[Libs-Or] Jobline, 9/26/08

April Baker baker_april_m at oslmac.osl.state.or.us
Fri Sep 26 08:15:32 PDT 2008

Oregon State Library Jobline
An Electronic Jobline from the Oregon State Library....... Sept. 26, 2008

10/03 Acquisitions Technical Assistant, Portland, OR
12/17 Special Collections Librarian, Olympia, WA
10/13 Collection Development Librarian, Austin, TX
10/10 Teen Services Librarian, Salem, OR 
10/31 Systems Librarian, La Grande, OR
09/30 Part-time Library Assistant, St. Helens, OR
10/20 Librarian III, Bend, OR. 
12/26 Reference Assistant, Albany, OR 
12/12 Associate Law Librarian, Eugene, OR
12/05 College Librarian, Portland, OR
10/25 Adult Collection Librarian, Bend, OR
10/15 Acquisitions Librarian, New Orleans, LA
10/29 Reference Librarian, Medford, OR 
10/29 On-call librarians, Portland OR
11/01 Library Director, Cleveland, OH
10/01 School Library Consultant, Salem, OR
10/22 Gray Family Chair for Innovative Library Services, Corvallis, OR
10/14 Information Architect, Washington, DC.
10/18 Assistant Director of Public Services, Los Angeles, CA
10/18 Assistant Library Administrator, Los Angeles, CA
10/08 Librarian, Tigard, OR
10/16 Reference Librarian, Woodburn, OR
10/16 Circulation Supervisor, Woodland, WA 
09/30 Director, Bend, OR
10/09 Circulation Supervisor, Vancouver, WA
09/30 Library Director, Bend, Oregon

Job Announcements 

Acquisitions Technical Assistant
Closes: 10/3/08
Portland, OR
Salary & Benefits: $28K range plus a comprehensive fringe benefits package, including tuition assistance.Work Schedule: 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday Closing Date: October 3, 2008
The University of Portland, a private Catholic institution of higher learning, is seeking an Acquisitions Technical Assistant to join the staff of the W.W. Clark Memorial Library. The library has a team oriented and rapidly changing environment, and the position requires flexibility and a spirit of cooperation within the team and the library as a whole.
Primary responsibilities: Acquisitions: Ordering firm and standing orders: books, videos and audio recordings, creating and maintaining order records using Innovative Interfaces 
Ordering electronic books, creating and maintaining order records, assisting with licensing and verifying access. Receiving these materials using Innovative Interfaces and sending invoices on for payment. Selecting appropriate vendors for orders and maintaining working relationship with library vendors. Claiming and associated order file maintenance. Cataloging: Precataloging searching on OCLC as part of the acquisitions verification process. Copy cataloging of monographs for materials that have corresponding Library of Congress cataloging using standard library protocols, OCLC, and the library's Innovative Interfaces system. May train and take lead with 1-2 student employees and assist other departmental student employees in the absence of their lead or supervisor.
Required Education/Skills/Knowledge: Education or training beyond high school required. Exceptional organizational, analytical, interpersonal and communication skills - both written and oral. Working knowledge of standard library systems and procedures as they apply to the position including the acquisitions and cataloging subsystems of an integrated library system (preferably III). OCLC, and microcomputer applications necessary to the position, e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook, Web based resources.Capacity to work positively with all members of the library team as well as vendor representatives. Bachelor's degree and 1-2 years pertinent library experience, supervisory experience preferred. Physical requirements of the job (e.g.: moving from floor to floor, moving equipment, working in the book stacks): Occasional lifting of heavy loads; ability to push fully loaded book cart, moving from floor to floor.
How to Apply: Qualified candidates should send (electronic submissions preferred): A letter of interest, current resume, names & contact information for 3 current professional references to: Susan Hinken, Head, Technical Services and Collection Development, WW Clark Memorial Library, 5000 N. Willamette Blvd, Portland OR 97203.
Applications received on or before October 3, 2008 will receive first consideration. Starting date for this position is October 20, 2008. 

Special Collections Librarian
Closes: 12/25/08
Olympia, WA

The Office of the Secretary of State, Washington State Library is recruiting for one full-time, permanent Special Collections Librarian (Library & Archival Professional 3). This is a direct employment opportunity and the recruitment announcement may be viewed at: http://www.secstate.wa.gov/office/employment.aspx; choose Special Collections Librarian (08 LAP3 SL 0431). 
Collection Development Librarian
Closes: 10/13/08 or Until Filled
Austin, TX
The collection development librarian is responsible for developing a collection development policy that values a balanced collection in all areas of the curriculum and for all bibliographic and physical formats, including digital. The successful candidate will have the knowledge and experience to assess the collection. Working with library faculty and staff, and teaching faculty, he or she will possess the leadership and management skills to develop new collection policy and to successfully implement that policy. This is a full-time, tenure-track faculty position and reports directly to the Library Director. Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.

