Apologies for the mass invitation that got sent out via Google Calendar or
For the record, it wasn't going to be much of a party anyway.
On Fri, Mar 2, 2018 at 11:55 AM, Becky Yoose <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hi folks,
> For some reason the jobs site didn't kick off this email, so I'm sending
> this one out manually - apologies if the system sends one out right after
> this email!
> Sometimes, Life Happens. Our recently hired Systems Librarian is moving on
> to attend to non-work matters, so we are again looking for a Systems
> Librarian! If you were on the fence about applying the first time around,
> here is your second chance.
> 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 other Systems Librarian (the one who's retiring at the end of
> the year) will still be on our team when you start, and will be helping you
> through the the first few months 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!
> 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 March 19th, 2018.*
> 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
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