sdeng at ccclib.org sdeng at ccclib.org
Tue Mar 25 18:00:29 EDT 2008

JHildebr at ccclib.org 
Sent by: calix-bounces at lists.sjsu.edu 
03/24/2008 04:18 PM 

CALIX at listproc.sjsu.edu 


Contra Costa County Library, California 
Monthly Salary Range $4518 - $5770 
(plus a generous benefits package) 

The Contra Costa County Library in Northern California seeks an 
enthusiastic, collegial, and service-oriented Library Specialist?Emerging 
Technologies (40 hours/week) to serve as an integral member of a team 
providing high-quality public library services in an innovate setting. The 
position will play a lead role in expanding the Library?s outreach through 
thoughtful and effective use of emerging technologies, such as Web 2.0 
applications, and keeping current in the latest developments in library 
technology.  Under the direction of the Information Systems Project 
Manager, the successful candidate will show creativity, initiative, and 
flexibility and will work collaboratively within the library, with the 
public, and in the profession. The Library seeks a team player who will 
contribute to a technologically dynamic organization and help implement 
the goals, objectives, and strategies of an ambitious strategic plan. 

To arrange an informational interview at the PLA Conference, call (925) 
864-7404 between March 25-29, 2008. 

Duties associated with this responsibility include, but are not limited 

Develop online readers? advisory services 
Oversee the transition of first and second tier library reference to 
online/virtual services 
Plan, coordinate, implement and evaluate projects and activities related 
to electronic and online reference resources in all formats, including the 
Library catalog, Internet resources, online library database resources, 
the Library?s Internet and Intranet presence, and local community 
Collaborate with library staff to train library customers in online 
information seeking 
Participate in the management and maintenance of the content of library 
Web pages and the staff Intranet 
Collaborate with library staff in the development of service unit, 
department, or community library web pages, including content development 
and management 
Increase public awareness and use of the library?s electronic resources 
and services.   
Assist with collection and delivery of digital resources and services 
Identify, evaluate and initiate 2.0 activities (i.e., flickr, meebo, 
twitter, blogs, wikis, youtube) for use in library applications 
Create a Virtual Library service plan 
Maintain statistics

The employment list established from this examination may remain in effect 
for six months. 


Requires a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator?s License.  Requires 
possession of a graduate degree from a school of librarianship accredited 
by the American Library Association, and two (2) years of full-time or its 
equivalent professional library experience. 

The application period is OPEN UNTIL FILLED.  Applicants are encouraged to 
apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/depart/hr, or, a completed Contra Costa 
County employment application and supplemental questionnaire must be 
received.  Resumes may not be substituted for the official application or 
supplemental questionnaire.  Incomplete applications or applications 
received without a supplemental questionnaire will be disqualified. 
For more information contact Janet Hildebrand, Human Resources Manager, 
Contra Costa County Library, (925) 646-6423, jhildebr at ccclib.org
calix site list
calix at lists.sjsu.edu
carl-l mailing list
carl-l at carl.org

More information about the Web4lib mailing list