[Libs-Or] Jobline - 7/24/09

April Baker baker_april_m at oslmac.osl.state.or.us
Fri Jul 24 08:39:58 PDT 2009

Oregon State Library Jobline
An Electronic Jobline from the Oregon State Library....... July 24, 2009

Closing Dates

7/31/09 Technical Services & Collection Development Manager, Hillsboro, OR
8/5/09 Technical Services Manager/Senior Librarian, Eugene, OR
8/7/09 Children's Library Assistant, Lakeview, OR
8/16/09 Reference Services Intern, Portland, OR
8/24/09 Research Associate/Scientific Data Curator, Portland, OR
8/24/09 Project Archivist/Cataloger, New Orleans, LA
Job Announcements 

Posted: 7/10/09
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, visit: http://www.ci.hillsboro.or.us/Jobs
Posted: 7/16/09
Technical Services Manager / Senior Librarian 
Closes: 8/5/09
Eugene, OR
Salary Range: $51,147.20 - $63,689.60 Annually
Closing Date: Wed. 08/05/09 5:15 PM Pacific Time
The Eugene Public Library is seeking a forward-thinking, collaborative professional to join our management team and assume the role of planning, organizing and supervising the operations of the Technical Services work unit. The successful candidate will be skilled and experienced in the oversight of automated acquisitions, cataloging, and physical processing of materials, and in leading union-represented staff. The Technical Services Manager is responsible for participating in the development of the Library Division's vision, goals, and objectives in alignment with the City of Eugene's vision. This position works collaboratively with others to coordinate and participate in the development of the Library Division's goals and work plan. This position manages and mentors 8.5 FTE represented staff.
Minimum Requirements: * This position requires a minimum of three years of progressively responsible professional library experience, including one year of required supervisory experience in a library setting. * Possession of a Master of Library Science degree from an American Library Association-accredited college or university. * Requires valid Oregon driver's license or ability to obtain by date of hire. Must pass driving records check and, if hired, maintain a driving record that meets the City's standard. Additional Desired Characteristics: Candidates should demonstrate an open management style, a commitment to constantly improving customer service within a diverse community, the ability and desire to develop emerging library leaders, enthusiasm for leading organizational change and the management ability to administer a complex library program. Candidates will have strong organizational and communication skills, a demonstrated ability to work effectively at all levels in a complex organization; and the ability to work effectively with diverse populations. Technical services management and public library experience preferred. Experience working in a unionized environment is preferred. Fluency in ASL and Spanish desirable.

To Apply: Applicants must apply on-line at www.eugene-or.gov/jobs, respond to supplemental questions and include a current resume. For additional information about the Eugene Public Library, please visit our website at www.eugene-or.gov/library. 

Posted: 7/16/09
Children's Library Assistant
Closes: 8/7/09
Lakeview, OR
The Lake County Library District is seeking a qualified individual to fill an immediate opening for a Children's Library Assistant, minimum 30 hours per week. The Children's Library Assistant will develop considerable knowledge about children's library services and early literacy and use this knowledge to plan and implement a variety of children's programs. The Children's Library Assistant also oversees interlibrary loans and assists in all areas of the library including reference and circulation. 
Qualifications: A bachelor's degree or high school diploma/GED and two years of experience in library services, early literacy, elementary education, or related field is required. Bilingual English/Spanish skills a plus. Must have a valid driver's license. 
This is a minimum 30 hours/week position at the rate of $10/hr with occasional evenings and Saturdays required. Benefits are offered through Lake County. Links to application and complete job description can be found here
To apply, send completed application, resume, and cover letter via mail, fax, or email by 5pm on 08/07/09 to:
Lake County Library District
513 Center St.
Lakeview, OR 97630
library at co.lake.or.us
Posted: 7/16/09
Reference Services Intern
Closes: 8/16/09 (or until filled)
Portland, OR
The Oregon College of Oriental Medicine is now accepting applications for a Reference Services Intern. The Reference Services Intern will be responsible for providing high quality reference services to OCOM Library patrons. The intern will also create bibliographic aids and ready-reference materials and may assist with information literacy instruction. This position may also assist with special projects at the request of the College Librarian.
Qualifications: Minimum of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university is required. . Current student or recent graduate of an ALA-accredited library school is preferred. . Experience providing reference services, whether professionally or academically, is preferred; interest in reference services is essential. . 1 - 2 years of prior experience in an academic library is preferred, but not required. . Higher education, non-profit, and/or health care related experience is desirable. . Familiarity with Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) preferred, but not required; interest in TCM is essential.
Hours and Stipend: This is an unpaid, 4-month internship beginning in August and ending in November. A $250 stipend will be awarded upon successful completion. This position will work approximately 5 - 10 hrs a week and will complete a minimum of 80 hours of work in its entirety. 
Qualified applicants should email a cover letter and resume to Lana Thelen, College Librarian, at librarian at ocom.edu. The cover letter should specifically indicate relevant experience and skills. Position will remain open until filled. No phone calls, please. The Oregon College of Oriental Medicine is a non-profit, equal opportunity employer. Link to the full job announcement: http://www.ocom.edu/page/676/Employment_Opportunities.htm
Posted: 7/24/09
Research Associate/Scientific Data Curator 
Closes: 8/24/09 (or until filled)
Portland, OR

