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Assistant Community Librarian

Assistant Community Librarian

Dec 8, 2017
Competition Number:
17-128
Closing Date:
Dec 18, 2017, 15:00 PM

Assistant Community Librarian
Auxiliary/On-Call (no guaranteed hours)
VERNON BRANCHE

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 Vernon 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 #17-128
Closing Date: December 18, 2017 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:
  • Vernon
  • Open
  • Vernon
17-128
Dec 18, 2017
Payroll Administrator

Payroll Administrator

Dec 5, 2017
Competition Number:
17-121
Closing Date:
Jan 4, 2018, 15:00 PM

Payroll Administrator
Auxiliary/On-call - This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements can vary from 0 - 35 hours per week.
(This position is covered under the CUPE Collective Agreement)

The Okanagan Regional Library has a vacancy for a Payroll Administrator.  This position performs payroll administration, cash management, accounting, accounts receivables, reporting, and responding to general financial enquiries 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 and payroll matters.

The incumbent must possess the skills to effectively communicate with internal staff and external suppliers showing courtesy, interest and tact; must be able to handle sensitive information with discretion; organize work to meet strict deadlines.

Okanagan Regional Library has two union agreements and an exempt employee group.

Education
Grade 12
Completed the Certified Payroll Manager Certification (CPM) in the Canadian Payroll Association
Completion of Level 2 prerequisites of the CMA designation program or their equivalents

Experience
Three year's recent experience in a large, computerized payroll environment  

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- 121
Closing Date:  January 4, 2018

Job Status:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Headquarters
  • Open
  • Headquarters
17-121
Jan 4, 2018
Technical Assistant

Technical Assistant

Nov 24, 2017
Competition Number:
17-120
Closing Date:
Dec 6, 2017, 15:00 PM

Permanent Part Time
Kelowna Branch
23 Hours Weekly
(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: December 6, 2017
Please quote Competition #17-120

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
17-120
Dec 6, 2017
Branch Head I

Branch Head I

Nov 8, 2017
Competition Number:
17-106
Closing Date:
Nov 17, 2017, 15:00 PM

Branch Head I Librarian
Permanent Part-Time
Rutland 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 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 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 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
E-mail: jobs@orl.bc.ca
Fax: (250) 861-8696

Competition #: 17-106
Closing Date:  November 10, 2017

 

 

 

Job Status:
  • Screening
Job Branch:
  • Screening
17-106
Nov 17, 2017
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
Assistant Community Librarian

Assistant Community Librarian

Oct 13, 2017
Competition Number:
17-90
Closing Date:
Oct 18, 2017, 00:00 AM

Assistant Community Librarian
Auxiliary/On-Call (no guaranteed hours)
ARMSTRONG, ENDERBY, FALKLAND BRANCHES

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 #17-90
Closing Date: October 18, 2017 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:
  • Interviewing
Job Branch:
  • Enderby
  • Armstrong
  • Interviewing
  • Enderby
  • Armstrong
17-90
Oct 18, 2017
Assistant Community Librarian

Assistant Community Librarian

Aug 2, 2017
Competition Number:
17-58
Closing Date:
Sep 20, 2017, 15:00 PM

Assistant Community Librarian
Auxiliary/On-Call
Lake Country Branch
Competition Number: 17-58
Closing Date: August 11, 2017, 3:00 PM

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 Lake Country 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 #17-58

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

 

 

Job Status:
  • Screening
Job Branch:
  • Lake Country
  • Screening
  • Lake Country
17-58
Sep 20, 2017
Reference Librarian

Reference Librarian

Jul 14, 2017
Competition Number:
17-49
Closing Date:
Sep 29, 2017, 00:00 AM

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:  September 29, 2017
Please quote Competition #17-49

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

Job Status:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Vernon
  • Open
  • Vernon
17-49
Sep 29, 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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