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Librarian I
City of Woodland, Sacramento/Metro Area


For more info contact:
(530) 661-5811
Close Date: Apr 18, 2013
Salary: $4,044.57 - $4,916.19 Monthly



This is a full time mid-management position supervised by Library Services Director or designee. Performs a variety of professional librarian duties primarily related to youth services; to plan, organize and direct children and young adult programs; and to oversee activities in the children and YA/Teen sections of the library. This position will be required to work some weekends (Saturday and/or Sunday) as part of a scheduled workweek. 



Assist in the development, implementation, and evaluation of young adult’s, children’s, adult and other library programs and services. Assess patron needs and advise them in making effective use of library resources and services; assist patrons of all ages by answering reference questions and selecting print and non-print materials. Organize, maintain and index a variety of reference materials including government documents, maps and pamphlets. As a Children’s Librarian: Plan, organize and present children’s programs including storytelling, book readings, video showings, crafts, and puppet shows, family programs and classes on children’s literature and parenting; provide outreach programs to city schools. Review new publications and collection materials and select materials for acquisition and/or disposition as appropriate. Regular and consistent attendance. Work cooperatively with others. Prepare publicity, coordinate the publication of brochures and coordinate the dissemination of library program publicity. Attend and represent the library at professional meetings as required. Compile library activity reports and statistics; assist in preparing the library budget. Plan, direct and supervise the work of staff involved in assigned library section. Perform related duties as assigned.


Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Education: Possession of a Master of Library Sciences Degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: None Required


Apply with a City of Woodland application to the Human Resources Office, City Hall, 300 First Street, Woodland, CA 95695 by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, April 26, 2013.  Supplemental questionnaire must be submitted with application by the final filing date to be considered.  Résumés and cover letters are encouraged but will not be accepted in lieu of the application form.  Postmarks will not be accepted. 

Review Process: Based on the information provided in the application documents, the best qualified applicants will be invited for further examination. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. Depending upon the number of applications received, the examination may consist of an application screening, written and/or practical exam, oral interview or any combination thereof.

Applicants will be required to take and pass a medical examination by a City of Woodland physician to insure their physical suitability to perform the assigned duties. If you have a disability that requires accommodation during the selection process, please notify Human Resources at least seven days prior to the event.

The City of Woodland hires only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.  The City of Woodland is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


Retirement:  CalPERS retirement system (2% @ 60 formula for current CalPERS members and 2% @ 62 for new CalPERS members).  The City does not participate in Social Security

Deferred Compensation:  Choice of deferred compensation plans.  City will match up to 2% of employees base salary

Medical CalPERS medical insurance plans, including HMO's and PPO's.  City gives an allowance toward the cost of insurance

Dental & Vision:  City paid Delta Dental and Medical Eye Services

STD/LTD:  City paid wage protection for both Short term and Long term disability

Life Insurance:  City provides a $50,000 life insurance policy

Vacation:  7 hours accrued per month in first 3 years of service

Sick Leave:  8 hours accrued per month

Administrative Leave:  96 hours of leave time given each fiscal year

Holidays:  12.5 paid Holidays (includes two floating holidays)

Professional Growth:  $625 given each year for reimbursement for education and professional activities


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