Chief Librarian Branch Or Department Job Description Sample
Librarian I, (A183510-2), R35, Main Branch
Provides patrons useful and valuable services in accessing library materials and information; develops and maintains a functional, varied and sometimes specialized collection of books and materials; conducts programming; assists patrons and staff in the use of library materials and equipment.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of the basic practices and concepts of librarianship and information science.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of library, organization, and function.
Knowledge of reference books and resources.
Knowledge of censorship principles and privacy laws as applied to library operations.
Knowledge of standard library procedures, current information technology, internet and database search capabilities.
Knowledge of developmental, recreational and educational needs of adults or young adults.
Knowledge of best practices in adult or teen services, including guidelines and standards published by ALA, YALSA and other recognized organizations.
Ability to supervise paraprofessionals effectively and make decisions in absence of more senior librarian.
Ability to work with the public in a courteous and tactful manner.
Ability to interview patrons and determine their information needs.
Ability to concentrate on work while under constant interruption and change.
Ability to grasp abstract concepts and apply them to library operations (i.e. learning how to use a computer from reading a manual).
Ability to comprehend a wide range of questions regarding a library's collection.
Ability to identify and translate adult or young adult needs and interests into effective library services and programs.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, patrons, user groups, community organizations, volunteer groups and to serve the public courteously.
Ability to learn and stay current with emerging technology, including digital media.
Ability to perform public speaking effectively.
Ability to take and follow directions from supervisor.
Ability to give directions to and gain compliance.
Ability to perform strenuous and routine work.
Ability to make independent decisions in accordance with established polices and procedures.
Ability to maintain good planning and organizational skills.
Ability to use computer hardware, various software programs and technologies, including word processing and spreadsheet programs.
Ability to maintain a valid Texas Driver License and a good driving record.
Ability to establish and maintain harmonious and effective working relationships with other employees and respond to general public complaints.
Ability to project a positive and professional image of the City of Laredo.
Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing in the English language.
Required to comply with all City of Laredo's policies and procedures.
Ability to maintain good health and physical condition sufficient to permit the full performance of the duties of the position.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Work is performed inside a library. Capable of working closely with others or alone, working long or irregular working hours, working shift work and/or weekends, and traveling by car 1% of the time. Ability to operate a motor vehicle and office equipment; Work requires light carrying and lifting (under 24), straight pulling, simple grasping, repeated bending, sitting, standing, pushing, crouching, twisting, kneeling, stooping, climbing stairs, walking, and reaching above shoulders. Ability to see, write, read, count, and hearing is needed to perform the essential functions of this job.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assists patrons in finding and using information; interacts with people and interviews them to clarify their needs; decides where to get the information and escorts them to location; teaches patron how to use materials and library equipment; informs patrons of services available; seeks information outside of the library and reserves books.
Provides bibliographic instruction and library orientation; guides tours and instructs groups in the use of library resources.
Performs library collection maintenance and development utilizing appropriate reviews and selection tools; reviews electronic sites for linkage to library's home page.
Maintains current awareness and knowledge of the library collection; studies the content and location of books in the collections to maximize retrieval capabilities; studies the content and location of all new reference books received.
Conducts programming to meet the communities needs and the library's goals and objectives as determined on an annual basis.
Assists in maintaining good communication between staff, visitors, and other business contacts.
May supervise paraprofessionals and/or volunteers assigned to their work area in the absence of a more senior librarian.
May need to make decisions regarding library operations in the absence of a more senior librarian.
Must follow all rules of telephone courtesy in all telephone communications.
Travels out-of-town to attend workshops and seminars for continuing education.
Will be required to drive a City vehicle for City business use.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Specific Area Duties
Conducts computer, software, and online database classes for library patrons and staff.
Maintains the leased materials collection; selects, orders, and returns materials; decides which materials are needed to meet popular demand.
May maintain audio book, large print, e-book, and/or periodical collections.
Plans, conducts, and monitors adult programming (e.g. book clubs, One City One Book program, author programming, etc.)
Provides reader's service to adults; selects and displays new or interesting books for adults; advises adults of appropriate and/or interesting books.
Maintains and reports programming statistics.
Plans and schedules appropriate exhibits for the Main Library.
Reference/Young Adult Services:
Curates content, including digital resources and special collections, for and with teen patrons, based on teen needs and interests.
Plans, implements and evaluates library programs and services which fulfill the diverse educational, recreational and personal needs of local teens (e.g. Teen Advisory Board, Teen book clubs, etc.)
Instructs teens and caregivers in information gathering, research skills and digital literacy skills.
Leverages community experts, coaches and mentors for services and programs in order to meet teen needs and interests
Develops and maintains effective relationships with schools, community groups, agencies and non-profits that target youth in order to plan and deliver programs and services that meet local teen needs and interests.
Coordinates daily activities of staff and volunteers assigned to teen services.
