Job: Application Software Specialist 3KC03

General Information
Position:
Application Software Specialist 3KC03

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
$44,491.20 Annually

Job Category:
Networking & Automation

ALA:
Position DOES NOT require a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.

Description:

NOTE: TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS VACANCAY, ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE AT: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/alachua

 

This is highly responsible work in the selection, implementation and support of software modules used by Library Administration, staff, and the general public in the Alachua County Library District.

An employee assigned to this classification is responsible for the installation and support of software modules within and among all Library District outlets. This includes studying and evaluating software alternatives, recommending procurement and implementation of the most efficient modules, developing and presenting training material and sessions to staff and public.

Work is performed under the general supervision of a higher level supervisor and is reviewed through conferences, reports, and observation of results obtained.
 Examples of Duties:
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Schedules the installation and configuration of software in all Library District outlets on both Library District and office automation systems.

Consults with staff to evaluate input, processing requirements, and desired output making recommendations on effective use of software modules.

Assists staff and users in troubleshooting problems on MacIntosh and PC workstations, terminals, and systems console.

Conducts research projects and assists the Support Services Manager, as required.

Evaluates existing hardware and software and new innovations in application modules. Prepares cost estimates for system software upgrades. Recommends additions and/or changes to the existing system.

Trains Automated Services staff in the use of software and related hardware; develops material and conducts training programs for all Library District staff. Documents training procedures.

Works as liaison with software vendors to debug, monitor and resolve operating conflicts or problems.

Performs related duties as required.

NOTE: These examples are intended only as illustrations of the various kinds of work performed in positions allocated to this class. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Thorough knowledge of Library automation software, online databases, Internet Browsers, and office application packages.

Considerable knowledge of UNIX, Windows, and Apple MacIntosh operating systems in a TCP/IP and NT networking environment.

Ability to plan, schedule and coordinate work on a variety of projects.

Ability to develop and carry out objectives.

Ability to transport self and/or equipment to all Library District agencies/locations.

Ability to train and motivate staff in the use of available hardware and software modules.

Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with Library District employees and employees of other agencies/companies.

Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

Ability to effectively prioritize and organize work.

Understand how and why Library policies and procedures were developed.

Ensure patron compliance of all policies and procedures through effective communication and enforcement.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach and be mobile.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds while setting up new personal computer systems and/or network servers. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus associated with the constant use of computer monitors.


WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts, and is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 


Education:

Bachelor's degree in computer science, information sciences, or a related field and one year of recent, responsible experience with software applications; or any equivalent combination of related training and experience. Must possess a valid State of Florida Driver's license and be insurable by District's insurance carrier. Successful completion of a criminal history background investigation is required prior to employment. Evening and weekend work hours may be required. This position requires the completion of the Attention to Detail standard skills check with a minimum score of moderate knowledge. This test can be taken at CareerSource North Central Florida located at 10 NW 6th Street, Gainesville, FL 32601. I also understand that I should call CareerSource North Central Florida at (352) 955-2245 to schedule an appointment or call the County Human Resources Office at (352) 374-5219 to confirm that my scores are already on file. Passing scores must be received by the Human Resources Office no later than 5:00 p.m. on the Thursday after the position closes. I understand that CareerSource North Central Florida is not responsible for submitting my test scores to the Alachua County Human Resources Office. All scores are valid for a period of 2 years from the date of testing.

Experience with Web programming, SQL Reporting, and Microsoft SharePoint preferable.


Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
02-12-2020

Application deadline:
02-25-2020

Apply at:
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/alachua

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Public Libraries

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Alachua Count Library District

Job Location:
Central Florida

Address:
12 SE 1st Street

City:
Gainesville

Zip:
32601

County:
Alachua


Institution Information
Institution Name :
Alachua Count Library District

Address:
12 SE 1st Street

City:
Gainesville

State:
FL

Zip:
32601

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Jonathan Flynt

Contact Email:
jflynt@alachuacounty.us

Contact Phone:
352-374-5275

Contact Fax:
352-338-3205

How to apply

NOTE: TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS VACANCAY, ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE AT: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/alachua


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