Visit the link for full details, online application, instructions, and benefits.Position : Library Technology Consultant and OWL Program Manager – Librarian 3 (PCN 05-3013)Location : Alaska State Library, Father Andrew P. Kashevaroff BuildingOpen To : All ApplicantsAre you a tech-savvy librarian eager to champion access for all to the wonders of technology, the internet, and all things library? If so, we have the perfect role for you!What You Will Be DoingThe Alaska State Library is on the lookout for a dynamic librarian to serve as the Online With Libraries (OWL) Program Manager and Library Technology Consultant. In this pivotal role, you will empower Alaska librarians by providing professional and technical guidance in public internet access, videoconferencing, and library technology. You will help fortify local library services by identifying and selectively engaging in technology projects and grant opportunities that strengthen and elevate these services. You will manage the OWL Program and assist libraries with technology and video conference equipment, software, training, and troubleshooting to make their services top-notch. From tiny remote libraries in the wild to bustling city book havens, you will contribute to enhancing library services for people of all ages across Alaska.Mission and CultureOur mission is as epic as the Alaskan landscapes we serve by promoting lifelong learning through the rich diversity of our state’s history, art, and culture. The Library Development Team envisions an excellent library in every community for every Alaskan, and you’ll be the tech whiz helping to make that vision a reality.Benefits of Joining Our TeamYou’ll be part of a team where individual brilliance meets collective genius. Daily concerns and collaborative projects are supported by open communication, fostering an encouraging, inclusive, and collegial work style. Members of the Library Development Team enjoy the freedom to work independently and propose innovative ideas for grants, projects, and training sessions to shape the programs and services we offer. Collaboration is at the heart of this role, as we work together on projects of shared importance. As a key contributor, you will share valuable insights and represent our cause in discussions and activities on regional, state, and national levels. Once fully versed in your duties, telework for one or two days a week is a possibility.The Working Environment You Can ExpectEnjoy a professional haven nestled in downtown Juneau, the bustling capital of Alaska. The Father Andrew P. Kashevaroff building for the Alaska State Libraries, Archives, and Museums offers a stunning backdrop of the Gastineau Channel and the majestic mountains that surround Juneau. Our open-floor-plan workspace thrives on collegial and collaborative energy. The daily rhythm is set by the shared commitment of our staff to work in harmony to support state and local governments, support Alaska libraries of all sizes, and serve researchers, visitors, and residents. Dedicated parking, an onsite café, and easy access to local amenities offer a seamless blend of work, leisure, and natural beauty. The incumbent can expect to travel once or twice a year, travel budget allowing.Who We Are Looking ForTo be successful in this role, a candidate will need the following experiences, skills, and abilities:Experience with public internet access management and optimization, including familiarity with internet security, privacy issues, and accessibility standards.Experience managing budgets and grant programs, including understanding of grant reporting and compliance.Experience delivering instructional or continuing education programs.Familiarity with video conferencing software, hardware, platforms, and best practices.Knowledge of library broadband programs, technologies, and infrastructure.Knowledge of emerging technology, information management systems, and digital resources relevant to library services.If you’re ready to blend the excitement of collaborative and professional growth with the serenity of a captivating natural backdrop, join us in our mission. Become an integral part of our team to promote lifelong learning and shape the future of library services in the diverse communities of Alaska. Apply now and let your career journey unfold in the heart of downtown Juneau.Minimum QualificationsMaster’s degree from an accredited university in library or information science, media services, or a closely related field;ANDTwo years of advanced-level professional librarian experience with independent responsibility for multiple functional areas of library work, such as classification and cataloging, reference services, circulation, collection acquisition, development, and preservation, or library webpage services. This experience is met by service as a Librarian 2 with the State of Alaska
or the equivalent with another employer.Additional Required InformationCopies of transcripts:
Submit with the application. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.Cover letter : Submit with the application. Address knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience as related to the traits above to advance to the interview phase of the recruitment process. Provide examples of duties performed that helped to gain skill or experience. Applicants are not required to have experience in every area. If you do not have experience with a specific trait, simply say so. Your cover letter will help determine which applicants advance to the interview phase of the recruitment and selection process.Three professional references with current contact information:
May be submitted with the application or upon selection for an interview.Application NoticeYou can ONLY apply for this position through the Workplace Alaska website or via a hardcopy application.EEO StatementThe State of Alaska complies with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Individuals with disabilities, who require accommodation, auxiliary aides or services, or alternative communication formats, please call 1-800-587-0430 or 465-4095 in Juneau or (907) 465-3412 (TTY) or correspond with the Division of Personnel & Labor Relations at: P. O. Box 110201, Juneau, AK 99811-0201. The State of Alaska is an equal-opportunity employer.Visit link for full details, online application, instructions and benefits.Post expires on Thursday March 7th, 2024
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