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Oregon State Library Jobline

A Weekly Job Resource from the Oregon State Library | November 21, 2014

OREGON
Closing Dates

12/05/14 Librarian, Cottage Grove, OR
No Date  Booktalk Specialist, Medford, OR
12/04/14 Librarian II, West Linn, OR
12/12/14 Library Creative Learning Spaces Coordinator, Portland, OR
11/23/14 Public Services Assistant - On Call, Tualatin, OR
11/26/14 Library Aide 1, Beaverton, OR
11/28/14 Part-Time Clerk, Scappoose, OR
11/21/14 Library Assistant - Bilingual / Youth Services, Hillsboro, OR
No Date  Part-Time Library Assistant, Portland, OR
11/21/14 On-Call Library Assistant - Reference, Gladstone, OR
12/01/14 Systematic Review/Clinical Librarian (Temporary), Portland, OR
No Date  Cataloger/Collection & Technical Services Librarian (Full-time), Baker City, OR
11/21/14 Head of Guin Library, Newport, OR
No Date  Corban University Library Administrative Assistant, Salem, OR
No Date  K-12 District Librarian (0.5 FTE), Hood River, OR

OUT OF STATE
Closing Dates
11/28/14 Youth Information Specialist, Johnson County, KS
12/02/14 Youth Services Librarian, Johnson County, KS
02/02/15 Library Director, Twin Falls, ID
12/31/14 Regional Librarian - Automation, Mountain Iron, MN
No Date  Consultant, Dodge City, KS
No Date  Director of Library Services, Denver, CO
No Date  Deputy Director - Digital Services, Meridian, ID
12/14/14 Assistant Director of Digital Strategies, Houston, TX
11/28/14 Deputy District Director, Vancouver, WA
11/23/14 Manager - Information Technology, Lancaster County, PA
11/26/14 State Librarian, Augusta, ME

OREGON Job Announcements

Librarian
Posted: 11/21/14
Closes: 12/5/14
Cottage Grove, OR

The City of Cottage Grove is accepting applications for a full time Librarian for our rural public library that serves a population of 10,000. Minimum of 3 years professional library experience and Bachelors Degree required, MLS/MLIS preferred or satisfactory combination of education and experience.
To apply, submit resume, City application, and three work related references to: Community Services Director, City of Cottage Grove, 700 Gibbs Avenue, Cottage Grove, OR 97424 or email communityservices@cottagegrove.org. Application deadline Friday December 5, 2014, 5:00 PM. For more information call: 541-767-4147

Job description available at: http://www.cottagegrove.org/notices.html

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Booktalk Specialist
Posted: 11/14/14
Closes: No Date
Medford, OR

Plans and present booktalks to entice students to read, collaborate with schools within the system, possess excellent communication and public speaking skills, along with classroom management skills. A Degree in Education, School Media Specialist certification or Masters in Library Science desirable.

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

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Librarian II
Posted: 11/14/14
Closes: 12/4/14
West Linn, OR

The City of West Linn is seeking a progressive, innovative, customer service-focused professional to serve as a Librarian II. This position will report to the Assistant Library Director, and will be responsible for engaging in direct public service, collection development, and programming services that fosters, builds and maintains good relations with staff, customers, administration and the community. The Librarian II will provide innovative and creative approaches to goal setting, planning, age appropriate programming, information services, readers’ advisory and contribute to library committee work. Minimum qualifications include a Masters in Library Science and two (2) years in Library work with exposure to a variety of library functions, extensive customer service experience and technology skills an equivalent combination of education and related experience. Must have outstanding public service and communications skills; the ability to demonstrate flexibility, initiative and creativity; ability to handle multiple priorities; ability to work well independently and in a team environment; skill in use of electronic resources, tools and programs; and a strong commitment to the mission of the West Linn Public Library.
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Link to the full job announcement: http://westlinnoregon.gov/jobs

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Library Creative Learning Spaces Coordinator
Posted: 11/14/14
Closes: 12/12/14
Portland, OR

At Multnomah County Library, we're committed to preparing young minds for success and fostering a love of lifelong learning in every young person in our community. That's why we're so excited about our latest endeavor — the Rockwood Innovation Station. It's going to be something really amazing. And we're looking for an amazing leader to help us make it happen. As the Creative Learning Spaces Coordinator, you will serve as the library’s expert on the development and operation of makerspaces and other creative learning spaces and the primary driver for the development of these spaces within the Multnomah County Library system.

Please visit our website for a complete job announcement, minimum qualifications for this position, and application instructions: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/multnomah/default.cfm

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Public Services Assistant - On Call
Posted: 11/14/14
Closes: 11/23/14
Tualatin, OR

Performs a variety of paraprofessional librarian duties in the Public Services section of the library. Assists the Public Services Supervisor with maintenance of library collection. Assists groups and individuals in locating and obtaining library materials. Provides daily reference and readers’ advisory assistance at library information desks.

