Past Competitions
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Posting Status Branch Competition Number Closing Date Download
Chief Financial Officer

Chief Financial Officer

May 24, 2018
Competition Number:
18-70
Closing Date:
Jun 8, 2018, 15:00 PM

Chief Financial Officer
Permanent Full-Time
Headquarters
This position is part of the Exempt Group

The Okanagan Regional Library (ORL) is the 16th largest library system in Canada, serving over 370,000 residents.  It covers some of the most beautiful territory in BC, stretching from Golden in the Rockies to Osoyoos in the heart of the Okanagan wine and fruit growing areas.  The system is staffed by energetic and committed people who have begun the shift to a more learning and technology focussed service.

The Okanagan Regional Library has an exciting opportunity for the right candidate in the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) role on their leadership team.

We’re looking for a solution focused, creative thinker with exceptional communication skills to lead our financial team.  The incumbent will perform complex administrative, supervisory, and professional accounting work at the senior management level, including  planning and directing fiscal administration for the Library, delivering leadership and direction to assigned financial and administrative support services (accounting, property acquisition and maintenance, wage and benefit administration), and preparing the annual budget and overseeing expenditure control. 

In addition, the incumbent negotiates and administers leases and facility maintenance contracts, oversees repair and maintenance for all library buildings and develops annual operating and capital budget estimates for the maintenance of library buildings.   

The ideal candidate will be a dynamic and collaborative leader with exceptional communication and leadership skills.  The individual will hold a CPA designation and have a minimum of seven (7) years of experience in a senior financial management position and some experience working successfully with a large political Board.   

A criminal record check is a condition of employment. This position is permanent full-time 35 hours weekly.  Should you be interested in learning more about this leadership opportunity, including the compensation and benefits package, please contact Carla Phillips or Karen Barrett @ 250-860-4033.  Expressions of interest, including an up-to-date resume and cover letter should be forwarded in confidence to jobs@orl.bc.ca indicating the date of availability to undertake the position as CFO.  

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

Closing Date: June 8, 2018
Please quote Competition #18-70

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

Job Status:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • Headquarters
  • Filled
  • Headquarters
18-70
Jun 8, 2018
Library Page

Library Page

May 24, 2018
Competition Number:
18-68
Closing Date:
Jun 5, 2018, 15:00 PM

Library Page
Permanent  Part Time 
Salmon Arm Branch
4 Hours Weekly -  Saturdays 1:00 - 5:00
(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: June 1, 2018
Competition # 18-68

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

Job Status:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • Salmon Arm
  • Filled
  • Salmon Arm
18-68
Jun 5, 2018
Reference Librarian

Reference Librarian

May 15, 2018
Competition Number:
18-67
Closing Date:
May 31, 2018, 15:00 PM

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 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:  May 31, 2018
Please quote Competition #18-67

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

Job Status:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • Kelowna
  • Filled
  • Kelowna
18-67
May 31, 2018
Branch Head II

Branch Head II

Apr 20, 2018
Competition Number:
18-57
Closing Date:
May 4, 2018, 15:00 PM

Branch Head II Librarian
Vernon Branch Library 
Per
manent Full Time

(This position is covered under the PEA Collective Agreement)

The Okanagan Regional Library (ORL) is seeking a passionate, inspiring, and community-focused Branch Head Librarian II for our Vernon branch.

The ORL is a vibrant regional library system, with 29 branches stretching from Golden in the Rocky Mountains to Osoyoos at the US border.  Surrounded by three beautiful lakes and next door to BC’s third largest ski area, the City of Vernon provides a great mix of urban amenities along with spectacular outdoor recreational opportunities creating a great place to live and work.

The Vernon Branch Head II Librarian is responsible for the operation and management of the busiest urban branch in the ORL.  The library is a two floor 27,000 square footage facility located in the downtown core of the city serving a diverse customer group.

The ORL is looking for an experienced leader with a passion for public service, the ability to engage, foster innovation, implement new ideas and processes while supporting employee success.  The Vernon Branch Head II will have proven experience in creating and maintaining vital community partnerships, advocacy, and supervision.  The successful candidate provides strong leadership, administrative support, and a professional librarian perspective to a major branch library.

