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Library Supervisor

Requisition ID req582
Department Library & Media Services
Campus RC-Rock Creek Campus
Employment Type Administrative-Full Time
Best Consideration Date For best consideration, apply by February 20, 2020; applications received after this date are not guaranteed a review
Position Summary

 Portland Community College (PCC) is seeking to hire a Library Supervisor.  Under the direction of the Library Access Services Manager, the Library Supervisor oversees the day-to-day operations of Access Services and library facilities at the Rock Creek campus library. 

This position is located at the Rock Creek campus and requires travel to / remote collaboration with staff at all other locations.  A typical work week is Monday through Friday, 8am - 5pm, but there may be occasional exceptions.

We are looking for a leader who is passionate about how libraries can support equitable student success and who is committed to leading library staff through change in order to meet the evolving needs of the communities we serve. 

Rock Creek’s 260-acre campus includes woodlands, wetlands and grassland, a diverse collection of farm animals, 14 career tech programs and a 3.6 acre Learning Garden.

More information about the Rock Creek campus here:

Learn more about the PCC Library here:

See the classification description for additional information:

Candidate Profile

In you cover letter, please address how your experience displays the following:

Proven success serving populations from a variety of cultural, racial and ethnic backgrounds, including community members who may be underserved or who come from at-risk populations and may struggle with academic success. 


These qualifications, skills and abilities are critical for success in this position.
Throughout the screening process, you will be evaluated based on the demonstration of these qualifications.

- Demonstrated experience with coaching, supporting, and supervising subordinate staff.
- Proven success serving populations from a variety of cultural, racial and ethnic backgrounds, including community members who may be underserved or who come from at-risk populations and may struggle with academic success.
- Experience effectively organizing and directing daily activities and projects, to support multiple priorities and stakeholders.
- Experience ensuring customer satisfaction in an environment with staff from different departments and multiple service points, who may or may not report to you directly.

Minimum Qualifications

To be considered, your application must demonstrate these minimum qualifications. (Experience is calculated based on the start and end dates you provide multiplied by the number of hours per week worked).

Master’s Degree in Information/Library Science
Six years of library experience;

Application must clearly display One Year of lead or supervisory experience.

Preferred Qualifications

- Experience with a unified resource management system - preferably Ex Libris Alma.
- Experience collaborating with community members, students, faculty, and staff in a Community College setting.
- Fluency in any one of the following languages in addition to English: Arabic, Chinese, French, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish, or Vietnamese.

Position Grade F
Starting Salary Expectations Minimum $46,607 to range mid-point of $57,092. Placement generally will not exceed the mid-point, based on qualifications, experience and internal equity.
Position Grade Salary Range $46607 to $67580 Annual Salary
PCC Benefits

PCC offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide employees and their families, including domestic partners, with access to a broad range of benefit options. Includes Health, Dental, and Vision options, Group Life, Long-term Disability, Long-term Care, and Auto and Home Insurance programs.

PCC currently fully funds the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS/OPSRP) pension and contributes an additional 6% into the employee's Individual Account Program under PERS/OPSRP. After one year of management or confidential service, PCC also provides a 2% contribution to a 403(b) account for eligible management and confidential personnel. PCC offers a tax deferred annuity program and a deferred compensation program where employees may save additional pre-tax dollars for retirement.

Additionally, PCC provides a tuition waiver for you, your spouse/domestic partner, and dependent children under 24 years of age, as well as partial tuition reimbursement for full-time employees at other accredited institutions.

Paid Leave: (Pro-rated by FTE for Part-Time Employees)
- 14.67 hours of vacation leave per month
- 1 day of sick leave per month
- 11 holidays
- 3 additional personal leave days per year

For a complete list of PCC benefits, please visit

View a complete list of PCC benefits.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements - Work is generally performed in an academic library environment, with frequent interruptions and irregularities in the work schedule. Work schedule will be regular but may vary. Evening or weekend hours may be required. Travel between campuses may be required. Frequent reaching, walking, standing, lifting, stooping, or carrying of equipment or library materials may be required. Incumbents may be required to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
Background Check Required Yes

Portland Community College complies with the Oregon Veterans' Preference in Public Employment law which provides qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment. You will be given instructions during the application process to claim Veterans' Preference in the recruitment of this position, and to provide the documents required for verification of eligibility. Please do not send your documentation to the hiring manager directly. For verification of eligibility, please submit the following documentation:

  • Veterans: DD214
  • Disabled Veterans: DD214 and Letter from the Department of VA

Portland Community College is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other protected class.