For a complete job listing, please visit http://www.stedwards.edu/hr/jobs/J08192.php
Teen Services Librarian
Closes: 10/10/08
Salem, OR
A Teen Services Librarian is needed at Salem Public Library. Join our energetic, creative Youth Services team as you focus on helping to create a new Teen Center for the library. This librarian will be responsible for YA collection development, programs, outreach and reference/reader's advisory services for middle and high school students. 
Please see the complete job posting at:
If you have questions about this position, please contact BJ Quinlan at 503-588-6039 or bjquinlan at cityofsalem.net

Systems Librarian
Closes: 10/31/08
La Grande, OR

Position Description: Pierce Library at Eastern Oregon University invites applications for the position of Systems Librarian of Systems Librarian, for complete position description go to
Qualifications: A Master's in Librarianship from an ALA accredited program is required. Candidates, who have started an MLS program and expect completion within
6 months of appointment, will be considered for hire at the instructor level, with the understanding that the MLS degree must be obtained within a reasonable time frame.
Application Procedure: Candidates must provide an introductory letter of interest, resume and contact information for four references that can address the candidate's professional experience. Only complete files of qualified applicants will be reviewed. Please submit materials to: Chrystine Brown, Systems Librarian Search Committee, Eastern Oregon University,
One University Boulevard, La Grande, OR. 97850. Phone: 541-962-3523.

Part-Time Library Assistant
Closes: 9/30/08
St Helens, OR

The St. Helens Public Library is hiring a flexible individual with excellent customer service skills to enter a great career in public library service. This position performs various duties within the Library requiring general knowledge of library operations. The focus of the position is in circulation but it will also provide reference services as needed and assist with children's and technical services. 
Terms of Employment:
20 hours per week; evening and weekend shifts primarily
City-paid PERS after six months

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. 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 September 30, 2008. 
Librarian III, Adult Collection Development
Closes: 10/20/08
Bend, OR
The Deschutes Public Library is a dynamic and innovative library district. The district is currently seeking a proactive, creative, and service-oriented, upper level librarian. The librarian will primarily manage the collection development of adult materials. Knowledge of standard public library books, music and film collections, as well as popular reading materials, is essential. The position requires an MLS and three years experience demonstrating successful and progressive adult collection processes and results. The successful candidate will be a self-starter and effective in teams. Position closes on October 10. Additional information on the Deschutes Public Library District, the community, and how to apply for this position can be found at http://www.gossagesager.com/DeschutesCDad.htm
Reference Assistant
Closes: (12/26/08)
Albany, OR
Job Title: Reference Assistant, Linn-Benton Community College Closing Date: Open until filled City & State: Albany, OR
Position Description:
This position at the Linn-Benton Community College Library is part-time, approximately 16 hours a week - mostly afternoon and evening hours. The Reference Assistant is expected to provide support to users through information and technical assistance, basic and intermediate reference and research assistance and one-on-one consultations. Position requires a minimum of 3 years experience working in a library or related setting. Additional college course work in library science may substitute for experience. Salary is $13.54 per hour.
To see a full position description and to submit application materials, please visit the Linn-Benton Community College employment site at: http://www.jobs.linnbenton.edu . Questions should be directed to Bryan Miyagishima - miyagib at linnbenton.edu or phone 541-917-4646.
Associate Law Librarian
Closes: (12/12/08)
Eugene, OR
The The John E. Jaqua Law Library at the University of Oregon seeks an innovative and energetic Associate Law Librarian.
Responsibilities: Assists the Law Library Director with administrative responsibilities, including budget preparation, long and short-range planning, personnel supervision, and technology initiatives. Oversees access services, collection services, technical services, and facilities management. Initiates and monitors library programs and services. 
Coordinates interdepartmental activities within the law library and with the law school; provides liaison services to designated law faculty; provides research and teaching services; assumes responsibility for the library in the absence of the Director. Supervises two full time law library faculty and six classified staff. Represents the law library on various law school and University Libraries committees and at meetings and other functions. Participates in the reference services rotation, including some weekends. Other responsibilities and projects as assigned by the Law Library Director.
For more information and complete details, see: http://libweb.uoregon.edu/admnpers/associatelaw.html
Youth Services Librarian
Closes: 10/4/08
Madras, OR

