuba Community College District is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and guarantees equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, gender, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age or sexual orientation and does not discriminate in its educational programs, in employment nor in any other of its activities.

EEO Statement

As an equal opportunity employer with a diverse staff and student population, the Yuba Community College District is committed to creating an inclusive and effective learning and working environment for all.

Posting Detail Information

Internal vs. External External
Posting Number AS207P
Open Date 08/14/2017
Close Date 11/17/2017
Review Start Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

The Transfer period has closed, all applications are welcome! The closing date for this position is Friday, November 17, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

IN-HOUSE CLASSIFIED RECRUITMENT*

This position is open to internal permanent YCCD Employees only. The Transfer/Promotion period is open from Monday, August 14, 2017 through Friday, August 18, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

*Bargaining unit members may request a transfer or promotion into a vacant classified position by submitting an application for the position with the Human Resources Office.

  • No unit member shall be considered for a Transfer or Promotion to a new position, unless the unit member meets the minimum requirements of the proposed new assignment and has successfully completed probation in their current assignment.

A transfer into a lower classification may result in a salary reduction and no “Y-rating” adjustments shall be allowed. Unit members receiving an In-House promotion shall be placed on a salary step in the higher range that is at least five percent (5%) higher than the step that the unit member was at in their previous classification. All positions will commence as soon as possible.

*External applicants are welcome to apply during the in-house recruitment. Please be advised, external applications will not be considered until the in-house recruitment period has ended.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE: To apply, please visit: https://yccd.peopleadmin.com and complete an online classified application Please provide description and details for each position held. See resume or left blank will automatically disqualify your application. Please include the following required document(s): Equal Employment Opportunity Statement (attached in a Word document). A Cover letter/letter of interest, resume, un-official transcripts and letters of recommendation are optional and not required documents. For questions about Yuba Community College District’s application process, please contact Maribel Gaytan at (530) 741-6975.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
  4. Letter of Recommendation 1
  5. Letter of Recommendation 2
  6. Letter of Recommendation 3
  7. Additional Documents