[Libs-Or] Job Opportunity w/Multnomah County Library (Portland, Oregon)

Johnette Easter johnette at multcolib.org
Fri Jun 30 12:08:20 PDT 2017

*Midland Library Manager*

*Recruitment #:* 9780-15

*Salary:* $67,252 to $100,878 annually

*Deadline to apply:* July 14, 2017, 11:59 pm

The Multnomah County Library in Portland, Oregon is seeking a dynamic
individual to become the Midland Library Manager. As the Midland Regional
Manager, you will manage the location’s information services (IS) team; two
Regional Librarians, who supports the region’s libraries with their
knowledge and skills; and a Library Supervisor, who leads the Access
Services staff.   You will respond to security and patron behavioral issues
and coach staff who serve as Persons in Charge to support a welcoming and
safe environment. You will serve on the System-wide Security Review Team,
which provides system-wide oversight on security incidents, including
providing peer coaching. You will evaluate access services operations and
activities at the library; recommend improvements and modifications;
prepare various reports and proposals. At times, you will provide direct
reference, readers’ advisory, and circulation services to the public. You
will report directly to one of three neighborhood libraries directors. You
will also serve as a regional leader.  Our 19 branches are divided into 5
regions.  As a Regional Manager you convene a monthly regional meeting of
the three branches in your region, as well as serve on the Regional Manager
team, which is an essential leadership team that supports change
management, as well as the development of our division’s budget.

The Midland Regional Library is the community hub of East Portland, one of
the fastest growing parts of Multnomah County.  Last year, Midland had over
427,000 visits, while circulating nearly 1 million items and hosting 1,152
programs. This 25,000 square foot library has a staff of 32 employees.
Midland serves a community of rich cultural, economic and linguistic
diversity.  Midland has positions with cultural competency in serving the
African-American community, and the branch offers culturally relevant
programs and outreach to that community.  The branch also has staff who
speak Chinese, Russian, Spanish, and Vietnamese.

For more information about this position, including required
qualifications, please visit our website at www.multcojobs.org.

Learn more about the library’s services on our website

*Diversity and Inclusion:* At Multnomah County, we don't just accept
difference; we value it and support it to create a culture of dignity and
respect for our employees. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

*Johnette Easter*
*HR Manager & On-Call Library Supervisor*
Multnomah County Library
My schedule: Monday through Friday

Library Human Resources Honor diversity | Champion learning | Embrace change
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