Job opening: Collection Development Librarian

Josephine Community Library District seeks a dynamic professional to serve as the Collection Development Librarian.

about the position

The Collection Development Librarian is responsible for the selection of adult nonfiction, fiction, electronic resources, media, periodicals, and reference materials. This position supports collection maintenance and provides weeding guidance at multiple branches. The Collection Development Librarian works closely with the Public Services Director, Adult Services and Volunteer Manager, Youth Services Librarian and other Department Heads to help maintain a team-oriented climate that will attract, keep, inspire, and motivate quality staff and volunteers and secure the trust and confidence of the Board of Directors.

The Collection Development Librarian is a full-time position with an hourly pay range between $18–26 depending on experience and/or education. Retirement and leave benefits are offered. Click to see the Collection Development Librarian job description (pdf).

application process

This position is open until filled. To apply, candidates should prepare an application package including the following:

To submit the application package, email the documents all in PDF format (preferably in a single PDF file) to Mailed or delivered application packages will not be accepted. 

Accommodations for completing the application can be made for people with disabilities or without computer access. Email to request accommodations.

For more information, email

about the library district

On May 16, 2017, voters passed Measure 17-79 to form a library district serving 39,000 in the noncontiguous areas surrounding the branch libraries in Grants Pass, Williams, Wolf Creek, and Illinois Valley. The measure passed by 53 percent of the vote at a rate of 39 cents per $1,000 of assessed property value for owners within the boundaries of the library district. This tax started being assessed July 2017, and the library district assumed full library management and operations on January 1, 2018. Learn more about Josephine Community Library District.

updated 8/30/2019