[Libs-Or] Jobline - 8/27/10
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Oregon State Library Jobline
An Electronic Jobline from the Oregon State Library....... August 27, 2010
08/27/10 Library Associate, Milton-Freewater, OR
09/01/10 Head of Instructional Services, Portland, OR
09/01/10 Lead Library Assistant, Portland, OR
09/01/10 Serials Technician, Portland, OR
09/03/10 Copy Cataloger, Salem, OR
09/03/10 Shelver, Corvallis, OR
09/06/10 Librarian/Archivist Positions, Columbia, MO
09/15/10 Information Technology Manager, Eugene, OR
09/20/10 Music Librarian, Eugene, OR
12/15/10 Temporary Librarian Pool, Portland & Eugene, OR
Salary: $12.61 to $15.36 hourly
Duties: Average seventeen hours per week. Performs clerical, technical, and paraprofessional duties related to the operation of a public library. Must be able and willing to work evenings and Saturdays on a regular basis.
Qualifications: Basic knowledge of the organization of library materials employing Library of Congress Subject Headings, and the Dewey Decimal Classification system; the operation of Innovative Interfaces Millennium automated library systems for circulation, cataloging, and the public access catalog; the principles of selection of library materials, the ability to evaluate materials, and basic understanding of library collection development; knowledge of interlibrary loan procedures. Ability to perform basic reference interviews and searches; to provide basic reader's advisory services; to plan, organize, and conduct library-related activities.
Experience and Training: Graduation from high school or GED, or a satisfactory equivalent combination of experience and training. Experience with serving the public is very important, as well as the ability to be a cohesive and supportive teammate.
Method of Selection: Evaluation of candidate's background from application form. Those applicants who appear best qualified as determined by a screening committee will be interviewed.
Application: Applications are available from City Hall, PO Box 6, 722 S. Main, Milton-Freewater, OR 97862, 541.938.8243 or on the City's website at www.mfcity.com<http://www.mfcity.com/>. Applications must be received in the Human Resource Department by 3:00pm on Friday, AUGUST 27, 2010. Disability accommodations made in the recruitment process upon request.
Head of Instructional Services
Review of applicants will begin approximately September 1, 2010, and will remain open until finalists are identified.
The Head of Instructional Services leads the design, implementation, and assessment of the Portland State Library's instructional services; coordinates the teaching activities of the Library; and integrates information literacy into the curriculum. The Head of Instructional Services develops creative strategies to deliver library instruction; identifies best practices and standards of excellence for teaching; develops a positive and shared vision of library instruction; and provides training and continuing education to library instructors. The Head is responsible for the collection and reporting of data for the instructional program and student learning outcomes assessment. She or he also manages and develops library teaching facilities, including the Library instruction classrooms, participates in providing reference services, and serves as a liaison to one or more departments within the Graduate School of Education. The Head of Instructional Services supervises the Distance Learning Librarian and the University Studies and Education Librarian ( responsible for the coordination of general education). The Head of Instructional Services is professionally active and contributes to developments in the field. Portland State faculty contribute to faculty governance activities within the Library and the University, engage in community and professional service, and pursue an active publication and research agenda. This full-time, 12-month, tenure-track faculty position with the rank of Assistant Professor, reports to the Assistant University Librarian for Public Services. All faculty members must adhere to University and Library policies and procedures, including Portland State University's Professional Standards of Conduct.
Lead Library Assistant
The Oregon College of Oriental Medicine is a non-profit educational institution that trains Master's and Doctoral students in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. We are seeking a dependable and flexible, half-time Lead Library Assistant to support access to the college library and provide additional assistance as directed by the College Librarian.
Areas of Responsibility: The lead library assistant will oversee tasks associated with access services, including staffing the library circulation desk and processing new materials, as well as providing the Interlibrary Loan service and general reference assistance. We are seeking a lead library assistant who is comfortable taking the initiative on new projects. Successful candidates will be able to take the lead on digital projects, such as working with the Digital Repository and maintaining streaming video services.
Required Qualifications: Minimum of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university is required. Applicants must meet at least one of the following requirements: hold a master's degree in library or information management from an ALA-accredited institution; be currently enrolled in a library graduate degree program; have two or more years of prior experience working in an academic library.
Salary: This is a half-time (20-hours/week) position that pays $13-15/hr based on education and experience. This position is eligible for benefits and will provide opportunities for professional development. Please note: All applicants must pass a criminal background check and prove authorization to work in the United States.
