[Libs-Or] Jobline - 9/16/10

April Baker april.m.baker at state.or.us
Thu Sep 16 14:02:11 PDT 2010

Oregon State Library Jobline

An Electronic Jobline from the Oregon State Library....... September 16, 2010

Closing Dates

09/20/10 Music Librarian, Eugene, OR
09/20/10 Library Assistant, Pendleton, OR
09/20/10 Foundation Administrator, Silverton, OR
10/01/10 Circulation & Collection Maintenance Unit Head, Corvallis, OR
10/19/10 Main Library Manager, Port Angeles, WA
12/15/10 Temporary Librarian Pool, Portland & Eugene, OR
Job Announcements

Posted: 8/27/10
Information Technology Manager
Closes: 9/15/10
Eugene, OR

Responsibilities: The Information Technology Manager works closely with member institutions across the Northwest U.S. and with Alliance program managers to oversee technical support for existing consortium services, including Summit resource sharing system, Northwest Digital Archives, cloud computing, content management system, web site, administrative databases, etc. including responsibility for upgrades, migration, monitoring performance, security, and 24/7 support; and participates in teams developing and implementing the Alliance's Strategic Agenda, including researching, recommending, implementing, and supporting new technologies in a complex multi-state multi-institutional environment. The ideal candidate will excel in a distributed and collaborative environment that includes regular contact with colleagues with diverse responsibilities representing a broad array of academic libraries. The position requires strong project management skills and expertise in providing robust network services while learning new technical skills and designing, selecting, implementing and maintaining network services.

Qualifications: Required: BS or BA degree; excellent project management, analytical, customer service, oral, and written communication skills; experience supporting *nix systems (Unix, Linux, etc.) in a production environment, programming, and writing documentation; demonstrated aBility to prioritize tasks in a complex and changing environment; demonstrated ability to work independently, collaborate at a distance, and inspire the participation of colleagues. Position is located in the Orbis Cascade Alliance offices in Eugene, Oregon. Flexibility in timing of relocation may be possible. Desired: Degrees in computer science, library science, or related fields; 3+ years experience in server support; experience working with consortia, libraries, or in higher education; experience with Web and database servers; integrated library system (ILS) support and integration; support for Institutional Repositories; evaluating and implementing open source software; vendor collaboration; distributed computing environment (e.g., cloud); principles of interface design; extensive programming experience; PHP; MySQL.

The Orbis Cascade Alliance is a nonprofit corporation that contracts with the University of Oregon to provide office space, human resources, and desktop computing support services. As is true of all consortium staff, the IT Manager is an employee of the University of Oregon assigned to work for the Orbis Cascade Alliance. This position is located in the Orbis Cascade Alliance offices in Eugene, Oregon. For more details, see: http://www.orbiscascade.org/.

Salary & Benefits: $50,000 minimum. Salary beyond the minimum will be based on prior professional experience and education. This position includes a generous benefits package. For details, see: http://hr.uoregon.edu/benefits.

To Apply: Please send Word or PDF attachments via e-mail and include the following: cover letter addressing relevant qualifications for the position; résumé; and a list that includes names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of four references (one of whom must be indicated as your most current supervisor) to: libapps at uoregon.edu<mailto:libapps at uoregon.edu>. Letters should be addressed to: Ms. Laine Stambaugh, Director, Library Human Resources, 1299 UniversitY of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, OR 97403-1299. See http://libweb.uoregon.edu/admnpers/acad.html for more information.

Posted: 8/27/10
Music Librarian
Closes: 9/20/10
Eugene, OR

The University of Oregon Libraries seeks a knowledgeable, creative, and service-oriented colleague for the position of Music Librarian.
Applicants should be eager to apply excellent technical and interpersonal skills to perform cataloging within Metadata Services and Digital Projects (.75 FTE) and reference services in the Music Services Department (.25 FTE). The music and recordings collection, the largest in Oregon, is housed in the main library, and includes standard classical and world music repertoire in books, scores, serials, and recordings, as well as a historic sheet music collection. There is a special emphasis on music by women composers and composers of the Pacific Northwest. Metadata Services and Digital Projects provides a wide array of services resulting in intellectual, virtual and physical access to the library's collections; assists members of the University of Oregon community with organizing and making available collections of materials in a variety of formats; coordinates and supports the growth and maintenance of the library's digital collections; and maintains the University of Oregon's institutional repository, called Scholar's Bank. This position rEports to the Head of Metadata Services and Digital Projects and works collaboratively with the Head of Music Services. The UO Libraries are known for their spirit of cooperation and collaboration, and for their ability to provide a variety of personal and professional opportunities that make a difference.

Responsibilities: The Music Librarian performs original and copy cataloging for music materials, primarily scores and sound recordings; performs name, title, series and subject authority work; contributes to the development and implementation of digital library projects related to music; provides assistance to students and faculty in the Music Services department (8-10 hours/week); participates in the development and documentation of cataloging policies and procedures; and serves on library and campus committees. The successful candidate will support and enhance a diverse learning and working environment.

Qualifications: Required: ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS degree in hand by start date; music degree or strong background in music, especially the classical repertoire; knowledge of AACR2, LCRIs, LCSH, LC Classification, and MARC21 formats; good reading knowledge of one or more European languages, preferably German. Excellent oral and written communication skills; demonstrated ability to work independently and to collaborate effectively with staff at all levels and with people of diverse backgrounds; potential to excel in a dynamic academic library environment, displaying leadership, flexibility, initiative, creative energy, and resourcefulness. Preferred: experience cataloging in an academic or music environment; ability to identify and analyze forms and concepts in library materials in the field of music; reading knowledge of Italian or French; knowledge of emerging metadata issues and trends; experience working with integrated library system (preferably Innovative) and OCLC.

