Employment Opportunities with the Vermont Department of Libraries


The Vermont Department of Libraries is currently accepting applications for:

  • Information Technology Manager I - Information Technology Librarian

See below for the job descriptions and how to apply.

Information Technology Librarian

Vermont Department of Libraries

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Job Description

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The Vermont Department of Libraries (VTLIB) seeks a knowledgeable, skilled, and innovative Information Technology Librarian. The successful candidate will manage the IT needs of the Department of Libraries and will act as a leader in library IT in Vermont. Duties include: system administrator for the Department’s ILS and Resource Sharing System, webmaster for the VTLIB website, actively manages and anticipates computing needs for VTLIB staff, responds to questions from members of the Vermont library community regarding IT and related issues, designs and teaches continuing education classes, acts as liaison with State of Vermont IT partners, vendors, and others, oversees the FiberConnect WAN, manages VTLIB IT projects, including project management, resource allocation, requests for proposals and contract writing, and provides leadership for IT solutions within the Vermont library community. Statewide travel and attendance at out-of-state meetings is required. This job calls for a well-organized individual who will represent the Department in statewide partnerships and initiatives, and who has a solid background in and understanding of computing and other information technology issues.


Education and Experience

A Master’s degree in library science from an institution accredited by the American Library Association is preferred but not required. Familiarity with Library Systems and processes and library employment experience are preferred but not required. Experience with learning management systems preferred but not required.

Experience and Skills: Thorough knowledge of systems analysis, system design, database, and client architecture. Demonstrated success as an information technology professional. Openness to and an aptitude for learning new technologies, library processes, and library software and systems. Ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects and changes as projects progress. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain positive, effective working relationships with colleagues and partners at the Department of Libraries, other State Government agencies and departments, Vermont Libraries, and vendors. Experience finding cost-effective technological solutions.


The Department of Libraries is based in Montpelier, Vermont, located about 40 miles southeast of Burlington. Vermont has 183 public libraries; most of which serve small and rural communities with populations less than 5,000. Vermont is a progressive and innovative state with a population of 626,000 and is known for its robust farmer’s markets, beautiful landscape, outdoor recreation, fine colleges and universities, and strong sense of community. The Department of Libraries is embarking on a new strategic plan and the Information Technology Librarian will work closely with a team of library professionals. This is a great opportunity to help shape the future of Vermont libraries!


For more information, using the subject line “Information Technology Librarian,” contact: LIB.Contact@vermont.gov

Job ID: 621026

Pay Plan: Classified

Pay Grade: 28

Application Deadline: March 29, 2017

Job Code: 058400

To Apply:  Online State of Vermont application required***Please attach your resume and a cover letter to your application when submitting. ***