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Oregon State Library Jobline

A Weekly Job Resource from the Oregon State Library | December 19, 2014

OREGON
Closing Dates

01/08/15 Communications Specialist, Corvallis, OR
01/04/15 Youth Services Librarian, Portland, OR
No Date  Library Technical Services Specialist, McMinnville, OR
No Date  Clinical and Outreach Librarian, Portland, OR
12/19/14 Library Assistant, Portland, OR
12/26/14 Technical Services Manager, Salem, OR
12/23/14 Librarian - Access Services Coordinator, Medford, OR

OUT OF STATE
Closing Dates
02/01/15 Chief Youth & Family Services Officer, Hartford, CT
12/31/14 Deputy County Librarian, San Jose, CA
01/16/15 Reference and Instruction Librarian, Vancouver, WA
12/24/14 Senior Public Services Librarian for Early Learning, Vancouver, WA
01/04/15 City Librarian, Denver, CO
02/02/15 Library Director, Twin Falls, ID
12/31/14 Regional Librarian - Automation, Mountain Iron, MN

OREGON Job Announcements

Communications Specialist
Posted: 12/19/14
Closes: 1/8/14
Corvallis, OR

Oregon State University Libraries & Press (OSULP) invites applications for the position of Library Communications Specialist, a half-time (0.50 FTE), 12-month, professional faculty position, located on the OSU Corvallis campus. This position coordinates communications about OSULP at the local, state and national levels. Duties include writing news releases, editing/writing/designing the OSULP newsletter, and updating news content on the website and social media sites. Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, marketing or a relevant field and two years of communications experience, preferably in a university or college setting, are required.

Link to fill announcement: For complete requirements and to apply for the position go to http://jobs.oregonstate.edu, and search for posting #0013435.

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Youth Services Librarian
Posted: 12/12/14
Closes: 1/4/15
Portland, OR

Hit the ground running (or singing, dancing…)! The Cedar Mill Library’s Bethany Branch needs an exceptional youth librarian with strengths in programming for young children, fluency in the digital world, broad customer service skills, knowledge of children’s materials in all formats, enthusiasm for developing successful readers and learners, an affinity for current and emerging technologies and a professional commitment to excellent library service in a diverse, growing community. This is a 30 hour per week position and includes daytime, evening and occasional weekend hours.

Link to Announcement, job description and application instructions: http://library.cedarmill.org/news-events/lib-news/job-opening-bethany-youth-services-librarian

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Library Technical Services Specialist
Posted: 12/12/14
Closes: No Date
McMinnville, OR

Chemeketa Community College invites applicants for the Library Technical Services Specialist position. This is a Part-Time Hourly position at the Chemeketa Community College Yamhill Valley Campus Library in McMinnville, Oregon. The library technical services specialist staffs the public service desk by providing customer service to students, faculty/staff, college partners and public patrons in person, on the phone, and via e-mail. The person in this position responds to complaints and inquiries, assists in the interpretation of library policies and explains rules, refers patron to supervisor when appropriate and performs other duties as assigned.

For more information, please view the posting: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/chemeketacc/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1017512

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Clinical and Outreach Librarian
Posted: 12/12/14
Closes: No Date
Portland, OR

The Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) Library seeks a creative, dynamic and innovative Clinical and Outreach Librarian. Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Information & Research Services , the Clinical and Outreach Librarian is responsible for planning, promoting and providing clinical information services in the OHSU Library and affiliated clinics, with particular responsibilities as liaison to clinical and clinical research departments in the School of Medicine and their faculty, staff, residents and students. This position is responsible for Evidence Based Practice training and is expected to attend Grand Rounds, journal clubs, and other relevant academic and clinical meetings. He or she will also be responsible for coordinating clinical outreach efforts of the Library, including implementing outreach grants from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) and other funding agencies.

To apply please visit www.ohsujobs.com and search for position IRC45628.

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Library Assistant
Posted: 12/5/14
Closes: 12/19/14
Portland, OR

The Library Assistant supports the provision of library services for both CRITFC and the fishery management community in the Columbia Basin through the StreamNet Project. The position requires experience with computers, and an interest in organizing and maintaining information resources. The Library staff is team-oriented. Each staff member has assigned duties and is allowed the freedom to complete those duties. As a team, the Library staff members work together to gather and organize information to support the scientific research into the natural resources of the Columbia River basin and Pacific Northwest.

