[Libs-Or] Library Director Position
ricks at ci.st-helens.or.us
Wed Jun 11 10:29:00 PDT 2008
June 11, 2008
LIBRARY DIRECTOR- The City of St. Helens is seeking a Library Director
to oversee the operation of the City's Library. The successful
candidate would plan, direct and oversee the delivery of library
services, including publicity and outreach for the City. The position
supervises a staff of 5.5 FTE. The Library Director would communicate
with the public in matters pertaining to library functions and ensure
the adequate maintenance of library services. The St. Helens Public
Library is located at the Columbia Center, a 15,000 square foot facility
that houses library services, a technology center, and cultural
activities. Candidates must have broad knowledge of the principles,
practices and philosophy of public library administration, current
methods and principles of the selection, acquisition, cataloging,
processing, maintenance and circulation of print and non-print
materials, reference, and outreach practices.
Qualifications required: Completion of ALA-accredited Master's of
Library Science program and over two years of professional experience,
or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which
demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties.
The salary range is $5,333 to $6,481 per month. The City also provides
an excellent fringe benefit package.
A City employment application is required. You may obtain an
application in person at City Hall, 265 Strand Street, St. Helens; or by
phone: (503)366-8217; or online at www.ci.st-helens.or.us
<http://www.ci.st-helens.or.us/> . The successful candidate will be
required to pass a background check as well as a drug test.
Applications must be received at City Hall by 5:00 p.m. on June 25,
The City of St. Helens is an equal opportunity employer.
Rick Samuelson, MLIS
St. Helens Public Library
(503) 397-4544 ext. 104
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