The Santa Cruz Public Library IT Department is looking for a Systems Administrator/ILS Manager to oversee all aspects of the operation and configuration of our vendor-supported Integrated Library Systems (ILS), currently Polaris, in a virtualized Windows Server environment. As the Polaris ILS Manager, the Systems Administrator will orchestrate the management of the ILS in a cross-functional team approach with the ILS Coordinator and Library IT Staff; to maximize the system’s capabilities in acquisitions, cataloging, serials, and circulation. Extensive knowledge of Windows Server and Workstation O/S; SQL Server Administration and Scripting; Windows Active Directory; IIS; PowerShell scripting; and other Windows system and network utilities is required. The Polaris ILS Manager will also support 3rd party products that interface with Polaris (such as self-serve kiosks and credit card readers) and work with vendors to implement, operate and optimize all related systems. As Systems Administrator; act as the Help Desk Manager, supporting desktops, laptops, and other devices, with two FTE under your direction; Maintain and update a library-wide inventory of computer hardware and software, and create a replacement and maintenance plan; Participate in technology planning which supports the mission and services of the Library and act as a lead contributor to the Library Information Technology team.