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State Librarian (Oregon)

Closing Date: 6/4/2018
Entity: State of Oregon
Description: The Oregon State Library is searching for an entrepreneurial leader, strong manager, and accomplished librarian to serve as the State Librarian. As the Agency Director and Chief Administrative Officer of the State Library of Oregon, the State Librarian is a highly- engaged, enthusiastic champion for libraries in Oregon and maintains a high-profile in communities across the state. The State Librarian possesses a broad, inclusive vision for the multiple facets of the State Library with a focus on modernization, especially in ensuring effective and efficient information management services responsive to the distinct needs of each state agency. The State Librarian provides flexible support and technical assistance to local libraries and library consortia (especially rural), and expands the reach of programs that improve outcomes for children (early literacy), families (access to information, resources, and internet), and communities. The State Librarian supervises the three managers of the Library's four divisions: Government Information and Research Services, Library Support and Development Services, Operations, and Talking Book and Braille Library. The individual in this position directs Library staff to meet the mission of the agency as contained in the Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS) and the long-range and biennial goals adopted by the State Library Board. The State Librarian represents the State Library in its work with the Governor's Office, Legislative Assembly, and local, state, and national agencies and organizations. The State Librarian is appointed by the Governor and serves at the pleasure of the Governor.

State Librarian (North Carolina)

Closing Date: 06-18-2018
Entity: North Carolina State Library, North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
Description: The N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources seeks a visionary, energetic leader to serve as State Librarian at the State Library of North Carolina. The State Library of North Carolina (SLNC) is the principal library of state government, with a mission to build the capacity of all libraries in North Carolina and to provide access to specialized collections for its residents. The State Library is comprised of three major programs: the Government and Heritage Library (GHL), the Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (LBPH), and Library Development (LD).
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