Head of Technical Services
Sun Prairie Public Library
Full time: 40 hours/week
Promoting racial literacy. Serving people impacted by the ongoing pandemic. Safely, flexibly and creatively providing library services. Building confidence for a successful reentry and recovery. Shaping the future of the Sun Prairie Public Library. If these priorities align with yours, then we want you!
The Sun Prairie Public Library is entering a new and exciting phase with an expansion project on the horizon. We are seeking a forward thinking, energetic, collaborative, and open-minded leader who is enthusiastic about access, diversity, and inclusion efforts as it relates to the principles and practices within cataloging and technical services to join our Library Management Team.
The Head of Technical Services oversees our Technical Services Team in emerging and existing practices in cataloging, linking, processing, acquisitions, and financial functions; and supervises and supports the Technical Services Staff. The Head of Technical Services is a member of the Management Team, participates in long and short-term strategic planning, policy making, development, and serves as supervisor in the absence of the Library Director. The Head of Technical Services may also serve on South Central Library System and City of Sun Prairie committees.
In collaboration with the Library Management Team, the Head of Technical Services provides collection data analysis and audits to assist with inclusive and equitable collection development efforts. The Head of Technical Services provides reference, reader?s advisory, and technology services to a diverse population of library users; participates in professional development; seeks continuing education opportunities for staff; prepares monthly activity reports for the Library Board; provides Technical Services data for the DPI?s Annual Report; and performs other duties as assigned.
The ideal candidate embodies our vision to ?create opportunities for all residents to participate, connect and discover innovative, traditional and emerging library resources and services.? If you are looking for an environment and community that values its library and are eager to embark on an exciting new chapter, read more about the position and apply here<https://www.governmentjob
This is a full-time position, 40 hours per week, including some evenings and regular weekend rotations; approximately one weekend/month. MLIS degree or related education and experience is required. Bilingual, especially English/Spanish speakers are strongly encouraged to apply.
Sun Prairie Public Library Mission, Vision and Core Values
Vision: The Sun Prairie Public Library serves as a dynamic, positive force in the community. We connect residents with the world of ideas, literacy, literature, and information and aspire to create opportunities for all residents to participate, connect and discover innovative, traditional, and emerging library resources and services.
Mission: The Sun Prairie Public Library serves the community as an activity center to support lifelong learning by providing educational, cultural and recreational opportunities for all people.
Core Values: Serving with Integrity, Striving for Excellence, Engaging the Community.
Read more about the Sun Prairie Public Library?s Expansion<https://www.sunprair
Salary: $62,123. Excellent benefits package including WRS.
Deadline: Friday, April 30, 2021, 5pm CST.