Metadata Specialist (closes 4/12)

Closes: 4/12/18
Deschutes Public Library
Bend, OR

Technical Services Metadata Specialist
Job Location: Downtown Bend Library – Bend, OR
Position Type: Full Time (40 hrs. per week)
Education Level: High School/G.E.D.
Salary Range: $3,038.47 month

APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 12, 2018, at 12:01 AM

Starting Monthly Salary: $3,038.47 – 3,129.62 for a full-time schedule with excellent benefits.

Position Purpose
Provides accurate and quality bibliographic, item, authority and holdings records in order to maintain the catalog’s integrity and database reliability for staff and patrons.
The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required of all employees:

  1. Communication (Seeks first to understand; uses Platinum rule)
  2. Customer Service (Makes and maintains effective connections with customers)
  3. Personal Leadership (Inspires greatness)
  4. Results (Aligns work with local & District priorities; accepts responsibility for outcomes)
  5. Self-Management (Cares for self; is aware of emotions & impact on others)
  6. Relationships – Teamwork (Creates an environment of trust)
  7. Technology (Embraces new technology for efficiencies and life-long learning)

The full posting description can be found here:


Posted in Closes April 2018, Oregon, Public Library, Uncategorized

Dean of Clark Libraries and Academic Success Services (closes 4/16)

Closes: 4/16/18 at 3:00 P.M.
Clark College
Vancouver, WA

Clark College of Vancouver, Washington is currently accepting applications for a full-time Dean of Clark Libraries and Academic Success Services.

This position reports to the Vice President of Instruction. The Dean is responsible for providing leadership and administrative oversight for Clark College Libraries, eLearning, Tutoring Services, and the Teaching & Learning Center.

To view a full description of the position and application instructions, please go to:

Required application materials must be completed and submitted online by 3 p.m., April 16, 2018.

Clark College is an equal opportunity employer. Protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply.  Clark College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, creed, disabled veteran status, marital status or Vietnam-era veteran status in its programs and activities. The college considers equal opportunity, affirmative action, and non-discrimination to be fundamental to the mission, goals, and objectives of the college. All faculty and staff hired at Clark College are encouraged to embrace, continually support and enhance diversity and equity on our campus and in our community. Questions regarding the College’s Affirmative Action Policy may be directed to the Director of Human Resources, (360) 992-2105.

Posted in Academic Library, Closes April 2018, Out of State

Systems & Applications Librarian (posted 3/13)

Closes: N/A
Pacific University
Forest Grove, OR

Pacific University in Forest Grove, OR seeks a Systems & Applications Librarian. The Systems & Applications Librarian provides strategic and functional leadership in planning, implementing, and supporting library technologies. This position provides primary technical and application support for the systems, platforms, and technologies that support all library services, including circulation, physical and electronic collection management, resource sharing, research services & instruction, digital collections, and publishing. In addition, the Systems & Applications Librarian works collaboratively with the Libraries’ Center for Educational Technology & Curricular Innovation (CETCI), providing secondary support for educational technology platforms hosted by CETCI. This position also coordinates with university IT (University Information Systems) to manage library technology services effectively. Pacific University is a member of the Orbis Cascade Alliance, which maintains a shared integrated library system (Ex Libris ALMA/Primo); in this shared environment, this position works closely with Alliance staff and library staff at member institutions, and serves as the Libraries’ representative to various consortium initiatives and groups. This position requires strong analytical, communication, and project management skills to develop and implement successful technology strategies for library operations and functions.  The Systems & Applications Librarian reports to the Dean of University Libraries, is a member of the Library Faculty, and works as a library team member in a rapidly changing environment. Library faculty members are expected to engage in university and professional service, as well as relevant scholarly activities that advance personal and institutional practice. This is an 11-month annual contract on an extended-term track appointment.

Please see the job post for more details.

Posted in Academic Library, No Closing Date, Oregon

Library Associate – Technical Services (closes 3/28)

Closes: 3/28/18
Banks Public Library
Banks, OR

THE POSITION: Duties, which include, but are not limited to: Technical Services position is primarily responsible for carrying out technical procedures in the areas of cataloging, acquisitions and database records maintenance. This person also performs circulation services, such as assisting the public at the service desk, performing circulation duties using the library system, and providing technical assistance to the public in the use of library equipment and services.

The ideal candidate must be a proven customer-service-oriented problem solver, and have experience with library technical and circulation services. The candidate must also have advanced computer and technology skills. This job involves a flexible schedule that includes working on weekdays, evenings and weekends.

Application and complete job description are available on the City of Banks website .


Posted in Closes March 2018, Public Library

Director of Library Services (closes 5/1)

Closes: 5/1/18
Oregon College of Art & Craft
Portland, OR

The Director of Library Services acts as the Oregon College of Art and Craft (OCAC) librarian, with responsibility for both book and visual resources collection (VRC). The Director provides strong leadership and vision in developing and implementing library resources and services that strongly support the current and future information needs on the campus and for the community; provides strategic leadership in all functions of the Library in support of the College’s mission and serves as its primary advocate; is responsible, in collaboration with College leadership and library staff, for developing and administering the budgets, policies and procedures pertaining to library services and resources. This full time, salaried, exempt position includes a robust benefits package and reports to the Dean of Academic Affairs & Chief Academic Officer. This position is a critical component of the OCAC academic community. In addition, the Director serves the larger Portland area as a member of the Washington County Cooperative Library Services (WCCLS). This position requires an awareness of current trends in librarianship, visual resources and digital imaging. The applications will be reviewed beginning May 1, 2018.  See our website for more information.

Posted in Academic Library, May 2018

Youth Services Librarian (closes 3/19)

Forest Grove City Library
Forest Grove, OR

Forest Grove City Library is hiring a full time Youth Services Librarian. The successful candidate will oversee our youth program for ages 0-12 years. Responsibilities will include storytimes, materials selection, school outreach, and our children’s summer reading program.

The city of Forest Grove is located 25 miles outside of Portland and is home to Pacific University. There are innumerable opportunities for outdoor recreation in our old growth forests, a thriving downtown scene for foodies and artists, and local wineries. It’s a wonderful place to work and play.

For more information and to apply, please visit:

If you have any questions please contact:
Ariel Yang / 503.992.3247

Posted in Closes March 2018, Oregon, Public Library

Student Success Librarian (posted 3/5)

Closes: Review of applications begins March 9, 2018; position open until filled.
Pacific University
Forest Grove, OR

The Student Success Librarian collaborates with library faculty and staff, academic faculty, and other campus partners to develop, implement, and coordinate library services designed to improve student success and retention, with an emphasis on services delivered by Access Services and Tutoring and Learning Services. As head of Access Services and Tutoring and Learning Services, this position takes a leadership role in ensuring that the delivery of library information resources and writing and tutoring support are aligned with students needs and are coordinated with other library services to best facilitate both undergraduate and graduate students’ academic success. Responsibilities include providing strategic direction and management for Access Services and Tutoring and Learning Services in collaboration with the Dean of University Libraries; developing and delivering training for student peer tutors; participating in the library’s instruction program for both undergraduate and graduate students; and building partnerships with academic student support services across the university. This position reports to the Dean of University Libraries, is a member of the Library Faculty, and works as a library team member in a rapidly changing, technology-rich environment. Library faculty members are expected to engage in university and professional service, as well as relevant scholarly activities that advance personal and institutional practice. This is an 11-month annual contract on an extended-term track appointment.

For complete information and application details, please visit:

Posted in Academic Library, No Closing Date, Oregon