[Libs-Or] Jobline - 2/19/09

April Baker baker_april_m at oslmac.osl.state.or.us
Thu Feb 19 16:14:44 PST 2009

Oregon State Library Jobline
An Electronic Jobline from the Oregon State Library....... February 19, 2009

Closing Dates

2/20/09 Library Systems and Technical Services Manager, Port Hadlock, WA
2/20/09 Information Literacy Project Coordinator, Pendleton, OR 
2/27/09 Library Assistant II, Lake Oswego, OR 
3/05/09 Library Director, Jefferson, OR
3/06/09 Access Services Library Assistant, Marylhurst, OR
3/11/09 Library Director, Portland, OR
3/12/09 Assistant Director, Bend, OR 
3/16/09 Performing Arts Librarian, Portland, OR
3/16/09 LSTA Grant Librarian, Monmouth, OR
3/30/09 Library Director, Oregon City, OR
4/15/09 Temporary Information Specialist, Portland, OR
Job Announcements 

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: 2/19/09
Library Director
Closes: 3/5/09
Jefferson, OR
Jefferson Public Library has an opening for a Library Director, 32 hrs. per week. The person hired will manage all aspects of library operations including reference, circulation, collection development and maintenance, and programming. Historic Jefferson Oregon is located 15 miles south of Salem, 10 miles north of Albany, just 2 miles off I-5, on the Santiam River. High school graduate required, some college and library experience preferred. Experience with computers, especially Millenium or other library system and experience with children highly desirable. The library, located in the historic Jacob Conser House, serves the population of 2500, and rural south Marion County. We are members of the Chemeketa Cooperative Regional Library service and have access to the collections of all of the 18 member libraries. Some travel to/from meeting required. $15.94/hr. + shared benefit package avail. Applications may be obtained at Jefferson City Hall, 163 N. Main St., or by calling the City at 541-327-2768, or emailing a request to jeffersonrecorder at peak.org. This position will remain open until March 5th.

Posted: 2/19/09
Access Services Library Assistant
Closes: 3/6/09
Marylhurst, OR
Supports the afternoon and evening operations in Access Services including day to day coverage and operations of the Circulation Desk, enforcing library circulation and reserve policies, working with patrons and helping them use and locate library materials, preparing outgoing consortium borrowing materials, performing all aspects of interlibrary loan processes, overseeing student workers, ordering supplies, keeping signage and communications current. 
To see full announcement, please visit http://www.marylhurst.edu/humanresources/accessserviceslibraryassistant.php.


Posted: 2/19/09
Library Director
Closes: 3/11/09
Portland, OR 

If you feel that you have the experience, qualifications and motivation to fulfill this challenging role, you are invited to apply for this opportunity immediately. This position is open until a sufficient number of applications are received. For full consideration, please send a résumé covering relevant experience and education (including latest salary), a meaningful cover letter detailing your interest and how you qualify for the position and four professional references by the initial screening date of March 11. For complete details or to apply online, please visit our website, www.multcojobs.org. Alternately, packets may be sent via e-mail to library.recruitment at multcolib.org. For additional information, please contact Amy Lippay at 503.988.5015 x24289 or Johnette Easter at 503.988.5015 x26160. Multnomah County is actively recruiting persons from diverse backgrounds to enhance service delivery to our community.

Posted: 2/19/09
Assistant Director, Library Experiences
Closes: 3/12/09
Bend, OR
The Deschutes Public Library is looking for a dynamic leader. The Assistant Director, Library Experiences, leads a system-wide commitment that results in innovative services, resources, partnerships, entertainment, and community engagement. This key leader is collaborative and plays a significant role in developing and implementing the library's comprehensive vision and strategies for customer-focused library services. If working with a highly dedicated staff who is ready to establish new levels of service is inspiring, then please check out this position and apply. We have a lot of energy and ideas-come along, lead enthusiastically, and create some magic with us. Check our website for more information or contact Marian Thomas at 541-312-1024 for details. The deadline is March 12. http://www.dpls.lib.or.us/employment.asp.
Posted: 2/19/09
Performing Arts Librarian
Closes: 3/16/09
Portland, OR 

Reed College seeks a professional to manage performing arts collections, collaborate in facilities development, and provide reference and instruction services. Full announcement available at http://www.reed.edu/human_resources/staffsearch.
Send letter of application, resume, and names and addresses of three references to Victoria Hanawalt, College Librarian, Reed College, Portland, Oregon, 97202, by March 16. An Equal Opportunity Employer, Reed values diversity and encourages applications from underrepresented groups.

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.

Posted: 2/19/09
Temporary Information Specialist
Closes: 4/15/09
Portland, OR 

Ziba is seeking an MLS holder (recent program graduates welcome) to join our Information Specialist team on a temporary basis. From early April through early September, you will help the company maintain excellence in secondary research and analysis, manage internal information flow and execute a pre-planned library move to our new Pearl District location this summer. The position will be full-time or part-time as the workload demands. Link to the full job announcement: http://is.gd/jJaj 

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