Thursday, October 2, 2008

Oakland Proposed Cuts include Staff, Literacy, Bookmobile Stops

"Cutting days from librarians means cutting days each branch can remain open," said Senior Librarian Christine Saed. "

The Service Employees International Union said 85 jobs would be lost under the proposed spending cuts. “Almost every department is asked to cut 15 percent,” said Damita Davis-Howard, president of SEIU Local 1021.

LIBRARY ($1.19) (15.55) 0.00
Elimination of vacancies - see below ($0.93) (10.99) 0.00 Elimination of vacant positions will limit library services.
Payroll Clerk II ($0.07) (1.00) 0.00 Time and attendance and other payroll functions will be allocated among other FASO staff.
Office Asst. II ($0.03) (0.50) 0.00 Elimination of data input and processing for systemwide
collections. Delays to the public in receiving.
Librarian I ($0.02) (0.27) 0.00 Elimination of backup for reference services at Main Library.
Library Asst., Sr. ($0.10) (1.00) 0.00 Elimination of Sr. Library Assistant for 81st Avenue Library. Will return to city for staffing.
Librarian II ($0.12) (1.00) 0.00 Reduced reference and supervisory svcs for Main Library.
Reduction in hours for OHR.
Office Asst. II ($0.03) (0.50) 0.00 Elimination of government documents filing & processing
functions. Reallocate to aides.
Librarian II ($0.11) (1.00) 0.00 Elimination of supervisor for Main Lib division (M&N). Will
reallocate to another supervisor.
Library Asst. ($0.07) (1.00) 0.00 Elimination of branch svcs assistant; assists w/ schedules,
emergencies, etc. No support staff.
Library Aide, PPT ($0.03) (0.60) 0.00 Elimination of PPT Aide for Montclair. Will provide PT for checkout/in, book return, patron assistance.
Library Aide, PPT ($0.03) (0.60) 0.00 Elimination of PPT Aide for Asian Lib. Will provide PT for checkout/in, book return, patron assistance.
Library Aide, PPT ($0.01) (0.25) 0.00 Elimination of PPT Aide for Lakeview. Will provide PT for checkout/in, book return, patron assistance.
Librarian II, PT 2240/61111 ($0.05) (0.67) 0.00 Elimination of backup research services for the OPL system;
assistance with planning.
Librarian I 2240/61132 ($0.09) (1.00) 0.00 Elimination of first-level cataloger; only 2 professional positions remaining; will incur heavy delays.
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Librarian II 2240/61313 ($0.12) (1.00) 0.00 Elimination of supervisor for Main Library division (Children's Room); Will have to determine other supervision.
Library Aide, PPT 2240/61345 ($0.03) (0.60) 0.00 Elimination of PPT Aide for Cesar Chavez Library. Will provide PT for checkout/in, book return & patron assistance.
Elimination of the Bookmobile program - see below ($0.12) (2.56) 0.00 Elimination of staffing for Bookmobile. Avg 60 stops will not be serviced per month.
Library Aide, PPT (Bookmobile) ($0.03) (0.60) 0.00 Elimination of staffing for Bookmobile. Avg 60 stops will not be serviced per month.
Library Asst. (Bookmobile) ($0.06) (1.00) 0.00 Elimination of staffing for Bookmobile. Avg 60 stops will not be serviced per month.
Library Aide, PT (Bookmobile) ($0.03) (0.96) 0.00 Elimination of staffing for Bookmobile. Avg 60 stops will not be serviced per month.
Elimination of the Adult Literacy & Disability Programs -
see below
($0.15) (2.00) 0.00 Adult Literacy currently serves 203 residents; cost of equipment and staffing funded 90% by GPF or Measure Q; services can be provided by other local literacy programs such as Oakland Elementary Schools for Family Literacy or at
Laney College, etc. Disability program currently serves approx 800 residents.
Librarian II (Literacy) ($0.08) (1.00) 0.00 Eliminate Adult Literacy Program & Disability Coordinator (Filled 2/3 reduction).
Literacy Asst., Sr. (Literacy) ($0.07) (1.00) 0.00 Eliminate Adult Literacy Program & Disability Coordinator (Filled 2/3 reduction).

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