[Libs-Or] Jobline - 2/27/09

April Baker baker_april_m at oslmac.osl.state.or.us
Fri Feb 27 08:31:09 PST 2009

Oregon State Library Jobline
An Electronic Jobline from the Oregon State Library....... February 27, 2009

Closing Dates

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
3/06/09 Central Library Administrator, Portland, 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
3/27/09 Youth Services Librarian, Carson City, NV
3/30/09 Library Director, Oregon City, OR
4/15/09 Temporary Information Specialist, Portland, OR
Job Announcements 

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: 2/27/09
Central Library Administrator
Closes: 3/6/09
Portland, OR

The Multnomah County Library seeks a full-time Central Library Administrator for its beautiful Central Library in downtown, Portland, Oregon. We are a dynamic and rapidly evolving organization that values visionary thinking and the skills that translate vision into real achievements. This position reports to the Central Library Director. The incumbent will work closely with other members of the Central Library administration and staff to set direction for the Central Library and to continually assess and respond to changing service needs. Each of the four Central Administrators manages 2-3 work groups and is responsible for one of the 4 functional areas: Reference, Programming, Outreach and Collections. This position will manage the Humanities and Periodicals teams, and be responsible for the librarians who do Adult Outreach for Central Library. 
Experience: Three years increasingly responsible library management experience as well as experience in the areas of information services and outreach. Three years of direct supervision of library staff is preferred. Training: A Master's Degree from an American Library Association accredited college or university with major course work in library science. Salary range: $57,511 - $80,517 annually.
For complete job announcement information and application procedures, go to www.multcojobs.org 

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: 2/27/09
Youth Services Librarian
Closes: 3/27/09 (or until filled)
Carson City, NV

Definition: This is an exempt, full-time position, in which the employee performs a variety of duties related to library youth services.

Examples of Duties: The following is a partial description of job duties and is not all inclusive: . Plans, directs, and executes youth services and programming at the Carson City Library including story times, services to teenagers, tours, outreach to schools and the summer reading program. . Manages a budget for materials and programming and is expected to pursue grants and external funding sources for youth library services. . Assists and coordinates technology for the library including the web page and public access computing. . Oversees two part-time youth assistants.

Minimum Qualifications: . Master's degree in library and information science from an accredited college or university.
. Library experience working with children and/or youth services coursework in a master's program preferred. . Technology skills including web page development, PC management and social networking language and experience. . Ability to work a varied schedule including nights and weekends. Annual Pay Range: $39,685 - $55,560.

If offered employment, the candidate must successfully complete a pre-employment background check screening. Inability to meet this requirement will preclude the applicant from further consideration for employment. Special note: Carson City employees may be requested to perform emergency work during disasters or large scale emergencies, as directed by their supervisors. This work may involve overtime, nights, weekends, or holidays. Carson City is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Persons requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act must advise the Human Resources Department prior to the start of employment. We encourage diversity. For further information please contact: Carson City Human Resources Department CCHR at ci.carson-city.nv.us Or apply online at: www.carson-city.nv.us Questions should be directed to Sara Jones, Library Director at 775-887-2244 or sfjones at clan.lib.nv.us. 

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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