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Oregon State Library Jobline

A Weekly Job Resource from the Oregon State Library | October 31, 2014

OREGON
Closing Dates

11/16/14 Media Specialist - Teacher-Librarian Substitute, Portland, OR
11/15/14 Adult Services Associate, Prineville, OR
11/10/14 Library Assistant I, West Linn, OR
11/14/14 Learning Resources Center Assistant, Klamath Falls, OR
11/21/14 Head of Guin Library, Newport, OR
No Date  Corban University Library Administrative Assistant, Salem, OR
11/03/14 Reach Out and Read Oregon Program Assistant, Lake Oswego, OR
11/09/14 Access Services & Technology Specialist, Portland, OR
No Date  K-12 District Librarian (0.5 FTE), Hood River, OR
11/07/14 Youth Services Library Specialist, Mt. Angel, OR
10/31/14 Library Page, McMinnville, OR
11/02/14 Assistant Librarian, Portland, OR
10/31/14 Library Assistant I (Two Positions), Sherwood, OR
11/02/14 Cataloger, Baker City, OR
10/31/14 Science & Data Services Librarian, Portland, OR

04/01/15 Open Library Pool, Eugene, OR

OUT OF STATE
Closing Dates
12/14/14 Assistant Director of Digital Strategies, Houston, TX
11/28/14 Deputy District Director, Vancouver, WA
11/15/14 Youth Services Specialist, East Lansing, MI
11/07/14 Librarian II, Santa Monica, CA
11/23/14 Manager - Information Technology, Lancaster County, PA
10/31/14 Youth Services Librarian, Sandpoint, ID
10/31/14 New Mexico State Librarian, Santa Fe, NM
11/26/14 State Librarian, Augusta, ME

OREGON Job Announcements

Media Specialist - Teacher-Librarian Substitute
Posted: 10/31/14
Closes: 11/16/14
Portland, OR

YOU MUST HOLD AN ACTIVE OREGON TEACHING LICENSE WITH AN EDUCATIONAL MEDIA ENDORSEMENT TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSTING. Only complete applications will be considered. Applications will be reviewed October through November and interviews will be held by invitation only. District Mission: Our mission at PPS is that by the end of elementary, middle and high school every student by name is meeting or exceeding academic standards and is fully prepared to make productive life decisions. Our employees' highest priority is to support the work in our schools everyday. We want our students to be prepared to succeed, not just at each grade, but for a future beyond our schools: college, careers and fulfilling lives as good parents, neighbors and members of the community. The District is focused on deepening our understanding of institutionalized racism and its impact on student learning, and providing support for leading systemic equity transformation initiatives in the district and schools. The Substitute Teacher performs under the supervision of a principal or other designated supervisor, and has the responsibility to continue the instructional program according to the directions left by the absent teacher. The Substitute Teacher functions in accordance with PPS policies, rules and regulations and the performance standards of the District.

Link to the full job announcement: https://employment.pps.k12.or.us/ats/job_board_frame?COMPANY_ID=00002736

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Adult Services Associate
Posted: 10/31/14
Closes: 11/15/14
Prineville, OR

Crook County Library is hiring! We are looking for a candidate with a bachelors’ degree and library experience to be our newest Adult Services Associate. This position is ideal for an enthusiastic learner who want hands-on experience with all aspects of public librarianship, from program planning to reference to collection development and beyond. Recent MLIS grads are encouraged to apply. Crook County Library fully supports professional development. And if you’ve ever wanted a job where you get to drive a bookmobile, here’s your chance! Don’t pass up this exciting career opportunity! Bilingual Spanish/English a plus. EEO. $28,025.07 - $30,111.92; full time with great benefits. Located in the charming Central Oregon community of Prineville, Crook County Library is heavily used by county residents of all ages. Patrons and staff love the spacious and elegant building, and a bookmobile provides weekly services to outlying areas. Crook County residents enjoy a moderate high desert climate and easy access to a wonderful variety of recreational opportunities including hiking, camping, biking, and horseback riding in the Ochoco forest, rock climbing at Smith Rock, boating at the popular Prineville Reservoir, or fly fishing the spectacular Crooked River. Find out why both Facebook and Apple chose to come to Prineville!

Link to the full job announcement: http://co.crook.or.us/Departments/HR/EmploymentOpportunities/tabid/2007/Default.aspx

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Library Assistant I
Posted: 10/31/14
Closes: 11/10/14
West Linn, OR

$15.58 – $20.23/hour, DOQ. This is a full time (40 hrs./wk.) represented position. Excellent benefit package provided. The City of West Linn seeks a full time Library Assistant I to perform clerical and public service work at the Library. Work may include tasks at the Circulation, Information, or Youth Services Desk. The position requires graduation from high school or equivalent GED Certificate enhanced by some college level liberal arts, literature, or related training or experience indicating knowledge of books and authors required. Also requires a minimum of one (1) year prior clerical or record keeping work experience. Prior library experience preferred. Interest and knowledge in books and reading is desirable. Work schedule is varied and includes working nights & weekends. Interested and qualified individuals must submit: A completed City of West Linn application, signed Essential Function Form, letter of interest, and resume to the Human Resource Department, West Linn City Hall, 22500 Salamo Road, West Linn, OR 97068, by November 10, 2014.
EEO.

