Job Title: Sr. Librarian (Digital Services)
Department/Division: Community Services/Library
Reports to: Library Manager or Assistant Library Manager
For Best Consideration: 01/26/2023
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Los Alamos County Public Library is seeking an experienced, energetic, tech-savvy Senior Librarian to lead the library’s public facing technology efforts. Our ideal candidate sees the big picture with the role technology plays in libraries yet also has the skills to troubleshoot a PC.
Under general supervision of the Library Manager or Assistant Library Manager, oversees the operations of one or more specialty library services, and performs a range of complex and specialized library tasks requiring a high level of professional expertise, supervisory proficiency, and customer service skills. Provides guidance, leadership, and coordination to library services staff in public and technical services areas. Participates in the development of operating policies and procedures, systems to maintain records, and quality standards. Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information.
•Serve as website administrator (SirsiDynix Enterprise)
•Oversee third party products such as Libcal and Beanstack
•Oversee public computers and circulating technology
•Oversee digital collections
•Support technology needs for programming and grant applications
•Coordinates staff training and professional development efforts
•Research, evaluate, recommend, test, and implement new technologies
•Maintain knowledge of, and engage in, continuous professional development to keep up with trends in emerging technologies, digital tools, and software solutions
•Serve as liaison to Los Alamos County’s Information Management Division
Minimum Qualifications for Librarian:
•Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.
•Six years’ library experience.
•If primary task includes Youth Services, must successfully complete a thorough background investigation.
Preferred Minimum Qualifications:
•Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university.
•Demonstrated experience working with vendors, managing facilities, developing programs and events.
•Experience in building and leading teams.
•Experience with developing collections in a public library.
•Valid New Mexico driver’s license.
•Demonstrated experience designing, editing, or evaluating websites.
All applications must be submitted through the City of Los Alamos Careers website.