We Are St Helens Borough Council
Located in the heart of the Northwest close to Liverpool, Manchester and Lancashire, St Helens is a transformational Council which is passionate and ambitious for the communities we support. We provide a wide range of local authority services to the residents, businesses, schools, and visitors to the borough. We can only do this because of our highly valued, highly skilled workforce.
Working together, our workplace vision and values guide our organisation, and the contribution of our workforce is key to our culture journey. Employees with us receive a wide range of benefits including well-being in work, financial benefits, ways of working and learning and development support.
St Helens Library Service is recruiting a Senior Library Digital Officer (37 hours) based at Chester Lane Library.
This is an opportunity for you to join a nationally renowned and exciting Library Service that provides a quality and diverse range of services to residents across the borough.
The successful candidate will be part of the Senior Library Team, taking the role of operational lead for the Digital Library Service. You will lead on the selection, purchasing, acquisition, organisation, distribution, effective use and performance of all physical and digital library resources. You will also lead on the development and delivery of the Digital Library Service, including system administration of the Library Management System, library catalogue, apps and websites, as well as supporting and training library staff to develop digital skills across the wider service.
To undertake this role, you will have:
• high levels of confidence and ability in ICT (including social media) and experience with IT system management and administration
• knowledge of Library Services
• excellent customer care skills
• the ability to use software to analyse data and monitor performance
• experience of managing budgets
• the ability to lead teams effectively
Please read the job description and person specification for a full list of requirements to see if the role is suitable for you.
Council employees are required to abide by the ethical standards embodied by the 7 NOLAN principles of conduct in public life. These include selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership.
For an informal discussion please contact Paul Williams, Library Support Manager on 01744 677813