[Libs-Or] Jobline 10/10/08

April Baker baker_april_m at oslmac.osl.state.or.us
Fri Oct 10 08:24:02 PDT 2008

Oregon State Library Jobline
An Electronic Jobline from the Oregon State Library....... Oct. 10, 2008

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Closing Dates
10/31 New Titles Account Coordinator
10/30 Web Services Librarian, Salem, OR
10/17 Librarian II, Lake Oswego, OR
10/12 Publishing Leader, Corvallis, OR
10/10 Circulation Supervisor, Salem, OR
12/17 Special Collections Librarian, Olympia, WA
10/13 Collection Development Librarian, Austin, TX
10/10 Teen Services Librarian, Salem, OR 
10/31 Systems Librarian, La Grande, OR
10/20 Librarian III, Bend, OR. 
12/26 Reference Assistant, Albany, OR 
12/12 Associate Law Librarian, Eugene, OR
12/05 College Librarian, Portland, OR
10/25 Adult Collection Librarian, Bend, OR
10/15 Acquisitions Librarian, New Orleans, LA
10/29 Reference Librarian, Medford, OR 
10/29 On-call librarians, Portland OR
11/01 Library Director, Cleveland, OH
10/14 Information Architect, Washington, DC.
10/18 Assistant Director of Public Services, Los Angeles, CA
10/18 Assistant Library Administrator, Los Angeles, CA

Job Announcements 

New Titles Account Coordinator
Closes: 10/31/2008
Lake Oswego, OR

Position responsibilities include: Set-up/maintain library customer order profiles in collaboration with sales staff & customers, create/analyze reports; research & provide solutions to a variety of queries from customers & team members, prepare automated cost estimates & bibliographies. 

Position Requirements: Bachelors Degree (MLS a plus), 1+ yrs experience in book-related business, strong written/verbal communication skills, proven research skills, excellent PC skills (Database experience: SQL/XML skills a plus).
$26,329 annually. Full job add available at http://www.blackwell.com/about_us/join_our_team/

Web Services Librarian
Closes: 10/31/08
Salem, OR
The Oregon State Library in Salem seeks a dynamic, team-oriented innovator for the position of Web Services Librarian. This Librarian has primary responsibility for coordinating the Library's online presence in support of state government, including the State Employee Information Center (http://library.state.or.us). As a member of the research team, this librarian will also provide reference support for state agency personnel. A qualified candidate will have an ALA-accredited MLS, strong organizational skills, and an ability to work collaboratively with limited direct supervision. For more information, see full job announcement at: http://oregon.gov/OSL/jobs/LE080400.shtml. OSL is an EEO/AA employer.
Librarian II, Reference
Closes: 10/17/08
Lake Oswego, OR
SALARY: $20.20 to $25.78 per hour. This position is represented by the Lake Oswego Municipal Employee Association. THE POSITION: The highly rated Lake Oswego Public library is seeking a part-time Librarian to join a team of committed, enthusiastic and creative professionals who strive to provide excellent customer service. Under the supervision of the Library Manager for Reference and Adult Services, the individual in this position would participate in maintaining the Library's collection and assist individuals in locating and obtaining materials. For a complete job description please visit our website http://www.ci.oswego.or.us/hum-res/current-openings.htm
QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates will have a Master's Degree in Library Science; two years related work experience; skill in working with online databases and the Internet; and familiarity with popular and classic fiction. Must be familiar with current and future trends in information technology. Must have good presentation and oral communication skills and ability to deal tactfully and effectively with other employees and the public including young children, students, adults and senior citizens. Must be able to work evenings and weekends as required.

TO APPLY: You may visit our web site at www.ci.oswego.or.us to download an application in Word or PDF formats; or pick up an application at Lake Oswego City Hall, 380 A Avenue, Human Resources Office, Lake Oswego, Oregon. You may also call 503-635-0256 to request an application be mailed. Please also include a resume with your application. Resume is required but will not be accepted in lieu of a completed job application.