Come be the Youth Services Librarian at The Jefferson County Library District. Position includes services to both teens and children. Great youth programs in place, just step in and keep things going as well as expand Youth Services with some of your own ideas. Great position for someone who likes lots of job variety, small town life, the outdoors, and running their own show. Starting salary $30,000 to $32,000. MLS preferred, but will consider those with extensive experience in serving youth in a library setting. Varied schedule, including some Saturdays and evenings. Position starts December 1, 2008. 
To apply email resume' to Director, Sally Beesley - sally at jcld.org
For complete job description and application go to http://www.jcld.org/Jobs.html
College Librarian
Closes: (12/05/08)
Portland, OR
The Oregon College of Oriental medicine (OCOM) seeks a full-time professional Librarian with experience in library management and operations, preferably in an academic setting. Under the supervision of the college's Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Librarian will oversee and develop the college's specialized medical library collection and ensure the provision of quality library services to members of the college community. 
Essential functions of this position will include: 
Management and oversight of the OCOM library budget.
Management of library support staff, including work study students.
Development of the college's specialized collection, including periodicals.
Oversight of circulation and cataloging functions.
Development and periodic review of library policies and procedures.
Coordination of library information technology services, in conjunction with the OCOM information technology staff.
Participation in ongoing institutional self study processes, and periodic assessment of the quality of library services.
Periodic provision of instructional services to faculty and students.
Participation in academic decision making as a member of the college's Academic Steering Committee.

Education: MLS (or equivalent) degree from an ALA accredited program is required at the time of appointment.

Experience: The ideal candidate will have significant experience managing a small specialized library, preferably with a healthcare emphasis. Teaching experience preferred. College or university library experience highly desirable.
Familiarity with traditional Oriental medicine, including acupuncture and/or traditional Chinese herbal medicine would be a plus. Please note: All applicants must pass a criminal background check and prove authorization to work in the United States at the time of position offer.
To apply for this position:
Qualified applicants should email (as PDF or Word Document attachments) a cover letter, CV, and contact information for three professional references to Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Tim Chapman tchapman at ocom.edu. Cover letter should specifically indicate relevant experience, skills, and interests. The position will remain open until filled. 
Application materials may also be surface mailed or faxed to:
Dr. Tim Chapman, VP for Academic Affairs, Attn: Librarian Search, Oregon College of Oriental Medicine
10525 SE Cherry Blossom Drive, Portland, Oregon 97216, Fax: (503) 253-2701
Adult Collection Librarian
Closes: 10/10/08
Bend, OR

Deschutes Public Library System is a dynamic, thriving, and innovative library district and seeks a passionate collections management librarian who knows how to bring people and ideas together through materials in all formats. The system of 5 recently constructed branches and a bookmobile is nestled in the foothills of the Cascade mountain range, one of the most beautiful and most desirable counties in the United States-growing by 53% from 1995 to 2005. This position will work out of the main branch, downtown Bend, Oregon, a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts.
The successful candidate will be proactive, creative and service-oriented. This is an upper level librarian position and will primarily manage the collection development of adult materials. The library circulated 1.9 million items in 2006-2007. Other duties may include reader's advisory programming, public service desk responsibilities, and community outreach.
Staying abreast of trends in librarianship and developments in the publishing industry will be vital for the candidate in this position. Effective management of diverse resources, technology, clientele, and situations requiring independent decision-making and action will be essential. We are looking for a candidate that has the desire and the ability to take collection management to its highest level; develop and implement systems that provide collections to the library's communities; and can build on past successes. 
Requires MLS and three years experience demonstrating successful and progressive adult collection processes and results. Must be a self-starter and effective in teams. Starting salary range is $45,852-$49,596 with an excellent benefits package. Additional information on the Deschutes Public Library District and the community can be found at: www.gossagesager.com/Deslinks.htm 
For further information: Contact Jobeth Bradbury, Gossage Sager Associates, jobethbradbury at gossagesager.com or 816-531-2468. This opportunity will close October 10, 2008. To apply, please send a cover letter and current resume as attachments via email to: jobethbradbury at gossagesager.com.

