Position Available: Automation Services Librarian 
The Pioneer Library System (PLS) is a cooperative library system located in 
Canandaigua, NY and serves 42 small and rural public libraries across Ontario, 
Wyoming, Wayne, and Livingston Counties. We are currently looking for a 
detailed oriented and coding savvy librarian to help further the development 
and support of our Integrated Library System (ILS), Evergreen. Under the 
direction of the Executive Director, this position will be part of the ILS team 
that focuses on the enhancement, development, management, and support of our 
ILS. Typical tasks include running report queries in the ILS, monitoring and 
testing updates, supporting ILS issues at member libraries, offering training 
sessions, and influencing system-wide policy. 

Essential Duties Include : 

    1. Work with Computer and Network Services Manager, PLS staff, and member 
libraries to identify and coordinate ILS developments, enhancements, upgrades, 
and reporting; third party services associated with the ILS; and other services 
and projects relating to library technologies provided by PLS. 
    2. Effectively lead ILS related projects through development, management, 
implementation, and closing. 
    3. Maintain professional communication and working relationships with 
system staff, member libraries, project team members, vendors, and ILS related 
    4. Coordinate activities with system staff on ILS related projects. 
    5. Manage, implement, and advise on ILS related policies and procedures. 
    6. Organize and conduct project team meetings, policy advisory committee 
meetings, and user group meetings. 
    7. Provide support for procedure and policy-related ILS questions. 
    8. Present and train on ILS related topics to system staff and member 
    9. Partners with the Cataloging & E-Resources Specialist for backup and 
    10. Other duties as assigned. 

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities 

    * Working knowledge of integrated library systems and technology specific 
to the acquisition, cataloging, and circulation of library resources; 
bibliographic databases, public access catalogs, and how they are used. 
    * Knowledge of SQL, HTML, CSS, and XML. 
    * Knowledge of issues and workflows that have an impact on member 
    * General knowledge of cataloging (i.e. MARC, RDA). 
    * Skills in consulting and working with library professionals and 
    * Skills in drafting and updating written policies, procedures, and 
    * Ability to manage projects successfully. 
    * Valid driver’s license and willingness to travel to member libraries and 
conferences as required. 

Education and Experience 

    * MLS or equivalent degree from an ALA accredited school of library and 
information science 
    * New York State Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate. 
    * Two or more years of relevant professional library experience sufficient 
to perform essential duties of the position; or equivalent combination of 
training, education, and experience. 

Salary & Benefits 

    * Salary range $52,000 - $56,000, commensurate with experience. 
    * Vacation, sick time, holiday, and health insurance benefits 
    * NYS Retirement 

How to Apply 

To apply for this position, send a PDF with your cover letter, resume, and 
contact information for three professional references to care...@pls-net.org 
with the subject line: Automation Services Librarian. Preference will be given 
to applications received by November 18, 2019. The position will remain open 
until filled. 

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