Maintains and reports programming statistics
Master's degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited program.
Valid Licenses and Certifications
Valid Texas Driver License*
- If applicant holds an out-of-state license, a State of Texas Driver License must be obtained prior to employment.
As part of the minimum requirements for all positions with the City of Laredo, a thorough background check and certified school transcripts will be required from all applicants who are offered employment.
Effective February 24, 1997, all selected applicants are required to undergo a drug and alcohol test prior to employment.
Effective January 7, 2008, all persons in safety-sensitive functions/positions, as per City of Laredo Drug and Alcohol Policy definition, shall be subject to random drug and alcohol testing.
A person with a disability who needs a reasonable accommodation related to a selection process is requested to contact the Human Resources Department at (956) 727-6460 two days prior to the scheduled interview and/or test if applicable.
"AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER, THE CITY COMPLIES WITH THE AMERICAN WITH DISABILITIES ACT."
Centro Library Archives Officer And Chief Librarian - Centro De Estudios Puertorriquenos (Academic Center Director)
The Centro de Estudios Puertorriqueños/Center for Puerto Rican Studies is a university-based research institute, housed at Hunter College, whose mission consists of two components. One is to collect, preserve and provide access to archival and library resources documenting the history and culture of Puerto Ricans. The other is to produce, facilitate, and disseminate interdisciplinary research about the diasporic experience of Puerto Ricans and to link this scholarly inquiry to social action and policy debates.
The Centro Library and Archives is responsible for comprehensively collecting, organizing, maintaining and making available primary and secondary sources on the Puerto Rican experience. The Library and Archives shares and supports Centro's overall mission. The Library collects in all areas of Puerto Rican Studies and in all formats. It is particularly strong in the area of migration and the diasporic experience. The library also acquires materials related to other Latinos in the United States. The Archives' strengths are principally in the area of social history, but holds important collections that highlight culture and the arts.
The Chief Librarian and Archivist reports to the Center Director. In addition to the CUNY Title overview, the Chief Librarian and Archivist for the Centro Library and Archives has the responsibilities of but not limited to :
Overall Management of the Centro Library and Archives
Overseeing delivery of services by full and part time staff, student assistants and consultants
Hiring, supervising and encouraging professional staff development
Preparing budget requests, writing grants and identifying external resources to complement the Centro Library and Archives' operational budget
Promoting library resource development (identifying resources, purchasing and requesting donations of books and reference materials)
Developing Archives collections (identifying collections, pursuing donations and/or acquisition of collections), negotiating archival collections donations and pursuing relations with potential donors.
Assessing staff, services, facilities, collection conditions, use of digital technologies and programs for the delivery of library and archives information services on short and long term basis
Fundraising, lobbying potential donors and serving as the fiscal manager of grants and special allocations assigned to the Library and Archives
Outreaching to patrons and developing public relations activities (e.g. Gallery events, lectures and panels) of the Library and Archives
Leading the Centro Library and Archives in fostering relationships with Hunter Library, College administration and CUNY-wide programs
Speaking on behalf of the Centro Library and Archives in public forums and presentations
Providing leadership and advice to state and national leaders in the field of Puerto Rican/Latino Studies and library and archives research centers
Working with diverse population composed of students, academics, community and donors, and assure accessibility of resources and services to all
In addition, s/he is a member of the Centro Coordinating Committee (staff advisory group to the Centro Director)
Bachelor's degree and eight years' related experience required.The preferred candidate will have:
MLS and/or MA from accredited school preferred;
Training in Library and/or Archives but with knowledge and interest in both areas.
S/he must demonstrate a profound interdisciplinary understanding of the Puerto Rican experience; a broad knowledge of U.S. based Puerto Rican communities and Puerto Rican/Latino Studies.
Eight years or more of relevant experience, including Library /Archives.
Excellent written and spoken communication skills.
Fully conversant with library/archives technology.
Fundraising and grant management experience preferred.
Fully bilingual in Spanish and English.
CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW
Directs a specialized academic and/or research center.
Designs, implements and monitors curriculum for programs sponsored by the Center
Oversees the design and delivery of courses and workshops; assesses learning outcomes
Develops and manages Center's budget and operations
Implements ongoing faculty and/or student development activities
Plans, develops, and initiates strategies for generating resources and/or revenues
May seek and acquire grant funding to further advance Center initiatives
Manages professional and clerical staff
Performs related duties as assigned.
Job Title Name: Academic Center Director
Higher Education Officer
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Salary commensurate with education and experience.
CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.
HOW TO APPLY
Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the application instructions. Please have your curriculum vitae/ resume and scholarly interest or cover letter with names and contact information of 3 references available to attach into the application before you begin. Please note that the required material must be uploaded as ONE document. The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters. Incomplete application packages will not be considered.