Publishing Leader, Assistant Professor
Closes: 10/12/08
Corvallis, OR 
Help lead innovations in educational publishing and outreach as a tenure-track faculty member in Oregon's premier provider of non-formal education. Work closely with research and Extension faculty to design useful and engaging educational material. Initiates and coordinates long-range planning for publishing. Researches most effective technologies and practices related to publishing. Master's degree in English, communications, or related discipline, excellent written and oral communication skills including substantive editing, significant experience in producing print and electronic materials, evidence of progressive leadership responsibility in the field of communications, experience building and sustaining effective partnerships, experience
teaching and training publishing techniques and strategies, and a demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity. Preferred: PhD, experience with production-management systems, experience in producing learning modules, and communication experience in an educational environment. To view position and/or apply go to: https://oregonstate.edu/jobs and look at posting #0003195. Position will close on October 12, 2008. OSU is an AA/EEO.
Circulation Supervisor
Closes: 10/10/08
Salem, OR
This supervisory position involves the management of the circulation division of the Salem Public Library. The person selected will provide a high level of customer service through the direction and management of the division, including staffing, capital expenditures, and working with vendors. Professional handling of customer complaints, the supervision of fines and fees, and the monitoring of overdue accounts through a collection agency are important elements of the position. Providing leadership, hiring, training, scheduling and evaluating staff and volunteers is a key component of the position.
Link: http://www.cityofsalem.net/system/galleries/download/CurrentJobOpenings/Customer_Service_Supervisor309.043.pdf 


Special Collections Librarian
Closes: 12/25/08
Olympia, WA

The Office of the Secretary of State, Washington State Library is recruiting for one full-time, permanent Special Collections Librarian (Library & Archival Professional 3). This is a direct employment opportunity and the recruitment announcement may be viewed at: http://www.secstate.wa.gov/office/employment.aspx; choose Special Collections Librarian (08 LAP3 SL 0431). 
Collection Development Librarian
Closes: 10/13/08 or Until Filled
Austin, TX
The collection development librarian is responsible for developing a collection development policy that values a balanced collection in all areas of the curriculum and for all bibliographic and physical formats, including digital. The successful candidate will have the knowledge and experience to assess the collection. Working with library faculty and staff, and teaching faculty, he or she will possess the leadership and management skills to develop new collection policy and to successfully implement that policy. This is a full-time, tenure-track faculty position and reports directly to the Library Director. Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.

For a complete job listing, please visit http://www.stedwards.edu/hr/jobs/J08192.php
Teen Services Librarian
Closes: 10/10/08
Salem, OR
A Teen Services Librarian is needed at Salem Public Library. Join our energetic, creative Youth Services team as you focus on helping to create a new Teen Center for the library. This librarian will be responsible for YA collection development, programs, outreach and reference/reader's advisory services for middle and high school students. 
Please see the complete job posting at:
If you have questions about this position, please contact BJ Quinlan at 503-588-6039 or bjquinlan at cityofsalem.net

Systems Librarian
Closes: 10/31/08
La Grande, OR

Position Description: Pierce Library at Eastern Oregon University invites applications for the position of Systems Librarian of Systems Librarian, for complete position description go to
Qualifications: A Master's in Librarianship from an ALA accredited program is required. Candidates, who have started an MLS program and expect completion within
6 months of appointment, will be considered for hire at the instructor level, with the understanding that the MLS degree must be obtained within a reasonable time frame.
Application Procedure: Candidates must provide an introductory letter of interest, resume and contact information for four references that can address the candidate's professional experience. Only complete files of qualified applicants will be reviewed. Please submit materials to: Chrystine Brown, Systems Librarian Search Committee, Eastern Oregon University,
One University Boulevard, La Grande, OR. 97850. Phone: 541-962-3523.

Librarian III, Adult Collection Development
Closes: 10/20/08
Bend, OR
The Deschutes Public Library is a dynamic and innovative library district. The district is currently seeking a proactive, creative, and service-oriented, upper level librarian. The librarian will primarily manage the collection development of adult materials. Knowledge of standard public library books, music and film collections, as well as popular reading materials, is essential. The position requires an MLS and three years experience demonstrating successful and progressive adult collection processes and results. The successful candidate will be a self-starter and effective in teams. Position closes on October 10. Additional information on the Deschutes Public Library District, the community, and how to apply for this position can be found at http://www.gossagesager.com/DeschutesCDad.htm
Associate Law Librarian
Closes: (12/12/08)
Eugene, OR
The John E. Jaqua Law Library at the University of Oregon seeks an innovative and energetic Associate Law Librarian.
Responsibilities: Assists the Law Library Director with administrative responsibilities, including budget preparation, long and short-range planning, personnel supervision, and technology initiatives. Oversees access services, collection services, technical services, and facilities management. Initiates and monitors library programs and services. 
Coordinates interdepartmental activities within the law library and with the law school; provides liaison services to designated law faculty; provides research and teaching services; assumes responsibility for the library in the absence of the Director. Supervises two full time law library faculty and six classified staff. Represents the law library on various law school and University Libraries committees and at meetings and other functions. Participates in the reference services rotation, including some weekends. Other responsibilities and projects as assigned by the Law Library Director.
For more information and complete details, see: http://libweb.uoregon.edu/admnpers/associatelaw.html
College Librarian
Closes: (12/05/08)
Portland, OR
The Oregon College of Oriental medicine (OCOM) seeks a full-time professional Librarian with experience in library management and operations, preferably in an academic setting. Under the supervision of the college's Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Librarian will oversee and develop the college's specialized medical library collection and ensure the provision of quality library services to members of the college community. 
Essential functions of this position will include: 
Management and oversight of the OCOM library budget.
Management of library support staff, including work study students.
Development of the college's specialized collection, including periodicals.
Oversight of circulation and cataloging functions.
Development and periodic review of library policies and procedures.
Coordination of library information technology services, in conjunction with the OCOM information technology staff.
Participation in ongoing institutional self study processes, and periodic assessment of the quality of library services.
Periodic provision of instructional services to faculty and students.
Participation in academic decision making as a member of the college's Academic Steering Committee.

