DescriptionThe Arlington Public Library, a department of the City of Arlington, TX (pop. 375,438), now the seventh largest city in Texas, is seeking an innovative and results-oriented Library Technology Services Manager. Located in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, the Arlington Public Library has a Central Library and six branch libraries and is in the process of designing an exciting new Central Library facility, projected to begin service in 2017. The Library Technology Services Manager is responsible for directing the day to day operation of library technology systems, including the functioning of the Library's Polaris ILS, public computing services (pay for print and computer reservations) and the software and hardware systems within the department that support the provision of library service, including purchase and maintenance of equipment and contract/license maangement for hardware and software, as directed by the City's Information Technology Department. Successful candidates will have experience in investigating, evaluating and recommending new technology applicable to the Library's technology infrastructure, especially technologies that effectively facilitate self-service and with short-term planning for technology projects. The ability to work collaboratively with the City's Information Technology department in managing technology infrastructure is important. The Arlington Public Library offers a progressive and creative environment for self-directed librarians who are interested in building and sustaining strong community partnerships and planning and implementing unique programs of services that meet community needs. We are seeking librarians who are adaptable to change, motivated by innovation, passionate about the impact libraries have on individuals, families and communities and who want more than a career spent sitting at a service desk. All of our librarians, regardless of their supervisory classification are project managers, service and program designers, technology geeks, marketers, educators and mentors.
Published: Friday, June 20, 2014 15:16 UTC
Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:43 UTC