Head Technical Services Librarian


Tippecanoe County Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library
Out Of State

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Full Time
40 hours/wk. Work public service on evenings and weekends as required.

Are you a forward thinker and innovative manager? Can you effectively enhance today's customer experience through technology and also identify and lead us toward tomorrow's customer experience? If so, TCPL wants to hear from you. The successful Head Technical Services Librarian will have two years supervisory and professional library work experience, enthusiasm and initiative to interact with online digital media, database vendors, technology vendors and peer libraries to identify and recommend best practices for TCPL. Supervise six full time and one part time staff members in support of library plans, goals and objectives. This position reports directly to the Divisional Librarian of Technology and Support Services. We are seeking a dedicated professional with the following skills and qualities:

  • Awareness of the latest trends in getting materials to customers
  • Wants to be challenged in their work
  • Recommend an annual collection budget of approximately $1 million dollars
  • Train and guide the work of the library's collection development librarians

MLS from an ALA-accredited school is required. Experience with selecting library material and evaluating electronic resources in a public library setting, preferred

TCPL has an excellent benefits package. Cigna PPO or High Deductible with HSA available. TCPL pays majority of employee only health insurance premium. Principal Dental, and AFLAC offered. Paid Life insurance and paid leave benefits.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

Please submit a TCPL application, resume, three references and a letter of interest to Human Resources Coordinator, TCPL, 627 South Street, Lafayette, IN 47901 or by email at hrc@tcpl.lib.in.us.

Job Description and TCPL employment application located at the library website at: https://tcpl.lib.in.us/library-careers/.

TCPL is committed to equal employment opportunities. Applications are sought from all qualified people, without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, disability, Veteran status, national origin, or ancestry.

Application Contact: 
Apply To: 
Tippecanoe County Public Library
627 South Street
Lafayette , IN 47901
Phone: 7654290117
40° 25' 1.1676" N, 86° 53' 21.3648" W