Sunday, April 01, 2012

APL Position Announced – Public Computer Center Manager – 6 month term

The Albany Public Library seeks a full time Public Computer Center Manager to manage and coordinate the expansion of its library-based public computing center. This is an independent contractor position funded by the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) through October 31, 2012. The selected candidate will report to the Head of Reference Services. The candidate should be a highly motivated, self-starter who can work with direction and minimal supervision. The PCC Manager will work through the completion of the grant and reporting period, with the main focus being developing a plan for continuation of service, and searching for additional funding sources beyond the end of the grant.

Summary of Position:

· Develop a plan for sustainability of PCC services after the end of grant funding, including identifying and partnering with sources of volunteers (i.e., SUNY, Literacy Volunteers, etc.)

· Ensure that funds are spent in accordance with program requirements; all reporting requirements are met on time and with accuracy; all grant goals and objectives are met and completed

· Provide Training and Assistance to PCC Trainers, Albany Public Library staff, community partners and volunteers

· Coordinate the scheduling and staffing of the PCC and its services in concert with already-established Albany Public Library programs

· Identify vulnerable populations and implement audience-specific training programs

· Promote the PCC and the library’s services through a variety of measures, including attending meetings and preparing publicity

Minimum qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master’s Degree. Post-degree professional work experience is preferred, especially in either fundraising/grant writing or volunteer coordination.

The salary for this full time independent contractor position is $29.14 per hour. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply send resume, letter of interest, and the names and contact information for three professional references to:

Chris Sagaas/ Head of Reference Services
Albany Public Library
161 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12210

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