Cataloging Manager (open until filled)

Josephine Community Library

Josephine Community Library is seeking a new Cataloging Manager. The Cataloging Manager is responsible for overseeing cataloging and processing of library materials, maintenance of the cataloging system (ILS), supervising and directing volunteers in original and copy cataloging, responding to cataloging-related inquiries or problems, and providing training. The Cataloging Manager works closely with the Public Services Director, Collection Development Librarian, Fiscal Coordinator, and other Department Heads to help maintain a team-oriented climate that attracts, keeps, inspires, and motivates quality staff and volunteers and secures the trust and confidence of the Board of Directors.

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Posted in No Closing Date, Oregon, Public Library

Main Library General Manager (open until filled)

Cherry Lane Library
Meridian, Idaho

Are you looking for a library management role where you can lead a team committed to exceptional service? Be part of a transformational library committed to connecting the community to new and creative resources in meaningful ways.

This full time Main Library General Manager position is responsible for:

  • Overseeing the day to day operations of Meridian Library District’s Cherry Lane Library
  • Leading a high performing team, including managing division supervisors
  • Guiding in developing and implementing programs, library initiatives and services
  • Developing and promoting customer service strategies and strategic departmental goals
  • Managing multiple projects, including planning, coordinating, budgeting and resource allocation, scheduling, reporting, and supervising
  • Evaluating and interpreting library policies and procedures for staff and the public. Resolving patron issues in a positive, friendly manner.
  • Participating as a strategic member of the leadership team

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Posted in No Closing Date, Out of State, Public Library

Library Director (closes 6/30/2020)

Hillsboro Public Library
Hillsboro, Oregon

The Hillsboro Public Library is a department of the City of Hillsboro, as well as one of 13 Washington County Cooperative Services member libraries that share a countywide collection of over 1,600,000 items.

The library offers a full calendar of free programs, classes, cultural events and access to Internet-connected computers and WiFi. Online, cardholders have 24/7 access to the catalog of extensive online resources, including educational software, articles, directories, and databases. Librarians provide early literacy activities to infants and children and workshops, information, and support to their caregivers.

The Library Director plans, organizes, directs and supervises the activities and personnel of the Hillsboro Public Library. The Library Director actively participates as a member of the City Manager’s management team and serves as a liaison to Human Resources, Finance, Public Works, Economic & Community Development, Police, Fire & Rescue, Parks & Recreation, and other City departments. The Director participates in City committees and engages on citywide projects, including ethics discussions, capital planning, visioning, among many others.

The Director directs and manages 135 Library employees (approximately 45 full time, 35 part time, 50 on call and 5 interns) throughout a four-quadrant system. Reporting directly to the Library Director are the Assistant Library Director, and the Innovation, Connect, Explore, and Cultivate quadrant Managers. The Director confers with the Library leadership team on all aspects of library operations to plan and evaluate services, issues, options, staffing levels, equipment and overall infrastructure of the Library system. In addition, the Library Director oversees budget preparation and expenditures with leadership team recommendations, including managing the $11.5M annual budget.

Hiring a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve is essential to delivering exceptional City services and programs. The City of Hillsboro is committed to creating and supporting an inclusive and welcoming environment for all employees to thrive. We value, respect, and empower employees as unique individuals with authentic voices and diverse ideas.

The City of Hillsboro complies with the letter and spirit of the Equal Employment Opportunity, Veteran’s Preference, and American with Disabilities Amendments Act (ADAA) laws in its employment process.

Link to the full job announcement.

Posted in Closes June 2020, Oregon, Public Library