[Libs-Or] Jobline - 8/21/09

April Baker April.M.Baker at state.or.us
Fri Aug 21 08:30:33 PDT 2009

Oregon State Library Jobline
An Electronic Jobline from the Oregon State Library....... August 21, 2009

Closing Dates

8/21/09 Library Technician 3, Eugene, OR
8/24/09 Research Associate/Scientific Data Curator, Portland, OR
8/24/09 Project Archivist/Cataloger, New Orleans, LA
8/25/09 Children's Librarian, Sandy, OR
8/26/09 Library Technician, Portland, OR
9/5/09 Literacy Coordinator, Carson City, NV
9/7/09 Deputy Director, Portland, OR
9/15/09 Library Manager, Woodburn, OR
Job Announcements 

Posted: 8/7/09
Library Technician 3
Closes: 8/21/09
Eugene, OR
The University of Oregon Library, Metadata Services and Digital Projects unit, invites applications for full-time Quality Control Specialist (Library Technician 3) for the National Digital Newspaper Program. This is a limited duration, grant funded position expected to last two years. This is a classified position represented by SEIU local 503, Oregon Public Employees Union. University of Oregon positions that are at least half-time are eligible for excellent benefits, including health and dental, employer-paid retirement, and tuition benefits for employee or an eligible dependent, sick and vacation leave.

Salary: $13.23 - $18.75 per hour.

Qualifications: Three years of library experience as a Library Technician, or equivalent combination of training and/or experience. In addition, this position requires a least three years of recent experience in academic library setting; ability to work with efficiency, productivity, and attention to detail; ability to remember and follow complicated procedures; understanding of properties of various digital formats, their use and value; knowledge of project management and methods of handling/tracking inventory; familiarity with XML; accurate keyboarding (moderate speed acceptable); good interpersonal communication skills and ability to communicate effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures; knowledge of library databases and digital asset management systems; experience using scanning and other related software; demonstrated experience in quality control or proofreading; ability to operate effectively within team environment.

Duties and Responsibilities: This position plans and coordinates the project logistics involved in the digitization of newspaper microfilm, provides quality control on deliverables, including performing quality assurance on images, metadata, XML files, and Optical Character Recognized (OCR) text. Duties include: Examining, in detail, the accuracy of title identification in correspondence with appropriate CONSER cataloging record(s), issue and volume order, quality of images, accuracy of Optical Character recognition, accuracy of highly complex METS XML structure and appropriate information adhering to the NDNP Technical Standards using the digital validation viewer tool issued by the Library of Congress to see structural information. Coordinating microfilm samples and shipments with Image Services Center (ISC) by researching UO microfilm holdings, completeness of issues/pages; inputting quality readings from ISC into format for vendor and Library of Congress, overseeing duplication of microfilm reels in accordance with agreed time schedule for vendor and LC. Liaise between vendor and project team by communicating on problems, progress, and technical issues of both microfilm quality and digital deliverables; coordinating shipments, delivery schedule for items, and payment schedule with vendor. Shipping and tracking deliverables, including keeping a thorough inventory of where microfilm reels and portable hard drives are in project progress and geographic location. 

For complete details, please click here.

Posted: 7/24/09
Research Associate/Scientific Data Curator 
Closes: 8/24/09 (or until filled)
Portland, OR

Description: The Scientific Data Curator serves on the Data Curation Team for the Networking Research Resources Across America project. Under the supervision of the Lead Data Curator, s/he will work with the Data Entry Technologists at all sites and the Central Project Team to structure and annotate resource metadata, review data submissions, contribute to the development of ontologies and data standards, and engage in standard annotation tasks.
Qualifications: Required: BA/BS in a bioscience/biomedical field; Masters in informatics/information science (or equivalent); 3 years research experience (including research experience concurrent with academic study); strong verbal, written, and interpersonal skills; broad knowledge of medical/scientific terminology; technical capabilities including excellent computer skills with the ability to perform detailed work requiring sustained attention in a proficient manner. Preferred: Experience with principles and practice of biomedical informatics. 
Schedule and Salary Range: 1.0 FTE: Salary Range: $34,600-73,200/year. Three positions available. Employment from September 1, 2009 to August 31, 2011 is contingent on grant funding. (A77515, A77514, A77513). 
To apply: Please submit a CV or resume to: Rohini Stephen, OHSU/LIB, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland OR 97239; via email: stephen at ohsu.edu and reference job title Research Associate/ Scientific Data Curator with job # UPAR23331071009A,B,C. Visit http://www.ohsu.edu/hr/jobs/index.cfm for more information. 

