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Technology Specialist

The Oak Park Public Library is seeking a Technology Specialist  for weekends and evenings to perform maintenance tasks on the library’s computers and network and to support staff and patrons on PC hardware and software. The Technology Specialist contributes to providing the best library experience possible by working with the Technology Team to monitor and maintain systems, servers, applications, and ensure exceptional access, bandwidth, speed, and security. The position also includes rolling out new hardware and software, as well as planning and executing projects.

This is a part-time position for 15 hours per week (weekends/evenings) with a starting wage of $22.84 per hour. Work may require physical effort in the handling of materials up to 50 pounds. Some travel required.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Computer Science or related discipline, or proven track record of equivalent information technology work experience. Library experience desired. Proven ability with and advanced knowledge of personal computers, operating systems, software, and networking. Great attention to detail and analytical skills. Excellent interpersonal skills.  Ability to work with limited supervision. This position may have responsibility for supervising staff and/or volunteers.

Please send cover letter and resume to Elizabeth Marszalik, Manager of Library Experiences and Initiatives for Materials and Digital Services at employment@oppl.org by Friday,  July 28.

 


The Oak Park Public Library is an equal opportunity employer. The Library complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Resumes with a cover letter may be sent to employment@oppl.org. Please indicate the position applied for in the subject line.

Applications for employment can be returned to any library location. Applications will be retained for six months and are reviewed when the Library has an open position.