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A Weekly Job Resource from the Oregon State Library | October 17, 2014

OREGON
Closing Dates

10/31/14 Library Page, McMinnville, OR
10/24/14 Library Assistant, Hillsboro, OR
11/02/14 Assistant Librarian, Portland, OR
10/24/14 Library Assistant I (Two Positions), Sherwood, OR
11/02/14 Cataloger, Baker City, OR
10/31/14 Science & Data Services Librarian, Portland, OR
No Date  Lead Circulation Supervisor, Part-time, Portland, OR
10/22/14 Acquisitions Supervisor, Tigard, OR
10/27/14 Coordinator, Statewide Open Education Library Services, Albany, OR
10/18/14 Acquisitions & Collections Management Unit Manager, Corvallis, OR
No Date  On-Call Reference Librarian, Wilsonville, OR

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

OUT OF STATE
Closing Dates
11/23/14 Manager - Information Technology, Lancaster County, PA
10/31/14 Youth Services Librarian, Sandpoint, ID
10/17/14 Human Resources/Administrative Services Manager, Spokane, WA
10/31/14 New Mexico State Librarian, Santa Fe, NM
11/26/14 State Librarian, Augusta, ME

OREGON Job Announcements

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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Library Assistant
Posted: 10/17/14
Closes: 10/24/14
Hillsboro, OR

Provides paraprofessional administrative support duties for professional Library personnel; performs directly related work as required.

Find the employment application packet and general information about the City at www.hillsboro-oregon.gov

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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: 10/24/14
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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Lead Circulation Supervisor, Part-time
Posted: 10/10/14
Closes: No Date
Portland, OR

The Oregon College of Art and Craft Library seeks a Lead Circulation Supervisor, part-time (25 hrs/weekly) responsible for the management and operation of Circulation services. Under the direction and supervision of the Director of Library Services, the part-time (25hrs/weekly) Lead Circulation Supervisor is responsible for the management and operation of Circulation services at the Oregon College of Art and Craft (OCAC) Library. The work requires considerable professional skill, initiative, and independent judgment. Involves staff training, development, and performance evaluation. Involves planning, developing, and coordinating services and resources for the effective and efficient circulation of library materials. Deals responsibly with patron problems and emergencies to maintain a safe and pleasant environment. The OCAC Library is a member library of the Washington County Cooperative Library Services (WCCLS). Applications submitted by October 17, 2014 will receive priority consideration.

To view full job announcement and apply, go to: http://ocac.edu/employment

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Acquisitions Supervisor
Posted: 10/10/14
Closes: 10/22/14
Tigard, OR

Tigard Public Library is seeking an Acquisitions Supervisor. This position plans, schedules, assigns, and reviews the work of three part-time staff; oversees and administers programs in the Technical Services Division of the City Library, including ordering and receiving library materials such as books, CDs, DVDs, magazines, and newspapers; develops and implements procedures for the assigned functions; and performs related work as required. This is a 32 hour benefited position.

To view the full job announcement and apply, go to: http://www.tigard-or.gov/city_hall/departments/hr/jobops.asp

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Coordinator, Statewide Open Education Library Services
Posted: 10/3/14
Closes: 10/27/14
Albany, OR

Work closely with distance learning departments, libraries and academic departments at Oregon community colleges to develop services, programs, and processes that promote the dissemination of open educational resources. Additional core responsibilities for this position include developing initiatives around the synergistic merging of library and open content resources, advocacy for these resources adoption in the curriculum, identifying partners and fostering collaborative opportunities for affordable learning solutions, and developing strategies for engagement with faculty and in other developing program areas. The successful candidate offers the ability to collaborate, create, innovate, and communicate when working with various constituencies. The Open Education Librarian Coordinator participates as a member of the Oregon Community College Distance Learning Association. This position will report administratively to Linn-Benton Community College but is a consortial position responsible to the Oregon Community College Distance Learning Association.

Link to the full job announcement: https://www.jobs.linnbenton.edu/postings/4796

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Acquisitions & Collections Management Unit Manager
Posted: 9/29/14
Closes: 10/18/14
Corvallis, OR

Oregon State University Libraries and Press (OSULP) seeks a collaborative, innovative, and service-oriented librarian to join the Resource Acquisitions and Sharing Department. Reporting to the Director of the department, the incumbent will fill a key management position at OSULP. The librarian uses his/her knowledge of current and emerging trends to oversee the evaluation, management, and promotion of a wide range of electronic and physical resources. In close collaboration with personnel from other appropriate library units, the incumbent coordinates support for the acquisition, processing, and maintenance of physical and electronic resources; is responsible for the daily operations related to licensing, negotiation, and tracking the acquisition process for electronic resources; facilitates communication and coordinates activities with other library units; and acts as liaison with other libraries, consortial groups, vendors, and patrons.

The full announcement, job requirements and application instructions are available at: http://jobs.oregonstate.edu. Look for posting # 0013096.

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On-Call Reference Librarian
Posted: 9/19/14
Closes: No Date
Wilsonville, OR

Serving the public and helping someone select the right material, all with a smile, is second nature to you. You are a tenacious researcher with an outgoing customer service attitude. You are nimble with technology and a patient teacher. You display a high level of cultural sensitivity and respect while providing resources and options, and can manage a high traffic reference desk. You shine in the spotlight, and can perform for adult or children's programs if called upon. Catching a break in the world of library employment is tricky, and you are willing to work varied hours in an effort to get your foot in the door. Is this you? Are you interested in joining an innovative, fun, values-focused team? The Wilsonville Public Library is seeking on-call Reference librarians to staff the Adult and Children’s Reference desks. Submit your application materials today! Please ensure you complete all sections of the application and answer all supplemental questions.

Link to the full job announcement: http://www.ci.wilsonville.or.us/211/Apply-Now

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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

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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Human Resources/Administrative Services Manager
Posted: 10/3/14
Closes: 10/17/14
Spokane, WA

Plans, coordinates, and manages the Spokane Public Library’s human resources and administrative services functions; develops and administers human resources policies and procedures; ensures compliance with regulations governing human resources activities; provides human resources services to Library departments and personnel; negotiates collective bargaining agreements and monitors and conducts a variety of employee/labor relations functions; coordinates recruiting and employee training functions; administers the Library’s performance management systems; plans, coordinates, and manages the operations and activities of the Library’s administrative services office; supervises assigned personnel; and performs other related duties as assigned.

Link to the full job announcement: http://www.spokanelibrary.org/admin/uploads/files/Employment/Human-Resources-Mgr-10-17.pdf

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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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