[Libs-Or] Job Opportunity with Multnomah County Library

Johnette Easter johnette at multcolib.org
Fri Apr 8 13:37:10 PDT 2011

*Neighborhood Library Manager (Gresham Library)*

*Salary:* $59,087 to $88,630 annually

*Deadline to apply:* April 29, 2011

The Multnomah County Library in Portland, Oregon is seeking a dynamic,
service-oriented individual for the position of Gresham Library Manager.
Managers are the leaders at the four largest Neighborhood Libraries in the
system, managing a staff of 24-30 individuals, including an exempt
Supervisor.  Reference staff and the Supervisor report directly to the
Manager. Pages and clerks report directly to the Supervisor. The Manager and
Supervisor collaborate to ensure the smooth operation of the library, but
the Manager has ultimate responsibility for the staff and building.

The current opening is at the Gresham Library, which is the second largest
of the 18 branches and has a high level of circulation and usage*.  (Please
note:* For fiscal year 2009-2010, Gresham Library's circulation was 840,482 and
number of visits was 511,847). Gresham is the second largest city
in Multnomah County and one of its fastest growing areas. The Library serves
a multicultural neighborhood that includes Latinos, Russian speaking
immigrants and African American families. Currently Gresham Library has
bilingual Russian and Spanish speaking staff and anticipates expanding our
capacity to serve multilingual residents into the future.

This position requires four (4) years of professional library reference
experience, including a minimum two years of management experience in a
large, multi-cultural public library with high circulation and usage.
working in a unionized environment is preferred. A Master's Degree from an
American Library Association accredited college or university with major
course work in library science or equivalent is required.

For more information about this position or to apply, please visit our
website at www.multcojobs.org

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