[Libs-Or] Jobline: 7/2/09

Kirk Howard khoward at marylhurst.edu
Thu Jul 2 12:35:09 PDT 2009

Tigard, Baby!!! Maybe your boss will go back (as if they'd have her,


Kirk Howard

Public Services Librarian

Marylhurst University



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Oregon State Library Jobline

An Electronic Jobline from the Oregon State Library....... July 2, 2009

Closing Dates

7/03/09 Humanities and Social Sciences Librarian, Portland, OR
7/10/09 Library Technician 2, Springfield, OR
7/15/09 Reference Assistant, Tigard, OR
7/15/09 Library Services Supervisor, Tigard, OR
8/02/09 Branch Manager, White City, OR

Job Announcements 

Posted: 6/05/09
Humanities and Social Sciences Librarian
Closes: 7/05/09 (or until filled)
Portland, OR

General Description: Portland State University Library. The Humanities
and Social Sciences Librarian provides reference and information
services for the University's students and faculty as well as members of
the general public, participates in a dynamic instructional program,
consults and collaborates with scholars in specific academic units,
including classroom and online instruction, and possibly for-credit
courses, and selects information resources to support the instructional
and research needs of a diverse institution. Some evening and weekend
reference duty and/or instruction is required. Portland State expects
its tenured faculty to contribute to faculty governance activities
within the Library and the University, engage in community and
professional service, and pursue an active publication and research
agenda, seeking grants as appropriate. This full-time, 12-month,
tenure-track faculty position reports to the Assistant University
Librarian for Public Services.

Required Qualifications: ALA-accredited MLS; two years of full-time
professional post-MLS experience in an academic library setting;
evidence of professional service and scholarship; effective
communications and collaborative skills; experience with library systems
and Internet applications; collection development experience; experience
using digital and Web technologies in the delivery of library services;
experience integrating information literacy concepts into teaching;
experience developing reference and instruction services; must be able
to successfully complete a criminal background check and provide
transcripts. Deadlines: Review of applications June 1, 2009. Open until
finalists identified.

To Apply: Send cover letter (address how your knowledge and experiences
meet qualifications); resume; and names, address, phone numbers, and
e-mail addresses of four references to: Anne Keech, Search Coordinator,
keecha at pdx.edu . Applications not containing all requested documents
will not be considered. Electronic application materials are strongly
preferred (Word or.pdf documents). PSU is an AA/EO institution and, in
keeping with the President's diversity initiative, welcomes applications
from diverse candidates and candidates who support diversity. Link to
the full job announcement:

Posted: 6/25/09
Library Technician 2
Closes: 7/10/09
Springfield, OR

Library Technician 2: Latino Liaison. Springfield, Oregon. $15.79 -
$19.15/hour plus benefits including PERS. Potential 5% language bonus
depending on Spanish ability. This 32 hour a week position performs a
variety of paraprofessional library support services. We require two
years course work at an accredited college/university and one year of
paraprofessional experience in a library or any equivalent combination
of education and experience which provides the knowledge, skills and
abilities required to perform the job. The ability to speak and write
Spanish and to become a credible resource to our Latino patrons is also
required. See website for requirements, description & to apply online:
www.ci.springfield.or.us <http://www.ci.springfield.or.us/>  (541)
726-3704 Deadline: 7/10/09 AA/EOE

Posted: 7/2/09
Reference Assistant
Closes: 7/15/09
Tigard, OR

General Statement of Duties: The Reference Assistant performs routine,
basic reference and readers advisory duties at any of the public service
reference desks (children's, young adult, and adult) as well as
electronic and telephone reference. This member of the Readers Services
Division will be the lead worker in providing assistance to the public
on computer applications and problem solving. This position requires
work throughout the week, primarily on weekends and evenings. 

Primary duties include, but are not limited to: *Provide timely and
accurate answers to patron's reference, readers' advisory and referral
questions using appropriate reference techniques; *Assist patrons in use
of library materials, electronic media, and databases; Refer more
complex and difficult questions to librarians. *Assist patrons with
common computer applications (including Microsoft Office Suite), email
and troubleshooting computer problems throughout the Readers Services
Division. *Assist with or delivering computer skills instruction to
individual patrons and in Library-sponsored classes.

Knowledge, skills and abilities: Knowledge of basic library systems and
library resources, both print and electronic. Ability to locate library
materials and use the library catalog; ability to operate personal
computers and other library equipment; troubleshoot computer problems,
and utilize commonly-used computer programs; ability to organize and
prioritize multiple tasks; ability to establish and maintain cooperative
working relationships; ability to communicate effectively in both
written and oral forms. Possess excellent customer service skills and
the ability to effectively deal with the public. Possess strong
leadership abilities.

For more information and to see entire announcement, please visit
www.tigard-or.gov <http://www.tigard-or.gov/> 

Posted: 7/2/09
Library Services Supervisor
Closes: 7/15/09
Tigard, OR

General Statement of Duties: This is a supervisory position responsible
for planning, organizing and supervising the Adult Services unit and
adult reference operation within the Readers Services Division. Those
supervised include one senior librarian, six adult reference librarians,
two reference assistants and one lead support staff member who handles
Interlibrary Loans, proctoring, and other advanced activities in support
of the Adult services staff and programs. 

Knowledge, skills and abilities: Knowledge of principles and practices
of supervision, training and performance evaluations; knowledge of
principles and practices of professional library Operations; knowledge
of customer service practices and procedures. Ability to supervise and
implement a comprehensive library adult services program; ability to
meet deadlines; ability to write and communicate effectively; ability to
supervise, train, evaluate, and schedule staff; ability to design,
implement and monitor a complex work schedule; ability to establish and
maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the
course of work. 

For more information and to see entire announcement, please visit
Posted: 7/2/09
Branch Manager
Closes: 8/2/09 (or until filled)
White City, OR

LSSI has an immediate opening for a Branch Manager at the White City
Branch Library. The Branch Manager is responsible for the day-to-day
management and operation of the library, including staff supervision,
providing reference and reader's advisory assistance to the public,
planning programming for children, teens and adults, providing general
help with computer use, and other duties as assigned. 

Job Status: 20 hours per week - Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
Salary: Dependent upon experience
Qualifications: The ability to lead and direct staff, familiarity with
public library organization and services, sound organizational skills,
good computer knowledge/skills, knowledge of the community and its
needs, plus outstanding customer service and communication skills.
Spanish fluency strongly preferred. Position Open Until Filled. Please
submit application to the Jackson County Library Business Office, 205
South Central Avenue, Medford Oregon 97501, Attention: Anne Guevara, or
e-mail to amg at jcls.org. Application forms are available at any Jackson
County Branch Library or may be printed out from the following website:


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