Electronic Services Specialist Vaughan , ON



Recruitment Reference Number: UN-ITC-601
Location: Innovative Technologies & Collections Department (Bathurst Clark Resource Library)
Start Date: March 2021


Casual hours to a maximum of 19 hours per week as scheduled. Branch schedules include weekdays, evenings, Saturdays and Sundays; candidates must be available to work 72% of shifts (13 of 18) to be considered.


Under the direction of the Manager, Innovative Technologies & Collections, maximizes the value of electronic services for customers and staff and enhances the online presence of Vaughan Public Libraries. Inputs, edits and maintains the content of the Vaughan Public Libraries’ website. Liaises effectively with Vaughan Public Libraries’ staff, suppliers and external organizations in extending, enhancing and maintaining electronic services. Co-ordinates staff submissions to the website. Trains and educates staff as necessary.


  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in website development, library science, computer science or related discipline.
  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience in website development and design.
  • Public library experience is an asset.
  • Demonstrable technical experience with the following: PHP, JavaScript, JQuery, HTML/HTML5, CSS3, SQL, Photoshop, MySQL database, Windows operating systems and Linux operating systems.
  • Experience with: CakePHP, Bootstrap, Perl, Drupal, object-oriented programming and Microsoft SQL Server is a strong asset.
  • Experience in customizing open source software (such as WordPress) and in assessing and implementing web accessibility standards would also be considered an asset.
  • Excellent ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, including proofreading skills.
  • Ability to speak languages other than French or English and relevant to the communities served is a distinct asset.

How to Apply

Applicants for this position must submit an up-to-date resume, accompanied by a covering letter stating the position and Recruitment Ref #UN-ITC-C601.Incomplete submissions will not be accepted. Applications should be addressed to: The Recruitment Office, Vaughan Public Libraries, 2191 Major Mackenzie Drive, Vaughan, Ontario L6A 4W2. Submissions will be accepted by email at vpljobs@vaughan.ca.

Closing Date of Posting


For Further Information

Contact Ms. Yue Sun, Manager, Innovative Technologies & Collections, at 905-653-7323, extn. 4117.

In order to qualify for permanent employment within any department or service location with the Vaughan Public Library Board, an applicant must not be related to any member of staff of that department or service location.

Vaughan Public Libraries is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Closes: 3 March, 2021

Vaughan Public Libraries
Vaughan , ON