Application packets are available at http://westlinnoregon.gov, or by calling (503) 657-0331.

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Learning Resources Center Assistant
Posted: 10/31/14
Closes: 11/14/14
Klamath Falls, OR

Klamath Community College: Learning Resource Center (LRC) Assistant contributes to the successful operation and maintenance of the library, tutoring and testing services, resources, and collections by providing assistance and support to students, faculty, staff and community patrons in support of student learning and academic programs. The LRC Assistant assists with overseeing Help Desk staff members.

Visit www.klamathcc.edu for complete job description and online employment application.

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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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Reach Out and Read Oregon Program Assistant
Posted: 10/24/14
Closes: 11/3/14
Lake Oswego, OR

Reach Out and Read: Reach Out and Read is an evidence-based nonprofit organization of medical providers who promote early literacy and school readiness in pediatric exam rooms nationwide by giving new books to children and advice to parents about the importance of reading aloud. Reach Out and Read partners with nearly 5,000 program sites and distributes 6.5 million books per year. In Oregon, Reach Out and Read has approximately 80 program sites and serves approximately 60,000 children annually. Objectives of the Position: The Program Assistant is pro-active, organized, detail-oriented, and flexible. The assistant provides support to the program team and coordinates the administrative functions of the Reach Out and Oregon program. S/he coordinates trainings, prepares materials, organizes data, keeps program status tracking tools up-to-date, and assists with a variety of other logistics for programmatic, development, communications, and office support. The Program Assistant must demonstrate sound judgment, discretion, and maturity. Must be willing to travel to ROR site locations up to once a week.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Maria Sleeman, Reach Out and Read Oregon Program Manager at: maria.sleeman@oraap.org by November 3, 2014. Please use ‘ROR Oregon Program Assistant’ in subject line. Please do not attempt to contact via phone.

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Access Services & Technology Specialist
Posted: 10/24/14
Closes: 11/9/14
Portland, OR

The Watzek Library at Lewis & Clark College is looking for someone with outstanding public service skills to provide general oversight of circulation activities during daytime hours. This position also coordinates the maintenance of public and staff equipment, including computers, printers, photocopiers, and microform scanners.

For more information on this opportunity, please visit https://jobs.lclark.edu/postings/4745

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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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Youth Services Library Specialist
Posted: 10/24/14
Closes: 11/7/14
Mt. Angel, OR

The City of Mt. Angel seeks a Part-time Youth Services Library Specialist position [up to 16 hours each week]. Duties include providing storytimes and selecting materials as well as working at the public service counter.

Announcement Link: www.ci.mt-angel.or.us

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Library Page
Posted: 10/17/14
Closes: 10/31/14
McMinnville, OR

The McMinnville Public Library is seeking an individual who will perform a variety of tasks for the library as a part time library page. Most time will be spent checking in and shelving library materials. The hours offered will be between 12 and 16 hours a week, depending upon the successful candidate’s availability. Starting pay will be at $9.99 per hour. No education or experience is required. But Spanish language skills and any experience or education in libraries are preferred. Applications must be received by 5pm, October 31st.

For more information regarding this position please visit: http://www.ci.mcminnville.or.us/city/government/employment-opportunities/

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Assistant Librarian
Posted: 10/17/14
Closes: 11/2/14
Portland, OR

Temporary, two-year appointment. Full-time, 40 hours per week. Representative duties: - Using print and electronic sources, performs legal and non-legal reference and research services for judges, court personnel, branch libraries, and other library users. - Provides education and training to court staff on Lexis, Westlaw, the Internet, and print research sources. - Performs back-up duties in the absence of other library staff as needed. - Assists in collection maintenance and development, as well as acquisitions and/or cataloging. - Performs interlibrary loan transactions for court personnel. - Other duties and projects as assigned.

Link to the full job announcement: Link to the full announcement: http://www.ca9.uscourts.gov/library/employment/

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Library Assistant I (Two Positions)
Posted: 10/17/14
Closes: 10/31/14
Sherwood, OR

The Sherwood Public Library seeks library enthusiasts to join our team. Two Library Assistant I positions with duties primarily in circulation are available. A strong customer-service focus, attention to detail, and proficiency with the Polaris ILS in the Washington County Cooperative Library Services (WCCLS) environment are preferred. Schedules include evenings and one weekend day, 16-18 hours per week, with potential for occasional additional hours. For additional information, please see the linked job announcement and job description. Two open part time positions, non-exempt, AFSCME-represented (16-18 hours per week).

