Librarian I - City and County of San Francisco - (3630) - Full Time and Part Time Positions Available - Multiple Locations Citywide - (REF3749F/X00001)
- 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA, us
- Exam Type: Class Based Test
- Eligible List Type: Entrance
- Certification Rule: Rule of 10
- Fill Type: Permanent Civil Service
- Work Hours: Regular
- Job Code and Title: 3630-Librarian I
We will re-open this recruitment and will accept applications from 01-04-2022 until 01-07-2022
Fall 2021 graduates who have not yet received final transcripts or diplomas are encouraged to apply to this recruitment. Upon passing the exam, you will be placed on General Waiver; In order to be hired, you must provide your final transcript or diploma. Those who have already applied need not re-apply.
This is a Citywide Exam.
San Francisco is a vibrant and dynamic city on the forefront of innovation. Our rich tapestry of culture and ideas is sustained by our City's commitment to heighten the quality of life for the diverse population of San Franciscans and residents of the greater Bay Area.
How to Apply:
Applications for Librarian I (full time and part-time) are only accepted through an online process.
Visit https://careers.smartrecruiters.com/CityAndCountyOfSanFrancisco1/ and begin the application process.
Select “I'm Interested” and follow instructions on the screen
Applicants may be contacted by email about this announcement and, therefore, it is their responsibility to ensure that their registered email address is accurate and kept up-to-date. Also, applicants must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter. To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses (@sfgov.org, @sfpl.org, @ccsf.edu).
Applicants will receive a confirmation email that their online application has been received in response to every announcement for which they file. Applicants should retain this confirmation email for their records. Failure to receive this email means that the online application was not submitted or received.
According to Civil Service Commission Rule 109, the duties specified below are representative of the range of duties assigned to this job code/class and are not intended to be an inclusive list.
Under supervision, the 3630 Librarian I performs beginning level professional librarian work. The essential functions of this class include but are not limited to:
- Assisting patrons in locating and using library facilities, equipment, technology, and materials, in selecting materials, and in answering a wide variety of questions
- Recommending library materials to be purchased, repaired or weeded; deciding whether weeded materials should be discarded or selected for community redistribution
- Performing reference work in person, via phone, chat, email, and mail; performing research and readers advisory; preparing detailed bibliographies, book lists and other information; teaching patrons to access, evaluate, and use digital resources, library equipment, technology, and digital devices
- Planning, conducting, evaluating, and promoting programs, group visits, classes, and outreach for community members; meeting with educators; collaborating with various community groups to promote the use of and interest in the library, and representing and promoting the library at community events and on social media
- Cataloging and classifying library material; creating metadata; determining and assigning main entry, cross references and subject headings; adapting Library cataloging records for the library and participating in determining cataloging policy
- Planning or assisting in planning and setting up programs, displays, and exhibits; promoting and merchandizing library collections
- Participating in maintaining a welcoming, safe, and orderly atmosphere in the branch or department
- Supporting digital content management; participating in digitization initiatives projects, programing, and collection development
- May participate in committees to enhance library services or promote professional development
Annual Salary: $87,178 - $105,950
The minimum qualification for the Librarian I is: possession of a Master’s Degree in library and information studies (e.g. MLS/MLIS) from a college or university program accredited by the American Library Association.
Note: You must have already attained your degree and completed your Master's program in order to be eligible for this recruitment.
1. Some positions require fluency in a variety of languages depending upon the department's bilingual needs. Eligibles who pass the bilingual proficiency test will be considered for bilingual positions. Applicants must indicate on the application form the language(s) in which they claim proficiency.
2. Some positions require graduate level course work and/or experience performing the duties of a Children’s or Youth Services Librarian.
3. Some positions require graduate level course work, training, and/or experience performing the duties of an Archivist Librarian.
4. Some positions require graduate level course work and/or cataloging experience using AACR2R and MARC format.
5. Some positions require college level coursework in special education or experience working with people who have learning disabilities and/or learning differences.
6. Some positions in this class may require possession and maintenance of a valid California Driver's License.
Some positions in this class are subject to irregular work schedules, which may involve evening and weekend work.
Applicants are required to submit verification of qualifying education prior to the filing deadline. Please use the "add attachment" button on the second page of the application process to attach education verification documents to your application. Qualifying education must be verified by copy of diploma showing major or transcripts showing coursework completed. Information on which documents can be used to verify education requirements, foreign education credits, or degree equivalency, can be found at http://sfdhr.org/how-verify-education-requirements.
Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco.