Link to the full job announcement: http://www.critfc.org/critfc-employment-opportunities/

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Technical Services Manager
Posted: 12/5/14
Closes: 12/26/14
Salem, OR

Salem Public Library seeks applications from innovative, collaborative, service-oriented candidates for the position of Technical Services Manager. This senior management position, reporting to the Library Administrator, is a member of the Library's Management Team, and as such will actively participate in the development, implementation and evaluation of Salem Public Library goals and initiatives. This position manages a staff of 7, who handle all acquisitions, cataloging and material processing functions within the Library, as well as serials and e-resource management, digital asset management, and plays a key role in supporting collection analysis and strategy.

Link to the full job announcement can be found at: http://www.jobaps.com/Salem/sup/BulPreview.asp?R1=14&R2=0307&R3=01

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Librarian - Access Services Coordinator
Posted: 11/26/14
Closes: 12/23/14
Medford, OR; system wide within LLSI - Jackson County Library Services

LSSI is seeking a forward thinking, energetic early/mid-career librarian with a passion for exceptional library service. Have a demonstrated knowledge of sound public library management principles, best practices, trends, and current professional theories. Ability to exercise good judgment, along with the ability to communicate effectively and positively with library staff and the public. Able to lead and inspire staff with creative new ideas for enhancing library services. A MLS/MLIS is required.

Link to the full job announcement can be viewed at our website, http://www.lssi.com/.

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OUT OF STATE Job Announcements

Chief Youth & Family Services Officer
Posted: 12/19/14
Closes: 2/1/15
Hartford, CT

A place like no other - the Hartford Public Library - seeks a Chief Youth & Family Services Officer like no other to be a vital dynamic part of the Library’s leadership team. This new leader will be a key Library partner working with City agencies, nonprofit organizations, and the Hartford Public Schools setting the vision for the future for Hartford’s children and young adults. The successful candidate will be customer-focused, forward-thinking, and collaborative with both internal and external customers. The Chief Youth & Family Services Officer will also be knowledgeable about current youth and family issues, will understand cutting edge youth services and technology trends, be committed to literacy for all ages, and facilitate the fusion of traditional and nontraditional library services for youth and families.

For more information, contact Bradbury Associates/Gossage Sager Associates. To start the application process, send a meaningful cover letter and your résumé as Word or pdf attachments to Jobeth Bradbury or Karen Miller and apply on or before the closing date of February 1, 2015.

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Deputy County Librarian
Posted: 12/5/14
Closes: 12/31/14
San Jose, CA

The County Librarian seeks a Deputy County Librarian with the intention, commitment, personal and professional characteristics and skills to further develop the community libraries and public services for the future. Library development means dynamically optimizing the service impact of the community libraries. For the community libraries are more than service points in a system: they are how we engage with our communities to meet their needs, to build communities, and to facilitate change for the better. The Deputy County Librarian reports to the County Librarian and is a member of the County Librarian’s executive staff. The executive staff includes the Deputy County Librarian for Information Technology and Collections and the Financial and Administrative Services Manager. The Deputy County Librarian, Community Library Development works in collaboration with the executive and management staff to insure a fluid, integrated program of service for residents and an optimal operational environment for residents and staff.

This recruitment requires the submission of an online application. Applicants must apply online at www.sccjobs.org.

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Reference and Instruction Librarian
Posted: 12/5/14
Closes: 1/16/15
Vancouver, WA

Vancouver, WA, is currently accepting applications for a tenure-track. Start date is September 2015. This position may be located on main campus or a satellite campus or both and may vary during the academic year. Position Responsibilities: Collaborate with online and onsite classroom faculty to provide resource-based library instruction; promote and teach information literacy to the college community; provide reference service to students, faculty and staff on-line and in-person; participate in continuing development of the library web site; participate in Information Literacy assessment activities; perform collection development for print and electronic resources; participate in decision-making processes by taking part in library, college, and Orbis Cascade Alliance consortium committees.

