Wednesday, September 09, 2015

Technology and Social Media Librarian -

Mark Twain Library, Redding, CT This is a re-designed part-time position for a technologically-proficient, innovative, and service-oriented librarian to plan, develop, maintain, and enhance library technology services for the Mark Twain Library. This position will also oversee the library’s social media growth and be part of developing a new website at a historic and community minded public library. Duties: Manage, maintain, troubleshoot, and update library computer and network systems, equipment, and software, for staff and the public, at the main library. Work with the director to create and implement a long-term technology plan, and research and advise on immediate and near-term technology projects as they arise. Coordinate with consortium Bibliomation staff, and other contract vendors to support all library technology and systems. Working with professional website developer, help to implement a new Library website. Provide instruction to patrons and staff regarding technology and digital media, Qualifications: Demonstrated ability to maintain, install, troubleshoot, and upgrade hardware and software. Understanding of networking (LAN and wireless), Demonstrated knowledge of library technology applications including web applications, and social media platforms.  Ability to manage multiple detailed tasks through frequent interruptions, resolve conflicts with diplomacy, adapt to change, and work independently and collaboratively. Experience: MLS degree from an accredited graduate library school or demonstrated related applicable experience.  Experience with integrated library systems. Technical proficiency needed with social media applications, electronic mailing lists, OPACs, and web design and development including HTML. Excellent interpersonal skills and a strong commitment to public library service Salary – $42,250 for a 30 hour week position. There is no health or retirement related benefits associated with this position. 60 hours of vacation and paid holiday days are granted after 6 months. Please send cover letter resume and names of 3 references to . Deadline September 28, 2015.