Information on the position and how to apply is available at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/tualatinor/default.cfm

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Library Aide 1
Posted: 11/14/14
Closes: 11/26/14
Beaverton, OR

About the Job: Library Aide I Shelvers open and close the library, use automated materials handling system to check in materials, and shelve returned library materials. Essential Functions of the Job: Shelve and maintain order of materials; move, distribute, and assist with processing of incoming and outgoing materials manually and using materials handling equipment; assist with opening, maintaining, and closing libraries; inspect materials for damages and process accordingly; provide minimal directional assistance to patrons and refer other questions.

For more information: http://apps.beavertonoregon.gov/Jobs/openings.aspx

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Part-Time Clerk
Posted: 11/14/14
Closes: 11/28/14
Scappoose, OR

The Scappoose Public Library District is accepting resumes for a Part-Time Clerk. The position is 24 hours per week and includes day, evening, and weekend hours. Excellent customer service skills and the ability to work as part of a team are essential. Must demonstrate the ability to alphabetize and successfully file using the Dewey Classification system. Computer skills, including word processing and demonstrated ability to use the Internet required. Physical requirements include the ability to bend and to lift weights of up to 40 pounds. High School Diploma or equivalent required. Prior library experience preferred. $10.75/hr. Successful candidate must pass background check. Closes Friday, November 28th. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Submit cover letter and resume to:
Dan White
PO Box 400
Scappoose, OR 97056
or email dwhite@scappooselibrary.org
Phone: 503-543-7123

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Library Assistant - Bilingual / Youth Services
Posted: 11/14/14
Closes: 11/21/14
Hillsboro, OR

The Washington County Cooperative Library Services (WCCLS) Youth Program has a part time opportunity to assist staff with various outreach tasks. Our Youth Services program provides youth related support to public libraries in Washington County. The schedule for the position is 30 hours per week, Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Schedules are flexible based on workload. This position is designated as a Bilingual English/Spanish position. The ability to fluently speak Spanish is a requirement for this position.

To apply for this position, or for more information, including job description, qualifications and requirements, please visit: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/cowashingtonor/default.cfm

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Part-Time Library Assistant
Posted: 11/14/14
Closes: No Date
Portland, OR

Oregon College of Oriental Medicine (OCOM), a nonprofit educational institution that trains master’s and doctoral students in acupuncture and Oriental medicine (AOM), is seeking a dependable and flexible part-time (0.25) Library Assistant to support access to the college library and provide additional assistance as directed by the Director of Library Services. The part-time Library Assistant is responsible for activities such as performing circulation/ journal cataloging duties, interlibrary loan services, managing the institutional repository, and providing reference support to master’s and doctoral students. Students currently enrolled in library graduate or certificate programs are encouraged to apply.

Please see the full job posting for more information: www.ocom.edu/jobs

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On-Call Library Assistant - Reference
Posted: 11/7/14
Closes: 11/21/14
Gladstone, OR

The Gladstone Public Library is seeking progressive and creative librarians to deliver quality and professional level library services to our community. Knowledge of SirsiDynix WorkFlows is preferred. A BA/BS with at least 3 years of professional experience working in a public library environment is required. An MLS, or MLIS, from an ALA accredited college or university is also desired and will be considered in lieu of the three years’ experience.

Link to the full job announcement: http://www.ci.gladstone.or.us/jobs.html

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Systematic Review/Clinical Librarian (Temporary)
Posted: 11/7/14
Closes: 12/1/14
Portland, OR

The Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) Library and Evidence-based Synthesis Program (ESP) Coordinating Center at the VA in Portland seeks a creative and dynamic temporary Systematic Review/Clinical Librarian. Reporting to the AUL for Information & Research Services at the OHSU Library and the ESP Program Manager at the Portland VA Medical Center, the temporary Systematic Review/Clinical Librarian will be part of two teams: the OHSU Library liaison team and the Portland VA Evidence-based Synthesis Program (ESP) Coordinating Center project team. The incumbent is a key member of the VA ESP Coordinating Center project team and will conduct effective literature searches for systematic reviews, topic nomination briefs and rapid response briefs requested by VA leadership. The person in this position will have expertise in Evidence-based Medicine research and the systematic review process, as well as skills in searching policy and social science literature. OHSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. Applicants with disabilities can request reasonable accommodation by contacting the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148.

Applications and Nominations: To apply please visit ohsujobs.com and search for position IRC45414. Applications should include a resume, a letter of introduction, and contact information for three references. Screening of applications will commence immediately and continue until Dec 1, 2014.