Salary & Benefits: Salary commensurate with education and experience. The UO offers a generous benefits package, which may be found at:

Application Deadline: Applications received by September 20, 2010 will receive priority consideration. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

To Apply: Send Word or PDF attachments via email to Ms. Laine Stambaugh, Director, Library Human Resources, libapps at uoregon.edu<mailto:libapps at uoregon.edu>, and include the following: 1) cover letter addressing qualifications for the position; 2) résumé that includes a physical mailing address; 3) list of four references that includes, names, phone numbers, and email addresses [one of whom must be indicated as your most recent supervisor].

For complete announcement: http://hr.uoregon.edu/jobs/unclassified.php?subtype=administrative

Posted: 9/10/10
Foundation Administrator (Part-time)
Closes: 9/20/10
Stayton, OR

Stayton Public Library Foundation is seeking a part time (16-20 hrs a week) Foundation Administrator to support the Board of Directors work to achieve organizational fundraising goals and objectives, and maintain regular office functions and responsibilities. Experience includes: Working in the non-profit sector with preferred skills in grant writing, donation solicitation or other fundraising. Experience tracking and organizing financial data and numbers with preferred skills in budget writing and management. Main responsibilities will include: Grant writing, tracking, and reporting; other fundraising efforts and record keeping; administrative duties such as electronic database maintenance, budgeting, and external written communication. Donor relations work such prepare and send acknowledgements for pledge payments and donations.

Salary: $17.00 - $20.00 an hour depending on experience. Benefits not offered for this position.

To apply: Send cover letter and resume to Stayton Public Library Foundation, Attn: Dave Karr, PO Box 810, Stayton, OR 97383. Or email a cover letter and resume to libfound at wvi.com<mailto:libfound at wvi.com>.

Please call  503.749.3558  for more information and full job description.

Posted: 9/3/10
Library Assistant
Closes: 9/20/10
Pendleton, OR

Library Assistant - evenings and weekends.

Salary: $10.00 per hour Monday-Thursday 4 PM to 9 PM, Sunday 1 PM to 5 PM.

Part Time 20 hours per week Library Assistant operates the BMCC Library during evening and weekend hours. The position may support the Librarian in Reference and processing functions. The Assistant provides directional information and basic library use assistance to library patrons and maintains an orderly, comfortable and secure environment during evening and weekend hours.

Link to application requirements: http://www.bluecc.edu/apps/employment/viewad?id=213

Posted: 9/3/10
Circulation & Collection Maintenance Unit Head
Closes: 10/1/10
Corvallis, OR

Oregon State University (OSU) Libraries seeks candidates for the Head of Circulation & Collection Maintenance Unit within the Collections & Resource Sharing Department (CRSD). This is a key management position at OSU Libraries in an innovative and collaborative environment. The Head of Circulation & Collection Maintenance Unit uses his/her knowledge of current and emerging circulation and collection management to provide outstanding customer service for a diverse population of library users. He/she works closely with other (CRSD) units of collections, acquisitions and inter-library loans to ensure that library users have the information/resources they need for learning, teaching and research. Additionally, he/she works closely with the Learning Commons service providers and other Valley Library departments as well as the Guin Library at the Hatfield Marine Science Center and OSU Cascades to align circulation and collection maintenance services to the OSU community. The Head of Circulation & Collection Maintenance has responsibility for the supervision of 7 FTE classified staff and 10 -20 student assistants who are responsible for the smooth flow of materials through the library and offsite storage facility, and have responsibility for maintaining the physical collection of 1.7 million volumes.

See full announcement for minimum qualifications and application requirements at http://oregonstate.edu/jobs. Posting #0006148. OSU is an AA/EOE.

Posted: 9/16/10
Main Library Manager
Closes: 10/19/10
Port Angeles, WA

Main Library Manager, North Olympic Library System, Port Angeles, Washington.  Deadline for applications: 10/19/10.  Are you a proven leader who is bright, energetic, committed to excellent customer service, a skilled manager, with a good sense of humor and who wants to be part of the leadership team for a Library on the move?  Find more information and application instructions at http://www.nols.org/about-nols/employment.html.

Posted: 6/25/10
Temporary Librarian Pool
Closes: 12/15/10
Portland and Eugene

The UO Libraries are building a pool of qualified applicants for possible temporary, short-term appointments. Positions would be of a limited duration not to exceed one year or 20 hours/week without a further competitive search. Assignments vary in location and function, depending on need. Duties may include but are not limited to: reference service in the Knight Library or branch libraries delivering instructional sessions, technical processing, collections management, and digital library development projects. Currently, the Libraries are seeking applications to fill a general need in the UO Portland Library and Learning Commons, located in the White Stag building in downtown Portland, in addition to ongoing needs at UO Libraries on the Eugene campus.

Qualifications Required: ALA-accredited MLIS degree or foreign equivalent; professional experience and/or graduate coursework in specific areas of library service relevant to the temporary need (e.g. reference, library instruction, etc.); the successful candidate will support and enhance a diverse learning and working environment.

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis and the pool will remain active through December 15, 2010. Screening of applications will take place as positions become available and continue until positions are filled.

To Apply: Send cover letter (please indicate you are applying for TEMPORARY LIBRARIAN POOL) and résumé to Ms. Laine Stambaugh, Director, Library Human Resources, 1299 University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, OR 97403-1299. Email submissions are strongly preferred; send with Word or pdf format to: libapps at uoregon.edu<mailto:libapps at uoregon.edu>.

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