This position is permanent full-time 35 hours weekly.  Salary range is $73,200 - $77,877.

If you possess an ALA accredited Master’s degree in Library and Information Studies, complemented by strong managerial skills, ingenuity, integrity and a keen appreciation for change management, we would like to hear from you.  Please forward a covering letter, 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

State Competition #: 18-57
Closing Date:  May 4, 2018

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

 

 

 

 

Job Status:
  • Cancelled
Job Branch:
  • Vernon
  • Cancelled
  • Vernon
18-57
May 4, 2018
Branch Head II Librarian

Branch Head II Librarian

Apr 10, 2018
Competition Number:
18-54
Closing Date:
May 31, 2018, 15:00 PM

BRANCH HEAD II LIBRARIAN
PERMANENT FULL-TIME
WESTBANK BRANCH

The Okanagan Regional Library (ORL) is seeking a passionate, visionary, and community-minded Branch Head II Librarian for two facilities that service growing communities in the City of West Kelowna, Regional District of the Central Okanagan, and the West Bank First Nation.   

The ORL Branch II Librarian is in a leadership role responsible for the effective administration and management of our existing Westbank branch and a new second facility opening later this year.  This new space is being designed for technology and learning, featuring flexible classrooms with modular furnishings and a makerspace. 

The successful candidate will bring with them proven experience in developing and maintaining partnerships, identifying learning opportunities and creating outreach responses.  The individual will be planning and organizing library branch resources and services to meet the community needs and interests.  They will develop and maintain effective relationships with staff, be a team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and stay current with trends, technologies, and best practices in public library services.

Qualifications include a Master’s Degree from an accredited Library School and at least three years relevant public library experience, including one year in a supervisory position.

This position is permanent full-time 35 hours weekly. Salary range is $73,200.40 - $77,877.80. 

If you meet all the requirements, then we would like to hear from you. Please forward a covering letter, 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

State Competition #: 18-54
Closing Date:  May 31, 2018

Job Status:
  • Cancelled
Job Branch:
  • Westbank
  • Cancelled
  • Westbank
18-54
May 31, 2018
Library Page

Library Page

Mar 23, 2018
Competition Number:
18-44
Closing Date:
Apr 4, 2018, 16:00 PM

Library Page
Temporary Part Time (April 8th, 2018 - July 31, 2018)
Mission Branch
4 Hours Weekly   (Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 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: April 4, 2018
Competition # 18-44

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

Job Status:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • Mission
  • Filled
  • Mission
18-44
Apr 4, 2018
Library Page

Library Page

Mar 22, 2018
Competition Number:
18-49
Closing Date:
Apr 3, 2018, 15:00 PM

Library Page
Permanent  Part Time 
Sicamous Branch
4 Hours Weekly   (Saturdays 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 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: April 3, 2018
Competition # 18-49

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

Job Status:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • Sicamous
  • Filled
  • Sicamous
18-49
Apr 3, 2018
Library Page

Library Page

Mar 22, 2018
Competition Number:
18-45
Closing Date:
Apr 3, 2018, 15:00 PM

Library Page
Permanent  Part Time 
Kelowna Branch
12 Hours Bi-Weekly   Schedule to be determined
(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: April 3, 2018
Competition # 18-45

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

Job Status:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • Kelowna
  • Filled
  • Kelowna
18-45
Apr 3, 2018
Community Librarian I

Community Librarian I

Mar 22, 2018
Competition Number:
18-42
Closing Date:
Apr 3, 2018, 15:00 PM

Community Librarian I
Permanent Part-Time
10 Hours Weekly
Cherryville Branch
(This position is covered under the CUPE Collective Agreement)

The Okanagan Regional Library has a vacancy for a permanent part-time Community Librarian at our Cherryville branch.  

