Palo Alto City Library Senior Librarian – ITC – Digital Initiatives

Attention innovators!

The Palo Alto City Library eBranch re-imagines the Library as the best place on the Internet. We bring serendipity, mobility and elegant design to the library experience. Innovation is our passion. We can’t help ourselves!

Palo Alto City Library is looking for an experienced and energetic librarian who shares our love of innovation to join the Library’s eBranch team. The successful candidate is expected to have strong web management skills and in-depth knowledge of using electronic resources to provide customer service. Successful candidates will have a record demonstrating professional excellence, outstanding communication skills, and a knack for thinking outside the box.

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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.

Bridging Campus and Community: Libraries Transforming the Student Experience Through Service Learning

Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA
August 7 – 8, 2017
Registration Cost:  $125


Registration is now open for the 3rd Colloquium on Libraries and Service Learning.  Join us on the beautiful campus of Santa Clara University for a day and a half of workshops, presentations, and stimulating discussions focusing on library engagement within academic service learning.  Intended audience for the Colloquium includes librarians, faculty, service learning directors, students, and community partners.


For more information and the full program, visit the colloquium website.

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