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Oregon State Library Jobline

A Weekly Job Resource from the Oregon State Library | February 27, 2015

OREGON
Closing Dates

03/17/15 District Coordinator for Umatilla County Special Library District, Umatilla County, OR
03/06/15 Librarian II - Youth Services Librarian, Hillsboro, OR
03/09/15 Youth Services Librarian, Seaside, OR
02/27/15 Senior Library Assistant, Hillsboro, OR
03/02/15 Upper School Library Assistant - Substitute Positions, Portland, OR
03/16/15 Acquisition Specialist, Forest Grove, OR
03/02/15 On-Call Librarian, Corvallis, OR
No Date  Reference Specialist, Portland, OR
02/27/15 Librarian - Part time, Woodburn, OR
No Date  Library Director - LSSI - Jackson County Library Services, Medford, OR
No Date  Librarian - Access Services Coordinator, Medford, OR

OUT OF STATE
Closing Dates
04/12/15 Executive Director, Westport, CT
No Date  Integrated Library System Administrator, Nashville, TN
03/24/15 Digital Literacy Instructional Specialist, Denver, CO
03/15/15 Library Director, Vancouver, WA
02/28/15 Deputy Director, Vancouver, WA
No Date  Youth Services Librarian, Meridian, ID
02/28/15 Library Consultant, Jackson, MS
No Date  Executive Director, Madison, WI
02/27/15 County Library Director, Monmouth County, NJ

OREGON Job Announcements

District Coordinator for Umatilla County Special Library District (UCLSD)
Posted: 2/27/15
Closes: 3/17/15
Umatilla County, OR

This position is nestled in the high desert plateaus of Eastern Oregon, in the beautiful and rural communities of Umatilla County, Oregon. The District Coordinator plays an important role in the Umatilla County Special Library District. The District is a premier rural federated public library support system made up of twelve independent city libraries. The District Coordinator works with a dedicated team of staff, and a passionate, involved elected Board of Directors that care deeply about the quality of literacy and library programs and services that impact the residents of Umatilla County. The District Coordinator represents and is directly accountable to the Board of Directors. The position supports the development of member libraries, and facilitates and implements the administrative and financial activities of the special district. Duties focus on the initiation and skillful growth of District services in accordance with the vision and mission of the District. This role is a highly visible one in the communities and library services areas, and good networking, public speaking, and organizational expertise are important components of the position.

Information about the position can be found on our website: www.ucsld.org

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Librarian II - Youth Services Librarian
Posted: 2/27/15
Closes: 3/6/15
Hillsboro, OR

Washington County Cooperative Library Services is seeking a trailblazing and passionate librarian to lead the system in providing library service to the diverse children and families in this county. As one of the busiest library systems in the country, the position will require someone energetic, efficient, effective, and collaborative. Under the direction of the Outreach and Youth Services Program Supervisor, the Youth Services Librarian assumes responsibility for the Early Literacy Outreach program and coordination of county-wide youth and young adult activities. Successful applicants must possess a valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record. This position requires that you successfully pass a comprehensive security background investigation.

Link to the full job announcement: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/cowashingtonor/default.cfm

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Youth Services Librarian
Posted: 2/27/15
Closes: 3/9/15
Seaside, OR

The Seaside Public Library is seeking a full time Youth Services Librarian who is energetic and willing to try new ideas. Must be willing to work with the local schools and collaborate with other nearby libraries in our countywide summer reading program. This position reports to the Library Director, working 40 hours a week, including Saturdays. The Youth Services Librarian performs a variety of outreach and works directly with the public to engage and inspire literacy, specifically targeting youth between the ages of 0-19. This position allows considerable leeway for the exercise of independent initiative and judgment. The Youth Services Librarian uses advanced knowledge of childhood development and early literacy to provide exceptional service and programs to children and their caregivers in the Seaside Community including storytime, weekly teen events, and a summer reading program. Applicants please send completed application, resume, and cover letter. Also provide a short summary of your qualification of working with parents and children in a library setting or story-time. Please include a short outline of one story time program for toddlers and one teen event.