Posted: 7/24/09
Project Archivist/Cataloger
Closes: 8/24/09 (or until filled)
New Orleans, LA

Library Associates Companies (LAC) seeks candidates for the position of Project Archivist / Cataloger to work on site at an ongoing project in New Orleans, LA. Working with both restored and undamaged materials, the Project Archivist / Cataloger oversees the remaining Katrina recovery process for archives and will create MARC records in Voyager and OCLC for all processed collections. In addition, the incumbent in this position will design an EAD implementation plan and will ensure that all existing and new MARC records conform to necessary standards for EAD cross-walking and implementation.
Primary Responsibilities: Analyze the level and quality of existing MARC records for archival materials. Review and assess finding aids and other access tools for all processed collections. Work in conjunction with the client to develop a workable cataloging timetable and priorities. Create original MARC records in OCLC and Voyager to full level for the description of archival materials ensuring the compliance of data with EAD data fields and crosswalks. Provide the client with EAD crosswalks and an implementation proposal. Potentially create more detailed finding aids for processed archival in collections with minimal finding aids. Oversee the archival processing tasks associated both with the Katrina Recovery Project and with the cataloging of collections. Keep the Project Manager informed of all issues relating to the archives piece of the project. Participate in the management and oversight of elements of the Katrina Recovery Project. Supervise Archival Cataloging Technician and other archival project staff.

Minimum Qualifications: Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) from an ALA-accredited program. Demonstrated knowledge of current trends, standards, and practices of archival services in academic libraries. Original and copy cataloging of archival materials mandatory. Experience working with MARC bibliographic and holdings records mandatory. 
Strong knowledge of Encoded Archival Descriptions (EAD) mandatory. Experience with physical processing of archives or access provision mandatory. Experience working in Integrated Library Systems, with a strong preference for Voyager. Understanding of Document Type Definitions (DTD). Ability to work effectively in a deadline-driven production environment with changing priorities. Supervisory experience. 

Preferred Qualifications: Experience creating EAD cross-walks strongly preferred. Supervisory experience preferred. Knowledge of ISO/NISO, metadata, and W3C standards.
Two years professional experience in archives at an institution of higher education.

To Apply: For immediate consideration please email resume, cover letter, and three professional references to Recruiter at jobs at libraryassociates.com. Please use "Project Archivist / Cataloger #1263" as the subject line of your email. EOAA. Visit http://www.libraryassociates.com/ for more information.

Posted: 8/7/09
Children's Librarian
Closes: 8/25/09
Sandy, OR
The City of Sandy - The library is seeking a Children's librarian to take a lead role in supporting children, parents and families by encouraging early literacy. The ability to read is basic to success in all aspects of life, and the Sandy / Hoodland libraries are committed to promoting this vital function in the youth of our communities. 

General duties: Responsible for all services for children and teens in the Sandy and Hoodland libraries, including regular and special programming, and fiction collection development.

Compensation: $3234 - $4244 monthly, depending on qualifications and experience.

Hours: 40 hours per week.

Minimum Requirements: . Have an MLS or equivalent in education and experience . Have at least 5 years experience working with Library computer database software and Children's programming and literature . Be able to work independently and have the skills to use measurable objectives to create, promote and evaluate programs . Be able to work collaboratively with library management team and staff, as well as volunteers and independent contractors . Possess computer skills in Office programs, have abilities to create promotional documents and be able to communicate effectively with email.

