GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB
Under the supervision of the Library Director, develops, maintains and supports the Library System's Local Area Network (LAN), Wide Area Network (WAN), and servers using independent judgment and initiative within the framework of established policies. Supervises daily activities of subordinate personnel and assists with a wide variety of computer and telecommunications hardware, operating systems, and software to serve the needs of library system users and staff.
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Supervisory duties include instructing; assigning, reviewing and planning work of others; maintaining standards; coordinating activities; recommending the selection of new employees; acting on employee problems; and recommending employee discipline. Reviews the work of subordinates for completeness and accuracy; offers training, advice and assistance as needed. Maintains Library automation system (Evergreen), ensuring that all modules, including cataloging, circulation, in-house email, online public access catalog (OPAC), web-based public catalog, acquisitions, and all other operations are secure, stable, and functioning properly at all times.
Identifies, analyzes and resolves server, network, and system problems.
Installs, configures and replaces routers.
Installs, configures and maintains network security, including firewall.
Troubleshoots, installs and configures software applications on servers.
Performs network and systems backups on servers.
Develops and maintains documentation for servers.
Administers email server, maintains user accounts and maintains server security.
Monitors system logs and performs security audits.
Provides full system recovery of services within a specified time frame.
Evaluates, tests, and validates new software releases, and variations of system configurations; analyzes and adjusts Windows servers for performance and efficient operations; maintains a high level of optimization; and develops and implements system monitoring procedures.
Installs, updates and modifies LAN/WAN hardware and software and measures the performance and capabilities to identify trouble areas or bottlenecks.
Provides training to library staff and public.
Participates in on call rotation.
Diagnoses, repairs and maintains computer equipment and peripherals.
Maintains inventory of software that has been loaded and monitors software licenses for compliance.
Assists in implementation, documentation and maintenance of WAN and Internet node access hardware including routers and switches; and branch telecommunications equipment.
Trains other staff as needed in computer troubleshooting techniques.
Prepares grant proposals for special funding.
Keeps informed of professional developments in library and information science and computer technology.
Attends professional meetings and conferences as deemed necessary.
Works evenings and weekends as required.
Weed collections; moves furniture and equipment as needed.
Receives, reviews, prepares and/or submits various reports and documents, including job applications, order slips, statistical reports, activity reports, memos, technology plans, wiring diagrams, e-rate applications and reports, correspondence, etc.
Acts as a local Systems Administrator of the SC LENDS consortium and acts as a liaison on technical issues.
Interacts and communicates with immediate supervisor, co-workers, subordinates, County department directors, managers and employees, S.C. Library Association and other professional association members, professional peers, S.C. State Library officials and consultants, news media, community groups, vendors, and the general public.
Operates various types of office equipment including computer, printer, copier, fax machine, telephone, etc.
ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Performs related duties as required. The Florence County Library System may change assigned work location and schedule of any position depending upon the needs of the system.
MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
Masters degree in library science and two years of Windows systems administration required. Minimum two years experience as a LAN/WAN administrator preferred. Library experience preferred. Other combinations of experience, education and training that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted. Must possess a valid South Carolina Driver's License.
Applications taken until October 03, 2014***
Minimum Annual Salary: $38,535
Applications are accepted through the Florence County Human Resources office, located at 180 N. Irby Street, Room 605, Florence,SC 29501 (843) 665-3054. Outside of Florence County please contact our office for an application.
Florence County is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/H/V. Download and review the County's Policy on Non-Discrimination