Job Posting: Librarian II, City of Berkeley, CA

via UCLA Information Studies Job Listings

Closing date: 11/26/12 5:00 PM Pacific Time

The Berkeley Public Library is looking for Librarian candidates for our Reference, Art & Music and Children’s divisions. Bi-lingual skills in Spanish or Chinese are beneficial. Candidates with an MLS and 2 or more years of experience as a professional Librarian should submit only the Librarian II application.

Typical duties may include: 

  • Assesses patron needs and advises them in making effective use of library resources and services
  • Assists patrons of all ages with reference questions in general and specialized subject areas and selection of books, magazines, records, pamphlets and other print and non print materials
  • Prepares reading lists and bibliographies using computer equipment and programs
  • Assists in program planning and implementation, including outreach and public relations work
  • Independently performs complex classifying, cataloging and processing books and other materials
  • Provides professional assistance in selection of a wide range of library materials and in maintaining library collections
  • May assume lead responsibilities of non professional staff

Required Qualifications:

Equivalent to graduation from a college or university with a Master’s degree in Library Science

AND

Two (2) years of experience as a professional librarian. Specialized subject knowledge is desirable. Progressively responsible related experience may be substituted for the college coursework on a year-for-year basis.

Full job posting here. 

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