Qualifications include:

Grade 12 or equivalent
CLTP 101e Supervisory Skills for Library Staff, CLTP 102c Introduction to Reference and Information Services, and CLTP 104c Library Services for Children.
Basic knowledge of library procedures and services
Basic knowledge of cash procedures Aptitude for detailed work|
Good oral and good written communication skills
 Good organizational skills, with the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
Physical ability to handle boxes of books
Ability to prepare and deliver storytime programs to children
Keyboarding 35 w.p.m.
Valid B.C. Driver’s License

If you meet these requirements and are interested in this opportunity, please apply as outlined below quoting competition #18-42

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: April 3, 2018
Please quote Competitions #18-42

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

 

Job Status:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • Cherryville
  • Filled
  • Cherryville
18-42
Apr 3, 2018
Community Librarian I

Community Librarian I

Mar 6, 2018
Competition Number:
Closing Date:
Mar 16, 2018, 15:00 PM

Community Librarian I
Temporary Part-Time (March 27, 2018 - September 13, 2018)
10 Hours Weekly
Oyama Branch
(This position is covered under the CUPE Collective Agreement)

The Okanagan Regional Library has a vacancy for a temporary part-time Community Librarian at our Oyama branch.  

Qualifications include:

Grade 12 or equivalent
CLTP 101e Supervisory Skills for Library Staff, CLTP 102c Introduction to Reference and Information Services, and CLTP 104c Library Services for Children.
Basic knowledge of library procedures and services
Basic knowledge of cash procedures Aptitude for detailed work|
Good oral and good written communication skills
 Good organizational skills, with the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
Physical ability to handle boxes of books
Ability to prepare and deliver storytime programs to children
Keyboarding 35 w.p.m.
Valid B.C. Driver’s License

If you meet these requirements and are interested in this opportunity, please apply as outlined below quoting competition #18-26.

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: March 16, 2018
Please quote Competitions #18-26

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

 

 

 

Job Status:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • Oyama
  • Filled
  • Oyama
Mar 16, 2018
Branch Head II Librarian

Branch Head II Librarian

Feb 16, 2018
Competition Number:
Closing Date:
Mar 2, 2018, 15:00 PM

BRANCH HEAD II Librarian

ORL is seeking an experienced, passionate, visionary, and community-minded Branch Head II Librarian for our Kelowna branch.  We invite you to bring your expertise and commitment to service excellence to a role where you can make a real difference.

Located in beautiful British Columbia, the ORL stretches from Golden in the Rocky Mountains through the wine and fruit producing lands of the Okanagan Valley to the semi-desert Osoyoos at the US border.  It is It is a vibrant regional library system, with 29 branches, serving 26 diverse communities, over 250 employees, and a service population of over 370,000 people

Kelowna Branch is an exciting downtown library, located in the heart of Kelowna’s Cultural District and Tech Centre.  Having recently undergone phase 1 of a multi-phase renovation, this signature library building is now connected on two floors to the new Okanagan Centre for Innovation, and features bright, large new meeting and teaching spaces which have been very popular in the community.  Kelowna Library is leading the ORL in developing new technical and STEAM programming for adults and children, and a fundraising campaign is underway to raise money for future phases of the renovation, which will include a Make Space and Recording Studio.  In recent years, Kelowna Library has developed strong partnerships in the city, situating the library at the heart of the community as an important component of the vibrant Cultural District.  It functions as an education centre with strong partnerships with both Okanagan College and the University of British Columbia, and as a key participant in community development initiative with the City of Kelowna.

The ORL Branch II Librarian is in a leadership role responsible for the effective administration and management of our Kelowna Branch Library. The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to form and maintain vital community partners.  The Kelowna Branch Head leads a strong team who are dedicated to providing outstanding library service and to maintaining a supportive and collaborative workplace.  Under the general direction of the Director of Public Services.  The Branch Head II provides leadership, advocacy, administrative support, supervision and professional librarian perspective to a major branch library and will function as a senior advisor to the Director of Public Services.

Qualifications include:

  • Master’s degree in Library Science from an accredited library school.
  • Three year’s relevant public library experience including one year in a supervisory position.

