[Libs-Or] Jobline 7/10/09

April Baker baker_april_m at oslmac.osl.state.or.us
Fri Jul 10 08:38:59 PDT 2009

Oregon State Library Jobline
An Electronic Jobline from the Oregon State Library....... July 10, 2009

Closing Dates

7/17/09 Reference Librarian (PT), Portland, OR
7/31/09 Technical Services & Collection Dev. Manager, Hillsboro, OR
7/14/09 Reference and Instruction Librarian, Vancouver, WA
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 

Reference Librarian (PT)
Closes: 7/17/09
Portland, OR

The Library Resource Center at Mt. Hood Community College is accepting applications for a part-time reference librarian. This position provides reference services and collaborates with faculty librarians and other library staff on special projects. The librarian will be scheduled to work Saturdays from 8:00-5:00. These hours will be in effect starting Fall term, which starts September 21, 2009. The librarian will also be expected to attend in-service days, Monday and Tuesday, September 14-15, 2009. 
The minimum qualifications for this position are: ALA accredited master's degree (or higher) in Library Science or must be within six months of earning it; Excellent interpersonal, communication, and problem solving skills; Ability to work effectively with diverse faculty, students and staff.
Please note: you must meet all of the stated requirements in order to be considered for this position. Prefer recent experience as a reference librarian in an academic setting. 
For questions about this position, please contact Teresa Hazen. For more information and to apply, please click (or copy and paste into your browser): http://jobs.mhcc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=51130.
If you do not already have an account, you will be able to create one before applying for this position. If you need assistance with our on-line application system, please call 503-491-7612 or email hr at mhcc.edu. Please do not use this contact information to apply. This position will remain open until an adequate pool is established or July 17, 2009, whichever comes first. Mt. Hood Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that actively supports workforce diversity. 
Technical Services and Collection Development Manager
Closes: 7/31/09
Hillsboro, OR
Plans, organizes, and manages the activities and personnel of the Technical Services Division of the Hillsboro Public Library and coordinates collection development. 
For full description and application packet: http://www.ci.hillsboro.or.us/Jobs
Reference and Instruction Librarian
Closes: 7/14/09
Vancouver, WA
Clark College is currently accepting applications for a Reference and Instruction Librarian to provide services that support student success. This position is a one-year temporary, 173-day faculty contracted position from September 9, 2009 to June 18, 2010. Attendance is expected on all faculty work days (unless negotiated). This position may be located at Columbia Tech Center (CTC) or at Cannell Library, or both, and may vary during the academic year.
Position Responsibilities: Collaborate with classroom faculty to provide resource-based library instruction; Promote and teach information literacy to the college community; Provide reference service to students, faculty and staff on-line and in-person; Participate in continuing development of the library web site; Perform collection development for print and electronic resources; Collaborate with circulation staff and fill-in as necessary at the Check-out Desk at CTC.
Minimum Requirements: ALA accredited Master's Degree in Library Science (MLS, MSLS, MLIS); Working knowledge of basic reference sources and electronic databases; Computer literacy skills; Excellent oral and written communication skills; Desire/ability to work in a high energy, team-oriented library environment; Understanding of and commitment to the educational role of the community college; Ability to work with non-traditional students. 
Desirable Qualifications: Related college-level teaching experience; Experience with classroom and program assessment pedagogy; Interest in designing and delivering educational programs and materials; Ability to flex schedule as needed to accommodate class and library needs; Familiarity with electronic reference delivery systems (i.e., Elluminate, Chat, QuestionPoint); Knowledge in use of HTML; Knowledge of emerging information technologies.
Salary Statement: Starting salary is $43,932. Salary is for a 173-day contract; additional compensation is available for summer and moonlight teaching, and doctoral and vocational stipends. Start date is September 9, 2009.
Application Process: For optimal consideration, please submit required materials by 5 p.m., July 14, 2009 to: Clark College Human Resources, Baird Administration Building, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver, WA 98663. Phone: (360) 992-2105; TTY for hearing impaired: (360) 992-2317. FAX: (360) 992-2873; Website: www.clark.edu/jobs.
Required application materials: Clark College Application for Faculty Positions; Letter of application describing background and experience related to qualifications and responsibilities of the position; Current resume, including names of three references; Unofficial copy of transcript of required degree.
The College will consider its diversity needs when recruiting for all positions. Clark College is an equal opportunity employer. 

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 (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

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 www.tigard-or.gov

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: http://www.lssi.com/openjobs.cfm


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