Systems and Web Services Librarian

Salem, Oregon
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Salary: $4,102 - $6,294 – Monthly
Created: August 18, 2020

Description

As the Systems and Web Services Librarian, you will collaborate with colleagues to provide reference and outreach services to state agency employees as part of the Government Information and Library Services division. You’ll coordinate library-specific systems for the division, including the performance, configuration, integrity, and interoperability of the division’s integrated library system and optimization of user experiences through public interfaces. You’ll also serve as division webmaster, using data analytics and usability studies to evaluate the effectiveness and accessibility of current and future user interfaces. 

About the State Library of Oregon

Agency Vision:

Equitable access to library and information services for all Oregonians.

 

Agency Mission:

The State Library of Oregon cultivates, preserves, and delivers library and information services to foster lifelong learning and community engagement.

 

The agency consists of four divisions. Government Information and Library Services provides quality information services to assist state employees in the efficient performance of their jobs and in more effective decision-making for state government. Library Support and Development Services provides leadership, grants, and other assistance to improve local library service for all Oregonians. Operations provides the agency’s administrative management functions such as board support, financial management, facilities management, volunteer management, information technology management, communications, and other administrative support services. The Oregon Talking Book and Braille Library is a free library for any Oregonian with a print disability, which includes visual, physical, and reading impairments.

 

 

What You Will Do!
As the Systems and Web Services Librarian, you will collaborate with colleagues to provide reference and outreach services to state agency employees as part of the Government Information and Library Services division. You’ll coordinate library-specific systems for the division, including the performance, configuration, integrity, and interoperability of the division’s integrated library system and optimization of user experiences through public interfaces. You’ll also serve as division webmaster, using data analytics and usability studies to evaluate the effectiveness and accessibility of current and future user interfaces. 
 

Additional essential functions of this role includes:

  • Coordination of library-specific systems for the Government Information and Library Services division, including the performance, configuration, integrity, and interoperability of the division’s integrated library system
  • Ongoing evaluation and improvement of division library systems and user interfaces
  • Providing ongoing reference and instruction services to state agency employees

 

For a full review of the job duties and details, please click here.

 


What We Are Looking For - Minimum Qualifications

The State Library of Oregon is looking for an energetic self-starter with effective communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills, with an ability to work with a widely diverse group of people, as well as:

  • Two or more years professional library experience
  • Knowledgeable in both reference and instruction
  • Demonstrated knowledge of integrated library systems configuration and functionality
  • Working knowledge of database systems such as MySQL
  • Working knowledge of server-side scripting language such as PHP
  • Proficient knowledge of client-side web technologies such as HTML, JavaScript, CSS and related front end technologies
  • Familiarity with web accessibility standards, information architecture and content management  systems
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and multiple demands of concurrent projects, demonstrating creative, analytic and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to supporting diversity and inclusion

 

Preference may be given to candidates with the following skills and areas of experience:

  • Experience facilitating automated connections and communications between an integrated library system and a resource sharing management system (such as ILLiad)
  • Working knowledge of application programming interfaces (APIs)
  • Working knowledge of the SirsiDynix Symphony integrated library system

 


How to Apply

  • Current State of Oregon employees (including current temporary, limited-duration or permanent employees): You must apply through your employee Workday account. At the time of application, please attach your current cover letter and resume
  • External Applicants - Please visit the State of Oregon job opportunities web-page to submit your application for the position, which includes your current cover letter and resume

 

 

The State Library of Oregon is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer Committed to Workforce Diversity


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