Fall 2021 graduates who have not yet received final transcripts or diplomas are encouraged to apply to this recruitment. Upon passing the exam, you will be placed on General Waiver; In order to be hired, you must provide your final transcript or diploma.
Minimum Qualification Supplemental Questionnaire (Weight: Qualifying): Candidates will be prompted to complete a Supplemental Questionnaire as part of the online employment application. This Minimum Qualification Supplemental Questionnaire is designed to obtain specific information regarding an applicant's education in relation to the Minimum Qualifications for this position. Applicants must also complete the official application. It is essential that applicants provide complete information in identifying their education. The Minimum Qualification Supplemental Questionnaire will be used to evaluate if the applicant possesses the required minimum qualifications.
Computer Based Multiple Choice Examination (Weight: 100%): Candidates meeting the minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in a computer based multiple-choice exam to measure knowledge, skills, and abilities in job related areas. To see a list of the knowledge, skills, and abilities being tested, click here.
This is a standardized examination and, therefore, test questions and test answers are not available for public inspection or review.
A passing score must be achieved in order to be placed on the Eligible List. The hiring department may administer additional position-specific selection procedures to make final hiring decisions.
The score that you achieve on the examination will be valid and "banked" for three years, starting from the date of the examination. This means that for the next three years, you will not be required to take this test again should you apply and be found eligible for a future announcement for which this particular test is used. If the test for this future announcement is held within 12 months of the date of this examination, your score will be automatically applied to that announcement. However, after twelve months, you have the option to either (a) apply your test score to the other announcement or (b) re-take the test. Re-testing is permitted no sooner than twelve months from the date of the examination and only in association with your eligibility for another announcement for which this test is used. Please note that, should you re-test, your re-test score would become your official score going forward since it is the most recent score (even if it turns out to be lower than your original score).
Candidate scores on this examination may also be applied to other announcements involving other job titles, when directed by the Human Resources Director.
Requests for an alternate test date may be considered in limited circumstances and must be submitted to the analyst listed in this announcement within five (5) calendar days of the announcement of the test date.
Eligible List/Score Report
A confidential eligible list of applicant names that have passed the civil service examination process will be created, and used for certification purposes only. An examination score report will be established, so applicants can view the ranks, final scores and number of eligible candidates. Applicant information, including names of applicants on the eligible list, shall not be made public unless required by law. However, an eligible list shall be made available for public inspection, upon request, once the eligible list is exhausted or expired and referrals resolved. The eligible list/score report resulting from this civil service examination process is subject to change after adoption (e.g., as a result of appeals), as directed by the Human Resources Director or the Civil Service Commission.
The duration of the eligible list resulting from this examination process will be of 6 months, and may be extended with the approval of the Human Resources Director.
To find Departments which use this classification, please see https://sfdhr.org/sites/default/files/documents/Forms-Documents/Position-Counts-by-Job-Codes-and-Department-FY-2021-22.pdf .
The certification rule for the eligible list resulting from this examination will be Rule of Ten Scores. Additional selection processes may be conducted by the hiring department prior to making final hiring decisions.
Additional Information Regarding Employment with the City and County of San Francisco
- Information About The Hiring Process
- Conviction History
- Employee Benefits Overview
- Equal Employment Opportunity
- Disaster Service Worker
- ADA Accommodation
- Veterans Preference
- Seniority Credit in Promotional Exams
- Right to Work
- Copies of Application Documents
- Diversity Statement
Terms of Announcement and Appeal Rights
Applicants must be guided solely by the provisions of this announcement, including requirements, time periods and other particulars, except when superseded by federal, state or local laws, rules or regulations. [Note: The correction of clerical errors in an announcement may be posted on the Department of Human Resources website at https://careers.smartrecruiters.com/CityAndCountyOfSanFrancisco1/. The terms of this announcement may be appealed under Civil Service Rule 110.4. Such appeals must be submitted in writing to the Department of Human Resources, 1 S Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103-5413 by close of business on the 5th business day following the issuance date of this examination announcement. Information concerning other Civil Service Commission Rules involving announcements, applications and examination policies, including applicant appeal rights, can be found on the Civil Service Commission website at http://sfgov.org/civilservice/rules.
Exam Analyst Information
If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the exam analyst, Terry Stanley, at [email protected]
CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: All City and County of San Francisco employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. For details on how it is applicable to your employment, please click here.
The City and County of San Francisco encourages women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (associated with cancer, a history of cancer, or genetic characteristics), HIV/AIDS status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category under the law.