[Libs-Or] Jobline - 11/25/09

April Baker April.M.Baker at state.or.us
Wed Nov 25 12:40:49 PST 2009

Oregon State Library Jobline
An Electronic Jobline from the Oregon State Library....... November 25, 2009

Closing Dates

11/25/09 Library Associate, Woodburn, OR
11/30/09 Research Librarian, Portland, OR 
12/04/09 Library Director, North Plains, OR
12/04/09 Library Assistant, Beaverton, OR
12/04/09 Division Librarian, Beaverton, OR
12/04/09 Library Director, Scappoose, OR
12/07/09 State Library Specialist 1, Salem, OR
12/11/09 Part Time Systems Librarian, Portland, OR
12/15/09 Assistant Director/Children's Librarian, Prineville, OR
12/18/09 Library Administrator, Salem, OR
12/18/09 Law Librarian, Eugene, OR
12/18/09 Spanish Language Storyteller, Cornelius, OR

Job Announcements 

Posted: 11/6/09
Library Associate 
Closes: 11/25/09
Woodburn, OR
General Description: The City of Woodburn is currently accepting applications for this full-time position (40 hours per week) within the Woodburn Public Library. Under the general supervision of the Library Manager, this position is responsible for the processing and cataloging of library materials. The Library Associate takes a lead role in coordinating the work of staff in the Library Assistant and Page classifications, as well as library volunteers. This position also performs library assistant duties in the technical services area and assists in shelving books and materials. Scheduled hours of work may involve weekends and evenings. 

To apply: For the complete job announcement and to apply, please click here.
Posted: 11/25/09
Research Librarian
Closes: 11/30/09
Portland, OR

Large NW regional law firm, based in Portland, OR is recruiting for a part time (20 hours per week) research librarian. 

Examples of Duties: Perform potential client background research and assess intake risk. Perform other research as needed. Assist with research/library training of attorneys and staff. Conduct reference and research projects including in-depth information retrieval, evaluation, and synthesis. Coordinate interlibrary loans, perform cite-checking of briefs and memos, prepare legislative histories, bibliographies, guides, etc. Other duties as needed.
Minimum Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Bachelor's degree. Knowledge of privacy laws and regulations. Excellent legal, business, and public record research skills. Highly dependable, punctual, and able to provide high-quality service in a fast-paced environment. Excellent organizational and analytical skills. Knowledge of basic legal reference resources.
Excellent online research skills including Accurint, D&B, Lexis/Nexis, OJIN, business and corporate databases, public records databases, and other online and internet resources. High level of PC proficiency.

Paid leave benefits, 401(k) and FSA benefits available to part-time employees. Equal Opportunity Employer. Please send a resume with a cover letter indicating salary requirement, by November 30th to staffhiring at schwabe.com, or 1211 SW 5th Ave, Suite 1500, Portland, OR 97204, fax 503-796-2900.

Posted: 11/13/09
Library Director
Closes: 12/04/09
North Plains, OR

Salary: $21.33 to $28.58/hr

Brief description: The North Plains Public Library seeks an energetic library director for a growing library. Just a few years old and now a full member of WCCLS, the NPPL is a bustling, user-centered library. While an MLS is not required, the successful candidate must be able to demonstrate significant library experience, supervisory, and leadership qualifications. 

To apply: See the job announcement or apply in person at City Hall, 31360 NW Commercial St. North Plains, OR 97133 or call 503-647-5555

Posted: 11/20/09
Library Assistant 
Closes: 12/04/09
Beaverton, OR

Salary Range: $17.25 - $23.11/hr
Closes: December 4, 2009
About the job: Two full time positions at the Beaverton City Library Branch. A Library Assistant serves as lead and oversees the work of library aides and volunteers, including assisting with hiring, training, scheduling and evaluating staff. The Library Assistant also performs many of the duties required of subordinates.
To qualify: Requires a high school diploma or GED and two years experience working in a public library, including some experience in a supervisory or lead role, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Requires advanced knowledge of the Dewey Decimal system and library databases, English grammar, spelling and usage. Requires basic knowledge of human resources management practices.
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 completed on our website at www.beavertonoregon.gov. 

