[Libs-Or] Jobline - 2/13/09

April Baker baker_april_m at oslmac.osl.state.or.us
Fri Feb 13 09:04:01 PST 2009

Oregon State Library Jobline
An Electronic Jobline from the Oregon State Library....... February 13, 2009

Closing Dates

2/09/09 Library Project Manager, Portland, OR
2/09/09 Branch Library Associate, Connell, Monroe, & Walla Walla, WA
2/20/09 Information Literacy Project Coordinator, Pendleton, OR
2/20/09 Library Systems and Technical Services Manager, Port Hadlock, WA
2/27/09 Library Assistant II, Lake Oswego, OR 
3/16/09 LSTA Grant Librarian, Monmouth, OR
3/30/09 Library Director, Oregon City, OR

Job Announcements 

Posted: 1/9/09
Branch Library Associate
Closes: 2/9/09
Connell, Monroe, & Walla Walla, WA

The Office of the Secretary of State, Washington State Library is recruiting for four full-time, permanent Branch Library Associates (Library & Archives Paraprofessional 5) in Connell, Monroe, & Walla Walla. This is a direct employment opportunity and the recruitment announcement may be viewed at: http://www.secstate.wa.gov/office/employment.aspx
choose Branch Library Associates (08 LAPP5 SLBS). 

Posted: 1/9/09
Library Project Manager
Closes: 2/9/09
Portland, OR 
Multnomah County Library is seeking a full time Project Manager who will work closely with Library stakeholders and County Information Technology staff to research, develop and manage projects to implement new and innovative approaches to library services and service delivery methods, especially those that employ new technological tools. Projects managed by the incumbent will generally be outside the scope and functionality of the integrated library system (ILS) but may interface with the ILS.
Requirements: Incumbent must be able to understand, interpret and make decisions to operate within the boundaries of County contract, procurement and finance procedures, of union contracts, personnel rules, county and library policies and procedures and state and federal laws, rules and regulations that apply to library operations. Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Training: Requires the equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is desirable. Experience: Five years of increasingly responsible library or library-related experience including implementation of new programs and services and/or management of projects, especially those that employ new and innovative uses of technology. Pay range: $62,994.96 - $77,569.20 annually Closing date: This announcement will be open until filled. Multnomah County provides an extremely generous and comprehensive benefits program to employees. Family members, including qualified domestic partners, are covered under most Multnomah County benefits programs. An overview of our benefits programs is provided below; however, benefits vary depending on bargaining unit affiliation and employment status. More detailed information can be obtained at Website link: http://www.co.multnomah.or.us/dss/benefits/ 
For complete position description and application instructions, go to www.multcojobs.org and click on Job Opportunities.

Posted: 1/30/09
Library Systems and Technical Services Manager
Closes: 2/20/09
Port Hadlock, WA

This leadership position supervises the Jefferson County Library's Technical Services unit, coordinates and implements library technology and telecommunications functions, and administers its SirsiDynix automation system for the Cooperative Libraries Automated Network. Salary range: $53,325-$63,672, plus job security and excellent benefits. 
The Jefferson County Library is located in rural Port Hadlock, Washington on the beautiful Olympic Peninsula. We serve Jefferson County through a main library and a bookmobile. Port Hadlock is surrounded by the Olympic Mountains and the waters of Puget Sound. The area is rich in history, scenic beauty, cultural activities and outdoor recreation. It is 15 minutes from the Victorian seaport community of Port Townsend.
For a complete job description and application information visit www.jclibrary.info/about/stsmjob.html. Application packet must be received by the Library Director by 5:00 pm, February 20, 2009. 
Posted: 1/30/09
Information Literacy Project Coordinator
Closes: 2/20/09
Pendleton, OR

Information Literacy Project Coordinator. $3,400/mo. 16-month, grant funded, contracted position providing library service to teens. Compensation is based on 40 hours/wk or more. May include evenings and weekends. No benefits are associated with this position. Seeking innovative, team player with proven ability working with teens, fresh ideas and an extensive knowledge of the media interests of teens including electronic formats and delivery systems. Two years experience organizing or leading youth literacy or closely related programs and library or teaching credential or related degree required. For a full description and questionnaire, contact Pendleton Public Library: 541.966.0380 or www.pendleton.plinkit.org. Complete applications must be received by Friday, February 20 by 5:00pm.
Posted: 2/6/09
Library Assistant II - Circulation Division
Closes: 2/27/09
Lake Oswego, Oregon
The City of Lake Oswego is seeking an experienced, personable, and customer service-oriented individual with the vitality and energy to work in one of Oregon's most popular libraries. Under limited supervision, the Library Assistant II is responsible for a variety of activities that range from routine clerical duties to moderately complex and difficult para-professional duties.
For complete information and instructions to apply, please visit our website.

