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REQUEST FOR Proposal/QUALIFICATIONS

OWNER’S REPRESENTATION and CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT SERVICES

RESPONSE DUE:         October 10, 2022 at 6:00 PM PST

 

Description of the Project:

Based on demonstrated need, four Stevens County Rural Library District (“District”) libraries received grants totaling $1,021,333 through the State of Washington’s Library Capital Improvement Program. These grants, which must be matched by local fundraising, will benefit Chewelah, Colville, Loon Lake, and Northport.

Building upon this opportunity to expand services and make improvements to all libraries in Stevens County, the District intends to renovate its Northport, Colville, and Chewelah libraries, and is in the planning process for development of a new Loon Lake library building and other improvements to real property at a site located at 3988 Hwy 292, Loon Lake, WA 99148.

Approximate value of the new Loon Lake Library building project: $ 1,880,000.00

Approximate value of the Colville Public Library renovation:            $ 574,000.00

Approximate value of the Chewelah Public Library renovation:        $ 195,000.00

Approximate value of the Northport Library renovation:                  $ 107,775.00

 

Please see Request for Proposal for full details.

One Part-time Position

The Libraries of Stevens County has one opening for a position that will help us expand library services in the northern end of the county. The position may include hours in Colville, Kettle Falls, and/or Northport.

Library Assistant I – 20 hours

RATE OF PAY: Library Assistant I – $16/hour,  

Open until filled, review of complete application packets begins May 20th.

For the Library Assistant I position we are looking for highly motivated, hardworking, intelligent people with excellent customer service skills. The primary tasks of the job include: helping library patrons of all ages with technology questions, research, locating materials, and checking books in and out. The ideal candidate will be able to easily multi-task and work efficiently under pressure, and have a capacity to use and learn advanced technology applications. Experience using databases, the Internet, and a variety of software applications is critical. The position could include evening and weekend hours. The position may include evening hours, driving in all weather conditions, lifting heavy boxes, and will be 20 hours per week.

One Part-time Position

Library Assistant I, Lakeside Library

RATE OF PAY: $16 per hour

WHERE: Lakeside Library, Branch of the Libraries of Stevens County

Open until filled, review of complete application packets begins July 26th.

The Lakeside Library has one part-time opening for a Library Assistant I.  We are looking for highly motivated, hard working, intelligent people with excellent customer service skills.  The primary tasks of the job include:  helping library patrons of all ages with technology questions, research, locating materials, and checking books in and out.  The Lakeside Library is a busy library and the ideal candidate will be able to multi-task and work efficiently under pressure, and have a capacity to use and learn advanced technology applications.  Experience using databases, the Internet, and a variety of software applications is critical.  A background in library or educational work is preferred. The position could include evening hours, and will be a total of 20 hours per week.

RESPONSE FORMAT AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • Format:

    1. Cover letter
    2. Table of Contents
    3. Response with pages numbered

     

    Please see full description for submission procedures and additional project details.

Questions may be addressed to:

Amanda Six
Library Director, Stevens County Rural Library District
amanda@scrld.org                     509.233.9621 x306

Please submit (incomplete applications will not be reviewed) :

Completed application materials may be submitted through the mail, email or dropped off to:

Becca Moore, Office Manager
Stevens County Rural Library District
4008 Cedar Street
PO Box 744
Loon Lake, WA 99148
beccam@scrld.org

Colville Library Manager

Colville Public Library

Position: Library Manager

Salary: $48,131 – $59,155 per year

Benefits: Social Security, retirement, life, medical, dental and optical insurance; paid vacation and sick leave.

Working Hours: 40 hours per week, with some evening and possible weekend hours.

Location: Colville, Washington. Visit the Colville Chamber of Commerce at http://www.colville.com for more regional information.

Duties: The Colville Library Manager is a full-time highly responsible management and front line public service job involving planning, directing, and supervising patron services for a small city library facility in accordance with established policies and procedures. The position will include coordinating and overseeing outreach to area schools, technology support, programming for a variety of ages, collection development, staff training, community involvement, coordination with city government, participation on a website development committee, and public speaking. The Colville Library Manager has leadership roles on district-wide projects and will assist with coordination of library service throughout the region.

Open until filled, review of applications begins June 17, 2019.

The Libraries of Stevens County is one of the newest and most exciting library systems in Eastern Washington. Staff are dedicated to providing library access to a far-flung rural population and are not shy to get creative about ways to accomplish that goal. The Colville Library is the largest of the eight libraries in the library district and Colville is the largest community in the tri-county area of northeastern Washington and the county-seat of Stevens County. The area is famous for its natural beauty and includes the forested Selkirk Mountains, Lake Roosevelt National Recreation area, 49 Degrees North Ski hill (the largest ski area in Washington State) and numerous lakes and streams.

Qualifications:

  1. MLS Degree from an ALA accredited school of librarianship and/or WA State Certification as a Librarian, or other appropriate degree.
  2. At least three years of related full-time work experience including supervisory experience, and at least one year of related fulltime library employment, or comparable experience.

Please submit:

  • Libraries of Stevens County employment application
  • Signed cover letter addressing your work experience related to the skills and abilities required for this position
  • Answer these 3 questions: 
    • Why are you interested in working and living in northern Stevens County?
    • What issues or problems in Stevens County could the library help address? How?
    • The Colville Library Manager will be expected to be highly engaged in the Colville community (e.g., present at civic group meetings and city council) What are some ways you would like to be involved in the community?
  • Resume
  • Three references

Completed application materials may be submitted through the mail, email or dropped off to:

Becca Moore, Administrative Assistant
Stevens County Rural Library District
4008 Cedar Street
PO Box 744
Loon Lake, WA 99148
beccam@scrld.org

The position is open until filled.

Job Begins: As soon after hiring as possible.

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