[kids-lib] Job Opportunity with Multnomah County Library; Portland, Oregon

Johnette Easter johnette at multcolib.org
Fri Aug 5 10:29:24 PDT 2011

*Neighborhood Libraries Assistant Director*

*Multnomah County Library; Portland, Oregon*

*Salary: $58,661 to $90,554 annually*

*Closing Date: August 19, 2011*

*Recruitment #: 9615-57*

Multnomah County Library (MCL) in Portland, Oregon is seeking applicants for
a Neighborhood Libraries Assistant Director (NLAD) position.

This position works with supervisory and frontline staff to provide library
services to the citizens of Multnomah County through the neighborhood
branches.  The Neighborhood Libraries Assistant Director (NLAD) directly
supervises branch administrators in 12 branches and exercises indirect
supervision over approximately 150 front-line staff in those branches. The
person in this position oversees budget, personnel and quality management,
as well as program operations.  This individual is expected to be visible,
accessible and approachable to both patrons and staff and to work
collaboratively with staff and stakeholders for optimal customer service,
both internal and external.

Qualified applicants must have demonstrated leadership and management
experience in librarianship typically gained through at least 3 years of
supervisory or management experience in a multi-branch library system, a
central library, and/or experience in managing a major division within a
large library system. Experience supervising management staff is desirable.
Experience working in a unionized environment is preferred. Budgetary
experience is required. In addition, a Master’s Degree from an American
Library Association (ALA) accredited college or university with major course
work in library and information science is preferred.

Phone interviews will be conducted in late August. In-person hiring
activities will tentatively be conducted in mid-September, with a job offer
made at the end of September.

If you are interested in this position and would like to read more about it,
please visit our website at www.multcojobs.org.

For questions, feel free to contact Johnette Easter, Library Recruiter at
(503) 988-5046 or johnette at multcolib.org.
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