Posted: 2/13/09
LSTA Grant Librarian
Closes: 3/16/09 (or until filled)
Monmouth, OR

The primary responsibility of the Grant Librarian will be to produce web based information literacy tutorials. Tutorials can range from a demonstration of an article database to an overview of the research process. The LSTA Grant Librarian will script content, design web based tutorials, produce visual and audible content of the tutorials, participate in review processes with others producing tutorials, and publish tutorials to an open access repository. The Librarian will also assist in publicizing and promoting use of the tutorials within the greater library community and will report to the WOU Dean of Library and Media Services. This is a full-time, 12-month appointment, to support and promote the Cooperative Library Instruction Project (CLIP). CLIP is a partnership between Western Oregon University, Oregon State University, Willamette University, and Chemeketa Community College whose mission is to design and develop open license web based tutorials to assist in library instruction and information literacy. * Review begins February 16, 2009. Open until filled. 

For more information, go here: http://www.wou.edu/admin/hr/staff/LSTA%20Grant%20Librarian.pdf
Posted: 2/13/09
Library Director
Closes: 3/30/09 (or until filled)
Oregon City, OR

The City of Oregon City is seeking a dynamic and experienced leader to be its Library Director. The successful candidate will have a passion, and strategic vision for library services. This is an exciting and unique opportunity for a creative and motivated professional librarian to lead the growth and enhancement of the City's library services after several years of reduced hours and services due to budget constraints. With the formation of a new Library District in the county cooperative network of city libraries in the November 2008 election, funding has been restored and stabilized via a permanent District tax rate. Additionally, the new Director will be expected to lead the planning for constructing a new library building to meet the needs of our community. The Oregon City Library is currently housed in a leased space approximately 13,500 square feet in size. It is estimated that a new facility will be 30,000 to 40,000 square feet in size. 
Oregon City Library is part of the Library Information Network of Clackamas County (LINCC), a library consortium serving 11 independent public libraries in the county. The 11 independent public libraries form a cooperative by sharing a single automation system and centralized bibliographic/electronic resources. www.lincc.lib.or.us
We are proud of the fact that the working atmosphere in our consortium among the library members and between the libraries and the LINCC Network staff is very collaborative and friendly. LINCC libraries circulate over 6.2 million items a year on their classic Dynix system, but are currently involved in a migration to the new SirsiDynix Symphony product.
Education and Experience: Requires a Master of Library Science or Master of Library Science and Information Studies from an A.L.A. accredited Masters program and a minimum of five years of progressively responsible professional library experience, including management and supervisory experience, which demonstrates considerable knowledge in the principles and practices of general administration and supervision, and extensive knowledge of the methods, policies, practices, principles, and procedures of professional library work.

Compensation and Benefits: Salary: $69,384 $82,632 $95,844 annually with the median range as the target. The Library Director's position qualifies for the pay-for-performance annual merit incentive program. Benefits Include: vacation, sick leave, holidays, retirement (PERS), medical/vision/RX, dental, life insurance, long term disability, HRA-VEBA, 125 flexible spending account, Employee Assistance Program, Various Voluntary 457, and Deferred Compensation Programs.
Application Process: Position will remain open until filled. Qualified candidates must submit the following: 1. A cover letter describing how your education and experience relate to the position and why the job is desirable to you. 2. A current resume. 3. Completed Oregon City Application.
Candidates may 1) email the application packet (Please state Library Director position in subject line of the email) to: jobs at orcity.org Or 2) fax application packet directly to the Human Resources office at (503) 657-7026 Or 3) mail the application packet to: P.O. Box 3040 Oregon City, OR 97045 - 0304 Attention: Human Resources. Questions may be directed to Jim Loeffler, HR Director at (503) 496-1528 or by e-mail at jloeffler at ci.oregon-city.or.us
Candidate's resumes will be screened against the requirements on the attached job description. Anticipated date to complete first screening is March 30, 2009. The City of Oregon City may request additional information and conduct some telephone interviews. Once applications are reviewed the most qualified candidates will be notified and asked to come in for the first in a series of interviews. First interviews are tentatively scheduled for Tuesday April 14, 2009, with candidates receiving a confirmation letter of the schedule. AA/ADA/EEO Employer.


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