Tuesday, June 17, 2014

DIA (Digital Information Assistant) - The Farmington Libraries

DIA (Digital Information Assistant) - The Farmington Libraries are seeking a qualified individual for a 28-hour/week part-time job to provide assistance and collaborate with colleagues in researching and implementing new digital services designed to meet the needs of our fast moving community. The successful candidate will excel at developing innovative solutions for today’s technologically driven society. The Information Services group provides a fast-paced, team driven environment with a strong commitment to delivering customer service beyond expectations. The DIA will be an integral member of this team and responsible for developing original programming for emerging applications and devices including conducting one-on-one and group classes for both staff and customers. The DIA will assist in the creation and day-to-day management of our new “Creative Commons Lab” where customers will have access to appropriate technologies and three-dimensional models. The successful candidate will have the ability to identify and evaluate new technologies as they emerge and determine suitable applications within the library, as well as managing websites; coding using various languages including HTML & CSS, JAVA, SQL, and Python; creating instructional and informational materials for print and online publication; knowledge of emerging trends in libraries; passion for sharing knowledge with others; and most importantly a demonstrated commitment to serving the community. Bachelor’s degree required. Major in computer science or related field is preferred. Master’s degree preferred, but not required. Customer service experience required. Library experience preferred, but not required. Send resume, cover letter, position statement and links to original web content and design to Laura Horn, Director of Information and Teen Services at lhorn@farmingtonlibraries.org. Position open until filled. Anticipated start date, August 1, 2014. The Farmington Libraries are an equal opportunity employer, and this position’s compensation level is competitive and provides vacation and sick time benefits only.