DATE ENTERED: August 18, 2021
POSITION: Librarian – Technology Services
LOCATION: Staunton Public Library, VA
APPLY BY: The initial screening of applicants will begin September 13, 2021, and continue until the position is filled.


City of Staunton
Staunton Public Library: Librarian – Technology Services

Join the management team at a vibrant library located in the heart of the beautiful and historic Shenandoah Valley!  Staunton Public Library seeks an independent, forward-thinking, and energetic professional Librarian to oversee the Technical Services Department and manage the library’s technology and digital resources.

The Technology Services Librarian’s duties include:

  • Supervising five direct reports in acquisitions, cataloging, and processing
  • Maintaining the integrity of the Library’s bibliographic database
  • Coordinating the TLC LS2 automation system with other members of the Valley Libraries Connection consortium
  • Acting as liaison to the City IT department
  • Interacting with hardware and software vendors to provide maintenance of the Library’s computer equipment and networks
  • Coordinating interlibrary loan services
  • Providing computer instruction and troubleshooting for staff and patrons
  • Maintaining the library’s website and social media
  • Staffing the reference desk
  • Acting as shift supervisor for staff and the facility

This position requires an ALA-accredited Master of Library Science degree. MLIS graduate students within 6 months of graduation will be considered. Excellent communication, data management, and technology skills are required. Must have experience with online databases, digital collections, and reference services. Experience with The Library Corporation’s Library.Solution ILS and 1-2 years of supervisory experience preferred.

This is an exempt position that works 40 hours per week including a rotating weekly evening shift until 9pm and seasonal Sunday afternoon shifts. Starting salary is $42,651 with excellent benefits. Please visit www.staunton.va.us to apply and include a cover letter, resume, and references with your City of Staunton application. The initial screening of applicants will begin September 13, 2021, and continue until the position is filled.  EOE

About Staunton Public Library: Staunton Public Library has an annual circulation of over 373,000 items and serves over 19,000 registered card holders in Staunton and the surrounding communities. The library is a member of the Valley Libraries Connection with Augusta County and Waynesboro Public Libraries. To learn more about Staunton Public Library, visit www.StauntonLibrary.org.

The City of Staunton is located in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley at the crossroads of Interstate-81 and Interstate-64. Staunton offers a wide range of healthcare, education, and cultural amenities, with a relatively low cost of living, and is known for its history, architecture, arts & culture, and culinary delights. Come join our team of professionals dedicated to serving this dynamic city and its citizens.