Five Colleges Library System Coordinator

Amherst MA
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Created: February 1, 2019


The UMass Amherst Libraries seek a dynamic and innovative Library System Coordinator. Reporting to the Associate Dean of Library Technology and the Five Colleges Librarians Council through the Dean of Libraries, this position leads the management and ongoing utilization of the Five Colleges’ library software platform, related projects and auxiliary services.  Working with the UMass Amherst Libraries DRMS Unit and Systems & Library Technology Services Department staff, the primary library system contact(s) at each of the member libraries, the FOLIO Implementation Team, and the Five Colleges functional committees, the Coordinator facilitates communication and project efforts among the libraries and within the shared FOLIO system.  This includes maintaining common configuration tables, troubleshooting problem reports, writing custom reports, advising on workflow, coordinating software patches and upgrades, and providing training and documentation to library staff.  This position serves as the information conduit between the FOLIO community and the Five Colleges Libraries, including advocacy, possible enhancements, special LSP-related projects, and auxiliary services.  The incumbent is expected to maintain a broad and detailed mastery of FOLIO, interactions between FOLIO and other systems (including EBSCO Discovery), and other core applications while contributing to and advancing the collaborative vision of the Five Colleges Libraries
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University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members.


Published: Monday, February 4, 2019 20:41 UTC

Last updated: Monday, February 4, 2019 20:41 UTC