The Tacoma Public Library in the Puget Sound region of Washington State is
recruiting for an Information Technology Manager. This
classification reports to the Library Director and provides leadership from
planning and development to implementation.

Responsibilities include: Manage the scheduling, budgeting, security, records
storage and recovery, and maintenance of inventory control for the computer
resources of the library. Plan, prepare, coordinate and
manage the departmental budget; track and monitor expenditures to assure
financial accountability. Supervise and evaluate the
performance of staff. Knowledge required includes: Advanced knowledge of:
integrated library systems, content management systems, digital repositories,
and the legal issues impacting digital services for libraries and archives,
complex infrastructure IT project development, implementation, and management,
library organization, operations, policies and objectives,
budget preparation and management of departmental expenditures, union
contracts and rules governing represented employees, modern office practices,
procedures and equipment.

QUALIFICATIONS: A combination equivalent to: Graduation
from an accredited college with a Master's degree in Library or Information
Science or related advanced degree in Information Management, and seven (7)
years experience working in library technology of which five (5) years must be
managing a library IT department or equivalent, and knowledge of American
Library Association principles and practices as well as the standards,
protocols, and practices of other libraries.

DESIRABLE: Experience managing an integrated library system from Innovative
Interfaces, Inc., or from another vendor. The annual salary is $80,121 to
$97,760. The Tacoma Public Library offers a competitive
benefits package. The deadline for receipt of applications is 5:00 PM May 3,

MAY BE OBTAINED AT: Human Resources Department, 747 Market Street, Tacoma, WA
98402-3764, 253-591-5400,
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