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Posting Status Branch Competition Number Closing Date Download
Branch Head II Librarian

Branch Head II Librarian

Apr 10, 2018
Competition Number:
18-54
Closing Date:
Apr 18, 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 our Westbank branch.  Located in the City of West Kelowna, this branch services a vibrant growing community located on the west shores of beautiful Okanagan Lake.

The ORL Branch Head Librarian is in a leadership role responsible for the effective administration and management of both the 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 $75,675.60 - $80,498.60.   

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:  April 18, 2018

Job Status:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Westbank
  • Open
  • Westbank
18-54
Apr 18, 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:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Mission
  • Open
  • 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:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Sicamous
  • Open
  • 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:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Kelowna
  • Open
  • 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:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Cherryville
  • Open
  • Cherryville
18-42
Apr 3, 2018
Assistant Community Librarian

Assistant Community Librarian

Mar 20, 2018
Competition Number:
18-48
Closing Date:
Dec 31, 2018, 15:00 PM

Assistant Community Librarian
Auxiliary/On-Call (no guaranteed hours)
CENTRAL OKANAGAN BRANCHES - KELOWNA, MISSION, RUTLAND, WESTBANK, LAKE COUNTRY, VERNON

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 Central Okanagan branches.  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 #18-48
Closing Date: Ongoing

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

 
Job Status:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Central Okanagan
  • Open
  • Central Okanagan
18-48
Dec 31, 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:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Vernon
  • Open
  • 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:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Kelowna
  • Open
  • Kelowna
18-06
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:
  • Interviewing
Job Branch:
  • Salmon Arm
  • Interviewing
  • Salmon Arm
18-04
Jan 26, 2018
Assistant Community Librarian

Assistant Community Librarian

Jan 18, 2018
Competition Number:
18-03
Closing Date:
Feb 28, 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:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Open
18-03
Feb 28, 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:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Kelowna
  • Open
  • Kelowna
17-136
Jan 5, 2018
Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer

Dec 19, 2017
Competition Number:
18-35
Closing Date:
Mar 23, 2018, 15:00 PM

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 next Chief Executive Officer (CEO) will build on the ORL’s recent growth and development and provide innovative leadership to the ORL as it responds to the rapid pace of change in the public library sector and the evolving needs of the communities ORL serves.  Reporting to a 24 member Board of Directors comprised of elected representatives from town councils, regional district boards and First Nations, the CEO is responsible for providing vision and leadership to the ORL, and for planning, organizing and directing all facets of its operations to effectively meet the needs of its members for library services within the strategy, policy and financial framework established by the Board.

The ideal candidate will be a dynamic and collaborative leader with exceptional communication interpersonal skills.  S/he will have a minimum of ten (10) years of experience in a senior management position in a Canadian multi-branch library system, including experience in financial management and some experience working successfully with a large political Board.  A graduate degree in librarianship from an ALA-accredited institution is required.

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: 

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 23, 2018
Please quote Competition #18-35

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

 

 

Job Status:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Headquarters
  • Open
  • Headquarters
18-35
Mar 23, 2018
Virtual Branch Head

Virtual Branch Head

Nov 7, 2017
Competition Number:
17-112
Closing Date:
Dec 14, 2017, 15:00 PM

Virtual Branch Head Librarian
Temporary Full-Time
(December 11, 2017 – October 12, 2018)

This position is covered under the PEA Collective Agreement

Okanagan Regional Library is seeking an innovative, energetic, and creative Virtual Branch Librarian who will provides expertise and direction relating to the acquisition, management, and discovery of electronic resources. This position is responsible for keeping abreast of emerging trends in content delivery.

Okanagan Regional Library (ORL)

This position is in our Headquarters location 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 Virtual Branch Head plans, develops and promotes virtual services for the Okanagan Regional Library. 

The individual will coordinate the website, mobile apps and the selection of digital library resources and services to meet community needs and interests.  The incumbent advocates for online resources; provides training support to the staff; promotes community awareness of virtual services. 

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

Education

Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited library school including courses in Information Technology (ie: Topics in Computer Based Information Systems; Foundations of Information Technology; Visual Literacy for Information Professionals)

Related Experience

Two year’s relevant public library experience, including one year’s experience in website design and construction.

This position is temporary full-time 35 hours weekly from December 11, 2017 to October 12, 2018.  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 #: 17-112
Closing Date:  December 14, 2017

 

 

 

Job Status:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Headquarters
  • Open
  • Headquarters
17-112
Dec 14, 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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