Posted: 11/20/09
Division Librarian
Closes: 12/04/09
Beaverton, OR

Salary Range: $4,627 - $6,201
Closes: December 4, 2009
About the job: This position will manage the new Beaverton City Library Branch including budgeting, selection of materials and supervision of staff. This position will report to and carry out the directives of the Library Director.
To qualify: Requires a Master's degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited school and four years experience as a professional librarian in a full service library, including two years in a supervisory or lead role, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Requires knowledge of practices and principles of library science management, book selection tools and library cataloging and classification systems. Requires knowledge of human resources management practices.
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 completed on our website at www.beavertonoregon.gov. 

Posted: 11/25/09
Scappoose Library Director 
Closes: 12/04/09
Scappoose, OR 
The Scappoose Library District is seeking an energetic library director who can lead the library in this rapidly growing community of 12,000 people. This is a 40 hour per week salaried position.
Job Responsibilities: Work closely with the Scappoose Special District Library Board members. Plan, direct and supervise operations of various library services, including circulation, acquisitions, and children's programs. Formulate policies and procedures of the library. Hire, train, supervise and evaluate the work of the library staff. Develop grant requests and solicit funds for special projects. Compiles library activity reports and statistics. Well developed computer skills and provide basic technical support for personal computers and other library equipment. Prepares budget recommendations; researches, monitors, and controls expenditures. Participate in professional organizations and conferences. Maintain cooperative working relationship with the board, staff, bookkeeper, other organizations and the Friends of the Library. 
Required Qualifications: An ALA-accredited MLS degree and at least four years of professional experience of any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the above duties. A valid CPR/first aid card is necessary. Pass a criminal record check.
Salary: $40,000 BOE Excellent benefits including health, dental, PERS retirement, sick leave, vacations and holidays.
Please submit cover letter and resume to Director Search email address: scappl at centurytel.net or mail to Scappoose Public Library, PO Box 400, Scappoose, OR 97056. For addition information, please call the Interim Director at 503-543-7123. Resumes will not be accepted after the close of business 12-4-09 or postmarked after 12-4-09. 
Posted: 11/25/09
State Library Specialist 1
Closes: 12/7/09
Salem, OR
Salary: $1,979 - $2,585/month
General Information: This full-time position is with the Oregon State Library in Salem. The State Library is a team-based organization. The Government Research Services Support Specialist is part of the Government Research Services (GRS) team, which provides research and information services to Oregon state employees and ensures permanent public access to Oregon state government documents.

Duties: Support for GRS training and outreach including routine communications, packet production and maintenance, registration tracking, flyer design and posting, and statistics collection and reporting; General support for GRS workgroups including copying, shipping, assistance with statistics, basic web document posting and editing, etc.; 
Shelving, retrieval, and relocation of materials to and from the library's shelving stacks; Shifting and organizational projects in stacks; Regular mailroom duty including packaging, sorting, and distribution; Set-up, take-down, and refreshments for outreach and training activities held at the Library; Checkout/in and routine maintenance of shared office equipment such as laptops; Regular shifts at the library Reference Desk; Team business including semi-monthly team meetings and workgroup participation. 

For the complete job announcement and how to apply, please click here.

Posted: 11/20/09
Part Time Systems Librarian
Closes: 12/11/09
Portland, OR

The Oregon College of Oriental Medicine seeks a motivated, creative, talented, and dependable, Part Time Systems Librarian. This one-year, grant funded position is responsible for the successful migration of OCOM bibliographic data and implementation of the new integrated library system on the Portland health library consortium catalog. This position is also responsible for ensuring quality cataloging and material processing to optimize findability and access. This position may also assist with special projects at the request of the College Librarian.
Requirements: An ALA accredited Master's degree in Library Science (MLS/MLIS) from an accredited college or university is required. Previous experience as a systems administrator is highly desirable; and experience with Millenium III System and WorldCat Local preferred. Previous experience cataloging and processing materials is required. Previous experience and/or training in an academic or medical library is highly desirable.
Salary: This is a grant-funded 0.5 FTE position that pays $20/hour and is eligible for benefits. Anticipated start date is February 1, 2010, 12-month duration.
Link to the full job announcement. 
Posted: 11/20/09
Assistant Director/Children's Librarian
Closes: 12/15/09
Prineville, OR 97754
Salary: $33,508.75 - $34,521.55