To apply: http://www.clark.edu/clark-and-community/jobs-and-employment/jobs/index.php

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Senior Public Services Librarian for Early Learning
Posted: 11/26/14
Closes: 12/24/14
Vancouver, WA

Fort Vancouver Regional Library District is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Senior Public Services Librarian for Early Learning. This position will be located at our Vancouver Community Library location. This position will provide a full range of information and program services to patrons of all ages in person, and by phone, email, and chat. The incumbent will: respond to reference and reader’s advisory questions; help patrons locate information and materials and use related technology; create, develop, plan and implement programs; instruct patrons in use of the full range of library technology; develop and maintain effective relationships with schools and community groups; and promote library services and present programs both within and outside of the library. Salary: Starting at $22.52 an hour. Excellent benefits package with Washington State PERS retirement.

Link to the full job announcement: http://mylibrary2.fvrl.org/about/docs/EarlyLearningLibrarian-VA_11.25.14.pdf

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City Librarian
Posted: 11/26/14
Closes: 1/4/15
Denver, CO

Connecting people with information, ideas and experiences to provide enjoyment, enrich lives, and strengthen the community. Join the Denver Public Library Commission and staff as they work to make this mission a reality for their city. The eight-member Library Commission seeks an energetic and enthusiastic leader to serve as City Librarian for the City and County of Denver and build on its outstanding program of services and collaboration—and achieve even greater levels of excellence and community participation. Library staff (530.75 FTEs) and 1,748 volunteers (50 FTEs) serve the 664,293 citizens of Denver with a budget of $40.3 million and 25 locations, including the iconic Central Library, with its rich special collections and resources, the Blair-Caldwell African-American Research Library, 23 other city branches, and an active bookmobile and outreach program. In 2013 DPL welcomed more than 4.3 million visitors, circulated over 9.8 million items, saw a 37% increase in eBook downloads, conducted technology classes for over 7,900 attendees, and worked with more than 41,000 children in the DPL Summer of Reading program. The Library enjoys strong financial support from the City of Denver, as well as from foundations, business organizations, individuals, and the Denver Public Library Friends Foundation.

For further information inquire by email or phone to Bradbury Associates/ Gossage Sager Associates. To start the application process, send a cover letter and current resume as Word or PDF documents to Dan Bradbury.

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Library Director
Posted: 11/21/14
Closes: 2/2/15
Twin Falls, ID

The Board of Trustees of the Twin Falls Public Library seeks candidates for the position of
Library Director. The Twin Falls Public Library has provided library service to the City of Twin Falls for over 100 years. The Library is located in a community of approximately 45,000 residents in south central Idaho. Twin Falls is located at the edge of the spectacular Snake River Canyon and is the commercial center of what is locally referred to as Idaho’s Magic Valley. The Library has fifteen full-time staff members including eight full-time professional librarians and twenty-five part-time employees. This staff of 25 FTEs, with a strong commitment to patron service, works in a 42,000 square foot building. This includes the original 1939 building, plus additions in 1975 and 1991. The annual circulation is 460,000. The current and diverse collection of books and other materials, including electronic resources, exceeds 211,000 items.

More information is available at http://twinfallspubliclibrary.org/display.php?p=employmentOpportunities

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Regional Librarian - Automation
Posted: 11/21/14
Closes: 12/31/14
Mountain Iron, MN

The Arrowhead Library System in Northeastern Minnesota - providing service to public, school, academic, and special libraries in the seven counties of Carlton, Cook, Lake, Lake of the Woods, Itasca, Koochiching, and Saint Louis - is seeking an enthusiastic person to fill the Regional Librarian - Automation position. The person filling this position will be responsible for design, implementation, integration and daily operations of the library's automation and communication systems, including the integrated library system, LAN, Web server, Internet access, telecommunications and related evolving systems and security issues with said systems. Required: a Master's degree in either library science, management, computer technology, or a related field. However, a candidate who is enrolled in a Master's degree in any of these disciplines with degree completion expected in two years could be considered. The incumbent must have a minimum of three years of experience in library service with an emphasis in library automation. Public library experience is highly desirable. Salary and benefit information: Salary and benefit information: 2015 salary range $53,914 to $67,393 dependent upon qualifications, plus excellent benefits.

Submit resume and application to:

Jim Weikum, Executive Director
Arrowhead Library System
ATTN: Position opening
5528 Emerald Avenue
Mountain Iron, MN 55768
jim@arrowhead.lib.mnl.us

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