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[Apologies for cross-postings.]

Georgetown University Lauinger Library (
invites applications for the position of Systems Librarian.

The System Librarian leads, administers, maintains, and supports the
Library’s Integrated Library System (currently Innovative Interfaces Inc.’s
(III) Sierra) hardware, software and associated peripherals which makeup
the Library’s primary ILS so that faculty, students and staff have access
to the full range of system functionality including online public access
catalog, Circulation, Acquisitions, Cataloging and Serials and other ILS
modules. This position is responsible for managing and supporting the
Library’s suite of information management systems related to the ILS, which
currently include Summon.  Act as liaison between the vendor (currently
III) and the Library for problem resolution and enhancement requests and
act as Library’s representative to the national user group. Provide end
user support in the form of report production and distribution, database
maintenance and system modifications as required.

This position reports to the Head of Library Information Technology. The
position works closely with several key staff members from all departments
in the library and several departments on campus to ensure that the
integrity of the ILS and its data are maintained.

*Master’s in Library or Information Science or equivalent.
*Three to five (3-5) years of library experience, preferably in an academic
*Demonstrated experience in leading and managing an Integrated Library
System, platforms, and computer operations. Preferred experience with III
systems (Millennium and or Sierra), but other ILS experience is also
*Demonstrated experience in managing, implementing or integrating with of
link resolvers and ILS data.
*Demonstrated experience in doing some scripting or programming to automate
*Demonstrated experience in managing, implementing or integrating with any
discovery layers such as Encore, Summon, Primo etc.

Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certification:
*Knowledge of MARC format
*Familiarity with library technology standards and protocols such as FRBR,
Z39.50, OAI/PHM, RDA.
*Familiarity with EZProxy, and standards such as RSS, Web 2.0, etc.

Other Skills:
*Excellent oral and written communication skills with an ability to work
with a widely diverse group of people with some overlapping requirements.

Link to full job ad and to apply:


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*Shana L. McDanold*
Head, Metadata Services
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