Technology Services Librarian

 

Primary Summary

Under the direction of the Computer Network Services Manager, the Technology Services Librarian designs, evaluates, implements, documents, and manages training solutions to support the needs of the member libraries and System headquarters. The Technology Services Librarian also acts as the primary contact for technology training needs, WordPress support, and E-Rate.
 

Essential Duties 

  1. Develops, coordinates, and implements technology training for member library staff in areas that support technology needs (i.e., email, vendor agnostic office suites, websites, general computer skills, and other identified training topics). 
  2. Drafts technology updates for publications to member libraries and documents internal technology information.
  3. Manages System WordPress website and Member Library WordPress multi-site. 
  4. Manages inventory of System technology and equipment.
  5. Manages E-Rate projects in conjunction with tech department, administration, and outside E-Rate consultants. 
  6. Responds to help desk tickets from Member Libraries. 
  7. Investigates and implements technology solutions for library services. 
  8. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

  • Strong curiosity about new technologies and their impact on libraries. 
  • Expert training/teaching skills. 
  • Expert verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of WordPress and website management.
  • Help Desk and troubleshooting experience.
  • Willingness to learn on the job and keep current with technology trends.

Education and Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science.

Salary and Benefits

  • Salary range $57,000 - $60,000, commensurate with experience.
  • Vacation, sick time, holiday, and health insurance benefits
  • NYS Retirement

How to Apply

To apply, send a PDF of a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to rkirsop@pls-net.org with the subject line: "Technology Services Librarian [Last Name]".

Preference will be given to applications received by March 15, 2022. The position will remain open until filled.

About Pioneer Library System

The Pioneer Library System (PLS) is a cooperative library system located in Canandaigua, NY and serves 42 small and rural public libraries across Ontario, Wyoming, Wayne, and Livingston Counties.