DeWitt Community Library
ShoppingTown Mall, DeWitt, NY 13214
Under the direction of the Executive Director, this position plays a lead role in planning, developing and maintaining a leading-edge technology infrastructure to ensure the success of the Library’s vision and strategies. The Assistant Director for Technology & Digital Services also assesses current and emerging service needs and works with library staff to employ effective technological responses to those needs. This position also administers the Library’s digital services and collections and oversees a paraprofessional responsible for the Library’s web site and social networking sites. Public services related responsibilities include reference, collection development, training, and development of documentation and policy.
Masters in Library Science or equivalent degree from an accredited institution
Minimum of 3 years of relevant library experience with at least 1 year of supervisory experience
Must possess or be eligible for a New York State Public Librarian’s Certificate
Comprehensive knowledge of current technology applicable to libraries, including networks, computer hardware and software, internet tools and audio-visual equipment
Solid record of devising, leading and completing technology initiatives
Familiarity with library information systems, preferably Polaris
Proven ability to work cooperatively in a team situation, demonstrating initiative and creativity
Analytical skills necessary to analyze and interpret information, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, develop and implement responsible strategies
Ability to convey ideas, information, and training through public presentation, verbal and written communication
Ability to work independently and innovatively in a variety of situations and be flexible and adaptable to change
Effective organizational skills including ability to multitask and manage multiple projects at the same time and adaptability to changing priorities to meet demands of the Library
Salary & Benefits
Based on skills and experience.
How to Apply:
Contact Executive Director Wendy Scott
Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org; 446-3578.
Morrisville State College Library
The College Library seeks a technologically adept librarian committed
to innovative information literacy instruction both online and in the
classroom. Primary responsibilities will revolve around developing and
expanding the Library’s digital teaching and learning initiatives
including developing online tutorials and courses, and playing a lead
role in developing open education resource library services. This
librarian will manage course reserves, the integration of library
services into course management systems, and will develop lending
programs for new digital learning technologies. A keen awareness of
emerging instructional technologies will be essential in this
position; experience in reference services, instruction and
instruction assessment are preferred. Additional responsibilities will
include providing reference services, subject area liaison duties
including collection development, library outreach and instruction and
participation on campus-wide faculty committees.
Salery & Benefits
Salary commensurate with education and experience.
10 month obligation, tenure track position with full benefits.
How to Apply:
Qualified candidates should apply online at www.morrisville.edu and
include a cover letter and resume. Paper submissions not accepted.
Mohawk Valley Library System
Work as a member of the Joint Automation (JA) Project staff to provide library automation and computer support to the 48 member libraries of the Mohawk Valley and Southern Adirondack Library Systems. This position reports to the Joint Automation Project Manager.
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 – 4:30 On call evenings and weekends approximately one week per month. Occasional additional evenings and/or weekend hours as needed. Start Date: June 2013
The Mohawk Valley Library System is a state-funded, cooperative public library system serving public libraries in Fulton, Montgomery, Schenectady and Schoharie Counties. The Southern Adirondack Library System is a state-funded, cooperative public library system serving public libraries in Hamilton, Saratoga, Warren and Washington Counties.
Provide telephone, e-mail and on-site support to member library staff, system staff and public users on the integrated library automation software, MVLS/SALS web catalog and online databases.
Provide telephone, e-mail and on-site support to member library staff for computer hardware, software, LAN and WAN issues.
Perform routine user account, security and policy file maintenance for the integrated library automation software.
Perform routine user account maintenance, distribution list maintenance, support and training on SALS/MVLS e-mail software.
Run routine and special request reports for member library and system staff.
Perform some PC installation, hardware maintenance, troubleshooting.
Provide support and diagnostics for PCs, including viruses and malware.
Perform network installation, configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting of local area and wide area network equipment at 59 sites.
Perform routine operational tasks on MVLS/SALS servers.
Participate in the SALS/MVLS user’s group meetings and any other JA meetings, as needed.
Work independently and as a team member on a variety of projects and problem resolutions, from planning stages through implementation.
Update standard network, Cassie and PC documentation and support call database to record changes made and tasks performed.
Monitor and load tapes for daily backups on all MVLS/SALS servers.
Monitor backups on all MVLS/SALS servers one weekend per month.
Monitor evening and weekend network outages one week per month.
Occasional evening and/or weekend work required.
May require lifting up to 50 lbs.
New York State driver’s license required.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Associates degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience.
Microsoft Windows and Office product experience, as well as experience with Internet browsers, plug-ins and their configuration.
Personal computer hardware knowledge, including experience configuring and/or repairing PCs, PC components and printers.
Understanding of local area networking (TCP/IP), including wireless network setup and troubleshooting.
Active Directory domain/subdomain experience a plus.
Ability to communicate with users of varying degrees of experience and knowledge in a clear, concise and patient manner.
Ability to work on multiple tasks and problems simultaneously.
Excellent oral, telephone and written communication skills.
Salary & Benefits:
Salary Range: $30,000 – 35,000
New York State sponsored health insurance and retirement programs. Generous sick, personal and vacation days.
How to Apply:
Mohawk Valley Library System
858 Duanesburg Road
Schenectady, NY 12306
Phone: (518) 355-2010
FAX: (518) 355-0674
Southern Adirondack Library System
22 Whitney Place
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Phone: (518) 584-7300
FAX: (518) 587-5589
Polaris Library Systems
Polaris Library Systems, a software company focused on the library automation market, is searching for a Librarian-Site Manager.
Our offices are located at Polaris Library Systems’ headquarters in Liverpool, NY.
To see what we do, please visit our website at http://www.polarislibrary.com/news-events/news-events.html
The successful candidate will join a dynamic team of librarians who enjoy solving puzzles and working collaboratively with public, academic and special libraries across North America. The Site Manager will act as primary liaison between customer support and customer sites; will provide direct application support; project management and will perform other technical and administrative tasks as required.
ith this position takes place at Polaris Library Systems’ headquarters in Liverpool, NY. Because this position requires minute-to-minute interaction with other members of a project team, candidates must be located in, or willing to relocate to, the Liverpool, NY area.
Analyze problems; isolate problem area; develop and implement solutions while maintaining detailed documentation for all problems, including description issues and steps taken toward resolution
Build relationship with site as primary contact
Establish expertise in the Polaris software application
Team with technical specialist to provide support in all areas
Escalate problems to second level of support when appropriate
Continue to improve skill set to include practical knowledge in the areas of Microsoft Transact-SQL, Reporting Services, and multiple 3rd party applications that integrate with Polaris.
Formulate detailed plans documenting upgrade procedures for each site
Work with site to identify training needs and schedule such training
Background must include a Masters in Library Science completed or in-progress.
Previous work experience (1-3 years) in a library is preferred.
Salary & Benefits:
Polaris Library Systems is a growing company which offers a competitive compensation and flexible benefit package, including: health, dental, short and long-term disability coverage, and a 401(k).
How to Apply:
Please submit a cover letter and resume to: email@example.com