Qualifications: Education: MLS (or equivalent) degree from an ALA accredited program is required at the time of appointment.

Experience: The ideal candidate will have significant experience managing a small specialized library, preferably with a healthcare emphasis. Teaching experience preferred. College or university library experience highly desirable.
Familiarity with traditional Oriental medicine, including acupuncture and/or traditional Chinese herbal medicine would be a plus. Please note: All applicants must pass a criminal background check and prove authorization to work in the United States at the time of position offer.
To apply for this position: Qualified applicants should email (as PDF or Word Document attachments) a cover letter, CV, and contact information for three professional references to Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Tim Chapman tchapman at ocom.edu. Cover letter should specifically indicate relevant experience, skills, and interests. The position will remain open until filled. 
Application materials may also be surface mailed or faxed to: Dr. Tim Chapman, VP for Academic Affairs, Attn: Librarian Search, Oregon College of Oriental Medicine
10525 SE Cherry Blossom Drive, Portland, Oregon 97216, Fax: (503) 253-2701
Adult Collection Librarian
Closes: 10/10/08
Bend, OR

Deschutes Public Library System is a dynamic, thriving, and innovative library district and seeks a passionate collections management librarian who knows how to bring people and ideas together through materials in all formats. The system of 5 recently constructed branches and a bookmobile is nestled in the foothills of the Cascade mountain range, one of the most beautiful and most desirable counties in the United States-growing by 53% from 1995 to 2005. This position will work out of the main branch, downtown Bend, Oregon, a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts.
The successful candidate will be proactive, creative and service-oriented. This is an upper level librarian position and will primarily manage the collection development of adult materials. The library circulated 1.9 million items in 2006-2007. Other duties may include reader's advisory programming, public service desk responsibilities, and community outreach.
Staying abreast of trends in librarianship and developments in the publishing industry will be vital for the candidate in this position. Effective management of diverse resources, technology, clientele, and situations requiring independent decision-making and action will be essential. We are looking for a candidate that has the desire and the ability to take collection management to its highest level; develop and implement systems that provide collections to the library's communities; and can build on past successes. 
Requires MLS and three years experience demonstrating successful and progressive adult collection processes and results. Must be a self-starter and effective in teams. Starting salary range is $45,852-$49,596 with an excellent benefits package. Additional information on the Deschutes Public Library District and the community can be found at: www.gossagesager.com/Deslinks.htm 
For further information: Contact Jobeth Bradbury, Gossage Sager Associates, jobethbradbury at gossagesager.com or 816-531-2468. This opportunity will close October 10, 2008. To apply, please send a cover letter and current resume as attachments via email to: jobethbradbury at gossagesager.com.

Acquisitions Librarian
Closes: October 15, 2008 (or Until Filled)
New Orleans, LA 
Library Associates Companies/LAC is seeking an Acquisitions Librarian, preferably with a strong background in music, to assist with a long term project at the Tulane Libraries Recovery Center to rebuild its collections with the primary focus being the Tulane Music Collection. The Tulane Music Collection was partially destroyed by Hurricane Katrina. The role of the Music Acquisitions librarian is to assist with purchasing items to replace lost materials and to rebuild the Music Collection into a world class collection. The librarian will work closely with the Tulane Library faculty and Music Faculty to select materials in both print and non print formats that will support the Music Curriculum at Tulane University. A strong background in Music Collection Development is a plus. Experience with the Voyager Acquisition system or similar ILS is required. In addition the successful candidate will need to be able to work in a Team Environment as part of the Tulane Recovery Center Team. The job starts in late August 2008 and continues for approximately 2 years and possibly longer. 

To Apply:
For immediate consideration please email your cover letter and resume to jobs at libraryassociates.com, with a courtesy copy to Brad Rogers, brogers at libraryassociates.com. 
Benefits and compensation package. Please reference position title AND the position ID #994 as the subject line of your email. 

