[Libs-Or] Jobline 8-27-07
robin.d.speer at state.or.us
Mon Aug 27 13:50:29 PDT 2007
Oregon State Library Jobline
An Electronic Jobline from the Oregon State Library....... August 27, 2007
(Listed by most recent job announcement submission)
9/24 Humanities & Social Sciences Librarian, Portland, OR
11/27 Collection Development Librarian, Vancouver, WA
9/7 Digital Production Librarian, Corvallis, OR
11/27 Head of Public Access Services, Portland, OR
9/14 Network Analyst II, Hillsboro, OR
9/7 Library Assistant, Hillsboro, OR
9/7 Student Assistant at OSU, Corvallis, OR
11/27 Online Resources Consultant
9/3 Interlibrary Loan/Document Del Tech Assistant, Portland, OR
11/27 Customer Services Manager, Portland, OR
9/10 Library Automated Systems Manager, Oregon City, OR
11/15 Grant Project Coordinator, Independence, OR
11/15 Science/Pharvaceutical Librarian, Palo Alto, CA
8/31 Library Technician 2, Springfield, OR
11/15 Assistant Librarian (PT), Portland, OR
11/10 Librarian, Portland, OR
11/10 Head Cataloger/On-site Project Manager, New Orleans, LA
11/10 Law Librarian, San Francisco, CA
11/10 Law Librarian, San Francisco, CA
8/27 Public Services Librarian (PT), Portland, OR
9/29 Assistant Library Director, Keizer, OR
10/20 On-call Substitute Librarian, Monmouth, OR
10/20 Fixed-term Reference & Instruction Librarians, Monmouth, OR
10/13 Library Director, Newport, WA
10/6 Library Manager, Kettle Falls, WA
9/22 Dean of Library and Media Services, Monmouth, OR
9/15 Director of Library and IS
12/31 Library Director, Veneta, OR
Humanities & Social Sciences Librarian
Portland State University is seeking a progressive and energetic professional for the position of Humanities and Social Sciences Librarian to provide reference and information services for the University's faculty and students as well as members of the general public, participate in a dynamic instructional program, consult and collaborate with scholars in specific academic units, and select information resources to support the instructional and research needs of the diverse students and scholars of the University.
This is a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track position with the rank of Assistant Professor. This position reports to the Assistant University Librarian for Public Services, contributes to the profession through professional service and scholarly activities, and participates in faculty governance activities within the Library and University.
Complete job announcement and application procedures are located at: Online ad: http://www.hrc.pdx.edu/openings/unclassified/LIB-006.htm. In cover letter, address how your knowledge and experiences meet qualifications. PSU is an AA/EO institution and, in keeping with the President's diversity initiative, welcomes applications from diverse candidates and candidates who support diversity.
Collection Development Librarian
The Fort Vancouver Regional Library District seeks a service-minded, organized Collection Development Librarian. This is an opportunity for an energetic and enthusiastic librarian to assist the District Collection Development Coordinator in the implementation of collection development services system wide. Assist in the selection and weeding of materials in assigned subject areas, initial assignment will be juvenile materials.
The district is headquartered in Vancouver in southwest Washington State and within short driving distance to magnificent ocean beaches, majestic mountains, the Columbia River Gorge and metropolitan Portland, Oregon and serves Clark, Skamania, Klickitat counties and parts of the City of Woodland. Requires a Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited university, the ability to obtain a Washington State Librarian Certificate, 3 or more years of increasingly responsible professional library work; selection and supervisory experience, and knowledge of juvenile fiction and nonfiction highly desired. Salary range: $3571-$5323 per month, excellent employer provided benefits including medical, dental and vision.
A complete job description and required supplemental questionnaire is available at our website http://www.fvrl.org (Click on About Us, then Employment). Position is open until filled. To apply, submit cover letter, resume, answers to supplemental questionnaire, FVRL application and references to the address below or via e-mail in Word format with "Collection Development Librarian" in subject line to hr at fvrl.org: HR Department, Fort Vancouver Regional Library District, 1007 E. Mill Plain Blvd., Vancouver, WA 98663, Equal Opportunity Employer.
