[Libs-Or] Job announcement - Youth Services Librarian

Camille Wood cwood at crooklib.org
Fri Mar 9 14:01:18 PST 2012

Come live in sunny Central Oregon!

Youth Services Librarian sought by Crook County Library to plan and provide comprehensive library services to children, teens, and families, to supervise department staff, and to serve on the library's management team. Preferred training and experience: Master's degree in library and information science from an ALA-accredited institution and some experience providing library services to youth. Candidates with bilingual Spanish/English skills are encouraged to apply.

Salary hiring range:  $31,352 - $32.299 DOE. This is a full time position of 40 hours per week with great benefits. Work hours are varied, and will include evening and Saturday shifts.

Located in the charming Central Oregon community of Prineville, Crook County Library is heavily used by county residents, with an average of 430 visits per day and an annual circulation of 185,000. The modern facility of 17,500 square feet was built in 1999 and includes about 58,000 books, movies, and other materials. A spacious children's room includes a puppet theater and a large window seat, with the Youth Service Librarian's office conveniently adjacent. A separate teen room features a flat screen television used for screening movies during teen programs and oversized leather furniture.

The approximately 21,000 Crook County residents enjoy a moderate high desert climate and easy access to a wonderful variety of recreational opportunities including hiking and camping in the nearby Ochoco National Forest, rock climbing at Smith Rock, boating at the popular Prineville Reservoir, or fly fishing the spectacular Crooked River.

Applications and full job description can be found at http://co.crook.or.us/. Applicants should submit the Crook County Application along with a current resume and three professional references. Please apply at the Crook County Treasurer's/Tax Office at 200 NE 2nd St, Prineville, OR 97754; 541-447-6554.

Deadline for application:  April 6, 2012 at 5:00 pm

Links to information about the library and the area include:


For more information about the position or the library, please contact me!

Camille Wood, MLS
Library Director
Crook County Library
175 NW Meadowlakes Dr.
Prineville, OR 97754
(541) 447-7978 ext 301
(541) 447-1308 fax
cwood at crooklib.org<mailto:cwood at crooklib.org>
Crook County Library - Experience the Journey!

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