Join the HCPL team! We are looking for a qualified Systems Administrator

The Harrison County Public Library is searching for a full time Systems Administrator; please see below for a job description. All interested applicants, please submit résumés to Kelly Powell, Human Resources Manager.


Department: Information Technology

Job Title: Systems Administrator

Reports to: Director

Hours per week: 37.5 (full-time)

Salary commensurate with education and experience


Job Objective:

The Systems Administrator ensures the smooth operation of the library system’s data and phone networks, computer hardware and software, and improves the overall use of technology by library staff and patrons.



  1. High school diploma and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in information technology OR college diploma and/or Microsoft certification (MCSA/MCSE) preferred
  2. Must be able to analyze and resolve networking, hardware and software problems
  3. Must be able to evaluate and plan for new technologies


Essential Requirements

  1. Must have excellent knowledge of Microsoft Servers and Windows workstations
  2. Knowledge of HTML preferred
  3. Must have knowledge of computer components
  4. Must be able to effectively plan for and implement new equipment and software
  5. Must be able to prioritize tasks and responsibilities
  6. Must be able to negotiate with third-party vendors to purchase new equipment and software
  7. Must have good problem-solving skills
  8. Must be able to effectively ascertain and handle problematic situations
  9. Must be able to work cooperatively with staff and patrons
  10. Must be able to plan and organize work efficiently
  11. Must be able to commute between branches
  12. Strong writing and verbal skills preferred
  13. Must be dependable
  14. Must be able to effectively juggle multiple projects and deadlines
  15. Must be able to carry out emergency procedures when necessary
  16. Must have good memory for facts and routines
  17. Must be willing to attend classes, roundtables and conferences in order to keep abreast of advances in technology


Responsibilities and duties include but are not limited to:

  1. Providing technical support for patrons and staff
  2. Administering all software (including ILS) and maintaining accounts for end users
  3. Software installation, maintenance, and upgrading
  4. Hardware installation, maintenance, and upgrading
  5. Researching and troubleshooting all hardware and software issues
  6. Maintaining, troubleshooting and upgrading network devices
  7. Ability to teach computer skills
  8. Maintaining data backups
  9. Training and assisting staff and patrons in using hardware and software

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