This position will assist as necessary in the day-to-day supervision of the library operation. The individual will also act as Children's Librarian in planning and implementing programs for the children and young adults. A Master's degree in Library and Information Science is required. Experience in children's library service, specialized coursework, or a Media Specialist Certificate is preferred. Apply through Crook County Human Resources, Tax/Treasurer office at 200 NE 2nd St, Prineville OR 97754 (541-447-6554) or go to www.co.crook.or.us to download an application.

Posted: 11/6/09
Library Administrator
Closes: 12/18/2009
Salem, OR

Brief description of position: Applications are currently being accepted for the Salem Public Library Administrator, who will manage day-to-day operations and provide guidance to a staff of 51 FTE as they provide excellent library service to over 154,000 Salem residents. The person selected as the Library Administrator must be a proven leader, a skilled communicator, and must have a record of working collaboratively with those inside and outside the organization.

Qualifications: An ALA accredited Master's degree in Library/Information Sciences, plus five years of progressively responsible professional library experience, including two to three years of 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: Salary range is $76,008 - $97,236 (top of salary range, dependant on qualifications and experience), with excellent fringe benefits.
To apply: Submit your application, resume, and at least three professional references, as described on the full job announcement here 
Posted: 11/20/09
Law Librarian
Closes: 12/18/09
Eugene, OR
The University of Oregon John E. Jaqua Law Library seeks a user-oriented law librarian for a position dedicated to providing and promoting scholarly services that support the teaching, research, scholarship, and service activities of the law faculty and students.
Duties & Responsibilities: The person in this position works collaboratively with three law-trained reference librarians and several student reference assistants to provide extensive reference, instructional and research services for research-oriented faculty members and students in a technologically advanced information environment. Participates in reference desk rotation (including weekends and possibly evenings) and on-call shifts. Uses specialized subject knowledge and expertise to perform faculty liaison and collection development activities. Oversees the law library's access services including supervision of the Law Library Manager. Participates in departmental planning. Meets professional development criteria for promotion and retention. Other related duties as assigned. Reports to the Director of the Law Library.
Qualifications: MLS/MLIS and JD degrees from ALA- and ABA-accredited institutions; knowledge of current information technologies and publishing formats, database and Internet searching proficiencies and a mastery of basic legal research sources and techniques using both print and electronic materials; a strong service orientation; interest in working with an active research-oriented faculty; interest in new and emerging technologies; a commitment to continuous improvement and innovation; the ability to work in a collegial and cooperative environment; and excellent oral and written communication skills. Preferred: Reference and/or access services experience in an academic law library; and supervisory experience. The successful candidate will support and enhance a diverse learning and working environment.
Salary & Benefits: Salary commensurate with education and experience. The UO offers a generous benefits package. For details, see: http://hr.uoregon.edu/benefits.
Application Deadline: Applications received by December 18, 2009 will receive priority consideration, but position remains open until filled.
To Apply: Please send Word or PDF attachments via e-mail in care of Ms. Laine Stambaugh, Director, Library Human Resources, libapps at uoregon.edu, and include the following: cover letter addressing your qualifications for the position; résumé; and list of names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of four references (one of whom must be indicated as your most recent supervisor).
For complete announcement and details, please click here.

Posted: 11/15/09
Spanish Language Storyteller
Closes: 12/18/09
Cornelius, OR
Description: This is a storytelling position for the Friends of the Cornelius Public Library. The individual selected for this position will read and tell stories, perform finger plays, sing songs, and do other activities with and in front of children and their parents in Spanish at the Cornelius Public Library Family Spanish Storytime every Saturday 12-1pm. $50.00 per session. More details at http://tiny.cc/Friends452. 
Send cover letter and resume addressing the requirements to: Storyteller, Friends of the Cornelius Public Library, P.O. Box 145, Cornelius, OR 97113 by 5pm on December 18.

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