Past Competitions

Branch Head II

Apr 20, 2018, 14:08 PM
Competition Number:
May 4, 2018, 15:00 PM

Branch Head II Librarian
Vernon Branch Library 
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
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





  • Cancelled
  • Vernon

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.