Description: The Scientific Data Curator serves on the Data Curation Team for the Networking Research Resources Across America project. Under the supervision of the Lead Data Curator, s/he will work with the Data Entry Technologists at all sites and the Central Project Team to structure and annotate resource metadata, review data submissions, contribute to the development of ontologies and data standards, and engage in standard annotation tasks.
Qualifications: Required: BA/BS in a bioscience/biomedical field; Masters in informatics/information science (or equivalent); 3 years research experience (including research experience concurrent with academic study); strong verbal, written, and interpersonal skills; broad knowledge of medical/scientific terminology; technical capabilities including excellent computer skills with the ability to perform detailed work requiring sustained attention in a proficient manner. Preferred: Experience with principles and practice of biomedical informatics. 
Schedule and Salary Range: 1.0 FTE: Salary Range: $34,600-73,200/year. Three positions available. Employment from September 1, 2009 to August 31, 2011 is contingent on grant funding. (A77515, A77514, A77513). 
To apply: Please submit a CV or resume to: Rohini Stephen, OHSU/LIB, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland OR 97239; via email: stephen at ohsu.edu and reference job title Research Associate/ Scientific Data Curator with job # UPAR23331071009A,B,C. Visit http://www.ohsu.edu/hr/jobs/index.cfm for more information. 

Posted: 7/24/09
Project Archivist/Cataloger
Closes: 8/24/09 (or until filled)
New Orleans, LA

Library Associates Companies (LAC) seeks candidates for the position of Project Archivist / Cataloger to work on site at an ongoing project in New Orleans, LA. Working with both restored and undamaged materials, the Project Archivist / Cataloger oversees the remaining Katrina recovery process for archives and will create MARC records in Voyager and OCLC for all processed collections. In addition, the incumbent in this position will design an EAD implementation plan and will ensure that all existing and new MARC records conform to necessary standards for EAD cross-walking and implementation.
Primary Responsibilities (not all-inclusive): Analyze the level and quality of existing MARC records for archival materials. Review and assess finding aids and other access tools for all processed collections. Work in conjunction with the client to develop a workable cataloging timetable and priorities. Create original MARC records in OCLC and Voyager to full level for the description of archival materials ensuring the compliance of data with EAD data fields and crosswalks. Provide the client with EAD crosswalks and an implementation proposal. Potentially create more detailed finding aids for processed archival in collections with minimal finding aids. Oversee the archival processing tasks associated both with the Katrina Recovery Project and with the cataloging of collections. Keep the Project Manager informed of all issues relating to the archives piece of the project. Participate in the management and oversight of elements of the Katrina Recovery Project. Supervise Archival Cataloging Technician and other archival project staff.

Minimum Qualifications: Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) from an ALA-accredited program. Demonstrated knowledge of current trends, standards, and practices of archival services in academic libraries. Original and copy cataloging of archival materials mandatory. Experience working with MARC bibliographic and holdings records mandatory. 
Strong knowledge of Encoded Archival Descriptions (EAD) mandatory. Experience with physical processing of archives or access provision mandatory. Experience working in Integrated Library Systems, with a strong preference for Voyager. Understanding of Document Type Definitions (DTD). Ability to work effectively in a deadline-driven production environment with changing priorities. Supervisory experience. 

Preferred Qualifications: Experience creating EAD cross-walks strongly preferred. Supervisory experience preferred. Knowledge of ISO/NISO, metadata, and W3C standards.
Two years professional experience in archives at an institution of higher education.

To Apply: For immediate consideration please email resume, cover letter, and three professional references to Recruiter at jobs at libraryassociates.com. Please use "Project Archivist / Cataloger #1263" as the subject line of your email. EOAA. Visit http://www.libraryassociates.com/ for more information.


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