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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 library.
*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 acceptable.
*Demonstrated experience in managing, implementing or integrating with of link resolvers and ILS data.
*Demonstrated experience in doing some scripting or programming to automate tasks.
*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.
*Excellent oral and written communication skills with an ability to work with a widely diverse group of people with some overlapping requirements.