[Libs-Or] Jobline - 5/1/09

April Baker baker_april_m at oslmac.osl.state.or.us
Fri May 1 08:15:12 PDT 2009

Oregon State Library Jobline
An Electronic Jobline from the Oregon State Library....... May 1, 2009

Closing Dates

5/1/09 Circulation Supervisor, Beaverton, OR
5/1/09 Visual Resources Coordinator, Portland, OR
5/1/09 Web Specialist, Hillsboro, OR
5/8/09 Library Services Manager, Salem, OR
5/10/09 Library Assistant I, Sherwood, OR
5/11/09 Library Technician, St. Helens, OR
5/15/09 PC and Peripherals Technician, Coos Bay, OR
5/21/09 Branch Manager and Children's Librarian, La Pine, OR
5/22/09 Technical Services Specialist, Portland, OR
5/29/09 Library Director, West Linn, OR

Job Announcements 

Posted: 4/24/09
Circulation Supervisor
Closes: 5/1/09
Beaverton, OR

SALARY RANGE: $23.02- $30.84 per hour. CLOSING DATE: Friday, May 1, 2009

The Beaverton City library invites applications for a Circulation Supervisor to provide day-to-day leadership and long range vision for the Circulation Division at our busy public library. The ideal candidate is an enthusiastic, flexible, self-motivated individual who demonstrates:
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills including effective listening skills. · Abundant energy, creative problem solving and the ability to multi-task. · Strong, effective interpersonal skills, motivational skills and a sense of humor. · The ability to instill confidence in staff, foster relationships and interact well with multiple work groups and diverse individuals.
ABOUT THE JOB: The Circulation Supervisor oversees the operations of the Circulation division including the activities of the Circulation and General Information desks and the Shelving section. This position reports to the Circulation Division Librarian and supervises 27 employees, including two lead workers. Requires some evening and weekend work. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB: Supervise staff to ensure City goals and objectives are met. Schedule, assign and review work and set performance standards. Conduct performance evaluations. Develop, review, approve and implement section work plans, services, policies, procedures and reports. Gather statistics and prepare reports. Evaluate performance and program effectiveness and take action for improvement as necessary. Coordinate volunteer scheduling, training, coaching and direction as needed. TO QUALIFY: Requires a Bachelor's degree plus three years experience in a supervisory or lead role in provision of direct customer service. Library experience is preferred. HOW TO APPLY: All interested individuals may apply by submitting a City of Beaverton application form to the Human Resources Department, Beaverton City Hall, 4755 SW Griffith Drive, Beaverton, OR 97005. Applications may be obtained on our website at www.beavertonoregon.gov.
For more information or to apply online, visit the City of Beaverton website at: http://www.beavertonoregon.gov/departments/HR/jobs/openings.aspx


Posted: 3/27/09
Visual Resources Coordinator
Closes: 5/1/09
Portland, OR
Aubrey R. Watzek Library seeks applicants for the position of Visual Resources Coordinator. This position administers the visual resources program of the Library at Lewis & Clark College. This includes the licensing and management of image collections to support the college curriculum, supporting faculty in their use of still and moving images in classroom instruction, providing general and image-specific reference and instruction to faculty and students, and curating unique visual resource collections of the College.

The successful candidate must possess a Master's degree in library/information science, or a related discipline; a Bachelor's degree in art history or a related discipline; and one year of professional experience in a position supporting visual resources. The candidate will have a broad knowledge of art history across a range of time periods and cultures; current knowledge of digital and analog image sources; experience with digital asset management systems and metadata management. 
This is a full-time exempt position, with an anticipated start date of Oct. 1, 2009. For a complete job announcement, visit: https://jobs.lclark.edu/ and click "Search postings". 


Posted: 4/17/09
Web Specialist
Closes: 5/1/09
Hillsboro, OR
Washington County Cooperative Library Services (WCCLS) provide a variety of support services to the public libraries and two special libraries in Washington County. Our staff is involved in many support areas, including the WCCLS website and a staff Extranet. The Cooperative Library Services seeks an innovative Web Specialist to work as a member of our web team. The Web Specialist develops and maintains the Cooperative Library Services' Internet and Intranet websites; develops site design, organization and site indexes; performs quality assurance testing on documents to ensure that they operate correctly and adhere to site standards; coordinates and provides technical assistance to staff developing documents for publication on the Cooperative Library Services Website, http://www.wccls.org. Hourly rate: $25.48 - $30.95. We offer a comprehensive benefits package. To view a complete job announcement and to apply, please visit our homepage at www.co.washington.or.us, or our Human Resources Department: Washington County Human Resources, 155 N. First Ave., Suite 270, Hillsboro, OR 97124. Equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. Women, minorities, veterans and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Posted: 4/10/09
Library Services Manager
Closes: 5/8/09
Salem, OR

CLOSING DATE: May 8, 2009. SALARY RANGE: $6,334 - $8,103 Monthly + Excellent Fringe Benefits. WORK HOURS: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Occasional evening and weekends may be required.
POSITION DESCRIPTION: The City of Salem is seeking a dynamic and innovative individual to serve as the Library Services Manager, reporting to the Deputy City Manager, responsible for approximately 51 FTE, a budget of $4.6 Million, and serve approximately 154,510 Salem citizens. This position plans, organizes, staffs, directs and coordinates all library services including working with the Library Board; recommends Library policies and programs to City Manager and Library Board; monitors public need and reactions to library services; provides recreational, cultural and educational materials and programs for library patrons; develops and administers department budget.