Job Announcement: http://www.sherwoodoregon.gov/sites/default/files/fileattachments/Human%20Resources/page/3249/2014-020_library_assistant_i_announcement.pdf

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Cataloger
Posted: 10/17/14
Closes: 11/2/14
Baker City, OR

Baker County Library District, recognized by Library Journal as one of the Best Small Libraries in America seeks an enthusiastic, versatile, productive cataloger. The Library District serves a population of 16,280 with 6 branches and bookmobile. This full time position is responsible for central cataloging of non-fiction, audiobooks, DVDs, music CDs and other formats using the Evergreen cataloging module. Responsibilities also include working at the circulation desk, providing reader’s advisory, reference assistance, computer instruction, committee activities and other dirty jobs. Requires meticulous attention to detail and excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication, and problem-solving skills. Must have training or experience with Dewey Decimal System, and Marc records and be able to understand and apply AACR2 and RDA cataloging rules. Bachelor’s degree is required. Demonstrated equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will also be considered. MLS degree including coursework in library cataloging, and experience with Evergreen ILS system are preferred. $13.39/hr, 40 hours a week. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and completed BCLD application form via email to info@bakerlib.org or via mail to Director, Baker County Library District, 2400 Resort St, Baker City, OR 97814

Application and additional information available at www.bakerlib.org/about-us

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Science & Data Services Librarian
Posted: 10/10/14
Closes: 10/31/14
Portland, OR

Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon, invites applications for a Science & Data Services Librarian at the Aubrey R. Watzek Library. Watzek Library supports the College of Arts & Sciences and the Graduate School of Education & Counseling, and is a member of the Orbis Cascade Alliance, a consortium of 37 academic libraries in the Pacific Northwest. The library staff of 25 offers specialized research consultations, a course-integrated program of information literacy instruction, a librarian liaison for each academic department and program of study, robust special collections & archives, several curriculum-integrated digital initiatives, and a Visual Resources Center. When classes are in session, the library is open 24 hours every weekday. The Science/Data Services Librarian is an entry-level position that: • Provides leadership in the planning, implementation, and assessment of library research and data services in support of the natural sciences and other data-related disciplines. • Develops liaison partnerships with science faculty, staff, and students to support teaching, learning, and research and incorporates new approaches and technologies into existing and future services. • Teaches course-integrated information literacy, assists students and faculty at the reference desk and with in-depth research consultations. Questions can be directed to Elaine Hirsch, Associate Director of Watzek Library, at elaineghirsch@lclark.edu.

For more information and to apply, please see: https://jobs.lclark.edu/postings/4720

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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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OUT OF STATE Job Announcements

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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Youth Services Specialist
Posted: 10/31/14
Closes: 11/15/14
East Lansing, MI

East Lansing Public Library: Twenty-eight (28) hour per week vacancy for an energetic, team-oriented Youth Services Specialist with a strong knowledge of early literacy; childhood development; science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) programming; and a commitment to excellent customer service. The Youth Services Specialist will develop creative STEAM, maker, technology-based, and early literacy-based children’s programming; staff the library’s public service desk and offsite Maker Studio (ELPL Maker Studio 2.0); provide proactive reference and technology instruction for all ages; represent the library in the community; and work as a liaison with local schools and community organizations.

For more information: http://www.cityofeastlansing.com/Home/Departments/HumanResources/Applications/

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Librarian II
Posted: 10/24/14
Closes: 11/7/14
Santa Monica, CA

The Librarian II (Children’s Services) supervises services for babies, preschoolers and elementary school-aged youth at the Main Library; supervises professional staff; schedules the youth reference desk; monitors budget expenditures; manages the children’s summer reading program system-wide; maintains expertise in youth services trends and in children’s literature for collection development and readers’ advisory; collaborates with schools, city and community partners for outreach on children’s and family services. NOTE: Librarian II positions may be required to work evenings and weekends.

Apply to: City of Santa Monica Human Resources Dept., 1685 Main St., PO Box 2200, Santa Monica, CA 90407, or online http://www.smgov.net/hr Phone: (310) 458-8697. Deadline: 5:00 pm, Friday, November 7, 2014.

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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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Youth Services Librarian
Posted: 10/10/14
Closes: 10/31/14
Sandpoint, ID

Under general supervision of the Director, develops and implements young adult and home school programs for the library district. Is responsible for collection development for teen service areas of the library district, in addition to reader’s advisory and reference assistance for young adults and providers of home schooling. Responsible for “Make It” programs for the District. Coordinates and supervises all Youth Services staff and volunteers in the District. (At present, involves three (3) or more paraprofessionals and Youth Services volunteers).

Link to the full job announcement: http://ebonnerlibrary.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=427&Itemid=12

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New Mexico State Librarian
Posted: 9/19/14
Closes: 10/31/14
Santa Fe, NM

The State of New Mexico, Department of Cultural Affairs, seeks an enthusiastic and advocacy-oriented individual to fill the position of State Librarian and Director of the New Mexico State Library (NMSL) Division. The New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) is one of the largest and most respected cultural affairs agencies in the nation. DCA and NMSL are located in beautiful, historic Santa Fe – New Mexico’s heart of governmental, artistic, and cultural activities. The State Librarian will have expansive partnering opportunities with other divisions within DCA including museum and historic sites’ education programs and collections, and preservation, arts, and archaeological programs.

Link to the full job announcement: http://nmstatelibrary.org/103-news/2032-job-posting-new-mexico-state-librarian

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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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