Library Technology Specialist, Chico State

The Meriam Library at California State University, Chico, is seeking an innovate, enthusiastic, and service-driven Library Technology Specialist.

Under the direction of the Library Dean, the Information Technology Consultant oversees the Library Systems Unit, providing lead work direction and project management of technology related library projects. This dynamic position works as part of a team to implement library initiatives as well as independently to complete assigned tasks. Tasks include improving technology efficiencies, keeping up with and evaluating library technology trends, setting priorities for library technology implementation, and ensuring library systems are updated and maintained. Serves as the work lead for the Library Systems Unit encompassing library hardware and software and the library website. Serves as the administrator for several Library Systems and works with other library units to ensure proper configuration. Acts as a liaison to campus for IT related projects.

As an expert-level position, the incumbent works completely independently on the most complex problems and work assignments. The incumbent possesses advanced and comprehensive knowledge as they analyze, develop, integrate, and support systems and technology-based solutions to meet the users’ needs.

This is a full-time staff position. A detailed position description and electronic application can be found here:

About Chico State:

Graduate and undergraduate programs boast high-quality research experiences, exceptional faculty mentoring, and civic and global engagement opportunities. The campus motto, “Today Decides Tomorrow,” is brought to life by inclusive pedagogy, experiential learning, and co-curricular programming. The Chico Experience prepares students to be critical thinkers, engaged citizens, and inspired stewards of environmental, social, and economic resources. Together, they will become leaders solving the challenges of the 21st century.

The campus is located in Northern California, 90 minutes from the state capital, Sacramento, and a three-hour drive from the San Francisco Bay Area. Chico offers year-round natural beauty, outdoor leisure activities, and a thriving arts, music, and events scene. We acknowledge and are mindful that California State University, Chico stands on lands that were originally occupied by the first people of this area, the Mechoopda, and we recognize their distinctive spiritual relationship with this land and the waters that run through campus.

The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status.

Chico State not a sponsoring agency for staff and management positions (i.e. H-1B Visas).

Open Until Filled (Review of Applications will begin 05/02/22. Applications received after that date may be considered.)