Emerging Technologies Development Librarian

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Created: October 19, 2015


  Position Description: Roberts Wesleyan College invites applications for a full-time, 11-month
Emerging Technologies Development Librarian, available January 2016.  This academic support faculty position is responsible to the Director of Library Services for envisioning, designing and implementing new tools, technology services and infrastructures. The Emerging Technologies Development Librarian optimizes and enhances content delivery tools, services and application infrastructures.

Responsibilities: Provide technical & project leadership for development & full utilization of
established library technologies & systems. Oversee designing, developing & implementation of new technology, include the necessary infrastructure. Coordinate with IT Services in maintaining &
enhancing library infrastructure & existing library services.

The Emerging Technologies Librarian will be part of a service-oriented team of ten library staff committed to delivery of excellent library services supported by state-of-the-art technology.  Opened in 2007, the B. Thomas Golisano Library features green technology (LEED Silver Certification), ample computer access, wireless connectivity, innovative design, and varied and comfortable study seating.  A student constituency in excess of 1,900 includes resident, commuter, and distance/online learner populations.

Qualifications:  Requirements include a graduate degree in library or information science from an ALA-accredited program, preferably with technology emphasis; a strong commitment to the integration of Christian faith and professional practice and a willingness to support and identify with the College’s Christian mission and identity; evidence of technical aptitude, and excellent interpersonal, communication, and problem-solving skills.  Successful candidate must have experience or at least evidence of proficiency with library systems administration (Ex Libris Voyager experience a plus), library software applications, web site design and development, electronic resource management, office software, and library applications of social technology.  Training or other evidence of proficiency with such programming languages and coding systems as UNIX, SQL, html, and xml is an asset.  Professional-level library work experience desirable, preferably in an academic library.

Application Process:  Review of applications will begin November 15, 2015, and applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled.   A completed Application for Faculty Position is required (available at www.roberts.edu/employment ).  Applicants should send the completed application, a letter of interest, and a resume to:
Ms. Esther Gillie, Director of Library Services
B. Thomas Golisano Library
Roberts Wesleyan College
2301 Westside Drive
Rochester, NY  14624-1997
For electronic submission of application materials, further information, or a detailed job
  description,  please contact Ms. Gillie at: Gillie_Esther@roberts.edu, 585.594.6816


Published: Monday, October 19, 2015 20:52 UTC

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