Job Opportunity

Assistant County Librarian
Yolo County

Date Posted:

December 27, 2017


$84,964 – $103,277 Annually


The County of Yolo is currently recruiting for an Assistant County Librarian. The Assistant County Librarian will be responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and coordinating the activities and the support services performed for the Yolo County Library branches. Examples of essential functions of the position include supervising library management staff; recruiting, retaining, developing and training staff; conducting performance evaluations; providing direction, guidance, and leadership to staff and models expected behaviors; fostering an atmosphere of diversity and inclusion in the workplace and promoting such values throughout the Library system; managing staff and customer relations; setting customer service standards and communicating them to staff; ensuring compliance; and overseeing and coordinating the performance management process and system-wide staff development and training activities. The ideal candidate for this position should possess administrative strengths such as strong financial analysis skills, experience with project management and budget forecasting, negotiation skills, as well as an aptitude with emerging technologies. Key personal characteristics include the ability to be flexible and confident in operating within a multi-faceted environment that includes urban, suburban, and rural customers as well as the political savvy to approach each audience appropriately. The successful candidate will be forward thinking, an effective communicator, and a natural change manager who has a demonstrated track record of fostering inclusiveness within the workplace.


Education: A Master’s Degree in Library Science, Library Information Services, or related library field or equivalent from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited graduate school of Librarianship;
A Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration, Public Administration, Financial Management or Organizational Development;
Experience: Five (5) years of professional experience which includes a minimum of three (3) years of direct supervisory or management level experience in a library or other public institutional setting.

How to Apply:

For more information about this position, please visit the “Employment Opportunities” page at the To apply for this exciting career opportunity, please submit a letter of interest and detailed resume via U.S. mail, fax or email to:

Jenny Brown, Senior Personnel Analyst
County of Yolo – Human Resources Office
625 Court Street, Room 101 Woodland, California 95695
Fax: (530) 666-8049

If you have any questions about this position or would like to recommend a colleague, please contact Mark Fink, County Librarian, at (530) 666-8002.

Filing Deadline:

January 26, 2018

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