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Technology Librarian, Belmont Public Library, Belmont, MA


The Belmont Public Library is seeking a Technology Librarian to join their team. The Technology Librarian coordinates the library’s technology infrastructure and all system planning including networks, hardware, software, databases, wireless Internet, and related equipment. The Technology Librarian also conducts computer training for library staff and the public and performs reference librarian duties. The work is performed under the supervision of the Coordinator of Technology & Technical Services.

Responsibilities include developing the Library’s technology growth, analyze and evaluate current and future needs for technology, develop a technology plan with the Coordinator of Technology and Technical Services and manage the implementation of the plan. Additionally the Technology Librarian will develop and implement training for library staff and patrons, receive and evaluate requests for information and document computer matters. This position tests and troubleshoots electronic equipment, installs and configures new equipment and software and performs preventive maintenance and repairs.

Additional responsibilities include serving as the website administrator, technical liaison to the Minuteman Library Network for needs related to technology. This position works with Town and School IT professional to collaborate on opportunities. In addition the Technology Librarian maintains the technology budget, computer warranties, and software license and service contract files. The Technology Librarian will work on the Reference Desk as part of the professional librarian rotation and serve as designated “Person in Charge” of the library as part of a regular rotation. The Technology Librarian also supervises a Technology Intern.

Qualifications include Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited school with one year reference library experience and three to five years of experience in computer troubleshooting, software, hardware, networks and other information systems for library applications. Knowledge of library work principles and practices, use of library resources and information technology.

This is a full time 35 hour per week position covered under a collective bargaining agreement with the Belmont Librarian’s Association. The starting hourly rate is $35.041 for FY 2021 and qualifies for the Town’s comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental and life insurance, paid vacation, sick, personal and holiday leave. This position also qualifies for the Town’s pension plan.

How to Apply:

The original job posting with full description can be found here. Please send a resume, cover letter, and complete Town application to the Town of Belmont, HR Dept., 455 Concord Ave., Belmont, MA 02478 or [email protected] or fax to 617-993-2471 by the closing date of December 14, 2020. The Town of Belmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer.