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Multnomah County Library is a premier library system and Oregon's largest public library, serving nearly one-fifth of the state's population. The work environment encourages creativity, provides challenges, and allows individuals to realize their potential in a team atmosphere.

Multnomah County Library is a learning organization with a strong commitment to continuous quality improvement and exceptional customer service. The library actively recruits persons from various ethnic and cultural backgrounds to enhance service to its diverse community.

Current job openings

Black Cultural Competency Librarian

We are looking for a compassionate, dedicated, forward-thinking Black Cultural Competency librarian who has experience with and a passion for working with the Black and African American community. You must be creative, culturally competent, and customer service-focused. You will be joining a team of library professionals at Central Library in downtown Portland and will be responsible for building and maintaining professional relationships with Central Library’s patrons as well as collaborating with appropriate stakeholders within Central Library’s community and the library system as a whole. Apply through Saturday, May 15, 2021.

Black Cultural Competency Youth Librarian

Multnomah County Library is looking for a creative, customer service-­oriented, charismatic Black Cultural Competency Youth Librarian to join our team! We're committed to providing the best possible traditional and cutting-­edge library services to children and young adults, both in our buildings and in the community, and we seek someone who shares that commitment. Apply through Saturday, May 15, 2021.

Black Cultural Competency Teen Librarian

As a Black Cultural Competency Teen Librarian, your primary purpose is to engage the Black and African American teen (ages 13-18) community in order to create lasting bonds with the library. You will work within your assigned location but also within your designated library region to provide services to the Black and African American teen community served within that region. You work closely with your regional staff colleagues and are a liaison between the local branch, regional, and systemwide Youth Services and culturally specific teams. Apply through Saturday, May 15, 2021.

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