Reference Librarian
Closes: October 29, 2008 (or Until Filled) 
Medford, OR 
LSSI has an opening for a 20 hour per week (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday) Reference Librarian at the Medford Branch Library, Jackson County Library Services. The Reference Librarian provides basic reference and reader's advisory services, assists with interlibrary loans, adult programming, displays, training, collection development, webpage, library tours, and performs related work as required.
Qualifications for the Reference Librarian position include knowledge of reference tools, computer knowledge/skill, excellent customer service, and oral and written communication skills.
Applicant must have an M.L.S. or progress toward the degree.
To apply please print out an application and submit to the Medford Library Business Office, 205 South Central Avenue, Medford, OR 97501 
Application forms may be printed out from the following Web Site http://www.lssi.com/openjobs.cfm. Please do not submit applications online to the LSSI website.
LSSI is an equal opportunity employer. 


Library Director
Closes: November 1, 2008 (or until filled)
Cleveland, OH

Library Associates Companies (LAC) and Miriam Pollack + Associates (MPA) is working with the Cleveland Public Library (CPL) to find a new Director.
The Cleveland Public Library is looking for a Library Director to lead its main library and 28 neighborhood branches. The Library is in an enviable financial position, having just passed a five-year operating levy with a 65% approval by the Cleveland voters. In place is an independent-governance structure with a strong and diverse Board, supported by Cleveland Mayor, Frank Johnson. CPL is the nation's third-ranked research library. The Greater Cleveland area is a superior community in which to live with many cultural and recreational amenities. 
To see the full brochure as a PDF, please go to the following URL:

If you have an interest, please send your resume to the attention of Miriam Pollack, c/o Patty De Anda (LAC) at, jobs at libraryassociates.com. Please include "CPL Library Director" as the subject of your email.

Information Architect
Closes: October 14, 2008 (or Until Filled)
Washington, DC.
Library Associates Companies (LAC) seeks an Information Architect to work under contract for the USAID Library in Washington, DC. The Architect would be responsible for supporting a community of webmasters, developing an inventory of websites, and helping to establish website norms and guidelines. This position is based in Washington, DC. 
USAID-funded web development experience (http://www.usaid.gov/info_technology/xweb/); 
Developing web-based content on topics related to international development;

The details of the position can be found at this location:
To Apply:
For immediate consideration please email your cover letter and resume to the attention of Brad Rogers at, jobs at libraryassociates.com.
Please include your salary range expectations in your cover letter.
Please reference position title AND the position #1002 as the subject line of your email. 
Compensation commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Library Associates Companies is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that values diversity in the workforce.
Assistant Director of Public Services
Closes: October 18, 2008 (or Until Filled)
Los Angeles, California 
The County of Los Angeles is recruiting experienced and dynamic candidates for the position of Assistant Director of Public Services to work in the headquarters of County of Los Angeles Public Library.
The Assistant Director, Public Services, Library has immediate charge of the Public Services Division of the Public Library and reports to the Chief Deputy County Librarian. The incumbent provides professional and administrative direction to subordinate supervisors in provision of community library services to the adult and juvenile reading public in the unincorporated areas and cities served by the County Library District. The incumbent must have thorough knowledge of library administration and library programs, policies, and procedures. The incumbent must also have a thorough knowledge of general management and supervision theories and practices; personnel, public and employee relations principles; budget administration; operations forecasting and planning; and administrative and organizational principles.
The details of the position can be found on the County's Human Resources page at the following URL:
LA County - AD Public Services
The full position description can be viewed here:
Assistant Director of Public Services (PDF)
To apply, please send email to Deborah Schwarz and Keith Gurtzweiler, at jobs at libraryassociates.com, with "Assistant Director, Public Services, Library" in the Subject field.
LAC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that values and promotes diversity in the workplace

Assistant Library Administrator, Technical Services
Closes: October 18, 2008 (or Until Filled)
Los Angeles, California
The County of Los Angeles is recruiting experienced and dynamic candidates for the position of Assistant Library Administrator, Technical Services to work in the headquarters of County of Los Angeles Public Library. 

The incumbent assists in managing library technical services and works under the general direction of the Library Administrator, Technical Services.

For a complete description of the position please go to:
Assistant Library Administrator, Technical Services (PDF)
The details of the position can be found on the County's Human Resources page at the following URL: 
LA County - Assistant Library Administrator, Technical Services

To apply, please send email to Deborah Schwarz and Keith Gurtzweiler, at jobs at libraryassociates.com, with "Assistant Library Administrator, Technical Services" in the Subject field.
LAC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that values and promotes diversity in the workplace


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