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Position: Reference/ Web Services Librarian
Position Starts:5/11/2021 Listing Closes: 10/8/2021 Listing Submitted: 5/11/2021
Position Description: JOB SUMMARY: The Reference/Web Services librarian is responsible for providing reference, reader's advisory, and technical assistance services to the public. This librarian will assist patrons in performing research, locating information and finding requested materials.

Web Services Librarian is responsible for the management of the integrated library software, electronic resources, website, digital archives and technological networks of the library. This position also provides assistance with the maintenance and operation of the City of Texas City website as necessary. Support from the City of Texas City IT department or vendors may be available for technical assistance.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Under the general direction of the Library Director, manages the development, integration, maintenance, operation and expansion of library technology. Oversees the installation of hardware, software, and system upgrades, and the troubleshooting, networking, integration and support of library systems. Manages online resources and remote technological systems, to include online databases, social networking sites, interfaces, remote authorization, licensing, digitization and archiving of library resources. Participates in strategic planning for digitized archival and local history initiatives. Participates in strategic and long-term planning for library technology. Researches and implements best practices in digitization and electronic delivery of information. Assists patrons of all ages and backgrounds in researching information on a full variety of subjects, and the use of library resources and systems. Provides training to patrons and staff. Evaluates, weeds, reviews, and recommends selection of library materials and electronic resources. Assists in grant writing and administration.

May be required to work one evening per week and approximately one Saturday per month. Additional time in evenings or weekends may be required for specific upgrade/maintenance tasks.

Work is typically performed indoors. Physical effort involves standing or sitting for periods of time, and reaching, bending or stretching, with some exposure to dust and mechanical and electrical hazards. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.

Institution: Moore Memorial Public Library
Type of Library: Public
City: Texas City, Texas
Annual Salary: $40,000 - $45,000
Salary Comment:
Telephone: (409) 949-3081 Fax: (409) 643-5952
Email Address: lalvey@texascitytx.gov
Website Address: www.texascity-library.org/
Required Education: Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited university or college.
Required Experience: Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with the public, staff, vendors, city staff and IT professionals from other libraries. Ability to organize and administer resources for maximum efficiency. Knowledge of Library computer services, cataloging and classification structures, electronic resources, social networking services and ILS software commonly used in public libraries.

NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills and physical demands required of personnel classified above.
Contact: Sensat Sensat
Send Resume to: ssensat@texascitytx.gov
Application must be completed at http://www.texas-city-tx.org/page/hr.home
Special Instructions:
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer