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Oregon State Library Jobline

A Weekly Job Resource from the Oregon State Library | April 18, 2014

OREGON
Closing Dates

05/01/14 On-Call Public Services Assistant, Tualatin, OR
05/02/14 Community Library Specialist, Corvallis, OR
05/02/14 Bilingual Spanish Early Literacy Outreach Specialist, Portland, OR
04/23/14 Young Adult Reference Assistant, Beaverton, OR
04/27/14 Public Services Supervisor, Tualatin, OR
04/01/15 Open Library Pool, Eugene, OR
No Date  Library Network Manager, Clackamas County, OR
04/25/14 Library Director, Sandy, OR
No Date  Cataloging-Metadata Specialist, Forest Grove, OR
No Date  Technical Assistant/Cataloger, Brookings, OR
04/30/14 Part Time Collections Development Librarian, Grants Pass, OR

OUT OF STATE
Closing Dates
No Date  Director of Public Services and Coordinator of the Learning Commons Partnership, Seattle, WA
No Date  Muldoon Branch Library Manager, Anchorage, AK
05/25/14 City Library Director, New Haven, CT
04/27/14 Youth Services Library Assistant I, Rochester, MN
04/18/14 Principal Librarian, Boulder, CO
06/20/14 Library Director, Minden, NV
05/14/14 Library Director, Dubuque County, IA
05/10/14 Youth Services Advocate, Houston, TX
No Date  Children's Librarian - 5 positions, Brooklyn, NY
No Date  Young Adult Librarian - 2 positions, Brooklyn, NY
No Date  State Librarian, Atlanta, GA
04/20/14 Library Director, Van Dyke, MI
05/18/14 Executive Director, Las Vegas, NV

OREGON Job Announcements

On-Call Public Services Assistant
Posted: 4/18/14
Closes: 5/1/14
Tualatin, OR

Tualatin is a suburb of Portland just north of Wilsonville and south of Tigard. This position at Tualatin Public Library 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.

Link to the full job announcement: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/tualatinor/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=859579

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Community Library Specialist
Posted: 4/18/14
Closes: 5/2/14
Corvallis, OR

The City of Corvallis is currently accepting applications to fill three 25 hour/week Community Library Specialist positions. These positions facilitate the delivery of information through operation of a community library including branches, or a Mobile Library Unit, or through work on a public service desk at the Corvallis Library. Provide responsive patron service by assisting in the use of library materials, requests for information and materials from other system collections, and through appropriate referral. Provide input to supervisors on improving the effectiveness of library service. Serve as computer and technology liaison. High school diploma, or equivalent. Two years of college course work is highly desirable. Two years of library experience required.

Visit the City of Corvallis website for a detailed job flyer: http://www.corvallisoregon.gov/index.aspx?page=1106

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Bilingual Spanish Early Literacy Outreach Specialist
Posted: 4/18/14
Closes: 5/2/14
Portland, OR

At Multnomah County Library, we prepare young minds for success. With our Every Child Initiative, we work with the youngest of those minds. We help prepare children to enter kindergarten ready to learn to read. We have an expert staff of library professionals who help young children fall in love with books, and give them access to the resources that they need to be successful learners and excited explorers. We are looking for an early childhood literacy professional to join us a Bilingual Spanish Early Literacy Outreach Specialist on the Every Child Initiative team. You will join a nationally-recognized department of experts and leaders in the field of early childhood literacy in public libraries. In this position, you will use your knowledge of early reading development to create curriculum for advanced training in early literacy. You will present this training to library colleagues, community partners, parents and childcare providers in our community, thereby increasing the opportunities available to help young minds begin the journey to lifelong learning.

Please visit our website for a complete job announcement, minimum qualifications for this position, and application instructions: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/multnomah/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=842562

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Young Adult Reference Assistant
Posted: 4/11/14
Closes: 4/23/14
Beaverton, OR

Work with Youth Services team to cultivate a welcoming and resource-rich atmosphere in the Teen Room in order to serve Beaverton’s diverse teen population. The position involves connecting teens and their families with resources at the reference desk and creating community through programing. Duties for this position will include, but are not limited to: providing quick and accurate answers to patron’s reference, readers advisory and other questions using appropriate reference techniques at the children’s and teen reference desks while supervising the children and teen areas; assisting patrons in the use of library materials, computers, databases, eReaders, and knowledge of social media; providing programs for tweens and teens; assisting with Homework Helpers and other volunteers.

The full job description can be seen at http://apps.beavertonoregon.gov/Jobs/openings.aspx

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Public Services Supervisor
Posted: 4/4/14
Closes: 4/27/14
Tualatin, OR

Energetic, forward-looking, and community-focused library seeks a library innovator and customer service advocate, with loads of enthusiasm and experience in reference, collection development, and programming, to become our next Public Services Supervisor. This position provides direct service while leading 5 FTE (including professional librarians) in programming, reference, readers advisory, collection development, and outreach. As member of the library management team, this position assists in developing and implementing goals, priorities, and vision for the library. If you enjoy inclusive teamwork, continual improvement, and working with smart, motivated people, please check us out. MLS, 5 years of increasingly responsible library experience (preferably public), and 2 years supervisory experience required.

For more information, see the job brochure: http://bit.ly/1lvxbpg or the full job listing: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/tualatinor/default.cfm

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Open Library Pool
Posted: 4/4/14
Closes: 4/1/15
Eugene, OR

The University of Oregon Libraries are building a pool of qualified applicants for possible temporary, short-term appointments. Positions will be of a limited duration, not to exceed one year, but with the possibility of renewal for up to a total of three years depending on need, funding and performance. Assignments vary in location and function, depending on need, and may include but are not limited to: reference service in the Knight Library or branch libraries; delivering instructional sessions; technical processing; collection management; special collections and archives; educational technology projects; and/or digital library development projects. The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

For details on qualifications and application procedures, see Open Library Pool announcement at: http://jobs.uoregon.edu/unclassified.php?subtype=pool. (Note: If you applied for the previous 2013-2014 Open Library Pool and would like your application to remain “active” in the 2014-2015 pool, please send a brief note to that effect to libapps@uoregon.edu.)

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Library Network Manager
Posted: 4/4/14
Closes: No Date
Clackamas County, OR

The Library Information Network of Clackamas County is actively searching for a customer service focused manager with good communication skills to plan, organize, direct, supervise and manage this division. Library Network provides programs and services to a consortium of 11 independent libraries in 13 facilities. Services include computer system/WAN administration, integrated library system (ILS) administration, centralized OCLC cataloging, Inter-library loan, and courier delivery services.

Full Description and application information: https://hrapp.clackamas.us/recruit/jobinfo.html

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Library Director
Posted: 3/21/14
Closes: 4/25/14
Sandy, OR

The Library Director is responsible for oversight of the day-to-day operations of the Sandy Library in Sandy, OR and its branch, the Hoodland Library located in Welches, OR. The Library Director is a member of the City of Sandy’s management team and represents Sandy and Hoodland libraries as a member of the Library Information Network of Clackamas County (LINCC). The Director plans, organizes, directs, and promotes the activities and goals of the libraries. The work varies, often requiring interpretive judgment, discretion, and independent action.

Link to the full job announcement: http://www.ci.sandy.or.us/index.asp

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Cataloging-Metadata Specialist
Posted: 3/21/14
Closes: No Date
Forest Grove, OR

Pacific University Libraries invites applications for a Cataloging-Metadata Specialist on our Forest Grove Campus. This position within our dynamic Collection Management Services unit offers the opportunity to be part of the exciting changes our new ILS makes possible. The Specialist assists with all cataloging functions, contributing to and maintaining the local bibliographic database according to national and local standards for academic libraries. This position manages the physical processing of materials. The position also provides support to local collections in archives and the library managed institutional repository, creating metadata, processing archival materials, and related activities. This is a 35-hour benefit eligible position. Screening of applications will begin April 2, 2014.

For a full position description and information on how to apply, visit http://www.pacificu.edu/hr/employment/positions/detail.cfm?JOB_ID=743

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Technical Assistant/Cataloger
Posted: 3/21/14
Closes: No Date
Brookings, OR

The Chetco Community Public Library District, located on the Southern Oregon Coast, seeks a full-time Technical Assistant/Cataloger. The Library District serves a population of 13,000. Under the general direction of the Senior Technical Assistant, catalogs all types of library materials. Assists in the daily operation and maintenance of library computers, including ILS and public use computers. Salary range: $11.33 - $18.20/hour DOQ. 40 hours/week. Excellent benefits. EOE. Open until filled.

Application and additional information available at www.chetcolibrary.org.

