State Librarian (closes 12/16)

Closes: 12/16
State Library of Oregon
Salem, Oregon

Job Summary:

If you are a highly-engaged, enthusiastic library champion with an entrepreneurial spirit, you may be the candidate the State Library of Oregon wants as its next State Librarian. In a constantly changing landscape, this leader strives to ensure that all Oregonians have the information they need to be engaged citizens and to build strong communities and a prosperous state. This position is high profile—working with Oregon constituents to provide support and assistance to local libraries and consortia and to expand programs to improve outcomes for children, families, and communities. As the Agency Director and Chief Administrative Officer, the successful candidate will also focus on developing a broad, inclusive vision to ensure effective and efficient information management services that are responsive to the needs of each state agency. Appointed by the Governor, the State Librarian represents the Agency in its work with the Governor’s Office; Legislature; and local, state, and national agencies and organizations. The State Librarian supervises the Library’s four divisions: Government Information and Research Services, Library Support and Development Services, Operations, and the Talking Book and Braille Library. Working with a staff (40FTE) and an annual $14.7 million budget, the State Librarian meets the agency’s mission as determined in the Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS) and the State Library Board’s goals.

For more information, contact Bradbury Miller To start the application process, send a cover letter and resume as Word or PDF attachments to Jobeth Bradbury on or before the closing date of December 16, 2018.

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