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County of Marin
San Rafael, CA, United States (on-site)
12 days ago

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County of Marin
San Rafael, California, United States (on-site)
12 days ago



Marin County Free Library

San Rafael, California

$5,791 - $7,731. Monthly

At the County of Marin, our employees overwhelmingly report feeling their work is meaningful, they like the work they do and they are proud to tell people “I work for the County of Marin.” Discover more about us, our values and our organizational culture here.

The Marin County Free Library (MCFL) is a special taxing district that operates ten branch libraries in Marin under the authority of the Board of Supervisors. It provides public library services to the residents of the unincorporated areas of the County and the cities of Corte Madera, Fairfax, and Novato. The Marin County Free Library is an innovative, dynamic civic institution that is committed to providing exceptional services to a community that cares deeply about the library and encourages the library to assume a critical role in supporting the community to be resilient, equitable, and progressive. MCFL is committed to racial equity and the inclusion of those with multiple perspectives and backgrounds in our decision making.

Current Vacancies include: Two (2) Librarian I and four (4) Librarian II vacancies for a total of six (6) full-time positions. This is a recruitment to establish a combined list that could be used to fill a Librarian I or Librarian II vacancy.

The Librarian I and II provide library services for patrons of all ages in partnership with schools and/or community-based organizations. They actively promote respect for cultural diversity and create an inclusive, welcoming and respectful library atmosphere that prioritizes access and centers social justice. With guidance from the Branch Manager, the positions design and implement innovative and effective public programs, provide reference and reader’s advisory, offer targeted outreach activities, and provide proactive customer service to enhance our “single desk” model of service. The Librarian I and II possess strong cultural sensitivity and proficiency skills and work independently and in team environments bringing services to diverse communities and promoting educational and social equity in service delivery and programming results.

We recognize your time is valuable, so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required Minimum Qualifications:

Librarian I:
Equivalent to an American Library Association approved Master's degree in Library Science, Library and Information Services or similar curriculum. Course work in the area of service specialization is desirable.

Librarian II:
In addition to the above, two years of professional experience in a public or academic library setting, equivalent to the County’s class of Librarian I. Experience using current library technology in the primary area to which assigned is required.

The Highly Qualified Candidates:

Youth Services(Marin City and Civic Center-San Rafael):

  • Is creative, enthusiastic, flexible, customer-service oriented and can effectively and empathetically assist children, youth, and caregivers from all backgrounds with their information needs and develop innovative programs and services to support the community using a whole-family approach.
  • Possesses public library and/or school library experience
  • Has experience with new and evolving forms of technology and is a champion of flexible learning environments.
  • Recognizes the importance of outreach, communication, developmentally appropriate practices, and continuous learning.

Adult Services (Marin City, Civic Center-San Rafael, Corte Madera)

  • Is creative, enthusiastic, flexible, and customer-service oriented with a strong interest in working with adults.
  • Experience working with seniors, knowledge of genre fiction, and programming experience are a plus.
  • Recognizes the importance of outreach, communication, and continuous learning.

Literacy Services West Marin

  • Possesses strong organizational, planning and project management skills.
  • Is people-focused, adept at assessing community needs, and comfortable working with patrons of all ages.
  • Possesses experience working with Latinx and immigrant communities.
  • Is flexible, adaptable and comfortable working in a mobile environment, able to travel to Inverness, Point Reyes, Bolinas, and Stinson Beach libraries and neighboring communities such as Tomales.
  • Bilingual skills in Spanish are preferred, but not required.

Schedule and Hours:
The Librarian I & II positions at each branch will have varying schedules. Most Librarians that enter MCFL through this recruitment will work a weekend day and may work at least one evening per week.

For more information about these positions, please see the class specifications: Librarian I and Librarian II.

Filing Deadline
: This recruitment is open and continuous.  Please apply early as the recruitment could close at any time once an acceptable number of qualified applications are received. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of County application and supplemental application form. Apply online at or visit For any questions, please contact the Marin County HR Dept at or call (415) 473-6104. EEO/TTY

Job Information

  • Job ID: 69294722
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    San Rafael, California, United States
    Marin City, California, United States
    Corte Madera, California, United States
  • Company Name For Job: County of Marin
  • Position Title: LIBRARIAN I & II
  • Job Function: Adult Services
  • Job Type: Full-Time
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