Digital Production Librarian
For all information related to this position opening, including application information, please see Posting Number 0001270 at http://jobs.oregonstate.edu or clink on this permalink http://jobs.oregonstate.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=51818
Reporting to the Head of Technical Services, the Digital Production Librarian is responsible for oversight of the digital conversion of library and university collections, including monograph, serial, photograph, and manuscript collections. Provides leadership and guidance to Digital Production Unit staff, including providing problem resolution for metadata issues and training staff. The Digital Production Unit is responsible for creation and maintenance of digital collections and born-digital assets, including digitizing print-based and other analog materials, applying metadata, creating and maintaining data dictionaries and controlled vocabularies for digital collections, and training campus units in the use of institutional repository software.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
Head of Public Access Services
Closes: (11/27/07) open until filled
Portland State University is seeking a progressive and energetic professional for the position of Head of Public Access Services, a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track librarian position with the rank of Assistant Professor. The Head of Public Access Services supervises 10 full-time staff members and provides leadership and management of Public Access Services (PAS) activities including circulation, Summit and interlibrary loan resource sharing, reserves, off-site facility's operations, stacks maintenance, media services, copy services including photocopy and microforms operations, and van service to/from more than one library location. This position reports to the Assistant University Librarian for Public Services, contributes to the profession through professional service and scholarly activities, and participates in faculty governance activities within the Library and University.
Complete job announcement available at: Online ad: http://www.hrc.pdx.edu/openings/unclassified/LIB-005.htm . In cover letter, address how your knowledge and experiences meet qualifications.
To Apply: Submit electronic application materials only (Word or .pdf documents). Send cover letter; resume; and names, address, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of four references to: Karena Bayruns, Search Coordinator, kbayruns at pdx.edu. Transcripts and background checks will be required for finalists. PSU is an AA/EO institution and, in keeping with the President's diversity initiative, welcomes applications from diverse candidates and candidates who support diversity.
Network Analyst II
Network Analyst II: Join our automation support team located in Old Town Hillsboro. WCCLS provides WAN networking for the countywide library cooperative and supports a shared library cataloging and circulation system. You will use your experience with network technologies to administer LAN and WAN networks, maintain security and connectivity for the delivery of applications and services, and administer electronic communication systems. Successful candidates will possess computer science related college level degree/coursework and/or practical experience managing network technologies. Pay range is $4,844 - $5,888/month. (Application period closes Set. 14, 2007.)
For more information on WCCLS, visit us online at www.wccls.org.
Washington County offers opportunities for professional growth and a comprehensive benefits package. County application and supplemental questionnaire are required. For more information on these positions and to apply on-line, please visit Washington County's Human Resources page at www.co.washington.or.us, or our Human Resources Department, 155 N. First Ave., Ste. 270, Hillsboro, OR 97124.
Library Assistant: You will add your enthusiasm for learning and customer service talents to the West Slope Community Library (Raleigh Park neighborhood). Responsibilities include assisting patrons, handling and shelving library materials, and supporting youth services programming. Successful applicants will possess basic computer proficiency and familiarity with library circulation systems. Pay range is $16.48 - $20.04/hr. This is full-time position (37.5 hrs/wk) including evenings and weekends. (Application period closes Sept. 7, 2007.)
For more information on WCCLS, visit us online at www.wccls.org.
Washington County offers opportunities for professional growth and a comprehensive benefits package. County application and supplemental questionnaire are required. For more information on these positions and to apply on-line, please visit Washington County's Human Resources page at www.co.washington.or.us, or our Human Resources Department, 155 N. First Ave., Ste. 270, Hillsboro, OR 97124
Student Assistant for Preparation and Encoding of Finding Aids
The University Archives, a department of the Oregon State University Libraries, seeks a highly skilled student assistant to prepare and encode finding aids to archival collections. This student assistant will encode existing finding aids following the Encoded Archival Description (EAD) standard, the XML data structure for archival finding aids, as well as prepare (and encode) new finding aids.
