Systems and Digital Services Librarian & Digital Systems Coordinator

Little Rock
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Created: June 24, 2015


The University of Arkansas at Little Rock's Collections and Archives division is in the beginning stage of implementing a bold vision for a technology-rich library and archives organization at the center of Arkansas' top metropolitan, community-engaged research university.

The division is seeking applicants for two new positions Systems and Digital Services Librarian/Assistant Professor (R99683), Digital Systems, Training, and Support Coordinator (R97134) that will be pivotal in implementing that bold vision:

The Systems and Digital Services Librarian/Assistant Professor (R99683) is a 12-month library faculty position with rank leading to tenure. Reporting to the Discovery and Access Coordinator, the librarian is responsible for administering the ILS (Innovative Sierra) and supporting other discovery and access information systems, contributing to the technology strategy and projects planning efforts of the division, collaborating with students and other faculty, supporting the development of search and access systems, and assisting with training and development efforts. Recent library school graduates are encouraged to apply. (

The Digital Systems, Training, and Support Coordinator (R97134) is a professional staff position reporting to the Director of Technology and Digital Initiatives. The coordinator is responsible for developing and managing the day-to-day technology operation of the Collections and Archives division, which includes three locations: Center for Arkansas History and Culture, Ottenheimer Library, and Sequoyah National Research Center. We are looking for candidates who can implement, manage, and automate a range of server, desktop, and mobile systems; provide technology training and support to colleagues, faculty, and students; collaborate with a variety of people on projects involving technology; and manage a small staff. (

UALR is positioning itself for the future by emphasizing interdisciplinary collaboration, high impact learning experiences, community connections, and a campus-wide commitment to student success. This is an exciting time to be at UALR. For more information visit the reorganization web site at

Application materials must be submitted through the online application system. Additional information about this position and application requirements are available under the Jobs link on the Human Resources’ website at  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

These positions are subject to a pre-employment criminal and financial history background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.


Published: Wednesday, June 24, 2015 17:44 UTC

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