2 University Systems Librarian Specialty Positions
City University of New York
New York City, New York
(Closing date now October 1 due to hurricane-related power outages.)
JOB TITLE: University Systems Librarian (University Library Systems Manager - 2 Specialty Positions) JOB ID: 4555 LOCATION: Central Office FULL/PART TIME: Full-Time REGULAR/TEMPORARY: Regular LINK: https://home.cunyfirst.cuny.edu/psp/cnyepprd/GUEST/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?FolderPath=PORTAL_ROOT_OBJECT.HC_HRS_CE_GBL2&IsFolder=false&IgnoreParamTempl=FolderPath%252cIsFolder
Manages one or more aspects of the University's Library technology and systems. - Analyzes, specifies, and implements systems improvements and processes - Conducts design and setup activities supporting University-wide Library systems and databases; assists in implementing upgrades and new systems - Develops and manages procedures related to quality assurance for University Library systems; revises and maintains complex configuration tables - Monitors Library applications and databases - Creates, prepares, and analyzes reports on systems activities - Works collaboratively with the Office of Library Services, Computer Information Services, library staffs, and vendors to refine workflows and develop useful systems tools - Performs related duties as assigned.
JOB TITLE NAME: University Library Systems Manager
CONTRACT TITLE: Higher Education Associate
CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION
The Office of Library Services (OLS) supports the libraries at CUNY's 20 campuses and works with campus librarians to coordinate and enhance library services to faculty and students. The Office has two University Systems Librarian positions available reporting to the University Dean for Libraries and Information Resources. Both positions will provide critical specialized support to the integrated CUNY-wide library information infrastructure, systems and services supporting curricula.
WEB & MOBILE SPECIALITY: This position focuses on developing, planning, implementing, and managing new web and mobile-based library services and products; integrating library systems and other CUNY and local campus services; integrating cloud services and other systems/services outside of Aleph such as link resolvers, federated search, interlibrary loan, Drupal-based campus support site, and performing ad-hoc scripting, and report writing.
ALEPH 500 SYSTEM SPECIALITY: This position focuses on managing the University's primary library software system, Aleph 500 by Ex Libris; working with the Office of Library Services team and staff members from campus libraries to plan and perform system configuration changes and related technical administration tasks; managing release, version upgrades, and system patches, and testing, documenting and implementing software and table configuration changes.
OTHER KEY RESPONSIBILITIES FOR BOTH POSITIONS INCLUDE, BUT WILL NOT BE LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING: - Manages CUNY library systems that support automated functions such as the acquisition, cataloging and circulation of library materials. - Manages the batch processes for loading various records into the library database as a part of maintaining CUNY's integrated library system. - Participates in implementing new systems and upgrading existing ones. - Participates in developing and implementing library discovery and reporting tools enabling effective searching, retrieval, and delivery of local and remote resources. - Coordinates the inter-campus library processes, troubleshoots library system problems, and acts as a resource for campus librarians. - Manages and trains staff as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree and six years' related experience required; MLS degree and/or Master's in a related field may be substituted for a portion of the experience requirement.
COMPENSATION: $55,602 - $88,418; commensurate with qualifications and experience.
BENEFITS: CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.
HOW TO APPLY: Upload a cover letter* and résumé as ONE DOCUMENT in the RESUME FIELD.
*In your cover letter, specifically indicate the library specialty for which you are applying, and describe your work experience as directly related to that specialty, as well as the essential general and campus specific duties of this position.
CLOSING DATE: October 1, 2011
JOB SEARCH CATEGORY: CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY We are committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. EO/AA Employer.
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