South San Francisco

Library Clerk (Homework Club Lead Assistant) - Casual/Hourly Position (19509431)

San Francisco/Peninsula
Until filled
$17.61-$21.41 Hourly

Please review the special instructions before applying for this job opportunity.


520 Tamarack Lane South San Francisco, 94080


Applications are being accepted for the position of Library Clerk (Homework Club Lead Assistant)- Casual/Hourly Position with the City of South San Francisco's Library Department.


SALARY RANGE:  $14.62 to $17.77 an hour

WORK HOURS: 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM, Monday through Friday (summers only)

                           2:30 PM - 6:15 PM, Monday through Friday (school year)

The City of South San Francisco is a fully independent and highly commercialized full-service city with an estimated population of 65,710 growing to 100,000 during business hours. City departments include: Police; Fire; Parks & Recreation; Public Works; Economic and Community Development; Information Technology; City Attorney; Library; Finance; Human Resources; and Office of the City Manager. The City has a Council-City Manager form of government with more than 400 full– and part-time employees. 

The Library Clerk position available is an hourly, non-benefited, temporary assignment which operates out of the Community Learning Center, a branch of the Library Department. The Community Learning Center (CLC) works with collaborative agencies to serve youth and families. In collaboration with other staff at the Community Learning Center, the Library Clerk, or Homework Club Lead Assistant, will help with the children’s activities and projects, in the belief that each child, youth and adult brings strength, talents, and skills to the learning process.  The Homework Club operates five days a week from 2:00 – 6:00 pm and serves Title I schools in South San Francisco.


  • Leads activities that focus on reading, writing and math skill development with the use of computers, educational games and creative group projects.
  • Fosters confidence, self-esteem and the love of learning in children.
  • Assists in the computer lab with Internet use, word processing, and computer software.
  • Supervises volunteers.
  • Leads craft activities and games.
  • Facilitates learning and works together with other assistants as part of a team.
  • Must learn and implement the goals and philosophy of the Community Learning Center.


The ideal candidate possesses excellent communication and interpersonal skills; can be a team leader and accept guidance from supervising staff; is highly organized; can integrate computers as a learning tool; possesses knowledge of strategies for motivating children in a creative learning process; and has experience integrating and supervising volunteers.


  • One year minimum of teaching related experience
  • High School Diploma or the equivalent
  • Applicants being considered for employment must be able to furnish proof of legal right to work in the U.S.


For additional information regarding this position, please contact Karla Molina Bourdon, Library Program Manager - Literacy Services  / 650.829.3870.

City of South San Francisco, Library Department   EOE

This general announcement is subject to change.  It does not constitute an express or implied contract.

Special Instructions

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED. You are encouraged to apply immediately as recruitment may close at any time.

You may attach a cover letter and resume , however, they do not substitute for a completed online application.

Prior to hire, candidates will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, including a pre-employment physical and drug screening (when applicable), reference checks, and a Department of Justice (DOJ) fingerprint check. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment.

Candidates requesting veteran’s preference must provide a copy of U.S. Government Form DD 214 "Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty" as an attachment to their CalOpps application.

Candidates with a disability who may require special assistance in any phase of the application or testing process should advise the Human Resources Division upon submittal of application.  Documentation of the need for accommodation must accompany the request.

The policy of the City of South San Francisco is to grant equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, sex, gender, age, religion, ancestry, physical or mental disability, sexual preference, marital status or national origin.  It is the intent and desire of the City of South San Francisco that equal employment opportunity will be provided in recruiting, hiring, training, promoting, wages, benefits, and all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment.  The City of South San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

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