The award winning San José Public Library System is seeking candidates for the position Web Librarian I/II. This Web Librarian position will be responsible for performing a variety of typical professional librarian duties such as analyzing, interpreting and answering reference questions, and providing reader’s advisory information; supervising, leading or training the work of a clerical and technical staff as assigned. In addition, this position will also be responsible for performing a variety of web-services related professional librarian duties. This may include: website maintenance; web design including graphical design and user-oriented information architecture; using content management systems; writing code for server-side applications and websites; ensuring web accessibility; maintaining social web presences and audio and video content; working in a Windows , Linux or Unix server environment; managing database-driven web content; trendwatching in areas of library and technology services; managing projects, including directing the work of clerical or technical staff; providing library staff with support for and training on web services; and working with other Digital Future staff to constantly improve the library’s eBranch as a whole.
Our librarians are community leaders, using their professional skills in finding ways to keep the library in the forefront of providing the information, lifelong learning, and recreational diversions people need to lead better lives. The job description enumerates the range of duties expected, but above all we are looking for flexible, service-oriented, friendly, and smart librarians, proud of their profession and wanting to make a difference and keep growing in their chosen profession. Come join our team!
Minimum Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Library Science, Librarian I – none, Librarian II – 1 year experience as a librarian. Salary Range: $57,595.20 – $74,942.40. Closing Date: 5/29/2012. To learn more about this exciting opportunity and to apply, go to http://jobs.cityofsj.org/