The initial position is 10 hours per week for about 6 months (approximately 250 total hours) to begin in September 2007 or as soon as the position is filled. There is a possibility for extension of the position beyond 6 months.
Required qualifications: Completion of an undergraduate degree; Familiarity with primary sources; Ability to analyze, synthesize, and write clearly; Attention to detail; Currently enrolled as a student (not required to be an OSU student).
Preferred qualifications: Experience or familiarity with EAD, XML, or other data structure standard.Experience or familiarity with cataloging archival or library materials.
Pay: $10 per hour
To apply: Send a resume, cover letter addressing how you meet the required and preferred qualifications, and a list of three references to: Elizabeth Nielsen, Elizabeth.nielsen at oregonstate.edu . Review of applications will begin September 7; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Online Resources Consultant,
Closes: (11/27/07) open until filled
The Office of the Secretary of State, Washington State Library is recruiting for a full-time permanent Online Resources Consultant. The individual in this position works within the Library Development Program and supports the program's mission to improve and enhance library services in Washington State by 1) serving as consulting support for the Statewide Database Licensing project (SDL) and Washington Group Services; and 2) coordinating statewide virtual reference.
This is a direct employment opportunity and the recruitment announcement may be viewed at: http://www.secstate.wa.gov/office/employment.aspx; choose Online Resources Consultant (07 LAP3 0656 SL). Please share this announcement with anyone who may be interested. Thank you.
Interlibrary Loan/Document Delivery Technical Assistant
Clark Memorial Library, University of Portland, Department: Library.
Job Type: Non-Academic Staff
Hours Per Week: Full Time
Responsibilities: The Document Delivery/Interlibrary Loan Technical Assistant is responsible for overseeing all borrowing and lending activities in the unit (approximately 16,000 requests annually); communicating with reciprocating libraries to insure excellent service; administering document delivery services for Distant Education students, designing & implementing efficient workflow, utilizing all available resources to ensure rapid delivery of materials; planning for & monitoring hardware & software enhancements & system upgrades. The position is also responsible for writing & revising procedure manuals; seeking ways of encompassing new technology for delivering services (web-based and otherwise); and hiring, training and evaluating student workers, who perform all routine operations.
For a complete job announcement and application procedures contact Caroline Mann at mann at up.edu; by fax to 503-943-7491; or by mail to: Caroline Mann, Clark Memorial Library, University of Portland, 5000 N. Willamette Blvd, Portland, OR 97203-5798. We are an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER striving to employ personnel at all levels who will support and enhance our educational mission and purpose.
Customer Services Manager
LAC seeks an enthusiastic Customer Services Manager for an exciting career with one of the world's leading book distributors and electronic services providers. This exciting position calls for someone with a thorough understanding of technical services, including cataloging and record formatting, as well as exemplary customer service skills. The ideal candidate will be a people person with 1-4 years of library experience. MLS holders are strongly preferred. This position offers excellent benefits and very competitive compensation for the right candidate. This position is based just outside of Portland, OR.
To Apply: For immediate consideration send your cover letter and resume to Jacques Domenge, Jacques at libraryassociates.com . Please remember to include the title and job number (#755) that you are applying for in your email or cover letter.
LIBRARY AUTOMATED SYSTEMS MANAGER
Oregon City, OR
LINCC is seeking a highly-skilled, motivated individual to be the technical manager of the integrated library computer system serving 11 public libraries. This position manages the SirsiDynix "Classic Dynix" system, and will soon be migrating to the new SirsiDynix "Symphony" system. This is a professional/supervisory position requiring excellent communication skills, proven supervisory experience of technical and support staff, and library computer network system experience. Desirable candidates will possess extensive library experience and 5 or more years directly managing an integrated library computer system. MLS is desirable, but not required if experienced in a public library environment. Salary range $4138-$5587 per month, plus 6% retirement contribution and other excellent benefits.