Full-time position @ Range 36 ($2,982) per month + benefits. Interested parties may obtain applications through the Human Resource Department located at Seaside City Hall, 989 Broadway, Seaside, Oregon 97138, or on our website at www.cityofseaside.us. The City of Seaside is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Senior Library Assistant
Posted 2/20/15
Closes: 2/27/15
Hillsboro, OR 97124

Bring your library knowledge, customer service skills and technical expertise to Washington County's Cooperative Library Services. The Senior Library Assistant will assist member library staff with system support, hardware support, software applications, Helpdesk duties, clerical support, and special projects. The Senior Library Assistant works with other Automation Team members on projects and activities to achieve goals established for the Automation Program by the Cooperative. Full time 40 hours per week - $20.84-$25.33 hourly wage. This position requires a valid and acceptable driving license.

Successful candidates will possess three (3) years of administrative or library support work with at least one (1) year of previous library experience.

Washington County offers their employees a collaborative culture and a comprehensive benefits package. For more information on this position and to apply online, please visit the Washington County Human Resources page at: www.co.washington.or.us or contact Washington County Human Resources, 155 N. First Ave., Ste. 270, Hillsboro, OR 97124.

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Upper School Library Assistant Substitute Positions
Posted 2/20/15
Closing Date: 3/2/15
Portland, OR

The Upper School Librarian at the Catlin Gabel School is building a substitute library assistant list for short and possible longer term coverage. We seek applicants who have library experience, are energetic and highly organized, and genuinely enjoy working with a group of smart, delightful teenagers in a beautiful, busy library. Our Upper School Library serves about 310 students and 50 faculty, as well as a broad range of faculty, staff, parents and students from other divisions of the school. Hours are Mon-Fri, from 7:30am to 5pm, with the librarian and the library assistant arranging their schedules to maintain coverage. While the substitute assistant rate of pay is modest, the environment, people, and experience are all delightful. Successful applicants must be able to pass a background check through our Human Resources department. 

TO APPLY: Email a letter of interest, and include a resume and information about your general availability to Sue Phillips, Upper School Librarian: phillipss@catlin.edu Please write "Library Substitute List" in the subject line. Thank you for your interest.

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Acquisition Specialist
Posted 2/20/15
Closes: 3/16/15
Forest Grove, OR

Pacific University Libraries seek an innovative Acquisitions Specialist, with a dedication to growth and excellence. The Acquisition Specialist is responsible for all aspects of the acquisition of library print and electronic resources. Reporting to the Collection Management Services librarian, this person will work within a collaborative team environment to build and execute processes that support exceptional service. Pacific University serves more than 3500 undergraduate and graduate students on its campuses in Forest Grove, Hillsboro, Woodburn and Eugene. This full-time, non-exempt position is located on the Forest Grove campus. Priority consideration given to applications received by March 16, 2015.

For full job description and directions for application visit: http://www.pacificu.edu/about-us/offices/human-resources/employment/available-positions/acquisitions-specialist

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On-Call Librarian
Posted: 2/20/15
Closes: 3/2/15
Corvallis, OR

Provide general reference assistance at a central reference desk for OSU faculty, students, and staff, and community users; Locate information and answer factual questions; Recommend research strategies for complex research questions; Conduct bibliographic searches in local, regional, national, and international catalogs to identify and locate primary source material; Assist and train users to select and search the databases and catalogs needed for the particular research question; Provide library research method instruction as needed; Assist with computer and technical related questions; Stock printers with paper and toner, clear jams, trouble-shoot printing issues.

Link to the fill hob announcement: https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp

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Reference Specialist
Posted: 2/6/15
Closes: No Date
Portland, OR

Oregon Historical Society (OHS) is currently recruiting for a Reference Specialist. Under the supervision of the Reference Services Coordinator, the Reference Specialist works closely with other staff in providing reference and information assistance to patrons of the research library. The Reference Specialist is responsible for introducing patrons to reference materials in all formats and providing bibliographic instruction in research methods and database use. Additionally, the Reference Specialist maintains reference collections including but not limited to books, serials, microfilm, government documents, digital materials, video & audio materials, and biography and subject files. This positions requires the employee to work Saturdays.

For a complete job description and to submit your application please visit http://ohs.org/about-ohs/employment

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Librarian - Part time
Posted: 2/6/15
Closes: 2/27/15
Woodburn, OR

The part-time Librarian is primarily responsible for assisting library patrons of all ages at the reference desk and also with the implementation of adult programs and services in coordination with the full-time Adult Services Librarian. This position will work on average 11 hours per week but could work up to 19 hours per week.

