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Systems Librarian, CHICOPEE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Chicopee)

City of Chicopee

Systems Librarian

Position Title:                          Systems Librarian 

Department:                           Chicopee Public Library 

Employment Status                Non-Exempt; Full-Time

Salary:                                     $26.80 - $35.09 Per hour

Certifications/Licenses:          Master’s Degree in Library, MLS Preferred, CompTIAA A+, CompTIA Network Certification, and Evergreen Experience Preferred.

The City of Chicopee’s Library Department is hiring a Systems Librarian who has the primary responsibility of 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, and repair and monitoring of the systems software, and network hardware. 



ESSENTIAL DUTIES INCLUDE



·         Manages and supports library’s integrated circulation and cataloging system.

·         Manages and supports the library’s network, including hardware maintenance and repairs; software and firmware updates if equipment.

·         Works closely with and maintains effective communication with Library Director to insure smooth operation of the Library’s automated systems and services.

·         Develops and recommends policy and procedures for the use of computers and computer systems

·         Consults and coordinates with vendors, technical support personnel, and other town departments as required. 

·         Maintains and troubleshoots Library’s print and time management software, identifying and resolving software and/or hardware issues in conjunction with CW MARS.

·         Performs other related duties as required.



QUALIFICATIONS

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



Proficient in the use of personal computers.
Strong working knowledge of system peripherals.
Strong understanding of Library operations, including experience with automated circulation systems.
Understanding of security controls for networks and clients.
Strong working knowledge of current computing practices, standards and equipment.
Ability to remove and reinstall hardware components.
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel, etc.
Ability to handle multiple priorities.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Self-starter who can work with minimal supervision.
 



                                                         



                                                 EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

·         Master’s Degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA accredited Program (Preferred)

·         3 Years demonstrated experience with technology (Preferred)

·         CompTIA A+ Certification, CompTIA Network Certifications and Evergreen Experience (Preferred)



SCHEDULE & COMPENSATION

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 pay rate ranging from $26.80-$35.09 with periodic step and pay increases upon continuous completion of employment with the City of Chicopee.

HOW TO APPLY

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

-       Go to chicopeema.gov/jobs and apply online by selecting the job and ‘Apply Now’ 

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

Qualifications

Proficient in the use of personal computers.
Strong working knowledge of system peripherals.
Strong understanding of Library operations, including experience with automated circulation systems.
Understanding of security controls for networks and clients.
Strong working knowledge of current computing practices, standards and equipment.
Ability to remove and reinstall hardware components.
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel, etc.
Ability to handle multiple priorities.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Self-starter who can work with minimal supervision.
 

Full/Part Time

Full Time

Education

MLS/Masters

Salary Range

$26.80 - $35.09  / hour

Closing Date

How to Apply

ChicopeeCAREERS

P: (413) 594-1510

resume@chicopeema.gov

Posted

2021-11-16 |  Quick link to this job