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From: Code for Libraries <[log in to unmask]> On Behalf Of Gem Stone-Logan
Sent: Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:43 PM
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Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] Job: Systems Librarian at The Seattle Public Library
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Due to family reasons, I will be leaving The Seattle Public Library and moving back to California. This systems librarian announcement is to fill my current job. If you're interested, please apply even if you don't have experience with every item listed. All job applications have to go through the normal process in the application link. However, I'm happy to chat off list if anyone is interested in learning more about what this job entails and what it is like working at SPL.
The Seattle Public Library
On Thu, Jun 25, 2020 at 9:16 AM Code4Lib Jobs <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> This position is regular status, full-time, benefited; FLSA
> non-exempt, and a member of the bargaining unit. The application
> period is open until filled; First review of applications to occur July 13, 2020.
> 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 exemplary 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.
> These systems include a series of customized workflows and
> applications; therefore, the Systems Librarian is expected to analyze
> training, documentation, and process needs, then acquire or design and
> build appropriate library solutions. The position works in concert
> with library staff in diverse roles throughout the library, including
> those in Technical and Public Services. The Systems Librarian serves
> as the primary technical contact for these systems for library staff.
> 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 are 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 that focuses on
> creativity, equity, 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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