This position is permanent full-time 35 hours weekly.  Salary range is $71,663.18 - $76,362.85. Please visit our website at http://www.orl.bc.ca/about-us/careers/current-vacancies for the job description and position requirements.   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:

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

Closing Date: March 2, 2018
Please quote Competition #18-22

No phone calls please

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

 

Job Status:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • Kelowna
  • Filled
  • Kelowna
Mar 2, 2018
Library Page

Library Page

Feb 13, 2018
Competition Number:
18-10
Closing Date:
Feb 23, 2018, 15:00 PM

Library Page
Permanent  Part Time 
Lake Country
4 Hours Weekly   (Tuesdays 3:30 - 5:30) & Wednesday (3:30- 5:30)
(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: February 23, 2017
Please quote Competition #18-10

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

Job Status:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • Lake Country
  • Filled
  • Lake Country
18-10
Feb 23, 2018
Reference Librarian

Reference Librarian

Feb 9, 2018
Competition Number:
18-16
Closing Date:
Feb 26, 2018, 15:00 PM

REFERENCE LIBRARIAN
Auxiliary/On-Call - No Guaranteed Hours
Vernon
(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 Vernon 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 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:  February 26, 2018
Please quote Competition #18-16

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

Job Status:
  • Cancelled
Job Branch:
  • Vernon
  • Cancelled
  • Vernon
18-16
Feb 26, 2018
Reference Librarian

Reference Librarian

Jan 19, 2018
Competition Number:
18-06
Closing Date:
Jan 31, 2018, 15:00 PM

Reference Librarian
AUXILIARY ON-CALL (NO GUARANTEED HOURS)

About the Okanagan Regional Library (ORL)
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 Opportunity 
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.  The incumbent exercises some independent judgement and action within established Okanagan Regional Library policies, procedures and practices.  

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

Education
Master's Degree from an accredited Library School or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.

Salary range for this position is $33.75 - $36.66 hourly. 

If you are interested in exploring this career opportunity, please visit our website at:

http://www.orl.bc.ca/about-us/careers/current-vacancies for the job description and position requirements. 

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

Competition #: 18-06
Closing Date:  January 31, 2018

 

 

 

Job Status:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • Kelowna
  • Filled
  • Kelowna
18-06
Jan 31, 2018
Reference Librarian

Reference Librarian

Jan 19, 2018
Competition Number:
18-07
Closing Date:
Jan 31, 2018, 15:00 PM

Reference Librarian

About the Okanagan Regional Library (ORL)
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 Opportunity 
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.  The incumbent exercises some independent judgement and action within established Okanagan Regional Library policies, procedures and practices.  

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

Education
Master's Degree from an accredited Library School or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.

At 27 hours per week, the position provides the successful candidate with a quality of work-life balance and a competitive salary and benefits arrangement.  Salary range for this position is $33.75 - $36.66 hourly. 

If you are interested in exploring this career opportunity, please visit our website at:

http://www.orl.bc.ca/about-us/careers/current-vacancies for the job description and position requirements. 

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

Competition #: 18-07
Closing Date:  January 31, 2018

 

 

 

Job Status:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • Kelowna
  • Filled
  • Kelowna
18-07
Jan 31, 2018
Reference Librarian

Reference Librarian

Jan 18, 2018
Competition Number:
18-04
Closing Date:
Jan 26, 2018, 16:00 PM

REFERENCE LIBRARIAN
Auxiliary/On-Call - No Guaranteed Hours
Salmon Arm Branch
(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 Salmon Arm 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 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:  January 26, 2018
Please quote Competition #18-04

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

Job Status:
  • Cancelled
Job Branch:
  • Salmon Arm
  • Cancelled
  • Salmon Arm
18-04
Jan 26, 2018
Assistant Community Librarian

Assistant Community Librarian

Jan 18, 2018
Competition Number:
18-03
Closing Date:
Jun 15, 2018, 16:00 PM

Assistant Community Librarian
Auxiliary/On-Call (no guaranteed hours)
CHERRYVILLE BRANCH

This position is covered under the CUPE Collective Agreement.

