Technology Coordinator (posted 7-16)

Title:Technology Coordinator (posted 7-16)
Name of Organization: Council of Ashtabula County Libraries
Location: Ashtabula County District Library (Central Site) and participating CACL libraries as needed
Hours: Variable, minimum 36 hours per week
Salary: Dependent on education and experience, $35,000 minimum
Principal duties: CACL seeks a highly motivated, service-oriented Technology Coordinator who can effectively manage the technology infrastructure of six independent libraries in Ashtabula County. The member libraries use OCLC as its bibliographic database. This person is responsible for overseeing a DYNIX integrated automation system including a mobile application as well as managing the Internet access network, CD-rom networked server and individual library's web pages. The position will also work with the member libraries (eleven school libraries will join the consortium in late summer 1998) in the management of vendor technology contracts as well as planning, implementation and training for new client/server applications. Applicant must have strong organizational and oral and written communication skills. Technical skills should include hands-on experience with DYNIX and Windows NT. Duties include overseeing integrated system functioning, resolving hardware and software problems with technology vendors, making minor repairs on personal computers and peripheral equipment, configuring and installing telecommunications equipment, conducting staff training and participating as the Council's automation representative to the media and the public.
Qualifications/Requirements: MLS or Bachelor's degree in computer science with related experience. Knowledge of integrated library automation systems functioning and networking and telecommunications principles and practices, knowledge of MARC formats and overall library operations in circulation and cataloging, knowledge of LAN/WAN, TCP/IP and HTML. Ability to select/install/troubleshoot hardware and software. Previous library experience preferred.
Contact: Nancy Evans, President, Council of Ashtabula County Libraries, c/o Grand Valley Public Library, P.O. Box 188, Orwell, OH 44076
Submit: Resume
Deadline: Open until filled

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