[Libs-Or] Job Opportunity at Multnomah County Library
johnette at multcolib.org
Fri Jul 11 12:02:21 PDT 2008
REFERENCE, PROGRAMMING & ADULT SERVICES MANAGER
SALARY: $69,936 to $97,910 annually
CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled
The Multnomah County Library in Portland, Oregon is seeking applicants
for a Reference, Programming and Adult Services Manager position. This
position will be responsible for the development, coordination, support
and review of reference, public programming, and adult services for the
Library to ensure consistent quality.
This person reports to the Deputy Director and will work closely and
collaboratively with the Youth Services Coordinator and the directors of
the Central Library and Neighborhood Libraries to ensure a high standard
of public service across the library system. Most of the services this
position coordinates are delivered by Neighborhood, Central, and
Outreach staff, many of whom do not report directly to this position.
In addition, this position will advise and work closely with the
Collections Manager and the training department. The Reference,
Programming & Adult Services Coordinator will represent related issues
to the senior management team while maintaining a system-wide approach
and will provide highly responsible, complex staff assistance to the
Deputy Director and Director.
This position requires demonstrated leadership and management experience
in librarianship typically gained through at least 3 years of senior
management/administrative experience in a multi-branch library system, a
central library, and/or experience in managing a major division within a
large library system. Some experience in all three areas (programming,
reference, and adult services) is preferred. Significant experience in
at least one area is required.
Candidates should demonstrate an open management style, a commitment to
constantly improving customer service within a diverse community, the
ability and desire to develop emerging library leaders, enthusiasm for
leading organizational change and the management ability to administer a
complex library program.
A Master's degree in library and information science from an accredited
college or university is required.
For more information about this position or to apply, please visit our
website at www.multcojobs.org.
Johnette Easter, Senior HR Analyst
Multnomah County Library
205 NE Russell St.
Portland, Oregon 97212
Phone #: (503) 988-5046
Fax #: (503) 988-4532
johnette.easter at co.multnomah.or.us
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