Library Aide (closes 3/12)

Closes: 3/12/18
Seaside Public Library
Seaside, OR

The Seaside Public Library is accepting applications for a part-time Library Aide position. This position is part-time, consisting of 18 hours per week. The applicant must be able to work Saturdays and Sundays. Applications will be accepted through March 12th. Please send application and cover letter to City of Seaside, 989 Broadway Ave., Seaside, OR 97138 Applications are available here: http://www.cityofseaside.us/departments-services/city-hall/human-resources/employment-opportunities

Department: LIBRARY
Job Title: LIBRARY AIDE
Starts at: 13.52
Reports to: LIBRARY DIRECTOR

Position Responsibilities:

  • Is involved in all areas of library circulation including reserving items, checking out items, assisting with interlibrary loan requests, setting up new patrons and collecting overdues and fines.
  • Shelves children’s materials by dewey decimal number
  • Assists library patrons in using technology
  • Answers basic reference questions and provides local resource information
  • Is able to recommend reading materials
  • Maintains front desk area and restocks all print materials
  • Other special projects or duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

This position requires great customer service and a strong attention to detail. The applicant must be self-motivated and have a thorough knowledge of basic reference materials. Comprehensive knowledge of books to refer to library patrons is essential. Attention to detail and multitasking abilities are required. In addition, all circulation aides must have good social and verbal skills, be a team player, and portray a positive, caring attitude. Computer and Internet knowledge is required. This position also requires physical dexterity to reach, bend, lift, and manipulate boxes and books. Good vision and hearing are required.

Posted in Closes March 2018, Oregon, Public Library

On-Call Library Assistant (posted 2/16)

Closes: no close date
Oregon College of Oriental Medicine
Portland, OR

The OCOM Library is in search of an On-Call Library Assistant to join our staff. This is a great position for someone who is seeking practical experience in an academic library; students currently enrolled in an ALA-accredited LIS program are encourage to apply. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, be excited to learn about academic librarianship and East Asian Medicine, and have a flexible schedule.

The full job description can be seen at https://library.ocom.edu/jobs.

To apply, send your resume and cover letter (PDF format only) to Candise Branum, Director of Library Services, at cbranum@ocom.edu.

Posted in Academic Library, No Closing Date, Oregon

Library Cataloging Specialist (closes 3/18)

Closes: 3/18/18
Boise State University Albertsons Library
Boise, Idaho

This exempt professional staff position improves the research of students, faculty, and staff by ensuring library materials are able to be discovered, identified, selected, and obtained. With minimal supervision the incumbent provides professional, thorough and cost-effective cataloging that meets the multiple national and international standards used by Albertsons Library. In addition, the incumbent will be able to answer cataloging questions without the need to refer them to the supervisor. EEO/AA Employer. Veterans Preference.

For the complete job description please click here.

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

Library Director (closes 3/14)

Closes: 3/14/18
Chetco Community Public Library
Brookings, OR

Chetco Community Public Library District is currently recruiting qualified applicants to fill the position of Library Director.  This position is considered the CEO position of the District and reports directly to an elected five-member Board of Directors.

Chetco Community Public Library District serves the beautiful southern Oregon coast from Pistol River to the California border, including the communities of Brookings and Harbor.

The Library District was established as a district in 1983 and operates with a budget of $1,200,000.  Staffing includes 4 full-time and 6 part-time employees.

Qualifications for the successful applicant include:

  • ALA-accredited Master of Library Science
  • Three year’s professional management experience in Library Science
  • Experience working with community represented Board of Directors

The Library Director is required to reside within the boundaries of the Chetco Community Public Library District.  Relocation time and expense negotiable.

To be considered please submit a letter of introduction and resume’ post marked no later than March 14, 2018 to:

Chetco Community Public Library
Special Districts Association of Oregon
Attn: K’Lynn Wiley
PO Box 23879
Tigard, Oregon 97281-3879

Or email letter and resume to kwiley@sdao.com

For the complete job description of the position please click here.

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

Science Instruction & Outreach Librarian (closes 3/8)

Closes: 3/8/18
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR

The Oregon State University Libraries & Press is looking for energetic, self-starter, and social justice-oriented individuals to apply for the position of Science Instruction and Outreach Librarian, a full-time (1.0 FTE),12-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position. This position is particularly focused on supporting historically underrepresented students in science such as students of color, first-generation students, and women. The primary assignment is to collaboratively liaise with the College of Science, which includes the departments of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Chemistry, Integrative Biology, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physics, and Statistics. The Science Instruction and Outreach Librarian develops and promotes library instruction, services, and programming to support science students in their curricular and co-curricular learning. As tenure-track faculty, OSULP librarians actively contribute to the published literature and to their communities of practice; they also serve their community and their profession in the library, on campus, and at the regional, national and international levels.

To review the full position description and submit application documents online by March 8, 2018, visit:  https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/55508.

Posted in Academic Library, Closes March 2018, Oregon

IT Manager (closes 2/21)

Closes: 2/21/18
Kitsap Regional Library
Bremerton, WA

Kitsap Regional Library is seeking an innovative professional who is an expert in internal and external customer service to manage our Information Technology (IT) department. Under general direction, plans, develops, maintains, supports and supervises the Information Technology (IT) staff to assure the effective and efficient provision and delivery of IT services for Kitsap Regional Library.  Ensures that the library’s information technology and communications systems are current, reliable, comprehensive, accessible, secure, cost-effective and serve the current and future needs of the library.  Work is performed with significant opportunities for exercising independent judgment and initiative.

To view the full job announcement and apply please visit www.krl.org/jobs.

Posted in Closes February 2018, Out of State, Public Library

Library Technical Services Operator (Children’s Library Specialist) (closes 2/20)

Closes: 2/20/2018
Toledo Public Library
Toledo, OR

The City of Toledo is actively recruiting for a part-time, 20 hour per week employee to serve as a Library Technical Services Operator (Children’s Library Specialist) at the Toledo Public Library. The individual serving in this capacity performs technical operations particularly related to the children’s collection, assumes responsibility for children’s programs, and also has circulation desk responsibilities. A positive and upbeat approach to customer service and enthusiasm for library work are key characteristics.

Please visit www.cityoftoledo.org to download an official city application, job description, and submittal instructions.  Completed application, resume, and cover letter are due by 4:00 pm Tuesday, February 20, 2018.

For further information concerning the above vacancy please contact Toledo Public Library 173 NW 7th Street, Toledo, Oregon 97391 (541) 336-3132 ext. 7100

The City of Toledo is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate.

City website   http://www.cityoftoledo.org/

Posted in Closes February 2018, Oregon, Public Library