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Effective: Jul 01, 2022
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CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES
Title: Librarian I
Job Code: 3630
Under supervision, performs beginning level professional library work, and performs related duties as required.
Requires responsibility for: Explaining and carrying out assigned duties within the framework of established methods and procedures; making regular contacts with the general public, outside organizations and library personnel in connection with library activities and operations; maintaining a continued awareness of current reading trends and literature.
The class of Librarian I differs from Library Technician II in that this class is responsible for performing beginning level professional work such as making recommendations regarding the selection and maintenance of library materials in an assigned area; performing beginning level reference work; carrying out community programs to promote use of and interest in the library.
MAJOR, IMPORTANT, AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES
According to Civil Service Commission Rule 109, the duties specified below are representative of the range of duties assigned to this job code/class and are not intended to be an inclusive list.
1. Assists patrons in locating and using library facilities and materials, in selecting materials, and in answering a wide variety of questions.
2. Recommends library materials to be purchased, repaired or discarded; may be responsible for the selection and maintenance of library materials of assigned section(s) of the collection and suggests which materials shall be non-circulating materials.
3. Performs reference work; performs research; performs readers advisory; prepares detailed bibliographies, book lists and other information; teaches patrons to access and use digital resources.
4. Plans and conducts programs and outreach for children, young adults, and adults; meets with educators; visits and works with various adult and community groups to promote the use of and interest in the library.
5. Catalogs and classifies library material; determines and assigns main entry, cross references and subject headings; adapts Library cataloging records for the library and participates in determining cataloging policy.
6. Writes reports and correspondence; may supervise the maintenance and/or preparation of various files and records.
7. Plans or assists in planning and setting up displays and exhibits; assists in maintaining a pleasant and orderly atmosphere in the branch or department.
8. May supervise subordinate staff.
IMPORTANT AND ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of: Modern library methods, procedures and techniques, and knowledge of the role of a public library in the community.
Ability and Skill to: Work courteously and effectively with library patrons and outside organizations; evaluate a wide variety of library materials; educate, advise, and instruct library patrons in the use of library facilities and materials; locate information and materials; maintain files, records and prepare reports; may require the ability to supervise.
These minimum qualifications establish the education, training, experience, special skills and/or license(s) which are required for employment in the classification. Please note, additional qualifications (i.e., special conditions) may apply to a particular position and will be stated on the exam/job announcement.
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.
License and Certification:
3632 Librarian II
AMENDED DATE: 8/11/69, 01/22/16
REASON FOR AMENDMENT To accurately reflect the current tasks, knowledge, skills and abilities defined in the most recent job analysis conducted for this job code.
BUSINESS UNIT(S): COMMN SFMTA
Disaster service work
All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.
Historic and future compensation
|Effective (Sched)||Step 1||Step 2||Step 3||Step 4||Step 5|
|Jul 01, 2022 (W)||$44.1125||$46.3375||$48.6500||$51.0500||$53.6125|
|Jan 08, 2022 (V)||$41.9125||$44.0250||$46.2250||$48.5000||$50.9375|
|Jul 01, 2021 (U)||$41.7000||$43.8000||$46.0000||$48.2625||$50.6875|
|Dec 26, 2020 (T)||$40.2875||$42.3125||$44.4375||$46.6250||$48.9625|
|Jul 01, 2020 (S)||$39.1125||$41.0750||$43.1375||$45.2625||$47.5375|
Historic compensation data is provided in hourly pay.