For complete details, please click here.
Posted: 8/21/09
Library Technician 
Closes: 8/26/09

Portland Community College: Provides technical support and customer services to library patrons. Responsible for Reserves Collection and assist with stack maintenance and periodicals. Also responsible for training, guiding and reviewing the work of student and casual employees. The position is located on the Rock Creek Campus. This is a 2 year temporary position ending June 30, 2011. 
Listings, detailed descriptions, requirements and qualifications at http://jobs.pcc.edu 
Posted: 8/14/09
Literacy Coordinator
Closes: 9/5/09 
Carson City, Nevada
Position Description: Incumbent serves as the Literacy Coordinator/Consultant for the Nevada Literacy Office. Incumbent is responsible for planning, organizing, and implementing a statewide literacy effort which encompasses partnerships with other agencies, public, school, and academic libraries, and literacy groups. Develops cooperative relationships and networking with educators, businesses and community leaders. Responsible for writing grants and preparing and monitoring budgets. Gathers statistical and other data to define the status of literacy efforts. Prepares reports. Interprets and ensures compliance with state and federal regulations. Supervises staff and volunteers.
Education and Experience: Master's degree from an accredited college or university in education or a closely related field and three years of increasingly responsible experience in the development and implementation of adult education programs and activities.
Salary: Approximate annual salary - $54,204.48 to $81,139.68. 
Applications: Accepted until September 5, 2009. Apply at https://nvapps.state.nv.us/NEATS/Recruiting/ViewAnnouncement.aep?recruitmentId=9889
State of Nevada Job Opportunities 

Posted: 8/7/09
Deputy Director
Closes: 9/7/09 (or until filled)
Portland, OR

MULTNOMAH COUNTY LIBRARY in Portland, Oregon invites applications for a key leadership opportunity - Deputy Director. 
Multnomah County residents are well known for their enthusiastic use of library services. Oregon's largest public library ranks first in annual circulation of books and other materials among U.S. libraries serving fewer than one million residents. In 2008-2009, Multnomah County Library patrons checked out or renewed 21.4 million items, or 29.9 items per person.
The next Deputy Director will be a sharp, critical thinker with expert-level operational abilities and excellent interpersonal skills, and will be able to achieve outstanding results through others by leveraging available resources. The position oversees daily operations and numerous key initiatives for improved efficiency and customer service. Furthermore, the Deputy Director assumes the full authority of the Library Director when the Director is not available.
If you feel that you have the experience, qualifications and motivation to fulfill this challenging role, you are encouraged to apply for this opportunity immediately. 
Applicants may send a letter of interest, resume and four professional references electronically to Amy Lippay at library.recruitment at multcolib.org, or mail materials to: Amy Lippay, Recruiter, Multnomah County Library, 205 N.E. Russell St., Portland, OR 97212. This position is open until a sufficient number of applications are received and may close any time. For complete details, please visit our website, www.multcojobs.org.
For additional information, please contact Amy Lippay at 503-988-3109. Multnomah County is actively recruiting persons from diverse backgrounds to enhance service delivery to our community. 

Posted: 8/21/09
Library Manager
Closes: 9/15/09
Woodburn, Oregon
Applications are currently being accepted for a Library Manager position within the Community Services Department at the Woodburn Public Library. The Library Manager is responsible for coordinating the day-to-day operations of the Woodburn Public Library and delivering all library services and programs to the public. 
Duties: Assist with the development and implementation of goals, objectives, polices and services for the library; manage library budget; assist in securing new funding sources through grants and other sources; supervise personnel; facilitate effective internal communications; plan and implement library programs and activities; keep records and compile reports; assess effectiveness of services, programs, operations, facilities, organizational structure, and procedures; troubleshoot computer and electronic resources issues; answer questions and provide information, coordinate library activities, conduct outreach activities, provide administrative support to the Library Board and Friends of the Library organization; and represent the City and promote library programs and services throughout the City.
Qualifications: An ALA accredited Master's degree in Library/Information Sciences, plus five to eight years professional librarian work, which includes supervisory responsibility; or any equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above-described essential functions. Possession of a valid Oregon driver license is required to be maintained throughout the course of employment. Proficiency in Spanish or Russian language preferred, but not required.
Salary Rate: A base salary of $56,000 per year, plus a competitive benefit package. Starting salary is dependent on qualifications and subject to a negotiated employment contract.
To Apply: You may obtain application materials at Woodburn City Hall or at www.ci.woodburn.or.us. Please apply in person, by mail, or via email to sasha.sprauer at ci.woodburn.or.us Application MUST include supplemental questions.

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