Acquisitions Librarian
Closes: October 15, 2008 (or Until Filled)
New Orleans, LA 
Library Associates Companies/LAC is seeking an Acquisitions Librarian, preferably with a strong background in music, to assist with a long term project at the Tulane Libraries Recovery Center to rebuild its collections with the primary focus being the Tulane Music Collection. The Tulane Music Collection was partially destroyed by Hurricane Katrina. The role of the Music Acquisitions librarian is to assist with purchasing items to replace lost materials and to rebuild the Music Collection into a world class collection. The librarian will work closely with the Tulane Library faculty and Music Faculty to select materials in both print and non print formats that will support the Music Curriculum at Tulane University. A strong background in Music Collection Development is a plus. Experience with the Voyager Acquisition system or similar ILS is required. In addition the successful candidate will need to be able to work in a Team Environment as part of the Tulane Recovery Center Team. The job starts in late August 2008 and continues for approximately 2 years and possibly longer. 

To Apply:
For immediate consideration please email your cover letter and resume to jobs at libraryassociates.com, with a courtesy copy to Brad Rogers, brogers at libraryassociates.com. 
Benefits and compensation package; 
Please reference position title AND the position ID #994 as the subject line of your email. 

Reference Librarian
Closes: October 29, 2008 (or Until Filled) 
Medford, OR 
LSSI has an opening for a 20 hour per week (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday) Reference Librarian at the Medford Branch Library, Jackson County Library Services. The Reference Librarian provides basic reference and reader's advisory services, assists with interlibrary loans, adult programming, displays, training, collection development, webpage, library tours, and performs related work as required.
Qualifications for the Reference Librarian position include knowledge of reference tools, computer knowledge/skill, excellent customer service, and oral and written communication skills.
Applicant must have an M.L.S. or progress toward the degree.
To apply please print out an application and submit to the Medford Library Business Office, 205 South Central Avenue, Medford, OR 97501 
Application forms may be printed out from the following Web Site http://www.lssi.com/openjobs.cfm. Please do not submit applications online to the LSSI website.
LSSI is an equal opportunity employer. 


Library Director
Closes: November 1, 2008 (or until filled)
Cleveland, OH

Library Associates Companies (LAC) and Miriam Pollack + Associates (MPA) is working with the Cleveland Public Library (CPL) to find a new Director.
The Cleveland Public Library is looking for a Library Director to lead its main library and 28 neighborhood branches. The Library is in an enviable financial position, having just passed a five-year operating levy with a 65% approval by the Cleveland voters. In place is an independent-governance structure with a strong and diverse Board, supported by Cleveland Mayor, Frank Johnson. CPL is the nation's third-ranked research library. The Greater Cleveland area is a superior community in which to live with many cultural and recreational amenities. 
To see the full brochure as a PDF, please go to the following URL:

If you have an interest, please send your resume to the attention of Miriam Pollack, c/o Patty De Anda (LAC) at, jobs at libraryassociates.com. Please include "CPL Library Director" as the subject of your email.

Information Architect
Closes: October 14, 2008 (or Until Filled)
Washington, DC.
Library Associates Companies (LAC) seeks an Information Architect to work under contract for the USAID Library in Washington, DC. The Architect would be responsible for supporting a community of webmasters, developing an inventory of websites, and helping to establish website norms and guidelines. This position is based in Washington, DC. 
USAID-funded web development experience (http://www.usaid.gov/info_technology/xweb/); 
Developing web-based content on topics related to international development;

The details of the position can be found at this location:
To Apply:
For immediate consideration please email your cover letter and resume to the attention of Brad Rogers at, jobs at libraryassociates.com.
Please include your salary range expectations in your cover letter.
Please reference position title AND the position #1002 as the subject line of your email. 
Compensation commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Library Associates Companies is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that values diversity in the workforce.
Assistant Director of Public Services
Closes: October 18, 2008 (or Until Filled)
Los Angeles, California 
The County of Los Angeles is recruiting experienced and dynamic candidates for the position of Assistant Director of Public Services to work in the headquarters of County of Los Angeles Public Library.
The Assistant Director, Public Services, Library has immediate charge of the Public Services Division of the Public Library and reports to the Chief Deputy County Librarian. The incumbent provides professional and administrative direction to subordinate supervisors in provision of community library services to the adult and juvenile reading public in the unincorporated areas and cities served by the County Library District. The incumbent must have thorough knowledge of library administration and library programs, policies, and procedures. The incumbent must also have a thorough knowledge of general management and supervision theories and practices; personnel, public and employee relations principles; budget administration; operations forecasting and planning; and administrative and organizational principles.
The details of the position can be found on the County's Human Resources page at the following URL:
LA County - AD Public Services
The full position description can be viewed here:
Assistant Director of Public Services (PDF)
To apply, please send email to Deborah Schwarz and Keith Gurtzweiler, at jobs at libraryassociates.com, with "Assistant Director, Public Services, Library" in the Subject field.
LAC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that values and promotes diversity in the workplace

Assistant Library Administrator, Technical Services
Closes: October 18, 2008 (or Until Filled)
Los Angeles, California
The County of Los Angeles is recruiting experienced and dynamic candidates for the position of Assistant Library Administrator, Technical Services to work in the headquarters of County of Los Angeles Public Library. 

