15-20 Hours per Week
$27.88 - $34.81
Under general supervision,
performs professional library functions involved in assisting library
patrons with their informational needs; plan and implement library
programs; participate in the development of the library collection; and
provide assistance, education and information to the public regarding
library use and services.
The following tasks are essential for this position.
Incumbents in this classification may not perform all of these tasks, or
may perform similar related tasks not listed here.
Answer reference questions and readerís
advisory questions; assists or instructs in the use of the library
Evaluate and select library materials;
recommend and purchase materials for collection development; remove
obsolete, non-relevant and worn books from library collection.
Interpret and communicate library policies
and programs to staff, patrons and community groups.
Assist in the development and implementation
of programs and services.
Participate in the administration of a
variety of library programs including volunteer and summer youth;
develop and coordinate assigned library programs.
Recommend additions to collection and
services appropriate to the needs of the community.
Work with automated systems; perform searches
Conduct school class visits and other
community outreach programs.
Assist with budget recommendations for
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Knowledge, Skill and Ability:
Library policies, procedures and functions.
Office procedures, methods, and computer
Principles of professional and technical
library work including methods, practices and techniques of library
classification, cataloging and referencing.
Computerized cataloging, bibliographical,
acquisition and circulation system databases.
Skill and Ability to:
Operate computerized cataloging,
bibliographical, acquisition and circulation data systems.
Assist library patrons in response to
reference and directional library questions.
Perform professional and technical library
Work independently in the absence of
Understand and follow oral and written
Communicate clearly and concisely, both
orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain effective working
relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Training and Experience:
Masterís degree from an accredited college or university with major
course work in library science or related field is required. Two years
of increasingly professional and technical library experience is highly
Licenses and Certificates:
Possession of a valid California driver's license and live-scan
Requirements and Working Conditions:
Requires vision (which may be corrected) to
read small print.
Requires the mobility to stand, stoop, reach
Requires mobility of arms to reach and
dexterity of hands to grasp and manipulate small objects.
Requires the ability to stand for long
Library environment; work closely with the
public; work with computer and office equipment.
May be required to use personal vehicle in
the course of employment.
May be required to attend periodic evening
meetings and/or to travel within and out of City boundaries to
May be required to work evenings or weekends.
Requires the ability to lift, push, and/or
pull items which do not exceed 25 pounds.
Candidates must complete a City of Calabasas application, and may also
include any other materials, such as a resume or transcripts.
Position is open until filled.
Applications are available on the Cityís website (Fillable Employment Application)
or by calling 818-224-1600. Faxed or emailed applications and/or resumes
are not accepted.
Applications should be
City of Calabasas
100 Civic Center Way
Calabasas, CA 91302
The Human Resources Department may be reached via e-mail at