City Of Gallup

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Job Title: Information Specialist                               Department:  Library

Reports To:  Library Director or Designee                Classification:  W10

Union Status:  Non Union                                           FLSA Designation:  Non-Exempt

 

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Other Conditions:

GENERAL PURPOSE

Under the direction of the Library Director or designee, the Information Specialist will perform a wide variety of high-level duties for the library. Must have a working knowledge of current technology and understand specific library technology. The  Information Specialist resolves routine operational problems and provides first-level troubleshooting for library systems and/or technology.  Builds and maintains local infrastructure and backups. Coordinates with City IT Department to ensure the smooth operation of the library networks. Communicates and coordinates with technology vendors. Recommends new technology. Maintains the technology inventory.  This position rotates as a member of the person-in-charge (PIC) team; providing library supervision and is expected to know all library operating procedures and policies.  Works closely with patrons and staff to resolve technical problems. Participates in outreach activities and supports library programs. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge -

SKILLS AND ABILITIES –

 

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Work is performed mostly indoors in a library setting. There are inherent risks involving falling books and stacks, the use of ladders and stools, and prolonged screen time. Evening and weekend shifts are required.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must be physically able to operate a variety of automated machines. Must be able to use body members to work, move or carry objects or materials. Frequently required to sit, walk and stand; speak and hear in person and by telephone, engage in repetitive movement with hands and wrists; reach with hands and arms and lift up to 35 pounds. The employee regularly may stoop, kneel, bend or crouch. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, the use of both eyes, and the ability to adjust focus.

 

INTERPERSONAL TEMPERAMENT: Requires the ability to deal with people (i.e. staff, supervisors, the general public, and officials) beyond giving and receiving instructions such as interpreting departmental policies and procedures. Involves interfacing with a diverse cultural community. Must be adaptable to performing under considerable stress when confronted with emergencies related to the job. May occasionally come in contact with dissatisfied or abusive individuals.

 

SELECTION GUIDELINES:

Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference check; job-related tests may be required.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

This position description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the position change.

 

Accepted:__________________________________________________________________

          Employee Signature                       Print Name                                  Date                    

 

Approved:_________________________________Date:____________________________

Supervisor

 

Approved:_________________________________Date:____________________________Human Resources Director

 

Effective date:

Revision history: 8/29/16

                                    9/15/2016 – ad

                                    1/14/2019 ko

                 10/17/2020-tm