If you have a couple of years administering an ILS, I invite you to
consider applying to the Systems Librarian job at The Seattle Public
Library. While the job post below lists a link to job benefits, some of the
unlisted job benefits:
- Working in the iconic Central Library
- Supportive, collaborative co-workers
- Team-centered departmental approach to both projects and daily work
- Occasional baked goods and thank you post-it notes from your direct
In case you are concerned about all the job duties listed in the
description section, there will be support to get you up and going on those
duties! Our current Systems Librarian will still be on our team when you
start, and will be helping you through the the first year of your
employment at SPL.
While I am the hiring manager for this search, I'll do my best to answer
any questions you might have about this position. Best of luck for those of
you who apply!
Library Applications and Systems Manager
The Seattle Public Library
On Fri, Aug 18, 2017 at 1:01 PM, Code4Lib Jobs <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Salary: $46.90 - $57.01 Hourly
> Job Type: Civil Service Exempt, Regular, Full-time
> Bargaining Unit: AFSCME; Local 2083
> This position regular status, full-time, FLSA non-exempt,position is open
> until filled; benefited and a member of the bargaining unit. First review
> of applications to occur September 6th, 2017.
> The Seattle Public Library is seeking a resourceful and collaborative
> Systems Librarian to join its Information Technology team. Reporting to
> the Manager of Library Applications and Systems, the Systems Librarian will
> be part of a highly collaborative and efficient IT team, providing exemplar
> customer service to both library patrons and staff. The Systems Librarian
> serves as the lead administrator of the Library's Integrated Library System
> (SirsiDynix Horizon) and the Library's discovery layer (BiblioCommons).
> The Systems Librarian also provides lead support of other major vendor or
> locally developed applications, including EZProxy and a locally developed
> staff mobile ILS application.
> These systems include a series of customized workflows and applications;
> therefore, the Systems Librarian is expected to analyze training,
> documentation, and process needs and design and build appropriate library
> solutions working in concert with library staff in diverse roles throughout
> the library, including those in Technical and Public Services. The Systems
> Librarian serves as primary technical contact for these systems for library
> Additionally, the Systems Librarian leads development and maintenance
> efforts for interfaces between these application platforms, applications,
> and other systems. They oversee integration of locally developed and
> third-party applications, providing functional support for these
> application modules, and the creation of custom reports from those systems.
> The Seattle Public Library is Seattle's center of information and
> knowledge and one of the most popular and valued services in the city.
> Library staff is highly regarded by the public for their knowledge, quality
> of service and caring. Staff members are committed to the Library's
> organizational values of respect, partnership, engagement, diversity and
> inclusion, transparency and recognition. In particular, they demonstrate
> respect, engage in partnerships, and are transparent in their
> communications and intentions. A strategic priority of the Library is to
> foster an internal culture of innovation which focuses on creativity,
> engagement, learning and staff development.
> The Library supports the City of Seattle's Race and Social Justice
> Initiative to end institutionalized racism by eliminating barriers to
> access, providing the staff and public with opportunities for growth, and
> developing equitable access to the programs and services we offer. If you
> share those values and meet the qualifications, the Library invites you to
> apply for this position.
> For the full job description, including specific job duties and
> qualifications, please visit https://www.governmentjobs.
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