Friday, January 30, 2015

County of Marin - E-Services Manager - Senior Librarian - Full Time

E-Services Manager - Senior Librarian

SALARY $6,481 - $7,712 / Month         
RECRUITMENT CLOSING DATE Monday, February 23, 2015

Recruitment #0402-15-01

THE POSITION:  The Marin County Free Library seeks a dynamic and patron oriented librarian to join our team as the E-Services Manager. Reporting to the Deputy Director, the E-Services Manager will be responsible for planning, implementing, and supporting e-services for the library, and will develop and implement a program of educational opportunities to meet the technology learning needs of our community. This position is responsible for the administration and efficient daily operation of the Marin County Free Library's e-branch, training for staff and the public on the Library’s e-resources, and ensuring the best possible experience for the Library’s virtual (and physical) patrons. Responsibilities include managing all patron interfacing online services (excluding the online catalog and other resources run by the MARINet consortium), e-content, social media, and electronic resources. The challenging work, team-oriented colleagues, easy proximity to San Francisco and the Wine Country, excellent benefits, and competitive salary make this opportunity your next ideal move.

IDEAL CANDIDATE: The ideal candidate for E-Services Manager will have experience as a professional librarian and selecting library materials to meet the needs of an online community. They will have experience with Sierra, or a comparable integrated library system, and with Content Management System (CMS) software, such as Drupal.  The ideal candidate will also have knowledge of current web standards, ADA requirements, responsive design, and best web and mobile design practices. He or she will also have excellent problem-solving skills, and the ability to communicate effectively and courteously with staff and vendors. In addition, the ideal candidate should have an interest in learning new technologies, and with optimizing the user experience for people using our online services. The ideal candidate will have an awareness of library trends, familiarity with vendors of library technology products and the ability to work independently on project implementations.


  • Equivalent to an American Library Association approved Master’s degree in Library Science, Library and Information Services, or similar curriculum and three years of experience as a professional librarian.  Overall work experience must include two years of supervisory experience which may have been obtained in a position other than professional librarian. 

  • Experience using current technology in the primary area to which assigned is required.  Experience in a public library setting is highly desirable.

TENTATIVE EXAM SCHEDULE:  Depending on the number of qualified applications received, the examination process may consist of a highly qualified review, supplemental application screening, online assessment, written examination, oral examination, performance examination, or any combination to determine which candidates’ names will be placed on the eligible list.  In the event that additional testing is not conducted, applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be notified to contact the department in the order their applications are received by the Human Resources Department.


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