[Eril-l] Job opportunity: Systems and Web Services Librarian (State Library of Oregon)

Amy Coughenour Amy.Coughenour at state.or.us
Mon Aug 17 11:36:30 PDT 2020

Systems and Web Services Librarian

Application Deadline: 09/12/2020
Agency: State Library of Oregon
Position Type: Full Time
Job Posting: https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/SOR_External_Career_Site/job/Salem--OSL--State-Library/Systems-and-Web-Services-Librarian_REQ-46011

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<https://oregon.gov/jobs/Documents/PD%20-%20OSL%20Librarian.pdf>.

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

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.

Amy Coughenour
Electronic Resources Librarian
Phone: (503) 378-5010 (currently telecommuting but checking messages) | www.oregon.gov/library<https://www.oregon.gov/library>
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