[Libs-Or] Jobline 4/29/11

Jessica Rondema jessica.rondema at state.or.us
Fri Apr 29 09:31:05 PDT 2011

Oregon State Library Jobline

An Electronic Jobline from the Oregon State Library....... April 29, 2011

Closing Dates
5/27/11 Digital Projects Librarian, Tumwater, WA
5/20/11 Library Systems and Applications Administrator, Forest Grove, OR
5/6/11 On-Call Librarian, Tigard, OR
5/13/11 Reference Internship, Eugene, OR
5/22/11 Head of Library Technology Services, Ellensburg, WA
4/29/11 Neighborhood Library Manager, Gresham, OR
5/1/11 Library Director, Riverside, CA
5/13/11 Library Director, Bozeman, MT
4/30/11 Library Director, Franklin, TN
5/22/11 Library & Cultural Services Director, Richmond, CA
Job Announcements

Posted 4/29/11
Digital Projects Librarian
Closes: 5/27/11
Tumwater, WA

If you are looking to lead the development of a new repository serving the needs of small communities across Washington State, are creative, like to take risks and want to work in a situation full of opportunity and excitement, this is the place for you!  The Washington State Library is seeking an energetic, creative and knowledgeable individual to work independently and collaboratively with State Library staff and other libraries to develop and manage the "Digital Repository and Digitization Project for Small and Rural Libraries."  This project is a three-year LSTA funded initiative to identify and digitize historically unique and irreplaceable text, publications and images highlighting the history of communities across the state.  The Digital Repository Librarian must be a skilled and enthusiastic person with significant experience in selection of objects for digitization, scanning of materials and metadata creation.  Significant travel and time will be spent in the field as the project unfolds.

LINK TO WEBSITE:  http://www.sos.wa.gov/office/employment.aspx


Posted 4/29/11
Library Systems and Applications Administrator
Closes: 5/20/11
Forest Grove, OR

Pacific University Library is seeking an innovative and creative information professional for the position of Library Systems and Applications Administrator.  The successful candidate will provide enthusiastic and passionate leadership in technology applications and support, with a strong commitment to service.  The primary responsibility of the Library Systems and Applications Administrator is to identify, implement, and support computer applications and technology that enhance the Library's ability to deliver its core services in both local and global networked environments. This individual provides technical and application support for the Library catalog, Interlibrary Services, Summit Borrowing, electronic resource management, online collections, and digital services projects.  The position requires strong analytical and communications skills to develop and implement successful technology strategies for Library operations and functions.  The Library Systems and Applications Administrator reports to the University Librarian.

For a full description and directions for application, visit: http://www.pacificu.edu/hr/employment/positions/detail.cfm?JOB_ID=451.


Posted 4/29/11
On-Call Librarian
Closes: 5/6/11
Tigard, OR

Performs professional level reference and readers advisory duties at the adult, and young adult, and children's reference desks including, but not limited to: assisting patrons to locate and utilize library materials and utilize library computers(including the Internet), electronic media and databases, and microforms; evaluating patron needs to determine services required; searching the internet and utilizing the other library computer system resources to obtain information needed by patrons; and performing special projects as assigned. Qualifications include: knowledge of the principles and practices of professional librarianship; knowledge of electronic media, including on-line databases; knowledge of effective customer service practices and techniques; skill in using electronic media to accomplish work; skill in teaching patrons. Applicants with the ability to work all shifts the library is open, including evenings and weekends.

For more information, please visit: http://www.tigard-or.gov/city_hall/departments/hr/jobops.asp


Posted 4/22/11
Reference Internship
Closes: 5/13/11
Eugene, OR

The University of Oregon Libraries' Reference and Research Services Department, Knight Library, is accepting applications for a Reference Intern. This is an exciting opportunity for a library science student or recent library science graduate to work closely with librarians in a major academic library reference department. Interns will receive training in the protocols and procedures of reference librarianship and will serve in the reference desk rotation during the summer session. The intern will also be introduced to the workings of other departments in the library and will be given special projects based on interests and needs. The Knight Library houses strong collections in the humanities, social sciences, business, government documents, microforms, and maps. Reports to the Head, Reference and Research Services.

For details and application procedures, see: http://libweb.uoregon.edu/admnpers/refintern.html


Posted 4/22/11
Head of Library Technology Services
Closes: 5/22/11
Ellensburg, WA

Qualifications updated and screening date extended for Head of Library Technology Services, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA, 1.0 FTE tenure track faculty position. ALA-accredited M.L.S.; minimum four years post-MLS professional library experience; experience in systems as well as acquisitions, cataloging or serials; experience with integrated library systems and network administration; working knowledge of information technology principles, processes, systems and standards, including system administration, major operating systems, systems security, wireless networking, digital initiatives and emerging web technologies; supervisory experience; extensive knowledge and understanding of best practices, current issues and trends in library technologies and technical services.  Rank and salary DOE.

For complete info & to apply online, https://jobs.cwu.edu<https://jobs.cwu.edu/>. Screening begins 5/2/11. CWU is an AA/EEO/Title IX Institution.


Posted 4/15/11
Neighborhood Library Manager
Closes: 4/29/11
Gresham, OR

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.

For more information about this position or to apply, please visit our website at www.multcojobs.org<http://www.multcojobs.org/>


Posted 4/8/11
Library Director
Closes: 5/1/11
Riverside, CA

Southern California's City of Arts and Innovation is seeking a new Library Director.  Home to a population of over 300,000, the growing City of Riverside was recently distinguished as one of "America's Most Livable Communities."  The Riverside Public Library system consists of eight branches, most of which are new or have been remodeled or expanded since 2002. The new Director will join a dynamic and collaborative executive team and have the rare opportunity to design and guide the future of library services for this diverse, engaged and supportive community (visit http://seizingourdestiny.com).  The ideal candidate will be an innovative and progressive leader who is committed to delivering outstanding service.  He/she will be an inclusive and empowering manager who also displays exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.

Visit www.tbcrecruiting.com<http://www.tbcrecruiting.com> for detailed information and to apply online.


Posted 4/8/11
Library Director
Closes: 5/13/11
Bozeman, Montana

The Library Trustees seek a Library Director whose skill set matches the City's core values of integrity, leadership, service, and teamwork and the Library's Mission of providing the community with free, open, and equal access to general information on a broad array of topics; resources to promote personal growth and life-long learning; popular materials to meet cultural and recreational needs; and the training needed to find, evaluate, and use information effectively. The ideal candidate for the Library Director position in the City of Bozeman will possess an ALA accredited degree with a successful track record in a leadership position.

For full details and instructions on applying visit:


Posted 4/1/11
Library Director
Closes: 4/30/11
Franklin, TN

The Williamson County Library Board of Trustees is seeking a dynamic and innovative leader who will be responsible for the administration of all activities and programs of the countywide library system. The system consists of a state of the art main library facility located in historic Franklin, TN and five branch libraries serving smaller communities across Williamson County. While reporting directly to the Board of Trustees, the Director must possess the excellent interpersonal and communication skills necessary to serve as an enthusiastic advocate for the Library in the community and forge effective working relationships with local governments, civic groups and patrons. Competitive salary and excellent benefits. Open until April 30. Williamson County Public Library, 1314 Columbia Avenue  Franklin, TN 37064

Apply online at: http://lib.williamson-tn.org/


Posted 3/25/11
Library & Cultural Services Director
Closes: 5/22/11
Richmond, CA

Inspiration-Productivity-Success-Engagement-the Library's pledge to the Richmond community in providing outreach, programs, facilities and services!  The City of Richmond seeks an energetic, enthusiastic and experienced leader to continue this commitment to public library service for this historic community.  Richmond Public Library, http://www.ci.richmond.ca.us/index.aspx?NID=105, serves a diverse population of 103,701 through its Main Library, two branches-Bayview and West Side-a bookmobile, and its innovative LEAP (Literacy For Every Adult Program) service.  With a $6.5 million annual budget, an active Friends organization, and the recently formed Richmond Public Library Foundation, the new director and staff (52.13 FTEs) will have the capacity to develop new opportunities for community involvement, programs and services.

Link to full details: http://www.gossagesager.com/richmondCAad.htm
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