Information Services & Technology Librarian
Full time, 35 hours/week
The Farmington Libraries are seeking a creative and enthusiastic individual to work closely with colleagues to deliver service beyond expectations to our active and vibrant community.
The Information Services & Technology Librarian is conversant with current technology trends and is responsible for identifying and evaluating new technologies, and designing original programming for one-on-one and small group training for staff and customers alike. Additional responsibilities include: assisting with the development and maintenance of library computers, automation equipment, and Maker Space and Studio software and hardware; assisting customers with reference inquiries and reader’s advisory; collection development; passport processing; and introducing new and inventive services to the community while teaching the team those technologies.
Qualified applicants must possess exemplary interpersonal skills, and a commitment to teamwork. The successful candidate will be self-motivated and self-directed, with a demonstrated passion for discovering innovative solutions to meet community needs. Knowledge of and experience with current trends in technology including VR, AR and MR as well as maker spaces is needed.
A master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program, and two years of customer service experience are required. Public library experience preferred.
This is a full-time 35-hour per week position with four weeks’ vacation, paid sick time, paid holidays, health insurance, and retirement benefits.
Compensation based on education and experience. Salary range $49,140 – $61,000.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and a brief (500 words or less) essay addressing technology’s role in libraries today, to Laura A. Horn, Assistant Director/Head of Information Services via email at firstname.lastname@example.org No phone calls please. The deadline for submissions is Friday, September 14th. The Farmington Libraries are an EOE/AA employer.