Library Assistant

Rowland Unified School District Rowland Heights , CA 91748

Posted 2 weeks ago

ASSIGNMENT Benefits Supplemental Questions

POSITION

There is one (1) immediate Library Assistant position available, three (3) hours per day, five (5) days per week, ten (10) months per year. Tentative hours for this position are 11:20 a.m. to 2:20 p.m. Eligibility lists are being established to hire substitutes and to fill future vacancies for Library Assistant and Library Assistant

  • Bilingual (Spanish). Typical hours are three (3) hours per day, five (5) days per week, ten (10) months per year.

If you wish to be considered for the BILINGUAL position, please indicate that in the supplemental questions you will be asked at the end of the application process. You will be tested for your ability to speak and read in the second language as part of the testing process.

The hourly salary for the job classifications are as follows:

  • Library Assistant - $17.26 - $21.05
  • Library Assistant
  • Bilingual (Spanish) - $17.70 - $21.57

FILING PERIOD

Applications for these positions will be accepted online only, from Friday, March 8, 2019 to Friday, March 29, 2019 until 4:30 pm.

For those without computer access, computer terminals are available in the Personnel Commission Office at the District Office, 1830 Nogales Street, Rowland Heights, CA 91748

  • APPLICANTS WILL BE SENT NOTIFICATIONS BY E-MAIL ONLY*

SUMMARY OF DUTIES

Provides assistance to students and teachers in locating materials and using library resources; handles circulation (e.g., checking books in/out, receiving/shelving); operates a computer to maintain circulation/inventory records; works in a resource center providing assistance to teachers in locating instructional materials.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Positions are assigned to an elementary library or resource center or intermediate or high school library. Incumbents at the elementary, intermediate and continuation high school levels, manage the day-to-day library operation which vary from structured (i.e., regular classroom visits) to open.

Incumbents normally work under minimal supervision from the school principal or from the Librarian at the high schools. The class of Library Assistant is distinguished from classes in the secretarial/clerical series in that incumbents perform duties requiring the development of specialized knowledge of library systems (e.g., cataloging, circulation, index systems) and work directly with groups of students.

Salary Range 17

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  • Bilingual (Spanish).

EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION: Graduation from high school or equivalency is required.

EXPERIENCE: Six months of clerical experience or experience working with school-age children.

Applicants must provide a copy of the following documents at the time of application (you may upload documents to your profile):

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

You may upload your documents to your application, email them to arlene.zamudio@rowlandschools.org, fax them with a cover sheet to (626) 935-8456 or hand deliver them to the Personnel Commission, Rowland USD, 1830 S Nogales Street, Rowland Heights, CA 91748. Applications without supporting documents will be considered incomplete and will be disqualified. Transcripts or diplomas from foreign countries must be certified to meet the US equivalent

LICENSE/LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS: A valid, Class C, California driver's license, a good driving record and use of a private automobile may be required, and if so, must be maintained during employment. The ability to speak and read Spanish is required for the class of Library Assistant-Bilingual (Spanish).

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Employees in this classification work primarily inside a school library or resource center environment, with constant interruptions, and have direct contact with students and the public.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Employees in this classification stand, walk, sit, stoop/bend, lift and carry up to 25 lbs. or up to 50 lbs. with assistance, use fingers repetitively, use wrists or hands repetitively in a twisting motion; use both hands simultaneously, speak clearly, hear normal conversation, and see small details.

EXAMINATION: OPEN/PROMOTIONAL WITH DUAL CERTIFICATION

The examination may consist of the following:

  • Job Related Written Examination

  • Structured Interview

  • Computer Performance Examination

  • Language Assessment (Spanish) (For Bilingual position only)

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

PROOF OF EDUCATION:

If you received your education outside of the United States, you must have your degree/transcripts evaluated by a transcript evaluation service that certifies that your degree meets the United States equivalent for it to be considered. For more information about organizations who offer this service, please access the following:

http://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/leaflets/cl635.pdf.

ADVANCED SALARY STEP PLACEMENT

New employees are normally placed at Step A of the appropriate salary range for this classification. If the hiring authority requests advanced salary step placement to the Personnel Director, the new employee's eligibility will be determined in accordance with Personnel Commission Rule and Regulation 17.2.1.

The Personnel Commission shall have final approval on any advanced salary step placement requests. Contact the Personnel Commission office for further information if you are hired. Advanced salary placement is only available to employees upon their initial hire.

APPOINTMENT

Candidates who pass all hurdles of the testing process will be placed on an eligibility list in rank order based on final scores including any veteran's / seniority credit. The top three ranks of eligibles who are ready and willing to accept the position shall be referred to the hiring administrator for interview.

The eligibility list will be established for six(6) months. All new employees are subject to passing a physical examination, tuberculosis test, background review and must provide satisfactory evidence of authorization to work in the United States. Employment start date is contingent upon fingerprinting and criminal background clearance.

In accordance with Education Code 45301, an employee appointed to this class must serve a probationary period of six (6) months or 130 working days of paid service, whichever is longer. No employee shall attain permanent status in the classified service until s/he has completed a probationary period in a class. An employee may be released at any time during the probationary period.

PROCESSING FEE:

New employees will be charged a processing fee (approximately $64) for the cost of fingerprinting. This fee must be paid at the time of processing appointment, with a MONEY ORDER ONLY, payable to RUSD.

VETERANS CREDIT

For entry level classes, veterans with thirty (30) days or more of active service (during a time of war or national emergency) who obtain a passing score shall be allowed an additional credit of five (5) points and disabled veterans receive ten (10) additional points. Entry-level positions are defined as all positions within the classified service when the eligible is first employed by the District, except for positions designated management or senior management.

Veterans must supply a copy of their Form DD214 along with their application in order to receive such credit. Veterans credit can only be applied upon initial hire.



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