Hi folks, For some reason the jobs site didn't kick off this email, so I'm sending this one out manually - apologies if the system sends one out right after this email!
Sometimes, Life Happens. Our recently hired Systems Librarian is moving on to attend to non-work matters, so we are again looking for a Systems Librarian! If you were on the fence about applying the first time around, here is your second chance. While the job post below lists a link to job benefits, some of the unlisted job benefits: - Working in the iconic Central Library <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seattle_Central_Library> - Supportive, collaborative co-workers - Team-centered departmental approach to both projects and daily work - Occasional baked goods and thank you post-it notes from your direct manager In case you are concerned about all the job duties listed in the description section, there will be support to get you up and going on those duties! Our other Systems Librarian (the one who's retiring at the end of the year) will still be on our team when you start, and will be helping you through the the first few months of your employment at SPL. While I am the hiring manager for this search, I'll do my best to answer any questions you might have about this position. Best of luck for those of you who apply! Cheers, Becky ************************************************* Salary: $46.90 - $57.01 Hourly Job Type: Civil Service Exempt, Regular, Full-time Bargaining Unit: AFSCME; Local 2083 This position regular status, full-time, FLSA non-exempt,position is *open until filled*; benefited and a member of the bargaining unit. *First review of applications to occur March 19th, 2018.* The Seattle Public Library is seeking a resourceful and collaborative Systems Librarian to join its Information Technology team. Reporting to the Manager of Library Applications and Systems, the Systems Librarian will be part of a highly collaborative and efficient IT team, providing exemplar customer service to both library patrons and staff. The Systems Librarian serves as the lead administrator of the Library's Integrated Library System (SirsiDynix Horizon) and the Library's discovery layer (BiblioCommons). The Systems Librarian also provides lead support of other major vendor or locally developed applications, including EZProxy and a locally developed staff mobile ILS application. These systems include a series of customized workflows and applications; therefore, the Systems Librarian is expected to analyze training, documentation, and process needs and design and build appropriate library solutions working in concert with library staff in diverse roles throughout the library, including those in Technical and Public Services. The Systems Librarian serves as primary technical contact for these systems for library staff. Additionally, the Systems Librarian leads development and maintenance efforts for interfaces between these application platforms, applications, and other systems. They oversee integration of locally developed and third-party applications, providing functional support for these application modules, and the creation of custom reports from those systems. The Seattle Public Library is Seattle's center of information and knowledge and one of the most popular and valued services in the city. Library staff is highly regarded by the public for their knowledge, quality of service and caring. Staff members are committed to the Library's organizational values of respect, partnership, engagement, diversity and inclusion, transparency and recognition. In particular, they demonstrate respect, engage in partnerships, and are transparent in their communications and intentions. A strategic priority of the Library is to foster an internal culture of innovation which focuses on creativity, engagement, learning and staff development. The Library supports the City of Seattle's Race and Social Justice Initiative to end institutionalized racism by eliminating barriers to access, providing the staff and public with opportunities for growth, and developing equitable access to the programs and services we offer. If you share those values and meet the qualifications, the Library invites you to apply for this position. For the full job description, including specific job duties and qualifications, please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle/jobs/1828455/systems-librarian .