3630 Librarian I
|Date Opened||2/1/2016 4:00:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||2/16/2016 5:00:00 PM|
|Salary||$38.73 - $47.06/hour; $6,712.00 - $8,158.00/month; $80,548.00 - $97,890.00/year|
|Job Type||CBT Discrete|
Submit Verification (proof) of Education at Time of Filing Application
Failure to Submit the Required Verification Will Result in the Rejection of Your Application
Under supervision, the 3630 Librarian I performs journey level librarian work. The essential functions of this class include: providing information and direction on the use of library resources; assisting patrons with researching informational needs; supervising technical and clerical staff; performing selection, acquisition, cataloging or processing of library materials; writing letters, memos, reports, publications and other documents; participating in the development of collections in accordance with the San Francisco Public Library Collection Development Plan; interpreting library policy and responding to suggestions and inquiries; and assisting in policy formulation and implementation. Positions may also be responsible for developing positive community relations, and preparing programming and exhibitions.
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. 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 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.
How To Apply
Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process. Visit www.jobaps.com/sf to register an account (if you have not already done so) and begin the application process.
- Select the desired job announcement
- Select “Apply” and read and acknowledge the information
- Select either “I am a New User” if you have not previously registered, or “I have Registered Previously”
- Follow instructions on the screen
Computers are available for the public (from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday) to file online applications in the lobby of the Dept. of Human Resources at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco.
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, @sfdpw.org, @sfport.com, @flysfo.com, @sfwater.org, @sfdph.org, @asianart.org, @sfmta.com, @sfpl.org, @dcyf.org, @first5sf.org).
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.
All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline. Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.
Applications completed improperly may be cause for ineligibility, disqualification or may lead to lower scores.
If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the exam analyst, Stefanie Lim, by telephone at (415) 551-8911or by email at Stefanie.Lim@sfgov.org.
Applicants are required to submit verification of qualifying education prior to the filing deadline. Verification should be attached to the application. Please use the link in the "Transcript" tab 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 how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at http://sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=456.
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.
SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE EVALUATION (WEIGHT 100%):
Candidates will be prompted to complete a Supplemental Questionnaire as part of the online employment application. The information provided on your Supplemental Questionnaire must be consistent with the information on your application and is subject to verification. The Supplemental Questionnaire is designed to measure knowledge, skills and/or abilities in job-related areas which may include but not be limited to: knowledge of automated library systems, reference resources, and functional areas within the library; ability to plan, conduct and evaluate library programs and services; conduct reference and research work; conduct presentations; supervise staff; communicate both orally and in writing, interact with staff and the general public; conduct formal and informal training; and the ability to use a personal computer in a network environment.
The City and County of San Francisco will accept applications for 3630 Librarian I two (2) times a year. Applications will only be accepted during open filing periods in conjunction with a corresponding recruitment process. The duration of the eligible list resulting from this examination process will be of six (6) months; please note, applicants no longer have the option to extend their eligibility, as this is no longer a continuous process. Applicants must apply during every open filing period in order to be considered for positions as a 3630 Librarian I.
Candidates must apply to every open recruitment process, during the open filing period, in order to be considered for positions as a 3630 Librarian I. Applications will be accepted two (2) times a year; tentatively scheduled to occur in February and August. To be notified, via email, when a recruitment process opens for future 3630 Librarian I please follow this LINK, and provide the required information.
Candidates applying for positions with the Unified School District and the Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.
Candidates applying for positions with the Recreation and Park Department may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under California Public Resources Code 5164.
Disaster Service Workers
The eligible list resulting from this examination 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.
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.
Applicants with disabilities who meet the minimum eligibility requirements for this job announcement can find information on requesting a reasonable ADA Accommodation at:
Information regarding requests for Veterans Preference can be found at:
General Information concerning City and County of San Francisco Employment Policies and Procedures:
Important Employment Information for the City and County of San Francisco can be obtained at http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20 or hard copy at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor.
Copies of Application Documents:
Applicants should keep copies of all documents submitted, as these will not be returned.
Right to Work:
All persons entering the City and County of San Francisco workforce are required to provide verification of authorization to work in the United States.
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 www.jobaps.com/sf.] 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 Type: ENTRANCE
Issued: February 1, 2016
Human Resources Director
Department of Human Resources
Recruitment ID Number: CBT-3630-901192
All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employees are required to make a member contribution towards retirement, ranging from 7.5%-13.25% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.