DescriptionHoward-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University
Howard-Tilton Memorial Library invites applications for the position of Systems. The library seeks to build its professional staff by recruiting talented, energetic librarians interested in shaping the future of Tulane University and New Orleans. The Systems Librarian will combine a strong service orientation with highly technical skills.
The Systems Librarian is an innovative and service-oriented librarian with shared responsibility for the library integrated library system (Voyager), resource discovery tool (Primo), OpenURL link resolver (SFX), proxy authentication (EzProxy), digital repositories and interlibrary loan (ILLiad) systems, including but not limited to monitoring systems and ensure optimal performance, enabling data integration across distributed and heterogeneous local and external data sources, promptly reporting issues/problems to vender and follow-through until resolved, and providing statistical, usage and collection reports in support of decision making for library collections and services. As a systems liaison to library departments, participate in selected working groups to improve systems and services. Additionally, the librarian will assist with oversight for staff computers/equipment, including but not limited to ordering, deploying, recycling, troubleshooting problems and maintaining accurate inventory for equipment and software licensing. This position reports to the Senior Systems Librarian.
Preferred: Experience with Ex Libris’ Voyager, SFX, MetaLib, and Primo and OCLC’s ILLiad; Knowledgeable in one or more areas of library technical services: acquisitions, cataloging or serials; Experience integrating a wide variety of third-party applications into library information systems; Knowledge of authentication using LDAP and Shibboleth.
Tulane University is an AAU/Carnegie Research Institution and ranked by U.S. News and World Report among the top fifty national universities in the United States. The university is located in beautiful uptown New Orleans where it borders the St. Charles Avenue streetcar line and Audubon Park. Howard-Tilton Memorial Library is the university's main library with an ARL research collection of more than four million titles.
To ensure full consideration, applicants must submit a letter of application, résumé, and the names with full contact information of at least three professional references. If you are interested in applying for this position please go to http://tulane.edu/jobs (IRC2345) for more information. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is selected.
Tulane University is an EEO/AA/ADA employer.
Published: Sunday, January 12, 2014 02:06 UTC
Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:44 UTC