<p class="MsoNormal"><b style="mso-bidi-font-weight:normal"><span style="font-size:18.0pt;font-family:Calibri">Neighborhood Libraries Assistant
Director</span></b></p>

<p class="MsoNormal"><b style="mso-bidi-font-weight:normal"><span style="font-size:14.0pt;font-family:Calibri">Multnomah County Library;
Portland, Oregon</span></b></p>

<p class="MsoNormal"><b style="mso-bidi-font-weight:normal"><span style="font-family:Calibri">Salary: <span style="letter-spacing:-.15pt">$58,661
to $90,554 annually</span></span></b></p>

<p class="MsoNormal"><b style="mso-bidi-font-weight:normal"><span style="font-family:Calibri">Closing Date: August 19, 2011</span></b></p>

<p class="MsoNormal"><b style="mso-bidi-font-weight:normal"><span style="font-family:Calibri">Recruitment #: 9615-57</span></b></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph;
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is seeking applicants for a Neighborhood Libraries Assistant Director (NLAD)
position. </span><span style="font-family:Calibri;mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;
letter-spacing:-.15pt"></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph"><span style="font-family:Calibri;mso-bidi-font-family:Arial">This position works with
supervisory and frontline staff to provide library services to the citizens of
Multnomah County through the neighborhood branches.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes">† </span>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.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes">† </span>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.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes">† </span></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph"><span style="font-family:Calibri;mso-bidi-font-family:Arial">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 Masterís Degree from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited
college or university with major course work in library and information science
is preferred. </span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph"><span style="font-family:Calibri;mso-bidi-font-family:Arial">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. </span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph"><span style="font-family:Calibri;mso-bidi-font-family:Arial">If you are interested in
this position and would like to read more about it, please visit our website at
<a href="http://www.multcojobs.org/">www.multcojobs.org</a>. </span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:Calibri;mso-bidi-font-family:Arial">For
questions, feel free to contact Johnette Easter, Library Recruiter at (503)
988-5046 or <a href="mailto:johnette@multcolib.org">johnette@multcolib.org</a>.
</span></p>

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