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Posting Status Branch Competition Number Closing Date Download
Library Page

Library Page

Sep 7, 2018
Competition Number:
18-130
Closing Date:
Sep 19, 2018, 15:00 PM

Library Page
Permanent  Part Time 
Summerland  Branch
15 Hours Bi-Weekly: Tuesday:  5:00 - 8:00 - Thursday:  3:00 - 6:00, Saturday 2:00 - 5:00

(This is an non-union position.)

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: September 19, 2018
Please quote Competition #18-130

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

Job Status:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Summerland
  • Open
  • Summerland
18-130
Sep 19, 2018
Branch Head II Librarian

Branch Head II Librarian

Sep 5, 2018
Competition Number:
18-126
Closing Date:
Oct 5, 2018, 15:00 PM

Branch Head Librarian II

Competition Number: 18-126
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.  Please forward a covering letter, a resume, and reference via 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 #: 18-126

 

Job Status:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Westbank
  • Open
  • Westbank
18-126
Oct 5, 2018
Library Page

Library Page

Aug 29, 2018
Competition Number:
18-124
Closing Date:
Sep 10, 2018, 15:00 PM

Library Page
Permanent  Part Time 
Enderby Branch
2 Hours Weekly: Wednesday 3:00 - 5:00

(This is an non-union position.)

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: September 10, 2018
Please quote Competition #18-124

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

Job Status:
  • Screening
Job Branch:
  • Enderby
  • Screening
  • Enderby
18-124
Sep 10, 2018
Manager of Support Services

Manager of Support Services

Aug 22, 2018
Competition Number:
18-118
Closing Date:
Oct 15, 2018, 15:00 PM

                                                MANAGER OF SUPPORT SERVICES

The Okanagan Regional Library is looking for an innovative leader to oversee our centralized support services that consist of collections, acquisitions, cataloguing, processing and allocation of all library materials. 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 a vibrant library system, with 29 branches, serving 26 diverse communities, over 250 employees and a service population of over 370,000 people.

The ORL Manager of Support Services leads the entire Support Services team in the efficient and effective management of ORL collections in the service of our library customers. The position is responsible for developing and positively implementing organizational initiatives to improve customer service, and fosters a supportive and collaborative working environment across the Support Services Department to enable agile adjustments to workflow as needed.

The Manager of Support Services helps to develop policy and is responsible for collecting, analysing and reporting data from our ILS databases, websites and external sources to support evidence based decision-making.  As well, they must be proficient in cataloguing standards and processes; budgeting; negotiation and vendor relations; and data collections and analysis. 

We are looking for an individual with strong leadership and human resources management skills and experience in having a diverse group of individuals reporting either directly or indirectly to it with the priority of fostering a great team environment.

Qualifications include:

  • Master’s Degree in Library and Library Sciences required and post secondary courses in management studies preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in positions of increasing complexity and supervisory responsibility

This position is a permanent full-time 35 hours weekly. Please forward a covering letter and resume 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: September 4, 2018
Please quote Competition #18-118

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
18-118
Oct 15, 2018
Reference Librarian

Reference Librarian

Aug 17, 2018
Competition Number:
18-108
Closing Date:
Aug 22, 2018, 15:00 PM

AUXILIARY ON-CALL (NO GUARANTEED HOURS)

Competition 18-108

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 $34.43 - $37.39 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

Quote Competition #: 18-108

Job Status:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Kelowna
  • Open
  • Kelowna
18-108
Aug 22, 2018
Head of Collection Development

Head of Collection Development

Aug 16, 2018
Competition Number:
18-110
Closing Date:
Oct 15, 2018, 15:00 PM

HEAD OF COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT

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 focused service.

ORL is looking for customer focused, detail oriented professional for the position of Head of Collection Development.  Under the direction of the Director of Public Services, the Head of Collection Development 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. Annual budgets; department policies; procedures on weeding, acquisitions and all aspects of the selection process are developed by the HCD.

A criminal record check is a condition of employment.  This position is permanent full-time 35 hours weekly. Salary range is $73,200 - $77,877.  Please visit out website at http://www.orl.bc.ca/careers/current-vacancies

for the job description.   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. 

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

Please quote Competition #18-110

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
18-110
Oct 15, 2018
Assistant Community Librarian

Assistant Community Librarian

Jun 1, 2018
Competition Number:
18-75
Closing Date:
Jun 29, 2018, 15:00 PM

Assistant Community Librarian
Auxiliary/On-Call (no guaranteed hours)
NORTHERN OKANAGAN BRANCHES - VERNON, ARMSTRONG, FALKLAND, ENDERBY, SILVER CREEK, NORTH SHUSWAP, SOUTH SHUSWAP, SALMON ARM, SICAMOUS

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 #18-75
Closing Date: June 29, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.

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

Job Status:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Northern Branches
  • Open
  • Northern Branches
18-75
Jun 29, 2018
Assistant Community Librarian

Assistant Community Librarian

Jun 1, 2018
Competition Number:
18-74
Closing Date:
Jun 29, 2018, 15:00 PM

Assistant Community Librarian
Auxiliary/On-Call (no guaranteed hours)
SOUTHERN BRANCHES - OLIVER, OSOYOOS, OKANAGAN FALLS, NARAMATA, KALEDEN, KEREMEOS, HEDLEY

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 #18-74
Closing Date: June 29, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.

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

Job Status:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Southern Branches
  • Open
  • Southern Branches
18-74
Jun 29, 2018
Accounts Clerk I

Accounts Clerk I

May 4, 2018
Competition Number:
18-60
Closing Date:
Jun 30, 2018, 15:00 PM

Accounts Clerk I
Auxiliary/On-Call (no guaranteed hours)
Headquarters

Okanagan Regional Library has a vacancy for an auxiliary/on-call (no guaranteed hours) Accounts Clerk I.

This position performs accounts payable, cash management, accounting and clerical tasks of a varied nature under the direction of the Chief Financial Officer. The work involves attention to details, mental concentration and requires mathematical skills as well as a good understanding of business matters.

Grade 12 or equivalent, and Completion of entrance requirement for CPA ACAF designation program or equivalent.

Minimum 3 years’ experience in an accounting/accounts payable environment.

If you meet these requirements and are interested in this opportunity, please apply as outlined below.

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

Closing Date:   June 30, 2018
Closing Time:  3 p.m.
Please quote: Competition #18-60

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
18-60
Jun 30, 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

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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