Under general supervision, performs professional library functions
involved in assisting library patrons with their informational needs;
plan and implement library programs; participate in the development of
the library collection; and provide assistance, education and
information to the public regarding library use and services.
Essential Job Duties:
The following tasks are essential for
this position. Incumbents in this classification may not perform
all of these tasks, or may perform similar related tasks not listed
Answer reference questions and readerís advisory questions; assists
or instructs in the use of the library resources.
Evaluate and select library materials; recommend and purchase
materials for collection development; remove obsolete, non-relevant
and worn books from library collection.
Interpret and communicate library policies and programs to staff,
patrons and community groups.
Assist in the development and implementation of programs and
Participate in the administration of a variety of library programs
including volunteer and summer youth; develop and coordinate
assigned library programs.
Recommend additions to collection and services appropriate to the
needs of the community.
Work with automated systems; perform searches of databases.
Conduct school class visits and other community outreach programs.
Assist with budget recommendations for collection development.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Knowledge, Skill and
procedures and functions.
methods, and computer equipment.
professional and technical library work including methods, practices
and techniques of library classification, cataloging and
cataloging, bibliographical, acquisition and circulation system
Skill and Ability to:
computerized cataloging, bibliographical, acquisition and
circulation data systems.
patrons in response to reference and directional library questions.
professional and technical library tasks.
in the absence of supervision.
follow oral and written instructions.
clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the
course of work.
Training and Experience:
A Masterís degree from an accredited college or university with major
course work in library science or related field is required. Two years
of increasingly professional and technical library experience is highly
Licenses and Certificates:
Possession of a valid California driver's license and
live-scan fingerprinting clearance.
Physical Requirements and Working
Requires vision (which may be
corrected) to read small print.
Requires the mobility to stand, stoop,
reach and bend.
Requires mobility of arms to reach and
dexterity of hands to grasp and manipulate small objects.
Requires the ability to stand for long
Library environment; work closely with
the public; work with computer and office equipment.
May be required to use personal
vehicle in the course of employment.
May be required to attend periodic
evening meetings and/or to travel within and out of City boundaries
to attend meetings
May be required to work evenings or
Requires the ability to lift, push,
and/or pull items which do not exceed 25 pounds.
Candidates must complete a City of Calabasas
application, and may also include any other materials, such as a resume
or transcripts. Position is open until filled.
Applications are available
on the Cityís website at
www.cityofcalabasas.com or by
calling 818-224-1600. Faxed or emailed applications and/or resumes are
should be submitted to:
Human Resources Division
100 Civic Center Way
Calabasas, CA 91302
The Human Resources
Department may also be reached
at (818) 224-1600 or email