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Part Time Collections Development Librarian
Posted: 3/21/14
Closes: 4/30/14
Grants Pass, OR

The Collection Development Librarian is in charge of adult nonfiction, electronic resources and the reference collection, providing selection, maintenance and weeding guidance at multiple branches. They are the resource for information desk volunteers and the public ion research techniques and utilizing the online catalog and electronic resources. QUALIFICATIONS - Minimum: Master's Degree from an ALA Accredited Library program and three (3) years professional experience in adult public services in a public or comparable library system; experience in collection development and the knowledge, skills, abilities and behaviors necessary to provide superior service to patrons, volunteers, and staff. Preferred: knowledgeable of the general principles and techniques of professional library work and library management skills necessary to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position; experience with an integrated library system such as Polaris; ability to train in the principles of an effective reference interview; comfortable with the content and research techniques for a broad range of information resources in print, in subscribed databases, and on the Internet; familiar with the general reading interests of the public library patrons and knowledge of key authors in various popular genres; informed about the information resources available in a broad range of subject areas of interest to the library's patrons. The ability to: prepare and make public presentations; use current desktop software, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; learn current and future software and communication tools; work well under pressure and deadlines; maintain confidentiality related to area of work; occasionally work evenings and weekends.

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OUT OF STATE Job Announcements

Director of Public Services and Coordinator or the Learning Commons Partnership
Posted: 4/18/14
Closes: No Date
Seattle, WA

Seattle University invites applications and nominations for an Assistant, Associate or Full Librarian to serve as the Director of Public Services and Coordinator of the Learning Commons Partnership for Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons. Position is available August 17, 2014, with start date negotiable. Salary is competitive, based on review of credentials and experience. Library faculty appointment will be at appropriate rank, based on experience and service. Responsibilities include: Provide leadership, strategic direction, management, and assessment for instructional, research, information, and circulation services; supervise, manage, evaluate, and mentor library faculty, exempt, and non-exempt support staff; participate in library and university service and governance; coordinate cooperative activities of the Learning Commons Partnership; assist in the implementation of a shared, consortial library system; serve as Liaison Librarian to academic program(s); participate in planning for the next transformation of library organization, programs, and facility. Application review will begin May 7, 2014.

Consult the library's website for full job description: http://www.seattleu.edu/library/about/public/

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Muldoon Branch Library Manager
Posted: 4/18/14
Closes: No Date
Anchorage, AK

The Anchorage Public Library is recruiting for the Muldoon Branch Library Manager. The Muldoon Branch Library is a bustling neighborhood library on the east side of Anchorage, serving the diverse residents and helping to revitalize the neighborhood. The library itself is in a mall adjacent to vital community agencies including the Women Infants and Children Nutrition Program, a Kids’ Corps Head Start and a thriving Boys and Girls Club. As a result the library serves a large number of youth and teens and provides much needed technology access for adults. The branch manager leads the branch library staff – a dynamic Youth Services Librarian and three support staff – provides facility management, and oversees the adult collections. The manager plans and presents programs for adults, builds partnerships with local agencies and community groups, and participates as needed with system-wide initiatives. The position is open until filled, with a first review of applicants Thursday, April 17th at 5pm, Alaska Time.

For the Muldoon Branch Library Manager position: https://tinyurl.com/ktvlcfs

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City Library Director
Posted: 4/18/14
Closes: 5/25/14
New Haven, CT

Creating Community – Unleashing Potential - the New Haven Free Public Library Board of Directors seeks an exceptional leader to help realize the Library’s strategic goals, create community, and unleash the potential of the city and the library at its heart. The successful candidate will exhibit strong management skills and excellent cultural competencies. The Library Director will work well in a complex environment and be a strong team leader who builds consensus internally and be a passionate advocate who connects the library system externally with a broad mosaic of community stakeholders. The library, with a $5 million annual budget ($4.5 from City appropriations), a strong senior management team and a dedicated staff (52.3 FTEs), provides services and programs through the historic Ives Main Library (on the New Haven Green and adjacent to the Yale campus), four branches and a ReadMobile. The Library Director, working with the board and a related foundation board, will build on fundraising successes of the last decade and secure new financial resources to increase services. The Library will serve as a powerful catalyst for strong neighborhoods, academic success of every school child, and workforce development.

For further information, contact Bradbury Associates/Gossage Sager Associates via email or phone. To start the application process, send a meaningful cover letter and resume as Word or pdf attachments to Dan Bradbury or Jobeth Bradbury.