To review full job description and apply please go to www.ci.woodburn.or.us and click on the HR/Careers link

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Library Director-LSSI-Jackson County Library Services
Posted: 1/30/15
Closes: No Date
Medford, OR

LSSI is seeking a forward thinking and experienced library professional to replace its current Library Director, who will retire April 2015. It is ideal for a dynamic library leader with a passion for exceptional library service and the ability to lead a talented team. The successful candidate will 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 various government and community groups. Ability to lead and inspire staff with creative new ideas for increasing library services while growing the use of and support for library services among the public and strategic partners is very important. This is a highly visible position requiring a dynamic librarian capable of working closely with LSSI, community officials and the Library Board.

Link to the full job announcement: https://careers-lssi.icims.com/jobs/1427/library-director/job

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Librarian - Access Services Coordinator
Posted: 1/30/15
Closes: No Date
Medford, OR

LSSI is seeking a forward thinking Access Services Coordinator for the Jackson County Public Library System. It is ideal for an energetic early/mid-career librarian with a passion for exceptional library service. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated knowledge of sound public library management principles, best practices, trends, and current professional theories.

Link to the full job announcement: https://careers-lssi.icims.com/jobs/1376/librarian--access-services-coordinator/job

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OUT OF STATE Job Announcements

Executive Director
Posted: 2/27/15
Closes: 4/12/15
Westport, CT

Transform. Transcend. Deliver. Be the next leader of the preeminent public library in Connecticut. The Board of Trustees of the Westport Library seeks an experienced, engaged and energetic Executive Director who will build on the Library’s innovative and award-winning programs and patron-centric service to achieve even greater levels of excellence. The Westport Library is a vibrant and welcoming community hub that reflects Westport’s spirit, creativity and entrepreneurship. Each day, an average of 1,300 patrons of all ages visit the Library to read and research (borrowing nearly 674,000 items last year), attend one of the Library’s 1,600 programs, consult with the Library’s expert reference librarians, use one of the Library’s ten 3-D printers, shop the Library store, meet friends at the Library Café or simply enjoy the camaraderie of being in a dynamic shared space.

For information, contact Bradbury Associates/Gossage Sager Associates via email or phone. Apply via email with a meaningful cover letter and your resume as Word or pdf attachments to Dan Bradbury or Jobeth Bradbury.

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Integrated Library System Administrator
Posted: 2/27/15
Closes: No Date
Nashville, TN

The mission of the Office of the Secretary of State is to exceed the expectations of our customers, the taxpayers, by operating at the highest levels of accuracy, cost-effectiveness, and accountability in a customer-centered environment. This professional position has primary responsibility for implementation and administration of the State shared Integrated Library System, including all system revisions and updates. This employee will be expected to attend meetings and training across the state. This position will be positioned at TSLA in Nashville.
To apply, please email your letter of interest and resume to Maggie Bahou, Director of HR, sos.hr@tn.gov. The position is open until filled.

For more information: www.tn.gov/sos

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Digital Literacy Instructional Specialist
Posted: 2/27/15
Closes: 3/24/15
Denver, CO

Hello. Are you passionate about creating instruction that engages kids in innovative learning? Do you seek a new opportunity to be a leader in education in Colorado? Will you go beyond tech = cool to coach educators on how to meaningfully use technology to challenge kids to think critically and learn dynamically? If the answer is yes to these questions, drop everything and apply for our exciting new position. The ideal candidate has been demonstrating leadership and instructional savvy by being a teacher librarian and sharing their expertise as a national leader. The Digital Literacy Instructional Specialist is decidedly consulting with no supervisory duties. This position is funded by Institute of Museum and Library Services, Library Services and Technology Act. CDE offers PERA and other state benefits.

For more information: http://www.cde.state.co.us/cdemgmt/hr/jobs

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Library Director
Posted: 2/27/15
Closes: 3/15/15
Vancouver, WA

Washington State University (WSU) Vancouver invites applications for Library Director. The Library Director is responsible for the strategic leadership, administrative management and supervision of the WSU Vancouver Library, serving as the primary advocate for library programs and services. The Director also serves the campus as part of the campus academic leadership team, reporting to the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs (VCAA). WSU Vancouver (www.vancouver.wsu.edu) is one campus of Washington State University, a multi-campus land grant Tier 1 research institution with a commitment to undergraduate, graduate and doctoral instruction, research, and extension. WSU Vancouver is located on a beautiful 351-acre campus across the Columbia River from Portland, Oregon. A personal atmosphere, small classes, and interaction with world-class faculty attract more than 3,100 students and approximately 140 full-time faculty members. Washington State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action educator and employer. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

For additional information, application instructions, and detailed job description, visit: https://www.wsujobs.com

