[Libs-Or] Jobline: 9/25/09

April Baker April.M.Baker at state.or.us
Fri Sep 25 08:05:15 PDT 2009

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

Closing Dates

10/1/09 Library Development Director, Portland, OR
10/14/09 Library & Archives Paraprofessional 4, Pullman, WA 
10/18/09 Library Director, West Linn, OR
10/23/09 Library Director, Grandview, WA
10/25/09 Young Adult Librarian, Vancouver, WA 
10/25/09 Youth Services Librarian, Vancouver, WA
Job Announcements 

Posted: 9/18/09
Library Development Director
Closes: 10/1/09
Portland, OR

Portland State University
Overview: The Library Development Director will have a dual report to the University Librarian of Portland State Library and to the Assistant Vice President for University Development. This is an unranked, unrepresented, full-time, 12-month appointment. This position provides leadership and implementation of activities to enhance the fundraising program for Portland State University Library. The Director works closely with the University Librarian, Library staff, Portland State University Foundation, and Portland State Office of University Development to ensure that the fund-raising program and external relations are operated in accordance with the mission, procedures, priorities and needs of the Library and University. Some evening or weekend work and travel are required.
Required Qualifications: B.A. or B.S. required with at least five years of fundraising experience; experience in major gifts with demonstrated results; proven record of successful major gift fund raising for at least three years; exceptional communication, interpersonal skills, organizational, time management, project management skills; thorough knowledge of development principles and practices; experience with annual giving, gift tracking/processing, direct mail programs, donor relations, and data management, preferably in educational institutions; well developed skills with database software and desktop applications; current driver's license with ability to travel and work some evenings and weekends; must be able to successfully complete a criminal background check; finalists must be able to provide all college transcripts.
Salary and Benefits: Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience, as well as an excellent benefits package including fully paid health care, reduced tuition rates, and a generous retirement and vacation package.
Deadlines: Review of applicants will begin October 1, 2009. The search will remain open until finalists are identified.
To Apply: Send cover letter; resume; and names, address, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of four references to: Anne Keech, Search Coordinator, Keecha at pdx.edu. Transcripts and background checks will be required for finalists. In cover letter, address how your knowledge and experiences meet qualifications.

Link to job announcement: http://www.pdx.edu/sites/www.pdx.edu.hr/files/media_assets/job_posting/hr_posting_lib_012.pdf 

Electronic application materials are strongly preferred (Word or .pdf documents). However, materials may be mailed to: Portland State University Library - LIBW Post Office Box 1151 c/o Anne Keech, Search Coordinator Portland, OR 97207-1151 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.

Posted: 9/25/09
Library & Archives Paraprofessional 4
Closes: 10/14/09
Pullman, WA 

Primary Responsibility: Catalog WSU Libraries materials using OCLC and Griffin, along with working with print serials. Duties include cataloging electronic resources, print materials and other formats; print serials maintenance and problem-solving. Full-time; 12-month; Monday - Friday, 8 to 5 or as arranged. 
The complete job announcement may be found via HRS's jobs web-site: https://www.wsujobs.com/

Click on "search postings," then select the job title for more information or follow the prompts to complete an application. All applicants are required to complete an application utilizing the HRS on-line system; a resume and cover letter are required as attachments to the application.
Questions may be directed to Bonny Boyan: boyan at wsu.edu

Posted: 9/18/09
Library Director
Closes: 10/18/09 (or until filled)
West Linn, OR

Brief Description: 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.
Link to full description: http://nancykingsearch.typepad.com/nancy_king_search/wlld.html

Posted: 9/11/09
Library Director
Closes: 10/23/09
Grandview, WA

The City of Grandview, Washington (pop. 9500) is seeking a progressive, collaborative, and dynamic individual with excellent communication skills to serve as its Library Director. The position is responsible for the management of the community library including budget preparation and oversight, supervision of personnel, book collection development, and community relations. In 2011, the position will assume responsibility for serving as the Director of a new joint use library for the City of Grandview and Yakima Valley Community College (YVCC) located on the YVCC Grandview Campus.
Minimum Qualifications: Master of Library Science degree from American Library Association accredited school, with previous experience in library administration, including supervisory experience. Compensation is up to $4,651 monthly, plus an excellent benefit package.
Cover letter, current resume, and city application must be received by October 23, 2009 at 5:00 pm at Human Resources, City of Grandview, 207 West Second Street, Grandview, WA. 98930.
Visit our website: http://www.grandview.wa.us/library.htm

Posted: 9/25/09
Young Adult Librarian
Closes: 10/25/09 (or until filled)
Vancouver, WA

Minimum Salary: $3,364.00 

Review Date Begins: 10/06/09
Position Summary: Independently and in cooperation with others, plan, organize, and perform a wide variety of professional library duties of a specialized nature related to services to young adults from age 12 through 19. Independently perform a wide variety of professional library duties of a general and specialized nature related to reference, readers' advisory, and information literacy services. Actively participate in the development and updating of electronic information content and in the use of digital tools for communication and information-sharing. Assist patrons of all ages in the use of the library collections and instruct them in the use of the catalog and online resources.

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

Posted: 9/25/09
Youth Services Librarian
Closes: 10/25/09 (or until filled)
Vancouver, WA

Minumum Salary: $3,714.00
Review Date Begins: 10/6/09
Position Summary: Plan, coordinate and provide Cascade Park Community Library Youth Services activities. Hire, train, schedule, and supervise the work of assigned employees and volunteers. Independently perform a wide variety of professional library duties of a specialized nature related to services for children from birth through young adult and their families and caregivers. 

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

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