ONLY ONLINE CLACKAMAS COUNTY APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR THIS RECRUITMENT.
Apply on website www.clackamas.us, click on "jobs"; or complete online application at Clackamas County Employee Services, Public Services Building, 2051 Kaen Road, 3rd floor, Oregon City, OR, 97045. Phone 503.655.8459. Closing date: Monday, September 10, 2007. EEO/AA Employer.
Grant Project Coordinator
The City of Independence seeks a contract consultant to administer and coordinate the activities of the Local Libraries Promoting Lifelong Learning project. This grant funded demonstration project is designed to provide a series of informational programs of interest to seniors in twelve public libraries in Polk, Yamhill and Marion counties, and to provide large print and non-print materials to support those informational programs.
The preferred background, education, and experience of the consultant selected to coordinate this project include:
Degree in library science, sociology, or related field; Background in developing and managing public programs; Experience working in libraries, senior centers or other environments serving seniors; Experience working with volunteers; Ability to use computers and software for word processing and graphic design; Excellent organizational skills; Ability to work within a budget; Excellent oral and written communications skills; Tact and diplomacy.
For additional information see our website: http://www.ccrls.org/independence/jobs.htm, or contact: Robin Puccetti 503-838-1811 robinp at ccrls.org
Palo Alto, CA
LAC is seeking an enthusiastic and bright candidate for the position of Science / Pharmaceutical Librarian for a company located in Palo Alto, CA. The Librarian is responsible for providing end-user support and training, ongoing copyright education, collection indexing and document delivery services for the entire client organization.
Responsibilities: Manage on- and off-site Library Services; Prepare & communicate monthly, quarterly and annual deliverables to client;Collaborate with end-users and business/project teams to identify information needs; Help to streamline workflows and deliver content efficiently; Work in conjunction with vendors and technology teams to evaluate, integrate and deploy information solutions across the organization; Assist users with reference questions, customer service and/or assess issues related to Information Resources and services; Process and track requests for the purchase of books, subscriptions, pay per view document delivery orders and other materials; Help to implement new subscriptions and to manage subscription renewals and cancellations; Provide overall management for the organization of content on the client's Digital Library, including the integration of e-Journals, databases and information resources based on various end-user needs; Participate in ongoing indexing as new content is added to the client's electronic repository; Coordinate Information Center open-house activities and resource training sessions; Participate in other tasks and projects as necessary;
Position Requirements: MLS/MLIS from an ALA accredited institution; Three to five years of experience in a corporate pharmaceutical, biotechnology or medical services library; Previous document delivery and workflow management experience; Proven ability to multi-task, manage change and meet client expectations; Proficiency using Dialog, DataStar, PubMed, SciFinder, STN, Factiva and various publisher platforms and pipeline databases; Proficiency with desktop software, strong aptitude for learning new software; Proficiency utilizing Web-design platforms and tools; Demonstrated ability to design, manage and update an Information Portal based on the needs of the organization;
Compensation: Compensation commensurate with experience; Excellent benefits package;
To Apply: Please submit resume and cover letter as a Word or Rich Text format to Brad Rogers, brogers at libraryassociates.com, with a courtesy copy to Patty DeAnda, pdeanda at libraryassociates.com
Library Technician 2
Latino Liaison $15.34 - $18.61/hour plus benefits including PERS.
This 32 hour a week position performs a variety of paraprofessional library support services including recommending additions to the Spanish language collection, providing assistance on the reference and circulation desks, providing Library related interpretation and translation services, assisting with the planning and implementation of outreach program services to targeted populations. We require two years course work at an accredited college/university with major course work in business or liberal arts or a related field and one year of paraprofessional experience in a library or library environment plus the ability to speak and write Spanish.