The Okanagan Regional Library has a vacancy for an auxiliary/on-call Assistant Community Librarian at our Cherryville Branch.  On-call staff work on an “as needed” basis, often covering for the absences of regularly scheduled staff. Download the job description for current job requirements and position details. If you meet these requirements and are interested in this opportunity, please direct applications to:

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

Please quote Competitions #18-03
Closing Date: January 26, 2018 @ 3:00 p.m.

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

Job Status:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • Cherryville
  • Filled
  • Cherryville
18-03
Jun 15, 2018
Branch Head Librarian I

Branch Head Librarian I

Jan 18, 2018
Competition Number:
18-40
Closing Date:
Mar 23, 2018, 15:00 PM

Branch Head I Librarian
Permanent Full-Time
Mission Branch

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 Mission 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 Opportunity 

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.  

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

Education

Master's Degree from an accredited Library School or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.

Related Experience

  • Two years relevant public library experience.
  • Supervisory experience, including training and evaluation of staff
  • Experience with library technical services and/or systems

This position is 35 hours weekly.  Salary range for this position is $67,337.81- $71,670.59.    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

Competition #: 18-40
Closing Date:  March 23, 2018

 

 

 

Job Status:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • Mission
  • Filled
  • Mission
18-40
Mar 23, 2018
Technical Assistant

Technical Assistant

Dec 20, 2017
Competition Number:
17-136
Closing Date:
Jan 5, 2018, 15:00 PM

 Kelowna Branch
Auxiliary/On-Call (no guaranteed hours)
(This position covered under the CUPE Collective Agreement)

The Technical Assistant's primary function is to provide technical assistance for customers and staff. This includes technical training, trouble shooting and device support. In addition, this position may be required to assist with program design and delivery as well as provide tech support for meeting/classroom spaces and outreach activities including setting up equipment as needed for lessons or programs.

  1. Education

Grade 12, plus successful completion of post-secondary (college or university) coursework in computer science equivalent to two full terms of first year general computer science courses providing a broad background in hardware, software, networking and coding.

B.         Experience

2 years’ technical support experience or formal teaching experience.

Experience in the operation, maintenance and repair of modern tools from advanced software to a variety of equipment.

Experience with 3D printers, sound/recording equipment, video equipment, lighting and green screen studio.

Experience with Social Media Platforms.

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
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: January 5, 2018
Please quote Competition #17-136

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

Job Status:
  • Cancelled
Job Branch:
  • Kelowna
  • Cancelled
  • Kelowna
17-136
Jan 5, 2018
Assessment & Technical Services Coordinator

Assessment & Technical Services Coordinator

Dec 20, 2017
Competition Number:
18-08
Closing Date:
Feb 2, 2018, 15:00 PM

Assessment and Technical Services Co-ordinator

Description
Do you have an analytical mind that can detect patterns in data and find efficiencies in workflows?  The Okanagan Regional Library is looking for an innovative leader for our technical services department who can also bring strong assessment skills for this hybrid role.  Located in the beautiful lakeside city of Kelowna, B.C., this role serves a large regional system, stretching from Golden, in BC’s Rockies, to Osoyoos, a resort community at the border of Washington State.

About the Okanagan Regional Library (ORL)
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 Opportunity 
This hybrid role has tremendous scope for innovation, linking the oversight of technical services to an assessment role that seeks to help library staff make effective use of program feedback and statistics to drive decisions.  Over the past year, the team at our Headquarters facility have worked hard to use a simplified LEAN process to streamline our workflows, decreasing time to shelf for new items by an estimated 40%, and the ability to make further gains.

We are seeking an individual who can provide great leadership and foster a team environment as the group continues to work through these changes.  Our successful candidate will have a strong understanding of both technical services and assessment and data analysis.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

Education
Master's Degree from an accredited Library School or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.

Related 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 library technical services and/or systems
  • Experience with assessment, research, evaluation or statistical analysis

Salary range for this position is $71,663.18 - $76,362.85.    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

Competition #: 18-08
Closing Date:  February 2, 2018

 

 

 

Job Status:
  • Filled
Job Branch:
  • Headquarters
  • Filled
  • Headquarters
18-08
Feb 2, 2018

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.
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