[Libs-Or] State Library- Open Position

Caren Agata caren.agata at state.or.us
Thu Jan 30 16:11:12 PST 2020

The Government Information and Library Services Division of the State Library of Oregon has an opening for a Systems Librarian. Please review the ad and share with colleagues.
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About the State Library of Oregon
The State Library of Oregon's (OSL)'s  mission is to provide leadership and resources to continue growing vibrant library services for Oregonians who are print-disabled, the Legislature and state government, and all Oregonians through local libraries. The agency consists of four divisions. Government Information and Library Services provides quality information services to assist state employees in the efficient performance of their jobs and in more effective decision-making for state government. Library Support and Development Services provides leadership, grants, and other assistance to improve local library service for all Oregonians. Operations provides the agency's administrative management functions such as board support, financial management, facilities management, volunteer management, information technology management, communications, and other administrative support services. The Oregon Talking Book and Braille Library is a free library for any Oregonian with a print disability, which includes visual, physical, and reading impairments.
Your Role
This position provides technical expertise, day-to-day administration and broad support for traditional and emerging library software solutions and standards. The Systems Librarian is primarily responsible for administering and configuring the library's integrated library system including users, profiles, policies, circulation and statistical data reporting. This position is the primary liaison to the integrated library system consortium and vendor and works closely with staff and vendors to monitor and troubleshoot performance issues with the library systems. The Systems Librarian serves as webmaster for the division and is primarily responsible for design, development and maintenance of integrated interfaces on the division website, including but not limited to, updating optimizing, composing, and creating content in electronic format using HTML, SharePoint, Springshare LibGuides, and other platforms.
The Systems Librarian will be a member of the reference services team and will share in the provision of reference services as an embedded librarian assigned to state agencies and provides instruction on State Library resources and services. Participation in a regular schedule of chat, phone and email reference is expected.
This position serves as the Library's representative on the state E-Governance board working with other agencies to ensure that state government information is readily accessible on the state website.

What We Are Looking For-Minimum Qualifications
The Oregon State Library is looking for an energetic self-starter with effective communication, interpersonal, organization, analytical, and problem solving skills, with an ability to work with a widely diverse group of people, as well as:
*         American Library Association (ALA) accredited Master of Library Science degree or equivalent
*         Two years' experience in web development and design
*         Professional knowledge of and technical experience with an ILS (integrated library system)
*         Experience in supporting library specific software, (i.e. Illiad, Springshare)
*         Enthusiasm, flexibility, and a high comfort level with innovation and change
*         Proficiency with one or more coding languages such as SQL, HTML/CSS or PHP
*         Demonstrated proficiency and capabilities with PCs and software, the Web and library-relevant information technology applications
*         Demonstrated knowledge of web development tools and the ability to write or modify scripts
*         Working Knowledge of standard office applications such as Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint or other productivity software
*         Demonstrated understanding of how to creatively apply current web technologies to provide a functional, dynamic library web presence

How to Apply
Your candidate profile, cover letter, and resume are the perfect opportunity to highlight your interest in the position and showcase the skills and experience making you the best candidate for the position. Submissions will be screened for consistency of information and communication skills at the professional level. Check out what you need to know to get the job<https://www.oregon.gov/jobs/Pages/support.aspx> for more tips and guidance.
*         Current State of Oregon employees - You must apply through your employee Workday<https://wd5.myworkday.com/wday/authgwy/oregon/login.htmld?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery> account. At the time of application, please attach your current cover letter and resume
*         External Applicants - Please visit the State of Oregon job opportunities web-page<https://www.oregon.gov/jobs/Pages/index.aspx> to submit your application for the position, which includes your current cover letter and resume
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*         If you are requesting Veterans' Preference, please check your Workday account for additional tasks that will require your attention and action. Veterans' Preference information may be found here<http://www.oregon.gov/jobs/Pages/Veterans.aspx>, or by calling the Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs at: 1-800-692-9666
*         The salary listed is the non-PERS qualifying salary range. If the successful candidate is PERS qualifying, the salary range will reflect the additional 6.95%. Please review the Classification and Compensation<https://apps.oregon.gov/das/classification-compensation> page for more details, or you may visit our website<https://www.oregon.gov/das/hr/pages/equity.aspx> for information on Pay Equity
*         If you have questions about the job announcement, or need an alternate format top apply, please contact the Senior Recruiter, Amber Ingram, at: amber.ingram at oregon.gov<mailto:amber.ingram at oregon.gov> | 503-798-3978
*         Finalists will be subject to a computerized criminal history check. Adverse background data may be grounds for immediate disqualification
*         Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. Applicants who require VISA sponsorship will not be considered at this time
*         There is one, permanent, full-time, Service Employees International Union (SEIU) represented Librarian position located in Salem, Oregon
*         This recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur
The Oregon State Library is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer Committed to Workforce Diversity
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About Us
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*         Oregon state government is a large organization by nearly any standard. With over 40,000 employees working all over the state, in small communities and large, we are proving that government can be innovative.
We work as a team, challenging ourselves to be better, faster and more efficient with taxpayer dollars.
After all, when every day we are responsible for caring for the needs of a diverse population and thriving business community, we simply must have the best and brightest workforce. If you take responsibility for your actions, are passionate about helping others succeed, and have a reputation for excellence and honesty, why not make Oregon state government your next career move?
Joining our team means you open the door to many possibilities. From entry level to executive, outdoor work to policy setting, we have a role for nearly every calling, expertise and background.
If you're looking at us from across the country (or beyond!), know that Oregon is one of the most beautiful places on earth. Made up of seven diverse regions, Oregon has the ocean, mountains, valleys, high desert, cities, small towns, and almost everything in between.
Oregon "flies with her own wings<http://bluebook.state.or.us/kids/symbols/symbols02.htm#motto>."

Caren Agata
Program Manager
Government Information and Library Services
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