POSITION: Library Technology Specialist
LOCATION: Farmville, Virginia
CLOSES: August 24, 2018
The Central Virginia Regional Library system is seeking a Library Technology Specialist. This full-time position manages the library’s networks, databases, server systems, and all other electronic equipment. The person in this position plans, executes, oversees, and evaluates a comprehensive program of services that meets the technology needs of the library system and its patrons. The position is also responsible for the acquisition, installation, maintenance, and repair of all public and staff PCs and their peripherals, servers, and other electronic equipment including optimizing functionality and security of the library’s network; plus, filtering to comply with the Children’s Internet Protection Act.
The Central Virginia Regional Library system consists of two branches, located in Farmville and Dillwyn, serving 42,000 people. The service area includes Longwood University and Hampden Sydney College as well as plenty of outdoor opportunities. Farmville is a hub of services and activities for the region. The Dillwyn Branch will be replaced with a new facility in the next 24 months; the Library Technology Specialist will be involved in the planning and implementation of the new branch’s computers, wiring, WiFi, peripherals, and other electronic equipment.
The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college with significant and appropriate coursework in computer technology, or an Associate’s degree in information systems technology or a related subject. Coursework and experience must demonstrate competency and/or certification for software and network management appropriate for the library’s networks and computer systems; preferably to include experience working with Windows Server Platforms. Experience with database management, HTML, and JAVA script (or comparable programming language) is a plus.
The work schedule (40 hours per week) varies and may include nights and weekends and also involves being on-call for job related assistance to maintain critical technology for the public and staff. Benefits include health insurance (100% paid by the library), vacation and sick leave, and paid training. Salary is commensurate with experience and education. Must have a valid driver’s license and personal vehicle. Must pass a criminal background check. Send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Rick Ewing, Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org by 5:00 p.m. August 24, 2018.