For more information and to apply online see www.ci.springfield.or.us, phone: 541-726-3704 Deadline August 31, 2007. AA/EOE
Assistant Librarian (PT)
The Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research has an opening for a half-time librarian.
JOB PURPOSE: The Assistant Librarian position exists (1) to develop and manage electronic resources and information systems for the Center for Health Research library; (2) to serve as an information management consultant to projects and websites.
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: Master's degree in library science or equivalent combination of knowledge and experience.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Two years' professional library experience. Analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to evaluate technological options and develop and recommend solutions. Basic knowledge of information architecture principles. Basic knowledge of digital library and repository tools. Working knowledge of HTML and web editor software. Working knowledge of standard office software. Strong Internet and online bibliographic database searching skills. Ability to work both independently and with a collaborative team. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal and customer-service skills. Demonstrates warmth, cultural competence and responsiveness to customer needs.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Professional work experience in a research, academic, or health sciences library. Experience with repository software and metadata standards. Experience with digital library standards and best practices.
HOURS/SHIFT: 20 hours per week; days. PASSING A BACKGROUND CHECK AS WELL AS A DRUG SCREEN IS REQUIRED FOR ALL EXTERNAL HIRES. Kaiser Permanente is an AA/EEO employer. To complete an application, visit our web site at www.kaiserpermanentejobs.org.
This position plans and administers library policies and services and develops multicultural programs for The Collins Foundation Multicultural Library located at the Center for Self Enhancement, Inc.
Qualifications: Masters degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited school or Masters degree in Education Media, plus two years of professional library experience. Extensive experience directly related to job duties may be substituted. Knowledge of subject reference sources and research methodologies. Must have extensive knowledge in computer applications and technologies. Must proven effective leadership skills. Ability to interact effectively with all levels of students, staff, volunteers, tutors, etc. Willingness to work flexible hours; including evenings and weekends.
See our website for a complete job announcement and application process, www.selfenhancement.org, or contact: Rochell Jackson at Self Enhancement, Inc., 3920 N. Kerby Ave., Portland, OR 97227-1255, phone: 503-249-1721, Fax: 503-249-1955 or email Rochell Jackson at rochellj at selfenhancement.org.
Head Cataloger/On-site Project Manager
New Orleans, LA
LAC seeks a Head Cataloger / On-site Project Manager for a long term project in New Orleans, Louisiana that will last approximately 2 years. Our successful candidate will be articulate, a quick study and extremely hard working. High standards of quality and performance, commitment and integrity are essential to this project
Responsibilities: Provide on-site support in all phases for the bibliographic description of restoration library materials from water damaged collection in New Orleans. Approximately two year project requires onsite cataloger to handle original, complex copy, and serial cataloging, act as a resource for copy catalogers, providing LC classification and subject headings as needed for copy cataloging needing upgrading; Manage and coordinate project and supervise on-site staff on a day-to-day basis.
Required Qualifications: ALA-accredited M.S. in Library or Information Science; Minimum of 5 years (a minimum of 2 years of which were in a supervisory capacity) active cataloging experience in an academic environment using L.C. subject headings and L.C. classification, OCLC and a local integrated system; Extensive knowledge of national cataloging standards and practice including AACR2 and MARC21 formats; Recent and significant experience with an integrated library system, preferably Endeavor Voyager; Ability to communicate effectively; Ability to work with one other language besides English; Ability to work independently, in a cohesive team, and in a challenging multi-task project environment; Demonstrated ability to manage large cataloging/processing project and supervise 15-20 staff.
For a complete job description contact Patty DeAnda,.pdeanda at libraryassociates.com.
To Apply: Please email resume and cover letter to Patty DeAnda, pdeanda at libraryassociates.com, with a courtesy copy to Keith Gurtzweiler, keith at libraryassociates.com. Please let us know what position you are applying for in your email and cover letter.
