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Date:          Fri, 23 Jan 1998 17:22:30 -0500
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From:          Terry Kuny <[log in to unmask]>
Subject:       US - Information Systems Coordinator - Emory University, Atlanta,
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POSITION: Information Systems Coordinator

AVAILABLE: Immediately

RESPONSIBILITIES:  Emory University's General Libraries seeks an
Information Systems Coordinator to develop innovative electronic
infrastructure elements to further the research service goals
for the library user community. The Coordinator will be
responsible for: systems development, administration and
upgrades to support public and staff computing needs;
development of extranet and intranet tools and documentation;
training for library users and staff; internal helpdesk
assistance; and special projects.  The position, residing in the
Library Systems Office, will collaborate with staff in the
General Libraries and the Information Technology Division; the
position will report to the Director of Library Systems for the
General Libraries.

QUALIFICATIONS: Masters degree required in one of the following
areas:  library and information science (ALA- accredited),
computer science, information systems or a relevant field.
Experience in an academic or research setting involving the use
of research methodology and electronic information tools.
Demonstrated understanding of the research needs of the academic
community.  Strong customer service orientation and ability to
respond effectively to clientele.  Experience with information
technologies such as:  MS Windows NT, Unix, Java, Web server
software, and integrated library systems.  Experience with
training and instruction desirable.  Strong communication and
interpersonal skills essential.  Experience in planning,
organizing, and implementing project activities preferred.

ENVIRONMENT: The General Libraries Systems Office provides
systems development and administration for library users and
staff.  A University Libraries Systems Office provides systems
administration for the integrated library system for all Emory
university libraries.  The General Libraries, in conjunction
with the Information Technology Division, are currently
embarking on a long term effort to develop a program of services
focused on access to networked information resources. The Center
for Library and Information Resources (CLAIR), a new facility at
Emory University provides an environment for innovative
approaches to the use of information technology for the
scholarly community.

The libraries of Emory University hold 2.3 million volumes and
employ a total of 263 FTE.  In addition to the General
Libraries, there are libraries for health sciences, law,
theology, and Oxford College.  The Emory libraries are members
of the Association of Research Libraries, OCLC, the Research
Libraries Group, the Center for Research Libraries, the
Coalition for Networked Information, the National Digital
Library Federation, and the University Center in Georgia.

BEGINNING SALARY AND BENEFITS:  Salary and rank dependent upon
qualifications and experience, starting in the mid-$30s.
Comprehensive Benefits Package, including TIAA/CREF.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:  Submit letter of interest, resume and
names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references to:
Dianne M. Smith, Library Human Resources Officer, Robert W.
Woodruff Library, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322-2870.
Application review begins immediately and will continue until
position is filled.

Emory University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer and encourages women and minority candidates.

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