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Fanwood Memorial Library Policy Manual
Section: Personnel

Subject: 4.3 Job Descriptions
Subject: 4.3.2 Technology Manager - Systems Administrator

Technology Manager / Systems Administrator

1. Core Services:

Reporting to the Director has full responsibility for planning, implementing, operating, budgeting and training for the Library's automation, computer and information systems for both staff and public.

2. Essential Functions of the Job:

  • Manages the Library's automation services, networks and technology projects.
  • Oversees the development and maintenance of the Library's web site.
  • Oversees the development of internal and external web services and user interfaces.
  • Oversees the integration of technology and Library services.
  • Coordinates technical support for all hardware and software.
  • Prepares an annual budget request for technology.
  • Maintains security of systems.
  • Maintains inventory and license records.
  • Provides technical support and training to staff in the use of computer systems.
  • Selects and works with outside consultants who provide hardware and software support and web site design.
  • Oversees and participates in developing instructional modules and training sessions for the staff and the public.
  • Recommends hardware and software upgrades.

3. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to anticipate needs and plan for implementation of new technologies.
  • Ability to communicate complicated technology issues to individuals with varying degrees of technical knowledge.
  • Experience with integrated library systems and client-server environments.
  • Familiarity with library automation hardware and software.
  • Experience with networking protocols and ethernet.
  • Familiarity with LINUX, UNIX, NT, NOVELL, TCP/IP, MAC and PC environments.
  • Experience with Cloud technology, LANS, WANS and video teleconferencing.
  • Knowledge of information technology trends and their impact on library services.
  • Ability to communicate complicated technology issues to individuals with varying degrees of technical knowledge.


Board of Trustees
Approved: June 8, 2009
Revised: February 8, 2016


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