Systems and Applications Manager

South Hadley
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Created: December 4, 2013


Dear colleagues,

Library, Information, and Technology Services (LITS) at Mount Holyoke College is looking for a new team member. This position will work collaboratively across the organization to develop digital library systems and support other academic technology. This is a terrific opportunity for someone with a strong IT or computer science background to participate in a dynamic library environment.

Systems and Applications Manager

Mount Holyoke College Library, Information, and Technology Services (LITS) seeks a  service-oriented and innovative technologist to help us manage critical academic and administrative services, including our learning management system, digital library and archives, Google Apps, and identity infrastructure.

This is a full-time position reporting to the Head of Networking, Systems, and Application Support.  Our department is highly collaborative, working across LITS and throughout the College to assess campus priorities, support technical infrastructure and applications, and participate on project teams. We also maintain a strong working relationship with our peers in the Five College consortium - Amherst College, Smith College, Hampshire College, and UMASS Amherst.  We value colleagues who are engaged and proactive problem-solvers with excellent communication skills. Flexibility, creativity, and a sense of humor are essential. If you have a passion for libraries and digital initiatives, developing technology to support a dynamic learning environment, and are committed to working collaboratively within a diverse community of faculty, staff, and students, then we encourage you to apply.

Responsibilities include: implementing and maintaining systems and applications on multiple platforms; ensuring system interoperability, security, and standards compliance; integrating related services; and writing and maintaining documentation. Technical requirements include: server and storage area network setup and management, server operating system administration, web application administration and support, shell scripting, and experience using at least one programming language in either a web application programming or application integration context.  Desirable skills include relational database management and programming, web services programming (SOAP and/or REST), knowledge of identity management applications and protocols, and familiarity with digital preservation tools and workflows, especially in a library context. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience is required.

You can find more information and apply online at:  Mount Holyoke is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to fostering multicultural diversity in its staff, faculty, and students. Women and people of color are especially encouraged to apply.


Published: Wednesday, December 4, 2013 15:51 UTC

Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:44 UTC