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IT Director Recruitment

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The Peninsula Library System (PLS) is recruiting for an Information Technology Director. The office is located in San Mateo, CA.

PLS is a consortium of 35 public and community college libraries located in the San Francisco Bay Area (San Mateo County) working together to provide innovative and cost-effective service to their users. Founded in 1971, the system is a Joint Powers of Agreement and is funded primarily by member libraries: Burlingame Public Library, Daly City Public Library, Menlo Park Public Library, Redwood City Public Library, San Bruno Public Library, San Mateo County Libraries, San Mateo Public Library, South San Francisco Public Library, and the San Mateo County Community College District’s 3 college libraries. PLS revenue also includes grants and local contracts for special services.

PLS is in the heart of Silicon Valley, and library patrons expect the best customer service experience. PLS supports a wide area network between the libraries with a 10G backbone, as well as a shared integrated library system (Innovative Interface’s Sierra), and hardware to support the libraries, including automated material handling, self-checks, desktop time management and security to comply with the American Library Association Bill of Rights and PLS privacy policies.

The successful candidate is a forward thinking, experienced IT Manager who can balance the needs of patrons, libraries, and other stakeholders. They demonstrate integrity, are familiar with the security needs of libraries and patron data, have sound fiscal management, and exhibit excellent management skills.

This position closes on Friday, February 15, 2019, at 5 p.m and first round interviews are tentatively scheduled for February 28, 2019. To apply, candidates should send a resume, application and a statement of interest to Wendy Cao, Operations Manager, at caow@plsinfo.org. The Information Technology Director job description and benefits information may be found at http://www.plsinfo.org/pls_jobs/IT_Director_Announcement.pdf