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Deputy Director
Posted: 2/6/15
Closes: 2/28/15
Vancouver, WA

Fort Vancouver Regional Library District is seeking an experienced, energetic and innovative leader and administrator for the key position of Deputy District Director. The position reports to the Executive Director and oversees the public services division. This position requires a strong and collaborative leader with a passion for the challenges inherent in serving diverse and ambitious communities that love and support their libraries. This position requires a Master’s Degree in Library Science or the ability to obtain certification from the Washington State Library. Preferred candidates will have at least seven years of public library experience and five years of relevant supervisory and project management experience. Track record with successful capital facilities projects desirable. Salary is negotiable from $100,000 annually. We offer an excellent benefits package with a state retirement program. The position will be open until filled.
Brief description of position.

More information and a complete job description can be found here: www.fvrl.org

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Youth Services Librarian
Posted: 2/6/15
Closes: No Date
Meridian, ID

Join a library system engaged in community-driven services focused on delivering an innovative and exciting future to residents of Meridian Library District! Recipient of the Idaho Public Library of the Year Award for 2014, Meridian Library District serves 85,000 residents through two branches, bookmobile, and online services. The Meridian Library District is seeking a Youth Services Librarian who is passionate about literacy and engaging young people and willing to try new ideas. The ideal candidate is a fearless innovator with a positive and enthusiastic approach to enhancing inventive and imaginative learning and exploration that engages young people. Bilingual preferred. This position reports to the Youth Services Manager and is located at the Main Library in Meridian, Idaho. The Youth Services Librarian performs a variety of direct public service work and outreach, specifically targeting youth between the ages of 0-18. This position works with administration to plan, promote, and implement library services, programs, and outreach for youth. The Youth Services Librarian uses advanced knowledge of childhood development and early literacy to provide exceptional service to children and their caregivers in the Meridian community. The Meridian Library District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To learn more about this position and for instructions on how to apply, please visit our website at http://www.mld.org/

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Library Consultant
Posted: 1/30/15
Closes: 2/28/15
Jackson, MS

The Mississippi Library Commission seeks a resourceful Library Consultant to provide advice and assistance to public libraries on a wide variety of topics, including service, administration, programming, policies, and community partnerships. The successful applicant will enjoy working in a collaborative environment, will be service-oriented, and will have background in public libraries. The Library Consultant provides training to public library staff members and assists public libraries with the development and implementation of progressive and emerging library services. Consideration is given to applicants with a subject specialty such as technology, youth services, non-profits, programming, library law, etc. Strong communication skills are required in order to provide and exchange information, coordinate activities, and provide guidance. The position requires regular travel throughout the state to perform onsite visits with public libraries.

Link to the full job announcement: http://www.mlc.lib.ms.us/jobs/DetailView.asp?ID=909

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Executive Director
Posted: 1/30/15
Closes: No Date
Madison, WI

The Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) is pleased to announce the search for an Executive Director to lead their nationwide organization. As the first Executive Director of CSLP, this person will have the opportunity to develop both strategic and operational goals, develop new partnerships, sustain existing relationships, lead fundraising, and work with a dynamic board of directors to carry out their programs.Under the direction of the CSLP Board of Directors the Executive Director will advance the organization by developing strategic partnerships, establishing new revenue sources, and managing fiscal and operational functions. The Executive Director will also continue to develop and maintain programs and services in order to fulfill the mission of the organization. The Executive Director may work remotely anywhere within the United States and will be expected to travel monthly. CSLP is happy to offer the following benefits which include but, are not limited to: Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance, a generous amount of holidays and personal leave, and Flexible Work Schedule.

Link to the full job announcement: http://www.qtigroup.com/JobDescription.aspx?jpid=bh_1063

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County Library Director
Posted: 1/30/15
Closes: 2/27/15
Monmouth County, NJ

The Library Director acts as a liaison between County Administration, the Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Monmouth County Library Commission and serves at the pleasure of the Commission, and is responsible for the administration of a multi-million dollar budget. Other responsibilities include: assessing, evaluating, and planning for effective delivery of library services, working with various County and local agencies and community groups, developing and managing strategic plans providing for a structured system for patrons to meet their educational, recreational and cultural needs through the County’s extensive collections, professional services, information resources and innovative programming, providing automated access to a vast network of electronical content resources and integrating these programs with the goals and mission of library public service delivery.

Link to the full job announcement: http://visitmonmouth.com/JobDetail.aspx?ID=32283

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