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IT Associate

Information Technology    

A full-time, exempt position, responsible for the administration of the Information Technology Department. Work involves providing leadership, education and internal support of Information Technology services for patrons and employees. Serves as Person-in-Charge as assigned. One evening per week will be required. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Acts as the primary technology contact for routine maintenance for library equipment, troubleshooting, update, project and evaluations relating to hardware, software, phones and equipment
  • Plans, implements, and evaluates programs for adults and staff coordinated with Programming Supervisor
  • Represents the library to the community by giving talks and tours and visiting local organizations
  • Assists in the use of technology including computers, e-readers, phones, tablets and other library technology
  • Updates and troubleshoots library technology including faxing, scanning, copying, printing
  • Manages equipment inventory and tracks technology expenditures.  Prepares budget for short and long term needs
  • Researches, recommends and implements technology projects 
  • Trains patrons and staff in the use of technology; creates training plans and videos, teaches public classes
  • Responsible for the contents of the library website   
  • Monitors patron use of computer area 
  • Compiles statistics for monthly and annual reports
  • Understands and enforces the library policies and procedures
  • Responsible for opening and closing procedures as needed
  • Attends relevant meetings, classes, and training as well as coordinating professional development for staff
  • Seeks out and develops grant proposals to support library technology and growth
  • Performs other duties as assigned 

Performance Expectations

  • Knowledge of technology, including computers, software and web based apps
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with vendors,  staff and patrons 
  • Knowledge of professional library practices, literature, and current technology
  • Ability to set priorities, make independent decisions and exercise discretion with library customers and staff  
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively resolve service issues using independent judgment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to speak effectively to the public
  • Ability to remain calm in difficult situations
  • A friendly and approachable manner with the ability to exercise tact and diplomacy
  • Willingness to learn new skills and procedures; easily adaptable to change
  • A team player who responds well to challenging circumstances 
  • Knowledge of common computer applications
  • Ability to bend, stoop, lift and carry, with appropriate accommodations

Qualifications

  • Minimum of two years IT work experience preferred
  • Library experience a plus

Job Description

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Please drop the application off in the library, or email it to rmai@morrislibrary.com.