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
   - 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

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!



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

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

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