For a full position description and application procedures, please go to: http://www.cityofsalem.net/Departments/HumanResources/Jobs/LIBRARY%20SERVICES%20MANAGER.pdf


Posted: 4/10/09
Library Assistant I
Closes: 5/10/09 (or until filled)
Sherwood, OR

City of Sherwood, OR seeks part-time Library Assistant I. Regular schedule is Wednesday-Thursday, 3:00-8:00 p.m. with additional hours sometimes available. Performs a variety of entry-level library duties in support of public library services. Duties may involve staffing the circulation area and circulation-related tasks; paraprofessional duties (including ready reference and reader's advisory) and some technical service tasks. Recent public service experience in an automated library environment and proficiency in a Windows-based system desired. Salary 13.21-16.91/hour and City paid PERS. Send cover letter and City application to Human Resources, City of Sherwood, 22560 SW Pine Street, Sherwood, OR 97140. Application materials available at www.ci.sherwood.or.us or by calling 503-625-4201. Open until filled. EOE.

Posted: 4/24/09
Library Technician
Closes: 5/11/09
St. Helens, OR

The St. Helens Public Library is looking for two (2) flexible individual with experience in children's services coupled with excellent customer service skills. This position performs various duties within the Library requiring general knowledge of library operations. The focus of the position is in children's services but it will also provide circulation and reference services as needed and assist technical services. A two to three minute storytime presentation suitable for children ages 3-5 will be required during the interview. 
Terms of Employment: 20 hours per week, evening and weekend shifts primarily. $14.88/hour. City-paid PERS after six months. A City employment application is required. This position is open until filled. The first review will begin on May 11, 2009. To make this review, please submit your application by 5:00 p.m., on Friday, May 8, 2009. Mailed applications can be sent to City of St. Helens, PO Box 278, St. Helens, OR 97051. Applications can also be dropped off at City Hall, 265 Strand Street, St. Helens. Facsimiles are not acceptable. For full job description and information, go to http://www.ci.st-helens.or.us/


Posted: 4/24/09
PC and Peripherals Technician
Closes: 5/15/09
Coos Bay, OR

Will install, configure, and maintain personal computers, printers, and peripheral hardware and software in a networked environment for member public libraries of the Coos County Library Service District. Responsible for overall PC Repair and maintenance, including the troubleshooting, diagnosis, and replacement of motherboards, RAM, hard drives, network cards, printer scanners, power supplies, CD and floppy drives, sound and video cards, as well as mice, keyboards, and other peripherals on 174 District PCs, and others if added to the library network. Work will be reviewed annually. Performs related duties as assigned or directed.
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Posted: 4/24/09
Branch Manager and Children's Librarian
Closes: 5/21/09
La Pine, OR

The Deschutes Public Library is seeking a highly motivated Manager and Children's Librarian of the La Pine Public Library. If you enjoy collaboration, then this is the place for you. You work with district-wide teams and a network of award-winning professionals who provide services to children, teens, and adults. La Pine is located in Central Oregon. Central Oregon is a beautiful area with nearby mountains and lakes that offers year-round fun and a wide range of activities. Our diverse communities showcase celebrations and activities that include outdoor events, music, art, and theater. This area is a mecca for individual and group outdoor activities. Please check our website at http://www.dpls.us/Employment.asp for more details. The position closes on 5/21/09.


Posted: 4/24/09
Technical Services Specialist
Closes: 5/22/09
Portland, OR

Linfield College, Portland Campus Library, is currently recruiting for a half-time Library Technical Services Specialist. Minimum qualifications are a Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent) and three years work experience, preferably in a library environment. This position manages technical services operations with major responsibility for copy cataloging, interlibrary loans, statistics and acquisitions; serials, circulation and administration support. Required familiarity with DOCLINE and OCLC and Innovative Interfaces. Will staff the Circulation Desk, supervise students and provide office support. Position requires excellent organizational and communication skills. View the complete job description and qualifications at www.linfield.edu/humanresources. To apply, submit Linfield application, cover letter and résumé via email to mblackw at linfield.edu or by fax to 503-883-2644. Application deadline 5/22/09; EOE


Posted: 4/10/09
Library Director
Closes: 5/29/09
West Linn, OR

$6224 - $8501/month. Excellent management benefit package provided.
The City of West Linn seeks a proven administrator to lead a vibrant and vital part of life in West Linn - The Public Library. Serving as a member of the City's management team and reporting directly to the City Manager, the Library Director is responsible for overall supervision of library services; strategic planning; preparation and management of a $1.8 million library budget; direction and leadership of 17.6 FTE; overseeing West Linn's participation and involvement in the Clackamas County Library District as well as representing the library to the citizens of West Linn and to Clackamas County.
The successful candidate will have an MLS and four years of post MLS public library experience, with a minimum three years of progressively responsible library administrative experience. Candidate must possess excellent communication skills to inspire and motivate. Requires demonstratable commitment to a teamwork approach to management and continuing the development of community partnerships. This position requires high energy, a sense of humor and the ability to consider innovative approaches and build consensus on difficult issues. (See position description for specific duties and responsibilities.) Successful candidate must pass a pre-employment background/reference check. 
To be considered for this position, a qualified applicant must submit a completed City of West Linn employment application and Resume to the Department of Human Resources, at West Linn City Hall, 22500 Salamo Road, West Linn, OR 97068, by May 29, 2009, 4:00 p.m. Application packets are available on-line at www.westlinnoregon.gov or by request at (503) 657-0331. EEO.


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