McArthur Library, located in Biddeford, Maine, is currently accepting
applications for a Technology Coordinator/Librarian (full-time exempt
Biddeford is located just 20 minutes south of Portland and is now the
youngest city in Maine. Portland Press Herald recently wrote "A renaissance
here has drawn a flood of fresh faces and businesses, making the
municipality's median age plunge." Recent downtown development during
COVID has created a surge of new faces in the library! New businesses
continue to open and thrive, and residential development of nearby mills
has contributed to a vibrant downtown. Come join our team during an
exciting time in our community's history.
This position is a rare full-time vacancy (created by a retirement and an
internal hire) and opportunity to join an incredibly dynamic team that
knows how to have fun. Our COVID programming and innovation has been
recognized at a national level.
Primary responsibilities of this role are:
- Monitor and maintain library system infrastructure, network, hardware,
and our website.
- Purchase technological solutions, create images and install equipment.
- Manage public tech environment including all servers, switches,
workstations, kiosks and publicly loaned devices. This will include
after-hours updates to the environment as needed.
- Contribute as member of Adult Services team by providing assistance at
the reference desk to patrons, including reader’s advisory, information
requests (in-person and online), and technological assistance (including
with public computers, as well as fax/copy/scanning);
The ideal candidate should be flexible and energetic with a positive
attitude, welcoming demeanor, and extensive experience with technology as
above (hardware, software, web-based, devices, and digital content). This
position requires someone to be able to walk in and be hands-on
immediately. Please have a fantastic sense of humor. Previous library
experience and MLS are both preferred.
The position is full-time (37.5 hours/week) with at least one evening
weekly and at least one in every 3-4 Saturdays. The benefits at McArthur
Library are fantastic and include a top-notch health plan, vacation/sick
leave, and pension contributions. Plus there are always plentiful snacks.
Salary range starts at $45,000 and is negotiable, depending on experience.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply,
please submit a cover letter and resume to Jeff Cabral, Library Director at
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Full position description available here:
270 Main Street
Biddeford, ME 04005
Library: (207) 284-4181
Fax: (207) 284-6761
Direct Dial: (207) 571-7200
jcabral@mcarthur <[log in to unmask]>library.org