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Systems Librarian, Chicopee Public Library (Chicopee)

City of Chicopee

Chicopee Public Library

Systems Librarian

Position Title:                          Systems Librarian

Department:                           Chicopee Public Library

Employment Status:               Non-Exempt; Full-Time

Salary:                                     $26.80 per hour / $48,776 per year

Certifications/Licenses:          Master’s Degree in Library or Information Science; 

CompTIA A+ Certification; CompTIA Network Certifications


The Chicopee Public Library is hiring a Systems Librarian to be responsible for the planning, development, implementation and maintenance of the library’s automated systems and services. This position serves as systems administrator for the library’s local area network, including maintenance, security, backup, upgrade, repair, and monitoring of the systems’ software, and network hardware.


·         Managing and supporting Library’s integrated circulation and cataloging system (Evergreen)

·         Managing and supporting the Library’s network, including hardware maintenance and repairs; software and firmware updates of equipment; network security; policy updates; security software upgrades; and system backups

·         Managing the Library’s RFID security control and collection management system (Bibliotheca) including installation issues, downloads, reports, and day-to-day maintenance of hardware and software, including management of the remote monitoring software

·         Maintaining and troubleshooting Library’s print and time management software, identifying and resolving software and/or hardware issues

·         Managing hardwired systems, including purchase, installation, upgrades, repairs, and routine maintenance for staff and public functions.

·         Consulting and coordinating with vendors, technical support personnel, and other municipal departments, serving as the Implementation Coordinator between the Chicopee Public Library and its automated system vendor, C/W MARS

·         Other responsibilities as required 


The City of Chicopee provides its employees (contingent upon employment status) with a robust benefits package which include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Sick-Time, Life Insurance, Holiday Pay, Personal Time, Vacation Time, Retirement Saving Plans, a Pension Plan, Employee Discounts, and more. 

This is a full time, 35 hour work week position.

This role is classified as Grade A11, with a minimum starting pay of $26.80 per hour with periodic step and pay increases upon continuous completion of employment with the City of Chicopee.



To be minimally qualified for this position, one must meet the following criteria:

·         Master’s Degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA accredited program and

·         Proven computer and customer service skills

·         Three years of demonstrated experience with technology

·         CompTIA A+ Certification, CompTIA Network Certifications, and Evergreen experience, preferred.

Full/Part Time

Full Time




$26.00  / hour

Salary Notes

(Minimum starting pay based on the pay scale)

Closing Date

How to Apply


If this opportunity aligns with your skills, experience and employment goals, apply today by one of the following:

-       Go to and apply online by selecting the job and ‘Apply Now’ 

-       Select ‘download application’ on the City’s employment page and either email it or deliver it along with your resume to or the Department of Human Resources, located at Chicopee City Hall, 274 Front Street, 1st Fl. Chicopee, MA. 01013.


Text, Call, or Email:  


P: (413) 594-1512

C: (413) 523-2394

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The City of Chicopee is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


2021-07-14 |  Quick link to this job