Job is Expired Library Systems Supervisor

City of Aurora / Central Library

Job deadline Open Until Filled   Job salary $52,122.00 to $86,002.00 per year   Job type of library Public   This job is located in Colorado Colorado

Job Description

The City of Aurora is seeking a highly motivated professional to fill the position of Library Systems Supervisor. This person will coordinate the training, maintenance and upgrade of III Millennium software for Library services and supervise the systems support staff to include cataloging, Interlibrary Loan, mail room and courier.

  • Act as liaison to Information Technology department
  • Runs, manages and monitors the Innovative Interfaces, Inc. (III) Millennium software for critical Library business and services,
  • Acts as liaison when appropriate to the City’s I.T. Dept., makes and advises policy decisions as appropriate for Library functions, enables approved enhancements to customer services, and acts as liaison to related Colorado library community meetings and communications with Prospector, AskColorado, Interlibrary Loan, etc. Coordinate with the statewide library courier requirements.
  • Responds to and solves problems from staff on III related issues.
  • Maintains a high level of technical proficiency concerning all aspects of the ILS. 
  • Supervises the Library’s Acquisitions staff that conduct collection development activities.
  • Supervises Cataloging activities, Interlibrary Loan services, Library Division’s mail room and courier activities, coordinating intrastate delivery of materials per deadlines and agreements as required to ensure continued collaboration and sharing with other library systems. 
  • Supervise/coordinate the Baker & Taylor agreement for purchasing library items, as well as the delivery of online bibliographic records for the online catalog used by customers.
  • Supervise/coordinate the assessment and purchase of media (CDs, DVDs, audio books, digital books), ensuring quality, adherence to contracts, and connectivity as related to the online and digital book files.
  • Supervise/coordinate the assessment and order of reference databases, working with State agreement.
  • Participate in Library Division management decisions as related to use of III software, in particular technical changes that impact the provision of customer service.
  • Provide direct customer service as needed to customers to aid with technical issues beyond the knowledge of regular public library staff.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Required Education

  • High School or Equivalent

Preferred Education

  • Master's Degree

Other Education Credentials

Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related field.  Demonstrated experience may be considered.  Masters degree in Library Sciences or Information Systems strongly preferred.

Experience (years)

Required Preferred
Supervisor 1 -
Professional 3 -
Library 5 -

Language Skills

  • Spanish is Not Required

Other Required/Preferred Skills & Experience

Physical Demands: Primarily sedentary physical work requiring ability to occasionally lift a maximum of 20 pounds; occasional lifting, carrying, walking and standing; vision for reading and interpreting reports and data analysis and preparation; hand/eye coordination for operation of computer keyboard; speech communication and hearing to maintain communication with employees, and citizens.

Application Requirements

Education: Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related field.  Demonstrated experience may be considered.  Masters degree in Library Sciences or Information Systems strongly preferred.

Experience: 5 years progressively responsible related experience including at least 3 years working with a library computer system, Innovative Interfaces preferred but not required, and 1 year of supervisory and/or lead work experience.  Some library public service experience preferred.  An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates required knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.

Knowledge:  Knowledge of how computers are used in libraries and how they can best serve staff and the public. 

Abilities:  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, customers and other city departments; assign and supervise the work of others; handle situations with tact and diplomacy; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; establish and fulfill goals and objectives; proactively research, analyze, present recommendations and when appropriate, implement complex computer system changes and upgrades that may be initiated by a variety of sources including staff, management and vendors.

Skills:  Strong interpersonal, analytical, and oral and written communication skills; advanced skill in the use of personal computer including spreadsheets, database management and word-processing.  Advanced use of library computer system.

HR Contact Information

Keisha Lawrence

llawrenc@auroragov.org

Links

http://www.auroragov.org

Masters Degree in a Program of Library and Information Science

Preferred

Salary

LRS.org Wage Calculator $52,122.00 to $86,002.00 per year

Hours per week

40.00

Evenings

Not specified

Weekends

Not specified

Benefits

Retirement
Medical
Dental
Paid Sick
Vacation/Holiday Leave

Date Posted

February 10th, 2014

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