The incumbent assists in managing library technical services and works under the general direction of the Library Administrator, Technical Services.

For a complete description of the position please go to:
Assistant Library Administrator, Technical Services (PDF)
The details of the position can be found on the County's Human Resources page at the following URL: 
LA County - Assistant Library Administrator, Technical Services

To apply, please send email to Deborah Schwarz and Keith Gurtzweiler, at jobs at libraryassociates.com, with "Assistant Library Administrator, Technical Services" in the Subject field.
LAC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that values and promotes diversity in the workplace

Reference Librarian
Closes: October 16 2008 (or Until Filled)
Woodburn, Oregon

Part Time Position for a Reference Librarian

The City of Woodburn is currently accepting applications for a part-time Reference Librarian (up to 12 hours per week) within the Woodburn Public Library (Community Services Department). The Reference Librarian provides comprehensive reference service to library patrons; responds to service requests of a general nature, across many disciplines and subject areas; provides point of use assistance or instruction for patrons of all ages for electronic and print resources. Scheduled hours of work for this position will involve evenings and weekends. 

Closing Date : Open until filled - APPLY IMMEDIATELY

Submit Application To: 
City of Woodburn - Personnel Office
270 Montgomery Street 
Woodburn OR 97071
For a complete description of the position and application materials are available on the City's website at www.woodburn-or.gov or by calling (503)982-5210. 

Circulation Supervisor
Closes: October 16, 2008 (or Until Filled)
Woodland, Washington
The Fort Vancouver Regional Library District is seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic Circulation Supervisor for its Woodland Community Library. This job requires four years of library; experience as lead worker or supervisor and experience working with children and young adults is preferred. Minimum salary $2830/mo with an excellent benefits package including Washington PERS retirement.
Find information about us at fvrl.org. Employment application, supplemental questionnaire and position description are posted at www.fvrl.org under About Us. Open until filled.
Submit cover letter, resume, supplemental questionnaire, three references and employment application to:
HR Department
Fort Vancouver Regional Library
1007 E. Mill Plain Blvd.
Vancouver, WA 98663
Or via email hr at fvrl.org (include job title in subject line)
Circulation Supervisor
Closes: October 9, 2008 (or Until Filled)
Vancouver, WA
The Fort Vancouver Regional Library District is looking for a full-time Circulation Supervisor to join the Vancouver Community Library circulation team. The successful candidate will assist with the supervision of circulation and perform and monitor a variety of regular and recurring duties of a specialized nature related to circulation services. 
The District uses SirsiDynix Symphony. 
Requires a combination of experience, skills and education that provide the abilities to do the job including the equivalent of an Associate degree and four years previous library experience, supervisory experience preferred. Must be able to lift 50 pounds. Minimum salary $2762/mo. with an excellent benefits package including Washington PERS retirement. Open until filled; applicant review begins 7/16/2008. Information about the position and the Vancouver Community Library is on our website at www.fvrl.org under About Us.
To apply, submit cover letter, resume, application form, three professional references to:
HR Department
Fort Vancouver Regional Library
1007 E. Mill Plain Blvd.
Vancouver, WA 98663
Or send via e-mail in Word format to hr at fvrl.org (include job title in subject line) Equal Opportunity Employer
Library Director
Closes: 9/30/08
Bend, Oregon (Central Oregon)

Deschutes Public Library District 
A dynamic leader is sought as director for this progressive Central Oregon (Bend) library district. Lead efforts to build upon the solid foundation of a top library program. Work with a team that is committed to a never-ending quest for excellence. Many of the tools are already in place. DPL is an independent library district with a permanent tax rate that is exclusively dedicated to public library services. The library is governed by an elected library board that focuses upon outcomes and looks to the director and management team to devise creative implementation strategies. The management team is confident and dynamic and embraces new approaches and solutions. 
The challenges are exciting. Develop innovative service strategies to respond to the fastest growing population in Oregon. Devise alternative service strategies using the latest technologies. Provide leadership in local areas and in the broader state and national library communities. The possibilities are endless. Contact Dan Bradbury of Gossage Sager Associates http://www.gossagesager.com
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