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Cataloger/Collection & Technical Services Librarian (Full-time)
Posted: 11/7/14
Closes: No Date
Baker City, OR

Baker County Library District is hiring a full-time Cataloger / Collection & Technical Services Librarian. This position is primarily responsible for central cataloging using the Evergreen ILS. BCLD serves a population of 16,280 with 6 branches and bookmobile, checking out more than 167,000 physical items at last count. An average of 8,500 items are added to the collection per year. Must have training or experience with MARC records and Dewey Decimal System classification, and be able to understand and apply AACR2 and RDA cataloging rules. Requires meticulous attention to detail and excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication, and problem-solving skills. Responsibilities also include working at the circulation desk, providing reader’s advisory, reference assistance, computer instruction, committee activities and other dirty jobs. Open until filled. Next review date: Nov 17, 2014.

More information, including job announcements, job descriptions, and an application for employment, is available at www.bakerlib.org/about-us

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Head of Guin Library
Posted: 10/31/14
Closes: 11/21/14
Newport, OR

Oregon State University Libraries & Press (OSUL&P) invites applications for the position of Head of Guin Library, a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, tenure track faculty position. The Guin Library is located at the Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) in Newport, Oregon. We are looking for an energetic and forward-thinking leader to manage the daily operations of the Guin Library, and to develop new initiatives that will keep the library at the heart of HMSC’s dynamic and rapidly-growing campus. Strong collaborative skills are essential; HMSC currently hosts research and education programs from seven OSU colleges and six state and federal agencies. As an active member of the HMSC faculty, the successful candidate will build relationships with OSU faculty, staff and students, and also with state, federal and visiting scientists. He or she will develop policies and programs to meet the needs of this specialized campus, and as a member of OSUL&P’s leadership team will balance those needs with OSUL&P’s strategic goals and priorities. OSU plans to significantly expand the HMSC in the future, and this position will have a unique opportunity to shape the development of library services for that initiative. OSU is an AA/EOE and has a policy of being responsive to dual-career needs.

Please see http://osulibrary.oregonstate.edu/head-guin-library-oregon-state-university for the full announcement.

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Corban University Library Administrative Assistant
Posted: 10/24/14
Closes: No Date
Salem, OR

Provides customer service to library patrons and support for library services in support of the University’s mission.

Link to the full job announcement: https://media.corban.edu/files/Library%20Administrative%20Assistant.pdf

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K-12 District Librarian (0.5 FTE)
Posted: 10/24/14
Closes: No Date
Hood River, OR

The job of District Librarian provides leadership and expertise necessary to ensure that the District's media/technology program is an integral part of each school's instructional program. The position serves as a specialist, teacher and instructional consultant linking media/technology program resources to students and staff.

Link to the application and job description: http://www.hoodriver.k12.or.us/Page/309

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OUT OF STATE Job Announcements

Youth Information Specialist
Posted: 11/21/14
Closes: 11/28/14
Johnson County, KS

Johnson County Library is looking for qualified applicants to fill the position of Youth Information Specialist. This position has the primary responsibility to support services to youth including pre-K, school-age, and teens through answering patron inquiries, outreach and programming, including story times. Other responsibilities include: Support to patrons of all ages regarding the use of library resources, including the Internet, Web Catalog, various databases and print resources; answering inquiries for general information, referring to appropriate staff members and informing about policies, procedures, services and programs; assisting the Branch Manager in the areas of collection maintenance, building procedures, and administrative functions, as assigned; assisting with the maintenance and promotion of branch collections and programs through displays as well as the de-selection of materials.

For more information: http://www.jocolibrary.org/jobs

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Youth Services Librarian
Posted: 11/21/14
Closes: 12/2/14
Johnson County, KS

Johnson County Library is looking for a Youth Services Librarian at our Lackman Branch. The position works closely with the Youth Services Manager to plan, implement, evaluate and oversee all aspects of their functional area. Job duties include: Assisting the Collection Department in selecting material for their functional area; developing partnerships with local and regional entities; providing services to patrons in person, on the phone, and electronically; identifying and writing grants for program support; planning and implementing programs; teaching classes in their area of emphasis and speaking at inside and external events.

For more information: http://www.jocolibrary.org/jobs

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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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Consultant
Posted: 11/14/14
Closes: No Date
Dodge City, KS

The Southwest Kansas Library System/SWKLS is seeking a qualified professional to work with the SWKLS team to create, develop, and maintain the suite of services offered to member libraries. SWKLS, located in historic Dodge City, serves a 21-county rural population which includes public, K-12, two-year academic, and special libraries. Responsibilities: Provide general library consulting, develop regional and cooperative CE programming, manage bibliographic services, supervise the book van service, collaborate with Kansas regional systems and the state library to facilitate adult and youth library services for Kansas residents, and oversee regional administration of the Blind and Physically Handicapped program (BPH). SWKLS is an EOE

For more information, please see http://swkls.org/about/employment/

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Director of Library Services
Posted: 11/7/14
Closes: No Date
Denver, CO

Denver Public Schools seeks a visionary leader to serve as the Director of Library Services. The Director of Library Services will provide district-wide leadership and support for the successful implementation of information literacy and technology instruction aligned to Colorado Academic Standards and Common Core State Standards, as well as library programming in Denver Public Schools.