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Youth Services Library Assistant I
Posted: 4/18/14
Closes: 4/27/14
Rochester, MN

The Rochester Public Library seeks a creative, organized and enthusiastic Library Assistant I who enjoys working with youth, has a passion for public services and loves to collaborate. The successful candidate will possess crackerjack customer service skills, a strong interest in youth services, top-notch communication skills and super-duper technology skills. Responsibilities of the position include providing incredible customer service to children and teens and the grown-ups who care for and work with them at the Youth Services information desk, maintaining special collections, assisting with fun and creative youth programming, a variety of clerical and data entry tasks and many other unbelievably exciting duties as assigned. The Youth Services Division of Rochester Public Library cultivates in youth a desire for knowledge, an interest in creative pursuits, a lifelong love of books and a sense of community. The Youth Services Division aims to be a destination in the community by providing stellar library experiences through community engagement, creativity, interactive programs and activities, technology, well-rounded materials collections and excellent information services.

For more information: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/rochester/job_bulletin.cfm?JobID=849503

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Principal Librarian
Posted: 4/11/14
Closes: 4/18/14
Boulder, CO

Please look beyond the formal-sounding job title! Do you have the drive and energy to join a fearless team with a start-up mentality? Do you believe that John Cotton Dana was right when he said that ultimately the public library is about ‘happiness’? Do you want to take a leadership role in "Re-Inventing the Place to be?" As Principal Librarian, you will be the chief choreographer shaping how customers experience Boulder Public Library. This job has nothing to do with being that severe authority figure wandering the hallways of your elementary school. We don't want Madam Pince of Harry Potter's library at Hogwarts; what we want is someone more like Harry himself. This fantastic job is one of three senior staff positions at BPL responsible for overseeing all public service and collection development activities. We are looking for innovative and flexible applicants who can lead AND thrive in a collaborative environment. We want applicants who see the value in EVERY staff position and understand that their own role can change daily. The ideal candidate will be part leader, part guide, part planner, part participant, and will know how to recognize and celebrate the success of others.

Link to the full job announcement: http://www.libraryjobline.org/job/3741/Principal-Librarian

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Library Director
Posted: 4/4/14
Closes: 6/20/14
Minden, NV

The Library Board of Trustees seeks applications for the position of Library Director, following the retirement of the current Director. Douglas County Public Library, Nevada serves a county of 47,000. The County lies in Northern Nevada, bordering California and containing a portion of Lake Tahoe. The Library Director reports to a five-member Board of Trustees. Responsibilities include, among others, the fiscal, personnel, facilities, and operational management of the system. Minimum qualifications and key attributes include a Master’s Degree in Library Science or equivalent from an ALA-accredited program. Seven or more years of progressively responsible experience in the library field, including 5 years in a supervisory/management position. Salary range starts at $74,500 with benefits and compensation negotiable depending upon experience and qualifications. The online application opens April 21, 2014 and will remain open until filled. The first review of applications will begin on June 20, 2014. Submit an online application and attach: a meaningful cover letter; a current resume; and three (3) professional references including address, telephone number and email address for each.
The online application is located at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/douglasconv/default.cfm

Additional information is available at the Careers page on the Library Website: http://www.douglascountynv.gov/index.aspx?NID=1021

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Library Director
Posted: 3/28/14
Closes: 5/14/14
Dubuque County, IA

The Library Director is responsible for the administration of all library functions within the goals, guidelines, and policies established by the Library Board of Trustees. The director is responsible for the facilities, financial management, and personnel of the library. This is a full-time, minimum of 40 hours/week, salaried position. Position involves some travel requiring use of personal vehicle. The Director must hold a current valid Iowa Driver’s license or be able to obtain one upon moving to Iowa, and possess required auto liability insurance coverage.

For more information: http://www.dubuquecounty.org/EmploymentOpportunities/tabid/98/Default.aspx

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Youth Services Advocate
Posted: 3/21/14
Closes: 5/10/14
Houston, TX

Link to a world of opportunities by joining the Houston Public Library as the new Youth Services Advocate. Houston Public Library seeks a leader who is knowledgeable about current issues impacting youth, conversant about cutting edge youth services and technology trends, and is able to facilitate the fusion of traditional and nontraditional library services for youth and their caregivers. If you are a dynamic, energetic, uniquely talented individual focused on youth services, this could be your next position. This is your opportunity to become a vital member of an organization that is progressive, forward thinking, and customer focused. The successful candidate is creative and innovative and will have experience working successfully in a large, diverse, urban environment; will be responsible for modeling excellent customer service; and, for providing collaborative leadership for system-wide planning and delivery of stellar youth services for Houston residents. The Houston Public Library serves 2.1 million citizens over 634 square miles through a network of 44 unique facilities. In 2012, the library staff circulated just under 7 million items to 4.2 million visitors.

