Friday, September 16, 2016

Digital Services Librarian

New Canaan Library. Our Values: Lifelong learning, Respect, Service, Excellence, Professionalism. Our Mission: To inspire and empower lifelong learning through innovation and discovery. Role Purpose Providing IT support to the public and staff in a timely, professional manner. Maintaining the IT infrastructure in optimal condition. Developing Innovative STEM programming that responds to community need and interest. Teaching and training. Compiling, analyzing and presenting a broad range of Library metrics. Fostering collaboration and partnerships with local schools and community organizations. Participating in cross-departmental projects as required. Accountabilities: Under the Guidance of the Digital Services Manager, this position is accountable for: Ensuring that all Library technology is in optimal working condition. Resolving network, PC, software, and ILS issues in a timely manner. Developing, organizing and providing targeted STEM classes and workshops. Maintaining and providing content for the Library’s Digital Display. Monitoring and troubleshooting Makerlab equipment. Adding content to the Website. Collecting, analyzing and presenting a broad array of statistical data. Working 5 hours per week on the Adult Services Desk. Overseeing and troubleshooting audiovisual equipment. Instructing staff and public in the use of various digital technologies. Conducting one-on-one tutorials with public and staff. Undertaking other projects and assignments as requested. Deliverables: Integrated and streamlined technology infrastructure. Rapid responses to help desk requests. Organized and innovative technology programming. Classes and workshops that responds to community need. Effective technology support to public and staff. Streamlined and comprehensive statistical reports on major library metrics. Effective support to Digital Services team and wider organization. Key Functional Relationships Digital Services Manager. Adult Services Team. Collection Development Team. Teen Services. Children’s Services. Skills & Attributes: Strong commitment to customer service. Ability to think creatively and be innovative. Ability to prioritize and manage work related projects. Able to communicate technical information clearly. Strong teaching skills. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Knowledge of emerging digital technologies. Knowledge of 3D printing and scanning. Demonstrated commitment to professional learning. Ability to create useful statistical reports. Ability to think analytically. Highly collaborative work style. Strong graphic design skills. Knowledge of Web platforms. Strong IT skills. Qualifications / Experience: MLS degree. Understanding of computer networks. Knowledge Innovative Interfaces Sierra System preferred but not required. Knowledge of computer databases and statistical analysis. Knowledge of Windows, MAC and Linux operating systems. Knowledge of mobile devices and tablets. Knowledge electronic kits such as RasPis, Arduinos and Mindstorms. Knowledge of Social Media platforms. Salary range:  $51,300-$61,000 (This is a full-time position. Some evenings and weekends required). Position opened until filled. Email resume and cover letter to Jeff Zaino, Digital Services Manager,  New Canaan Library