Job Posting – Evergreen Indiana Library Consortium Director

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Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.

At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to complete the application and interview process, as well as perform the essential functions of a role.

Next Level benefits at the State of Indiana are here! Be sure to review our expanded benefit package offerings below.

About the Indiana State Library:

The Indiana State Library maintains collections in Indiana history and culture, Indiana State and United States government publications, Indiana newspapers, genealogy and family history resources on Indiana and the eastern United States, Braille, large print, and books on tape for the visually impaired, library science, and American history, politics, and economics.  Its collections support research by state agency employees, scholars, genealogists, librarians, students, Indiana residents who are blind or physically challenged, and the general public.


This position traditionally starts at an annual salary of $70,122.  Salary for this position may be commensurate with education and job experience.
Role Overview:

The Director ensures the smooth day-to-day operation of the Evergreen Indiana Library Consortium.  You will guide the Evergreen Indiana Library Consortium in determining how the software can, or should be, upgraded, developed, and/or enhanced based on library and consortium needs.  The Director is active and engaged in the Integrated Library System community.  This requires organizational skills, planning, and problem-solving to participate in the software development process.  You will be active in creating software requirements, vendor relations, testing, release activities, and software upgrades. The Director is also the face of and voice for the Evergreen Indiana Library Consortium in the Evergreen open-source ILS community.


A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows:

  • Maintain knowledge of the available functions and behaviors of the Evergreen Integrated Library System
  • Assist with Helpdesk queries and other requests for support via telephone and email.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with Evergreen Indiana administrative staff for annual software upgrade planning, new feature testing coordination, and training.
  • Provide configuration, driver, and user setup assistance for members with new or faulty equipment.
  • Manage and moderate Evergreen Indiana listservs
  • Provide articulate and informative time-sensitive notifications and alerts to member libraries through various channels and mechanisms.
  • Collaborate with Evergreen Indiana Support and Development Administrator to develop content to present as webinars, face-to-face trainings, and at conferences relating to Evergreen Indiana Library Consortium and its associated software.
  • Coordinate agendas, prepare research, and draft documentation, policy, and procedures for the Evergreen Indiana Executive, Cataloging, eContent, and Patron Services Committees.  Disseminate outcomes, mailings, recordings, policies, procedures, and statements issued by these committees to the community.
  • Coordinate with local project managers to define migration plans, provide oversight and testing of sample migration data, attend go-live day, and perform on-site verification of data migration.

The job profile is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.


What You’ll Need for Success:

You must meet the following requirements to be considered for employment:

  • Required: Master of Library Science from ALA accredited institution.
  • Required: Minimum of 3 years of experience with an Evergreen ILS installation.
  • Required: 3-5 years of experience in public libraries.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in complex project planning and implementation.
  • Advanced knowledge of library-related workflows, service models, standards, and fiduciary responsibilities.
  • Advanced knowledge of information systems design principles.
  • Advanced knowledge of application development software languages.
  • Advanced knowledge of policies, standards, procedures, and techniques used for application development.
  • Advanced knowledge of application development software tools.
  • Advanced knowledge of information technology equipment, operation, and capabilities.
  • Advanced knowledge of both system and library applications and competency to work collaboratively on most phases of applications systems analysis and programming activities.
  • Ability to perform advanced problem-solving and analytical analysis.
  • Effectively communicate both orally and in writing and be able to provide excellent customer service.
  • Preferred software development skills: working knowledge of Perl, PostgreSQL, Angular and its components, HTML, and CSS.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role may be utilized in a supervisory capacity based on agency needs.

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees which includes:

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) as well as vision and dental plans
  • Wellness Rewards Program: Complete wellness activities to earn gift card rewards
  • Health savings account, which includes bi-weekly state contribution
  • Flexible work scheduling options, including the potential for hybrid remote work for employees whose work may be performed outside state facilities
  • Deferred compensation 457B account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • A robust, comprehensive program of leave policies covering a variety of employee needs, including but not limited to:
    • 150 hours of paid new parent leave
    • Up to 15 hours of paid community service leave
    • Combined 180 hours of paid vacation, personal, and sick leave time off
    • 12 paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • Group life insurance
  • Referral Bonus program
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Free Parking for most positions
  • Free LinkedIn Learning access 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to recruit, select, develop, and promote employees based on individual ability and job performance. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunity to all people in all aspects of employer-employee relations without discrimination because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability, or veteran status. We will comply with the spirit as well as the letter of all applicable state and federal laws.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, you can request assistance by contacting the Indiana State Personnel Department at

The State of Indiana has established a culture that welcomes equity, inclusion, and opportunity for all employees and applicants. We encourage you to apply if you feel you have the transferrable skills to be successful in this position and we look forward to reviewing your application.

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