DescriptionThe Iowa City Public Library seeks an Information Technology Coordinator to manage all aspects of library
technology including online library systems, productivity systems, internet access, website, access cable channel,
telephone and other IT hardware, software and networks. Manages all aspects of library technology supporting
both staff and public. Participates in ongoing library management. Functional direction is exercised over
permanent and temporary staff assigned to work in the IT department. Directly supervises five staff. Assists in the
development of the budget and makes recommendations for purchases, capital items or additional employees
during the annual budget process.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Formulates long term and short term goals and objectives, develops policies and programs and manages
technology initiatives. Prepares specific project plans and directs the work of IT department. Interviews, selects,
trains, assigns work and evaluates work of staff. Evaluates, recommends, monitors and approves budget for
computer, audiovisual and communications equipment, software, services and supplies. Administers the
integrated library system (ILS). Manages library website, intranet, connectivity to the Internet, and telephone
systems. Maintains and analyzes statistics and writes regular reports and articles; Manages On-Call Tech support,
serving in weekend rotations.
MINIMUM EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION
Master’s degree in library or information science from an ALA accredited library school program is required. Three
years of experience in implementing and managing library information systems, Internet services, networks and
websites in a library setting is required. One year supervisory experience required. Maintenance of State of Iowa
librarian certification will be required upon hire.
PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE and CERTIFICATION
Experience in a public library preferred. Experience in a lead role with vendor assessment and coordination
Apply online at http://icpl.org/work/apply/ or send cover letter and resume to the Business Office, Iowa City Public
Library, 123 S. Linn Street, Iowa City, IA 52240, 319-887-6001 OR . Deadline to apply is May 3, 2013 at 5:00 pm.
How to apply
Published: Thursday, May 9, 2013 13:18 UTC
Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:45 UTC