Past Competitions

Branch Head Librarian I

Jan 18, 2018, 09:46 AM
Competition Number:
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.  



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
Fax: (250) 861-8696

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




  • Filled
  • Mission

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.