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Monday, March 23, 2015

[LIBJOBS] Job: Library Technology Specialist, Lafayette College (Easton, PA, USA)


The Lafayette College Library seeks a talented and engaged primary support person to assist staff and users with a variety of both library-specific and general-purpose technologies. Are you eager to play a vital role in a thriving academic library? Are you excited by the prospect of learning new skills, supporting a large academic computing lab, and working with students on digitization projects, 3D printing and emerging "makerspace" activities?

This position requires a person with wide-ranging interests and abilities. In addition to the technical proficiency required to support library systems and users and maintain the college's largest and most heavily used student computing lab (including printers, digital cameras, scanners, and laptops), we are keen to find someone who loves libraries and understands the exploratory nature of our work. If this ad describes you, please send a resume and cover letter explaining why you are so passionate about using and supporting technology within academic libraries and what you can offer our award-winning team.

Qualifications. Required: Knowledge of Windows and Mac operating systems and hardware; bachelor's degree with relevant experience with computers and technology; strong service orientation; ability to prioritize tasks, solve problems, and work under pressure; strong communication and interpersonal skills. Preferred: Familiarity with computer protection and management systems and basic IT networking principles.

Physical Requirements. Keyboarding, computer work in general office environment. Ability to spend extended periods of time walking, standing and bending; to access various buildings and storage areas; to grasp, move, and arrange equipment; to lift up to 50 lbs. and push loaded dollies; to manipulate levers, trays, etc. of printer/photocopier equipment.

Send resume to: Office of Human Resources, Lafayette College, Easton, PA 18042 or email to

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