City Librarian (closes 1/30)

Closes: 1/30/18
Salem Public Library
Salem, OR

The responsibilities of the position include working with the Library Advisory Board in recommending policies and programs to the City Manager and City Council; continuously monitoring community need for and interest in library services; ensuring the City is providing cultural and educational materials and programs for the broad spectrum of library patrons; developing and administering the division budget; and collaborating with the members of the Chemeketa Cooperative Regional Library Service (CCRLS) to provide library services to area residents. Future growth for this position may include the incorporation of other community centric City organizations.

For the full job announcement and application process see our website.


Posted in January 2018, Oregon, Public Library

Reference Librarian (closes 2/7)

Closes: 2/7/18
Highline College
Des Moines, WA

Highline College (in Des Moines, Washington) is recruiting a full-time, 9 month tenure-track Reference Librarian (link) starting fall quarter September 19, 2018. The reference librarian will teach information literacy and provide reference. This position will share responsibility for collection development, leading OER, and integrating ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education. Please note: Librarians teach online credit classes in Library & Information Services program but only teach a single credit class per academic year. Highline College faculty job announcement template states that faculty typically teach 45 credits. That does not apply to this position.

See our website for the full job announcement.

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

Assistant Dean, Library Administrative Services (closes 2/19)

Closes: 2/19/18
University of Oregon
Eugene, OR

Assistant Dean, Library Administrative Services, University of Oregon, Eugene. The individual in this position provides leadership and oversight for assigned areas in the position’s portfolio, but also contributes significant hands-on work related to budget development and management, and library-wide evaluation and assessment. The Assistant Dean directly supervises 2.0 FTE officers of administration and 1.0 FTE classified staff, and is responsible for a total permanent staff of nine, plus several student assistants. The incumbent serves as a member of the senior-level Administrative Team and Library Council, and is responsible for library finances, human resources, and facilities and business services. For a full job posting, including application instructions, please visit the UO Career Website. Review of applications begins February 19, 2018.

Posted in Academic Library, Closes February 2018, Oregon

Library Technician 3 (closes 1/30)

Closes: 1/30/18
Oregon State University Libraries
Corvallis, OR

Looking to make a big impact behind-the-scenes? Interested in working for a place that promotes a culture of civility, respect, and inclusivity? Then submit your application for one of our 2 Library Technician 3 positions open in the Resource Acquisitions and Sharing (RAS) Department at the Oregon State University main campus library. This dynamic and forward-looking position will work to meet the needs of patrons, foster vendor and customer relationships, improve work-flows, and be part of this essential library department.

See our website for a full job announcement.

Posted in Academic Library, January 2018, Oregon

Library Director (closes 2/2)

Closes: 2/2/18
Longmont Public Library
Longmont CO

The Library Director, under the direction of the Director of Community Services, has overall responsibility for leadership and management of an award-winning library that pursues leadership and innovation in library service. Duties include strategic and operational planning, budget and financial management, personnel development, program development and evaluation, and community engagement. The Director works with the Library Board, staff, other Community Services divisions to establish the strategic vision for the Library – aligning its mission with community needs and priorities. The Director serves on the Board of Directors for the Flatirons Library Consortium and participates in the statewide library community and professional activities.

See our website for the full job announcement.

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

Operations Support Specialist – Office Specialist 2 (closes 1/26)

Closes: 1/26/18
State Library of Oregon
Salem, OR

As the Operations Support Specialist you will work with a variety of ever changing responsibilities and priorities, requiring you to effortlessly change direction. You will shift between supporting the State Library Board and State Librarian (board meeting coordination and preparation, meeting minute preparation and distribution, etc.), coordinating agency conference room rental (scheduling, billing, contract completion, etc.), and coordinating agency invoicing and accounting functions. You will experience times where you will have plenty of work to keep you busy and other times where you will need to take the initiative to assist others.

For a complete listing of the duties and responsibilities for these positions please review the position description by clicking here (Download PDF reader).

Posted in January 2018, Oregon, Special Library

Sprague Branch Manager (closes 2/6)

Closes: 2/6/18
Salt Lake City Public Library
Salt Lake City, UT

Salt Lake City Public Library seeks an energetic, community-engaging leader to lead our Sprague Branch Library. The Sprague Branch is located in the heart of the Sugar House community. The building recently suffered a devastating loss during a flood on July 26, 2017, and is currently operating as an “express services” location. The Library recently conducted a Space Utilization Study for the Sprague Branch location, and the new Manager will be involved in an extensive renovation process.

Click here to learn more about what makes The City Library a great place to work and why Salt Lake City is a great place to call home.

For the full job announcement, visit the Salt Lake City Public Library website 

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