Emerging Technologies Librarian

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Created: September 5, 2015


Reporting to the Head of Library Information Technology, the Emerging Technologies Librarian supports the management and development of an array of library-related IT systems and services to library users in support of the mission, vision and values of Raynor Memorial Libraries and Marquette University.

Specific responsibilities
  • Provide ongoing support for a variety of library systems:
    • Web application support for web services (LibGuides, CONTENTdm, and bepress Digital Commons)
    • Existing departmental resource pages in SharePoint
  • Lead the migration of library web resources to a content management system – OU Campus
  • Develop and maintain data analytics and metrics for library IT systems and services
  • Participate in the ongoing assessment of existing technology and explore and identify new and emerging technologies in collaboration with Library IT staff and library departments
  • Assist in the provision of staff training

Required Qualifications
  • ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library and Information Science
  • Minimum 2 years related experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of operations, services, key issues and trends in academic libraries
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, and the ability to collaborate with diverse constituencies
  • Strong commitment to customer service and support
  • Knowledge of web analytics and accessibility standards
  • Knowledge of Web site creation and maintenance in a CMS environment
  • Successful project management experience
  • Experience with Integrated Library Systems (III Sierra preferred)
  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development and library innovation

Preferred Qualifications
  • Knowledge of web technologies and metadata manipulation and scripting languages (e.g. XSLT, Java, JavaScript, Python, or PHP)
  • Knowledge of semantic metadata formats and standards (e.g. SPARQL, RDF, BIBFRAME, schema.org)
  • Knowledge of digital repository projects and metadata development and maintenance for local digital collections
  • Experience leveraging library APIs
  • Experience with workflow design and automation
  • Experience with SharePoint services and functionality

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