Senior Librarian for Web Services
San José Public Library -- City of San José
San Jose

**About the Organization**  
The City of San Jose, the Capital of Silicon Valley, is one of the nation's
best managed cities and one of the top ten cities in which to live, work, and
do business. Moreover, San Jose is the center of cultural,
government and economic activity for the region. The
employees of the City of San Jose have embraced the following
values: Integrity, Innovation, Excellence, Collaboration,
Respect and Celebration.

San Jose Public Library is the largest public library system between San
Francisco and Los Angeles. A proud recipient of the Gale/Library Journal
Library of the Year Award, the library is an acknowledged leader in providing
innovative services to meet changing customer needs. The San Jose Public
Library enriches lives by fostering lifelong learning and by ensuring that
every member of the community has access to a vast array of ideas and
information. With 22 branches, plus the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library,
we offer tremendous opportunities for learning, discovery and pure enjoyment.

**Position and Duties**  
The Senior Librarian for Web Services will be under the supervision of the
Division Manager for Technology and Innovation and work closely with San Jose
Public Library (SJPL) and San Jose State University (SJSU) Information
Technology and Technical Services. This position will
consider new trends in web and mobile technology, analyze library
applicability, and work with SJSU counterparts, Library IT and the San Jose
Way for implementation. The Senior Librarian for Web
Services will provide collaborative oversight of the Library's web site and
coordination of Sierra ILS services, electronic resources and implementation
and support of staff technology resources, such as
SharePoint. The Senior Librarian for Web Services will
oversee task forces and work to ensure technology is understood throughout the
organization. The successful candidate will supervise
SJPL's web team, electronic resources staff, and may supervise staff that work
directly with the Sierra ILS. We are looking for a leader
comfortable with technology and an understanding of how emerging technology
can facilitate vital library services.

Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  * Create websites, web code and applications
  * Evaluate, pilot, and implement web solutions
  * Integrate social media and e-library technology
  * Plan, implement and evaluate programs/services
  * Establish performance measures
  * Monitor program budgets
  * Prioritize and assign work, conduct performance evaluations and ensure staff is trained
  * Lead organization-wide staff through web and electronic resources evolution and development
**Minimum Qualifications**  
Any combination of training and experience equivalent to:

1. Master's Degree in Library Science from an accredited
college or university, plus three (3) years of

increasingly responsible professional library experience, including
supervision or lead responsibility for

professional and technical staff.


2. Bachelor's degree from an accredited
college or university and (4) four years of increasingly responsible

professional library experience, including supervision or lead responsibility
for web design staff and familiarity with electronic resources for libraries.

3. Employment Eligibility: Federal law
requires all employees to provide verification of their eligibility to work in
this country. Please be informed that the City of San Jose will not prepare or
file a labor condition application with the Department of Labor.

**To Learn More and Apply**  
To view the full announcement for this exciting opportunity and apply online
with the City of San Jose, please visit the City of San Jose's employment page
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