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Information Technology Officer


  • Start Date: July 15, 2019
  • Starting Salary: $44,000.00 - $47,000.00 a year
The Fontana Regional Library, serving Jackson, Macon, and Swain Counties, seeks a full-time qualified professional to serve as part of the Library’s management team. The Information Technology Officer is responsible for technology planning and projects, directing and administering the activities of the Information Technology Department for the library system. This position reports to the Regional Director.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Information Technology Officer will direct, organize, and control all aspects of information technology governance and activities for the Library, including emerging technologies, information technology security, ethics, contract management, project and resource management, and sustainability. This position provides leadership and guidance to information technology services staff, oversees risk assessment and management, and assures compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.  As part of the senior management team, the Information Technology Officer participates in the strategic planning, policy development, marketing, fund development and leadership of the Library system. The person in this role must have the ability to work independently in high-pressure situations and have excellent communication and customer service skills. Applicants should possess a thorough knowledge of governmental information systems principles and standards of federal, state, and county regulations, policies, and procedures.  The successful candidate will integrate a “big-picture” perspective with an attention to detail and excellent organizational skills.  

QUALIFICATIONS:  Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in computer information systems or a related field and 5 years of experience in local government or public service information systems management, at least 3 years of which must have been at a supervisory level is required.  A Master’s degree in administration or library science and public library work experience is preferred. Completion of a Certified Government Chief Information Officer (CGCIO) program is desirable.

Complete and send the application, along with a cover letter and résumé to:

Karen Wallace, Director
Fontana Regional Library
33 Fryemont St. 
Bryson City, NC 28713
OR email

For questions about the position, contact Karen Wallace at (828) 524-3600 or at

Headquarters is a member of Fontana Regional Library, serving Jackson, Macon, and Swain Counties.

Posted: Monday, March 25, 2019 - 1:45pm

Library Assistant I

Hudson Library

  • Start Date: April 16, 2019
  • Starting Salary: $10.00 per hour
20 hours per week, Saturdays required.

Applicants must be energetic, possess strong technology skills, and be customer service oriented. Customer service experience is required. Library work experience a plus. Job duties include staffing the circulation desk, assisting patrons, collecting fines and fees, and completing other duties that may arise during daily library operations. High school diploma or GED required.

Starting salary: $10.00 per hour, plus paid leave and retirement

For more information and application procedure please contact:

Carlyn Morenus, Branch Librarian
Hudson Library
554 Main St.
PO Box 430 
Highlands, NC 28741

Hudson Library is a member of Fontana Regional Library, serving Jackson, Macon, and Swain Counties.

Posted: Monday, March 25, 2019 - 1:45pm