At Sonoma County Library, we bring information, ideas, and people together to build a stronger community. We are a hub where learning, the arts, technology and people intersect and thrive!
We are known nationally for our innovation, and locally for our engaged, creative, and empowered staff. We rely on community input to guide our decisions, and we proudly champion diversity and racial equity in all aspects of our organization. Libraries are for everyone.
This is a tremendous opportunity to be part of a mission-driven public agency, and help transform the literacy and education landscape for all Sonoma County residents. If you would like to join our team of dedicated professionals, we invite you to apply for Bibliobus Senior Library Associate.
This position is responsible for the operations of Sonoma County Library’s mobile outreach service, the BiblioBus. Whether on the move or at a community event, our BiblioBus offers books for all ages to browse, the use of laptop computers and entertainment devices, and specialized library programing such as story times, STEAM activities, one-on-one tech help, and skill-building workshops. Spanish bilingual skills are desired.
Please see the attached job specifications for full details about this position.
This position will have functional responsibility and oversight for the full operations of the BiblioBus mobile outreach service, including opening and closing procedures, statistical reporting, and facilities oversight; assumes responsibility for all circulation and materials maintenance activities in the BiblioBus collection. Provides technical and functional direction and training to support staff, and coordinates participation by branch staff in offsite outreach assignments.
TYPICAL TASKS include, but are not limited to:
- Drives bookmobile or library van to predetermined locations to provide services to remote patrons throughout the County
- Assists in analyzing the need for additions, deletions and changes to scheduled vehicle stops
- Maintains vehicle in a clean and orderly condition
- Inspects vehicle and works with Corporate Yard to ensure the vehicle is in good working order
Education and Experience: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university; and four (4) years of work experience in library services. Spanish bilingual skills are desired.
Licenses and Certifications: Must possess and maintain a valid California Class C Driver License.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Please go to https://www.calopps.org/sonoma-county-library
to apply. Applications must be complete and submitted by the final filing date in order to be considered. Resumes will not substitute for a completed application.
The application process may contain one or more of the following steps: a supplemental application, written test(s), skills assessment(s), and/or oral examination(s).
Vacation, sick leave, and holiday accruals are pro-rated for part-time employees. Certain insurance benefits are available only to full-time employees.
If you are selected for an interview, we will be happy to answer benefits questions you may have about the position for which you applied.
Vacation: Earns at the rate of 1 ¼ days per month, 3 weeks after the first year.
Sick leave: Twelve days per year, with unlimited accumulation.
Holidays: A combination of holidays and compensatory days equal to thirteen days per year.
Health insurance: Group health insurance through CalPERS Health Insurance Program paid at 80% to 84% depending on position. Delta Dental and VSP vision care insurance fully paid for full-time (40-hr/week) employees.
Life insurance: Paid term life insurance policy.
Miscellaneous: Two deferred compensation plans available, long-term disability insurance, and short-term disability (SDI) insurance through the EDD.