To apply for this position: Qualified applicants should email a cover letter and résumé to Candise Branum, College Librarian at cbranum at ocom.edu<mailto:cbranum at ocom.edu>.Cover letter should specifically indicate relevant experience and skills.
A complete job description can be seen here: http://ocomlibrary.org/blog/ocom-library-seeking-a-lead-library-assistant.
Serials Technician, Portland Community College. Manages and coordinates all PCC Library serials. Includes ordering, cataloging, distribution, and payments for serials and standing orders. https://jobs.pcc.edu
Willamette University announces a part-time position as Copy Cataloger. This position has responsibility for cataloging books that have existing bibliographic records in the OCLC database. The Copy Cataloger is responsible for the processing and binding of materials. The duties require proficient use of OCLC, the library's automated cataloging module, and other computer applications. The person in this position identifies and resolves cataloging problems. Responsible and accountable for daily copy cataloging activities. Individual uses complex, sophisticated computer systems and performs bibliographic searching of resources. Recognizes and refers appropriate questions to supervisor. Requires accuracy and attention to detail in order to maintain precise bibliographic information critical to the operation of the library. Requires excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills.
This position is 12 month, .6 FTE (working 24 hours a week) classified position. Include the following benefits: medical, dental, retirement (retirement contributions are based on gross pay), vacation, sick and preference day (accrued based on .6FTE).
Link to full job announcement: http://www.willamette.edu/dept/hr/employment/classified/copy_catalger0810/index.html
Salary: $11.33 - $15.08 hourly.
The Corvallis-Benton County Public Library is accepting applications for a Part-Time (0.5 FTE) Shelver to facilitate the delivery of information to library patrons by ensuring that library materials are accurately replaced on the shelves for public access. For complete job description and application, see www.ci.corvallis.or.us<file:///\\www.ci.corvallis.or.us>.
Three Librarian/Archivist Positions
The MU Libraries at the University of Missouri-Columbia has three entry-level positions open at this time: Metadata/Catalog Librarian, Technical Services; Health Sciences Library Information Services Librarian; and Special Collections Librarian/Archivist [Print Manager]. Each position is full-time and benefit-eligible with anticipated start dates of January 2011.
For complete job announcement, see: http://mulibraries.missouri.edu/staff/admin/jobopps.htm.
Information Technology Manager
Responsibilities: The Information Technology Manager works closely with member institutions across the Northwest U.S. and with Alliance program managers to oversee technical support for existing consortium services, including Summit resource sharing system, Northwest Digital Archives, cloud computing, content management system, web site, administrative databases, etc. including responsibility for upgrades, migration, monitoring performance, security, and 24/7 support; and participates in teams developing and implementing the Alliance's Strategic Agenda, including researching, recommending, implementing, and supporting new technologies in a complex multi-state multi-institutional environment.The ideal candidate will excel in a distributed and collaborative environment that includes regular contact with colleagues with diverse responsibilities representing a broad array of academic libraries. The position requires strong project management skills and expertise in providing robust network services while learning new technical skills and designing, selecting, implementing and maintaining network services.
Qualifications: Required: BS or BA degree; excellent project management, analytical, customer service, oral, and written communication skills; experience supporting *nix systems (Unix, Linux, etc.) in a production environment, programming, and writing documentation; demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks in a complex and changing environment; demonstrated ability to work independently, collaborate at a distance, and inspire the participation of colleagues. Position is located in the Orbis Cascade Alliance offices in Eugene, Oregon. Flexibility in timing of relocation may be possible. Desired: Degrees in computer science, library science, or related fields; 3+ years experience in server support; experience working with consortia, libraries, or in higher education; experience with Web and database servers; integrated library system (ILS) support and integration; support for Institutional Repositories; evaluating and implementing open source software; vendor collaboration; distributed computing environment (e.g., cloud); principles of interface design; extensive programming experience; PHP; MySQL.
The Orbis Cascade Alliance is a nonprofit corporation that contracts with the University of Oregon to provide office space, human resources, and desktop computing support services. As is true of all consortium staff, the IT Manager is an employee of the University of Oregon assigned to work for the Orbis Cascade Alliance. This position is located in the Orbis Cascade Alliance offices in Eugene, Oregon. For more details, see: http://www.orbiscascade.org/.
Salary & Benefits: $50,000 minimum. Salary beyond the minimum will be based on prior professional experience and education. This position includes a generous benefits package. For details, see: http://hr.uoregon.edu/benefits.
