Branch Head I Librarian
Do you have a passion for exceeding customer expectations and the ability to build strong ties within the community through outreach? Do you possess a commitment & understanding of meeting community needs? Do you enjoy supporting front line staff to assure exceptional service is delivered to library customers.
About the Okanagan Regional Library (ORL)
This position is in the Rutland branch of the Okanagan Regional Library and is located in the beautiful lakeside city of Kelowna, B.C. The ORL is Canada’s 16th largest public library system, serving over 370,000 people and an area of roughly 50,000 square km. Libraries in the system have won numerous awards, and the culture of innovation and community connection throughout the ORL makes it an exciting place to work.
The successful candidate will be planning and organizing library branch resources and services to meet community needs and interests. The individual will develop and maintain effective relationships with staff, customers, and the community; be a team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills; and stay aware of emerging trends, technologies, and best practices in public library services.
Master's Degree from an accredited Library School or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.
This position is 28 hours weekly. Salary range for this position is $53,886.56 - $57,337.28. 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
Fax: (250) 861-8696
Competition #: 17-106
Closing Date: November 10, 2017
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.