Digital
Services Manager, Lee County Library System (Ft. Myers, FL)

Discover and
Develop
! The Lee County
Library System
(Southwest
FL) seeks a dynamic and innovative Digital Services Manager to lead the Library
to its next generation of website interactivity, digital collections
enhancement, and expanded electronic services and systems. The Lee County
Library System is committed to delivering exceptional digital and print content
to its 675,000+ customers through its E-Branch services, six regional libraries
and seven branch locations. Circulating seven million items annually, the LCLS
provides stellar services with a dedicated staff of 253 employees and an annual
$25mil operating budget. The Digital Services Manager, reporting to the Manager
of Technology and Continuing Education, is responsible for providing
leadership, project management, web development, third party integration, and
technology support to library locations throughout Lee County.

Located along the Gulf Coast of Florida, Lee County offers
exceptional quality of life and active lifestyle opportunities, boasting
beautiful beaches, year-round sunshine, numerous golf, tennis and marina
facilities plus a thriving arts and culture scene. In addition to an
outstanding Lee County Library System, various historical sites (estates of
Thomas Edison and Henry Ford and the Fort Myers Historical Museum), and the Lee
County School District, residents also have easy access to wildlife, hiking,
biking and paddling at various national, state and local parks such as J.N.
Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge, Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve and
Great Calusa Blueway Paddling Trail. The cost of living in the Cape
Coral-Fort Myers metro is less than half the price of living in New York City
and is less expensive than in cities such as Boston, Atlanta, Minneapolis or
Baltimore. Lee County is midway
between Miami and Tampa along Interstate 75 and boasts a world-class
international airport. For more information on the Library and the region,
visit Lee County Links.

Responsibilities. Responsibilities include developing,
delivering, evaluating and improving digital services; seeking out ways to
improve technology virtually and in the individual libraries; planning,
generating and managing website content; networking with other libraries,
professionals and community groups to continue best technology practices;
developing and maintaining effective communication within the Library, county
departments, and vendors; providing leadership for the Library website
initiatives and committees; and providing technical support to staff and the
public for digital services. Please see the Digital Services Manager complete job description for detail.

Qualifications. Minimum qualifications include a Master’s
Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program and four years of
progressively responsible professional library experience with an emphasis on
digital collections, services and systems or any combination of education and
experience that demonstrates the ability to successfully perform the
requirements of the position. Additional qualifications include: a solid
knowledge of current and future trends in technology; superior communication
skills; demonstrated creativity and innovation in applying technological
solutions; experience working multi-location environment; and the ability to
communicate and work collaboratively at all levels of the organization.

Compensation. $50,000-70,922 (with placement
dependent upon experience and qualifications) and an attractive benefits
package.

For
further information
, contact Gossage Sager
Associates/Bradbury Associates
via email or call 816-531-2468.  Apply
via email with a meaningful
cover letter and your resume as Word or PDF attachments to Jobeth Bradbury.  The position closes April 29, 2016.