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Supervising Librarian Recruitment (San Mateo Public Library)

The San Mateo Public Library is recruiting to fill a Supervising Librarian position.  See job announcement.

Librarian – Outreach and Equity (Full-time Tenure-Track Faculty Position)

Skyline College, a community college in San Bruno/Bay Area, is seeking a librarian to join our team to focus on student outreach and equity efforts, including textbook affordability initiatives. This is a full-time, tenure-track position starting Fall 2017 and the online application is at

First review will begin on June 13, 2017.

San Mateo Public Library Employment Opportunity

Librarian I – Per Diem

THE POSITION: The San Mateo Public Library has two immediate openings for the position of per diem Librarian I. Responsibilities include serving at the Library’s Information Desks at the Main Library and Branches; researching and responding to difficult or technical reference questions; advising and assisting Library patrons; demonstrating the use of on-line library catalogs, databases and other user aids; performing bibliographic searches using online and/or print resources; and performing other tasks as assigned. This recruitment will also be used to replenish the Library’s On-Call Librarian list. Librarians in the On-Call role fill coverage gaps on the Library’s service desks at the Main Library and/or branches.

SALARY AND HOURS: $30.70 (Step 1); initial appointment is usually at the first step. This is a regularly scheduled 15-hr per week position with a variety of weekday, evening, weekend hours and at least one Sunday shift per rotation schedule. The schedule may change per the operational needs of the Library. This position is considered part time and offers limited benefits after working a specified number of hours.

For more information, download job announcement.   Librarian I – Per Diem

Library Assistant I – Per Diem

THE POSITION: The San Mateo Public Library is seeking an energetic, motivated and detail-oriented individual to provide services as a certified passport Acceptance Agent for the Main Library’s U.S. Passport Acceptance Office and to provide general support to the Library Administration Office. Training will be provided. This is a part time position that offers limited benefits after working a specified number of hours.

SALARY: $22.99- $27.40/hour (Initial appointment at 1st step)

For more information, download job announcement.  Library Assistant I – Per Diem

Part Time Children’s Librarian at Pleasanton Public Library

· Do you have a passion for transforming the lives of children and their caregivers?

· Do you thrive on creating connections while hosting storytimes and school tours?

· Would you love working with a collaborative team developing new, innovative programs and participating in community outreach?

· Are you technology savvy and continually looking for new ways to engage and connect with the community?

If you answered yes to these questions, the half-time librarian position in Pleasanton is for you!

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Part Time Childrens Librarian

LIBRARY ADMINISTRATIVE CLERK (part time) at San Mateo Public Library

THE POSITION: The San Mateo Public Library is seeking an energetic and motivated individual to provide support to the Administrative Office Team at the Main Library, including clerical, record keeping, cash handling and other related duties as assigned.

 Respond to public in-person and telephone requests for services and information.
 Perform a wide variety of routine clerical work, including filing, billing, processing correspondence, record keeping
 Sort and distribute incoming and outgoing correspondence
 Assist and support the booking of Library meeting rooms
 Provide clerical support to Library departments
 Provide support to Main Library Passport Acceptance Office as a Passport Acceptance Agent (training to be provided)

Knowledge of: Office methods and equipment, including experience with Microsoft Office Suite programs: at minimum Word, Excel; and Outlook; English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.
Ability to: Provide good customer service; perform routine clerical work, operate office machines, learn offices methods, rules and policies; understand and carry out oral and written instructions; speak and write clearly.
Experience and Education: Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be equivalent to completion of 12th grade, including or supplemented by specialized clerical courses.

TO APPLY: Submit an official City of San Mateo application to: San Mateo Public Library, Administration Office, 55 West Third Ave., San Mateo, CA 94402

Application forms may be picked up at: San Mateo City Hall – 330 W. 20th Ave.; Main Library – 55 West Third Ave.; Hillsdale Library – 205 W. Hillsdale Blvd.; or Marina Library – 1530 Susan Court. Application form may be printed off of the City of San Mateo website at, under Human Resources.

Deadline: Apply no later than Friday, 1/27/17 at 5:00 P.M.

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Library Assistant Job opening at San Mateo Public Library