Technology Coordinator/Head of Lending Services, Walker Memorial Library, Westbrook ME

The City of Westbrook is seeking an experienced and highly motivated professional operating under the direction of the Library Director to assume all management responsibilities of the library's Lending Services Desk and the library's public technology He/she assumes the lead in making staff technology recommendations and leads the library's technology team. The Technology Coordinator/Head of Lending Services Librarian is a self-starter who takes independent action; acts as a supervisor of library employees; and works with volunteers. The Library houses over 70,000 items of print and non-print materials, a Local History Room, a Children's Room, an Event Room, work study rooms and offers a wide variety of adult and children' programming to its almost 6,000 registered borrowers with an emphasis on connecting the community to digital, information, cultural and reading literacies.

The ideal candidate will:  Hold an MLS degree from an accredited college or university with 3 years proven experience working with automated systems preferably in a public setting or a bachelor's degree in a field consistent with the responsibilities of the position and have a minimum of 3 years of library technical experience and/or working with circulation modules and staff in a supervisory capacity; possess well developed leadership, communication, interpersonal, collaboration, problem-solving and technology skills; and be highly focused on establishing a welcoming and customer service oriented environment.  This Full Time opportunity offers a competitive wage ($19.77/hr. - $26.58/hr.) and generous benefits package that includes: Health & Dental Insurance; Paid Vacation, Sick, & Holiday Time; and Retirement Benefits.  This is a Teamster Local Union No 340 General Unit position.


Applicants interested in the above opportunity must submit a resume and cover letter to:


Deadline for application is January 18, 2014

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