Library Technology Coordinator – Dartmouth College Biomedical Libraries (Hanover, NH)

Dartmouth College Biomedical Libraries
Dartmouth College – Hanover, NH
Stephanie Kerns, Director of Biomedical Libraries
$28.85 – $33.17/hour
Library Technology Coordinator 

The Biomedical Libraries at the Geisel School of Medicine and the Dartmouth Library invites applications for the position of Library Technology Coordinator. We are looking for an individual who is service-oriented, collaborative, and forward-thinking to join our team. Partnering with library staff and medical school faculty and staff, we support a learning environment that is innovative and supportive. The Geisel School of Medicine is currently undergoing a strategic planning process, strengthening educational programs, research initiatives, and clinical connections. Come join our team and be part of this progress.

Reporting to the Director of Biomedical Libraries, the Library Technology Coordinator is responsible for managing hardware, software, and the website for the Biomedical Libraries, ensuring that public and staff computing needs are met and that the website is maintained. They are also responsible for providing hardware and software training for library users and staff. The Biomedical Libraries support the Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth College, and Dartmouth Health and are part of the Dartmouth Library.

Application: Review of applications will begin May 6 and continue until the position is filled. For a full description and to apply online, please go to: https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/62482

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Position Purpose Responsible for managing the public and staff computing needs at the Dartmouth Biomedical Libraries. Working in coordination with Biomedical librarians and staff, ensures the hardware, software, and web environments of the Biomedical Libraries meet the needs of the Geisel School of Medicine, the Department of Biological Sciences, the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice (TDI) and other programs, in support of research, scholarship, education, and patient care in the health and life sciences.
Required Qualifications

 

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to interact professionally and calmly when working with frustrated end-users.
  • Broad knowledge of and experience with operating systems, mainstream productivity software, mobile devices, library and instructional technologies.
  • Strong commitment to providing excellent customer service and to serving the technical support needs of a community with a wide-ranging technical skill set.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to set priorities and manage time effectively in an environment with frequent interruptions.
  • Ability to lead workshops and meetings.
  • Ability to teach groups how to use tools and to solve problems.
  • Ability to build substantial personal knowledge based on research into computing questions and awareness of technology developments.
  • Knowledge and experience with web content management systems (e.g., Drupal).
  • Ability to work independently, as well as in team environments.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
Preferred Qualifications

 

  • Minimum four years of relevant experience in a computing environment.
  • Proficiency with an integrated library system, preferably ExLibris Alma.
  • Project management experience.
  • Microsoft MCSA Windows 10 Certification and/or Apple Certified Mac Technician (AMCT).
  • Experience with desktop computer system imaging, using tools such as Symantec Ghost.
  • Familiarity with scripting languages, such as Python, Ruby, or AppleScript.

– Posted 4/20/22

Electronic Resources & Technology Librarian – Vermont Law School (South Royalton, VT)

The Julien and Virginia Cornell Library at the Vermont Law School seeks applications for the position of Electronic Resources & Technology Librarian. This position provides leadership for the library’s electronic resources and technology operations. The Electronic Resources and Technology Librarian oversees the library’s electronic subscriptions and serves as the library’s liaison to the Vermont Law School Information Technology department.  This position is responsible for monitoring, evaluating, recommending, and implementing emerging library technologies in a team-oriented environment.  The Electronic Resources and Technology Librarian manages the library’s archives collections while also participating in the library’s reference and faculty liaison program.  Additionally, the Electronic Resources and Technology Librarian conducts instructional sessions and works on library events along with other library promotional activities.

A detailed position description is available at: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/All/f8e11c28-6d6c-457c-ad5b-9d460eef6761/Vermont-Law-School

Vermont Law School is a dynamic, independent law school and is known for its strong environmental law and restorative justice programs.  The Law School is located on the White River in the historic village of South Royalton, VT within forty-five minutes of Hanover, NH, home of Dartmouth College; Montpelier, VT, the state capital; and historic Woodstock, VT.  VLS is also within three hours drive of Montreal and Boston.  The area is an ideal location for those who enjoy both summer and winter sports.

– Posted 10/13/21

Last Call – Vermont Library Technology Unconference 4/9/14

What are you doing next Wednesday? Here’s an idea:
Register for the 2014 Vermont Library Tech Unconference!
Wednesday, April 9, from 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., at Midstate Library Service Center in Berlin.
This is the second time that we’ve held the event; some of you may have attended the first one, back in September of 2012. The intention is to bring together library staff members from across the state to talk about their work with technology, both strategies and challenges. All levels of skill are welcome. Come hear what other libraries are doing, and share your ideas!
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Vermont Cataloging Roundtable Fall Meeting

We’re pleased to announce the Vermont Cataloging Roundtable Fall Meeting on Thursday, Nov. 8th from 9:30am-12:00pm at DOL Midstate Library!

This revival meeting will be somewhat informal, but we are looking for topics to discuss and issues to address. Please reply to the list with ideas, or feel free to email Amber Billey and/or Helen Linda  directly.

If you haven’t already, join our GoogleGroup:

https://groups.google.com/forum/?hl=en&fromgroups#!forum/VTCAT

And visit our website:

http://vtcat.wordpress.com

Look forward to seeing everyone in November!

e-Vermont Internet Basics Toolkits and Webinars

As many of you already know, materials from the e-Vermont Community Broadband Project are now openly available to everyone (beyond the 24 e-VT towns) through thehttp://e4vt.org website.

Part of my role with this federal grant project was assembling and creating Internet basics toolkits to help citizens and staff in adult learning centers, public libraries, senior living facilities, and other community learning centers. You can find the Internet Basics for Beginners and Teaching Internet Basics Toolkits listed here:

http://e4vt.org/programs/e-vermont/toolkit  as well as a library of openly available webinar recordings here:http://e4vt.org/programs/e-vermont/newsevents/webinars 

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Two Free Webinars Offered Next Week

These two free webinars will be offered next week: Introducing the Book as iPad App and Bridging the Digital Divide with Mobile Services. Please click on the webinar title to register. If you can’t attend at the scheduled time, the events will be archived.

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Google Donates 100 Computers to Vermont Public Libraries and Adult Education Sites

Effort supports public computing at 42 libraries and adult education sites

Montpelier, VT – Google has donated 100 computers and funding for software to Vermont public libraries and adult education sites.

Vermont State Librarian Martha Reid announced the gift, which is valued at nearly $25,000 combined.

“Our local libraries have become the hubs of connectivity in many communities and we are very pleased with this public private partnership,” said Governor Peter Shumlin. “This puts power in the hands of Vermonters seeking free access to the Internet and all the benefits – for education, employment opportunities and more – that offers.”

The donation, part of a larger effort by Google to donate surplus equipment from their offices, includes desktop computers and flat screen monitors, keyboards and mice, all completely refurbished and loaded with the latest software operating systems. None of the computers is more than three years old.

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VT Library Tech Club and Tech Unconference

Greetings. I’d like to take this opportunity to invite anyone with an interest to join what we’re calling the VT Library Tech Club. It’s intended to be an informal group to discuss technology in libraries, to ask questions, share experiences, and collaborate within the state. We’re not assuming a particular level of experience with technology, just an interest in the topic. We’ve created a Google Group to give us a venue for communication – it’s located at https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/vt-library-tech-club . Or, if you have any questions, or would like to join, please feel free to get in touch with me at jmuse@colchestervt.gov .

In addition, I’d like to mention the Library Technology Unconference, which is taking place on Thursday, September 13th, from Noon-4:30 pm, in Berlin:

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