San Francisco, CA
LAC - Library Associates Companies seeks experienced candidates for the position of Law Librarian to work in the San Francisco and Palo Alto offices of a large and growing national law firm. This is a 30-hour/week temporary position with the subsequent possibility of hire. Applicants must have law library experience.
primary responsibilities: Work in a dynamic, growing firm supporting the research needs of a diverse group of attorneys and lobbyists; Legal, business, marketing and client development reference and research utilizing electronic and print resources; Develop outreach policies and programs to further the research partnership between the library and the attorneys; Work with local database vendors and representatives to set up training and demonstrations; Participate in professional activities, as appropriate, representing the firm; Work with the firm's other librarians in various offices, including the main office in Los Angeles on special projects, including web content development for the firm's Intranet.
qualifications: MLIS/MLS; 3-5 years of research and reference experience in a law library;
LexisNexis, Westlaw, Internet, print and other online legal and business database searching experience; Professionalism, excellent customer-service and communication skills.
to apply: Please apply online at http://www.libraryassociates.com/registration.html or send resume and cover letter to Patty De Anda, pdeanda at libraryassociates.com, with a courtesy copy to Keith Gurtzweiler, keith at libraryassociates.com. Please include "Law Librarian - #745" in Subject line of email. Equal Opportunity Employer.
Public Services Librarian- Part Time
Responsible for providing a variety of public services for all ages in a busy community library. Services include reference, readers' advisory, Internet and library use instruction. Must be available weekends and evenings. Normally scheduled for less than 20 hours per week. Pay $18.64/hour. No benefits with this position.
Seeking candidates with Master's degree in library science, strong customer service orientation and demonstrated knowledge of books and digital resources.
For complete job description and how to apply follow links from http://www.cedarmill.org/library
Assistant Library Director
Keizer, OR 97303
Keizer Community Library, Heritage Community Center
Minimum Requirements and Desirable Characteristics: Demonstrated customer service skills, attention to details and the ability to work independently and/or as part of a team. Knowledgeable about books and resources, and enjoys reading, discussing, and romoting reading. Persons with prior library training and/or experience are encouraged to apply.
Position Description: Works with the Library Director to currently maintain a Community Library in Keizer, Oregon. Responsible for the daily operation of the library, which includes:
- Management of library donations and related collection development process.
- Marketing the daily "for sale" book carts in a manner that promotes sales.
- Assists in organizing the yearly book sales.
- Provides back-up support for the circulation desk when needed.
- Manages the membership files and keeps the check-out cards in order.
- Reviews with the Director issues that may effect public services.
- Conducts new volunteer orientation and general training as needed.
- Prepares monthly statistical reports for the Director and Board.
- Assists in the daily maintenance of the library, books and shelves.
- Keeps the library in good order, making it inviting and comfortable for the patrons.
- Performs others duties as assigned.
Hours: 8 - 10 hours per week. Flexible and varies according to activities. Hiring Range: Currently a Volunteer position. However, it could become a paid position in the future.
Benefits: Flexible schedule and the opportunity to work in a beautiful setting with dedicated, caring and helpful individuals. The library is located in the restored historical Keizer Elementary School, which is now a Community Center.
Send Your Resume and/or Letter of Application to: Jan Deardorff, Library Director
Keizer Community Library, 980 Chemawa Rd. NE, Keizer, OR 97303, phone 503.390.2370.
On-call Substitute Librarian
Closing date: (10/20/07) Open until filled
Western Oregon University's Library and Media Services is accepting resumes for qualified individuals to staff its library reference desk on an as-needed basis. Hours may include evening and weekend shifts. The Substitute Librarian maintains the library's high standard of and reputation for customer service while assisting and instructing undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff, and community members with information needs at a general academic reference desk.
Compensation: minimum $17.00/hour, depending on qualifications and experience.