The committee will review complete applications on February 8, 2018. The search will continue until an appropriate candidate is found.
JOB SEARCH CATEGORY
CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.
Job Title: Centro Library Archives Officer and Chief Librarian - Centro de Estudios Puertorriquenos (Academic Center Director)
Job ID: 18127
Location: Hunter College
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Librarian II - Branch Manager
Salary Disclosure/General Description Benefits Supplemental Questions
Starting Salary: $41,182.00
Salary Range for this Position: $41,182.00 - $67,209.00
Current Pasco County Employees: Please refer to the Career Service Manual for starting salary information.
Department: Libraries Services
Location: South Holiday
General Description: Managerial and technical work in planning, organizing, and directing of a single location or a specific service of the County library system.
Responsible for planning operations in regards to a specific location or service, determining, assessing, and addressing the library and community needs. This position is distinguished from a Librarian I position by a broader range of responsibilities, ability to make independent judgments, and the supervisory responsibility for Librarian I personnel as well as other levels of staff.
Essential Job Functions:
Plans, analyzes, and evaluates library services and operations; recommends and takes appropriate action. Actively participates in fulfilling system-wide goals and implementing policies.
Participates in the selection and training of subordinate staff and professionals and evaluates their performance. Coordinates staff schedule and payroll records for the assigned service unit. Works effectively with Library administration and other supervisors or coordinators.
Supplies budgetary information and monitors expenditures regarding service unit. Interprets goals and policies to subordinate staff and to patrons and individuals outside of the library. Resolves conflicts with patrons and the general public.
Represents the Library at meetings, conferences, presentations and workshops. If assigned to a branch library, monitors physical maintenance and determines need for repairs and improvements. Develops community partnerships for the assigned service unit.
Prepares reports and publications. Performs related work as required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of the principles and methods of professional public library service and operations. Knowledge of principles and practices for providing customer services.
Knowledge of reference and information procedures and practices. Knowledge of library technology. Knowledge of supervisory techniques and practices.
Ability to establish and maintain positive, effective working relationships. Ability to apply logic and reasoning to problem resolution. Ability to effectively manage time.
Ability to motivate, develop, train, and direct personnel. Ability to deal with details. Ability to work without close supervision.
Ability to deal with diverse elements simultaneously. Ability to understand and apply highly complex policies and procedures. Ability to plan and assign work.
Ability to operate equipment and technology. MUST BE ABLE TO WORK EVENINGS AND SATURDAYS.
PHYSICAL SKILLS: Ability to lift and/or move up to 35 pounds and also push or pull heavy objects.
May use a handling device (dolly, cart, etc.) or work with another team member to lift and/or move excessively heavy objects. Job requires walking, standing, sitting, bending, stooping, and reaching. Requires use of a video display monitor, keyboard, and mouse. Ability to communicate effectively using speaking, hearing, writing, and vision skills.
EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Must possess a Masters in Library Science from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association.
Experience with library automation systems and/or personal computers and software including database and/or Internet experience. Three years of professional library experience as a librarian in a public library system including two years supervisory experience.
The Degree Alternative Program (DAP) for in-house applicants does not apply to this posting.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS: Must possess a valid driver's license.
ADA STATEMENT: A qualified employee or applicant with a disability may be afforded a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential job functions of a position in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE: Pasco County BOCC is a drug-free workplace in accordance with Federal and Florida law.
VETERANS' PREFERENCE: Under Section 295.07, F.S., Chapter SSA-7, Pasco County BCC provides to Veterans, that preference in appointment will be given to preference-eligible applicants.
(4028__02) Librarian II - Branch Manager
Library Manager: Community Library
Library Managers in WCPL Community Libraries have the primary responsibility for the daily operations and supervision of staff in those locations. Staffing consists of Youth Services Librarian(s), Library Assistants, and Pages. Administration relies on Community Library Managers to ensure that the library is opened on schedule, that the facility is attractive and well-maintained, that the library has adequate staffing scheduled to provide excellent customer service, and that staff provide a program of service that meets the expectations and program models set on a system level. Program of service in a Community Library includes collections, traditional reference and reader's advisory services, public computers, and programs for youth. Community Libraries present between 5 and 9 core storytime and school-age programs on a weekly basis, with the addition of special monthly programs for the school-aged child and the Teen Leadership Corps. Each Library Manager works with the Deputy Library Director and Senior Library Managers to plan for services, staffing, and programs at their location.
Key Responsibilities of a Community Library Manager:
- Ensure all aspects of the library are functioning well by working with
other departments and administration to accomplish library's goals
Evaluate programs and services to best meet the needs of the community
Supervise and evaluate library staff
Address library collection and staffing needs
Complete project based work on the system level as needed
Plan and facilitate staff meetings
Participate in peer group meetings
Provide training and professional development opportunities for staff
Contribute to the creation of daily, weekly and monthly schedules
Communicate system priorities, decisions, and policies to staff in a timely manner
Holly Springs Community Library
300 W. Ballentine St.
Holly Springs, NC 27540 Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Competencies • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills.
Ability to build and maintain positive, productive relationships with staff, peers, colleagues, and public.
Ability to lead and motivate staff while fostering mentoring relationships.
Demonstrate a high level of energy with the ability to plan and implement in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
Ability to create vision and goals on a local level that support larger organizational goals.
Demonstrate a high degree of adaptability and good problem-solving skills.
Confident self-starter who is proactive and has the ability to work both independently and with a team.
Strong technology skills, ex. Word, Excel, library specific applications and databases. Home Department (40) Community Services Division/Unit Holly Springs Library Auto requisition ID 4303BR Assignment Type (P) Regular Assignment Status Full Time Work Schedule Mon
Fri 8:15 am
5:15 pm, may require a regular night and weekend rotation Work Location (033) Holly Springs Community Library and Cultural Center Salary Minimum $50,440.00 Salary Maximum $90,792.00 Expected Hiring Range $50,440 - $70,616 Minimum Requirements Master's Degree in Librarianship or related field: MLS, MLIS, MIS, ML from an ALA accredited program or NC program and one year of professional public library experience. Preferred Experience, Skills and Training (beyond the minimum requirements defined by the class) Three years of professional public library experience and one year of public library management experience. Background/EEOC Policy Position may require a background check that may include: criminal, credit, motor vehicle, education and sexual offender registry or others based on job requirements. Unless required by state law, a record of conviction will not automatically exclude you from consideration for employment. Wake County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Closing Date 14-Mar-2018
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Adult Librarian - Grand Concourse Branch
The mission of the New York Public Library is to inspire lifelong learning, advance knowledge, and strengthen our communities. To deliver on this promise, we provide free access to physical and electronic resources in neighborhoods throughout the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island.
The New York Public Library is seeking a bright, dynamic, and enthusiastic Adult Librarian to provide leadership and direction to a team of public service professionals in the Grand Concourse Library. This branch is located in the West Bronx minutes from public transportation and right off of the bustling Grand Concourse thoroughfare. The Grand Concourse Library is an exciting branch that serves patrons from diverse backgrounds and offers programs and services which reflect the needs of the community.
Under the supervision of the Library Manager, the Adult Librarian engages adults with the collections, services, and programs in ways that allow them to follow their interests and discover new ones, both on site and online. The Librarian:
Conducts outreach to and develops partnerships with community-based organizations, city support agencies, adult educational institutions, and local businesses to promote the Library's services, programs. and collections with a focus on adults
Actively and continuously promotes our collections and reading through readers advisory, staff picks, recommendation lists, blog entries, author talks, book discussions, and other innovative ways, both on site and online
Provides reference service and resource recommendations using print, media, and digital resources
Collaborates with the Adult Educational Services Department to develop, promote, facilitate, present, and evaluate innovative programs to meet the expressed and anticipated needs of the community's adult population, including book discussions, author talks, technology classes, financial literacy sessions, arts and wellness activities, and a variety of other programs both within the Library and throughout the community
Partners with the collection development team to build and maintain the adult collection ensuring it is diverse, current, and relevant, and meets the needs of the community
Fosters digital literacy and provides technology instruction
Develops and maintains the layout and appearance of the adult space, ensuring a safe and inviting area filled with relevant resources
Develops and maintains content for social media platforms, such as Library blogs, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and Pinterest
Mentors Library staff in preparing and presenting adult programs
Assists with circulation, fines & fees management, reserves, and opening/closing procedures
In the absence of the Library Manager, may take responsibility for the facility, staff, and operations
Performs related duties as required
NYPL Core Values
ALA accredited Master's degree in Library and Information Studies and Public Librarian's Professional Certificate issued by the State of New York
Experience in a library setting providing information services to adults, including reference and public programming; or an internship in a public library for recent graduates; public library experience preferred
Enthusiasm for public service and the ability to work well with a diverse patronage
Experience creating and conducting a variety of innovative programs for adults
Knowledge of literature for all ages, collection maintenance principles, and a love of reading
Experience building partnerships with local organizations to better meet the needs of community users
Demonstrated successful interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills, including public speaking and presentation skills
Successfully demonstrated ability to work as part of a team
Strong organization and planning skills, including the ability to perform multiple projects or tasks simultaneously
Strong computer and other related technology skills, including MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Google applications, PCs, Macs, and e-reader devices
Demonstrated knowledge of computer services, including online searching, social media, reference resources, and databases
Foreign languages, such as Spanish and Russian
Basic understanding of emerging library technologies, service and programming trends for adults, and urban public library issues preferred
Working knowledge of trends in adult literature, educational and development needs, adult services, and the profession through webinars, internal training, meetings, conferences, professional literature, and organizational memberships
Lifting up to 15 lbs.
Sitting and standing for periods of time
Daily use of a computer
Starting SalaryUSD $51,224.00/Yr.Minimum Salary (with 2 years of NYPL service)USD $56,387.00/Yr.Hours35 hours per week To be scheduled during branch hours Evenings and weekends as required Schedule subject to change
Union / Non UnionLocal 1930
Branch Librarian I
Overview of Essential Functions: Under direction of the Neighborhood Services Manager, to assume responsibility for the administration and programs of the Chinatown Branch of the Boston Public Library.
Reports to: Neighborhood Services Manager
Supervises: The staff of the Chinatown Branch of the Boston Public Library.
Scope of Responsibility
Executes the policies and practices of the Library as they pertain to the Branch Library.Assumes primary responsibility in one service area or more, depending on current staffing and community needs, when necessary.Provides reference and readers' advisory services, and programs which may involve all age groups.Stimulates library use for all age groups within a defined neighborhood, through the development of programs, collections and community outreach.Supervises the development and maintenance of the branch library's collections within the framework of Library policies.Supervises, trains and develops each staff member to realize his/her full potential and use that developed potential to provide the best library service.Works collegially with other Branch Librarians, department heads and staff throughout the library.Demonstrates familiarity with and ability to apply collective bargaining agreements, as needed, to carry out the responsibilities as supervisor of branch staff.Maintains the appropriate liaisons with regard to the Branch building.Maintains working relationships with Friends of the Library, educational institutions, churches, social and community groups, and businesses in the community served.Assumes responsibility for administering funds within the Branch.Makes oral presentations and written reports on activities within the Branch.Actively participates in system-wide committees, training and other professional activities.Represents the Library on citywide and statewide committees, if called upon to do so.
Performs other related and/or comparable duties as required.
Minimum Entrance Qualifications
Education – A bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university and a master's degree in library science from an accredited library school. In exceptional instances, specialized education, training and/or experience may be substituted for part or all of the educational requirements.
Experience – Four years of pertinent professional library experience and/or any equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience sufficient to indicate ability to do the work.
Knowledge – Broad knowledge of library policies, practices and procedures and willingness and ability to execute them effectively; extensive knowledge of book and non-book materials; comprehensive knowledge of bibliographical tools and sources; demonstrated knowledge of appropriate technology; broad knowledge of library collections.
Abilities – Administrative insight and broad professional outlook; demonstrated progressive, professional development. Proven ability to plan and supervise the work of others; continuing interest in and ability to improve existing work techniques and procedures; demonstrated ability to work successfully with staff and public alike.
Skills – Proven skills in oral and written communications; superior ability and willingness to assume responsibility; initiative in generating new ideas. Commitment to library leadership within the neighborhood served; willingness and proven ability to work with patrons of all age groups; professional demeanor; tact, dependability, good judgment and courtesy.
- Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job.
- Chinese (Cantonese or Mandarin) language skills required.
- Must be a resident of the City of Boston upon the first day of hire.
- Must successfully clear a Criminal Offenders Record Information check with the City of Boston.
Union/Salary Plan/Grade: PSA/P-3
Hours per week: 35
GPS Configuration Management & Data Management Branch Chief
TASC, an Engility Company, is seeking a senior-level Systems Engineer or Configuration Manager to join our team of diverse GPS Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I) experts. The qualified applicant will become the Chief of our GPS Configuration and Data Management Branch. The GPS SE&I Team provides specialized engineering, analysis, operations support and subject matter expertise to the GPS Directorate and other GPS customers. The team also provides systems engineering and analysis services to include system development, enterprise and system architecture, acquisition, testing, operations and sustainment support for existing and new capabilities. Finally, team members provide an enterprise perspective for identification and review of risks and risk mitigation plans and work to institutionalize systems engineering best practices across the GPS Directorate. Major duties of this position include:
Lead a Configuration & Data Management Team of 10+ personnel in helping control the GPS Directorate's Enterprise technical baseline which includes baseline and verification audits, baseline data control, and tracking/validation of data and artifacts
Manage all aspects of the GPS Directorate's Change Management process – Configuration Identification, Control, Verification, and Accounting
Seek opportunities to improve and automate the forecasting, processing, reporting and documenting of CM data to promote fact-based decision making
Direct the analysis and resolution of CM issues, applying team-based problem solving techniques
Supervise the preparation of acquisition-related briefings, plans and papers in support of the GPS Directorate
Chief Information Security Officer - Judiciary Information Services Department
Position will remain open until filled.
Salary to be determined.
MISSION STATEMENT OF THE MASSACHUSETTS TRIAL COURT
The Trial Court is committed to:
- the fair and impartial administration of justice;
- protection of constitutional and statutory rights and liberties;
- equal access to justice for all in a safe and dignified environment;
- efficient, effective and accountable resolution of disputes;
- prompt and courteous service to the public by committed and dedicated professional utilizing best practices in a manner that inspires public trust and confidence.
DEPARTMENTAL MISSION STATEMENT
The Judicial Information Services (JIS) department is charged with the implementation, maintenance, update and training of technology systems in support of the Office of Court Management and all Judicial Departments, including the Probation Department. This includes network and servers connecting all judicial locations, computer hardware and peripherals, the myriad of software necessary to maintain the judicial programs, and the voice telecommunications services ranging from current phone systems to the use of newly installed video conferencing equipment. JIS is also charged with the production, deployment, training and maintenance of MassCourts (the web-based Trial Court Case Management System – CMS).
The Chief Information Security Officer is responsible for the development and enforcement of security policy and strategy. This individual would oversee the assessment, design, development, and ongoing management of the information security program.
He/She would be responsible for ensuring appropriate organizational policies, procedures, and technical systems are in place to maintain confidentiality and compliance with all relevant laws, guidelines, and regulatory mandates to protect Personally Identifiable Information (PII). Under the direction of the Chief Information Officer, the Chief Information Security Officer would ensure that electronic systems architecture and functionality safeguards all confidential proprietary privileged and protected information assets. He/She would oversee the selection, development, deployment, monitoring, maintenance, and enhancements to the organization's security technology. He/She would administer security programs and procedures.
The Chief Information Security Officer reports to the Chief Information Officer or his/her designee and receives general direction in performing duties in accordance with established guidelines.
Establish organization security protocols that require user identification and passwords and protect networks from hackers;
Observe and monitor the Court network, websites, applications, computers, and databases;
Advise management on information security issues, perform security risk assessments, implement information security procedures, manage information security policies and coordinate response to information security incidents;
Assess, design, oversee, and provide ongoing management of the information security program. Must keep current on antivirus software, firewalls, and other security systems. Develop emergency procedures for handling security breaches,
manage internal communication regarding security and provide estimates of budgetary requirements for security related items and upgrades;
Ensure appropriate organizational policies procedures technical systems and workforce training to maintain confidentiality integrity and compliance with all relevant laws and guidelines;
Ensure that electronic systems architecture and functionality safeguard all confidential proprietary privileged and protected information assets;
Implement, manage, and enforce information security processes and procedures within regulatory mandates to protect PII;
Ensure the ongoing integration of information security with business strategies and privacy requirements;
Develop and maintain an information security risk mitigation plan based on sound risk analysis. Work with Human Resources to ensure appropriate enforcement sanctions for information security breaches;
Perform and manage the security audit program to assess effectiveness of policies and procedures and systems security safeguards;
Manage complaint, incident, preventative, and investigative programs related to security policies. Conduct risk analyses to assess the probability of risks occurring and the impact on the organization. Lead information security awareness and training initiatives to educate workforce about policies procedures and information risk;
Establish and maintain the enterprise vision, strategy and program to ensure information assets are adequately protected.
Advise staff in identifying, developing, implementing and maintaining processes across the organization to reduce information and Information Technology risks, respond to incidents, establish appropriate standards and controls, and direct the establishment and implementation of policies and procedures;
Directly responsible for information-related compliance. Is the owner for all ongoing activities that provide access to and protect the confidentiality and integrity of customer, employee and commercially sensitive information in compliance with policies and standards;
Accountable for the development, implementation and monitoring of a strategic comprehensive enterprise information security program to ensure the availability, integrity, and confidentiality of information owned, controlled, or processed by the courts;
Manage the development and implementation of organization-wide security policy, standards, guidelines and procedures to ensure ongoing maintenance of security. Information protection responsibilities will include network security architecture, network access, and monitoring policies, attempting to hack info certain areas of the network, and employee education and awareness;
Work with outside consultants as appropriate for independent security audits and penetration tests;
Keep current regarding technology news, researching new antivirus technology and new safety protocols. Keep up with the current employee manifest.
Ensure Audit and Access control processes are defined and being followed for minimum necessary access to confidential data and ensure that everyone with access is truly authorized. Manage the implementation of current system capabilities to track all access. Use Risk Assessment and other Security tools to identify necessary
technology or processes to mitigate the identified risk;
Oversee incident response planning as well as the investigation of security breaches, and assist with disciplinary and legal matters associated with such breaches as necessary;
Collaborate on the selection, development, deployment, monitoring, maintenance, and enhancement of the organization's security technology; and
Perform IT Risk Assessments, audits, and security incident investigations.
Ethics and Values
Communicates and demonstrates the ethics and values of the Judicial Branch.
Understands, upholds, and communicates the Judicial Branch and Information Services missions.
Understands information services operations, specialized tools, applications, and software, with some understanding of the various court departments and divisions
Demonstrates a commitment to continuously improve their knowledge of fast-changing computer programs, hardware and software through professional development.
