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May 17, 2017
Competition Number:
17-34
Closing Date:
Jun 9, 2017, 00:00 AM

Library Page
Permanent  Part Time 
Princeton
 2 Hours Weekly  (Thursday 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.)
(This position is covered under the CUPE Collective Agreement)

Duties will include sorting and re-shelving library materials and other related assignments.

The successful applicant:

  • Must be a full time student at an educational institution, and
  • Must have or qualify for a Social Insurance Number

If you meet all of the requirements above, then we would like to hear from you.  Please forward a covering letter, a resume and references, via mail, fax or email to:

Human Resources
Okanagan Regional Library
Headquarters
1430 K.L.O. Road
Kelowna, BC V1W 3P6
E-mail:  jobs@orl.bc.ca
Fax:  (250) 861-8696

Competition Closes: May 26, 2017
Please quote Competition #17-34

We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization, however; only short listed applicants will be contacted

Job Status:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Princeton
  • Open
  • Princeton
17-34
Jun 9, 2017
Head of Collection Development

Head of Collection Development

May 16, 2017
Competition Number:
17-33
Closing Date:
May 26, 2017, 00:00 AM

HEAD OF COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT
HEADQUARTERS LOCATION
PERMANENT FULL TIME
35 HOURS PER WEEK
$39.43 - $41.95 PER HOUR

The Okanagan Regional Library has a vacancy for a permanent full-time Head of Collection Development at our Headquarters location.

Under the direction of the Public Services Manager, the Head of Collection Development leads the development of the library’s collections, creating a rich and vibrant array of offerings based on the needs of the communities the ORL serves.

The Head of Collection Development (HCD) leads the ORL’s collections strategy, its implementation, and its evaluation.  Operating within a centralized collection development model, the HCD uses an evidence-based approach to perform and direct selection, promotion, and de-acquisition of library materials and online services.

The incumbent must be proficient in budgeting, supervision, statistical analysis, bibliographic selection, collection promotion, purchasing, negotiation, and vendor relations.  The HCD recommends introducing new formats and eliminating outdated collections.  Procedures on weeding, acquisitions and all aspects of the selection process are developed by the HCD.  Annual budgets and department policies are developed by the HCD for review and approval.

Qualifications include:

  • Masters Degree from an accredited Library school or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.
  • Minimum four years of increasingly responsible, professional relevant work experience in a library-related environment, including:
  • Supervisory experience, including training and evaluation of staff
  • Experience with collection development and vendor relations
  • Experience with assessment, research, evaluation or statistical analysis

If you meet all of the requirements, then we would like to hear from you.  Please forward a covering letter, a resume and references via mail, fax, or e-mail to:

Director of Human Resources
Okanagan Regional Library
1430 K.L.O. Road
Kelowna, BC   V1W 3P6
E-mail: jobs@orl.bc.ca
Fax: (250) 861-8696

Closing Date May 26, 2017
Please quote Competition #17-33
No phone calls please

We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization; however, only short listed applicants will be contacted.

Job Status:
  • Interviewing
Job Branch:
  • Headquarters
  • Interviewing
  • Headquarters
17-33
May 26, 2017
Assistant Community Librarian

Assistant Community Librarian

May 10, 2017
Competition Number:
17-29
Closing Date:
May 31, 2017, 00:00 AM

ASSISTANT COMMUNITY LIBRARIAN
AUXILIARY/ON-CALL 
REVELSTOKE BRANCH
(This position is non-union)


On-Call staff work on an “as needed” basis, often covering for the absences of regularly scheduled staff.

The Okanagan Regional Library has a vacancy for an auxiliary/on-call Assistant Community Librarian at our Revelstoke branch Please download job description for current job requirements and position details.

If you meet these requirements and are interested in this opportunity, please apply as outlined below quoting competition #17-29

Director of Human Resources
Okanagan Regional Library
1430 KLO Road
Kelowna, B.C. V1W 3P6

E-mail:  jobs@orl.bc.ca
Fax:  (250) 861-8696

Closing Date: May 31, 2017
Please quote Competitions #17-29

We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization; however, only short listed applicants will be contacted.

Job Status:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Revelstoke
  • Open
  • Revelstoke
17-29
May 31, 2017
Reference Librarian

Reference Librarian

May 3, 2017
Competition Number:
17-30
Closing Date:
Jun 30, 2017, 00:00 AM

REFERENCE LIBRARIAN
Auxiliary/On-Call - No Guaranteed Hours
Kelowna
(This position is covered under the PEA Collective Agreement

The Okanagan Regional Library has a vacancy for an auxiliary/on-call Reference Librarian at our Kelowna branch.  On-Call/Auxiliary staff work on an on call basis to cover vacation/sick time with no guaranteed hours.

Under the direction of the Reference & Instruction Supervisor or the Branch Head, the incumbent provides reference/information and readers advisory services to residents of the Okanagan Regional Library District. 

Qualifications include:

  • Master's Degree in Library Science from an accredited Library School.
  • Considerable knowledge of reference materials in all formats, and of the methods and techniques related to the provision of reference/information and readers advisory services.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of digital and technological applications in library systems.
  • Current working knowledge and skill with MS Office applications and the internet.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team committed to providing quality library service.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.Demonstrated knowledge of digital and technological applications in library systems.
  • Current working knowledge and skill with MS Office applications and the Internet.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team committed to providing quality library service.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, with a basic knowledge of public relations.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of digital and technological applications in library systems.
  • Current working knowledge and skill with MS Office applications and the Internet.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team committed to providing quality library service.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, with a basic knowledge of public relations.
  • Current working knowledge and skill with MS Office applications and the Internet.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team committed to providing quality library service.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, with a basic knowledge of public relations.

If you meet all of the requirements above, then we would like to hear from you.  Please forward a covering letter, a resume and references, via mail, fax or email to:

Director of Human Resources Manager
Okanagan Regional Library
Headquarters
1430 K.L.O. Road
Kelowna, BC V1W 3P6
E-mail:  jobs@orl.bc.ca
Fax:  (250) 861-8696

Competition Closes:  June 30, 2017
Please quote Competition #17-30

We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization; however, only short listed applicants

Job Status:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Kelowna
  • Open
  • Kelowna
17-30
Jun 30, 2017

Status definitions

  • Screening: Posting has closed and applications are being shortlisted.
  • Interviewing: Short listed candidates have been contacted for an interview.
  • Final Process: Reference checking and/or testing is being conducted. A job offer is pending. 
  • Filled:  The competition has been closed.
  • On-Hold:  For a variety of reasons, recruitment activity has been suspended. 
  • Cancelled:  Cancelled.



Personal information collected is used in accordance with the provincial Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. The ORL is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. As the ORL is responsible for the well-being of its customers, a criminal record check is a condition of employment. Disclosure of a criminal record may preclude you from employment with the ORL.

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