Systems Librarian

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Created: September 26, 2014


 Systems Librarian, Colgate University Libraries

Come join our team at Colgate!

We are looking for a service-oriented professional with a strong commitment to problem-solving,
training, documentation, and collaborative work with librarians, staff, technologists, and Colgate’s
faculty and students.

Reporting to the Associate Director of Technology and Digital Initiatives and working closely
with vendors and other librarians, the person in this position provides technical expertise, day-to-
day administration, and broad support for traditional and emerging library software solutions and
standards. The incumbent will use a variety of technologies, along with excellent communication
and interpersonal skills, to provide the best possible experience for library patrons and staff who use
the information in our library systems. This will include first-line support as well as maintenance and
implementation in a broad range of systems with primary, sustained focus on the integrated library
system (III/Sierra) and Dematic automated storage and retrieval system (ASRS). Must have the
ability to work effectively both in a team setting and independently in a changing environment.

Additional information about Colgate University and the Colgate Libraries is available at http://

Application instructions can be found at Candidates
will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vita, and provide email addresses for three
references, including current supervisor. Official transcripts will be required of candidates selected
for an on-campus interview.

Review of applications will begin on October 27, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.
Colgate is a highly selective private liberal arts university located in Hamilton, NY, and is an EO/
AA employer. Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty, staff, and student body further the
university’s educational mission. Women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups
are encouraged to apply. Applicants with dual career considerations can find postings of other
employment opportunities at


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