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14 days ago

Corporate and Foundation Relations Specialist

King County Library System Issaquah, WA

Any of the following duties may be performed. These examples are not necessarily performed… King County Library System


15 days ago

Corporate and Foundation Relations Speci...

King County Library System Issaquah, WA

Benefits Supplemental Questions Job Number 2015-00014 The Foundation is currently seeking qualified candidates for it's Corporate and… King County Library System


7 days ago

Library Page - Sammamish

King County Library System Issaquah, WA

Benefits Supplemental Questions JOB NUMBER: 2014-00262 The Sammamish Library is currently seeking a Library Page to join their team… King County Library System


5 days ago

Library Page - Burien

King County Library System Issaquah, WA

Benefits Supplemental Questions JOB NUMBER: 2014-00275 The Burien Library is seeking a new Library Page to join their team. Library Pages… King County Library System


13 days ago

Maintenance Worker

King County Library System Issaquah, WA

Any of the following duties may be performed. These examples are not necessarily performed by all incumbents… King County Library System


15 days ago

Library Page Fellowship - White Center

King County Library System Issaquah, WA

Benefits Supplemental Questions JOB NUMBER: 2015-00006 This is a two-year temporary position. The incumbent in this position will be… King County Library System


15 days ago

Library Page Fellowship - Lake Hills

King County Library System Issaquah, WA

Benefits Supplemental Questions JOB NUMBER: 2015-00011 This is a two-year temporary position. The incumbent in this position will be… King County Library System


7 days ago

Community Engagement Specialist

King County Library System Issaquah, WA

KING COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM invites applications for the position of: Community Engagement Specialist An Equal Opportunity Employer CLOSING DATE… Idealist.org


5 days ago

Library Page

King County Library System Sammamish, WA +3 locations

There are TWO positions currently open; 1-13hr & 1-15hrs. The schedule for each position is as follows: 15hr SCHEDULE Week 1 & 3 Monday 9:10a-1:10p… King County Library System


14 days ago

Library Page Fellowship

King County Library System Bellevue, WA +2 locations

The Page Fellowship program provides a unique opportunity for applicants to participate in an employment and development program in selected King… King County Library System


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    Disheartening.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Issaquah, WA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Issaquah, WA

    I have been working at King County Library System full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Excellent pay, excellent benefits packages for those working more than 20 hours a week, and they provide tuition assistance for those pursuing degrees. Working in the branches is fun and rewarding.

    Cons

    More concerned with staff retention than having a functioning work force. Very few people have been let go despite known issues of theft, harassment, or just general incompetence. At the Service Center especially, employees who genuinely work hard and try to excel are browbeaten into submitting to the lowest common-denominator. Not a good place if you want to love coming to work everyday. Most people here resist change to a degree that borders on mental instability.

    Hypocrisy and favoritism among certain mangers is rampant, and those in the system that have the clout to make a difference seem to prefer avoiding conflicts all together and shove personal issues under the rug. Staff turn over can be summed up simply as "Wait until they either die or retire."

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Clean up the management. If even the people on the bottom of the ladder openly discuss how they wish KCLS would actually fire employees there are some real issues that need to be addressed.

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