Assistant Director/Head of Technology and User Experience

Tanggal diterima info: 9 Mei 2012

Sumber berita: Milis code4lib

Pemberi info: Kevin M. Kidd




The Ames Free Library of Easton invites applications from creative, technology-driven librarians with people skills, for the position of Assistant Director/ Head of Technology and User Experience (TUX).**

This newly-defined position is aimed at a dynamic individual who will play a key role in helping the library achieve a rich online experience for all library users, in addition to regular duties associated with being a member of the library’s senior management team.

*Duties **include:***

  • Providing leadership for the identification, assessment, and implementation of emerging technologies that increase and enhance access to library resources and services;
  • Overseeing hardware and software specific to the Library (including web management, mobile services, network security and telephone system).
  • Maintaining the Local Area Network, Network computers, servers and related peripherals within the library.
  • Providing PC hardware and software support; preparing user documentation.
  • Managing the library website and performing periodic maintenance, including updates and enhancements.
  • Supervising and scheduling reference and technical services staff;
  • Managing campus building issues.

*Qualifications Required:*

  • ALA accredited Master of Library Science degree or equivalent;
  • 3 – 5 years of professional library experience including supervisory experience
  • Knowledge of XML, HTML, CSS and basic JavaScript.
  • Knowledge of the MARC bibliographic record standard.
  • Familiarity with Web Design Software (such as Dreamweaver, Expression Studio, NetObjects Fusion).
  • Knowledge of Windows Operating Systems.
  • Understanding of Microsoft Office Applications.
  • Understanding of Local Area Networks, including wired and wireless connections.
  • Experience with social networking tools and services.
  • Ability to function in a teamwork-oriented environment with a strong service orientation.


  • Knowledge of Linux/Unix operating systems.
  • Experience with Web CMS Systems (Drupal, WordPress, etc).
  • Familiarity with Relational Database Systems and SQL.
  • Familiarity with PHP, Perl or another programming language.
  • Familiarity with Mobile Web technologies.

– Starting date: July 2, 2012.

*Salary: *$52,000-$58,000 **

*Closing Date: *June 15, 2012**

*Send **Résumé and cover letter to:*

Uma Hiremath, Assistant Director

53 Main Street, North Easton, MA 02356.


fax: 508-238-2980


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