08 Nov 2018

Librarian, San José Public Library (Multiple Vacancies)

San José Public Library is recruiting Librarians for positions at branches and for a unique opportunity at SJPL Works, the Library’s Business and Work Force development center at our Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library. To learn more about the positions and to apply, visit www.sanjoseca.gov/citycareers. The job ID is 1801795 and the closing date is 11:59 PM on Thursday November 8, 2018. Read on for more information.
San José Public Library serves the tenth largest city in the country with timely, innovative, and responsive service. A proud recipient of the IMLS National Medal for Museum and Library Service and the Gale/Library Journal Library of the Year Award, the library is an acknowledged leader in providing library services to meet the changing customer needs of an amazingly diverse community. Now is your opportunity to work for one of the most innovative library systems in the nation.
We are seeking new Librarians to join our team and change the lives of those we serve!  The ideal candidate for these positions will understand, support, practice and promote the San José Way of library innovation and the Mission, Vision, & Values statements of the City of San José and the San José Public Library; demonstrate leadership and a commitment to active customer service; have knowledge of current library technology and trends; have experience working with a diverse community and staff; and enjoy working in a fast-paced, innovative team environment.
We are looking for flexible, service-oriented, friendly, and smart librarians, proud of their profession and wanting to make a difference in their community. Our librarians perform a variety of professional librarian duties. This may include presenting storytimes, conducting outreach, networking with community groups and businesses, answering reference questions, and overseeing volunteers. All our staff are trained in providing excellent customer service. These positions will include evenings and weekend shifts.