Minimum: MLS degree from ALA-accredited institution or significant progress toward the degree; current school library media endorsement accepted. Recent experience in providing reference service.
Preferred: Experience working in an academic library. Experience with online reference services. Experience with collection development. Experience with web page design and development. Teaching experience.
To be considered, please send a cover letter and current resume to: Janeanne Rockwell-Kincanon, Public Services Librarian, Western Oregon University Library and Media Services, 345 N. Monmouth Ave, Monmouth, OR 97361. Fax: 503-838-8645, Email (as attachment): kincanj at wou.edu
For inquiries, please contact Janeanne Rockwell-Kincanon at 503-838-9493 or email: kincanj at wou.edu.
Fixed-term Reference and Instruction Librarians (2 positions)
Closing Date: (10/20/07) Open until filled - review of applications begins on July 30
Western Oregon University's Library and Media Services seeks to fill two fixed-term full-time adjunct faculty librarian positions for the 2007-08 academic year.
1) (Recruitment # S0727) - Reference and Instruction Librarian (fixed term, non-tenure track, September 4, 2007 to June 15, 2008)
2) (Recruitment # S0728) - Reference Librarian (September 4 to December 8, 2007) with an emphasis on serving evenings and weekends (Sunday through Thursday).
Both positions require a MLS degree from an ALA-accredited institution, and experience providing library instruction and reference services.
Review of applications for both positions will begin on July 30 and continue until positions are filled. Candidates are allowed to apply for multiple positions if they clearly state in their cover letter the recruitment numbers of the positions for which they are applying.
For more information about these positions, please contact Bryan Miyagishima at 503.838.8892 or email: miyagib at wou.edu .
For a complete description of duties and qualification, as well as application instructions, please visit the Western Oregon University Human Resources web site at: http://www.wou.edu/admin/hr/jobopenings_faculty.php .
Closes: (10/13/07) open until filled
The Pend Oreille County Library District is seeking a visionary, energetic leader for the position of Library Director. The Director answers to a five-member Board, appointed by the County Commissioners. As the only MLS in the District, the Director supervises 11 full, part-time or substitute paraprofessional employees plus volunteers and Rural Resources or Career Path workers from time-to-time.
RESPONSIBLE FOR: Overall supervision of library services, strategic planning, budget preparation and management; grant writing and administration; interviewing, training, evaluating, and correcting personnel, and representing the library to people and governing boards of five towns and a large rural area.
For a complete job announcement and application packet contact: Pend Oreille County Library District, 116 S. Washington Ave., Newport, WA 99156; (509) 447-2111; or email Kurt White at kwhite at pocld.org.
Closes: (10/6/07) open until filled
Stevens County Rural Library District - Kettle Falls, WA
SALARY: $41,724.80 - $48,380 per year. BENEFITS: Social Security, retirement, life, medical, dental and optical insurance; paid vacation and sick leave.
Complete job description available at our website: www.scrld.org.
DUTIES: The Kettle Falls Library Manager is a full-time highly responsible management and front line public service job involving planning, directing, and supervising patron services for a community library facility. The position will include coordinating and overseeing outreach to area schools, programming for a variety of ages, collection development, staff training, community involvement, participation on a website development committee, and public speaking. The position also manages the small branches in the towns of Hunters and Northport, and the library station in Onion Creek.
QUALIFICATIONS: MLS Degree from an ALA accredited school of librarianship and/or WA State Certification as a Librarian required.. Three years of related full-time work experience including supervisory experience, and at least one year of related fulltime library employment.
APPLICATION: Please submit a Stevens County Rural Library District employment application, a signed cover letter addressing your work experience related to the skills and abilities required for this position, and a resume with three references to:
Kathy Weber, Stevens County Rural Library District, 4008 Cedar St., PO Box 744,
Loon Lake, WA 99148. Completed application materials must be submitted through the mail or dropped off at the Administration Office. E-mailed or faxed applications are not accepted. JOB BEGINS: As soon after hiring as possible.
