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File #: 19-1240    Name: Interim Library Director
Type: General Agenda Item Status: Passed - Human Resources Department
File created: 1/7/2019 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 1/15/2019 Final action: 1/15/2019
Title: Authorize appointment and an advanced step placement at Step 5 for retired CalPERS annuitant Mart?n J. G?mez, selected for the position of Interim Library Director, in accordance with Personnel Policies and Practices Resolution No. 98-394, Sections A.1.11.1 and A.1.11.5, effective January 22, 2019.
Attachments: 1. Board Report, 2. 19. Completed Board Order
Title
Authorize appointment and an advanced step placement at Step 5 for retired CalPERS annuitant Mart?n J. G?mez, selected for the position of Interim Library Director, in accordance with Personnel Policies and Practices Resolution No. 98-394, Sections A.1.11.1 and A.1.11.5, effective January 22, 2019.
Report
RECOMMENDATION:
Authorize appointment and an advanced step placement at Step 5 for retired CalPERS annuitant Mart?n J. G?mez, selected for the position of Interim Library Director, in accordance with Personnel Policies and Practices Resolution No. 98-394, Sections A.1.11.1 and A.1.11.5, effective January 22, 2019.

SUMMARY/DISCUSSION:
The Human Resources Department will be conducting an open, competitive recruitment for the permanent Library Director position. During the recruitment process, that is estimated between four to six months or until a candidate is secured, the Interim Library Director assignment is recommended to be held by Mr. G?mez. He has accepted an offer of temporary employment contingent on approval of appointment to Step 5 of the salary range. This position does not include any benefits.

Placement at advanced step may be requested to compensate employee commensurate with their specialized knowledge, skill, years of relevant experience, and recognition of their current compensation. Pursuant to the provision of the Personnel Policies and Practices Resolution (PPPR) No. 98-394, approval by the Board of Supervisors is required to authorize placement above Step 3 in Unit Y.

Mr. G?mez holds a BA in English from the University of California, Los Angeles and received his Master's Degree in Library Science from the University of Arizona, where he received the 2001 Outstanding Alumnus Award from the College of Behavior Sciences. In addition, during his career Mr. G?mez has provided leadership in both academic and public libraries as well as several nonprofit organizations.

Recent positions include Vice Dean of Libraries at the Universit...

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