[Libs-Or] Bilingual Spanish Youth Library;
Multnomah County Library - Portland, Oregon
johnette at multcolib.org
Tue Mar 22 10:25:02 PST 2005
BILINGUAL SPANISH YOUTH LIBRARIAN
Closing Date: April 8, 2005
Salary: $21.10 -$25.96 per hour*, plus 4% differential pay
(Starting salary depends on experience)
Multnomah County Library in Portland, Oregon is seeking applicants for
Bilingual Spanish Youth Librarian positions. We are a dynamic and
rapidly evolving organization that values the combination of visionary
thinking and the skills to translate those visions into real
achievements. Our commitment to exceptional customer service relies upon
a team-oriented workplace.
As a Youth Services Work Group member in one of 17 locations, you would
be joining an outstanding team of nearly 40 creative and
forward-thinking librarians, library assistants, library outreach
workers, clerks, and child development specialists who are committed to
providing the best possible traditional and cutting-edge library service
to children and young adults, both in our buildings and in the
No experience is required; however, two years' of professional librarian
experience is desirable. Youth services experience is preferred.
Applicants must have an
understanding of theories of children and adolescent learning and
development and their implications for library service from birth
through high school. Additionally, qualified
applicants must have knowledge and experience with current and
retrospective children's and young adult literature, periodicals,
audiovisual materials, websites, electronic
media, and other materials that constitute a diverse and relevant youth
collection. All applicants must have or be within 3 months of receiving
an ALA accredited
Master's Degree in Library Science or equivalent. Must speak,
write, and read fluent Spanish and English. Candidates will be tested on
both their Spanish and English
written and oral abilities. Must be a member or have close affiliation,
knowledge of or extensive experience with the Hispanic community,
demonstrated by knowledge of the
traditions, values and customs of the community being served.
Please check our website at www.multcojobs.org for more information
about this position or to apply.
Johnette Easter, Recruiter
501 SE Hawthorne Blvd.
Portland, Oregon 97214
(503) 988-5015 ext. 24506 or (503) 988-5046
johnette.easter at co.multnomah.or.us
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