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Systems Administrator

07/14/2022 8:21 AM | Robin Poffenberger

The Washington-Centerville Public Library, a busy mid-sized suburban library serving a population of approximately 56,000 citizens in the communities of Centerville and Washington Township, is seeking a Systems Administrator to help us fulfill our Mission and Values and demonstrate our Customer Service Philosophy  

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

·         Install, configure, upgrade, perform preventative maintenance, monitor, and provide support for the Integrated Library System (ILS) and other assigned systems.

·         Design, create, develop and maintain functionality of library catalogs using vendor provided tools and other web development software.

·         Develop and maintain in-house applications including, but not limited to designing databases; database administration; designing, developing and maintaining applications including web-based applications. 

·         Provide data and analysis of ILS, online catalog and web site usage statistics. Use analysis to guide online service development.

·         Analyze information technology needs, identify priorities and develop new and improved services, policies and procedures.

·         Develop improvements and efficiencies for staff and patrons including automation of tasks and statistics.

·         Oversee implementation of systems and technology projects to support and meet library objectives.

·         Respond to staff and patron questions and issues, providing training as needed.

·         Assume other tasks as assigned.

Required Skills & Knowledge

·         Associate's degree in computer-related area or MLS from an ALA accredited institution.

·         Web design and development skills including programming languages, scripting languages, database management, APIs and content management systems.

·         Experience with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, VBScript, PHP, SQL or PostgreSQL preferred.

·         Successful management of web and/or ILS projects.

·         Experience with Microsoft Office software.

·         Project management and planning experience.

·         Self-motivated, organized, efficient, and productive with excellent time management skills.

·         Ability to handle multiple projects with competing deadlines.

·         Collaborative, hands-on style with exceptional follow through.

·         Ability to research and apply new technology.

·         Analytical problem-solving skills.

·         Strong interpersonal, communication and written/verbal skills, including the ability to explain and train “non-technical” individuals in the effective use of all relevant systems.

Compensation & Benefits

  • Excellent benefits package including 10% pick-up of employee’s contribution to Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS)

·     Starting pay $21.93 - $28.96 per hour (which reflects pay of $24.12 - $31.86 with OPERS pick-up)

Status/Schedule of Hours

  • Non-exempt; bargaining unit position

·    40 hours per week, Monday to Friday

·    Hybrid work schedule available after successful completion of provisionary period

To Apply

To be considered for this position, please submit cover letter, resume and WCPL application to:

Human Resources, SA722WP, Washington-Centerville Public Library, 111 West Spring Valley Road, Centerville, OH 45458 or email to: HumanResources@wcpl.lib.oh.us 

·         WCPL Application can be found at www.wclibrary.infounder Employment

All offers of employment will be contingent upon the candidate successfully completing a Bureau of Criminal Identification (BCI) fingerprint check.


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