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Bilingual Creative Technician

Jefferson County Public Library

Lakewood, CO

Application Deadline

Apply By May 27th, 2024

Wages

$26.77 to $33.46 per Hour   Calculate

Location

Denver, CO

Hours

40.00

MLS

Not Required

Minimum Education

High School (or Equivalent)

Library Experience

Preferred

Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library

Public

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Job Description

The Division of Technology and Innovation (T&I) supplies digital tools, technical education, system security management, application services and tech support for Jefferson County Public Library (JCPL). The Creative Technician supports the library’s mission by providing patrons with access to creative technology helping them solve challenges. Provide Jeffco residents with access to emerging technologies, training in how to use them, and support for the creative process. Together with the creative technology supervisor, the Creative Technician will help create departmental standards, maintenance processes, and operational procedures. This position must comply with laws governing patron privacy and confidentiality under CRS24-90-119, and the Code of Ethics of the American Library Association, as well as ADA governing public access to space and technology.

This position will be scheduled some evenings and weekends.

Hiring Range: $26.77 - $33.46 per hour. 

  • Responsible for deploying innovative technologies to JCPL patrons. Partners with others to create a cohesive team environment with library staff, volunteers, vendors, and outside instructors to create and promote innovation programming. Connects with JCPL patrons to help them find the information, tools, and resources that they can use to grow their own experiences. Conducts one-on-one and or/or group classes using the tools, materials, and processes in the provided spaces and/or ad-hoc locations. Stays current on creative technology trends and innovative technologies.
  • Performs administrative tasks such as answering emails and phone calls, scheduling meetings, reconciling purchases, tracking inventory and statistics. Ensures that all creative tech spaces, including the digital media studio, are properly maintained and that regularly scheduled maintenance is being performed. Takes steps to repair or replace malfunctioning equipment. Trouble shoots computer problems as necessary.
  • Coordinates and develops the programming and training of impacted public services staff. Coordinates and collaborates with library staff and outside partners on long-term projects at JCPL and within the community.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required - Fluent reading, speaking & writing English and Spanish.

Required – Colorado Driver's License within 90 days of hire.

Required - Weekend and evening availability.

Preferred – Bachelor’s Degree in digital media, educational/creative technology, art and technology, or related field.

Preferred – ITIL Foundations Certification.

The Community

Jefferson County Public Library is committed to providing an inclusive workplace. We seek individuals with the same passion and commitment to providing equal access to information and opportunities for our community. We value diversity and strive to incorporate our values: innovation, accountability and excellence in all our work and interactions.

OUR PROMISE

Jefferson County Public Library will always be here to connect you to the people, ideas and inspiration for whatever's next in life.  Define your destination, and we'll help you get there.  So you can always be learning.  Always be creating.  And always be discovering something new.

MISSION
We help to build an educated and vibrant community by providing equal access to information and opportunities.

VISION
We will be the essential destination where all generations connect, discover, and create.

VALUES
We serve with care; everyone is welcome here.  We meet you where you are, give you our full attention, and strive to exceed your expectations. 
Our core values are Innovation, Accountability, and Excellence.

Links

External Job Ad
https://jefferson.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/External/job/Lakewood/Bilingual-Creative-Technician---Jefferson-County-Public-Library_R-7165

Posted May 13, 2024