Librarian I (County of San Diego)


The Librarian I position is the entry/journey level class in the Librarian series. Under direct supervision, this class is responsible for general information services, community and outreach services, children’s services, young adult services, and/or technical services. Incumbents in this class may supervise Library Technicians, volunteers, and hourly workers, and may act as branch manager in the absence of higher level librarians.
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1. A master’s degree in Library Science (MLS) from an accredited U.S. college or university, or a certified foreign studies; OR,

2. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited U.S. college or university, or certified foreign studies equivalency, supplemented by a minimum of nine (9) semester or twelve (12) quarter units of graduate library science course work from an accredited college or university, AND one (1) year of full-time paraprofessional library experience.
Note: Candidates must provide proof of educational requirements at the time of application. A master’s degree in Library Science from a U.S. college or university, or certification of foreign studies equivalency, accredited by the American Library Association, is highly desirable. Experience working in a public library is also highly desirable.

In order for your education to be considered, you must attach a copy of your diploma, transcripts or foreign studies equivalency certificate to your application. Required documents submitted on or after February 29, 2008 do not need to be resubmitted. Please only attach the documents required.

Qualified candidates will be placed on a 6 month employment list based on scores received during the evaluation of information contained in their employment and supplemental applications. Please ensure all information is complete and accurate as the responses you provide on the supplemental application questionnaire will be reviewed using an automated evaluation system. If you are successful in the initial screening process, your application will be reviewed individually to confirm that the information you provided is accurate and qualifying.

Note: Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable an individual with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions of a job, on a case-by-case basis.

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