Photo of Eric Maynard in his office at the State Library
Eric Maynard
July 31, 2018

The State Library of Ohio is pleased to announce the promotion of Eric Maynard to Data Systems Manager.  As Data Systems Manager, Eric is the Supervisor for the Information Systems & Technology Department.  He is responsible for advising and setting the technology direction for the agency and directing and coordinating operation of all State Library IT services and projects.  Eric is responsible for designing the infrastructure and supervising the State Library information technology staff in support of the unique services that the agency provides to our customers.  This includes the State Library catalog, participation in the OhioLINK shared consortium, and remote access to numerous electronic database resources.  Eric also serves as the Chief Privacy Point of Contact for the State Library.  He is responsible for establishing and enforcing agency procedures, policies, and standards such as the Agency Privacy and Security Policy, Network Security Policy, and Protecting Privacy Policy.

“We are pleased to be able to promote Eric into this position,” expressed State Librarian Beverly Cain.  “His outstanding IT and customer service skills, combined with his experience in working with the State Library’s IT systems and services for the past 7 years, will serve him well in his new role.”

Eric joined the State Library staff in 2011 as a Systems Analyst I and in 2012 he was promoted to Infrastructure Specialist 3.  He was responsible for network security and administration, UNIX and Windows server administration, and web application support.

Prior to the State Library, Eric was employed for nearly 10 years by Holmes County Public Library where his responsibilities included all library computers, networking, and telecommunication systems.  He was instrumental in supporting Holmes County Public Library’s successful participation in the Serving Every Ohioan (SEO) statewide consortium.

Media Contact:

Marsha McDevitt-Stredney, Public Information Officer and Director, Marketing & Communications (614) 644-6875 marshams@library.ohio.gov