Senior Librarian - Digital Resources
Fort Worth Library
The Fort Worth Library is seeking applicants for the position of Senior
The person selected for this position will be an energetic self-starter who
promotes the Library's customer service goals through effective management of
the Library's digital resources. The qualified candidate will have the ability
to understand the Library's operations and promote the Library's service
mission through customer-oriented digital services and will have a proven
track record of working productively with library customers, staff, and
vendors to ensure the best possible customer experience.
The Digital Resource Librarian is responsible for the Library's online public
access catalog and related services, the Library's e-resources, and assigned
areas of the print and media collection. This Librarian manages the Library's
new Polaris PowerPAC catalog and ancillary components; selects, manages,
promotes and evaluates online databases, e-books, and other e-resources;
produces and analyzes statistical reports on OPAC and digital resource usage;
manages contracts for e-resources; maintains knowledge of developments,
issues, and trends in Web sites, OPACs, and e-resource management; responds to
customer queries; troubleshoots and resolves e-resource and OPAC problems for
public and staff. This Librarian also evaluates and selects materials in
assigned collection areas; manages materials budgets for e-resources and other
collection areas; pursues continuous learning in areas of responsibility and
growth; and participates in the Division's business planning and evaluation
Education and Experience Requirements:
Master's Degree in Library Science PLUS two (2) years of increasingly
responsible experience using Internet and other digital resources in a public
service environment, developing and coordinating Web site content, managing
digital resources, and/or administering OPACs.
Library environment; exposure to computer screens.
Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining physical condition
necessary for moderate or light lifting; sitting, walking or standing for
prolonged periods of time.
Preference may be given for additional education, knowledge, experience and/or
certification as it relates to the position.
Ability to speak, read, and write Spanish strongly preferred.
Additional coursework in communications, journalism, information technology,
or related field preferred.
Excellent writing and grammar skills strongly preferred.
Evidence of continuing education in relevant areas strongly preferred.
Experience with bids and contracts in a municipal environment.
Troubleshooting and resolving e-resource and OPAC problems.
HTML and Web programming languages.
Working in and selecting materials for a large, multi-branch public library
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