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Deputy City Librarian
The Deputy City Librarian turns the library dreams of our community, advocates, and staff into library reality by planning, leading, and providing program oversight. The incumbent in this role participates in creating and operationalizing the vision and strategic plan. By evaluating services and recommending or making changes to service delivery and types, this role drives the continuous evolution of Salem’s modern public library.

The Deputy City Librarian uses high-level project oversight skills to help move Strategic Plan Initiatives forward and continuously evaluate and develop library services. The incumbent is responsible for supervision of the library supervisors by setting priorities, expectations, and development goals in alignment with the strategic vision and goals for the organization. This role will help the City Librarian, supervisors and staff problem solve and trouble-shoot service issues and will be key in analyzing the performance of the operations and comparing them to service-level expectations.

The Deputy City Librarian works with the City Librarian and Library Leadership Team to create yearly budgets and ensure that Library services/operations are provided within budget. The Deputy City Librarian works with the City Librarian to ensure that the Library Advisory Board (LAB) has relevant budget and services information. This role is also the key point person for several internal and operational relationships with various City Departments and Divisions, including Risk Management, Public Safety, IT, and Facilities/Fleet.
Position: Deputy City Librarian
Organization: Salem Public Library
Location: Salem,  OR 
United States
Salary: $7,009.60 - $9,422.40 Monthly
Posting Start Date: 5/24/2022
Date Posted: 5/24/2022

What are the minimum qualifications? 

  • Must pass the pre-employment background check
  • Must have an Oregon Driver license and a driving record that meets the City of Salem's driving standards.
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in business, judicial, or public administration, or a related field, and five years of progressively responsible professional managerial experience, or any combination of education, experience, and training that demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities as listed, and ability to perform the essential job functions.

What are the preferred qualifications?
  • 5 years progressive experience working in a library setting.
  • MLS from an ALA Accredited Library school program.
Status: This listing expires on: 8/22/2022
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Organization Information
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty St. SE

Salem,  OR 97301
United States
(503) 588-6071
Clarissa Maciel-Garibay