For the complete job posting, visit http://agency.governmentjobs.com/houston/job_bulletin.cfm?JobID=802909

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Children's Librarian - 5 positions
Posted: 3/21/14
Closes: No Date
Brooklyn, NY

The Library is seeking five full-time Children’s Librarians to deliver quality library services and programs. The Children's Librarian, under the supervision of the Neighborhood Library Supervisor, works as part of the branch team and performs basic library work concentrating on service to children and their parents and caregivers. This position requires professional knowledge and judgment, including, but not limited to, reference and reader’s advisory services, collection development, and individual/group programming. The schedule is 35 hours per week. A Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited school and a Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate issued by the State of New York are required.

Link to the full job announcement: http://www.bklynpubliclibrary.org/jobs-business/jobs/childrens-librarian

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Young Adult Librarian - 2 positions
Posted: 3/21/14
Closes: No Date
Brooklyn, NY

The Library is seeking two Young Adult Librarians to deliver quality library services and programs. The Young Adult Librarian, under the supervision of the Neighborhood Library Supervisor, works as part of the branch team and performs basic library work concentrating on service to children and their parents and caregivers. This position requires professional knowledge and judgment, including, but not limited to, reference and reader’s advisory services, collection development, and individual/group programming. The schedule is 35 hours per week. A Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited school and a Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate issued by the State of New York are required.

Link to the full job announcement: http://www.bklynpubliclibrary.org/jobs-business/jobs/young-adult-librarian

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State Librarian
Posted: 3/21/14
Closes: No Date
Atlanta, GA

The Georgia Public Library Service (GPLS) seeks a new State Librarian. GPLS is part of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia but on a day-to-day basis has considerable authority to govern itself. The State Librarian is an employee of the Board of Regents and works with the network of public library systems, which are county and regional organizations. The Search Committee invites letters of nomination, applications (letter of interest, full resume, and contact information of at least five references), or expressions of interest to be submitted to the search firm assisting the search. Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the appointment is made. It is preferred, however, that all nominations and applications be submitted prior to March 25, 2014.

Link to the full job announcement: https://www.parkersearch.com/current-opportunities/georgia-public-library-service/state-librarian

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Library Director
Posted: 2/28/14
Closes: 4/20/14
Van Dyke, MI

Looking for a Library District where you can make a difference? The Library Board of Trustees of the Romeo District Library seeks an experienced professional to provide vision, leadership and consistency for the staff and community. Romeo District Library is an independent taxing district with a perpetual millage exclusively dedicated to public library service. Governed by a six-member Board of Trustees (representing the communities of Washington Township, Bruce Township, and the Village of Romeo), the Library staff (22FTE) serves the 33,839 citizens in the district with a $1.8 million dollar annual budget. The Library consists of the Graubner Library and the Kezar Branch--each with its unique character and excellent staff, programs and services. This is a library district ready to grow with its communities, move forward with innovation while balancing tradition and history, and be the best library it can be for its citizens.

For further information contact Bradbury Associates/Gossage Sager Associates via email or telephone. To start the application process, send a meaningful cover letter and your resume as Word or pdf attachments via email to Karen Miller or Jobeth Bradbury on or before the closing date of April 20, 2014.

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Executive Director
Posted: 2/28/14
Closes: 5/18/14
Las Vegas, NV

Read – Learn – Achieve. Embrace Las Vegas-Clark County Library District’s new Strategic Framework and provide welcoming and inspiring spaces for reading, learning and achieving—and the tools and resources that families, children, teens and adults need to succeed. The Board of Trustees seeks an energetic new leader to foster a team environment and work with staff, local government, organizations, agencies and communities and build on the Library’s already outstanding reputation for service to achieve even greater levels of excellence and community participation. The Library is an independent taxing district serving the City of Las Vegas and the unincorporated urban and outlying communities in Clark County—an 8,000 square mile area. Governed by a ten-member Board of Trustees (five appointed by the Las Vegas City Council and five by the Clark County Board of Commissioners) the Library staff (733 full and part-time workers) serve the 1.5 million citizens of the District utilizing a $52 million budget to operate 25 locations—13 urban branches and 11 outlying libraries—each featuring an array of events, workshops, programs, training, celebrations, films and story times tailored to each location. Recipient of many awards over the years—the District received 6.5 million visits to the branches and circulated 14.5 million items in 2013. The Library District Foundation provides additional support for community education, employment, entertainment and economic vitality.

For further information, contact Bradbury Associates/Gossage Sager Associates via email or phone. To start the application process, send a meaningful cover letter and your résumé as Word or pdf attachments to Dan Bradbury or Jobeth Bradbury on or before the closing date of May 18, 2014.

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