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Library Technical Services Manager

City of Tempe, AZ

In progress
Open until filled
$72,780 - $98,253 (annually)
Reference #
Job Function
Division Manager

Full Time

Related Topics

Parks and Recreation
Job Location

20 E. 6th Street, Tempe, AZ 85281






PO Box 5002
Tempe , AZ 85280-5002

Form of Govt

Council-Manager (City)


Chief appointed official position was recognized by ICMA in 1954 as a Council-Manager position.

Community Services Department – Library Division

Open until the needs of the City are met. First review date of applications will be October 13, 2017; this position may close at that time.

The primary function of an employee in this class is to perform a variety of duties to assist in the planning, organizing, and directing of the citywide library information and management systems and acting in place of the Deputy Director of Community Services - Library as needed. A Library Technical Services Manager is responsible for the implementation and administration of the computer operations for the entire library system. This position oversees the Polaris and MK hardware and software systems along with the web interface and data collection for the library. This position also supervises the day to day operational needs of the Library, including budgets, training, acquisition of resource software and equipment, and information system updates and maintenance.

Annual Salary Range: $72,780 to $98,253

This position may be required to work extend hours, nights, weekends or holidays.

Requires the equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in library science, computer science or a degree related to the core functions of this position. A Master’s Degree in Library Science or Information Technology is preferred. The term “equivalent” means that directly related work experience exceeding the required work experience will substitute in equal time increments for college-level education, for example: one year of additional directly related work experience will substitute for one year of college education (30 credit hours).

Work Experience:
Requires the equivalent to four years of full-time professional-level, operational public library experience and including two years of full-time equivalent supervisory experience or other experience directly related to the core functions of this position. Two of the years in technical or IT protocols experience preferred.
Candidates must have the minimum amount of work experience. Education will not substitute for the required work experience; however, related unpaid and/or volunteer work experience may be used as qualifying work experience.

Certifications, Licenses, and/or Registrations:
• Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

Successful completion of initial probationary period is contingent upon passing an FBI background investigation. Based on position, referred applicants may be subject to additional testing which may include pre-employment polygraph, physical and drug screening.

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This position is FLSA Exempt – ineligible for overtime compensation and/or compensatory time.

Employees in this position are represented by the Tempe Supervisors’ Association (TSA).

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