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Multiple Positions, Sno-Isle Libraries, Multiple Locations, WA

Sno-Isle Libraries is a large, two-county district in the beautiful North Puget Sound region of Washington State. Set in the fastest-growing corner of the state, Sno-Isle Libraries serves 728,745 residents in Washington's Snohomish and Island counties through 23 community libraries, online services, and Library on Wheels. Learn more at

Online applications must be submitted by 9:59 p.m. on the closing date. Resumes and letters of interest are encouraged and should be attached during the application process, but will not be accepted as a substitute for a completed Sno-Isle application.

Applications time out after 30 minutes. It is recommended that you save often, or copy and paste your supplemental question responses from a Word document to ensure no progress is lost.

Applicants who best match the needs of posted positions will be contacted by phone if selected for an interview. The hiring process can take a minimum of 4 to 8 weeks.

Applicants who need accommodations during the application or interview process should contact the Human Resources Department (360) 651-7000.

You must be 16 years of age or older to be eligible for employment. All offers of employment are conditioned on the provision of satisfactory proof of applicant's identity and legal authority to work in the U.S. Offers of employment are also conditioned on Sno-Isle's receipt of satisfactory responses to reference requests and a criminal background check, when required.

Questions may be directed to Human Resources at:
360-651-7000 (local) / 877-766-4753 (toll free) / 800-647-3753 (TTY)


Supervising Public Services Assistant

Location: Lynnwood
Pay Range: $27.89 - $38.35 Hourly
Hours per week: 40
Job Requisition: 18612

Closing Date: September 19, 2019

Job Summary
Supervises shelving and library support staff and performs circulation and other public services at a community library to contribute to its effective and efficient operation.

This position may include morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend hours including Sundays. Successful candidate may be required to adapt to future schedule and location changes depending on library needs.

Essential Functions
Perform circulation and related public services to include checking in and out library materials, processing delivery, basic reader's advisory services, and basic reference services.

Supervise assigned Page and volunteer staff to include interviewing, hiring, training, scheduling, work direction and performance evaluations.

Serve as technical liaison and assists customers with troubleshooting electronic equipment and computers, performing basic installs and updates, making minor repairs, sending technical reports, as well as liaising with the IT department.

Provide Polaris training and assistance to include helping staff with questions on procedures, updates, and resources.


Library Manager II

Location: Arlington
Pay Range: $6,805.07 - $9,458.80 Monthly
Hours per week: 40
Job Requisition: 18394

Closing Date: September 19, 2019

Sno-Isle Libraries seeks a self-motivated professional who is an innovative thinker and a strong communicator for the position of Arlington Library Manager. This position will provide leadership and support to the Arlington staff and volunteers to ensure that resources and services align with community needs and the Library's strategic priorities.

Job Summary
The Library Manager II position is responsible for ensuring effective operations and services in an assigned community library or Library on Wheels and Outreach Services.

Essential Functions
Manage the library or Library on Wheels to provide effective and efficient services to its customers. Included are such actions as: planning, developing, and directing programs that serve the needs of the library's service areas and promote the mission and objectives of the Library District; directing the operation of facilities and equipment, and arranging for maintenance and repairs as required; directing and performing effective information services and reader's advisory for the Library District.  

Provide effective direction to assigned library staff. This includes such actions as: interviewing, selecting, and training staff; scheduling and assigning staff to tasks and services; coaching staff and arranging for or giving continuing training; applying Library District personnel policies and procedures to such matters as granting and scheduling of leave, resolving grievances and discipline matters; and promoting or terminating staff members.

Assure the fiscal soundness of operations to include developing budgets for operations, staffing, training, equipment, and short and long range capital acquisitions; negotiating and obtaining budget approval from local government officials; monitoring expenditures compared to budget and taking necessary corrective action; directing daily accounting for library cash transactions; reviewing and approving purchases.

Perform effective community relations and library promotion activities to enhance the public stature and usefulness of the library to its communities. Included are presentations and business negotiations with local government officials as well as presentations to a wide variety of organizations in the public to promote the library and its programs.

Address disruptive customer issues to include all behaviors which disrupt other customers or staff and take appropriate action.

Perform effective library collection management to provide for a materials collection appropriate for the needs and interests of the library's customers. Included are such actions as: researching customer interests, materials availability, and collection content; implementing a collection maintenance plan.


Page *Continuous* Job 12201

Pay Range: $15.45 - $21.52 Hourly (15 hrs/wk)

Sno-Isle Libraries is accepting applications for Page positions on a continuous basis. Based on the need for positions or the functionality of this posting, we may suspend or discontinue it at any time.
About the Process
Please indicate your interest in specific community libraries by selecting them in the application's supplemental questionnaire. Those who are invited to an interview will be contacted by phone. Successful candidates will be placed in a retained pool and remain there until a position becomes available.
Job Summary
The Page position will perform sorting, shelving, locating, materials movement and library support tasks at a community library to contribute to its effective operation.

This position may include morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend hours including Sundays. Successful candidate may be required to adapt to future schedule and location changes depending on library needs.

Essential Functions
Provide effective and efficient library support services to include collecting and sorting by classification returned materials from book drops and circulation areas as well as shelving and retrieving materials.

Perform basic circulation support duties, other than direct customer service.

Assist in maintaining the library's shelved materials areas and reading rooms in neat, clean and orderly condition.

Assist with shelf readings as assigned.

Assist with general clerical support to include assisting with the operation and maintenance of equipment as well as photocopying and distributing materials.


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