Dean of Library and Media Services
Closes: (9/22/07) open until filled
Western Oregon University seeks an experienced and outstanding Dean of Library and Media Services (LMS).
LMS provides print and electronic resources and services to the campus and works in collaboration with other campuses in the Oregon University System and the Orbis Cascade Alliance. The Dean manages library, media, technology training, and related academic support operations.
Reporting to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Dean articulates vision and strategic direction for the unit; assesses and implements strategies for continuous improvement in LMS services, collections, access, technology, and facilities; develops and effectively manages budget and resources; and pursues funding and development opportunities.
The successful candidate must have an ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS and an additional master's degree; a minimum of 10 years of experience in an academic or research library with five years of progressively more responsible management experience in libraries; and a record of professional and scholarly achievement worthy of appointment to the rank of Associate Professor or Professor.
WOU is a public, liberal arts university of over 4,000 students, which is located in Monmouth, Oregon in the Mid-Willamette Valley, 60 miles from Portland.
For a more thorough position description and listing of qualifications, as well as application information, please visit our Web site: www.wou.edu/jobs
Director of Library and IS
LAC seeks candidates for a Director of Library and Information Services position. Our client is one of the largest law firms in the world with offices in over 20 countries and provides an extensive range of legal services. We are looking for someone who shares the firm's values of relationship building, teamwork, and collaboration. A Director who can mentor and build close-working relationships with the firm's attorneys and staff. The Director is responsible for all aspects of the management and administration of the firm's libraries and research resources. This includes leading and directing the firm's library staff, budget creation and monitoring, hiring and managing head librarians, planning the organization and arrangement of library space, and coordinating the delivery of information services with the Information Technology department and knowledge management groups. Qualified candidates will have an MLS from an accredited ALA institution and eight (8) years experience in Library Services with a minimum of 4 of those years in a lead position. The equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted for degree requirement.
Location: As there are several possibilities, you can discuss your location preference with a member of our recruiting team.
For more information or to apply: Please contact Keith Gurtzweiler, keith at libraryassociates.com, with a copy to Patty De Anda, pdeanda at libraryassociates.com. Please tell us the position you're applying for in your email and cover letter and let us know where you saw our posting. EOE
Closes: (12/31/07) Open until filled
Full-time salaried position $36-$42,000 annually plus benefits package.
The Library Director is the executive and administrative officer of the Library District and serves as secretary and consultant to the Library Board as well as the District's financial officer. The Director carries out policies adopted by the Board, is responsible for employment and direction of staff, for the care and maintenance of the building and equipment, for the efficiency of the service to the public, for the selection of library materials, and for the operation of the District under financial conditions set forth in the annual budget. The Director manages reference, reader's advisory, and interlibrary loan services to patrons. This position is appointed and evaluated by the five-person, elected Library District Board of Directors.
This is a highly visible position in a rural and growing community. The service population is 11,700 people who reside in the communities of Veneta. Elmira, Noti and Walton, 12 miles west of Eugene/Springfield metro area. City of Veneta website is www.ci.veneta.or.us Please see www.fernridgelibrary.org for a complete description of duties and requirements and to print application form.
QUALIFICATIONS: MLS degree or equivalent preferred, with four years public library experience, which includes three years supervisory or management experience. A combination of education and experience may be substituted for the above requirements. Additional training in management of a library district and business, such as accounting, is desirable. Fluency in a second language is an asset, as well as a history of community service, initiative and innovative achievements.
TO APPLY: Request an application packet from the Fern Ridge Library District, PO Box 387, Veneta, OR 97487, Alice Ford, Interim Director, email rvanmeter at fernridgelibrary.org, phone 541-935-7512. Direct questions to: Steve Recca, Board Chair, Fern Ridge Library District, email steverecca at egrassoc.com, phone (541) 935-0529.
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