Commitment to Diversity
Promotes an environment of diversity through understanding, respect, and positive communication with persons of varies racial, ethnic, economic and cultural backgrounds.
Conducts oneself in a courteous and professional manner when assisting all employees of the Judiciary, regardless of their position in the Judiciary.
Works with others cooperatively, demonstrating a willingness to be a team player, and contributing to a work environment that focuses on shared departmental goals.
Accurately assesses workplace problems in TCIS and recommends and facilitates appropriate solutions.
These are the minimum requirements necessary to apply for the position of Chief Security Information Officer for Judiciary Information Services:
A Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems or related field and 5 (Five) years of experience as an information services professional; or 10 years of relevant experience in lieu of Degree;
MBA or Masters of Science Degree in Engineering Technology, Computer Science or related Degree is preferred.
Security certification such as Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Manager (CISM), or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) strongly preferred.
In-depth understanding of the technologies and architectures supporting information security protection.
Strong understanding of how to apply current and emerging security technologies to solve business problems.
Comprehensive understanding of applicable practices and laws relating to data privacy and protection.
Superior communication skills, analytical ability and problem solving skills.
Practical experience implementing/managing ISO/IEC 27000 series standards desirable.
Expertise in state-of-the-art IT security systems tools programs and policies with a focus on public sector information systems highly desirable.
Strong customer service and problem solving skills required. May require response to emergencies twenty-four (24) hours/day, seven (7) days/week.
Use of a personal vehicle, with mileage reimbursement, to visit work sites and to assist at emergencies and/or events as needed.
Knowledge of security software and tools, such as McAfee, intrusion detection software, etc.
Demonstrated success working as a member of a team displaying competent communication skills.
Knowledge of state government, in particular the Massachusetts Judiciary, is preferred.
Salary to be determined.
HOW TO APPLY:
Applicants must apply by completing a Trial Court online application by clicking "Apply for this job online" button at the top of this page.
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PLEASE NOTE: Paper, faxed or emailed applications or resumes are not accepted for any Trial Court position.
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Assistant Chief Information Officer (Acio) For The Department Of Mental Health (Dmh) And The Department Of Public Health's (Dph) Public Health Facilities
The Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) is seeking a strategic, innovative, and experienced leader to oversee the implementation of new information technology systems for the Department of Mental Health (DMH) and the Department of Public Health (DPH) Facility and Community Care divisions. Reporting to the Secretariat Chief Information Officer (SCIO), the Assistant Chief Information Officer (ACIO) will oversee other members of the IT Management Team, lead budget planning and expenditure monitoring activities, provide long-term strategic vision in the overall strategy, planning, implementation, and delivery of IT services.
Applicants must be results-oriented professionals with a passion for developing team members through a cultural shift to new administrative systems and service provision models. He/she must be and seeks to understand agency goals, challenges and opportunities in order to align IT programming accordingly. Modern management, planning, administrative skills and experience, including the ability to work independently with minimal guidance, are a hallmark of this role.
Duties and Responsibilities (these duties are a general summary and not all inclusive):
Ensure operational and strategic initiatives for IT services are aligned with DMH and DPH mission, vision, and strategic plan; Provide leadership for all phases of strategic technology initiatives
Schedule and facilitate the effective gathering of all agency stakeholder needs and provide guidance on the evaluation, selection, and implementation of systems that meet those needs
Provide leadership/guidance in assessing and evaluating information technology and security risks and benefits; Monitor emerging technologies for potential impacts to agency operations and long-term strategy
Support, guide and direct current IT management and staff members; Develop change management strategy through IT transformation
Ensure the development and enforcement of all ADA accessibility standards across all agency applications and programs; Certify accessibility supports are available to department personnel
Manage and allocate budget forecasting for contracts, staff, goods and services
Direct the strategic and tactical goals, policies and procedures of the agencies in collaboration with agency leadership and the Secretariat Chief Information Officer
Recommend specific structure and content of procurement documents including evaluation workbooks related to Health Information System of records
Ensure accreditation standards and expectations are specific to each agency and adhere to policies and procedures to meet or exceed such standards
Communicate and inform stakeholders on technology-related issues and initiatives that enhance IT and Data Governance Infrastructure
Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the agencies
Bachelor's or Master's Degree with a major in business administration, business management or a related field and training in computer science;
Ten (10) years' experience with information technology including IT management, development, operations, voice/data communications software, hardware and infrastructure preferably in a large, complex IT project or organization;
Extensive experience with application development, information analysis and reporting, networking and systems integration, architecture and state-of-the art information technology;
Knowledge of System Development Life Cycles including the use of tools for managing project timelines, Rational Unified Process and Medicaid Information Technology Architecture (MITA);
Basic principles of management, including budgeting and cost-allocation;
Ability to supervise staff including performance appraisal, employee coaching, training, development, and performance management;
Demonstrated skills in the identification of business practice improvements and the application of technology to optimize business processes;
Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of stakeholders and communicate complex technical information to non-technical individuals;
Capacity to partner with and influence senior leaders at all levels of the organization through relationship building and executive-level presence;
Proficient usage of Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, and Outlook
As an employee of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts you are offered a great career opportunity influencing a wide-spectrum of services to the diverse populations we serve - but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits which you should consider towards your overall compensation, including:
75% state paid medical insurance premium
Reasonable Dental and Vision Plans
Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Assistance programs
Low cost basic and optional life insurance
Retirement Savings: State Employees' Pension and a Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan
11 paid holidays per year and competitive Sick, Vacation and Personal Time
Tuition Remission for employee and spouse at state colleges and universities
Short-Term Disability and Extended Illness program participation options
Incentive-based Wellness Programs
Professional Development and Continuing Education opportunities
Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
The Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) oversees expenditures of over $22 billion annually, and as the largest Secretariat of the Commonwealth, employs over 20,000 employees and provides direct services to 1 in 4 Massachusetts residents. The mission of EOHHS is to provide effective leadership in the delivery of health and human services that promote health, resilience and independence to improve the quality of life for individuals, families and communities throughout the Commonwealth.
