Multnomah County Library Reviews

Updated April 17, 2015
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    Former Employee - Library Page
    Former Employee - Library Page
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Multnomah County Library part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Enjoyable co-workers Benefits paid with half time work status Relaxed work environment

    Cons

    Little variation in the work Very strict about job descriptions (depending on the branch) Little room to advance

    Advice to Management

    Be more flexible about job descriptions to the extent that's possible. Allow page staff to contribute more meaningfully with their strengths Allow more branch autonomy Be more open to change


  2. Corrupt Organization

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Library Page in Portland, OR
    Former Employee - Library Page in Portland, OR
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Multnomah County Library full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, but you can get great benefits working for any other government organization.

    Cons

    After 12 years and many management transitions it is obvious that it is not about what you know, but who you know in the organization. The union is in bed with management, and if your an older employee they will give you more reason to leave than to stay. There is no career path even if you get a degree in most cases. A job here is only for the elite and that is made apparent everyday especially if you are a lower class employee.

    Advice to Management

    It's not about you...it's about how well you serve the public. Everything you do is public record and if your intentions are not pure eventually with time it will become crystal clear your not doing your job.


  3. Hummmm

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    Current Employee - OA2 in Portland, OR
    Current Employee - OA2 in Portland, OR
    Recommends

    Pros

    They have the best benefits!

    Cons

    The employees and managers need to show more leadership.

    Advice to Management

    Need to work more with there employees.



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