Link to the full job announcement: http://tinyurl.com/pnmt7gw

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Deputy Director - Digital Services
Posted: 11/7/14
Closes: No Date
Meridian, ID

The Meridian Library District is seeking a compassionate, customer service focused Deputy Director for our Digital Services department. The ideal candidate is a confident decision maker who aspires to a user-centered philosophy and provides creative solutions that improve user experience. This position reports to the Library Director and is located at the Main Library in Meridian, Idaho. The Deputy Director leads and directs the operations and activities of the Meridian Library District’s Digital Services Department, including Information Technology and Materials Services, to deliver a unified technology experience to serve external and internal customers in both physical and virtual worlds. This position plans, coordinates and manages the development and implementation of departmental plans, policies and procedures to ensure successful attainment of the Library’s objectives and goals. The position participates in system wide planning, establishes digital communities and partnerships, represents the Library to the community, and supervises personnel. Join a library system engaged in community-driven services focused on delivering an innovative and exciting future to residents of Meridian Library District! Meridian Library District serves 85,000 residents through two branches, bookmobile, and online services. 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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Assistant Director of Digital Strategies
Posted: 10/31/14
Closes: 12/14/14
Houston, TX

Link to a world of opportunities by joining the Houston Public Library as the new Assistant Director of Digital Strategies (ADDS). Houston Public Library seeks a visionary and transformational leader with executive level skills and a commitment to customer service, creativity and innovation. The ADDS will play an essential role in helping to shape and lead HPL’s future direction as a vital community partner delivering stellar technologies, materials, services and programs to Houston’s residents. Contact Bradbury Associates/Gossage Sager Associates via email or telephone for additional information.

Link to the full job announcement: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/houston/job_bulletin.cfm?JobID=802912

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Deputy District Director
Posted: 10/31/14
Closes: 11/28/14
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.

To apply, please complete the FVRL Application for Employment (pdf) (http://mylibrary2.fvrl.org/about/jobs/FVRLEmploymentApplication2014.pdf) and submit a signed copy along with a resume and cover letter to jobs@fvrl.org. The deadline to submit applications is 5:00 p.m. on November 28, 2014. If submitting electronically, application signature will be collected at time of interview.

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Manager - Information Technology
Posted: 10/17/14
Closes: 11/23/14
Lancaster County, PA

read! learn! connect@the library! The Library System of Lancaster County (PA) is looking for its next Manager of Information Technology. The successful candidate will be a catalyst and facilitator helping individual libraries provide strong collaborative technology services to their local customers. This is an opportunity for the right person to be an equal contributor on a strong, committed System leadership team. Focusing on moving the System forward, the IT Manager will envision, design and implement technologies that enhance and support the mission of the System and its member libraries. With a staff of 19, a $2 million annual budget, and governed by a seven member Board, the System is responsible for 14 member libraries, three branches and a bookmobile serving 519,462 residents. Established in 1987, the System’s mission is to provide countywide services and cooperative programs through a cost effective network of technology, facilities and resources. Shared and centralized services include, but are not limited to, public Internet access, a shared ILS system, database subscriptions, technical services, cooperative purchasing, consulting services, and broad technology support. This includes telecommunications, web hosting, hardware and software, and continuing education. For further 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 Jobeth Bradbury or Karen Miller.

Link to the full job announcement: http://www.gossagesager.com/LSLCjobdesc.pdf

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State Librarian
Posted: 9/12/14
Closes: 11/26/14
Augusta, ME

The Maine Library Commission is seeking a visionary, experienced and innovative leader for the position of State Librarian. The State Librarian leads the operations of the Maine State Library and serves as an advocate for all libraries in Maine. The future of libraries is evolving constantly, with new models, consortia and technology, and the State Librarian can have a far-reaching impact on ensuring the highest quality and most equitable library services for all Mainers. Maine libraries have led the way with many firsts and we are seeking a candidate to continue this trend! The State Librarian reports to the Maine Library Commission, and has responsibility for a $5.2 million operating budget and 45 FTEs, oversees state grants and federal aid to libraries and works with the University of Maine System to oversee Maine InfoNet, the state's digital library.

The full vacancy posting, including the Direct Hire application, can be found on http://www.maine.gov/fps/opportunities/

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