A criminal and tax history background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit http://www.mass.gov/hhs/cori and click on "Information for Job Applicants."
- Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division's Hiring Guidelines
Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth's website.
For questions, please contact the CYF Office of Human Resources at 1-800-510-4122 and select option #2.
MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have at least (A) six years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, supervisory or managerial experience in business administration, business management, or public administration and (B) of which at least three years must have been in a managerial capacity.
An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Chief Of Benefit Programs - Social Services Department
General Summary Benefits Supplemental Questions
The starting salary range is $61,133.90 to $89,093.20 annually.
The Chief of Benefit Programs in the Department of Social Services manages the planning, implementation, coordination and evaluation of public assistance and employment services programs in the Benefit Programs Division. The Chief leads the work of the Division and ensures collaboration with internal and external stakeholders to accomplish the goals and objectives of the organization.
Work is performed under the general supervision of the Assistant Director of Social Services. Supervision is exercised over Benefit Programs Supervisors and other assigned personnel.
Essential Responsibilities and Duties:
Oversees and coordinates the planning and assignment of work among organizational units in the Benefit Programs Division;
Convenes and leads the division team, communicating and interpreting assignments from the director, assistant director, the department management team, and the state, and coordinating their work and communicating their results back;
Develops, facilitates and supports employee work teams in the division, empowering them for planning and decision making;
Leads and assists team members in effective group processes to accomplish assigned tasks;
Supervises program supervisors, sets expectations and evaluates performance, provides leadership and guidance, approves hiring, promotion, separation decisions;
Sets objectives for quality and quantity of work in all programs, monitors and evaluates program performance including individual, team, and Division performance, and takes or recommends corrective action as required;
Designs and implements methods and procedures to collect and analyze statistical data on programs, prepares reports for the director and the state, and interprets data and recommends action;
Oversees and coordinates the assessment of training needs for the division, and implementation of staff development plans;
Develops working relationships with community partners and ensures effective coordination of programs;
Participates in the development and evaluation of local policy and procedures;
Carries out special assignments as a member of the department's management team, which may include responsibilities outlined in the local Emergency Operations Plan;
Consults with and advises the director and assistant director on a wide variety of departmental management issues;
Performs related work as required.
- Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. (Minimally, possession of an associate's degree with fifteen years of highly relevant experience may be considered equivalent.)
- At least three years of experience as a supervisor in a social services agency, including substantial administrative responsibility.
- Possession of a valid appropriate drivers' license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Thorough knowledge of financial assistance and employment services programs and regulations; considerable knowledge of general human services practices which facilitate service delivery and the achievement of client self-sufficiency; considerable knowledge of program planning and evaluation techniques of social service programs, organizations and related resources in the community; skill in establishing and communicating clear priorities among competing demands, and enabling others to achieve goals and maximize effectiveness in job performance; ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; ability to accomplish goals through the work of others; ability to understand, interpret and explain complex programs, laws and policies; ability to use personal computer and applicable software applications.
Physical Conditions & Work Contacts:Standard work environment.
A pre-hire background check will be conducted on all candidates who are selected for employment with the Department of Social Services. It will include a criminal record check and a child abuse/neglect registry search. Additionally, a driving record check and education verification may be conducted if applicable.
Please note: The Charlottesville Department of Social Services is unable to hire any applicant, intern, or volunteer if the criminal record check reveals a conviction for, or arrest awaiting final disposition of a barrier crime as set forth in § 63.2-1719 of the Code of Virginia. Please click here for the list of barrier crimes: http://law.lis.virginia.gov/vacode/63.2-1719/
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