To Apply: Please send Word or PDF attachments via e-mail and include the following: cover letter addressing relevant qualifications for the position; résumé; and a list that includes names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of four references (one of whom must be indicated as your most current supervisor) to: libapps at uoregon.edu<mailto:libapps at uoregon.edu>. Letters should be addressed to: Ms. Laine Stambaugh, Director, Library Human Resources, 1299 University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, OR 97403-1299. See http://libweb.uoregon.edu/admnpers/acad.html for more information.
The University of Oregon Libraries seeks a knowledgeable, creative, and service-oriented colleague for the position of Music Librarian.
Applicants should be eager to apply excellent technical and interpersonal skills to perform cataloging within Metadata Services and Digital Projects (.75 FTE) and reference services in the Music Services Department (.25 FTE). The music and recordings collection, the largest in Oregon, is housed in the main library, and includes standard classical and world music repertoire in books, scores, serials, and recordings, as well as a historic sheet music collection. There is a special emphasis on music by women composers and composers of the Pacific Northwest. Metadata Services and Digital Projects provides a wide array of services resulting in intellectual, virtual and physical access to the library's collections; assists members of the University of Oregon community with organizing and making available collections of materials in a variety of formats; coordinates and supports the growth and maintenance of the library's digital collections; and maintains the University of Oregon's institutional repository, called Scholar's Bank.
This position reports to the Head of Metadata Services and Digital Projects and works collaboratively with the Head of Music Services. The UO Libraries are known for their spirit of cooperation and collaboration, and for their ability to provide a variety of personal and professional opportunities that make a difference.
Responsibilities: The Music Librarian performs original and copy cataloging for music materials, primarily scores and sound recordings; performs name, title, series and subject authority work; contributes to the development and implementation of digital library projects related to music; provides assistance to students and faculty in the Music Services department (8-10 hours/week); participates in the development and documentation of cataloging policies and procedures; and serves on library and campus committees. The successful candidate will support and enhance a diverse learning and working environment.
Qualifications: Required: ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS degree in hand by start date; music degree or strong background in music, especially the classical repertoire; knowledge of AACR2, LCRIs, LCSH, LC Classification, and MARC21 formats; good reading knowledge of one or more European languages, preferably German. Excellent oral and written communication skills; demonstrated ability to work independently and to collaborate effectively with staff at all levels and with people of diverse backgrounds; potential to excel in a dynamic academic library environment, displaying leadership, flexibility, initiative, creative energy, and resourcefulness. Preferred: experience cataloging in an academic or music environment; ability to identify and analyze forms and concepts in library materials in the field of music; reading knowledge of Italian or French; knowledge of emerging metadata issues and trends; experience working with integrated library system (preferably Innovative) and OCLC.
Salary & Benefits: Salary commensurate with education and experience. The UO offers a generous benefits package, which may be found at:
Application Deadline: Applications received by September 20, 2010 will receive priority consideration. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
To Apply: Send Word or PDF attachments via email to Ms. Laine Stambaugh, Director, Library Human Resources, libapps at uoregon.edu<mailto:libapps at uoregon.edu>, and include the following: 1) cover letter addressing qualifications for the position; 2) résumé that includes a physical mailing address; 3) list of four references that includes, names, phone numbers, and email addresses [one of whom must be indicated as your most recent supervisor].
For complete announcement: http://hr.uoregon.edu/jobs/unclassified.php?subtype=administrative
Temporary Librarian Pool
Portland and Eugene
The UO Libraries are building a pool of qualified applicants for possible temporary, short-term appointments. Positions would be of a limited duration not to exceed one year or 20 hours/week without a further competitive search. Assignments vary in location and function, depending on need. Duties may include but are not limited to: reference service in the Knight Library or branch libraries delivering instructional sessions, technical processing, collections management, and digital library development projects. Currently, the Libraries are seeking applications to fill a general need in the UO Portland Library and Learning Commons, located in the White Stag building in downtown Portland, in addition to ongoing needs at UO Libraries on the Eugene campus.
Qualifications Required: ALA-accredited MLIS degree or foreign equivalent; professional experience and/or graduate coursework in specific areas of library service relevant to the temporary need (e.g. reference, library instruction, etc.); the successful candidate will support and enhance a diverse learning and working environment.
Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis and the pool will remain active through December 15, 2010. Screening of applications will take place as positions become available and continue until positions are filled.
To Apply: Send cover letter (please indicate you are applying for TEMPORARY LIBRARIAN POOL) and résumé to Ms. Laine Stambaugh, Director, Library Human Resources, 1299 University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, OR 97403-1299. E-mail submissions are strongly preferred; send with Word or pdf format to: libapps at uoregon.edu<mailto:libapps at uoregon.edu>.
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